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Unpops Presents: What In The World?
Comedians Adam Tod Brown and Quincy Johnson cover things happening in international news right now that you might not be familiar with, but totally should be. For weekly, ad-free episodes, subscribe on the Unpops Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/unpops
Comedy
1
Venezuela Is Boring
Adam discusses the latest updates from the ever evolving crisis in Venezuela and why a peaceful resolution might still be a possibility
41 min
2
The Joss Stone Story
Adam goes it alone to tell the story of British soul singer Joss Stone and her campaign to perform in every country on the planet
45 min
3
What Putin Said About Liberalism
Adam and Quincy talk about Putin's thoughts on liberalism, Duterte's dare to his opponents, 5G wireless in the DMZ, and so much more!
60 min
4
Eurovision 2019 Finals Recap Pt. 2
Adam and Quincy conclude their exploration of the most uneventful Eurovision Song Contest Finals in recent history
41 min
5
Eurovision 2019 Finals Recap Pt. 1
Adam and Quincy listen to the songs from this year's Eurovision Song Contest finals in Tel Aviv
59 min
6
The Russian Garbage Protests
Adam and Quincy discuss a strange political scandal that could be Vladimir Putin's undoing
40 min
7
Global News Roundup
Adam and Quincy welcome comedian Jon Shefsky for a rundown of some global news stories that you might have missed recently
59 min
8
The Troubles With Brexit
Adam and Quincy welcome comedian Stuart Thompson to talk about the impact Brexit is having on the fragile peace agreement between Ireland and Northern Ireland
43 min
9
Valentine's Day Around the World
Adam and Quincy talk to comedian Stuart Thompson about how other countries celebrate Valentine's Day
55 min
10
The Attempted Coup In Venezuela
Adam and Quincy revisit the topic that keeps on giving...United States involvement in the political unrest in Venezuela
62 min
11
Why Turkey and Saudi Arabia Hate Each Other
Adam and Quincy look into the history behind the long standing feud between Turkey and Saudi Arabia
51 min
12
The Arrest Of Meng Wanzhou
Adam and Quincy discuss the arrest of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou and why the United States is so afraid of Huawei
46 min
13
China's Crackdown On Porn
Adam and Quincy welcome special guests Jenn Scott and Elise Golgowski to talk about the Chinese government's creepy anti-porn initiatives
41 min
14
The Election Of Jair Bolsonaro
Adam and Quincy welcome comedian Chris Crittenden to discuss the rise to power of right wing extremist Jair Bolsonaro in Brazil
54 min
15
The U.S. Embassy Sonic Attacks
Adam and Quincy welcome special guest Radostin Zahariev to talk about the mysterious "sonic attacks" that happened at three different United States embassies and what might be the true cause
36 min
16
Performing For The Enemy
Adam and Quincy welcome special guest Radostin Zahariev to talk about the political fallout that sometimes accompanies American entertainers who perform overseas
57 min
17
Halloween Around The World
Adam and Quincy welcome comedians Hana Michels and Kevin Anderson to discuss some of the weirdest Halloween traditions from around the world
51 min
18
China and the Uighur Muslims
Adam and Quincy welcome comedian Jessica Singer to discuss China's brutal campaign of oppression against the country's Uighur Muslim population
49 min
19
The Magdalene Laundries
Adam and special guest Chris Crittenden discuss Ireland's centuries-long program of enslaving women and children and using them as slave labor in laundry facilities that doubled as prisons
49 min
20
The Indian WhatsApp Lynchings
Fake news and messaging app encryption lead to violence in India
43 min
21
Tell Us We Were Right About Venezuela
Adam and Quincy catch up on the latest in Venezuela news, including the not at all shocking revelation that the US might be planning a military intervention there soon.
50 min
22
The Disappearance of Emanuela Orlandi
Adam and Quincy explore one of the most mysterious of all Vatican scandals
47 min
23
The Trinitarios and the Bad Barbies
Adam and Quincy discuss a New York based Dominican street gang with a penchant for revenge porn and killing the wrong people
39 min
24
Free Noura Hussein
The sad tale of a woman who's currently in prison for killing a man who tried to rape her
41 min
25
The Breitbart of Canada
Adam and Quincy explore the myriad awful personalities that make up the right wing reporting team at Canada's Rebel Media.
61 min
26
The Scandals of the 2018 World Cup (And Beyond)
Adam and special guest co-host Brett Rader discuss the craziest scandals surrounding this year's World Cup in Russia, and some of the scandals we should look forward to in 2022 when the event is hosted in Qatar. Soundcloud users click here to...
46 min
27
A Brief History Of Political Killings In Russia
Adam and Quincy discuss the strange case of the Ukrainian journalist who was reported to be murdered, only to reappear at a press conference a few days later, and the myriad reasons why he might have wanted to pull a stunt like that.  Soundcloud...
60 min
28
Armenia's Velvet Revolution
The smoothest sounding uprising in the game is the subject of this week's episode. Specifically, Adam and Quincy are discussing Armenia's Velvet Revolution. Soundcloud users click here to download: http://bit.ly/2rKcYpq
39 min
29
The Situation In Nicaragua
Adam and Quincy discuss the recent riots in Nicaragua and the long-running problems that brought them on. Soundcloud users click here to download: https://bit.ly/2Jz3lRG
42 min
30
The Syria Airstrikes
Adam and Quincy discuss the recent chemical attack in Syria, the US response, and what it all might mean for US-Russia relations in the future. Soundcloud users click here to download: https://bit.ly/2EZuryV
56 min
31
The Eurovision Semifinals Part Two
Our deep dive into this year's Eurovision Song Contest entries continues! This week we talk about some of the entries from the second semifinal round. To check out the videos we talk about on this episode, click here:...
54 min
32
Rodrigo Duterte's Crazy Month
On this episode Adam and Quincy check back in with Rodrigo Duterte, current president of the Philippines. Turns out, he's had quite an interesting month. Listen now!  Soundcloud users to download direct click here: https://bit.ly/2GaaZ7l 
53 min
33
The International Criminal Court
You've probably heard of The International Crimin…
63 min
34
The Latest From Venezuela
Adam and Quincy revisit the ever-worsening disast…
51 min
35
The Miami Showband Massacre
In 1974, a perfectly innocent Irish showband was …
42 min
36
The Problem With Pakistan
They're one of our biggest allies in the war on t…
44 min
37
All About Austria
If any country would know better than to start em…
51 min
38
Genocide In Myanmar
Another week, another genocide to talk about. Thi…
42 min
39
Do We Still Need The EU?
The European Union...it's like the America of Eur…
52 min
40
Catalonia
You've probably heard the name "Catalonia" tossed…
47 min
41
Trans Rights In Iran
Adam and Quincy welcome special guest Erika Bergm…
40 min
42
Europe's Last Dictator
Since 1994, one man has ruled over the small coun…
49 min
43
The Iran Nuclear Deal Explained
You've heard about the landmark nuclear deal the …
49 min
44
Weird Shortages Happening Around the World
Are you an unemployed pilot looking for a job? Mo…
56 min
45
A Brief History of Zapad
Russia does war games like no one else. Will thei…
39 min
46
The Rise of Acid Attacks In the UK
Acid is being used as a weapon with alarming freq…
46 min
47
Immigration and MS-13
A profile of the street gang that was started as …
38 min
48
Poland's Fast Track To Authoritarian Rule
Adam and Quincy look into how Poland went from be…
47 min
49
The Venezuelan Scramble
Adam and Quincy check back in with the ever-worse…
48 min
50
How Turkey Became A Dictatorship
Adam and Quincy discuss the country of Turkey and…
56 min
51
Gay Concentration Camps In Chechnya
Adam and Quincy discuss the terrifying state of g…
43 min
52
Meet Emmanuel Macron
Adam and Quincy look into the background and poli…
48 min
53
The Nine Nuclear States, Pt. 2
Adam and Quincy wrap up their two part series abo…
46 min
54
Understanding Brexit
Adam and Quincy welcome comic Sameer Suri to disc…
46 min
55
Trump Revisited
Adam and Quincy welcome comic and Trump supporter…
48 min
56
How Economic Sanctions Work
Adam and Quincy discuss the inner workings of the…
46 min
57
KaTalk!
Adam and Quincy discuss the insane presidential c…
41 min
58
Cricket Returns to Pakistan
Adam and Quincy discuss the triumphant return of …
46 min
59
The Terror Attacks Trump Won't Talk About
Adam and Quincy discuss Trump's list of under-rep…
44 min
60
Tree Man Returns
Adam and Quincy discuss issues plaguing children …
45 min
61
The Coming Kid Fights With China
Adam and Quincy discuss the Muslim ban, the borde…
60 min
62
On The Bright Side, Germans Are Reading More...
This week, hosts Adam Tod Brown and Quincy Johnso…
50 min