Lost in the Stacks, Episode 350: Disrupting Mainstream History

Guests: Itza Carbajal (UT Austin School of Information), Sine Hwang Jensen (UC Berkeley Ethnic Studies Library), Irina Rogova (U Richmond library) & Jessea Young (Loyola Marymount U library).  

First broadcast July 14 2017

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2017/07/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-july-14th-disrupting-mainstream-history-episode-350/

“Librarianship and archivy should be radical.”

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Supercontext: Stephen King’s The Gunslinger

A novel that took Stephen King 12.5 years to write is now a major franchise. But what was it like when fans (and retailers) were rabid for more? Did King have a “responsibility” to them? And why didn’t he plot his fantasy world… instead of writing it by the seat of his pants? 

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Lost in the Stacks, ENCORE Episode 179: A Personal Guide To Open Access

Part 1 of OPEN ACCESS

Guest: Michael Chang of the Brook Byers Institute

First broadcast on October 11th, 2013

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2013/10/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-october-11th-2013-a-personal-guide-to-open-access-episode-179/

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Supercontext: All My Friends Are Funeral Singers

All My Friends Are Funeral Singers is a film (and record) by Tim Rutili of the band Califone. We interview Tim about his experience creating a project like this in multiple media and how that changed his process going forward.

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Supercontext: Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, Skeleton Tree

By becoming a more vulnerable frontman, Nick Cave has transformed after a major tragedy. To understand this better, we cover his latest album Skeleton Tree, the companion film One More Time With Feeling and the Bad Seeds’ latest North American tour.

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Supercontext: Soundgarden, Badmotorfinger

As part of the big four bands breaking out of the Seattle “grunge” scene in the early 1990s, Soundgarden was a combination that was not quite metal or punk. We look at why their record Badmotorfinger acts like such a strong signifier of meaning in the wake of Chris Cornell’s death.

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