peevetown's podcast

This is a podcast about matters that peeve: Grasping politicians, large greedy politicians, crappy products, terrible movies, stupid fashions, dumb ideas and anything else that is annoying in general
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Feb 25, 2017

About how the post World War Two boom gave rise to the advertising industry and the manipulation of public consumption. Which gave us motivational research and planned obsolescence. This podcast is based on the books written about American society after the second world war.

His books are out of print, but are available used.

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Dec 13, 2016

Plastics, what we can recycle and the pollution caused by plastics. Every year we produce 299 millionths of plastic. It has to go somewhere, it may change shape, but it's not going away. You can support peeve town podcasts by donating at:


Nov 28, 2016

A history of plastics and their uses.

Nov 13, 2016

Today, there is a large segment of what should be the working population that don't have regular employment. The jobs have gone away, as the US closes factories and businesses good paying, long term employment is just not available. Most of these people are not counted as unemployed as they do not or no longer receive unemployment pay.

This podcast is inspired by this paper from the Whitehouse Office of the Preident.