Episode 71: The Undying Appeal of Sorcery and Its Deleterious Effects on America’s Youth

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00.03.16: Rydra expresses his joy with various acts of criminality; 00.15.57: As the World Burns: California aquifers contaminated by fracking waste; Lake Chabot toxified by cyanobacteria; 00.22.12: The dangers of youthful sorcery! 00.27.47: Wingnut Confessional: Portland TWAC’s Anti-Oppression Politics and Symbolic Catharsis/Anti-Blackness and the limits of criticizing internal oppression; 00.50.22: All Cats Are Beautiful: Bill Bratton proposes another step toward squelching public dissent; 01.00.20: Alien Nation-States: Video games recapitulate dehumanization of the homeless; 01.05.05: Anarcho-Monarchism: Tolkein’s Walking Abortion/Bellamy confesses to liking LOTR; 01.14:45: FRR’s Most Unreasonable Human Being of the Week: The “Goosebuster”; 01.19.15: Luddites Anonymous: Social Media and Resistance; 01.31.36: Wingnut Confessional: What is ideology?

2 Replies to “Episode 71: The Undying Appeal of Sorcery and Its Deleterious Effects on America’s Youth

  1. “‘Lord of the Rings’ has this radical anti-industrial message. I know there are kings, but you’ve got to look at the fact that everyone… is tempted by the ring – they think they can take it and use it for good. This is just like saying industry and power and technology have all been bad in the past, but we can take them and re-apply them. Of course, the [response in the books] is: no, you’ve got to destroy the ring, you can’t reform it.” – Bellamy

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