Beast Coast

by Beast Coast Podcast

Beast Coast
  • Language: eng
  • Episodes: 85
  • Last: 6 Mar 2018
Welcome to Beast Coast! We're your source for moderately well-informed insights into pop culture, politics and philosophy. We toss in a fair amount of knee-jerk responses, rants, rambles and pissing contests just to keep things interesting. This podcast is not safe for work, small children or elderly people with heart conditions.

Episodes (85)

  • Fascist Creeps... (3.10)
    Fascist Creeps... (3.10)
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    Published: 6 Mar 2018 Duration: 59:12
    Adam and Geoff sit down to talk about fascism: What it is, where we've seen it, and what's been done about it. Next week we'll have a special guest to talk more about antifascist organizing at the grassroots level; we hope this serves as an... Read more →
    Adam and Geoff sit down to talk about fascism: What it is, where we've seen it, and what's been done about it. Next week we'll have a special guest to talk more about antifascist organizing at the grassroots level; we hope this serves as an... Read more →

  • The Definitive History of Electronic Music 1950-2018 (3.9)
    The Definitive History of Electronic Music 1950-2018 (3.9)
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    Published: 27 Feb 2018 Duration: 01:13:54
    Well y'all, it was a lift but we did it. This is the entire objective history of every genre, sub-genre, and trend in electronic music for the last seventy years. Please @ us with your praise.
    Well y'all, it was a lift but we did it. This is the entire objective history of every genre, sub-genre, and trend in electronic music for the last seventy years. Please @ us with your praise.

  • Algorithmic Control, Cultural Dissent, Political Action (3.8)
    Algorithmic Control, Cultural Dissent, Political Action (3.8)
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    Published: 21 Feb 2018 Duration: 01:01:58
    This week we explore quantifying social credit, what makes a good citizen, what makes a great artist, and the appeal of tuning out entirely.
    This week we explore quantifying social credit, what makes a good citizen, what makes a great artist, and the appeal of tuning out entirely.

  • Patriot Games (with Corey Pein) [3.7]
    Patriot Games (with Corey Pein) [3.7]
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    Published: 13 Feb 2018 Duration: 01:14:51
    This week we catch up with friend of the show Corey Pein (@coreypein) to talk about conspiracies, journalism, the heyday of the CIA, and the ongoing tensions with North Korea.
    This week we catch up with friend of the show Corey Pein (@coreypein) to talk about conspiracies, journalism, the heyday of the CIA, and the ongoing tensions with North Korea.

  • Reproductive Rights with The Marxist Mrs. Maisel (3.6)
    Reproductive Rights with The Marxist Mrs. Maisel (3.6)
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    Published: 6 Feb 2018 Duration: 01:14:56
    This week Raya and Adam sit down with Justine (AKA The Marxist Mrs. Maisel AKA @existentialpink) to talk about reproductive rights, Marxist feminism, bowling with The Mountain Goats, and burning Volkswagen Beetles.
    This week Raya and Adam sit down with Justine (AKA The Marxist Mrs. Maisel AKA @existentialpink) to talk about reproductive rights, Marxist feminism, bowling with The Mountain Goats, and burning Volkswagen Beetles.

  • The Awful Genius of Mark E. Smith
    The Awful Genius of Mark E. Smith
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    Published: 4 Feb 2018 Duration: 29:32
    Bonus ep! Adam and Shane sit down to talk about Mark E. Smith: artist, agitator, questionable human being.
    Bonus ep! Adam and Shane sit down to talk about Mark E. Smith: artist, agitator, questionable human being.

  • Cold Soup, Hard Labor, Can't Lose (3.5)
    Cold Soup, Hard Labor, Can't Lose (3.5)
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    Published: 31 Jan 2018 Duration: 01:08:40
    This week the gang takes the Authoritarian Scale Test and compares notes. We also chat about the Left's vision for the future of work and Geoff's illicit love affair with Ayn Rand.
    This week the gang takes the Authoritarian Scale Test and compares notes. We also chat about the Left's vision for the future of work and Geoff's illicit love affair with Ayn Rand.

  • Nothing About Us Without Us (with Conor Arpwel) [3.4]
    Nothing About Us Without Us (with Conor Arpwel) [3.4]
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    Published: 23 Jan 2018 Duration: 01:18:07
    Raya returns! This week we sit down with DC DSA Disability Activist Conor Arpwel (@arpwel) to discuss socialist organizing, accessibility issues, and mustache grooming techniques. Conor also shares some lessons learned on how to debate erst... Read more →
    Raya returns! This week we sit down with DC DSA Disability Activist Conor Arpwel (@arpwel) to discuss socialist organizing, accessibility issues, and mustache grooming techniques. Conor also shares some lessons learned on how to debate erst... Read more →

  • Virtual Insanity (3.3)
    Virtual Insanity (3.3)
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    Published: 16 Jan 2018 Duration: 01:05:27
    This week the gang sits down to talk about Hawaii's nuclear false alarm, the oncoming perils of virtual reality, and whether or not a certain online editor is in fact an AI designed to fool us all.
    This week the gang sits down to talk about Hawaii's nuclear false alarm, the oncoming perils of virtual reality, and whether or not a certain online editor is in fact an AI designed to fool us all.

  • Trauma / Disability / Addiction / Recovery (3.2)
    Trauma / Disability / Addiction / Recovery (3.2)
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    Published: 9 Jan 2018 Duration: 50:32
    This week we talk to friend-of-the-show Iris about an event that changed her life.
    This week we talk to friend-of-the-show Iris about an event that changed her life.

  • Ziggy Stardust and The Rise and Fall of Our Mixing Board (3.1)
    Ziggy Stardust and The Rise and Fall of Our Mixing Board (3.1)
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    Published: 4 Jan 2018 Duration: 01:12:30
    Season 3 begins! To ring in the new year we decide to take a break from politics and talk about an artist near and dear to so many of us, the late great David Bowie. However, during the conversation, and unbeknownst to us, our mixer shorted... Read more →
    Season 3 begins! To ring in the new year we decide to take a break from politics and talk about an artist near and dear to so many of us, the late great David Bowie. However, during the conversation, and unbeknownst to us, our mixer shorted... Read more →

  • Sound & Vision with Kate Wagner of McMansion Hell
    Sound & Vision with Kate Wagner of McMansion Hell
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    Published: 19 Dec 2017 Duration: 01:17:44
    This week we are excited to sit down with architectural critic and Shostakovich enthusiast Kate Wagner of the brilliant website McMansion Hell to talk about bad houses, good politics, the beauty of Brutalism, and the benefit of banning cars... Read more →
    This week we are excited to sit down with architectural critic and Shostakovich enthusiast Kate Wagner of the brilliant website McMansion Hell to talk about bad houses, good politics, the beauty of Brutalism, and the benefit of banning cars... Read more →

  • Being a Jew on the Left - Part 1
    Being a Jew on the Left - Part 1
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    Published: 15 Dec 2017 Duration: 20:52
    Bonus mini-episode! Shane and Struggle Session's Jonathan Daniel Brown talk about being a Jew on the Left in the first installment of a planned multi-part series.
    Bonus mini-episode! Shane and Struggle Session's Jonathan Daniel Brown talk about being a Jew on the Left in the first installment of a planned multi-part series.

  • 2017: The Year That Was (with Jonathan Daniel Brown)
    2017: The Year That Was (with Jonathan Daniel Brown)
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    Published: 12 Dec 2017 Duration: 01:18:28
    This week we review the year 2017 with Jonathan Daniel Brown from the great podcast Struggle Session. 2017 suffered from poor writing throughout - the villains were cartoonish and there was no obvious hero character. The plot was over-relia... Read more →
    This week we review the year 2017 with Jonathan Daniel Brown from the great podcast Struggle Session. 2017 suffered from poor writing throughout - the villains were cartoonish and there was no obvious hero character. The plot was over-relia... Read more →

  • Building Democratic Socialism with Lee Carter
    Building Democratic Socialism with Lee Carter
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    Published: 5 Dec 2017 Duration: 01:05:38
    This week we are very privileged to have Lee Carter, Delegate-elect for Virginia's 50th District, join us to talk about his historic campaign and victory as the first Democratic Socialist elected to public office in Virginia. We also talk a... Read more →
    This week we are very privileged to have Lee Carter, Delegate-elect for Virginia's 50th District, join us to talk about his historic campaign and victory as the first Democratic Socialist elected to public office in Virginia. We also talk a... Read more →

  • Simply Having a Skeptical Christmastime
    Simply Having a Skeptical Christmastime
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    Published: 28 Nov 2017 Duration: 57:13
    Adam and Geoff are a little on the fence about Christmas. Luckily, Raya is here to help them rediscover the magic, stop worrying, and love the gift-giving.
    Adam and Geoff are a little on the fence about Christmas. Luckily, Raya is here to help them rediscover the magic, stop worrying, and love the gift-giving.

  • Be Careful What You Wish For
    Be Careful What You Wish For
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    Published: 23 Nov 2017 Duration: 01:03:09
    The gang gets together before the holiday to ask the question: Is the media of 2017 everything our 1997-selves could have asked for? We also go on multiple tangents, including DSA, Adventure Time, and Max Headroom. Plus, we recommend some b... Read more →
    The gang gets together before the holiday to ask the question: Is the media of 2017 everything our 1997-selves could have asked for? We also go on multiple tangents, including DSA, Adventure Time, and Max Headroom. Plus, we recommend some b... Read more →

  • Accelerationism and Hypernormalization (with Corey Pein)
    Accelerationism and Hypernormalization (with Corey Pein)
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    Published: 14 Nov 2017 Duration: 01:26:44
    Corey Pein of the podcast News From Nowhere and the forthcoming book "Live Work Work Work Die" joins Adam and Shane to talk about the ongoing crises in Saudi Arabia, nationalist marches in Poland, and how the concepts of accelerationism and... Read more →
    Corey Pein of the podcast News From Nowhere and the forthcoming book "Live Work Work Work Die" joins Adam and Shane to talk about the ongoing crises in Saudi Arabia, nationalist marches in Poland, and how the concepts of accelerationism and... Read more →

  • Election Victory Lap
    Election Victory Lap
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    Published: 9 Nov 2017 Duration: 48:35
    Adam and Geoff sit down to talk about Tuesday night's elections and what it means for grassroots Leftist politics moving forward. We also talk about the impacts of Bernie Sanders, Richard Pryor, and Whoopi Goldberg.
    Adam and Geoff sit down to talk about Tuesday night's elections and what it means for grassroots Leftist politics moving forward. We also talk about the impacts of Bernie Sanders, Richard Pryor, and Whoopi Goldberg.

  • Peace, Land, and Tomatoes
    Peace, Land, and Tomatoes
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    Published: 1 Nov 2017 Duration: 01:06:19
    The gang is back this week to talk about the Catalonian independence movement, what we can learn from Cuba's urban farming infrastructure, and the differences between Australian and American banner ads.
    The gang is back this week to talk about the Catalonian independence movement, what we can learn from Cuba's urban farming infrastructure, and the differences between Australian and American banner ads.