We continued our social commentary with the “of course, but maybe” approach we started two weeks ago. Inspired by comedian Louis CK, we challenged the dysfunctional loyalty towards the dominant, “civilized” culture. We took a couple of good calls, too, and included a climate-change update.
We enjoyed a rollicking conversation with Scott Dikkers, co-founder and longest-serving editor-in-chief of The Onion. We took a couple of excellent calls, too, and finished the show with a climate-change update.
This week Guy and Mike challenge the dysfunctional loyalty towards the dominant civilized culture, while simultaneously challenging the narratives that some of our listeners may hold. Inspired by the comedy of Louis C.K., this show attempts to find the root of our core beliefs. We took calls and had some excellent contributions from our listeners.
We used several clips in support of this social-criticism show. We took a few calls and wrapped with a climate-change update.
Here are the clip to watch after you listen to the show:
Bill Burr destroyed Steve Jobs
George Carlin “The American Dream”
Bill Hicks -Marketing & Advertising
Louis CK : Of Course But Maybe – Oh My God
Eddie Vedder – Society
‘Thought Leader’ gives talk that will inspire your thoughts | This is That | CBC
President Barack Obama endorses Hillary Clinton for president | Hillary Clinton
This week’s show included an in-depth conversation with Jamey Hecht, poet, teacher, researcher, and former professor. You can find more of his work at jameyhecht.com.
Nature Bats Last interviews queer Xican@ warrior and land defender T.R McKenzie, who grew up on the west side of Sioux City, occupied Dakota territory and is currently based out of occupied Dakota territory in southern Minnesota. He is a fierce defender of life, land, and justice whose work has placed him at the front line of resistance movements. T.R is an organizer and educator who has facilitated and participated in workshops, trainings, and speaking engagements. We were joined for the final 15 minutes of the show by long-time friend Forrest Palmer.
This week Mike and Guy spoke with climate reality leader, Rhonny Dam. We also discussed the the current tour Guy finds himself on in California.
This week’s show included a conversation with moral philosopher John McMurtry. We conclude in usual style, including a climate-change update and some stories from Guy on the road.
Nature Bats Last critiqued celebrity culture, particularly concerning its response to climate change. We were joined by independent journalist Cory Morningstar.
This week’s show included a conversation with environmental writer Sean Prentiss. He is best-known for his book, Finding Abbey: The Search for Edward Abbey and His Hidden Grave. We conclude with a brief climate-change update.