Aly White and Jim Macdonald

The BAD PODCAST – Why We Don’t Vote and Other Anarchist Topics

As the sun sets and through a mid-episode coughing bout, we (Aly and Jim) return with a pretty substantive and no doubt controversial episode focusing on why we don’t vote. Can that be justified when there’s an actual authoritarian fascist running for office? Obviously, we believe so and fall in the line of anarchists, such …

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The BAD PODCAST – Sunshine State Connections and Queerly Dumpster Diving for More

Connection is the loose thread in this episode, where Aly and I (Jim) explore my recent magical trip to South Florida, where I talk about the beautiful things I took from ecstatic dancing in a beautifully held environment, the most spectacular drum circle I have ever been, and a little into my experience in a …

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The BAD PODCAST – Dance with Us (Like, Right Now!)

This is the podcast to watch and dance to (not simply to listen to). Aly and I (Jim) show an hour of us dancing in public so you can see what it looks and feels like. Between sets, we talk about dancing, how you can dance with us, and just what goes on in the …

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The BAD PODCAST – Love Is More than a Feeling (and Thoughts on Palestine)

Aly and Jim talk about love, particularly how Aly defines it and how many of the deepest aspects of it can apply to people who are not our romantic partners. Indeed, much of the discussion is not about romance but rather the practice of love in non-traditional ways and how we can reapply those ideas …

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The BAD PODCAST – Metamorphosis: Creatively Transforming Spaces and the Landlords Who Don’t with Amazing Guest Phaidra

Episode 13 (the third one on video) is up, and we have a guest. Recorded in the home of Aly and Jim’s most creative friend Phaidra, she shares her vision for opening up her home as a community space for theater, dance, and other expression. Phaidra shares how she and her partner Ryan have multipurposed …

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The BAD PODCAST – Redemption, Wanting to Die, Discovering Life (It’s All Legit)

   Lots of feels in this one as Jim and Aly get very personal sharing a wide range of emotions, first on some of the beautiful events of Jim’s 50th birthday week, including a redemption story involving the Talking Heads and dance. Then, Aly speaks of a suicide that touched her recently and about her …

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The BAD PODCAST – Tie-Ins of Dating, Improv, and Viewpoints Theory

Our very first podcast that includes video! Aly and Jim return to discuss Aly’s recent essay on the https://www.bozemanantifadance.org website about her experience on a dating app and how these apps play into a commodifying of individuals into sellable traits. We also perform some improv for you and discuss the relationship between the practice of improv …

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BAD Soroptomist Street Dancing

BAD dances to the song “In the City” by Lifeguard in Bozeman’s Soroptomist Park on September 16, 2023. We recently podcasted about dance as an anti-fascist and revolutionary tactic. Check us out and contact us to let us know if you want to dance with us and WHEN you can. We’ll figure out a way …

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The BAD PODCAST – Antifa as Revolutionary Nonconformity in Dance, Theater, and Respect for Unhoused Neighbors

This is our 10th episode, and we (Aly and Jim) go into our roots as an antifa dance (& theatre) collective, discussing why we believe what we do in street dancing, art, and theater are revolutionary antifascist activities just as vital to a revolutionary movement as other forms of direct action. We play around with …

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The BAD PODCAST – Two Hours of Unnecessary Yet Significant (to Us) Anarchist History

No one needs to understand anarchist history to be an anarchist, but we find inspiration, cautionary tales, and fun in learning. Our hearts are stirred and minds provoked by this rich tapestry of people in action. In this episode, Aly and Jim share our studies of anarchist history, including the roots of anarchism in prehistoric …

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