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Charles Bursell Presents

Current podcasts: "The Log," news & culture commentary (M, T, W), and "Charles Bursell Presents," radio theatre, spoken word, and audio collage (drops every Friday). Several archived podcast series including "NeoRadio," and "Stream of Consciousness Talk Radio Theatre."
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Mar 30, 2022

Insightful commentary on “the slap” has been scant, from comedy, to the cult of celebrity, and toxic masculinity. Here’s my take. www.charlesbursell.com

 

Will Smith Did a Bad, Bad Thing by Kareem Abdul Jabbar

https://kareem.substack.com/p/will-smith-did-a-bad-bad-thing?fbclid=IwAR2dAEy-yktsIbrvuCmVqzklDtPpVldWxQ3Gdl8xwJJn-rPVhLmLlf6TtGo&s=r

 

2022 Academy Awards: Will Smith’s disorientation, Hollywood’s and America’s by David Walsh

https://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2022/03/30/acad-m30.html?fbclid=IwAR0_hwqAGVE5W0CxvOMiqyyrvuuLHD0VbElWB03CFkI8nJkT0nxY6ur5ODw

Mar 24, 2022

The most important 20 minutes of Judge KBJ’s confirmation hearings came from Cory Booker. Listen to his full remarks. www.charlesbursell.com

Mar 21, 2022

This is the last regularly scheduled episode of The Log, at least for a while. Going forward, episodes will post as ideas and events warrant.  www.charlesbursell.com

Mar 1, 2022

Ukraine, Putin, and the so-called “rules based” top-down world order that got us here. www.charlesbursell.com

Feb 28, 2022

Rigged Game – The Log 424: Playing the cards you’re dealt, cops don’t work, unleashing good ideas, and some good climate news. www.charlesbursell.com

Feb 21, 2022

The heads of nations have more in common with each other than with any of us. Also, The Orange Menace might be the Dems best hope, and Bill Maher gets something right for a change.  www.charlesbursell.com

Feb 17, 2022

Drive Time from Riverwest: Super Bowl Halftime Show, Oscar Preview www.charlesbursell.com

Feb 16, 2022

Nationalizing big tech and media. And, do we exist in a computer simulation? If so, we’re on our own now. www.charlesbursell.com

Feb 14, 2022

War is the inevitable result of a worldwide system based on the accumulation of power and money. www.charlesbursell.com

Feb 10, 2022

Charles Bursell discusses Joe Rogan, Whoopi’s Nazi faux pas, and cultural criticism on Drive Time from Riverwest with Martin Hallanger. www.charlesbursell.com

Feb 9, 2022

Become a proactive anti-racist by listening, learning, and knowing when to shut up. www.charlesbursell.com

Feb 8, 2022

Left is right, Right is wrong, and the Center is killing us with good intentions. www.charlesbursell.com

Feb 7, 2022

There is no “moderate” wing in a party that has officially endorsed violent insurrection. www.charlesbursell.com

Feb 3, 2022

Charles Bursell (aka Peter Donalds) guests on Riverwest Radio to talk about his work in radio and the relaunch of his audio art podcast. www.charlesbursell.com 

Feb 2, 2022

Owners pocketed 75% of Covid relief cash intended for workers’ paychecks. That number is as obscene as it is unsurprising. www.charlesbursell.com

Feb 1, 2022

Joe Rogan is not smart, and he’s not a journalist. People shouldn’t have to die just because he’s in over his head. www.charlesbursell.com

Jan 31, 2022

Hobbies pass the time, but passions go deep to change your life.  www.charlesbursell.com

Jan 27, 2022

The real “cancel culture” is Republicans’ attempt to silence all speech that threatens extreme Right-Wing orthodoxy. www.charlesbursell.com

Jan 26, 2022

The promise of electric vehicles is a cruel joke if it perpetuates toxic systems of consumption and oppression. www.charlesbursell.com

Jan 25, 2022

Crowning a historic TV classic, or overhyping the latest critically-acclaimed series, limits the medium’s potential. www.charlesbursell.com

Jan 24, 2022

Dems finally taking our advice to break up BBB and force votes, but is it too late? Also: pretending our way out of Covid. www.charlesbursell.com

Jan 20, 2022

New reports reveal the obscenities of wealth disparity and species extinction. Also: Sharing bookshelf photos should be the next big fad. #whatbooksdoyoukeep www.charlesbursell.com

Jan 19, 2022

To win the midterms, Democratic leaders must promise voters they will step down and support a new, progressive leadership team.  www.charlesbursell.com

Jan 18, 2022

Can Paganism reclaim its cultural dominance? And, from abortion defense to media criticism, Lefty arguments are weak and off target. www.charlesbursell.com

Jan 17, 2022

On this MLK Holiday, Senators Manchin and Sinema embody the white moderates in whom Dr. King was so "gravely disappointed." Also, some enriching recommendations. www.charlesbursell.com

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