(stream and download – Episode 77)
Author Jason Myers returns to Protonic Reversal to talk about his new book A Sad History of Beautiful Nostalgia, on being a San Francisco character, Barmuda-Bearmuda Triangle, Going your own way, the potential drudgery of success and candor not paying for burritos. Also: rights of first refusal, “Enter There” and the Boss, Iowa and it’s progressive streak, Nostalgia for times that never were, Capital failure, fear to fly, Turkey gentrification, The fetishization of Nostalgia, snakes in a name, creative control, desperate innocence of “Run the Game”, characters that are harder to “buy in” with and digging deep.
Conan Neutron & the Secret Friends – Casually intense (Opening theme)
Big Business – Just as the Day Was Dawning
400 Blows – The Root of Our Nature
the Poison Control Center – Pacific Sunrise.
the Poison Control Center – Torpedoes on Tuesday
Drive Like Jehu – Luau
Shellac – the End of Radio (closing theme)