Friday, March 3, 2017

Welcome to Culture Vultures!

This is the official blog and show notes site for Culture Vultures with Dirk Belligerent & Otto the Autopilot which first broadcasts Friday evenings from 7 pm - whenever we shut up EST (11 pm- ?? am UTC) at www.DiffuseRadioNetwork.com and the Tune In Radio site/app (search: Diffuse) or via podcast anytime.

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Interview Episode Guide: The list of shows with guest conversations. Latest Update: February 19, 2016.

The #GamerGate Episode Guide is our running list of episodes with significant content about the consumer revolt against media corruption and how it pertains to broader media-cultural situations. Latest Update: August 28, 2015

Production Notes For Recording Nerds: How the show is produced for hardcore behind-the-scenes types (like those who bought the Production Diaries DVDs from Peter Jackson's King Kong).

Episode #147 - "Snikity-Snikt, Bitches!" - Show Notes



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Alternate Titles: "Virtue Signaling Only Gets You So Far" or "Drafting Behind Shaq"

Friday, February 24, 2017

Episode #146 - "David Lynch's Archie" - Show Notes



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Alternate Titles: "10 Minutes of Silence & Drooling Sounds" or "These Guys Can Pound It"

Friday, February 10, 2017

Episode #145 - "Live Dog Repeat" - Show Notes


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Alternate Titles: "Claws & Meowing" or "Patriarchy Pays Well For You"
  • Tonight's Beverages: Labatt Blue (Dirk); Panty Dropper (Otto) 
  • Intro banter and list of freebies for our FaceSpace Likers.
  • Mop-Up: Sarah Polley's documentary about discovering who her biological father was, Stories Will Tell (Amazon Prime Video link). 

Friday, January 27, 2017

Episode #144 - "My Week of XXX" - Show Notes



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Alternate Titles: "It's Like Nine Xs" or "The Metal Vagina"

Friday, January 13, 2017

Episode #143 - "American History of Professor X" - Show Notes


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Alternate Titles: "Working Out or Looser Clothing" or "Simultaneously Profound & Inane" or "The REAL Suicide Squad"
  • Tonight's Beverages: Water (Dirk); Panty Dropper (Otto)
  • Explaining the delayed out-of-order delivery of the podcasts.
  • Dirk's #NerdYearsEve putting a new SSD drive in his laptop.
  • Mariah Carey's catastrophic NYE debacle. She blamed sabotage, Jenny McCarthy fired back
  • Meryl Streep's preening Golden Globes tantrum. Flashback: Streep giving a fugitive child rapist a standing ovation.
  • Fact Check: Passengers has grossed $86M (domestic, at taping) on a reported $110M. Rule of thumb is, depending on advertising, they have to gross 2-3X to be profitable. 

Thursday, December 29, 2016

Episode #142 - "Drowned In Moonlight, Strangled By Her Own Bra" - Show Notes



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Alternate Title: "Death & The OA"
  • Tonight's Beverages: Water (Dirk); White Russian (Otto)
  • Note: The first few words of Dirk's intro weren't recorded due to his not hitting the button early enough.
  • Explanation on how this is a special addendum episode that we put on during what has been scheduled as an off day for the holidays, but events demanded we return to the hanger to discuss the passings of George Michael, Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds, seen here in 1973 when Carrie was 16:
  • RIP Carrie Fisher and we process our feels.