Monthly Archives: January 2020

Episode 102: Venkatesh Rao



In the Bradbury Building in downtown Los Angeles, famous as the shooting location for science fiction films set in the future, I talked with the author and public intellectual Venkatesh Rao about his mind-bending and time-bending project on the history and possible future of temporality.

For full show notes, go to: http://thaddeusrussell.com/podcast/102/


Episode 101: Midori



In the heart of America’s historical capital of sex rebels, I spoke with sex educator and performance artist Midori about the very different sexual norms of the United States and Japan, San Francisco’s queer and kinky history, and what it’s like to be a social outsider who possesses the most intimate knowledge of a society.

For full show notes, go to: http://thaddeusrussell.com/podcast/101/