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The Everett Public Library produces podcast files on subjects such as The Directors Corner, Author Visits, Staff Book Reviews, Interviews, History Tours, and other subjects of interest to our patrons.

The Everett Public Library produces podcast files on subjects such as The Directors Corner, Author Visits, Staff Book Reviews, Interviews, History Tours, and other subjects of interest to our patrons.
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The Everett Public Library produces podcast files on subjects such as The Directors Corner, Author Visits, Staff Book Reviews, Interviews, History Tours, and other subjects of interest to our patrons.

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English


Episodes

"Northwest Rocks"

9/18/2018
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Mr. Neutron sketches sixty years of Pacific Northwest rock.

Duration:00:05:17

"In the Blink of an Eye," by Walter Murch

9/11/2018
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The Lone Reader, Cameron Johnson, ruminates upon iconic film editor Walter Murch's tidy tour-de-force about filmmaking.

Duration:00:02:29

"Newtown," an audio review of the documentary

9/4/2018
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Newtown is an unexploitative, honest, yet shocking saga of the massacre--and aftermath-- of Newtown, CT's 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings, which took the lives of twenty children and six adults.

Duration:00:04:46

"Welcome to the Funhouse"

8/21/2018
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Mr. Neutron samples The Funhouse Comp Thing 2, a raw, dirty-sounding, dangerous compilation of bands who played in Seattle's Funhouse, a punk bar that closed in 2012 to make way for an apartment building.

Duration:00:04:14

A Lone Reader audio review of "Frankenstein: A Cultural History," by Susan Tyler Hitchcock

8/14/2018
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The Lone Reader looks at Susan Hitchcock's book about the 200-year cultural reverberations emanating from Mary Shelley's 1818 publication of her groundbreaking novel, Frankenstein.

Duration:00:02:40

Faces Places, an audio film review

8/7/2018
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Alan Jacobson evaluates Faces Places, a academy award-winning documentary about French New Wave director Agnes Varda and her graffiti-artist collaborator JR as they travel through rural France making and placing giant murals of ordinary people.

Duration:00:04:28

Mr. Neutron ruminates on "Who Sold My Generation", by Seattle's Night Beats

7/17/2018
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Mr. Neutron analyzes the psychedelic roadtrip, fuzz, reverb, and patchouli served up by Seattle's own Night Beats. chord fragments: "Something's Missing," by Brett Edmonds. Courtesy of Internet Archive.

Duration:00:05:51

The Lone Reader looks at "SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome," by Mary Beard

7/10/2018
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Cambridge historian Mary Beard takes a fresh look at the origin and decline of the Roman Empire. Music: "The Lyre of Orpheus" by Jerald Franklin Archer.

Duration:00:02:21

"45 Years"

7/3/2018
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Alan Jacobson plumbs Andrew Haigh's unsung, underseen 2015 masterpiece.

Duration:00:03:28

"Young Fresh Fellows"

6/21/2018
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They're young, they're fresh, they're huge in Spain! Hear fuzz, psychedelia, hooks courtesy of Paul Revere and the Raiders, Yardbird guitar solos, and a trip to the garage circa 1966.

Duration:00:04:45

The Lone Reader's audio review of "All Aboard," by Jim Loomis.

6/12/2018
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Jim Loomis gives a soup to nuts guide to passenger train travel in North America. Music: Railroad Blues, by the Yerkes Southern Five

Duration:00:02:09

2016 Film "American Honey" gets The Treatment

6/5/2018
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A "youthquake" of a road movie: Homeless teens party, explore America, and sell magazines. Additional music: "Beats," by Crooked Vision, courtesy of Internet Archive.

Duration:00:05:26

A Mr. Neutron audio review of the eclectic music of Neko Case

5/15/2018
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Mr. Neutron surveys the Country/Power Pop/Cuddle-Core output of our own Neko Case. Mr. Neutron theme music by Ron Averill.

Duration:00:04:40

Audio review of "Eruption: The Untold Story of Mount St. Helens" by Steve Olson

5/8/2018
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The 1980 eruption of Washington State's Mount St. Helens, through a human lens. Music: Praludium, by Carl Nielsen. Sir James Galway, Carion Quintet, CC-BY-SA 2.0

Duration:00:02:23

Audio review of 1975's "Dog Day Afternoon", with Al Pacino

5/1/2018
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Master director Sidney Lumet's 1970s New York City life drama, crime caper, and anti-establishment social statement, all rolled into one exhilarating package.

Duration:00:05:07

"Everett Sounds Like This," a compilation of sounds from Everett, WA

4/17/2018
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Mr. Neutron provides a snapshot of a truly dynamic era in Everett music.

Duration:00:05:03

The Lone Reader takes aim at "Homesteading," by Percy Wollaston

4/10/2018
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Percy Wollaston's Homesteading tells the devastating story of Eastern Montana homesteaders of the early 20th century, most of whom lost everything in proving that dry-land farming techniques of the time did not work. Music: "Pastures of Plenty," by Woody Guthrie. Public Domain. Courtesy of Internet Archive.

Duration:00:02:32

"Into the Forest" an audio film review by Alan Jacobson of Everett Public Library (WA)

4/3/2018
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Alan Jacobson gives "The Treatment" to 2015's near-future apocalyptic film Into the Forest, with Ellen Page and Evan Rachel Wood. A dark tale set in the dark woods.

Duration:00:04:04

The Instrumental Tourist, an audio music review by Mr. Neutron

3/20/2018
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Seattle-area instrumental music of the fifties and sixties is the focus of Mr. Neutron's latest foray.

Duration:00:05:06

"The Bright Continent," by Dayo Olopade

3/13/2018
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The Lone Reader looks at Dayo Olopade's account of how Africans succeed despite oft-broken social, governmental, and economic systems. Music: Public domain Kenyan tune

Duration:00:02:26