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A podcast about the Iraq War.

Latest Episodes

Episode 10 - "The Iraq War Did Not Take Place"

Invading Iraq means never having to say you’re sorry. The end of Bush, the broken promise of Obama, and the rise of ISIS and Donald Trump. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

65 minAUG 17
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Episode 10 - "The Iraq War Did Not Take Place"

Episode 9 - "How Do You Fuck That Up?"

The empire strikes back. As Iraq deteriorates into civil war, the Bush administration taps a new man to lead a new American strategy. Which means saying goodbye to an old friend. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

62 minAUG 10
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Episode 9 - "How Do You Fuck That Up?"

Episode 8 - "Electioneering"

The American public votes to give Bush another term, right before a big dose of buyers’ remorse. In Iraq, the new "democracy" struggles to get elections off the ground as the situation careens toward civil war. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

59 minAUG 3
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Episode 8 - "Electioneering"

Episode 7 - "#Resistance"

Somehow not expecting it, the Americans now face an insurgency problem, as both Sunni and Shi'a militants emerge to kick us out. War crimes and atrocities in Fallujah, Sadr City and Abu Ghraib fuel the flames of anti-American resistance. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

60 minJUL 27
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Episode 7 - "#Resistance"

Episode 6 - "Year Zero"

Welcome to the Green Zone, where America rules from Saddam’s old palace. The US occupation begins the destruction of Iraq, Rudy Giuliani almost becomes Viceroy, and Halliburton hunts and kills baby kittens. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

63 minJUL 20
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Episode 6 - "Year Zero"

Bonus Episode 5 - "Shock Corridor feat. Naomi Klein"

Author Naomi Klein joins us to discuss the American exploitation-fest in Iraq, her own experience coming up during the Bush years, the rehabilitation of the Bush administration, and its continuities with the Trump gang. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

40 minJUL 13
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Bonus Episode 5 - "Shock Corridor feat. Naomi Klein"

Episode 5 - "Dead Links feat. Will Menaker"

The media episode, breaking down some of the journalistic fuck-ups and pundit idiocy that steered us toward war in Iraq. Featuring special guest Will Menaker. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

61 minJUL 13
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Episode 5 - "Dead Links feat. Will Menaker"

Bonus Episode 4 - "Iraqi Horror Picture Show feat. Matt Christman"

Brendan and Noah survey the underwhelming landscape of Iraq War cinema with special guest Matt Christman. They dissect both Hollywood's hits and flops — neither of which were very good — and recommendvery few flicks worth watching. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

60 minJUL 6
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Bonus Episode 4 - "Iraqi Horror Picture Show feat. Matt Christman"

Episode 4 - "Mars Attacks"

America sends Colin Powell, Good Cop, to the UN for one last PR stunt before we invade Iraq. The portal to Gozer the Destructor is opened and the war begins. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

59 minJUL 6
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Episode 4 - "Mars Attacks"

Episode 3 - "Curveball"

September 11th gives America the perfect excuse to finish our hit job on Iraq. We put together the Bush administration's case for war — WMD and al-Qaeda — and take it apart piece by piece. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

61 minJUN 29
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Episode 3 - "Curveball"

Latest Episodes

Episode 10 - "The Iraq War Did Not Take Place"

Invading Iraq means never having to say you’re sorry. The end of Bush, the broken promise of Obama, and the rise of ISIS and Donald Trump. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

65 minAUG 17
Comments
Episode 10 - "The Iraq War Did Not Take Place"

Episode 9 - "How Do You Fuck That Up?"

The empire strikes back. As Iraq deteriorates into civil war, the Bush administration taps a new man to lead a new American strategy. Which means saying goodbye to an old friend. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

62 minAUG 10
Comments
Episode 9 - "How Do You Fuck That Up?"

Episode 8 - "Electioneering"

The American public votes to give Bush another term, right before a big dose of buyers’ remorse. In Iraq, the new "democracy" struggles to get elections off the ground as the situation careens toward civil war. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

59 minAUG 3
Comments
Episode 8 - "Electioneering"

Episode 7 - "#Resistance"

Somehow not expecting it, the Americans now face an insurgency problem, as both Sunni and Shi'a militants emerge to kick us out. War crimes and atrocities in Fallujah, Sadr City and Abu Ghraib fuel the flames of anti-American resistance. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

60 minJUL 27
Comments
Episode 7 - "#Resistance"

Episode 6 - "Year Zero"

Welcome to the Green Zone, where America rules from Saddam’s old palace. The US occupation begins the destruction of Iraq, Rudy Giuliani almost becomes Viceroy, and Halliburton hunts and kills baby kittens. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

63 minJUL 20
Comments
Episode 6 - "Year Zero"

Bonus Episode 5 - "Shock Corridor feat. Naomi Klein"

Author Naomi Klein joins us to discuss the American exploitation-fest in Iraq, her own experience coming up during the Bush years, the rehabilitation of the Bush administration, and its continuities with the Trump gang. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

40 minJUL 13
Comments
Bonus Episode 5 - "Shock Corridor feat. Naomi Klein"

Episode 5 - "Dead Links feat. Will Menaker"

The media episode, breaking down some of the journalistic fuck-ups and pundit idiocy that steered us toward war in Iraq. Featuring special guest Will Menaker. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

61 minJUL 13
Comments
Episode 5 - "Dead Links feat. Will Menaker"

Bonus Episode 4 - "Iraqi Horror Picture Show feat. Matt Christman"

Brendan and Noah survey the underwhelming landscape of Iraq War cinema with special guest Matt Christman. They dissect both Hollywood's hits and flops — neither of which were very good — and recommendvery few flicks worth watching. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

60 minJUL 6
Comments
Bonus Episode 4 - "Iraqi Horror Picture Show feat. Matt Christman"

Episode 4 - "Mars Attacks"

America sends Colin Powell, Good Cop, to the UN for one last PR stunt before we invade Iraq. The portal to Gozer the Destructor is opened and the war begins. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

59 minJUL 6
Comments
Episode 4 - "Mars Attacks"

Episode 3 - "Curveball"

September 11th gives America the perfect excuse to finish our hit job on Iraq. We put together the Bush administration's case for war — WMD and al-Qaeda — and take it apart piece by piece. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

61 minJUN 29
Comments
Episode 3 - "Curveball"
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