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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.

Jun 21, 2017

In our final episode of the series, we sit with our therapist, Gabe, and get into his formative years in DIY punk rock, along with the anarchist bent of that genre of music, and how that led him down a road which eventually ended in an appreciation for mind-expansive drugs and psychology. The musical samples on...


Jun 21, 2017

In the second of our three part series, we interview Tim, our professor of philosophy as he explains his upbringing and burgeoning growth from the darkest of places in human society, prison, to a radical anarchist with grave concern for social ills and staunch progressive politics. The music samples in this episode are:...


Jun 21, 2017

In the first of a series of podcasts with the express aim of helping you to understand who the hell your hosts are, we begin with Jesse the English teacher, who attempts to explain his eccentric tastes and dark outlook through personal narrative. Yes, he screws up a Don Delillo reference, but he knows about some...


Jun 4, 2017

Returning to the pop culture sphere, our three beer-sopped hosts guide you through a holistic analysis of Twin Peaks, ranging from the original show and the current version, as well as the ephemera like the Secret History of Twin Peaks novel and Fire Walk With Me. Spoilers abound, obviously. A meta analysis focusing on...