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The Fedora Chronicles Radio Show

Radio Show #66 Mad Max Fury Road Is Not Dieselpunk! Eric Renderking Fisk & Bonsart Bokel | May 9th, 2017
This is a special edition of the radio show, our audio recording of a conversation with Bonsart Bokel from Radio Retrofuture that was recorded this past month of May. This is our rebuke and rebuttle of the article ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ is not steampunk—it’s dieselpunk” published on the website “Daily Dot” written by Aja Romano.

Radio Show #65: Best Practices Eric Renderking Fisk | March 15th, 2017
In this episode that was recorded on March 12th, 2017 we talk about my article, Requiem of Steampunk and we talk about whether or not Steampunk has evolved to the point when it’s no longer punk – an anti-establishment and anti-autoritian movement? I talk with Phoebe Darqueling of "Steampunk Journal" and “For Whom The Gear Turns: A Steampunk Blog” and Bonsart Bokel from “Radio Retrofuture” on this topic, best praticies of retropunk, and the idea of having an international convention or summit to discuss the foundations of these retro-centric cultures.

Radio Show #64: Holly Gonzalez Eric Renderking Fisk | March 15th, 2017
An 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.

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.

Radio Show 62: Our special Tribute to Carrie Fisher | February 22nd, 2016
Doug Palumbo and Jason Cousineau talk to me - Eric Renderking Fisk - about the life, films, and legacy of Carrie Fisher. Who was she to us besides "Princess Leia?" Stay Tuned!

Radio Show Number 61 - Summer Movies 2016 and Stranger Things
Doug Palumbo and Eric Renderking Fisk talk about summer movies of 2016 and binge watching "Stranger Things" On Netflix. We also talk about why some classics movies should never be remade and the consequences paid by the studios who do so.

Radio Show Number 59 Round Table with John Pyka & Jason Cousineau. | June 27th, 2016
In this round-table edition with Jason Cousineau and John Pyka, we discuss, Rogue One News, Is Summer too hot for Costuming, Have you ever worn Indy-Wear or Dieselpunk gear to a Ren Faire? If Not, would you and we wrap the show up with our Summer Reading List.

Fedora Chronicles Radio Show Number 58: Hollywoood Self-Love Fest
March 16th, 2016
This time, Doug Palumbo and Eric Renderking Fisk start the conversation talking about Hollywood’s self-love during the Oscars, then we move on to what’s our favorite whiskey this month, racism in Hollywood – hashtag Nerd Lives Matter, what we were drinking that night, and then we bring it back around to The Oscars again with who should have one Best Picture in years past.

Radio Show Number 57 Mentors, Supreme Court, and Broke Kanye!?!
In this podcast that we recorded on February 18th we talk about the news of the week including Kanye West going broke, the passing of a Supreme Court Judge, and another anniversary for The Maltese Falcon. Before we get into the news, we talk about the nature of relationships and memories of a mentor of mine who passed away earlier this month.

Christmas Radio Show Special 2015!

Doug, Eric and Jason get into the Christmas Spirit by talking about some of their favorite things about the season… the funniest part of this podcast is when we start talking about the Christmas Specials and songs they really hate and why.

They also poke fun at the historically bad dialog in one of our favorite Christmas films. We dare you to listen to this without laughing – seriously. It’s truly tasteless and hysterical at the same time.

As always, we go off the rails. It’s a Fedora Chronicles tradition – especially on the forum – we get on a topic an next thing you know we’re talking about something else. But as is also the tradition we turn it.

The Fedora Chronicles Radio Show Number 55 – The Universal Force Edition! [Now Gungan & Ewok Free!]

This time Walt Schnabel – author of Blood Club – stops by to talk about The Force Awakens, why Star Wars and mythology is so important to kids, and the power of Story Telling. And, as usual whenever Walt and I are in the room we talk about Ancient Aliens and Conspiracy Theories… but we’ll tie it up together before the hour is through.

The Fedora Chronicles Radio Show Number 54: Common Core

My first interview is with Dr. Duke Pesta: the Academic Director of FreedomProject Education, has made numerous speaking engagements all across the country and over the radio, warning parents, teachers, and government officials about the dangers of Common Core.


The Fedora Chronicles Radio Show Number 53:
Heathy Skepticism Part Deux

This is the second part in our conversation on healthy skepticism, and while we might cover some of this ground already, it’s better produced with higher audio quality. This is more like The Empire Strikes Back version of the conversation.

That’s not all, we talk about the mentality of the people who fake paranormal sightings, some of our favorite podcasts, documentaries, future guests we need to have in the future, and hint about how I love to cook with leftover bacon grease… and going off the rails in the end.

The Fedora Chronicles Radio Show Number 52: Heathy Skepticism Part Deux

This time Doug Palumbo and I talk about healthy skepticism when doing paranormal research and the specific mindset we should have when exploring the unknown. This is only Part One of this lengthy conversation that was recorded last week.

The Fedora Chronicles Radio Show Number 52:
Heathy Skepticism Part One

This time Doug Palumbo and I talk about healthy skepticism when doing paranormal research and the specific mindset we should have when exploring the unknown. This is only Part One of this lengthy conversation that was recorded last week.

The Fedora Chronicles Radio Show Number 51: Our Mid-Centennial Paranormal Ghost Hunting in Utah Special Edition Part One.

Jason and Becky Cousineau talk with us about their ghost hunting adventures in Utah, but they don’t call it ghost hunting and in this episode they explain why. We also talk about equipment we like to use when exploring haunted locations, and we start talking about shadow people to prep for the next episode with them sometime soon.

The Fedora Chronicles Radio Show Number 50: Our Mid-Centennial Paranormal Ghost Hunting in Utah Special Edition Part One. Jason and Becky Cousineau talk with us about their ghost hunting adventures in Utah, but they don’t call it ghost hunting and in this episode they explain why. We also talk about equipment we like to use when exploring haunted locations, and we start talking about shadow people to prep for the next episode with them sometime soon.

Fedora Chronicles Radio Show #49 Doug Palumbo and Eric Renderking Fisk talk about the Earth Shattering news that Playboy Magazine will stop featuring fully nude women in their magazines - the developments coming out of the Hefner Mansion sounds like an April Fools joke. We also Stephen Spielberg talks about making a fifth Indiana Jones movie, and Doug’s over-abundance of love for The Rocketeer.

Fedora Chronicles Radio Show #48: Dieselpunk Special Edition with our good friend and advocate, Irina-Sofia Albamare. We talk about every aspect of the Dieselpunk culture, from the origins of the word “punk,” to where her ideas for her fashions come from, to the incredible community we belong to.

Fedora Chronicles Radio Show #47: Interview with Tayliss Forge, world famous Cosplayer and Steam Queen Artisan crafter. We discuss the genre of steampunk, how she self taugh herself how to sew and her craft, her education and her direction for the future.

Fedora Chronicles Radio Show #46: 2 Hour Halloween Special.
Doug Palumbo, Jason Cousineau, our very special guest Melinda Mock from Retroblasting talk with Eric Renderking Fisk about the scariest movies or television shows we’ve ever seen and why. We also dig deep into the philosophy of fear and why some things scare us more than others.

Fedora Chronicles Radio Show #45 Waters Of Mars:
Doug Palumbo and I talk about the latest Press Release and Conference from NASA and proof of water on Mars. In the first section, we speculated on what the big announcement could or should be about and speculation about what kind of life could have existed on Mars eons ago. In Part Two we have a snip of the actual press conference, and we wrap it up in Part 3 discussing what NASA’s new findings actually mean and the possible future of The Space Program and what we think we should be doing in the realm of exploration.

Fedora Chronicles Radio Show #44: On this episode of The Fedora Chronicles Radio Show, Doug Palumbo and I talk about the premiere episode of The Muppet's, Classic movies on Streaming video services and which one we think is better, and the future of On-Demand in the next couple of years.

Eric and Doug also talk at length at what they think the genre “Film Noir” really is, the difference between “Film Noir” and “Neo-Noir” and if the label “Noir” is used too loosely.