Category Archives: counterculture

Robert Stark talks to Francis Nally about Fast Food Nationalism

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Francis Nally blogs at www.pilleater.com, has a YouTube Channel, and produces music at Phteven Universe.

Topics:

Francis’ article Fast Food Fascism & It’s Esoteric Meaning
Francis’ Lexicon
The “innate fascism” lurking behind crass popular culture
The origins behind the unpop art movement and Neofolk
The Unpop theme of using pop culture imagery to depict transgressive material
How controversial icons can look “cute” next to family friendly imagery of popular culture
Shaun Partridge and Partridge Family Temple
Pop culture from the 1960’s through 1980’s
Francis’ critique of Spencer J. Quinn’s  review on Counter-Currents about the new Incredibles 2 film
The Alt-Right’s use of making far-right symbols cool, while Fast-food Nationalism uncovers the “hipness” of corporate logos
Making collage art out of outdated pop culture memes and esoteric religion to make something new
The low brow art scene and the art of Ron EnglishFrank KozikTrevor Brown, and Mark Ryden
Musician David Thrussell’s ironic use of Fast Food imagery
Ralph Nader’s wisdom of how you can’t avoid advertisements in daily life
Going beyond memes and irony to create a positive vision
How a new Apocalypse Culture is replacing the Alt-Right
The intersectionality of HomonationalismNeonationalism, The Alt-Left/Center, and Post Neo-Folk
The artist creating the vision vs. meta-politics
Embracing late capitalist materialism to find eternal peace and “Nirvana”
Meming pop cultural products towards an identitarian end
The CalArts movement

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Robert Stark interviews Matthew Pegas about The Alt Center & Neon Nationalism

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Matthew Pegas blogs at Alt of Center | Life. Liberty. And the Pursuit of Beauty

Topics:

How Matthew discovered the Stark Truth via the interview with Jamie Stewart from Xiu Xiu
Matthew’s political transformation from a Leftist to a “Starkian” Alt-Centrist
The connection between politics, sexuality, and aesthetics
Beyond Liberalism: A Political New Wave
Neonationalism; nationalism and politics based on aesthetics
Creating an Archeo-Futuristic sub-culture that is so aesthetically pleasing that it can out-compete Liberal-Universalism and Global Capitalism
Architecture as a form of erotica
The Alt-Of-Center Guide To Aesthetic Warfare
The phenomenon of progressive cultural interests gaining an identitarian consciousness
The scene as the inevitable result of urban, middle to upper class “SWPL’s” becoming “Red Pilled”
The Idea of Homonationalism
San Fernando Valley Photo Essay and Neon Signage on Ventura Blvd
Income inequality and the demographic transformation of The Valley and LA

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Left of The Alt-Right Round Table Discussion Part I

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Robert Stark, Brandon Adamson, Ashley Messinger, and Constantin von Hoffmeister discuss the political scene known as the Alt Left, Left Wing of the Alt Right, or Alt-Center.

Topics:

Robert Lindsay as the founder of the Alt-Left, his past project Liberal Race Realism, and his decision to focus on Left Wing Economics rather than demographics
How the Alt-Left that emerged from Robert Lindsay became an economically Leftist parallel to the Alt-Lite
Brandon’s Left Wing of the Alt-Right and his manifesto A Clockwork Greenshirt 
The collapse of the Alt-Right and how the election of Trump caused friction between those two factions
The Left Wing of the Alt Right as Social Nationalism without the Radical Traditionalism and Social Conservatism
The implicit Whiteness of Progressive causes such Environmentalism, New Urbanism, and Transhumanism
The Elites promotion of mass immigration
The failure of Mass Democracy
The close minded cultural mentality of the Right Wing
Retro Futurism; Steampunk, Deco Punk, and 70’s and 80’s Retro Futurism
Creating a movement of artist
Positive vs. Negative Degeneracy
Constantin’s Degenerate Poetry inspired by the Beatniks
America and the Anglo-sphere’s puritanical hangups(ex. opposition to nudity, SJW’s, and sexual harassment hysteria)

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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 Francis Nally about his book A Manifesto About Stalking Patrick Hyland

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Robert Stark talks to Francis Nally about his new book A Manifesto About Stalking Patrick Hyland. Francis blogs at www.pilleater.com and is also the author of Trip and Almond Eyes, Baby Face. Check out his music label Phteven Universe.

Topics:

Intro song: Asian Girlfriend
Quotes by Adam Parfrey, Sam Hyde, Chris Corda, James Nulick, and Brandon Adamson who wrote the forward
The book’s cover art by Shelby Criswell
The book as Francis’s manifesto and collection of his essays
Eurasian Futurism
Introducing a conceptual “bicultural” world after the fall of globalism and multiculturalism
Future City States
Chinese vs. Japanese Culture
The Alt-Right being stuck in a right wing ghetto and the need to be both left wing and right wing
The Alt Left and it’s key principles of friends, family, and freedom
Andrew Yang for President who is proposing a basic income
Rejecting Normie values
The Artist as the natural elite
Avant Garde Art and resurrecting Apocalypse Culture
Sexual Mores
The Cult of the Extroverts
The Asian feminist fallacy
Queer Culture & Homo-Nationalism
Fashwave Sectarianism vs. Vaporwave Hegemony
Francis’s upcoming performance under the label Phteven Universe on May 5th at the Sound Hole in Philadelphia

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Robert Stark talks to Giovanni Dannato about Alt-Center Neo-Tribalism

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Giovanni Dannato blogs at Colony of Commodus and is the author of APOSTASY and A Kingdom For the Introvert. Follow Giovanni on Twitter.

Topics:

Scarcity of Social Capital Sustains Institutions
The importance of social capital in determining human desires and the general direction of societies
Dissident Success Requires Cities
The impropriety of suffering the presence of the underclasses in cities that rightfully belong to society’s best cooperators
Suburban Populism Beats Rural Traditionalism In Mass Identity Politics
The shifting of alliances in the Middle East and how ethnic struggles there presage the future of US internal politics
The disintegration of the coalition of the fringes
The Alt-Right disillusionment with Trump
The direction of American politics, especially the development of a true “alt-left” from disillusioned Bernie progressives
The emergence of an Alt-Center
The cultural and Class Divides in dissident politics
The importance of culture and aesthetics
Social Status within Counter-Cultures
Sexual Harassment Hysteria Seriously Undermines the Establishment

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Robert Stark talks to Count Fosco about the Mechanisms of the Arts

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Robert Stark and Pilleater talk to returning guest Count Fosco. Count Fosco has a background in the film industry in Canada.

Topics:

Count Fosco’s background in the Canadian Film Industry
The economic mechanisms for funding the arts
Conservative opposition to funding the arts
Robert Stark’s debate with Joseph Dobrian on funding the arts
The cultural left’s influence on grants favoring politically correct demographic groups
Where the free market falls short and the importance of having an economic safety net for artist
Being an artist as a luxury for the rich and the importance of having the right connections and patrons
The fallacy that the best artist are rewarded economically(ex. Van Gogh)
Preferred relative guidelines for artistic funding and support for relative artistic freedom
How grants work for the film industry in Canada
Malcolm Gladwell’s 10,000 Hour Rule’ and how it applies to the arts
Should art serve a purpose for society?
Censorship in the Art World
The debate about what is art and what is pornography and the concept of “degenerate art”
Creating new artistic sub-cultures
Low Brow Pop Surrealism
Surrealism from Dali to David Lynch
Robert Stark and Brandon Adamson’s Art
The animated series Braceface staring Alicia Silverstone

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Jamie Stewart from Xiu Xiu returns to talk about his album Forget & Twin Peaks

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Robert Stark, Pilleater, Haarlem Venison, and  filmmaker Richard Wolstencroft talk to musician Jamie Stewart from Xiu Xiu.

Topics include:

Intro: Xiu Xiu – Queen of the Losers 
Xiu Xiu’s album-  FORGET 
The new Twin Peaks and the show’s finale
Xiu Xiu – Plays The Music of Twin Peaks
Performing at a David Lynch exhibit in Australia
The soundtrack of the new Twin Peaks
Richard’s Xiu Xiu story
Influence from 80’s synth; Depeche Mode, Erasure and Jamie’s cover of Erasure
How music in the 21st Century has become stagnant
Music revenue in the internet era and the importance of live performances
Apocalypse Culture; Peter Sotos
The Gay Marriage vote in Australia
Jamie denounces the Alt-Right
Jamie’s hometown LA and how the city has changed
Animal Rights
Jamie as a pessimistic nihilistic hippie
After Jamie leaves Richard discusses his political and cultural views and his films including Pearls before Swine and his upcoming film The Second Coming Volume II
Richard’s Melbourne Underground Film Festival

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Robert Stark talks to Pilleater about the case for a New Alt-Left

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Robert Stark, Sam Kevorkian, and J.G Michael talk Pilleater. Pilleater blogs at Asian Aryanism and has a Youtube Channel .

Topics:

Pilleater’s article Introducing The Alt-Left
The core basic principles of the Alt Left; Friends, Family, and Freedom
The Alt-Left as starting over again at year zero and replacing everything know as “Left-Wing” such as the Frankfurt School and Postmodernism
If an “Alt-Left” scene is to grow then it can’t fall under the same corrupted and immoral nature of the current “Left-Wing” we have today
Is there room for Identitarianism in the Alt-Left in a future after the postmodern world?
Pilleater denounces the Alt-Right after the failure of the Unite The Right rally in Charlottesville
The Alt-Right as a clusterfuck of misguided LARPy teenagers and intersectional “Identitarians”
Why the Alt-Left will not be hostile against the right wing but will be critical of the trad-fetishization and the close-minded conservative issues they radically uphold
The Alt-Left is about ending the spiritual war between “Left vs. Right” and plans to create a movement that is against dictionary definitions
Brandon Adamson’s AltLeft which started as the Left Wing faction of the Alt-Right
Avant Garde Culture such as Jim Goad’s Answer Me!, Adam Parfrey, Boyd Rice, Death in June, Xiu Xiu, Trevor Brown, and Peter Sotos
Brandon’s Adamson’s 60’s Mod Aesthetic and Pilleater’s “Asian Aryan” Anime Aesthetic
STEM Supremacy and Kitty Bobo
Comedian Sam Hyde

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Round Table Discussion on Charlottesville & Political Polarization

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Robert Stark joined with Keith Preston of Attack the System, Sam Kevorkian, J.G. Michael, and Joshua Zeidner discuss the “Unite The Right” event in Charlottesville Virginia, the aftermath, and it’s implications for political discourse.

Topics:

Keith Preston’s essay Some Initial Thoughts on Charlottesville
How the message of the rally was unclear and incoherent; the “Occupy Wall Street” of the Right
The media’s reaction and the Public relations disaster for the Alt-Right
How the Police handled the event and past cases where the Police were ordered to stand down
Trump’s diplomatic response
How both the Alt-Right and SJW Left are reacting to growing wealth disparities; including many former members of the Upper Middle Class
Political polarization as a reflection of alienation among youth
Conspiracy theories about both left and right wing protesters being controlled opposition
The rise of the far right and left and the ineptitude of the Center
The political fragmentation of the Elites and the Media
The rise in political violence
The massive online crackdown on the Alt-Right in the aftermath of Charlottesville
Corporate censorship(ex.VDARE targeted by corporate left)
Extending the First Amendment to corporations
ACLU: White Supremacists no longer entitled to all First Amendment rights
Noam Chomsky: Antifa is a ‘major gift to the Right’

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