This is the material that was sourced and read on Episode 76 of the Third Rail. The topics covered are a quick look into our creeping typhus crisis and a profile of future president of Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro.
Recently professional meme victim and Jewish feminist Zoe Williams penned an opinion piece lamenting that anyone who brags about their fitness will become “unavoidably rightwing”. The article is thankfully short, but there is a lot to unpack here. Does boasting about your fitness really put you on the path to becoming “rightwing”? I would argue […]
The far-right has been plagued for years by a problem many are aware of but too few are capable of articulating with any nuance. There have been a few clumsy memes and some grumblings about the worst of the bad actors, and precious little else. I’m talking of course about the toxicity and stumbling blocks […]
“aj your mom killed herself can you come over” On January 27th that was the Facebook message I received around lunch-time. I called him on the phone immediately, and by the tone of his voice I knew mom was almost certainly dead. I grabbed my medic bag, not because I genuinely thought I’d be able […]
I believe a “competency paradox” exists wherein individuals who are accomplished at something do it subconsciously and never even think about the process. This poses a challenge to neophytes since the ones most qualified to teach don’t bother to do it, and clueless fucktards that struggle with tying their own shoelaces write entire volumes […]
Right now everyone knows that the United States is in the grip of a full blown drug addiction epidemic. The nuts and bolts of how Purdue Pharma flooded the market with cheap high-powered synthetic opiates or the sobering statistics on which state had the most overdoses last year have all been examined in great detail, […]