New World Notes - Apokaluptein Tales
This week on New World Notes: radio program #298, November 19, 2013, from 12:00 to 12:30 p.m. (and again from 8:30 to 9:00 p.m.), host Kenneth Dowst presents an intriguing audio collage (from 2010) by Virtual Renderings (condensed for radio). It weaves together political commentary, music, clips from the movie The Matrix, and more. It combines critical views ranging from the Left (Noam Chomsky) to the far Right (stefbot)--and music ranging from the Stones to Harry Shearer to J.S. Bach & more.
It's an engaging, intelligent critique of a U.S. corporate state that pretends to be capitalism and pretends to be democracy. Wrong on both counts!
The unedited, hour-long version of "Apokaluptein Tales"--plus 101 other audio collages are available at Virtual Renderings.
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Series overview: Political and social commentary in a variety of genres. Exploring the gap between what we want--and what they're trying to make us settle for.
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