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A short weekly collection of pithy stories and insightful commentary.
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Miami , FL

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A short weekly collection of pithy stories and insightful commentary.

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English


Episodes

154 - Sabbatical, Squire, 2017

5/1/2018
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After some time off, John Bauer starts up today's episode with some of his thought that, looking back, was only the start of our leave, then Simon The Cannibal shares a squirrelly story about a certain squire, and last up is Molly Bauer sharing her thoughts on a very dramatic event in late 2017. ---------------------- Episode 154 - Sabbatical, Squire, and 2017 Editor/mixer -John Bauer Narrator -Nizar Babul Contributors -John Bauer "Sabbatical" -Simon The Cannibal "The Squire" -Molly Bauer...

Duration:00:11:38

Episode 153 - Crisis, Deacon, and Ethics

6/17/2017
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Jimmy Carter is on our first segment today with a recording of the former president talking about the importance of taking environmental issues seriously, then a poem from the 19th century American poet, Vachel Lindsay, and last up is the return of Basil Benjamin with some strong words on some recent injustice he has seen. ---------------------- Episode 153 - Crisis, Deacon, and Ethics Editor/mixer -Michael Belancourt Narrator -Nizar Babul Contributors -Jimmy Carter "Crisis of Confidence"...

Duration:00:14:28

Episode 152 - Shouting, Originality, and Kerouac

6/9/2017
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Job Ranger starts us off today with some thoughts on getting tired of political commentary with a bit of his own insights into the modern political climate, then John Bauer dives into what we mean when we say "Original Content", and last up is a recording of Jack Kerouac reading from On The Road. ---------------------- Episode 152 - Shouting, Originality, and Kerouac Editor/mixer -John Bauer Narrator -Nizar Babul Contributors -Job Ranger (Louis Reich) "Shout Back" -John Bauer "Original...

Duration:00:12:03

Episode 150 - Adult, Mic, and Goldfish

5/23/2017
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Maverick Ice is with us again this week, this time sharing the moment when he feels he finally became an adult, then John Bauer picks up the microphone to make sure it's working properly in a piece of flash poetry, and last up is a poem from Hartley Coleridge about a certain type of fish. ---------------------- Episode 150 - Adult, Mic, and Goldfish Editor/mixer -Michael Belancourt Narrator -Nizar Babul Contributors -Maverick Ice "The Moment I Grew Up" -John Bauer "Mic Check" -Hartley...

Duration:00:09:08

Episode 148 - Ferguson, Routine, and Connectins

5/9/2017
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Maverick Ice joins us today to share his story of visiting Ferguson a few years back, then Bashir Harrell breaks down his new morning routine, and last up Matthew T. Price tells us the truth behind the importance of connections in the movie industry. ---------------------- Episode 148 - Ferguson, Routine, and Connections Editor/mixer -Michael Belancourt Narrator -Nizar Babul Contributors -Maverick Ice "Visiting Ferguson in 2015" -Bashir Harrell "Routine" -Matthew T. Price "Connections"...

Duration:00:13:45

Episode 147 - Scenes, Spoons, and Dank

5/1/2017
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Matthew T. Price joins us again and talks about why Back to the Future is such a perfect movie, then a poem this time from Eugene Field on gifts and spoons, and last up is some computer generated poetry with Microsoft Zira. ---------------------- Episode 147 - Scenes, Spoons, and Dank Editor/mixer -Michael Belancourt Narrator -Nizar Babul Contributors -Matthew T. Price "Back to the Future" -Eugene Field "With Two Spoons For Two Spoons" (read by MaryAnnS) -Microsoft Zira "All dank under the...

Duration:00:06:02

Episode 145 - Jedi, Rash, and Going Back

4/20/2017
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Nayokenza Robin Oliver questions the motives of the Jedi while reminiscing about Star Wars in our first segment today, then John Bauer tries his best to not scratch an itchy rash, and last up is a poem from Henry Lawson about coming home after a long sejour. ---------------------- Editor/mixer -Michael Belancourt Narrator -Nizar Babul Contributors -Nayokenza Robyn Oliver "The Force For The Jedi" -John Bauer "Rash" -Henry Lawson "The Shame of Going Back" (read by Ezwa) Music -Narration:...

Duration:00:08:26

Episode 144 - Hood, Siberia, and Medicine

4/11/2017
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John Bauer begins our adventure with some of his personal feelings on being comfortable in his attire, then James Clarence Mangan takes us on a trip to the more isolated parts of Russia, and last up is Job Ranger talking about what it takes to feel good. ---------------------- Episode 143 - Hood, Siberia, and Medicine Editor/mixer -Michael Belancourt Narrator -Nizar Babul Contributors -John Bauer "Hood Up" -James Clarence Mangan "Siberia" (read by Martin Geeson) -Job Ranger (Louis Reich)...

Duration:00:10:06

Episode 142 - Coffee, Time, and Gentleman

3/28/2017
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John Bauer starts up a morning routine fueled by coffee, then Bashir Harrell takes on a journey through time, and last up is Andrew Barton Paterson's poetic recounting of court. ---------------------- Episode 142 - Coffee, Time, and Gentleman Editor/mixer -Michael Belancourt Narrator -Nizar Babul Contributors -John Bauer "Cups of Coffee" -Bashir Harrell "Free Mind Free Time" -Andrew Barton Paterson "In Re a Gentleman, One" (read by tovarisch) Music -Narration: saib. - Sakura Trees -Segment...

Duration:00:10:21

Episode 141 - Flashback, Grimes, and Working Out

3/21/2017
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John Bauer takes on a journey through the past in a flashback, then Marty Kris shares a story by Albert Gorton Green about Old Grimes, and last up is Nayokenza Robyn Oliver talking about working out. ---------------------- Episode 141 - Flashback, Grimes, and Working Out Editor/mixer -Michael Belancourt Narrator -Nizar Babul Contributors -John Bauer "Fast Past" -Albert Gorton Green "Old Grimes" (Read by Mart Kris) -Nayokenza Robyn Oliver "Working Out" Music -Narration: saib. - Café...

Duration:00:09:56

Episode 140 - The Desert, Tattoos, and Kansas

3/16/2017
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Mathilde Blind's Desert is given a good reading by Crossing Chicken, then Nayokenza Robyn Oliver shares some of his thoughts on tattoos, and last up another experiment in computer generated emotions. ---------------------- Episode 140 - The Desert, Tattoos, and Kansas Editor/mixer -Michael Belancourt Narrator -Nizar Babul Contributors -Mathilde Blind "The Desert" (read by Crossing Chicken) -Nayokenza Robyn Oliver "Tattoos" -Microsoft David "Kansas A Liturgy" Music -Narration: samwise• -...

Duration:00:11:28

Episode 139 - Coasters, Finches, and Earth

3/6/2017
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Job Ranger (Louis Reich) takes us down memory lane with talk on Roller Coaster Tycoon, then a fairy tale from Flemish lands about finches, and last up an experiment in computers in emotion with some robot poetry. ---------------------- Episode 139 - Coasters, Finches, and Earth Editor/mixer -Michael Belancourt Narrator -Nizar Babul Contributors -Job Ranger (Louis Reich) "Roller Coaster Tycoon" -A Flemish Legend "How The Finch Got Her Colors" (read by Juila Niedermaier) -Microsoft Hazel "So...

Duration:00:10:13

Episode 138 - Corn, Frustration, and MacArthur

2/28/2017
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Mary Howitt's words on Corn-fields starts this episode of Comatose, then John Bauer shares some of his daily struggles, and last up are some of the final public words of Douglas MacArthur. ---------------------- Episode 138 - Corn, Frustration, and MacArthur Editor/mixer -Michael Belancourt Narrator -Nizar Babul Contributors -Mary Howitt "Corn-fields" (read by Linda Fergusan) -John Bauer "Frustration" -Douglas MacArthur "1951 Farewell Address" Music -Narration: Saib. & Thomas Prime - Sand...

Duration:00:11:19

Episode 137 - Australia, Church, and The Atom

2/22/2017
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James Lister Cuthbertson muses on the rising sun down under, then John Bauer has some repeating words to make us think, and last up is a clip from president Dwight D. Eisenhower on the power of the atom. ---------------------- Episode 137 - Australia, Church, and The Atom Editor/mixer -Michael Belancourt Narrator -Nizar Babul Contributors -James Lister Cuthbertson - The Australian Sunrise (read by Joy Chan) -John Bauer - At Old South Church -Dwight D Eisenhower - International Atomic...

Duration:00:10:47

Episode 136 - Bluebird, Time, and Outrage

2/14/2017
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John Burrough's The Bluebird starts off this week's episode, then John Bauer takes a look at change and time, and last up Job Ranger opens up about political outrage in these times. ---------------------- Episode 136 - Bluebird, Time, and Outrage Editor/mixer -Michael Belancourt Narrator -Nizar Babul Contributors -John Burroughs - The Bluebird (read by Alan Davis Drake) -John Bauer - Everything Changes in Time -Job Ranger (Louis Reich) - Outrage Music -Narration: Deeb - Flakes -Segment 1:...

Duration:00:09:53

Episode 135 - Heart, Thirty, and Humor

2/7/2017
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Joy Chan reads out a poem by Ella Wheeler Wilcox on what it takes to make art, then Nayokenza Robyn Oliver tells us about what it feels like to get a bit older, and last up is Aaron Gratton talking about how comedy means different things to different people. ---------------------- Episode 135 - Heart, Thirty, and Humor Editor/mixer -Michael Belancourt Narrator -Nizar Babul Contributors -Ella Wheeler Wilcox "Art and Heart" (read by Joy Chan) -Nayokenza Robyn Oliver "The time between 20 and...

Duration:00:13:27

Episode 134 - Migraines, Roosters, and Pipes

2/1/2017
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Nayokenza Robyn Oliver joins us today to talk about his history with migraines and how it has made him think differently over the years, then Bashir Harrell tells us about his experience celebrating the Chinese New Year, and last up is Adolph Weich talking about pipe smoking and culture. ---------------------- Episode 134 - Migraines, Roosters, and Pipes Editor/mixer -Michael Belancourt Narrator -Nizar Babul Contributors -Nayokenza Robyn Oliver "Migraines And Reflections" -Bashir Harrell...

Duration:00:11:11

Episode 133 - KEZX, Melancholy, and Final Fantasy

1/23/2017
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A recording from a now defunct radio station in the 80s is our first segment with a poem about candles, then a poem by Robert Burton on all that is melancholy, and last up some musing from John Bauer on immersion in video games. ---------------------- Episode 133 - KEZX, Melancholy, and Final Fantasy Editor/mixer -John Bauer Narrator -Nizar Babul Contributors -KEZX "The Candle Poem" -Robert Burton "The Author's Abstract of Melancholy" (read by Alan Davis Drake) -John Bauer "Pheonix Down"...

Duration:00:12:51

Episode 132 - Cliffs, Beatboxing, and Community

1/16/2017
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John Bauer adds to his disjointed story, taking a look at a point further along the tale, but not quite at the destination, then Adolph Weich talks about languages in South Africa, and last up Aaron Gratton takes a moment to share his views on how Reddit has dealt with certain issues in its community. ---------------------- Episode 132 - Cliffs, Beatboxing, and Community Editor/mixer -Michael Belancourt Narrator -Nizar Babul Contributors -John Bauer "Day 270" -Adolph Weich "Languages in...

Duration:00:12:11

Episode 131 - Language, Yeats, and Love

1/4/2017
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Adolph Weich tells us a little about the linguistic powers of persuasion, then we have a beautiful poem by the great Yeats, and last up is a short love story of sorts by our very own Nizar Babul. ---------------------- Episode 131 - Language, Yeats, and Love Editor/mixer -Michael Belancourt Narrator -Nizar Babul Contributors -Adolph Weich "Neurolinguistic Programming" -William Butler Yeats "He Remembers Forgotten Beauty" (read by Tulip Parker Flanagan) -Nizar Babul "Love and Loss" Music...

Duration:00:12:34