SEASON 14 FINALE!
  • Wintergatan (Gothenburg, Sweden)
  • 13 Hupfeld Phonolizt Violina Orchestrion - "Pasadena"
  • 21 Mechanical Instruments at the Speelklok Museum
  • (bandcamp)

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This episode features a clip of Tom Nichols on Sam Harris’ podcast Waking Up where he discusses the resentment “elites” and “experts” rampant in certain depressing pockets of America. There’s also a clip from a Wintergatan update video where Martin Molin discusses biking in Utrecht and Holland more generally. Be sure to subscribe to Wintergatan’s channel, and watch all of the amazing videos in the Music Machine Mondays series. It might just make you book a ticket to The Netherlands!

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This episode features a clip from WNYC’s On The Media where Brooke Gladstone interviews Slate’s Dahlia Lithwick about the dangers inherent in rushing to take the high ground, specifically with regard to Al Franken being forced to resign.

SPECIAL "ALL CHRISTMAS MUSIC" EPISODE!

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This episode features a couple of clips of Carl Sagan from his COSMOS: A Personal Voyage series. Particularly recognizable clips for fans of Symphony of Science's Glorious Dawn.

  • Fats Domino (New Orleans, LA)
  • 14 Love You Till the Day I Die
  • Alive and Kickin'
  • (Amazon)

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This episode features a clip from HBO's Real Time with Bill Maher's New Rules where he complains about driving based action movies for dudes. At the end I played music from Jon Baptiste playing "When the Saints Go Marching In" — in the style of Fats Domino.

SPEICAL "CHECKING IN WITH SCANDINAVIA" EPISODE!

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This episode features a clip from a VICE News Tonight segment about how Hygge is key to Denmark's cultural identity, and also from an episode of VICE News about Sweden's aggressive attempt to eliminate gendered stereotypes from their society by starting with kindergardeners.

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This episode features a clip from Late Night with Seth Meyers Closer Look at Trump in Puerto Rico. And don't forget to buy your copy of the fantastic new popup book by Kelli Anderson: This Book is a Planetarium! Watch the trailer here, which features snippets of The Space Lady's cover of "Major Tom."