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THIS IS NOT A TEST - books, music, movies, art, culture and truth

By Michael Phillips, Los Angeles author and musician

THIS IS NOT A TEST is Los Angeles author and musician Michael Phillips talking about books, music, movies, art, culture and truth.

  1. 1.
    Love is at the root of our resistance2 June 2018
    34:13
  2. 2.
    Let us rave today, about things that are raveworthy5 May 2018
    32:58
  3. 3.
    How to hypnotize a lizard7 April 2018
    20:54
  4. 4.
    What could possibly go wrong?3 March 2018
    46:17
  5. 5.
    You can make a statement, but keep it brief3 February 2018
    20:24
  6. 6.
    Walk through Paisley Park, and keep on movin'8 January 2018
    30:09
  7. 7.
    A Trip to Bukowski’s House2 December 2017
    24:15
  8. 8.
    A restless wind inside a letter box4 November 2017
    29:46
  1. 9.
    If I had a hammer8 October 2017
    32:28
  2. 10.
    Everywhere is war2 September 2017
    36:44
  3. 11.
    Memoirs, overturned food carts and new stereo gear5 August 2017
    38:49
  4. 12.
    Twin Peaks and David Lynch, Non-album B-sides, Orange Is the New Black and Kathy Griffin3 July 2017
    36:29
  5. 13.
    A hot night with PJ Harvey3 June 2017
    32:28
  6. 14.
    TV extravaganza: 46 reviews in 50 minutes!6 May 2017
    50:58
  7. 15.
    I live here in Kill City, where the Snapchat meets the sea1 April 2017
    36:03
  8. 16.
    This protest is brought to you by American Express4 February 2017
    31:37
  9. 17.
    Essential Bukowski - and a few non-essentials just for the hell of it7 January 2017
    34:36
  10. 18.
    The death of the truth3 December 2016
    46:58
  11. 19.
    My DNA can beat up your DNA (depending on the phase of the moon)5 November 2016
    40:37
  12. 20.
    A hot night with Cat Stevens8 October 2016
    21:53
  13. 21.
    The light bulb over your head, The Beatles and Love Trumps Hate1 October 2016
    36:27
  14. 22.
    Unhinged late summer miscellany3 September 2016
    38:58
  15. 23.
    A hot night with Bunny Wailer6 August 2016
    35:14
  16. 24.
    It's a black and white thing16 July 2016
    23:46
  17. 25.
    Good evening St. Louis!2 July 2016
    22:36
  18. 26.
    Happiness is a warm gun18 June 2016
    30:00
  19. 27.
    I wish I knew how to be happy about a three day weekend4 June 2016
    31:11
  20. 28.
    Trying to describe my job, also, TMZ and celebrity tabloid trash culture21 May 2016
    31:28
  21. 29.
    Prince was not a genius. Or was he?7 May 2016
    33:26
  22. 30.
    I was dreamin' when I wrote this, forgive me if it goes astray23 April 2016
    30:14
  23. 31.
    Why kids hate poetry and why you probably hate it too - THIS IS NOT A TEST #609 April 2016
    33:50
  24. 32.
    KISS, cassette tapes and the last time I mention Bernie Sanders - THIS IS NOT A TEST #5926 March 2016
    38:33
  25. 33.
    A cashless society: believe it or not! THIS IS NOT A TEST #5812 March 2016
    34:22
  26. 34.
    Unsolicited child rearing advice, and Bernie Sanders as savior - THIS IS NOT A TEST #5727 February 2016
    30:04
  27. 35.
    Perfect is the enemy of good - THIS IS NOT A TEST #5613 February 2016
    31:26
  28. 36.
    Charles Bukowski: the ultimate outsider? Maybe not. THIS IS NOT A TEST #5530 January 2016
    38:44
  29. 37.
    David Bowie, Telly Savalas and "Married at First Sight" - THIS IS NOT A TEST #5416 January 2016
    32:26
  30. 38.
    CBGB: They paved paradise and pulled up a taco truck - THIS IS NOT A TEST #532 January 2016
    36:11
  31. 39.
    The first annual THIS IS NOT A TEST Christmas show and pageant of simpletons, a.k.a. episode #5219 December 2015
    28:40
  32. 40.
    Maybe you should give up - THIS IS NOT A TEST #5112 December 2015
    33:53
  33. 41.
    Billionaires, mass shootings and other tidbits for your leisure time perusal - THIS IS NOT A TEST #505 December 2015
    28:21
  34. 42.
    How's your health (insurance)? THIS IS NOT A TEST #4928 November 2015
    24:29
  35. 43.
    Art vs. commerce, or: sell yourself for fun and profit! THIS IS NOT A TEST #4821 November 2015
    31:12
  36. 44.
    Music marketing, or: how to buy the same song 15 times - THIS IS NOT A TEST #4714 November 2015
    34:05
  37. 45.
    Self-publishing: is it just the vanity press wearing a DIY mask? THIS IS NOT A TEST #467 November 2015
    33:44
  38. 46.
    When are you too old to "rock"? THIS IS NOT A TEST #4531 October 2015
    31:48
  39. 47.
    Kill my boss? Do I dare live out the American dream? THIS IS NOT A TEST #4424 October 2015
    32:52
  40. 48.
    Would you like to come up and see my etchings? THIS IS NOT A TEST #4317 October 2015
    30:57
  41. 49.
    Rumors (not the Fleetwood Mac kind) - THIS IS NOT A TEST #4210 October 2015
    28:36
  42. 50.
    Teeth: who needs 'em - THIS IS NOT A TEST #413 October 2015
    27:46
  43. 51.
    The Guerilla Poetics Project - THIS IS NOT A TEST #4026 September 2015
    30:35
  44. 52.
    New Mexico author and artist Hosho McCreesh - THIS IS NOT A TEST #3919 September 2015
    35:22
  45. 53.
    Facebook. Ever heard of it? THIS IS NOT A TEST #3812 September 2015
    29:09
  46. 54.
    The MTV VMA Awards, Chrissie Hynde and The Pageant of The Masters - THIS IS NOT A TEST #375 September 2015
    28:43
  47. 55.
    Remembering Trevy Felix - THIS IS NOT A TEST #3629 August 2015
    27:53
  48. 56.
    One hour photo, a short story - THIS IS NOT A TEST #3522 August 2015
    25:34
  49. 57.
    Age is just a number - unless you happen to be old - THIS IS NOT A TEST #3415 August 2015
    28:34
  50. 58.
    A hot night with First Aid Kit – THIS IS NOT A TEST #338 August 2015
    31:13
  51. 59.
    Big Brother is watching, and he wants your applause – THIS IS NOT A TEST #321 August 2015
    29:57
  52. 60.
    Fear and loathing on craigslist – THIS IS NOT A TEST #3125 July 2015
    31:51
  53. 61.
    The clothes make the man – THIS IS NOT A TEST #3018 July 2015
    29:32
  54. 62.
    Charles Bukowski: let's kill a few myths - THIS IS NOT A TEST #2911 July 2015
    35:17
  55. 63.
    It's July 4th, do you know where your independence is? THIS IS NOT A TEST #284 July 2015
    34:03
  56. 64.
    TED: A virus worth spreading – THIS IS NOT A TEST #2727 June 2015
    20:02
  57. 65.
    8 Rock And Roll Memoir Reviews – THIS IS NOT A TEST #2620 June 2015
    37:31
  58. 66.
    The eternal search for the next new sound – THIS IS NOT A TEST #2513 June 2015
    31:56
  59. 67.
    It's a beautiful day in the neighborhood – THIS IS NOT A TEST #246 June 2015
    32:29
  60. 68.
    Seeking the analog in a digital world – THIS IS NOT A TEST #2330 May 2015
    36:06
  61. 69.
    Hey politicians, enough with the Jesus talk already – THIS IS NOT A TEST #2223 May 2015
    33:20
  62. 70.
    The begging culture of the Internet – THIS IS NOT A TEST #2116 May 2015
    29:26
  63. 71.
    A Passport and a Clean Pair of Socks – THIS IS NOT A TEST #209 May 2015
    26:14
  64. 72.
    God bless our troops – THIS IS NOT A TEST #192 May 2015
    26:12
  65. 73.
    Is this the Golden Age of TV, or is it all just fool’s gold? THIS IS NOT A TEST #1825 April 2015
    25:39
  66. 74.
    The death of the middle class, The New Media Expo and Bob Heil - THIS IS NOT A TEST #1718 April 2015
    27:05
  67. 75.
    What’s in a name? (the drunk episode) – THIS IS NOT A TEST #1611 April 2015
    30:23
  68. 76.
    The 10th Annual Podcast Awards – THIS IS NOT A TEST #154 April 2015
    26:36
  69. 77.
    Mat Gleason interview – part two – THIS IS NOT A TEST #1428 March 2015
    45:37
  70. 78.
    Mat Gleason interview – part one – THIS IS NOT A TEST #1321 March 2015
    46:24
  71. 79.
    I reject your reality (TV) and substitute my own – THIS IS NOT A TEST #1214 March 2015
    28:24
  72. 80.
    Marley Natural: Commodify my soul Jah Jah – THIS IS NOT A TEST #117 March 2015
    23:22
  73. 81.
    The 2015 Oscar ceremony wrap-up – THIS IS NOT A TEST #1028 February 2015
    42:17
  74. 82.
    "Unboxing" videos – the seventh sign of the apocalypse? – THIS IS NOT A TEST #921 February 2015
    26:31
  75. 83.
    Living simply: it sounds so…simple – THIS IS NOT A TEST #814 February 2015
    23:25
  76. 84.
    Trolls: they’re not just under bridges and on the Internet – THIS IS NOT A TEST #77 February 2015
    32:09
  77. 85.
    Throw away your records – THIS IS NOT A TEST #630 January 2015
    33:42
  78. 86.
    Getting to know me – THIS IS NOT A TEST #524 January 2015
    33:56
  79. 87.
    Cultural pioneers – THIS IS NOT A TEST #417 January 2015
    25:37
  80. 88.
    Los Angeles artist Carol Es – THIS IS NOT A TEST #310 January 2015
    25:59
  81. 89.
    The senseless, tragic rape of Charles Bukowski’s ghost – THIS IS NOT A TEST #23 January 2015
    27:12
  82. 90.
    Getting to know you – THIS IS NOT A TEST #1 - Michael Phillips talks about books, music, movies, art, culture and truth27 December 2014
    20:46

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