Tag Archives: Machinedrum

The Show: Trumped

We live in strange and unusual times where satire cannot even begin to keep up with public figures and events. Watch it and weep.

Let’s enjoy the giggles whilst we can, lest we forget Peter Cook’s take on the effectiveness of satire

“like those wonderful Berlin cabarets … which did so much to stop the rise of Hitler and prevent the outbreak of the Second World War”

Here’s the full story behind the cover art on today’s podcast.

Direct download: The_Joint_2016-03-05-12-14.mp3

And here’s the playlist in full…

12pm – 1pm

1pm – 2pm

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The Show: An ostrich in a soda siphon

Letting our freak flag fly today by using Hawkwind’s “Assault & Battery (Part One)” as the last tune on the show, but it’s not an original idea. The inspiration came from the closing credits of  “Satire”, part of the third season of Stewart Lee’s Comedy Vehicle which aired in the UK a couple of weeks ago…

And here’s the playlist in full…

 

Direct download: The_Joint_2014-03-29-12-14.mp3

12pm – 1pm

1pm – 2pm