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  • Episode 024: Post-post-neo-meta-modernism
    by clairestemen on March 6, 2019 at 3:31 am

    This week’s guest…John Armour! We talk about the state of modern art. What movement does art exist in nowadays? It’s easy to blurt “post-modernism!” but that movement was active in the 1970s! John Armour, an artist and printmaker himself, and I explore art in the age of mass reproduction and the internet. Of course, we […] The post Episode 024: Post-post-neo-meta-modernism appeared first on Claire Stemen. […]

  • Episode 023: Storyteller, Not Actor
    by clairestemen on February 19, 2019 at 3:32 am

    This week’s guest…Sarah Yannie! A thespian and maybe sometimes….pretentiously….a storyteller. This week Claire and her guest Sarah, a thespian, explore the notion of who owns a story. If your story has personal details or inflammatory portions about family, friends, lovers, and more—can you share it? Is it yours to share? Who owns the spaces where […] The post Episode 023: Storyteller, Not Actor appeared first on Claire Stemen. […]

  • Episode 021 and 022: It’s a TINA world
    by clairestemen on February 19, 2019 at 1:41 am

    This week’s guest……same ol’ same ol’ Dakota Potts!   Reoccuring guest Dakota Potts launches into the heavily contested idea of human rights. World organizations, philosophers, and idealists alike struggle to define quite what they are—will these two have any better luck? Probably not, but they will certainly attack from all sides. Listen here. Misc. Mentions: […] The post Episode 021 and 022: It’s a TINA world appeared first on Claire Stemen. […]

  • Jazz and Elderly Dancers
    by clairestemen on July 22, 2018 at 12:14 am

    There is a big-band/jazz night every Tuesday but its attendees are all quite old and semi-frail (not too frail as not to absolutely school me on any dance floor.) My friend Sarah texted me asking if I would go and I am not one to say no to these kinds of rare opportunities. By that […] The post Jazz and Elderly Dancers appeared first on Claire Stemen. […]

  • Episode 020: Are We Live?
    by clairestemen on July 20, 2018 at 1:42 am

    This week’s guest…..Jack Janosik!   Why the hell do we love the hype? Why have hypebeasts dominated men’s fashion? Where do women factor in this and why is it a boy’s game? Jack and Claire tackle this baffling trend with an appropriate amount of criticism, skepticism, and admittance. Listen here. Misc. Mentions: Supreme’s website 10 […] The post Episode 020: Are We Live? appeared first on Claire Stemen. […]