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A podcast about the Iraq War.

Latest Episodes

Bonus Episode 5 - "Shock Corridor feat. Naomi Klein"

Author Naomi Klein joins us to discuss the American exploitation-fest in Iraq, her own experience coming up during the Bush years, the rehabilitation of the Bush administration, and its continuities with the Trump gang.

40 MIN2 d ago
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Bonus Episode 5 - "Shock Corridor feat. Naomi Klein"

Episode 5 - "Dead Links feat. Will Menaker"

The media episode, breaking down some of the journalistic fuck-ups and pundit idiocy that steered us toward war in Iraq. Featuring special guest Will Menaker.

61 MIN2 d ago
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Episode 5 - "Dead Links feat. Will Menaker"

Bonus Episode 4 - "Iraqi Horror Picture Show feat. Matt Christman"

Brendan and Noah survey the underwhelming landscape of Iraq War cinema with special guest Matt Christman. They dissect both Hollywood's hits and flops — neither of which were very good — and recommendvery few flicks worth watching.

60 MIN1 w ago
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Bonus Episode 4 - "Iraqi Horror Picture Show feat. Matt Christman"

Episode 4 - "Mars Attacks"

America sends Colin Powell, Good Cop, to the UN for one last PR stunt before we invade Iraq. The portal to Gozer the Destructor is opened and the war begins.

59 MIN1 w ago
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Episode 4 - "Mars Attacks"

Episode 3 - "Curveball"

September 11th gives America the perfect excuse to finish our hit job on Iraq. We put together the Bush administration's case for war — WMD and al-Qaeda — and take it apart piece by piece.

61 MIN2 w ago
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Episode 3 - "Curveball"

Episode 2 - "American Psycho"

Before George W. Bush, there was Daddy Bush and Bill Clinton, who killed thousands of Iraqis and pushed the country to the brink of famine. The Gulf War, brutal sanctions, and the End of History.

61 MIN3 w ago
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Episode 2 - "American Psycho"

Bonus Episode 1 - "Our Man In Baghdad feat. Dahr Jamail"

In this first bonus episode, Noah talks to author and journalist Dahr Jamail, one of the few journalists who covered the occupation of Iraq, on the ground, without being embedded with the US military or its allies. Dahr is the author of “Beyond the Green Zone,” “The Will To Resist,” and “The Mass Destruction of Iraq.”

56 MINJUN 15
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Bonus Episode 1 - "Our Man In Baghdad feat. Dahr Jamail"

Episode 1 - "Rosebud"

We trace the origins of America’s perverse relationship with Iraq, from the Cold War to the Iran-Iraq War in the 80s. Assassinations, coups, counter-coups, and the rise of Saddam.

58 MINJUN 15
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Episode 1 - "Rosebud"

Episode 0 - "Iraqnophobia" feat. H. Jon Benjamin & James Adomian

Brendan and Noah drag the Iraq War out of America’s memory hole to see how it shaped our hellworld today. Meet the rogues’ gallery of George W. Bush’s administration and Saddam Hussein’s family. Featuring special guests James Adomian and H. Jon Benjamin.

35 MINMAR 17
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Episode 0 - "Iraqnophobia" feat. H. Jon Benjamin & James Adomian

New Podcast Coming Soon: Blowback

The Iraq War did not take place.

1 MINMAR 10
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New Podcast Coming Soon: Blowback
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Latest Episodes

Bonus Episode 5 - "Shock Corridor feat. Naomi Klein"

Author Naomi Klein joins us to discuss the American exploitation-fest in Iraq, her own experience coming up during the Bush years, the rehabilitation of the Bush administration, and its continuities with the Trump gang.

40 MIN2 d ago
Comments
Bonus Episode 5 - "Shock Corridor feat. Naomi Klein"

Episode 5 - "Dead Links feat. Will Menaker"

The media episode, breaking down some of the journalistic fuck-ups and pundit idiocy that steered us toward war in Iraq. Featuring special guest Will Menaker.

61 MIN2 d ago
Comments
Episode 5 - "Dead Links feat. Will Menaker"

Bonus Episode 4 - "Iraqi Horror Picture Show feat. Matt Christman"

Brendan and Noah survey the underwhelming landscape of Iraq War cinema with special guest Matt Christman. They dissect both Hollywood's hits and flops — neither of which were very good — and recommendvery few flicks worth watching.

60 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Bonus Episode 4 - "Iraqi Horror Picture Show feat. Matt Christman"

Episode 4 - "Mars Attacks"

America sends Colin Powell, Good Cop, to the UN for one last PR stunt before we invade Iraq. The portal to Gozer the Destructor is opened and the war begins.

59 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Episode 4 - "Mars Attacks"

Episode 3 - "Curveball"

September 11th gives America the perfect excuse to finish our hit job on Iraq. We put together the Bush administration's case for war — WMD and al-Qaeda — and take it apart piece by piece.

61 MIN2 w ago
Comments
Episode 3 - "Curveball"

Episode 2 - "American Psycho"

Before George W. Bush, there was Daddy Bush and Bill Clinton, who killed thousands of Iraqis and pushed the country to the brink of famine. The Gulf War, brutal sanctions, and the End of History.

61 MIN3 w ago
Comments
Episode 2 - "American Psycho"

Bonus Episode 1 - "Our Man In Baghdad feat. Dahr Jamail"

In this first bonus episode, Noah talks to author and journalist Dahr Jamail, one of the few journalists who covered the occupation of Iraq, on the ground, without being embedded with the US military or its allies. Dahr is the author of “Beyond the Green Zone,” “The Will To Resist,” and “The Mass Destruction of Iraq.”

56 MINJUN 15
Comments
Bonus Episode 1 - "Our Man In Baghdad feat. Dahr Jamail"

Episode 1 - "Rosebud"

We trace the origins of America’s perverse relationship with Iraq, from the Cold War to the Iran-Iraq War in the 80s. Assassinations, coups, counter-coups, and the rise of Saddam.

58 MINJUN 15
Comments
Episode 1 - "Rosebud"

Episode 0 - "Iraqnophobia" feat. H. Jon Benjamin & James Adomian

Brendan and Noah drag the Iraq War out of America’s memory hole to see how it shaped our hellworld today. Meet the rogues’ gallery of George W. Bush’s administration and Saddam Hussein’s family. Featuring special guests James Adomian and H. Jon Benjamin.

35 MINMAR 17
Comments
Episode 0 - "Iraqnophobia" feat. H. Jon Benjamin & James Adomian

New Podcast Coming Soon: Blowback

The Iraq War did not take place.

1 MINMAR 10
Comments
New Podcast Coming Soon: Blowback
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