The 9pm The Right Stuff with Bonus Fascists

Ryann McEnany, the sister of former White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany, seen in a promotional video for conservative dating site The Right Stuff in August 2022. Inset: Stilgherrian’s new MacBook Pro computer seen on 11 January 2023. (Photo: Stilgherrian)

Happy New Year! The Premier of NSW once dressed as a Nazi and people are losing their minds. It’s the perfect start to 2023.

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The 9pm Assassination Coordinates

Twitter CEO Elon Musk seen at the 2020 Satellite Conference and Exhibition, 9 March 2020 in Washington, DC. What does that hand gesture mean, I wonder? (Photo: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Once again there’s so many things happening, but in this episode of The 9pm Edict podcast we simply must talk about Space Karen and his bizarre management style at his new $44 billion plaything, Twitter.

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The 9pm Underwater Doomsday Conversation with H I Sutton

Defence analyst H I Sutton and one of his submarine illustrations. (Photo: Supplied)

Finally, it’s time to talk about submarines. The spring series of The 9pm Edict continues with a conversation about what submarines in the 21st century can and can’t do with defence analyst and illustrator H I Sutton of Covert Shores.

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The 9pm Extra: Vertical Hold episode 403, “Has Elon Musk sunk Twitter? Should Medibank pay its cyber-ransom?”

The header of Elon Musk’s Twitter page as at 4 November 2022. (Screenshot: Stilgherrian) Inset: Vertical Hold podcast profile image. (Supplied)

Elon Musk finally owns Twitter, but is the social media giant circling the drain or about to become something entirely new? Should Medibank pay the ransom to keep customers’ sensitive medical data safe? I was on this week’s Vertical Hold: Behind The Tech News and this is an updated version.

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The 9pm State of Lenny Kravitz’s Underpants with David F Porteous

David F Porteous
David F Porteous expresses joy at the elevation of Rishi Sunak to the role of Prime Minister of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. (Photo: Supplied)

As the spring series of The 9pm Edict continues, Rishi Sunak becomes the new prime minister of the UK — at least at the time of recording — so who better to join us than Scottish author and social researcher David F Porteous?

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