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162. Socratic Method [November 24, 2016]

Tom reflects on the feedback from listeners and Heron's interpretations. They explore Heron's Gendo Earth Calendar. Tom thinks the RV nomad YouTube community could be a market for Heron's calendar. Tom explores a militant group on YouTube that he can't access. Tom has given up on paper books but is frustrated by game artificial intelligence books. Tom offers a few film reviews. They discuss heavy narrative in film in particular, Shine. Heron announces his retirement from the Stone Ape podcast. They discuss the reasons behind it exploring the recent divergence. If you are interested in an ongoing narrative of the ideas discussed here, Tom will continue with Short Funk http://www.shortfunk.com/ and http://www.nobleape.com/ and Heron is available through https://www.facebook.com/heron.stone and http://www.gendo.net/ Thank you for being a listener.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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161. Donald [November 9, 2016]

Heron works through some of his thoughts on the president elect. Tom gives some contrary points and talks about the kinds of analysis needed through this process. The Rolling Stones gave their permission for something so interesting. Would a rational person be president? Winter will impact Heron's migration plans. Tom talks about email protocols and leaves with an interesting footnote.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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160. World Star Philosophers [October 19, 2016]

Tom explores the potential riots of San Jose and talks about a distant relations. Tom moves to a discussion of story rewriting with medications. Heron won the Sixties. Tom provides two YouTube resources for people with similar interests. Heron is introduced to World Star. Tom is a little bit old and a little bit slower. Old gum tastes okay. They discussed decentralized self-organized communities. Tom wonders what politics means to people and he will be subversive to middle-schoolers. Tom offers the human condition to talk at length on simple ideas.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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159. Amputee Riot [September 23, 2016]

Tom has a created character for his YouTube toy soldier persona. Heron has seen the Weiner movie and the Woman Who Wasn't There. Tom wants to decompose some ideas. They discuss this idea of hierarchy in simulation. They discuss porn discoveries on others computers with some insights into Heron's life turning point. Heron outlines Earth expelling humans. They discuss the many theories of Nick Bostrom and intelligence independent from humans. Tom talks about Morro Bay experiences and recommends Joseph R. Pietri's books, the 15 Ounce Pound and the King of Nepal.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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158. Compulsion [September 9, 2016]

Tom points out Heron is one step from Monty Python. They discuss Weiner. Tom stayed up to buy newish phone technology but really more disk space. Heron reminds Tom about a book topic. They discuss Youtube and the Internet Creators' Guild with a brief digression into subtitled rapping. Tom gives a long and winding story about battle rapping and appealing to young people. They digress into a political discussion that closes the recording.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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157. Live from the Hermitage [September 2, 2016]

Tom discovers there is an Earth out there. They briefly discuss Mexican food. Heron wants to explore the hermitage of the mind with a short exploration of Heron's former bad coworker. Can there be a good title to a book? Tom ponders some philosophy from Eminem. They discuss the paradoxes of San Jose and men who maintain mistresses. Tom offers the idea that language could be a programming language.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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156. Gang Prevention is Not Gang Prevention [August 26, 2016]

Heron is reading on things that Tom has not. Heron asks a question which produces an exploration through exhaustion. Tom turns the conversation to iNfant with some discussion on Bob Mottram's potential return. They discuss the abstract idea of collaboration. Tom beings a long narrative about how he got in to City Hall. Tom found a fascinating book about World War II. Tom gives one film recommendation that he can not actually recommend.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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155. Technical Word Jive [August 5, 2016]

Heron hasn't fully recovered. They talk about mutual health issues. Tom raises an issue which will cause him to make changes in the Stone Ape feed - what does loyalty, friendship and respect really look like with podcasts? Heron floats an idea of a computer simulation of the hearing and speech of a baby. Tom believes humor is a good test for success. Tom shouldn't have talked politics with his coworker. Heron is an adult who likes his wine glasses. Tom talks about Malaysian photo travel logs.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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154.5 False Flag Feedback [July 22, 2016]

Heron has a quick film recommendation. Tom explains the recording last week in the context of Lorenzo Hagerty's podcast and some blunt listener feedback that was sufficiently eloquent to be considered Tom's own feedback presented as someone else's feedback. Heron presents a miracle and Tom is becoming more mellow. They digress to Dating Naked and sexual programming.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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154. Accidental Gardener [July 15, 2016]

Tom insisted on Skype and he asks about Heron's health. They try to discuss the commercialization proposition in California and why it is different than legalization/decriminalization. Heron likes being pain-free and film-recommendation-free. Tom went to a party/salon in the Santa Cruz area: it yielded a fulfilling conversation. Tom sped-read the new 9/11 report but he doesn't appear to be an Organized White Person for Black Lives Matter. A garden discussion concludes the recording.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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153. A Man Who Has Never Embarrassed Himself to Us [July 8, 2016]

They are recording on Teamspeak. Heron has to kick out the video game players to record a show. They explore live video. Heron wants to explore their new audio platform. Tom raises some listener feedback and wants to see some listener responses. Tom questions Heron's hypochondria. Heron notes the huge body of blab. They continue to add to the archive. Tom outlines his Saturday and what going back to Australia means.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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152. Pain and Irony [July 1, 2016]

The show starts with a mutual reboot of computers to try to improve pretty bad audio. Heron has a question for Tom about Noble Ape (for those reading along http://www.nobleape.com/man/philosophic.html too). Elections are so important. Tom starts the exploration of Brexit starting with Vegas 2007. Things digress rapidly. Heron likes a particularly curious candidate. Tom finalizes the Brexit discussion and mentions the Stone Ape Twitter account @stoneapecast for promotions. Tom explores the police helicopter and the logic behind not announcing any information. Tom laments his ongoing trapping of baby animals and the deterioration of his mind. Tom discusses a recent finding of others in the strangest setting. Heron and Tom have different meet-up experiences. Tom presses Heron more on his new girl.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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151. You are Thinking of Ecstasy [June 17, 2016]

Tom is in his podcasting room. Heron has a film recommendation. Tom is taking a seminar and losing his memory. Tom wonders what the benefit is in reading primary sources. Are we living Children of Men? Tom is happy to be defective and he has been busted. Tom continues the trapping narrative. Science protects you from bullets.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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150. Green Study Survey Company is a Terrorist Group [June 10, 2016]

Tom plays pick this film topic. Heron has been thinking about fortresses of fascism. Tom is about to launch a new podcast. Tom asks why Heron isn't making money from his ideas and provides a San Jose Police Department update (with audio). A piece missing from the previous recording is added back in associated with flying. Twenty years of Noble Ape is coming up. Tom explains the molesting of Saturn. What can be done about apathy? Tom talks about Patreon as a failing method. Tom takes a fraudulent call. Heron raises capitalism briefly. Tom wants to know what to grow. They explore travel, Monty Python, longevity and Eddie Murphy. Tom asks about listener feedback and Tea's new YouTube videos.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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149: Minnesota's Polite TSA [May 27, 2016]

Tom introduces his trip. They talk about UK migration. Tom talks about his time in Leeds and Manchester. They discuss stately homes in the UK. Tom explains his deteriorating mental state. They explore the idea of the Alamo and listener Andy's perspective on Stone Ape. Heron has some choice words for the world. Joe the Drummer's feedback is explored. Heron wants to get new listeners. Tom formally introduces Andrew Lees into the discourse and Heron's obsession with spambots. They remind themselves about middle America. Heron is divided through brain chemistry. Tom gives Heron a model to make money.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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148: Epistemological Chicken [May 6, 2016]

Heron might be able to touch-type soon. Tom talks about strange excuses for murder. They talk about Dear Zachary. They discuss OJ in LA. Tom has a confession for Heron and likes the sympathy of listeners. Tom has pushed aside the previous radical of a social group. Tom deconstructs the systematizers and WWDC. Tom reflects on meeting one of his seminal mentors. The pushing of air can be powerful. What about those digital books? Tom talks about popular music in terms of levels of musicians. They discuss touring for musicians. Heron points out a tipping point. Tom thinks reading is very dangerous. [Editorial note: the sequel will be out sometime up to 2020.] Tom outlines some of the folks he will be meeting. [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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147: Equal Time for Litter [April 22, 2016]

Heron has been pondering his health. Heron wonders about spam. Tom identifies coal mining porn. Tom recommends 'Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father' as the worst documentary of all time. Tom is going to Hell and talks about productivity. They discuss a missed participant. Tom tries to talk about gardening. Heron wants to talk about his rustling. Tom wonders about litter and finding a word. They discuss the ratios of vocabulary and tertiary education. Tom thinks classical music is dying at an exponential rate.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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146: Pathologically Defective Bolinas [April 15, 2016]

They spend a minute talking about record stores and news agents. Tom explores Heron's broader audience of clown sushi fetishists. They share a battery problem story. Tom raises if organized religion can ever be inoffensive. Tom has changed his gardening practices. Tom recommends the Intelligence Unclassified podcast. Bill Clinton reminds us what war criminals sound like. Brace yourself for the latest San Jose update. Music has been copyrighted. The Gorilla of Code may fall flat. Heron is a Skype jinx. Tom explains Bolinas. They discuss vlogging and twenty years of Noble Ape. They conclude with taxes.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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145: If Bill Exists, He's an Idiot [March 25, 2016]

Heron has been having problems with Skype. Heron isn't doing this for you. Heron has found a potential investor but Tom remains skeptical. Tom has been investigating how to do this music thing. Tom is postponing the trip to the UK but built a greenhouse to improve his circumstances. Tom has been reflecting on aging and time [Editorial Note: 'Robert Mitchum Goof Butts' for those in relationships, NSFW]. Tom laments the lack of high culture music that isn't entrenched with propaganda. They stop for a cat/wine break. Tom returns to music and genetic-based health analysis. They discuss Ted Cruz's love of brunettes and prostitutes. Tom gives a short restaurant review.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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144: The Old Neanderthal Ball [March 4, 2016]

Tom has woken in an alternative universe for a single issue at least. Heron hasn't collected the check from the most money he has made on Gendo in the past fifteen years. Tom ponders the genetic origins in the pattern of the narrative form with a long wander narrative about a cat thrown in. They discuss shepherding, turbulence and taxes. Tom offers the meeting of the deceased minds. Dissecting listeners along their reading interests takes a number of turns. Tom raises the Aquatic Ape and the Stoned Ape hypotheses. Tom's brain has changed a little bit but the mind is still not going anywhere. Tom tries valiantly to explain a concept about gestalt learning versus team learning. They touch on considered speaking and then there was a crash. They return to listener feedback. Tom raises Heron's journals and owning digital media.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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143: Prepubescent Playboy [February 26, 2016]

Heron thinks we all fit on spectrums. Tom turns the conversation to post-politics. Heron keeps one light bulb around for one purpose. They discuss the impact of pedophiles. Tom has been exploring audio options and accents. What happened to Heron's YouTube experiment? Tom is enjoying working on the Mushroom Boy.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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142: Bikini Sumo [February 4, 2016]

[Editorial note: This recording was full of technical difficulties that have been removed - hopefully it won't sound too choppy.] Tom asks about Heron's new use of Google Hangouts. Briefly Tom explains a listener's predicament then back to the Hangouts discussion. Tom talks about another listener's podcast. They discuss Tom loosing his memory and being stood up. Tom wants more information about the post-Stone universe. Heron derails a basic discussion of authoritarianism, then talks sumo and TV-less-ness. Tom talks about Australian music of the 1980s and 1990s. Heron isn't showing his keyboard. The recording ends prematurely due to technical difficulties.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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141: Short Comings [January 22, 2016]

Heron gives a movie recommendation. Tom provides some feedback on previous Heron recommendations. Heron recommends a nemesis of Tom's and they agree about artificial life. Tom tackles the blue elephant in the room. What about trusting people?  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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140: Twenty Cents Man [January 15, 2016]

Heron is exploring a new direction. Tom talks about a repressed memory. They continue to explore Heron's new direction. Heron finds Tom's response strange. Tom offers a topic of a random listener in Australia. CSB provides some great material with the Freedom Girls. Tom talks about the community meeting. Tom's laptop is a difficult friend. The pie plate is back! They explore Heron's new career some more. This episode had to conclude with a theme from our favorite pre-butterfly candidate. Brace yourself.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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139: In the Key of A F... F... Fraud [January 8, 2016]

Heron has questions about data and the Internet Archive. Heron gives a hypothesis associated with sexuality: Tom disagrees. Tom returns to a topic from last week and talks about learning Arabic from an iOS app. Tom is done with being jaded. Heron asks Tom why he bothers. Tom describes a neighborhood wasp attack. They rap on creating a community. Tom reflects on mind over matter. Heron explains his camping plans. Tom proposes a Youtube format for Heron and returns to Bob Dylan. Heron brings up records as nonsense to him (once again). Heron sets Tom a test.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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138: Christmas Sloth [December 25, 2015]

[Editorial Note: No summary intro to get the show out on Christmas Day.] Heron has some film recommendations. Tom raises the internet has changed choices for young people. Heron gets cheesy. They both recommend the Incredible String Band. They discuss both Hof(f)mans. Tom introduces the Guerrilla of Code. They explore migraines. Tom deconstructs #stonersloth. Heron's gift is an ongoing topic. Tom wanders into the Stone Ape t-shirt and creating non-profits. Heron talks about his desert trip. Tom talks about joining the Salon forum.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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137: Capitalism in the Key of A [December 4, 2015]

They start with questions from CSB. Tom decides to tackle CSB's question about creating art first. They dig into creating music and what has changed. Does a relationship kill productivity? They explore the second CSB question about health care in the US (or at least Tom frames it that way). Heron wants to start adding sound effects. Tom explores a particularly curious narrative and how he has relaxed over the past week. Tom discusses the film, Spotlight, and wedding politics. Tom concludes the recording Gendo-style with some rap music he did find while in Malaysia 'Chopped and Screwed' so it is remotely intelligible.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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136: Wonder in Windmills [November 27, 2015]

Hacking into Heron identifies the changes in scab technology. Tom has been pondering wonder and using the iPad Pro. The neighborhood is starting to get to Tom. They explore some extended theories about the Google bus and utopia. Cue the wine glass discussion as Tom wants to explore what gifts not to get Heron. What about holidays? Manson is always under the surface. Tom explores the music machine. They review online communities. Tom dissects what wonder actually means and takes a meandering conversation through how wonder may not be possible to manufacture. Tom revisits a topic that was unusable previously. They are somewhat divided on listener contributions to the Stone Ape Facebook page.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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135: Ripping Open the Caterpillar [November 20, 2015]

Tom proposes a slight format change. They discuss a listener question associated with escaping the caterpillar. Tom offers some listener correspondence. Tom starts with the broad topic for the evening associated with the future. There is a digression into copyright and King Crimson. Heron digresses into his upcoming surgery and projects. Tom outlines the reliance on others. They explore what they get out of Facebook. Heron kicks off a discussion on wine glasses. Tom explains how he saved himself from organized crime this week. Tom talks about a listener video on YouTube and interactions with law enforcement. Do not mess with elderly Australian women.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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134: One of the Evil Elves [November 13, 2015]

Heron has been reading Autobiography of a Yogi and has some thoughts about it. Heron outlines Gendo for new listeners and Tom gives some deconstructions. Tom takes a little diversion through WWII military items into the listener question. What is the morality of change? Tom provides tips on recreating Vietnam in your backyard. They rap about forgotten nuances.  [ MP3 ]

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   Tom Barbalet

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133: Saving the US Economy One Simulated Ape at a Time [October 30, 2015]

Heron wants to whine about life. Tom has been rescuing kittens and thinking about Chilean listeners. Tom talks about principles in podcasting and KickStarter. How about distinctions in various communities? Is the future a fabrication? Tom breaks down how open source saved the US tech economy. It's a complex thing blood.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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132: Please Play This Audio at Target [October 21, 2015]

Heron has changed his mobile and had a chunk of his face removed. Zombified Tom wanders through time management. They explore what's to hate about people in particular us in our past. Tom tries a take through some technology. Tom is disgusted with the new Playboy but the Target hack is spot on. Tom gives a not bombing Syria and San Jose update. Tom puts in a plug for the Astoria Railroad Preservation Association and does his patented Bernie Sanders impersonation. Logic Pro provides Tom something more. Heron appeals for listener contact. Heron's condition concludes the recording.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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131: Humanitarian Bombing [October 2, 2015]

Heron broke 170 pounds. Tom reflects on an interview and the political establishment of San Jose. Tom kicks off a topic on false memories. How do you move to the unknown? Tom had a re-awakening through a single mouse click.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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130: Jagger and the Whale [September 18, 2015]

Heron had a day of funk. They cast their minds back to 1935. Tom's community has been taking time. Heron had to pledge his elegance. RIP Wiccat. Harold and Maude provides some insight into Tom's childhood. Arson science and the weather are very similar. Van living narrative has captivated Tom. Are atheists Heron's people? Tom delves into Heron's prior lives with a brief interlude on the Republican debate, Mr. Bean and Vietnam.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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129: Smoking a Cigarette with the Mouse Head Off [September 4, 2015]

Heron doesn't like being in a group. Should listeners embody this recording? Portland provided some interesting listeners. Tom breaks down some ideas about YouTube. Periscope has gender specific experience. What should the role of police be? Heron returns to a historic dolphin narrative. Heron in Disneyland coming to KickStarter very soon. There have been distinct periods in this conversation. Pasha Bumchik is worth watching if you like degradation of a dubious society.  [ MP3 ]

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   Tom Barbalet

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128: Please Rage-Quit on Facebook [August 20, 2015]

Tom gives a recap about the previous week's recording. Please rage quit the podcast on Facebook. Please. Metaphysics is defined by Tom at least. With a slight detour through music. Satires of science come through insects going forwards. Can Tom make a point without referring to specifics? We'll have to wait and see. Taking it back to 2007 to the near future. Heron is optimistic. Tom is asked about Tom Ray.  [ MP3 ]

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   Tom Barbalet

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127: the End [August 14, 2015]

Editorial Note: Some listeners may find the content of this recording disturbing. Could Tom's professional life contradict Stonean metaphysics? Wolfram is a pensive driver. Can't escape the believers. With a brief interlude of a community meeting gone haywire. Stories are neither happy nor sad. Tom meanders through a recent Short Funk with a Stone Ape twist on it. Is there a meta-narrative in Stone Ape? Some experiences transcend language.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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126: Defunct Wienerschnitzel [August 7, 2015]

They start with the usual vaudeville. Tom raises a listener comment about Tom's patience and Heron's irascibility. Let's embrace that we are in the majority associated with complete distrust of the current political system and have a discussion about what should replace it. Heron provides a little interlude about the listener comment. Tom gives an interlude on the street including the local weed-mart. Amazing how many of Heron's associates Tom has stalked online. Mad Magazine is such a favorite topic but this take traverses both familiar and new ground.  [ MP3 ]

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   Tom Barbalet

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125: Windy Moody and His Monkey [July 30, 2015]

Heron still has friends in the Patriot and Christian communities. Periscope will occasionally be used with these shows. They interpret Alan Watts on YouTube. Tom has been trucking the west coast or the south western part. YouTube legends Captain Love and the Mad Hippy are much missed in Vegas Penthouse suites. Tom provides some anecdotes from his time in Vegas. Are Tom and Heron really more like Cecil the lion than any other modern thinker? Heron provides an update to his MeetUp experiences. Tom digs into basic canine education. Taste and smell so disgusted Heron last recording, it had to be raised again with references this time. Tom continues to question the legitimacy of the current political system.  [ MP3 ]

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   Tom Barbalet

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124: Steve [July 16, 2015]

Heron wants people to like him. Tom talks about his renovation and his cat's exploration of a mirror. How about dealing with those hippies. Tom and Heron discuss Heron's luck and the many Toms. What about the world of those who graffiti with spray paint? Tom decompresses the social contract of creating content. They lampoon the current political system. With a brief interlude on why Periscope will not be used in the near future. Tom wants to be a hippy for marriage advice. The Periscope Posse asks Heron about meditation. Be careful what you experiment with.  [ MP3 ]

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   Tom Barbalet

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123: Periscope Down [July 2, 2015]

Heron and Tom explore what Periscope means to the recording. Heron is wondering about the Wittgenstein movie. Heron wants to talk about Periscope some more. Heron has taken his political incorrectness to a new level. Heron is spending time with his peers next week. Tom has been reformed to being a Deadhead and received his book from Peter Kog Godfrey. They take questions from the chat. Tom talks about Facebook and off-show chats. They explore genetics and addiction. According to Heron there is no such thing as nerd culture.  [ MP3 ]

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   Tom Barbalet

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122: Pakistan, Dogs and Sheilas [June 26, 2015]

Heron has a birthday request. Tom raises Heron's audio project. Heron has a bunch of stuff book. Tom raises baby accents. Tom doesn't look like his father. What happens when we forget about prior symbols? Be careful who you support. Welcome to a country that will take away your BBQs. Peter 'Kog' Godfrey is an amazing visionary. Tom organized a protest once. They rap about Noble Ape briefly. Heron stops the recording and they resume talking about Heron's old friend. They explore intimacy with humans, cats and dogs.  [ MP3 ]

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   Tom Barbalet

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121: Regression [June 19, 2015]

Heron is slightly scared thanks to a new listener. Heron and Tom discuss unwanted house guests and provide some film recommendations. Heron is doing some audio editing. Tom tries to understand the importance of early 2000s audio to Heron. Tom provides a WWDC playlist and talks about podcast numbers. Two eBay packages are discussed. Tom returns to un-friend-ing reasons and continues to be scammed. Why not malign a teenager's sexuality? Tom raises the importance of male role models. Heron raises net neutrality and Tom ponders how he can be more credible as a witness.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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120: Imaginary Cocktail Parties and Johns for FDR [June 4, 2015]

Heron is done with dreaming, perhaps. Heron forgets the last recording. Tom mentions the film, Wittgenstein. What is the purpose of a story? Tom has started his PR experiment. Heron has some ideas about lying. Tom hearts his watch. Heron wants to die in some circumstances and Tom wants to fight. Tom has some insights from his Nazi literature and Monty Python provides many answers. Tom provides a story from his life. They discuss friends.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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119: Thank You for Being Here [May 29, 2015]

Heron wonders what would happen if Tom's plane(s) crashed. Listener Rick raised interesting questions about the child-friendly nature of Stone Ape. Tom offers some of his Australia experience topics. What does institutional racism look like elsewhere? When is a calling not a calling? Heron has missed Tom. Tom gives his elevator pitch for Stone Ape. Tom ponders what his life would have been as an illegal alien. They explore Nazi literature and film as a blueprint for moving caterpillar business into the same disregard as the Nazi material. Heron doesn't mind befriending bots on Facebook. Tom reads out some questions from a new listener, Haylee. Heron has been to a Free Lunch Friday and they discuss wardrobe consulting. Tom is a smuggler. Tom asks Heron about films he has watched recently [Editorial note: Dr. Hjalmar Schacht is an interesting case at Nuremberg]. Ear-books versus eye-books? This digresses into Tom's score on paper magazines.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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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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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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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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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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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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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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112.5: We Will Find Out [February 28, 2015]

Heron had internet problems for their usual recording time. By chance Tom grabbed a few minutes before Model Rail Radio to record an impromptu and short show with Heron. Tom raises theme from a listener about the regular discussion being (slightly) sexist. Tom explores his prison-phobia manifested in something real.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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112: Snake Sniffing [February 13, 2015]

Heron has notes and his profundity is totally tubular. They rap on homosexuality. Heron reflects on language machine defects. [Editorial note: Liz Swan officially cancelled her podcast collaboration the day of the podcast recording. The email wasn't read until after the recording.] Tom is asked to talk about the Leicester YMCA. Tom quite likes Serial (the podcast), he talks about orthodox side dating and prison. From Spartan Keyes to City Hall, another life in San Jose update... Tom will get bags of cash for clueless societies because that's the kind of guy he is. They discuss a listener complaint. Heron starts digging a hole.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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111: Nose Sucking Civil Rights [February 6, 2015]

Heron was once raised a Catholic. Time traveling Heron is used as an example in terms of technology of consciousness. Heron has been attempting to court philosophy Facebook group participants. Heron wants listeners to get in contact. What should we do about retribution? Look at the slides to understand Tom's talk. They float through a few topics before they fall into ASMR and fetishisms. Where is nihilism for the youth these days? [Editorial note: the name of the film is The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden. The VICE/Korine collaboration is called The Legend of Cambo.] Tom renews the discussion of disgusting pizza.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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110: Assigned to Somebody [January 30, 2015]

Heron reflects on how single moments can define your life. Heron is fascinated by adaptive text. Tom reflects on the impact of his life on others and the death of a podcaster versus the death of a poet. Imagine no old media. They are interrupted by a panhandling police call. Tom shouts out a new listener and discusses some ideas from this listener. Computer repairs to the history of computation prefaces this rambling discussion. Who has the larger audience? [Editorial note: the missing linguist is David Wynn Miller.] Intelligence analysts please get in contact. Heron doesn't like email. Tom explores the future offered by a longtime listener. [Editorial note: Heron was correct about stem cells.] They discuss archery.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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109: Pleasantly Subscribed [January 23, 2015]

Heron picked up his artwork. Welcome Salon-ers! No Noble Ape gene unfortunately. Model Rail Radio 100 is extensively discussed. Tom wanders through a variety of topics hinging on what your body is worth, where privacy exists in this spectrum and if at all in the future. Tom attended a talk by Bruce Damer and David Deamer (link) They explore maliciousness versus unconsciousness. Tom is pleased to have shared his library with a listener. Filming the neighborhood still holds some interest to Tom. What about granularity is like joining the military?  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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108: Keep On Shovelin' [January 9, 2015]

Heron is in love with a font [Editorial Note: This is the shortest version of this topic so I have decided to leave it in.] Listener comments move Heron. They explore Thomas' question about minimizing survival time and Mike King's idea about surviving in the future. Tom's birthday present for Heron arrived and provides insights in Australian bath toys of the 1980s. Tom has been keeping Joe the Drummer's correspondence purely for shock value and there's some critical commentary on why Russell Brand and Wikileaks are too 'old narrative' for Tom and Heron. They return to a cliche of Heron and Tom. Tom explores if there is an interested in Noble Ape gene. Optimizing community positivity is the trick. Imagine no language monkeys, it's easy if you try. Tom gets political. Capitalism should be Apple versus the medical establishment. What will the world look like in forty years? Tom gives a brief interlude into his drug of choice - it's spicy. Everyone seems to have forgotten the 1970s in terms of terrorism in Europe. Heron has demanded live video for Model Rail Radio Show 100. Heron has watched Gremlins and his review might surprise you. Maybe. They conclude with a rambling film review session.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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107: Treehouse Blueprint [January 2, 2015]

Tom wishes Heron a Happy Birthday. The listeners have voted and Heron should watch Gremlins. Tom comprehends adoption. How do you deal with angry people? Russell Brand needs to find new insightful political allies. Constraints are tightening, how can we get information out? Tom recommends Exploring the World of Lucid Dreaming by Stephen LaBerge and Howard Rheingold. They discuss new year's resolutions in the framing of low-light. What are the givens of cities? Tom raises tree-houses for living and ponders Amazon.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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106: They Ran Out of Salsa [December 26, 2014]

Heron is taking his job seriously. They talk about a loss of interest in movies. Heron returns to the alone and quiet. They expand into some broader discussion of Tom's exploration of the dream state. Tom outlines some lessons learnt and has lost faith in science fiction. They discuss a gift that never was and awareness. Heron needs to use Google Maps to get lost a little easier. Tom decompresses his vinyl. They wander into film reviews and talk about happenstance. Tom asks about Heron ongoing two-day-a-week saga. Just when you think the show is over they explore cussing.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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105: Three Hundred Bucks [December 19, 2014]

Heron starts the show asking about Tom's childhood friend who came to stay and living alone. Heron is heading out to resume a winter tradition and wants to talk about his memory. Tom explains how buying a meal for a cop leads into masked men on his doorstep. The videos: Lady Stealing Shoes (link) and Package Thief (link). Tom thoroughly recommends nextdoor.com for addressing some of this problem. How can the term culture be used? Crack a book and you might be better on crack. The decade was so two decades ago. Joe the Drummer, Tim Jones and Mike King have some questions for the recording. They explore sexuality in cinema [Editorial note: the US censorship uses the term language to refer to coarse language and not adult concepts in language.] Tom knocks down the popularly referred to porn stats and talks about computation in popular writing versus his experience.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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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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103: High Wattage [November 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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102: Traditional Metaphysical Deity Theology [November 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. 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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101: It Comes Up Even Easier [November 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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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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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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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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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 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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96: A Nipple-Based Career [September 4, 2014]

It always pays to see if your head is in the way. Heron kicks off with a CSB question about games. They wander into sports, capitalism and competition. Heron kicks off a brief discussion on suicide. Heron works hard on Thursdays prior to their chat. They discuss diet. What does lemonade mean? Kickstarter provides a new world. The Islamic State and those fluid covered starlets have a number of things in common. They then dive into sex education, birth rates and Michigan State University. Tom raises Heron's cold calling Kickstarter. What happens when Stone Ape disappears due to digital assaults? From rural to larrikin, the discussion is fractured by word analysis. What would happen if Heron listened to the recording? Heron thinks his health is the most important thing.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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95: Broccoli and Divesting [August 28, 2014]

Tom tells a story for Heron about geometric shapes. Gendo cold calls coming soon? How about those non linguistic language monkeys? Tom gives a story about traveling to sunny Modesto in search of a rare Christmas ornament. Sounds like an alternative universe? For those who want to see the earthquake footage (http://youtu.be/CS93EjM98n0). Tom's next story is a little chilling. Suffering is all relative, it would seem. The blueprint is to divest the war machine. Solar rather than bombs is the way forward (Editorial note: Ivanpah is the name of the solar farm, http://youtu.be/lAq-1uQwXm0). Point your favorite podcasts to Stone Ape. Heron is surprised at the stuff Tom says about other people. What's the deal with the Magical Mystery Tour again? A former listener has been tracking Heron's childhood comic books. Those pesky language monkeys don't like us interacting with their children and Heron better get with the program. How about every-day carry? (http://youtu.be/nJW39r_TW4Q) Heron offers a meditation technique and they explore physical tension. They explore diet and work.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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94: The Deer Hunter Challenge for Peace on Earth [August 21, 2014]

Heron starts the conversation pondering if a paragraph can disassemble the language machine. Tom explores mores through physical violence and returning to a bad scene. Heron has a list. What about an agent for people who already have jobs? Tom gives an apology to the Vegas listeners. What do Hinkley and the Islamic State have in common? Embrace you're nuts and map your route. An old interview with Tom has been released but not yet Tom at 18 months. What about promoting a Kickstarter that was destined to fail and being utilized to create paid for video content. How about that open ocean for a place to run to? How can we optimize our Facebook usage? They explore capture by the Islamic State and the Vietcong.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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93: (untitled) [August 7, 2014]

They start discussing Tom Vine's passing. Tom has been experimenting on university educated folks. Based on bad reviews, Tom has be reworking the iOS version of Noble Ape. Tom explores the Islamic State (formerly known as ISIS) with some delving into journalism and jihad. [Editorial note: The Blackwater massacre was Nisour Square in 2007.] They review some listener submitted questions. Tom provides his favorite two Beatles songs backwards. Heron explores some of his past. What happened to the techno utopian age? Tom returns to where can we enact change.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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92: We Were Once the Revolutionaries [July 24, 2014]

Tom is being solicited folks who he doesn't know. Heron knows who they are. They rap on Heron's speaking identity and why Heron doesn't have a Wikipedia entry. Tom describes some experiences in squish. A thumb drive could change the world. What happens when listeners die? Tom provides a blueprint for venture capital and discusses a robot start-up provided by Bob Mottram. Heron is exploring MeetUp as a means of finding the others. Tom ponders what creating things in isolation actually means. What happens about history? [Editorial note: apparently the Archie comic is in an alternative universe.] They return to history and how we can be justified siding with the corrupt House of Ukraine. Tom ponders on digital sex workers being the new wave of Gendo and provides a review of the Purge.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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91: When Bees Discovered Socialism [July 10, 2014]

Tom and Heron take questions from listener Paul. They dive deep into dream experiences and dream interpretation. Tom tries some deconstruction of Heron's language. What's the deal with information theory and evolution? The county fair provides some indications of humanity. What happens if Tom becomes an American? Tom takes Heron to task on individuals versus groups. Tom finds Bob again. Heron is changing his pipe. Regulation has some curious problems.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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90: San Jose Police and Invaded Nations: Happy July 4th [July 3, 2014]

Tom explains some DJ Master T science. [Editorial note: As with many things in the original edition of Cyberia the naming is incorrect. It is in fact 5-MeO not MAO something like Steve Jobbs (sic).] Heron provides some narration to the comic book project and his early experiences with computers. Tom hasn't alienated a group of listeners. Some experiences have impacted Tom's life. They discuss the monopoly of Amazon versus men getting together. Heron starts a topic on people who have problems dealing with stress. Tom explores death as a natural part of life. These dirty CEOs with throat cancer. Heron needs to fight for his ideas. Saying long numbers sucks. Facebook has been manipulating you, duh. Tom takes a different direction to his Australia departure to show the multiple dimensionality to the whole experience. They explore angry people and how they exist in the professional world. How about that different narrative of Fox News? They wander into adoption as a topic. They discuss moving frequently and consider Independence Day.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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89: The Audience Voted and They've Picked a Winner [June 26, 2014]

Heron has ticked off a life goal thanks to some listener intervention. The best source for Terence McKenna is Lorenzo Hagerty's Psychedelic Salon (http://matrixmasters.net/salon/). How good is the primary access to experiences? Tom talks about the escape trajectory. How do we communicate? Tom explores Heron's uncharted life and talks about the Mushroom Boy now embodied in a project (http://github.com/barbalet/mushroom). They rap on divergent populations versus the media. Nutbush City Limits and Kate Smith roll on. Heron's favorite wine glass is no more. Spiritual Communities contained a little note. They talk about when people care and it involves geographic movement. Heron needs to create new rituals. Heron returns to his experience from the week following a discussion on the smell of old pipes. Heron identifies that Tom has alienated a number of listeners. From a brief spell on alcoholism they wander into DVDs. Russian Roulette is a good metaphor for living as an adult. YouTube is better than reading. Tom raps on ancestry as a gateway to the sublime nature of intelligibility. Are there common threads in Tom's work? Tom throws out a fan demonized topic. Going to the DMV is a good way to find language monkeys. You get Heron's eyes for five minutes at most. Heron has no words of wisdom.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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88: They Can Do Me Right Next To You [June 13, 2014]

Heron wants to talk about cellular automata. Heron has nothing to say on the Turing test. Tom provides a blueprint for how to approach science journalists and talks about Heron's brother Oliver's Untold History of the United States. The Source Family is an ongoing topic. Driving video games are discussed. Heron talks about his stones. Heron has a new dog. What has Tom learnt from WWDC this year? Tom is retiring a story from his mis-spent youth featuring a cyber legend (http://barbalet.net/log/jul05.html#1040pm29). [Editorial note: Following intervention the WSJ modified their article to give a correct attribution to Inness' departure and removed the quote from him (http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB116863379291775523)]. Heron has another keyboard he wants to rap on. Is the app better than the book? Tom has been rationalizing his Facebook usage thanks to the movie, Her. Get yourself comfortable for this meandering wandering. Heron asks about blackberries. Motorcycle clubs are a surprise topic followed by meeting Hitler in Argentina. Tom has some sad news to share with the Stone Ape audience and Heron. Tom is a good faux lawyer (http://youtu.be/EpJtoK0DmY4). Tom and Heron wrap on listener submitted questions including a resource based economy, changing stories and scientific dogma. Don't contact Tom about funky fusion. [Editor's note: Tom's curtains feature briefly here (http://youtu.be/kYR6JqeSWSs)]. They rap on Tom and Heron's living conditions. Tom asks Heron about the US prior to the war on drugs and reflects on the honeymoon period of communes versus twenty years in. Heron likes Natural Born Killers. Tom recommends (again) VICE's coverage of the Ukraine. Tom explores the perils of grocery shopping in summer in California. Heron seems unimpressed with an anniversary. What has the cost of living got to do with your dreams? Heron provides some news from Marie and Justin.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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87: If He'd Been an NYU Student [May 29, 2014]

Tom starts with an Elliot Rodger impersonation. Queue Heron's standard response. (Editorial Note: John Zawahri was the Santa Monica shooter from 2013.) Tom has been wandering strange universities. Smash the roof doors but not the attics. Tom asks if internal narratives (language machines) are generational. Tom has been working for Heron. How strange the world was in 600. What happened to Tom's invested but no longer delivered Kickstarters? Heron returns to the perennial topic of SkypeCast. How about that individualism? The conversation concludes on Tom at 13 doing some cultural art.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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86: Pure Language Simulation [May 22, 2014]

Tom comes from the new space with his cat's return. Heron wants to explore the language monkey simulation. Get yourself comfortable for this one folks. Bob Mottram raised a point on net neutrality that merits further discussion. Heron want his display already. H. R. Giger features briefly and Tom talks about why he didn't like William Gibson from the first documentary (http://youtu.be/wbp6G8do2_E). Tom mentions Kirsh's embedded philosophy (http://adrenaline.ucsd.edu/kirsh/Articles/Earwig/earwig-cleaned.html). Tom needs to return to something applied in the discussions (http://nobleape.com/man/philosophic.html). There's a break in the philosophical discussion to talk about updating electrical systems. The return to the idea of a purely language simulation.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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85: Cottoned On to the Fact [May 15, 2014]

Heron wants to revisit Tom's perspective on net neutrality. Tom has lost a cat and half of himself through the week. They explore the taste of water. Tom starts the re-exploration of squish and the matrix. Tom provides a video clip from the early development of Noble Ape (http://youtu.be/6kufevP4Zfc) on his perspective of the Matrix. Tom explores why MainePrepper is clearly a counter-revolutionary and why Tom is just a loser. Heron reveals more than perhaps he has ever revealed before. Tom returns to the repackaging of Stone Ape. Glass pipes are the Hell's Angels of glass blowing moves into the forced politicization of Australians. Comfort with the people who might be nuts but can permeate change seems to be an extreme but it is one that Tom and Heron need to understand in order to permeate change. They rap on the familiar topic of old tech.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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84: Only Getting Plastered With Tom [May 9, 2014]

Tom is recording at his location for the last time. Heron asks Tom about 3d without glasses. How about those computers? This break is brought to you by Sunset Blush. Lex Watson comes up again. What's happening with the Stone Ape Facebook group? Tom finds his ancestors are his social network. Tom explores the threat of physical violence. Eric! Tom introduces Heron to the new neighborhood. Heron is interconnected with JFK through 1983 not 1984. Tom returns to the Stonean ethic. Don't talk about net neutrality, talk about anti-trust instead. Heron's wine consumption is a running theme through the recording. Heron explores when he found his primate mind. Tom throws some ancestry into the mix.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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83: Heron's Hermit Hole [April 25, 2014]

Heron enjoyed talking although it just wasn't enough time. Happy to be number 290! Stay tuned for a sliced and diced Stone Ape podcast. Heron is lucky to be alive and a filthy hippy. Tom reflects on Christian rock concerts being gateways. Cliven Bundy is a pinko government hack. Tom does not agree with the volunteer military. If VICE is not in your YouTube subscription, it should be. Simon Ostrovsky's coverage of the Ukraine is spotless. Tom protects his freedom way better than the US military every could. Who holds the responsibility for yourself? Stress is the cancer of capitalism. They discuss computers purchased. Heron raps on perception and photography. What about all these monkey simulations? Could this be a live recorded home invasion? You better not be from United Utilities. Tom defines the term honey-bait for Heron. What has happened to anything over time? Dangerous times at the spiritual center. Conscious in the Cloud is growing all the way to Ray K. Reputation moves into the Stonean ethic. Is there such a thing as the Stonean ethic? Tom explores motivation in the ethics. Heron hasn't changed. They rap about nature documentaries.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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82: America's Stolen Generation [April 11, 2014]

Heron has a culinary recommendation for the listeners in the western part of the US. Tom provides an abstract topic about language machine simulations. What role do the eyes play in this simulation? Tom doesn't like Facebook anymore and he also doesn't like books anymore. Tom digresses into producing music. Stay tuned at the end of the recording for a little sample of Tom's 2007 comedic musical work. There needs to be different language monkey phylums. Shenandoah leads into the idea that the stolen generation is the blueprint for the new America. They explore friendships. Some behind the scenes audio is covered. Are growth experiments worth following to the end? Heron has being playing a Stone Ape drinking game. Heron asks if Tom knows what the World War Two generation means. Tom talks about what the AIDS generation means. Heron is committed sufficient to be committed. What does Tom's spiritual advisor do during the Stone Ape recording? Did somebody say sweaty nerds?  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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81: the Language Man [April 4, 2014]

Heron has started playing his keyboard again thanks to some interest in his keyboard from some music producer dude. Tom wants to explore how useless people really are. Flip floppers are okay by Tom. Heron digresses into a story about Delfina. Will Heron contact MAPS? The embargo has been lifted. There is a new chez Barbalet. Someone bought a Mac on Tom and this is standard practice. Heron would like Tom to refer to his spiritual advisor by her actual name. Tom came to a conclusion about Noble Ape. They explore what technology does. Tom wonders if architecture inspires intellectuals. What do people do? Tom appeals to the listeners and provides a deconstruction of how boring sports are in the US. Why are there so many angry adults from early childhood? Tom is happy that some of the Stone Ape listeners will meet Heron.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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80: Scroll Down [March 28, 2014]

Tom notes his Spiritual Advisor's voice has changed. Mats wanted satisfaction. Heron will be talking to MAPS sometime. Tom has a profound medical experience and he has now seen Easy Rider. They digress into crack cocaine and what it did for baking soda manufacturers. Then back onto Kids and nihilistic teenagers. Tom raps on Facebook Horse/Cart and VIDA. Some updates on prior topics are provided. This recording is here because of Monty Python on YouTube. Tom is done with mentoring and needs to change Model Rail Radio. Das Boot is a must-watch film.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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79: Mushroom Kundalini [March 14, 2014]

Heron starts on the distant future. Tom raps on Ray K. Heron likes citizenship as a concept and Tom thinks Israel shows some of the paradoxes of Heron's utopia. Tom offers creating a garden and being a scout as two skills that should exist in a Utopia. Tom talks about living in Malaysia. Heron has surveyed houses watching television. Tom talks about a documentary and dice. Heron thinks dice is like DOS or maybe DOS is like dice. The command line has a purpose for Tom. Heron kicks off the idea of mental terrain. Harry Nilsson doesn't leave much of an impression. Tom's monkey is dying. Beyond adultery: what is it going to be? Tom details cat narratives and a flash back to a prior discussion. Through a slight meander Tom finds new listener Julie and Heron share an interest in E-Prime. Heron hates day-light saving at least initially. The familiar topic of time and if it needed is return to once again. Heron thinks your reputation is important and Tom thinks it is meaningless. Tom thinks Heron needs a sharp jolt.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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78: Furries and Free Stuff [March 7, 2014]

Tom asks about Heron's health. [Editor's note: beef stroganoff was the meal that was available.] Don't sniff green meat. Tom is not using notes going forwards. Heron wants to see a Tom created documentary. Heron re-listened to the previous show. They deconstruct the previous recording's discussion on marriage and Tom's interrogation techniques. Tom introduces Heron to the furry fandom (aka "furries" for this discussion). Heron doesn't want a congregation for Gendo. Tom has been gaming his cat's health. [Editor's note: the discussion of flying/pilots predated the announcement on Malaysian Airlines.] They discuss how you can still get questions on Stone Ape. Tom raps on house buying in Silicon Valley currently. Tom offers the idea that he might be Stone Ape's biggest fan. Heron will be speaking at CalState Fullerton.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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77: Married People Jump Up To Get Starbucks [February 28, 2014]

Heron is a little under the weather. Tom has gone cold turkey. Heron's been listening to Reese Jones and Reese has been listening to Stone Ape. It's a very complex world. Characters in Field of Chaos have an interesting relationship with their story. They discuss how aging normalizes your story although the gym shoes are still lost. Rail fans are bullies and bullied. Chicago elites brings backs memories of Justin Hall (of links.net). Tom has been shredding 1999-2001 and he feels liberated. Tiaga people give Tom a new insight into living. Heron doesn't want to talk about how he doesn't like getting intellectually involved with a particular group of people. Tom recesses into swimming with jellyfish and Penn Jillette for a moment. Heron raises the people who stay in bed sick. Heron thinks the price of gas will fix everything. Tom tries to explore Heron's concerns about those strange people. The interview Tom refers to is with Lord Jamar from Brand Nubian. Does Heron post a lot of quotes on Facebook? Befriend Heron to perform your own analysis.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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76: Necessary But Not Sufficient [February 15, 2014]

Heron wants to know about Valentine's Day Barbalet-style and reflects on John Holmdahl some more. Tom and Heron discuss Computer Theology. Tom unrolls the discussion relating to genocide and jokes. Is Sam Harris a thinker? Bar fights are where agent modeling is best used. Model Rail Radio has found a new participant. Tom has been watching Nick Bloomfield's early Selling of a Serial Killer. Tom reminds Heron about the Cato Institute and Harvard robot termites. Tom talks about how you can change the future and his new mic. They rap on the process of education.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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75: On Purpose [February 7, 2014]

Heron has been stargazing and chatting with the fans. Tom expands on the homework Heron assigned from the week prior. Tom thinks being an intellectual outlier is an important thing. Heron's ideas of punctuated equilibrium seem critical to his future society speculation. The listener submitted topic of horses was discussed. Tom is critical of YouTube revenue. Tom asks an Eckhart Tolle question in terms of Heron's temporality. Tom is talking at SETI in March. Tom has been reacquainted with invasion of Iraq and Waco. The discussion gets into Charles Manson territory [Editorial note: G.G. Allin is the fellow's name Tom can't recall, following on, it might have been Bundy rather than Mason]. Tom asserts Pete Seeger was the last of the left in the US. Brandon Darby is a narcissistic ego for hire. FN 2030 frames the discussion for a good portion of the remainder of the recording including John Holmdahl and the On Purpose Network [Editorial note: Tom was able to find John on FB. Stay tuned for an update if one is forthcoming].  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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74: Pro-Lennon Ghost Gun Marksmen of America [January 31, 2014]

Heron asks after Tom's health. Heron's idea of listeners has changed in the past couple of weeks and he doesn't want to be a guru. What does a language machine for the deaf look like? It might have something to do with Chomsky but who could tell. Bob Mottram wants to know why AI has failed so badly. Liquid Democracy is finally discussed. Tom's hands have finally become a YouTube star. Users should consider writing Stone Ape reviews for Reality Sandwich's Conscious Podcast Network. Marie is our super listener. What is this whole Stone Ape thing about? Tom answers that prickly question. Heron can't imagine listeners who listen in pairs. Heron will need to have a travel ritual at some stage and he has a new project from Apple if only he can find the words. Tom has broken a Noble Ape metric through the week. Folks want to program and Heron wants to talk Bitcoin. Tom and Heron explore slavery. Why so cynical about Syria? Tom wonders if any of the stories we are sold about Middle Eastern conflicts are based on actual things. Tom explores the going on tour experiences from his dream space to his actual space. Heron's recommendation is that Tom should stop sleeping. Tom throws from the trainnies to paying artists. Heron returns to talking about his keyboard. Heron make a strong point that the left needs to spend more time at the range. Tom and Heron explore the lunacy of ghost gun control in the United States. Tom re-raises education as an ongoing topic. Heron demands more time for the education discussion.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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73: Hold on to Your Hair Pieces [January 17, 2014]

Heron talks about the Christie Bridge Scandal. Solipsism sucks but it is turtles all the way down. De-programming anyone? Don't invite Tom to a social event. Tom has been in retreat. Tom launches an idea. [Editorial note: the Wolf was shortlisted for the Australian Children's Book of the Year 1992. It won the Human Rights Medal 1992.] Heron and Tom dissect a Joe the Drummer question. Keep driving those SUVs. No happy books please and now you need a nap. Heron reflects on the 1960s. Syria needs more comedians. Eli Porter is dissected like a bisexual bridal shower. I have one question man: tell me who's next? Can you channel and improve discussion? Tom raps on Net Neutrality and how you can get get Scroogled. Heron expands his corporate art discussion. Tom muses on African American Republicans and stalks Heron's friends. Heron retells a story. Heron starts a long and somewhat comedic discussion on the hair piece conspiracy that needs to end. Tom tells a hair cut story. Tom throws in a behind the scenes banter and explains his birthday gift to Heron. Tom explores a bit deeper on the illustrators discovered and an update on Facebook ads.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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72: Although the Breasts were Subtle [January 3, 2014]

Tom wishes Heron a belated happy birthday. Heron talks about the second year of his sabbatical relating to fleshing out some of the more advanced concepts in his language machine deconstruction guide. Tom talks about his discussion with Marty Fisher. Tom outlines his digital political revolution. They discuss locked up and senile. Tom recommends Saving Mr. Banks. They lament the loss of old films that didn't make the digital divide. They rap on a conversation with Marie and Justin. Heron starts a discussion associated with maps and the future city states of the United States. Bob Mottram asks a question relating to Field of Chaos. Noble Ape can be used for simulating a large number of agents including radicals. Heron deconstructs James' question.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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71: No Such Thing [December 27, 2013]

Heron starts the show talking about backing up options. They fly into 2013 trends in review. Does the NSA know who Heron and Tom are? Can Christmas be written off as a social, capitalist or religious festival? Heron and Tom don't really understand the weather. Can our listeners help? Tom likes number theory and multi-dimensional calculus. Heron likes algebra and geometry. Heron explores how we move from programming languages to English. They explore the utilization of English. Tom opines on the end of year tradition. Heron raps on Glenn Gould. How about that AK47 and the man who made it. Tom prompts Heron to talk about dog ownership and Tom reflects on rich-people dogs. Heron goes with a standard dismissive line on art. Tom attempts to explore this. He fails dismally. Just when the show looks like it is wrapping up, Tom raises the success of Jeri Ellsworth as the blueprint of community creation to Kickstarter. Tom explores why there are fast food outlets in major cities in the US. Tom concludes the lights-out nature of death.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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70: Two-Valued-Logic Never Knows [December 22, 2013]

Tom and Heron are recording Sunday afternoon for a change and rap about typewriters. There is a general digression into fruit factory love. The Center for Applied Epistemology will have a website in 2014. Tom has found a name for his YouTube channel. Bob Mottram has been posting some interesting videos from Bristol and he has a question on advertising. Connor has some questions about autopilot and purposeful life. Lorriane asks about science - a dangerously charged topic it would appear. What about that futurist linguist? How about those language monkeys at this time of the year? Heron is exploring a new profession in central Los Angeles.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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69: Sex-Bomb Longstocking [December 13, 2013]

Heron isn't going nuts. Maybe. Heron wants to talk about Mandela again and opines about the quality of journalism. Tom starts with a series of questions from new listener, Timothy. Humor joins some of Timothy's questions through some confusion between Peter Joseph and Joe the Drummer. Heron doesn't like the show. Paul Heft provides some divergence between Tom and Heron. Tom realizes there are things he just can't talk about in good company. Is where you are born important? Heron feels the show coming over him. How much information are put into the Matrix? Tom has some numbers and he describes a periodic process of escape. Joe the Drummer has some questions for Heron and Tom. They traverse scientific practices, P. Coil, malls, Islam and atheism, the one percent and technology and other random topics peppered in for good measure. Tom pleas for better topics from the listeners. Joe finishes his questions asking for more discussion on Rupert Sheldrake. Tom provides some documentary reviews from Werner Herzog, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, James Bond and Jimmy Carson. Tom reflects on reflective Nihilism. They conclude by thanking the listeners who have submitted questions.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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68: Preach Brother Heron [December 6, 2013]

Heron starts the show talking about five thousand or so unique IPs downloading the show. Lorraine asks a question about simulation and Gaia. Chris Abbott's questions are revisited. Tom has been listening to radical commentators via YouTube. Heron wants to believe Sheldrake. What about those nominal educational institutions? Lorraine wants to know the wheres and hows of artificial life. Marie offers a question on architecture. Tom raises the idea that teenagers who run away may have a good reason. (Editorial note: Tom is off by a factor of ten: between 1.6 and 2.8 million US youths ran away in 2012.) Nelson Mandela: reasonable dude? Lorraine questions transcendence. Tom raps on not quite simmered topics. Tom makes a plea to the Stone Ape listeners in the continental US that also like old cats. Tom offers the natural periodicity of work. Is Iraq the perfect society for engineers? It isn't easy to get people to listen. They revisit Heron's boyhood home. Heron gets preachy.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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67: Lorraine Asks [November 29, 2013]

Lorraine has provided the questions this evening. Tom confesses his war on lip smacking. Heron rolls out his most disappointing comets of all time. Without a good internet connection, Heron is lost. Squish vs the matrix for intimacy? They rap about how long they can inhabit the same monkey. Lorraine gets them discussing vertebrates. Tom hasn't been sleeping - has he been sub-linguistic? Somehow they start arguing about tribal cultural myths. Tom raps on Joe Rogan and Lorenzo Hagerty's recording. Tom has been watching and listening to the Comic Book Men as a form to introduce the masses to podcasts. Is Heron cute? This enters a troubled conversation over gender differences. Lorraine asks about technology responsibility. Tom responds to a question on currency and the game. Heron reflects on post-life-insurance life. Tom visited Heron's alma mater for Thanksgiving. Heron run through his supplements. Tom raps on half-baked topics starting with life in a UK village. This gives Heron the perfect forum to conclude the show.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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66: Stupidity Redux [November 22, 2013]

Heron's actually been going to the Facebook page. Thanks to the listeners promoting the show. Tom gives a critical review on Heron's appearance on KMO's Vault podcast. They rap on the occult. Chris Abbott re-asks a question. Should we feel good about living in a first world country? They return to the format of the five stupidities. What about those rascally language monkeys? Heron offers a long narrative and Tom has a historical solution. Is doing nothing part of the revolution? They explore nudity and deconstructing the system. Tom must be stopped.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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65: Give Us Something We Can Chew On [November 15, 2013]

Heron likes the Stone Ape format. Heron needs a technological communication update. Tom digs deeper into damn skippy. Tom gives an account of early Twitter interacting with Google. Tom recommends a documentary on J. D. Salinger and talks about publish's last hurrah. They wander through a request by Mats to produce When the Flowers Died, involving Tom reliving his drive to Silicon Valley and a drive around Tasmania. Tom draws the conversation to buying and owning houses. They rap on cannabis dispensaries. Mats gets them going on the justice system. They conclude on a familiar theme and a question for the future from Toni Ryan.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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64: Cement [November 8, 2013]

Heron asks about Tom's cat. Tom kicks off the show with a Marie Camacho question to each host. Tom moves from mail order shirts to California law. Tom offers part three of what we should do relating to currency. Let's offer multiple kinds of currency to effect different actions. Tom has been exploring hillbilly currency. YouTube stores all your public memories. Will computation equal biology? In the Santa Cruz Mountains biology has the upper hand. Chris Abbott has a question about LM conflict. From Tom's new television to buying an island presents an extreme transversing rap. Heron had a book from Tom. Tom doesn't know if he trusts Heron's taste in films. Tom returns to the failing of the 1960s social change. Heron may sound like a Constitutionalist to some. Heron wonders why suicide isn't more prevalent. Never commit a crime while writing your name in cement. Heron gets lost. Popcorn gives the blueprint. Tom is not prescribing the end.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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63: Alpha Ducks [November 1, 2013]

Heron is faking it or perhaps is fracking it. Tom offers another thing that needs to change. We have computers so we don't need politicians. Tom provides a critical review of his Conscious in the Cloud series. Heron likes his tomatoes tasty. Lorraine asks a question about biological intelligence versus artificial intelligence. Andrew asks a question about Heron's past year. Tom talks about finding folks with complimentary skills. They jam on ducks and freeways. Heron wants to be cut up and fed to vultures. Tom recaps the premise of When the Flowers Died, a short story he wrote in his late teens. It was critical of the popular 1960s for not understanding inclusion or how exclusionary philosophies empower other groups. Somehow they wander into pimp culture. Heron becomes irritated at their scheduled break and starts talking about glasses. They compare Halloween costumes and chain diners. Heron talks about his four days in Vegas. Tom gives an account of prostitution in Nevada. Heron talks about his train set. Tom explores when engineering is just right and he's a dope loser. Somehow they end up talking about Carrot Top. Tom has a chuckle about Kickstarter. Tom struggles to find intellectual movements that aren't astroturf. Tom recommends Bad Grandpa. They talk about writing over recent history.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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62: Things Are About to Get Funky [October 25, 2013]

Heron and Tom rap on Russell Brand. Tom raises the issue of double tap drone strikes and why young folks need to be mentored. The NSA should have done the health care website. Heron brings up room spinning experiences. Tom raises the work-a-day world versus the Amazonian folk. Joe the Drummer's question is finally asked. Tom wonders when stalking stories are reasonable and what it is like to live in the middle of no-where. Tom notes they have both missed the easy life through YouTube. Heron has a lot of recordings he's yet to put out. Tom drags Heron away from being hacked to death to explore vinyl records. Tom quizzed Heron what popular music does for him. Heron was once religious about Saturday Night. Tom returns to second hand books. Conscious in the Cloud may be changing its form. Tom provides a brief history of Biota. (Editorial note: Tom broke his streak following the recording, 59 days.) Tom raises dreaming with Heron. Heron has been talking to Tom about publishing. Tom explores the future of grocery shopping and a little story about a baked potato. They wander through historical manufacturing. Tom and Heron debate World War II.  [ MP3 ]

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   Tom Barbalet

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61: P. Coil and his Singing Cat [October 11, 2013]

Heron kicks off the show with some basics. Tom has one question for President Obama but not for his local Congresswoman. Tom provides a portrait of the insanity of health care in the US. Heron wants to know more about Tom's eyes. Tom found Heron's topic on child labor. Tom frames some parameters for listener submitted questions and they reflect that maybe they have just lampooned the listeners who have submitted questions previously. William Gibson just isn't weird enough for Tom. Forget the future. If language machines have motives where do these exist? Tom digresses into the authoritarian language machine. What role does emotions have in the language machine? Heron and Tom stumble through this question. Tom wants the Heron Stone lifestyle. Tom just can't be trailer park intelligentsia or hand-porn king. Tom doesn't want the listeners checking out Motor Club of America on YouTube. Tom asks why aren't those who're against it calling it the Unaffordable Care Act or Obama-Doesn't-Care? Tom has put his money where his mouth is with a particular topic. If you don't have your stuff together, don't try to meet Tom to talk about stuff. Tom provides an update associated with the comic book project. Heron plans on expanding his year off. Tom explores why Heron doesn't walk through the redwoods anymore.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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60: Distinct from the Mob [September 27, 2013]

Heron hopes he offended someone but neither of them can remember what he said. Tom clearly doesn't like Australians. He hates everyone. Get used to it. What does a regular day look like in a post-Stonean world? Tom floats a flier and they discuss where the margins are in Bitcoins. Do you know the history of Apple Computer? Do you know who Ronald Wayne is? He has somehow inserted himself into computer history after about third years in obscurity. Wikipedia is like the cub scouts. Heron wants monks. When should you be a language monkey? Tom asks about the puppies. Tom wonders what the eagle monologue would be.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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59: Designed at Gunpoint [September 20, 2013]

Tom had technical difficulties starting the call but he starts out with some disturbing photos for Heron to consider. Tom digresses into stories from the UK and an early Heron childhood story. Tom explores the NRA demographic through his YouTube analysis and from a group of about a hundred, one has come through. Heron and Tom disagree on militarism. Tom tries to explain his German experience in contrast to Heron's narrative. Heron pushes Marie's first question to the front of the topic list. New Zealand isn't that special compared to a bus station. Tom answers a question from KMO relatively solo. Peter Stempel steps up to the plate. Tom digresses into a discussion of Lord Hutton aka Bored Mutton. Tom raised capitalism and democracy. Heron gets bored with this topic and swings into a discussion of a movie he has seen recently and senses in general. With Tom's reformed mutant past, he has a lot to say about senses. Heron gives some optometrist optimism. Which sense would you opt to lose? Has Heron ruined the movie already for Tom. Time will tell. Tom digresses into Bob Mottram moving onto a new project and how fixing his book addiction exposed his vinyl addiction. Mats wraps up the show with a short question only Mats could concoct. The conversation concludes with a technology wrapping session. (Editorial Note: Alternative title considered 'Heron and the Military Sitting in a Tree').  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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58: Less than One Percent [September 13, 2013]

Tom asks the listeners for more topics and throws into the Australian election. It turns out Tom is a 9/11 expert. Heron explores the military in an ideal world. They won't be taking callers going forwards. Tom wants to float a somewhat familiar name with Heron as the antithesis of the language monkey. Listeners if you like this idea, please make yourself heard. Tom tries to get Heron to explore nature and nurture. Tom offers two other components self-motivation and luck. Heron offers some exercises about how to think about something. Tom offers a dreamt solution to this problem too. Tom briefly delves into Noble Ape but returns to the Bonobo woman (Vanessa Woods). Tom throws out the comic book project and fan hate associated with Tom moving on. Tom asks how the listeners can pick up new listeners. Tom explores happiness through intellectual and genetic descendants. Tom moves the topic towards death and tomatoes. Will Heron and Tom rap in squish in the future? Maybe Ray K. too? Steve Jobs and iOS rounds out the topics for evening.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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57: Just Like 9/11 [August 30, 2013]

Heron thinks diversity is okay. Heron needs to accept his new status. They explore the brain-damaged language monkey scum. Tom offers some discussion on advanced Stonean concepts. Tom talks about a string instrument purchase and brain-damaged musicians. Tom raises a Joe the Drummer question on conformists and non-conformists. Tom discusses the dead-beat-dads of artificial life. Heron presents Tom's next artificial life persona. They explore family and Heron reveals he has a family too. Tom talks about the history of 9/11 in the context of the sanctions on Iraq. Marie asks about Mike Hastings death. Rolf Harris has fallen hard and he can't get up. A camera is important to the comic book project.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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56: Schmucks [August 23, 2013]

Heron admits to being a rabid language monkey for a day thanks to Time-Warner. Heron wants to get the listeners on to Teamspeak but Tom thinks Heron should go to the listeners. Tom raises a listener question on the language machine and disassociating from it. A professional frisbee Neanderthal friend of Heron's distracts the main topic for a minute or two. Tom talks about the formality of radio and when it fails, it fails hard. Tom talks about talking in squish and puts an idea out to the Stone Ape listenership. Tom answers a question from a listener about the death of VR. (Editorial note: It is Magic Alex not Electronic Alex.) Books are the topic of another listener submitted question. To be expected a comic book update moves into Heron is Breaking Bad. Tom decides to air some dirty tshirt laundry. Heron wants to emulate Charlie Mason in terms of tattoos. Heron portrays himself at 16. Tom talks about the ideas farm and the role of KS on this. What happens when you can't speak? Tom tries to call some listeners on Skype. Heron wonders who the schmucks are in this process.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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55: Dolly [August 9, 2013]

Heron explores the crying child. Tom found a body while walking. Heron does well in trouble. Tom ponders how you unseat a monarchy. Tom received an interesting letter and wants to create Skateopia for his kind of people. They discuss reincarnation. Tom has heard a familiar story in the wild. Heron is still in rehab. Tom talks about alcohol in Australia versus the US. They discuss the archetype versus the stereotype. This becomes a three topic dive and returning to the original topic. Tom manages to throw in a Noble Ape topic or two. Tom rolls into a small comic book update and then describes dolly. They explore food porn. Heron has listened to Model Rail Radio and although he isn't becoming a railroader, he likes the style. They chat podcasting. Heron once respected Tom. Once. Tom explores the temporal nature of Noble Ape contributors. Tom is worried that Heron may be too formal to collaborate with a front person in squish. Somehow they start rapping on New York.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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54: Honest Abe [August 2, 2013]

Heron can't combine Facebook and Skype. The eagles are nearly cruising down the highway. (Editorial note: Tom misspells Pallas cat.) They explore television versus Ray K. Heron and Tom may open the lines on a future show. Tom explores the archetype of the frequently contacting fan of Noble Ape. Stone Ape is a virus, a dangerous virus, be careful who you infect. Heron explores outsourcing components of Stone. Tom is looking to optimize his audio recording and production. Tom thinks artificial life development requires idealism. Comic books however need some shared realism. Heron doesn't want to meet you. But RAW and Heron have met. Tom talks about longterm isolation and the whistleblower. Tom still finds himself watching JFK conspiracy documentaries every now and again. The topic shifts to the 7 Up series, most recently 56 Up. Heron has been to a meeting in squish recently. Tom asks questions about this experience and raises the crying child. Tom wraps up with a plug for JoeTheDrummer, Reddit and his books available on Amazon.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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53: Babies Washing Their Hands [July 19, 2013]

Heron may soon be puppy-less. So he raises genetic perfection and talks about burning bits of his head. Tom offers the social contract relating to sexuality. Tom talks about California prisons. There has been a flood of participants for Tom's trialogue. Tom talks about Osprey books and the comic book project. They digress into employing tax professionals. Tom raises an idea versus the delivery of a product. Heron has been targeted by singlemuslim dot com too. Tom talks about re-invention through moving and through not moving. He provides a brief vignette of his life in Vegas. They talk about the artificial dichotomy between cats and dogs. Tom purchased some Ray K. They discuss Einstein as a temporal perfect storm. Tom returns to the sexual contract to offer a broader definition and talks about periodicity and fixed-times. Why do pseudonyms suck? They both suspect Marie is a pseudonym and they dig deep into 23andme. Tom floats the Zimmerman trial as a topic and the cover of Rolling Stone. Tom introduces Heron to the Puppy Bowl and that he has a face for audio for podcasting. Heron has found his calling when Tom discovers something that doesn't exist on the internet yet.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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52: The Way, A Way and Genocide [July 12, 2013]

Heron is okay. Heron provides a puppy update. He has some ideas about raising children versus raising puppies. It's stunning Tom lets him rap on this for so long. Tom must be tired. Peter Stempel should be selling foxes. No more singing John Wayne's teeth but Tom will read some Ray. They deconstruct poetry. Are there wise elderly people or did they just get disgusted with the whole thing? They explore Kevingate briefly. Also model railroaders aren't typically Swedish bikini models, Stone Ape listeners appear to be different. Tom tells of a meal in Carmel adding a little enlightenment. This podcast is brought to by singlemuslim dot com. Singlemuslim dot com breaks all prior stereotypes and identifies that women under burqa need good loving too. The second site worth plugging is joethedrummer dot com. Joethedrummer dot com presents some questions for the show. Tom asks if genocide can have any primacy or is it just a story. Heron says he doesn't care, it's part of the old story. Maybe Heron does care, he can't tell. Tom raises the theater for reality. Tom raises the South and the bullet as the unit of history. The Iraq is a real term and we are in the minority. Reading is a genial luxury. Sucked to be RAW in later life. Tom is a 1950s man with a couple of hats. Heron's needs to have fun. Jane Austin store owners take note. Facebook ads still suck. Two times is the natural speed to edit audio. Heron floats the caterpillar butterfly perennial topic for the end of the show. The Good Ship Lollipop is a motivator. Tom breaks down how to live in Northern California.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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51: K [June 30, 2013]

Tom and K talk about professional podcasting, books and cats. Tom raises the effects of PG-13 on the zombie movie. They discuss domestic armed drones and what happened to the news.  [ MP3 ]

   K
   Tom Barbalet

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50: Hot [June 28, 2013]

It's hot in both the south San Francisco Bay and Los Angeles. Heron is really a nice guy. Honest. Heron likes puppies. What more do you need to know you damn language monkey! Tom is concerned that all the language monkey talk will turn new listeners off. Tom has no hope for the future but his day-to-day is full of hope. Heron can't dance with wolves. They discuss the poetry of Ray. Tom will be talking with a number of folks over the weekend and also be talking in squish. What does literacy do the the language machine? The books keep leaving the Barbalets. It isn't important how people died. Heron has no time to read 1984. Tom owes Heron a video and want to wrap the show up for a cold bath.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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49: For Meaningful Interest, Add Ricin [June 21, 2013]

Heron likes to watch puppies and talking about the squeeze machine as it relates to particular sexual interests. Sometimes for Tom, Ray is okay. Freeman Dyson is the physicist's name. The NSA just isn't spying well enough. Tom gives some points to Heron about how to get the President's attention. No one reads Jaron. Google can't find caravans in the 1980s in Australia. Tom's been to Apple's WWDC and it brings backs old memories. The books are leaving the building a box at a time. Tom raises the topics of civil wars: American and English. (Editor's notes: the English Civil War started in 1642.) Heron isn't drinking enough. Tom has drunk enough. Ice cream is a legitimate topic. Tom provides a brief comic update. Tom is able to change his experiences with the ALIFE Conference. Tom is looking for folks who are discovering artificial life once again perhaps on Reddit. What happens when Facebook goes away? Just when things are ending for the better, Tom raises the Kim versus Obama and the children discussion. They explore the hope of the butterfly. Tom concludes offering a giveaway of books.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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48: Country Fried President with a Large Serve of Kids [June 7, 2013]

Tom is concerned about his call recording solution. Don't you dare call Heron enlightened, damn it. Heron is an ephemeris aficionado. Tom asserts the pathology of time. Babies prefer iPads. Tom doesn't prefer the fruit factory and he thinks the Science Guy is suspect. Heron knows his guns. The plants of summer are coming up. Mats frames some discussion on piracy and friendship. Heron got down in the 1960s. Heron kicks on a discussion about North Korea with hints of Cuba. Tom thinks the US is pretty similar to North Korea if you want to provide any critical analysis. Tom throws SETI and Singapore into the mix although Heron won't be swayed. Neither know what the PAC-10 is - do you? Tom answers the meaning of life and raps on his career. Somehow the transition of the Earth has never been studied previously or has it? Tom tries to set forth the emotion of recordings. Tom provides an update on the comic book project. The rascal language monkey scum make a return.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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47: Mummified Penis [May 31, 2013]

Tom's call recording software disappeared. They talk about missing a week. Tom digs into the comic book project. What is Heron's Facebook message? They return to the blueprint of 1982. Tom explores Heron's enlightenment to Vietnam period. They explore structural bureaucracy. Heron thinks the younger generation knows what he knows. Tom is working through his military history. Tom talks about anti-parenthood. King Crimson comes up as a topic. They explore the beach. Tom raises the Egyptian graffiti.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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46: Resting on a Promise [May 17, 2013]

Heron throws in a couple of topics - Tb drives and he watched Snowtown. Tom asks if murder is a hard line like psychedelics for example. They dig deep into substances. Tom raises self-fulfilling communities. Heron asserts that insects and humans both have language. Tom reads and it's a disease. Tom ponders what happens to disappearing information yet he's a Groucho Marx fan who watches Dick Cavett. Tom ponders being on Blue Jay Way. Tom gives a positive comic update and talks about self selection through recruitment. They compare social networks. Tom introduces a Detroit 'reality' television program. They conclude with foreign languages as an implicit ability.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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45: Not So Rascally Language Monkey Scum [May 10, 2013]

Tom starts the show by noting that there is no time limit. They talk about Tom's Origin of Mind chapter and the importance of English. Heron in Squish is dead. Joe the Drummer asks if the monkey mind is the language machine? Joe wants to know why Heron is so negative about humanity but positive about technology? Heron asks who Joe the Drummer is? Joe wants to know about why handicap is an identified concept. Joe wants to know if Heron or Tom have any flirtations with the occult or mysticism? Tom talks about a DNA test and swimming for your life. Heron raises walking for your life. Tom asks about Heron's TV addiction. They discuss various speech impediments both alcohol and brain damage caused. Tom introduces Inspire magazine. They explore whether everyone is told the same story. Tom tries to explain what it is like to create environments with mathematics. Tom misses a young Barbara Hershey. They talk rapes in the military versus cultural exchange. Tom tries to stop the video discussion in favor of the content discussion. Could this become a Stone Ape post-show? Welcome to the Rascal Language Monkey Scum. Tom wonders if a live audience would change the dynamic. They explore whether we will ever be able to understand the Earth. Who will drop from the call first?  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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44: Zeroth Glass Topic [May 3, 2013]

Tom raises the Sunset Blush quotient and the Facebook group. Heron is pleased to have contributed to Steve's life. Tom would like the listeners to participate. The NRA and Heron have the same targeted demographic. Heron in Squish needs a Heron definition and it doesn't contain the stupidities. Reification, absolutism, the word the and two valued logic are too advanced for the project. Heron has been experimenting on himself again. Tom gives an overview of his Origin of Mind chapter from fear and desire, to Cynthia Breazeal's work to the narrative engine. Tom identifies the social architect as being a uniquely human thing. They digress into what the internet is for in terms of volume. Tom raises equipment and travel as being the costs for Heron in Squish. They digress into creating female comic characters of Heron and Tom clothing optional. (Editorial note: see Power Girl for the mainstream-ization of this sub genre of comics). 'The Supreme Identity: an essay on Oriental metaphysic and the Christian religion' is a prop for Heron in Squish. Tom defines the layered needs of the project and things that some of Heron's fans may actually have gone too far, already. Heron offers guilt as a topic but prefers the term shame. Tom admits a certain obsession with Snowtown (or the Snowtown Murders as it was called in the US). Heron brightens the topic by talking about a traffic accident. YouTube thinks Tom is a nut. Tom wants to give away all his books. They explore how aging changes the mind.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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43: Go Project [April 26, 2013]

Heron and Tom will talk about racism. They cover some follow-up issues from last week. Tom found himself presenting Gendo from the ground up. They discuss how Tom silenced his inner narrative. Tom introduces Heron to his musical background. Affirmations really work when it comes to WWDC. Australia is a great place to visit. They explore later life. Tom introduces what the new morality may look like after the elimination of wild English. The Center of Applied Epistemology lives on LinkedIn and we are recruiting. Heron in Squish is a go project. They riff on what a wonderful universe it is. Heron floats the idea that his journals are probably better understood by Tom. Tom offers an exploration from Model Rail Radio to the legitimate veteran. Heron offers the monarchy and Tom gives a small distinction. They digress into somewhat married life, bacon and pancakes.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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42: Get Help [April 19, 2013]

Heron may be celebrating by himself. Tom floats 'Heron in Squish'. They discuss the Chechen conflict in terms of the quality of propaganda. Heron likes sipping lattes. Tom thinks the Stone Ape listeners have been playing a trick on him. Tom introduces the journal discussion. They explore the Republic. Something about an old man from Perth. They discuss a form of the journals. Tom defines role-playing as reality. They look at one of the rare drawings in the journal. Tom delves into relationships in Heron's journal. They deep dive into Heron's life in 1982. It is clear most of Heron's ideas existed in a well-defined form in 1982. They drop LST and discuss the fantasy life of Dennis Horn. They discover anthropology documentaries that have shaped their general benefit. They wrap up Heron's fantasy life in 1982. Tom thinks Heron is faking being offensive. Tom explores hunger. Heron talks about Big Bear and Lake Arrowhead. Tom discusses the additional necessities of being around him. Tom concludes with a double weather simulation metaphor.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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41: Make Your Own Highchair! [April 13, 2013]

They start the discussion with pushback introductions. Redundancy and tautology don't mean the same thing to linguists. Tom explores Heron's journals. Heron requests this process is done more formally. Through this discussion a decision is made to revisit these texts more formally. (The discussion with racism isn't covered in the 1979-1982 journal. This journal will be published to the feed shortly.) Tom briefly discusses the computer and the robot from Heron's 1988 journal. As the journal is now a to-be-discussed form, Tom raises food as a general topic. Complaints to Model Rail Radio will solicit responses. Tom provides a brief update on the comic book project and the Noble Ape open mic. Tom has spent the past week in Vegas. He found the tourist experience to be quite surreal. Heron quizzes Tom on the tenants of Tom's old home. The monkey has left the simulation and returned eighteen months later. They discuss the always on circumstance and city states. Heron explores consumerism. They wrap up the show talking about the journal project.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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40: Simian Slim [April 5, 2013]

Heron likes to live virtually like the Pope. Tom wants to see Heron's early writing. Tom leaves surprises for himself. Tom discovered being a nerd who liked women was okay as a repressed memory. Tom has to restart the comic book project and he gives a bad-press Kickstarter update. Heron asks about toy soldiers. Tom raises the idea of information collation and memory. Heron talks about his book project. Tom introduces John Draper aka Capt'n Crunch and an open mic session to discuss Noble Ape. Heron is pimping the monkey. Tom outlines his holiday mind. They explore Heron's day job. Heron is having fun doing nothing. Heron's teamspeak server is talk.gendo.net and the password is 'the'. They argue about whether speed reading is reading.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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39: Let Me Repair Your Rifle [March 29, 2013]

Heron starts the show reminding people what they should already know. Tom explores the Art of Living as a secular organization. Heron notes the self has a birthday about five hundred years ago and he thinks Plato belongs in a modern day institution. Tom discusses the open source firearms movement and why he doesn't need to go to a live show. They explore Kickstarter with some written information this time. Tom floats the idea of Noble Ape editing podcasts and reads some of his academic writing featuring Heron. They explore satellite radio. Heron is a Zappa fan. They muse on what it means to give it away. Tom reads some fan mail and talks about Malek Qtaish. They explore concerts seriously. Heron is an elitist. Will Heron become an expert Noble Ape user? Time will tell.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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38: When Scouts get Lost [March 22, 2013]

Heron talks about his recent opiate experience. Tom is pleased to talk about a lunch with Bruce Damer. They discuss falling out with the mushroom. Tom doesn't like futurists with clean hands. The comic book project is down to one artist. Heron likes Facebook. Tom raises twenty one years of economic growth and his own discomfort. Tom hates time but he doesn't know which Tom he is. The PTSD update takes a few twists and turns including a Facebook search. Tom is concerned by marketing to friends. They review projects and free time. Tom raises the militaristic narrative that is required. They explore pets. Tom's addiction to Boy Scout Handbooks provides some topics. They explore animal languages. Heron probably won't commit suicide. The conversation explores Heron's self-created language experiment. Tom talks about dreaming and a holiday to Vegas. Heron wants to be paid to live in Alaska. Heron needs coffee when he engages with those damn monkeys. Tom defines MacAustralia.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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37: And Somehow [March 15, 2013]

Tom and Heron start on a long list of topics. Tom introduces the comic book project as it continues to evolve. Heron and Tom discuss the lesser known substances of legal means and some that are less than legal. Tom likes Heron's photos through the ages. And somehow the story changes direction. They talk about friends. Heron raises luck versus survival smarts. Tom talks about air travel. A dream describes Tom's future as he becomes an idea criminal. Brady Manning is a Stone-ian hero. They discuss Heron's potential name change this year. They explore bring psychologists into the PTSD project.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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36: Elementary Sobriety Test [March 8, 2013]

Heron defines his year in advance and how he's taking a year off to focus his vision. Tom raises the monkey and discusses some truck he has with Kickstarter. They talk about breaking the ceiling of poor expectations. Tom puts forward the idea that a reality show may be an uncharted vehicle versus Facebook. They explore the use of Gendo for PTSD treatment and returned service people in general. Heron likes Sunset Blush and sativa. (Editorial note: most times I cut the wine glass conversation however it is a theme of this recording so it is left in.) Heron talks about those pierced youth. They return to the topic of reality television. Tom explains how to avoid drone strikes thanks to a group in Yemen. Heron and Tom disagree about H+'s role in Tom's death. Tom asks if Heron has considered cat ownership. From cat ownership to cat houses, the conversation digresses. They cover monkey chemistry without external chemicals. Tom asks about Heron's potential retirement and the parts of the monkey that need replacing. They move on to discuss what dating means and cohabiting. Heron acknowledges Stone Ape is the sole means of getting a Stone fix through 2013.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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35: Six out of Seven [March 1, 2013]

Heron starts by talking about how he can be more obnoxious. Heron defines his year in terms of physical existence. Tom raises guns as an experience. They move into comics and Kickstarters. Somehow the Popelessness of current times is discussed with regards to the lunar calendar. Heron talks about the thirty year holiday phenomenon. Tom raises the POW versus war participants in terms of effect. They explore the kinds of experiences Tom had in Vegas and South Australia. Tom asks Heron if he has listened to the audio with biologists and the current state of Noble Ape including Tom's regrets. They talk about using Heron's language analysis for assisting with suffering. Heron talks about his life through his later 20s. Tom raises Heron's Est training and talks a little about family monkey business. Tom brings up marriage as being a thing of peace. Heron discusses what he needs in the future. Tom asks if a book by professional clown could have an impact. The conversation moves to Steve Jobs and Apple.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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34: Breaking a Silence [February 22, 2013]

Tom and Heron resume the discussion talking about fourteen months of missing history. Tom starts with the deconstruction of whether he does artificial life still having attended a conference with other people who claim to do artificial life (Tom mis-spoke, one of the artificial conferences is called GECCO). Tom asks about the passing of the dog in Heron's life. Tom talks about reading old magazines. (Tom mis-speaks - Hitler's architect is Albert Speer not Hess. The interview was with Speer.) Tom contrasts old media with new media. Heron talks about his standard recording format and they retell a story that had previously been censored from Stone Ape. Heron works through why Tom returns to a book and they explore why Heron needs a co-author. There is a brief digression into the bad section of town. They explore the spaces Heron has camped to find some interesting people. They restart the recording and discuss the notes and reviews for the show. Tom talks about exploring Timothy Leary's book collection. Tom concludes with the promise that fourteen months shouldn't pass before the next recording.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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33: the Lost Recording [October 27, 2011]

Tom mention he has moved. He asks about Heron's general progress over the past months. Tom talks about applied Stonian theory and the brutalizing effects of change. They discuss technology perturbing accents. Heron provides an update. No more Talkshoe for Tom but he's still the other when you need more track to set you back. Tom reflects on repressed memories. Heron raises the mystery vortex podcast (Editor's note: this continues to be roughly sixty percent of all Heron's downloads circa March 2012).  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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32: Just Give Me Some Tooth [May 25, 2011]

Tom asks about Heron's simplifying life. Tom offers some discussion on dry survivalism. Tom floats the idea of fifteen years ago to towels. They discuss the idea that writing is the degrading present. Heron riffs on the metamorphosis of reality. Tom talks about some new purchases. They digress into the possibility of secondary experiences. Tom returns to the idea that apartment life sucks and a decade and a half of dots. Heron poses the fact that he thought Tom was full of something previously. They explore a mystery under the dryer. Tom asks Heron if there is anything novel going on with his discussions. (Tom misses the date for the start of this podcast it was June 2010.) Tom floats the idea of everyman and it works into some discussion of LM. They conclude with an update on the terror feral feline.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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31: Barbalet's Cat [April 20, 2011]

Tom asks about Heron's health and the learning community project. They discuss internal monologues in simulation. Tom raises the pathology of podcasting that digresses into a discussion of post-apocalyptic education. Tom talks about the movement to extreme militarism and the necessary counter-narrative. Heron and Tom disagree on the positive nature of the Egyptian military. Tom bridges a difficult question of what to do with an old friend with long narration about death. Someone stupid uses the term, self, and the rest writes itself. Heron asks about Tom's listening to Heron's discussions and somehow the discussion of education returns. Tom explains why he can't write a book with Heron.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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30: Learning Community [April 8, 2011]

Heron starts the discussion talking about music, his health and talking. Tom provides updates on his writing. They talk about the next laptop and views into technology. Tom offers turning down sponsors and space-aged technology. Heron mentions a new group he has joined. They digress to an extended discussion on education. They explore free-wheeling. Tom accidentally raises the topic of marriage. Tom proposes the bleak duality and how to survive a power outage. They conclude with a future topic.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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29: Heron Has A Posse [March 14, 2011]

Heron starts asking about a special day. Tom offers two films for discussion and how Heron can use his knowledge for good. Tom also decompresses his writing for good. They talk about Heron's ever-changing format. Tom links Jeopardy with snuff. The deconstruct some marginal films. Heron returns to Tom's analysis of his other podcast. They conclude with the pathology of it all.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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28: There Is Hope [February 22, 2011]

Heron starts by talking about what is on television. Tom recounts his time in the San Francisco Bay Area and finally launching the 1993 writing, Field of Chaos. Tom explains to Heron discovering listeners in real-time and more on his Bay Area trip. They explore the Social Network. Tom asks about the changes in Heron's discussion. Tom asks about Heron's changes in thinking on his future work. They talk about a mutual intensity and sleep. Oh and fieldofchaos.com, that's fieldofchaos.com...  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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27: Because I am Close to the Edge [February 2, 2011]

Tom starts talking about a telephone survey and using the internet to deal with telephone harassment. Heron offers an idea for the children of the future. Tom talks about double speed listening and simulating sub-language apes. They explore a greater gather of lunatics thanks to Stone Ape. Tom talks about being comfortable not talking and understanding women. They explore Asperger reality. (Tom misspeaks the sophists overlap Plato). Advertising damaging television springs up as a topic. Tom digresses into his writing. Heron asks about the artificial life community. Heron reminds himself about a childhood of model railroading disappointment. (Tom also misspeaks about Big Al Mayo's location - he's in CT, not sure where the NJ reference came from.) Tom offers a description of fear, Romania, Iran and Cuba. Heron offers a film for Tom. Tom offers a location for Heron. Heron concludes the show with a little telephone humor.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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26: Anti-dis-endumbening [January 25, 2011]

Tom starts with an apology and disappointment with a film director conversation. They discuss anime and cultural anomalies. Tom offers a nerd impersonation and a concern relating to his lowering intelligence. Tom identifies the sublanguage human and that Heron has romantic assumptions about humanity through his utopian life. Tom thinks Heron should explore the US via train. They talk about speech therapy, topics leading to violence and a return to wise dogs. Heron raises his fear of spiders and it digresses into a general discussion on insects. Tom asks why Heron is becoming more popular and they talk about discovering a legacy.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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25: A Southern Californian Miracle [January 12, 2011]

Tom starts the show talking about Chris Abbott and Gerald de Jong. They explore mixed feelings of Las Vegas. Tom raises the fact that Heron is instigating terror with his questions of language. Tom offers the postal service is a tool for evil. They discuss books and reading styles. Tom talks about the mujahideen and death in public. Tom discusses future destinations. Heron clarifies some marital details. They discuss the Zeitgeist movement and Peter Joseph. They discuss the open line versus the controlled line. Tom explains his experience of the perfect game. Heron launches a discussion on R. Crumb and the sixties. They talk about the Vietnam War and helicopters. Heron asks about the floods in Australia then the conversation moves to earthquakes. The recording concludes with Fien and Mitch's rendition of Black Hole Sun.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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24: Fate [January 3, 2011]

Heron starts by asking about Tom's audio setup and then they talk about the name of the podcast. Tom raises a listener topic on fate, digresses into his formal studies and their experiences of academics. Tom talks about his past few weeks in the context of fate, hands and wise dogs. They talk about Heron's recollection of conversations. They talk about Homeland Security and how to change people's minds. Tom asks if Heron is important in his view of the future. Tom offers a piano interlude and returns to a discussion of his 1993 writing and transposing a location. They discuss rebooting reality through illness. Tom explains the problems of recording through December, decompressing death and his brother's visit to the US. Heron concludes with some discussion of TeamSpeak.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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23: Bonobo Future [December 8, 2010]

Heron starts talking about Facebook ads. Tom floats the new name for the podcast. They discuss pharmacology versus psychology. Tom raises the phylum of the monkey Heron observes. They talk about who should be allowed to self-publish, power structures and sexuality. Tom confirms he's okay to die now. They discuss meeting listeners. Tom is thankful he isn't an academic. Heron asks why things Tom produces are now moving from just being free. Tom talks about one of his heroes, William Gaines, publisher of Mad magazine and the absence of contemporary war comics and toys. They discuss the Bonobo Future comic/movie and move on to some discussion on WikiLeaks.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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22: Physics Pimp [December 1, 2010]

Heron starts the conversation talking about gratitude and combination locks. Heron sets an assignment for the listeners. Tom talks about a particular way of learning stuff and the ongoing Stone Ape Facebook campaign versus the Model Rail Radio revolution. Heron wants to change the name of the podcast and Tom wants the listeners to decide on the new name. They discuss the Joneses and the hyper-consumerist festival. Tom talks about a literary form he is trying to explore and mental health. Tom offers some discussion of personal freedom, strange 1993 connections and authenticity. Heron raises Stephen Hawking. Tom reflects on his blog and his time in the UK. Heron reads a quote and talks about quote collection. Tom talks about forced writing and forced editing.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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21: Out Already [November 17, 2010]

Tom starts with a couple of updates on the breakdown of self-publishing and Facebook ads. They discuss the next thirty to fifty years. Tom raises the issue of discomfort and change. Heron wanders into some very un-politically correct British humor and talks about his ideas becoming invitations. They discuss Stone Ape's self identity in a Facebook ad. They discuss the valuable documents. Tom offers the idea that repressive culture can be measured and how to solve the problems with Iraq and Afghanistan.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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20: Slowest Campaign Ever [November 10, 2010]

Heron kicks off the discussion talking about being a schmuck in society. Tom re-acquaints himself with Heron's hero and explores the Eastern tradition. Heron talks about the need for a champion for his projects. Tom asks about Heron's annual desert trip for the real new year and talks about the ad campaign for this very podcast. They explore the previous show and, perhaps, the end of language monkey analysis. Tom talks about being a post-singular entity and publishing everything to get it out to the literati. The talking ends abruptly due to Tom's pending headache.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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19: New England Gaming Vegas with Jonathan Reinhart [October 31, 2010]

Tom introduces the format of the show to guest, Jonathan Reinhart, host of the CWF GameCast. They discuss their introductions to wargaming. Tom asks about the history of the CWF Forums. (Jonathan's rabbits make a guest appearance with their water bottle and food plate through the early part of the recording.) Tom asks about Flames of War (and defines Flames of War through the discussion). Jonathan makes a major announcement about his blog and hopefully future directions in podcasting. Tom explains some of the behind the scenes with his podcasts. Tom asks Jonathan about running for office and local politics on an international level. They talk about married life. Jonathan asks two questions about wargaming and gaming probability.  [ MP3 ]

   Jonathan Reinhart
   Tom Barbalet

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18: Embrace the Irritability [October 26, 2010]

Heron starts talking about appealing to spiritual teachers and spam. Heron protests the use of the term Heronisms. (Tom's audio is patchy.) Tom raises the idea of not speaking French with a French accent. Tom continues to talk about assembling most of the email he sent in 2000 for a book project. They continue the exploration of Heron's definition of marriage. Tom digresses briefly about his disturbing time living on campus. Heron sneaks in some language monkey discussion. Tom raises the topic of Heron's son. They explore the idea of the writing that may or may not be Heron's. Tom offers a brief discussion on modern medicine versus futurist medicine.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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17: Boys Night In [October 21, 2010]

Heron starts with falling down by choice and asks about Tom's view of the future. Tom explains the Australian brain drain. Heron discovers Tolkien. Tom introduces the first question from a listener on McKenna. Tom discusses the death of NPR. Heron raises Facebook news feeds and Tom provides some humorous examples. Tom begins an exploration of destroying pianos. (Tom's Rich, Lipp and Sohn was from the 1830s.) Heron raises the worst thing he ever did and concludes with the ongoing exploration of marriage.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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16 ~Coming Soon~ [October 18, 2010]

15: Scars of Work [October 12, 2010]

Heron and Tom start talking about work and being worked to death. Tom offers the KMO chat as a point of discussion. Tom floats his interest in backwards music. Heron raises the unscripted topic of sleep. Tom explores technologies of all ages. Heron digresses to Heronisms in disgust. Tom raises Heron's keyboard - a topic Heron loves to talk about! Tom asks about the loss of a stupidity. They return to the keyboard and playing music at parties. They agree that scars are superior to tattoos.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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14: Zombies, Call Me Kevin with KMO [October 9, 2010]

Tom introduces the format of the show to guest, KMO (or Kevin O'Connor as he is known to his friends on Facebook), host of the C-Realm podcast. Tom kicks off talking about 9/11. (Tom's example of the Genting Highlands collapse was not due to fire.) Tom ask about Kevin's experience with the Couch Surfing Touring. Kevin notes that a physical community is still superior to a virtual community. Kevin talks about the origin of KMO. They discuss Kevin's possible embodiment of Douglas Rushkoff's philosophies in Life Inc. Tom asks about Kevin's current life and the skills that are needed to survive. The conversation then moves to Kevin/KMO's new book, Conversations on Collapse: C-Realm Podcast Transcripts. Tom offers a discussion about publishing and then models of podcasting. Kevin offers zombie movies as a topic of discussion. They explore films you like as a reflection of your own psychological perspective.  [ MP3 ]

   KMO aka Kevin O'Connor
   Tom Barbalet

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13: Airborne Language Monkey Deities [October 5, 2010]

Heron and Tom start talking about health and airborne disease transmissions. Tom discusses airline subsidies versus actual holidays. Tom asks Heron how he will attract the thinkers. Tom continues talking about DJing and dancing. Heron describes COTO. Tom explores the Quaker origins of salons. They both discuss where in the world to live - a recurring problem. Heron mentions he has watched Wonderland. They talk about the many Larry Yaegers of the US. Tom deconstructs California all-over. They explore Heron's continuing online project. Tom points out that Microsoft Word is following Heron's hatred of passive language and that Heron is a light editor. Tom offers the idea that the language machine is Heron's deity. They discuss the idea of comfort. Heron concludes the show with some concern that the stories will eventually run out.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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12: Film Reviews [September 21, 2010]

The initial greeting audio was cut. Heron starts the discussion talking about his change in lifestyle based on external demands. They talk about communes for the wealthy. Heron raises the ongoing language monkey project. Tom recounts a birthday party in a sports bar and finding the wealthy. Heron explains his thoughts on migrating information to the web. Tom offers the idea of re-reading a book to get a completely new book. They expand into a series of film reviews. Tom raises his recent conversation with Traci Portillo. They conclude exploring the format of the show.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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11: Open Cosplay Discussion with Traci Portillo [September 20, 2010]

Tom introduces the format of the show to guest, Traci Portillo. They continue to discuss the International Game Developers' Association and role playing games (computer and other). Tom offers an introduction to Traci's interest in cosplay and dressing up. Traci explains her making of costumes. They both talk about Christmas and Thanksgiving. Tom begins a long discussion on the OCD Project and the idea of explicit versus implicit scripting. They conclude discussing ventriloquism.  [ MP3 ]

   Traci Portillo
   Tom Barbalet

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10: The Mirror [September 14, 2010]

Tom introduces the idea of the mirror through the film Shine or at least Tom's connection to the film. Heron raises the distinction between British aristocracy and trailer trash. Tom talks about doing humor in a serious fashion. Heron thinks Tom is not quite finished. Tom complains about forced writing. Heron asks about blogging. (Tom misspeaks Douglas Rushkoff's comic was mid-2000s.) Tom offers some discussion about Facebook as a tool for creating social movements and Fred Hampton. They both explore Burning Man and the Trialogues. Tom asks where is Bertrand today? Heron thinks banal is the answer.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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9: Tanks for Community Radio [September 7, 2010]

Heron starts the show talking about short hair. Tom asks about Heron's experience of the 1980s. Heron talks about community radio and Roy of Hollywood. In terms of a history of Silicon Valley, Fire in the Valley is the book to start with according to Tom. Heron is bored with nationalism and his parents. Tom offers the idea that we are entering a new dark ages and that Heron should explore multimedia. They discuss the iPad versus the people. Tom offers some discussion of museums and World War 2. (Incidentally 60 million people died in World War 2.) Heron reiterates his battle cry on followers and Tom discusses some future possible guests.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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8: Fish, a Dead Cat and Disobedient Avatars [August 24, 2010]

Heron starts by talking about his lazy experiences of Vietnam and compares family experiences with Tom. They both explore the idea of high school defining the antithesis of reality. Tom offers the War on Greed as a War on he can get behind. Tom continues exploring tax value-for-money. The conversation returns to the idea of success from high school. They continue to explore the idea of desert people of Southern California. Tom explores a memory from early childhood with a Piscine number plate on the road and how a dead cat can have different points of origin. The idea of audio saturation leads into the concept of avatars in the real world. Tom provides a critique of the modern artificial life community. Tom misspeaks Chris Langton came up with the definition in the late 1980s (not 1990s). Tom confesses the best thing he ever experienced in the UK was a nerd-fest. Heron and Tom discuss small luxuries. They conclude with the YouTube form and too many cats.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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7: Experiments in Information [August 17, 2010]

Heron raises the idea of the machine versus the computer. Tom explores pedantry and pharmacology versus psychology. The conversation then move into the perspective of history and possibly understanding of history. Heron raises the hope in solar. They discuss suicide and moving. Heron talks about travel. Tom discusses publishing, information and hobbies. They conclude with an overview on Tom's writing.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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6: Dolphin versus Rat [August 10, 2010]

Download numbers start the topics closely followed by the general format of the show going on. Tom volunteers his thoughts about personal productivity and the failure of the TED conferences. Tom then moves the discussion onto Google blocking sites (including his own) and the neutering of the discourse on net neutrality. Heron starts the main topic for the discussion on survival. This is shortly circumvented by Tom discussing assumptions of a high level of interest, Heron's views on marriage and monastic pursuits, a G-rated history versus reality. The conversation concludes with a long discussion of how to survive the potential social collapse.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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5: Dreaming versus the World [August 3, 2010]

Heron starts the conversation talking about dreaming and inspiration. Tom offers the idea that Terence McKenna can teach you a lot about constructive dreaming. The conversation moves to Paux (Northern) California versus global thinking and the US versus the UK. Heron's offers a connected dream with death and Tom volunteers a comparable story. Tom offers his theory about WikiLeaks via Chechnya and then moves to the archetypal paradox of the smartest person in the room. The conversation shifts to the overwhelming nature of Facebook lurkers. Tom ask Heron about his early life and his all boys Catholic high school education and when Heron became Heron.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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4: Stalkers, Start Dreaming [July 27, 2010]

Tom starts the show by talking about anonymity and stalkers. Heron asks how many people came to listen to Tom in the Bay Area. They both explore the ideas of language and the (potential of the) self. The conversation moves on to dreaming and language. Tom concludes with questions on snapping a narrative.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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3: Framing the King [July 20, 2010]

Tom starts the show by talking about the way information is framed is as important as the information itself in may cases. Heron continues with his experience of computer history in 1983. Tom talks about how well old computers simulate and his general background in computing. The conversation moves on to the idea that youth is dangerous and a wandering history of Noble Ape. They return to the idea of framing information and Noble Apes speaking. Heron offers the idea of the language of wasps and the self as muscle tension. Tom describes his basis in comedy. Heron outlines his means of reclaiming the calendar. Tom reflects on the Fuller-followers, the Monkey King and the toxicity of an environment. The recording concludes with the format of the show.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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2: Wise Dogs and Futurists [July 6, 2010]

Heron starts the discussion on teaching and understanding language. The conversation continues into Heron's experiences in Vietnam and Tom's experiences in Malaysia. This conversation moves back into a discussion of language onto marriage and sex. Tom introduces the idea of the narrative engine and expands on the view of prison as a continuation of education. Heron outlines why he isn't a human and how he has never known a wise dog. The conversation wanders into the idea of futurism and the futurist. Tom continues with the discussion of school, prison and voting with a slightly Australian twist. Tom critiques the introduction to Heron's language hypothesis onto podcasts as chat-lines. The conversation concludes on how Heron needs a fan-generated Wikipedia entry and the Trialogues.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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1: Squishing the Matrix [June 29, 2010]

Tom kicks off the discussion about online identities and Heron's thoughts on creating an online identity and the distinctions between squish and the matrix. They move on to discuss voting and the decriminalization of drugs. The manipulation of language for political means is explored and some discussion of the future of Earth. Tom begins a discussion on the importance of the connection to the internet as being part of the matrix, piano tuning and the riots of southern California vs distinctions in Australia. Heron talks about his son, genetics, adoption and Terence McKenna. Tom expands on the ideas of community in a virtual and physical sense. They conclude on the idea of the monologue as the podcast and the fundamental change in the planet.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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0: The Pilot [June 19, 2010]

Tom Barbalet introduces himself to Heron Stone and offers a Noble Ape 101 on his work. Tom discusses the information dark age that we appear to be entering. Heron and Tom then riff on the power of podcasts as a means of communication. Heron proposes the format of future shows. The audio quality is particularly poor in this pilot. Future shows have been recorded directly via Skype.  [ MP3 ]

   Heron Stone
   Tom Barbalet

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