This Isn't New - History | Trends | Humor | Culture
By Cliff, Bob, and The Narrator
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“This Isn’t New” is an in depth and humorous podcast that looks into humanity's odd ability to repeat itself. Nerd-out with hosts Cliff and Bob as they use a blend of history, current events, and personal insights, to transport the listener on an absurd journey into mankind’s past, present, and possible future.
||Explicit014 - Russian Meddling||Signs of Russian meddling and spy craft in our most recent election are everywhere. But, to what extent? What is Russia's end game? Is all this listed out in a book from 1997? Was Bob's paranoia actually justified all this time? Let's find out!||7/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit013 - Memes and Viral Content.mp3||Internet memes: you know them, you love them, or you hate them. But there is no avoiding them. It’s easier than ever to share random information, songs, and images. But, why do we all do it suddenly? The answer is of course that sharing of things...||6/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit012 - Food Trends Part II - Rags to Riches||What makes a trendy food? What makes a trendy food expensive and lux? These questions and more, we answer in part 2 of our topic of Food Trends. Prepare to talk about $30 s'mores, snail eggs, toast, and, everyone’s favorite thing: BACON.||5/2/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit011 - Food Trends Part I - Health Food||Healthy food is trendy food nowadays. But, health food isn’t a new concept and Kale wasn’t discovered yesterday.||4/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit010 - Bad Presidents||What makes a bad president, who gets to decide, and are the judgements fair? Today our hosts will list for you some of America’s worst presidents and try our best to keep Bob in the country and Cliff from succeeding from the union.||3/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit009 - Birth Control||with Guest Joanna Robinson||2/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit008 - Tech Boom Backlash||The SF Tech Boom changed much of the major city in the past decade. Not Everyone is excited though, and with good reason. Tech booms have always created new innovations and with it, created backlash.||12/2/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit007 - Political Apathy.mp3||Complaining since the Roman Days||11/4/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit006 - Not-So-Modern Inventions||Selfie Sticks. Vending machines. Robots. You may think you know when they were invented but, Cliff and Bob know better. Here are some of their favorite examples of modern/old inventions.||9/21/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit005 - Illegal Art & Graffiti Part 2 - Strider Patton Interview.mp3||Part 2 of Illegal Art and Graffiti in which we play "Startup or Street Artist" with writer Meg Elison - Interview with artist Strider Patton.||6/30/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit004 - Illegal Art & Graffiti Part 1- Strider Patton Interview.mp3||Illegal art and graffiti in the last decade has gained a lot of publicity. Street art in many ways has become legitimized and even legalized since the days of tagging in the 60s and 70s. But, graffiti appears farther back in history than that.||6/16/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit000 - What is This Madness? - Cast and Crew Speak.mp3||What is This Isn’t New? Who are the hosts? What is this madness? These topics and more are discussed in this “About Us” episode. Prepare to be dazzled!||5/31/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit003 - ISIS and Death Cults - Maria Dayton Interview.mp3||ISIS is terrifying. This new fundamentalist terrorist organization has risen in power suddenly and effectively. But, ISIS just Al Qaeda rebranded? What is the appeal of death cults? This and an interview with Maria Dayton.||5/20/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit002 - Apocalypse Fears - Meg Elison Interview||Interview with Meg Elison||4/19/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit001- Online Dating||Matchmakers and Algorithms||4/19/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
Thoughtful and necessary comic relief for the times we live in. Extra kudos for one of the hosts being a fellow anthropologist.
Genuine or trolling?
Are the hosts trolling Bay Area techie types or is this real ignorance?
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