The Airspace Podcast #001 Pt. 1


The Airspace Podcast
The Airspace Podcast is a downright zany affair. In this episode, The Airspace editors (Blake J. Graham, Eric Harsh, Kris Ward, and NOT Tony Russo) got together to talk Internet, Frank Turner, Working class music preferences, geographic ignorance, Japanese television shows, Benjamin Button, Blood-thirsty hamsters, Boardwalk Empire and scruples.

Grab your favorite drink, blanket, pet, friend, tea-cozy,portable household appliance or Rastafarian headwear and enjoy Episode #001 Pt.1

Refer to our time-stamped link pile to follow along with the discussion. Blue links open rich media.



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Recorded December, 2011 at Studio AKA Browntown


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1:47 About the Airspace
2:47 The Internet
3:37 Number of People in Congress
3:55 Frank Turner—England Keep my Bones
9:20 Eulogy
11:30 Phish (Not the Sea-Beasts)
13:20 Lords And Vassals
14:15 Bruce Springsteen (Rock and Roll for the Average Guy)
15:24 Japan and Germany
16:18 Sumo Wrestlers Destroy Houses with their Bodies
18:27 Everybody is working for the weekend
19:07 Wikipedia? More like WICCApedia
20:52 Geographical Ignorance and a Map of the World
20:05 Palindromes
22:19 Phfatty Snowflakes
23:30 Generation of Electricity
24:48 Nostalgia for a time never experienced
26:14 Wessex Boy, Glory Hallelujah
27:08 Battle Hymn of the Republic
29:27 Beat poetry
31:40 Benjamin Button
32:40 Boardwalk EmpireProhibition Era Blake
34:20 Scruples and Scruples with Friends
35:00 Historical denial
36:00 Redwall and the never made live-action Redwall film
37:20 Daniel Craig, James Bond, Ian Fleming
39:50 Amerigo Vespucci and the death of our credibility
40:12 Ulysses, KS; S. Grant; and James Joyce


  • nmaher13

    35:20ish til 36ish, is pretty much the plot of “Midnight in Paris.” yes, that is all i have to add

    • http://blabeat.com/ Blake J. Graham

      @nmaher13 You’re right. Woody Allen did a fair job showing us time-focused wanderlust.

      Notable quote that rattles in the background for that entire film: ” Nostalgia is denial – denial of the painful present… the name for this denial is golden age thinking – the erroneous notion that a different time period is better than the one ones living in – its a flaw in the romantic imagination of those people who find it difficult to cope with the present.” —Paul

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