Eat The Rich

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Patreon Ep 080 - Anton Kreil Teaser

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On this week's Patreon episode, Dwight and Shane discuss success-win investment grifter and least-charismatic person in the world, Anton Kreil. patreon.com/eattherich

Ep 096 - Peter Thiel

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So you're a hard right-wing billionaire, at least your enormous wealth will be taxed and put towards social utility, right? Wrong! This week, we discuss Peter Thiel, his college culture war origins, his litigiousness, and his use of middle-class retirement packages to avoid taxes.

UNLOCKED: Patreon Ep 079 - Haitian Migration with Dr. Keith White, Esq.

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On this week's Patreon episode, Dwight speaks with Brooklyn-based attorney and co-founder of the Brooklyn Combine, Dr. Keith White, Esq., about his visit to the Haitian migrant encampment in Del Rio, TX and efforts to provide mutual aid there.

Patreon Ep 079 - Haitian Migration with Dr. Keith White, Esq. Teaser

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This week, Dwight speaks with Brooklyn-based attorney and co-founder of the Brooklyn Combine, Dr. Keith White, Esq. (@drkeithwhite), about his visit to the Haitian migrant encampment in Del Rio, TX and efforts to provide mutual aid there. patreon.com/eattherich

Ep 095 - Carvana

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If it looks like garbage, drives like garbage, and will ultimately be repossessed in a capitalist shell-game, then you got yourself a car company business model. This week, we discuss the "Amazon of Auto," Carvana, their founders, and their predatory practices.

Patreon Ep 078 - LuLaRoe with Natalie of Rock Hard Caucus

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On this week's Patreon episode, Natalie (@hot4trotsky of @rockhardcaucus) joins Cari to talk about LuLaRoe, platypi, and pies. patreon.com/eattherich

Ep 094 - The Resnicks

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Pastoral landscapes, sweat on the brow, kicking some dusty boots up on the porch after a hard day's work. But wait, America's biggest farmers live in Beverly Hills?! This week we discuss Stewart and Lynda Resnick, the Iran warhawks and billionaire owners of The Wonderful Company currently utilizing more water than the entire city of Los Angeles.

Patreon Ep 077 - It's Just Not Real Teaser

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On this week's Patreon episode, we discuss climate remediation, a new firm of former Kamala Harris staffers aimed at protecting CEOs from cancellation, the Economist's defense of child labor, America's involvement in the coup in Guinea, and films. patreon.com/eattherich

Ep 093 - Larry Ellison

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So you got your start with a CIA project but it was 9/11 that really catapulted you to be the 7th richest man in the world. This week, we discuss co-founder of Oracle and neo-conquistador, Larry Ellison.

Shano's Brainos - 9/11 Teaser

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In this third edition of Shano's Brainos (really, that's still what we're calling it) on the 20th anniversary of 9/11, Shane talks through the disastrous and ongoing war on terror, how imperial ideologies get formed, and considers what it means to live through history. patreon.com/eattherich

Ep 092 - Kroll

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So you're thinking about acquiring your competitor. Don't you wish you could pay the FBI a fee to dig up dirt on them? Go through their trash? Tail their cars? Now you can! This week, we discuss the Kroll corporation, a private intelligence agency with ethically dubious practices and deep connections to some old friends.

Patreon Ep 075 - The Desirability of Change Teaser

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This week, we discuss the insufferable re-litigation of the 2016 Democratic primary, the effective overturning of Roe V. Wade, climate dread, and a helpful, good faith critique from our friends at the Economist. patreon.com/eattherich

Ep 091 - William Regnery II

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How do you polish fascistic ideas into academic-looking turds? Get a rich heir failson with an underdeveloped social life and an overdeveloped chip on his shoulder to bankroll it. This week, we discuss the life and death of William Regnery II, American heir, publisher, "conservative" activist, and out and out white nationalist. Good riddance.

Patreon Ep 074 - No Contracts, No Snacks Teaser

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This week, we discuss hostile-to-humans architecture, the ghastly and cowardly Supreme Court decision ending the eviction moratorium, and the ongoing strike of Nabisco workers. patreon.com/eattherich

EP 090 - KKR

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Imagine if, in order to sell your car, you needed take out a loan to give the buyer the money to buy it. WHAT?!?! This week, we discuss the private equity firm KKR, their barbaric history and their unbelievable "business model".

Patreon Ep 073 - There's No Climate Change on Hoth Teaser

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This week, we get a little dark and discuss the emptiness of Disney intellectual property, the pointlessness of existing in a post-apocalyptic world, and our wasted imperial project in Afghanistan. patreon.com/eattherich

Ep 089 - Andrew Cuomo

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As they say in the Democratic party, it's not the first, nor second, but the umpteenth earth-shattering scandal that finally does you in. This week we discuss New York's disgraced soon-to-be ex-governor, Andrew Cuomo and the extended Cuomo crime family.

Patreon Ep 072 - A Mass Grave of Funko Pops Teaser

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On this week's Patreon episode, we discuss the latest U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report and the ensuing climate dread, consumerism, and the Congressional political theater around defund the police. patreon.com/eattherich

Ep 088 - Nestlé Part II

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It's a good thing slavery was abolished and doesn't exist anymore, least of all in some of the common foodstuffs we enjoy. Right? Right?!?! This week, we present part two of our investigation of the Nestle Corporation, their role in the world's current slave trade and their hideous marketing tactics with baby formula in the 20th and 21st centuries.

Patreon Ep 071 - The Good Dr. Bones Teaser

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On this week's Patreon episode, Shane and Cari discuss the unconscionable state of the American health care system, people using fish antibiotics as an alternative to traditional pharmaceuticals, and some of the personalities hawking these products. patreon.com/eattherich

Ep 087 - Nestlé Part I

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Wow. We finally did an episode on a company that prioritized human rights over profit and ended up on the right side of history during the second World War. Just kidding. This week, we present part one of a two part investigation of the Nestle Corporation, their anti-scientific past, their dubious affiliations during World War II, and their dealings with some old names from Eat The Rich lore.

Patreon Ep 070 - Dwight's Bites: The Anti-Rent War Teaser

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This week, we do a little vintage Dwight's Bites, in which Dwight discusses the end of the eviction moratorium, the delta variant and the failures of the Biden administration's vaccination plan, and some climate dread. Then, Dwight recounts the Anti-Rent War, a tenants' revolt in Upstate New York against their feudal landlords in the 1800's! patreon.com/eattherich

Patreon Ep 069 - Solidarity with Frylock Teaser

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On this week's Patreon episode, we discuss mobile games and the psychology behind them, Shane, Chris, and Cari's excursion to West Virginia and the fascist castle there, the benefits of going to the woods with your pals, and baby Hitler. patreon.com/eattherich

Ep 086 - Richard Branson with Guy Freire

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What would you do if you were a billionaire playboy? Sure you'd go to space and party with presidents but why not travel to South America to try to incite military coups? This week, Guy Freire (@guy_freire) joins us to discuss planetary plunderer, Richard Branson.

Patreon Ep 068 - The Biggest Crime Scene in New York with Kenneth Montgomery Teaser

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This week, Dwight is joined by Ken Montgomery (@EsqMontgomery) to discuss the past and present of the American project, criminal "justice," and our fake vegan New Jersey resident future mayor Eric Adams. patreon.com/eattherich

Ep 085 - John McAfee with L. Ron Mexico

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Here's an obituary for ya: "security expert", expat, alleged drug dealer, drug enthusiast, dog murderer, human murderer, Libertarian Presidential candidate, cryptocurrency guru, sex criminal. This week, friend of the show L. Ron Mexico (@LRonMexico) joins us to excavate the bizarre and wretched life of tech entrepreneur and international fugitive John McAfee.

Patreon Ep 067 - It Doesn't Have To Be Like This Teaser

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On this week's Patreon episode, Chris and Dwight discuss scammers that are making our phones unusable and the ethics of our labor, the dismal state of affordable housing, our unpreparedness for the new climate, and Dwight is visited by a mysterious disembodied voice. patreon.com/eattherich

Ep 084 - July 4th Special 2021

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AMERICA IS BACK BABAY!!! We've suffered many acute crises and as a reward we have a neo-gilded age! To celebrate the return of the USA, we host our own July 4th BBQ with our pals and comrades to reflect on the past, present, and future of our terrible nation.

Patreon Ep 066 - Into the Great Unknown Known Teaser

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On this week's Patreon episode, we discuss our dearly departed Secretary of Defense and war criminal Donald Rumsfeld, other Bush-era goblins and their current whereabouts, and the ocean which is CURRENTLY ON FIRE. patreon.com/eattherich

Ep 083 - David and Jackie Siegel

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She's the Queen of Versailles! Or more accurately, she's the queen of an unfinished megamansion in Orlando, Florida and a house that's covered in dogshit. This week, we discuss the bizarre exploits of timeshare billionaire David Siegel, his beauty queen wife, their quest to build the "biggest house in America" and their family that hates them. Link to the documentary: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mCr6_OeUxYY

Patreon Ep 065 - Into the Spider-Purge Teaser

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On this week's Patreon episode, we discuss gambling, the booming boardwalk graphic t-shirt industry, Spiderman, the handling of 9/11 in comics books and media, and The Purge series. patreon.com/eattherich

EP 082 - Clive Palmer

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If you could go back in time, what would you like to see? The dinosaurs? The Titanic? What if I told you that you could see a shittier version of all these things thanks to one rich reactionary asshole? This week, we discuss Australian billionaire, humble meme merchant, and poet, Clive Palmer.

Patreon Ep 064 - The Crossroads of Hunter Wilde Teaser

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You ever just sit in your truck and contemplate the fallen earth and the risen Christ? This week, we review the rightwing Christian film, The Crossroads of Hunter Wilde, discuss its baffling filmmaking choices, and slurp some jello shots. patreon.com/eattherich

Ep 081 - Bill Gates with Edward Ongweso Jr.

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Man, breakups are the worst, right? At least when your marriage is on the rocks and you're about to lose half of your billions of dollars, you can always reach out to a certain private island owning, convicted sex offender friend. This week, Edward Ongweso Jr. (@bigblackjacobin) of the This Machine Kills podcast (@machinekillspod) joins us again to discuss Microsoft founder, tech pirate, and all-around creep, Bill Gates.

Patreon Ep 063 - da hot z0ne Teaser

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On this week's patreon episode, we discuss the state of the pandemic, the life and work of cartoonist and certified crank David Dees, and video games. patreon.com/eattherich