Homer was a rockstar
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Homer was a rockstar is a fortnightly podcast aimed at creating a lively link between today's world and that bunch of boring, sad, uninspiring old people commonly known as "the classics". In fact, by scratching just a few inches beyond the surface it turns out they're not so boring, not so sad and definitely not uninspiring! By listening to Homer was a rockstar you'll find out that the same topics of our favourite songs were often touched decades, centuries, or even thousands years ago, by authors who were feeling the same anxiety, enthusiasm, love, fear we know today, and who were able to express these feelings in a way we'd never be able to.
||CleanEpisode 09_End of season one||Homer was a rockstar takes a break, hoping to be back after the summer; the last episode of season one features Catullus plus a special guest. But who is it: Jack Bauer? Don't worry, the episode doesn't last 24 hours…||14 4 07||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 08_The good life||Looking for the good life? For your own way? Welcome to the club… Featuring the title track from LC2's debut EP Man of my time.||27 3 07||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 07_Just a flashback||LC2 is back! Meet the Rotters' Club, and then close the circle with Jonathan Coe. Puzzled? Don't be! Featuring the song Just a flashback, from LC2's debut EP Man of my time.||13 3 07||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 06_LC2 got the flue||LC2 has the flue, so soft-spoken Kampa is hosting a super-brief version of the podcast: don't miss her concrete, down to earth food for thought! Featuring the song Midnight and dawn in Tangier, from LC2's debut EP Man of my time. LC2 will hopefully be bac||27 2 07||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 05_Catullus rocks||Meet Catullus, the ancient Roman who wrote some of the best love songs of all times. Featuring the song Tell me what's going on, from LC2's debut EP Man of my time.||12 2 07||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 04_Orwel||Join LC2 on a trip to the Animal Farm, where all animals are equal, but some are more equal than other. Featuring the song Man of my time, title track from LC2's debut EP.||26 1 07||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 03_Shylock||Meet the most famous money-lender of all times: Shylock. Featuring the song Shylock, from LC2's debut EP Man of my time.||12 1 07||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 02_Midnight and dawn in Tangier: the Beat Generation||Join the Beat Generation poets on a trip to the amazing city of Tangier, North Africa. Featuring songs from LC2's debut EP Man of my time.||27 12 06||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 01_Ulysses: a man of our time||Ancient Greek poet Homer, the father of all songwriters, takes us through an odyssey around the Mediterranean with Ulysses.||15 12 06||Free||View In iTunes|