Holy Smoke podcast: Have the churches been betrayed by their bishops? 

Last week I was sent a copy of a devastating 7,000-word letter accusing the Catholic bishops of England and Wales of grossly mishandling the coronavirus crisis by lobbying the government for a complete shutdown of their own churches, even for private prayer. The author called herself (or, more than likely, himself) ‘Fiona McDonald’ – and used a heavily encrypted email service in order to avoid being tracked down. Continue reading

Podcast: “Hoovering” with Jessica Fostekew

Welcome to HOOVERING, the podcast about eating. Host, Jessica Fostekew (Motherland) has a frank conversation with an interesting person about gobbling; guzzling; nibbling; scoffing; devouring and wolfing all up… or if you will, hoovering.

In this inaugeral episode, Deborah Francis-White (super star of BBC R4 and co-creator and host of the incredible smash hit podcast ‘The Guilty Feminist’), talks about giant fridge ambition and having definitely had a gay time.

The liquor was from Hotel Chocolat and here’s the recipe I used for the banana bread, but I mixed the walnuts into the mixture before baking instead of tipping them all on the roof at the end.


“Podwireless” podcast: folk, root and unpop music

By Ian Anderson | FROOTS

It’s Podwireless! Our regular podcast features lots of folk, root and unpop music, most of which you can’t hear anywhere on mainstream radio! There’s also an archive of recent programmes for many hours of listening pleasure. You can either listen via the player below, or by heading to Podomatic.

  1. (Sig) English Country Blues Band : The Italian Job from the CD Unruly (Weekend Beatnik)
  2. Moonlight Benjamin : Kafou from the CD Simido (Ma Case)
  3. Les Amazones D’Afrique feat. Rokia Koné : Dreams from the CD Amazones Power (Real World)
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GasLit Nation: Jared Kushner is a National Emergency

GasLit Nation


On the first Gaslit Nation recorded from self-quarantine from a pandemic, we discuss the terrible political, psychological, and economic toll of the coronavirus. The pandemic has exposed our nation’s hypocrisies and flaws, including income inequality and corruption. The coronavirus catastrophe is currently being overseen by a group of kleptocratic lackeys like Pence, Mnuchin, Miller, and, of course, Jared Kushner. 

Source: https://gaslitnation.libsyn.com/jared-kushner-is-a-national-emergency-0