3.2. Satire: Social Media, Identity Politics and Woke Ideology Part 1

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18 months after he first appeared on the podcast (Episode 8. Satire: Woke Politics and Political Tribalism), Adam and Jo welcome satirist, comedian, writer and cultural commentator Andrew Doyle to discuss life as the man behind Titania McGrath during 2020, and to discuss Titania’s latest book: My First Little Book Of Intersectional Activism

In this episode, Jo and Adam talk about:

Afua Hirsch, Equal to Everything 

Ashley Marshall, The Practice of Satire in England, 1658-1770

Black Lives Matter

Cancel Culture

Coco Chanel 

Culture War

David Walliams 


Donald Trump

Drag Queen Storytime 

Edinburgh Comedy Awards 

Elena Favilli and Francesca Cavallo, Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls

Fawlty Towers

Frankie Boyle


Greta Thunberg 

Harper’s Magazine Letter on Cancel Culture

Ibram X. Kendi, Antiracist Baby 


Jacques Derrida 

Jean-François Lyotard

J. K. Rowling

John Cleese

Jordan Peterson 

Leigh Stein, Self-Care


Loryn Brantz, Feminist Baby 

Mark Twain, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn 

Matt Lucas

Meghan Markle, The Duchess of Sussex

Michel Foucault 

Nica Burns

Noam Chomsky 

Owen Jones 



Radio 4

Ricky Gervais 

Robin D’Angelo, White Fragility 

Rowan Atkinson

Sharon Lockyer 

Social Justice


Titania McGrath, Woke; My First Little Book of Intersectional Activism 

The Critic 

The Office

The Spectator

Windrush Scandal