Podcasts

The Exploding Appendix Podcast is a series of interviews and discussions exploring ideas, culture and current affairs.
May 3, 2021

Podcast 24: The Art and Life of George Grosz, w/ Barbara McCloskey

The art of George Grosz (1893-1959) provides bitterly satirical and haunting grotesque caricatures of the world in which he lived. Emerging out of the First World […]
April 2, 2021

Podcast 23: The Politics of Free Speech and Civil Liberties with Christine Louis-Dit Sully

In a period of political authoritarianism, increasing scope and power of private tech firms, and a series of crises that have required a fundamental rethinking of […]
March 6, 2021

Podcast 22: ‘A Radical Aesthetics for a Radical Politics’ with Laura Mulvey

  I think the mantra at the time was ‘a radical aesthetics for a radical politics’ and that longstanding position, going back to the Soviet Union […]
March 1, 2021

Podcast 21: Against Equality with Yasmin Nair (Part 2)

In this second part of our discussion with Yasmin Nair we discuss class, lawyers, sex offender registries, utopia, love and polyamory. To listen to part one […]
January 30, 2021

Podcast 20: Against Equality with Yasmin Nair (Part 1)

  Since 2009, the radical queer publishing collective Against Equality has published an impressive and incisive collection of writings that challenge the politics of inclusion in favour of […]
January 15, 2021

Podcast 19: The Red Years: Theory, Politics and Aesthetics in the Japanese ’68 w/ Gavin Walker

  1968 was a year that heralded revolution and revolt across the world. Whilst we have become accustomed to in-depth analysis and cultural nostalgia for these […]
January 10, 2021

The Exploding Appendix Project: An Interview with Bradley Tuck

In this podcast, specially created to accompany the first Exploding Appendix Dossier, Max McNally and Harvey Barrett discuss the Exploding Appendix Project with Bradley Tuck. They […]
November 16, 2020

Podcast 17: Acid Communism: A Live Discussion with Jeremy Gilbert

“The concept of acid communism is a provocation and a promise. It is a joke of sorts, but one with very serious purpose. It points to […]
September 26, 2020

Podcast 16: Night Sweats & Fever Dreams: A Live Discussion with Oli Spleen and Nick Hudson

  On the 19th May 2020, we were joined by Oli Spleen (Pink Narcissus, Spleen, and solo work Gaslight illuminations) and Nick Hudson (The Academy of Sun) to discuss their recent […]
August 23, 2020

Podcast 15: Malign Velocities: Accelerationism and Capitalism: A Live Interview with Benjamin Noys

  “We affirm that the beauty of the world has been enriched by a new form of beauty: the beauty of speed. A racing car with […]
April 25, 2020

Exploding Appendix: The Project So Far

  Exploding Appendix is a book whose sacred heart has been ripped out, and finds itself growing, eternally, as a series of fragmented, incohesive appendices. Deprived […]
October 28, 2018

Exploding Appendix Podcast 14: Mattilda Berstein Sycamore on Sketchtasy, Queer Radicalism and the Limits of Inclusion

  In this Exploding Appendix Podcast, Bradley Tuck is joined by Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore, who is a profound and fascinating artist, writer and activist. She is […]
August 27, 2018

Exploding Appendix Podcast 13: Radicalism & Subversion in an Age of Cuck Wars and Empowerment Politics w/ Jessa Crispin

  In this Exploding Appendix Podcast Bradley Tuck interviews Jessa Crispin asking what is radicalism and subversion in an age of cuck wars and empowerment politics. […]
July 13, 2018

Exploding Appendix Podcast 12: Diversity Capitalism: Walter Benn Michaels on Neoliberalism and Equal Opportunities.

  In this episode of the Exploding Appendix Podcast, Bradley Tuck will be joined by Walter Benn Michaels to discuss the relationship between neo-liberalism, capitalism and […]
April 26, 2018
Class wargames

Exploding Appendix Podcast 11: Class Wargames: From Situationist Subversion to Political Strategy. An Interview with Richard Barbrook

In this episode Bradley Tuck will be joined by Richard Barbrook to discuss his 2014 book Class Wargames, which explores how the avant-garde artist and radical […]
April 17, 2018

Exploding Appendix Podcast 10: Imaginary Futures, Media Theory and the Cold War Origins of the Internet. An Interview with Richard Barbrook

In this episode of the Exploding Appendix podcast, Exploding Appendix‘s Bradley Tuck is joined by Richard Barbrook a senior lecturer in the Faculty of Social Sciences […]
January 9, 2018

Exploding Appendix Podcast 9: Every Cook Can Make Documentary Films: Ceri Dingle on Filmmaking, Sylvia Pankhurst, CLR James and the Russian Revolution.

In this episode, Exploding Appendix’s Bradley Tuck is joined by Ceri Dingle from WORLDwrite, a London based charity that provides educational projects and programmes centred around […]
December 24, 2017

Exploding Appendix Podcast 8: Riff Clichard’s Mistmas Chrash – Up

Hello and welcome to Riff Clichard’s Mistmas Chrash-up, a very special episode of the Exploding Appendix Podcast which will be taking a bit of a detour […]
October 19, 2017

Exploding Appendix Podcast 7: Review of Books #1: “Advancing Conversations: Aubrey De Grey – Advocate for an Indefinite Human Lifespan” by Douglas Lain

In this first Exploding Appendix review of books, Bradley Tuck and Neil Philis Whitehead from the Exploding Appendix Collective will be discussing the book Advancing Conversations: […]
September 1, 2017

Exploding Appendix Podcast 6: Greg and Bradley’s Institute of Ideas Diary – Day Three

Today’s episode is the third part of a three part audio diary (Part 1, Part 2) recorded at the Institute of Ideas‘ annual “Academy” event. Every […]