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The Cultured Curators

The Cultured Curators

By The Cultured Curators
Two curious people explore culture in its broadest sense. One is a renowned expert, the other a connoisseur of the curious. Together they embark on cultural explorations each episode, taking you along for the ride!
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Two Thousand Twenty One Maniacs!
Ben and Rabia sit together and casually discuss their 2021 faves and recommendations. Get ready for New York Ninja, Bulbbul, more book talk, Psycho Goreman, and so much more! As always all the titles and terms the curators mention are on the website We are excited to jump into a new year of movies, tv, music, books, and perversions ;-P and are happy to bring you along. Happy 2022
January 21, 2022
Last Night in Curated
Our last Curated of 2021 where we go through a bundle of movies, books, and other things we are really excited about! We are super happy to have started a journey of curiosities and cultures, and cannot wait to bring you even more in 2022. If you like what we do, please give us a follow here and/or on our socials ( As always all titles and terms we mention during the episode are on the blog.  This is our final episode of 2021, but fret not! We are back to continue the season in 2022. Hope to see you online in the new year! Ben & Rabia 
December 31, 2021
Doing it to Death with Titane
**Spoiler Alert** This episode is a more deeper dive than you're used from us. We really discussed Titane into the details and we hope you like our analysis and disagreements. We start the episode not exactly agreeing on Titan, but how to do we end it? Give it a listen!For more cool Curated Cultured, follow us on social media and for more in-depth information on the episode and Ben & Rabia in general check our website  We love to interact with you online, and hear what else you'd like us to talk about.  much love, Ben & Rabia
November 13, 2021
Prisoners of the Nic Cage-Land
We're back and diving into a review of Sion Sono's Nicolas Cage feature: Prisoners of the Ghostland. Get ready for some ball-exploding insights while we discuss our experience watching the film. Links and notes of everything we mention can be found on our website.  Like what we do? Rate us on Apple Podcasts.  Find us online on: @theculturedpod on Twitter, @theculturedcurators on Instagram. You can also follow us on Twitter under @BenHorrible and @RPISH
October 10, 2021
August Under-Curated
We dive into our first Curated recommendations episode with mostly recent movie titles and a few film festivals. Check out the list of all the movies, festivals, and topics we mention on We also share a lot in our community Discord (link on the website) Also we are now on Apple Podcasts, so feel free to give us a rating and a follow there as well! (Helps with spreading the word) The Cultured Curators are on Twitter as @theculturedpod and on Instagram as @theculturedcurators
September 04, 2021
Ero-Guro Fun Time
Cold Open Episode where we dive directly into niche interests such as cephalopods, spicy fantasy books, ero-guro, and Japanese pop culture and art through different lenses. Check all the references on, on twitter @theculturedpod, IG @theculturedcurators.
August 28, 2021
The Cultured Curators #1
A little introduction to the Curators Ben & Rabia, our mutual love for Horror films, especially Japanese Troma such as Zombie Ass: Toilet of the Dead and more. Find us online on: - @theculturedpod on Twitter [heads up! Different than the one mentioned!] - @theculturedcurators on Instagram You can also follow us on Twitter under @BenHorrible and @RPISH
July 09, 2021
Trailer - The Cultured Curators
[Update: we have a different Twitter handle than mentioned!] Hi there, Ben and Rabia here with a little snippet of our new podcast on culture, curiosities, and more. Feel free to give us a follow on Twitter (@theculturedpod) and Instagram (@theculturedcurators)
July 09, 2021