Updated April 24th, 2017
Episode 55 - Ike's Brookings Report | April 22nd, 2017
This time, Walt Schnabel, Jim Loretta and Eric Renderking Fisk talk about ancient legends about visitors from other worlds as Jim introduces us to the book Zulu Shaman: Dreams, Prophecies, and Mysteries – This book discusses how ancient African creation stories paralleled the legends of the Anunnaki.
Then Eric and Walt talk about the infamous document from the Brookings Institute published in 1960 titled: Proposed Studies on the Implications of Peaceful Space Activities for Human Affairs. Eric explains how this was the most important document of the 20th Century and how it laid out the development of technology that would occur after its publication – that same technology that we take for granted today...
Finally we introduce our “Go Fund Me” drive to get a very special guest on a future episode.
Remembering Mr. Asimov By Eric 'Renderking' Fisk | January 14th, 2007
25 years ago this Sunday, we lost a giant in the realm of intelligent, speculative thought.
"The United Corporatocracy," Eric Renderking Fisk | April 12th, 2017
We're now at the point when whims of cooperation’s supersede human rights.
Adios, Bastard Malls! Eric Renderking Fisk | March 28th, 2017
Since malls are going to neglect the demographic that makes the money, then maybe they deserve to close.
The Fedora Chronicles Rants: "The Death Of Reason," by Eric Renderking Fisk
Published March 22nd, 2017 | This happens when we allow celebrities to bullshit us about science and facts.
Episode 54 - Secret NASA Origins | March 8th, 2017
The secrets behind the origins of NASA and the documents that were commissioned by the Eisenhower administration and published in 1960 by The Brookings Institute: Proposed Studies on the Implications of Peaceful Space Activities for Human Affairs.
Episode 53 - Invasion Of The Privacy Snatchers | March 25th, 2017
Big Brother and Surveillance. Eric frightens everyone by telling us how all your devices with an internet connection, a camera and a mic could be used to monitor your every move... Then Walt issues us a challenge – can you stay off social media between now and Episode 54 of The Metaphysical Connection? I know Eric can’t!
Stay Tuned. Thanks for listening – and enjoy the show!
Flicks To Hold You Over: "Kong: Skull Island" Eric Renderking Fisk | March 2017
The best movie about King Kong's 'skull Island' in the history of cinema!" This is the greatest "King Kong" movie since 2005!
Radio Show #64: Holly Gonzalez | March 15th, 2017
Interview with Retrospect Station’s very own Holly Gonzalez, dieselpunk author, retropunk activists, and advocate for retrocentric people everywhere. We discuss the various aspects retropunk – especially Steam and Diesel – and what is it about Dieselpunk that she likes more? We also talk about where she and her husband find the incredible images they’ve archived on the Facebook group: Retrospect Station.
Episode 52 -
A.I. And The Singularity | March 11th, 2017
Jim Loretta, Walt Schnabel with Eric Renderking Fisk talk about Social Media of today and The Singularity of the future. What is The Singularity? What is Hyper-connectivity? Are people losing their humanity thanks to technology while machines are becoming more human? We also point to movies like “2001: A Space Odyssey” and “The Terminator” as examples of what our future might hold.
"Requiem for Steampunk," commentary by Eric Renderking Fisk | March 4th, 2017
"I started writing his after my most recent appearance on The Diesel-Powered Podcast and felt some responsibility to myself and the rest of the "Retropunk" community to get these thoughts down in words and preserve them for posterity.
"Steampunk" as a movement is dying... if it isn't already dead. Someone killed it, and put something else in its place. If we're not careful, dieselpunk, decopunk... and all the other aspects of "___punk" will follow soon."
Episode 51: Area 51 | Feb 25, 2017:
While Jim Loretta is on vacation, Walt Schnabel and Eric Renderking Fisk discuss the paranormal news of the week, especially NASA's announcement in regards to the recent planets discovered.
Then Walt and Eric discuss the history of Area 51, it's history and possible roles with the Alien Agenda that we discussed last week in Episode 50. We also chat about other black sites, Infinite Detention, and disclosure.
Flicks To Hold You Over: The People VS O.J. Simpson: "This series serves as an example of how evil people, anti-heroes, former heroes… anyone who has ever done something horrible could get away with it because of a cynical population and jaded justice system."
Episode 50: The Alien Agenda | Feb. 18th, 2017:
In this special episode, Professor Walt Schnabel, Jim Loretta and Eric Renderking Fisk talk about The Secret Alien Agenda: What are the Extraterrestials doing here? What do they hope to accomplish?
Episode 49 - Gobekli Tepe | Feb. 11th, 2017: The strangest and most intriguing archeological site, the smoking gun that might prove human civilization is far older than previously thought.
The Metaphysical Connection: Carl Sagan - Talk about the book 'The Sagan Conspiracy' by Donald L. Zygutis and it's implications the legacy of Carl Sagan and his beliefs in the possibility of earth being visited ages ago. We also talk about Dr. Sagan's relationship with SETI and Frank Drake.
Episode 46 - Atlantis | January 27th, 2017 - On this epside of The Metaphysical Connection, Walt Schnabel, Jim Loretta, and Eric Renderking Fisk catch up on things since the last time the three of us were together before last Christmas. We even talk about the Sumerian kings' list, harmonics and geometry and some strange evidence of lost civilizations that defy contemporary explanation.
Then we talk about the legends, history, and possible science behind Atlantis.
Episode 47 CIA & MKULTRA | January 21st, 2017 - On this first episode of The Metaphysical Connection of 2017 - Number 47 - Walt Schnabel and Eric Renderking Fisk talk about The CIA secret mind control and servalence programs.
RetroThread Podcast #2 Cars, Money & Style | January 18th, 2017
In this episode, we continue to discuss clothes and style, dressing for the proper occasion and just being yourself before the conversation moves along into talking about the financial system. But first we pick up where we left off last week – our conversation about social roles have changed thanks to social media and the internet.
"The Brothers: John Foster Dulles, Allen Dulles, and Their Secret World War," by Stephen Kinzer Reviewed by Eric Renderking Fisk | January 18th, 2017
High Castle S2-EP1: Tigers Cave | January 12th, 2017
This is a special coproduction of The Fedora Chronicles and The Diesel Powered Podcast – Man In The High Castle review and analysis: Season Two Episode One – The Tiger’s Cave.
RetroThread Podcast 1:
Tailors VS Seamstress | January 11th, 2017
Kass and Eric talk about the difference between tailors and seamstresses, the business of clothing, and the importance of dressing correctly for every occasion, and the meaning of life though the perspective of clothes.
And Our theme song is from Lina Sax, the song is her cover of the song “Under Pressure” by Queen and David Bowie. Check all of her music: Linasax.com
Paranormal Intruder: The Terrifying True Story of a Family in Fear
Reviewed by Eric Renderking Fisk | January 6th, 2017
This book is a great house warming gift to give to people who are moving into a creepy old house that they bought for pennies on the dollar.
Fedora Chronicles Radio Show #63,
Part One with Kass McGann | December 31st, 2016
This is The Fedora Chronicles Radio Show 63, Part One of an interview with Kass McGann, owner and operator of Reconstructing History. We talk about her background in the realm of vintage clothing pattern reproductions, her favorite and least favorite fabric, and a series of events lead to her starting her own business.
"13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi," Eric Renderking Fisk
January 4th, 2017
Deepwater Horizon, reviewed by Eric Renderking Fisk | January 3rd, 2017
Fedora Chronicles Radio Show 62: Our special Tribute to Carrie Fisher.
Doug Palumbo and Jason Cousineau talk to Eric Renderking Fisk about the life, films, and legacy of Carrie Fisher. Who was she to us besides "Princess Leia?"
Episode 45- The Christ Engima | December 22nd, 2016 - Walt Schnabel, Jim Loretta and Eric Renderking Fisk talk about who Jesus Christ really was, where he came from, and some scientific theories on some of the supernatural elements behind the Star of Bethlehem. .
"The Rogue and Scoundrels Style Guide to Wearing A Fedora," by The Fedora Chronicles and Die Hard Indy Fan Club FB group & Eric Renderking Fisk | Autumn 2016: Our so-called "rules" for wearing a fedora.
The Marlowe Moment | August 10th, 2016 - Eric Renderking Fisk shares a different aspect of Joseph Campbell's 'Call To Action,' from the fan of a Raymond Chandler's novels.
July 6th, 2016: Episode One of The Electric Speakeasy Podcast - a roundtable discussion with Fedora Chronicles regulars and special guests such as fellow retrocentrics, retrofuturist, and retronauts talk about current events that are important to you our listeners.
In this episode, we talk about Women of Cosplay, Sexual Harassment, nerd hygiene, and Paramount Studios slapping down their own Ten Commandments on Trekkie Fan Films.
Fedora Chronicles Radio Show Number 60:
Retropunk Activist Dankaert Lexicon | July 2nd, 2016
Retropunk activist, and the host of Radio Retro on YouTube and Writer/Editor at Tupperware Steampunk- Dankaert Lexicon!
We talk about the term retropunk taking hold of the retrocentric community, blending of the shash-punk genres and styles, in-fighting in Cosplay, and finish up the conversation about moving our hobbies forward after costuming.
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