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ITS024: Geography of Music Scenes

5/3/2018
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Isn't That Spatial is the podcast dedicated to casual geography and the spatial component of whatever. On this episode, we're looking at the geography of music scenes - the major scenes in popular music, what set those cities apart stylistically, and the spatial factors for how it all came together in that time and place. You can view the Show Notes, this episode's playlist, and related content on our website at IsntThatSpatial.net! * * * At some point during this episode, I say...

Duration:00:36:55

ITS023: Coal Country

4/11/2018
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Isn't That Spatial is the podcast dedication to casual geography and the spatial component of whatever. On this episode, we're exploring the deep dark regions of coal country - what and where is it exactly, how it developed and how it was exploited, and where it belongs in today's world. You can view the Show Notes and related content at IsntThatSpatial.net!

Duration:00:26:18

ITS022: Women in the City

3/22/2018
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Isn't That Spatial is the podcast dedicated to casual geography and the spatial component of whatever. On this episode, we're exploring the representation of women in the city - monuments, streets, schools, and other odes to women. OK - we're exploring the LACK of those memorials to women. You can view our Show Notes and related content on our website at IsntThatSpatial.net!

Duration:00:14:11

ITS021: Urban Renewal's Rise + Fall

3/8/2018
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In a follow up to ITS010 on popular music's odes to urban renewal, this episode covers what "urban renewal" actually was - and how it led to so much displacement and the destruction of so much good stuff in our cities. You can view our Show Notes on our website at IsntThatSpatial.net!

Duration:00:22:33

ITS020: Spatial Topics In Music - Songs of Skid Row

2/22/2018
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Isn't That Spatial is the podcast dedicated to casual geography and the spatial component of whatever. In this episode of our Spatial Topics In Music feature, we're listening to the songs of skid row and life on the wrong side of wherever. You can view the Show Notes on our website at IsntThatSpatial.net!

Duration:00:14:10

ITS019: OK, Let's Talk About This Amazon HQ2 Thing

2/8/2018
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Isn't That Spatial is the podcast dedicated to casual geography and the spatial component of whatever. On this episode, let's dive into the hype of the Amazon HQ2 selection process that is driving hundreds of cities (and many of us) into a frenzy. We’ll take a look at likely selection criteria, incentives cities are doling out, and what all this is worth anyway. You can view the show notes and related content on our website at IsntThatSpatial.net!

Duration:00:29:58

ITS018: The Wild World of Logistics

1/25/2018
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Isn't That Spatial is the podcast dedicated to casual geography and the spatial component of whatever. On this episode, we're exploring the wild world of logistics - from the original Amazon (the US Postal Service) to actual Amazon. We're taking a peek behind these "hidden" infrastructures and seeing how they impact our urban areas. You can view the Show Notes and related content on our website at isntthatspatial.net!

Duration:00:28:33

ITS017: Martin Luther King Streets

1/11/2018
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Isn't That Spatial is the podcast dedicated to casual geography and the spatial component of whatever. On this episode, we're exploring the geography of streets named after Martin Luther King Jr. and their legacy since the designation. View the Show Notes on our website at IsntThatSpatial.net!

Duration:00:18:37

ITS016: Bibelot-graphy #1 | Me Love Rambo

12/14/2017
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Isn't That Spatial is the podcast dedicated to casual geography and the spatial component of whatever. This episode is the podcast equivalent of a little holiday cocktail chatter. It's the first installment of our new series Bibelot-graphy, where we explore an odd urban curio. Bibelot-graphy #1 documents the infamous "Me Love Rambo" billboard graffiti in Brooklyn, NY. You can view the show notes for this episode on our website at IsntThatSpatial.net!

Duration:00:11:39

ITS015: Geography of Activism

11/30/2017
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Isn't That Spatial is the podcast dedicated to casual geography and the spatial component of whatever. On this episode, we're taking it to the streets and exploring the geography of activism - where its hotbeds are, how the built environment helps or hampers activism, and how geography influences who participates. You can view the show notes and related content on our website at IsntThatSpatial.net!

Duration:00:36:26

ITS014: Electrification of Cities

11/16/2017
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Isn't That Spatial is a podcast dedicated to casual geography and the spatial component of whatever. On Episode 14, we tell the story of how America got electrified, from Edison to Tesla to a new little thing called "nightlife" and much more. You can view the show notes and more on our website at IsntThatSpatial.net!

Duration:00:23:34

ITS013: The Geography of Breweries

11/2/2017
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Isn't That Spatial is a podcast dedicated to casual geography and the spatial component of whatever. On this episode, we're taking a look at the wide world of breweries in the US, then and now. You can view the Show Notes and related content on our website at http://isntthatspatial.net!

Duration:00:34:06

ITS012: The Geography of Sex Work

6/22/2017
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Isn't That Spatial is a podcast dedicated to casual geography and the spatial component of whatever. On this episode, we're exploring the spatial component of the oldest profession in the world - sex work! You can view the show notes and related content on our website at IsntThatSpatial.net!

Duration:00:31:55

ITS011: Great Moments in Environmental Justice

5/31/2017
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Isn't That Spatial is a podcast dedicated to casual geography and the spatial component of whatever. On this episode, we're looking at some of the great toxic oddities turned achievements in environmental justice. You can view the Show Notes for this episode at IsntThatSpatial.net!

Duration:00:18:36

ITS010: Spatial Topics In Music - Songs of Urban Renewal

5/18/2017
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Isn't That Spatial is a podcast dedicated to casual geography and the spatial component of whatever. This episode is part of the series Spatial Topics In Music, and this time, we're talking about songs with themes relating to urban renewal projects. You can find the songs featured on this podcast in our Show Notes at IsntThatSpatial.net!

Duration:00:14:45

ITS009: Cemeteries

5/4/2017
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Isn't That Spatial is a podcast dedicated to casual geography and the spatial component of whatever. This episode explores the geography of cemeteries and how they reflect the history and values of the local area. View our show notes at IsntThatSpatial.net!

Duration:00:22:48

ITS008: Geography of Memory

4/20/2017
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Isn't That Spatial is a podcast dedicated to casual geography and the spatial component of whatever. This episode explores urban memory and the creative ways urbanists are preserving underappreciated elements of the built environment in our communities. You can view show notes and related content at IsntThatSpatial.net

Duration:00:20:38

ITS007: Immigrant Communities

4/6/2017
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Isn't That Spatial is a podcast dedicated to casual geography and the spatial component of whatever. This explores the immigrant communities in urban areas, new and old. We are quite familiar with the historical immigrant communities of older American cities such as Little Italy, numerous Chinatowns, German Villages, etc. that have become urban landmarks. On this episode, we’ll look at how these older immigrant enclaves emerged and explore the newer trends in immigration in our cities, as...

Duration:00:22:25

ITS006: The Geography of Coffee Shops

3/23/2017
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Isn't That Spatial is a podcast dedicated to casual geography and the spatial component of whatever. In this episode, we explore the geography of the coffee shop. You can view the Show Notes and related content at IsntThatSpatial.net

Duration:00:21:18

ITS005: Spatial Topics In Music - Songs of the Suburbs

3/9/2017
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Isn't That Spatial is a podcast dedicated to casual geography and the spatial component of whatever. This episode highlights popular songs written about the suburbs. View the show notes and songs referenced in this episode at IsntThatSpatial.net.

Duration:00:16:29