Internet Hate Machine

Chris Kennett and Bec Petraitis

FACT: the Internet is a terrible place, populated by awful, awful people and memes. Join Chris and Bec as they commit themselves to dissecting the rolling horror of online culture and events on a semi-regular basis.



EP 21 Remembering the Mooch

In this very recently recorded, now slightly outdated episode of IHM we look back on The Mooch, Trump declaring war on Twitter, Twitter declaring war on success, Lady Doctor, Coffee dad and parents using gifs. Hate us on social media! • •


EP 20 Socialist Hate Machine with Lucy Valentine

We continue our long-running tradition of having a guest on every ten eps as internet denizen Lucy Valentine drops in! Lucy helps us navigate socialism, Neopets, respecting women, HanAssholeSolo, new Twitter, old Latham and we set out on the easy quest of fixing satire. Find Lucy on the Twitters • Hate us on social media! • •


EP 19 Share if you agree

Alright alright alright! This week Chris and Bec sort of tell you how to become an Instagram celebrity, praise the almighty leader of the opposition Bill Shareten, give you the latest stock tips on the meme economy, react to pride and then talk about a few other things before the podcast is over so we can get back to new Twitter. Hate us on social media! | | |


EP 18 Someone call the Twitter Police

This week in the hatrednator we talk greasy keyboards, this new social media influencer called Smonald Nump (or something like that?), police social media, outsourcing subtweeting, Spongebob chickens, tentacle porn excuses and garbage voice control. Hate us on social media! | | |


EP 17 Hot take it or Leavitt

Less hate this week and more somber seething as Chris and Bec talk about horrible tweets following tragedies, horrible names for companies, excellent Amazon Echo features and horrible amounts of tabs. Hate us on social media! | | |


EP 16 Are you with it and is it fire?

With fire in their tired bellies Bec and Chris are ready to put the 'hate' back into IHM Enterprises! This week in the firing line: Twitter Moments, that weird clapping emoji conversation thing, teen angst, Twitch, Snapchat Spectacles, meme funerals and being generally out of the loop. Hate us on social media! | | |


EP 15 Maybe you shouldn't make your event into a meme?

Bec and Chris make their triumphant return! Want to catch up on all the horrible things that have happened on the net over the last few weeks? WHY?! But also, this is the podcast for you, I guess. Topics: Facebook Live deaths, open source social media, #Banzac and the glory of the Fyre Festival. Hate us on social media! | | |


EP 14 How do we keep kids off the internet?

Your humble hosts try to deploy Bec's dad to give everyone a break from the internet while discussing how to improve on the death of Club Penguin, making the internet safe 4 kidz, avoiding regrettable digital footprints and providing answers to some of the internet's pressing questions. Hate us on social media! | | |


EP 13 Maybe we should restrict all of YouTube?

In this super hot installment we talk the fall of CAPTCHA, the rise of YouTube's restricted mode, we head on over to Chris' Internet Philosophy Corner, discuss the greater implications of The Big Chicken, analyse the shift in meme culture and predict some future outrage. Hate us on social media! | | |


EP 12 O Switch, how taste thou?

Bec and Chris tussle with the lure of a new Nintendo console as they analyse its delicious effects on the internet. The duo also investigate the tiring Zoom In meme, the mysterious letters of Patreon and explain why you should stop Haha-ing things on Facebook. We all know you're not really Haha-ing. I'm watching you, bucko. Hate us on social media! | | |


EP 11 Maybe we should remember the good old days?

After last episode's diversion, Bec and Chris are well and truly back to stupid, terrible reality as they talk reviving the Nokia 3310, remember MySpace, loathe LinkedIn, crash the meme economy and try to remember what happened a whole year ago. Hate us on social media! | | |


EP 10 Maybe we should talk to Waleed Aly about social media?

It's our first episode of 2017 and, as is tradition every 10 episodes here at IHM enterprises, we bring in a special guest to reflect upon the sorry state of affairs that is the internet! Waleed Aly joins us explaining why he isn't on social media, his rules of online engagement, the complexities behind nazi punching and the moral quandary that is the Eatnow review system. Hate us on social media! | | | (as is also tradition Bec's mic was very broken and she has tried to fix it up. Please forgive her or she won't stop typing in third person and you wouldn't wish that on anyone, would you? Please save her with absolution.)


EP 9 Maybe you shouldn't Google anything?

In which Bec and Chris troubleshoot the podcast, Dr Google, Airbnb racism, Vine and man cards. | Hate us on social media! | |


EP 8 Maybe we shouldn't record two of these in a row?

In which Bec and Chris give you a bonus episode where they question reality, social media, online food delivery and Cheetos. | Hate us on social media! | |


EP 7 Maybe you shouldn't pay for anything?

In which Chris delivers his hot take on email attachments, Bec continues to be sad about her Note 7 (but not as sad as she is now typing this description knowing she'll never have one), we talk 4chan not making money, Winrar not making money, Presto not making money, Facebook trying to make money and Vanilla Ice VS Hurricane Matthew. | Hate us on social media! | |


EP 6 Maybe you should give up and buy an iPhone?

In which Chris asks Bec why she hates the new iPhone, we talk Twitter VS Snapchat and try to help people with their internet queries. | Hate us on social media! | |


EP 5 Maybe nothing is happening on the internet?

In which Chris is an Edgelord, Bec is distracted by Mr Robot, Harambe fails to die & we all wait for the disapproval of Mark Di Stefano. | Hate us on social media! | |


EP 4 Maybe we shouldn't argue?

In which Bec and Chris reveal their first email addresses, declare fighting on the internet pointless and ask if this is fine, dog. | Hate us on social media! | |


EP 3 Maybe Pokémon GO is a bad thing?

In which Bec and Chris guzzle Red Bull and ask if it's safe for the geeks to go out on the streets again. | Hate us on social media! | |


EP 2 Maybe we don't need Facebook?

In which Bec and Chris discuss why Facebook Live sucks and dick windmilling blows. | Hate us on social media! | |


EP 1 Maybe you shouldn't be who you are?

In which Bec and Chris wonder what happened to CD-ROMs, why is a thing and discover when your meme is dank. | Hate us on social media! | |