Srsly Wrong

Srsly Wrong

By Srsly Wrong

utopian leftist comedy podcast


261 – Papa & Boy IV: The Television Special

We’re back for season 9! The Papa & Boy Adventures radio series is back with this very special season premiere. What happened at the battle at father’s pass? What does boy want...
08/08/2255m 22s

260 – Survival of the “Fittest”

It’s red in tooth and claw, a war of all against all, as each individual gene struggles to survive at the expense of others in a zero-sum competition for reproduction across generations,...
24/06/222h 24m

259 – Bullying!

Aaron and Shawn get to the bottom of bullying. Subscribe to survive: Comment on YouTube: Theme Songs by “e. june” and “the window smashing job creators” Graeber – The Bully’s Pulpit...
09/06/221h 37m

258 – Srsly Wrong LIVE SHOW 2! (Teaser)

This is an edited version of our second-ever live show, held in discord on Mar 20, 2022. We discussed staying optimistic during hard times To hear the full episode, sign up on...
19/05/2215m 7s

257 – Tales from Wrongtown Pt 2

The journey of Wrongtown continues, and the pieces of a bigger picture begin to fall into place This episode collects sketches from episodes 121, 127, 133, 134, 147, 151, and 172, as...
16/05/221h 47m

256 – Drama !!

BIG DRAMA in Wrongtown this week, as the wrong boys attempt to polarize and adjudicate the concept of drama, debate streamers, and high school, in a high-stakes battle for status in front...
06/05/221h 21m

255 – A Conversation on Intimate Direct Democracy w/ Modibo Kadalie & Andrew Zonneveld

A fascinating, wide-ranging discussion with Modibo Kadalie and Andrew Zonneveld, Author and Editor of ‘Intimate Direct Democracy’ covers many topics from the importance of directly democratic history, archeology, and technology to the...
23/04/222h 11m

254 – No Bosses & Participatory Economics W/ Michael Albert

Imagine a world without bosses! The Wrong Boys speak to Michael Albert, author of “No Bosses,” about Participatory Economics, democratic workers councils, fair job complexes, and the process of building a participatory...
13/04/221h 50m

253 – Why IQ is Bullshit

IQ demolished. Definitively. Goodbye IQ. You’re not real. Brain numbers are a foolish undertaking, tied to unimaginable suffering and horror. You are not science. Bye bye. Theme Song by Harpers of the...
01/04/221h 38m

252 – The Indigenous Paleolithic of the Western Hemisphere W/ Dr. Paulette Steeves

This week on the show, the Wrong Boys speak with Canadian Cree-Métis Archaeologist Dr. Paulette Steeves about the evidence for peopling of the Americas, going back at least 60,000 years, but as...
25/03/221h 17m

251 – Racism, Not Race (w/ Joseph L. Graves & Alan Goodman)

This week the Wrong Boys are joined by Joseph L Graves Jr and Alan H Goodman to discuss the pseudoscientific concept of ‘biological race’ and it’s very real roots in colonial racism....
09/03/221h 38m

250 – Interview: Emily Drabinski for ALA President

This week, Shawn interviews leftist candidate for President of the American Library Association Emily Drabinski about the role, her goals in office, and labour issues facing Librarians today. Emily’s website: On Vocational...
25/02/2241m 48s

249 – SRSLY WRONG LIVE! (teaser)

This is an edited down version of the live variety show we held in discord on Jan 25, 2022. If you want to hear the whole episode, or join us for the...
17/02/2218m 33s

248 – Not a ‘Nation of Immigrants’ (w/ Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz)

We are joined by historian Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz to discuss her new book, why America is not ‘a nation of immigrants’, and how this feel-good liberal mythos, created by JFK and exemplified in...
07/02/221h 47m

247 – Boycotting Monopolies, Selling Out, and Changing Things From the Inside (w/ THIIRD WAVES)

This week, the Wrong Boys team up with the crew from Thiiird Waves to think together about the complexities of workplace and income dynamics and radical politics, touching on the ethics of...
05/01/221h 47m


Are human beings innately special little angel babies? “Deep Down” are we good or evil? What does the corrupting influence of power have to do with it? Should we tell loving lies?...
22/12/2117m 58s

245 – Malatesta’s Anarchist Programme (w/ Zoe Baker)

This is a deep dive reading of Malatesta’s “An Anarchist Programme” with Zoe Baker. Support the show! Opening Theme Song by Dope Creature: Theme Song by The Window Smashing Job Creators:...
12/12/211h 46m

244 – Disability Justice (w/ Lateef McLeod)

This week Lateef Mcleod joins the Wrong Boys to discuss the principles of Disability Justice, why accessibility is important for everyone, and how capitalism systematically reduces people to our labor power, denying...
23/11/211h 38m

243 – Revolutionary Prefiguration (w/ Anark)

This episode is a deep dive into what it means to build prefigurative institutions that can help us actualize the transition to a better society. Special guest Anark and the Wrong Boys...
05/11/212h 8m

242 – The Dawn of The Dawn of Everything (w/ David Wengrow)

The Wrong Boys are joined by David Wengrow to talk about changing human history (starting with the past) and his new book, co-authored with the late David Graeber, on myths about the...
18/10/211h 50m

241 – Reading Black Anarchists (w/ St. Andrew)

Drawing plentifully from the writings of various Black anarchists, this wide ranging discussion touches on the relevance of anarchism to colonized people, self-determination, the Black Panthers, prefiguration, care work, raising children, white...
01/10/211h 57m

240 – Election Fraud 2020 pt 2: Living in a For-Profit Disinfo Dystopia

In this thrilling conclusion to the saga of the Wrong Boys ill-fated attempt to change one person’s mind about election fraud, our intrepid investigators catch a glimpse of the structure that holds...
14/09/212h 4m

239 TEASER- Platforms of Freedom pt 2 – Apps for Library Socialism

In this special episode for our patreon community, we explore two potential “killer apps” that could slowly but surely erode capitalism & build a Library Socialist society in it’s place. listen to...
07/09/2113m 13s

238 – Wrong Boys Investigate: Election Fraud 2020, pt 1

In this episode the Wrong Boys put on their fact checking hats, as a personal conflict with an online friend leads them down a strange spiral into the minutia of the wacky...
11/08/211h 29m

TEASER – 237 – Platforms of Freedom Pt 1

Online platforms have quickly become a major force in society, mediating the human social sphere in ways never before possible. Currently, this is being used to benefit those at the top, but...
09/08/2114m 31s

236 – Talking to Ironweeds about Library Socialism and bein’ Sweetie Pie

In this Srsly Weeds crossover we talk about the ins and outs of a library socialist society and what it means to do things ‘sweetie pie’ Check out Ironweeds Theme song by...
23/07/211h 54m

235- The Imaginary Tragedy of the Hypothetical Commons

Once upon a time, a man named Garret Hardin dreamed up a spooky story about common property and proposed a horrifying question: “What if this always inevitably happens?” Turns out, it doesn’t...
16/07/211h 32m

234 – Why Workplace Democracy? (w/ Prof. Richard D. Wolff)

Most people spend most of their waking hours at work, being told what to do, as well as how and when to do it without any opportunity to help make those decisions...
01/07/211h 15m

233 – Look For The Helpers (w/ Mexie and Breht)

In these unprecedented and (in many ways) awful times, it can be difficult to make sense of the world in a way that is fruitful and beneficial In this special panel discussion,...
14/06/212h 6m

232 – I Hate Mondays!

Nothing lays bare the stark unfreedom of the wage labor system quite like a bleak monday morning. A day that represents monotony, drudgery, and the end of fun. Many say that it...
07/06/211h 15m

*UNLOCKED* Ep 181 – Virtue and Terror: The French Revolution pt 2

The King is dead, but the revolution is just getting started. Robespierre and the Jacobins have a plan: using the means of State Terror, they will create a Republic of Virtue, complete...
25/05/211h 58m

231 – Business Confidence & Capital Strikes (w/ Michael Schwartz and Kevin A. Young)

Why do the rich have so much influence over policy? Is it all because of corporations lobbying politicians? Or is there a more fundamental dynamic at play — one that activists can...
17/05/211h 45m

230 – A Chat About May Day (w/ Max, Franz, Liz and Amy!)

Spring is here – a time to feast, dance around the maypole, and organize the working class to achieve a more just society for everyone This episode explores May Day, it’s history,...
30/04/211h 59m

Malls After the Revolution (Laborwave Radio Appearance)

Interview Shawn did with Laborwave Radio imagining how something like a shopping mall might look in a future Library Socialist society Link to Aaron’s youtube stream about Ted Kaczinski’s Article Support Srsly...
19/04/211h 14m

UNLOCKED – Ep 180 – The French Revolution, Pt. 1

This formerly patron-only episode is now up for all King Louis XVI of France was beheaded by guillotine on January 21, 1793 – a pivotal event in (the often quite unsafe) birth...
03/04/211h 26m

229 – Sheeple

According to Webster’s Dictionary, sheeple are “people who are docile, compliant, or easily influenced”. According to Natural News, science has proven that 95% of people are sheeple. Wrong Boys investigate.  Theme song...
05/03/211h 20m

228 – Tales from Wrongtown Pt 1

Once upon a time, there was a town called Wrongtown. This is how their story begins. This episode collects sketches from episodes 74, 86, 111, 133, 134, and 136, as well as...
20/02/211h 14m

227 – Can the Simpsons be saved?

This Simpsons has had an enormous impact on American culture. By analyzing its past, present, and potential for the future, the Wrong Boys hope to answer the question of whether this formative...
03/02/2148m 48s

226 – Political Charts

For centuries political chartographers have pondered the question – What is the true shape of politics? A line from left to right? Or maybe a square with four quadrants? Or is it,...
23/01/211h 56m

225 – Orbit Repeat 2021!

2020 is finally over — it’s in the rear-view window baby, gone forever, and here at srsly wrong we wanted to say arrivederci with style and ring in the new year by...
06/01/211h 16m

224 – Social Ecology and the End of Capitalism, pt 2

With a firm basis rooted in natural history and direct democracy, the Wrong Boys and the ISE continue their exploration of what a post capitalist future might look like, and how we...
21/12/202h 28m

223 – Social Ecology and the End of Capitalism, pt 1

Imagining the end of capitalism is a gargantuan task. This week the Wrong Boys along with educators from the Institute for Social Ecology roll up their sleeves, get down into the dirt,...
14/12/202h 4m

222 – Economics as Horseshit (w/ Neighbor Science)

Nov 25, 4:26 PM What are the foundational assumptions of neoclassical economics? The Wrong Boys team up with Ryan from Neighbor Science to investigate, and what they find is so ridiculous it’s...
26/11/201h 27m

221 – Self-Immolation (w/ Brent Cooper)

On May 29, 2019, Arnav Gupta burned himself alive on the White House lawn, wearing a USA t-shirt. Very few people noticed, and even fewer tried to listen to what Arnav might...
30/10/201h 46m

220 – Stop Techno Dystopia! (w/ Cory Doctorow)

Our rapid technological progress comes with many wonderful–and many horrifying–potentials. Politicians and businessmen seem determined to steer our society towards the horrifying.  Author and Journalist Cory Doctorow joins the Wrong Boys to...
16/10/201h 54m

219 – Social Ecology and the Critique of Hierarchy

The ecological crisis is a social crisis, and in this weeks episode the Wrong Boys have teamed up with educators from the Institute for Social Ecology to explain why Theme song by...
02/10/201h 53m

Wrongtopia History Vol. 1

Come learn about the strange and wonderful world of Wrongtopia, complete with five separate types of nomads, as they introduce borders for the first time, cycling through multiple library related revolutions over...
09/07/201h 6m

218 – The Emotional Intelligence Spectacular

This week the Wrong Boys tear open their chests and use rulers and measurements to discover that our feelings are actually real and they matter, politically and practically. Turns out that every...
22/06/201h 59m

217 – Trash!

Whether stinking up our humble alleyways or our pristine twitter feeds, TRASH is something that everybody hates. But what, or who, is trash? This week, The Wrong Boys and their pal Trash...
05/06/201h 13m

216 – MUTINY! (w/ John from Working Class History)

This week John from the Working Class History podcast joins us to talk about MUTINIES! Defined as ‘criminal conspiracies against lawful authority’, but mutinies are sometimes the only way normal everyday enlisted...
25/05/201h 56m

215 – “Read Theory!”

If you’ve ever found yourself wondering “what the heck is theory and why do people keep telling me to read it instead of explaining their political positions?!!” then this podcast special presentation...
14/05/201h 1m

214 – Zoological Intergalactic (pilot ep)

Zoological Intergalactic is the story of one Bear and one Lizard, criminals employed together at one Corporation, who take the problem of undocumented extinction in the universe  Lawyers Note: All allegations made...
07/05/2015m 9s

213 – Hubris!

The Wrong Boys have been charged with the crime of Hubris for asserting that a better world is possible. To stand with their defense, please listen, like, and share this very important...
28/04/2040m 3s

*UNLOCKED* 162 -meetings suck, get organized! (& bonus sketch w/ the Serfs)

This bonus episode was originally released to patrons in summer 2018. This unlocked version also features a brand new sketch we did with The Serfs! “A lot of people think that meetings...
24/04/201h 22m


We keep hearing people say that all landlords are bastards. Are they just being cruel for no reason? Is the role of landlord in society just? What does it even mean to...
20/04/201h 43m

211 – Papa vs Boy vol III – DEATHWORDS

In this thrilling conclusion to the Papa Boy Adventures first season, tensions mount as Papa Fatherson and all the papas of the world attempt to quash the Boycult threat, once and for...
04/04/2043m 38s

210 – Zero-Sum Pattern Grid World

-Complete, no-nonsense list of everything contained in this episode- 1) Humorous sketches taking place inside a “pattern grid world” 2) Analysis of   a) zero sum games/thinking/social structures   b) winning/losing and effects on psychology, self...
25/03/2047m 11s

209 – The Power of Loneliness

As human beings, we have a deep need for friendship and human connection. But in a world where time is money, and socializing becomes just another expense to cut back on, an...
16/03/201h 59m

208 – Papa Boy Adventures, Vol 2: Based and Boypilled

The adventure continues! The historical tensions between papa and boy come to a head as scores of boys around the world begin dropping out of society to follow a strange new online...
28/02/2042m 15s

Shawn on ‘Doomer V Bloomer’ – REVOLUTIONARY TACTICS

Shawn appears with Hugh and Nicole from Ad Astra on Doomer v Bloomer to discuss which tactics and strategies social movements can use to best achieve universal human liberation. Check out our...
25/02/201h 51m

207 – Democratize Everything

Choo Choo!! Democracy Train is coming through [in its necessary historical role to bring democracy from almost nothing (currently) to absolutely everything (the future)]! Between stops we have special entertainment by the...
18/02/202h 6m

Vegan Vanguard Appearance – “Building Utopia”

“In this episode, Mexie sits down with the Wrong Boys of the SRSLY Wrong podcast to discuss all things utopic! We cover a lot of ground, from social ecology, to library socialism,...
02/02/201h 39m

Utopian Horizons appearance – Inventing The Future & Library Socialism

Wrong Boys on the Utopian Horizons podcast to “talk about the valuable critique and strategies laid out in Inventing the Future, a book arguing for a post-capitalist world without work, and delve...
30/01/201h 42m

206 – Papa and Boy Adventures Ep 1 – The Fatherson System

Papa Fatherson has developed a new hit parenting system to overcome the historical tension between fathers and sons in this debut episode of Papa and Boy Adventures support us by becoming a...
27/01/2027m 44s

205 – The Haitian Revolution, Pt 1: The Sacred Right of Property (teaser)

At the same time that in France, the Jacobins were declaring the universal rights of man, in the French slave colony of Saint Domingue, half a million human beings were being held...
18/01/2011m 39s

204 – Convenience

Convenience for whom? The wrong boys explore the ins and outs of convenience, and integrate common criticisms of “convenience culture” into a call for a new utopian full convenience, a society which...
15/01/201h 24m

203 – The Winnipeg General Strike (w/ Maximillian Alvarez)

One hundred years ago, the biggest and longest general strike in Canadian history took place in Winnipeg. The Wrong Boys are joined by Maximillian Alvarez from Working People Pod to take a...
14/12/192h 6m

202 – Billionaire Bon Voyage!

All the best heads in the worlds have been put together, and their prescription is clear: we need billionaires to not exist. And so, the Wrong Boys have produced this Bon Voyage...
30/11/191h 18m

201 – “There ain’t no such thing as a free lunch!”

Each of us is born helpless and in need of lunch. Is it ever possible to get that lunch for free? Or are we doomed to wander the earth forever paying for...
19/11/1954m 21s

200 – Library Socialism & Complementarity

The Library Socialism Trilogy concludes as we explore the concept of Complementarity as a natural fact, analytical framework, and ethical imperative. Hierarchy, reciprocity, nature, life, death, grasping and loss are just some...
10/11/192h 4m

199 – Prisons must be abolished

The Wrong Boys examine the form, function, and effects of the prison system, and determine that it is a moral nightmare that must be dismantled as quickly as possible theme song by...
02/10/191h 43m

198 – Canada Election 2019 (w/ Derrick O’Keefe)

Election season has come to Canada, and the wrong boys chat with Ricochet co-founder and former Vancouver City Council candidate Derrick O’Keefe to talk about the parties, the polling, the media sphere,...
12/09/191h 30m

Kino Lefter Appearance – ‘Children of Men, the Only Modern Movie ‘

The Wrong Boys are on Kino Lefter, a leftist film discussion podcast, to talk about Children of Men. Go check out Kino Lefter’s other eps! It’s a good show!
05/09/191h 35m

197 – Accelerationism: THE ONLY WAY OUT IS THROUGH (teaser)

Some say that the only way to the revolution is by accelerating the current trajectory, heightening the contradictions to collapse the waveform. Is it true? Is the only way out through? The...
31/08/198m 39s

196 – Library Socialism & The Irreducible Minimum

Human need: what exactly is it, how do we meet it, and what level should nobody fall below? These are the questions which plague the Wrong Boys as they embark on the...
22/08/191h 58m

Coffee With Comrades Appearance – “Shit-Posting is Counterrevolutionary”

The Wrong Boys join Pearson and Mel from Coffee with Comrades to talk about extremely online leftism, sectarian shenanigans, prefiguration, and Mr. Fred Rogers. check out the show and get the full...
13/08/191h 51m

195 – Woke Bae Justin Trudeau: Destroyed with facts and logic (w/ Alberta Advantage)

On this very special mash-up podcast, the Wrong Boys are joined by Team Advantage over at the Alberta Advantage podcast to talk about our woke bae Prime Minister, and all the ways...
06/08/191h 12m

194 – MONEY (w/ Franz)

Franz returns to the show to talk about what money is, how it came to be this way, and just exactly how bad it is screwing all of us over. Check our...
25/07/191h 56m

193 – Organizing First Steps (w/ Amy and Liz)

Wrong Boys are joined by Liz and Amy from the podcast Rebel Steps podcast to discuss leftist organizing, and stuff like group dynamics, what organizing is, and how to take your first...
12/07/191h 40m

192 – Listen, Workaholic!

The Wrong Boys are joined by Tim (aka SOLE) from The Solecast to stage a kind of intervention for all the workaholics out there, and talk about the debilitating effects of work...
01/07/191h 48m

191 – The Power of Friendship

It is one of the most powerful forces in existence. It has shaped our biology and our society. Our personal lives can be defined by it, or by the lack of it....
23/06/191h 12m

190 – No More Wars (w/ Mike Gravel)

Former Senator and 2020 presidential candidate Mike Gravel joins the Wrong Boys to talk about throwing shoes, ending war, direct democracy, and teaming up with two teens to run for president Help...
16/06/191h 44m

189 – Library Socialism & Usufruct

For your use and enjoyment: a special episode of Srsly Wrong, using the lenses of history, complexity, retention, and culmination to talk about libraries, sharing, and the socialist future we want to...
04/06/191h 46m

RevLeft Radio Appearance – Debating Scientific Socialism

Wrong Boys join Breht and Alyson Escalante to discuss and debate the merits of categorizing Marxism as a science. (we all collaborated on a sketch at the end as well!) Hear more...
26/05/191h 56m

188 (teaser) The Inevitable Glorious Revolution: Brainstorm, pt 2 (w/ Breht O’Shea)

Breht O’Shea joins the Wrong Boys’ ongoing revolutionary brainstorming session to talk about Marxist Leninist strategy, leftist unity, defense, violence, and the relationship between means and ends. Listen to the full episode...
22/05/1917m 22s

187 – Borders

this week on the show we tackle the totally normal question of whether people should be turned away when escaping from war, or seized from their homes and thrown in jail or...
11/05/191h 16m

186 – The Wrong Boys decide to be nice for once

Critics call SRSLY WRONG ‘the meanest podcast of all time’, ‘two asshole jerks being haters for an hour every week’, and of course ‘wretched vitriol so toxic it could be considered biological...
28/04/191h 2m

185 – Clout

Gotta get that CLOUT baby, hell ya, wanna be RECOGNIZED for my contributions to society because we all have deeper insecurities than we show to the public and it’s important to feel...
20/04/191h 1m

184 – Running and Hiding is a Revolutionary Act

This week the Wrong Boys examine one of the most common, most effective, and yet most underappreciated revolutionary tactics: running and hiding Theme Song by Phillip Osmon support us on Patreon
09/04/191h 7m

Ep 183 – Doing Basic Income Right

This week, the Wrong Boys investigate the importance of DETAILS by applying class analysis to Democratic Presidential hopeful Andrew Yang’s Basic Income proposal. #yanggang and #antiyanggang (and #whotfisyang) welcome, this episode caters...
31/03/191h 47m

Ep 182 – SWEETIE TREK – Liberatory Sci-Fi (w/ Lyta Gold)

Toss out all your boring theory and get ready to curl up with some fantastic woman-authored fiction! Special guest Lyta Gold (amusements editor for Current Affairs magazine) joins the Wrong Boys to...
20/03/191h 51m

Ep 181 – Virtue and Terror: The French Revolution pt 2 (TEASER)

The King is dead, but the revolution is just getting started. Robespierre and the Jacobins have a plan: using the means of State Terror, they will create a Republic of Virtue, complete...
13/03/1916m 58s

Ep 180 – The French Revolution Pt 1 (teaser)

King Louis XVI of France was beheaded by guillotine on January 21, 1793 – a pivotal event in (the often quite unsafe) birth of modern liberal democracy. In part one of our...
25/02/1914m 45s

Ep 179 – The Valentine’s Day Special

It’s a Valentine’s day spectacular as the Wrong Boys examine everything from medieval Courtly Love, to modern dating and apps, the creepiness of love potions and Cupid, and the utopian future of...
14/02/191h 10m

Ep 178 – The People’s Republic of Walmart (w/ Leigh Phillips & Michal Rozworski)

Walmart is the world’s largest corporation, a mantle it has achieved by (internally) eschewing market-based allocation, and developing itself into a sophisticated and well-functioning globally-planned economy. This week, guests Leigh and Michal...
10/02/191h 16m

Ep 177 – The Birth of Capitalism (w/ Franz)

As the global Capitalism market works to spread its tentacles into every aspect of human life on earth, you can’t help but wonder: how the heck did this all get started in...
29/01/191h 31m

Ep 176 – The inevitable glorious revolution to liberate all people and usher in a post scarcity utopia forever – pt1 (teaser)

Time for a REVOLUTIONARY BRAINSTORM. The Wrong Boys take a look at some different ideas for achieving a revolutionary change in society, discussing the benefits and drawbacks of each in this very...
21/01/197m 49s

Ep 175 – SNARK

Friendly daily reminder that our number one tool for dismantling capitalism is *checks notes* snarky comments online. Ummm but maybe web based snark isn’t the best mode of political communication??? For grown...
10/01/191h 11m

Ep 174 – Mark Zuckerberg, will you be our friend?

This week The Wrong Boys gaze into The All-Seeing Face, longing for joy and human connection, instead finding a malicious, psychologically invasive hell casino that tracks their every move and thought, creating...
31/12/181h 25m

w2t 173 – A Spider-Swarm Christmas (In Australia)

This week it’s news! Topics include: – spiders killing us all – dirty climate deals – 15 yr old climate genius – george bush death party? – christmas in australia theme song...
17/12/1854m 31s

Ep 172 – The Intellectual Light Web (w/ Nathan J Robinson)

The Intellectual Light Web is a fierce new renegade political movement based in hope, joy, humor, and making the world a better place for everyone. Nathan J Robinson of Current Affairs Magazine...
03/12/181h 26m

ep 171 – ECOTOPIA

Now that we know escaping the ecopocalypse is 100% technologically feasible, the next logical step for the Wrong Boys is imagining the beautiful world we’d like to build instead, and speculating on...
26/11/181h 38m

Ep 170 – Escape from the Ecopocalypse

are we really doomed? is it possible to avoid massive human suffering and extinction? what would mr. rogers say??? wrong boys investigate. theme song by Trai Bo support us on patreon...
16/11/181h 26m


This week on the show we’re all gonna fucking die as the world burns because rich men sold out our shared habitat for cash and elected representatives continue to sit by and...
06/11/181h 9m

Ep 168 – Aaron’s Dream (FULL EP ON PATREON)

A rare journey inside of Aaron’s sleepy dreamy head where we find guillotines, broken starbucks windows, The Wrong Boys’ deepest off-the-record secrets, and the true meaning of liberty.   This ep is...
09/10/185m 49s

Ep 167 – Worker Power vs. Electoralism (w/ Chris and Lowell)

Do the Wrong Boys talk about electoralism too much, and worker power not enough? Can working ‘within the system’ result in real change? Fellow podcasters Chris and Lowell talk with Aaron about...
29/09/1859m 4s

Ep 166 – pineapple on pizza and other goofy stuff

(warning: parts of this episode may induce vomiting) Shawn and Aaron have some dopey arguments people have for fun. Scores are settled, bottoms are reached, and it’s likely that no one ate...
17/09/1844m 22s

Ep 165 – Tipping

What’s the deal with tipping? Wrong Boys investigate! (spoiler: it’s a classist, sexist, racist institution that makes the world less wonderful for everyone) Opening Theme by ELB11, recorded at Fractured Past Studios...
04/09/181h 13m

Ep 164 – The Revolution Will be Hilarious (w/ Adam Krause)

Author Adam Krause joins the Wrong Boys to explain the close link between comedy and democracy, why authoritarians are almost never funny, and how comedic skills can help us create a kinder,...
24/08/181h 32m


The Wrong Boys interview Matthew Lang of the Seattle Transit Riders Union, and Matt Bruenig of the People’s Policy Project, to discuss HITTING JEFF BEZOS with a PEOPLE’S BLUE SHELL, knocking him...
12/08/181h 31m

Ep 162 – meetings suck, get organized! (teaser)

A lot of people think that meetings really suck, but what if the problem runs deeper than that?? The Wrong Boys share their experiences and investigate what it means to be an...
07/08/188m 28s

Ep 161 – Brocialists Against Patriarchy (w/ Franz)

This week, special guest Franz shows the Wrong Boys how to crush brews, bump fists, dismantle patriarchy, and have a strong class analysis – all while imparting a deep lesson about what...
26/07/181h 21m

Ep 160 – Homelessness is a moral nightmare

The solution to homelessness is to give people homes and we can do it right now nobody deserves this Special thanks to InvisiblePeople.Tv for the amazing work they do interviewing people who...
19/07/181h 45m

Ep 159 – Misanthropy is a Death Cult!

The Wrong Boys get polemical this week as they delve into the unseemly (and factually deficient) world of thoughts and ideas that lack a basic respect for human life. Corporation Motivation by...
10/07/181h 32m

Ep 158 – Totally wacky stuff from weird sectarian internet world (w/ Angela Nagle)

Author Angela Nagle joins the Wrong Boys to discuss internet culture wars, hot take churnalism, the changing political landscape, ‘woke capital’, and the democratic road to socialism. Consider donating to our Patreon:...
03/07/181h 25m

Ep 157 – Listen up, Elon! (w/ Brett O’Shea)

Dear Elon Musk, This week The Wrong Boys had Brett from Revolutionary Left Radio on their show to talk about podcasting, his politics, working together, your condemnable business practices, and the best...
27/06/181h 33m

Ep 156 TEASER – Wrong Boys Vacation!

this episode is all about paid time off: who gets it, how much, and how much more is possible theme song by Far Flowers: donate to our patreon for access to...
20/06/184m 16s

Ep 155 – Gentrification

When improving the neighborhood means you no longer get to live in it Theme song by Trái Bơ Consider donating to our Patreon:
12/06/181h 10m

Ep 154 – You Can Create New Words

Its Neologisms! Neologisms! Neologisms! this weeks as the Wrong Boys go on a fantastical journey through the heady and enchanting world of BRAND NEW WORDS and all the wonderful ways in which...
06/06/181h 0m

Ep 153 – Bullshit Jobs (w/ David Graeber)

The Wrong boys speak with David Graeber about his new book ‘Bullshit Jobs’, exploring the ever multiplicating ways our society makes up stuff for people to do. They also discuss the puritan...
26/05/181h 9m

EP 152 – This Episode Was Made By Machines

This episode isn’t about machines. It’s made by a podcast-making machine. Workdays vs. Raises, Property Appreciation vs. Wages, TV Good or TV Bad?, Comparative Legal Treatment of Rich and Poor, and Cynics Vs....
14/05/1849m 40s

Ep 149 – Wrongtown

This week, the Wrong Boys truly live up to their name, as in the midst of Wrongtown’s very first mayoral election, they make a huge error, leading to a deep exploration of...
30/03/181h 29m

Ep 148 – Privatization

The Wrong Boys examine the parade of failures that is the history of privatization. Theme Song by Far Flowers Donating helps us make better content. If you enjoy what we do, please...
22/03/181h 7m

Ep 147 – Conspiracy Theories

In this very special episode, the Wrong Boys open their eyes for the very first time, and see the world for what it really is.   Donating helps us make better content....
14/03/181h 17m

Ep 146 – School Shootings Are Bad

A journey through gun laws, violent media, and social alienation as the Wrong Boys get to the bottom of the most horrifying trend of the millennium.
01/03/181h 22m

Ep 138 – Virtue Signalling

Full episode available to non-patrons for the first time! “The biggest enemy of virtue is not those who do wrong, but those who signal virtue. Virtue is good, obviously, but signalling virtue...
20/02/181h 2m

Ep 123 – Economic Inequality

The Wrong Boys lay out a perfect plan to make sure that everybody always has the exact same amount of money in their bank account, no matter what. Contribute and get bonus...
15/02/181h 28m

Ep 144 – Totalitarian Blue-Haired College Kids

They’re at it again Theme Song by Trái Bơ Contribute and get bonus episodes!
08/02/181h 11m

Ep 142 – Post Scarcity

“Enough is Enough!” is the motto this week as the Wrong Boys talk about all the ways in which we could, and sometimes already do, have enough of enough things in order...
24/01/181h 15m

Ep 141 – Diversity of Tactics

The utopian practice involves tirelessly working towards the ever-receding horizon of the best possible world for everyone. There’s a lot to be done, and a lot of different tactics that can be...
17/01/181h 16m

Ep 140 – Comics and Activism (w/ Ad Astra Comix)

Shawn is joined by Nicole and Hugh from Ad Astra Comix to talk about their work, as well as the current state of activism and the left. Buy ‘The Beast’ and see...
10/01/181h 34m

Ep 139 – Egoism and Non-Duality

Can Egoists be Communists? What exactly was this Max Stirner guy all about? And is everything a spook? All these answers and more when Aaron interviews Jordan and Chloe about leftist Egoism and...
01/01/181h 8m

Ep 138 – Virtue Signalling (patreon episode)

“The biggest enemy of virtue is not those who do wrong, but those who signal virtue. Virtue is good, obviously, but signalling virtue is very bad. This is the extent of my...
22/12/179m 29s

Ep 137 – EGGS

Everything you both do and don’t want to know about eggs leave us a voice message –   Contribute and get bonus episodes!
06/12/171h 4m

w2t 136 – The Trump-Russia Investigation Investigation pt. 2

The Wrong Boys continue their investigation of the Trump-Russia investigation, detailing exactly what we know so far about the actions of the Trump’s staff and the Russian government during the last election....
30/11/171h 21m

W2T 135 – The Trump-Russia Thing, pt.1

In this very special What to Think current events spectacular the Wrong Boys take on the biggest case of their lives and stumble into a lurid world of secret dossiers, kompromat, pee...
23/11/171h 13m

Ep 134 – Creativity

A penetrating examination of creativity and all of its many aspects, starring Shawn, Aaron, and of course – Sparkle Baby.
16/11/1754m 56s

Ep 133 – “You guys aren’t cynical enough…”

This week the Wrong Boys address the criticism that they are far too optimistic and nowhere near cynical enough by getting down on their knees and worshiping the zero. leave us a...
01/11/1741m 34s

Ep 131 – The Genius of Mr. Rogers

A tribute to America’s greatest poet and philosopher, Fred Rogers.
17/10/171h 8m

Ep 130 – Jean Against the Machine

Jean Swanson is a long time activist against poverty and homelessness on Vancouver’s downtown eastside, and she’s running for Vancouver city council. Shawn speaks with her about her life, activism, and campaign,...
09/10/171h 15m

Ep 128 – Ask Us Anything – pt. 1 – exoteric

After fending off the inappropriately horny mailman, the Wrong Boys answer questions from listeners about what they’re currently reading, utopian policy, philosophical zombies, and more! Part 2 of this AUA series will...
03/10/171h 8m

Ep 127 – The Ear

In this very special Wrongtown Mystery, Shawn and Aaron investigate the ear, its origins, its beauty, and how to use it to listen. Meanwhile, tensions with their incompetent intern Jeffrey reach a...
27/09/171h 13m

Ep 126 – Combat Liberalism

The wrong boys engage in a critical reading of Mao Tse-tung’s essay ‘Combat Liberalism’, then fight in and win a glorious revolution that doesn’t lead to any grain problems. Theme song by Hunt...
20/09/171h 1m

Ep 124 – What do you mean when you say hierarchy?

The Wrong Boys dissect the different ways people use the term hierarchy, try to zero in on what the leftist critique of hierarchy is about, and make a huge discovery – that...
05/09/171h 9m

Ep 121 – Can Technology Save Us?

Is technology Jesus? Or is it more like an homicidally insane person who thinks he’s Jesus? Answering a question from a listener, The Wrong Boys take on the case to get to...
29/08/171h 21m

W2T 120 – Tiki Torch Fascism

This week we talk about: – Charlottesville Nazi rally and car murders around the world – Umberto Eco’s List of the 14 Common Features of Fascism – The moral merits of cheering...
21/08/171h 31m

Ep 118 – Perfumed Men Make Beautiful Times

Aaron interviews an ex-fascist named Callum about his political journey, and Shawn and Aaron discuss the points for and against the old adage: Perfumed men make beautiful times Beautiful times make ugly...
14/08/171h 36m

Ep 117 – The S.W.E.A.T. pledge

Millionaire and former host of Discovery Channel’s ‘Dirty Jobs’ Mike Rowe wants the Wrong Boys to sign his S.W.E.A.T. pledge (Skill & Work Ethic Aren’t Taboo). Will Shawn and Aaron promise to live...
29/06/171h 1m


We have a mystery on our hands: should we be vegans? Is eating meat ok? What about the poor animals? The wrong boys get to the bottom of it.
22/06/171h 12m

W2T – 115 – Lifehack: Get naked and imply you have a gun

This week we talk about: – Jean-Luc Mélenchon’s revolutionary leftist platform for France – Big wins for local Vancouver activists and Canadian political comeuppance – Anti-Fa and Bernie Bro Violence – Amazon vs. The...
15/06/171h 11m

Ep 114 – Universal Basic Outcome

You’ve heard of a Universal Basic Income for years now — that’s old news, it’s MySpace, it’s AskJeeves — Universal Basic Outcome is new, it’s fresh, it’s innovative. Honestly, you probably haven’t...
07/06/171h 0m

EP 113 – Should We Vote?

Shawn’s a voting superstar and Aaron’s a flaky voter who isn’t that confident in the system. When their powers combine, the Wrong Boys get right to the bottom and discover the perfect...
02/06/171h 4m

Ep 112 – Diplomacy Vs. Honesty

Is it better to be a self-indulgent jerk who says everything that’s on their mind? Or a sneaky manipulative gaslighting piece of shit who just uses language to trick people into agreeing...
26/05/1755m 31s

Ep 111 – Human Nature

Shawn and Aaron are abducted by a troubled, misunderstood (but fundamentally good) person and need to escape from his evil fortress of doom, finding that on the way they discover all the...
10/03/171h 10m

W2T – 110 – Bald Around The Moon (the police episode)

This week The Wrong Boys get to the bottom of: – The crisis plaguing police departments and the wrong moves leftists make in talking about it – Canadian party leadership races and...
03/03/171h 14m

Ep 109 – Meta-Mythology (and not killing millions of people)

Do we need a guiding myth, or is that just irrational hogwash? How do we fight for a better future without accidentally being evil? Is Star Wars real? Was the Holodomor a...
24/02/171h 26m

Ep 108 – Bernie would have won (and he did win)

This week, Aaron and Shawn take you on a sentimental journey into a world that could have been, where Bernie Sanders triumphed in a historic election against Donald Trump and became the 45th president...
17/02/1758m 35s

W2T – 105 – Richard Spencer Got Clocked

This week we talk about: – Trump’s executive orders, twitter threats, and first presidential lawsuit – Tons of protests, a shooting, and punching nazis in the face – Canadian oil spills, Buckminster...
27/01/171h 29m


We promised you that after 1000 episodes of our podcast, the world would experience 10,000 years of world peace. In this, the stunning, long-awaited 100th episode of Srsly Wrong, Shawn and Aaron...
12/01/171h 30m

Ep 99 – Left Dis-Unity

This week the Wrong Boys don’t pull any punches in explaining exactly what’s wrong with the sectarian infighting, witch hunts, and unnuanced, unprincipled petty bullshit that is tearing the left apart. Theme...
21/10/161h 20m

Ep 98 – Special Memes Lettuce Dog

A fair minded, gentle, and  noble podcast. Shawn interviews Adeline Borneman of Lettuce Dog. Aaron and Shawn talk about ceding or fighting for Pepe against the forces of far-right appropriation.
12/10/1652m 13s

Ep 97 – Neoconservatism and Chill

History is on our side this week as the Wrong Boys invade your home, kill the bad guys, and bring freedom and democracy to your land. Theme Song by Far Flowers
05/10/161h 18m

Ep 96 – Google Murray Bookchin

Shawn and special guest co-host Pete talk about Murray Bookchin, Communalism, and the task of building a left movement.
28/09/161h 18m


This week – a return to the subject of LOVE <3!!! The Wrong Boys reveal their sex stats, talk past relationships, the expectations of dating, and much more! Theme Song by Trai...
13/09/161h 14m

Ep 94 – about dancing

The dangerously wrong boys commit another week of thought crime, this time on the forbidden subject of dance. What dangerous territory will these dangerous boys tread across next? Aaron proposes drone reform,...
04/09/161h 6m

Ep 93 – Democratic Anarchism (w/ Zacqary Xeper)

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30/08/161h 18m

Ep 92 – Technology & The Left (w/ Leigh Phillips)

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24/08/161h 9m

Ep 91 – The Map Is Not The Territory

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17/08/161h 10m

Ep 90 – Social Justice Warriors

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10/08/1656m 31s

Ep 83 – Consumerism (Live! From the Mall)

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15/06/161h 22m

Ep 80 – poopoo peepee politics

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25/05/161h 22m

Ep 77 – Let’s Play Žižuku!

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Ep 75 – Neoliberalism and Chill

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19/04/161h 30m

Ep 71 – Knowledge vs. Imagination

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23/03/161h 7m

Ep 69 – Asking For Help

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09/03/161h 13m

Ep 68 – Sleep Deprivation

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02/03/161h 18m

Ep 65 – Non-Toxic Masculinity

Gender is a playground this week as Shawn and Aaron, two incredibly masculine men, tackle the concept of manhood (while totally living up to all social expectations of masculinity in every way)....

EP 61 – Pass the Salt!

One reality observed from multiple ideological angles. Stories about public conflict. Monkeys rubbin’ eachother’s backs. Hot, hot, tea. Call our toll-free hotline! 1-866-770-8754 Theme music: Trai Bo Jazz music: Bensound – The...
11/01/1658m 49s

Ep 59 – The mythology of Star Wars, and the crucial role of its most important character – Jar Jar Binks, who deserves to be in Episode VII, or at least have his own spin off | Star Wars Revolution Theory Episode IV

Aaron and Shawn and a team of experts talk about mythology, Star Wars and lay out the case why we should all love Jar Jar Binks. This is the first in an...
11/10/151h 1m

Ep 57 – Work, Queers, and the Politics of Respectability (w/ Thaddeus Russell)

Aaron interviews Thaddeus Russell, a history professor and author whose work highlights the contributions of drunks, prostitutes, queers and other ‘non-respectable’ types. They talk about how work is awful and must be...
28/09/151h 27m

Ep 51 – What-Is-Ism, ETC

This very special episode has a taste of just about everything, from the ideological framework of ‘What-Is-Ism’ to the expropriation of high frequency trading machines, kissing, breatharians, Bill Cosby, and a whole lot...

Ep 46 – Up is Down

Up is down. It isn’t what it is. Sometimes you win by not winning. This episode is about taking the high ground to the high ground. Undermining the underminers. This episode will...
27/05/151h 7m

Episode 0 – Seriously Wrong

Aaron and Shawn talk about communication, the ideological babelfish, and being a world peace keeper. They celebrate Osama Bin Laden’s birthday. featuring a theme song from trai bo Jazz Music Provided...
12/03/151h 19m

Ep 38 – Our Pejorative Universe

This Week: Aaron and Shawn prove what lazy godless libertarian communists can do. Featuring several bonus lazy godless libertarian communists. Intro Music Bed: Fanfare for Space by Incompetech Theme Song performed by:...
21/01/1556m 12s

Ep 26 – The Bible as a Revolutionary Toolkit (w/ DJ Matt Hogan)

Jesus was a communist! Hear all about how and why the bible is a revolutionary’s handbook and the antecedent for modern Individualism, Existentialism, Democracy, and Communism as Shawn and Aaron are joined...

Ep 14 – Partyboat Nihilism (w/ Mike Dewar)

Mike Dewar was once the co-chair of the youth wing of the Canadian Green Party. Like a werewolf, he has transformed into an Ayn Rand reading Albertan Tar Sands Oil Man. Shawn,...
06/08/141h 24m

Ep 12 – Hating The Good For The Love of The Perfect

Shawn and Aaron explore the Dunning-Kruger effect, the narcissism of small differences, the burden of knowledge and impart you with a brand new cognitive tool designed to make getting along that much...
21/07/141h 10m

Ep 10 – World Peace

Shawn and Aaron plant the seeds of a new future. A future without war, hunger, environmental destruction, or bickering. World peace is the goal, and it all starts here. Theme Song Performed...
07/07/141h 0m

Ep 2 – Swear Words and The Bible

Shawn and Aaron explore the territory of comparing maps to territory, without a map, and get lost. It is agreed upon that everything said in the bible is literally true and not...
12/05/141h 9m
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