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Punk Rock Pariah with Grendel & Greg

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Hosted by law professor and award-winning disc jockey Grendel and world-renowned musician, speaker, and humanitarian Greg Bennick, Punk Rock Pariah is Seattle's longest running punk rock show. Whether playing music or talking about current events, PRP is a show that sits at the intersection of politics, pop culture, and punk.

Hosted by law professor and award-winning disc jockey Grendel and world-renowned musician, speaker, and humanitarian Greg Bennick, Punk Rock Pariah is Seattle's longest running punk rock show. Whether playing music or talking about current events, PRP is a show that sits at the intersection of politics, pop culture, and punk.

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United States

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Hosted by law professor and award-winning disc jockey Grendel and world-renowned musician, speaker, and humanitarian Greg Bennick, Punk Rock Pariah is Seattle's longest running punk rock show. Whether playing music or talking about current events, PRP is a show that sits at the intersection of politics, pop culture, and punk.

Twitter:

@punkpodcast

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode 109 - MLK, Planned Obsolescence, and War with Iran

1/24/2020
On Episode 109 of Punk Rock Pariah, Greg and Grendel talk ridiculous laws, Trump Impeachment, War with Iran, new movies, the passing of Neil Peart, and so much more. Listen now!

Duration:02:24:08

Episode 108 - Grendel & Greg Interview Steel Fighters

1/20/2020
On Episode 108 of Punk Rock Pariah, Grendel and Greg sit down with Rich, Colin, and Craig, three steel fighters involved with Medieval combat and fighting. They have a ton of fun talking the sport, the competitions in which they compete, the nerdy pop culture that entertains them, and their upcoming event "Metal Meets Metal" in Seattle on Sunday, January 26th. For more information on Metal Meets Metal, visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/701342023606903/ For tickets, visit:...

Duration:03:44:09

Episode 107 - Irish Accents, 2020 Democrats, & Voting Against Your Own Self-Interest

12/17/2019
On episode 107 of Punk Rock Pariah, Grendel and guest co-host Paul West (who has been living abroad for a year) talk European thoughts on America, Mass Transit, Urban Living, American Gun Violence & Kids, Elizabeth Warren, the 2020 Democrats, and so much more!

Duration:03:08:18

Episode 106 - I Saw U, Wellness, & Faking Your Own Death

12/16/2019
On episode 106 of Punk Rock Pariah, Grendel and Greg talk dating apps, intimacy and relationships, the greed and pettiness of Morrissey, Metallica's late career being absolutely awful, I Saw U's, and so much more! They are also joined by special guest host, Sarah. Regular segments include "Greg Dates."

Duration:02:28:16

Episode 105 - Booing Donald Trump, Halloween, & Conservative Scam Artists

12/9/2019
On Episode 105 of Punk Rock Pariah, Grendel and Greg talk best horror films, Halloween candy, Greg touring Australia, Donald Trump getting booed, and so much more. They are also joined by special guest host, Sarah.

Duration:01:04:10

Episode 104 - Geronimo Ruiz

11/20/2019
On episode 104 of Punk Rock Pariah, Greg and Grendel return to the topic of Chile and interview Geronimo Ruiz about what's happening on the ground in the country. They hit on the history of Chile, what sparked the current unrest, protesters being gravely injured and disappeared, and so much. This is an important listen for every American to get a better understanding of the develpoments in Chile. Along with this episode, Geronimo wrote an essay for our listeners to better explain the...

Duration:00:50:16

Episode 103 - Phillipe Arama of Remission on Chile

11/18/2019
On episode 103 of Punk Rock Pariah, Grendel and Greg interview Phillipe Arama of the band Remission about the major unrest in Chile and the push to stop an authoritarian regime. From marching in the streets to people being disappeared, the three talk about everything that is currently going on there. To hear more from Phillipe's band Remission, go to: https://remissionhc.bandcamp.com/ For more amazing photos from Chile like the one above, visit GaryGo on Instagram at @garygophoto or...

Duration:00:45:10

Episode 102 - Halloween Season, the Emoluments Clause, & Why Words Matter

10/2/2019
On the 102nd Episode of Punk Rock Pariah, Greg & Grendel discuss Halloween season, the difficulties that people with disabilities face, the flailing Democrats, and so much more!

Duration:01:26:39

Episode 101 - Anti-semitism, Homelessness, & American Breakfast Exceptionalism

9/30/2019
On Episode 101 of Punk Rock Pariah, Grendel and Greg talk about Anti-semitism and Israel, American exceptionalism when it comes to breakfast and toilet paper, what one local company is doing for the homeless, and so much more. Listen now and subscribe!

Duration:00:51:40

Episode 100 - It's Our 100th Episode!!

9/4/2019
On the 100th episode of Punk Rock Pariah, Greg and Grendel talk about Trump knowing nothing about hurricanes, the Democratic party's misguided priorities, unions, veganism, and so much more. There are also updates on #AUnitedFront and the Impossible Burger at Burger King. To listen to our previous episodes, subscribe on your favorite podcasting app or visit punkrockpariah.com.

Duration:00:51:06

Episode 99 - A United Front, Vegan fast Food, & Nuking Hurricanes

8/28/2019
On Episode 99 of Punk Rock Pariah, Grendel and Greg talk about the ongoing "A United Front" movement in MLS where fans are standing up against the league's support of fascism, Trump wanting to nuke hurricanes, the rise of vegan fast food, and so much more! Photo above by Jill Peck. For more awesome photos from Jill, check out her Instagram (@jillmpeck) by clicking here!

Duration:00:52:38

Episode 98 - Antifa, Imaginary Friends, & Time Travel Paradigms

8/22/2019
On Episode 98 of Punk Rock Pariah, the boys are reunited after Greg gets back from his European tour. They talk Antifa and the rise of White Supremacy, #AUnitedFront and Major League Soccer siding with racists, how Seattle elections can inform us about the rest of the country, what super powers they would like to have, and so much more!

Duration:00:52:54

Episode 97 - Jason Shrout

7/31/2019
On Episode 97 of Punk Rock Pariah, Greg sits down with Drummer extraordinaire Jason Shrout. Jason talks about drumming in 34, Dark Ages, 18 Visions, and Trial and what it is like to get fired from a band. The two also talk about who influenced him as a drummer, why Lars Ulrich from Metallica is an awful drummer, the versatile crop everyone loves known as corn, and so much more! Listen now!! And be sure to check out Jason's band 34 here: https://34kcmo.bandcamp.com/

Duration:00:52:55

Episode 97.5 - A Musical Interlude: Jazz

6/10/2019
On episode 97.5 of Punk Rock Pariah, with Greg on tour, Grendel gets mellow in the studio and plays an hour of Jazz music! Track Listing below: Miles Davis – Générique Ornette Coleman – Lonely Woman Spekulation – Red Handed Kamasi Washington – Change of the Guard Charles Mingus – Goodbye Pork Pie Hat John Coltrane – A Love Supreme, Pt. 1: Acknowledgment Wayne Shorter – Witch Hunt Grant Green – Minor League Spekulation – Oh Grow Up

Duration:01:27:57

Episode 96.5 - A Musical Interlude: Godzilla

6/10/2019
On episode 96.5 of Punk Rock Pariah, with Greg on tour, Grendel gets crazy in the studio and plays an hour of music from the scores of Godzilla films! #NERDALERT! Track Listing below: From Godzilla (1954) Akira Ifukube – Godzilla Approaches Akira Ifukube – Godzilla Main Title Akira Ifukube – Last Assault From King Kong vs. Godzilla (1962) Akira Ifukube – Main Title Akira Ifukube – King Kong vs. Godzilla From Invasion of Astro-Monster (1965) Akira Ifukube – Main Title Akira...

Duration:01:01:15

Episode 96 - Une Misère

6/8/2019
On Episode 96 of Punk Rock Pariah, Greg travels to Iceland to interview hardcore/metal band Une Misère, who recently signed to legendary German independent label Nuclear Blast. Gregs talks to Jón and Finnbogi about how they put their band together into a cohesive whole and what their interpersonal and creative process was like as they crafted what will be their breakout record. Jón also opens up about his struggles with addiction in an interview for the first time ever. This is a must...

Duration:01:09:21

Episode 95.5 - A Musical Interlude: Punk

6/3/2019
On episode 95.5 of Punk Rock Pariah, Grendel was left to his own devices in the KXSU studios and decided to do a punk rock music show! Whether you love punk rock or you have never really listened to it before, give this one a spin and see what you think!! Track Listing below: Snuff – I Will Survive Alkaline Trio – Goodbye Forever The Lawrence Arms – Nebraska The Eyeliners – Do the Zombie - TacocaT – Crimson Wave * Great Grandpa – Cheeto Lust * Against Me! – Sink, Florida, Sink Saves...

Duration:05:39:26

Episode 95 - Ian Reas

5/29/2019
On Episode 95 of Punk Rock Pariah, Grendel and Greg sit down with Ian Reas, host of KISW's Metal Shop and all-around bad ass. Ian talks about interviewing Lemmy of Motorhead, his feud with Dave Mustaine of Megadeth, haunted buildings, being in punk bands, and so much more. They also talk the influence of Marco Collins on their careers and feature songs from Ian's band Loud Sleepers.

Duration:03:38:38

Episode 94 - Sports Talk with Jackson Felts

5/14/2019
On Episode 94 of Punk Rock Pariah, Host of Sounders Weekly & the Sounders Pre- and Post-Game shows and Seattle's Sports Radio 950 KJR Producer Jackson Felts returns to the show! Grendel and Jackson go in depth on Seattle Sounders FC, talking the 2019 season, new signings, Sounders community, and what the future holds for the team. They also talk the Portland Trailblazers' playoff run, Seahawks, and more. And be sure to listen to Sounders Weekly every Tuesday Night on Sports Radio 950 KJR...

Duration:01:37:29

Episode 93 - Greg Live on Icelandic Radio

5/10/2019
On episode 93 of Punk Rock Pariah, Greg sits down to be interviewed on Rekjavik’s X977 radio station by Iceland’s best DJ and metal singer Séra Jón. The two talk Greg's forthcoming spoken word tour across Iceland on love and loss, visiting hot springs all around the country, and Greg's history in music and spoken word. Basically the amazing stories that you always expect to hear from Greg! You also get to hear a song by Greg's band, Trial. Be sure to check out Séra's band, Une Misere.

Duration:00:14:30