Tim and Max Learnt Everything They Know About Life From Popular Culture Episode 7 – Politics, or “Deliciously Orwellian”

Tim and Max Learnt Everything They Know About Life From Popular Culture Episode 7 – Politics, or “Deliciously Orwellian”



Thanks to Geek Syndicate for being our host when we were more purely geek-focused. You can hear the old episodes here: http://geeksyndicate.co.uk/?s=solve+popular&x=0&y=0


Our respective appearances on Dissecting Worlds:




And this very podcast’s crossover with that one:


James’s podcasts with Nick:



Vader Down:

We Learnt This Week/Fortnight/Month:

That Max is tuned into Queen Bey’s Formation:

(also http://twitter.com/hashtag/sexysocialism )



That Tim isn’t sure if Still Alice is a really good approach to a film about dementia or a really bad one:

That James was inspired to listen to the audiobook of The Force Awakens:

And both started and stopped watching Mr Robot:

( Also My Little Pony and Plato: http://www.overthinkingit.com/2012/11/08/my-little-pony-plato/ )

Life Lessons:

Star Wars has many political lessons. None of them are about this guy, Ekelarc Yong:


Politics may not work because people do not know that what they believe differs from what they think they believe: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/britain-could-be-more-left-wing-than-people-assume-study-finds-a6813801.html


The most conservative band of all?


Rage Against The Machine and the Zapatista’s catchphrase, Everything for Everyone, and Nothing for Ourselves:


Subcomandante Marcos:


Political Awakenings:


Here is the person who is suffering whose suffering matters:

People buy an album whose cover has a woman with a gun in her mouth and think the music is jolly?

Tim and Max were both right according to Wikipedia – both Mini-Correct and 36D led to Briana Corrigan leaving the band:


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3 Responses to Tim and Max Learnt Everything They Know About Life From Popular Culture Episode 7 – Politics, or “Deliciously Orwellian”

  1. lilyputlizzy says:

    Another awesome podcast by seasoned podcasters! Right, suck up done. So I really enjoyed the topical discussions between people of different ages. Like, for example, how you guys relate to porn, ageing, etc.

  2. Chris Turner says:

    Love your podcast. Curious what your community thinks of the apps claiming to apply psychological principles…like Kick Clock on the Google Play store as an example. Full disclosure, I’m testing it myself right now for the developers. Just interested in other POVs.

  3. Pingback: Things I’ve Done 2014-2017 Part 2: Tim & Max, and We Have Issues | Friendship! Effort! Victory!

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