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This week, we're once again joined by Miles Klee (@Milesklee) to talk about author posting, and namely, Joyce Carol Oates. From the disgusting Keyboard tweet and the posts of her unwashed toes, to lamenting the Halloween decorations of her neighbours, we ask - what *is* Oates Posting? How is Joyce Carol Oates so good at it, and how is she one of th…
 
This is a preview of a bonus episode of Ten Thousand Posts. You can listen to the full episode at : www.patreon.com/10kpostspodcast.This week, we're joined by comedian Rajiv Karia (@RajivAKaria) as we talk about whether we actually enjoy TV shows anymore, or whether we just get mad at people who don't like them. We talk about how we are all part of…
 
This week, Hussein and Phoebe are joined by tech writer and journalist Chris Stokel Walker (@stokel), the author of Youtubers : How YouTube Shook Up TV and Created a New Generation of Stars and TikTok Boom: China, the US and the Superpower Race for Social Media.We talk about what a "Platform" actually is, at a time when Facebook is under heavy crit…
 
This week, we're joined by Sirin Kale (@thedalstonyears), a writer for The Guardian, GQ and Vogue, to talk about Nextdoor - the billion dollar app that has taken over local neighbourhoods, and has its own wikipedia section entirely dedicated to 'racial controversies'. We discuss how this app has simulated the 'idea' of a neighbourhood as a surveill…
 
This is a preview of a bonus episode. You can listen to the whole episode at : www.patreon.com/10kpostspodcast. ------- This week, Hussein & Devon watch episodes 2 and 3 of Serial Experiments Lain, in which we learn more about "the Wired", its relationship to the 'real world' and all the weird things happening to Lain as she modifies her computer a…
 
On this week's episode we're joined by Luke Bailey (@imbadatlife) , co-host of The Content Mines podcast and someone who actually has a "day job". We talk about our experiences working in several #content factories, as we ask ourselves - what *is* content, actually? At a time when everything from news and art, to games and entertainment, are organi…
 
On this week's episode, we're joined once again by Will Kedjanyi (@KeejayOV3) to talk about why the British government - having decided to fully give up on governing- has been stocked to the brim with Posters. From Nadine Dorries falling for every Facebook conspiracy you can think of, to Liz Truss and her #love of #hashtags, the Conservative party …
 
This is an Unlocked episode from our Patreon. You can subscribe for fortnightly bonus content at : www.patreon.com/10kpostspodcast. It is with great pleasure that we once again enter The Phrenology Zone on this week's bonus episode, after Hussein found someone with an even weirder theory of gender than friend of the show Bevvie.We're once again joi…
 
Look, a lot of things happened in England recently and, in order to understand them we once again consult the podcaster's Oracle, Nate Bethea (@inthesedeserts) to try explain it to us. In this episode, we talk to Nate about Nicki Minaj posting weird British voice notes to Boris Johnson, her cousin's big balls, and what this tells us about vaccine p…
 
This is a preview of a bonus episode. If you'd like to listen to the full episode, subscribe to our patreon at www.patreon.com/10kpostspodcast---- ---On this week's bonus episode, Hussein once again forces Phoebe to watch Cartoons, despite her insistence that she is above them. We watch the first episode of Serial Experiments Lain, the 1998 cult an…
 
It has come to our attention that some of our early episodes were "difficult to listen to". Maybe it was because of bad audio and remote recording, or, more likely, that very few people in society have Chad Ears. In any case, we've decided to revisit some classic episodes, not only with clear eyes and USB mics, but also with greater knowledge of th…
 
This week were joined by national treasure Annie Kelly (@Annieknk), a writer, academic researcher and UK correspondent for the QAnon Anonymous podcast, to talk about how we should be talking about radical online subcultures like Incels. We discuss the limitations of mainstream media in being able to conceptualise the positions of these groups, why …
 
This is a preview of a bonus episode. To listen to the entire episode, subscribe for $5 a month at: www.patreon.com/10kpostspodcast. ---- ----This week, we're joined by returning guest and friend, Jathan Sandowski (@jathansandwoski), from the very good podcast, This Machine Kills . We talk about Jameela Jamil's recent comments regarding Leftist str…
 
This week, we're joined by friend of the show Alex Ptak (@PtakTestKitchen), of Pod Damn America and Ballin' out Super fame, to revisit the Posting Hall of Fame to revisit some classic posts that ask some important questions. We talk about whether Deadbeat Dads are the real victims of Children who simply have bad vibes, Shanley's "Stop Appropriating…
 
This is a preview of a bonus episode. You can listen to the entire episode on Patreon at www.patreon.com/10kpostspodcast. --------We finish off our Matrix series by talking about the final instalment of the Matrix trilogy. The Matrix Revolutions. We're joined by Sophie (@theymersophie) from the Youtube channel Curio once again, as we talk about the…
 
This week, we're joined by Owen Jones, a writer, broadcaster and columnist at The Guardian, to talk about why everyone keeps getting mad at his posts, and why he trends once a week on Twitter for the most mundane things. Crucially, we examine what happens when you fully transcend your body and become a symbol in digital space upon which people proj…
 
This is a Preview of a bonus episode. You can listen to the full episode at www.patreon.com/10kpostspodcast. --------Welcome back to the Ten Thousand Posts Movie Club! Sit back and relax, and remember, if you insist on filming the screen with your phone, *at least* set it to 180px.We're joined by Sophie (@Theymersophie), host of the Youtube channel…
 
Welcome back to the Ten Thousand Posts *Movie Club*! Get your favourite movie theatre snack (may I suggest some refried beans and a tin of Tilapia?), relax and enjoy. This week, we're joined by Andrew Law (@IllyBocean) from the BoontaVista podcast, to talk about the first Matrix movie. Released in 1999, the film is considered a cinematic masterpiec…
 
We're joined this week by friend of the show Olga Koch (@Rocknrolga) to talk about all the weird reply guys she keeps having to deal with in her DMs, and crucially, why Reply Guys have become more and more unhinged. Have the parasocial boundaries simply become more vague and translucent, or have platforms - which encourage us to *constantly reply* …
 
On this week's bonus episode, we once again enter Da Phrenology Zone to discuss a new poster who is so obsessed by gender that they demand to measure your skull, and crucially, your Eye Gap. Why is this poster declaring what gender people *really* are based on the shape of bowling balls? We're still not entirely sure - but what is clear is that his…
 
This week, we're joined by writer, broadcaster and activist Richard Seymour (@leninology) to talk about his book, "The Twittering Machine", which explores why so many people continue to use platforms like Twitter, despite it making them more miserable, angry and afraid. Richard talks to us about the limits of conceiving of social media use as an ex…
 
This week, we're joined by journalist and magician Alan White (@Aljwhite), who is the Editor-in-Chief of Politics Home, and the former Lord Justice of Twitter (according to his bio). We discuss the most important issue of our times: Are Clowns a subset of Magician? It's an important question which tackles the conception of 'audience' that underpins…
 
In the second part of our Main Character series, we talk to writer and critic Rachel Connolly (@RachelConnoll14) about the evolution of "The Main Character", and how social media platforms incentivise us to create Hero and Villain arcs for people we don't actually know, but are convinced cannot and should not ever be redeemed. We talk about two rec…
 
This week, Hussein and Phoebe talk about "The Main Character", and how the current social media economy encourages its users to actively seek out being the central character of an ongoing, tedious dramedy with no discernible plot, character arcs or clear narrative. We read Kyle Chayka's "We All Have Main Character Energy Now" to look at how being t…
 
This week, we're joined by Roisin Kiberd, journalist and author of 'The Disconnect: A Personal Journey Through the Internet', a collection of essays that examines the dominance of big tech, how platforms have taken over the internet, and how that influences our collective feelings of powerlessness and alienation. Also, a long, deserved consideratio…
 
This week, we're joined by Julian Feeld (@julianfeeld), co-host of the popular QanonAnonymous podcast, to talk about the legacy of John McAfee, the guy who made his fortune on glitchy anti-virus software and, rather than becoming one kind of bizarre tech guy, decided to become another. In doing so, he was on the run after being accused of murdering…
 
On this week's episode, we're joined by Alana Hope Levinson (@alanalevinson), a writer and media consultant, who was previously the Deputy Editor of MEL magazine. We talk about the infamous "British Lad Hit With Chair" video, discussing, frame by frame, how it is a contemporary work of unappreciated art, and something that, at a time of oral histor…
 
In this week's *bonus* episode, we return to the 10kposts Picturehouse to gourge on tasteless popcorn, drink heavily watered down Monster energy, and watch the 2010 David Fincher/Aaron Sorkin movie "The Social Network". --------We talk about what the film got right about the underlying ideologies of social media platforms, how they were originally …
 
This week, Hussein Interviews Tom Victor (@tomvictor), author of ‘What Would Jurgen Klopp Do?’ as well as several good posts. We talk about what "Football Twitter" is exactly, how and why they clog up Twitter's trending pages every Saturday, and, in the absence of Football, operate similarly to other online fandoms - both in promoting their favouri…
 
This week we have a classic 10k where we talk about some fun posts. We start off with Richard Dawkins being unable to understand Kafka's The Metamorphosis and then go onto Jeanette Winterson getting so mad at the publishing industry and its proximity to home decor that she burnt her own books.Finally, we talk about two tweets that, though seemingly…
 
This week's bonus is with James Allen-Robertson, a researcher on radical technology and cultures. He talks to us about the origins of Online Rationalism, early forums culture, and why so many of the rationalists now seem to only agree on one thing (mandatory phrenology in schools). How has this movement shaped the social web, and how exactly did it…
 
In Part 1 of our series on Dominic Cummings, the self-fashioned Svengali and largest government poster's brain, we're joined by friend of the pod(s) and the Home Counties' favourite stand-up comedian, Nish Kumar (@MrNishKumar). We discuss the extraordinary moment when this podcast was proven correct - that *everything* is posting - when Dominic Cum…
 
This week, we're joined by labor journalist Sarah Jaffe (@sarahljaffe) to talk about her book Why Work Won't Love You Back, which is out with Hurst Publishers. We talk about how the 2008 financial crisis permanently changed the structure of work, normalising instability and precariousness and creating foundational struggle myths to justify paying p…
 
This week we're joined by writer and good poster Miles Klee (@milesklee) to talk about his ongoing war with Elon Musk, and specifically, how Elon stole a meme he made. Turns out, this isn't the only time Elon has stolen a meme! In fact, Musk not only has a basic boomer taste in memes, but he actively leverages it to inflate the value of his stupid …
 
Good News! We have done a lucrative business deal with Nate and licensed a limited version of Alice / @AliceAvizandum (Posting Alice) to come on the show this week, to talk about her infamous International Space Station tweet, and how it united Muslim Twitter and Gender Twitter in getting mad online. A rare combination!We also talk about Silvercorp…
 
We've unlocked one of our bonus episodes this week, because we felt that there is an issue that too many have been silent on, fearing the woke mob who have normalised things such as overly-long personal blogs on top of simple recipes, and the defence of, in the words of Donald Trump, "bad-food restaurants". We're joined by friend of the show Riley …
 
This week, Milo Edwards (@Milo_Edwards) joins us once again on the podcast for yet another strange hybrid podcast where we aren't sure if we're talking about start ups, Seinfeld or posts. Eventually, we decide to talk about Milo's attempted cancellation by British guys with Ukranian flags in their Twitter names, who are convinced that Milo is a war…
 
This week, we're joined by The New Republic's Alex Pareene (@Pareene) to talk about extremely online mayors, and why the upcoming London Mayoral Race is filled with internet personalities who care way more about their individual grievances against Twitter and Facebook than about the cities they actually want to run. It's not just in London either! …
 
On this week's pod, we're joined by Ed Ongweso (@bigblackjacobin) from the very good podcast This Machine Kills (@machinekillspod) to talk about why certain rich people who love evolutionary psychology are obsessed with designing high IQ babies whose sole purpose is to design apps for your various delivery and content streaming services. We then ta…
 
In this week's bonus episode, we talk about all the Pandemic Posts that broke our brains and churned it into soup. Friend of the pod Milo Edwards (@Milo_Edwards) talks to us about all the dumb things that happened in the past year - including Sarah Vine, the wife of Michael Gove, revealing that the government minister has a bunch of race science bo…
 
On our second attempt to try summarise the weirdest posts of the Coronavirus Pandemic, we enlisted friend of all the pods Milo Edwards (@Milo_Edwards) to help us remember all the things that happened.-------- We talk about what happens when a conspiracy theorist is proven right, and how it completely messes with their sense of self. Plus, we discus…
 
CONTENT NOTE: Since recording this episode last week, a number of allegations against Chet Hanks have come out, involving previously unknown instances of intimate partner violence. As such we retract our charmed comments and responses to Chet Hanks and do not condone, support or, indeed, endorse him. Everyone involved in this podcast stands on the …
 
Did you know that cops aren't good? On this week's bonus episode, we're joined by Katie Way (@k80way) to talk about her newsletter All Cops Are Posters, which documents all the bizarre posts cops in the US are posting to express their endless victimhood complex - despite causing the vast majority of their own problems. We also talk about the story …
 
Hey, why are so many guys online getting mad about neo gothic architecture? Why are they dreaming about having a 'tradwife' to feed them snacks while they keep losing money in cryptocurrency? This week, we're joined by good friend of the pod Eleanor Janega (@goingmedieval), a Writer and Medieval Historian who runs the blog "Going Medieval", which e…
 
This week, we're joined by friend of the show John Duncan (@johntheduncan), a Youtuber and PhD researcher in Human Rights. We talk about political content on Youtube, and in particular, how long, well researched content is struggling to cut through the overload of 'debate' style content, where a guy will shout into a podcast microphone about Antifa…
 
This week's bonus episode features our friend Riley (@Raaleh) from Trashfuture, The Bottlemen and Boney Island Whitefish. He talks to us about Fillippo Marinetti, a fascist, futurist poet who believed that pasta was making Italian men lazy, and that they needed to switch their diet to meat sculptures in order to fully appreciate the glory of war. W…
 
This week, we're joined by comedian Alex Kealy to talk about what *exactly* is going on in the world of British comedy. Why are so many British stand up comedians becoming reactionary posters who can't stop getting mad about genders? And moreover, why aren't they actually that funny on the internet? Turns out, having poster's disease means you lose…
 
In this week's episode, we're joined by friend of all the pods Will Kedjanyi (@KeejayOV3), a political betting analyst with a deep understanding of Poster's Disease and all who have been infected. We talk about Naomi Wolf's amazing tweet about how the COVID-19 vaccine has the power to cause time travel, and why Hussein wants to start a podcast with…
 
On this week's bonus , we speak to friend of the show Jathan Sadowski, co-host of the excellent podcast 'This Machine Kills', about Facebook's changing position as a platform, and how, in its attempts to cancel Australia simply for being English, it ended up gaining a more powerful position as an arbiter of information distribution, and probably ma…
 
On this weeks show, we tackle one, very important question: do we actually need to read anymore? Can you simply learn Marxist theory, Burkean philosophy or Dostoyevsky simply by understanding its vibe? It might sound like a straightforward question, but think a little deeper and it will be clear that nobody online has the attention span to read boo…
 
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