Saturday, 16 January 2016

PODCAST 40: THE LIFE AND DEATH OF DAVID BOWIE



Novelist Ann Sterzinger joins Andy and Colin to commemorate the life of David Bowie. Topics under discussion include his music, acting, proto-trolling activites, and relevance for the Alt-Right, as well as why his death has had such a big impact decades after his most creative period.


SHOW NOTES



RUNNING ORDER 

00:00  Intro music
00:30  The importance of Bowie
05:00  Masturbating to Labyrinth
07:45  A cross between a cockney and a dalek
09:20  Bowie as a pioneer of troll culture
12:30  The Man Who Sold the World
15:05  Space Oddity as a substitute for a British space program
19:15  Ziggy Stardust and ecological themes
21:10  80s Bowie
22:10  Ann sings Ashes to Ashes
23:00  The Berlin Years
24:50  Let's Dance – stretching to stay on top
27:00  Labyrinth's psycho-sexual influence
29:00  Tin Machine and Nine Inch Nails period
31:30  As Pontius Pilate in The Last Temptation of Christ
34:15  Black Star and the "howling vacuum"
37:50  Carrying Iman's shoppimg
38:20  Regurgitation and a retro-focused culture
42:40  The limits of creativity
44:10  Bowie's relationship with the media
51:10  Compared to Madonna
55:30  The shadow of death
59:55  The "ugliness" of Lemmy and the Aryans of Africa
62:45  Favourite Bowie albums
64:30  Outro music




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