episode #88 a history of alcohol

Evidence of intentionally fermented beverages exist in the form of jugs dated as early as the Neolithic period (c. 10,000 BCE) when a fermented drink was produced from honey and wild yeasts, and so mead is a grandfather of all fermented alcoholic drinks. Grapevines were being cultivated for the purpose of making wine in the… Continue reading episode #88 a history of alcohol

episode #87 move your body

Maloja, Switzerland The most famous oracle of all time, Nostradamus, (Michel de Nostradame) predicted various misfortunes for the year that has just begun. “Great calamities of blood and hunger”, begins the page dedicated to the year 2022. “No abbots, monks, no novices to learn; Honey shall cost far more than candle-wax” “So high the price of… Continue reading episode #87 move your body

episode #86 drifting

To drift comes from Middle English, drove, herd, act of driving; Meaning Something moving along in a current of air or water: a drift of logs in the river, a balloon drifting eastward; as the wreckage drifted toward shore. "The leaves were blowing in the wind"; "the boat drifted on the lake"; "The sailboat was… Continue reading episode #86 drifting

episode #81 back to the past

Spoken word Robert Minhinnick: The Rhinoceros read by Michael Sheen Music The Propellerheads feat. Miss Shirley Bassey: History Repeating  Boards of Canada: New Seeds Moby: In This World The Good, The Bad & The Queen: History Song Morcheeba: Gained The World Gabin: Keep It Cool Underworld: Dirty Epic Rufus Wainwright: Complainte de la Butte Damon… Continue reading episode #81 back to the past

episode #70 month of September

Spoken word Maura Dooley: Still Life with Sea Pinks and High Tides (read by James Franco) Music Yann Tiersen: Les Deux Pianos Nightmares On Wax: Les Nuits Buena Vista Social Club: Candela The Propellerheads: Velvet Pants Roÿksopp: Sparks Daft Punk: Veridis quo Zero 7: Salt Water Sound David Borsu: Late Nite Swing Nina Simone: One… Continue reading episode #70 month of September

episode #62 discoveries and development

Music Gorillaz: Welcome To The World Of The Plastic Beach Freak Power: New Direction Natural Self: The Rising Quantic: Transatlantic The Chosen Few: People Make the World Go Round GoGo Penguin: Unspeakable World Life Without Buildings: New Town Daft Punk: Something about us Morcheeba: Gained The World Sly Stone: My World Hot Chip: Worlds Within… Continue reading episode #62 discoveries and development

episode #61 month of July

July is the seventh month of the year (between June and August) in the Julian and Gregorian calendars. July was originally the month of Quintilis in the Roman calendar. It was the fifth month of the year until January and February were added in 450 BCE. Historical names Roman: Quintilis  Saxon: Litha  Germanic: Heu-mond (Hay… Continue reading episode #61 month of July

episode #59 flora in June

June is traditionally the month for peonies to burst forth, and is also very much the time for cutting roses.  Spoken word Edgar Allan Poe: Dream-Land read by Jerome McGann Music Gorillaz: Some Kind Of Nature Milez Benjinam: Chop That Wood Bossa Bossa: Aquarela Do Brasil Stelvio Cipriani: Papaya (Colonna sonora del film ''La polizia… Continue reading episode #59 flora in June

episode #54 platonic love

Platonic love is a phrase used with allusion to Plato’s account of love in his Symposium. The Symposium was named after the cultural and social practice of the same name, which was a post-banquet gathering in which men would drink, listen to music, and relax. In the text, there are seven speakers, all based on… Continue reading episode #54 platonic love

episode #39 daffydowndilly

Spoken Word  William Shakespeare: Eileen Atkins as Emilia in Othello ‘If wives do fall’ Music Grandmaster Flash & the Furious Five: Internationally Known Pt.1 N.E.R.D.: Thrasher Gorillaz: Interlude Penthouse Gorillaz: Stylo Parov Stelar Trio: At The Flamingo Bar (Original Mix) Towa Tei: Private Eyes Erik Truffaz: Snake Charmer Man Why Tony: Irises and Daffodils Daft… Continue reading episode #39 daffydowndilly