Kirby Farrell joins the show to discuss the psychological attraction to conspiracy theories, using conspiracy as a coping mechanism, the comfort of believing in higher powers, and more.
Kirby Farrell, Ph.D. is a professor of English at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and author of “The Psychology of Abandon,” “Post-Traumatic Culture,” and other books of literary and cultural criticism, as well as several novels. He also authors a blog on Psychology Today entitled “A Swim in Denial.”
Joyful Noise Recordings is an Indianapolis-based eclectic indie label begun in 2003 by Karl Hofstetter. In this episode, we'll hear a ton of great music from the label's releases, along with an interview with Karl where we cover the label's beginnings, the importance of physical art objects, and how… | listen
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Bartees Cox is a songwriter and producer who spent years playing in bands in Brooklyn before making the move to Washington, DC, where his solo project, Bartees Strange, took focus and grew - from an album of reinterpretations of The National’s music to his stunning full-length, genre-bending… | watch