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Personally connecting the dots. All of them. Benjamen Walker's Theory of Everything is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX. Learn more at radiotopia.fm.

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Personally connecting the dots. All of them. Benjamen Walker's Theory of Everything is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX. Learn more at radiotopia.fm.

Listen on Apple Podcasts
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    Faraway, So Close (New York after Rona part ii)

    Faraway, So Close (New York after Rona part ii)

    March 2020, writer Craig Taylor believed he was finally done with his 11 year oral history project featuring the voices of people who live and work in New York City. He wasn’t. His incredible new book New Yorkers provides us with a number of first person accounts of the Covid19 crisis and primes us to think about what’s next for the city. Plus: photographer Renate Aller on the social distancing pictures she took on the street outside her Soho loft during the worst of the crisis.

    • 29 min
    That was Real (New York After Rona part i)

    That was Real (New York After Rona part i)

    We kick off our new ToE miniseries with a radical rethink on surveillance and the post pandemic city with theorist and writer Benjamin Bratton. His new book Revenge of the Real, both chronicles what went wrong during the crisis and offers a roadmap for how we can survive the next one. Also, your host visits the only New York city neighborhood that has gotten worse after covid, Hudson Yards, with journalist Charlie Warzel. Plus: we look back at one of the first viral videos shot in pandemic time.

    • 31 min
    Performance Peace

    Performance Peace

    George Bush celebrates the 20th anniversary of 911 with some new ‘dark’ paintings. Your host marks the occasion with some high stakes performance art. Plus art lessons from the $150,000 banana.

    • 34 min
    Charlie Brown's America

    Charlie Brown's America

    Cartoonist Charles Schulz  wrote and drew Peanuts every day for half a century. In his new book Charlie Brown's America, Historian Blake Scott Ball uses the strip (and the fan mail archive at the Schulz museum) to illuminate the Wishy-Washy politics of Cold War America.

    • 31 min
    International Coffee (remix)

    International Coffee (remix)

    Now that international travel is becoming more and more a realistic possibility, I find myself dreaming and scheming about new journeys for the podcast. This episode is an audio travelogue of the last journey I was able to do before Covid: A trip through Paris, Copenhagen and Kenya. An international ode to Good Coffee.

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    • 33 min
    Louis Menand and the Cold War

    Louis Menand and the Cold War

    Your host talks with Louis Menand about his new book “The Free World, Art and Thought in the Cold War”

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    • 26 min

Customer Reviews

4.3 out of 5
1.4K Ratings

1.4K Ratings

Foliageway ,

A wild ride

A desert full of mirages and oases, except you look forward to both.

MW3940 ,

Novel!

Weird in all the right ways

autumn trillium ,

good alternative to twitter

i have been listening to TOE for 8 (?) years and have re-listened to each episode at least 3 times. benjamen will keep you on your toes.

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