Show #61 (interview): GettingIt.com Reunion, Part 2

GettingIt.comPart 2 of the GettingIt.com reunion features Steve Robles, Patrick Hughes, Annalee Newitz and Thomas Roche. They talk about dot com junkies, speed seducers, San Francisco politics, insane editorial meetings, and oh so much more.

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Producer: Jeff Diehl | Host: RU Sirius | Gang of Four Chatterers: RU Sirius, Diana Brown, Steve Robles, Jeff Diehl | Featured Song: “Cognoscenti v. Intelligentsia” by Cuban Boys | Intro & Outro: Scrappi DuChamp and Mondo Vanilli (and others)

GettingIt.com | They Wrecked My Genitals | Steve Robles | Annalee Newitz | Thomas Roche

Show #60 (Interview): The Dot Com Zine That Went All The Way

RU Sirius, Jeff Diehl and Steve Robles first got together in San Francisco to work on a webzine financed by a porn company in Florida. The zine was called GettingIt. We ran articles like “The Semen Warriors of New Guinea” and “They Wrecked My Genitals.” We had regular weekly columns from Lydia Lunch, Andrei Codrescu, and Robert Anton Wilson, and we had real, on-the-spot (not fake!) news coverage from the East Timor revolution and The Battle of Seattle. We covered the weird, the extreme, the erotic, and… always… the ludicrously funny. One of our reporters even tasted his own sperm and urine to bring us the story. It was heaven on earth.

In this first of a two-part program, we get together and reminisce. The members of the GettingIt staff who were interviewed for this show were Mat Honan, Andy Baio, Allyson Quibell and David Cassel. Next week, we’ll talk to Patrick Hughes, Steve Robles, Annalee Newitz and Thomas Roche

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Producer: Jeff Diehl | Host: RU Sirius | Gang of Four Chatterers: RU Sirius, Diana Brown, Steve Robles, Jeff Diehl | Featured Song: “Run to the Hills” by Anton Maiden | Intro & Outro: Scrappi DuChamp and Mondo Vanilli (and others)

GettingIt | Mat Honan | Andy Baio | David Cassel | Semen Warriors of New Guinea | Peter Braunstein

Show #59 (Weekend): Is Civilization A Mistake?

Zerzan's anarchism

This episode of the weekend edition builds on a conversation we had with Anarchist Ben Blue about John Zerzan. Anarchist philosopher Zerzan thinks we took a wrong turn way back when we took up agriculture.

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

Show #58 (Interview): Open Source Humor with Heather Gold

Heather Gold

Brilliant comedian and performer Heather Gold joined us in the studio today to talk about her upcoming “Open Source Comedy” with Mark Routhier, the dolls of American Girl, and hitting the trifecta of outsiderness.

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Producer: Jeff Diehl | Host: RU Sirius | Gang of Four Chatterers: RU Sirius, Diana Brown, Steve Robles, Jeff Diehl | Featured Song: “Didn’t I Just Say That?” by Heather Gold | Intro & Outro: Scrappi DuChamp and Mondo Vanilli (and others)

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Show #57 (Weekend): Wikipedia Controversies

Our gang of three contemplates Virtual Reality legend Jaron Lanier’s critique of Wikipedia as “Digital Maoism.” And how does all this relate to Kurzweil’s Singularity? And when did “Mama Weer All Crazee Now” by Slade come out?

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