Take Me For A Ride (TM4R)
There Was and There Was Not & The Year of Seeing Clearly

There Was and There Was Not & The Year of Seeing Clearly

July 8, 2021

TM4R ponder the shift in things since being vaccinated.  The devastating but inspiring 40 Days of Musa Dagh and There Was and There Was Not highlight an exploration of the Armenian genocide and its historical ripples.  Mark interviews Eric about his new album The Year of Seeing Clearly before Mr. Peach figures out the expansive uses of barbed wire and that Star Wars is fiction.  

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TM4R13 - In Praise of Books and Peaches

TM4R13 - In Praise of Books and Peaches

April 27, 2021

Join TM4R as they pause to reflect on books that have made a deep mark in their lives.  Problems arise when Mr. Peach takes issue with James and his Giant One and the captcha function demands that you identify only pies.

TM4R12 - The Lady or the Tiger?! + Boots on the Ground

TM4R12 - The Lady or the Tiger?! + Boots on the Ground

April 2, 2021

TM4R'ers rejoice in their first episode together in the same space as they ponder story-telling and recall a hair-raising taxi ride in Varanasi, India.  "The Lady or the Tiger" reveals the power and crippling effect of decision making and what it means to have your boots on the ground.  Mr. Peach chooses door number one and receives a slimy fish.

TM4R11 - Megha Majumdar’s A Burning, Cruz vs. Romney Doggie Daycare

TM4R11 - Megha Majumdar’s A Burning, Cruz vs. Romney Doggie Daycare

February 28, 2021

This one goes to eleven.  TM4R discovers secrets of 11 in math and revels in the wonder of chess.  Mark and Eric discuss Megha Majumdar’s dark and highly acclaimed first novel, A Burning.  A musical tribute to a great patriot follows before Mr. Peach begs us to consider Ted Cruz’s canine care coupled with his crazy Cancun caper.

TM4R10 - The Origins of Our Discontents

TM4R10 - The Origins of Our Discontents

February 6, 2021

Mark and Eric celebrate TM4R’s 10th episode for a hot second.  Then a disheartening look at “White Noise”, the Atlantic’s documentary on leaders in the alt-right movement lays the groundwork for grappling with Isabel Wilkerson’s recent and already classic nonfiction book Caste - The Origins of Our Discontents.  TM4R asks their teens about the value of the internet and Mr. Peach discovers the many uses for a space laser.

....Links.... 

The Coup We Are Not Talking About, OpEd from NYTimes.....

Dedication of the National Memorial for Peace and Justice on Youtube

 

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