Monthly archive: December 28, 2017

008 – Stranger Things 2

Eleven and the gang from Hawkins, Indiana are back. Adam and Ralph are joined once again by Yvette Walker to discuss the Netflix series Stranger Things 2.

007 – Cinephilia with Christian Keathley

Christian Keathley, Professor in the Film and Media Culture Department at Middlebury College, joins us today to discuss cinephilia and media consumption habits in Vermont. Show Notes Book: Cinephilia and History, or The Wind in the Trees (Amazon)

006 – Trump, Golden Globes, and Complaint Choirs

Adam and Ralph discuss the upcoming FCC vote on Net Neutrality, Maggie Haberman’s story on Trump’s relationship with media consumption, and the Golden Globe nominees. Ralph also introduces Adam to Complaint Choirs. Show Notes New York Public Libraries: the proposal to kill net neutrality is ‘appalling’ (The Verge) Inside Trump’s Hour-by-Hour Battle for Self-Preservation (New […]

Alias Grace: The Quilting Point

from Ralph Beliveau: If you listened to this episode, you will hear about Jacques Lacan’s idea of a “quilting point”. Here is a bit of cocktail napkin Lacan (ooohhh…this sounds painful!). When we learn language we enter a realm called the symbolic. We are separated from the “real” which is what we experience before language […]

005 – Alias Grace

Adam and Ralph are joined once again by Yvette Walker and transported to 19th Century Ontario to discuss the Netflix mini-series Alias Grace. Show Notes Alias Grace: How a teenager’s letter to Margaret Atwood finally got the TV series made (Independent)