Sun, 28 February 2016
This podcast examines the careers of four children's book authors/illustrators. All four served in the US military during World War 2.
topics include: Richard Scarry, Busy Town, army, art career, New York, publishing industry, Golden Books, Theodor Seuss Geisel, Doctor Seuss, First Motion Picture Unit, propaganda, PM magazine, political cartoons, anti-isolationism, Warner Brothers, Disney, Chuck Jones, Private Snafu, PD Eastman, animation career, Seuss protege, Roald Dahl, RAF, pilot, intelligence work, Lord Halifax, Britain, getting America to fight WWII
Fri, 19 February 2016
A life of creating media leads to contemplation of its many shortcomings. More than one devilish prankster has purposely taken advantage of these built in media biases in order to have a good laugh. In this podcast, Aaron encourages such nonsense not only to have some fun but to better understand media and social dynamics as well.
topics include: art, animation, art class, local newspapers, journalism, interviewee taken out of context, point of view, spin, The Age of Transitions, New Year's Eve 2000, Y2K, WTC 7 as command center, terrorism, promoting the official story of 9/11, viewer, communication, Andy Kaufman, inter-gender wrestling, pranks, Franni