Yearly Archives: 2012

Video – 183: The War On…A Clockwork Orange

"Plus ça change, plus c'est la même chose." -Alphonse Karr Translation: The more it changes, the more it’s the same thing Pursuing a topic that I wish was less relevant...Cory, Matt and I discuss the political and cultural reaction to the Stanley Kubrick film, A Clockwork Orange, based on a book by the same name, written by Anthony Burgess. Please be patient with this show. Society's decision-makers, opinion-manipulators and their loyal followers frantically search for ...

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Pre-Show 12-27-12

Technical difficulties with everything prior to our last LRN show, when because of a snowstorm we had to connect from another location. Streamed from a phone. Related PostsPre-Show 7-26-1295The line of obedience.Tags: pre-show, a/vPre-Show 5-31-1295Joy and PainTags: pre-show, a/vPre-Show 9-13-1295Show prep and 9/11 talk.Tags: pre-show, a/vPre-Show 7-19-1294Setting up the show and discussing various off-color topicsTags: pre-show, a/vPre-Show 5-17-1294We talk about cheese and e-cigsTags: pre-show, a/v

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183: The War On…A Clockwork Orange

Podcast: Play in new window | Download"Plus ça change, plus c'est la même chose." -Alphonse Karr Translation: The more it changes, the more it’s the same thing Pursuing a topic that I wish was less relevant...Cory, Matt and I discuss the political and cultural reaction to the Stanley Kubrick film, A Clockwork Orange, based on a book by the same name, written by Anthony Burgess. Please be patient with this show. Society's decision-makers, opinion-manipulators and ...

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After School Sucks Special 12-13-12

Warning: Some potentially VERY offensive content 1/2 2/2 -Food erotica -Mandrik -A Clockwork Orange and Conspiracy wrap-up -Skinner Box video games Related PostsMandrik Returns For The Fancy Dinner Radio Hour75(A/V CLUB) Mandrik and came to my house for dinner and we decided to do an impromptu show. Worse thing ever. Do not listen. With Cory and Celestina.Tags: mandrik, cory, a/v, stanishPacino and Walken - Movie Trailer72Cory and I do an absolutely terrible job acting out ...

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Pre-Show 12-13-12

Getting ready to discuss A Clockwork Orange. Related PostsPre-Show 7-26-1298The line of obedience.Tags: pre-show, a/vHacky Sack 8-24-1397Tags: a/vPre-Show 8-2-1297Preparing for the idea of doing a solo show.Tags: pre-show, a/vPre-Show 9-13-1297Show prep and 9/11 talk.Tags: pre-show, a/vPre-Show 5-17-1297We talk about cheese and e-cigsTags: pre-show, a/v

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182: Logic Saves Lives Part 8 – Cognitive Distortions and Cognitive Restructuring

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadLogic is about understanding reality in a non-contradictory way and how can we see things for what they are. Metaphysical Laws 1.Identity 2.Causality 3.Non-Contradiction Topic: Wes Bertrand (Complete Liberty Podcast) and I discuss cognitive distortions, exaggerated and irrational thoughts common in thinking about self, society, politics and relationships. Cognitive distortions can interfere with our most sincere efforts to think in a clear, consistent and logical manner. Bumper Music: "Woodstock" ...

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181: An Exploration of Reasoning In Politics

Podcast: Play in new window | Download"Often wrong but never in doubt." -Reason.com (on political reasoning) Topic: Osborne, Marcus and I discuss the Reason.com article, Study Shows Smart Liberals, Conservatives, and Libertarians Are Easiest to Fool by Ron Bailey. Osborne raises some important questions about the validity of the studies presented in the article. This is an edited version of the 12-6-12 live show. School Sucks is live on the Liberty Radio Network and UStream ...

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180: Kids Hear Tones Through Megaphones

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadPresence vs. Urgency Topic: A listener named Tim calls in to discuss his remorse about raising his voice with his young children. This is a segment from the 12-6-12 After School Sucks Special, with an additional non-live monologue. School Sucks is live on the Liberty Radio Network and UStream Thursdays at 10pm EST. Look Closer: Stephanie Mattei of the Consciously Parenting Project interviews Jorge to discuss parenting with an ...

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After School Sucks Special 12-06-12

Some audio problems with this one, but listenable -Batman -Sweet Honey Musturd Brown's Christmas Blues -Part of this show became podcast #180: Kids Hear Tones Through Megaphones Related PostsAfter School Sucks Special (MP3!) 12-6-1298(A/V CLUB) With Osborne and Marcus Some audio problems with this one, but listenable -Batman -Sweet Honey Musturd Brown’s Christmas Blues -Part of this show became podcast #180: Kids Hear Tones Through MegaphonesTags: christmas, musturd, honey, blues, podcast, megaphones, tones, hear, kids, ...

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Sweet Honey Mustard Brown’s Christmas Blues Karaoke Special

Self-explanatory. From the After School Sucks Special (12-6-12) With Marcus and Osborne Related PostsAfter School Sucks Special 8-2-1394Fielding questions from the chat...Tags: sucks, special, school, a/vAfter School Sucks Special 12-06-1294Some audio problems with this one, but listenable -Batman -Sweet Honey Musturd Brown's Christmas Blues -Part of this show became podcast #180: Kids Hear Tones Through MegaphonesTags: blues, christmas, brown's, special, sucks, honey, sweet, school, a/vPre-Show 7-26-1293The line of obedience.Tags: a/vHacky Sack 8-24-1393Tags: a/vAfter School Sucks ...

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179: Myths About Youth, By Mike Males (Article – Circa 2001)

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadI found an irresistible book in a used book store called Everything You Know Is Wrong. It was a compilation of articles by alternative media journalists, revisionist historians, and social commentators, which included a piece by Mike Males entitled "Myths About Youth." Since I could not find this article on the web, I decided to share it here. Topics include teen violence, teen drug use, teen suicide, teen sex, ...

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Pacino and Walken – Movie Trailer

Cory and I do an absolutely terrible job acting out a trailer for "Stand Up Guys," starring Al Pacino and Christopher Walken. Related PostsMandrik Returns For The Fancy Dinner Radio Hour82(A/V CLUB) Mandrik and came to my house for dinner and we decided to do an impromptu show. Worse thing ever. Do not listen. With Cory and Celestina.Tags: cory, a/v, stanishOsborne's Birthday Hat (Bonus Content Preview)73I give Osborne a gift...Tags: stanish, cory, a/vPre-Show 9-6-1273With Larken ...

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178: Sexy Asian Tutors and the Reevaluation of My Career

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadTopic: Two events in the past few weeks have forced me to think more intensely about my career choice and to contemplate where it is ultimately taking me. It will all be explained in the show. This is a selection of segments from the 11-29-12 live show, with an additional non-live monologue. School Sucks is live on the Liberty Radio Network and UStream Thursdays at 10pm EST. Introduction: Discussed: ...

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Full Video – 178: Sexy Asian Tutors and the Reevaluation of My Career

Topic: Two events in the past few weeks have forced me to think more intensely about my career choice and to contemplate where it is ultimately taking me. It will all be explained in the show. This is a selection of segments from the 11-29-12 live show, with an additional non-live monologue. School Sucks is live on the Liberty Radio Network and UStream Thursdays at 10pm EST. Introduction: Discussed: Look Closer: Meet the "Tutor Kings ...

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After School Sucks Special 11-29-12

-Talking about rape condoms and porn with a Christian conservative. -Group classification -Welfare state Related PostsAfter School Sucks Special 8-2-1394Fielding questions from the chat...Tags: sucks, special, school, a/vPre-Show 7-26-1293The line of obedience.Tags: a/vHacky Sack 8-24-1393Tags: a/vPre-Show 5-31-1293Joy and PainTags: a/vPre-Show 9-13-1293Show prep and 9/11 talk.Tags: a/v

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Pre-Show 11-29-12

Height discussion - Dating taller women - Christian Conservatives - Tutoring - What is a device? Related PostsPre-Show 9-13-1295Show prep and 9/11 talk.Tags: pre-show, a/vPre-Show 7-26-1295The line of obedience.Tags: pre-show, a/vPre-Show 5-31-1295Joy and PainTags: pre-show, a/vPre-Show 2-7-1394(A/V CLUB) We almost freestyle rap. Then it occurs to us that we have no lyrics.Tags: a/v, pre-showPre-Show 7-19-1294Setting up the show and discussing various off-color topicsTags: pre-show, a/v

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177: Proactive, Authentic, Cooperative Conflict Resolution (vs. Lose-Lose Parenting)

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadLose-Lose Parenting: Tough Love, "Last Resorts" and Public Shaming A stream of consciousness show, in response to a story about the Florida parents who publicly shamed their 15-year-old daughter as a "last resort" act of "tough love." “We’re losing a lot of kids and a lot of teachers because we still view challenging kids the wrong way and handle them in ways that don’t address their true difficulties. It's ...

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176: Pestilence and Superstition – Obligatory Revisionist Thanksgiving History Rant

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadTopic: Osborne and I celebrate Thanksgiving by discussing a more accurate account of the Pilgrim arrival in the Massachusetts Bay area in 1620, what happened beforehand, and what unfolded next. Why is this story so important to American mythology? From which important truths is it misdirecting our collective attention? What are the lost opportunities for public school history students? This is the full 11-22-12 live show, with an additional ...

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After School Sucks Special 11-22-12

Revisionist History - Mainstream media - JFK - Kubrick - Conspiracy - Pilgrim hygiene - Myth of Savage (book) Related PostsAfter School Sucks Special (2-14-13)83(A/V CLUB) Bruce Willis - Liberals like drones now, because...Obama - defending drones - defending Ron Paul's website seizure - ICANN - Liberty Forum preparation - comedy dropsTags: a/v, school, sucks, special, media, mainstreamBonus Show: Red Scare Discussion With Gardner Goldsmith (Video)78A/V CLUB: This was our first attempt to record the ...

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Full Video – 176: Pestilence and Superstition – Obligatory Revisionist Thanksgiving History Rant

b>Topic: Osborne and I celebrate Thanksgiving by discussing a more accurate account of the Pilgrim arrival in the Massachusetts Bay area in 1620, what happened beforehand, and what unfolded next. Why is this story so important to American mythology? From which important truths is it misdirecting our collective attention? What are the lost opportunities for government school history students? This is the full 11-22-12 live show, with an additional segment taken from the After School ...

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Pre-Show 11-22-12

Prepping for the Thanksgiving show. College history revelations. Related PostsPre-Show 7-26-1297The line of obedience.Tags: pre-show, a/vPre-Show 5-31-1297Joy and PainTags: pre-show, a/vPre-Show 9-13-1297Show prep and 9/11 talk.Tags: pre-show, a/vPre-Show 12-13-1296Getting ready to discuss A Clockwork Orange.Tags: pre-show, a/vPre-Show 8-2-1296Preparing for the idea of doing a solo show.Tags: pre-show, a/v

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175: Logic Saves Lives Part 7 – Did Stanley Kubrick Help NASA Fake the Moon Landing? I Sure Hope So!

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadLogic is about understanding reality in a non-contradictory way and how can we see things for what they are. Metaphysical Laws 1.Identity 2.Causality 3.Non-Contradiction Topic: An investigation of a very compelling conspiracy theory involving a visionary film maker, the media, the final frontier, the government and a fight against my own confirmation bias. The fallacies covered in this show can all be categorized under Fallacies of Omission, where essential ...

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174: Individual Identity In A Collectivist World (Brett On The Freedom Experiment)

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadMy recent discussion with Rodney Smith from The Freedom Experiment Podcast. Topics: -Collectivism in the African-America community -The myths of the Great Society -Obama -The forfeiting of individual identity -Coming to terms to be spanked and being a spanker -Nonviolent Communication -The problems in college athletics -Lessons of baseball Look Closer: The Freedom Experiment Podcast http://therodneysmith.podomatic.com/

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173: Autonomy Vs. Authority (Brett On Sex, Lies and Anarchy)

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadWhat are the forces and ideas preventing children from attaining autonomy? Topics: -Child labor laws -Governnment regulation of apprenticeship programs -Emancipation -Age restrictions -The legality of child abuse -Some pretty bad jokes Look Closer: SexLiesAnarchy.com/ http://sexliesanarchy.com/ Trashing Teens: Psychologist Robert Epstein argues in a provocative book, "The Case Against Adolescence," that teens are far more competent than we assume http://www.psychologytoday.com/articles/200703/trashing-teens G. Stanley Hall: The Inventor of Adolescence http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/G._Stanley_Hall

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Full Video – 175: Logic Saves Lives Part 7 – Did Stanley Kubrick Help NASA Fake the Moon Landing? I Sure Hope So!

Logic is about understanding reality in a non-contradictory way and how can we see things for what they are. Metaphysical Laws 1.Identity 2.Causality 3.Non-Contradiction Topic: An investigation of a very compelling conspiracy theory involving a visionary film maker, the media, the final frontier, the government and a fight against my own confirmation bias. The fallacies covered in this show can all be categorized under Fallacies of Omission, where essential material is left out of an ...

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