Honey Badger Radio

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Honey Badger Radio refers to the YouTube channels HoneyBadgerRadio and Badger Live Streams. They are hosted by a group of Honey Badgers and supporters in the Honey Badger Brigade and they regularly do discussions about news items and other topics. Each Badger has their own avatar which is normally (but not always) seen on screen whenever that person is live. Some members of the Honey Badger team appear on the channels more frequently than others.

Sub-shows

Honey Badger Radio features many different kinds of series of live streams of different styles and focuses.

Badger Gaming Stream

Breaking Badger News

Breaking Badger News are shows about recent news. These segments are typically rather short (eg. about half an hour), though there have been exceptions. These are typically made by Brian Martinez and one other Badger.

Brian's Badger Lodge

As the name suggests, Brian's Badger Lodge shows are hosted by Brian. Brian's Badger Lodge is described as "a show where men can communicate freely, exchange ideas and form bonds with other men."[1]

Doge and Aydin Show

Fireside Chat

Fireside Chats are discussions with guests. They typically feature Brian with one guest.

HBR Debate

HBR Debate shows are Brian and Alison Tieman commenting on media items or news stories. In these shows, Brian and Alison typically have their camera on and their avatars may be smaller than normal or not shown at all.

HBR Fundraiser Stream

HBR News

HBR News are commentary of news items. Brian Martinez describes them as shows where the Badgers "reflect on the stories of the week and give it the badger treatment."[2]

HBR Talk

HBR Talks are frequent shows that start with an opening video that is usually made by Hannah Wallen. These discussions feature a wide range of Badgers.

Honey Badger Arcade

Men's Mental Health

Men's Mental Health shows feature Prim Reaper and often start with an opening monologue made by her.

Rantzerker

Rantzerkers are responses to media items made by others. These segments are long, usually over two hours. Alison and Brian are normally present in these. Occasionally these go by the name Fundzerker, which means that the Badgers are doing a fundraiser while making a response to someone else's media item.

Red Chill Cinema

Relationship Advice for Men

In mid-June 2021, Alison and Brian started a new show called Relationship Advice for Men which is described as a show where they "will take a look at websites, blogs and videos where advice is given to men on how they can better their lives, health, relationships and futures."[3]

The Week in Men's Rights

Badgers

Brian Martinez

Brian Martinez is a Latino[4] man from the United States and a frequent host on Badger Live Streams. He has roots in Chicago[5]. He is usually present when the Badgers have a non-Badger guest on their show (e.g. here, here and here). He also hosts the Brian's Badger Lodge. Brian's avatar is a bear-looking character with a skin consisting of light beige and a similar darker colour (gold/dark yellow).

Alison Tieman

Alison Tieman is a Canadian MRA and the founder of Honey Badger Radio. She appears frequently on the channels. Her avatar is a dark-red-skinned character with a headcover with antlers coming out of it which has long nails, showing the backside of her forefinger (which is basically only a nail).

Karen Straughan

Karen Straughan is a Canadian anti-feminist who is heard on the Badger Live Streams channel moderately often. Her avatar is an angry-looking dog-like character with mostly dark brown skin, a sleeveless light greyish-blue shirt, a thin cigarette in her mouth and a green bottle in her hand.

Max Derrat

Max Derrat is a YouTuber on the autism spectrum[6] who used to be a frequent speaker on Honey Badger Radio. He was frequently on the show in 2017, and made appearances in 2018 as well, such as this one. His avatar is a yellow-skinned Simpsons-like character.

Hannah Wallen

Hannah Wallen is a frequent content creator on the Honey Badger channels. She often does openers for the streams called "HBR talk with Hannah Wallen" which are monologues commenting on a recent event or a men's issue. Monologues made by Hannah and sometimes by others, such as Prim Reaper, are also often shown at the beginning of the live streams related to the monologue's topic. Hannah sometimes does HBR Talk episodes with Alison. In both "HBR talk with Hannah Wallen" openers and the HBR talks with Alison she uses an avatar with red skin and a piece of paper which reads "PRESS" fastened on her hat (Alison usually does not use an avatar in these instances, this being an exception). This avatar can even move her mouth. On livestream shows the avatar has the same piece of paper in her hat but a reddish-brown skin.

Prim Reaper

The Prim Reaper is a Canadian-born YouTuber who is heard on the Honey Badger channels moderately often. She is exceptionally often heard in episodes titled Men's Mental Health. Her avatar is a purple-caped grim reaper like character with a black face and red eyes.

Anna Cherry

Anna Cherry is a YouTuber and a neuropsychology graduate[7] who has sometimes been heard on the Honey Badger show. Her avatar is a character with mostly red skin (her ear and a part of her face being white), no shirt but a bra with shiny dark yellow edges. She appeared e.g. on this autism-related stream.

Mike

Aydin Paladin

Aydin Paladin is a YouTuber who talks about "politics, news, social psychology, media psychology, human communication and, most importantly memes"[8] and has sometimes appeared on Honey Badger Radio with an avatar that is a person with faded purple hair and a shirt of the same colour with a text "IM NOT DARE DEVIL"[9], though the text is often only partially visible on the Honey Badger show[10][11]. In 2017, Aydin also made an appearance as a Fireside Chat guest[12]. Aydin has also been doing Doge and Aydin Show with Brian.

Deborah Powney

Deborah Powney is a PhD psychology researcher whose specialization is on domestic violence[13]. She occasionally joins the Badgers in the show and her avatar is a woman with purple hair and glasses.

Lindsey Martinez

Lindsey Martinez[14] is a Badger who does not have a YouTube channel advertised on Honey Badger shows' descriptions. Her avatar is a character who holds a stapler in her hand and whose hair and skin are both reddish brown with only slightly different shades. Lindsey is Brian's wife[15]. Example stream with full avatar on screen here.

Lauren Brooks

Lauren Brooks[16] is a Badger who does not have a YouTube channel advertised either. Her avatar has a red skin and curly dark brown hair.

Undercover badger Andrew

Undercover badger Andrew has appeared a couple of times on Honey Badger Radio. According to Hannah, he has "infiltrated academia" and "cleverly disguises himself"[17]. His avatar is a black shadow of a man wearing a hat.

TL;DR

Natty Kadifa

Natty Kadifa[18] is a Badger who appeared on the show with a special avatar that time when the Badgers did a shoutout for Wiki4Men. In that show Natty didn't have a well-established avatar yet and Brian said that Natty is going to go as the Badgers' "British Badger Queen". Thus her avatar was a queen-like character with a white forehead and the rest of her skin red[19]. After that, she got an avatar which is a pair of characters, a mother Badger (mostly red skin, the area upwards from her nose and the middle of the forehead white) holding a baby Badger in her arms; that baby Badger holding a Rubik's cube in its hands.[20][21] Natty also did an interview with an incel on the Badger Live Streams channel and in the video descriptions she was described as "British Badger Belle Natty"[22][23].

Naama Kates

Naama Kates is a Badger and an "investigative journalist" and host of "The Incel Project"[24]. Her avatar is a woman with gold-colored hair and pink and violet clothing.[25]

Elizabeth Hobson

Elizabeth Hobson is a prominent female MRA but she is rarely heard on the Honey Badger channels. She does have an avatar though, it's a small-looking character with pinkish skin, a red shirt, a dark coat/jacket and bluish-gray glasses. Like Natty, she is also a "British badger Belle".[26]

External Links

Individual channels

References

  1. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ETo85Yw4zwQ Cited June 7, 2021
  2. https://youtu.be/VS5T1Y17fR8?t=275
  3. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_hAaVDfyfq8 Cited June 15, 2021
  4. https://youtu.be/iExdSFeO2WI?t=122
  5. https://honeybadgerbrigade.com/author/brian-martinez/ Cited June 15, 2021
  6. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YthpIMzjeyM Cited June 15, 2021
  7. https://www.youtube.com/c/AnnaCherry/about Cited May 30, 2021
  8. https://www.youtube.com/c/AydinPaladin/about Cited June 21, 2021
  9. https://youtu.be/W7t_jw2zcqU?t=29
  10. https://youtu.be/JrD_sYNfbOw?t=516
  11. https://youtu.be/qepM1LF3fiE?t=750
  12. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tOBLuA9Pp8w
  13. https://web.archive.org/web/20201010170020/http://www.themovieavoid.com/featuring.html
  14. https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLyRwczIsk2BCR94Ql6Q34bsAGT17mDW53 Cited May 31, 2021
  15. https://youtu.be/SOSlrekWXeg?t=43
  16. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ykVG-ifvc_0 Cited May 31, 2021
  17. https://youtu.be/dDSaPdsYFus?t=716
  18. https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLFRU5Q_9xKsiW3AXbwyaUvIbkom4NHksD Cited June 29, 2021
  19. https://youtu.be/dGZ5eAmJrAE?t=32
  20. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sqToKbkKtpc
  21. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8BGhnSpObGo Cited June 29, 2021
  22. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rkhsTYIcEd0 Cited June 29, 2021
  23. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9KGFvOsdx5Q Cited June 29, 2021
  24. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=32HoKyb92Qs Cited June 29, 2021
  25. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wbxXWXoq5p8
  26. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FxuZgS7b99E Cited June 29, 2021