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The Fun Palace Radio Variety Show
 Episode 03

On this episode:
Songs from Colin Fisher, Fiver and Stewart Legere. Questions in the dark with city researcher David Hulchanski and Episode 3 of The Mysterious Death of W.B.

Show notes

Fiver at the Monarch Tavern (Jacob Zimmer)

Fiver at the Monarch Tavern (Jacob Zimmer)

-- 03:05 - Song - Fiver - "Rank Stranger" Traditional

-- 06:50 - Questions in the Dark with David Hulchanski part 1

Stewart Legere at The Monarch Tavern (Mark Loeser)

Stewart Legere at The Monarch Tavern (Mark Loeser)

-- 13:15 - Song - Stewart Legere - Where have all the flowers gone

-- 18:50 - Questions in the Dark with David Hulchanski part 2

-- 25:40 - The Mysterious Death of WB Chapter 3

"There’s an etching of an angel looking as though he is about to move away from something he is fixedly contemplating. His eyes are staring, his mouth is open, his wings are spread. This is how one pictures the angel of history. His face is turned toward the past. Where we perceive a chain of events he sees one single catastrophe which keeps piling wreckage upon wreckage and hurls it in front of his feet. The angel would like to stay, awaken the dead, and make whole what has been smashed. But a storm is blowing from Paradise; it has got caught in his wings with such violence that the angel can no longer close them. The storm irresistibly propels him into the future to which his back is turned, while the pile of debris before him grows skyward. This storm is what we call progress."

Walter Benjamin, Ninth Thesis on the Philosophy of History, 1940.

The Fun Palace Players are Jacob Zimmer with Becky Johnson, Christopher Stanton, and Susanna Fournier. The music director and voice of Walter Benjamin is Jonathan Adjemian, and sound design and live mix by Richard Feren. They're all directed by Chris Earle.

-- 33:40 - Song - Colin Fisher - Chairman Mao

Colin Fisher  at Double Double Land (Daniel Goodbaum)

Colin Fisher at Double Double Land (Daniel Goodbaum)


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