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A semi-regular, occasionally amusing, and rarely funny conversation on a random topic. An hour-ish long interview with someone who does something I like.

A semi-regular, occasionally amusing, and rarely funny conversation on a random topic. An hour-ish long interview with someone who does something I like.
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United States

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A semi-regular, occasionally amusing, and rarely funny conversation on a random topic. An hour-ish long interview with someone who does something I like.

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English

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Episodes

Episode 68: Rhinestone Busboys are My Only Friend

9/30/2018
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Old friend Brook Pridemore and new friend Jake McKelvie stop by to discuss their life as artists in gentrifying Brooklyn. While I go all academic Marxist on them, they offer pragmatic advice on how to find platforms for art at this moment in history. We discuss venues, physical media vs. downloads, and of course, Freddie … Continue reading Episode 68: Rhinestone Busboys are My Only Friend

Duration:01:16:40

Episode 67: Far Away from Today

8/20/2018
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For this episode John Charney of The Saturn Plan hangs out in a gazebo on a beautiful summer evening to discuss his new solo acoustic album on Until the Quasar Cassettes. During the course of our conversation we grapple with the problem of how do we assign worth to memory and we listen to a … Continue reading Episode 67: Far Away from Today

Duration:01:18:25

Episode 66: Shannon Norman is the King of the Worst

8/14/2018
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For this episode the excellent comedian Shannon Norman stops by to promote his new comedy album Human Raccoon. In the process we discuss racist Beatles songs, the exact moment Dennis Miller lost it, and a surprisingly serious conversation about the general absurdity of the human condition. Also, Shannon coughs a lot because he’s “just getting … Continue reading Episode 66: Shannon Norman is the King of the Worst

Duration:01:14:14

Episode 65: This Useless Beauty

8/5/2018
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Frequent, and frequently entertaining, guest Jason Baldinger stops by to discuss the publication of two new books This Useless Beauty and The Ugly Side of the Lake (written with John Dorsey). During the course of our conversation we discuss American decay, the nostalgia trap, and what it’s like to grow old in an era when … Continue reading Episode 65: This Useless Beauty

Duration:01:04:11

Episode 64: Enter the SkullCast 10

8/1/2018
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Dusty Hanna and Erica Moulinier stop by to talk about the 10th installment of Skull Fest, the internationally known punk festival. In our conversation we discuss how Skull Fest is like a university, sidewalk pooping, and we collectively geek out about bands like the Cro-Mags, Arctic Flowers, Dark Thoughts, and Blood Pressure. Skull Fest 10 … Continue reading Episode 64: Enter the SkullCast 10

Duration:01:15:40

Episode 63: Mad Virginia

7/24/2018
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Janette Schafer stops by to discuss her new play Mad Virginia, which will be premiering at the Pittsburgh Original Short Play Series at The Glitter Box Theater on July 27th and 28th hosted by Yinz Like Plays? Mad Virginia chronicles the final moment’s of Virginia Woolf’s life. During our discussion we explore the romanticised mythos … Continue reading Episode 63: Mad Virginia

Duration:00:51:28

Episode 62: The Dialectics of Falling

7/9/2018
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For this episode Andrew Fox (aka Andrw Fx) stops by to discuss his new short film and old cassette. The film is entitled The Dialectics of Falling, and it is based on a poem of the same name. You can go to The Dialectics of Falling Premier at the Irma Freeman Center for the Imagination … Continue reading Episode 62: The Dialectics of Falling

Duration:00:48:52

Episode 61: For the Love of Hardcore

7/1/2018
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For our first podcast in a million, billion years Eric Montanez stops by to discuss his encyclopedic knowledge of hardcore, and his personal quest to find hardcore records. In the process, we reminisce about what it was like to be a music fan before the internet, we geek out over what it was like to … Continue reading Episode 61: For the Love of Hardcore

Duration:00:57:27

Episode 60: The Lovelorn Lines

2/9/2018
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For this episode, friend of the podcast Stephanie Brea stops by to read some of her poems, the Valentines Day poems of Ted Kooser, and I bungle the bottom 5 by asking a question I asked her on our last episode from December. Most importantly however, in a new frontier for the podcast Stephanie adds … Continue reading Episode 60: The Lovelorn Lines

Duration:01:03:10

Episode 59: Bah Humbug

12/14/2017
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Celebrating the holidays We’re All Gonna Die style, Jason Baldinger and Stephanie Brea stop by to talk about the Bah Humbug Reading that’s happening Sunday night (Dec, 17, 2017) at 8 at the Brillobox. Jason is no stranger to the pod, and you’ll all get to know Stephanie better around Valentine’s Day. In our conversation … Continue reading Episode 59: Bah Humbug

Duration:01:18:32

Episode 58: Deathrock Jubilee

11/26/2017
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For this episode goth DJ, record label founder, and accountant Erica Moulinier stops by to talk death, rock, deathrock, accounting, and the importance of creating an infrastructure for the things you love. Along the way, we talk punk culture, the philosophy of Ernst Cassirer, being addicted to the joy of discovery, and fond memories of … Continue reading Episode 58: Deathrock Jubilee

Duration:01:06:27

Episode 57: Nasty Women and Bad Hombres

11/7/2017
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For this episode, editors Deena November and Nina Padolf stop by to discuss their new anthology of poetry entitled Nasty Women and Bad Hombres. During the course of our conversation we discuss what it means to have community at this moment in history and why it is important for poetry and the arts to confront … Continue reading Episode 57: Nasty Women and Bad Hombres

Duration:00:59:38

Episode 56: Love Poems, Nothing but Love Poems

10/17/2017
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We have four guests this time out to talk about a great new anthology of poems entitled Unconditional Surrender from Low Ghost Press. We have editors Kristofer Collins and Scott Silsbe, as well as contributors Stephanie Brea and Richard Gegick. Stephanie and Richard read their contributions. Kristofer and Scott discuss the construction of this beautiful, … Continue reading Episode 56: Love Poems, Nothing but Love Poems

Duration:01:04:26