Episode 34: Batushka with Melissa from Instagram



Reid and Robert are joined by Melissa, a listener who has made Reid laugh several times, so we had her on all the way from Australia. We discuss the fraught history of Black Metal monks Batushka.

Topics discussed: Designing Women, Batushka, Malcolm Turnbull, Australia, Fahrenheit vs. Celsius, Winter, husky Goths, Kylie Minogue, Neighbours, Natalie Imbruglia, “Chandelier”, AC/DC, INXS, Silverchair, Frogstomp, Pearl Jam, Destroyer666, Parkway Drive, Berserker, TATU’s “Everything She Said”, Platypuses, Tasmania, Tasmanian Devils, This American Life, Feline Leukemia, Crocodile Dundee, Steve Irwin, Mel Gibson, Hugh Jackman, Eric Bana, Faketushka, theft, Gorgoroth, Behemoth, Black Metal, Catholicism, Van Halen, Wolves In the Throne Room, anti-vaxers, Bart Simpson, Martin Luther, spiders, Art Garfunkel, vegemite, Shari Lewis, The Magnetic Fields, twee, Stephen Merritt, 69 Love Songs, “Papa Was A Rodeo”, Ben Stein, Ferris Bueller, “Meaningless”, The Charlie Daniels Band, Enslaved, “Thoughts Like Hammers”, John Ritter, Tex Ritter, and the more Black Metal.

Batushka (the real one) (live)

https://youtu.be/tMSTnY_3_qA

Magnetic Fields, “Papa Was A Rodeo”

https://youtu.be/8yZ50ptDpuQ


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