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Pod Damn America

523 episodes - English - Latest episode: about 15 hours ago - ★★★★ - 649 ratings

Gothic socialist comedy podcast by three idiot comedians: Jake Flores, Alex Ptak and Anders Lee. @poddamnamerica

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Eden Knight w/ Zoe

March 20, 2023 06:58 - 1 hour - 71.6 MB

Eden Knight was a young trans woman who was recently trafficked back to her native Saudi Arabia, culminating in a series of events that lead to her death. Her friend Zoe aka @zoebroogs joins us to discuss the story and its larger implications regarding a mysterious cyber security firm, Saudi Arabia, religion, the internet, and more, as well as just to discuss and celebrate her life. RESOURCES Gofundme to help support Eden’s partner Parker: https://gofund.me/bb3c4d79 Draft Letter to send to ...

(preview) Rage Against The Dick Sucking Machine

March 16, 2023 01:04 - 3 minutes - 3.34 MB

We talk about the SVB bailout, but first, horrifying footage from inside the Chinese Communist Party sperm extraction clinic. Lab leak theory is real, and one man has risen to expose the truth. How far does the rabbit hole go? You won't know until you're already finished. FULL EPISODE AT PATREON.COM/PODDAMNAMERICA

Union SOBs w/ Daniel Boguslaw

March 11, 2023 16:14 - 1 hour - 55.8 MB

Daniel Boguslaw from the Intercept joins our discussion on union leadership and whether or not it is wrong to chew on mic MERCH poddamnamerica.bigcartel.com PATREON + DISCORD Patreon.com/PODDAMNAMERICA

(preview) Hardcore Anderslee: Honkeys For Harold Washington

March 08, 2023 22:21 - 1 minute - 1.42 MB

We discuss the story of Chicago's first black mayor and also the worm moon. FULL EP AT PATREON.COM/PODDAMNAMERICA

One Way Out w/ X

March 05, 2023 02:52 - 1 hour - 76.3 MB

A guest with no name tells us a tale of being hunted by the federal government for protesting during the 2020 George Floyd uprisings. We also talk about Esperanto for some reason. HERE IS HOW YOU CAN HELP OUR GUEST: GOFUNDME https://www.gofundme.com/f/Help-comrade-facing-a-federal-charge-w-legal-fees?utm_source=widget&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=p_cp+share-sheet LA FUNDRAISER EVENT https://www.instagram.com/p/CpY_H19Le4J/?igshid=YmMyMTA2M2Y%3D PDA STUFF: MERCH poddamnamerica.bigcart...

(preview) And Twins???

March 02, 2023 02:11 - 2 minutes - 2.67 MB

Jake tells the story of how someone tried to assassinate him outside a show the other night and then tells us about a libertarian children's cartoon he watched. FULL EP AT PATREON.COM/PODDAMNAMERICA

Class Dealignment In The Minotaur's Maze

February 25, 2023 23:03 - 1 hour - 71.7 MB

We talk Chicago, we talk class, we talk boobs. ANDERS + ALEX DSA BENEFIT SHOW https://dice.fm/event/loylb-paid-protest-comedy-show-and-dsa-fundraiser-2nd-mar-silo-comedy-community-events-new-york-city-tickets JAKE STAND UP SHOW https://dice.fm/event/rwr75-windbreaker-a-comedy-show-hosted-by-emily-panic-claire-okane-26th-feb-union-pool-new-york-tickets?lng=en-US ALEX PODCAST KICKSTARTER https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/theaterofdelights/theater-of-delights-season-5 MERCH poddamnamerica...

(PREVIEW) Christian Movie Hour w/ Lawson Leong

February 23, 2023 01:48 - 6 minutes - 5.2 MB

This week we watched the hit Kirk Cameron vehicle Left Behind (2000). Welcome to Sunday School, bitch. FULL EPISODE AT PATREON.COM/PODDAMNAMERICA

Doomsday Smart Phone w/ Frida Berrigan

February 18, 2023 19:57 - 54 minutes - 49.7 MB

Writer and peace activist Frida Berrigan joins us to discuss the total nuclear destruction of the earth and also Christopher Nolan in this totally normal podcast that was recorded in order. FRIDA BERRIGAN https://inthesetimes.com/authors/frida-berrigan https://inthesetimes.com/article/doomsday-clock-nuclear-abolition HELP EAST PALESTINE https://secure.actblue.com/donate/tcr_202302_water4ep PAID PROTEST COMEDY DSA BENEFIT SHOW https://dice.fm/event/loylb-paid-protest-comedy-show-and-dsa-fun...

(PREVIEW) Who's Trying To Get The Pipe?

February 15, 2023 20:45 - 3 minutes - 2.98 MB

We discuss Seymour Hersh's report on the destruction of the Nord Stream Pipeline and the whole "we're all trying to figure out who did this" discussion surrounding it. FULL EPISODE AT PATREON.COM/PODDAMNAMERICA

I Want To Believe

February 12, 2023 23:23 - 1 hour - 63.8 MB

What if the Super Bowl was invaded by aliens? THEATER OF DELIGHTS KICKSTARTER https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/theaterofdelights/theater-of-delights-season-5 JAKE LIVE SHOW https://dice.fm/event/rwr75-windbreaker-a-comedy-show-hosted-by-emily-panic-claire-okane-26th-feb-union-pool-new-york-tickets?lng=en-US MERCH poddamnamerica.bigcartel.com PATREON patreon.com/PodDamnAmerica

PREVIEW: Youtube: The Devil is Soyfacing w/ Brandon Sutton

February 08, 2023 23:06 - 2 minutes - 2.24 MB

Brandon Sutton from The Majority Report and The Discourse podcast joins us to talk about why the most popular channels on Youtube are just like, a guy soy facing while hunting humans, and creepy Russian children. BRANDON SUTTON @prettybadlefty @th3discourse @MajorityFM

Inflation! w/ Tim Barker

February 04, 2023 22:40 - 1 hour - 62.8 MB

Economic historian Tim Barker joins us to dish on some recently FOIA'd information about the federal reserve and that sort of thing. We also talk about balloons. TIM BARKER @_TimBarker https://ourtime.substack.com/ SHOWS https://dice.fm/event/rwr75-windbreaker-a-comedy-show-hosted-by-emily-panic-claire-okane-26th-feb-union-pool-new-york-tickets?pid=579f1aa9&_branch_match_id=1150548404974020524&_branch_referrer=H4sIAAAAAAAAA8soKSkottLXz8nMy9ZLyUxO1UvL1S9JNk00sDAwSEu2SLMvyEyxNTW3TDNMTLQEALLP%...

PREVIEW: Richard Branson, The Lion of Monkeys w/ Jaffer Khan

February 03, 2023 00:25 - 2 minutes - 2.57 MB

Comedian Jaffer Khan joins us to discuss Branson, HBO's new documentary series on billionaire and professional hot air balloon wrecker Richard Branson. JAFFER KHAN @jafferkhancomic on twitter, IG, Tik Tok

Cop Kingdom w/ George Chidi

January 29, 2023 00:11 - 1 hour - 72 MB

We are joined by Atlanta journalist George Chidi to discuss the situation at the Stop Cop City action in Atlanta which recently culminated in the police murder of an activist and forest protector. We also talk about Memphis and I promise some other less depressing stuff. GEORGE CHIDI @neonflag Mastodon: @spacekaren.sucks/ak4t3 post.news/georgchidi TheAtlantaObjective.substack MERCH poddamnamerica.bigcartel.com PATREON+DISCORD patreon.com/PODDAMNAMERICA


January 25, 2023 17:23 - 4 minutes - 4.17 MB

Anders takes us through Pearl Jam's stoic fight with Ticket Master and whether or not their name is cum FOR THE FULL EPISODE SUPPORT THE SHOW ON PATREON patreon.com/poddamnamerica MERCH poddamnamerica.bigcartel.com


January 21, 2023 22:47 - 1 hour - 75.3 MB

It's a Jake and Anders ep. We talk about the Bass Pro Shop pyramid in Memphis, the nuclear family, Jeremy Corbyn, Assange, Chris Delia and more. CHRIS DELIA DOCUMENTARY https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QBxm0FSKXpM MERCH poddamnamerica.bigcartel.com PATREON + DISCORD patreon.com/PODDAMNAMERICA

TEASER - Go Directly To Jail w/ Jarrod Shanahan

January 18, 2023 21:25 - 5 minutes - 4.65 MB

Author and activist Jarrod Shanahan comes on the show to discuss his books Captives and States of Incarceration. Be sure to send your feedback to Jake [email protected] MERCH poddamnamerica.bigcartel.com PATREON + DISCORD patreon.com/poddamnamerica

God Built Me For This Hobby w/ Mishka Shubaly

January 14, 2023 17:06 - 1 hour - 61.5 MB

Mishka Shubaly returns to PDA to talk creative process bullshit with Jake. Also Baudrillard, Hegel, The Replacements, penguins, and more. CATCH US ON TOUR 2 DATES left SAN ANTONIO https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mishka-shubaly-vs-jake-flores-tickets-511148006447 AUSTIN https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mishka-shubaly-jake-flores-and-friends-tickets-512256040607 MERCH poddamnamerica.bigcartel.com PATREON + DISCORD patreon.com/poddamnamerica

Teaser - Nuge Revelations

January 12, 2023 16:07 - 3 minutes - 2.82 MB

Anders breaks down Ted Nugent's book God Guns and Rock N Roll so you can discuss him with your father PATREON patreon.com/PodDamnAmerica MERCH poddamnamerica.bigcartel.com

Fly Into The Danger Zone w/ Andrew Perez

January 08, 2023 18:48 - 54 minutes - 49.7 MB

In this exciting follow up episode we flesh out how Anders got trapped in Pittsbugh last week in an interview on the state of the airline industry with journalist Andrew Perez from The Lever News. Then we play all of Hakeem Jeffries speech where he does the alphabet because you have been bad and deserve to be punished. PATREON patreon.com/PodDamnAmerica MERCH poddamnamerica.bigcartel.com

TEASER - The Life And Death Of Michael Hastings

January 05, 2023 14:34 - 5 minutes - 4.65 MB

In which Alex and Anders hop in the time machine to discuss the death of journalist Michael Hastings and go over his coverage of disgraced CIA agent Andrew Warren for one of his last articles The Spy Who Cracked Up In The Cold PATREON patreon.com/poddamnamerica MERCH poddamnamerica.bigcartel.com

Anders Free NYE w/ Alex and Jake

January 01, 2023 01:32 - 1 hour - 59.2 MB

Holy crap damn fam, we did it. The year is over. Join Alex and Jake as we stab this year in it's rattling, skeletal rib cage. The gang's all here, Jake, Alex, a skeleton monster, Murray, no Anders. What an episode. MERCH poddamnamerica.bigcartel.com PATREON patreon.com/PodDamnAmerica

TEASER - 2022: Bussin or Baka?

December 29, 2022 17:37 - 3 minutes - 3.33 MB

fr fr this was the news of the year PATREON patreon.com/poddamnamerica MERCH poddamnamerica.bigcartel.com

DreadTube: Eyes Wide Shut - Technically a Christmas Story

December 24, 2022 11:00 - 1 hour - 60.1 MB

Merry Holidays. This year in your audio stocking it's another installment of DreadTube: the audio essay series. This ep Jake explains his favorite technically a Christmas movie movie, Stanley Kubrick's Eyes Wide Shut. Obviously, SPOILER WARNING if you haven't seen it, this ep will give away the whole story. (Also spoiler it's about capitalism) MERCH poddamnamerica.bigcartel.com PATREON patreon.com/PodDamnAmerica

TEASER - Long Cool Daddies

December 21, 2022 20:44 - 3 minutes - 3.33 MB

Alex and Anders left you something beneath the tree... oh what's that? It's a review of Bruce Springsteen and Barack Obama's collaboration podcast PATREON patreon.com/poddamnamerica

Make'm Say BOOO w/ Brandon Sutton

December 18, 2022 17:34 - 1 hour - 63.2 MB

Chad Vigorous is back to break down the Sam Bankman Fried trial. Anders' aioli controversy is revealed. ANDERS' ARTICLE https://therealnews.com/to-understand-the-federal-reserves-inflation-playbook-look-to-the-1979-volcker-shock MERCH poddamnamerica.bigcartel.com PATREON + DISCORD patreon.com/poddamnamerica

TEASER - German History X w/ Ciaran Dold

December 15, 2022 20:46 - 3 minutes - 3.07 MB

We invite Germany's #1 Irishman to explain the recent coup attempt to us PATREON patreon.com/poddamnamerica

Trains And All w/ Maximillian Alvarez

December 10, 2022 11:00 - 1 hour - 90.2 MB

Max Alvarez from The Real News comes on to help us discuss politics since we can't stop talking about eating people SUPPORT A RAIL UNION NEAR YOU https://smart-union.org/2022-rail-solidarity-rally/ GAME BOYS 12/16 https://caveat.nyc/events/hard-drive-presents-game-boys-12-16-2022 MERCH poddamnamerica.bigcartel.com PATREON + DISCORD patreon.com/poddamnamerica

PREVIEW - Hardcore AndersLee: Harry Bridges (Let Him Cook!)

December 09, 2022 22:51 - 2 minutes - 2.08 MB

Who's ready to rap about the bridge man? PATREON patreon.com/poddamnamerica

All Hail The Rat Czar

December 04, 2022 00:26 - 1 hour - 58.5 MB

We talk about Kanye for way too long and then we talk about how San Francisco police have unveiled a real robocop and then we talk about New York City's hottest new job listing. Also CONTENT WARNING: we talk a lot at the end about putting down animals idk man. MERCH poddamnamerica.bigcartel.com PATREON + DISCORD patreon.com/poddamnamerica

(preview) What's Up CIAers

December 01, 2022 10:12 - 4 minutes - 4 MB

We listen to the CIA's podcast so you don't have to. Also we talk about crack (related). FULL EP AT PATREON.COM/PODDAMNAMERICA

The Thanksgiving Gay Charade

November 27, 2022 22:13 - 59 minutes - 54.8 MB

Happy Thanksgiving we mostly goof off on this one but then we do talk about a mass shooting and also anders makes a really disgusting noise into the microphone so CONTENT WARNING for both of those. MERCH poddamnamerica.bigcartel.com PATREON patreon.com/poddamnamerica

(preview)The Red Army Faction: Nude and Radical

November 21, 2022 20:17 - 2 minutes - 2.61 MB

Anders tells us about the Red Army Faction, a rogue left wing terrorist organization that existed in Germany in the 1970's. Also we talk about cat dicks. FULL EPISODE AT PATREON.COM/PODDAMNAMERICA

SAD Money: The FTX Scam w/ David Bradley Isenberg

November 20, 2022 01:46 - 1 hour - 72.1 MB

We are joined by our pal and finance writer David Bradley Isenberg to discuss whatever the hell's going on with this polycule that tried to commit doge fraud or something. Idk. David explains it. DAVID BRADLEY ISENBERG davidbradleyisenberg.com MERCH poddamnamerica.bigcartel.com PATREON + DISCORD patreon.com/PODDAMNAMERICA

(preview) We're Doing Great Things In Polish

November 16, 2022 22:09 - 2 minutes - 2.15 MB

We talk about the whole ww3 thing almost happening and we talk about the return of the Donald and I think we talk about vikings for some reason. FULL EPISODE AT patreon.com/PodDamnAmerica

The Socialist Patients Collective: Sick as Hell

November 13, 2022 00:58 - 1 hour - 81.4 MB

We discuss the lost history of the Marxian German autonomous collective of psychiatric patients known as the SPK. But first, Deleuze, Guattari, rhizomes, bodies without organs, Kate Bush, antipsychiatry, trade regimes, Bayonetta, and Popeyes. HEALTH COMMUNISM https://www.versobooks.com/books/4081-health-communism MERCH poddamnamerica.bigcartel.com PATREON + DISCORD patreon.com/poddamnamerica

(preview) Midterms 2022: No Cap!

November 09, 2022 20:24 - 1 minute - 1.78 MB

We discuss the results of yesterday's midterm elections and we also learn a fun new word. FULL EP AT PATREON.COM/PODDAMNAMERICA

The Deep Cake with Aaron Good

November 05, 2022 21:25 - 1 hour - 66.6 MB

We are joined by Aaron Good, author of "American Exception: Empire and the Deep State," to talk about his book. Also we drop a cake on the floor. AARON GOOD @Aaron_Good_ American Exception: Empire and the Deep State https://www.patreon.com/americanexception https://www.skyhorsepublishing.com/9781510769137/american-exception/ americanexception.com ANDERS SUBSTACK https://anderslee.substack.com/ MERCH poddamnamerica.bigcartel.com PATREON + DISCORD patreon.com/poddamnamerica

(preview) How To Blow Up a Podcast

November 03, 2022 08:35 - 4 minutes - 3.76 MB

Alex tells us about the book How To Blow Up a Pipeline by Andreas Malm. FOR FULL EPISODE GO TO PATREON.COM/PODDAMNAMERICA

Pod Damn Theater Presents: The Master of Margaritas

October 29, 2022 13:00 - 36 minutes - 33.5 MB

It is Halloween and our gothest pals have joined us to act out a play Jake wrote after reading a Russian novel and working 1000 bar shifts. THE MASTER OF MARGARITAS starring Jake Flores @feraljokes Anders Lee @andersleehere Alex Ptak @ptaktestkitchen Jamie Peck @jamie_elizabeth @ELCpod and narrated by Ashley Darrow @darrowvania @HorrorVanguard MERCH poddamnamerica.bigcartel.com PATREON + DISCORD patreon.com/PodDamnAmerica

(preview) Antisemitic Things

October 27, 2022 10:39 - 3 minutes - 3.53 MB

We discuss Kanye, Fetterman, Ukraine, and soup. FOR FULL EPISODE GO TO PATREON.COM/PODDAMNAMERICA

You Haiti to See It w/ Pascal Robert

October 24, 2022 07:58 - 1 hour - 57.9 MB

We talk to Pascal Robert from This Is Revolution about the current situation in Haiti but first we talk about something much dumber. PASCAL ROBERT @probert06 @TIRShowOakland https://www.huffpost.com/author/pascal-robert ANDERS SUBSTACK https://anderslee.substack.com/ MERCH poddamnamerica.bigcartel.com PATREON patreon.com/poddamnamerica

(preview) Hardcore Anderslee: Wellstone!

October 19, 2022 22:00 - 3 minutes - 3.19 MB

Anders tells us the mysterious tale of short king Minnesota state senator Paul Wellstone, who perished suspiciously in a plane crash at the height of his game. Wellstone! FULL EPISODE AT PATREON.COM/PODDAMNAMERICA

House of 1000 Porkers w/ Andrew Hilary & Brad Pearson

October 15, 2022 18:09 - 1 hour - 62.4 MB

We went to the NYPD's Nu-Metal ass Haunted House. ANDREW HILARY @AndrewHilaryUS @WorstWeekYet worstweekyet.com BRAD PEARSON @BradicalPearson selfworst.com MERCH poddamnamerica.bigcartel.com PATREON + DISCORD patreon.com/PodDamnAmerica

(teaser) Gladio Radio IV: Night Of The Small Plates w/ Corner Spaeti

October 12, 2022 20:04 - 5 minutes - 5.64 MB

On this important 4th entry into our crossover series with the Corner Spaeti podcast, Ciaran and Rob detail the quiet fascism of Spain and Portugal in postwar Europe PATREON patreon.com/poddamnamerica

Bong Of The Unknown Soldier w/ Conor Halbleib

October 08, 2022 13:22 - 1 hour - 58.3 MB

A special pardon for no one from President Biden, some loose Mario discussion, and a visit from Kentucky congressional candidate Conor Halbleib CHECK OUT CONOR conor4kentucky.com PATREON patreon.com/poddamnamerica MERCH https://poddamnamerica.bigcartel.com/ GAME BOYS https://caveat.nyc/events/hard-drive-presents-game-boys-10-22-2022 WHY YOU MAD https://www.patreon.com/whyyoumad ANDERS SUBSTACK https://anderslee.substack.com/


October 06, 2022 13:25 - 5 minutes - 3.73 MB

The who's who against World War II PATREON: patreon.com/poddamnamerica

Bathroom Radicalism

October 02, 2022 14:51 - 1 hour - 54.9 MB

This week: Elon Musk's car is a boat, Florida is destroyed, Jair Bolsonaro may or may not have done a funny dance PATREON + DISCORD patreon.com/poddamnamerica MERCH poddamnamerica.bigcartel.com COME TO GAME BOYS https://caveat.nyc/events/hard-drive-presents-game-boys-10-22-2022 CHECK OUT WHY YOU MAD https://www.patreon.com/whyyoumad CHECK OUT QUORATORS https://five.libsyn.com/episodes/view/24436638 ANDERS' SUBSTACK https://anderslee.substack.com/p/from-world-war-to-class-war-pt-1

(preview) The PDA Framily Plan

September 28, 2022 21:42 - 2 minutes - 2.69 MB

We talk about Alex's harrowing experience getting owned by teenagers at Popeye's last week, as well as Cuba, pipelines, and Italy's new fascist girlboss prime minister. Mostly though, we it's about family🤌🤌 FULL EPISODE AT PATREON.COM/PODDAMNAMERICA


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