024 - Black, White, Malcolm, Gladwell (w/ Isaac Adams)

SYNOPSIS:

  1. Feature Topic: A Conversation About Race w/ Isaac Adams
  2. Required Reading: "The Autobiography of Malcolm X as told to Alex Haley" by Malcolm X
  3. Best In Casts: Revisionist History

SHOW NOTES:

If you enjoy listening to the podcast, please subscribe, rate, and leave a review on our iTunes page!

Sensible and Human Things (Article)

Isaac Adams sits down with Andrew Collins.

Karl, Isaac, and the men of the Bull Moose, circa 2013 (Picture)

Isaac discusses these issues and events with Jonathan Leeman - "A Candid Conversation on Race, Grace, and the Church" (Audio)

"To Kill A Mockingbird" by Harper Lee (Quote | Karl's Post | Amazon)

Isaac writing on the importance of imagination (Article)

How Can Blacks and Whites Stand Together on Racial Injustice? (Podcast)

"Between the World and Me" by Ta-Nehisi Coates (Amazon)

"Notes of a Native Son" by James Baldwin (Amazon)

"Slugg: A Boy's Life in the Age of Mass Incarceration" by Tony Lewis Jr. & K.L. Reeves (Amazon)

"The Autobiography of Malcolm X as told to Alex Haley" (Amazon)

Malcolm Gladwell's Revisionist History (WebsiteOvercast | iTunes)

Andrew's reviews of every Malcolm Gladwell book (Articles)

Books by Malcolm Gladwell (Amazon)

Malcolm Gladwell on the Tim Ferriss Show (Website | Overcast | iTunes)

Design & Website assistance by Rob Alvey (Website

Music by Rob Griffith (Bandcamp | iTunes

Concentricity FM is a collaboration between Karl Magnuson (Twitter | Instagram) and Andrew Collins (Twitter | Website). If you enjoyed the show, please consider subscribing, sharing it with your friends, and leaving a review + rating on iTunes! You can do all those things and more (including following the podcast on Facebook / Twitter / Instagram to get the latest updates) through the links below:
Website | email | iTunes | Twitter | Instagram | Facebook | Spotify

Recorded: July 18th, 2016

023 - #RoadToRio (w/ Hannah Magnuson & Misty Hyman)

SYNOPSIS:

  1. Feature Topic: #RoadToRio w/ Hannah Magnuson & Misty Hyman
  2. At the Movies: The Legend of Tarzan
  3. Apps & Downloads: Pokémon Go

SHOW NOTES:

If you enjoy listening to the podcast, please subscribe, rate, and leave a review on our iTunes page!

Poolside in Omaha at the USA Olympic Swimming Trials (Karl's Instagram)

John Williams' "Summon The Heroes" to get you excited for the Games of the XXXI Olympiad! (Apple Music | Spotify

Karl's tweet declaring he won't tweet between Olympics (Twitter)

Michael Phelps' Last Challenge (Article)

Rio 2016: the Games of the XXXI Olympiad (Website)

2016 US Women's Gymnastic Team (Article)

Simone Biles! (Article)

List of Olympic sports (Website)

NBC Sports 2016 Olympic livestream schedule (Website)

Information on the Ancient Olympic Games (Website)

Olympic Symbols (Article)

Karl's sister Hannah swimming in the prelims of the Women's 100m Butterfly (Karl's Instagram)

2016 USA Swimming Olympic qualifying times & information (PDF | Website)

General swimming Olympic qualifying standards (Wikipedia)

UofL Swimming and 2016 Olympic athletes (Website | Video)

Kelsi Worrell's swimming bio (Website)

Kelsi takes first in the 100m Butterfly and claims her ticket to Rio! (Video)

Misty Hyman's amazing gold medal 200m Butterfly race in the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney (US Telecast | Australian Telecast)

Misty interviewed by USA Swimming at the 2016 Trials (YouTube)

Kelsi Worrell hugs Olympian Dana Vollmer after they both secure spots on the 2016 USA Olympic Team in the 100m Butterfly (Karl's Instagram)

Kelsi's post swim interview (YouTube)

Michael Phelps headed to Rio, becomes first male swimmer to make five Olympics (Article)

Katie Ledecky's insanity in the 800m Freestyle (YouTube)

USA Swimming YouTube videos (YouTube)

NYT: Brazil's Olympic Catastrophe (Article)

CNN: Zika and the Olympics (Article)

NYT: With Brazil in Turmoil, Rio Counts Down to Olympics (Article)

The Atlantic: The Athletes Saying No to the Olympics Over Zika (Article)

The Legend of Tarzan (YouTube | IMDB)

Vox: Pokemon Go, Explained (Article)

Washington Post: Success of Pokemon Go (Article)

CNN: Pokemon Go overview (Article)

Privacy concerns with Pokemon Go (Article)

Design & Website assistance by Rob Alvey (Website

Music by Rob Griffith (Bandcamp | iTunes

Concentricity FM is a collaboration between Karl Magnuson (Twitter | Instagram) and Andrew Collins (Twitter | Website). If you enjoyed the show, please consider subscribing, sharing it with your friends, and leaving a review + rating on iTunes! You can do all those things and more (including following the podcast on Facebook / Twitter / Instagram to get the latest updates) through the links below:
Website | email | iTunes | Twitter | Instagram | Facebook | Spotify

Recorded: June 29th - July 11th, 2016

022 - Cyber Operations (w/ Zac Dannelly)

SYNOPSIS:

  1. Feature Topic: USNA & Cyber Operations w/ Zac Dannelly
  2. Required Reading: "A Constellation of Vital Phenomena" by Anthony Marra
  3. Field Notes: Byline, Summer 2016

SHOW NOTES:

SCHEDULE NOTE - starting in June, episodes will be released every *other* week until late summer / fall.

If you enjoy listening to the podcast, please subscribe, rate, and leave a review on our iTunes page!

#RIPChristinaGrimmie (Website | Channel | Tribute Video)

Karl's reflections on Christina's death (Medium)

Grimmie family GoFundMe page (Website)

The original cover of "Just A Dream" by Christina Grimmie and Sam Tsui (YouTube)

Sam Tsui's tribute to Christina Grimmie (YouTube)

Christina Grimmie's cover of "In Christ Alone" (YouTube)

NPR: 3 Hours In Orlando - Piecing Together An Attack And Its Aftermath (Article)

Compassion Fatigue (Wikipedia)

United States Naval Academy (Website)

US Military Academies (Website)

Sons of the American Revolution (Website)

USNA: admission process (Website)

Amazing Squash shots (YouTube)

InfoSec (Information Security) overview (Wikipedia)

The Southeast Outlook: Midshipman Zac Dannelly explains importance of faith, cyber security (Article)

USNA Graduates First Cyber Operations Midshipmen (Article)

The Telegraph: German nuclear plant suffers cyber attack designed to give hackers remote access (Article)

Cyber Policy Competitions (Article 1 | Article 2)

Good Kill (Trailer | IMDB)

"A Constellation of Vital Phenomena" by Anthony Marra (Amazon | Goodreads)

NYT Review of "A Constellation of Vital Phenomena" (Article)

Field Notes Summer 2016 COLORS Edition: Byline (Website)

John Dickerson on Reporter's Notebooks and Field Notes (Vimeo)

Rob Alvey has a severe case of Hamilaria (YouTube)

Visuals by Rob Alvey (Website

Music by Rob Griffith (Bandcamp | iTunes

Concentricity FM is a collaboration between Karl Magnuson (Twitter | Instagram) and Andrew Collins (Twitter | Website). If you enjoyed the show, please consider subscribing, sharing it with your friends, and leaving a review + rating on iTunes! You can do all those things and more (including following the podcast on Facebook / Twitter / Instagram to get the latest updates) through the links below:
Website | email | iTunes | Twitter | Instagram | Facebook | Spotify

SCHEDULE NOTE - starting in June, episodes will be released every *other* week until late summer / fall.

Recorded: June 14th - 30th, 2016

021 - My Name Is Alexander Hamilton

SYNOPSIS:

  1. Heavy Rotation: Hamilton (Original Broadway Cast Recording)
  2. Feature Topic: Hamilton: An American Musical
  3. Required Reading: "Hamilton: The Revolution" by Lin-Manuel Miranda & Jeremy McCarter

SHOW NOTES:

SCHEDULE NOTE - starting in June, episodes will be released every *other* week until late summer / fall.

If you enjoy listening to the podcast, please subscribe, rate, and leave a review on our iTunes page! And write in to us telling us about what you love about Hamilton for a chance at official Hamilton postcards!

Hamilton (Original Broadway Cast Recording) (Apple Music | Amazon | Spotify)

Hamilton: An American Musical (Website)

"Hamilton: The Revolution" by Lin-Manuel Miranda & Jeremy McCarter (Amazon)

Les Misérables (Book | Movie | Musical | ONE DAY MORE)

Hamilton's Grammys performance (Video)

Ron Chernow's biography of Alexander Hamilton (Amazon)

Lin-Manuel Miranda Performs at the White House Poetry Jam (YouTube)

Letters between Alexander Hamilton and Elizabeth Schuyler Hamilton (Archives)

Hamilton's original cast (Article)

Alissa Wilkinson: What Is America's Legacy? (Article)

Karl and Rob Alvey @ the Richard Rodgers (Instagram)

NYT: Students Will Get Tickets to ‘Hamilton,’ With Its Hip-Hop-Infused History (Article)

#Ham4Ham (see below for performances) (Article)

StubHub prices for Hamilton (!!!!!!!!!)

WSJ: Incredible breakdown of the music and brilliance of Hamilton (Infographic)

Rob's $10 bill signed by Hamilton cast members.

THE ULTIMATE HAMILTON FAN LINK BANK (including topics cut for time - write in to share your thoughts and we can discuss on future episodes!):

  • How to get $10 ticket to a performance of Hamilton (Website)
  • Incredible 360° a capella performance of "Wait For It" (YouTube 360°)
  • Hamilton at the White House (Part IPart II | Part III)
  • "21 Chump Street" from This American Life (YouTube)
  • Hamilton photoshoot in NYC (Article)
  • Lin-Manuel Miranda's wedding flash mob song (TO LIFE! Thanks Morgan!) (YouTube)
  • Hamilton Desktop / Phone Wallpapers (Website)
  • Live performance of "That Would Be Enough" (YouTube | Link To Purchase Kleenex)
  • Live performance of "One Last Time" (YouTube)
  • Lin-Manuel Miranda performing the cut for time John Adams rap (strong language) (YouTube)
  • NYT: Hamilton's record setting Tony nominations (Article)
  • Hamilton's 2016 Tony performances (Part I | Part II | Part III)
  • Hamilton's 2016 Tony Awards (Article)
  • Lin-Manuel Miranda on nightly talk shows (Corden | Colbert | Fallon)
  • Daveed Diggs on late night (Fallon | Colbert)
  • Leslie Odom, Jr. on late night (Myers | Fallon)
  • Emma Watson interviews Miranda (YouTube)
  • Biblical references in Hamilton (Article)
  • Miranda's previous play - In The Heights (Website | YouTube)
  • WSJ Review: ‘Hamilton’ Review: The Revolution Moves Uptown (Article)

#Ham4Ham Videos (Full List):

  • Jimmy Fallon joins Miranda for "You'll Be Back" impressions (YouTube)
  • "Right Hand Man" by Renée Elise Goldsberry and Phillipa Soo (YouTube)
  •  Kyle Jean-Baptiste and Lin-Manuel Miranda perform "The Confrontation" from Les Misérables (YouTube)
  • "Guns and Ships" sing-a-long (YouTube)
  • JJ x LMM, May the 4th Be With You (YouTube)
  • "Cabinet Battle #1" role reversal (YouTube)
  • Little kid raps both parts of "Cabinet Battle #1" (YouTube)
  • James Madison / Hercules Mulligan sings "Defying Gravity" (as Mickey Mouse...) (YouTube)
  • Hamilton and Jasmin sing "A Whole New World" (YouTube)
  • JA-BURR! Leslie Odom, Jr. mashes up Les Mis's "Stars" and "Wait For It" (YouTube)
  • Miranda is the voice at the barricade!! (YouTube)
  • Aaron Burr sings Bob Dylan (YouTube)
  • Phillipa Soo sings Beyoncé's "Halo" (YouTube)
  • Weird Al is the "Right Hand Man" (YouTube)
  • Stars / Les Mis (YouTube)
  • Taran Killam's Hamilton facts (YouTube)

Visuals by Rob Alvey (Website

Music by Rob Griffith (Bandcamp | iTunes

Concentricity FM is a collaboration between Karl Magnuson (Twitter | Instagram) and Andrew Collins (Twitter | Website). If you enjoyed the show, please consider subscribing, sharing it with your friends, and leaving a review + rating on iTunes! You can do all those things and more (including following the podcast on Facebook / Twitter / Instagram to get the latest updates) through the links below:
Website | email | iTunes | Twitter | Instagram | Facebook | Spotify

SCHEDULE NOTE - starting in June, episodes will be released every *other* week until late summer / fall.

Recorded: June 13th, 2016

020 - College I

SYNOPSIS:

  1. Feature Topic: Commencements & College Recollections
  2. Heavy Rotation: "twelvefour" by The Paper Kites
  3. Required Reading: "Washington: A Life" by Ron Chernow

SHOW NOTES:

SCHEDULE NOTE - starting in June, episodes will be released every *other* week until late summer / fall.

If you enjoy listening to the podcast, please subscribe, rate, and leave a review on our iTunes page!

Rob Alvey is in the studio! (Video)

Light Rail Bushido Blade! It's all fun and games until someone pulls out a sword. (Video)

Concentricity FM Back-catalogue of Episodes (Archive)

Concentricity FM Summer Playlist (Spotify)

"Hit Me" by Dirty Loops (YouTube)

David Brooks' 2015 commencement address at Dartmouth (Transcript)

Brainpickings.com (Website)

The Greatest Commencement Address of All Time: Joseph Brodsky’s Six Rules for Playing the Game of Life Like a Winner (Article)

NPR's "bank" of famous Commencement Speeches (Website)

"You Are Not Special" Commencement Speech from Wellesley High School (YouTube | Transcript)

Steve Jobs' famous 2005 Stanford Commencement Address (YouTube | Transcript)

Guy On A Buffalo (YouTube)

Look Around You: Water (Vimeo)

"twelvefour" by The Paper Kites (Apple Music | Spotify)

"Lost in the Dream by The War On Drugs (Apple Music | Spotify)

"Too Late" by The Paper Kites (YouTube)

"Washington: A Life" by Ron Chernow (Amazon)

Visuals by Rob Alvey (Website

Music by Rob Griffith (Bandcamp | iTunes

Concentricity FM is a collaboration between Karl Magnuson (Twitter | Instagram) and Andrew Collins (Twitter | Website). If you enjoyed the show, please consider subscribing, sharing it with your friends, and leaving a review + rating on iTunes! You can do all those things and more (including following the podcast on Facebook / Twitter / Instagram to get the latest updates) through the links below:
Website | email | iTunes | Twitter | Instagram | Facebook | Spotify

SCHEDULE NOTE - starting in June, episodes will be released every *other* week until late summer / fall.

Recorded: May 31st, 2016

019 - Escape Rooms Etc. (w/ Stephen Lynch)

SYNOPSIS:

  1. Feature Topic: Escape Rooms & Rapid Fire w/ Stephen Lynch
  2. Heavy Rotation: "Home" by Josh Garrels
  3. At The Movies: Last Days in the Desert

SHOW NOTES:

If you enjoy listening to the podcast, please subscribe, rate, and leave a review on our iTunes page!

Andrew's piece in Relevant - The Church Needs Your Humility, Not Your Criticism (Article

"Up&Up" Official Video by Coldplay (YouTube)

Hello Internet podcast (iTunes | Website)

Memphis Escape Rooms (Website | Instagram)

Escape Room: Trending (Google Trends)

Field Notes (Website | Amazon)

The Atlantic: Buy Experiences, Not Things (Article)

"Can't Stop the Feeling" by Justin Timberlake (YouTube | Spotify)

KanJam! (Website)

Seth Godin on the Big Difference Between an Entrepreneur and a Freelancer (Video)

Hamilton at the White House (YouTube)

Harvard's Grant Study / Study of Adult Development (Article | TED Talk)

"Talking Dreams" by Echosmith (Spotify | iTunes)

Fury (IMDB | Trailer)

"Home" by Josh Garrels (Spotify | iTunes)

Andrew's Q&A with Josh Garrels for RedFence (Article)

Last Days in the Desert (IMDB | Trailer)

Andrew's review of Last Days in the Desert for Patheos (Article)

Visuals by Rob Alvey (Website

Music by Rob Griffith (Bandcamp | iTunes

Concentricity FM is a collaboration between Karl Magnuson (Twitter | Instagram) and Andrew Collins (Twitter | Website). If you enjoyed the show, please consider subscribing, sharing it with your friends, and leaving a review + rating on iTunes! You can do all those things and more (including following the podcast on Facebook / Twitter / Instagram to get the latest updates) through the links below:
Website | email | iTunes | Twitter | Instagram | Facebook | Spotify

Recorded: May 24th, 2016

018 - #RoarkReads (w/ Nick Roark)

SYNOPSIS:

  1. Feature Topic: On Reading w/ Nick Roark
  2. Heavy Rotation: "Cloud Nine" by Kygo
  3. Apps & Downloads: Overcast

SHOW NOTES:

If you enjoy listening to the podcast, please subscribe, rate, and leave a review on our iTunes page!

Switchfoot and Relient K announce Looking for America Tour (Article | Video

"Deathbed" by Relient K (YouTube | Spotify)

Concentricity FM Episode 001, in which we review "The Pleasures of Reading in an Age of Distraction" by Alan Jacobs (Episode | Book)

"The Wright Brothers" by David McCullough (Amazon)

"Manhunt" by James L. Swanson (Amazon)

"Seven Brief Lessons on Physics" by Carlo Rovelli (Amazon)

Karl's #2014in365 video project (YouTube)

Karl's #52in2016 books challenge (Instagram | Website)

Nick's blog and quote / reading repository, "Tolle Lege" (Website)

W.H. Auden's five verdicts for books (Google Books)

"The Supper of the Lamb" by Robert Capon (Amazon)

C.S. Lewis' introduction to St. Athanasius' "On The Incarnation" (Text)

Nick's annual "Canon of Theologians" (Blog)

History Channel: "Shot in the Chest 100 Years Ago, Teddy Roosevelt Kept on Talking" (Article)

"The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt" by Edmund Morris (Amazon)

"How to Read a Book: The Classic Guide to Intelligent Reading" by Mortimer J. Adler &Charles Van Doren (Amazon)

"Stoner" by John Williams (Amazon)

"A Constellation of Vital Phenomena: A Novel" by Anthony Marra (Amazon)

"The Goldfinch: A Novel" by Donna Tartt (Amazon)

"Cloud Nine" by Kygo (Spotify | iTunes)

"I See Fire (Kygo Remix)" by Ed Sheeran (YouTube)

Concentricity FM Heavy Rotation Playlist (Spotify)

Download the free Overcast Podcast App (iTunes | Website)

Visuals by Rob Alvey (Website

Music by Rob Griffith (Bandcamp | iTunes

Concentricity FM is a collaboration between Karl Magnuson (Twitter | Instagram) and Andrew Collins (Twitter | Website). If you enjoyed the show, please consider subscribing, sharing it with your friends, and leaving a review + rating on iTunes! You can do all those things and more (including following the podcast on Facebook / Twitter / Instagram to get the latest updates) through the links below:
Website | email | iTunes | Twitter | Instagram | Facebook | Spotify

Recorded: May 17th, 2016

017 - Japan (w/ Joe Savinell)

SYNOPSIS:

  1. Postcards From Far Away: Joe Visits Japan w/ Joe Savinell 
  2. At The Movies: Captain America: Civil War w/ Joe Savinell
  3. Feature Topic: The Trolley Problem

SHOW NOTES:

If you enjoy listening to the podcast, please subscribe, rate, and leave a review on our iTunes page!

Billboard 100 Top 5 songs from 1950s to now (Interactive)

Concentricity FM Spring Playlist (Spotify)

Kinkakuji - Golden Temple (photo by Joe Savinell)

Tokyo - Akihabara (Article)

Tokyo - Shinjuku (Article)

Tokyo - Shibuya (Article)

Osaka - Osaka Castle (Article)

Osaka - Man in the Moon Irish Pub (Website)

Osaka - Umeda Sky Building (Article)

Kyoto - Kinkakuhi (Golden Pavilion) (Article)

Kyoto - Fushimi Inari Shrine (Article)

Kyoto - Nara Park (Article)

Special Sashimi

BONUS: an informal history of Japan (some language) (YouTube)

BABYMETAL (Spotify | iTunes)

Gimme Chocolate!! music video (YouTube)

Captain America: Civil War (Trailer | IMDB)

Disney's movie schedule until 2019 (Article)

BBC's short treatment of "The Trolley Problem" (YouTube)

The Trolley Problem overview (Wikipedia)

The Atlantic: The Ethics of Autonomous Cars (Article)

Washington Post: Driverless cars are colliding with the creepy Trolley Problem (Article)

Washington Post: Google’s chief of self-driving cars downplays ‘the trolley problem’ (Article)

Visuals by Rob Alvey (Website

Music by Rob Griffith (Bandcamp | iTunes

Concentricity FM is a collaboration between Karl Magnuson (Twitter | Instagram) and Andrew Collins (Twitter | Website). If you enjoyed the show, please consider subscribing, sharing it with your friends, and leaving a review + rating on iTunes! You can do all those things and more (including following the podcast on Facebook / Twitter / Instagram to get the latest updates) through the links below:
Website | email | iTunes | Twitter | Instagram | Facebook | Spotify

Recorded: May 10th, 2016

016 - Marcus Aurelius, Hamilton, Washington, DC

SYNOPSIS:

  1. Feature Topic: Revisiting Episodes 001 - 015
  2. At The Movies: The Meddler
  3. Apps & Downloads: VSCO Cam

SHOW NOTES:

If you enjoy listening to the podcast, please subscribe, rate, and leave a review on our iTunes page!

Hello Internet (Website | Podcast)

"Taxation Without Representation" - Washington DC license plates

Episode 002 - DC Local (Episode)

Original Map of DC (Google Maps)

Washington Post: Obama to use D.C. ‘taxation without representation’ license plates (Article)

DC's 'nominal' representative, Eleanor Holmes Norton (Website)

DC's crusade to end "Taxation Without Representation" (Website)

Washington Post: The District is about to declare its independence — from Congress (Article)

CGP Grey: Vatican City Explained (YouTube)

"Meditations" by Marcus Aurelius (Amazon)

Episode 015 - Information Age II: Social Media & Subtweeting (Episode)

Episode 008 - Justice East Of Eden w/ Kristy Pyke (Episode)

Episode 006 - Hurricanes (Episode)

Hamilton (Website)

"Hurricane" from Hamilton (YouTube | Lyrics)

Episode 011 - Baseball's Back w/ Alex Brown (Episode)

Episode 014 - Cuba w/ Greg Comstock (Episode)

Concentricity FM Archive (Website)

Concentricity FM Aggregate & Glossary (Website)

The Meddler (Trailer | IMDB)

VSCO Cam (iOS | Android | Website)

The Verge: Is VSCO Cam the next Instagram? (Article)

"Clouds" by Wolvski (YouTube)

Visuals by Rob Alvey (Website

Music by Rob Griffith (Bandcamp | iTunes

Concentricity FM is a collaboration between Karl Magnuson (Twitter | Instagram) and Andrew Collins (Twitter | Website). If you enjoyed the show, please consider subscribing, sharing it with your friends, and leaving a review + rating on iTunes! You can do all those things and more (including following the podcast on Facebook / Twitter / Instagram to get the latest updates) through the links below:
Website | email | iTunes | Twitter | Instagram | Facebook | Spotify

Recorded: May 3rd, 2016

015 - Information Age II: Social Media & Subtweeting

SYNOPSIS:

  1. Feature Topic: Social Media & Subtweeting
  2. Required Reading: “The Song Machine: Inside the Hit Factory” by John Seabrook
  3. At The Movies: Sing Street

SHOW NOTES:

If you enjoy listening to the podcast, please subscribe, rate, and leave a review on our iTunes page!

Final training run / pasta party, complete with Olympic medals! (Instagram)

Episode 003, the beginning of our discussion on the Information Age (Audio)

NYT: The Agony of Instagram (Article)

Medium: Affirmation Desperation, or, “Negative Positive Reinforcement” (Article)

Relevant: Instagram's Envy Effect - Everyone's life looks better on social media. And that's the problem. (Article)

Human Pursuits: Andrew's thoughts on the importance of patience in a world of screens (Article)

Fascinating episode of This American Life which covers the social media world of teenage girls (Audio)

"Fool's Talk: Recovering the Art of Christian Persuasion" by Os Guinness (Amazon)

"Pensées" by Blaise Pascal (Google Books)

An example of a celebrity subtweet (Twitter)

The Guardian: Subtweeting - what is it, and how to do it well (Article)

Another great This American Life episode looking at cruelty on the internet, mean comments, and trolls - illustrating some of the effects of impersonal communication (Audio)

Seventeen: 7 Shadiest Celebrity Subtweets of 2015 - Here, there, thinly veiled disses everywhere! (Article)

Daily Mail: Zayn Malik & One Direction Twitter feud (Article)

Karl's #52in2016 books (Instagram | Website)

“The Song Machine: Inside the Hit Factory” by John Seabrook (Amazon)

Kirby Ferguson's "Everything Is A Remix" (Vimeo)

Sing Street (IMDB | Trailer)

Visuals by Rob Alvey (Website

Music by Rob Griffith (Bandcamp | iTunes

Concentricity FM is a collaboration between Karl Magnuson (Twitter | Instagram) and Andrew Collins (Twitter | Website). If you enjoyed the show, please consider subscribing, sharing it with your friends, and leaving a review + rating on iTunes! You can do all those things and more (including following the podcast on Facebook / Twitter / Instagram to get the latest updates) through the links below:
Website | email | iTunes | Twitter | Instagram | Facebook | Spotify

Recorded: April 26th, 2016

014 - Cuba (w/ Greg Comstock)

SYNOPSIS:

  1. Postcards From Far Away: Greg Visits Cuba w/ Greg Comstock
  2. At The Movies: The Jungle Book
  3. Heavy Rotation: "Matter" by St. Lucia

SHOW NOTES:

If you enjoy listening to the podcast, please subscribe, rate, and leave a review on our iTunes page!

Updated "Spins @ Work" Playlist (Spotify)

Laboratory (Image | YouTube)

Edificio Fortuna (Photo Credit: Greg Comstock)

White House: Foreign Policy re: Cuba (Article)

America v Cuba: The rivalry that nearly sparked a nuclear war (Article)

Bay of Pigs History (Article)

History of the Cuban Missle Crisis (Article)

Washington Post: Life under Cuban communism (Article)

Information about traveling to Cuba from the US, including the 12 designated reasons you can visit (PDF)

Havana, Cuba (Greg's Pictures | Greg's airbnb | Google Maps)

Cienfuegos, Cuba (Greg's Pictures | Greg's airbnb | Google Maps)

USD to CUC (Website)

Vsauce: How to Count Past Infinity (YouTube)

Explain Like I'm Five: Why are they rebooting the Spider-Man movies AGAIN? (reddit)

The Jungle Book (YouTube | IMDB)

"Matter" by St. Lucia (Spotify | Apple Music)

Music Video for "Dancing on Glass" (YouTube)

Music Video for "Elevate" - spot the Cuban flag! (YouTube)

Concentricity FM Heavy Rotation Playlist (Spotify)

Concentricity FM Spring Playlist (Spotify)

Texting Guy (Rob Alvey?) Almost Runs Into A Bear (YouTube)

Visuals by Rob Alvey (Website

Music by Rob Griffith (Bandcamp | iTunes

Concentricity FM is a collaboration between Karl Magnuson (Twitter | Instagram) and Andrew Collins (Twitter | Website). If you enjoyed the show, please consider subscribing, sharing it with your friends, and leaving a review + rating on iTunes! You can do all those things and more (including following the podcast on Facebook / Twitter / Instagram to get the latest updates) through the links below:
Website | email | iTunes | Twitter | Instagram | Facebook | Spotify

Recorded: April 19th, 2016

013 - Rey Kenobi

SYNOPSIS:

  1. Feature Topic: Survey of Star Wars 
  2. Required Reading: "The Screwtape Letters" by C.S. Lewis
  3. Heavy Rotation: "Dear Wormwood" by The Oh Hellos

SHOW NOTES:

If you enjoy listening to the podcast, please subscribe, rate, and leave a review on our iTunes page!

A $200 (used) copy of Star Wars: Epic Duels (Andrew's favorite board game ever) for those not lucky enough to buy one back in the day (Amazon)

Andrew's review of The Force Awakens (Article)

Star Wars: The Force Awakens midnight premier at the Air & Space Museum (Instagram)

Watching Star Wars in the Machete Order (Article)

The Star Wars Prequels are Secretly Brilliant? (YouTube)

Jar Jar, Sith Lord theory (Article)

Visual similarities between Episode IV and Episode VII (Article)

Star Wars Ring Theory (Article | YouTube)

Wookieepedia's Star Wars Canon Policy (Article)

Deep dive into Star Wars Canon concepts and history (Article)

Is Supreme Leader Snoke actually Darth Plagueis? (Article)

Palpatine talks about Darth Plagueis in Revenge of the Sith (YouTube)

Rey Kenobi theory (YouTube)

Obi Wan's whispering subtitles (Instagram)

Ewan McGregor on his voiceover in The Force Awakens (YouTube)

Timeline of new Star Wars Canon (Infographic)

ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY Official Teaser Trailer (YouTube)

"I have a question..." (YouTube)

The Screwtape Letters by C.S. Lewis (Amazon)

Through The Deep Dark Valley by The Oh Hellos (Spotify | iTunes)

Dear Wormwood by The Oh Hellos (Spotify | iTunes)

Our favorite, epic yell from "Dear Wormwood" (Instagram)

Concentricity FM Heavy Rotation Playlist (Spotify)

Visuals by Rob Alvey (Website

Music by Rob Griffith (Bandcamp | iTunes

Concentricity FM is a collaboration between Karl Magnuson (Twitter | Instagram) and Andrew Collins (Twitter | Website). If you enjoyed the show, please consider subscribing, sharing it with your friends, and leaving a review + rating on iTunes! You can do all those things and more (including following the podcast on Facebook / Twitter / Instagram to get the latest updates) through the links below:
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Recorded: April 12th, 2016

012 - Bad Jokes & Bad Language

SYNOPSIS:

  1. Feature Topic: Bad Jokes & Bad Language
  2. Listener Feedback
  3. Heavy Rotation: "firekid" by firekid

SHOW NOTES:

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Karl's Marathon Prep Spreadsheet (Google Doc)

Free Overcast Podcast App (iOS App)

The Atlantic: The Coddling of the American Mind (Article)

EVERYTHING IS AWESOME! (Video)

Mark Twain on the right word (Quote)

Donald Trump speaks at fourth grade reading level (Article)

"Some Nights" by Fun (YouTube)

Mission Impossible scene (YouTube)

Saturday Night Live Weekend Update: The Devil (Video)

Saturday Night Live: ISIS on Shark Tank (YouTube)

Hamilton Original Broadway Cast Recording (Spotify | Apple Music)

Acoustic "Cabinet Battle #1" from Hamilton (YouTube)

Johnnyswim (Spotify | Website)

Five Iron Frenzy is Either Dead or Dying (Spotify | YouTube)

Concentricity FM Spring Playlist (Spotify)

firekid (Spotify | Website)

Concentricity FM Heavy Rotation Playlist (Spotify)

Visuals by Rob Alvey (Website

Music by Rob Griffith (Bandcamp | iTunes

Concentricity FM is a collaboration between Karl Magnuson (Twitter | Instagram) and Andrew Collins (Twitter | Website). If you enjoyed the show, please consider subscribing, sharing it with your friends, and leaving a review + rating on iTunes! You can do all those things and more (including following the podcast on Facebook / Twitter / Instagram to get the latest updates) through the links below:
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Recorded: April 5th, 2016

011 - Baseball's Back! (w/ Alex Brown)

SYNOPSIS:

  1. Feature Topic: 2016 MLB Preview w/ Alex Brown
  2. Current Events: April Fools
  3. At The Movies: Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

SHOW NOTES:

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Karl's 2016 MLB preseason predictions (Image)

Alex's article on The Atlantic: Who Gets Sued When Your Robot Car Crashes?  (Article)

Up close with Harper, from Mets @ Nationals, 7/22/15 game (Karl's Instagram)

ESPN: Bryce Harper, Sorry, Not Sorry (Article)

Bill Simmons and Malcolm Gladwell discuss publicly funded major league sports venues (11/5/15 Podcast | 1/16/16 Podcast)

National Journal: When You’re Naming a Ballpark in D.C., Politics Matters (Article)

Alex's reading pick - "1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus" by Charles C. Mann (Amazon)

The Atlantic: The Internet Ruined April Fool's (Article)

NPR: Why Doesn't America Read Anymore (Article)

Jumping the Shark (Wikipedia)

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (IMDB | Trailer)

The Evolution of Superman (YouTube)

Sad Ben Affleck (YouTube)

BONUS Arrested Development reference - Ben Affleck could easily be GOB Bluth (YouTube)

Concentricity FM Spring Playlist (Spotify)

Visuals by Rob Alvey (Website

Music by Rob Griffith (Bandcamp | iTunes

Concentricity FM is a collaboration between Karl Magnuson (Twitter | Instagram) and Andrew Collins (Twitter | Website). If you enjoyed the show, please consider subscribing, sharing it with your friends, and leaving a review + rating on iTunes! You can do all those things and more (including following the podcast on Facebook / Twitter / Instagram to get the latest updates) through the links below:
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Recorded: March 29th, 2016

010 - Futility!

SYNOPSIS:

  1. Best In Casts: Futility Closet
  2. Listener Feedback
  3. Feature Topic: Lateral Thinking Puzzles

SHOW NOTES:

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The famous namesake of Futility Closet on the outside of our "studio".

Concentricity FM Spring Playlist (Spotify)

Futility Closet (Website | iTunes)

Clever Limericks from Futility Closet (Website)

Excerpt from Futility Closet Podcast Episode 31: Pigs on Trial (Episode)

History of Hot Springs National Park (Wikipedia)

The Art of Manliness: Break Your Smartphone Addiction (Article)

Download the free Overcast Podcast App (iTunes)

Concentricity FM Heavy Rotation Playlist (Spotify)

Visuals by Rob Alvey (Website

Music by Rob Griffith (Bandcamp | iTunes

Concentricity FM is a collaboration between Karl Magnuson (Twitter | Instagram) and Andrew Collins (Twitter | Website). If you enjoyed the show, please consider subscribing, sharing it with your friends, and leaving a review + rating on iTunes! You can do all those things and more (including following the podcast on Facebook / Twitter / Instagram to get the latest updates) through the links below:
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Recorded: March 22nd, 2016

009 - Alex Drops By (w/ Alex Duke)

SYNOPSIS:

  1. Feature Topic: Who Needs Critics? w/ Alex Duke
  2. At The Movies: Spotlight w/ Alex Duke
  3. Field Notes: Sweet Tooth, Spring 2016

SHOW NOTES:

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The Sweet Setup (Website)

Hops With Pops (Podcast)

Bizarro Seinfeld (YouTube | Hulu)

"Better Living Through Criticism" by A.O. Scott (Amazon)

"The Critic's Job and Why It Matters" by Alissa Wilkinson (Article)

Star Wars and Indiana Jones crossovers (FanFiction)

Washington Post: The Death of Grantland (Article)

Iranian Film - About Elly (IMDB | Review)

YouTube Red Originals (YouTube)

Amadeus (IMDB | YouTube)

Better Call Saul (AMC | IMDB)

Vulture: "Why Better Call Saul Is the Anti–Breaking Bad" (Article)

Spotlight (IMDB | YouTube)

Alex's review of Spotlight on The Gospel Coalition (Review)

Field Notes Spring 2016 COLORS Edition: Sweet Tooth (Website)

Episode 005 - Field Notes (Episode)

Sweet Tooth promo video (Vimeo)

AND THAT'S WHY YOU ALWAYS LEAVE A NOTE (YouTube)

Concentricity FM Heavy Rotation Playlist (Spotify)

Visuals by Rob Alvey (Website

Music by Rob Griffith (Bandcamp | iTunes

Concentricity FM is a collaboration between Karl Magnuson (Twitter | Instagram) and Andrew Collins (Twitter | Website). If you enjoyed the show, please consider subscribing, sharing it with your friends, and leaving a review + rating on iTunes! You can do all those things and more (including following the podcast on Facebook / Twitter / Instagram to get the latest updates) through the links below:
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Recorded: March 15th - 16th, 2016

008 - Justice East Of Eden (w/ Kristy Pyke)

SYNOPSIS:

  1. Feature Topic: International Justice Mission w/ Kristy Pyke
  2. Required Reading: "East of Eden" by John Steinbeck w/ Kristy Pyke
  3. Heavy Rotation: "Folk Hop N' Roll" by Judah & the Lion

SHOW NOTES:

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Concentricity FM Heavy Rotation Playlist (Spotify)

International Justice Mission (Website)

"East of Eden" by John Steinbeck (Amazon)

East of Eden, directed by Elia Kazan (IMDB)

 Judah & the Lion playing the Fillmore Silver Spring, Fall 2015 ( Instagram )

Judah & the Lion playing the Fillmore Silver Spring, Fall 2015 (Instagram)

"Folk Hop N' Roll" by Judah & the Lion (Spotify | iTunes)

Reflections on 25 and "Everything Changes" (Medium)

I CAN'T FIND MY WAY THROUGH THE TREES (Instagram)

Visuals by Rob Alvey (Website

Music by Rob Griffith (Bandcamp | iTunes

Concentricity FM is a collaboration between Karl Magnuson (Twitter | Instagram) and Andrew Collins (Twitter | Website). If you enjoyed the show, please consider subscribing, sharing it with your friends, and leaving a review + rating on iTunes! You can do all those things and more (including following the podcast on Facebook / Twitter / Instagram to get the latest updates) through the links below:
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Recorded: March 6th - 8th, 2016

007 - Ecuador (w/ Jose Peñaherrera)

SYNOPSIS:

  1. Postcards From Far Away: Jose From Ecuador w/ Jose Peñaherrera
  2. Heavy Rotation: "Atlas: Year Two" by Sleeping At Last
  3. Current Events: Donald Trump

SHOW NOTES:

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Concentricity FM Winter 2016 Playlist (Spotify)

Concentricity FM Heavy Rotation Playlist (Spotify)

Interviewing Jose from Ecuador

"Postcards From Far Away" by Coldplay (YouTube)

Quito, Ecuador (Google Maps)

The "Four Worlds" of Ecuador (Today in Ecuador | Star Telegram)

Secret Flying Flight Deals (Website | Twitter)

Sleeping At Last (Spotify | iTunes)

"How did it come to this?" (YouTube)

Dan Carlin's Hardcore History (Podcast)

"When did Saruman the Wise abandon reason for madness?" (Facebook)

"Max Lucado: Trump doesn’t pass the decency test" (Washington Post)

ICYMI from last week: Andrew's review of Eddie the Eagle (Article)

Visuals by Rob Alvey (Website

Music by Rob Griffith (Bandcamp | iTunes

Concentricity FM is a collaboration between Karl Magnuson (Twitter | Instagram) and Andrew Collins (Twitter | Website). If you enjoyed the show, please consider subscribing, sharing it with your friends, and leaving a review + rating on iTunes! You can do all those things and more (including following the podcast on Facebook / Twitter / Instagram to get the latest updates) through the links below:
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Recorded: February 23rd - March 1st, 2016

006 - Hurricanes

SYNOPSIS:

  1. Feature Topic: Walker Percy’s Theory of Hurricanes
  2. Listener Feedback
  3. At The Movies: Eddie the Eagle

SHOW NOTES:

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National Geographic: January 2016 (Website)

National Parks Centenniel Celebration (Website)

NYT: Walker Percy's Theory of Hurricanes (Article)

Note from Karl: I was right! It is "0 - 2 - 1 - 3 - 4"! The theme is equal parts mesmerizing, disconcerting, and humorously out of date (for example, "triple w") ... click through to listen if you want to get it stuck in your head ... (YouTube)

Eddie the Eagle (Trailer | IMDB)

Actual footage of Eddie "the Eagle" Edwards (YouTube)

Concentricity FM Winter 2016 Playlist (Spotify), Heavy Rotation Playlist (Spotify), and "Spins @ Work" Playlist (Spotify)

Visuals by Rob Alvey (Website

Music by Rob Griffith (Bandcamp | iTunes

Concentricity FM is a collaboration between Karl Magnuson (Twitter | Instagram) and Andrew Collins (Twitter | Website). If you enjoyed the show, please consider subscribing, sharing it with your friends, and leaving a review + rating on iTunes! You can do all those things and more (including following the podcast on Facebook / Twitter / Instagram to get the latest updates) through the links below:
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Recorded: February 23rd, 2016

005 - Field Notes

SYNOPSIS:

  1. Feature Topic: Field Notes
  2. Required Reading: "Gilead" & "Home" by Marilynne Robinson
  3. At The Movies: Hail, Caesar!

SHOW NOTES:

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The many colors of Field Notes (picture taken in 2014...the spectrum has doubled since!)

Nicolas Vuignier's INSANE ski videos: Torched (YouTube) and Centriphone (YouTube)

Field Notes (Website | Twitter | Facebook | Instagram)

Field Notes fan group, "Field Nuts" (Facebook)

"Gilead" (Amazon) & "Home" (Amazon) by Marilynne Robinson

Karl's #52in2016 reading list / summaries / reviews (Website

Hail, Caesar! (Trailer | IMDB)

Concentricity FM Heavy Rotation Playlist (Spotify)

Visuals by Rob Alvey (Website

Music by Rob Griffith (Bandcamp | iTunes

Concentricity FM is a collaboration between Karl Magnuson (Twitter | Instagram) and Andrew Collins (Twitter | Website). Follow / contact / reach out to them with feedback, questions, concerns, scathing critiques, or just a friendly hello through your preferred digital communications platform (Website | email | iTunes | Twitter | Instagram | Facebook | Spotify).

Recorded: February 9th, 2016