A podcast about the American Empire.
PR Staff • PodcastReview.org • Sep 6, 2023
"(Season: Afghanistan) As always, the series is enormous, propulsive, and rage-inducing. It also intersects nicely with Blowback’s first season, offering a comprehensive history of the multi-decade supposed war on terror."
Jess Joho • Mashable • May 2, 2022
"(Season: Iraq War) Blowback is an unapologetically left-wing podcast. Like very left-wing. If that's not cool with you, then it's not the podcast for you. It tells the story of the Iraq War from that leftist point of view, and it's both fascinating and necessary. Blowback details how horrific and wrongheaded the Iraq War was, how its tentacles still shape America today..."
PR Staff • PodcastReview.org • Jun 9, 2021
"(Season: Cuba) Tracing the fallout from the Cuban Revolution and detailing the countless American plots to remove or assassinate Fidel Castro is a tremendous fit for James and Kulwin’s style, as the pair gets to highlight more insidious, bumbling moments in recent American history."
Jake Greenberg • PodcastReview.org • Aug 5, 2020
"(Season: Iraq War) Kulwin and James wisely use the mainstream media’s own reporting to disprove the stories those same outlets published on their front pages. Blowback is at its strongest and most serious when taking toll of the brutality of American intervention."