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