Robbie Martin starts the episode having a discussion with fellow podcaster Leslie Lee III of Struggle Session about the ‘Disneyfication’ of pop culture and why Disney absorbing the Marvel Cinematic Universe and Star Wars is actually a bad thing for the future of entertainment culture. They also discuss the current state of super hero films dominating Hollywood and movie critics … Read More
At the 2018 Motherfucker Awards, Abby Martin presented the Motherfucker award in the FIRE category to the Pacific Gas and Electric Company. PG&E equipment was responsible for at least 17 of 21 major fires in Northern California in the past year. Many of these fires were due to lack of powerline maintenance.
Robbie and Abby Martin chat about Michael Moore’s new movie “Fahrenheit 11/9″ and his film trajectory tip-toeing around hard critique of Democrats. They also discuss Israeli social media psyops, the upcoming midterm elections in California on November 6, including proposition 10 for affordable housing, and give an Empire update on the 17-year-long Afghanistan War, US special ops in Tunisia and … Read More
The members of the anti-establishment punk outfit, Free Children Of Earth, grew up in the Washington DC punk scene, observing the cold calculus of the Empire’s company town up close. As a part of an underground music community that is built on principles that have little place in the prevailing culture of the Nation’s Capitol they are both alienated, and … Read More
Ata Ebtekar also known as Sote has been carving his own path in the lexicon of electronic music for the better part of two decades. Ata attended school in Germany and later audio engineering school in the San Francisco Bay Area, the same school Robbie Martin (co-host of Media Roots Radio and aka Fluorescent Grey) attended, Expression Center for New … Read More