Virtue in the Wasteland Podcast

Renaissance wizards, strange stuff in general, and the closest thing the hosts have to direct ghost experiences.  

Direct download: ViW17_Are_Ghosts_Real.mp3
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The history, cultural significance, and overall value of the movies.  We are joined by Micah Luce, who earned his MAR in Theology and Cinema from Yale Divinity School.  We also have with us Eleanor Pettus, Assistant Professor of History at Concordia University and Faculty in Residence for the CUI Bono Living-Learning Community, and Joel Oesch, former guest, and director of Christ College's MA program.  Several of us share our most memorable moviegoing moments.    Micah shares a recipe for geekdom movie marathons.  We ask whether moviegoing creates authentic community.  

Direct download: ViW16b_The_Cultural_Importance_of_Cinema.mp3
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Zombies in history and popular culture, the Walking Dead season premiere, and philosophical thoughts related to our time of technology and fragmentation.  Dr. C.J. Armstrong joins in this episode.

Direct download: ViW16_The_Walking_Dead_and_Other_Zombies.mp3
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How culture faces death, with clacissist Dr. C. J. Armstrong.  A quiz game on world funeral traditions.  The history of funerals from the ancient word to today.  

Direct download: ViW15_Funerals.mp3
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What do you fear?  What do Dan and Jeff fear?  How do we face our fears?  We address this in this podcast that kicks off our October theme of things that scare us.  

Direct download: ViW14_Fear_Itself.mp3
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Breaking Bad gets broken down.  Dan shares the top television shows of all time, by category.  We talk television but especially we talk about the choices we make in this chaotic world.  Break virtuous, friends.

Direct download: ViW13c_Breaking_Unvirtuous_2.mp3
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