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'After Reading This And That' is a long-form conversational podcast where an awesome British couple, Ryan and Samantha, talk about the thought-provoking things they’ve recently read online. From there, the discussion expands and branches out in a bunch of fascinating other directions. It's sometimes serious, sometimes lighthearted, and everything inbetween! We *aim* to release a new episode about 2 weeks after the last one. We are ARTATpodcast on Twitter, Instagram, etc - come follow us! If you have any comments or feedback, feel free to email us at ARTATpodcast@gmail.com.

'After Reading This And That' is a long-form conversational podcast where an awesome British couple, Ryan and Samantha, talk about the thought-provoking things they’ve recently read online. From there, the discussion expands and branches out in a bunch of fascinating other directions. It's sometimes serious, sometimes lighthearted, and everything inbetween! We *aim* to release a new episode about 2 weeks after the last one. We are ARTATpodcast on Twitter, Instagram, etc - come follow us! If you have any comments or feedback, feel free to email us at ARTATpodcast@gmail.com.
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United States

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'After Reading This And That' is a long-form conversational podcast where an awesome British couple, Ryan and Samantha, talk about the thought-provoking things they’ve recently read online. From there, the discussion expands and branches out in a bunch of fascinating other directions. It's sometimes serious, sometimes lighthearted, and everything inbetween! We *aim* to release a new episode about 2 weeks after the last one. We are ARTATpodcast on Twitter, Instagram, etc - come follow us! If you have any comments or feedback, feel free to email us at ARTATpodcast@gmail.com.

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English


Episodes

Ep 29 - Marriage & Pre-nups, Squirrel Murder, Should You Tip?, & Fascination with Serial Killers

5/15/2018
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Not even very, very minor sickness could keep me from making this mind-blowing ep. Does that make me... what? A hero? Hey, you said it, not me. We discuss marriage (2:30), tipping (37:01), squirrel murder (1:00:55) & reading about serial killers (1:18:48)

Duration:03:18:58

Ep 28 - Haircut Anxiety, We Both Got Sick!, Birthday Angst, Does Canon Matter? & Mind-reading Tech

4/2/2018
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How weird would it be if what we were 'reading' was YOUR tea leaves? Like, I don't know, just a thought. Anyway, you time-stamp fiend, here's all you really wanted! In ep title order: (11:09) (52:31) (1:33:40) (2:15:25) (2:39:21)

Duration:03:35:51

Ep 27 - People Being Dicks, Sex Ed & Is Porn Damaging Young People?

2/27/2018
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There's a lot of premium quality, locally sourced rambling in this ep. And, look, hopefully you're libertarian enough to appreciate some free-association. Anyway, we discuss people being total dicks, & sex ed/porn's effect on teenagers (1:51:21)

Duration:03:04:30

Ep 26 - Live Music Stories, Our Apartment Building Flooded & The Decline of Smoking and Alcohol

1/29/2018
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This ep is bursting at the seams, it's so crammed with cool stories (bro) and rambling. You're... welcome, I guess? We talk about attending music gigs, our flooding story, & our thoughts on cigarettes/alcohol (2:22:28)

Duration:03:48:47

Ep 25 - Getting Sick at Christmas, Recounting Our Paris Trip, & Our First VR Experience!

1/7/2018
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You may ask why it takes several hours to recount a short trip, and the answer is... narcissism *jazz hands*, fueling podcasts since 2004! We talk about Samantha getting sick over christmas, our time in Paris (19:25) & our first VR experiences (3:16:06)

Duration:03:58:24

Ep 23 - Surviving a Zombie Outbreak, Sexual Assault in Hollywood & Can You Separate Art from Artist?

11/5/2017
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As you'll hear, this nearly became a 'lost episode'! But we hit it with the defibrillator! CLEAR! We discuss our zombie survival plan (1:01:36) & the sexual assault stories upending hollywood/can you separate art from its controversial creator? (2:18:45)

Duration:03:51:28

Ep 22 - 1yr Anniversary Show! We Answer Mucho Fun Questions, Come Get to Know Us!

10/6/2017
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We made it a year! A minor achievement, sure, but some species of animal only live for a few weeks, so this podcast is basically Methuselah in comparison. Anyway, we celebrate by waterboarding your eardrums with us answering mucho fun questions! (1:07:13)

Duration:04:13:32

Ep 21 - Pizza Debacle, Taking RudyCat to the Vet, Vampires, How Weird is Sleep?, & Homeless People

9/10/2017
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"Better late than never", cry the habitually tardy. Hey, maybe it's even true! We discuss our pizza debacle story, taking our cat to the vet, which fictional vampires are the best, how weird sleep & dreaming is (1:46:38), and homeless people (3:01:19)

Duration:04:00:26

Ep 20 - Autographs, RIP PoppyCat, Living Through Your Camera & Suppressing 'Offensive' Fiction

8/15/2017
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This ep is *so* rad that THE MAN almost didn't let us publish it. Good thing THE MAN is partial to cookies. We discuss autograph hunting, PoppyCat's passing, if cameraphone overuse is wise (1:31:07) & if those offended by fiction get to veto it (2:30:07)

Duration:03:49:30

Ep 17 - The Perils of VR Porn & Sexbots, Is Cultural Appropriation Bad?, & Examining Radical Evil

6/11/2017
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This one's a doozy, folks! I mean, they're all great, but yeah, whew! We discuss the potential downsides of VR porn & advanced sex dolls (1:15:30), is cultural appropriation always negative (2:11:54), and how to think about extreme evildoers (2:42:23)

Duration:03:25:02

Ep 13 - Birthdays, Giving Up Modern Technology, Social Media Echo Chambers & Should Nukes Be Banned?

4/4/2017
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Hey, you there, perhaps you'd like to listen to us talk about birthdays and gift-giving, how life would be without modern technology, whether echo chambers on social media can be dismantled, and if all nuclear weapons should be banned.

Duration:03:24:04

Ep 12 - Horror Movies, Abolish The Monarchy?, Outrage Over Jokes, and Should All Drugs Be Legalised?

3/21/2017
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I guess we're just, like, totally a three hour podcast now? ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ Anyway, here we are again! And we discuss scary films, getting rid of the monarchy, whether being outraged over jokes is okay, and whether all drugs should be legal.

Duration:03:01:13

Ep 11 - Exploring Space, Privacy, Is Having A Constitution Better?, & Are Virtual Zoos More Ethical?

3/11/2017
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Here's yet more sweet, sweet podcast-y awesomeness! On this episode, we discuss exploring space and settling offworld, what privacy means today, the pros and cons of having a written constitution, and whether a VR zoo would be ethically superior.

Duration:03:07:34

Ep 10 - A Better Democracy?, Polluting The Earth, Cycling In London, and Designing Unborn Babies

2/19/2017
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On this episode, we talk about representative democracy vs. direct democracy, why humanity pollutes the Earth, what it's like cycling in London, and the ethics of editing the DNA of unborn babies.

Duration:03:03:44

Ep 9 - Pets, Living With A BF/GF, Do Smart Robots Deserve Rights? and Can You Punch Hateful People?

1/30/2017
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♪ We like big podcasts and we cannot lie ♪ Anyway... we talk about pet ownership, what it's like to move in with a SO, whether intelligent robots/AI will deserve rights, and whether or not it's okay to violently respond to people who spread hate.

Duration:03:34:31

Ep 8 - Is Female Nudity Empowering? Reporting On Killers, Do Smartphones Waste Our Time?, and MORE!

1/10/2017
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Woah. Our longest episode yet! Replete with sleep-deprived silliness throughout. We talk about whether smartphones are a benefit or a hindrance, whether different forms of female nudity are empowering, if murderers are newsworthy, and MORE!

Duration:03:07:14

Ep 7 - Religious Education, Self-Image, OCD, Dehumanizing Celebrities & Banning Murder in VR?

12/21/2016
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We're back! On another HYYUGE episode, we talk about going to a religious school, does our self-image reflect reality, OCD anecdotes, how laughing at celebrities in meltdown has become normalized, and whether killing in virtual reality should be banned.

Duration:02:51:27

Ep 6 - President Trump, People Who Oppose LGBTQ, Is Regret Useful? and Cryonically Freezing Yourself

11/23/2016
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A veritable bonanza of podcast goodness! Wait, what's a bonanza again? No matter. On this episode, we discuss Donald Trump being elected, the mental/ethical gymnastics of the anti-LGBTQ crowd, whether regret is actually useful, and freezing oneself.

Duration:02:51:58

Ep 5 - RIP Vine, Male Contraception, First Alien Contact and Being Conspicuously Bookish

11/7/2016
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Another giant episode: we talk about Vine's demise and social media platforms being merely temporary canvases, the advent of male contraception and its significance, books as status symbols, and what the first contact with aliens will mean.

Duration:02:35:12

Ep 4 - Fighting Fat Shaming, Men Discussing Abortion, Living to 115?, and MORE!

10/23/2016
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A mammoth episode! We talk about the importance of body positivity and how fat shaming can be combated, whether it's permissible for men to publicly discuss abortions, what the strange consequences of humans living much longer lives might be, and more!

Duration:02:33:34

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