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Arts & Entertainment with Chris & Randall

Jun 22, 2022

Randall asserts that (US-made) Vietnam War movies nearly universally serve to exonerate US conduct in the war — a war whose purpose is only to oppress indigenous people, further colonialism, and expand empire. 


Vietnam movies discussed include: 

The Green Berets (1968)
Coming Home (1978)
The Deer Hunter (1978)

Jun 18, 2022

Chris and Randall talk psychedelic music with musician Robert Ciccone.


Topics discussed include: 

origins and influences
The Grateful Dead
Jefferson Airplane
The Beatles
Pink Floyd
Jimi Hendrix Experience
Tomorrow Never Knows
Brian Wilson
Pet Sounds
Rubber Soul
Good Vibrations
Monterey Pop
What is the...

Jun 10, 2022

Chris and Randall talk to Jerry about his wide-ranging career in the arts. 


Jerry Leibowitz is known for:

The Mouse and the Monster (TV series 1996-1997)
Atomic Puppet (TV series 2016-2017)
graphic design
logo design
experimental music (which we don't discuss)
comics/comic strips

Jun 2, 2022

Chris and Randall welcome guest Bill Gucwa to discuss the genre of music bio-pics. 


We each pick three favorites:

1. Ray (2004)  Ray Charles
2. La Vie En Rose (2007) Édith Piaf
3. Get On Up (2014) James Broawn

1. The Runaways (2010) The Runaways
2. Behind The Candelabra (2013) Liberace
3. Bohemian...