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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 28, 2020

In an expansive analysis of Celine Sciamma's Portrait of a Lady on Fire, we discuss the gaze, art, and a host of other topics in relation to this monumental romance film. Guest host Seth Alt helps Jesse and Tim connect with their feminine side (not really) in order to dig in to this genuine classic of modern art. 

Jun 6, 2020

Tim and Jesse talk about the protests, the media coverage, the political reponse, and various and sundry other related issues. If you're searching for the pod title reference, go search up Fox News coverage. Stand tall and shake the heavens, as Xenogears would say. 

May 18, 2020

Finally acclimated to the new pandemic flavored normal, the boys have reconstituted themselves with canned food and ramen to bring this podcast to the people. Topics include isolation, politics during the pandemic, and our terrible pop culture situation. 

Apr 27, 2020

Through the beauty of the Internet, the podcast comes to you with a discussion of the brilliant video game series Dark Souls. Special guest Seth Alt joins to bring his expertise to analysis of the series themes and to talk shit about Youtubers. Apologies for the reduction in sound quality!

Mar 14, 2020

In the midst of toilet paper hoarders and pugilists battling for canned beans, the full crew gives our takes on the Coronavirus and what it says about our culture and politics. Apocalypse ahoy!