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The BetaFiles Podcast

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The BetaFiles podcast is a place where Gen-X ideas, reactions to events, and basic babbling in a poor surfer boy / southern accent come together to create an hour of non-sense. So join us to kill an hour of your time!

The BetaFiles podcast is a place where Gen-X ideas, reactions to events, and basic babbling in a poor surfer boy / southern accent come together to create an hour of non-sense. So join us to kill an hour of your time!

Location:

United States

Description:

The BetaFiles podcast is a place where Gen-X ideas, reactions to events, and basic babbling in a poor surfer boy / southern accent come together to create an hour of non-sense. So join us to kill an hour of your time!

Language:

English


Episodes

The Optic Poet: The One about Education

5/5/2021
We discuss why education sucks

Duration:01:02:49

The Optic Poet: The One about Gender

4/28/2021
We talk about boys and girls...

Duration:01:04:26

The Optic Poet: The One about Nothing

4/14/2021
Jay and I discuss nothing...

Duration:00:48:31

The Optic Poet: The One about The Waste Land

4/7/2021
We discuss Eliot's masterpiece...

Duration:01:07:19

The Optic Poet: The One about Generation-X

3/24/2021
In a series of clips, we discuss different aspects of Generation-X and how it effected us individually and as a generation.

Duration:00:35:24

The Optic Poet: The One about the Dane

3/17/2021
Jay and I discuss Hamlet

Duration:01:10:03

The Optic Poet - The One about Triangles

3/3/2021
Jay and I discuss rhetoric

Duration:01:08:25

The Optic Poet: The One about Bill

2/17/2021
Jay and I discuss the most famous Bill ever...

Duration:01:22:29

The Optic Poet: The One about Woman

2/10/2021
In this one, Jay and I discuss women in Lit, specifically 3 well known women in lit...

Duration:01:30:40

The Optic Poet: The One about Narrative Poetry

2/3/2021
Jay and I discuss epic narrative poetry and a brief history of the form.

Duration:01:29:24

The Optic Poet: The One about the Novel

1/27/2021
Jay and I discuss the novel - in brief because... it's too much for an hour...

Duration:01:11:42

The Optic Poet: The One about Romanticism

1/20/2021
Jay and I discuss American and British Romanticism.

Duration:01:14:25

The BetaFiles Podcast: The Case for Eliot Rosewater

1/15/2021
In the first BetaFiles for the new year, I discuss the merits of Vonnegut's Eliot Rosewater.

Duration:00:34:27

The Optic Poet: The One about COVID In, Out, and Around the Classroom

1/13/2021
Jay and I discuss our first two days of class after returning to work in 2021...

Duration:00:51:38

The BetaFiles: The Story of Christmas

12/24/2020
A special guest helps me read the story of Christmas.

Duration:00:12:33

The Optic Poet: The One about 2020

12/23/2020
The final episode of 2020 where Jay and I try to discuss the positives of 2020...and the negatives.

Duration:01:07:26

The Optic Poet: The One about Divorce

12/16/2020
Jay and I discuss separations and divorce.

Duration:00:50:36

The Optic Poet: The One about COVID Outcomes

12/11/2020
We discuss the future of our culture in a "post" COVID world.

Duration:01:00:28

The Optic Poet: The One about Digital Books

12/2/2020
Jay and I discuss the merits of the Kindle vs the Analogue book.

Duration:00:47:43