The Rehearsal, Reality TV, & Warner Bros. Discovery with J. D. Connor & Olivia Stowell

Apple Podcasts Spotify Resonate Recordings In the same month the merger creating Warner Bros Discovery was finalized, one of the new conglomerate’s subsidiaries, HBO, announced a forthcoming series, run by Nathan Fielder, titled The Rehearsal. The series actually began airing the following Summer, in the midst of tumult at the parent company, epitomized by the unexpected shelving of a big-budget film, Batgirl, and an awkward presentation by WB Discovery CEO, […]

Puzzles of Collective Intention, Corporate Authorship, Family Business Insurrection, & HBO’s Succession with Lisa Siraganian & Michael Szalay

Our sixth season – “HBO, From Pulp to Prestige” – kicks off with a discussion of conglomeration, collective intention, and corporate authorship through HBO’s original programming and especially “Succession,” the Emmy-winning tentpole drama produced by Jesse Armstrong and Adam McKay.

Reconsidering Mark Twain Among The Indians with Herman Fillmore & Drew Lopenzina

A Native Studies scholar and Washoe Tribe of Nevada representative discuss Kerry Driscoll’s book in the concluding episode of Mika Turim-Nygren’s series on Mark Twain Among The Indians.

Reviewing Mark Twain Among The Indians with John Bird, Susan K. Harris, & Ann Ryan

New American Vandal Podcast series centers on Kerry Driscoll’s groundbreaking book, “Mark Twain Among The Indians & Other Indigenous Peoples.”

The Ministry For The Future (Worldwide Climate Teach-In Special Episode) with Sheri-Marie Harrison, Anna Kornbluh, & Min Hyoung Song

American Vandal episode on Kim Stanley Robinson’s novel, Ministry For The Future, is part of the Worldwide Teach-In On Climate & Justice.

Bullshit Jobs, Fuck Work, & The Legacy of David Graeber with James Livingston & Corey McCall

New episode of The American Vandal Podcast about David Graeber’s posthumous book, The Dawn of Everything, as well as the Great Resignation, the Great Recession, the Great Risk Shift, and much more.

Working For The New Yorker: Putting The Historicity Back In The French Dispatch with Nora Shaalan & Dan Sinykin

Wes Anderson’s new movie takes inspiration from a literary magazine with a grand legacy.