The Golden Rule

One of my personal favorites from the Radiolab archives, a story about human nature, game shows, and thinking waaaaay outside of the box! The Golden Rule    

The Golden Rule

S-Town

A little over a month ago, This American Life released a seven-part serial podcast called S-Town, a story centered around the life of John B Mclemore and his disdain for Woodstock Alabama, his hometown. Its popularity has been unprecedented, and rightfully so (for this reason wanted to add it to my list for anyone interested). […]

S-Town

American Football

Even if you aren’t a fan of American Football, there is a good chance you can appreciate this podcast! Join the Radiolab team as they discuss some of the greatness of football’s past, and address some of the contemporary issues facing the sport today. American Football    

American Football

Flip the Script

One of my personal favorites from Invisibilia: a collection of stories about situations that are transformed by betraying our reactionary instincts. Flip the Script    

Flip the Script

No Coincidence, No Story!

I came across this episode of This American Life last month and have since listened to it multiple times. If you’re looking for something both fun and interesting, look no further than this series of coincidence filled anecdotes: No Coincidence, No Story!    

No Coincidence, No Story!

Shifting Gears

After a lengthy hiatus and some time spent thinking over the purpose of this blog, I have decided to shift gears with the type of content I post. To be frank, some of my entries were a bit too eclectic and lacked the passion needed to keep something like this going. So when I began […]

Shifting Gears

ArtPrize 7 Retrospective

For me to call this year’s ArtPrize a “mixed bag” would be a bit of an understatement. Prior to the event I authored a professional blog post that examined the unique, dyadic nature of the event, an appeal partially aimed at those from the high art world. Let me be clear that I still stand […]

ArtPrize 7 Retrospective

Looking Back on the Daily Show

As the Daily Show’s 16 year run with Jon Stewart at the helm quickly comes to a close, I cannot help but think about the role it has played in our society. Behind the show’s over-the-top comedic exterior has existed a core of serious socio-political discourse. As we’ve discussed in several of my COM 101 […]

Looking Back on the Daily Show

ArtPrize 2015 Announcement

Well it’s official people! This fall I will be collaborating with the Grand Rapids Public Museum to display an interactive piece titled “Auralwood”. Stay tuned for more updates on the project! http://www.artprize.org/jacob-pierzchala/2015/auralwood

ArtPrize 2015 Announcement