John Allen returns with what is:
0:00 John has a big voice because growing up in his family they fought all of the time.
3:00 First Nations blockades are an “inconvenience”.
6:00 Cultural appropriation in the arts.
10:00 Deconstructing the apparent flatness in the previous pod.
13:00 Needing to get stoned in order to play board games with your kids.
15:00 Stopping drinking because you feel bad.
17:00 There isn’t a national camp fire anymore. Stove-piping everything we hear.
20:00 Poor Brian Williams of MSNBC who lost his job because he exaggerated. We liked him because he was good on TV.
23:00 The first web cams.
28:00 Misogynistic songs at dance clubs.
29:00 Getting back on track: How can First Nations block commerce?
33:00 1491 book – where the scholarship has progressed to on what was happening before we were here in the Americas: the Plains, the Amazon, the huge ancient city on Mississippi.
39:00 The car is back. It gives so much joy.
41:00 The debate. Bernie has got the mo.
44:00 The simulated one-shot in 1917 movie. The Big Question: if something calls atttention to the artist or the technique is there an issue?
48:00 Ramy Malek in the Pacific is like watching Michael Jackson do the moon dance.
51:00 Trust your impulse. If you feel like saying something, say something. There’s nothing that’s going to happen that’s wrong. Allow what’s happening in the moment to happen in the moment.
57:00 I would do that work for nothing.
59:00 Podcasts are a bit like selfies.
1:03:00 People are terrified of losing their jobs on the pyramid.
1:06:00 The Great T-Shirt Story.
1:10:00 Suffering is not a glitch.
1:12:00 Hating and loving bike lanes. Positions are so mutable.
1:17:00 If you think of your life as practice, as a computer game, it becomes kind of a gas. Living as that dance, that game: Lila: the dance.
1:19:00 Not giving a fuck about listeners.