*Quarantine episode #2 -- Broadcast from home via Instagram Live*
When you cook, do you clean as you go? If you do, have you ever regretted it? If you don't, have you ever resented being asked if you do? This got me thinking about ecosystems, detritus, and engineering -- I don't think a design should be considered complete or beautiful if it hasn't accounted for management of its own waste.
Originally aired and recorded 3/25/2020
*Quarantine episode #1 -- Broadcast from home via Instagram Live*
A part of a thing is never the whole of the thing. That's easy enough to get behind, just don't forget that anything constructed is necessarily partial. So you can spend your time thinking about anything you want, just don't make the mistake of presuming you now know it all. Things are changing everyday!
Originally aired and recorded 3/18/2020
Politics!! Am I right? So easy to fall into nihilistic despair, to feel futile in an echo chamber, praching to the choir... Don't let hastily applied cliches deter you! A choir needs music to sing, right? A choir is powerful, music is powerful -- elections are not the beginning, nor the end. Guest Eric Shevrin is here to chat today.
Originally aired and recorded 3/11/2020
How is your decision making informed by your sense of justice? Are you the arbiter of justice, or do you defer to something beyond yourself? That is to say, how useful is it to acknowledge your finitude? Guest Jason Meadows joins us today.
Originally aired and recorded 3/4/2020
How can we look at what is? Thinking about people can be sticky, but what if we think about objects, what's that open up? Can it be empowering? Like if I'm an egg, will I be more understood? Guest Aris is here to ehlp us ponder this.
Originally aired and recorded 2/26/2020
What information should be on the show flyer? That the members of the band are good people? And what's going on when bad people make good art? Do you want to like people, or do you want to like watching them? What makes a community, what makes a product? Guest Pauline helps us think through this.
Originally aired and recorded 2/19/2020
Confronting things is the new dominating things. Sure, time and progress isn't linear, but I do think we're better communicators now than say, 100 years ago. Tho maybe not better than 3000 years ago. "There's no thinking in parrhesia, it's brainless"
Originally aired and recorded 2/12/2020
Attention is a big theme of this show, y'know, it can really reveal a lot to yourself and others: there's an infinite amount of things you could pay attention to, so that which grabs you really says something about your priorities, conscious or otherwise. So what is stained glass asking us to pay attention to? Guest JD is here to think through this with us today.
Originally aired and recorded 2/5/2020
"Interested in infinity?"
"In time I'll tell you about intelligent intervals influencing intangible influxes"
In for a ride, today you are. Guest Eric shares his thoughts on infinity, while Sun Ra's Astro Infinity Arkestra plays.
Originally broadcast and recorded 1/29/2020
Today we continue to discuss acting. Why? Well think about Hollywood's global cultural hegemony! Actors are a huge thing, and we're trying to understand the billions here, what unites the people? Is it the stories or, is it the performing? It's always both, right? Guest Michelle joins us today.
Originally broadcast and recorded 1/22/2020