The Eclecticast
54. The Answer To Alex Jones Is Bill Hicks - The Life And Times Of Alexander Emerick Jones Part II

54. The Answer To Alex Jones Is Bill Hicks - The Life And Times Of Alexander Emerick Jones Part II

September 15, 2019

This week Ben finishes of his two part series on Alex Jones, talking about his new business model, his relationship with Trump and the outlandish events of the past few years.

We also chat about Lana Del Ray, giving up your dating information to Facebook and the sad passing of the Jeremy Renner App.

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53. Sex Robots Will Kill Us All

53. Sex Robots Will Kill Us All

September 8, 2019

This week Steph reflects on movies from the 80's set in 2019, how accurate and inaccurate their predictions were, and our opinions on whether we can have sex with robots.

We also discuss bed bugs in The New York Times office, Disney war on popular culture and why The Eclecticast office won't be on a WeWork floor.

Finally we talk about Ari Aster's new film Midsommar.

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52. You Don’t Hear About The New World Order Anymore - The Life And Times Of Alexander Emerick Jones Part I

52. You Don’t Hear About The New World Order Anymore - The Life And Times Of Alexander Emerick Jones Part I

August 25, 2019

This week Ben guides us through the first part of the Alex Jones episode, guiding us through childhood, early career and what his beliefs are.

We also chat about how Iceland is melting and the Amazon (the good one) is on fire, Elon Musk's totally normal plan to nuke Mars and the authoritarian world of Amazon (the bad one).

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51. Gone Gal

51. Gone Gal

August 18, 2019

This week Steph tells us about the twisted tale of Angela and Ian Diaz, and Michelle Hadley. This one is certainly a bizarre journey. [Trigger Warning: Sexual Assault]

We also talk about the cynical marketing campaign targeting millennial associated buzzwords, the disturbing number of young people without friends and the obligatory (though delayed) Jeffrey Epstein conversation. [Trigger Warning: Paedophilia, Sexual Assault, Suicide]

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50. Demo # 0 - Test

50. Demo # 0 - Test

August 12, 2019

In this very first attempt to record content, we talk about our history of broadcasting and performance, religion and cults, appropriation of culture, living out of home and our early plans for the podcast. I feel like you learn a lot about what makes us tick in this demo.

Real fans will take note of all the quotes included in The Eclecticast theme.

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49. Demo # 6 - Why We Don’t Fuck

49. Demo # 6 - Why We Don’t Fuck

August 4, 2019

This week Ben tells us about Platonic love, the original dialogue from which it emerged and what it means to navigate a friendly relationship with someone you could be sexually attracted to.

We also talk about feet pics, the Oscars and our plans to become podcast millionaires.

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48. Would You Like To Ride My (LEGO) Train?

48. Would You Like To Ride My (LEGO) Train?

July 29, 2019

This week Ben goes personal and talks at length about one of his hobbies. LEGO. Its history, all the different kinds of LEGO and the issues surrounding this ubiquitous brick. Trigger warning: Suicide.

We also chat about the problem with the glut of podcasts, why are some people are going to the U.N. so they can continue to harass women and how the ladies also reportedly like sexy time.

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47. Modern Slavery Exists

47. Modern Slavery Exists

July 21, 2019

This week Steph tells us about modern slavery, its surprising prevalence in western countries and a few recent examples of this horrific crime. 

We also talk about how you should wash your clothes, the weird habits we keep from out childhood and the movie "Hail Satan?".

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46. Demo # 2 - Red Dragon

46. Demo # 2 - Red Dragon

July 15, 2019

Ben talks about Revelation 12 Sign, a prophecy for the end of the world which of course failed and the wider context of the Book of Revelation. This one is a bit messy.

We also talk about the season finale of Rick and Morty, complain about how many podcasts they are and provide a behind-the-scenes look at trying out some new samples (hopefully soon to return!)

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45. Duh, Killing

45. Duh, Killing

July 7, 2019

In this episode Ben talks about films investigated or charged incorrectly with featuring the murder of actors, where the line for freedom of expression lies, the issues with depictions of violence and sex and that time Charlie Sheen thought he saw a snuff film.

Trigger warning: violence and sexual assault.

We also chat about Dick Smith's predictions about a billionaire massacre, Facebook's image analytics and the problems with facial recognition tools and the end of the golden age of streaming.

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