CS 365: Sharkianity pt 1



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This episode is hosted by Ken, Vida and Mario. In this special West Coast Sharks episode – Vida, Ken and Mario come together to get down into the dirty details of The Lord, y’all. Covering topics like spirituality, cultism & the oppressive hand of some religious beliefs, and sharing stories of their own relationship to religion, The Sharks are on a mission from God and they are here to preach the good word unto you.
Co-produced & edited by Aaron C. Schroeder / Pierced Ears Recording Co, Seattle WA (www.piercedearsrec.com). Opening theme composed by T. Beaulieu. Closing theme composed by Dustfingaz (https://www.youtube.com/user/TheRazhu_)

CS 363: Woke POC and Performative Kink pt 1



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This episode is hosted by Trevor. Today we have Chris and Teen from Escape From Plan A podcast to continue a discussion that began over on their show. Just like the title suggests Trevor, Chris and Teen go on a deep dive of Woke POC and the performative kinks within.
Co-produced & edited by Aaron C. Schroeder / Pierced Ears Recording Co, Seattle WA (www.piercedearsrec.com). Opening theme composed by T. Beaulieu. Closing theme composed by Dustfingaz (https://www.youtube.com/user/TheRazhu_)

CS 362: New Age Of Empire



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This episode is hosted by Trevor. Today we have Kehinde Andrews on the show to talk about his new book “New Age Of Empire: How Racism and Colonialism Still Rule the World”. Kehinde Andrews is an academic, activist and author whose previous books include Back to Black: Retelling Black Radicalism for the 21st Century (2018) and Resisting Racism: Race, Inequality and the Black Supplementary School Movement (2013). 
Kehinde led leading the development of the Black Studies degree and is director of the Centre for Critical Social Research; founder of the Harambee Organisation of Black Unity; and co-chair of the Black Studies Association. You can find his newest book over at Penguin Books.

Co-produced & edited by Aaron C. Schroeder / Pierced Ears Recording Co, Seattle WA (piercedearsmusic@gmail.com). Opening theme composed by T. Beaulieu. Closing theme composed by Dustfingaz (https://www.youtube.com/user/TheRazhu_)


CS 361: White Canon Series: The Big Lebowski FREE PREVIEW



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ALERT: THIS EPISODE CONTAINS SPOILERS FOR THE MOVIE “THE BIG LEBOWSKI”

This episode is hosted by Trevor. Todays guests are Wosny Lambre of Hoops Adjacent Podcast, Nick Wiger of The Doughboys Podcast and Will Menaker of Chapo Trap House. Together they head up the inaugural episode of the new sub series “White Canon” where Trevor and the gang breakdown movies that are perfect examples of white pop culture. Today, they dig in on The Big Lebowski, and what they think in the end, just may surprise you.

Co-produced & edited by Aaron C. Schroeder / Pierced Ears Recording Co, Seattle WA (piercedearsmusic@gmail.com). Opening theme composed by T. Beaulieu. Closing theme composed by Dustfingaz (https://www.youtube.com/user/TheRazhu_)


CS 359: The Content Glut feat Adam Lederer pt 1



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This episode is hosted by Trevor. Today we have Adam Lederer on the show to talk about the current inflation of streaming services plus discuss the ins and outs of how they market to the viewer and what kind of content they make. Adam Lederer is a current writer for Netflix working on the upcoming show “Inside Job”.
Co-produced & edited by Aaron C. Schroeder / Pierced Ears Recording Co, Seattle WA (www.piercedearsrec.com). Opening theme composed by T. Beaulieu. Closing theme composed by Dustfingaz (https://www.youtube.com/user/TheRazhu_)

CS 357: Black Myths



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This episode is hosted by Trevor and Vida. Today we have TOO BLACK and Ryan J Mills to talk about Black Myths. The Black Myth Podcast is an informative conversational show analyzing popular myths about Black culture of a sociopolitical nature. Translation: they debunk the bs said about Black People.
TOO BLACK is a poet, traveling and teaching artist, and activist.
Ryan J. Mills is a writer, activist, co-host on The Black Myths Podcast and producer of The OUTcast by Muncie OUTreach podcast. He was born and raised in Muncie, Indiana where he currently resides. His goal for both of these podcasts is to fulfill what Cornel West says is “the condition of truth” which is to “allow suffering to speak.” In a world filled with propaganda, half-truths, and misinformation, he strives to be a warrior for truth and assist the voiceless in finding their own voice. IG: @royaljmills / Twitter: @RyanJMills2 / FB: Ryan J. Mills
Co-produced & edited by Aaron C. Schroeder / Pierced Ears Recording Co, Seattle WA (www.piercedearsrec.com). Opening theme composed by T. Beaulieu. Closing theme composed by Dustfingaz (https://www.youtube.com/user/TheRazhu_)

CS 356: DeReef Jamison



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This episode is hosted by Trevor. Today we have DeReef Jamison. DeReef Jamison’s research attempts to demonstrate the connections between Africana intellectual history and social science that are too often seen as disconnected. In particular, he examines how particular historical figures in the Africana intellectual tradition explore the notion of cultural consciousness.

Co-produced & edited by Aaron C. Schroeder / Pierced Ears Recording Co, Seattle WA (piercedearsmusic@gmail.com). Opening theme composed by T. Beaulieu. Closing theme composed by Dustfingaz (https://www.youtube.com/user/TheRazhu_)


CS 354: The Sharks Are Circling pt 1



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This episode is hosted by Vida, Trevor, Ken and Mario. There is blood in the water and The Sharks have gathered together to feed. From Russell Wilson getting online bullied, modern day dating, kids in sports, Nipsy and even …Kevin Samuels… get chewed up in this episode. It’s all on the table and the Sharks are hungry to get in to it. PSA: Marios had some issues in recording process so unfortunately his audio will be dropping, chopping and blowing the speakers out. We did our best to normalize it but theres something about that LA WiFi that just don’t like when he speaks the truth.
Co-produced & edited by Aaron C. Schroeder / Pierced Ears Recording Co, Seattle WA (www.piercedearsrec.com). Opening theme composed by T. Beaulieu. Closing theme composed by Dustfingaz (https://www.youtube.com/user/TheRazhu_)

CS 352: Hungry Ghost pt 1



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This episode is hosted by Trevor. Today we have Colin Broadmoor to talk about his new article The Hungry Ghost of Late Capitalism, fandom in general and how capital and empire have weaponized fandom to push the narrative of buying their brand as an act of identity. Colin is a contributing editor & cyber-culture analyst for Blood Knife Magazine . Blood Knife Magazine is a digital magazine about cyberpunk, sci-fi, horror, neon, knives, blood, and capitalism.
Co-produced & edited by Aaron C. Schroeder / Pierced Ears Recording Co, Seattle WA (www.piercedearsrec.com). Opening theme composed by T. Beaulieu. Closing theme composed by Dustfingaz (https://www.youtube.com/user/TheRazhu_)

CS 350: Samantha Pritchard pt 1



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This episode is hosted by Trevor. Today we have Samantha Pritchard on the show to talk about capital, racial expropriation and a whole slew of topics revolving around class and cast. Plus, Samantha breaks down an amazing list of books to read further on the subjects discussed in the episode! You can find and follow her on twitter at Samantha Pritchard as well as keep up with her new Twitch channel https://www.twitch.tv/thucydiplease
Co-produced & edited by Aaron C. Schroeder / Pierced Ears Recording Co, Seattle WA (www.piercedearsrec.com). Opening theme composed by T. Beaulieu. Closing theme composed by Dustfingaz (https://www.youtube.com/user/TheRazhu_)