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Podcast interview Maureen Herman, former bassist of Babes in Toyland

I really enjoyed this episode of Coffee or Suicide with my friend Maureen Herman. She was the bassist for Babes in Toyland, and is a writer and a frequent contributor to Boing Boing. In this episode, she "talks about the need for access to mental health care services, her experiences with addiction and ...

Talking Adventure Games with Mark Yohalem

As a game design hobbyist, Mark Yohalem has worked both on his own projects and as an offsite senior or lead writer for BioWare, inXile Entertainment, TimeGate Studios, S2 Games, Nikitova Games, and Affinix Software. As co-founder of Wormwood Studios with two friends (artist Victor Pflug and programmer James Spanos) in 2010, he developed ...

Interview with musician and artist Genesis P-Orridge

Since the 60s Genesis P-Orridge has been the mastermind behind artist collective COUM Transmissions and seminal music acts Throbbing Gristle and Psychic TV. Beyond that, P-Orridge has had an astonishing career in the visual arts, founding an artist collective called Thee Temple ov Psychick Youth, as well as helming the infamous pandrogeny project in, which ...

Watch Billie Eilish interviewed by an A.I.

Creative technologist Nicole He modified OpenAI's GPT-2 language model to generate questions for happy mutant pop star Billie Eilish and also write Eilish-esque lyrics. Vogue Magazine published Eilish's answers to the AI's wonderfully odd questions like: "Who consumed so much of your power in one go?" and "Have you ever seen the ending?"

"What I ...

An interview with legendary bass player Carol Kaye

On Legs McNeil's Please **** Me, Michael Shelly interviews the legendary bass player, Carol Kaye. Unless you're a ******** music nerd, you may not know who Carol Kaye is. You need to fix that.

Carol Kaye is the bassist on thousands of 20th century recordings, from The Beach Boys' Pet Sounds to Nancy ...

Harry Shearer interviews Uber’s smartest critic: Hubert “Bezzle” Horan

Hubert Horan (previously) is a transport industry analyst who has written more than 20 essays for ***** Capitalism as well as two peer-reviewed scholarly articles explaining why Uber is a "bezzle" -- that is, a scam that can't possibly ever make money, no matter how much it preys on drivers, ignores passenger safety, and ...

Chanel Miller interviewed on The Daily Show

Chanel Miller wrote a book called Know My Name, about her life before and after being sexually assaulted by Brock Turner, the *** criminal who was portrayed by the trial judge as a victim. She was interviewed on The Daily Show to promote her book.

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Watch this gentleman get caught trying to fake a Skype job interview

This job candidate has watched too many (or perhaps too few) English-dubbed martial arts films from the 1970s.

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Tokyo Listening – an interview with author Lorraine Plourde

Tokyo is a sound-saturated city: bustling traffic, train station announcements, people everywhere, the barrage of loud adverts, ***** salarymen singing in the Ginza streets at night, and even the loud caws of the Tokyo’s infamous large crows. Then there’s the seemingly ubiquitous background music in shopping centers, department stores, offices, and super markets.

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