La La La Boom

A podcast of uncommon refinement and distinction. Recorded in a secret floating fortress in Berlin by two gentlemen of leisure.

[S. 2, Ep. 3] Poor man’s beans

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The story: eating beans in New York. The theory: Axl Rose as the last king of France.

We also get around to talking about:

[S. 2, Ep. 2] Waiting at a red light at four in the morning

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The story: ungrateful kids. The theory: why Germans can’t heckle.

We throw these in along the way:

[S.2, Ep. 1] Tapped my foot with wild abandon

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The theory: metal as art. The story: A trip to an AC/DC concert.

Things we mention:

[S.1, Ep. 10] Papa was a manager

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The theory: email as theatre. The story: phone as temptation.

We talk about computers in this one. Sort of. Also discussed:

[S.1, Ep. 9] I read and read and read

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The story: car park cool guy. The theory: savannah cool guy.

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[S.1, Ep. 8] A queue at the mirror

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The story: rescuing teenagers from drowning. The theory: rescuing teenagers from themselves.

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[S.1, Ep. 7] The Hierarchy of Vampirism

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The theory: Marxist dancing zombies. The story: fashion in Burkina Faso.

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[S.1, Ep. 6] In a most hostile way

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The story: Keanu Reeves solving problems. The theory: the value of data. (Also, there’s an unintended lifting of a quote from Jeff Hammerbacher around the middle.)

A short one this time – our jetset lifestyles intervened. Sincerest apologies. Next time we’ll talk about computers for nine hours.

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[S.1, Ep. 5] To be a pop star is like a tree in the forest

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The theory: Pop stars not understanding things. The story: Roman emperors consolidating power.

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[S.1, Ep. 4] A Visa for their Drum Machine

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The story: crossing borders in a van. The theory: crossing borders on MTV.

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[S.1, Ep. 3] To his credit, he was able to shoot people dead

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The story: Banksy in a restaurant. The theory: Lemonade as ideology.

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[S.1, Ep. 2] One Drum, One Time

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The story: Pete Escovedo on drums. The theory: Black Flag on posters.

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[S.1, Ep. 1] The Brazilian Homeowner’s Workshop

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The theory: Mick Jagger in space. The story: Brian Eno on the phone.

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