The 9pm Sunak ScoMo Schadenfreude with David F Porteous

David F Porteous in a shot from his final performance at the Acting Out Drama and Public Spea king School. David says: “I did Succession, Marvellous Mrs Maisel, and Frasier. I look mean all the time, by the way.” (Photo: Supplied)

The autumn series of the Edict concludes with a returning special guest, Scottish author and social researcher David F Porteous, to chat about the UK election campaigns and much, much more.

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

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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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The 9pm Reinvention of All the Things in the UK, US, and Australia

Liz Truss resigns as Prime Minister of the UK, 20 October 2022. (Photo: Daniel Leal/AFP via Getty Images) Inset: Front page of British newspaper The Sun, 22 October 2022.

There’s so much happening at once! In this episode of The 9pm Edict podcast, it’s all the excitement of history being made — for 45 days.

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UPDATED: The 9pm Trickle-Down Containers of Hackers and Grief

Emirati multinational logistics company DP World pays tribute to the late Queen Elizabeth II with a display of shipping containers at their docks in Southampton. (Photo: Andrew McAlpine/Southern Daily Echo)

As the world, and in particular the UK, emerges from the period of mourning for Queen Elizabeth II, regular service is resumed — by which I mean the usual mix of the stupid and the bizarre.

[Update: This episode was edited on 25 September 2022 to reflect developments across the weekend in the Optus data breach story. If you’re after just that update, scroll in to 55m02s.]

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The 9pm Delusion of His Anserine Highness, Princess Timothy of Kew, and Other Observations

Self-described “walking stereotype” and “insufferable constitutional monarchist” Tim Smith MP speaks to the media at Parliament House in Melbourne after he crashed his car while drink driving in October 2021. (Photo: Andrew Henshaw)

The spring series of The 9pm Edict kicks off in a strange week, especially in British politics and the monarchy. This episode is a disjointed set of personal observations and complaints.

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