This week: straight read VS alt read, Coke VS Pepsi, hallucinations VS schizophrenia, The Wire, Fight Club, and The Story So Far.
From the Episode:
Down to Clown
Paranoia Agent OST - Shiroi Oka, Maromi no Theme
This episode gets controversial when PKD forces Foot/Wa to discuss ABORTION and RACE. This week's story, The Pre-Persons, was written shortly after (and in response to) the Roe V Wade ruling.
Carolina Chocolate Drops - Trouble in Your Mind
The Honeydrips - Fall from a Height (The Field Way)
Wa and Foot continue their Dickery with this short, written in 1979. They discuss THE SYSTEM, THE MAN, and AUTHORITY.
The Ditty Bops - Wake Up
The Fall of Troy - The Dark Trail
It’s time for a tiny 6 pager: Strange Memories of Death, published in 1979. Apparently, based on real events from the life of PKD. This episode, Wa and Foot discuss poverty, ambition, and their mothers.
Intro: Ambry - Postcards from California
Outro: ミドリ - ひみつの2人
Wa and Foot discuss another PKD story: Holy Quarrel. First published in May of 1966. Discussed this week: AI, fears of death and the infinite, philosophical bullshit, good movies where people talk to machines.
Intro: Mega Drive - Mainframe
Outro: Macross 82-99 - Fun Tonight