Tagged ’Peter Choyce‘

We Are In This Together

July 10, 2012

A Derecho grounds TMI’s Chris in an elevator. Peter Choyce discovers blogging and Tim Kreider discovers what it means to be “krazy busy.” Photographer Lowell Handler teaches homeless mentally ill women how to take pictures. And Margaret Atwood reminds your host that the internet is magic. PLUS Humility.

That’s Not The Way It Goes, That’s The Way It Went

May 15, 2012

TMI’s Peter Choyce is down in the dumps even though he was an extra on the season finale of Glee. Artist Conrad Ventur experiments with redoing Andy Warhol’s screen tests but Ivy Nicholson makes it difficult. Damien Macdonald tells us about his summer with the French cartoonist Moebius (who passed away this past March). Herbert G tells us about his College feud with Conan O’Brein and Your host takes a few trips down memory lane.

Losing the Plot

January 24, 2012

In search of a plot, your host turns to Martha Alderson the Plot whisperer. Paul Collins tells us about PLOTTO a 1928 plot generating system devised by William Wallace Cook. We also get a high school senior’s view of the plotting of Hemingway’s The Sun Also Rises, plus we check in with TMI regulars Peter Choyce and Chris.

Be Thankful For What You’ve Got

August 9, 2011

This week we celebrate the 50th episode of Too Much Information! Your host decides to clean out his drawers and air all the recordings he hasn’t yet used. Peter Choyce explains why some of his problems are first world problems while others are third world problems. Laura Mayer tells us about her history with Weather Problems and Pierre-Louis Colin takes us on the streets of Paris to pass time watching girls. PLUS we hear from two cartoonists: Tony Millionaire and Christophe Blain (the oldest recording of the bunch – July 2009).

Cost of Living

April 12, 2011

Your host wants to make millions working at home, Peter Choyce explains that work produces nothing of value, and “Chris” learns the secret behind Wall Street’s exotic financial instruments. Also Laura Mayer gets a braintumor blog and Mathilde Billaud gets a vet bill. Plus Anne Dick (Philip’s wife #2) talks about her memoir “The Search for Philip K. Dick,” and her thoughts about money, and being married to an artist.

“Celebritism” from Theory of Everything 2004 WZBC

March 30, 2011

This one features some VINTAGE Peter Choyce – when he first got to Hollywood, plus some meandering theories about celebrities.

What A Difference Makes

January 23, 2011

This week we get status updates from TMi regulars Peter Choyce, Andrea Silenzi and “Chris.” Tim Wu “Mr. Net Neutrality” tells us about his new book “The Master Switch” and Director Ken Bowser tells us about his new Phil Ochs biopic “There but for Fortune.” Plus: Galen Smith’s New York Dick! For more information visit the WFMU TMI page

Kicking Against The Pricks

January 23, 2011

Peter Choyce has problems with his noisy neighbors, Laura Mayer has problems with Beer Pong, Galeb Numa has problems with profiling, “chris” has problems with the BP Oil Spill, and your host has a big problem with Chat Roulette. Plus a feature on Kickstarter.com For more information visit the WFMU TMI page.

Sabotage

January 23, 2011

Nart Villeneuve of the Information Warfare Project explains Stuxnet. Your Host has computer problems, and reads from Joseph Conrad’s Secret Agent. Alex Butterworth talks about Pyotr Rachkovsky the man who Conrad based “Mr. Vladimir” on. Julia Wertz talks about Drinking at the Movies, and Peter Choyce refuses to use text messaging.

Anonymous

January 23, 2011

Jaron Lanier says the internet designed for Anonymous “Sucks.” Cindy Cohn defends our online right to be Anonymous. Peter Choyce tells the story of his Anonymous Donor. Plus we hear excerpts from Anonymous’ greatest hits.

Power of Negative Thinking

January 22, 2011

Barbara Ehrenreich says NO WAY to “Smile or Die”, Peter Choyce tries out Couchsurfing, Zig Ziglar Tweets, Jeet Heer ‘splains Little Orphan Annie, Hot Chicks smile at Ground Zero, Stacey Chillemi talks about the benefits of being positive while your host talks up the POWER OF NEGATIVE THINKING