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World's a Mess

James Kislingbury and Alex Smith

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James Kislingbury and Alex Smith

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World's a Mess is a whirlwind ride through the terrifying thing that we call modern life. Every week newsmen Alex Smith and James Kislingbury act as your guide through all the absurd, sublime, and Australian new that will fit into a 45 minute show.

Latest Episodes

#162 H.R. Giger Versus the World

EPISODE #162-- Today on the show we talk about the fast food reek of our most fetid and effed up president, the re-apperance of China's most precious friendo, and legendary director Hayao Miyazaki takes out the trash. Support our show at Patreon.com/quality! Follow James on twitter @kislingtwits and Alex @giraffetermath. Follow us on tumblr at https://worldsamess.tumblr.com/. Donate directly to James at Ko-fi.com/T6T16E5D. Thanks to Sef Joosten for our show art (http://spexdoodles.tumblr.com). Our theme music is "The World's a Mess" by X. End theme is "Leader of the Pack" by The Shangri-Las. Additional music by Andy Kneis. Thanks to our sources at the Raw Story, Daily Mail, National Geographic, CNN, Popular Science, Japan Today, Sora 24, Shukan Flash, Yahoo! News, and Hachima Kiko. #FriendoNews #ElectionNews #DEcision2020 #Election2020 #OurTerriblePresident #Trumpistan #China #Friendos #FastFood #Japan #AnimeIsForJerks

37 min3 d ago
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#162 H.R. Giger Versus the World

#161 The Bobby Sands of Public Exposure

EPISODE #161-- Today we talk about the aftermath of the election, Rudy Giuliani's ridiculous bid at relevancy, and the death of Russia's sausage king. We also talk celebrity sightings, pervert sightings, and 1950's songs about ghouls and such. Support our show at Patreon.com/quality! Follow James on twitter @kislingtwits and Alex @giraffetermath. Follow us on tumblr at https://worldsamess.tumblr.com/. Donate directly to James at Ko-fi.com/T6T16E5D. Thanks to Sef Joosten for our show art (http://spexdoodles.tumblr.com). Our theme music is "The World's a Mess" by X. End theme is "Leader of the Pack" by The Shangri-Las. Additional music by Andy Kneis. Thanks to our sources at the Daily Beast, BBC, NJ.com, Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia Tribune, Politico, and the New York Times. #election #2020election #judicialcoup #coupdetet #Trumpistan #Giuliani #publicexposure #FourSeasons #OurPatheticAge #Wolfmen

65 min2 w ago
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#161 The Bobby Sands of Public Exposure

#160 Shredddy Kruger

EPISODE #160-- Hey, look at us pad out our feed with an old(ish) episode! Anyways, today on the show we talk about mutant crayfish running amok in Europe (again), a he problem with skull ownership, and the illustrious return of Billy McFarland, criminal. Plus we play a game of SPY, AUTHOR, MIND'S EYE! Thanks to our sources at the Telegraph, Chicago Tribune, NY Times, WMC5 ACTION NEWS, and Legacy of Ashes (by Tim Weiner).

50 min2 w ago
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#160 Shredddy Kruger

#159 Operation SALTPETER

EPISODE #159-- Today on the show we talk stupid conspiracy theories, a sunfish ruining the harbor, and the brand new mice tech that just hit the market. Plus we talk energy drinks, stand-up comedy, and, that's right, our dumb, wet president. Support our show at Patreon.com/quality! Follow James on twitter @kislingtwits and Alex @giraffetermath. Follow us on tumblr at https://worldsamess.tumblr.com/. Donate directly to James at Ko-fi.com/T6T16E5D. Thanks to Sef Joosten for our show art (http://spexdoodles.tumblr.com). Our theme music is "The World's a Mess" by X. Additional music by Andy Kneis. Thanks to our sources at the Daily Beast, CBS Boston, and Smithsonian Magazine. #Birds #Mice #Bengazi #DumbConspiracies #SEALs #WetPresident #BlackholeSunfish

53 minOCT 26
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#159 Operation SALTPETER

#158 The Parscale Ultimatum

EPISODE #158-- Today we talk about dirty priests, pesky Parscale, and America's love affair with riding the lightning. All this and more on WORLD'S A MESS. Support our show at Patreon.com/quality! Follow James on twitter @kislingtwits and Alex @giraffetermath. Follow us on tumblr at https://worldsamess.tumblr.com/. Donate directly to James at Ko-fi.com/T6T16E5D. Thanks to Sef Joosten for our show art (http://spexdoodles.tumblr.com). Our theme music is "The World's a Mess" by X. Additional music by Andy Kneis. Thanks to our sources at the NOLA.com, WWL-TV, NY Post, Daily Mail, USA Today, and the Journal of Applied Meteorology.

43 minOCT 17
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#158 The Parscale Ultimatum

#157 CORONA 2: Turbo Edition

EPISODE #157-- Boy howdy do things move fast. Today we talk about dicks getting hacked, the Dune delay, and OH YEAH, THE PRESIDENT HAS CORONAVIRUS AND IS OFF HIS ASS ON DRUGS. We try to make sense of it all. We fail miserably. Support our show at Patreon.com/quality! Follow James on twitter @kislingtwits and Alex @giraffetermath. Follow us on tumblr at https://worldsamess.tumblr.com/. Donate directly to James at Ko-fi.com/T6T16E5D. Thanks to Sef Joosten for our show art (http://spexdoodles.tumblr.com). Our theme music is "The World's a Mess" by X. Additional music by Andy Kneis. Thanks to our sources at the Stuff Magazine, Vanity Fair, Collider, Ayr Advertiser, Time Magazine, and Tech Crunch.

74 minOCT 10
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#157 CORONA 2: Turbo Edition

#156 Speculative Donald Trump Memorial Special

EPISODE #156-- Due to recent and fortunate events, we're pushing out this fun little episode! We talk about the conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan, Jerry Falwell's most recent humbling, Brad Parscale's run-in with the law, and a Polish fight man talks about his favorite totem! Support our show at Patreon.com/quality! Follow James on twitter @kislingtwits and Alex @giraffetermath. Follow us on tumblr at https://worldsamess.tumblr.com/. Donate directly to James at Ko-fi.com/T6T16E5D. Thanks to Sef Joosten for our show art (http://spexdoodles.tumblr.com). Our theme music is "The World's a Mess" by X. Additional music by Andy Kneis. Thanks to our sources at the Ahval, NY Post, BJ PENN, UFC, Insider, and the Huffington Post!

44 minOCT 3
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#156 Speculative Donald Trump Memorial Special

#155 Return to Guestaritaville with Brandon Beck

EPISODE #155--Brandon Beck (@hellyesbrandon on Twitter) of Inkblot, I Think You'd Be Into It, and the Happy Sappy Grown-Up Hour is back to talk, what else? THE NEWS, BABY! Also a lot of jags about Angels in America, for some reason, because that's what was on my mind at the time. I don't know. It's a news show. Listen. Support our show at Patreon.com/quality! Follow James on twitter @kislingtwits and Alex @giraffetermath. Follow us on tumblr at https://worldsamess.tumblr.com/. Donate directly to James at Ko-fi.com/T6T16E5D. Thanks to Sef Joosten for our show art (http://spexdoodles.tumblr.com). Our theme music is "The World's a Mess" by X. Additional music by Andy Kneis. Thanks to our sources at the Page Six, BBC, CNN, WSAV, Reuters, and NPR.

65 minSEP 30
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#155 Return to Guestaritaville with Brandon Beck

#154 Headlines and Hinky Connections

EPISODE #154-- Today on the show we talk about New York being overrun by rats (again), grifter Steve Bannon's glorious call to prison, Jerry and Becki Falwell's swinging lifestyle, Mississippi's new flag, medieval charters and shopping, and a bogan punches a shark. Plus we talk about dumb anti-maskers, Michael Mann, and, of course, Hannibal. Support our show at Patreon.com/quality! Follow James on twitter @kislingtwits and Alex @giraffetermath. Follow us on tumblr at https://worldsamess.tumblr.com/. Donate directly to James at Ko-fi.com/T6T16E5D. Thanks to Sef Joosten for our show art (http://spexdoodles.tumblr.com). Our theme music is "The World's a Mess" by X. Additional music by Andy Kneis. Thanks to our sources at the Vice, Reuters, BBC, The Hill, and THE CITY. #NewYorkNews #Bannon #Trumpistan #USNews #Bunco #Scams #England #CurtisSliwa #Voting #AskingQuestions #DirtySouth

67 minAUG 28
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#154 Headlines and Hinky Connections

#153 Wet Ass President

EPISODE #153-- Today we talk about the topics that matter to you, the American newshound: Trump's dumb dead brother and his obsession with washing his hair, CSULB's new mascot, Call of Duty's latest playable war criminal, and the US Army's insistence on being publicly owned on Twitch. All this and more on today's World's a Mess! Support our show at Patreon.com/quality! Follow James on twitter @kislingtwits and Alex @giraffetermath. Follow us on tumblr at https://worldsamess.tumblr.com/. Donate directly to James at Ko-fi.com/T6T16E5D. Thanks to Sef Joosten for our show art (http://spexdoodles.tumblr.com). Our theme music is "The World's a Mess" by X. Additional music by Andy Kneis. Thanks to our sources at the Sky News, Vice, Essentially Sports, the Associated Press, and CSULB. #News #LongBeach #562 #OurDumbPresident #Impeach45 #WarCrimes #CoD #OPBuild #CallOfDutyNews #DefenseNews #Internet

47 minAUG 23
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#153 Wet Ass President

Latest Episodes

#162 H.R. Giger Versus the World

EPISODE #162-- Today on the show we talk about the fast food reek of our most fetid and effed up president, the re-apperance of China's most precious friendo, and legendary director Hayao Miyazaki takes out the trash. Support our show at Patreon.com/quality! Follow James on twitter @kislingtwits and Alex @giraffetermath. Follow us on tumblr at https://worldsamess.tumblr.com/. Donate directly to James at Ko-fi.com/T6T16E5D. Thanks to Sef Joosten for our show art (http://spexdoodles.tumblr.com). Our theme music is "The World's a Mess" by X. End theme is "Leader of the Pack" by The Shangri-Las. Additional music by Andy Kneis. Thanks to our sources at the Raw Story, Daily Mail, National Geographic, CNN, Popular Science, Japan Today, Sora 24, Shukan Flash, Yahoo! News, and Hachima Kiko. #FriendoNews #ElectionNews #DEcision2020 #Election2020 #OurTerriblePresident #Trumpistan #China #Friendos #FastFood #Japan #AnimeIsForJerks

37 min3 d ago
Comments
#162 H.R. Giger Versus the World

#161 The Bobby Sands of Public Exposure

EPISODE #161-- Today we talk about the aftermath of the election, Rudy Giuliani's ridiculous bid at relevancy, and the death of Russia's sausage king. We also talk celebrity sightings, pervert sightings, and 1950's songs about ghouls and such. Support our show at Patreon.com/quality! Follow James on twitter @kislingtwits and Alex @giraffetermath. Follow us on tumblr at https://worldsamess.tumblr.com/. Donate directly to James at Ko-fi.com/T6T16E5D. Thanks to Sef Joosten for our show art (http://spexdoodles.tumblr.com). Our theme music is "The World's a Mess" by X. End theme is "Leader of the Pack" by The Shangri-Las. Additional music by Andy Kneis. Thanks to our sources at the Daily Beast, BBC, NJ.com, Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia Tribune, Politico, and the New York Times. #election #2020election #judicialcoup #coupdetet #Trumpistan #Giuliani #publicexposure #FourSeasons #OurPatheticAge #Wolfmen

65 min2 w ago
Comments
#161 The Bobby Sands of Public Exposure

#160 Shredddy Kruger

EPISODE #160-- Hey, look at us pad out our feed with an old(ish) episode! Anyways, today on the show we talk about mutant crayfish running amok in Europe (again), a he problem with skull ownership, and the illustrious return of Billy McFarland, criminal. Plus we play a game of SPY, AUTHOR, MIND'S EYE! Thanks to our sources at the Telegraph, Chicago Tribune, NY Times, WMC5 ACTION NEWS, and Legacy of Ashes (by Tim Weiner).

50 min2 w ago
Comments
#160 Shredddy Kruger

#159 Operation SALTPETER

EPISODE #159-- Today on the show we talk stupid conspiracy theories, a sunfish ruining the harbor, and the brand new mice tech that just hit the market. Plus we talk energy drinks, stand-up comedy, and, that's right, our dumb, wet president. Support our show at Patreon.com/quality! Follow James on twitter @kislingtwits and Alex @giraffetermath. Follow us on tumblr at https://worldsamess.tumblr.com/. Donate directly to James at Ko-fi.com/T6T16E5D. Thanks to Sef Joosten for our show art (http://spexdoodles.tumblr.com). Our theme music is "The World's a Mess" by X. Additional music by Andy Kneis. Thanks to our sources at the Daily Beast, CBS Boston, and Smithsonian Magazine. #Birds #Mice #Bengazi #DumbConspiracies #SEALs #WetPresident #BlackholeSunfish

53 minOCT 26
Comments
#159 Operation SALTPETER

#158 The Parscale Ultimatum

EPISODE #158-- Today we talk about dirty priests, pesky Parscale, and America's love affair with riding the lightning. All this and more on WORLD'S A MESS. Support our show at Patreon.com/quality! Follow James on twitter @kislingtwits and Alex @giraffetermath. Follow us on tumblr at https://worldsamess.tumblr.com/. Donate directly to James at Ko-fi.com/T6T16E5D. Thanks to Sef Joosten for our show art (http://spexdoodles.tumblr.com). Our theme music is "The World's a Mess" by X. Additional music by Andy Kneis. Thanks to our sources at the NOLA.com, WWL-TV, NY Post, Daily Mail, USA Today, and the Journal of Applied Meteorology.

43 minOCT 17
Comments
#158 The Parscale Ultimatum

#157 CORONA 2: Turbo Edition

EPISODE #157-- Boy howdy do things move fast. Today we talk about dicks getting hacked, the Dune delay, and OH YEAH, THE PRESIDENT HAS CORONAVIRUS AND IS OFF HIS ASS ON DRUGS. We try to make sense of it all. We fail miserably. Support our show at Patreon.com/quality! Follow James on twitter @kislingtwits and Alex @giraffetermath. Follow us on tumblr at https://worldsamess.tumblr.com/. Donate directly to James at Ko-fi.com/T6T16E5D. Thanks to Sef Joosten for our show art (http://spexdoodles.tumblr.com). Our theme music is "The World's a Mess" by X. Additional music by Andy Kneis. Thanks to our sources at the Stuff Magazine, Vanity Fair, Collider, Ayr Advertiser, Time Magazine, and Tech Crunch.

74 minOCT 10
Comments
#157 CORONA 2: Turbo Edition

#156 Speculative Donald Trump Memorial Special

EPISODE #156-- Due to recent and fortunate events, we're pushing out this fun little episode! We talk about the conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan, Jerry Falwell's most recent humbling, Brad Parscale's run-in with the law, and a Polish fight man talks about his favorite totem! Support our show at Patreon.com/quality! Follow James on twitter @kislingtwits and Alex @giraffetermath. Follow us on tumblr at https://worldsamess.tumblr.com/. Donate directly to James at Ko-fi.com/T6T16E5D. Thanks to Sef Joosten for our show art (http://spexdoodles.tumblr.com). Our theme music is "The World's a Mess" by X. Additional music by Andy Kneis. Thanks to our sources at the Ahval, NY Post, BJ PENN, UFC, Insider, and the Huffington Post!

44 minOCT 3
Comments
#156 Speculative Donald Trump Memorial Special

#155 Return to Guestaritaville with Brandon Beck

EPISODE #155--Brandon Beck (@hellyesbrandon on Twitter) of Inkblot, I Think You'd Be Into It, and the Happy Sappy Grown-Up Hour is back to talk, what else? THE NEWS, BABY! Also a lot of jags about Angels in America, for some reason, because that's what was on my mind at the time. I don't know. It's a news show. Listen. Support our show at Patreon.com/quality! Follow James on twitter @kislingtwits and Alex @giraffetermath. Follow us on tumblr at https://worldsamess.tumblr.com/. Donate directly to James at Ko-fi.com/T6T16E5D. Thanks to Sef Joosten for our show art (http://spexdoodles.tumblr.com). Our theme music is "The World's a Mess" by X. Additional music by Andy Kneis. Thanks to our sources at the Page Six, BBC, CNN, WSAV, Reuters, and NPR.

65 minSEP 30
Comments
#155 Return to Guestaritaville with Brandon Beck

#154 Headlines and Hinky Connections

EPISODE #154-- Today on the show we talk about New York being overrun by rats (again), grifter Steve Bannon's glorious call to prison, Jerry and Becki Falwell's swinging lifestyle, Mississippi's new flag, medieval charters and shopping, and a bogan punches a shark. Plus we talk about dumb anti-maskers, Michael Mann, and, of course, Hannibal. Support our show at Patreon.com/quality! Follow James on twitter @kislingtwits and Alex @giraffetermath. Follow us on tumblr at https://worldsamess.tumblr.com/. Donate directly to James at Ko-fi.com/T6T16E5D. Thanks to Sef Joosten for our show art (http://spexdoodles.tumblr.com). Our theme music is "The World's a Mess" by X. Additional music by Andy Kneis. Thanks to our sources at the Vice, Reuters, BBC, The Hill, and THE CITY. #NewYorkNews #Bannon #Trumpistan #USNews #Bunco #Scams #England #CurtisSliwa #Voting #AskingQuestions #DirtySouth

67 minAUG 28
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#154 Headlines and Hinky Connections

#153 Wet Ass President

EPISODE #153-- Today we talk about the topics that matter to you, the American newshound: Trump's dumb dead brother and his obsession with washing his hair, CSULB's new mascot, Call of Duty's latest playable war criminal, and the US Army's insistence on being publicly owned on Twitch. All this and more on today's World's a Mess! Support our show at Patreon.com/quality! Follow James on twitter @kislingtwits and Alex @giraffetermath. Follow us on tumblr at https://worldsamess.tumblr.com/. Donate directly to James at Ko-fi.com/T6T16E5D. Thanks to Sef Joosten for our show art (http://spexdoodles.tumblr.com). Our theme music is "The World's a Mess" by X. Additional music by Andy Kneis. Thanks to our sources at the Sky News, Vice, Essentially Sports, the Associated Press, and CSULB. #News #LongBeach #562 #OurDumbPresident #Impeach45 #WarCrimes #CoD #OPBuild #CallOfDutyNews #DefenseNews #Internet

47 minAUG 23
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#153 Wet Ass President
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