Geeks and Beats Podcast, Episode 137: Trump Tied

In case you’ve been living in the Encke Gap in the rings of Saturn, you’ll know that Michael Hainsworth and I have rebooted our insanely popular and beautiful amazing Geeks and Beats podcast. We are on a mission to make podcasting GREAT AGAIN!

Okay, so that’s a little overboard. But can you blame me? This week’s episode is quite Trumpish as we speak with the Photoshop genius behind Trump’s Ties (@TrumpsTies), a fun meme that pokes at The Donald’s penchant for tying his ties too long. Plus:

  • The music of politics: why the 1960s isn’t the decade of the protest song you think it is.
  • The collision of technology and politics: from the Nixon-Kennedy debates to net neutrality, our Amber Healy updates us on the millions of signatures protesting the Trump administration’s plan for a two speed Internet.
  • And how social media has killed the 21st century Bob Dylan.

By the way, we’re a total non-profit operation but we must still struggle with costs. If you’d like to support the show (please?) go here.

Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | RSS

Vist the Geeks and Beats website to sample all kinds of geeky goodness provided daily by our crack staff of writers and contributors.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

Alan Cross has 38553 posts and counting. See all posts by Alan Cross

Let us know what you think!

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.