Episodes

Wherein Matt Valler and Matt Baker continue their discussion of Bernard Stiegler's Technics and Time: The Fault of Epimetheus. Discussed in this episode is chapter 5, "Already There."

Technics and Time /// Part 3

Wherein Matt Valler and Matt Baker continue their discussion of Bernard Stiegler's Technics and Time: The Fault of Epimetheus. Discussed in this episode is chapter 5, "Already There."

Wherein Justin Pearl speaks with musician, educator, scholar, and composer Delvyn Case about the recent premiere of his solo cantata, The Binding of Isaac According to the Elohist which explores themes of faith, sacrifice, ethics, and the absurd.

Delvyn Case /// Blood and Silence

Wherein Justin Pearl speaks with musician, educator, scholar, and composer Delvyn Case about the recent premiere of his solo cantata, The Binding of Isaac According to the Elohist which explores themes of faith, sacrifice, ethics, and the absurd.

Wherein Matt Baker speaks with Calvin Warren, Associate Professor in African American Studies at Emory College, about Afro-pessimism, Ontological Terror, lynching, glossolalia, the inadequacy of humanism, and more.

Ontocide /// Calvin Warren

Wherein Matt Baker speaks with Calvin Warren, Associate Professor in African American Studies at Emory College, about Afro-pessimism, Ontological Terror, lynching, glossolalia, the inadequacy of humanism, and more.

Wherein Emery Jones, Justin Pearl, and Matt Baker speak with Jeffrey Kripal and touched on panpsychism, the paranormal, ontology, consciousness, psychedelics, and more.

Re-minding Matter /// Jeffrey Kripal w/ Emery Jones

Wherein Emery Jones, Justin Pearl, and Matt Baker speak with Jeffrey Kripal and touched on panpsychism, the paranormal, ontology, consciousness, psychedelics, and more.

Wherein Matt Valler and Matt Baker continue their discussion of Bernard Stiegler's Technics and Time: The Fault of Epimetheus. Discussed in this episode is chapter 4 "Prometheus' Liver".

Technics and Time /// Part 2

Wherein Matt Valler and Matt Baker continue their discussion of Bernard Stiegler's Technics and Time: The Fault of Epimetheus. Discussed in this episode is chapter 4 "Prometheus' Liver".

Wherein Matt Valler, Justin Pearl, and Matt Baker pick up and riff on ideas from the recent episode with Andrew McLuhan

Opposing Meter /// Maelstrom Debrief

Wherein Matt Valler, Justin Pearl, and Matt Baker pick up and riff on ideas from the recent episode with Andrew McLuhan

Wherein Justin Pearl, Matt Valler, and Matt Baker speak with Andrew McLuhan, grandson of Marshall McLuhan, son of Eric McLuhan, and the founder of the McLuhan institute. We touch on media ecology, what ‘the medium is the message’ is all about, understanding media as activism, and more.

Andrew McLuhan /// Techno-Maelstrom

Wherein Justin Pearl, Matt Valler, and Matt Baker speak with Andrew McLuhan, grandson of Marshall McLuhan, son of Eric McLuhan, and the founder of the McLuhan institute. We touch on media ecology, what ‘the medium is the message’ is all about, understanding media as activism, and more.

In this Interrupted podcast excerpt, Jordan Miller and Matt Baker speak with Mary Jane Rubenstein, Professor of Religion and Science in Society at Wesleyan University. We discuss goats, Elon Musk, technology, theological method, telescopes, Ukraine, and more.

Mary Jane Rubenstein /// Astrotopia Pre-Launch [Excerpt]

In this Interrupted podcast excerpt, Jordan Miller and Matt Baker speak with Mary Jane Rubenstein, Professor of Religion and Science in Society at Wesleyan University. We discuss goats, Elon Musk, technology, theological method, telescopes, Ukraine, and more.

Wherein Matt Valler and Matt Baker discuss chapter 3 of Bernard Stiegler's Technics and Time: The Fault of Epimetheus.

Technics and Time /// Part 1

Wherein Matt Valler and Matt Baker discuss chapter 3 of Bernard Stiegler's Technics and Time: The Fault of Epimetheus.

Wherein Justin Pearl and Matt Baker speak with author and literary scholar Ed Simon about his recent book, Pandemonium: A Visual Guide of Demonology; as well as all manner of things related to demons and the demonic.

Ed Simon /// Pandemonium

Wherein Justin Pearl and Matt Baker speak with author and literary scholar Ed Simon about his recent book, Pandemonium: A Visual Guide of Demonology; as well as all manner of things related to demons and the demonic.

Wherein Matt Valler, Justin Pearl, and Matt Baker pick up and riff on ideas from the recent episode with Andrew McLuhan

Matt Valler /// The Conundrum of Anthropocentrism in the Anthropocene

Wherein Matt Valler, Justin Pearl, and Matt Baker pick up and riff on ideas from the recent episode with Andrew McLuhan

A world beyond the logic of dominance? A conversation (in Swedish) between animal communicator Emelie Cajsdotter and Petra Carlsson Redell.

Emelie Cajsdotter /// En Värld Bortom Dominansens Logik? Part 1

A world beyond the logic of dominance? A conversation (in Swedish) between animal communicator Emelie Cajsdotter and Petra Carlsson Redell.

Wherein Matt Valler, Justin Pearl, and Matt Baker pick up and riff on ideas from the recent episode with Andrew McLuhan

Transtemporal Telefōn /// The Baradian Playground

Wherein Matt Valler, Justin Pearl, and Matt Baker pick up and riff on ideas from the recent episode with Andrew McLuhan

Wherein Matt Valler, Justin Pearl, and Matt Baker pick up and riff on ideas from the recent episode with Andrew McLuhan

Federico Campagna /// Prophetic Culture

Wherein Matt Valler, Justin Pearl, and Matt Baker pick up and riff on ideas from the recent episode with Andrew McLuhan

Petra Carlsson and Matt Baker conclude their conversation with Justin Pearl about turn-of-the-millenia psychonaut, philosopher, and mathematician Terence MCKenna. The conversation centers on McKenna's final interview given in 1999.

Terence McKenna /// Elven Eschatology Part 2 w/ Justin Pearl

Petra Carlsson and Matt Baker conclude their conversation with Justin Pearl about turn-of-the-millenia psychonaut, philosopher, and mathematician Terence MCKenna. The conversation centers on McKenna's final interview given in 1999.

In this episode of War Machine, Petra Carlsson and Matt Baker speak with Justin Pearl about turn-of-the-millenia psychonaut, philosopher, and mathematician Terence MCKenna. The conversation centers on McKenna's final interview given in 1999.

Terence McKenna /// Elven Eschatology Part 1 w/ Justin Pearl

In this episode of War Machine, Petra Carlsson and Matt Baker speak with Justin Pearl about turn-of-the-millenia psychonaut, philosopher, and mathematician Terence MCKenna. The conversation centers on McKenna's final interview given in 1999.

This episode of War Machine features the second half of an audio essay by Matthew Baker titled, Staying With America's Troubles.

Staying With America's Troubles /// Part 2

This episode of War Machine features the second half of an audio essay by Matthew Baker titled, Staying With America's Troubles.

This episode of War Machine features part 1 of an audio essay by Matthew Baker, Staying With America's Troubles. Part 2 forthcoming.

Staying With America's Troubles /// Part 1

This episode of War Machine features part 1 of an audio essay by Matthew Baker, Staying With America's Troubles. Part 2 forthcoming.

In this episode of War Machine, Matt Valler and Matt Baker speak with British Anthropologist Tim Ingold about education during covid, writing, 'interfacing' vs 'facing-between', the downside of agency, animism, the imagination, the task of anthropology, and so on.

Tim Ingold /// Animating Anthropology

In this episode of War Machine, Matt Valler and Matt Baker speak with British Anthropologist Tim Ingold about education during covid, writing, 'interfacing' vs 'facing-between', the downside of agency, animism, the imagination, the task of anthropology, and so on.

Preston Price and Matt Baker speak with Saul Newman on post-anarchism, Max Stirner, voluntary servitude, the political theology of Gaia, the death of god, anarchist spirituality, among other things.

Saul Newman /// Voluntary Inservitude

Preston Price and Matt Baker speak with Saul Newman on post-anarchism, Max Stirner, voluntary servitude, the political theology of Gaia, the death of god, anarchist spirituality, among other things.

Matt Baker and Preston Price speak with Matt Valler about translation, semiotics, Karen Barad, morphology, alchemy, and piracy, among other things.

Matt Valler /// Semiotics of Place

Matt Baker and Preston Price speak with Matt Valler about translation, semiotics, Karen Barad, morphology, alchemy, and piracy, among other things.

In this episode of War Machine, Preston Price and Matt Baker Speak with Erik Davis about critical thought and scholarship in the midst of a collapsing academia, podcasting, systems theory and radical ecology, otters, conspiracy theory, the challenges of pluralism, etc.

Erik Davis /// Surf(ac)ing Interstices

In this episode of War Machine, Preston Price and Matt Baker Speak with Erik Davis about critical thought and scholarship in the midst of a collapsing academia, podcasting, systems theory and radical ecology, otters, conspiracy theory, the challenges of pluralism, etc.

Wherein Matt Valler, Justin Pearl, and Matt Baker pick up and riff on ideas from the recent episode with Andrew McLuhan

War Machine /// Interrupted Crossover

Wherein Matt Valler, Justin Pearl, and Matt Baker pick up and riff on ideas from the recent episode with Andrew McLuhan

This episode features a short talk by Matt Baker anticipating the recent seminar led by Petra Carlsson on the topic of 'Activist Art and Radical Theology' for the Radical Theology Seminar.

Art as Sorcery ///

This episode features a short talk by Matt Baker anticipating the recent seminar led by Petra Carlsson on the topic of 'Activist Art and Radical Theology' for the Radical Theology Seminar.