“Piou-Piou” by Roland Topor. / Will

The Wave of the Future

The British and French elections, young fascists, and allegory in Fantastic Planet

“Piou-Piou” by Roland Topor. / Will
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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.

Episode 4: The Wave of the Future

Amber A’Lee Frost and Sam Kriss set the world to rights, covering the British election that is suddenly happening, the French election that just half-happened, the strange rise of fascism among under-twenty-five-year-olds, and the use of allegory in Roland Topor’s Fantastic Planet and Disney’s Zootopia.

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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.

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

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