Well There's Your Problem

By wtyppod

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 Dec 31, 2019

Description

This is a podcast about engineering disasters and systemic failures, from a leftist perspective, with jokes

Episode Date
Well There's Your Problem | Episode 12: Hillsborough Disaster
01:10:23

A bunch of nerds told us not to talk about sports, so we ignored them! Today @aliceavizandum, @oldmananders0n, and @donoteat1 talk about the worst disaster in the history of British football Justice for the 96, you'll never walk alone

here are the slides: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j2BjTfwhbh8

listen to trashfuture: https://trashfuturepodcast.podbean.com/

Here's the Patreon link so you can watch the Groverhaus episode: https://www.patreon.com/wtyppod

Jan 15, 2020
Episode 11: The Aberfan Disaster
01:12:43

Today @aliceavizandum, @oldmananders0n, and @donoteat1 are joined by @TalentedVoter from the Antifada to talk about mining, the Aberfan disaster, the pitfalls of nationalization under Keynesian capitalism, and also the iggles.

Slides here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Dq7BFmUWIk

listen to trashfuture: https://trashfuturepodcast.podbean.com/

Here's the Patreon link so you can watch the Groverhaus episode: https://www.patreon.com/wtyppod

Jan 09, 2020
Episode 10: Roads for Rails - the Newfoundland Railway
01:27:59

Today @aliceavizandum, @oldmananders0n, and @donoteat1 are joined by @seanrade to examine the closure of Newfoundland's railway, why it was completely unjustified, and what may come in the future. Also we mispronounce words.

Here's the link to the slides: 

Listen to trashfuture: https://trashfuturepodcast.podbean.com/

Here's the Patreon link so you can watch the Groverhaus episode: https://www.patreon.com/wtyppod

Dec 18, 2019
Episode 9: Grenfell Tower Fire
01:37:30

Today @donoteat01, @aliceavizandum, and @oldmananders0n talk about the events leading up to the Grenfell Tower Fire, and its repercussions.

Vote Labour on December 12!

Here are the slides: 

listen to trashfuture: https://trashfuturepodcast.podbean.com/

Here's the Patreon link so you can watch the Groverhaus episode: https://www.patreon.com/wtyppod

Dec 10, 2019
Episode 8: Three Mile Island
01:02:21
Today @donoteat01, @aliceavizandum, and @oldmananders0n are joined by @LindsayPB to head to Central Pennsylvania to talk about the biggest civilian nuclear accident in the United States, which nonetheless didn't do very much

here is the link to the video with slides: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sm5p2K9eW9o
 
 
Here's the Patreon link so you can watch the Groverhaus episode: https://www.patreon.com/wtyppod
Dec 04, 2019
Bonus Episode 1 PREVIEW: Groverhaus
05:27

in which we talk about the infamous haus of grover
frankly this one makes a lot more sense with the visuals

full episode at our patreon: https://www.patreon.com/posts/bonus-episode-1-32074725

Dec 04, 2019
Episode 7: Lac-Megantic
01:18:11

Today @donoteat01, @aliceavizandum, and @oldmananders0n talk about railroading in the age of loneliness: the MMA railroad, and one-man crews.

here are the slides: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UdtQi6TEcjs

listen to trashfuture: https://trashfuturepodcast.podbean.com/

listen to @donoteat01 on Grubstakers talking about the Irvings: https://soundcloud.com/grubstakers/episode-89-the-irving-family-feat-donoteat

Nov 22, 2019
Episode 6: MS Estonia
54:18

Today, @donoteat01, @aliceavizandum, and @oldmananders0n head to the Baltic Sea to learn about Ro-Ro ferries, and the deadliest accident in European waters. And we make some jokes too!

Slides: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3eMfv1i3eFk

Here's that Atlantic article: https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2004/05/a-sea-story/302940/

Listen to Trashfuture, also on Podbean: https://trashfuturepodcast.podbean.com/

Here's the Patreon link: https://www.patreon.com/wtyppod

Nov 13, 2019
Episode 5: The Politics of Traffic Engineering
01:36:53

In this episode we (@aliceavizandum, @donoteat1, @oldmananders0n, and guest @DA_banks) critically examine the whole field of traffic engineering, and how efforts to make streets and highways safer and more functional have achieved directly the opposite. also we talk about digging a hole to combat sea level rise

Slides: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8oq0u2i4iHc

Check out David's podcast: https://ironweeds.podbean.com/
and his work at Real Life Magainze: https://reallifemag.com/

and also Trashfuture: https://trashfuturepodcast.podbean.com/

Nov 13, 2019
Episode 4: Hyatt Regency Walkway Collapse
47:12

Today @aliceavizandum, @donoteat1, @oldmananders0n, and special guest Kate Wagner from McMansion Hell discuss the 1981 Kansas City Hyatt Regency walkway collapse.
Slides: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hw2t0MOGnVc

And we also talk about other things, including
Estonian Ferries!
Rem Koolhaas!
Planes!
Drinking on Planes!
11foot8!
Vinyl siding!
TERFs!

go to kate's website and read it https://mcmansionhell.com/

she also has a patreon! https://www.patreon.com/mcmansionhell

oh right listen to Trashfuture, it's good, folks https://trashfuturepodcast.podbean.com/

Nov 13, 2019
Episode 3: SEPTA Regional Rail Meltdown 1979-1992
47:12

Featuring the one and only American Pacer!


Slides: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BkWxbAoOK2o


Today @aliceavizandum, @donoteat1, and @Landerson112358 talk about how what could have been the greatest public transit improvement in American history was completely bungled, due to mismanagement, lack of foresight, and union-busting.

Nov 13, 2019
Episode 2: Sampoong Department Store
35:39

Welcome to the second episode of our patented podcast-with-slides. Today @aliceavizandum, @donoteat1, and @Landerson112358 talk about the 1995 Sampoong Department Store collapse and the events leading up to it, and also talk about the Olympics.

Slides located here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g9SETplgPYc

Nov 13, 2019
Episode 1: The Silver Bridge Disaster
39:50

So @AliceAvizandum and I (@donoteat1) are trying to do an engineering disasters podcast, but with slides, because like, engineering is visual.

mothman


(Slides located here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1TOS68qWHhw)

Nov 13, 2019