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We Love Dick: A Philip K. Dick Podcast

Join Wa and Foot on their quest to read through all 124 Philip K. Dick short stories. Tangents, foul language, and overly personal anecdotes are expected.
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Aug 3, 2017

Back again with a relatively short story about the metaphysical Martian wub.  Join us as we discuss Deism, The Mummy, and the Spider-Man franchise.

Intro:

Home - Without A Sound

 

Outro:

Eternity Forever - Movies

Jul 4, 2017

In this Episode, Wa's boss (codename Deemer) joins us to discuss space flight, depression, Donnie Darko, and whether or not humans should be upgraded.

 

Intro:

Shawn Wasabi - Mac n' Cheese

 

Outro:

GRIMECRAFT - Aquatic VIP

Mar 17, 2017

Double E is back in action as we FINALLY return to Man in the High Castle.  We wrap up the novel with this episode, discussing two-dude-threesomes, Alan Watts, Her, and Joaquin Phoenix.

Congrats to Double E on delivering her baby.  She is now, officially, Momma E.

 

Intro:

The Dreadnoughts - Eliza Lee

Outro: "Mind over Mind" lecture series, Alan Watts

Feb 11, 2017

WLD welcomes it's fourth guest, Myrrh, to the show to discuss one of Dick's earliest stories. We touch on the mechanics of adjustment, the Mandela effect, and Disneyland. 

 

Intro: Red Elk - Anywhere America

 

Outro: Perturbator - Death Squad

Jan 16, 2017

Wa and Foot are back and spanning three time zones to bring in our next guest, Vaid.  Join us as we discuss killer pinballs in "Return Match" while laughing too loudly and obliterating our mics.

Sorry guys.  We suck.

 

Intro:

Weddings - Show and Tell

 

Outtro:

Weddings - It's You Not Me

Nov 1, 2016

In this episode, we welcome our 2nd guest - FRANKINCENSE.  Under discussion: partisan politics, toilet seats, and The Republic.

"The Eye of the Sibyl" was published in 1987 and is one of the first pieces written by PKD after his whole "2-3-74" thing.

Intro: DJ Ghostchild vs dFly - Intro

Outro: Great Voices of Bulgaria, Women's Choir - Djore Dos

Aug 18, 2016

After a long hiatus (Wa moved to the Philippines), we are back to indulging our love of Dick.  This episode features our first guest, and is installment no. 1 of a 3 part series wherein we discuss The Man in the High Castle.

Also in this episode: conspiracy theories, workplace attitudes, and horror movies.

Intro:

John Wizards - Muizenberg

Outro:

ABSRDST - Even if We Were Birds

Jan 19, 2016

Welcome to 2016!  Wa and Foot are back, discussing this posthumously published story from 1977.  Discussed this week: family stories, hypostatis, and the playing of footsie.

Intro: The Treme Brass Band - Caledonia

Outro: Made In Heights - Wildflowers

Jan 2, 2016

Happy New Year!  Foot is away this week, having sequestered himself in a cabin for New Years, so here is the very first episode of We Love Dick!  This episode was recorded in September as a test run for the podcast.  The story under discussion was "A Terran Odyssey," first published in 1963, then developed into Dr. Bloodmoney, or How We Got Along After the Bomb, which was published in 1965.

Dec 19, 2015

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:

Dr. Hagopian

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Down to Clown

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Intro

Fighter X - BIG Jr.

 

Outro

Paranoia Agent OST - Shiroi Oka, Maromi no Theme

Nov 23, 2015

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.

Intro

Carolina Chocolate Drops - Trouble in Your Mind

The Honeydrips - Fall from a Height (The Field Way)

Nov 11, 2015

Wa and Foot continue their Dickery with this short, written in 1979.  They discuss THE SYSTEM, THE MAN, and AUTHORITY.

Intro

The Ditty Bops - Wake Up

 

Outro

The Fall of Troy - The Dark Trail

Oct 30, 2015

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

Oct 19, 2015

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

Oct 8, 2015

Foot and Wa begin their journey down the path to eventually becoming sick of doing this. We discuss another Philip K. Dick short story: The Electric Ant. We also talk about our greatest fears, earliest memories, and favorite movies. 

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