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Robert Stark interviews Naama Kates about Incels

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Robert Stark talks with investigative journalist, actress, musician, and director Naama Kates about her journey deep inside the incel community. Naama Kates is the host of the podcast Incel. You can follow The Incel Project on Twitter and contact Naama at theincelproject@gmail.com.

Topics:

Naama’s background as an actress including roles on the show NCIS and the movie Stepmom
Directing the horror film Sorceress, the documentary Dutchman Revisited, and producing Chloe
Naama’s Music Videos directed by Princeton Holt from the early 2010s’ Indy Craze
Naama’s personal and political evolution
How Naam’s fascination with incel culture started with a correspondence on Twitter
Why the media narrative about incels is wrong, harmful, and casts dispersion on a group that is already marginalized
How Naama’s journey started out as an open ended question
Misconception that incels are a political movement and have a racial orientation
Incel Lexicology and narratives
Naama’s personal interactions with incels
Disarmed by the humor of the incel forums
Guests on the podcast Incel, including a Christian pastor, a forensic psychologist, a neuro-scientist, and a psychiatrist
Incels as part of a greater trend of social atomization and inequality
#pinkystream – naama kates on hikkikimori
Erik Erikson’s Psychosocial Stages
The limitations of self improvement
Are femcels a thing?
Incel as a brand
Naama’s upcoming podcast, ESC-Hate, featuring dialogue between opposing political sides

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Robert Stark interviews Author Ben Arzate

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Robert Stark and Brandon Adamson talk to Des Moines based author Ben Arzate. Ben blogs at dripdropdripdropdripdrop.blogspot.com, writes book reviews for Cultured Vultures, and is the author of The Story of the Y and The Complete Idiot’s Guide To Saying Goodbye.

Topics:

The Story of the Y, inspired by outsider musician Y. Bhekhirst whose life remains a mystery
Road trip theme and importance of place in literature
Surreal super natural elements and dream narratives in the book
Ben’s matter of fact minimalist writing style
Comparisons to Hunter S. Thompson’s Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
Influences from Quentin Tarantino films, and neo-Westerns El Mariachi and Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia
Fringe and transgressive literature
Ben’s review of Robert’s novel Journey to Vapor Island
How shorter attention spans influence literature
Ben’s interest in the Post-Left and critique of the Woke Left
Women’s March accuses Tulsi Gabbard-a woman of color-of not pandering to women of color
Bringing together the high and low in literature
Georges Bataille
How Ben is best known for his book reviews, least favorite books he’s reviewed, and how to write critical reviews
Ben’s review of Girl Like a Bomb by Autumn Christian 

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Robert Stark talks to Constantin von Hoffmeister about India

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Constantin von Hoffmeister is originally from Germany, lives in Moscow, blogs at Oge Noct, and published the National Futurist Manifesto.

Topics:

Working as a journalist for Blitz(newspaper) in Bombay and National Herald in New Delhi
Interviews with Sonia Gandhi and the Dalai Lama
Dalai Lama on migrants in Europe
Activists Launch ‘Gandhi Must Fall’ Against Statue of ‘Racist’
The cultural and ethnic diversity of India
The Ancient language of Sanskrit, linguistic division between Hindi and Tamil, and the role of English
The Parsis
The Indian diaspora
India’s geopolitics and rivalry with China and the Islamic World
Indian Cuisine and the regional differences
The poor quality of sanitation in India
Economic disparities among regional and demographic groups
Growing prosperity, investment in infrastructure, and skyscrapers
The Right’s irrational hatred of skyscrapers and the need for National Futurist architecture
Le Corbusier’s model of Urbanism and his Chandigarh project in New Delhi
Indo-Saracenic architecture from the British Colonial era
Indo-Islamic and Mughal architecture
The impact of British Colonialism
Political tension between secularist and Hindu Nationalist

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Robert Stark talks about his Podcasting History

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Francis Nally and Brandon Adamson join Robert Stark to discuss his podcasting history, political and cultural evolution, and where he is at now.

Topics:

The new book The Stark Truth With Robert Stark: A Legacy 2009-2018
How for a long time Robert was known as the guy who randomly interviews people
How The Stark Truth doesn’t get the credit it deserves
The lack of substance of firebrand alt-podcasters and Youtube political celebrities
How Robert has now established his own unique “Starkian” ideology and cultural vision
New “Starkian” blog Alt of Center | Life. Liberty. And the Pursuit of Beauty
How Robert’s novel Journey to Vapor Island helped brand the Starkian Identity
Robert’s adolescent traumas which provided inspiration for Journey to Vapor Island
How Robert’s experience growing up in LA and observations on society as a teen shaped his basic cultural and political outlook
How Robert always had many of the same core principles but felt the need to belong and conform to a political tribe
Robert’s political phases including Libertarianism, Paleoconservatism, and Third Positionism
How ironically both Robert and Brandon started out on the right economically and moved closer to the left
How Robert is now at a point where he is entirely independent both politically and culturally
Robert’s podcasting history starting at Voice of Reason Radio, Counter-Currents Radio, and establishing his own podcast
Robert’s past interviews with political dissidents
Robert’s decision to focus the show on culture rather than politics
Brandon’s reference in the book to his trip to Las Vegas with Robert and the inspiration for Vapor Island
Is the future of the dissident sphere a Starkian, Alt-Center, Retro-Futurism?

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Robert Stark talks to Luke Ford about the Harvey Weinstein scandal

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Robert Stark and co-host Joshua Zeidner talk to blogger Luke Ford about the Harvey Weinstein scandal.

Topics:

LAT: More than 30 women come forward to accuse director James Toback of sexual harassment
The rape allegations and criminal investigations against Harvey Weinstein
The insular nature of Hollywood
Luke’s involvement in Hollywood as a background player
Luke’s book The Producers: Profiles in Frustration
Harvey Weinstein’s buying off of journalist
Luke’s exposé on a scandal involving the Hollywood Gay Mafia and David Geffen 
Corey Feldman’s allegations against Hollywood
The predatory urge behind sexual power
Luke’s observation that the Porn Industry is a lot more honest and open than Hollywood
Luke’s estimate that most actors and actresses trade sexual favors for roles
Ilana Mercer’s article Harvey Sweinstein and Hollywood’s Hos
Tablet Mag: Harvey Weinstein, Philip Roth, and Jewish Perverts
Harvey Weinstein’s personality type

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Robert Stark interviews Joseph Dobrian

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Robert Stark and co-host Pilleater talk to Joseph Dobrian. Joseph Dobrian is a novelist, essayist, poet, and financial journalist, also known as a political activist and TV talk show host. Hard-Wired is his third novel. Previous books include the novels Ambitions and Willie Wilden, and the best-selling collection of essays, Seldom Right But Never In Doubt. He ran for Mayor of New York City in 2009, and now lives in Iowa City, Iowa, with four rescue cats.

Topics:

Joseph’s experience living in New York City, his “Guys and Dolls” lifestyle in the 80’s, and how the city has changed
His run for Mayor of New York City as a Libertarian and his political views
His home town and current location Iowa City which is called “Berkeley on the Prairie,” and the city’s architecture(ex.Englert Theatre)
His custom made 1940’s inspired suits
His talk show on local cable TV the Joseph Dobrian Show
His novels including AmbitionsWillie Wilden, and Hard-Wired
Literary influences including William Makepeace Thackeray’s Vanity Fair, George Orwell, and Herman Wouk
Favorite artist including Walter SickertGilbert Stuart, and Edward Hopper
Architectural interest including The Federalist Style, Albert Speer, and Hugh Ferriss
His op ed Abolish the National Endowment for the Arts – Iowa City Press-Citizen
Joseph and Robert debate funding for the arts
The cancellation of a book reading at Prairie Lights Bookstore in Iowa City due to hecklers

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Robert Stark talks to Jim Goad about the New Church Ladies and Re Release of Answer Me!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Robert Stark, co-host Pilleater, and Cartrell Payne(The Adventure Kid) talk to JIM GOAD about his new book The New Church Ladies and re release of ANSWER Me! by Nine-Banded Books.

Topics:

Jim’s new book The New Church Ladies: The Extremely Uptight World of “Social Justice”
Social Justice as a new secular religion and their moral absolutist nature
Social Justice Warriors totalitarian tactics and dehumanization of those they disagree with
Jim’s early experience with political correctness in the Punk Scene in the early 80’s; Rock Against Racism
Jim’s experiences with anti-racist skinheads in Portland
Experiences with censorship in 1994 for the publication of Answer Me!’s “Rape Issue”
The Redneck Manifesto and the white privilege fallacy
Michael Hoffman’s They Were White and They Were Slaves
The liberal establishment abandoning economic issues and political correctness as a tool to disarm working class opposition to globalization
Individualism vs Identitarianism; “If you can’t beat them join them”
“Why Are White Death Rates Rising?”
The re release of ANSWER Me! All Four Issues
Peter Sotos’s “Quality Time” article for the “Rape Issue” which lead to threats of prosecution for obscenity
Jim & Debbie Goad on Hot Seat with Wally George
Music interest; 80’s rap music,  70’s British Glam including Garry Glitter, Rockabilly, and ‘Psycho’: The darkly insane country music classic
Philadelphia, Temple University where both Pilleater and Jim attended, and the city’s reputation

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Robert Stark interviews Josh Alan Friedman

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Robert Stark and co-host Pilleater talk to writer and musician Josh Alan Friedman. He blogs at Black Cracker Online

Topics:

Intro Song: “Thanksgiving at McDonald’s in Times Square” by Josh Alan Friedman
Josh’s book Black Cracker about his experience going to the last segregated Black school in New York
Recovering lost memories from 1962 when Josh was in 1st Grade
The account of Josh being lynched in the book
The location of Glen Cove, Long Island, Black Shanty Towns, and the Gold Coast Era
Reactions to the book
Race relations in New York City in the 70’s, school busing, and the Bernie Goetz incident
Josh’s move to Dallas, Texas where his music career took off
Josh’s interest in Blues music, White adaptation of the Blues in the 60’s, the 80’s Blues Revival in Texas, and decline in interest among Blacks
Josh’s solo guitar act
Openings for bands including Huey Lewis and the News, War, Johnny Winter, and Bad Company
Josh’s book Tales of Times Square about Time Square in the 70’s; Robert Stark’s interview with Robert Brenner about his Gritty Old Time Square Tours
Josh’s observation that Broadway in Downtown LA reminds him of old Time Square
Josh’s interview with Luke Ford
Josh’s experience working for Al Goldstein’s Screw Magazine
Josh’s book I, Goldstein, which is a co-written autobiography about Al Goldstein
Josh’s book When Sex Was Dirty
Rules for Journalist; “never pay for an interview”
Book Publishing; the era of “the gate keeper,” independent publishing houses such as Feral House, and self-publishing today
The effects of the internet on musicians


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Robert Stark interviews Jim Goad

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Robert Stark, Rabbit, and Alex von Goldstein talk to JIM GOAD

Topics include:

Jim’s upcoming book “The New Church Ladies” 
Jim’s early exposure to politically correct censorship, including his magazine ANSWER Me!’s obscenity case, and his purging from Vice
The corporate collusion with political correctness, and Jim’s observation that Vice became more liberal as it became more corporate
How political correctness functions as a hyper moralistic religious structure
The corruption and tabloid nature of modern journalism
Jim ponders the questions “Am I A Racist? Depends On What You Mean By “Racist”
Why Jim rejects moralistic arguments
The Nietzschean concept of slave morality
Jim’s article Mr. Trump’s Economic Nationalism
Jim’s book The Redneck Manifesto
Jim’s appearance on Bill Maher’s Politically Incorrect
Jim’s zine magazine ANSWER Me!
Answer ME!”s Suicide Issue, an interview with Jack Kevorkian, Kurt Cobain’s reading of the series before his suicide, a story of a girl who corresponded with Jim, and how the media shamelessly exploited her suicide
Answer ME!’s Rape issue, including interviews with serial killer Richard Ramirez, and prison rape survivor Donnie the Punk
Jim’s interview with pornographer Al Goldstein, and Al Goldstein’s interview with David Allan Coe


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Robert Stark interviews Ray Sawhill about Journalism

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Robert Stark and co-host Alex von Goldestein talk to Ray Sawhill. Ray is a retired journalist who lives in Santa Barbara, CA. He blogs at Uncouth Reflections as Paleo Retiree

Topics include:

Ray’s career as an Arts, Culture, and Film journalist at Newsweek
How Ray stumbled into journalism, and how that was not his original passion in life
How artist and writers often get into journalism to make a living
The era of the journalist as the gatekeeper
Censorship in journalism
How the internet is changing journalism
The effects of the internet on cultural innovation
How the internet both enables creative types and non conformist to get their views across, while enforcing conformity for the rest
The impacts of the internet and social media on millennials
The internet and the concept of infinite knowledge
Ray started online blogging at 2Blowhards, because he wanted a platform for people with interesting cultural views who did not embrace the political correctness of the culture scene
Arts & Letters Daily
Ray writings for Salon.com, how he interviewed Roger Scruton, and Thomas Sowell, and how Salon was much more open minded back than
The concept of good taste, and Ray’s observation that the wealthy and cultural elite form their taste in consensus
Ray’s point about people who travel is that they don’t come home and say why doesn’t their home town resemble the places they visit
Ray’s involvement the Punk Rock scene in New York in the 70’s and 80’s
How the Avant Garde was a product of technological limitations
The yippie movement in the 60’s as a precursor to the Alt Right troll culture
How the left counter-culture got absorbed into the establishment and the Alt Right is the new counter-culture
How the culture has stagnated and people are looking to the past for inspiration
Ray and his wife Polly Frost co-produced a webseries THE FOLD
Vaporwave & MACINTOSH PLUS
Sam Hyde’s new World Peace show on Adult Swim
How the 1970’s are considered to be the peak of American Cinema
Films including, Taxi DriverDirty Harry, and Falling Down
How art should transcend politics


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