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Shoot the Dancing Bear!

Three disparate men converge for a strange discussion of pop culture and politics. Our hosts include a psychonaut therapist with an aim to explore the healing benefits of drugs, an anarchist philosophy professor equally influenced by Marx and prison, and an English teacher terrified by the universe but energized by marginalized literature and media alike. Topics will cover the range from popular to degraded culture.

Dec 18, 2017

Shoutout to the literature nerds: this week we discuss a book! A violent, dark, brutal one, but that's kind of our corner anyway, so it fits. Blood Meridian by Cormac Mccarthy is considered one of the canonical American novels, and we wrestle with the implications of its moral prognostications, as well as the philosophy...


Nov 14, 2017

WARNING! This, loyal listeners, is a DRUNKCAST, where each member of the crew is variously soused. Listen, as Gabe begins with excellent intellectual momentum regarding his conference on psychedelics, which we then proceed to utterly ruin the longer we proceed, especially the increasingly embarrassing Jesse. Hope...


Sep 24, 2017

SPECIAL GUEST: Tamar Salibian! We are happy to be joined by someone who knows what they're talking about on this podcast for a discussion of reality television, avatars, Hilary Clinton's book, and the terror of North Korea. As per usual, it gets a little bleak towards the end. Also, we shit on football. Good times!


Sep 3, 2017

On this episode of the podcast, we discuss Charlottesville with some distance from the events, defend Antifa from criticism of their tactics, and lay blame at the feet of apathetic white liberalism. Well-worn territory on this podcast, the morality of violence as self-defense, is set against a critique of the...


Jul 29, 2017

EPISODE 17! In the first episode of our newer, (read: not much is different) more politically focused version of the podcast, we discuss liberalism from the vantage point of the left. Just how lame and ineffectual are the Democrats? Why are people so apathetic, even in the face of existential threats to our own lives in...