Freudo-Marxist podcast hosted by
@mcrumps and @DanielTutt with editing and more by Lawrence Massick.
Episode 25: The Lukács Hour with Daniel Lopez
Daniel interviews Daniel Lopez, Jacobin Editor and author of Lukács: Praxis and the Absolute https://brill.com/view/title/56328
Topics of Discussion Include:
Who is Lukács, and his revival, introductions. Lukács the Worldview Marxist (also what is Worldview Marxism?), The proletariat today, A bio of Lukács, Faith and Praxis, Reification, Moralism, Tragedy, Lukács and Marx, Antimonies, Trotsky, Nietzsche, future projects and much more
Music: Big in Japan by Tom Waits
Episode 24: Coda on Trump
.@mcrumps and @DanielTutt meet in the Vampire Bunker for an episode of catching up and chatting.
Chatting about what? Well, the ruins of the Trump era, covering everything from the public sphere, the potential end of austerity, Bernie's Mittens, and the absolute state of the right, to how posting has changed and how it has changed us (or not), class in contemporary capitalism, and what a break between american socialism and liberalism would look like.
Music: 'Canticle' by Les Hommes
Episode 23: Protagonists of Love with Mari Ruti
.@DanielTutt and @mcrumps talk brass tacks with Mari Ruti, philosopher and author of many books including ‘Penis Envy and Other Bad Feelings’
In this episode they discuss Ruti’s influences, her project more generally, Lacan, hurdles to teaching theory, Jordan Peterson, lack, the Sinthome, paranoid vs reparative modes of reading, the problem with self-help, ‘wild analysis’ and autodidacts, Chris Lasch, Eric Santner. Lacanian Psychoanalysis, protagonists of love, and upcoming works
Episode 22: Adam Bartlett Interview
@DanielTutt interviews Adam Bartlett, where they discuss- Ruminations on Australia and personal recollections, discussion on Adam’s book on Badiou and Plato: unpacking sophism, badiou’s reading of plato, representational thinking, the republic, ‘the event’, the allegory of the cave, Badiou’s Philosophy, and ‘neoliberalism’
Read "Badiou and Plato" by A.J Bartlett
Music: Like Like A Ship by Pastor T.L. Barrett
Episode 21 Twitch Stream: The Steps of Capital, Qanon and Anti-Recovery
@DanielTutt and @mcrumps interview @FSmecker and @DrSeanWitters on the phenomena known as 'Qanon'.
In this episode we discuss: alcoholics anonymous and alanon, Qanon as addicts, addicts as symptoms of capitalism, the anti-steps to success, anti anti-fascism, L Ron Hubbard, castration, Q and violence, and post trump bonapartism.
As well, a ship gets built, we enter Mike’s comment zone, and take questions from the audience.
Episode 20 Ishay Landa Part 2: Nietzschean Overture
@DanielTutt interviews Ishay Landa, author of The Apprentice's Sorcerer: Liberal Tradition and Fascism, Fascism and the Masses: The Revolt Against the Last Humans, The Overman in the Marketplace: Nietzschean Heroism in Popular Culture and player of the harmonica!
Part 2 of this 2 part episode focuses on Landa’s work on Nietzsche, Nietzsche’s politics, Nietzche’s connection to 20th century fascism, left Nietzscheanism, Badiou, and future projects.
Song: "Full Moon" by Eden Ahbez
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