Whale Vomit: Syphilis, Baby

Episode 2: Scottish devolution, the Dutch election, the Fat Leonard scandal

Sam Kriss, Amber A’Lee FrostMarch 17, 2017

Welcome to this Baffler podcast. WHALE VOMIT is an entertaining yet cutting state of the union delivered by Amber A’Lee Frost and Sam Kriss, with the ocean between them.

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A poster in London. / Kenneth Lu

Episode 2: Syphilis, Baby

Amber and Sam rehash the news at home and abroad, from the Dutch election to the all-American Fat Leonard scandal, taking in along the way the great syphilis explosion of 2014 and George Orwell’s most romantic work, 1984

 

Sam Kriss is a writer who lives in the United Kingdom. His blog is Idiot Joy Showland.

Amber A’Lee Frost is a writer and musician in Brooklyn. She is a contributor to Rosa Luxemburg: Her Life and Legacy and False Choices: The Faux Feminism of Hillary Rodham Clinton.