Encore: Saving Dada or Saving Western Civilization — Richard Kadrey & Will Franken

On this very cool show we go straight into debate mode with a full panel including SF writer Richard Kadrey, comedian Will Franken, myself and Jeff Diehl. We talk about anti-art, Barack Obama’s “gaffe” about Pakistan, and how to deal with Islamic extremism.

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Producer: Jeff Diehl | Host: RU Sirius | Gang of Three Chatterers: Richard Kadrey, Will Franken, Jeff Diehl | Song: “Shake (Monosurround vs. Ying Yang Twins vs. Pitbull vs. C&C Music Factory)” by Loo & Placido | Intro & Outro: Scrappi DuChamp and Mondo Vanilli (and others)

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Encore: Psychotropic Chemical Warfare

James Ketchum, the psychiatrist who was at the center of U.S. military research into BZ, LSD, and other deliriants and hallucinogens as potential incapacating chemical warfare agents, joins us to talk about his self-published memoir: “Chemical Warfare: Secrets Almost Forgotten.”

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Producer: Jeff Diehl | Host: RU Sirius | Gang of Four Chatterers: RU Sirius, Destiny, Jeff Diehl, Steve Robles | Song: “I Want an Affair” by the Kleptones | Intro & Outro: Scrappi DuChamp and Mondo Vanilli (and others)

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Encore: Tony Serra, Attorney-Poet

Radical lawyer and multiple tax offender Tony Serra talks about fighting injustice, why he takes murder cases, and the sheep-like behavior of contemporary Americans.

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Producer: Jeff Diehl | Host: RU Sirius | Gang of Two Chatterers: Destiny, Jeff Diehl | Song: “I Fought The Law” by The Clash | Intro & Outro: Scrappi DuChamp and Mondo Vanilli (and others)

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Encore: Can a Pacifist be President or Should we Just Stop Breeding?

We discuss the optimism of white American breeders & whether it would be OK with us if an American President were an outright pacifist.

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Producer: Jeff Diehl | Host: RU Sirius | Gang of Three Chatterers: Diana Brown, Jeff Diehl. Steve Robles | Intro & Outro: Scrappi DuChamp and Mondo Vanilli (and others)

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Show #124 (Weekend Edition): The Continuing Saga of “J.T. Leroy”

We talk about the strange and crooked path of “J.T. Leroy.” And we contemplate the planned implementation of weaponized bots in Iraq.

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Producer: Jeff Diehl | Host: RU Sirius | Gang of Two Chatterers: Patrick Hughes, Jeff Diehl | Song: “We’re in Business” by Andrew Thompson | Intro & Outro: Scrappi DuChamp and Mondo Vanilli (and others)

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Show #123: Saving Dada or Saving Western Civilization — Richard Kadrey & Will Franken

On this very cool show we go straight into debate mode with a full panel including SF writer Richard Kadrey, comedian Will Franken, myself and Jeff Diehl. We talk about anti-art, Barack Obama’s “gaffe” about Pakistan, and how to deal with Islamic extremism.

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Producer: Jeff Diehl | Host: RU Sirius | Gang of Three Chatterers: Richard Kadrey, Will Franken, Jeff Diehl | Song: “Shake (Monosurround vs. Ying Yang Twins vs. Pitbull vs. C&C Music Factory)” by Loo & Placido | Intro & Outro: Scrappi DuChamp and Mondo Vanilli (and others)

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Show #122: San Francisco Mayoral Candidate Chicken John

Chicken John aka John Rinaldi is legendary in the San Francisco arts community and in the Burning Man community. And now he is planning a run for Mayor of San Francisco. We find out what it’s all about on this program.

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Producer: Jeff Diehl | Host: RU Sirius | Gang of Two Chatterers: Steve Robles, Jeff Diehl | Song: “Tony Serra Remix” by kingconga42 | Intro & Outro: Scrappi DuChamp and Mondo Vanilli (and others)

Chicken John Rinaldi for Mayor of San Francisco | Chicken John’s website

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Show #121 (Weekend Edition): Counterculture, Burning Man & Commerce with Larry Harvey

Burning Man big guy Larry Harvey joins us on our weekend edition in which we talk about controversies over commercial organizations that have been invited to participate in a Burning Man display this year. And we also think aloud further on the torments of the dinosaurs.

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Producer: Jeff Diehl | Host: RU Sirius | Gang of Three Chatterers: Larry Harvey, Diana Brown, Jeff Diehl | Intro & Outro: Scrappi DuChamp and Mondo Vanilli (and others)

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Show #120: Just Say NOSO — No Social Networking

NOSO is a project in which anonymous people are gathered together through the web to go to social spaces and NOT connect. Project Directors Christina Ray and Kurt Bigenho joined us via skype from New York City and Web Developer Gilbert Guerrero was at our studio in San Francisco.

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Producer: Jeff Diehl | Host: RU Sirius | Gang of Three Chatterers: Larry Harvey, Diana Brown, Jeff Diehl | Song: “Winter Wolves” by Sword | Intro & Outro: Scrappi DuChamp and Mondo Vanilli (and others)

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LIVE! RU Sirius, Boing Boing’s Dave Pescovitz and More, July 24, S.F.

Come to a special live NeoFiles podcast for the latest RU Sirius Book, True Mutations: Conversations on the Edge of Science, Technology, and Consciousness.

Featuring R.U. Sirius, David Pescovitz, Lynn Hershman and Jamais Casco.

WHERE: City Lights Books in San Francisco
WHEN: July 24, 7 pm – 8:30 pm

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