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Oct 08

A Bite of Stars, A Slug of Time, and Thou – Episode 14

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Richard Tunnicliffe joins Mark Sinker and Elisha Sessions to talk about Thomas M. Disch’s “The Squirrel Cage”. It’s a story about a writer writing for no one, or for everyone – he’s not sure which (lol Livejournal). Beezer Magazine’s “Numbskulls” make a brief appearance, as does John Searle’s “Chinese Room” thought experiment, a song by Kraftwerk, and a classic spoken piece by Alvin Lucier.

Produced by Elisha Sessions

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    doug sowash on 20 Mar 2018 #

    MindWebs was a half hour, weekly radio show, broadcast out of WHA Radio in Madison Wisconsin from 1976 to 1984. The show’s format and subject were, as the shows creator and narrator Michael Hanson would say “Short Stories from the Worlds of Speculative Fiction” and featured dramatic, enhanced, readings, of stories from some of the genres best writers, including, Arthur C Clarke, Ursula K Le Guin, Philip K Dick, Ray Bradbury, and many more.

    They did a great recording of Thomas M. Disch’s “The Squirrel Cage” that can be heard here..
    http://blabbertalk.com/the-squirrel-cage-thomas-disch/
    and the rest of the mindwebs shows can be found here…
    http://blabbertalk.com/remixed-remastered-studio-quality-mindwebs-wma/

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