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Patrick Foley and Rodney Vaccaro discuss the intersection intersection of politics and the arts

Art and Politics Podcast Art and Politics Podcast

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Patrick Foley and Rodney Vaccaro discuss the intersection intersection of politics and the arts

    7. Kayla

    7. Kayla

    Rodney and Patrick speak with Kayla Foley, a graduate assistant at Central Michigan who happens to be Patrick’s niece. They talk about the shooting on campus that happened last week and various other topics, trying to find the differences between our generations. (After our talk, I read this NY Times article discouraging us from making … Continue reading 7. Kayla →

    • 51 min
    6. Profit

    6. Profit

    Rodney and Patrick talk about profit … it seems like such a simple concept, but it’s not. Obviously, businesses have to make money, but if you optimize a business only for profit, then it causes a lifelessness that is a detriment to society (and it can ultimately ruin the business, too). If you optimize for … Continue reading 6. Profit →

    • 51 min
    5. More Truth

    5. More Truth

    Sorry for the delay! I (Patrick) was sick, yada yada … Now we’re back – enjoy 🙂

    • 56 min
    4. Truth

    4. Truth

    We talk about Truth – in movies and in life, and especially in love. And we barely scratch the surface. Never let the truth get in the way of a good story. Art mentioned: The Big Lebowski Over The Line Pulp Fiction Out of balloons, baggie ok? (not condoms … it’s about 2 min in) … Continue reading 4. Truth →

    • 46 min
    Episode 3: The Last Jedi

    Episode 3: The Last Jedi

    Rodney and Patrick talk about Star Wars: The Last Jedi and lots more.

    • 57 min
    Episode 2: Tribalism

    Episode 2: Tribalism

    After Doug Jones’s big win in Alabama last week, Patrick raises a question about abortion politics and the Democratic party. Recorded 12/19/2017 New references: Moraware Three Days of the Condor Pro-life Democrats Tribalism in politics Wormwood Spanish Flu Daryl Davis Summerfest School of Grand Rapids Wizard of Oz “challenges” Star Wars “challenges” Taxi Driver casting … Continue reading Episode 2: Tribalism →

    • 41 min

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