Monthly Archives: October 2017

Lost in the Stacks, Episode 361: Happy Halloween From Lily Dale


Guest: Mandi Shepp of the Marion H. Skidmore Library.

First broadcast October 27 2017.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2017/10/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-october-27th-happy-halloween-from-lily-dale-episode-361/

“Do you have any rabbits?”

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Supecontext: The Filth


Grant Morrison says this 2002 comic book with Christ Weston, Gary Erskine and Matt Hollingsworth is an inoculation against the nasty horror of the world through depravity, pornography and depression. We interrogate whether that theme works in the end product and if the sexual violence within is problematic.

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Lost in the Stacks, Episode 360: Ready for Disaster!


Guest: Jennifer Townes of Georgia College.

First broadcast October 20 2017.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2017/10/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-october-20th-ready-for-disaster-episode-360/

“Say that three times fast.”

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Supercontext: Generation Kill


David Simon and Ed Burns produced what is heralded as one of the most authentic depictions of the Iraq War, based on Evan Wright’s embedded reporting. We look at how it navigates between journalism and drama to keep us from forgetting the story of soldiers on the ground.

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Supercontext: The Wicker Tree


Writer/director Robin Hardy describes The Wicker Tree as a companion piece to 1973’s The Wicker Man. We dig into just how this film got made. Was it a spiteful response to the American remake? Or a continuation for a deeper purpose?

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Lost in the Stacks, Episode 359: Designing for Diversity


Guest: Julia Flanders of Northeastern University

First broadcast October 6 2017.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2017/10/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-october-6th-design-for-diversity-episode-359/

“Using things against the grain…”

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Supercontext: Run The Jewels 3


Killer Mike and El-P call their latest record the album of their careers. How does it straddle crass humor, transgression and political activism? And if you are “the jewel,” how does their music fit into your community?

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