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RoostCast 85: Your Permanent Record

In this episode, Ryan is joined by Paul of Hockey Rhetoric and Chris Smith of Artvoice and Trending Buffalo. Chris makes fun of one blogger’s facial hair before they start talking about changing opinions. Are you allowed to change your mind about what you believe in? Do you have to admit your mistakes or a change of mind, or live in fear of getting called out on it? Some “heel turn” topics include Chuck Klosterman and Andrew Sullivan. There’s some other stuff, too. It’s a time. Continue reading

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RoostCast 82: Stop Handling the Meat

In this episode, Ryan is joined by three, count ’em, three guests: Paul of Hockey Rhetoric, Chris Smith of Artvoice and Jason Griswold. The four of them test out a new microphone at Community Beer Works as they let Chris talk smack about other bloggers then discuss race in society and why we get what we deserve from the media. They also talk about labor in America, the Bills getting a new stadium and Chris Smith running for mayor of Buffalo. Continue reading

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RoostCast 77: The American Dream

In this episode, Ryan is joined by Chris Smith of Artvoice and Paul Bluhm of Hockey Rhetoric. The trio discuss Chris’ upcoming TEDxBuffalo appearance, politics and The American Dream. They also talk small business in Buffalo, including Chris’ work with Community Beer Works. Continue reading

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RoostCast 67: The Problems of Immediacy

In this episode, Ryan is joined by Artvoice’s Chris Smith and Paul of Hockey Rhetoric. They talk about the shooting in Aurora, how we respond to tragedies and what social media and news media has done to change how we interact with major events. They mention incidents such as the crash of Flight 3407, the death of Osama Bin Laden and the ongoing LIBOR banking scandal. Continue reading

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