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Hosted by Rax King, Courtney Rawlings, and Amber Rollo, three broads whose enthusiasm for trash culture can only occasionally be reeled in by dad-producer Jake Aron ✨ If you've ever asked yourself "would Susan Sontag have enjoyed 'Jersey Shore'," or if you don't know how to read and at this point you know it's too late to ask, this is the podcast for you!
 
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American Prestige

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American Prestige

Daniel Bessner & Derek Davison

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“American Prestige” is a new podcast from Daniel Bessner and Derek Davison, the two hottest foreign policy analysts writing today. The show takes a comprehensive, if acerbic, look at U.S. foreign policy and international affairs, providing listeners with everything they need to know about what’s going on in the world and which nations, exactly, the U.S. Empire is destroying this week.
 
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Tradgeeks Podcast - Traditional Archery Podcast and Bowhunting

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Tradgeeks Podcast - Traditional Archery Podcast and Bowhunting

Kevin Merrow, Father, Husband, Traditional Bowhunter, Cinematographer, Outdoor Enthusiast, tradgeeks.com Founder

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Traditional Archery Podcast Discussing everything traditional bow hunting, from beginners to experts. The life of a traditional bowhunter- tradgeeks.com. #hunting #outdoors #wildlife #meateaters #film #staysafeshootstraight
 
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Two guests join the podcast today. Luke CJ Smith is a D&D adventure writer and Chris Sagovac is an artist and professor. We discuss the D&D adventures they create and release through Copper Hoard and the DMs Guild. We touch on their approaches to playing role-playing games. We dive into dungeon mastering and discuss character backstories. Plus we t…
 
Taking another cue from Rax's book, team LCB covers the musician Meat Loaf. His Wagnerian performances and complete earnestness are not only his trademark, they just might make him an irony-proof subject. The gals go deeper into the idea of ironic engagement with art, what it protects us from, and what it inhibits. Beyond that, Meat Loaf also turns…
 
Danny and Derek sit down with linguist and antiwar critic Noam Chomsky to discuss his biography and a bunch of other subjects, from the responsibility of intellectuals to the antiwar movement to what to do in our present situation. And Chomsky disagrees with Danny. This is the second of two parts. Become a patron for the full episode today! www.pat…
 
Danny and Derek begin by talking about Havana Syndrome (1:44), the Houthi attack in Abu Dhabi (7:31), U.S. diplomacy with regards Ukraine (17:14), and the recent North Korean missile tests (28:02). They are then again joined by Ada Ferrer (32:50), professor of history and Latin American and Caribbean Studies at NYU, to discuss the history of Cuba i…
 
"It's a party in my mouth...and everyone's invited!" a wise man once said, probably drinking a White Claw. Yes, folks, Team LCB is taking on our bubbly, boozy beverages. They tackle the particulars of what makes this new wave of effervescent ecstasy so blandly appealing, why millenials are so fond of it, the heroic predecessors like Zima, and a sur…
 
RPG game designer, Jake Paul, joins me on the podcast today. We dive into the story of how Jake came to work for Parlor Gaming. We discuss the Tephra Steampunk RPG and some of Parlor's other RPGs. Also, Jake walks us through his game design philosophy and how he uses d12s and d20s. We talk about running RPGs and Jake shares his game master secrets.…
 
In the sixth episode of our series on Vietnam, the boys speak with Sean Fear, lecturer in international history at the University of Leeds, about the last stages of the American War in Vietnam. They talk about the political situation in North and South Vietnam in the early 1970s, U.S. bombing campaigns, the peace talks between the United States and…
 
Danny and Derek discuss Boris Johnson's problems in the UK, US/Russia/Europe talks, the situation in Kazakhstan, the Saudi-Hezbollah feud, and the decline of the Saudis. They are then joined by Djene Bajalan, assistant professor of history at Missouri State University, to continue their miniseries on the history of the Kurds. In this episode, the b…
 
Gordon Ramsay: Arbiter of Justice, or merely a Belligerent Briton? The full crew gets the full Kitchen Nightmares experience. They talk the false confidence of every restaurant owner on the show, the infamous and inexplicable "Dillon's" episode, the excellently employed usage of "tosspot", Rax's exploits in the industry, and more. Become a trash pa…
 
Author and game master, Aron Jolley-Meers, joins me on the podcast today. We discuss tons of different ways game masters can tell better stories. If you are feeling stuck as a GM or your RPG campaigns are lacking a bit, then listen to this episode. We talk practical RPG GM advice and how Aron collected his gaming wisdom into a book called My Guide …
 
Rax and Amber are joined by the very funny Taylor Garron to talk about Bratz Dolls! They talk about how this doll had some dad's writing blog posts on the early internet because they were "too sexy". And US consumer's discovery that toys that cost 9.99 are made in sweat shops. For access to our bonus eps once a week become a trash patron! www.patre…
 
Danny and Derek speak with Sean Fear, lecturer in international history at the University of Leeds, about the history of Vietnam. They discuss the life and times of Hồ Chí Minh, Vietnamese nationalism and communism, the French and Japanese occupations of Vietnam, and much more. This is the first in a series on the history of Vietnam from the perspe…
 
Danny and Derek sit down with linguist and antiwar critic Noam Chomsky to discuss his biography and a bunch of other subjects, from the responsibility of intellectuals to the antiwar movement to what to do in our present situation. This is the first of two parts. Become a patron today for more bonus content like this! www.patreon.com/americanpresti…
 
Danny and Derek discuss what's been going on in Kazakhstan; next week's series of meetings between the United States, Europe, and Russia; the security cooperation treaty signed between Australia and Japan; the U.S. military budget; and why everything feels so strange these days. They then speak with Djene Bajalan, assistant professor of history at …
 
Insane Clown Posse might be known less for their music than their legion of fiercely devoted fans: the Juggalos. In this final year for the Gathering of the Juggalos, Team LCB goes into their origins, their traditions, controversies, and more. Why are they so maligned by the media? Do acts of community service and support offset some of their more …
 
Alex Aboud, the founder of Dragori Games, joins me on the podcast today to discuss the Tanares RPG campaign setting for Dungeons and Dragons 5e. Tanares recently kickstarted for more than two million dollars and features writers like Ed Greenwood and Bruce Nesmith. We talk about new character types, new classes, the fantasy world setting, modes of …
 
The Trash Three start off the new year by watching "Beanie Mania", the HBO Max documentary chronicling the temporary insanity where 90s collectors went all-in on Beanie Babies. Our hosts talk the Willy Wonka mind behind the craze, the nuances of a BB's "retirement", their own love of the little stuffed sacks, and, of course, capitalism. Become a tr…
 
Courtney and Amber close out the year with their favorite trash picks as of late. We're talking a latte the equivalent of drinking a Yankee Candle, the new Matrix, inexplicable Swedish family traditions, sparkly dresses, the works! Thank you trash patrons for a delightfully tacky year! Become a trash patron today! www.patreon.com/lowcultureboil…
 
In this fifth episode of our series on Vietnam, Danny and Derek talk with Sean Fear, lecturer in international history at the University of Leeds, about the situation of South Vietnam after the Tet Offensive and Huế massacre of 1968. They talk about developments in rural South Vietnam, urban South Vietnam, and the increasing delegitimization of the…
 
The Creator of the Tale of the Manticore actual podcast, Jon Cohen, returns to the podcast. We discuss his dark fantasy storytelling podcast. Plus we talk a lot about running solo RPGs as well as other game master tips you can use in your RPG campaigns. It is a lively conversation about all things role-playing games you do not want to miss.…
 
Take a trip with Amber and Courtney to the happiest, most aromatic, oil-soaked place on earth: Yankee Village. Yup, the gals get into Yankee Candles! There is perhaps no more audacious a leap from the utilitarian to the excess pleasure than the Yankee Candle, which crackles when lit due to all the additives. What's your flavor— Pink Lady Slipper? S…
 
Merry Christmas! Danny and Derek speak with the historian Terri Blom Crocker to discuss the famous Christmas Truce of 1914, when soldiers in World War I made various agreements to cede fighting. We talk about the reality of the various truces and how the truce has been memorialized and remembered since 1914. Please find Terri's book here: https://w…
 
Merry Christmas! Danny and Derek talk about Libya’s postponed election, Chile’s new president-elect, Russian designs on Ukraine, Omicron, and the Pentagon’s systemic failure to protect civilians from its bombs. Then, the NIAC’s Sina Toossi returns to conclude our discussion of Iran’s nuclear program from the 2013 election of Hassan Rouhani through …
 
For LCB's second live show, Rax and Amber— joined by Sean KB and Matt Christman—hold court and devote an entire hour to griping about the plague that is SantaCon. Highlights include: SantaCon's Anarchist origins in Denmark, slyly puking into your own hand in an UberPool, the SantaCon creeds, and a running commentary from the Big Man himself. Become…
 
Writer and game designer, Tristan Zimmerman, returns to the podcast today. Tristan and I discuss three historical topics and situations you can use in your RPG campaigns right now. We tackle a Florentine feud, the genesis of the mysterious Piasa bird, and a scam colony in the South Seas. Tristan and I give you tips and scenarios for how you can wor…
 
Yes, it's everyone's favorite non-tabloid tabloid. But beyond the "Sexiest Man Alive" shtick and royal baby updates, we find a publication that has, dare we say, some semblance of a moral code? Nahh, but they pay out the ass for content! Poet Melissa Lozada-Oliva joins us to talk coming-of-age with People, the magazine's enduring relevance, and we …
 
Danny and Derek speak with the political scientist Aaron Good, author of American Exception: Empire and the Deep State and the new podcast American Exception, about the JFK assassination. They delve into the conspiracy theories surrounding the assassination, the idea of Kennedy as a "peacenik," why it's important to study the assassination, and muc…
 
Danny and Derek discuss the upcoming elections in Chile and France, Turkey changing its name to Türkiye, the U.S.-UAE relationship and the "New Cold War" with China, and U.S. war crimes in Syria. They then speak with Sheyda Jahanbani, associate professor of history at the University of Kansas, about liberalism and development, and why liberals have…
 
Rax and Amber take on the furry, slimy, ethereal, spooky, enigmatic world of cryptids. Pursuing their Cryptozoology degrees at (unaccredited) universities, our hosts explore what actually qualifies as a cryptid (is God one?), why we presume to know these creatures' intentions, an indignant Arthur Conan Doyle publicly stanning fairies, and more! Bec…
 
Mark from the D4 on the Floor podcast joins m on the dicegeeks show today. We discuss his years of running Shadowrun and how to effectively run tabletop RPGs. He fills us in on the D4 on the Floor podcast and lets us know about its rich fantasy world using D&D. Any fan of TTRPGs will gain a lot from this conversation.…
 
Rax and Amber are joined by Daniel Lavery to talk the phenomenon of self-help books. While some are tried-and-true classics, like AA's The Big Book, others offer more dubious advice that really make "take what works, leave the rest" impossible. What makes self-help books work? Are they all just designed to indulge an impulse that works for a moment…
 
Danny and Derek speak with the political scientist Aaron Good, author of American Exception: Empire and the Deep State and the new podcast American Exception, about the JFK assassination. They delve into the conspiracy theories surrounding the assassination, the idea of Kennedy as a "peacenik," why it's important to study the assassination, and muc…
 
Danny and Derek give updates on Russia-Ukraine tensions, the recent change of government in Germany, the U.S.' boycott of the Olympics, and the Summit for Democracy. They then speak with Natalie Shure, of The New Republic, and Bob Wright, of The Nonzero Newsletter, about Havana Syndrome. Check out Natalie's piece at Slow Boring: https://bit.ly/3Gz3…
 
Black Mirror became trite, so some ingenious English producers decided to fast-track our dystopian descent with the reality show "The Circle". Amber is joined by Matt Christman, noted "Circle" fan, to talk the show's twists and turns (raids! blocks!), creepily segregated group activities, the nuances of yelling at the TV, and, of course, cat fishin…
 
Patrick Kanouse returns to the podcast today to talk about running science fiction RPG campaigns. In the first interview, we learned Patrick has done a lot of sci-fi role-playing so this topic was right up his alley. We dive into the elements of what makes a great science fiction RPG campaign and Patrick drops some great gamemaster wisdom along the…
 
Courtney is joined by American Prestige's Danny Bessner for a rundown of their favorite trash on film and television right now. From Ghostbusters: Afterlife to Succession, the dynamic duo talks about the vitality of movies in this current era, consuming high culture in a capitalist context, why Americans need their own versions of English shows, an…
 
Danny is joined by Nando Vila, a producer and co-host of Jacobin Weekends, and Noah Kulwin, a writer and co-host of Blowback. The three gentlemen have gathered to discuss You Don't Mess with the Zohan, Adam Sandler's 2008 meditation on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. They talk about a variety of issues, from American Jews' relationship to Israel …
 
Danny and Derek begin the episode with updates on the omicron COVID variant, the Honduran election, developments in Ethiopia, and the re-opening of the discussions surrounding the Iranian nuclear agreement. They then speak with Sina Toosi, Senior Research Analyst at the National Iranian American Council (NIAC), about the history of the Iranian nucl…
 
Rax and Courtney brave a screening of Food Network's first original Christmas story, "Candy Coated Christmas". Set in Peppermint Hollow, a world without race and class (but with every mint-forward food imaginable), this soulless story is notable more for its subtle Evangelical messages than its cinematic flair. Rax and Courtney break down the flick…
 
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