Episode Twelve: Did George Orwell correctly predict this season of Big Brother?

Big Brother is Watching You… For our season finale episode, we watched the new Australian season of Big Brother, a show where a bunch of people are stuck inside together and not allowed to leave the house – not really a novelty anymore (please refer to global pandemic). Nevertheless, we’ll give you our hot takes on the personalities, antics and shock twists from Big Brother 2020.

And we’ll also be talking about George Orwell’s dystopian novel Nineteen Eighty-Four.In a world of ‘alternative facts’, ‘fake news’ and mass surveillance, what did George Orwell’s Big Brother tale correctly predict seventy years ago?
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————- Big Brother —————

1984 by George Orwell https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/40961427-1984

1984 on Stan

Big Brother on Channel 7

Camilla’s interview about the “Turkey Slap” 15 years on https://www.mamamia.com.au/big-brother-turkey-slap/

————- Grace’s Links —————

Kanye’s presidential candidacy announcement #2020vision https://twitter.com/kanyewest/status/1279575273365594112?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Etweet

Cluckingham Palace https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-07-04/cluckingham-palace-is-the-chicken-coop-fit-for-a-queen/12419388

Hamilton on Disney+


————————– Miranda’s Link’s ——————————

Sasha Baron Cohen pranks right-wing group the Three Percenters https://www.vulture.com/2020/06/sacha-baron-cohen-pranks-alt-right-militia-event-watch.html

Bridge Road Brewers turning excess 2020 beer into hand sanitiser and whiskey https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-07-02/beer-turned-into-whisky-due-to-excess-beer-supply-due-to-covid19/12410850

Dying for Sex podcast https://wondery.com/shows/dying-for-sex/

Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist on Stan


———— Show Links ——-

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All our music is sourced from epidemicsound.com


***Disclaimer***Please note that all the opinions contained within this podcast are our own, and we are not experts. If you need actual advice,

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