Excerpt: /183/ Acid Bunga Bunga ft. Mike Watson

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-sdiyh-ff2e91

On memes and the counter-culture.
 
This is a sample. For the full episode, subscribe at patreon.com/bungacast
 
Theorist and curator Mike Watson advances the argument for “acid leftism”. What is this, and why do we need a new counter-culture? Is contemporary leftism lacking a utopian imaginary?
 
Plus: slow memes and fast memes; the democratisation of art and media; and generations: which ones became conservative, which one might not?
 
Running order:
  • (00:04:15) – Interview with Mike Watson
  • (01:02:00) – ‘Afterparty’ discussion on what a counter-culture might look like today
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