Category: Voices from the Dark Podcast

E12: Mistaken Ideas #2, Featuring the Fallacy of the Horns and Red Herring

This episode features the second installment of the Voices from the Dark Mistaken Ideas series, a show about fallacies, their importance and their use. My guest today is myself, a self-proclaimed philosopher, wizard and totem. Today we pick up from where we left off on Episode 11.

I talk about the upcoming Voices from the Dark Dirty Dozen Party which I will announce here and on social media at a later date. You’re all invited, so stay tuned! I discuss the fallacy from the previous episode (Fallacy of the Horns), this episode’s fallacy (Red Herring) and a preview of next episode’s fallacy (Fake Precision).

I invite listeners to tweet examples of these fallacies to the Voices from the Dark twitter handle @Voices_Dark which I will read on the show. Get involved! I also give some updates about upcoming collaborations and changes to the show. And as usual, I need all the help I can get, so get in touch if you want to produce. Enjoy!

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E11: Mistaken Ideas #1, Introduction Featuring the Fallacy of the Horns

This episode features the first installment of the Voices from the Dark Mistaken Ideas series, a series about fallacies, their importance and their use. My guest today is myself, a self-proclaimed philosopher, wizard and totem. We discuss the goals of the series, my favorite fallacy and even define some terms. Enjoy!

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E10: Artists #8, Featuring Michael McLaughlin

This episode features the eighth installment of the Voices from the Dark Artists series. My guest is poet and former accountant Michael McLaughlin. We discuss his misadventures in accounting, his former job in a mental hospital, his upbringing in Dublin and how these things led him to Berlin, where he is able to focus more on developing his craft. We also get a special treat in this episode with a reading of his poem “Football’s Adventure.” Enjoy!

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E9: I’ll Be Right Back #2, Featuring “The Babysitter” (2017)

This episode features the second installment of the Voices from the Dark comparative horror film series I’ll Be Right Back with my co-host Daniel, the Chauffeur. The episode is filled with spoilers for the 2017 film the Babysitter by McG, written by Brian Duffield. If you haven’t seen it, stop right now and go watch it! We talk in depth about the film, including related topics such as bullying, racism, spiders (again!) and much more. Enjoy!

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E8: Artists #7, Featuring J. Hermit

This episode features the seventh installment of the Voices from the Dark Artists series. My guest is guitarist J. Hermit, aka Jia, aka Yunjia Liu. We discuss how she fell in love with the guitar while on the path to becoming a doctor. Jia shares her story, her current projects and her belief in the magic of music. She also shares insight into how she deals with the obstacles and challenges of being an artist and how intuition plays an integral part in overcoming those obstacles. Enjoy!

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Learn more about J. Hermit and her music on her website yunjialiuguitarist.com. She is coming out with an EP called “Five Elements” in September and will be performing solo, live in Berlin on July 7th in a meditative guitar concert at the Kali Psychedelic Bookshop in Berlin, Friedrichshain (Krossener Str. 18, 10245 Berlin). Go check it out!

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E7: Artists #6, Featuring Federica Flux

This episode features the sixth installment of the Voices from the Dark Artists series. My guest is VJ and performer Federica Flux. We discuss her artistic journey from her grandmother’s kitchen to learning classical guitar to a stint as a medical student and finally to discovering the benefits of art as a curative practice. Federica shares her ideas on how art is simultaneously an invitation to break our own personal boundaries and a way to connect with other human beings through common spaces. Enjoy!

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E6: I’ll Be Right Back #1, Featuring “Better Watch Out” (2016)

This episode features the first installment of the Voices from the Dark comparative horror film series I’ll Be Right Back with my co-host Daniel, the Chauffeur. The episode is filled with spoilers for the 2016 film Better Watch Out by Chris Peckover, story by Zack Kahn. If you haven’t seen it, stop right now and go watch it! We talk in depth about the film, including topics such as mommy issues, teenage misogyny, and what it means to love spiders. This episode is just the first in a series where we speak about horror films featuring babysitters and other recurring themes. Enjoy!

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E5: Artists #5, Featuring Leanne Rivers

This episode features the fifth installment of the Voices from the Dark Artists series. My guest is actress and producer Leanne Rivers. Previous to the podcast, I had the opportunity to work with Leanne a bit, recording a script read-through for an upcoming project of hers. We discuss that and many other topics, including her path as an artist, the challenges she has faced on that path, and how being both playful and serious are essential to life as an artist and as a human being. We also talk a bit about self-editing and political correctness, which could be an episode on its own, but we try not to get too political. Enjoy!

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E4: Artists #4, Featuring Alma

This episode features the fourth installment of the Voices from the Dark Artists series. My guest today is media sociologist and life artist Alma. Our conversation goes to many places and is by far the most politico-philosophical interview I have had on the show. We talk about her current projects and her outlook on art, life, reality and BUBBLES!

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E3: Artists #3, Featuring Lalo Gomes

This episode features the third installment of the VftD Artists series. My guest today is Berlin-based performer and artist Lalo Gomes, originally from Venezuela. We have a great conversation about his work, his methods and his strategies. He shares many good stories and experiences about life as an artist. Also featured are some details about upcoming series on Voices from the Dark.

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