New podcast: Obama’s pirate talk, why you shoudn’t criticize Thailand’s king, and silly British pub names

In the political chaos that is Thailand today, there’s one thing that most Thais agree on: their king is untouchable.Now, the Thai government is using its lèse majesté law to prosecute anyone who criticizes the monarch. Also this week, recordings of American poets are added to a British archive, British pubs are being given slightly ridiculous new names, and Barack Obama’s confusing pirate policy. Listen in iTunes or here.

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