Old Mole Variety Hour on 02/18/13

Air date: 
Mon, 02/18/2013 - 9:00am - 10:00am
Short Description: 
Soccer and Israeli bigotry, Pervert's Guide to Ideology, Big Pharma, and rethinking psychiatry films


Iven Hale hosts this episode and we hear:

  • Alan Wieder talks about Soccer and Societal Bigotry - Israeli style - by way of Dave Zirin's newest book.
  • Bill Resnick talks with Ben Goldacre about how the pharmaceutical industry has influenced so much of mental health treatment.
  • Joe Clement reviews The Pervert's Guide to Ideology, a film directed by Sophie Fiennes and staring psychoanalytic philosopher Slavoj Zizek, who examines through film and music the ways that ideology operate today, which he argues is more a matter of what we do than what we know.
  • Alan also talks Marcia Meyer about the Rethinking Psychiatry film-festival coming up, which will include Old Mole Jan Haaken's documentary "Guilty Except For Insanity".


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