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Book Talk 50: John Waters on James Joyce's "Dubliners"

NBN Book of the Day

James Joyce’s 1914 collection of fifteen short stories, Dubliners, is righty considered one of the greatest literary achievements of Western modernity. But what is so original about these stories that begin with childhood, cover adolescence and adult choices, and conclude with a deeply moving reflection on our mortality? What life-changing experiences are their center, and how does Joyce understand such epiphanies? And who is Joyce, who writes the stories about life in Dublin after having left his native Ireland for Italy? What did Joyce set out to do in Dubliners, before he embarked on writing Ulysses, which appears in 1922 in France? John Waters teaches Irish literature and culture at New York University, and explains on this podcast the cultural context for Joyce’s stories and highlights several moments where Joyce lets his characters reach their expressive competence – meaning that the stories take us to the edge of human emotions and experience without becoming meaningless or incomprehensible. Uli Baer teaches literature and photography as University Professor at New York University. A recipient of Guggenheim, Getty and Humboldt awards, in addition to hosting "Think About It” he hosts (with Caroline Weber) the podcast "The Proust Questionnaire” and is Editorial Director at Warbler Press. Email ucb1@nyu.edu; Twitter @UliBaer. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices Support our show by becoming a premium member! https://newbooksnetwork.supportingcast.fm/book-of-the-day

1hr 30mins

11 Jan 2022

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Book Talk 50: John Waters on James Joyce's "Dubliners"

Think About It

James Joyce’s 1914 collection of fifteen short stories, Dubliners, is righty considered one of the greatest literary achievements of Western modernity. But what is so original about these stories that begin with childhood, cover adolescence and adult choices, and conclude with a deeply moving reflection on our mortality? What life-changing experiences are their center, and how does Joyce understand such epiphanies? And who is Joyce, who writes the stories about life in Dublin after having left his native Ireland for Italy? What did Joyce set out to do in Dubliners, before he embarked on writing Ulysses, which appears in 1922 in France? John Waters teaches Irish literature and culture at New York University, and explains on this podcast the cultural context for Joyce’s stories and highlights several moments where Joyce lets his characters reach their expressive competence – meaning that the stories take us to the edge of human emotions and experience without becoming meaningless or incomprehensible. Uli Baer teaches literature and photography as University Professor at New York University. A recipient of Guggenheim, Getty and Humboldt awards, in addition to hosting "Think About It” he hosts (with Caroline Weber) the podcast "The Proust Questionnaire” and is Editorial Director at Warbler Press. Email ucb1@nyu.edu; Twitter @UliBaer. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 30mins

11 Jan 2022

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Court of Appeal Dismisses Challenge of John Waters and Gemma O'Doherty to Constitutionality of Covid Laws-9 Takeaways (EP #40)

The Irish Law and Small Business Podcast

Court of Appeal Dismisses Challenge of John Waters and Gemma O'Doherty to Constitutionality of Covid Laws-9 Takeaways

11mins

9 Jan 2022

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A John Waters Christmas / Susannah McCorkle

Fresh Air

Terry Gross spoke to John Waters in 2004 upon the release of his album 'A John Waters Christmas,' collecting some entertaining and ridiculous Christmas records. Waters is famous for his films 'Pink Flamingos' and 'Hairspray.' Also, we'll listen to rock historian Ed Ward's 1992 review of the novelty Christmas recordings the Beatles sent their fan club. Finally, we'll hear the late Susannah McCorkle's 1988 Christmas concert.

46mins

24 Dec 2021

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🐀 Alex Hagen: Talkin' Ravagers, John Waters, The Rake Witch, Halloween, & Weirdo Art! | Ep 47

Calabrese Mystic Cult of Horrors Podcast

Tonight on the Calabrese Mystic Cult of Horrors Podcast, we chill with Baltimore's Most Wanted, Alex Hagen (Ravagers & RMBLR) to talk about the infamous RAKE WITCH incident, Guardians of the Galaxy, cold cheeseburgers from Mickey D's, the use of practical effects in music videos, his big college art brain (ya think ya some kinda hotshot, pal?) and so much more! Sit back, relax, and prepare for the ultimate Baltimore brain-blast with tonight's show! You ever see Scanners? That's gonna be YOU!   🐀 CHECK OUT ALEX: http://www.alexhagendesign.com/ https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC79B... connect with us - @Calabrese666 Buy Merch: CalabreseStore.com

51mins

25 Nov 2021

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John Waters: On the Serious Pleasures of a Bright Young Thing

Shelf Life

John Waters once said nothing is more impotent than an unread library. In this episode, the cult film director responsible for such enduring cult classics as Pink Flamingos, Female Trouble, Cry Baby and Hairspray talks about Serious Pleasures, Philip Hoare's extraordinary biography of Stephen Tennant, one of the so-called Bright Young Things who fascinated and scandalized 1920s Britain, alongside other headline-grabbing figures of the day such as Cecil Beaton and the Mitford sisters.  "I like to be taken into a world that's very foreign to me, and learn something," he says. "I  like somebody who's smart, and who can talk about their feelings. That's why I like biographies, just to see mistakes that people made, and what they did with success and failure." What does he love about the life of Tennant? "I love that he went to bed for 17 years because life made him too giddy." In this episode we also talk to Philip Hoare, the author of Serious Pleasures, about the challenges of writing a biography when your subject has just died.

53mins

15 Nov 2021

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Anomic Age: The John Age Show

Investigative journalist John Waters discusses Gemma O'Doherty, COVID, Censorship, and the Catholic Church. We will also get into how various revolutionary groups have been hijacked, how to wake people up, and what is coming.Guest LinkJohn Waters

1hr 14mins

13 Aug 2021

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Criterion Reflections – Episode 101 – John Waters’ Pink Flamingos

Criterion Reflections

Criterion Reflections is David Blakeslee’s ongoing project to watch all of the films included in the Criterion Collection in chronological order of their original release. This fourth season of the podcast features conversations about movies that originally premiered in 1972 and were destined to eventually receive the Criterion imprimatur. In this episode, David is joined by Brad McDermott, William Remmers and Shelly Sampon to discuss Pink Flamingos, directed by John Waters. John Waters The Criterion Collection The Criterion Channel Letterboxd Wikipedia Dreamland News Baltimore Fishbowl (April 2021 interview) Dazed Digital The Hot Corn The Manual Memphis Flyer PBS Ssense Visit Baltimore Vulture Pink Flamingos The Criterion Channel Letterboxd Wikipedia New York Times (1973) Village Voice (March 1973) Village Voice (July 1973) A Wasted Life Baltimore Sun BBC Cinema 76 The Conversation Every 70s Movie The Guardian Happy Otter House of Self Indulgence Marc Fusion Martin Teller Midnight Only Roger Ebert Vanity Fair Washington Post PREVIOUSLY: THE LAST MOVIE UP NEXT: SOLARIS MORE! Criterion Reflections blog (1922 – 1967) Criterion Reflections columns on CriterionCast (1968) The Eclipse Viewer A Journey Through the Eclipse Series CONTACT US: David Blakeslee [ Website / TikTok / Facebook / Letterboxd / Instagram/ Twitter ] Brad McDermott [ Website / Letterboxd ] William Remmers [ Twitter / Instagram / Letterboxd ] Shelly Sampon [ Website / Facebook / Letterboxd ]

16 Jun 2021

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Talking Melbourne with John Waters - Sunday 30th May 2021

Talking Melbourne with Darren James

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39mins

30 May 2021

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S1E10: The Vengeful Artist (Inigo Montoya VS John Waters)

MoStache PodCast 2.0

Join us as we compare and contrast one of the greatest revenge operatives of all time, and an artist for the ages. Who will win in this epic showdown of artistic proportions?Join the conversation with any comments, questions or concerns: mostachepodcast@gmail.comtwitter.com/mostachepodcast

30mins

23 May 2021

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