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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, Spotify and RSS or your own podcast player. We explore ideas of knowing, merits of sharing, and the danger of thought -- as one listener wrote about this podcast; "Mindfulness with an edge" and another said, "You have the spirit of philosophy; you inspire dialectic thoughts." David Boles lives at, writes for, and publishes with David Boles' memetic conundrum considers the braided prairie pause against the sinking sky: "I can't see what it is; and I don't know what it isn't."

Feb 23, 2024

From the meticulously structured tragedies of Aristotle, emphasizing catharsis and mimesis, to the bold, rule-breaking experiments of the 1960s' Avant-Garde, and the existential, often bewildering narratives of Absurdist theatre, this narrative digs into the heart of what makes theatre a mirror and a mold of the human...

Jan 27, 2024

The metamorphosis of spaces, such as the transformation of theatres into churches or vice versa, is emblematic of this deep connection. These shifts are not just pragmatic repurposings but are reflective of the symbiotic relationship between the divine and the dramatic. For instance, the Yale School of Drama's birth...

Dec 27, 2023

In this live stream highlight, David Boles discusses the history of Julian Beck and Judith Malina's LIVING THEATRE and how the preservation of an ideal can be corrupted by time, place, and the magnitude of yearning. 

Jul 7, 2022

Marc Blitzstein did not die in a car accident. Marc Blitzstein was murdered in Martinique on January 22, 1964. Blitzstein was the genius creator of "The Cradle Will Rock" with Orson Welles. Marc was also a collaborator with Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill on "Three Penny Opera." He also worked with Lillian Hellman's "Toys...

Dec 30, 2021

Peter Brook is a genius theatre director. In 1968 he wrote the most important work of his life: THE EMPTY SPACE. We were set upon by the Deadly, the Holy, the Rough and the Immediate -- and we were all changed forever. Listen to David Boles explain why in this live stream highlight from