After two hospitalisations, one american holiday, one bout of pneumonia, a side serving of gout and countless other personal struggles your favourite anti-capitalist podcast has return. This time Aria Salan and Mickey Flykick learn the mystical story of Sealand. Pirate Radio, Private Armies and the Panama Papers all cross our purview in this tale of a plucky micronation that could (they couldn't)
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In our final Romanov-tober episode Mickey Flykick and Aria Salan wade through the lurid and rumour filled life of Catherine II. Find out how she ascended the throne, what she built and whether or not she died by equine misadventure. We also appraise some fine antique furniture.
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Romanovtober keeps a rolling as Mickey Flykick and Aria Salan do a late night record at learning about the continued lineage of the Romanov family, this time we learn about Elizabeth the first and her entirely too lavish lifestyle, gala, balls masquerades and mandatory drag are all discussed before shifting our attention to the somewhat short lived rule of Peter III.
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Just a lil update about the lack of episode this week, we're sorry and we love you and we are so grateful for you guys being so patient with us xoxox
Romanov-tober keeps a coming as host Aria Salan and Mickey Flykick are joined by MachoCast's Jack Marsho to learn about the post Peter Years of the Romanov empire. Starting of with Russia's first Empress and moving swiftly to the son of the son that Peter the Great may have crushed to death with his bare-hands.
Puppet rulers, an 11 year old womaniser, dead husbands, more infant mortality and a peak at the bad ass queen to come.
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It's finally here! After a little taste of things to come last week we officially enter Romanov-tober. That's right for the entire month of October, your hosts Mickey Flykick and Aria Salan are covering the entire lineage of the Romanov family, one of the longest reigning empires in history. This week they're joined by joke-slinger extraordinaire Jack Knight to learn about Peter the Great.
Last week we learned about his boaty behaviour, this week we learn where that all lead. From his insane gap year, pardon me, "Grand Embassy", the establishment of the Russian Navy, the building of St Petersburg, 2 litres of urine, wheelbarrow shenanigans and brutal vengeance.
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You know we had to do it to ya eventually. This week Aria Salan and Mickey Flykick discuss the Romanov's; Russia's longest ruling dynasty spanning from the 1600's to the 1920's. We look at the beginning of the empire that ended with one of the most important revolutions in history.
This week we explored the first of the Romanovs including a 16 year old boy who didn't want to be Tsar, The Quietist Tsar, a scholar named Feodore III who was disabled as a baby then crushed in a horse riding accident and we get into the traumatic and boaty childhood of Peter the Great.
This week Aria Salan and Mickey Flykick are joined by comedian Jacob Lingard to learn about the rich people who shy from the spotlight. Authors, Musicians and others are all discussed as well as the reasons why and how these people reportedly lived. It's pretty yucky, comrades.
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Hosts Mickey Flykick and Aria Salan are joined once again by Chris Martin (Big Fork Theatre, Claw Machine) to learn about the business of not being caked in filth. From Ancient Egyptian beginning, fox testivles in the middle age to the eventual murder of Bar Soap at the hands of those god damned Millenlials. But like any good Murder story there's a twist in the tale.
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Mickey Flykick and Aria Salan are joined by Comedian, Improviser and soon to be world-class Dancer, Chris Martin to learn about the begin of the construction toy through the lives of three people. We learn the humble beginnings of Meccano, LEGO and The Erector Set. Fuddy duddy conservatives, Danes and Radiation are also discussed.
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This week Mickey Flykick and Aria Salan are joined Mel Buttle to learn about the history of The Gay Rodeo. We learn about how hard it was to make such a thing, how they dealt with public scrutiny and what sort of events were made especially for them.
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*CONTENT WARNING* Due to this disgusting nature of this episodes subject we had to discuss some sexual abuse stuff. We totally understand if you skip this but it is an important story
Mickey Flykick and Aria Salan are joined by the hilarious Andrew Dawson to discuss deviant business man Jeffrey Epstein. Shady business practices and an even shadier private life make this perfect conspiracy fodder on all sides as we try and separate the fact from fiction in one of this years biggest billionaire new stories.
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This week Mickey and Aria are joined by Jack Marsho to learn about Dennis Hof, the self proclaiming Trump from Pahrump. Hof changed the Las Vegas Brothel business and was all around a bit of a creep find out about this gross man by tuning in. He's really yucky you guys...
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This week Arias Salan and Mickey Flykick are joined by Ryan Sim (Leisure Master, Comedian, Lovely Man) to learn about LuLaRoe. It's our first Pyramid scheme episode and its all about leggings. Modest Mormon Wear for the Modern Era. The dawn of anti-THOT wear.
This week Aria Salan and Mickey Flykick are joined by close comrade Josh Wessling to learn about the mind behind Yoga Pants, Chip Wilson. The Chipper is a man not afraid to speak his mind and even if its empty and vacuous. Casual Racism, Fat Shaming Super-Girls galore.
This week Mickey Flykick and Aria Salan are joined by Sandeep Totlani to learn about Burton Reynolds junior. A hollywood stalwart, how much do we know about the man behind the moustache? Pie fights, cultural appropriation and more!
This week Aria Salan and Mickey Flykick are joined by old friends and new in guests Jack Knight and Stephen Denham as they learn about Robert Klark Graham. The glasses man who wanted to save the world. Shockingly eugenics comes up
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Mickey Flykick and Aria Salan fly solo in this episode as we cover the logical sequel to our first episode, Murdered Millionaires. We learn about a Pharmaceutical Mogul who was many things to many people. A torrid crime of passion and an infamous Australian murder with links to corruption.
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Part two of our Live 100th episode. Rupert Murdoch continues his empire of political influence and we find where it takes us today.
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Our spectacular Live episode is here and hoooo boy is it a doozy! Aria Salan and Mickey Flykick learn about the story of Media Mogul Rupert Murdoch with Nick Carr and Dan Dennis. Conservative Threesomes, drunkeness and Mickey's Dad all figure heavily into this episode. Good time chatting about a bad guy.
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This week Mickey Flykick and Thai Aria (Christian Braeker) are joined by the hosts of the What's Life podcast, Luke Palmer and Paul McWhirter, to learn about some box office kryptonite. Hollywood accounting, Pluto Nash, some of Disney's finest disasters and the biggest box office bomb of all time are but some of the topics discussed.
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This week Mickey Flykick is joined by Nick Carr and the Thailand version of Aria (Christian Braeker) to learn about SwissAir. The "national" Airline of Switzerland. Watch as this genuine piece of Swiss patriotic pride crumbles int the hands of its own nation. We learn about Franks, Nick burps and go down to the nitty gritty of the last day of the Flying Swiss Flag.
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With Mickey in Thailand this weeks episode was late. To make up for it we've decided to let all the comrades have access to the first of out Thailand Bootleg edition. We discuss the in's and outs of Thai convenience stores and invent a new Under the Influence Holiday.
LIVE 100th EPISODE AT AETHER BREWING 23/6 3Pm
This week Aria Salan and Mickey Flykick are joined by one of their favourites and upcoming live guest Nick Carr to learn about the Queen of Mean herself, Leona Helmsley. A rags to mega-riches story or 20th century Marie Antoinette. Crook or Political prisoner? Head Strong or big ol B-word? You decide... (it's all the bad ones)
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It's a real friends festival on this episode! Aria Salan and Mickey Flykick are joined by two of their favourite Comrades, Dan Dennis and Sam Bowden. After imbibing many beers they learn about YouTube Makeup Millionaire James Charles. He amassed his wealth in such a short time but is this snooty brat the actual problem?
LIVE 100th AIR at Aether Brewing in Milton at 3pm on Sunday the 23rd of June. Two Podcast's, Four Guests and many beers. Tickets here: https://www.stickytickets.com.au/85739/aint_it_rich_live_100th_episode.aspx
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