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Illuminated Chronicles: Why Pop Culture? (TED Talk)

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“Why must we be so serious about what divide us and trivialize what bring us together?”
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28 April 2017 Girth Radio Blog  My Summer Lair Read more

Pantsworthy: CMW – April 19, 2017

Sammy Younan

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Oh man…you hafta, you must, you really should see The Balconies live. If I had their dense sonic energy oh the things I could accomplish. Good Gravy! Also on tonight’s CMW 2017 bill is Ivory Hours: yo a fantastic double bill. If that’s not your cup of tea there is also Look Vibrant. CMW is always about choices.
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19 April 2017 Girth Radio Blog  In Session With Girth... Read more

Pantsworthy: CMW – April 18, 2017

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Like a boomerang lovingly thrown on a warm Summer Day¬†CMW has returned. And we’re easing into 2017’s Festival Fun with one #Pantsworthy show you should totally check out:
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18 April 2017 Girth Radio Blog  In Session With Girth... Read more

Trailer Alert: Mike Birbiglia – Thank God For Jokes

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The next month or so Netflix is all stand up specials…so excited!
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1 March 2017 Girth Radio Blog Read more

Trailer Alert: I Am Not Your Negro

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It is difficult to convey the profound impact James Baldwin has on other writers…and on the discussions and debates we continue to have about race and racism. He died in 1987; yet we’re still grappling with the complex issues he so eloquently expressed in writing and speaking.

I come from comic books; from sci-fi and all too often encounter nerd-centric click-bait posts on diversity. Not only have we grown comfortable championing facile notions of diversity often to the cheers/likes/retweets of our passionate echo chamber (Yes Men for true) we lazily challenge the numbers not the issues.
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22 February 2017 Girth Radio Blog Read more

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