157 – Tim Epic’s Bandcamp w/ David Turner

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Music business criticism expert, creator of the fantastic Penny Fractions newsletter, and honorary co-host David Turner is back to discuss the depressing merger of Bandcamp and Epic Games. Can companies maintain consciousness? What role does giant multinational corporations like Tencent and Apple play in the geopolitical sphere? Are Fortnite dances going to overtake the petrodollar by 2024? Are we in 9/11 2 or WWIII? We urge everyone to believe in themselves, understand our place in the media pipeline, and focus on what we can control in our immediate.

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Future of Music Coalition Bandcamp statement: https://twitter.com/future_of_music/status/1499096231179661317?s=21

DSA statement condemning Russia’s invasion of Ukraine: https://twitter.com/DemSocialists/status/1497736667024683008

Ukraine’s SNL president: https://twitter.com/VeraMBergen/status/1498814410911006723

148 – Pivot to Metaverse w/ David Turner and Liz Ryerson

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Welcome to the Garden of Theory and Praxis, the Graveyard of the Vibes, the world that has been pulled over your eyes to blind you from the truth, it’s Art and Labor! Joined by champions of the pod David Turner of Penny Fractions and Liz Ryerson of The Blood Zone, we reckon with teleology and how it occupies space (almost…as if…it were…a body??), learn a little about how the music and games industries are dealing with the nightmare of NFTs being forced down our throats as the new financial model (watch this space for the Art and Labor stolen jpeg of the Campbell’s soup can, but don’t worry we’re only doing it ironically), and round table on the new Matrix, mostly guided by the reactionary we haven’t killed in our head yet.

If you like the podcast and want more, please consider supporting us: https://www.patreon.com/artandlabor. Follow us on twitter and instagram. You can contact Art & Labor atartandlaborpodcast@gmail.com. Please reach out to join the discord for Lucia school “Constructing the Real” Also! Write us a review on Apple podcasts or whatever other platforms!!

on DAOs https://outland.art/token-allegiences/

we’ll get into a podcast feud and finally transcend the status of “local weirdos” to “clouted social media discoursians” https://twitter.com/0KF0X/status/1475329118195658754

146 – Mr. Beast’s Serfs (Part 1)

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Well pholks, know that we tried this week- a hot and fresh Art and Labor from our minds to yours! OK tries to “read” (personally never heard the term) an article to Lucia and Sarah about the Metaverse, and since this is as spoiler-free space, let’s say we might get to that. Total y2k vibes from this episode include our proprietary newgrounds flash game, a /cgl/ easter egg (well, ok, I wish. Maybe it’s more of a “joke that’s just a reference to something”, but that is very post-9/11 vibes too), the generational divide on Seth Rogan, and I think there’s something in there eventually about Basel. This episode is dedicated to the brave Coca farmers of Bolivia, who keep our little art world community going <3

PART 2: ART BASEL BLOCKCHAIN BLUES

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I don’t wanna link the bad stuff, check out the syllabus for Break Stuff: Luddism, the Californian Ideology, and How to Make Technology Work for Us instead: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1OJNPJ8ytG_PKVYgZRINzcDF5zpGAn_bD7uykKrx2b_w/edit

135 – Zombie Transgression

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Transgression: who is she? Is she real? Is she dead? OK and Lucia are back to their roots, being ON ONE. Covering a range of topics that all make sense together I swear. We start with the Laura Kipnis essay “Transgression, an Elegy” which is difficult to separate from Kipnis herself, the fucking harper’s letter again, etc; but we also tie it to China, and how other countries handle celebrity influence. Can China erase Billionaires? Can they make gaming good?? Will they start making more gay shows less illegal??? I, dear listener, want to believe. ps- the Kanye take is this episode also. If you like the podcast and want more, please consider supporting us: https://www.patreon.com/artandlabor. Follow us on twitter and instagram. You can contact Art & Labor atartandlaborpodcast@gmail.com. Please reach out to join the discord for Lucia school “Constructing the Real” Also! Write us a review on Apple podcasts or whatever other platforms!!

Zhao Wei, probably the most popular actress in the world, erased? What happened to Zhao Wei: China erases billionaire actress from history | news.com.au — Australia’s leading news site

Zhang Zhehan of Word of Honor, a very good gay television show, fash or ignorant? Chinese actor Zhang Zhehan ‘pays heavy price’ by posing at Japan’s notorious Yasukuni Shrine; ‘all brands end cooperation’ – Global Times

Kpop star pos Kris Wu: K-Pop star arrested on suspicion of rape – BBC News

Justin Bieber also visited the bad shrine How Justin Bieber inadvertently stepped into one of the world’s greatest geopolitical controversies (outline.com)

I just saw this story randomly but lol https://www.thatsmags.com/china/post/14655/chinese-pokemon-go-players-take-over-yasukuni-shrine