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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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Aug 21, 2016

Episode 13. Dunzo & Bursell bid farewell to Frank, splash in the spirit of water, consider appletarianism, escaping global warming, the technology of immortality, how not to ask the question "what do you do?" and Hegelian hip hop. Guest: Frank Berg. 

Aug 20, 2016

Episode 12. Politics as large scale performance art, the role of citizens between elections, false flag conspiracies and crying wolf, no room for activism in the money hole, and the perception/reality gap regarding crime and terrorism. Rapper Dunzo and social critic Charles Bursell wonder aloud (for about an hour). 

Jun 14, 2016

Episode 11. Are we living in a computer simulation, and if so, how should that change the way we behave in the world? Maybe we can approach life as gamers, learning from mistakes and continually striving to reach new levels. Instead of government as we know it today, could collective decision-making be better achieved in a massive LAN party? Guest: Miles Lamensky

May 23, 2016

The boys find common ethos in Hip Hop and Country lyrics, plan a "happening," and Bursell is concerned with Dunzo's sudden affection for Libertarianism and loss of trust in Bernie.

May 9, 2016

Episode 9. Social critic-at-large Charles Bursell in open-ended conversation with rapper Dunzo about their lives, work, and contemporary culture. When the talk gets deep, the pair demonstrates how non-experts can (and should!) "think out loud" about big, philosophical questions.

Guest: Simon Mustafa

Apr 29, 2016

Episode 8. Social critic-at-large Charles Bursell in open-ended conversation with rapper Dunzo about their lives, work, and contemporary culture. When the talk gets deep, the pair demonstrates how non-experts can (and should!) "think out loud" about big, philosophical questions.

Apr 29, 2016

Episode 7. Social critic-at-large Charles Bursell in open-ended conversation with rapper Dunzo about their lives, work, and contemporary culture. When the talk gets deep, the pair demonstrates how non-experts can (and should!) "think out loud" about big, philosophical questions.

Mar 4, 2016

Episode 6. Absurdism & conceptual art, the Bernie wave, recalling middle school civics, relationship with The Internet, and the dangers of ingesting self-identity.   

Social critic-at-large Charles Bursell in open-ended conversation with rapper Dunzo about their lives, work, and contemporary culture. When the talk gets deep, the pair demonstrates how non-experts can (and should!) "think out loud" about big, philosophical questions.

Mar 4, 2016

Episode 5. The "yes-and" philosophy, revolution vs. incremental change, exercising the imagination, nerd culture naivete, and possible titles for this podcast.

Social critic-at-large Charles Bursell in open-ended conversation with rapper Dunzo about their lives, work, and contemporary culture. When the talk gets deep, the pair demonstrates how non-experts can (and should!) "think out loud" about big, philosophical questions.

Mar 4, 2016

Episode 4. The scourge of homespun philosophy, the crimes of gurus, the fall of politics, the linguistics of comedy, and the benefits of slowing down.

Social critic-at-large Charles Bursell in open-ended conversation with rapper Dunzo about their lives, work, and contemporary culture. When the talk gets deep, the pair demonstrates how non-experts can (and should!) "think out loud" about big, philosophical questions.

Feb 12, 2016

Episode 3. The boys struggle with Alan Watts and Terence McKenna, battle zen zombies, consider free speech, and the media "red zone."

Social critic-at-large Charles Bursell in open-ended conversation with rapper Dunzo about their lives, their work, and about contemporary culture & politics. When the talk gets deep, the pair demonstrates how non-experts can (and should!) "think out loud" about the big, slippery, philosophical questions. Of note: Dunzo is a Millennial and Bursell a Boomer. It's fun to hear them learn from each other. 

 

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Feb 12, 2016

Episode 2. The boys discuss peak innovation, the end of history, information overload, authenticity and the impostor syndrome.

Social critic-at-large Charles Bursell in open-ended conversation with rapper Dunzo about their lives, their work, and about contemporary culture & politics. When the talk gets deep, the pair demonstrates how non-experts can (and should!) "think out loud" about the big, slippery, philosophical questions. Of note: Dunzo is a Millennial and Bursell a Boomer. It's fun to hear them learn from each other. 

 

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Feb 12, 2016

Episode 1. The inaugural podcast. How to be an artist in a world where money matters. How do you keep from losing "it"? 

Social critic-at-large Charles Bursell in open-ended conversation with rapper Dunzo about their lives and work, and about contemporary culture & politics. When the talk gets deep the pair demonstrates how non-experts can (and should!) "think out loud" about the big, slippery, philosophical questions. Of note: Dunzo is a Millennial and Bursell a Boomer. It's fun to hear them learn from each other. 

 

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