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The Chancellor and Vice Chancellor of the Duneiversity have arrived in their mortarbards and identical gowns! To take you by the academic hand! And guide you on a bizarre science fantasy journey through the histories of the body and the folds of space! We will be talking about Dune, a couple of chapters at a time (ish)! And our thoughts surrounding it from a young, queer, black lens and with a healthy skepticism for the science fiction literary canon! And Frank Herbert's "Cerebral, genius writing"!

The Chancellor and Vice Chancellor of the Duneiversity have arrived in their mortarbards and identical gowns! To take you by the academic hand! And guide you on a bizarre science fantasy journey through the histories of the body and the folds of space! We will be talking about Dune, a couple of chapters at a time (ish)! And our thoughts surrounding it from a young, queer, black lens and with a healthy skepticism for the science fiction literary canon! And Frank Herbert's "Cerebral, genius writing"!
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The Chancellor and Vice Chancellor of the Duneiversity have arrived in their mortarbards and identical gowns! To take you by the academic hand! And guide you on a bizarre science fantasy journey through the histories of the body and the folds of space! We will be talking about Dune, a couple of chapters at a time (ish)! And our thoughts surrounding it from a young, queer, black lens and with a healthy skepticism for the science fiction literary canon! And Frank Herbert's "Cerebral, genius writing"!

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Episodes

13: THE UNLUCKY EPISODE- featuring Worm Apocalypse

9/19/2019
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UH OH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! GUESS WHO'S GRIEVING! GUESS WHO'S AWAKENED TO HIS PSYCHIC POWERS! GUESS WHO IS MEAN TO HIS MOTHER! That's right it's Paul Atreides! This episode, our foreheads split apart as our third eyes open, casting a ray of sight into the golden path of destiny, untangling the spaghetti web of future possibilities. That's right pals. We get woke. This episode, we ask the important questions- are em-dashes gauche? Is Paul BBC Sherlock? Is Paul Woke? Who is the dog who is a...

Duration:00:51:33

12: BROOMP BROOMP! TIME TO DIE: Hellspisode Part II The Musical

7/24/2019
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BROOM BROOMP! THIS IS THE CHAPTER WHERE LETO DIES! TO COMMEMORATE, WE BRING YOU! TO HELL!!!! LETO PROBABLY ISN'T IN HELL, BUT WE SURE ARE SO YOU'LL HAVE TO MAKE DO. ALSO, WE GOT AN EMAIL SO THAT'S PRETTY COOL! DOES ANY OF THIS SHIT MEAN ANYTHING? OR HAVE WE BEEN COAXED INTO A CULTURAL SNAFU, EMBEZZLED INTO READING AUTHORIAL INTENT WHERE THERE IS NONE, BAMBOOZLED INTO MISTAKING THOUGHTLESS ABSTRACTION FOR CLEVER PROSE THAT'S JUST A BIT BEYOND OUR LEVEL? DO YOU USE METAPHORS FOR A REASON,...

Duration:01:30:12

11: This is So Sad- Gurney Halleck, Play Despacito

7/7/2019
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THE TWIN CHANCELLORS ARE BACK! What happened to us? Who knows! Whatever it was, we sure didn't release any episodes for a month! This episode, we YET AGAIN ENCOUNTER TECHNICAL DIFFICULTIES! Us two Time Wizards of the Brain Mind have experienced so many micro-aggressions that our psychic muscles got really big and strong. This chapter, Frank forgot to drink his Jessica Respecting Juice (again!), we encounter mysterious things that go lump in the night, engage in Piter patter, and feel kind...

Duration:01:21:15

10: Paul Goes to Party College

6/9/2019
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AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA DO SLUGS EAT BONES? DO THE FREMEN KNOW THE BIBLE? WHAT IS MUSIC? WHO IS JAMIS? WHAT HAPPENED TO THIS EPISODE? THIS WEEK ON DUNEIVERSITY THE PODCAST, CHAOS REIGNS! AND WE DON'T ANSWER ANY OF THESE QUESTIONS! In this episode, things are lost. The Podcast Gods took a tribute from us as is their due, so take the tattered remains of our content. We listen to the cowboy song, we discover DOON, Jessica is the best, Yueh has a homoerotic villain speech, and...

Duration:01:29:46

9: His Name is LINGAR BEWT???

5/28/2019
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SORRY THIS EPISODE IS LATE SOMETIMES YOU HAVE A BAD WEEK AND THEN THINGS CONTINUE TO HAPPEN IS HOMESTUCK DUNE? IS DUNE A GESAMTKUNSTWERK? IS DUNE THE PERFECT POKERAP? IS DUNE PRIDE AND PREJUDICE? IS PRIDE AND PREJUDICE THE FUCKING BEST? ALL QUESTIONS WE DON'T ANSWER ON DUNEIVERSITY! APART FROM THE LAST ONE, THE ANSWER IS YES! This episode we are joined by Kavita Poduri @yrgirlkv! She knows about video games. We don't, so we learn a lot this episode. She joins us for the dinner that is the...

Duration:01:27:21

8.5: Duneiversity final mix ansem's report over 2 birth by worms

5/20/2019
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CLIPSPISODE HEY FOLKS IT'S A CLIPS EPISODE! LISTEN, I'M TIRED. FEAT: DWAYNE THE WORM JOHNSON, ZENDAYA IS MEECHEE, MEMES, I GUESS? AND MORE! BYE This podcast is powered by Pinecast.

Duration:00:24:47

8: Liet Kynes Respecting Juice

5/13/2019
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THE KYNES RESPECTERS HAVE LOGGED ON!!!! OUR SINCEREST APOLOGIES FOR NOT READING THE BOOK ALL THE WAY THROUGH BEFORE DOING A PODCAST ABOUT IT, DON'T @ US! WHO SINGS MËLISSA'S PLACE? WHAT ARE ALL THE DIFFERENT TYPES OF SAND? WHO'S LIET? ALL QUESTIONS WE DON'T ANSWER ON DUNEIVERSITY! On this episode, it's a mad world. All around us are familiar faces, worn out places, worn out places. Paul realises his daddy is a person with flaws, Kynes refuses to properly address a Duke, the myth lingers in...

Duration:01:06:55

7: This is a Podcast about Game of Thrones

5/6/2019
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WE'VE BEEN POUNDED IN THE KULL WAHAD BY OUR OWN KULL WAHAD! WE'VE BEEN HOISTED BY OUR OWN PETARDS! THIS EPISODE IS POSTED SPITEFULLY LATE BY YOUR VICE CHANCELLOR, WHO IS ANGRY! CAN OSCAR ISAAC BE MEAN? WHAT'S PODCATCHING? WHAT IS PAUL'S FURSONA? WHEN DOES THE PODCAST ACTUALLY START? ALL QUESTIONS WE DON'T ANSWER IN DUNEIVERSITY! In this episode, your vice chancellors reluctantly discuss these two chapters, admire Duncan Idaho, the sexy cat of a man, and wonder if Paul actually has a...

Duration:01:30:18

6: How 2 Dougie

4/29/2019
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WHAT IS IT TO DOUGIE? HAS LETO EVER CRIED? DUNE ANIME WHEN? IS THUFIR HAWAT BIG SEXY? ARE WE HUMAN? OR ARE WE BABY? IS DANCING GOOD ACTUALLY? WHO'S THE PERFECT GURNEY HALLECK CASTING? ALL QUESTIONS WE DON'T ANSWER! IN DUNEIVERSITY! This episode, the Good Chancellors forget how to Podcast, don't know how to Dougie, and sing a whole bunch. It's normal and fine. Jessica finds a garden. Paul drowns a needle and tells on his dad. Leto has an internal breakdown and is in love with Gurney...

Duration:01:58:04

5: Thots of Dune

4/21/2019
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KULL WAHAD! THIS IS A REAL SHAI-HULUD OF AN EPISODE!!! AM I RIGHT FOLKS THE PRINCESS OF JOKES NORA "FUCKING" BLAKE JOINS US THIS EPISODE TO AVOID ANSWERING SUCH QUESTIONS AS! IS PAUL A HIMBO? WHAT ARE JESSICA'S OPINIONS? WHERE'D ALL THE WATER GO? WHAT HAPPENS IN THESE CHAPTERS? The good Chancellors and their very clever and funny associate lecturer read two more chapters of Dune! The aneid is interesting, Frank is racist, Recapmon is here; we do morrissey impressions and learn about...

Duration:02:34:31

4: WELCOME TO HELLWORLD!!! Shoutout to Mapes

4/14/2019
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WHAT HAPPENED TO US? WERE WE EVEN FRIENDS? HOW MANY TIMES DOES THIS EPISODE BEGIN? HOW DO YOU PRONOUNCE MISSIONARIA PROTECTIVA? WHO MAKESA THE JAMIE OLIVER? ALL QUESTIONS WE DON'T ANSWER IN DUUUUNEIVERSITY! In this episode, the Twin Chancellors fight and have to go to bed. Then we wake up and fight again, but it's all good. Paul gets to talk to his Daddy. Jessica is a badass. We shoutout to Mapes. There's references to slavery in this episode and also some swearing. look after yourselves!...

Duration:01:33:56

3: A Polycule of Dads

4/8/2019
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IS PAUL BABY? WHY FRANK GOTTA BE SO RACIST? ARE BOOKS EVEN REAL? WHAT'S A BODKIN? ALL QUESTIONS WE DON'T ANSWER IN DUNEIVERSITY!!! In this epsiode, the Twin Chancellors are in the same room. Wow! We read the next two chapters of Dune. Paul discovers empathy, we meet his sexy emotional dads, who are in love, and everyone learns horrible things about the nature of the Duneiverse. Also, this episode is badly edited but I can't be bothered to change it. There's some discussion of slavery and...

Duration:01:20:54

2: The Lonely Boys Club

4/1/2019
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WHY IS FRANK HERBERT REALLY GOOD AND REALLY BAD AT THE SAME TIME? WHO WILL WRITE A TONE POEM FOR OUR SAD TIMES? IS PAUL'S DAD GONNA DIE? ARE THE BENE GESSERIT ALL LESBIANS? WHY CAN'T JESSICA BE HAPPY? ALL QUESTIONS WE DON'T ANSWER IN DUNEIVERSITY! TW: this episode contins references to institutional paedophilia between minutes 14 and 16. We don't go into detail, but look after yourselves! Also, a correction to something Ray phrased badly early in the episode: being a woman and carrying the...

Duration:01:08:35

1: Woke Bae Paul Atreides

3/25/2019
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WHO IS PAUL? WHAT'S A GOM JABBAR? DOES FRANK HERBERT KNOW WHAT GERIATRIC MEANS? WHY IS FEYD WEARING TWO LEOTARDS? ALL QUESTIONS WE DONT ANSWER IN DUNEIVERSITY The Chancellor and Vice Chancellor of the Duneiversity have arrived in their mortarbards and identical gowns to take you by the hand and guide you through the histories of the body and the folds of space. This episode, we read the first 2 "chapters" of Dune. Find out more at https://duneiversity.pinecast.co

Duration:01:16:17