190 – Netflix’s One Piece w/ Alex Degen and Alec Robbins

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190 - Netflix's One Piece w/ Alex Degen and Alec Robbins
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OK and Sarah are joined by two of our absolute favorite cartoonists Alex Degen and Alec Robbins to discuss One Piece both as a comicđŸ˜€ and as contentđŸ˜©. Alec’s fantastic thread on the “corporate experiment” that is Netflix’s One Piece prompted this excellent convo on art education, WGA/SAG actions, and flattening of culture that happens online. Alex and OK also endorse interesting live action adaptions that happened via ice and in kabuki. We want ART not YOUTUBE BYPRODUCT. We want DIGNITY not SLOP!! They are trying to feed us BUGS when we need REAL FOOD that will nurture our souls and lift our spirits. Isn’t that what One Piece is truly all about?? If you like us, please consider spreading the good word! Directly sharing our episodes with friends helps defeat the algorithm. And consider joining our patreon to help defeat our brokeness!

Read Alex’s work: https://www.tcj.com/reviews/the-marchenoir-library/

Read Alec’s work: https://crimehot.com/

Previous One Piece ep: https://artandlaborpodcast.com/podcast/177-one-piece-film-red-w-sam-branman-august-lipp/

Fan re-edit of One Piece anime: https://onepace.net/en

Library of Ohara for manga nerds: https://thelibraryofohara.com/

OK’s relevant new piece: https://thenewinquiry.com/alienated-nerds/

185 – Third Eyes ACTIVATE!

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185 - Third Eyes ACTIVATE!
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Remember back in the day when we used to wax philosophical about the meaning and role of art? Oh you don’t, because this is the first episode you’ve ever listened to? Well buckle up, cuz Lucia printed a new edition of their screed, and they’re here to inculcate the youth. OK leads the OG duo through some thoughtful tangents that would make Alan Watts swoon as they flip through copies of “Visionary Statement 1.5” lovingly riso printed by Hannah Brookman of Looky Here fame. If you listened to this whole episode and it made you want to see some art irl, Lucia’s show SOULCANO is on view at Giovanni’s Room LA until July 29th. If this episode made you want to read the dang zine, then contact @Lucia_Love on IG to get your copy before they’re all confiscated and burned as contraband.

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Lucia Love riso zine

177 – One Piece Film Red w/ Sam Branman & August Lipp

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OK enlisted two of his favorite One Piece freaks—fashion designer and DJ/Producer of Str8 to DVD Sam Branman, and cartoonist August Lipp—to talk critically about the most popular series on the planet who many (present company included) have enjoyed for 15+ years. Although the movie is a big commercial for a vtuber, it has a lot to offer about the false consciousness and cults of personality technology produces both in and outside of the state. We also discuss the theory crafting industrial complex, the series’ shortfalls when it comes to queer characters, and speculate if the distribution companies have censoring power. Spoilers for both the movie and the current arc of the manga!! 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. Also! Tell a chill friend about us?? Write us a review on Apple podcasts or whatever other platforms!!

Episode 89 – Cuomo Crud x 100

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Episode 89 - Cuomo Crud x 100
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Sorry sorry, we aren’t trying to delete him. What is it going to take? We’ve been talking about the governor’s abject failures for years. The newest on the list is invalidating 21% of the primary votes and announcing the reopening of schools with no real plan for protecting employees and students. The corporate media has his (and Trump’s!) back of course, but how much longer can the ruling class keep up the charade? We also discuss Beirut and the geopolitical fallout after the explosion. 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 at artandlaborpodcast@gmail.com. Please reach out to join the discord for Lucia’s school “Constructing the Real”

Episode 87 – The Synthesis of Anime and Cancel Culture

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Episode 87 - The Synthesis of Anime and Cancel Culture
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lmfao, that title makes this episode sound insufferable, but it’s excellent trust me. Lucia is watching One Piece!!! Holy shit, this is about to be the place for One Piece political analysis. We discuss how many people have achieved a certain level of class consciousness, but aren’t sure how to act on it, and how that feeling expresses itself in fiction through the possibilities of “magic” powers. We also dip back into the social capital, clout, cancel culture, and media criticism dumpster. It all ties together with a except from TJ Clark’s “The Painting of Modern Life” 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 at artandlaborpodcast@gmail.com. Please reach out to join the discord for Lucia’s school “Constructing the Real”

Cuomo, Board Of Elections Sued For Disenfranchising Thousands of Voters Over Postmark Problems On Absentee Ballots: https://gothamist.com/news/cuomo-board-elections-sued-disenfranchising-thousands-voters-over-postmark-problems-absentee-ballots

Episode 15 – W.A.G.E. & SPX & Marx@200

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We went to many events so you didn’t have to. We discuss the Festival Workers Association born during the many controversies of this year’s Small Press Expo. While OK was in Maryland Lucia went to the Marx@200 show at Verso Books, which was a celebration of Peter Frase’s new book “The Four Futures” and included Alfredo Jaar’s piece that is only ever revealed on September 15th. Finally, we discuss an episode we recorded after the W.A.G.E. Rager we attended at Artist’s Space that we’re probably abandoning for being “too drunk” There’s a big chunk about One Piece too!

Chicago & Indianapolis shows:

https://thecondoassociation.com/

https://putty.neocities.org/

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FWA http://festivalworkers.com/

The anthology OK won an award for http://comicsforchoice.com/

Working Artists and the Greater Economy http://www.wageforwork.com/wagency#top

Marx@200 https://www.versobooks.com/events/1849-author-peter-frase-marx-200-reception

Parasocial Hell https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KLA-uFKjQ-g