Ska music is so distinctive with its catchy style of walking base lines and off beat rhythms. Its a music designed to be danced to and if you listen to it you almost cant help yourself. In today’s episode we discuss the Jamaican roots of ska, rocksteady and reggae.
Amanda from The Smizokes!
Mentioned in this Episode:
SKA, ROCK STEADY & REGGAE – A BRIEF HISTORY
So You Want to be a Rude Boy?
Three Waves Of Ska
The Ska aesthetic
Ska Music 101
Rock Steady’s Beginnings
SKINHEAD: THE EVOLUTION OF A SUBCULTURE AND SOCIETY’S VIEW THEREOF
This Episode we Discuss the life and times of H.P. Lovecraft. The New England writer is known for his expanded Cthulhu mythos. He had correspondence with many of his contemporaries of the day as well as being the father of cosmic horror.
Thanks to Writer Ron Malfi for being a guest on this episode.
Author Ron Malfi
The H.P. Lovecraft Archive
So You Want To Write A Lovecraft Story? Don’t Forget These 6 Clichés
H.P LOVECRAFT’S VERY BIZARRE HATRED OF RED HOOK AND BROOKLYN HEIGHTS
H. P. Lovecraft letter sheds light on pivotal moment in his career
The Weird Physics of H.P. Lovecraft’s “Corpse-City,” R’lyeh
H.P. Lovecraft Gives Five Tips for Writing a Horror Story, or Any Piece of “Weird Fiction”
How to say Cthulhu: A beginner’s guide to H.P. Lovecraft
In this episode we lay out the oddest, largest and most grand instruments ever created. You will hear instruments made of lightning, fire, giant caves and delicate glass. Here are ten strange instruments.
Tiki was the first man in Polynesian culture. He is descended from a rich pantheon of Polynesian gods. However today’s Tiki movement is more about sipping exotic cocktails and listening to the waves crash on the beach. Today’s episode is our live show involving all kinds of Tiki culture. You’ll hear the soothing sounds of the ukulele and the soothing sounds of our voices.
Sponsors for this episode include:
Freestate Custom Guitars
Mentioned in this Episode:
The quintessential Tiki Bar
The History of Surfing From Captain Cook to the Present
The Curioso Podcast celebrates their second annual live show with an homage to island and Tiki culture. This themed evening hosted by Christopher Scarborough and Joe Taylor, boasts a cavalcade of fantastic performances. Gaze upon the lovely visage of Lady Rockwell as she transports you to a luau with her burlesque stylings. Louisa Hall brings her aggressive joyfulness through the strings of her ukulele. See the hula hooping gyrations of the lovely Liz Christmas. Become transfixed by stunt entertainer and anatomical wonder Dangerous D in his first East Coast performance since appearing in AMC’s Freakshow and America’s Got Talent.