Episode 211 of Smells Like Human Spirit explores our ever-increasing use of technology, in a modern world seemingly obsessed with smartphones and social media. First, Douglas Rushkoff, a highly influential media theorist, author, and Professor
Today's podcast focuses on a topic that many of us would like to avoid discussing - death - or more specifically, the experience of being present in the final moments of someone's life. To do so, Guy Evans is joined by Jo McElroy Senecal, autho
Phesto Dee, a member of one of the most respected and revered hip-hop groups of all-time, Souls of Mischief, joins Guy Evans for Episode 209 of SLHS.
In the first half of the interview, we discuss Phesto's career, his experiences navigating the
"[Podcasts] are nothing. [They are] irrelevant. You learn nothing.” - Howard Stern
Our guest for Episode 208 of Smells Like Human Spirit is the podcaster, yoga lifestyle specialist, and digital media strategist Elsie Escobar. Elsie joined the s
Today's guest is the noted producer and director Robert May, whose resume includes an executive producer credit on the Oscar Award Winning film ‘The Fog of War: Eleven Lessons from The Life of Robert S. McNamara.’
More recently, Mr. May served
It's official - Smells Like Human Spirit is back!!! In this episode, host Guy Evans discusses his six-month absence from the microphone, and examines the apparent 'podcasting boom' as touted by mainstream and independent media alike. Will the f
Smells Like Human Spirit RETURNS on Monday 3/2!
Many of you know that I’ve been dealing with a (relatively) severe back issue for the past year or so. The condition became pretty debilitating last summer, and by September, sitting down for an h
It's been a rough couple of weeks for the National Football League. Ever since a sickening video emerged on September 8th of Baltimore Ravens’ running back Ray Rice knocking out his then-fiancee (now-wife) Janay Palmer, the public outcry over t
Tomorrow, Thursday September 18th, voters in Scotland will be asked in a referendum to vote on whether their nation should be an independent country, breaking away from the rest of the United Kingdom. A yes vote would establish a separate Scott
Throughout July and August of this year, social media users were inundated with an almost constant stream of short videos featuring people from seemingly all walks of life dumping buckets of ice water on their heads. This trend, known as the 'A
For Episode 202 of Smells Like Human Spirit, Guy Evans interviews Euny Hong, a journalist and author whose work has appeared in the New York Times, Washington Post, and Wall Street Journal, among many other places. Euny’s most recent book, ‘The
This episode of Smells Like Human Spirit is a continuation of sorts from SLHS 197, a show which examined the rise of the so-called 'evil empire' of radio, Clear Channel Communications. To further explore the current state of the music industry
This podcast episode contains the audio of Guy Evans' recent appearance on Tom Secker's 'Clandestime' podcast (aired 09/03/14).
As part of Tom's series of shows looking at various motion pictures with surveillance themes, the subject at han
On the heels of the decision by the New York Post to defy basic rules of decency with its disgraceful James Foley cover, Guy Evans looks at three other recent instances of egregious coverage in the mainstream media.
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Guy Evans welcomes Sydney-based writer James 'JR' Hennessy to the podcast to talk his recent Guardian article, 'The tech utopia nobody wants: why the world nerds are creating will be awful.' Other topics of discussion in this episode include Ad
1980s Philadelphia. Reeling from rising crime, Mafia warfare and the proliferation of drug gangs, the city’s murder rate had skyrocketed. Although the birthplace of America was in desperate need of healing, the pain and uncertainty experienced
While a slew of recent corporate mergers and acquisitions this year have sparked renewed concerns over media monopolies, the radio and concert conglomerate Clear Channel has long been considered the poster child for what’s wrong with media dere
One week has passed since the tragic and controversial death of 43-year old Eric Garner, a native of Staten Island, N.Y., and father of six. In an incident captured on camera, Mr. Garner died after resisting arrest from NYPD officers for the ap
This podcast episode contains the audio of Guy Evans' most recent appearance on 'The Ripple Effect' podcast (aired 05/03/14). Topics of discussion include:
*Edward Bernays' influence and impact;
*The continued existence of the British Royal F
According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than one-third (34.9%) of U.S. adults can now be classified as obese, making the estimated annual medical cost of obesity in America some $190 billion dollars. Despite a gro
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Guy Evans is joined for Episode 56 of the Smells Like Human Spirit Podcast by Tajai of the legendary Souls of Mischief hip-hop group and the collective known as the Hieroglyphics. Tajai has been active as a
Fresh off reviewing Syfy's 'Joe Rogan Questions Everything', Guy Evans enlists James Wilson to deconstruct an episode of Louis Theroux's classic documentary series 'Weird Weekends'. Enjoy!
With the exception of the bible, the 'Tao Te Ching' has inspired more translations than any other book in the world. It is considered to be among the most profound and influential philosophical texts ever written on the nature of human existenc
Kevin DeLaplante, creator of the 'Critical Thinker Academy' and former Chair in the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies at Iowa State University, joins Guy Evans for Episode 191 of the Smells Like Human Spirit Podcast. Kevin's websit
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