Pod Damn America
Pod Damn America
Pod Damn America
Gothic socialist comedy podcast by three idiot comedians: Jake Flores, Alex Ptak and Anders Lee. @poddamnamerica patreon.com/poddamnamerica
(preview) Green Party Electeds: Hot or NOT?
Anders breaks down how the green party is MORE than Ralph Nader's sex appeal by detailing some examples of U.S Greens actually winning political office. FULL EP AT PATREON.COM/PODDAMNAMERICA
Feb 21
2 min
You Got Served w/ Jeremy White
Activist Jeremy White joins us to tell the harrowing tale of police raids and legal persecution that he's endured as a result of organizing as an antifascist street medic. He needs help with legal fees and cost of living as his trial approaches. But first we discuss the NYPD's dance team, and scams. DONATE TO JEREMY'S GOFUNDME HERE: https://www.gofundme.com/f/support4medicactivist and follow him on IG at @jwfilmdesign and @superpowertothepeople PATREON + DISCORD Patreon.com/poddamnamerica
Feb 18
1 hr 10 min
(preview) Make Way For Winged Eros
Happy Valentine's Day. In order to understand love through a Marxist lens, we ditch our girlfriends to talk about Alexandria Kollontai's essay Make Way For Winged Eros. But first, RIP Ian Miles Cheong. FULL EP AT PATREON.COM/PODDAMNAMERICA
Feb 14
1 min
Hungover Palestinian History pt 4
We discuss the 1982 Israeli siege of Beirut while I have the itis from eating too spicy of a burrito, but first: brain damage awareness. MERCH poddamnamerica.bigcartel.com PATREON + DISCORD + THE OTHER EPS IN THIS SERIES patreon.com/poddamnamerica
Feb 10
1 hr 42 min
(preview) Radical Cringe
Jake talks Gillis vs. Simons and the comedy wars. Then Anders examines the classic 1970 Tom Wolfe article "Radical Chic", and what it says both about the trappings of aloof takedown journalism and the limits of liberalism. Subscribe to our bonus feed to get the full episode and more at Patreon.com/poddamnamerica
Feb 8
2 min
NLROver! w/Seth Goldstein
We talk to labor attorney Seth Goldstein (@SethGoldstein13) about the Supreme Court's looming repeal of the NLRA (National Labor Relations Act). But first, some digging Jake did on the founder of OnlyFans plus more war in the Middle East. Seth's lawfirm: https://workingpeopleslaw.com/ Anders' new article: https://brooklynrail.org/2024/02/film/Inter-Gulf-War-American-Cinema Subscribe to our bonus feed: Patreon.com/poddamnamerica
Feb 3
1 hr 10 min
(PREVIEW) The Gulf War, a Black Comedy?
Anders expands on his recent debut piece in The Brooklyn Rail, in which he critiques Gulf War era cinema. But first, Jake's birthday party received a SCATHING review from the LA Review of Books for some reason. ANDERS' PIECE https://brooklynrail.org/2024/02/film/Inter-Gulf-War-American-Cinema JAKE'S B-DAY TAKE DOWN https://lareviewofbooks.org/short-takes/connors-events-crime-wave/ FULL EP AT PATREON.COM/PODDAMNAMERICA
Jan 31
2 min
Instruments of Evil
We talk about Ben Shapiro and Tom MacDonald's new chart topping single, Alec Baldwin, the loaded supposed "civil war" brewing over the Mexican border and much more. PAID PROTEST 2/2 RSVP HERE: https://secure.actblue.com/donate/paidprotestfeb
Jan 27
1 hr 5 min
(preview) Barbary World
We discuss the Oscar noms, NH Primary results and then a little Hardcore AndersLee on the Barbary Wars and how they relate to Biden's current attack on Yemen. For the full episode and more bonus content subscribe at Patreon.com/Poddamnamerica
Jan 24
3 min
Crime Wave w/ Jamie Peck
Media personality and pal of ours, Jamie Peck joins Jake to discuss what the fuck was going on during the Indie Sleaze era, why people are talking about it again, how it relates to our respective lives, and why we're throwing a SHOW about it that's also my birthday here in Los Angeles (TICKET LINK BELOW). JAMIE PECK https://linktr.ee/jamiepeck @jamie_elizabeth @ELCPod https://www.patreon.com/everybodylovescommunism THE WOKE MOB https://www.youtube.com/@TheWokeMob CRIME WAVE https://www.eventbrite.com/e/crime-wave-an-indie-sleaze-party-tickets-785522397637?aff=oddtdtcreator SOURCES https://www.vice.com/en/article/d383aq/did-the-era-of-the-strokes-set-rock-and-roll-back https://www.meetmeinthebathroomfilm.com/ MERCH poddamnamerica.bigcartel.com PATREON + DISCORD patreon.com/poddamnamerica
Jan 20
1 hr 43 min
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