Tag Archives: Feminism

Episode 224 – 14th February 2014

Who knew that Flying Spaghetti Monsters were controversial? We also talk space balloons with the Canadian Space Agency, Olympic Pictograms and much more!

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Flying Spaghetti Monster Censored (1:54) by James O’Malley (ft Rory Fenton)
Space Balloons! (13:52) by Liz Lutgendorff (ft Daniel Levesque)
Olympic Pictograms (30:25) by Henry Hocking
Vatican UN Report (36:08) by Paul Orton (ft Keith Porteous Wood)
Marriage Certificates (44:43) by Morgan Phillips (ft Ailsa Sadler)

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Episode 215 – 29th November 2013

This week we discover why feminism needs secularism, why personalised medicine threatens Big Pharma, and discover what on earth a human library is.

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Feminism & Secularism (1:24) by James O’Malley (ft Anne Marie Waters)
Personalised Medicine (12:58) by Adam Jacobs
Human Libraries (21:28) by Neil Denham
Noah (31:06) by Ian Bushfield
Sleazy PR (35:26) by Marsh
The sketch at the end is by David Lovesy & Brian Two

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Episode 206 – 27th September 2013

A big show this week as we have the highlights from a controversial gender discussion involving Julie Bindel! We also speak to Joe Muto, the Fox News Mole, find out about developments in understanding motor neuron disorders, discover if the new Olympic chief will be good for human rights, and find out why ASDA and Tesco got some social media earache yesterday. PLUS: The latest on developments in multidimensional mathematics!

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Costume Controversy (1:43) by Tannice Pendegrass
The Battle Over Gender Highlights (7:20) ft Gia Milinovich, Julie Bindel, Bethany Black and Adrian Dalton
Multidimensional Maths Breakthrough (15:45) by Sean Ellis
The Fox News Mole (25:47) by James O’Malley (ft Joe Muto)
Motor Neuron Developments (42:10) by Sandra Prow (ft Rachael Dunlop)
Tokyo 2020 (53:29) by Marc Naimark
The sketch at the end is by David Lovesy & Brian Two

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Episode 178 – 15th March 2013

We go bee-hind the scenes of an opera about bees! Why alien life might not be as common as we hope, the future of feminism, religion & criminality, weird Popes and outrage at the death of Google Reader.

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Bee Opera by Liz Lutgendorff (ft Lucy Yeomans, Mark Brown and Kelvin Thomson)
Life Isn’t Everywhere by Kash Farooq (ft Prof Charles Cockell)
Feminism Debate by James O’Malley (ft Helen Lewis)
Religion and Criminality by Salim Fadhley (ft Volkan Topalli)
Most Unlikely Popes by Chris Chapman
Free Doesn’t Mean Permanent by Georgia Gale Grant
The sketch at the end is by David Lovesy & Brian Two
The amazing image above is by Stuart Taylor

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Episode 142 – 29th June 2012

BIG show this week: Armando Iannucci, PRESIDENT OBAMA’s GRANDMOTHER and Greg Palast! Tracking asteroids to avoid doom, girly science and, er, circumcision.

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Twitter Joke Trial Update (2:21) by James O’Malley (ft David Allen Green)
Armando Iannucci on his OBE & Veep (8:12) by James O’Malley (ft Armando Iannucci!)
Vulture’s Picnic (20:41) by James O’Malley (ft Greg Palast)
Obama’s Grandmother (33:50) by Martin Robbins
(actually ft Sarah Obama, Obama’s Kenyan grandmother)
Neoshield (41:33) by Kash Farooq (ft Prof Alan Harris)
Science: A Girl’s Thing (50:50) by Belinda Parmar
Circumcision Decision (57:25) by Sven Rudloff
The sketch at the end is by David Lovesy and Brian Two

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Episode 92 – 8th July 2011

This week we delve into hackgate, probably upset some feminists and figure out the best way to hang toilet paper. Now you can’t say that isn’t variety.

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Phone Hacking and the PCC (2:10) by Luxmy Gopal
Hacked Off Campaign (10:06) by James O’Malley (ft David Allen Green)
Sovereignty Creep (16:14) by James Firth
Feminism & Elevatorgate (22:42) by Pete Hague
Malton Faith School (30:04) by Salim Fadhley (ft Philippa Hare)
Red Tape Challenge (39:56) by Drew Rae & Tom Hodden
“Gaaaay” (48:52) by Anonymous
Toilet Paper (53:36) by Andrew Gould

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Episode 82 – 29th April 2011

We speak to Polly Toynbee and Natalie Haynes, James perhaps crosses the line with sexist remarks, we slag off David Cameron, Birthers, and trolls… and more!

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SETI RIP (2:13) by Sean Ellis
Calm Down Dear (7:07) by Liz Lutgendorff
Birthers (12:05) by Paul Day
Voltaire Lecture (19:17) by James O’Malley & Liz Lutgendorff (ft Natalie Haynes & Polly Toynbee)
Anonymous Hate Comments (31:04) by Tania Glyde
Skeptical About Children (36:31) by George Poles
Submarine Patents (43:31) by Salim Fadhley
Group Psychology (50:45) by Dean Burnett
Met Poetry (60:12) by James Firth

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The BHA Bentham Lecture 2010 with Janet Radcliffe Richards

For the Bentham Lecture 2010, Janet Radcliffe Richards spoke on “The Darwin Wars and the Battle of the Sexes: The Sceptical Feminist Thirty Years On”.

Janet Radcliffe Richards is Professor of Practical Philosophy at the University of Oxford, Distinguished Research Fellow at the Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics, and Senior Research Associate at the Department of Philosophy, UCL. Her first book, The Sceptical Feminist, was critical of much existing feminist theory, offering a new approach which sacrifices neither rationality nor radicalism

Episode 33 – 14th May 2010

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Twitter and the Election (1:38) by George Poles
What next for Evan Harris? (7:52) by James O’Malley
What next for Libel Reform? (9:37) by James O’Malley
Fair Votes Protest (12:10) by Misty
Women and the Election (16:25) by Tania Glyde
Five Live (22:56) by Simon Howard
Subsistance Farming (24:06) by Salim Fadhley

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