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The Modern Meltdown Episode 33 - The cult of Trump

5/18/2018
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On this week’s podcast Matthew discusses the evangelical worship of Trump and their belief that he will bring about the second coming of Jesus Christ.

Duration:01:35:44

The Modern Meltdown Episode 32 - The Catchup #1

5/4/2018
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On this weeks episode of The Modern Meltdown Matt takes a look at five recent podcasts and discusses developments on each story.

Duration:01:48:34

The Modern Meltdown Episode 31 - What is an INCEL

4/27/2018
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This week saw one of the deadliest attacks committed on Canadian soil. The purpotrator claimed to be a member of the INCEL movement. But what is an INCEL and who are it’s members? On this weeks podcast Matthew offers an explanation.

Duration:02:04:52

The Modern Meltdown Episode 30 - Meri Amber's Violent Delights

4/20/2018
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“These violent delights have violent ends.” Meri Amber returns to The Modern Meltdown podcast to discuss the release of her new EP Violent Delights. A new concept album inspired by Westworld season one. Meri takes us through the creation of the EP while discussing morality, humanity and the impending progression of Artificial Intelligence. To purchase Violent Delights head to http://www.meriamber.com/

Duration:01:42:34

The Modern Meltdown Episode 29 - Abortion

4/13/2018
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-Content Advisory Warning - On this week’s episode of The Modern Meltdown Matthew and guest co-host Holly Hunt discuss Abortion Law in Australia. With each state having different laws and conditions knowing your rights is pivotal. If your sexually active then this is a podcast you can’t afford to miss.

Duration:02:33:00

The Modern Meltdown Episode 28 - Securing Facebook

4/6/2018
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Facebook has suffered it’s worst security breach in history. With over 80 million accounts affected Matthew takes a look at the how and why. Plus offers a couple of tips on how you can protect yourself when using social media.

Duration:01:58:03

The Modern Meltdown Episode 27 - Peter Dutton the man who would be king

3/23/2018
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Peter Dutton is the man who would be Australia’s Prime Minister. But should he ever be considered as a viable candidate. On this week’s episode Matt looks at Peter Dutton’s career and all of the controversies that have come with it. Sources for this episode - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peter_Dutton https://www.smh.com.au/politics/federal/immigration-department-confirms-sarah-hansonyoung-was-spied-on-20150609-ghk0kr.html...

Duration:02:37:53

The Modern Meltdown Episode 26 - Technological Hope

3/16/2018
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On this week’s episode of The Modern Meltdown we are joined by resident science guy Patrick Catanzariti (Founder of @devdiner) to discuss emerging technologies that will shine a light of hope on humanity.

Duration:03:38:10

The Modern Meltdown Episode 25 - The Waco Siege

3/9/2018
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In 1993 the world would watch on in Horror as the compound at Waco would burn to the ground. But most have never heard the story of how David Koresh came under suspicion and it all starts with an Australian family and a current affairs program.

Duration:00:45:21

The Modern Meltdown Episode 24 - The rise of pop-culture diversity

3/2/2018
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On this weeks episode of The Modern Meltdown. Matt bust out his considerable geek knowledge to discuss the current trend of diversity in pop-culture and why it’s not such a new invention of modern times.

Duration:02:05:38

The Modern Meltdown Episode 23 - Gun Control America Vs Australia

2/22/2018
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Considering recent events Matthew takes a look at American Gun Control laws and how they correlate to Australian gun regulation. Matt hopes to clear up a few misconceptions about Australian gun laws and offers insight into how some of them could be implemented in America. Sources for this podcast: scholarsstrategynetwork.org - What Americans believe about voting rights for criminals http://www.gunpolicy.org Wikipedia - Incarceration in the United States Vox.com - The Texas shooting shows...

Duration:01:49:21

The Modern Meltdown Episode 22 - Falcon Heavy and The Starman

2/16/2018
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On this weeks episode Matthew discuss the successful launch of Space X’s Falcon Heavy Rocket and what it means for the future of human space exploration.

Duration:00:37:29

The Modern Meltdown Episode 21 - The Cabinet Leaks

2/9/2018
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On the 31st of January 2018 one of the worst security leaks in Australian history was reported by the ABC. Politicians from all walks of government would suffer a public dissection of their most intimate political secrets, Some (PM Kevin Rudd) would threaten the ABC with litigation. If you haven’t heard the incredible details of this story then this podcast is a must listen. *Source note. All information discussed on this podcast can be found at http://ab.co/2DWY0EX. All reporting credited...

Duration:02:52:56

The Modern Meltdown Episode 20 - Are we living in a simulation?

2/3/2018
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The Modern Meltdown returns in 2018 with one big existential question for you. Are we living in a simulation? Our resident science guy Patrick Catanzariti aka Pat Cat (@thatpatrickguy) founder of Dev Dinner @DevDiner helps Matthew to navigate this startling theory.

Duration:01:29:24

The Modern Meltdown Episode 18 - Xtreme Champion Tournament

10/13/2017
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In our second interview with comic book creator Shaun Keenan we discuss Xtreme Champion Tournament’s growing success since 2016. Shaun also offers his insight into the inflation of signature and photograph prices at comic book conventions around the world.

Duration:01:16:57

The Modern Meltdown Episode 16 - A political conversation with Colleen Hartland MP

9/29/2017
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Matt interviews Colleen Hartland MP concerning her viewpoints on our current political climate.

Duration:01:19:54

The Modern Meltdown Episode 15 - The Empire Strips Back

9/22/2017
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Matt sits down with Russall Beattie the brains behind The Empire Strips Back. Australia’s premiere burlesque show with a star wars twist. The pair discuss all things star wars and tackle some of the more controversial topics surrounding burlesque performance.

Duration:03:51:37

The Modern Meltdown Episode 14 - Making Comics The Shaun Keenan Way

9/15/2017
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More and More Aussies are pursing a career in the comic book industry then ever before. Shaun Keenan is one of those creators. Hear how Shaun takes independent to a professional level with his comic book series Xtreme Champion Tournament. Find out more about the series @ http://www.xct.com.au/

Duration:03:39:21

The Modern Meltdown Episode 11 - What makes a comic go Oi Oi Oi! With Nat Karmichael

8/24/2017
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Australian comics are one of the least discussed corners of the industry. Nat Karmichael plans to change that with his indie compilation title Oi Oi Oi. Listen as we go from concept to books in stores and find out how you can be a part of the endeavour.

Duration:01:10:14

The Modern Meltdown Episode 10 - The Worf Review

8/14/2017
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What do The Doctor,Batman, Gandalf and the Westro Baptist church have in common? Well The Worf Revue of course! Matt sits down the cast and crew to chat about what is involved in taking these beloved characters and throwing them all together in once comedic pot. Plus as a bonus for Modern Meltdown listeners we have an exclusive skit featuring the 11th Doctor played by Patrick Mules with Zoe Tegan

Duration:01:00:38

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