The RU Sirius Show

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Plumbing the depths of meme culture through interviews with fringe figures and other people of intrigue.

James Ketchum, the psychiatrist who was at the center of U.S. military research into BZ, LSD, and other deliriants and hallucinogens as potential incapacating chemical warfare agents, joins us to talk about his self- published memoir: "Chemical Warfare: Secrets Almost Forgotten." MP3 Producer: Jeff Diehl | Host: RU Sirius | Gang of Four Chatterers: RU Sirius, … Continue reading

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We discuss the optimism of white American breeders & whether it would be OK with us if an American President were an outright pacifist. MP3 Producer: Jeff Diehl | Host: RU Sirius | Gang of Three Chatterers: Diana Brown, Jeff Diehl. Steve Ro
We talk about the strange and crooked path of “J.T. Leroy.” And we contemplate the planned implementation of weaponized bots in Iraq. Producer: Jeff Diehl | Host: RU Sirius | Gang of Two Chatterers: Patrick Hughes, Jeff Diehl | Song: “We’re in Business” by Andrew Thompson | Intro & Outro: …
On this very cool show we go straight into debate mode with a full panel including SF writer Richard Kadrey, comedian Will Franken, myself and Jeff Diehl. We talk about anti-art, Barack Obama’s “gaffe” about Pakistan, and how to deal with Islamic extremism. Producer: Jeff Diehl | Host: RU Sirius …
Chicken John aka John Rinaldi is legendary in the San Francisco arts community and in the Burning Man community. And now he is planning a run for Mayor of San Francisco. We find out what it’s all about on this program. Producer: Jeff Diehl | Host: RU Sirius | Gang …
Burning Man big guy Larry Harvey joins us on our weekend edition in which we talk about controversies over commercial organizations that have been invited to participate in a Burning Man display this year. And we also think aloud further on the torments of the dinosaurs. Producer: Jeff Diehl | …
NOSO is a project in which anonymous people are gathered together through the web to go to social spaces and NOT connect. Project Directors Christina Ray and Kurt Bigenho joined us via skype from New York City and Web Developer Gilbert Guerrero was at our studio in San Francisco. Producer: …
Destiny of Destinyland fame joins us and we talk about all the groovy kids cartoons that had hippie-ish themes back in the ’60s/’70s. Producer: Jeff Diehl | Host: RU Sirius | Gang of Two Chatterers: Destiny, Jeff Diehl | Intro & Outro: Scrappi DuChamp and Mondo Vanilli (and others)
Radical lawyer and multiple tax offender Tony Serra talks about fighting injustice, why he takes murder cases, and the sheep-like behavior of contemporary Americans. Producer: Jeff Diehl | Host: RU Sirius | Gang of Two Chatterers: Destiny, Jeff Diehl | Song: “I Fought The Law” by The Clash | Intro …
We talk about cyborgs and revolution… separately. Producer: Jeff Diehl | Host: RU Sirius | Gang of Three Chatterers: Jamais Cascio, Steve Wozniak, Jeff Diehl | Intro & Outro: Scrappi DuChamp and Mondo Vanilli (and others)
David Talbot joins us to talk about his dense and fascinating new book, “Brothers: The Hidden History of the Kennedy Years.” The book covers the struggles between the Kennedy brothers and the military/C.I.A./Mafia/FBI, and reveals that Bobby Kennedy thought his brother’s assassination was a conspiracy. Also, the legendary Steve Wozniak …
On this weekend edition, we contemplate the coercive possibilities of a truly effective attempt to stop global warming and in taking on the medical-industrial complex. Producer: Jeff Diehl | Host: RU Sirius | Gang of Two Chatterers: Patrick Hughes, Jeff Diehl | Intro & Outro: Scrappi DuChamp and Mondo Vanilli …