A Soft Revenge

Episode #17 from The Arcade

This Week…

  • Cartoonist Diane Obomsawin on the alchemy of “turning pain into light” with her new book, On Loving WomenStarts 3:01
  • Peanut Butter Wolf, founder of the legendary Stones Throw Records, looks back at his life’s work with a new documentary. Starts 9:52
  • We hear a track from stand-up comedian Hari Kondabolu’s debut album, Waiting for 2042. Starts 16:54
  • And Hazlitt contributor Bert Archer speaks with Rebecca Mead, staff writer at The New Yorker and author of My Life in Middlemarch. Starts 22:42

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Show Notes:
Le1f performs “Wut” on The Late Show with David Letterman
Diane Obomsawin’s On Loving Women courtesy of Drawn & Quarterly
Our Vinyl Weighs A Ton, Official Theatrical Trailer

Music used in our Peanut Butter Wolf segment, courtesy of Stones Throw Records:
J Dilla “Lightworks”
Jonwayne “The Come Up Pt. 2”
Homeboy Sandman “New York Nights”
East Flatbush Project “Tried by 12”
J Dilla “The Diff’rence”

Hari Kondabolu “My White Chocolate Joke” (And more!)
Purchase Waiting for 2042 courtesy of Kill Rock Stars

Hosted and produced by Anshuman Iddamsetty
Executive produced by Christopher Frey
Original theme music by Kirby Best
Podcast logo by Michael DeForge

Additional Music courtesy of the Free Music Archive:
C. Scott “Flagstaff”
johnny ripper “theme 4”
Jacques Malchance “Piano Improvisation Pt. 1”
C. Scott “Humphrey”
Jared C. Balough “Strides”
Sunhiilow “Le Songe d’Halcolhii”
Sunhiilow “Au Claire de Lune”

Additional SFX courtesy of Freesounds.org:
Joe Deshon “Vinyl Record Needle 01”


Original theme music by Kirby Best