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Growing up in Saudi Arabia as a Pakistani, who now resides in Canada, Eiynah brings a global perspective to discussions about religion, politics, culture & sexuality...through the lens of a progressive ex-muslim immigrant.
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Join us for part 2 of this Panel on wtf is going on in Germany. My German guests include Ilyas who is a German Muslim, Claus is a German who was raised with very right-wing views but has since shed them, and we also have John who has a Master’s degree in German Studies and lived there as an exchange student. We discuss aspects of German identity, h…
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This is part 1 of a 2-part conversation. Join myself and my panel of German/Germany related guests for a fascinating discussion about Wtaf is going on in Germany these days. My German guests include Ilyas who is a German Muslim, Claus who is a German that was raised with very right-wing views but has since shed them, and we also have John who has a…
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This is a Recording of my Twitter Space from Feb 20th 2024 with friends of the pod Jack Graham, Daniel Harper (of IDSG). Linguist Dr. Caitlin Green also makes an appearance. Join us for a discussion about all the nightmarish content on social media these days, IDF influencers, thirst traps and TikTok War Crimes. Horrific stuff. Proceed with caution…
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[This is part 2 of a 2 part conversation, you can listen to part 1 here: https://open.spotify.com/episode/3Yhb4lNGPfGwquHk4kBHjD?si=zLnUj1VTTFSvke6Nti6nRgOr here: https://youtu.be/KBU3Rjh3noY ] In this part of the conversation (with YouTuber The Kavernacle) we continue to discuss Israel, and New Atheism. We also talk about the complicity of Western…
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[This is part 1 of 2]I was joined by YouTuber The Kavernacle (@TheKavernacle) for this episode. We discussed overlaps in our trajectory, despite our very different backgrounds… New Atheism, disappointment with leftist content creators on the issue of Palestine and Israel.We also discussed geopolitics in a broader sense, the whitewashing of atrociti…
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[This is part 2 of a 2 part episode] I was joined by Canadian Journalist & Author Jeremy Appel (@JeremyAppel1025 on Twitter) for this episode. Aside from breaking down various distortions in the media on Palestine/Israel, we also discuss the blatant double standards & hypocrisy we often see related to this issue, as well as the suppression of pro P…
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I was joined by Canadian Journalist & Author Jeremy Appel (@JeremyAppel1025 on Twitter) for this episode. He discusses his Zionist upbringing and how ”blind support for Israel was instilled” in him from a very young age…. and how he came to question the narrative he grew up with.We also chat about the endless examples in the current political clima…
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[This is the *Full* version of the previously released sample. Originally released Dec 20, 2023, on Patreon. If you would like early and full access to all episodes in this new miniseries, please subscribe via patreon.com/nicemangos]_________For Episode 3 of The Global Far Right series, I was joined by German far-right/extremism researcher Miro Dit…
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As the year comes to a close, join me as I reflect on 2023. From personal milestones, to the ramping up of production around here…to my current thoughts on the ongoing mass violence inflicted on Palestinians...& the silence of many left leaning content creators - all that and more in my final episode of the year. —————Links:Israel bans surfboards h…
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[This Episode was released on Patreon on Nov 30. Sign up on Patreon.com/nicemangos for early access to episodes like this one]——Brace yourselves for Sam & Eric pushing some of the worst talking points of the Israeli government without any scrutiny whatsoever. Join me as I break down their attempts to stereotype muslims and generalize them as tacitl…
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[This is a SAMPLE of my new Premium Miniseries, pls subscribe to the premium tiers via patreon.com/nicemangos to access the full episode]_______For Episode 3 of The Global Far Right series, I was joined by German far-right/extremism researcher Miro Dittrich [@DittrichMiro on Twitter, mirod.bsky.social on BlueSky], co-founder and senior researcher a…
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This episode I was joined by Journalist and writer Parker Molloy [@Parkermolloy on Twitter]We discussed Free Speech ‘hero’ Elon, suing Media Matters, Ben Shapiro’s recent self-own of a movie “Lady Ballers”, the conflation of anti Zionism & anti semitism, various moral panics about the left, is TikTok really turning young leftists into Bin Laden Sup…
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(This is a PREVIEW of Woking Up 10, the full episode is available via patreon.com/nicemangos)Brace yourselves for Sam & Eric pushing some of the worst talking points of the Israeli government without any scrutiny whatsoever. Join me as I break down their attempts to stereotype muslims and generalize them as tacitly endorsing religious extremism, in…
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This is Part 2 of a 2 part episode. If you haven’t yet listened to part 1 please check that out first. ⚠️CW: Discussions of extreme v!0l*nce and dehumanizing language——We have seen both US & Israeli officials engage in dehumanizing eliminationist rhetoric over the past few weeks. We’ve seen western media engage in linguistic gymnastics every day to…
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Join me and author Byron C. Clark (@ByroncClark on Twitter) for a discussion on the far right in New Zealand.We discuss trucker convoys, WEF (World Economic Forum) conspiracy theories, insect paste conspiracy theories, fearmongering about the ‘tyranny’ of 15 minute cities, the pandemic’s role in opening people up to believing such things. We discus…
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⚠️CW: Discussions of extreme v!0l*nce and dehumanizing languageThis is Part 1 of a 2 part episode. Subscribe via patreon to get both episodes early. ——We have seen both US & Israeli officials engage in dehumanizing eliminationist rhetoric over the past few weeks. We’ve seen western media engage in linguistic gymnastics every day to avoid accurately…
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(This is a SAMPLE of my new Premium Miniseries, pls subscribe via patreon.com/nicemangos to access the full episode.)Join me and author Byron C. Clark (@ByroncClark on Twitter) for a discussion on the far right in New Zealand. We discuss trucker convoys, WEF (World Economic Forum) conspiracy theories, insect paste conspiracy theories, fearmongering…
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[This is the *full* version of the previously released sample, originally released Oct 8 2023 on Patreon. If you would like early and full access to all episodes in this new miniseries, please subscribe via patreon.com/nicemangos]⚠️[CONTENT WARNING: Discussions of extreme vi*l*nce, ab*se, r*pe]—————Join myself and associate professor/Author Gaurav …
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[This episode was released on Patreon on Oct 19. Sign up on Patreon.com/NiceMangos for early access to episodes like this one.]⚠️Content Warning: Discussions of extreme vio**nceHere it is….. after an extremely loong break on Woking Up. This recent take of Sam’s on the Israel-Palestine situation was so bad, I just had to say something.It’s been a di…
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This is a Recording of my Twitter Space from Oct 27th 2023, with BFFs of the show Jack Graham of the IDSG podcast and Linguist Dr. Caitlin Green. Join us for a chat about Heterodox Horror Stories 👻This is a live event on a broken hellsite, so pls excuse the sound quality not being to usual podcast standards. We discuss Bill Maher, Steven Crowder, Y…
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SAMPLE: 🎃Hello hello goblins and ghouls, it’s about that time of year where these conversations around appropriate/inappropriate Halloween costumes begin to happen. So i thought I’d dedicate some time to the topic this October.****A Pakistani-Canadian podcaster & a Mexican-American fashion photographer gettin’ together to discuss “Cultural Appropri…
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(This is a Preview of Woking Up 9 the full episode is available on patreon.com/nicemangos) ⚠️Content Warning: Discussions of extreme violenceHere it is….. after an extremely loong break on Woking Up. This recent take of Sam’s on the Israel-Palestine situation was so bad, I just had to say something. It’s like he hasn’t evolved even a bit in the pas…
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(This is a SAMPLE of my new Premium Miniseries, Pls subscribe via Patreon.com/nicemangos to access the full episode.)⚠️[CONTENT WARNING: Discussions of extreme violence, abuse, r*pe]Join myself and associate professor/Author Gaurav Sabnis (@GauravSabnis) for the very first episode of my new miniseries on The Global Far Right.In this episode, we dis…
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This is a recording of my Twitter Space on Sept 20th, 2023, with good friends of the show, linguist Dr. Caitlin Green & Jack Graham from the IDSG podcast,This is a live event, on a broken hellsite, so pls excuse the sound quality not being to usual podcast standards.We chat about Russell Brand allegations, the RW cope & hypocrisy around it, the Boe…
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This is a recording of my Twitter Space with linguist Dr. Caitlin Green (@caitlinmoriah) from Aug 26, 2023. This is a live event, on a broken hellsite, so pls excuse the sound quality.Join us for a fun filled conversation about all sorts of RW nonsense! We briefly chat about Trump’s mugshot, Peterson’s increasingly ridiculous custom suits, language…
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This is a recording of our Twitter Space from 25 July, 2023. Pls excuse the sound quality, it is a live event via the phone app so the recording isn’t usual podcast quality. Me & Jack from IDSG, as well as several lovely listeners, chat about Barbie and the *highly entertaining* rightwing outrage surrounding the movie. We discuss The Culture War mo…
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Chrissy Stroop (@C_Stroop), exvangelical writer/columnist & Chris Stedman (@ChrisDStedman) writer, professor, podcaster, join me for this special Pride episode, to talk about the recent surge in anti-lgbtq sentiment, ‘woke’ corporations, the roles of the religious right & rightwing atheists in the current queerphobic Satanic panic & much more…If yo…
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Hello Dear listeners, Here’s a recording of our Twitter Space from May 12, 2023 where myself, Jack and Daniel of the IDSG podcast chatted about Misogyny, Monarchy & Multi-racial n@zis I don’t usually post my twitter spaces to this feed because the recording is available via Twitter and a pain to record off Twitter, but thanks to Jack (from idsg, wh…
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This is part 2 of the previous episode. If you haven’t checked that out yet, I recommend you listen to that first. ——Enjoy another serving of big-brained Evolutionary Psychology takes with our guide, Mr. @evopsychgoogle. In this part we discuss how biology and ‘science’ have been invoked, historically, to keep groups oppressed, whether evopsych is …
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Excited to share the 69th episode of Polite Conversations with you. I hope you enjoy this episode as much as I did. I had a lot of fun chatting with Mr. @evopsychgoogle, do check out his Twitter account if you don't already follow him.We chat about all the ridiculousness one encounters in the world of evopsych; race science, infidelity detection, s…
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We’ve made it to episode 5 of the Polite Conversations Aftershow! This is where you get to hear behind the scenes content of everything and anything to do with Polite Conversations/Woking Up/Twitter Spaces …with guests that are exclusively patrons of the show!Joining me for this one, is Linguist Dr. Caitlin Green. (@caitlinmoriah)We had a lot of la…
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Here’s episode 4 of the Polite Conversations Aftershow, where you get to hear behind the scenes content of everything and anything to do with Polite Conversations/Woking Up/Twitter Spaces …with guests that are exclusively patrons of the show! This time I’ve got the wonderful Jack & Daniel of the ‘I Don’t Speak German’ podcast, who are friends and p…
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SAMPLE: Join myself and two of my first ever patrons, @Nataliasdad & @ThomasSwords, for episode 3 of the Polite Conversations Aftershow. We discuss Dawkins being embarrassing, Rubin being a doormat for Jordan Beeferson, why terms like ‘IDW’ and ‘Alt Right’ fall out of use when they no longer serve their purpose of obscuring what these groups are - …
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Another (happier) update from me. Thank you to everyone who has contributed to the go fund me, it truly has been life changing. The fundraiser is still up, if you would like to contribute you can do so via:https://www.gofundme.com/f/donate-to-help-eiynah—-This update refers to the previous one. You can find that here: https://soundcloud.com/politec…
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CW: Descriptions of violence, trauma——If you’ve been wondering where I’ve been. Hopefully this update will help explain. This was an incredibly difficult update to record...but its been even harder to not say anything. I apologize for being emotional, but this is a huge improvement from where i was a couple of weeks ago. Pls consider donating via: …
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This is a SAMPLE, full episode available via patreon.com/nicemangos ——-For this episode of the Aftershow, I’m joined by two lovely patrons, Kate & Erin, for a conversation about what it’s like to be a woman (or any minority really) even in this IDW-watching, IDW-critiquing space.Από τον Eiynah
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I was joined by Talia Lavin for this episode, the author of Culture Warlords & writer of the very interesting’The Sword And the Sandwich’ substack. Find her on twitter @swordsjew We chat about the history of food & fascism and how similar patterns and themes still show up in the modern political landscape. Links:Find Talia’s substack here: https://…
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SAMPLE: Here’s a little taste of the very FIRST episode of the brand new, Patreon Exclusive, Polite Conversations Aftershow. Comedian Andy Kindler joined me for this episode. Access this full episode and the rest of the series, as it comes via patreon.com/nicemangos Become a Patron today to unlock this and many more interactive Patron perks!…
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This episode covers the second part of our chat. Here, we get into the nitty gritty of our differences. I think its important because, to casual listeners all IDW criticism may appear to be similar, but actually there are some pretty fundamental differences even within the critical space.Από τον Eiynah
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I haven’t had a guest on in a while on the show, I’ve been so busy doing these deep dives and monologues on unsavoury idw characters. So, I thought maybe a change would be nice. In this episode, I chat with Chris Kavanagh (@C_Kavanagh) of the Decoding the Gurus podcast (@Guruspod). I’ve split our convo into two episodes, because it was looong. This…
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[⚠️ Content Warning: Bigotry, Slurs, general awfulness. ]Thought I would cover Joe Rogan for a change. Its been surprising and disappointing to see people like Jon Stewart & Trevor Noah defend Rogan. Join me on this wild ride through Rogan’s content and excuses that people are making for him!——-linksTwitter Spaces convo on Jon Stewart https://t.co/…
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CW: lots of different types of bigotry in the clips, proceed with caution.——(This episode was released on Patreon Dec 31st, 2021)Here it is! My most extensive, juicy & JAM PACKED Woking Up Episode yet! Only the best ear-torture for my listeners!As always, I look forward to your comments and feedback. Happy new Year everyone! ——If you enjoy the show…
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(This is a PREVIEW of Woking Up 8, the full episode is available on patreon.com/nicemangos)Here it is! My most extensive, juicy & JAM PACKED Woking Up Episode yet! Only the best ear-torture for my Listeners!Join me, in exploring the bizarre world of Sam Harris’ far-right & bigotry apologetics. In this episode we touch on as many of his troubling as…
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Pls note this is the full version of the previously released, partial (preview) version.In this episode I cover Sam’s criticism of Bret Weinstein, his CRT takes and more ….and even after an hour and 20 something minutes…. we’ve barely scratched the surface of all the awful ppl and viewpoints he promotes, defends and praises. But this one oughta get…
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*Pls note: this is a partial episode, you can access the full episode via Patreon ——In this episode I cover Sam’s criticism of Bret Weinstein, his CRT takes and more ….and even after an hour and 20 something minutes…. we’ve barely scratched the surface of all the awful ppl and viewpoints he promotes, defends and praises. But this one oughta get you…
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Here’s part 2 of the previous Panel episode I posted on here, discussing ‘merge-gate’ and the unexpected defensive response to a Salon article claiming that New Atheists merged with the far right, from some in the ‘progressive’ corners of the atheist scene. My lovely panel includes Chrisiousity, Vadim Newquist of the Creationist Cat YT channel, Dan…
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Hello lovely listeners,Since we’re experiencing a revival of defending new atheism from the left recently….I thought it was important to do this episode. I‘ve got a wonderful *godless* panel here to discuss their personal experiences in and observations of the scene, and also to discuss the ongoing apologetics surrounding ‘merge-gate’. I hope you’l…
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Hello wonderful Patrons! Episode 64 is an unplanned episode that I felt I needed to do in response to some terrible & disappointing takes I‘ve seen in response to this recent viral article: https://www.salon.com/2021/06/05/how-the-new-atheists-merged-with-the-far-right-a-story-of-intellectual-grift-and-abject-surrender/Let me know what you think :)…
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⚠️CW: Episode contains mentions of slurs, clips with n word & ableist r word—-If you’re not a Rational Genius “Centristy” type, you probably don’t spend a lot of time obsessing over the n word as a free speech issue. But even then you can’t help but encounter these stories over and over again....in the endless, exhausting Culture Wars. Is it really…
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