53 episodes

Join Martin on his lounge each week as he overthinks everything. Each episode is one of two distinct formats: a monologic stream of thoughts on how media and technology affect our lives; or conversation with guests about topics that are important to them.

Lounge Ruminator Martin Feld

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Join Martin on his lounge each week as he overthinks everything. Each episode is one of two distinct formats: a monologic stream of thoughts on how media and technology affect our lives; or conversation with guests about topics that are important to them.

    53. Excess Energy and Urban Eyesores

    53. Excess Energy and Urban Eyesores

    How can we be more considerate of the energy that we use when we’re online and who really has a say about the changing face of our cities? Links and Show Notes Sy Taffel Website Carbon Calculator by Wholegrain Digital Wollongong, Australia on Visit NSW 42. Early Adoption with Special Guest Craig Nealon on Lounge … Continue reading "53. Excess Energy and Urban Eyesores"

    52. Gendered Food

    52. Gendered Food

    I delve into Rushkoff’s (2016) concept of ‘digital distributism’ and ponder why people feel the need to assign gender to menu options.  Links and Show Notes Rushkoff, D., 2016, Throwing Rocks at the Google Bus: How Growth Became the Enemy of Prosperity, Portfolio/Penguin. Table of business approaches from page 225 of Rushkoff’s (2016) book 29. Mass versus … Continue reading "52. Gendered Food"

    51. Vegemite

    51. Vegemite

    It’s one of the most controversial foods on the planet… but for those who love it (and other similar cultural icons), what does it mean when such a thing is changed or a new variant is thrown into the mix? Links and Show Notes Vegemite website ‘001: Tim Tam Slams’ on Hemispheric Views Public Discord … Continue reading "51. Vegemite"

    50. Curb and Posting

    50. Curb and Posting

    Prompted by the great TV show Curb Your Enthusiasm, I consider how technology of any given period contributes to the writing and portrayal of comedic situations, which may not be possible or credible at a later time. Also following the start of Microblogvember 2020, I contemplate the value of posting daily online. Links and Show … Continue reading "50. Curb and Posting"

    49. Personal Podcastings on a Borat Moviefilms for Make Appreciation on a Home Cinemas

    49. Personal Podcastings on a Borat Moviefilms for Make Appreciation on a Home Cinemas

    Borat… some people love the character and others hate it—I’m with the former group. In this episode, I discuss the experience of watching the surprise sequel at home (rather than in a cinema) and tell the story of my own Borat fandom. Links and Show Notes 43. Trio and Tenet on Lounge Ruminator Da Ali … Continue reading "49. Personal Podcastings on a Borat Moviefilms for Make Appreciation on a Home Cinemas"

    48. Serious Leisure

    48. Serious Leisure

    After reading an article about an author’s difficulty in finding time to skydive—then struggling to fit podcasting into my own weekend—I consider the challenge of maintaining serious leisure alongside work and family commitments. Links and Show Notes Anderson, L., 2011, ‘Time Is of the Essence: An Analytic Autoethnography of Family, Work, and Serious Leisure’, in … Continue reading "48. Serious Leisure"

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Grepjason ,

Great journey through a wide variety of topics!

Martin has a way of pulling you into regardless fo topic! It’s a treat!

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