Category Archives: Social Media

Robert Stark talks to Joshua Zeidner about The Tech Industry, H-1B’s, Surveillance & The Google Memo

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Robert Stark and co-host Sam Kevorkian talk to Joshua Zeidner about the Tech Industry. Joshua  has worked in Tech as a software developer and private consultant for Publishing and Finance Companies.

Topics:

The Tech Industry since the Dot Com boom
Joshua’s work in the Tech Industry in Germany and Israel, and his observation that Germany’s has the best work environment and the United States the worst
Prof. Norm Matloff’s H-1B Statistics and the current cap at about 65k per year which are eligible for permanent residency
How H-1B’s provide pliant(“handcuffed”) workers
H-1B Frauds such as fake job adds and diplomas and Indian firms Like Infosys and Tata Abusing the program
The need for Unionization/Trade Organizations for Tech workers
Nationalizing Search Engines and Social Media
The International Safe Harbor Privacy Act which was developed for social networks to be built
Surveillance Valley by Yasha Levine
How Venture Capital money goes into “tech ventures” that embezzle crypto coins, operated like a ponzi scheme and become a liquid un-taxable and untraceable asset
Making Sense of the Google Memo
Why I Was Fired by Google – WSJ
Is Silicon Valley pulling it’s weight for California?
Tim Draper’s Six Californias Proposal

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Robert Stark talks to Jamie Curcio about Narrative Machines

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Robert Stark, co-host Sam Kevorkian, and J.G. Michael talk to Jamie Curcio about his new book Narrative Machines: Modern Myth, Revolution, & Propaganda. Jamie is an Artist, Writer, and Musician, and blogs at Modern Mythology.

Topics:

Intro: Nefarious from the Album EgoWhore by HoodooEngine which Jamie co-produces and does bass and rhythm guitar for
The main thrust of Narrative Machines is the way in which myths function in our lives
How the conflict with our longing to connect with the sacred leads to seeking re-connection in the form of reified ideology in the current “Meme Wars”
Jean Baudrillard’s book Simulacra and Simulation
The concept of hyper reality and how social interactions are mediated by social media
Post Modernism and Deconstructionism; skepticism towards all ultimate truths
Hobbes vs. Rousseau: the debate over human nature
Jamie’s illustrations in Narrative Machines
The Artist David Mack
Aesthetic theory and how artist can affect the world politically
Interrogation Machine – Laibach and NSK
Aleksander Dugin, Nick Land, and Neo-Reaction
The relation between myth, retro-aesthetic creative movements like vaporwave, and the current cultural climate
The 80’s Retro themed show Stranger Things
The aesthetics of Horror and horror writer Thomas Ligotti
Surrealism and connecting to the sacred or primal force
Jamie’s book Join My Cult!, occultism, and Aleister Crowley
David Bowie Inspires Jamie’s Upcoming Book, “Masks”
Yukio Mishima’s Confessions of a Mask
Jamie’s involvement in the goth industrial music scene of the 90’s and 00’s
The ways in which virtual reality, myth, and “the real world” have collided
Alternate Reality Games, the film The Game, and playing with peoples perception of reality through media

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Robert Stark talks to Thom Young about Instagram Poetry

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Robert Stark talks to author Thom Young about how his short verse “love made / her wild” went viral on Instagram. You can check out his books at Amazon.

Topics:

The PBS article about Thom, Why this poet is posting meaningless verse on Instagram 
Writing a parody or satire demonstrating how easy it is to get popular on social media
How short trite poetry has gotten Thom tons of likes and followers on Instagram
Thom’s parody of a hipster poet called Tyler
The “Pop Poetry” and “She Poetry” genres
Thom’s recent poetry books, “A Little Black Dress Called Madness” and “Coffee Nightmares”
Thom’s upcoming poetry books including a poetry book, “She Fell in Love with her Madness” and a high comedy satire book
David Lynch films and Twin Peaks

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Robert Stark talks to Giovanni Dannato about The Post Scarcity Economy

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Robert Stark and co-host Pilleater talk to Giovanni Dannato. Giovanni blogs at Colony of Commodus and is the author of A Kingdom For the Introvert. Follow Giovanni on Twitter.

Topics:

On A Post Labor Scarcity Economy
On A Basic Guaranteed Living
Some Form of State Capitalism Is the Future
State Capitalism in the Internet Age
Much US Dysfunction Comes From Post-Scarcity Denial
Urban Land Management In A Post Scarcity Economy
The Leisure Economy
NEETs, Lumpenproles, and the Leisure Economy

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Robert Stark talks to Giovanni Dannato about Solutions to Social Problems

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Robert Stark and co-host Pilleater talk to Giovanni Dannato. Giovanni blogs at Colony of Commodus and is the author of A Kingdom For the Introvert. Follow Giovanni on Twitter.

Topics:

What Might A Post-Western Aesthetic Look Like?
Paolo Soleri’s Arcosanti, the concept of arcology, and self contained cities
David Lynch’s Film Dune and the Game Riven
Sci-Fi Inspired By WW1: Future Best Shown Through The Past
How Singapore Went From A Fishing Village With Slums Full OF Shacks To A Thriving City-State With Skyscrapers
Singapore’s founder LEE KUAN YEW
The Human Life Bubble
The Backwardness of Consumerism and Consumer Capitalism
The 60s Revolutionary Order Has Fallen: Now What?
No Going Back to the 1950s – And What Lies Ahead
New Balance Hysteria Shows Us Meaning Beyond Markets
President Trump’s First Baby Steps (And the Big Picture)
How To Turn The Educated Against Political Correctness
Internet Benefits People Asymmetrically
Millennials as a lost generation, and why Giovanni is more optimistic about Generation Z
Discrimination and Why Nepotism Is Necessary
The need for Smart Socialism
Mercantile Diasporas
Neo-Tribalism
The Future of Alt-Right Populism
How the Alt-Right is limited mainly to the white working class and how a larger populist movement could attract progressive voters who have been neglected by the democrat coalition
What Giovanni Believes

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Robert Stark interviews Artist Epiphora

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Robert Stark and Pilleater talk to artist Ephiphora. He has a Redbubble and facebook page

-Epiphoras art
-Video Synthesis. Teenage Engineering OP-Z, Lumen, TACHYONS+ video synths.
-Verso Books, Jacobin Magazine, Benedict Anderson’s Imagined Communities
-Epi’s Facebook account, his off-color jokes and troll personalities.
-Super Mario 64 Gameshark Glitch stuff.
-Italian Futurism, James Turrell
-Stereograms
-Glitch Art, Vaporwave, Gerhard Richter
-Architecture.
-60’s, 70’s and 80’s designs.
-Mainstream Left vs. Alt-Left, economic arguments, the basic income
-Art and the economy, manufacturing, job outsourcing, and automation
-Epiphora’s art, his colors, his pieces (name of the pieces)
-Global warming, climate change.
-Looking at things that are unattractive
-minimalism
-infleences in major philosophies, Hegel and Pascal.
-Science-Fiction, the series Black Mirror, future technologies
-Intenret culture
-Influences in art, Hieronymus Bosch


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Robert Stark interviews Reactionary Tree

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Robert Stark and Co-host Pilleater talk to Reactionary Tree.

Topics:

Reactionary Tree’s political background in the Ron Paul movement and Tea Party and how he got involved with the Alt-Right
Why he uses Reactionary in his moniker
Reactionaries as wanting to return to the past as opposed to creating visions for the future and whether he will change his moniker to Futurist Tree
Archeofuturism; the need for a futurist aesthetic that channels the romantic heroic visions of the past
Synthwave Artist Xurious and how his music is the essence of archeo-futurism
The Left Wing of the Alt-Right and how becoming an identitarian pushed his views to the left on economics and the environment
Identitarianism; Ethno vs. Civic Nationalism
The Left Justifies Political Violence and the concept of Anarcho-Tyranny
The shutdown of the Alt-Right Reddit and Reactionary Tree’s banning from Twitter
Corporate Censorship and whether social media should be nationalized to protect free speech
Rejecting free market orthodoxy
Income inequality and the destruction of the middle class
The necessity of an alliance between the Alt-Right, Alt-Lite Civic Nationalist, and non-SJW Bernie Sanders supporters
The Black Pill vs the White Pill and signs of optimism for the future

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Robert Stark interviews Patalliro fan artist Alex Su

Robert Stark and co-host Pilleater interview Alexuu-san. Alex is an artist that draws a lot of Patalliro! and The King of Fighters yaoi art. She has a Twitter, Soundcloud, Facebook, and Tumblr.

Topics:

Alex’s interested in the anime Patalliro and King of Fighters
The American Patalliro fanbase
The Smokey Violet fan tumblr about Maraich Juschenfe
Mineo Maya’s art, the aesthetics of Patalliro, art nouveau
The controversy behind Patalliro, being the first yaoi anime ever
Booru websites, Danbooru, Gelbooru, Hentai art similar to what you might find on www.cartoonporno.xxx and anime search engine, Ganguro vs. Gyaru fashion
Favorite Patalliro episodes
Alex’s Ask Maraich Tumblr Page
The “Asian Aryan” aesthetic to Patalliro’s fantasy kingdom, The Legend of Zelda
How anime art will become real and will shape the people of the future, Asian-Aryanism
TThe recent stage play for Patalliro in Japan
The pornographic nature of Patalliro
Kaze to Ki no Uta lle
Art Nouveau influence to Patalliro and Kaze to Ki no Uta, Czech artist Alphonse Mucha
Robert and Pilleater’s art and novels
Kero Kero Bonito, Mitski, Clover & Sealife, Asian-Aryan aesthetics in music
Pilleater’s documentary about sexuality in Star vs. the Forces of Evil
My Life as a Teenage Robot, Mighty B!, Bee and Puppycat, Cartoon shows for adults like animehentaivideos.xxx which are strictly aged 18 and over.
The cartoon lifestyle evolving towards Asian-Aryanism, The Anime Right, Kappa Mikey
Mineo Maya’s daughter retweets Alex’s art tweet, Maya’s interesting personality


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Robert Stark interviews Animator John R. Dilworth

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Robert Stark and co-host Pilleater talk to Animator John R. Dilworth. John runs the animation studio Stretch Films in New York City. Check out his work on TwitterYouTube, and Facebook

Topics:

John’s show Courage the Cowardly Dog, which aired on Cartoon Network from 1999 to 2002
Top 10 Most Disturbing (Scariest) Courage The Cowardly Dog Episodes
John’s unsold pilot Prudence
The decline in children’s horror shows
The dark aesthetic in John work, and how the culture has become softer
Incorporating adult themes into children’s shows
The role of marketing, and how it can conflict with art and important messages
Meme culture and public domain art
Mixed media and having the right aesthetic cohesion
The Surreal Comedy genre
The Surrealist aspect of John’s work and inspiration from Salvador Dalí
How to Dream Like Salvador Dali
Japanese Manga including Ghost in the Shell
Richard William’s The Thief and the Cobbler
John’s upcoming film Goose In High Heels, inspired by the disaster in Fukushima
John’s film Life in Transition, which he created after 9/11
John’s erotic comedy The Return of Sergeant Pecker
John’s short film the Angry Cabaret
John’s short film When Lilly Laney Moved In
The value of a  pure mind observing nature
The dynamic of the Aesthetic Arrest, and whether art posses a soul
Philosophical questions about life, human suffering, conformity, our place in time, and expressing ones self


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Robert Stark interviews Pilleater

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Robert Stark and Alex von Goldstein talk to Pilleater. Pilleater is a college student, internet artist, musician, and blogs at Mineo Maya Fanclub. You can find his music at pizzadogstudiospso119, and kingtrode.

Topics include:

Pilleater’s moniker Pilleater which is a reference to Dr. Mario and the film Akira, but can also be used to describe the pill memes
Pilleater’s interest in the social media site YTMND, and how he created the meme OH YEAH I’M MR KRABS
The the golden age of trolling and his trolling antics
Pilleater was a longtime fan of the Stark Truth show since he was in High school, and his point that it has become the “Alt Left Show”
Why Pilleater identifies with the Alt-Left, his three main principles are friends, family, and freedom, but rejects egalitarianism, and the new left
Pilleater’s essay The need for a revolution against nepotism, where he proposes an Alt-Left
Stuff White People Like
The book Evasion by CrimethInc
Pilleater’s Radix essay submission, which is a strange alter-ego story, and how the character represents all taboos
Peter Sotos
Pilleater’s concept of Asian Aryanism, and his interest in Asian culture and Asian girls
Pilleater’s point that Asian-Ayranism is radical because the WN’s, White Feminist, and the hapa Reddit scene hate it, and would be considered an Alt-Left position
Yukio Mishima


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