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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 #104: That Pizza is Too Greasy [November 26, 2014]

Heron has been defecting and he wants to analyze it. For those who want to see some classic Single Muslim ads (link) and a Juggalo anthropology documentary (link) is worth a Skype call. Tom has moved to a new level in terms of paying for listeners. Heron wants Liz Swan's conversations excluded from Stone Ape, eventually. Ferguson provides an abstract example of two non-mingling stories. Oh no, not hierarchies. What are the qualities of land that are worth settling? Videoing Tom is a curious thing. Heron returns to the problems of interaction. Tom and Heron discuss Thanksgiving traditions. Heron digresses into work discussions.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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Stone Ape #103: High Wattage [Novemeber 21, 2014]

Heron is clean shaven and wants to rap about Liz Swan's participation in the new podcast. Tom has been exploring the new Core mathematics in the US (link). Tom has a job for the Noble Apes to do in the near future. Tom likes interpretive MC Hammer (link). What about the listener feedback? Tom will be have a house guest soon. Joe the Drummer asks about tarot: Heron thinks it is therapy and Tom thinks it is simulation. They digress into Mad magazine providing a blueprint for the past (link) [Editorial note: some of the dates and the details on Mad magazine and William M. Gaines are off, this will be rectified in the feed shortly]. Tom doesn't recommend Constantine's Sword (link) but Heron still thinks military organizational structure has some purpose. Tom floats the idea of dying for the butterfly. Call Tom anytime but let's not discuss hierarchy. Low light depression can be treated very easily. Police are in short supply but what's new.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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Stone Ape #102: Traditional Metaphysical Deity Theology [Novemeber 14, 2014]

They start talking about the Liz Swan podcast. Heron has some feedback for the feedback seekers. What about those old folks? Tom had a conversation that was a long time coming. Tom recommends the Drunken Taoist podcast for people who are sick of Stone Ape. They explore beaches and fiction. Heron has a birthday coming up. Are communities self nurturing or self aligning? The war to end all wars just isn't quitting. What about VICE and that Islamic State? Tom explores conscription as being the final tipping point.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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Stone Ape #101: It Comes Up Even Easier [Novemeber 7, 2014]

The McKenna talk (Podcast 421 in the Psychedelic Salon) referenced by Tom is discussed. Heron's pill popping is ritualized as is his alcohol consumption. Tom gives a capitalism 101 on podcast advertising and has given up on the unique IP address religion. How about the Crunch Book? Heron returns to the speed of his new machine. Tom has been trying BitCoins and it sucks. The trail of blood is one more story from Tom's past. Tom gives a basic sexual education class from his misspent yoof and how Tom helped out some water birds. Heron digresses into Mac operating systems and old software. Tom wants to be more positive and upgrades the world's microphones. Model Rail Radio 100 is discussed. Heron explores pandering and has professionally moved to Seal Beach.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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Stone Ape #100: An Odd Couple [October 30, 2014]

Heron has a new shiny and he likes alarms. How about those Greek philosophers? Could Gendo be used for historical analysis? Tom explores house guests and he's injured himself. Heron is starting a revolution at red lights. Teenagers know how to make themselves legal. Tom explores what he would like to see from an intellectual community going forwards and what has been lacking to-date. Tom reflects on his pilot podcast with Liz Swan and thinks about two FB ideas of impact. The Murder of Fred Hampton is a must-see documentary. Why connect with communities that don't represent your interests? They wander through the futurist versus the artist versus Heron as an artist. How about that weather? Heron is the Oprah Winfrey of epistemology. Tshirts are a capitalist tool for evil: don't get it twisted. Tom wanders into the keyboard as an old familiar topic. [Editorial Note: Heron was baptized in his new blues name, 'Hurling' Heron Stone, following the conclusion of this recording.] Heron thinks the first series doesn't count.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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Stone Ape #99: Justafunding [October 10, 2014]

Heron has been getting into mice experiments of the mind. Tom provide some editorialization of his experiments on animals and doing audio time travel. Car crash (link) and identity thief respectively (link) respectively. Halloween smoke signals are used for new home buyers in San Jose. How people react to the Islamic State provide some insights in their perspective on nationalism. The celebrities aren't suing Bing. Some points of clarification on a topic from the last recording are made. Joe the Drummer provides three questions. Heron takes death to task. Heron wants his retina display already. What's in a name? What happened to Peter Joseph and his women?  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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Stone Ape #98: The Choosen [October 3, 2014]

Heron has a project for the programming savvy listeners. Tom offers some ebay and speeding ticket advice for Heron. Now for a few minutes of commercial for Heron's art show. Tom outlines his trip for the past eight days. [Editorial note: I can find no information on Martin Luther King Jr being a Republican.] Tom shifts to discuss how former illicit industries need to leave their illicit roots. Heron riffs on Tom's accent. They return to the topic of rape and Sam Pepper. [Editorial note: Thaddeus Russell is the academic interviewed by Joe Rogan #553.] Tom explores software development practices as a means of producing non-software things. Will the internet survive the next holocaust? Tom freaks Heron out with a discussion on spiders. Send all your long questions to Heron.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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Stone Ape #97: Abusing the Language [September 18, 2014]

Heron is comfortably carrot. Tom predicts the no vote for Scotland and is desperate to find real media. Sheldrake seems so normal these days (link). What's the purpose of paper? Heron is exploring Helen Keller. Slides capture history. Another two interviews that Tom has enjoyed this year are Chuck D (link) and Ice T (link). What about the podcasting persona and the (video) podcasting form? Tom has been playing his keyboard and will be getting an iPhone. As a video is worth a thousand words (link). There may be another Tom podcast coming soon with Liz Swan that may interest some Stone Ape listeners. Viral infections can have rashes it would seem. Tom returns to the favorite topic of diet. Ghost Gun fans, start your web browsers (link). What is Heron's costume?  [ MP3 ]

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   Tom Barbalet

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