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Robert Stark talks to Pilleater about Kaze to Ki no Uta, Avant Garde Art, & Philosophy

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Robert Stark and Pilleater talk about the manga and anime, Kaze to Ki no Uta (The Poem of the Wind and the Trees) and themes of sexuality compared to other works of experimental art.

Topics:

Pilleater’s The Poem of The Wind and Trees Documentary
The setting of Kaze to Ki no Uta at a boarding school in Provence, France in the late 19th century
The aesthetic of the film, the Art Nouveau influence, and the Japanese interpretation of the 19th Century European Aesthetic
The art of Mineo Maya, and Patalliro’s “queer” Asian Aryan Aesthetic in contrast with Kaze to Ki nu Uta’s artistocratic one
Sexuality in Anime, the Yaoi and Shōnen-ai genres of manga, it’s controversial themes of crossdressing, homosexuality, and youth, and the large female fan base of the genre
Youth and Sexuality, capturing innocence in art, and adults longing for eternal youth
Japanese vs. Western attitudes toward sexuality and art
Other controversial yaoi’s, Okane Ga Nai (No Money) and Henshin Dekinai
Fascist themes in Manga
Japanese erotic art, Hajime Sorayama‘s robot erotica, Namio Harukawa‘s dominatrix, and controversial photographer Garo Aida
The Debate about what is Art and what is Erotica, degenerate art vs. ethically pleasing innocent art, photographer David Hamilton
Yukio Mishima’s Madame de Sade and Confessions of a Mask
The Amazing Panda Adventure, an Asian Aryan Love Story
Lasse Nielsen’s films You Are Not Alone, and Could We Maybe, as a European version of the Yaoi genre
Peter Sotos’ Selfish, Little, and photographer Will McBride
Why the 70’s and 80’s were a unique era in producing Avant Garde Art
The Left Wing of the Alt-Right
The Männerbund
Art and Aesthetics as a way to create a vision for a utopian society
Aristocratic Individualism, and how being a product of post modernism can allow one the freedom to start over from scratch, and come up with ones own utopian vision
How institutions such schools, corporations, and the media manipulate psychosocial values, and the pressure to conform to “normie” values

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Robert Stark interviews Comic Writer Woody Arnold

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Robert Stark and co-host Pilleater interview comic writer Woody Arnold. Woody’s current project is the online cyberpunk comic, Cybersymbiosis. He also operates Minature Dragon Comics and has written Countermay: War of the God King, The Gamers: Alterations, and The Thunderfrogs.

Topics:

Woody’s background in comics, Transformers, Battletech, Space Battleship Yamato, Captain Harlock
RPG Games, Traveller, The Cyberpunk genre, William Gibson, Blade Runner, Johnny Mnemonic, Shadowrun
Akira, Ghost in the Shell, X-men
Eric Vargas, Woody’s comic artist.
Woody’s latest and ongoing cyberpunk comic, Cyber-Symbiosis. The city of Seattle
The architect of cyberpunk cities, underground malls, cyberpunk socio-economics
China vs. Japan ruling the world, Eastern influences in Cyberpunk, Vaporwave, 80’s tech, Mars colonization
Utopian vs. Dystopians societies, Internet cultures, unpredictable futures, progressive technology, storytelling with cyberpunk
The characters in Cyber-Symbiosis, Games and storytelling, influences
Woody’s comic The Thunderfrogs, Usagi Yojimbo, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Archie’s Sonic The Hedgehog
Video games, upcoming movies
Retrowave music, film soundtracks, ABBA
Thunderfrog Studios, Miniature Dragons
Hamlet’s Hit points, Fighting Fantasy gamebooks
Woody’s interested in Heroclix and Mage Knight figures


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Robert Stark interviews Netrunner World Champion Dan D’Argenio

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Robert Stark and co-host Pilleater interview Dan D’Argenio. Dan is a two time Android: Netrunner World Champion from 2014 to 2015. He writes on stimhack, post videos on youtube, and plays Netrunner almost all the time.

Topics:

Dan’s interest in Android: Netrunner, his success in the game
The origins of Netrunner, the game compared to Magic: The Gathering
The collectible card game culture of Netrunner, the structure of the tournament scene
The Living card game vs. The CCG format, the value of cards and collecting
Cyberpunk vs. Vaporwave aesthetics, Runner vs. Corporation, Philadelphia cyberpunk aesthetics
The influences of anime, cyberpunk, vaporwave, in Netrunner
The philosophy behind cyberpunk and vaporwave, consumerism, internet culture
Cards in Netrunner related to Cyberpunk, Tron, Blade Runner, Akira, Ghost in The Shell
Fuckbois using Data Leak Reversal Controversy
Netrunner Cube and drafting cards
Competitive players vs. Casual players
The art of Android: Netrunner
The meta-game, Netrunner culture, playing Netrunner at cool places
Netrunner deck builders, Stimhack, Dan’s streaming and decks
Music while playing Netrunner, burn-out while playing Netrunner
Getting new players into Netrunner
Dan’s shirtless tees, Philadelphia’s weather other hobbies then Netrunner


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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 writer Cameron Pierce

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Robert Stark and co-host Pilleater talk to Bizarro fiction writer Cameron Pierce. Cameron has written Ass Goblins of AuschwitzAbortion ArcadeDie You Doughnut Bastards, and operates Lazy Fascist Press

Topics:

Eraserhead Press and his first book Shark Hunting in Paradise Garden
Pilleater’s bizarro fiction piece, Nana’s Song, and Edward Lee’s Brain Cheese Buffet
Ass Goblins of Auschwitz
New-wave science-fiction: Harlan Ellison, Samuel R. Delany, and William Gibson’s cyberpunk.
Weekly World News and “the cult selection of video stores.” VHS culture: http://stanvhs.tumblr.com/
Peppermint Park and Wonder Showzen.
The aesthetics of Vaporware and bizarro fiction.
Sam Pink, Gary J. Shipley, and Portlandia culture.
The Blair Witch Project, Ring, Channel 0, and Creepypastas.
Ren & Stimpy, Rocky’s Modern Life, dark cartoons.
David Lynch and Harmony Korine.
Robert Stark’s upcoming Novel.
Comic books, pictures, and the book industry.
Abortion Arcade
Bizarro fiction in academia.
Die You Doughnut Bastards
Superjail, Pig, Goat, Banana, Cricket and Xavier Renegade Angel.
Postmodernism, Don DeLillo, and House of Leaves.
THOMAS LIGOTTINine-Banded Books, Jim Goad.
The Alt-Right, Alt-Left, and political ideologies. Laibach and Zizek.
Ryan Andrew’s The Birth of Prudence. Theme and aesthetics.
Boards of Canada, John R. Dilworth, and nostalgia
Chris Korda and the Church of Euthanasia
Internet memes, meme magic, identity politics, and the Alt-left.
Andy Nowicki, Yukio Mishima, Japanese writers.
Slam Dunk and FLCL
Bizarro films, cartooning, and mental images


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Robert Stark interviews Jamie Stewart from the band Xiu Xiu

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Robert Stark and Pilleater talk to musician Jamie Stewart from the band Xiu Xiu

Topics include:

Intro song: Xiu Xiu – “Into The Night”
Jamie’s background growing up in the San Fernando Valley, and how he was exposed to music early on from his dad in the music industry
Jamie’s early musical influences including Bauhaus
Jamie’s interest in Asian Culture
How Xiu Xiu combines traditional Asian influences with electronica, and Pilleater’s point that he views Xiu Xiu as Asian Neofolk
The visual aesthetics to Xiu Xiu’s work, and Jamie’s artistic influences including, Kara WalkerAgnes Martin, and Antoine D’Agata
Xiu Xiu – Dear God, I Hate Myself, which depicts real vomiting, and deals with themes of being in distress with ones body
Xiu Xiu Plays the Music of Twin Peaks
The director David Lynch, his Twin Peaks series, and the film Dune
Yukio Mishima
Peter Sotos
After Jamie leaves Robert and Pilleater continue the conversation discussing the musician Mitski, the manga Patalliro!, the Alt Left, the aesthetics of the film Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters, the Pavilion for Japanese Art, architect John C. Portman Jr.Le Cassette’s music video Tokyo Blues, the Japanese artist Takehiko Inoue, and the Kinokuniya Bookstore in New York


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Robert Stark interviews Pilleater about Music & Manga

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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 pizzadogstudios, pso119, and kingtrode.

Topics include:

The intro song, pissedoffindianman by Pilleater , which features clips of Jared Taylor
Jared Taylor’s Shadows of the Rising Sun: A Critical View of the Japanese Miracle(1983)
How Pilleater was exposed to electronic music at a young age, and became a Chiptune musician at age 16 as DJ Qudo
Latter on Pilleater got into Noise music, such as Whitehouse, and Digital hardcore bands, such as Atari Teenage Riot, and KMFDM, who are controversial due to the Columbine Shooters
Oneohtrix Point Never, who was the forerunner to Vaporwave
Japanese Pornography similar to what you might see at websites such as teeni, and Pilleater’s point that it has a nationalist communal nature
The Ganguro culture in Japan, where girls tan their skin and bleach their hair, and is common in porn
Pilleater’s favorite music genre Eurobeat from the 90’s, it’s popularity in Japan, his favorite artist Bratt Sinclaire, Sinclaire’s song Running in the 90’s, and it’s origins from Italo disco from the 80’s
Generic Euro Dance(ex. Aqua and Dj Sammy)
The Italo disco song Shadilay, which came out in the 80’s by a band P.E.P.E with a frog on it’s album cover, and it’s esoteric Lyrics
Examples of Italo Disco include the global sensation Baltimora’s Tarzan Boy, and Pilleaters favorites, BRIAN ICE – Talking to the night, Eddy Huntington – Up And Down, and Lama – Love on the rocks
The New Retro Wave Genre of music that emerged in the mid 2000’s, inspired by 80’s New Wave and Italo Disco(ex. FM Attack, Lifelike – So Electric, Electric Youth, College, Kavinsky)
The French House band Daft Punk and their use of anime
Chicago house music
Vaporwave, and it’s nostalgia for William Gibson’s Neuromancer’s Japan
William Gibson’s Idoru
The anime film Akira(1988), set in a post apocalyptic Japan, and how it’s influenced Vaporwave, Cyberpunk, and New Retro Wave
The manga Patalliro!, about a ten year old cross dressing king, it’s colorful Art Nouveau aesthetic, it’s influence from
H. P. Lovecraft, and it’s taboo themes
Asian Aryianism and whites living vicariously through Japanese culture
Themes of Asian Aryanism in The Legend of Zelda, which combines Japanese and Medieval European Aesthetics
Asian Aryan themes in Vaporwave with Roman busts and Japanese aesthetics
The minimalist Japanese vs. Chinese aesthetics
How each music genre has it’s own unique aesthetic
The Seapunk electronic genre, which uses Sega Genesis imagery(ex.UNICORN KID)
Dark wave, which is apocalyptic electronic music from Germany(ex. Project Pitchfork, and Dunkerwerk)
Betsy & Chris, the white Hawaiian folk music duo, who sang in fluent Japanese
Stereolab, which reminds Pilleater of Rabbit’s AltLeft
Why Alex thinks Michael Jackson is an Alt Left Icon
Sam Hyde and Tim & Eric on Adult Swim
Pilleater’s upcoming book, “Almond Eyes, Baby Face,” a collection of short stories on Asian Aryanism


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