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GBA 297 - Andre
24 May 2017 @ 09:06 am

In GBA 297 we get better acquainted with Andre. He talks about transformation and change in his life and work. Our conversation covers education, dialogue, theology, writing, psychology, acting and so much more. He shares the "origin story" of how he exchanged his adopted name for the original one on his birth certificate, how he became a Priest finally (after being rejected first time round) only to find himself on a different path to the one he'd expected, what he does when practicing systemic therapy, and the relationship between therapy, spirituality, performance and narrative. Andre plugs: The book he is writing about transformation and change His website: http://www.andreradmall.co.uk @radmallandre: https://twitter.com/radmallandre The Shapeshifters: https://www.theshapeshifters.org/ I plug: The Family Tree: http://thefamilytreepodcast.co.uk/ We mention: Spark London: http://stories.co.uk/ Azariah: https://soundcloud.com/gettingbetteracquainted/gba-243-azariah Andre and Azariah on The Family Tree Cuttings: http://thefamilytreepodcast.co.uk/cuttings/cutting-1-podcasts-and-priests/ http://thefamilytreepodcast.co.uk/cuttings/cutting-6-the-big-questions/ http://thefamilytreepodcast.co.uk/cuttings/cutting-8-stories-and-more-stories/ My show about masculinity: https://soundcloud.com/standuptragedy/sut-presents-what-about-the-men-mansplaining-maculinity Shock and Care - Harry Giles: https://harrygiles.org/2016/04/24/shock-and-care/ Stanislavski: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Konstantin_Stanislavski Stand Up Tragedy: http://www.standuptragedy.co.uk/ Theatre de complicite: http://www.complicite.org/ CS Lewis: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/C._S._Lewis Narnia Books: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Chronicles_of_Narnia Church of England: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Church_of_England Wind in the Willows: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Wind_in_the_Willows Mr Toad: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mr._Toad Guardians of the Galaxy: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guardians_of_the_Galaxy_Vol._2 Help more people get better acquainted. If you like what you hear why not write an iTunes review? Follow @GBApodcast on Twitter. Like Getting Better Acquainted on facebook. Tell your friends. Spread the word!

GBA 296 - Susie
17 May 2017 @ 10:39 am

In GBA 296 we get better acquainted with Susie. She talks about financial systems, international trade, the influence of empire, Adam Smith, comedy, walking tours of capitalism, dualism, class, Simon Amstell, awkwardness and so much more. It's a fun and awkward conversation about a whole range of really big topics containing a description of meeting me where I give the most On Brand first impression ever and one of my favourite goodbye to the audience moments. Susie plugs: Walking Tour of Capitalism - Heroes: https://tickets.edfringe.com/whats-on/susie-steed-money-walks-the-unofficial-story-of-capitalism @SussStead: https://twitter.com/sussteed I plug: The Family Tree: http://thefamilytreepodcast.co.uk/ We mention: Stand Up Tragedy: http://www.standuptragedy.co.uk/ Brixton Pound: http://brixtonpound.org/ David Graeber: https://twitter.com/davidgraeber Debt: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Debt-First-5-000-Years/dp/1612191290 Adam Smith: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adam_Smith Keynes: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Maynard_Keynes Churchill: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Winston_Churchill Marxism: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marxism Militant Labour / Socialist Party: http://www.socialistparty.org.uk/militant/ Quakers: https://www.quaker.org.uk/ Unitarians: https://www.unitarian.org.uk/ Lee Mack: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lee_Mack Simon Amstell: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Simon_Amstell SA's Mockumentary: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carnage_(2017_film) Eddie Izzard: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eddie_Izzard The Office: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Office_(UK_TV_series) Ricky Gervais: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ricky_Gervais Simon Amstell - bbc breakfast: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/entertainment-arts-11811548/why-did-simon-amstell-quit-buzzcocks Ghandi: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mahatma_Gandhi Occupy Movement: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Occupy_movement Louis CK: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louis_C.K. Susie @ SUT: https://soundcloud.com/standuptragedy/selected-tragedy-vol-9-tragicomedy 50 Shades of Grey: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fifty_Shades_of_Grey Citizen's Income: http://citizensincome.org/ WTF with Simon Amstell: http://www.wtfpod.com/podcast/episodes/episode_465_-_simon_amstell Marc Maron: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marc_Maron Help more people get better acquainted. If you like what you hear why not write an iTunes review? Follow @GBApodcast on Twitter. Like Getting Better Acquainted on facebook. Tell your friends. Spread the word!

GBA 295 - Joseph
10 May 2017 @ 11:01 am

In GBA 295 we get better acquainted with Joseph. He talks about acting, anti-bullying advocacy, impostor syndrome, sexuality, vulnerability, social commentary and so much more. We also spend a good chunk of the beginning of our conversation talking about activism and action within the current political climate, which includes a potted history of my own (pretty inactive) activism, the rise of modern fascism, the triggering of Article 50 and the importance of defending migrant rights and showing solidarity. Joseph plugs: His just launched podcast: I Want To Be https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/i-want-to-be/id1223801760?mt=2 I plug: The Family Tree: http://thefamilytreepodcast.co.uk/ We mention: Podcaster's Support Group: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=571436979623574 Felix Trench: https://soundcloud.com/gettingbetteracquainted/gba-258-felix-trench London Attack: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2017_Westminster_attack Militant Labour: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Militant_(Trotskyist_group)#The_Open_Turn Iraq March: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/15_February_2003,_anti-war_protests TUC Demo: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2011_London_anti-cuts_protest UK Uncut: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/UK_Uncut Fortnam and Mason: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/uk-12871359/protesters-occupy-fortnum-mason Green and Black Cross: https://greenandblackcross.org/ Martin Austwick: http://www.martinzaltzaustwick.com/ Helen Zaltzman: http://helenzaltzman.com/ Owen Jones: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Owen_Jones_(writer) Article 50 being triggered: https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/mar/29/theresa-may-triggers-article-50-with-warning-of-consequences-for-uk Anti-Deportation protest: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/mar/29/arrests-as-stansted-anti-deportation-protesters-lock-themselves-to-plane Black Lives Matter - airport protest: https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2016/sep/06/climate-change-racist-crisis-london-city-airport-black-lives-matter Focus E15: https://focuse15.org/ Housing March: https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2015/jan/31/march-for-homes-focus-e15-mums-london-homelessness-priced-out-area Josie Long: http://www.josielong.com/ Palestine - Joe Sacco: https://www.amazon.co.uk/d/Books/Palestine-Joe-Sacco/0224069829 Page One: http://www.pageonepodcast.com/ Joseph on Page One: http://www.pageonepodcast.com/season4/#/page-one-116-joseph-paterson/ Charles Adrian Gillot: http://www.charlesadrian.co.uk/ Paul McCartney: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paul_McCartney East 15: http://www.east15.ac.uk/ Saved: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saved_(play) Edward Bond: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edward_Bond Hope Theatre Islington: http://www.thehopetheatre.com/ Two Short Plays About Gays: http://www.thehopetheatre.com/productions/two-short-plays-gays/ Louise Jameson: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louise_Jameson Tragic Beginnings: https://soundcloud.com/standuptragedy/sets/tragic-beginnings Stand Up Tragedy: http://www.standuptragedy.co.uk/ Straight Jacket - Matthew Todd: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Straight-Jacket-Matthew-Todd-x/dp/0593069781 Answer Me This! http://answermethispodcast.com/ CBT: http://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/Cognitive-behavioural-therapy/Pages/Introduction.aspx Help more people get better acquainted. If you like what you hear why not write an iTunes review? Follow @GBApodcast on Twitter. Like Getting Better Acquainted on facebook. Tell your friends. Spread the word!

GBA 294 - Charmian Hughes
3 May 2017 @ 03:10 am

In GBA 294 we get better acquainted with Charmian. She talks about finding your feet at unexpected moments, talking to your past selves, wanting to be a centaur, school reports as first reviews, complicated families, how bullies bring out her inner vigilante and so much more. Charmian plugs: Soixante Mirth: http://charmianhughes.co.uk/ at the Brighton Fringe 7,8,14,15 May 8.20pm Blue Man: https://www.brightonfringe.org/box-office/shows/view/charmian-hughes-soixante-mirth at the Buxton Fringe 20th, 21st July 10.30pm at the Edinburgh Fringe 2.25pm Stand 4 - August I plug: The Family Tree: http://thefamilytreepodcast.co.uk/ We mention: Antony and Cleopatra: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antony_and_Cleopatra Banshee Labyrinth: https://www.thebansheelabyrinth.com/ Stand Up Tragedy: http://www.standuptragedy.co.uk/ Raj Rage: http://www.chortle.co.uk/shows/edinburgh_fringe_2014/c/23073/charmian_hughes%3A_raj_rage%21 Royal Festival Hall: https://www.southbankcentre.co.uk/venues/royal-festival-hall Philippe Gaulier: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Philippe_Gaulier Enterprise Allowance Scheme: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Enterprise_Allowance_Scheme joungellours John Gordillo: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Gordillo Four Days in A Room: https://soundcloud.com/fourdaysinaroom Shelter: http://www.shelter.org.uk/ ADHD: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ADHD The Artists Way: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Artist%27s_Way Jerry Cottle: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gerry_Cottle Seasick Steve: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seasick_Steve My Dad: https://soundcloud.com/gettingbetteracquainted/sets/the-dad-episodes Lulu: http://www.lulu.com/ BFI: http://www.bfi.org.uk/ WB Yeats: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/W._B._Yeats Help more people get better acquainted. If you like what you hear why not write an iTunes review? Follow @GBApodcast on Twitter. Like Getting Better Acquainted on facebook. Tell your friends. Spread the word!

GBA 293 - Kobi
26 Apr 2017 @ 09:58 am

In GBA 293 we get better acquainted with Kobi. He talks about being excellent to each other, making and listening to podcasts, what he didn't get from further education, moving from chemical engineering to digital marketing consultancy, learning languages and music, coming to terms with Brexit and mortality and so much more. Kobi plugs: Flixwatcher: http://flixwatcher.tv/ Kobestarr Digital: http://kobestarr.io/ Jess Phillips - Every Woman: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Everywoman-Womans-Truth-About-Speaking-ebook/dp/B01LA64ZXU I plug: The Family Tree: http://thefamilytreepodcast.co.uk/ Voting for GBA or The Family Tree for the British Podcast Awards Listener's Choice Award: https://www.britishpodcastawards.com/vote/ We mention: Helen Zaltzman: http://www.helenzaltzman.com/ Podcasters' Support Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/571436979623574/ Kobi's co-host on flixwatcher: Helen: https://twitter.com/TheCatFilmFan Jen: https://soundcloud.com/gettingbetteracquainted/sets/the-jen-episodes Wooden Overcoats: http://www.woodenovercoats.com/ Flixwatcher episodes featuring Dave/Jen: http://flixwatcher.tv/podcast-episode/ep-013-lobster-w-family-tree/ http://flixwatcher.tv/podcast-episode/ep-007-little-prince-w-family-tree-podcast/ Bill and Ted: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bill_%26_Ted Ed Sheeran: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ed_Sheeran Nick Clegg: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nick_Clegg Coalition Government: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Cameron_ministry Billy Bragg: http://www.billybragg.co.uk/ The Guilty Feminist: http://guiltyfeminist.com/ Jess Phillips: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jess_Phillips_(politician) David Cameron: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Cameron Proportional Representation: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Proportional_representation Nigel Farage: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nigel_Farage Boris Johnson: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boris_Johnson Kinsey Scale: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kinsey_scale Trevor Noah: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trevor_Noah The Restart Project: https://therestartproject.org/podcast/ The BFG: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_BFG Non Binary Cutting: http://thefamilytreepodcast.co.uk/cuttings/cutting-11-binaries-and-borders/ Gravity: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gravity_(film) Nerdist: http://nerdist.com/podcasts/nerdist-podcast-channel/ Help more people get better acquainted. If you like what you hear why not write an iTunes review? Follow @GBApodcast on Twitter. Like Getting Better Acquainted on facebook. Tell your friends. Spread the word!

GBA 292 - Elle
19 Apr 2017 @ 09:58 am

In GBA 292 we get better acquainted with Elle. She talks about being "the most boring kind of twin", the stories behind dead teeth, talking to Hugh Grant about hand cramp, being expelled from school, being the class clown, working in TV, radio and podcasting, the pros and cons of confrontation and openness and so much more. We swap stories of complicated school lives, discuss how passing exams can help you see how meaningless and damaging exams can be and share our love for true storytelling. Elle plugs: Radio Wolfgang: https://www.radiowolfgang.com/ Scienceish: https://www.radiowolfgang.com/s/scienceish It's Nice That Podcast: https://www.radiowolfgang.com/s/the-it's-nice-that-podcast Matt Hill: https://rethinkaudio.wordpress.com/ The BPA's: https://www.britishpodcastawards.com/ I plug: The Family Tree: http://thefamilytreepodcast.co.uk/ Voting for GBA or The Family Tree for the British Podcast Awards Listener's Choice Award: https://www.britishpodcastawards.com/vote/ We mention: Spark London: http://stories.co.uk/ Tell It: http://tellitfestival.com/ London Podcast Festival: http://www.kingsplace.co.uk/whats-on/curated-weeks/london-podcast-festival-2016#.WPcizNL1DIU Podcast Festival Episodes of Spark: http://stories.co.uk/events/london-podcast-festival-2016/ https://www.acast.com/sparklondon/speciallondonpodcastfestival-part2- The Restart Project Podcast: https://therestartproject.org/podcast/ Wrecking Ball: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=My2FRPA3Gf8 Miley Cyrus: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Miley_Cyrus Johnathan Chapman: https://soundcloud.com/gettingbetteracquainted/gba-245-jonathan-chapman Scienceish episode with eharmony: https://www.radiowolfgang.com/s/scienceish/specialish-018-harmone Roundhouse: http://www.roundhouse.org.uk/ Bucky O'Hare: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bucky_O%27Hare Jack Rooke: https://soundcloud.com/gettingbetteracquainted/gba-198-jack-rooke Oceana: https://www.yelp.co.uk/biz/oceana-brighton Applebottom Jeans: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T9iUPkb9Bbg Missy Elliot: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Missy_Elliott Hugh Grant: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hugh_Grant Enid Blyton: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Enid_Blyton What Katy Did: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/What_Katy_Did Harry Potter: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harry_Potter Ex Machina: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ex_Machina_(film) Help more people get better acquainted. If you like what you hear why not write an iTunes review? Follow @GBApodcast on Twitter. Like Getting Better Acquainted on facebook. Tell your friends. Spread the word!

GBA Extra - Start Shouting
12 Apr 2017 @ 10:13 am

This Getting Better Acquainted Extra is a true story I told at Spark London about how getting nominated for the British Podcast Awards sent me into a spiral of anxiety and depression as I found myself flashing back to a horrible experience I had at a school talent show when I was 15. Content Note: bullying, reference to suicide Mentioned: Spark London: http://stories.co.uk/ British Podcast Awards: https://www.britishpodcastawards.com/ Stop Whispering by Radiohead: https://youtu.be/PECnzN8P6KQ The Family Tree: http://thefamilytreepodcast.co.uk/ Cameryn Moore: http://www.camerynmoore.com/ Smut Slam: https://www.facebook.com/events/1329431967123652/ Help more people get better acquainted. If you like what you hear why not write an iTunes review? Follow @GBApodcast on Twitter. Like Getting Better Acquainted on facebook. Tell your friends. Spread the word!

GBA 291 - Andrew
5 Apr 2017 @ 10:20 am

In GBA 291 we get better acquainted with Andrew. We talk about history, culture, politics, education, learning to understand your privilege, the history of genocide and ethnic cleansing, who Belle should have ended up with at the end of Beauty and the Beast, being conscious of language and word choices, Power Rangers, the influence of fear on cultural development, why I hate the Lego Batman movie and lots of other things. Content note: Mention of genocide, rape, slavery, war, domestic violence, suicide, child abuse, and other forms of violence, all of which are discussed within a broader analysis of history, politics and culture, with no descriptions or personal anecdotes. Andrew plugs: Conference on Visual Thinking in the Digital Humanities on May 19th at King's College: http://newperspectivesdh.com/ Sending the Black Cultural Archives £5: http://bcaheritage.tumblr.com/ I plug: The Family Tree: http://thefamilytreepodcast.co.uk/ Voting for GBA or The Family Tree for the British Podcast Awards Listener's Choice Award: https://www.britishpodcastawards.com/vote/ We mention: Anita Sarkeesian: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anita_Sarkeesian Feminist Frequency: https://feministfrequency.com/ Gamergate: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gamergate_controversy Cracked: http://www.cracked.com/ Alt-Right: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alt-right Pizzagate: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pizzagate_conspiracy_theory Agricultural Revolution: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Agricultural_revolution Matriarchy: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Matriarchy Iroquois Confederacy: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iroquois Émile Durkheim - Suicide: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Suicide_(book) American Graffiti: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Graffiti Dazed and Confused: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dazed_and_Confused_(film) Podcaster's Support Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/571436979623574/ Helen Zaltzman: http://helenzaltzman.com/ Beauty and the Beast Remake: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beauty_and_the_Beast_(2017_film) Beauty and the Beast Original: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beauty_and_the_Beast_(1991_film) French Revolution: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/French_Revolution Article comparing Gaston and the Beast: http://observer.com/2017/03/beauty-and-the-beast-why-belle-should-have-chosen-gaston/ Saint Simone: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Claude_Henri_de_Rouvroy,_comte_de_Saint-Simon Lego Movie: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Lego_Movie Lego Batman Movie: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Lego_Batman_Movie Now You See Me: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Now_You_See_Me_(film) Now You See Me 2: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Now_You_See_Me_2 John Hodgman: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Hodgman The Simpsons: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Simpsons Star Wars Rogue 1: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rogue_One Star Wars: The Force Awakens: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Star_Wars:_The_Force_Awakens Ghostbusters: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ghostbusters_(2016_film) Ghost in the Shell: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ghost_in_the_Shell_(2017_film) Thor: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thor_(film) Power Rangers: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Power_Rangers_(film) Toxic Masculinity: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toxic_masculinity Iron Fist: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iron_Fist_(TV_series) Steps to Tyranny: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jk2-ZXAWkfg Red Nose Day: https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/mar/24/africa-comic-relief Live Aid: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2005/jun/24/g8.debtrelief Confidence of a Mediocre White Man: https://www.etsy.com/uk/listing/254893785/confidence-tote-bag Universal Basic Income: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Basic_income Hamilton: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hamilton_(musical) Help more people get better acquainted. If you like what you hear why not write an iTunes review? Follow @GBApodcast on Twitter. Like Getting Better Acquainted on facebook. Tell your friends. Spread the word!

GBA Extra - Names and Dreams
29 Mar 2017 @ 10:32 am

This Getting Better Acquainted Extra features two stories told at Spark London nights and one told at a storytelling event I hosted in Warwick. Plus a new song. Mentioned: Spark London: http://stories.co.uk/ Next Brixton Night: 3rd April https://www.facebook.com/events/1891953977747487/ Next Hackney Night: April 10th https://www.facebook.com/events/263159014125695/ The new song is called Isthmus and can be seen here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o2vXFynC24c Help more people get better acquainted. If you like what you hear why not write an iTunes review? Follow @GBApodcast on Twitter. Like Getting Better Acquainted on facebook. Tell your friends. Spread the word!

GBA 290 - Hamja Ahsan
22 Mar 2017 @ 10:43 am

In GBA 290 we get better acquainted with Hamja Ahsan. He talks about his forthcoming book Shy Radicals, the zine festival DIY Cultures that he curates for, the successful campaign to free his brother Talha Ahsan, society as a teen movie, being bullied at school, mental health issues, male suicide, the history of state crimes, imprisonment, extradition and internment and so much more. Content note: Mental Health Issues, Depression, Anxiety, Bipolar, Suicide, Mania, Bullying, Incarceration Hamja plugs: DIY Cultures - 14th May: https://www.richmix.org.uk/events/exhibitions/diy-cultures-2017 https://www.facebook.com/events/259081314527166/ http://diycultures.tumblr.com/ DIY Knowledge - 3rd May - 2ndJune: https://www.richmix.org.uk/events/exhibitions/diy-cultures-exhibition-diy-knowledge Shy Radicals - published by bookworks and out any time now! https://www.facebook.com/ShyRadicals/ http://shyradicals.tumblr.com/ I plug: The Family Tree: http://thefamilytreepodcast.co.uk/ Voting for GBA or The Family Tree for the British Podcast Awards Listener's Choice Award: https://www.britishpodcastawards.com/vote/ We mention: Talha Ahsan: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Syed_Talha_Ahsan Hamja Ahsan: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hamja_Ahsan Liberty Award: https://www.liberty-human-rights.org.uk/news/press-releases/liberty-honours-human-rights-heroes-annual-awards-ceremony Hillsborough Justice Campaign: http://www.contrast.org/hillsborough/ Sheila Coleman: https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2012/sep/16/kevin-sampson-hillsborough Guildford Four: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guildford_Four_and_Maguire_Seven Birmingham Six: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Birmingham_Six Through The Wind and the Rain: http://www.contrast.org/hillsborough/issue17.shtm Red All Over the Land: http://redallovertheland.com/ Riot Grrrl: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Riot_grrrl Hamja on Hillsborough Voices - Media Diversified: https://mediadiversified.org/2016/12/08/political-book-of-the-year-hillsborough-voices-the-real-story-told-by-the-people-themselves/ Black Panthers: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_Panther_Party Suffragettes: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Suffragette Tolpuddle Martyrs: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tolpuddle_Martyrs ANC: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/African_National_Congress Malcolm X: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malcolm_X George: https://soundcloud.com/gettingbetteracquainted/gba-6-george https://soundcloud.com/gettingbetteracquainted/gba-106-jack-and-george Orbital: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orbital_(band) Kurt Cobain: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kurt_Cobain Elliot Smith: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elliott_Smith Mark Fisher: https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/jan/18/mark-fisher-k-punk-blogs-did-48-politics What About the Men? Mansplaining Masculinity: https://soundcloud.com/standuptragedy/sut-presents-what-about-the-men-mansplaining-maculinity Mean Girls: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mean_Girls Clement Attlee: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clement_Attlee Moazzam Begg: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moazzam_Begg Cage: https://cage.ngo/ Gareth Pierce: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gareth_Peirce In the name of the father: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/In_the_Name_of_the_Father_(film) Susan Cain - Quiet: https://www.theguardian.com/books/2012/mar/22/quiet-power-introverts-susan-cain-review Joe Moran - shrinking violets: https://www.theguardian.com/books/2016/sep/01/shrinking-violets-field-guide-shyness-joe-moran-review Nina Power: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nina_Power Political Prisoner Radio: http://www.blacktalkradionetwork.com/politicalprisonerradio/ Law and Disorder Radio: http://lawanddisorder.org/ Heathers: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heathers Help more people get better acquainted. If you like what you hear why not write an iTunes review? Follow @GBApodcast on Twitter. Like Getting Better Acquainted on facebook. Tell your friends. Spread the word!