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PODCAST PREVIEW

Dystopia Now: Living Inside the Matrix

Pilot Episode: Riddles in the Dark

Are Hickman’s Eggs the Fruits of Slave Labor?

Founded in Glendale in 1944, Hickman’s Family Farms is the largest egg producer in the Southwest. Ever since 1995, however, the company’s success has depended on cheap labor provided by the Arizona Department of Corrections.

Kerry Stewart Lengel hosts Dystopia Now: Living Inside the Matrix, a podcast on the cutting edge of progressive ethics. Premiering in 2023

BETA LISTENERS RESPOND TO THE PILOT EPISODE

Actors, authors and activists got a sneak peek at Dystopia Now during two Zoom focus groups using Liz Lerman’s Critical Response Process. Here’s what they had to say.

ABOUT ME

Journalist and cultural critic Kerry Stewart Lengel is a straight white male Gen-Xer who is aware of the irony when he says he doesn’t identify as any of those things. In his wild youth he identified as a radical feminist, but he is currently in a post-ism phase, on the way to posthuman.

Lonesome George Goes to ‘Tootsie’ the Musical at ASU Gammage

Art by Paul Klee, music by Philip Glass and Los Lobos

Grassroots Organizing Doesn’t Get More Glamorous Than This (Unfortunately)