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The podcast version of a documentary & interview series on war and inequality from the heart of Empire hosted by Abby Martin. Empire Files is donor-funded, independent and add free. Help keep us going by becoming a patron at www.patreon.com/empirefiles. Follow: @EmpireFiles and @AbbyMartin Like: www.facebook.com/TheEmpireFiles
 
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Julian Feeld of The QAnon Anonymous Podcast joins Abby Martin to discuss the origins of the movement, what the media got wrong, what it has evolved into and it's resonance among those in power: from Elon Musk to Republicans in Congress. Check out the work of QAA at https://www.qanonanonymous.comFOLLOW Julian at https://twitter.com/julianfeeldSUPPOR…
 
Twitter accounts restored! Containment grid down! Storm still on track! Trust Elon Musk's plan! We examine several QAnon influencers, most of which disappeared in the post-January-6th ban sweep. Michael Flynn, Ron Watkins, Austin Steinbart, Bill Mitchell, Ann Vandersteel, Liz Crokin... the all-stars are back!Subscribe for $5 a month to get an extra…
 
We interviewed the 23-year old Swiss hacker who got access to the No Fly List and leaked it to the media and other organizations: Maia Arson Crimew.Subscribe for $5 a month to get an extra episode of QAA every week + access to ongoing series like 'Manclan' and 'Trickle Down': http://www.patreon.com/QAnonAnonymousMaia: https://twitter.com/_nyancrime…
 
We get a taste of the old Trump magic through his beautiful eulogy for one of his most loyal supporters, the wonderful Diamond. Then, we check in with America’s police forces through a(nother) unhinged new Sheriffs movement, and a cop who claims to to be able to discern 911 callers’ guilt through the tone of their voices. Finally, it’s time for a l…
 
Everything you remember about the Cambridge Analytica scandal is probably wrong—from its power to swing elections to the so-called whistleblower who saved democracy. Julian Feeld of The QAnon Anonymous Podcast is back to discuss their major revelations about this memory-holed story. Check out QAA's investigation here: https://www.qanonanonymous.com…
 
The birth of the printing press, the Lutheran movement and the secrets of the learned Rosicrucians. We explore conspiracy theories, secret societies and witch panics at a time when technological advancements were bending the human brain in unexpected ways. Our guests are Matt Christman and Chris Wade of Chapo Trap House and the new limited series H…
 
On January 8th, in the city of Brazilia, supporters of Brazil’s ex-President Jair Bolsonaro stormed multiple government buildings. The Bolsonarista movement, as it’s known, had grown convinced that their idol’s 2022 presidential election loss was fraudulent. We explore what happened that day, the movement that spawned it, and the Brazilian new righ…
 
A man, a hammer, a nail, a door, history. Martin Luther sets off the protestant reformation and lays the groundwork for a century of violence in Europe.This first episode of Hell on Earth: The Thirty Years War and the Violent Birth Capitalism is available for free. Subsequent episodes will be released exclusively for Chapo Trap House subscribers on…
 
We cover Jim Watkins’ deposition in front of the January 6th committee and the ongoing debates around the so-called Twitter Files. To help us with the latter we're joined by Charlie Warzel, a staff writer for the Atlantic who’s been studying these shambolic developments, including private exchanges Musk has been holding with a motley crew of rich w…
 
We’re joined by Ben and Hesse of Seeking Derangements to look at the bungled coup in Brazil, Matt Schlapp’s sexual harassment accusations and prince Harry’s explosive new book about getting frostbite on his dick. Finally, we read a New York Post story about parents whose kids hate them so much they have to hire deprogrammers. LINKS+PLUGS:Seeking De…
 
Cryptozoological Romance Literature. Sasquatches, mothmen. Please enjoy some mental time off by following Jake and Brad down the insanely horny squatch-hole.Subscribe for $5 a month to get an extra episode of QAA every week + access to ongoing series like 'Manclan' and 'Trickle Down': http://www.patreon.com/QAnonAnonymousBrad Abrahams: https://twit…
 
This week we bring you part 2 of our exploration of the Cambridge Analytica Scandal — cast in a very different light. In part 1 we took a look at Christopher Wylie’s origin story and the sketchy science behind the supposed “psychological warfare mindfuck tool” Steve Bannon employed within Cambridge Analytica on behalf of Robert Mercer, which, the s…
 
It’s finally time to return to Pandora: we review Avatar: The Way of Water. James Cameron expands and improves on his otherworldly saga of colonization and resistance in about every conceivable way, including revolutionary whale violence, CRAB MECHS, and competing visions of eternal life, one blessed & one damned. Saddle up your Skimwing and join u…
 
Have you stolen the key from beneath your mother’s pillow? We explore the mythopoetic men’s movement of the 1990s including a deep dive into Robert Bly’s ‘Iron John: A Book About Men’ which became a bestseller and was part of a movement whose thinking can still be found in today’s online masculinity influencers. Our guest is Matt Christman of Chapo…
 
Germany. Australia. Two stories of conspiracy theorists that paint an evolving picture of a now international dissociative movement. German law enforcement say they uncovered a plot by local sovereign citizens to overthrow the government and install as head of state a descendant of German nobility. To help us make sense of the plot, we are joined b…
 
The Cambridge Analytica Scandal involves data science being described as potent black magic, claims of psychological voter manipulation in swing states, micro-targeting, secret meetings, massive amounts of stolen data and a seemingly nefarious plan to use Brexit as a blueprint and catapult Donald Trump into the White House. But we’re here to tell y…
 
"Oral. Santa said oral." It's a Christmas movie that dares to center incest, nazi breeding experiments and a cast clearly paid in cocaine. Thank you, Brad, for this Christmas delight. Keep in mind last year was "Babes in Toyland." Be grateful.Subscribe for $5 a month to get an extra episode of QAA every week + access to ongoing series like 'Manclan…
 
Our good friends Liz and Brace of TrueAnon stop by to help us send off The Year of the Smile. We discuss their mini-series on Synanon, a substance rehabilitation program turned violent cult, and how it relates to all sorts of American phenomenon: from 1950’s acid tests to the modern Troubled Teen Industry. We also discuss the state of our collapsin…
 
An ascendant Indian fascist group finds a friend in Tulsi Gabbard as she returns to her right wing roots. She starts spouting anti-trans talking points, talking about anti-white racism and attacking the Democratic Party. Our guest writer is Mike Prysner (Empire Files, Eyes Left Podcast) who helps us explore Tulsi Gabbard, the cult that she grew up …
 
The deepest hole in the world as featured on Art Bell's Coast to Coast AM. Plus the final story in Jake's Alien-inspired trilogy: Marjorie Taylien 3: Prison Planet. Both studio versions of tour segments.Subscribe for $5 a month to get an extra episode of QAA every week + access to ongoing series like 'Manclan' and 'Trickle Down': www.patreon.com/QA…
 
We review the year in Podcasts, according to the New York Times. Then, Sinema flips, the Young Republicans present the Allen Dulles award, and the CIA has a mental wellness problem. Finally, some movie mindset recommendations for your holiday season.Hell on Earth launch show/party @ Littlefield 1/20/23, tickets here: https://littlefieldnyc.com/even…
 
A political chameleon now considered a rising star of the GOP was raised within a cult run by a surfer who broke away from the Hare Krishnas to focus more on himself as the conduit of God on earth — and to attack homosexual rights. Our guest writer is Mike Prysner (Empire Files, Eyes Left Podcast) who helps us explore Tulsi Gabbard and her family's…
 
One in 25 Americans is certain. We live ruled over by reptilians. So how was this belief system born, and how was its story carried through time? This is the studio version of the segment Travis View wrote for our recent tour. From Richard Shaver to Maurice Doreal to David Icke — we examine the genesis of the reptilian conspiracy theory.Subscribe f…
 
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