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Teaser for CS 236: Free Speech and Gentrification Pt. 2 feat. P.E. Moskowitz (01/02/2020)



This is a preview of an episode available only to Patreon subscribers. Show notes to this episode, if we decide to do any, will eventually be available to Patreon subscribers at patreon.com/champagnesharks.

This is part 2 of a 2-part episode hosted by Ken, Mario and T. Joining us is P.E. Moskowitz, author of the books No Such Thing as Free Speech https://www.amazon.com/Case-Against-Free-Speech-Amendment/dp/156858864X/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=case+against+free+speech&qid=1578628330&sr=8-1 and How to Kill a City https://www.amazon.com/How-Kill-City-Gentrification-Neighborhood/dp/1568589034/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=. Part 1 is about the free speech book while Part 2 is about the gentrification book. Part 1 is free while Part 2 will only be available to Patreon subscribers. Part 1 can be found here:  https://www.patreon.com/posts/33021464.

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 235: Free Speech and Gentrification Pt. 1 feat. P.E. Moskowitz (01/02/2020)



This episode will be available only to $5/month subscribers for the first 24 hours, after which time it will be unlocked to the general public. Show notes to this episode, if we decide to do any, will eventually be available to Patreon subscribers at patreon.com/champagnesharks.

This is part 1 of a 2-part episode hosted by Ken, Mario and T. Joining us is P.E. Moskowitz, author of the books No Such Thing as Free Speech https://www.amazon.com/Case-Against-Free-Speech-Amendment/dp/156858864X/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=case+against+free+speech&qid=1578628330&sr=8-1  and How to Kill a City https://www.amazon.com/How-Kill-City-Gentrification-Neighborhood/dp/1568589034/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=. Part 1 is about the free speech book while Part 2 is about the gentrification book. Part 1 is free while Part 2 will only be available to Patreon subscribers. Part 2 can be found here:  https://www.patreon.com/posts/cs-236-free-and-33034460.

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_)


Teaser for CS 234: Irony Poisoning and Bullet Bags – Double Episode (12/30/2019)



This is a preview of an episode available only to Patreon subscribers. Show notes to this episode, if we decide to do any, will eventually be available to Patreon subscribers at patreon.com/champagnesharks.

This is double-length episode hosted by T., who is doing it solo. T. discusses his thoughts on what social media is doing to our brains, and how it leads to horrible results like Black women who call Black men “bullet bags” (as seen here: https://twitter.com/gIossiergirl/status/1210265805352570880) or revel in telling Black men “the police ain’t killing you niggas fast enough,” which is a recent trend among a weird subset of Black people on twitter

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_)


Teaser for CS 233: Movies, Music, and Art feat. Marcus Pinn Pt. 2 (12/20/2019)



This is a preview of an episode available only to Patreon subscribers. Show notes to this episode, if we decide to do any, will eventually be available to Patreon subscribers at patreon.com/champagnesharks.

This is part 2 of a 2-part episode hosted by Mario and T. Joining us is Marcus Pinn, an ex-battle DJ, host of the film podcas Zebras in America (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/zebras-in-america/id1220264878), curator of an awesome film Twitter account (https://twitter.com/pinnland_empire) and the Pinnland Empire film blog (http://www.pinnlandempire.com)

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 232: Movies, Music, and Art feat. Marcus Pinn Pt. 1 (12/20/2019)



As is now the norm for our free episodes, this episode was available only to $5/month subscribers for the first 24 hours, and is now unlocked to the general public. Show notes to this episode, if we decide to do any, will eventually be available to Patreon subscribers at patreon.com/champagnesharks.

This is part 1 of a 2-part episode hosted by Mario and T. Joining us is Marcus Pinn, an ex-battle DJ, host of the film podcas Zebras in America (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/zebras-in-america/id1220264878), curator of an awesome film Twitter account (https://twitter.com/pinnland_empire) and the Pinnland Empire film blog (http://www.pinnlandempire.com)

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_)


Teaser for CS 231: Black Socialism feat. Bill Fletcher, Jr. Pt. 2 (12/18/2019)



This is a preview of an episode available only to Patreon subscribers. Show notes to this episode, if we decide to do any, will eventually be available to Patreon subscribers at patreon.com/champagnesharks. This is part 2 of a 2-part episode hosted by Ken, Mario, T., and special guest co-host Andray Domise. Part 2 and is available to $5/month Patreon subscribers here: https://www.patreon.com/posts/cs-231-black-jr-32464337

The guest is Bill Fletcher, Jr., a Black Socialist who is an ex-Black Panther and a current labor activist. We discuss what socialism means to him and what it has to offer Black people today. We also ask him some listener questions, including one about his feelings on the ADOS movement and their push for reparations.

Bill Fletcher Jr has been an activist since his teen years. Upon graduating from college he went to work as a welder in a shipyard, thereby entering the labor movement. Over the years he has been active in workplace and community struggles as well as electoral campaigns. He has worked for several labor unions in addition to serving as a senior staffperson in the national AFL-CIO.

Fletcher is the former president of TransAfrica Forum; a Senior Scholar with the Institute for Policy Studies; an editorial board member of BlackCommentator.com; and in the leadership of several other projects. Fletcher is the co-author (with Peter Agard) of “The Indispensable Ally: Black Workers and the Formation of the Congress of Industrial Organizations, 1934-1941”; the co-author (with Dr. Fernando Gapasin) of “Solidarity Divided: The crisis in organized labor and a new path toward social justice“; and the author of “‘They’re Bankrupting Us’ – And Twenty other myths about unions.” Fletcher is a syndicated columnist and a regular media commentator on television, radio and the Web.

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 230: Black Socialism feat. Bill Fletcher, Jr. Pt. 1 (12/18/2019)



As is now the norm for our free episodes, this episode was available only to $5/month subscribers for the first 24 hours, and is now unlocked to the general public. Show notes to this episode, if we decide to do any, will eventually be available to Patreon subscribers at patreon.com/champagnesharks.

This is part 1 of a 2-part episode hosted by Ken, Mario, T., and special guest co-host Andray Domise. Part 2 is available to $5/month Patreon subscribers here: https://www.patreon.com/posts/cs-231-black-jr-32464337

The guest is Bill Fletcher, Jr., a Black Socialist who is an ex-Black Panther and a current labor activist. We discuss what socialism means to him and what it has to offer Black people today. We also ask him some listener questions, including one about his feelings on the ADOS movement and their push for reparations.

Bill Fletcher Jr has been an activist since his teen years. Upon graduating from college he went to work as a welder in a shipyard, thereby entering the labor movement. Over the years he has been active in workplace and community struggles as well as electoral campaigns. He has worked for several labor unions in addition to serving as a senior staffperson in the national AFL-CIO.

Fletcher is the former president of TransAfrica Forum; a Senior Scholar with the Institute for Policy Studies; an editorial board member of BlackCommentator.com; and in the leadership of several other projects. Fletcher is the co-author (with Peter Agard) of “The Indispensable Ally: Black Workers and the Formation of the Congress of Industrial Organizations, 1934-1941”; the co-author (with Dr. Fernando Gapasin) of “Solidarity Divided: The crisis in organized labor and a new path toward social justice“; and the author of “‘They’re Bankrupting Us’ – And Twenty other myths about unions.” Fletcher is a syndicated columnist and a regular media commentator on television, radio and the Web.

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 229: 503*305 Podcast: AJ & The Fat Man (Double Episode)



Consider this a backdoor pilot of the 503*305 Podcast, which is Kenny’s sports podcast. Mario and T. guest star on Kenny’s sports podcast. We cross-posted the episode to the Champagne Sharks feed, but try more episodes of the 503*305 at https://soundcloud.com/user-977466961.


*UNLOCKED* CS 228: The End of History (11/18/2019)



This was a premium episode previously only available only to $5/month Patreon subscribers at https://www.patreon.com/posts/cs-228-end-of-11-31930028. It is now unlocked and free to everyone. Show notes to this episode are available to Patreon subscribers at https://www.patreon.com/posts/show-notes-for-32013027.

This episode was hosted by T. (http://twitter.com/rickyrawls), Andray Domise (https://twitter.com/andraydomise), Daniel Bessner (https://twitter.com/dbessner) and Courtney Rawlings (https://twitter.com/__acadame). We discuss Daniel’s recent papers on the state of the job market for history phDs and how it relates to the precarious state of knowledge work in general in America under neoliberalism. You can find a prologue to this episode as well here: https://www.patreon.com/posts/31929590.

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 227: The End of History Prologue (11/24/2019)



As is now the norm for our free episodes, this episode was available only to $5/month subscribers for the first 24 hours, and is now unlocked to the general public. Show notes to this episode, if we decide to do any, will eventually be available to Patreon subscribers at patreon.com/champagnesharks.

This episode was hosted by T.

The guest is Courtney Kaye Rawlings (https://twitter.com/__acadame), a phD candidate in Art History at Emory University. We discuss an episode of the show, episode 228, which we recorded together with Andray Domise and Daniel Bessner and can be found here https://www.patreon.com/posts/31930028.

The link Courtney mentions at the end where she wants people to flood the National Labor Relations Board with their comments is here http://seiufacultyforward.org/graduate-workers-attack/. The site also explains the background of the conflict.

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_)