#4 – Star Wars Celebration and Mr Biewer

Live @ 9PM CST on Sunday, April 14 2019 | notes & links

Summary: This was a live recording hosted by William. He discussed attending Star Wars Celebration with his daughter, and then spoke with Christopher Biewer (Twitter: @chrisbiewer), a friend of over 20 years. They discussed his experience/perspective of the entertainment industry, @chancetherapper and advertising, difficult subjects in school, critical thinking in education and media, personal politics and WikiLeaks. Apologies to Ms Chapman.

Show Notes

0:01:30 – “The Thrill is Gone”: Live from Cook County Jail (1970) by B.B. King

0:06:00 – “No Future/No Past”: Attack on Memory (2012) by Cloud Nothings

0:10:00 – [https://www.starwarscelebration.com/ Star Wars Celebration]

0:59:20 – “Fast Car”: Tracy Chapman (1988) by Tracy Chapman (gets cut off)

1:03:00 – conversation begins

1:07:00 – [https://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/tv/ct-joel-murray-directing-tv-pilot-about-baseball-stadium-vendors-20170618-column.html Vendors pilot]

1:30:40 – [https://twitter.com/wjmaggos/status/1095039117543596032 “doing commercials is gross”]

1:50:20 – [https://twitter.com/wjmaggos/status/1116044548407484416 …ending slavery in Ancient Greece would ruin their way of life…]

2:06:00 – [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A_People%27s_History_of_the_United_States A People’s History of the United States]

2:18:00 – [https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1349616/ Hopelessly in June]

2:26:00 – [https://www.ucsusa.org/nuclear-power/nuclear-power-and-global-warming Nuclear Power & Global Warming]

2:40:30 – [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ricky_Ray_Rector#Role_in_1992_presidential_campaign Bill Clinton’s support for the death penalty]

2:50:10 – [https://www.thegreenpapers.com/Census10/FedRep.phtml?sort=Hous#table people per US Representative]

2:57:50 – [https://twitter.com/SeanCasten/status/1117502042623418370 Casten and Trump’s taxes]

2:58:00 – [https://www.theguardian.com/media/2010/dec/17/julian-assange-sweden 10 days in Sweden: the full allegations against Julian Assange]

3:00:00 – [https://www.bbc.com/news/world-11047811 Julian Assange: Campaigner or attention-seeker?]

3:02:00 – [https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2019/04/11/what-we-know-dont-know-about-wikileaks-julian-assange-campaign/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.db3766bb0748 What we know — and don’t know — about WikiLeaks, Julian Assange and the 2016 campaign]

3:03:00 – [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hillary_Clinton_email_controversy Hillary Clinton email controversy]

3:05:00 – [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WikiLeaks WikiLeaks]

3:07:00 – [https://theintercept.com/2019/04/11/the-u-s-governments-indictment-of-julian-assange-poses-grave-threats-to-press-freedoms/ The U.S. Government’s Indictment of Julian Assange Poses Grave Threats to Press Freedom]

3:10:00 – [https://www.truthdig.com/articles/daniel-ellsberg-assanges-arrest-is-the-beginning-of-the-end/ Daniel Ellsberg: Assange’s Arrest Is the Beginning of the End]

3:22:00 – “Fast Car”: Tracy Chapman (1988) by Tracy Chapman (gets cut off again)

note: all timestamps are estimated