Mitch Wells of the seminal Louisiana sludge metal band Thou joins us to talk about his very funny, off-the-wall talk show he's started in the midst of quarantine, Big Garden.
The top of the episode is a clip from Big Garden, you can check out more of the show on Mitch's Instagram @mitchwhales
You can find the reviews of Thou, both positive and negative here: http://noladiy.org/thoupast.html?fbclid=IwAR3YsauNevn9LgvcG-EYw5XvfhRdsyJYj9YmWxaivv1V8Zu6hAzD4-KZlCo
Check out Thou covering "Sabotage": https://vimeo.com/30275075
The song at the end is "Don't Vote" by Thou, be sure to support them on their Bandcamp.
Brett Payne of Street Fight Radio, the #1 Anarcho-Comedy show on any station across the nation, was nice enough to sit down with us to discuss his long career of making genuine, authentic comedy and building an incredibly loyal audience online. Brett and his co-host Bryan Quinby have mastered the art of being online without turning into an asshole, and Brett shares some of his insights into keeping it together while posting.
You can follow Brett on Twitter @BrettPain, find Street Fight @StreetFightWCRS, and get the podcast wherever you hear your podcasts.
A former Facebook content moderator shares the secrets of the depraved content constantly pummeling the Zucc's big big website.
During the conversation of this episode, you may hear us mention a handful of Verge articles, here they are:
This was the first major article to launch investigations into the working conditions of moderators.
This was a follow up months later that detailed further psychological abuse by emploers.
This goes into even further detail about the working conditions.
This is the latest update to the whole saga for mods.
We interview comedian, actor, and filmmaker Andre Hyland about his storied career of making YouTube videos for over ten years.
Some great examples of Andre's character include his Jesse Miller character, who represents a kind of unrestrained masculinity:
Tim Hutchins who represents a specific kind of middle aged male type:
Phil Gower which again represents a completely different facet of masculine tropes: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F-EbA7OInDc
Jimmy and Ian discuss their relationships to posting.
Since recording this episode, Jimmy has gotten back on Twitter, you can follow him: @jehmbo.
Ian is @soupsthename
Carter is @CarterDMoon, he's still on Twitter, for some reason.
Maren Moreno guides us through the ups and downs of her years on Tumblr, from her time as Beck blogger, to her experiences with the online resurgence of Riot Grrrl, to her ultimate loss of the community she once found on the site.