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David Boles: Human Meme

Welcome to the David Boles: Human Meme podcast! You may subscribe via Apple iTunes, Google Play Music, iHeartRadio, Stitcher, Tunein, Pocket Casts and RSS or your own podcast player! We explore ideas of knowing, merits of sharing, and the danger of thought! David Boles lives at Boles.com, writes for BolesBlogs.com, and publishes with BolesBooks.com.

May 25, 2017

"If I were to write a subtitle today, it would read this: 'When You Pay Horrible People to Teach You!'" In today's Human Meme podcast, David Boles shares the story of an old foe -- an Ivy League Playwriting Instructor -- who, on the first day of class, declared he would "rather drink his own urine" than to have...


May 18, 2017

Freedomland, USA was an idealized experience of what a true melting pot the United States had become; it lasted four years. In this Human Meme podcast, David Boles digs into the murky depths of the Baychester salt marshes in the Bronx -- where "White Flight" became a social test of turning. 


May 11, 2017

Small things fester into big things that kill you. In this Human Meme podcast, David Boles takes a look at the tiny insults we hold onto for 40 years, so that we may feel better, later, about the first betrayal. Who knew a small town, Doppler Weather Radar system -- overlay idea! -- at a small, Midwestern, radio...


May 4, 2017

There is no right to privacy when you ask people to follow you, and you then take their time, attention, money, and admiration, in the exchange. In this Human Meme podcast episode, David Boles wonders why Richard Simmons, and even Dr. Drew, appear to feel besieged by the very bespoke fame, and attention,...


Apr 27, 2017

Kayfabe -- can be dangerous -- if you don’t know the game is fixed right from the first bell. In this Human Meme podcast, David Boles applies -- The Art of Kayfabe -- to the modern world, and the Evildoer Presidency. If Kayfabe is the fourth wall -- what happens when that suspension of disbelief, is...