The New Flesh

Jon Astro & Ricky Allpike

The New Flesh podcast is a dangerous and irreverent shot in the arm for free thinkers, delivered weekly by Melbournite Ricky Allpike and Sydneysider Jonathan Astro. The two are here to give you a weekly dose of bold musings on music, books, film and culture - that seeks to get to the bottom of just where it all went wrong. It’s not just a podcast but a movement. Long Live the New Flesh! read less

Emina Melonic | The Death of Eros | Ep. 192
Feb 27 2023
Emina Melonic | The Death of Eros | Ep. 192
In this week's episode, Ricky and Jon interview New Flesh regular Emina Melonic, Emina is an adjunct fellow of the Center for American Greatness. She is an unabashed cinephile and holds a Ph.D. in Comparative Literature and three Master's degrees: in Humanities, and in Theology. Her work as a writer and critic has appeared in American Greatness, The Spectator, Law and Liberty, The New Criterion, The American Mind, National Review and many more. Topics covered include the censorship of children's author Roald Dahl, eroticism in the Soviet Era, the lethal eroticism of Kathleen Turner in "Body Heat" [1981], beauty in art AND more. ---ARTICLES AND LINKS DISCUSSEDFollow Emina on Twitter:@EminaMelonic---The Soviet Erotic and Today’s Misbegotten Effort to Kill Eros - American Greatness: into Erotic Madness – Splice Today:, Baby, Burn, Lawrence Kasdan’s Body Heat (1981) and the lethal eroticism of Kathleen Turner: Eroticism in Eyes Wide Shut – Splice Today: great beauty - The New Criterion: THE CONVERSATION ON reddit: THE NEW FLESHBuy Me A Coffee: @thenewfleshpodcast---Twitter: @TheNewFleshpod---Follow Ricky: @ricky_allpike on InstagramFollow Jon: @thejonastro on Instagram---Logo Design by Made To Move: @made.tomove on InstagramTheme Song: Dreamdrive "Chase Dreams"