Welcome to the Dark Carnival: An Introduction to Juggalo Ethics

This talk was presented in London, December 2015 | In 1553 Nicholas Udall created what is generally regarded as the first comedy written in the English language. In the play, a foolish braggart, thinking he is irresistible to women, attempts to woo and then take by force, a wealthy widow. In the 550 or so years since… Continue reading Welcome to the Dark Carnival: An Introduction to Juggalo Ethics

They Will Make Money From Everything…

This talk was presented in December 2015 | You might want to think she’d look sad. Or tired. When you imagine her, you might imagine a face that looks wrinkled and worn from half a century of poverty. As she sits listening to the rhythmic sounds of the metal wheels on the metals tracks, travelling… Continue reading They Will Make Money From Everything…

Why Bob Dylan sings like he has Huntington’s Disease

This talk was presented on 13 June 2014 | I am not here today to talk about the genius of Bob Dylan.  I mean, it is an undisputable fact that the man behind such moving and meaningful lyrics as in the song Visions of Johanna where he sings “Jeeze, I can’t find my knees” is one of the true… Continue reading Why Bob Dylan sings like he has Huntington’s Disease