Michael and Us: Mondo Argumento
A misanthropic catalog of shocking images from around the world, the bizarre, unpleasant, baldly racist, and extremely influential MONDO CANE (1962) was a pioneering "shockumentary." We revisit this strange and ugly artifact to discuss why it was taken so seriously in its day.
Michael and Us is a podcast about political cinema and our crumbling world hosted by Will Sloan and Luke Savage.
Behind the News: Neo-Fascism in Italy w/ David Broder
Maxine Doogan and Tara Burns, contributors to a report, "How the War on Sex Work Is Stripping Your Privacy Rights," on how cops are snooping on sex workers and using what they learn to spy on the rest of us. David Broder, author of Mussolini’s Grandchildren, discusses the fascist heritage behind Italian prime minister Giorgia Meloni and her party.Behind the News, hosted by Doug Henwood, covers the worlds of economics and politics and their complex interactions, from the local to the global. Find the archive here: https://www.leftbusinessobserver.com/Radio.html
Dig: Sexual Hegemony w/ Max Fox and Chris Nealon
Featuring Max Fox and Chris Nealon on the late Christopher Chitty's book Sexual Hegemony: Statecraft, Sodomy, and Capital in the Rise of the World System.Support The Dig at Patreon.com/TheDigCheck out our newsletters and vast archive at thedigradio.comFurther reading:libcom.org/article/after-fall-communiques-occupied-californiaviewpointmag.com/2012/09/12/towards-a-socialist-art-of-government-michel-foucaults-the-mesh-of-powerthenewinquiry.com/blog/in-love-and-memoryBuy Abolition Geography versobooks.com/books/3785-abolition-geography
Michael and Us: London and World Assurance
For nearly 20 years, one libertarian businessman with a wildly dangerous theme park held the state of New Jersey under his thumb. We discuss the documentary CLASS ACTION PARK (2020) and its uneasy mix of nostalgia and condemnation for Action Park.Michael and Us is a podcast about political cinema and our crumbling world hosted by Will Sloan and Luke Savage.