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Eat The Rich

271 episodes - English - Latest episode: 6 months ago - ★★★★ - 510 ratings

Eat The Rich is a show about our political economy, late stage capitalism, and the millionaires, billionaires, and multinational corporations hell bent on staving off its death rattle.

www.patreon.com/eattherich for much more content.

Theme song by Gavin Castleton.

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Unlocked: Shano's Brainos - 9/11

September 11, 2022 14:51 - 1 hour - 95.4 MB

Originally published to Patreon on 9/11/2021. In this third edition of Shano's Brainos (really, that's still what we're calling it) on the 20th anniversary of 9/11, Shane talks through the disastrous and ongoing war on terror, how imperial ideologies get formed, and considers what it means to live through history.

UNLOCKED: Patreon Ep 118 - Trivia Roundup: Final Episode Edition

August 10, 2022 09:00 - 2 hours - 165 MB

For our final Patreon episode, we decided to finish our trivia series with one last blow out tournament covering familiar topics such as World War I, ScientoIogy, Jeffrey Epstein, and maritime facts. Thank you all so much for being part of this project with us. We love you and hope you enjoy our totally not-chaotic final episode. Until we meet again, stay cool folks.

Ep 122 - Sicko Roundup Finale: Thank You For Doing This

July 29, 2022 20:08 - 2 hours - 166 MB

Well folks, we've arrived. For our last free episode, we're once again diving back into topics and ghouls near and dear to our hearts, including the "therapy" apps, geeked-out witch hunter Pastor Greg Locke, child slavery in the global supply chain, and nuclear dread. We then end with some interesting interactions featuring Staten Island's drunkest paisan, John Tabacco Stay cool.

UNLOCKED: Patreon Ep 117 - Fent Nation

July 29, 2022 00:25 - 1 hour - 99.3 MB

On this week's unlocked Patreon episode, Chris discusses the rise of fentanyl, the changing character of the opioid crisis, and the intersection of homelessness and capitalism.

Ep 121 - Dan Gertler

June 29, 2022 22:16 - 1 hour - 75.8 MB

This week, we discuss Israeli billionaire/diamond mogul Dan Gertler, his exploitation of the people of the Democratic Republic of the Congo and partnership with old friends of the show Glencore, his rank corruption and appearance in the Panama Papers, and his totally legitimate reasons for hating NGOs.

Patreon Ep 117 - Fent Nation Teaser

June 27, 2022 16:55 - 12 minutes - 13.8 MB

On this week's Patreon episode, Chris discusses the rise of fentanyl, the changing character of the opioid crisis, and the intersection of homelessness and capitalism. patreon.com/eattherich

Patreon Ep 116 - Our Lady of Scams and Patriotism Teaser

June 20, 2022 00:39 - 11 minutes - 13 MB

On this week's Patreon episode, we take a deep dive into the weird pseudo-Catholic pilgrimage site of Medjugorje, the fraught and violent history of the Church in the Balkans, the ambiguity of official Papal sanctions for miracles, and a sicko American millionaire boomer and his “patriotic” cult. patreon.com/eattherich

Patreon Ep 115 - The Queen of Versailles Reigns Again Teaser

June 12, 2022 19:07 - 11 minutes - 13.5 MB

On this week's Patreon episode, we revisit gauche Floridian billionaires Jackie and David Siegel, and their new, decidedly sadder reality show, The Queen of Versailles Reigns Again, a follow up to the documentary chronicling their attempt to build the largest house in America, or more accurately, their shitty crumbling tomb. patreon.com/eattherich

Ep 120 - McKinsey & Company Part II

June 08, 2022 23:43 - 1 hour - 45.3 MB

This week, we present part II of our two part series on management consulting firm, McKinsey & Company, their aiding and abetting of ICE's mistreatment of migrants, their role in the opioid crisis, and their hilarious hobbling of the deep state through profound laziness.

Patreon Ep 114 - The Wicked Windsors and their Gang of Thieves Teaser

June 07, 2022 18:15 - 9 minutes - 11.3 MB

On this week's Patreon episode, we talk about the British Royal family, the history of their hemophiliac Germanic dynasty and imperial crimes, their unjustifiable concentration of wealth and land, and the absurd and wasteful Platinum Jubilee celebration that just occurred. If any listeners are familiar with Druidic incantations, please reach out. patreon.com/eattherich

Ep 119 - McKinsey & Company Part I

June 02, 2022 20:49 - 1 hour - 77.1 MB

This week, we present part I of our two part series on management consulting firm, McKinsey & Company, their weird prescriptive corporate culture, their scheme to bust unions and hike executive pay, and their work for the fraudsters at Enron.

Patreon Ep 113 - American Famine Teaser

May 29, 2022 18:20 - 12 minutes - 7.1 MB

This week, we discuss vaping and nicotine addiction, then we dive into the crisis of capitalism and the shortage of baby formula in America, including insanely dangerous "home formula" recipes on Facebook, dismissive reactionaries urging parents to just "go back to breastfeeding," and the total breakdown of the supply chain. Patreon.com/eattherich

Patreon Ep 112 - Sicko Roundup: That's A Lotta Sickos Teaser

May 22, 2022 20:41 - 9 minutes - 11.1 MB

On this week's Patreon episode, we once again delve into various sickos and bloodsuckers from episodes past and present a melange of updates on what these bastards and cowards have been up to. patreon.com/eattherich

Patreon Ep 111 - All Quiet on the Western Front Teaser

May 15, 2022 18:06 - 10 minutes - 6.03 MB

On this week's Patreon episode, Shane and Cari continue our exploration of The Great War by discussing German veteran Erich Maria Remarque's novel, All Quiet on the Western Front (1929) and it's film adaptation, chronicling the traumatizing experiences of young soldiers on the front lines. patreon.com/eattherich

Ep 118 - Data Brokers

May 11, 2022 20:40 - 59 minutes - 68.1 MB

You think deleting an app off your phone makes you "off the grid?" Think again. This week, we discuss data brokers, companies who are hell bent on collecting and selling your data at any cost, including doxxing the most disenfranchised people in America.

Patreon Ep 110 - Scum Shit Teaser

May 09, 2022 19:08 - 7 minutes - 8.65 MB

On this week's Patreon episode, we discuss the emergence of long COVID and the White House Correspondents Dinner, the reactionary response to Dave Chappelle getting tackled, the leaked SCOTUS opinion overturning Roe v. Wade and the spineless Democratic response, and some new evidence linking Saudi Arabia to 9/11. Haven Coalition: http://www.havencoalition.org/ Patreon: patreon.com/eattherich

Patreon Ep 109 - Eat the Shrooms Teaser

May 02, 2022 23:04 - 7 minutes - 4.43 MB

On this week's Patreon episode, Shane and Cari discuss the intersectionality of psychedelics and the pharmaceutical industry, neocolonialism, and venture capitalism. We also somehow cover the endlessly problematic HBO hit, Entourage. Oh chyeahhh. patreon.com/eattherich

EP 117 - Heinz Part II

April 27, 2022 21:04 - 54 minutes - 31 MB

In America, with enough money and enough tomatoes, any capitalist’s son can become a legislator. This week, we present part II of our two part series on the Heinz family and corporation.

Patreon Ep 108 - Dwight's Bites: Phreaks and Geeks Teaser

April 24, 2022 19:39 - 5 minutes - 6.01 MB

On this week's Patreon episode, Dwight discusses some of his personal experiences with scam callers that have rendered his phone unusable (including a recording of a recent pump and dump call he had), and does some research into why and how these fraudsters are raking in our cash. patreon.com/eattherich

EP 116 - Heinz Part I

April 21, 2022 18:12 - 1 hour - 46.6 MB

In America, with enough money and enough tomatoes, any capitalist’s son can become a legislator. This week, we present part I of our two part series on the Heinz family and corporation.

Patreon Ep 107 - The Ballad of Wacko Tabacco Teaser

April 17, 2022 23:46 - 11 minutes - 12.7 MB

This week, Shane & Cari take a deeper look into the Wall Street fraud and right wing media wannabe John Tabacco. This guy is the ur-Jimmy that’s been on Shane’s mind for over a year. Staten Island baby! patreon.com/eattherich

Patreon Ep 106 - Everybody But You Teaser

April 10, 2022 19:36 - 8 minutes - 9.82 MB

This week, we discuss the luxury of having teeth in your face, child-marrying Congressman John Rose (R-TN), drinking, a COVID outbreak among the DC elite, and global life expectancy. patreon.com/eattherich

Patreon Ep 105 - Work No More Teaser

April 03, 2022 20:08 - 8 minutes - 9.72 MB

This week, we discuss the new ultra-allergy season, the half-assed astrology of the Myers-Briggs Test, the MASSIVE win by the Amazon Labor Union, the encroachment of 15-minute grocery delivery, and blood-sucking middlemen healthcare companies. patreon.com/eattherich

Ep 115 - Jimmy John's

March 31, 2022 01:17 - 1 hour - 40.7 MB

This week, we discuss union-busting sandwich chain, Jimmy John's, and their right-wing, big game hunting, Illinois dumb guy founder, Jimmy John Liautaud.

Patreon Ep 104 - Kick 'Em to The Curb Teaser

March 27, 2022 21:45 - 8 minutes - 9.33 MB

On this week's Patreon episode, Dwight and Cari keep away the gloomies by discussing the unofficial, barely regulated outdoor stock market outside the NYSE known as "The Curb" in the early 1900s. patreon.com/eattherich

Patreon Ep 103 - The Modern Fiefdom Teaser

March 20, 2022 20:24 - 11 minutes - 13.4 MB

On this week's Patreon episode, we discuss the modern fiefdom under monopolies, the gigification of Girl Scout Cookies, Tesla and Hertz' manipulation of markets in the meme-stock era, and Hertz getting their own customers arrested. patreon.com/eattherich

Episode 114 - TurboTax

March 16, 2022 22:41 - 1 hour - 55.6 MB

It's tax season, baby! The IRS knowns exactly how much you owe. Hell, they could do your taxes for you. But that'd be too easy! You figure it out, Bozo! This week, we discuss TurboTax, their fraud, their iron-grip on Congress, and why they make filing taxes TurboSuck.

Patreon Ep 102 - The World War (As Seen on TV) Teaser

March 13, 2022 21:39 - 9 minutes - 11.2 MB

What does it mean to memorialize a world war in media? This week, Shane and Cari reflect on the representation of war and conflict by discussing the National WWI Museum, Dan Carlin's 'War Remains' VR experience, and the films They Shall Not Grow Old and Oh! What a Lovely War. SPOILER ALERT for the First World War (it was bad, folks). patreon.com/eattherich

Episode 113 - Russian Oligarchs

March 09, 2022 22:46 - 1 hour - 76.3 MB

So you've made it to the top 0.0001% by pilfering a crumbling superpower. What do you do? Give back? Reinvest in your community? Buy everyone in a 100 mile radius a house? NO! You squirrel it all away across the globe in obscure banks and monstrous yachts. This week, we discuss the prominent Russian billionaires surrounding Putin, their grotesque displays of wealth, and their movements following the invasion of Ukraine.

Episode 112 - Russian Oligarchs

March 09, 2022 22:46 - 1 hour - 76.3 MB

So you've made it to the top 0.0001% by pilfering a crumbling superpower. What do you do? Give back? Reinvest in your community? Buy everyone in a 100 mile radius a house? NO! You squirrel it all away across the globe in obscure banks and monstrous yachts. This week, we discuss the prominent Russian billionaires surrounding Putin, their grotesque displays of wealth, and their movements following the invasion of Ukraine.

Patreon Ep 101 - Dwight's Bites: Red Democrats Teaser

March 07, 2022 20:03 - 10 minutes - 11.7 MB

On this week's Dwight's Bites, Dwight discusses "the good guys'" plan for prison labor at Riker's Island, the new climate change report from the UN and the Democrats' response, the easing of COVID restrictions, Texas' horrifying new initiative targeting trans kids, and the devastation the invasion of Ukraine is having on children and babies. patreon.com/eattherich

Ep 112 - Getting Weird at CPAC with Steven Monacelli

March 02, 2022 23:42 - 1 hour - 39 MB

This week, publisher of @proteanmag, independent journalist, and our Mook-on-the-Ground, Steven Monacelli (@stevanzetti), joins us to relive his waking nightmare of covering the recent Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) for Rolling Stone and to discuss the even more overtly white nationalist America First Political Action Conference (AFPAC). Steven's links: linktr.ee/Stevanzetti Links to Steven's articles: https://www.rollingstone.com/politics/politics-features/cpac-afpac-nick-...

Patreon Ep 100 - Sicko Roundup 2: Sick As Hell Teaser

February 28, 2022 01:55 - 6 minutes - 4.01 MB

For our 100th Patreon episode, our esteemed Knights of Columbus take us through the ABCs of the da Big Apple, then we check in again on some ghouls of episodes past. There is no salvation here. patreon.com/eattherich

Ep 111 - President's Day Potluck

February 23, 2022 18:59 - 2 hours - 137 MB

For President's Day, we dive into some stories of Commanders-in-Thief past, including Andrew Jackson's hand in the bloody formation of Florida, Teddy Roosevelt's imperial conquest for the Panama Canal, and his cousin Franklin Roosevelt's attempted assassination by a guy with a tummy ache.

Patreon Ep 099 - Eat the Snakes! Teaser

February 21, 2022 20:07 - 13 minutes - 15.7 MB

On this week's Patreon episode, Shane and Cari talk about the first three installments in the Metal Gear Solid franchise as a starting point to discuss the military-entertainment complex, anti-war and anti-nuclear themes, and whether or not video games and other media are effective propaganda vehicles for these kinds of messages. Spoiler alerts for a game series that started in 1987. patreon.com/eattherich

Patreon Ep 098 - Sicko Roundup Teaser

February 13, 2022 22:34 - 10 minutes - 12.4 MB

On this week's Patreon episode, we begin by discussing far-right controversies in the gaming community and anti-homeless architecture. Then, we give some updates on various sickos and bloodsuckers from episodes past. patreon.com/eattherich

Ep 110 - Nancy Pelosi Part II with Sam Knight

February 09, 2022 23:19 - 1 hour - 71.6 MB

This week, we're joined by Sam Knight of the District Sentinel (@TheDCSentinel) for Part II of our series on party leader, vineyard owner(?), and spouse to the "luckiest" investor of all time, Nancy Pelosi.

Patreon Ep 097 - Lockheed Martin Marinara 2: Electric Bombaloo Teaser

February 06, 2022 00:14 - 17 minutes - 9.92 MB

On this week's Patreon episode, we discuss Mike Pence's betrayal of ex-BFF Donald Trump, give an update on perpetually sobbing rich-boy Leon Cooperman (come on the show), and revisit old friends/death profiteers, Lockheed Martin, and their CEO's recent sit down with the Council on Foreign Relations. patreon.com/eattherich

Ep 107 - Nancy Pelosi Part I

February 03, 2022 23:24 - 1 hour - 70.7 MB

This week, we are joined by Sam Knight of the District Sentinel to discuss party leader, vineyard owner(?), and spouse to the "luckiest" investor of all time, Nancy Pelosi.

Ep 109 - Nancy Pelosi Part I

February 03, 2022 23:24 - 1 hour - 70.7 MB

This week, we are joined by Sam Knight of the District Sentinel to discuss party leader, vineyard owner(?), and spouse to the "luckiest" investor of all time, Nancy Pelosi.

Ep 109 - Nancy Pelosi Part I with Sam Knight

February 03, 2022 23:24 - 1 hour - 70.7 MB

This week, we are joined by Sam Knight of the District Sentinel (@TheDCSentinel) to discuss party leader, vineyard owner(?), and spouse to the "luckiest" investor of all time, Nancy Pelosi.

Patreon Ep 096 - A Mass Hysteria Event Teaser

February 01, 2022 22:17 - 12 minutes - 14.8 MB

On this week's Patreon episode, we discuss the Washington Post's recent profile of weepy billionaire, Leon Cooperman, the misfortunes of Prince Andrew, a case of COVID fraud in Long Island (shocking), and NFT scams. patreon.com/eattherich

Ep 106 - David Rubenstein

January 27, 2022 19:03 - 1 hour - 100 MB

You ever just feel like you were in the right place, at the right time, and with that opportunity you did your best to privatize every public institution in your path? This week, we discuss co-founder of the Carlyle Group, David Rubenstein. His social maneuverings and his insidious access to government.

Ep 108 - David Rubenstein

January 27, 2022 19:03 - 1 hour - 100 MB

You ever just feel like you were in the right place, at the right time, and with that opportunity you did your best to privatize every public institution in your path? This week, we discuss co-founder of the Carlyle Group, David Rubenstein. His social maneuverings and his insidious access to government.

Patreon Ep 095 - Metal Gear Squalid Teaser

January 23, 2022 21:11 - 9 minutes - 10.8 MB

On this week's Patreon episode, we give an update on a certain Oceania-based friend of the show and discuss the state of secondary education, video game nostalgia, President Biden's two-hour press conference, unsolicited calls, and the best shitty restaurants. patreon.com/eattherich

UNLOCKED: Patreon Ep 094 - Dwight's Bites: Tearing Up The Social Contract

January 20, 2022 22:08 - 1 hour - 104 MB

On this week's edition of Dwight's Bites, Dwight discusses the COVID-induced collapse of American institutions, the youth rebellion, how the family unit is affected, the potential long-term medical effects on our children, and the Biden administration's gross negligence. patreon.com/eattherich

Patreon Ep 094 - Dwight's Bites: Tearing Up The Social Contract Teaser

January 17, 2022 00:29 - 11 minutes - 13.5 MB

On this week's edition of Dwight's Bites, Dwight discusses the COVID-induced collapse of American institutions, the youth rebellion, how the family unit is affected, the potential long-term medical effects on our children, and the Biden administration's gross negligence. patreon.com/eattherich

Patreon Ep 093 - 2025 - The World enslaved by a Virus Teaser

January 09, 2022 20:47 - 8 minutes - 9.79 MB

"It's 2025, The world as we have known in 2020 does not exist anymore. The Virus changed the world, and communism is all over the place. A global world language developed, meetings are illegal, traveling is illegal, and Christianity is illegal." On this week's Patreon episode, we discuss the COVID-hysteric film, 2025 - The World enslaved by a Virus, produced by a pair of Christian YouTube brothers. patreon.com/eattherich

UNLOCKED: Patreon Ep 090 - Online Therapy Platforms

January 05, 2022 20:27 - 1 hour - 77 MB

On this week's Patreon episode, Cari explores the rise of therapy apps, the people behind them, how they affect providers and patients, and whether they actually work. patreon.com/eattherich

Patreon Ep 092 - Wolfgang Wuster and His Gang of Thieves Teaser

January 02, 2022 23:06 - 9 minutes - 11.3 MB

On this week's Patreon episode, we ring in the New Year by diving deep into a bizarre, decades long battle between an Australian snake-handler and the broader herpetological community over zoological naming rights, accusations of unethical snake practices, and academic malfeasance. patreon.com/eattherich

Guests

Bill Gates
1 Episode
Chris Smith
1 Episode
Jeff Bezos
1 Episode
Nancy Pelosi
1 Episode