Preview

Welcome to a special preview of something we call “The War on Culture Lag.”  What it is, and why it exists–well, keep poking around the site.  [Please note the full title; we’re not against culture.]   The main thrust of our assault will be podcasts.  To that end, we’re still “looking for a few good voices” to bring the sample scripts below to life.  — General Allan  
WARNING:  This material is not for everyone.  In fact, hardly anyone.  See if you have the right stuff to be a culture lag warrior.   If you do–our sympathies.
 

Something New from Allan-Hayden

Everyone’s favorite little media conglomerate, Allan-Hayden Enterprises, is back!  Fresh from the Allan-Hayden “Birthday Kit” division is another birthday tribute, as only A-H can deliver:

[A limited number of such custom tributes are available per year—order your Allan-Hayden “Birthday Kit” today!]
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Battle #1: Operation Premise

Podcast (TBA)          Script

In which we try to set a tone, exploring in our own unique way why we think, how we think, and what affects what we think (besides propaganda, fear, hormones, alcohol, and puppies).

Featuring:

Eu-sociality — In which we learn about an exciting science, only to have our discussion cut rudely short.
Commercial: Gritty Soap — All of media is but an excuse to sell soap, and unfortunately we’re no different.
50,000 Years Ago Today — A truly historical perspective to gauge how far we’ve come.
A Few Moments with Mr. Toddles Potsdarn — A non-threatening alternate lifestyle.
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Battle #2: Myth or Misses

Podcast (TBA)         Script

If we’re ever to figure out where we’re going, we must know where we’ve been.  Let’s raise our brows for a bit and consider the role of myth.

Featuring:

Hip Re-Telling of Ancient Myth — An expert from the Allan-Hayden Culture Club visits to give us ammunition for our next intelligent conversation.  His presentation:  “Orpheus–the Grecian Lot?” or “The Tragedy of a Nympholeptic.”  Get your mythology trading cards today!
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Battle #3: Professin’ Yer Profession

Podcast (TBA)         Script

How we make a living has changed radically.  We visit the edges of society to learn of some interesting career paths.

Featuring:

Efficiency Expert — We follow this profession to its logical extension.

Commercial:  Sonny’s Seasoned Firewood — It’s the fuel that makes the fire.  Find out how Sonny’s firewood saves you on incense, room freshener, and other smelly personal care products.
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Battle #4: The Progress Show

Podcast (TBA)         Script

We may think that mankind is steadily growing towards perfection.  But every generation must have thought themselves at the apex of sophistication.  For proper perspective, a look back may be in order….

Featuring:

Ancient Progress — Typical reactions to conflict, from the dawn of man forward.

Middle Ages Progress —  Feudal, schmudal.

Renaissance Progress — As long as you know your place….  (Knowledge of English history and/or Fairport Convention a useful prerequisite.)
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