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102-Ska?

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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.

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Amanda from The Smizokes!

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079-Bowie?

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David Bowie has touched many lives through his music, acting and many other artistic endeavors. We pay tribute to him by discussing his life and all his personas throughout the ages.

 

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071-Horror Bands?

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Music is a major part of all our lives. So this Halloween listen to us talk about all the music inspired by the season. Let us help you find the perfect soundtrack to your frightful festivity.

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068-Lovecraft?

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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.

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Author Ron Malfi

059-GWAR?

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GWAR is one of the most controversial rock groups in american history. With their elaborate back story and costumes they certainly make a striking and unique presentation.

Win a Gwar Tiki Mug by giving us a review on Itunes (or your favorite podcatcher) and sending a screen cap of it to feedback@thecurioso.com! The give away ends August 11 2015!

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058-Ten Strange Instruments?

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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.

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056-Tiki?

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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.

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A Night of Tiki Culture March 20th


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.

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$12 Adv/ $15 DOS Backstage / Doors at 9:00

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049-Censorship?

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Warning! As of this episode we will no longer be censoring!

Censorship takes it’s hold on society, typically when someone gets offended. Some seek to censor images, words and even the conveying of thoughts. On this episode we discuss censorship in many of its facets and we have help from a few friends. Joel Murphy and Lars Periwinkle of Hobo Trashcan join us. You can hear us on Hobo Trashcan for this special crossover event.

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Our friend and Contributor Jon Malfi has started making custom guitars. I’ve seen a few of these models and they are absolutely amazing but don’t take our work for it. Check out the website here.

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