5.9. Satire & Privilege: Moshfegh, Monarchy, Menus & Motor Yachts

Jo and Adam prepare to celebrate the momentous, landmark, historic event everyone is talking about… that’s right: their 50th episode! This time they’re talking about satire and privilege, as seen in Otessa Moshfegh’s stratospherically popular novel My Year of Rest and Relaxation (2018) and the recent films (now available for streaming on Amazon Prime and Disney Plus): The Menu (2022) and The Triangle of Sadness (2022). They also share their plans for the other (perhaps equally significant) occasion on the horizon – the coronation of King Charles III (who is here for a good time, not a long time) – and experiment with branching out into the weird world of ASMR.

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