9 episodes

The Modernist Society began as a DJ night in Chicago, became an debaucherous salon in DC, and comes to you now as a podcast wherever you happen to be. Each month, hosts Jason Mojica and Eric Ottens bring you intimate conversations with practitioners of the high and low arts, replete with all of the esoteric digression you've come to expect from the medium.

The Modernist Society Jason Mojica and Eric Ottens

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0, 10 Ratings

The Modernist Society began as a DJ night in Chicago, became an debaucherous salon in DC, and comes to you now as a podcast wherever you happen to be. Each month, hosts Jason Mojica and Eric Ottens bring you intimate conversations with practitioners of the high and low arts, replete with all of the esoteric digression you've come to expect from the medium.

    Ep. 9 - Michael Bradley of The Undertones

    Ep. 9 - Michael Bradley of The Undertones

    We talk with Michael Bradley of The Undertones about what it's like being in ONE OF THE BEST BANDS EVER, what Bono did for Ireland, and that time they covered a Skrewdriver song. Michael is also the host of The Mickey Bradley Record Show on BBC Radio Ulster, and the author of Teenage Kicks: My Life as an Undertone.

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    • 50 min
    Ep. 8 - Frank Davis of Bushwick Grill Club

    Ep. 8 - Frank Davis of Bushwick Grill Club

    In episode ATE of The Modernist Society, we talk about cooking with puns, punk rock, and post coronavirus food culture with recipe zinester Frank Davis of Bushwick Grill Club.

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    • 1 hr 10 min
    Ep. 7 - Coronavirus Potluck

    Ep. 7 - Coronavirus Potluck

    It's an all-star cast in this special episode in which we ring up past Modernist Society guests and other folks around the world to talk about how the coronavirus pandemic is shaking out where they live and what lies ahead. Also... they help us pick songs for an accompanying playlist. You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you’ll kiss five bucks goodbye.

    GUESTS:

    Tim Kinsella and Jenny Pulse of Good F**k (Chicago)
    Trace Crutchfield of IXNAY PAC (NYC)
    Charlie LeDuff of the No BS News Hour (Detroit)
    Thomas Morton (Upstate New York)
    Christian Misuro (Tokyo)
    Ariel Bardi (Rome)
    Alessandro Rampietti of Al Jazeera English (Bogota)
    James Kelly of Covenant House (New Orleans)
    Joshua Wong of Demosisto (Hong Kong)
    Richard Gizbert of The Listening Post (London)
    Jason Leopold of Buzzfeed News (Los Angeles)
    Jake Adelstein of Tokyo Vice (Tokyo)

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    • 2 hr 7 min
    Ep. 6 - Shane Bugbee on The Joys of Satanism

    Ep. 6 - Shane Bugbee on The Joys of Satanism

    Our guest this time is Shane Bugbee: artist, writer, publisher, provocateur, and all-around hustler. Shane is one of the most prolific makers of things we know and he drops by Eric's place to talk about The Joys of Satanism, Bill Ayers' quinoa collection, getting "jumped in" to underground culture in Chicago, publishing Mike Diana, watching Ministry do drugs, and making art to stay alive.

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    • 1 hr 21 min
    Ep. 5 - Tim Kinsella and Jenny Pulse of GOOD F**K

    Ep. 5 - Tim Kinsella and Jenny Pulse of GOOD F**K

    We talk about records that sound like they're broken, hangover cures, booking your own f****n' life, the creative wellspring that is the desert, and musical firsts with Tim Kinsella and Jenny Pulse of the totally accessible electronic rock duo, GOOD F**K.

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    • 59 min
    Ep. 4 - Steven Svymbersky of Quimby's

    Ep. 4 - Steven Svymbersky of Quimby's

    We talk zines and DIY everything with Steven Svymbersky, founder of the OG Quimby's Queer Store in Chicago and current proprietor of Quimby's Bookstore NYC.

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    • 1 hr 12 min

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