Episode 275 – Christmas-based rambling and listener questions

Tonight Alexx talks about Christmas; forgets lots of lyrics; ponders alien abduction; and probably does a lot more but I’m in a rush and don’t have the time to properly notate the episode.
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Links:

http://mentalfloss.com/article/89603/listen-cheery-holiday-song-written-ai-program
http://mentalfloss.com/article/54325/original-reviews-10-classic-christmas-movies
http://mentalfloss.com/article/90124/finish-christmas-song
https://www.reddit.com/r/alexxcast/comments/5eie59/the_official_what_should_alexx_talk_about_thread/

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My books: www.alexxcast.com/books
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Episode 210 – Bigfoot, Italian Cinema, and an Illuminati party w/ John & Devon

Tonight  I am joined in studio by regular guest John Meyers, and brand new guy Devon Granmo. We discussed: An Illuminati party; Italian Cinema; took a Simpsons quiz; talked bigoot; and Alexx ruins a Russian literature discussion with fecal-jokes. Enjoy!

Illuminati Party | Bigfoot Portals | Simpsons Quiz

Links:

The Standard: facebook.com/thestandardpdx
My books: www.alexxcast.com/books
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Episode 174 – Career, creativity, Batboy, and ignoring the world w/ Ray Taylor

Hey guys, it’s me, Alexx! Tonight I had the pleasure of talking yet again to Ray Taylor, from the Inspired Disorder Podcast and Collective. We covered Ray’s intention to be a creative weirdo full time; how following the news makes us sad; and how Weekly World News is desperately missed. Please enjoy!

bat-boy-WWN

Ray’s stuff:
Website: Inspired Disorder Collective
Twitter: Ray Taylor
Facebook:  Inspired Disorder Collective

 

Links:
The Standard: facebook.com/thestandardpdx
My books: www.alexxcast.com/books
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Episode 167 – Anarchism, jiu-jitsu, and the love of technology w/ @mricheson

Hey guys, it’s me, Alexx! Tonight we welcome into the Echo Chamber one Mr. Mike Richeson. We have a rousing conversation that ranges from hunter-gatherer trading, renaissance patronage, art to our current technological crossroads. Also! We cover BJJ, podcasts, and the sovereign nature of self. I truly hope you enjoy the program.

FInd Mike on Twitter: @mricheson

Links:
The Standard: facebook.com/thestandardpdx

My books: www.alexxcast.com/books

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Episode 161 – Podcasting’s future, order vs. chaos, and Calvin & Hobbes

Tonight I answer listener questions again! I discuss the future of podcasting; the ways in which humanity is helped and hindered by chaos and order; and discuss my love of Calvin and Hobbes. Enjoy!

Links:

Erwin Schrodinger was not a morning person

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Art exhibition about urban legends

Sand Art

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My books: www.alexxcast.com/books

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Episode 151 – The writerly life, explosive penguin feces, and how much Kiss blows w/ Shaun McGann

Hey guys, it’s me… Alexx! Tonight I have one the wonderful Shaun McGann(@bleak07) on the show to discuss the intricacies of being a writer; the joys of Ron and Fez; various TV shows; pro wrestling; and True Detective. Also, Alexx tells horribly offensive jokes, then describes explosive penguin shit; Enjoy!

 

Links:

Shaun’s stuff:  Things Coming Down | The Vinyl District | Shaun’s Book

The Standard: facebook.com/thestandardpdx

My books(Amazon): www.alexxcast.com/books

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Episode 148 – Guest appearances, England, and Alexx’s high school poetry

Be welcome my friends, in this most sacred space! Tonight Alexx recounts his guest appearance on The Higherside Chats; responds to @ThomasKayll’s blatant anti-American statements; mentions QI like 48 times; and shames himself with a recitation of high school poetry. Enjoy!

Links:

The Standard: facebook.com/thestandardpdx

My books(Amazon): www.alexxcast.com/books

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Episode 147 – Listener phone calls, influential authors, and Nazi time travel

Hey, it’s me, Alexx, from the future! And I’ve returned to tell you that tonight’s show is boffo! Take a moment to listen to friends of the show call in with questions, and revel a new Alexxcast musical number. It’s a winner! Well, the musical number isn’t a winner…. it’s pretty embarrassing actually. Too bad we don’t like editing.

People who contributed: @thomaskayll; @lastbonestands; @forteanwriter; @vegevixen; @thewhatcast; @robotseatvegans; @dreckface; Nate Stellhorn;

Links:

Nazi TIme Travel Story: http://www.paranormalpeopleonline.com/the-nazi-bell-wunderwaffe-or-time-portal/

The Loudest Geeks in the Room Podcast:http://www.theloudestgeeks.com/

Inspired Disorder Etsy Store(Use coupon code “Alexx” for 10$ off): https://www.etsy.com/shop/InspiredDisorder

My 5 Reads: http://5readsblog.wordpress.com/2014/01/07/alexx-bollen/

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My books(Amazon): www.alexxcast.com/books

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Episode 141 – Portland living, chimera fighting, and Alexx crying

Hi. It’s Alexx. In this episode I answer listener questions from @vegevixen @Jars_of_awesome @thomaskayll and @robotseatvegans. I mention @MattStaggs’ new podcast Staggnation. Discussions include why I live in Portland and how I got here; What would win in a fight between a bear/shark hybrid and an alligator/octopus hybrid; My inappropriate boners; My all-time three dinner guests; And then I completely destroy my persona by barely fighting back open weeping. Enjoy?

Links:

Matt Stagg’s new podcast: Staggnation

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My books: www.alexxcast.com/books

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Melanie Piekema

Mel painted the first “Tree” back when Periphery was barely more than an outline. Sadly it was lost to time and various apartment moves. All that is left is this grainy and slightly askew picture. But it was a wonderful painting nonetheless.

The first version of

The first version of “The Tree” from Periphery

 

This is the painting that became the cover for Periphery.

The final painting of

The final painting of “The Tree” from Periphery

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