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Charles Bursell Presents

News & politics, conversation, and radio art in a variety of formats. Podcasts include "The Log," "Scenes From a Perfect World," "NeoRadio," and "Stream of Consciousness Talk Radio Theatre."
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Oct 24, 2017

Ep.13: "Happiness" - The harder you try to find happiness the more elusive it is. Better to cultivate meaning and purpose, say the experts. Host Charles Bursell explores the issue with The SCTRT Players.

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Oct 17, 2017

Ep.12: "Personal Responsibility" is the worst of all BS self-help canards. It takes a nice little idea and elevates it to a religious tenet that crumbums use to dodge their own social responsibility.  Host Charles Bursell and the SCTRT Players elucidate.

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Oct 11, 2017

Ep.11: "Tech Addiction" - The makers of apps, games, and other video content know exactly how to keep you glued to their screens. Host Charles Bursell and the SCTRT Players provide a half-hour of audio acetone to get you unstuck.

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Oct 4, 2017

Ep.10: "Gender" - If you're holding on to outdated gender norms you're on the wrong side of history, not to mention science. So says host Charles Bursell as he attempts an earnest exploration of the issue only to have the show hijacked by the "thoughts in his head."

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Sep 27, 2017

Ep.9: "Bad Advice" - Shamelessly sharing your ill-informed homespun philosophy with friends and family? Many people are these days and host Charles Bursell would like to put an end to it. That is, until the thoughts in his head take over the show.

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Sep 20, 2017

Ep.8: "Work and Jobs" - We are  inventing unnecessary jobs to serve an outdated system that serves only a few at the top and sentences most of us to drudgery. Host Charles Bursell attempts an earnest exploration of the issue only to have the show hijacked by the "thoughts in his head."

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Sep 13, 2017

Ep.7: "Diversity" - How does a white, hetero, cisgender male, Christian-raised radio host discuss the importance of diversity in America without sounding like a jerk? Host Charles Bursell attempts an earnest exploration of the issue only to have the show hijacked by the "thoughts in his head."

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Sep 6, 2017

Ep.6: "Open Line." Host Charles Bursell welcomes listener calls on any topic. As usual, the show is hijacked by the "thoughts in his head" as portrayed by a talented cast of comedy improvisers.

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Aug 30, 2017

Ep.5: The rise of amateurism is killing our ability to discern between experts and pretenders in politics, philosophy, health, the arts, and more. Each week, host Charles Bursell attempts an earnest exploration of issues and ideas only to have the show hijacked by the "thoughts in his head."

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Aug 23, 2017

Ep.4: Are those in the military fighting for freedom or dying for profit? And since terrorists are "inspired" to kill, let's replace the 600 billion dollar military budget with a Department of Inspiration. Each week, host Charles Bursell attempts an earnest exploration of issues and ideas only to have the show hijacked by the "thoughts in his head."

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Aug 16, 2017

Ep.3: Why are we so busy? Maybe we're just really bad at time management. Each week, host Charles Bursell attempts an earnest exploration of issues and ideas only to have the show hijacked by the "thoughts in his head."

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Aug 9, 2017

Ep.2: The Case for Minimalism. Having less stuff is better for you, for others, and for the planet. Each week, host Charles Bursell attempts an earnest exploration of issues and ideas only to have the show hijacked by the "thoughts in his head."

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Aug 2, 2017

Ep.1: Charity is elitist, undemocratic, and ineffective. Each week, host Charles Bursell attempts an earnest exploration of issues and ideas only to have the show hijacked by the "thoughts in his head."

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