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Ep #26 "Under a Sheltering Sky" - My Road to Morocco Pt.1

9/17/2019
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Licorice Alive! "Solar" by Miles Davis Middle Atlas memories... Tangier, Wooden Ships and The Blue City Volubilis... an outpost of Empire Lost, then found, then lost again in Fes....

Duration:00:22:45

Ep #25 "Kooks and Regulars"

8/16/2019
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Licorice Alive! "Surf Ride" by Art Pepper Breakin' it down at the 'bu. Fun, frolic and fear on the food chain. Fantasy Island... and "Liberals like me."

Duration:00:20:11

Ep #24 "Hicktopia"

8/9/2019
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Licorice Alive! "Take Your Pick" by Hank Mobley Holy Toledo! Fear, Death and Loathing from the Accomplice in Chief Me, myself and my musket.... The Second Amendment Blues

Duration:00:17:45

Ep #23 "Shit Lists and Honor Rolls"

8/1/2019
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Licorice Alive! "Stablemates" by Benny Golson The Grand Dragon as Civil War Reenactor Late sixties La La Land, Quentin unearths his time capsule....

Duration:00:17:02

Ep #22 "The Cosmic Casino"

7/26/2019
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Licorice Alive! Charlie Parker's "Blues For Alice" "Just the facts, Ma'm" Joe Friday and Bob Mueller God, Movie Meanies and Monsters.

Duration:00:17:08

Ep #21 "Drag Free Drift"

7/17/2019
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Licorice Alive! "Move" by Denzil Best.... Fact meets fiction meets fable; William Mulholland's gift to La La Land. Time trippin' along the "Camino Sierra" https://youtu.be/nL0SJRcO48Y A river wild... sort of, kind of, maybe.

Duration:00:24:51

Ep #20 "The Selfie Stop"

7/3/2019
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Licorice Alive! "The More I See You" by Harry Warren and Mack Gordon Anonymity is dead! Fifteen minutes? Forget about it! Fame is forever! A Pas de deux on the 38th Parallel

Duration:00:13:28

Ep #19 "The Predator in Chief"

6/27/2019
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Licorice Alive! "Alone Together" by Arthur Schwartz and Howard Dietz Strange (low hanging) fruit.....An Incident at Bergdorf Goodman. And an Incident over the Gulf of Oman

Duration:00:14:01

Ep #18 "Me, Myself and the Mau Mau"

6/19/2019
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Licorice Alive! "I Cover the Waterfront" by Johnny Green and Edward Heyman... It's me "live" playing over tracks from my album "First Point" Frolic in the food chain. A not so close encounter with the "man in the grey flannel suit" The next revolution is here...Foiling!!! RIP Andy Weiner

Duration:00:23:18

Ep #17 "Profile in Bone Spurs"

6/7/2019
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Licorice Alive! "Airegin" by Sonny Rollins The tyranny of paternity, #metoo in Shakespeare's Othello Mark Twain and the Mueller Report....To Impeach or not to impeach......

Duration:00:14:41

Ep #16 "Heaven, Men and Devils" Othello Act V

5/28/2019
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Licorice Alive! "Afro Blue" by McCoy Tyner and Mongo Santamaria Conspiries Hatched! Plots laid! Traps set! Join me as I deep dive into my final installment of Shakespeare's tragic meditation on love, jealousy, race and gender.

Duration:00:46:07

Ep #15 "Barefoot to Palestine" Othello Act IV

5/2/2019
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Licorice Alive! "Nardis" by Miles Davis Deep diving into my fourth installment of the bard's devilish meditation on sex, jealousy, race and gender. As Iago mines the volcanic vulnerabilities of the Moor, his wife Emilia makes her case for #metoo. Wow More timely than ever!

Duration:00:41:55

Ep #14 "Destiny Unshunnable" Othello Act III

4/18/2019
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Licorice Alive! "Mack the Knife" by Kurt Weill The Malevolence of benevolence.... Iago probes into the vulnerable netherworld of the Moor's fractured psyche. As Desdemona pleads for Michael Cassio

Duration:00:45:19

Ep #13 "Parley to Provocation" Othello Act II

4/5/2019
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Licorice Alive! "Caravan" by Duke Ellington and Juan Tizol Across the Marè Mediteranea To Cyprus! Gateway to the Levant! Where cultures clash and love springs infernal......

Duration:00:45:00

Ep #12 "The Beast With Two Backs" Othello Act I

3/27/2019
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Licorice Alive! Tadd Dameron's "Casbah" Culture Clash, Love and Revenge in Medieval Europa Othello, The Moor of Venice

Duration:00:44:55

Ep #11 "Bribe On!"

3/19/2019
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Licorice Alive! Charlie Parker's "Billie's Bounce" Rockin' it at Rincon... First wave of 2019 A tale from the Uberverse: "Terror in Trojan-town" Coming next week! "Othello, The Moor of Venice"

Duration:00:19:44

Ep #10 "Illusion and Metaphor"

3/12/2019
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Licorice Alive! "Four" by Miles Davis...The King of Cool, A Celebration of Sperm and "In Praise of Ladies Lovely," A provocative preview....Othello, the Moor of Venice

Duration:00:25:18

Ep #9 "Schmucktitude"

3/6/2019
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Licorice Alive! Charlie Parker's Confirmation... the dawn of a new era "Fork City" for LeBron and the Lakeshow Michael Cohen: A nice Jewish boy gone bad and good again No, no Nobel.......

Duration:00:21:38

Ep #8 The Bitch Goddess

2/27/2019
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Licorice Alive! "Alfie" by Burt Bacharach and Hal David The Highest of all Holy Days... "The Oscars" If you can find him.... Make God Laugh

Duration:00:22:22

Ep #7 "Walls, A Short History"

2/21/2019
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Licorice Alive! "Alone Together" by two nice Jewish boys, Howard Dietz & Arthur Schwartz A private life in the public square Remembering the Alamo, and the Great Wall and the Berlin Wall...

Duration:00:20:06