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Futurist linguist, Heron Stone, and artificial life creator, Tom Barbalet, rap on a variety of topics. Regular discussions include futurism, the 1960s, Terence McKenna, politics, philosophy, linguistics, simulation, pianos, publishing and general degenerate humor.

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Stone Ape #118: Never Do That [May 8, 2015]

Tom and Heron chat on tech. Heron explains his time in Vietnam. For some unknown reason, Heron want to do a take two on the lady parts. Tom might get his kick in the pants he needs. Heron wants to talk about the reality circus. Tom explains a little more on the Leary stuff. Tom wonders if he can live in a more socialist country. Never go archery shooting with Heron. Tom talks about specific interests. They talk about abstract and advertised things. Tom tells an old tale. They discuss pushing themselves finding new topics. Tom raises the culture of TED - ideas people with money people. Reading out loud in school - how did it impact Tom and Heron? Tom wants people to wear t-shirts.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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Stone Ape #117: Lady Parts [May 1, 2015]

Heron was once a hood. Tom has a curious date paradox and talks about a familial visitor. They discuss their favorite brand. Heron has a particular relationship with Gary David. Tom gives his homework and talks about his impact on others. Tom ponders his impact and discusses his weekend. What pettiness befalls a favorite topic of the show. Heron returns to a classic and then describes Charles Bukowski.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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Stone Ape #116: Productive Satire [April 17, 2015]

Heron has kept in contact with his high school cohorts and talks suicide. They rap about the history of the computer industry as tens of thousands. Tom asks what happens with the next generation of tech. Heron reflects on his first computer and Tom remembers Heron's journals. Heron remembers the popular soft-core porn of the 1970s. Tom has a fan club and will build an excuse builder. A couple of questions of standard Gendo revisited. Connor asks about roleplaying. Casey Neistat has inspired Tom to kick off a daily podcast and separately restarting the Mushroom Boy. Tom returns to a favorite topic and satirizes Heron's inaction.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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Stone Ape #115: P Word (featuring Tom's Spiritual Advisor) [March 27, 2015]

Tom and Heron talk about paying for software. What happens when people discard recycling of little value? Tom offers some topics from the Chong and Chong Show. A discussion on a purposeful life moves back to the notion of the Stonean morality. Tom provides the listeners two practical examples of how he uses lucid dreaming: how can he combat a numbing he has found with time and whether repressed memories can be unrepressed. Heron talks a little about his work and Tom returns to being happy to be a schmuck. Reading old content has indicated to Tom he has a lot of work to do. They return to the recycling incident. Tom's become a low budget knife collector. Tom takes a dive into podcasting history. Heron is creating a parent meet-up. What has happened with the older people? [Editorial note: Morrissey is the missing musician.] What will happen in the cultures of decriminalization? Tom dives into the potential of not discarding all the listeners and whether Stone Ape is a community. The politicians do what the politicians do. They return to the favorite topic of growing tomatoes. The regular recording concludes but Tom chats with his Spiritual Advisor following about the recycling incident, Stone Ape and these many Toms. [Editorial note: This recording was taken with the windows open to the street so there is some street noise and the recording captures both of them with a single microphone.]  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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Stone Ape #114: Very Particular Kind of Language Monkey [March 20, 2015]

Heron offers Tom some condolences. Tom returns to death as an entry point to the Stonean ethic. Tom has seen the Jinx. [Editorial Note: Tom meant to say the Thin Blue Line as the documentary.] How about poking those language monkeys? Heron is exploring meetup.com. Tom provides some of his meetup war stories. Should Tom be a proud parent of Heron's new pitch? They discuss the demographics of Garden Grove versus Los Angeles. There will be an extra week to ponder before the next recording.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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Stone Ape #113: Genocide Revisited [March 13, 2015]

Heron explores why his taste in movies doesn't seem to follow a pattern and he's offering free pizza. Tom wanders through music for films. Heron thinks he's disassembled Stone Ape so he understands why some people listen. Tom unwraps NPR towards the idea that he no longer has enemies either real or imagined. How about that weather and the new hotbox of California? Time to discard the old. Heron is considering Gendo for Parents. Beware of Stone Ape projects. Tom wants to re-explore the Gendo morality. They discard neighbors. Heron has been regimenting his dream space. Tom reviews a curious religion of the opposition and how to reprogram off-spring. Does freedom make great art or does it come through struggle? Tom wonders if he can be a watch guy. Heron wants to start an artistic discussion about rap. Theft has been messing up the recording schedule.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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Special: Joe Hanson [March 9, 2015]

Tom chats with Joe Hanson about juggalos, his time with CurrentTV and his brief time on Beauty and the Geek. Joe discusses the writing process on Equals 3 and whether the YouTube revenue model is broken.  [ MP3 ]

   Joe Hanson

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