Michial Farmer talks with David Grubbs and Nathan Gilmour about T.S. Eliot’s essay “The Idea of a Christian Society.” This episode comes to you live from the Culture, Criticism, and the Christian Mind conference at[…]
David Grubbs talks with Michial Farmer and Danny Anderson about T.S. Eliot’s “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock.” Listen to this and other recent episodes.
Michial Farmer talks with Nathan Gilmour and David Grubbs about Alan Jacobs’s recent essay “The Watchmen.” Michael Eric Dyson’s “Cornel West’s Rise and Fall” Marilynne Robinson’s “Fear” Robinson’s interview with Barack Obama
Michial Farmer leads Nathan Gilmour and David Grubbs in a discussion of the 1995 Vigilantes of Love album Blister Soul.
Michial Farmer leads Nathan Gilmour and David Grubbs in a discussion of the 1991 Daniel Amos album Kalhoun.
Mea Culpa: In this episode, I (Michial) say that Amanda Plummer is British. In fact, she is the daughter of Christopher Plummer and is therefore American/Canadian. I still hate her accent in this movie. *[…]
For the last several years, I’ve been teaching the Honors Introduction to Literature course at my small Christian college. It has traditionally been taught as an introduction not to literature in general but to specifically[…]
General Introduction – Snowpocalypse, Round Two – Sprezzatura, sprezzatura – Listener feedback – American folk The Postmodern Condition – The age of networked computers – Incredulity toward metanarratives – Speculation and emancipation – What counts[…]
One of the persistent heroes of philosophically minded folks is Socrates, the godfatherof question-askers, the Athenian philosopher, the drinker of hemlock. Although the Platonic dialogues never present him as entirely averse to speech-making, nonetheless, Socrates, in[…]
General Introduction – A note from the future: Michial passed his defense – Listener feedback World War I: A Hindenburg Overview – And other material conditions – Massive movements across borders – Shock to optimism[…]