TSP072 – Hook, Line and Sinker: The boy who cried wolf.

 
 
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How do we know what we know? The inner struggle to determine what is real and what is fiction has preoccupied humanity since the emergence of intelligent life.

Duration – 29:57

VoxBox: Audio segment from YouTube – Densel Washington interview on ‘information’ and War Of The Worlds 1938 radio broadcast segment

Music Credit: The Undisputed Truth – Smiling Faces Sometimes

TSP071 – Transcendent Tunes: Searing and soulful ‘Strange Fruit’.

 
 
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Billie Holiday’s most iconic and recognized song, has been acknowledged as the harbinger of the civil rights movement in America. The song’s origin may surprise and enlighten even those of us who are familiar with this transcendent tune.

Duration – 27:59

VoxBox: Audio segment from YouTube – Rene Marie audio segment, Nina Simone references the Civil Rights Movement

Music Credits: Billie Holiday (& Nina Simone & Rene Marie) – Strange Fruit

TSP070 – We Don’t Know You Anymore: The deluded self.

 
 
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The eternal question of who we are: Are we a singularity or a multiplicity? The self has been the subject of exploration for Millennia, so who are we now?

Duration – 28:49

VoxBox: Audio segment from YouTube video – Abbot & Costello – Segment of ‘Who’s On First’

Music Credit: The Who – Who Are you?

TSP069 – The Undefinable Spirit: Celebrating the spoken word with Valentino Assenza.

 
 
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As host of the popular radio program Howl, Valentino Assenza has interviewed the likes of Nino Ricci and Margaret Atwood among other literary lights. A veteran of the Toronto spoken word scene, Valentino shares his love of language and other word-based art forms.

Note: Our phone interview with Valentino was intermittently compromised by the quality of our connection.

Duration – 25:54

VoxBox: Audio segment from YouTube video – Insider’s view of the 1930s radio studio showing the production of dramatic sound effects

Music Credits: Beatles – The Word