Oct 27, 2022 • 1HR 24M

Eurasian trip debriefing, war talk and a review of "Triangle of Sadness"

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Yasha Levine
Evgenia Kovda
A podcast by Evgenia Kovda and Yasha Levine.

It’s almost been a month and we’re still not fully recovered from Covid. We’re no longer contagious but we still have aches and pains and fatigue that comes and goes. It’s been kinda brutal. But we’re dedicated to the craft and so we recorded another episode.

In the first half we talk a bit more about our trip to Russia and Europe amidst the escalation of the war in Ukraine, the nuclear threats, the looming economic crisis. In the second half we talk about the great new Ruben Östlund’s comedy about class and power and exploitation — Triangle of Sadness.

At the very end we talk a little bit about how being in Finland reminded of us why it was only natural that Europe produced people like Carl Linnaeus and his various offsprings who were obsessed with mapping racial categories and establishing racial hierarchies. (Satire trigger warning: apologies to any Finns that may have been hurt in the making of the episode.)


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