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A book club podcast by Waste Division art collective, in which some friends discuss a book they read. Actual reading not required, though recommended.
||ExplicitWaste Books Ep. 13 - The Argonauts||Join us this month's book club as we discuss Maggie Nelson's queer memoir The Argonauts! Overview Maggie Nelson’s 2015 book The Argonauts combines theory and memoir in a successful attempt to prove that the political is personal. Combining queer theo||3/18/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitW.B. Appendix 007: Tyler Murphy & Phillip Griffin||For the latest episode of the Waste Books appendices Waste Correspondent Phillip Griffin sat down over coffee with a MT-based painter, gallery owner, and all-around sweetie Tyler Murphy to talk philosophy & other shtuff. Topics include discursivity, Sto||3/13/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitW.B. Appendix 006: Cooper Tells A Story||Cooper Malin tries his hand at being "professional" and a "storyteller." It totally "worked" and wasn't a "weird exploration into ASMR." For more of our work check out www.waste-division.org! Also if you're interested in subscribing for monthly indepen||2/22/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitW.B. Appendix 005: Broquel Albertson & Cooper Malin (Part 1)||Waste Correspondent Cooper Malin had some brewskis with his old friend Broquel to talk about books and other stuff they've been thinking about. Topics include Ayn Rand’s The Fountainhead, separating the art from the artist, John Steinbeck’s Grapes o||2/14/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitW.B. Appendix 004 - Chris Tsekouras & Eric Toennis||Waste correspondent Eric Toennis sat down with his friend Chris Tsekouras to talk about their road trip from Eugene, OR to Billings, MT for Julia Louis-Dreyfest last August. They tell of their experience volunteering for the fest, as well as attending||2/6/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitWaste Books Episode 12: The Dispossessed||Join us this month as we discuss Ursula K. Le Guin's anarchist utopian space novel, The Dispossessed! Overview With all this talk about walls, Ursula K. Le Guin’s The Dispossessed is a timely masterpiece for science fiction. Her novel chronicles the||1/29/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitW.B. Appendix 003 - A Naval Flight Officer & Phil Griffin||Waste correspondent Phillip Griffin sat in a hot tub with an old friend who finds himself training to be a Naval Flight Officer, achieving the dream of flight he's had since he was a kid. They talk about flying, discipline, guns, and music in the lates||1/18/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitW.B. Appendix 002 - Mary Kate Teske & Phil Griffin||Mary Kate Teske is a woman of many talents. She's a photographer, graphic designer, web designer, videographer, musician, crocheter, talker, classic car maintainer... etc.etc.etc. In a word: she's dope! And she's doing a lot of stuff. To check out her w||1/11/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitW.B. Appendix 001 - Cooper Malin & Phil Griffin||This is a new addition to our show & feed, a series of mini-episodes that feature one-on-one conversations between the Waste Books doods, orrrrr other cools peeps we manage to sit down with. Cooper and Phil catch up on their non-WB projects, including||1/6/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitWaste Books Ep. 11 - Babel 17||Join Dan, Cooper, Eric, Phil, and Jordan as we discuss Samuel R. Delany's Babel-17! Music by Grant Jones, with the track "Something for Me." Check out his album Nighttime Friends on Spotify, Apple Music, or wherever you get music. Check out more of o||12/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitWaste Books Ep. 10 - Dune (Part Two)||Join us this this episode as we discuss the second half of Frank Herbert's sci-fi epic, Dune! Overview Ten years after Lord of the Rings, twelve years before Star Wars, and nineteen years before David Lynch’s godawful adaptation, Dune holds true||10/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitWaste Books Ep. 9 - Dune (Part One)||Join us this time as we discuss the first half of Frank Herbert's sci-fi epic, Dune. Overview Ten years after Lord of the Rings, twelve years before Star Wars, and nineteen years before David Lynch’s godawful adaptation, Dune holds true as perhaps the||4/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitWaste Books Ep. 8 - Frankenstein||Join us this month as we discuss Mary Shelley's seminal sci-fi/horror novel, Frankenstein. Overview It was one fateful summer night in the year of 1816 that young Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin found herself near Lake Geneva in the company of fellow roma||2/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitWaste Books Ep. 7 - White Noise||Join Eric, Phil, Dan, and Cooper as they discuss Don DeLillo's spectacular novel, White Noise. Overview Published in 1985, White Noise tells the story of Jack Gladney, a college professor who teaches Hitler Studies at the college on the hill in the qua||12/17/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitWaste Books Ep. 6 - Be Here Now||Join Phil, Wendy, Eric, Dan, and Jordan this month as they talk about the trip that is Be Here Now, by Baba Ram Das. Overview In 1967, a disillusioned Harvard professor named Richard Albert journeyed to the foothills of the Himalayas to seek a spiri||10/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitWaste Radio: Richard Dreyfest Interviews Richard Dreyfuss||NOTE: This fest no longer associates with Richard due to his alleged sexual misconduct,but we did interview him before anything came to light. We’ve got a lot to share with you about the 5th annual, all-ages, D-I-Y Richard Dreyfest, August 11th||8/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitWaste Radio: Richard Dreyfest Interviews Richard Dreyfuss (Teaser)||NOTE: This fest no longer associates with Richard due to his alleged sexual misconduct,but we did interview him before anything came to light. This Sunday, we’ve got a podcast coming out that will feature interviews with bands, comedians, visual||8/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitWaste Books Ep. 5 - A Wild Sheep Chase||In this episode we talk about Haruki Murakami's novel, A Wild Sheep Chase. Overview “The thing is you’re looking for something two-dimensional and not quite real. It never lasts. But you can’t expect something unreal to last anyway, can you?” T||6/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitWaste Books Ep. 4 - Watt||In this episode we discuss Samuel Beckett's oddball novel, Watt. Overview Be prepared for Watt. Few novelists find the ability (or gall) to include the syncopated musical notation of three croaking frogs or a two-page description of the twenty ways four||5/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitWaste Books Ep. 3 - No Country for Old Men||In this episode we talk about Cormac McCarthy's No Country for Old Men, relating it to the Coen Brothers' film rendition and existentialism. Overview The highway that is No Country for Old Men gets you lost even though the two-lane blacktop never devia||4/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitWaste Books Ep. 2 - Sabbath's Theater||This month we discussed the novel Sabbath's Theater by Philip Roth, the account of a lecherous old man grappling with his past. An overview of the book: “Sabbath did not care to make people suffer beyond the point that he wanted them to suffer; he c||2/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitWaste Books Ep. 1 - Jernigan||Join us this month as we discuss David Gates' novel, Jernigan, a dark tale of a man way too smart for his own good. An overview of the book: Reading Jernigan is like stepping into the mind of a middle-aged man fraught in a tunneling psychosis so abysmal||1/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Proper way to waste an hour or so
Great friendly banter and analysis of a diverse set of books. These discussions are where cultured literary knowledge and barroom chitchat collide.
Nice high-low mix
These guys will make a fart joke and reference Bataille in one breath. Theory is sometimes sloppy, but who doesn't like sloppy theory??
Wild Sheep Chase
Helped me with my paper !!!!!!! Very fun podcast