Stuff What You Tell Me! || Stories of Resistance and Rebellion in History, Art and Culture

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Stuff What You Tell Me! is a podcast telling stories of rebellion and resistance in history. Big, small, earth-shattering or totally inconsequential; every act of defiance has its place, and that place is here.

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Website
https://stuffwhatyoutellme.com
Description
Stories of Resistance and Rebellion
Language
🇬🇧 English
last modified
2018-10-26 04:43
last episode published
2018-10-24 11:59
publication frequency
20.55 days
Contributors
The Stuff You Team author  
Explicit
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Number of Episodes
33
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Categories
Society & Culture History

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Episodes

Date Thumb Title & Description Contributors
24.10.2018

The Sinking of the Rainbow Warrior

Listen to Episode  Duration 1:10:46 On a summer’s night in July, 1985 a ship called the Rainbow Warrior lay moored at Marsden Wharf in Auckland, New Zealand. Just before midnight, it suddenly exploded. The bomb which blew it up had been expertly attach...
Iapetus author
9.08.2018

Abolishing the Norm – Episode 4: Over John Brown’s Body

Listen to Episode  Duration 1:12:01   Despite over half a century of abolitionist activity, including subversive activism, dissent, debate, protest and attempts at electoral process, by the end of the 1850s the demise of slavery seemed to some to still...
Iapetus author
23.07.2018

Coup de Pod II: Power to the Pussy Episode 1 – Suffering for Suffrage

Listen to Episode  Duration 1:23:11 In the second “Coup de Pod” episode in Stuff What You Tell Me history, the show is finally taken over by someone capable. Awesome storyteller Dominique Reviglio takes us down the path of the history of women’s rebell...
Iapetus author
30.04.2018

Abolishing the Norm – Episode 3: No Place Like Home

Listen to Episode Duration 1:56:56 The passing of the Kansas-Nebraska act in 1854 opened up a new battlefront in the United States between those for and against the institution of slavery. Senator Stephen A. Douglas, who sponsored the bill, supported t...
The Stuff You Team author
11.04.2018

Abolishing the Norm – Episode 2: Railroad Rebels

In antebellum United States, in the first half of the 1800s, chattel slavery was deeply embedded. It was an integral part of the socio-economic systems of the various states, and thus protected by the constitution. The 'Railroad Rebels' didn't care. Th...
The Stuff You Team author
8.03.2018

Abolishing the Norm – Episode 1: Slavery’s Tryal

Listen to Episode  Duration 1:27:51 Over 300 years, the transatlantic slave trade caused the abuse, suffering and enslavement of an estimated 10-12 million people. This episode takes a look at what some of that experience would have meant for these gro...
The Stuff You Team author
18.02.2018

Rembrandt and the Revolting Batavians

In the years 69-70 CE, the Batavian people, who inhabited the lower reaches of the Rhine and Waal rivers, that form a part of today's Netherlands, went into open revolt against the Roman Empire. They were led by Claudius (Julius) Civilis, and would ult...
The Stuff You Team author
1.01.2018

Coup de Pod: When Rebellion Blooms

Stuff What You Tell Me has been taken over this episode for a coup de Pod. Violently imposed upon and hosted by Geert Sillevis, here we explore the story of the rise and fall of the Portuguese dictatorship in the 20th century. It was an authoritarian r...
The Stuff You Team author
1.12.2017

All Aboard Knowledge

This Episode looks at the journey of western thought from the perspective of Thomas Kuhn's 1962 book, The Structure of Scientific Revolutions. Using a (very) extended metaphor, in which all of humanity is on a raft, setting out to sea from the Bay of I...
The Stuff You Team author
30.10.2017

You Are Occupied

In May 1940 German troops occupied Amsterdam, the capital city of the Netherlands and one of the most diverse and liberal cities in Europe. Not only was Amsterdam's large and prosperous Jewish community about to endure 5 years of brutal deportation and...
The Stuff You Team author
10.10.2017

Compelling and Selling Rebellion

In the late 1970s, a band called the Sex Pistols helped kick off one of the great anti-establishment movements of the modern age; punk rock. It was a decade of social unrest and political uncertainty in the United Kingdom, with striking miners, IRA att...
The Stuff You Team author
11.09.2017

Gather ‘Round, People: part II (FIXED)

How we tell ourselves about our histories goes a long way to how we form our senses of identity. As societies and as individuals, we work through events and issues, and how we look at them later helps us define who we say we are. But what happens when ...
The Stuff You Team author
9.09.2017

Gather ‘Round, People: Part II

Aborigines and Torres Strait Islanders should know that the names and images of deceased people appear on this page and on the podcast. Listen to EpisodeDuration 1:42:35 How we tell ourselves about our histories goes a long way to how we form our sense...
The Stuff You Team author
25.08.2017

Gather ‘Round, People: Part I

History has come to represent more than just the account of the past. It helps us define who we are, and what we represent. In the 1960s a group of Australian aboriginals went on a strike, demanding not just living conditions, but their recognition as ...
The Stuff You Team author
6.07.2017

You’ve Got Buckley’s

William Buckley, who would at various times also be known as "The Wild White Man" and "The Anglo-Australian giant", was a man who bore little respect for convention, authority, nor the confines of society. Over the course of his life his experiences wo...
The Stuff You Team author
2.06.2017

The Unfortunate Voyage of the Batavia – Episode 9: Dividends

What was that crazy story that we just told? How much of it really happened? What does it all mean for our understanding of rebellion and resistance, and for how we perceive the role of defiance in events that have come before us? We explore all of thi...
The Stuff You Team author
22.05.2017

The Unfortunate Voyage of the Batavia– Episode 8: Living off the Law of the Land

The VOC is back! Three and a half months after Commander Pelsaert abandoned everybody to a life a brutality and thirst, finally those who have managed to survived may just be rescued. But who of the mutineers and the defenders will be able to tell thei...
The Stuff You Team author
8.05.2017

The Unfortunate Voyage of the Batavia– Episode 7: Terra Hayesia

In the history of European military aggression in Australia, this is where it all began. Of the people that remain alive following the doomed voyage of the Batavia, not to mention the shipwreck and then the genocide that followed, they now have to face...
The Stuff You Team author
17.04.2017

The Unfortunate Voyage of the Batavia – Episode 6: Bloody Oath

Upper Merchant Francisco Pelsaert, Captain Arjen Jacobsz and about 40 other people are sailing in a longboat north along the immense coast of Het Zuidland. They're on a rescue mission to the fort at Batavia, 3000kms north of where the ship Batavia has...
The Stuff You Team author
10.04.2017

The Unfortunate Voyage of the Batavia – Episode 5: Jewels and Money First

As all hell breaks loose aboard the sinking ship Batavia, saving the lives of crew and passengers aboard may not be the most important priority. In this episode, we look at how authority handles the most unique and unprecedented circumstances, stuck on...
The Stuff You Team author
3.04.2017

The Unfortunate Voyage of the Batavia – Episode 4: “Keep Your Eyes Open”

It should be fairly smooth sailing from here on for the Batavia... Were it not for the small matters of a brewing mutiny amidst the crew, divisions and distractions amongst the leaders of the ship and the impending doom that lays ahead, unbeknownst to ...
The Stuff You Team author
27.03.2017

The Unfortunate Voyage of the Batavia – Episode 3: Rites of Passage

Life on board a ship in the 1600s was no joyous experience. In this episode, we look at what the crew, soldiers and passengers aboard the Batavia went through, as they made their way from the United Provinces to their first scheduled stop at the Cape o...
The Stuff You Team author
20.03.2017

The Unfortunate Voyage of the Batavia – Episode 2: The Price of Spice

In an age when traditional European feudalism was breaking down, the United Provinces of the Netherlands chartered the world's first corporation. The VOC would become a major authority for thousands of people, all around the world. In this episode we ...
The Stuff You Team author
13.03.2017

The Unfortunate Voyage of the Batavia – Episode 1: A “Scents” of the Past

In October, 1628, a merchant ship called Batavia set sail from the Dutch republic bound for an island on the other side of the world called Java. She was the flagship of a fleet of vessels being sent by the richest corporation to ever exist and, along...
The Stuff You Team author
6.01.2017

Son of Iniquity – Episode 9: The Effects

Martin Luther would see immediate impacts of his resistance on the world around him, but he would die before some of the most cataclysmic effects occurred. Arguably, we are still living through them as their reverberations echo through time. In this ...
The Stuff You Team author
6.01.2017

Son of Iniquity – Episode 8: Hold!

Like a burning-hot microphone, Luther had dropped his theology onto the stage of European society. The Church was tardy in its response, standing at the back of the crowd, generally just disturbed by the noise. The general population began to grab a h...
The Stuff You Team author
5.01.2017

Son of Iniquity – Episode 7: The Accident of Great Resistance

It's tempting to imagine that Luther dropped a bombshell when he released his theses. However, it was more like he stuck a paper-bag full of theologically important dog-poo outside the Church's front door. The Church did not answer the doorbell, and wh...
The Stuff You Team author
5.01.2017

Son of Iniquity – Episode 6: Indulge Me These Theses

Corruption had been given a thousand years to entwine itself within the administrative and dogmatic structure of the Church. Indulgences were an example of money being paid in exchange for spiritual benefit. The Pope held control over everybody's sou...
The Stuff You Team author
5.01.2017

Son of Iniquity – Episode 5: The Second Resistance

Between the years 1510-1520 Luther lectured in Wittenberg on the Psalms, the books of Hebrews, Romans and Galatians. This would take him on a mad spiritual trip that would come to reconcile himself with God. Better than ayahuasca, faith alone is all th...
The Stuff You Team author
5.01.2017

Son of Iniquity – Episode 4: Temporal Vs Spiritual

Luther lived in the state of the Saxony, within the Holy Roman Empire. The dominance of the Church pervaded through all aspects of the society, but within the framework of the spiritual domain. The temporal domain structure wielded rule in the physic...
The Stuff You Team author
5.01.2017

Son of Iniquity – Episode 3: Luther the Monk

Luther's solution to his over-bearing thoughtfulness about the world was to become a monk. What a radical! His time in the monastery would help shape many things that he would stand for and many things that he would stand against. In this episode, we...
The Stuff You Team author
4.01.2017

Son of Iniquity – Episode 2: The First Resistance

Before he became an earth-shattering theologian, Martin Luther was on the path to becoming a lawyer. But after being struck by perhaps the most influential lightning bolt in history, his life was forever changed and the world would get one less lawyer....
The Stuff You Team author
4.01.2017

Son of Iniquity – Episode 1: The Authority

500 years ago Martin Luther stood up to the might and authority of the Roman Catholic Church. Pitted against the most established institution in European history, Luther would bear and wield an idea that should have gotten him killed. Instead, he rode...
The Stuff You Team author