Now on PWFM: Interview w/ Mark Crispin Miller, prof of film and communications at New York University: Propaganda, digital conditions and the world crisis

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Mark Crispin Miller

July 23, 2021 | Interview with Mark Crispin Miller, professor of film and communications at New York University: Propaganda, digital conditions and the world crisis

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Introducing Mark Crispin Miller

My guest tonight is Mark Crispin Miller, professor of communications at New York University. Prof. Miller teaches a class called Mass Persuasion and Propaganda. (My father took this class as part of his doctoral studies at NYU, long before Prof. Miller’s time.)

Eric Francis.

Prof. Miller made international headlines last year when he gave his class all the known studies on the effectiveness of masks, and asked his students to decide for themselves whether they really worked. In response, his colleagues called for his removal, circulating a letter to the public that earned them being sued for libel.

I spoke with Prof. Miller one week ago and present the full interview on the new program. You may listen separately here.

On Tantra Studio, I share a short segment of the Bari Weiss interview with a sexworker and Onlyfans model named Aella. Together, they challenge the myths about male sexuality, and I respond to their thoughts and ideas. You may listen in separately here.

Bari Weiss is a former New York Times writer, and presently writer, speaker, commentator and Jewish activist.

Here is the JAMA study on sexual experiences of men 18 to 24 years old.

Listen to the full interview on Honestly with Bari Weiss. Here is Bari’s Twitter feed.

Here is Aella on Onlyfans.


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Beginning on WDST-Radio Woodstock in 1996, Eric has developed free-form talk/music formats, inspired by the WPLJ Sunday night program hosted since 1973 by Bill Ayres (the former priest and founder of WHY Hunger, not the political figure). Along the way, he’s made guest appearances on WBAI and many other Pacifica stations, on news stations in the New York area, and did one-minute tarot readings during morning drive on Oldies ’97’s Bob Miller Show in the Hudson Valley. Planet Waves FM is now at somewhere around episode 600 give or take a couple of dozen.

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