Archive | October 14, 2019

Discipline and Punish: Caffeinated Edition

This coming Wednesday (the 16th), the Auburn U. Philosophy Club will be hosting a public panel from 6:00-8:30 p.m. at Mama Mocha’s coffeeshop (414 S. Gay St. in Auburn), on the topic of “Punishment, Discipline, and Incarceration.”

I’m one of the speakers. My regular readers can probably anticipate what I will say.

SciFi SongFest, Songs 269-270

Two songs riffing on a line from Walt Whitman by way of Ray Bradbury. Here’s a two-minute summary of the Twilight Zone episode that’s based on the Bradbury story (spoilers, obviously):

As you’ll see (or hear), the songs don’t really have anything to do with the story (although one of them does feature an android):

269. Irene Cara and the cast of Fame, “I Sing the Body Electric” (1980):

270. Rush, “Body Electric” (1984):

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