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Podcasts

October 8, 2018

Nathan Tse is a fourth year law student who is the current president of the Asian Law Student’s Association. This year ALSA launched a student-run podcast. For those not in the know, what is ALSA? Who are you guys and what do you do? The Asian Law Students’ Association (ALSA) is a law faculty student […]

September 24, 2018

Should an industry which now regularly designs devices that go inside human bodies need professional licensing? Should we continue to lionise a psychological study that was a sham? How accurate do I want my online data profile to be if its primary purpose is to encourage me to part with my time, attention, and money? […]

September 17, 2018

This podcast is the antithesis of eroticism. You will not feel aroused, you will not feel keen to bone, but you might feel like having a pleasant chuckle to yourself. As my wise friend Liberty said of this podcast: your funny bone may be stimulated but your other bone will not be. In short, if […]

August 20, 2018

“‘These are the games of the weekend, we pretend that we just don’t care — but we care.’ And I feel like that is the essence of Melodrama: we pretend that we just don’t care — but we care, we fucking care! and I’m going to show you. This record is a document about that […]

August 13, 2018

It’s really hard to use the term “pop culture” without sounding like a dick. But, for lack of a better term, it must be done. People who read the podcast section (who are you? are you out there?), please consider this a warning/ don’t hate me lol. I like talking about pop culture. I like […]

August 6, 2018

I distinctly remember the first time I heard Malcolm Gladwell’s Revisionist History. It’s the kind of event that is hard to forget. I was bored on the train, endlessly scrolling through Spotify searching for something new. Remembering that a friend had recommended to me the Malcolm Gladwell podcast, I tried my luck and pressed play […]

July 30, 2018

Last year, a member of Iceland’s Pirate Party injured her eye and had to appear on TV wearing an eyepatch. In 2013, six people in the US named their child “Mushroom”. If every car in Monaco tried to drive at the same time, they wouldn’t fit on the roads. When zebras run away from lions, […]

July 23, 2018

Podcasts are for the gays. Though media representation is getting better and more queer creators are gaining mainstream appeal the situation is still far from ideal. In the midst of a media landscape where we are underrepresented and our stories not told, podcasting is a beacon of hope. It’s a medium where stories can be […]

July 16, 2018

BANG! is a Radio New Zealand podcast about sex, relationships, and intimacy. In light of the release of Season 2, I sat down and had a chat with producer and presenter of BANG!, Melody Thomas. For those who haven’t heard of it, how would you describe BANG!? It’s a podcast about sex and relationships and […]