Barbarian In The Valley

Barbarian In The Valley

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Riot, Part 2
Nov 10 • 26 min
Kayak Racks - - - Big Party
Riot, Part 1
Nov 10 • 31 min
Back In The Saddle - - - Giant Without A Movement - - - Riot Class
Geist, Part 2
Nov 2 • 17 min
Call To A Friend - - - Tripped Up Robot - - - Program Director - - - Reunion
Geist, Part 1
Nov 2 • 21 min
Tears In The Rain - - - Meet The Robot - - - B.I.Q. Calls - - - Robot To Robot
Misdirection, Part 2
Oct 22 • 27 min
Osho On Pushback - - - B.I.Q. On The Run
Misdirection, Part 1
Oct 20 • 27 min
Giant In Charge - - - Phone In Pool
Work Shift Special, Flight Attendant, Part 2
Oct 13 • 31 min
Extras from the Work Shift Special on Flight Attendants - - - Pilot Forgets Attendants - - - Training - - - The Efficiency of Kindness.
Work Shift Special, Flight Attendant, Part 1
Oct 13 • 26 min
Sally Matson joins the Barbarian to wax poetic about the life of a flight attendant in the 80’s.
Barbarian In The Valley - Committed, Part 2
Sep 28 • 28 min
Are you committed? - - - Lost Luggage - - - Giant Takes Over, Exits
Barbarian In The Valley - Committed, Part 1
Sep 28 • 21 min
Kidnap & Reunion - - - Floyd Under the Volcano - - - Catatonic
The Free Associates: APA Guide for Boys & Men, Part 2
Sep 27 • 25 min
PART 2: Whalen no shows but Umass undergrad Henry Higgins and the B.I.Q. power through.
The Free Associates: APA Guide for Boys & Men, Part 1
Sep 25 • 28 min
PART 1: Whalen no shows but Umass undergrad Henry Higgins and the B.I.Q. power through.
Whoops…
Sep 21 • 27 min
Plane in a Poker Game - - - Giant Gives A Dam - - - B.I.Q. Goes Dark - - - Sheela Stands Firm
The Free Associates - Free Will #1, Part 2
Sep 19 • 29 min
Whalen is tormented by thoughts that his will is anything but God like. The more God like B.I.Q. observes, amused.
The Free Associates - Free Will #1, Part 1
Sep 18 • 29 min
Whalen and the B.I.Q. discuss free will, including son Rock’s flat man and a call from Laura.
Plausible Deniability, Part 2
Sep 16 • 21 min
Clinton In Recline - - - Kayak Racks
Plausible Deniability, Part 1
Sep 16 • 21 min
Clear-Eyed Nixon - - - Betting To No Show - - - Facebook/Russia/Us
The Free Associates - Naming Names, Part 2
Sep 13 • 29 min
Part 2: Whalen and the B.I.Q. “brainstorm” names for the second hour, edging in on a solution ever so slowly.
The Free Associates - Naming Names, Part 1
Sep 12 • 28 min
Part 1: Whalen and the B.I.Q. “brainstorm” names for the second hour, edging in on a solution ever so slowly.
Wipeout!
Sep 9 • 29 min
Mr. Hand - - - 10cc Beach - - - Coach Steps In It - - - Get Pitted - - - Karate Kid
The Free Associates - Death of the Artist, Part 2
Aug 29 • 24 min
Death of the Artist, Part 2: Robyn Coady and Ian Fishman join the B.I.Q. to get arty and soul-searchy and to figure out if the artist is still alive in society. Reading for this week can be found here:…
The Free Associates - Death of the Artist, Part 1
Aug 27 • 27 min
Death of the Artist, Part 1: Robyn Coady and Ian Fishman join the B.I.Q. to get arty and soul-searchy and to figure out if the artist is still alive in society. Reading for this week can be found here:…
B.I.Q. Music Special: Walter Martin, Part 2
Aug 25 • 24 min
Part 2: Walter Martin http://www.waltermartinmusic.com/ on Walkmen and Solo Project fame joins the B.I.Q. to stroll down memory lane and spins some relevant tunes.
B.I.Q. Music Special: Walter Martin, Part 1
Aug 25 • 33 min
Part 1: Walter Martin http://www.waltermartinmusic.com/ on Walkmen and Solo Project fame joins the B.I.Q. to stroll down memory lane and spins some relevant tunes.
The Free Associates - Power Dynamics, Part 2 - 8/18/19
Aug 22 • 29 min
Part 2: The Whale Dog joins the B.I.Q. to discuss power dynamics and both come out the other side less powerful.
The Free Associates - Power Dynamics, Part 1 - 8/18/19
Aug 20 • 28 min
The Whale Dog joins the B.I.Q. for a conversation about Power Dynamics. Guess who wins?
Way Stations
Aug 18 • 29 min
Withnail Desperation - - - Anger on the 31st Floor - - - Sensitive Valet - - - Chauffeur Author - - - Sadghuru on Waiting
The Free Associates - Trust, Part 2 - 8/11/19
Aug 15 • 24 min
Part 2: Liz Solomon & Robyn Coady join the B.I.Q. to discuss the science of trust.
The Free Associates - Trust, Part 1 - 8/11/19
Aug 14 • 30 min
Part 1: Liz Solomon & Robyn Coady join the B.I.Q. to discuss the science of trust.
Get A Job, Part 2
Aug 11 • 22 min
Charles Anderson on Marx - - - Zappa on Inca Roads - - - Chrissy on Soho Grand
Get A Job Part 1
Aug 11 • 26 min
The Commuter Rail - - - Hitting The Stone - - - Giant, Help Wanted
The Free Associates: Start A Cult #1, Part 2
Aug 6 • 23 min
Jeromie Whalen joins the B.I.Q. to brainstorm a cult. Part 2.
The Free Associates: Start A Cult #1, Part 1
Aug 4 • 33 min
Jeromie Whalen joins the B.I.Q. to brainstorm a cult. Part 1.
Work Shift Special: Reverend Riley Short, Moves
Aug 4 • 24 min
The Reverend Riley Short discusses the many moves that he and his family had to make with changing assignment in the Southern Methodist Church.
The Free Associates: July 28th, Hustle, Part 2
Jul 30 • 26 min
Part 2: Robyn Coady joins the B.I.Q. to discuss the benefits and differences of intrinsic and extrinsic motivation. We are using Chapter 3 in the Jonah Sach’s book Unsafe Thinking as our touchstone.
The Free Associates: July 28th, Hustle, Part 1
Jul 28 • 29 min
Part 1: Robyn Coady joins the B.I.Q. to discuss the benefits and differences of intrinsic and extrinsic motivation. We are using Chapter 3 in the Jonah Sach’s book Unsafe Thinking as our touchstone.
The Free Associates: Live Hour, July 21st, Part 2, Wealth Inequality
Jul 24 • 26 min
July 21st Live Hour, Part 2: Professor Greg White of Smith College joins the B.I.Q. to examine wealth inequality. We are discussing this Atlantic article by Matthew Stewart:…
The Free Associates: Live Hour, July 21st, Part 1, Wealth Inequality
Jul 22 • 30 min
July 21st Live Hour, Part 1: Professor Greg White of Smith College joins the B.I.Q. to examine wealth inequality. We are discussing this Atlantic article by Matthew Stewart:…
Sinking Ships, Part 3
Jul 21 • 17 min
Rhapsody In Fugue - - - Bosworth Field Awaits - - - Employee Handbook
Sinking Ships, Part 2
Jul 21 • 17 min
Nixon Upon Reflection - - - Giant In The River - - - Pilot: Turbulence
Sinking Ships, Part 1
Jul 21 • 16 min
Leon Letts - - - Bare Bulbs - - - Mo’ Better Blues
The Free Associates: Campus Culture Part 2
Jul 17 • 22 min
Elena Frogameni, Henry Higgins and Matty Tacy join the B.I.Q. to discuss culture on campus, particularly regarding speech. Part 2.
The Free Associates: Campus Culture Part 1
Jul 15 • 35 min
Elena Frogameni, Henry Higgins and Matty Tacy join the B.I.Q. to discuss culture on campus, particularly regarding speech. Part 1.
Indulgences, Part 3
Jul 14 • 14 min
Fiddle Faddle Episode - - - Mom Responds - - - The Sweet Life
Indulgences, Part 2
Jul 14 • 21 min
Buddha Lays It Down - - - A Call For Help - - - Indulgence Elucidated (Anderson)
Indulgences, Part 1
Jul 14 • 23 min
Tetzel On The Sell - - - Pink Sheets - - - Blissed Out Giant - - - St.Sanders Van Halen Shred
The Free Associates: Globalism & Nationalism July 7th, Part 2
Jul 10 • 33 min
Whalen and the Barbarian wax pontificus about globalism & nationalism, part 2.
The Free Associates: Globalism & Nationalism July 7th, Part 1
Jul 10 • 22 min
Whalen and the Barbarian wax pontificus about globalism & nationalism, part 1.
The Free Associates - Vows - June 30th, Part 2
Jul 4 • 21 min
Robyn Coady joins her barbarian to discuss Vows.
The Free Associates - Vows - June 30th, Part 1
Jul 2 • 31 min
Robyn Coady joins her Barbarian to discuss Vows.
Resisting Arrest, Part 3
Jun 30 • 19 min
Intimate With Osho - - - Broadway & Canal & Lispenard
Resisting Arrest, Part 2
Jun 30 • 16 min
Resisting Craigslist - - - Giant In Love - - - Fascism Vs. Communism - - - Even The Cat
Resisting Arrest, Part 1
Jun 30 • 17 min
Oswald On The Radio - - - Showdown at Bear Mountain
The Free Associates - Tribes- June 23rd, Part 2
Jun 29 • 19 min
Part 2: Without Whalen in the studio, the Barbarian talks too much while his very patient and perceptive guest, Professor Greg White from Smith College, does his best to bring coherency into the discussion.
The Free Associates - Tribes - June 23rd, Part 1
Jun 28 • 35 min
Part 1: Without Whalen in the studio, the Barbarian talks too much while his very patient and perceptive guest, Professor Greg White from Smith College, does his best to bring coherency into the discussion.
Bombed, Part 3
Jun 27 • 16 min
Mr. Bojangles, Chicago to New York City Direct
Bombed, Part 2
Jun 26 • 16 min
John Wayne, A Few Too Many - - - Airbone America, Somewhere Above The Kandahar - - - Cambodia Beyond Contemplation
Bombed, Part 1
Jun 25 • 20 min
Contemplating Cambodia - - - Drunk In the Soho Grand - - - Better Days On Stage
The Free Associates - Free Spech - June 9th Part 2
Jun 13 • 25 min
Free speech conversation with Whalen continued.
The Free Associates - Free Speech - June 9th Part 1
Jun 11 • 30 min
Whalen and I discuss free speech. VANnessa is finally explained in full. Sadly, no tickets on the orange van.
Workshift Special: Joe, Stylist Part 2: Extras
Jun 9 • 16 min
Some extras from our WorkShift special about my pal Joe. A phone call with Bridgette - - - Slave to the Flobie - - - Cumberland Gap Automation.
Workshift Special: Joe, Stylist Part 1
Jun 9 • 38 min
This week we have a WorkShift special. This is an addition to our lineup and specials will run periodically. The goal is to capture a time and place as it was lived through that most shared American belief system: Work. In our first special, we visit the…
The Free Associates - Rites of Passage - June 2nd
Jun 3 • 59 min
After a last minute guest cancellation, the Barbarian and Whalen heroically struggle to cover the time with mixed results. Whalen’s ego is put in check… but not for the last time. A theme is reached: Rites of Passage and time, love and thought is given to…
Ill Suited, Part 3
Jun 2 • 20 min
Ineligible Bachelors - - - JoeJoe Car Crisis…
Ill-Suited, Part 2
Jun 2 • 16 min
The Unhappy Giant - - - Up In The Air - - - Nixon In A Mood…
Ill-Suited, Part 1
Jun 2 • 18 min
One night on a delivery bike - - - Removable sleeves, birds, church - - - Jimmy Carter in a mood…
Coach
May 31 • 2 min
Appetizer: Coach With Good Timing In The Wrong Times… Ill-Suited will be released this Sunday, June 2nd 2019. Listen live on WMUA — steam can be found here: https://www.umass.edu/wmua/
The Free Associates - The Decline of Religion - May 26th
May 27 • 58 min
Jeromie Whalen joins the Barbarian to discuss the decline of religion. Somehow, the following topics are also touched upon: racquetball in the military, biking past 6 year olds on huffys, Polish horse shoes… Plus! A mystery caller with a seductive voice.
C.Y.A. Part 3
May 26 • 23 min
First Watergate Speech - - - A trip to Washington
C.Y.A. Part 2
May 26 • 15 min
A phone thrown into the forest - - - Someone went through the cake in the rain
C.Y.A. Part 1
May 26 • 18 min
Trouble in the halls of a very troubled school - - - Bill Clinton & Tie Denial - - - Flock of Vultures & Bernie Madoff’s wife.
Rehearsal for the May 26th Show
May 24 • 3 min
The Roister, a.k.a. Andy McCarty, seek clarification on his character — team Barbarian rehearses for the May 26th Show. May 26th show will be titled “C.Y.A.”
The Free Associates - Guaranteed Income - May 19th
May 20 • 59 min
Special guests Jeromie Whalen and Elena Frogameni discuss the notion of Guaranteed Income and how it might impact society.
Joyride, Part 3
May 19 • 21 min
Osho Second Talk - - - Van on Grand Street - - - Puff Daddy on the Bus
Joyride, Part 2
May 19 • 13 min
Asleep in the Valley - - - G.P.S. Joyride - - - Pursuit Training
Joyride, Part 1
May 19 • 19 min
O.J. on the run - - - Motorcycle Ride through Slovenia - - - Osho on Rolls Royce - - - Alvin the Angry Double Deck Bus Driver
The Free Associates - Cults - May 12th
May 13 • 46 min
On the second part of Barbarian In the Valley (Noon to 2, Sundays, UMASS RADIO WMUA 91.1), we talk with Jeromie Whalen about cults — how to start them, what makes them falter, how to keep them going.
Angry Crowds, Part 3
May 12 • 15 min
The wisdom of Sadghuru + Walter Martin of the Walkmen joins the Barbarian to reminisce about a near gas station riot while on tour in Texas.
Angry Crowds, Part 2
May 12 • 32 min
Part 2 of the Angry Crowds Episode. Targeted protests lead to an uncomfortable therapy session. Important training on how to deal with angry patients. Some wisdom from Sadghuru. A gas station riot in Texas seen through the eyes of the Walkmen’s Walter…
Angry Crowds Part 1
May 12 • 15 min
Part 1 of the Angry Crowds episode. From Caesar on the Senate floor to the top of a double decker bus. We also talk to our associate Whalen and angry crowd he encountered during the Occupy Movement. Oh, and Martin Luther confronts Karlstaadt and his…
Manhattan Comprehensive
May 6 • 7 min
This is from when I was a tour guide in NYC (2004-12). The Manhattan Comprehensive was an all day tour. I wasn’t very skilled at giving it because I wasn’t particularly good at quickly bonding with the tourist. There was, however, one moment on 49th…
MOSES
May 2 • 5 min
Back when I worked as a tour guided atop the double-decker busses I met a curious figure, Moses. It took a number of downtown loops for me to understand the particular gospel of Moses. Having understood him I sought to spread his good work.