Literary Escort Services Podcast, Episode 3: "The Cherry Blossoms Bloom"
by Julian X  /  multimedia  /  19 May 2008
Co-hosted with Gregory Wilde, who also performed the music included in the podcast.
This podcast will appear every Monday until we get bored. Each episode will address at least one thing that concerns Hawaii (except this one, where we didn't). Other topics will include literature, film, and politics -- all with a humorous, conversational twist.
The contents of this episode are as follows:
0:00 Introduction 0:55 Relevant Quote #1 2:15 Love as Topic / Thoreau / Emerson 3:20 Love as Topic / The Story of Chelsea 9:20 Julian Weighs in on Love 10:20 Greg Claims Romeo and Juliet were Real 11:00 Julian is Peaceful and Tranquil all the Time 11:25 Back to Love 12:40 I'm Done for the Hour / Good Stories 13:20 Ellen Page Syndrome 14:05 Greg Attempts to Move On 15:35 Idiots on Bicycles on the Sidewalk 16:00 Julian Returns to Love 16:35 Greg Heats up a Frog 17:20 The Mass-Murdering Frog 18:10 Greg is Anti-Amphibian 19:00 Julian Returns to Love 19:50 My Least Favorite Episode Ever 20:30 "You Wanna Have Sex with Me, Just Do It" 21:00 What Greg's Looking for / A Girl Smarter than the Guy 21:45 Academic Degrees as Sign of Intelligence 23:35 Literary Interpretation and Authority 25:55 Art History and Interpretation 27:20 Dante and Vernacular 28:55 Julian Leaves Again 29:15 Relevant Quote #2 30:10 Back to Subjectivity and Interpretation 31:10 Art History 32:30 Humanities Vs. Sciences 32:55 Academic Degrees and Money 33:35 Plato as Example of the Need for Academic Education... and How He Died 35:30 Recording Locale / Julian Graduating and His Plans 36:00 Humanities Degrees and Jobs 37:30 Democratization of Education / Everyone Has Degrees 38:00 Defining the Canon 38:45 Vocational Degrees Vs. Four-Year Degrees 39:30 Jesus Killed Lawyers 39:50 Money, Vocational Degrees, and the G.I. Bill 40:45 Greg's Cell Phone Rings 41:05 Back to Supersaturation of Degrees / Democratizing Education 43:25 What Ph.D. Stand for 44:20 The World Need Ditch Diggers 45:00 Sign Out 46:00 Argument after the Show #1 48:50 Argument after the Show #2