Tag Archives: punk rock

Supercontext: Laura Jane Grace, Tranny

With a provocative book title, Laura Jane Grace is reclaiming a slur and repurposing it for her story of struggling with gender dysphoria and self-destructive behavior. Guest Alyson McManus helps us unpack this experience into something universal, with which we can all identify.

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Lost in the Stacks, Episode 356: Dischord Records is History

“Punk rock!”

First broadcast September 1 2017.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2017/09/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-september-1st-dischord-records-is-history-episode-356/

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Supercontext: Uncle Barbecue: Kyle Kinane’s Confessionals

With the release of stand up comedian Kyle Kinane’s new album “Loose in Chicago,” we try to understand his process of mixing “scumbag stories” with contrarian confessions. And after a recent comedy show gone sour, we wonder what kind of etiquette to expect from live audiences.
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Supercontext: Flannery O’Connor’s “A Good Man Is Hard To Find”

“G.G. Allin could have been a Flannery O’Connor character.” Charlie & Chris discuss the murderous short story “A Good Man Is Hard To Find” and the difference between an author’s intent and a reader’s response. Why this isn’t considered a horror story? And is it punk rock?

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