Sunday, December 21, 2014

Akito’s Guide to Payday | 20 December 2014 Hours 1-8


PART 1 (5pm)


Bob: Hello. Back in June 9th, 1970, I married Doctor Carolyn Dean. She wasn't the doctor back then. And then six weeks later, we put up our honeymoon, back then for six weeks…we were a busy couple…we manage to fit in the honeymoon, probably went about July 22nd, went to New York City to spend the week with Sun Ra. Well, this is the auspiciousness of our lives…that's 1970, so 18, 19 years later, somebody made a documentary on Sun Ra and he said this:


Sun Ra: One day it will happen, could be happening now…a voice from another dimension will speak to earth. You'd might as well practice and be prepared for it.
Bob: I discovered that just the other day…I was looking into San Ra…That guy actually predicted iON! I mean, whattta way to say it! (replays Sun Ra again) This is footnote No.1. I don't know how many more footnotes will happen, but this is an important footnote.

Bob's Reference: the Village Voice, July 1970 (2nd or 3rd week issue), and look for the ad of Slug's, where Sun Ra played.



0001 The Resistance - Josh Garrels


0002 Working For the Weekend - Loverboy


0003 Oblivion - M83 Feat. Susanne Sundfor


0004 Oh Happy Day - The Edwin Hawkins Singers

A Fireside Chat With Bob Dobbs | 22 November 2014


Friday, December 19, 2014

Angela Primm | Days Of Elijah

These are the days of Elijah
Declaring the word of the Lord
And these are the days of Your servant, Moses
Righteousness being restored

And though these are days of great trials
Of darkness and famine and sword
We are the voice in the desert crying
Prepare ye the way of the Lord!

Behold He comes, riding on the clouds
Shining like the sun, at the trumpet's call
Lift your voice, (it's) the year of Jubilee
Out of Zion's hill, salvation comes

Taxi Rider, “You Talkin’ to Me?”

“Bob leaves Germania on the 22nd day of his trip, going to Sion.

Take a taxi ride to Schönefeld Airport beside Bob, as he talks about the New Song and how he never went to the Kit Kat Klub, the famous Berlin variety show club in the film ‘Cabaret.’ ”
Roxana Flores Larrainzar

Barbara Marx Hubbard | The Revelation: A Message of Hope for the New Millenium


Bob Dobbs and Katie Thomas discuss Barbara Marx Hubbard’s book The Revelation: A Message of Hope for the New Millenium.

Arthur and Marilouise Kroker | Exits to the Post Human Future + After the Drones

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

The Interview

Rolling Stone

Inside the Film North Korea Really Doesn’t Want You to See

It’s not every day you get to sit down with the guys who might be responsible for starting World War III. And it's definitely not every day that they’re getting baked when you do.

“Hell-o!” booms Seth Rogen on a June afternoon as the door to his L.A. office swings open, revealing him and comedy partner/hetero lifemate Evan Goldberg preparing to take a mighty hit from a bong (Congress quietly ends federal government’s ban on medical marijuana). The pair co-wrote and directed the new movie The Interview, in which a pair of bumbling entertainment journalists played by James Franco and Rogen land an interview with Kim Jong-un and are enlisted by the CIA to assassinate him. It’s a movie no one expected to be well-received in North Korea, where even taking a picture of a statue of the Supreme Leader could land you in a prison camp. But the trailer came out earlier that week, and it turns out North Korea is way more pissed than anyone saw coming. Continue reading at Rolling Stone

The Associated Press

FBI Blames North Korea for Sony Hack

President Barack Obama said Friday that Sony Pictures Entertainment “made a mistake” in deciding to shelve a film about a plot to assassinate North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un even though the studio suffered significant damage in a hack attack the FBI blames on the secretive Communist regime.

“I wish they had spoken to me first,” Obama said of Sony executives at a year-end news conference in which he said, “we cannot have a society in which some dictatorship someplace can start imposing censorship…” Continue reading at The Associated Press

The Daily Beast

Sony Emails Say State Department Blessed Kim Jong-Un Assassination in ‘The Interview’

Sony CEO Michael Lynton showed a rough cut of the movie to U.S. officials before moving ahead.

The Daily Beast has unearthed several emails that reveal at least two U.S. government officials screened a rough cut of the Kim Jong-Un assassination comedy The Interview in late June and gave the film—including a final scene that sees the dictator’s head explode—their blessing.

The claim that the State Department played an active role in the decision to include the film’s gruesome death scene is likely to cause fury in Pyongyang. Emails between the Sony Entertainment CEO and a security consultant even appear to suggest the U.S. government may support the notion that The Interview would be useful propaganda against the North Korean regime. Continue reading at The Daily Beast

The New Yorker

How ‘The Interview’ Handled the Assassination of Kim Jong-un

The Interview is a post-9/11 and, especially, a post-Iraq War meditation on a pre-9/11 theme: What should be done about a belligerent government (as opposed to an Al Qaeda-like non-state group) that poses a threat to the United States?

The assassination scene in The Interview

More precisely: At what point is an act of war—because, of course, that’s what the planned assassination is—justified? As it turns out, the Rogen-Goldberg standard is a very high one (when the U.S. is in grave, imminent danger), and a counterfactual one (in the service of comedy, the film overhypes the North Korean threat). The filmmakers have talked about the research that went into their construction of the comic portrait of Kim and the movie’s depiction of North Korean society, but most of the film’s action—and, in particular, the film’s climactic events—are utter fantasy. Continue reading at The New Yorker

The Deadline

Hollywood Cowardice: George Clooney Explains Why Sony Stood Alone In North Korean Cyberterror Attack

Why didn’t the Hollywood movie industry speak out in support of Sony?

George Clooney has the answer. The most powerful people in Hollywood were so fearful to place themselves in the cross hairs of hackers that they all refused to sign a simple petition of support that Clooney and his agent, CAA’s Bryan Lourd, circulated to the top people in film, TV, records and other areas. Not a single person would sign. Here, Clooney discusses the petition and how it is just part of many frightening ramifications that we are all just coming to grips with. Continue reading at The Deadline

Negative pH & Specific Gravity of Blood, Negative Potential of Hydrogen, No Base, Lysine & Lipids

Leeloo from “The Fifth Element”