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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

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Literary Escort Services Podcast:
Literary Escort Services Podcast, Episode 1:  "The Starship Invades"
Literary Escort Services Podcast, Episode 2:  "Sharks Rape as Well"
Literary Escort Services Podcast, Episode 3:  "The Cherry Blossoms Bloom"
Literary Escort Services Podcast, Episode 4:  "Your Ad Here"
Literary Escort Services Podcast, Episode 5:  "Greg's Not Here"
Literary Escort Services Podcast, Episode 6:  "Free at Last, Thank God Almighty, I'm Free at Last"
Literary Escort Services Podcast, Episode 7:  "The Trial of Gregory Wilde"
Literary Escort Services Podcast, Episode 8:  "The Russian Interview"
Literary Escort Services Podcast, Episode 9:  "When is Rape Good?"
Literary Escort Services Podcast, Season 2, Episode 1:  "Japan, Police State"
Literary Escort Services Podcast, Season 2, Episode 2:  "Greg's Endless Rambling"
Literary Escort Services Podcast, Season 2, Episode 3:  "Ugly Americanism"
Literary Escort Services Podcast, Season 2, Episode 4:  "Totalitarian Japan, Part 371"
Literary Escort Services Podcast, Season 2, Episode 5:  "Legal Mutilation of Babies"
Literary Escort Services Podcast, Season 2, Episode 6:  "The Paradox Hour"
Literary Escort Services Podcast, Season 2, Episode 7:  "On Location"