NSP040 – A Few Final Stories from the Apocalypse

Harv talks about a few positive stories from the COVID-19 lock-down in the final episode of Narratively Speaking, at least for a little while.

Episode Links

Naomi Klein – Coronavirus Capitalism

Jeff Bezos – Selling Stock Before the COVID-19 Collapse

Glamour – All the Celebrities that have Tested Positive

Nature – Engineered Bar Virus Stirs Debate (2015)

Celebrities Sing “Imagine” (Original)

Celebrities Sing “Imagine” (Popcorn Lobotomy parody)

EW: The Weirdest Celebrity Quarantine Videos

Fanatics: Celebrity All-In Challenge

Bill Gates TED Interview: Official TED video

Bill Gates TED Interview: Deleted clip on Digital Vaccine Certificates

Oprah Magazine: Kitty O’Meara Interview “And the People Stayed Home”

NSP035 – Stories we’re told about the Music Industry

You hear all sorts of stories regarding the shady dealings of the music industry — not least of all the idea that artist must “sell their soul” for success.

But what does this actually mean? Is it just a metaphor for giving up creative freedom, or are there more nefarious responsibilities associated with a record contract.

Let’s discuss…

Episode Links:

Intro Clip:

Rythm and Flow S01E07:

Michael Jackson on Tommy Mottola:

How The Music Industry Works:

The Music Industry And The Mafia:

Tommy James: The Mafia Used to Run the Music Industry:

Britney Spears’ Conservatorship and Mental Health:

The Truth About Selling Your Soul:

Nicki Minaj – Super Bass:

Billie Eilish – bury a friend:

NSP017 – The Story Jim Carrey is Telling Us

Jim Carrey has been in the media in the past few years seemingly wavering between depressed, confused and completely insane. But is he crazy, or is he undergoing a spiritual transformation that we just don’t yet understand?

Today is the first in a new series on Narratively Speaking where we examine public figures and the stories they tell.

Intro clip: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S4AmLcBLZWY
Jim Carrey speaks about autism on Larry King: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HX-SCdjDOrA
Jim Carrey on the red carpet: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-JmNKGfFj7w
Jim Carrey’s message to Emma Stone: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fNrkcY-I0RA
Jim Carrey Is An Asshole Method Actor: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=82rKQXEG7bQ
Jim Carrey exposing the Luminutty: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eG9i7d8yfKQ
What really exists: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TucyzpHDNlE
Jim Carrey explains red carpet comments: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oEm1TFfRCUE
Jim Carrey on his dad: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gC8XJenmURY

NSP007 – The Stories We Tell About Fame

Fame seems to be an almost irresistible attraction for many people. But why do we place value on the attention and adoration of large numbers of people, when almost every story we’re ever told about fame is a negative one?

Let’s examine some of the stories we tell about fame…

Celebs speak on Fame: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zYDKCx4hSQQ
Vrillex on Beyonce and her clone: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8pCXEhkVcGg
Requiem for a Dream – The Red Dress: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oYcKftzUS_Y
Jay Dyer – 6 Signs of MK Ultra: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H3C22r6B6uo
Roseanne on Breaking The Set: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HLTsdC0lasc
Michael Jackson speaks about Sony: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wt6zVypo72E
MK Ultra documents: http://www.theblackvault.com/documentarchive/cia-mkultra-collection/#
CIA Article on MK Ultra: https://www.cia.gov/library/readingroom/docs/CIA-RDP90-00965R000100150073-8.pdf