Episode 035: David Cope


David Cope is a professor emeritus at the University of California and a pioneer in the world of computer created music, having worked to perfect classical compositions on machines since the days of punch cards. He's also exactly the sort of person you'd like to sit down with for an hour to discuss the rules governing music, math, art and the universe.


Episode 034: Mark Frauenfelder


The Boing Boing / Make Magazine / Cool Tools editor and I found the quietest corner we could at the recent Engadget Expand event in New York to discuss the importance of curation in the digital age, the lost art of print media, podcasting and the magic of Art Bell.


Episode 033: Marie Javins


Marie Javins is a comics writer, world traveler, art school professor and friend to Daniel Johnston. She ventured into the city to discuss all of the above and more.


Episode 032: Robert Newsome


Recorded at Java Joe's in Athens, GA, the editor of the Atomic Elbow zine gives us a long overdue lesson about the world of professional wrestling.


Episode 031: Dave Hill (Pt. 2)


Still aching for some hot Dave Hill action after that last hour-long interview? Good news: we squeeze another half hour out of the comedian on hearing the news that he would be taking over the Tuesday night slot on WFMU from Tom Scharpling's beloved Best Show.


Episode 030: Dave Hill (Pt. 1)


Come, sit down and enjoy some light jazz trumpet at a Greenwich Village coffee shop with Dave Hill. The Tasteful Nudes author joins us for what turns out to be the first of a two-part interview. We'll be following up with the comedian soon to discuss his upcoming WFMU show. In the meantime, we talk suits, cable talk shows and piloting a pedicab through the streets of New York.


Episode 029: Will Cullen Hart


We pulled up a lawn chair in the Will Cullen Hart's cat-infested backyard in Athens, GA to discuss the Circulatory System / Olivia Tremor Control frontman's two upcoming records, the recent loss of his lifelong friend and songwriting partner Bill Doss and his on-going battle with MS.


Episode 028: Travis Morrison


The lead singer of the Dismemberment Plan makes some pretty solid arguments in favor of getting Bob Mould to appear on The Simpsons. And with that you know pretty much everything you need to know about this conversation.


Episode 027: Peter Bagge


Spend an hour or so at Seattle's Whisky Bar, discussing the life of Planned Parenthood founder Margaret Sanger with Hate cartoonist Peter Bagge. Seems as good a use of your time as any.


Episode 026: Paul Pope


We sit down with the Battling Boy cartoonist at one of his favorite New York City haunts to discuss just about everything. There's mythology, filmmaking, giant robots and superhero archetypes.


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