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The Stercus Occurrit Podcast
150 minutes | Mar 14, 2021
Episode 48 - Revisiting Jung and the Archetypes
Renzo and Kobe note the prolific influence Jung had in earlier episodes and decided to do a standalone episode discussing his theories in context, as well as share opinions. This episode revisits how Jung structures the unconscious, the persona, shadow, animus/anima, and other archetypes, as well as contextual discussions on how they relate to shit we care about. All these and more in this episode!
177 minutes | Feb 28, 2021
Episode 47 - Miscellaneous Discussions
Finally, after a gruelling semester, the boys are finally on break and haven't spoken to each other in weeks. As such, they catch up and discuss topics ranging from TV shows to eldritch dissertations that defy reality. All these and more in this episode!
160 minutes | Jan 26, 2021
Episode 46 - Return of the Kings (New Year Special!)
After a 6-month hiatus, the boys are back in town. True to Stercus Occurrit fashion, the boys are bigger, badder, and as unpunctual as ever. In this late New Year Special, the boys catch up and lament their miserable condition as approaching University seniors as well as share differnet coping mechanisms in the face of COVID-19. All these and more in this episode!
185 minutes | Aug 24, 2020
Episode 45 - Gordon Allport and Trait Theory
After a hiatus, the boys are back with another episode tackling psychology. As Bobby is dealing with psychology in his university studies, we discuss the work of pioneering psychologist Gordon Allport, who is best known for his work in the field of personality psychology. We discuss Allport, his influence in the fields of personality and psychology as a whole, trait theory, and much more. All these and more in this episode!
145 minutes | Jul 12, 2020
Episode 44 - Conversations with the Bardagols
On this episode, Bobby invites some of his co-works in the theatrical arts--affectionately nicknamed the Bardagol family--to discuss concepts related to the art of theatrical production as well as a plethora of many other things they may have founded interesting such as the quality of life in Philippine university, quarantine strategies, and other such things. All these and more in this episode!
175 minutes | Jul 5, 2020
Episode 43 - 1-year Anniversary Special
The boys celebrate 1 whole year of Stercus Occurrit. We didn't think we'd make it this far and it's absolutely daunting to think that we've even remained *somewhat* consistent at all. On this episode, the boys reflect on the podcast, each other, and do a little QnA. All these and more in this episode! Song featured: Crowded House - Don't Dream It's Over
230 minutes | Jun 24, 2020
Episode 42 - Friedrich Nietzsche
The long-awaited discussion of the 'Big N' is finally here. Cheeky references a plenty, in what the boys would consider to be the best episode to date, we discuss Friedrich Nietzsche in-depth. In regards to his massive catalogue of writings, we focus on his ideas of the death of God, the will to power, the superman, and how he is often conflated with nihilism. Along the way the boys discover more things about themselves, each other, and the human condition. All these and more in this episode! Songs featured: TOOL - Forty Six & 2 Black Sabbath - God is Dead?
149 minutes | Jun 19, 2020
EXTRA - The Night Before Nietzsche
'Twas the night before Nietzsche and Kobe was requested to do a little bit of a primer for young Bobby as the long-awaited discussion drew near. This episode doesn't tackle Nietzche's philosophy directly, but rather has associated discussions including his influences on the arts, some backstory of Kobe's complicated relationship with him, and how Nietzschean theology can definitely be a thing, among other topics. All these and more in this episode! Song featured: Rage Against the Machine - Take the Power Back
140 minutes | Jun 18, 2020
Episode 41 - Martin Heidegger and Dasein
As the boys continue to ride the existentialism hype train, we discuss the unfortunately very interesting and groundbreaking philosophy of filthy Nazi apologist Martin Heidegger, his unique approach to existentialism and phenomenology, as well as dabble with some of the ridiculously complicated terms he uses like 'Dasein.' Tangential discussions in this episode include religion, art, and current events. All these and more in this episode! Song featured: The Pixies - Where Is My Mind?
131 minutes | Jun 8, 2020
EXTRA - Interview with Travis Cowper
On this extra episode, Kobe interviews and grills long-time supporter and friend Travis Cowper about a variety of things. Topics range from psychology, religion, politics, and whether or not you are batshit insane for wearing make-up in quarantine. All these and more in this episode! Song featured: Restless Heart - When She Cries
168 minutes | Jun 5, 2020
Episode 40 - Albert Camus & the Absurd
In this episode, the boys tackle the French-Algerian novelist Albert Camus and some his stories: namely the Myth of Sisyphus and the Stranger. We tackle topics like the meaning of life, the pursuit of happiness, and why French people love coffee and cigarettes so much. All these and more in this episode! Songs featured: Chicago - The Stone of Sisyphus Creedence Clearwater Revival - Have You Ever Seen the Rain?
155 minutes | May 31, 2020
EXTRA - Free Chat w/ Kobe & Bobby
It's important to maintain rapport with your audience and not to alienate anyone. Therefore we decided to record 2 hours of pure unedited stupidity to let the audience know that they can take peace in that we're probably more degenerate than them in a plethora of ways. Topics range from video games, cartoons, art, the BLM movement, and Star Wars. All these and more in this episode. Song featured: Dream Theater - As I Am
207 minutes | May 16, 2020
Episode 39 - Simone de Beauvoir ft. Mary Salceda
In this episode, we about Simone de Beauvoir, her influence on existentialism, feminism, and politics, as well as other shenanigans. This episode also features a special guest Mary Salceda, who help the boys discover the magic of Leftism. All these and more in this episode! Songs featured: Ella Fitzgerald - Blue Skies Aretha Franklin - Respect
190 minutes | Apr 21, 2020
Episode 38 - Franz Kafka
On this episode, the boys discuss the life and literature of Franz Kafka, well-known to be one of the most depressing people in recent history, both literally and metaphorically. As the first episode of Stercus Occurrit where we deviate from the whole pseudo-academic shtick and try to be more creative, the boys indulge in some of Kafka's best works and give their impressions on each of them. All these and more in this episode! Music featured: Bad Religion - You KISS - Tears are Falling Ozzy Osbourne - Fire in the Sky Johnny Cash - Tear Stained Letter Grim Reaper - See You in Hell Badfinger - Baby Blue
150 minutes | Mar 30, 2020
Episode 37 - Jean-Paul Sartre & French Existentialism
In this episode, we tackle Jean-Paul Sartre--chainsmoker, nymphomaniac, and arguably the biggest juggernaut of French existentialism in history. We discuss Sartre's existentialism and its ethical implications, the essence-existence distinction, the importance of atheism in his philosophy, and the idea that we are condemned to be free, and the idea that everything does unfortunately suck and all we can really do is make it suck less. All and more in this episode! Music featured: Beck - Nausea Violent Femmes - Blister in the Sun Rage Against the Machine - Freedom Pink Floyd - Learning to Fly
174 minutes | Mar 28, 2020
Episode 36 - Carl Schmitt & the State of Exception
In what is possibly Stercus Occurrit's most controversial episode to date, the boys tackle political theorist Carl Schmitt, who is best remembered as a anti-Semitic, racist, Nazi prick. We peel back the curtain to reveal more than the pro-genocidal German turd than meets the eye. The boys discuss Carl Schmitt's life and times, his concept of a sovereign and the "exception," his idea of the friend-enemy distinction in politics, and some contemporary applications of his rather terribly aged conservative political theory. All this and more in this episode! Music featured: Erasure - Sometimes Keith Richards - Hate It When You Leave Sacred Reich - The American Way Michael Jackson - Ben Melanie - Brand New Key Sabaton - Screaming Eagles
141 minutes | Mar 27, 2020
Episode 35 - Georges Sorel & Syndicalism
In this episode, we discuss the political philosophy of one of the most controversial thinkers of the 20th century: Georges Sorel. The boys discuss basic concepts of Sorelianism, the roles of myths in sociopolitical society, and why commies are so mad all the time. All and more in this episode! Music featured: Band of Skulls - I Know What I Am Bright Eyes - Four Winds Pulp - Razzamatazz Blind Guardian - Skalds and Shadows
104 minutes | Mar 26, 2020
Episode 34 - Karl Jaspers ft. Jobi Aljama
The prodigal host is reunited with the podcast to participate in a discussion after a nearly 20+ episode hiatus! In this episode, the boys explore Karl Jasper's unique psychologist/philosophical theories which bridge the gap between traditional existential philosophy and a basic psychological understanding of the self. All this and more in this episode! Music featured: Frank Sinatra - You Make Me Feel So Young Cat Stevens - Blackness of the Night Electric Light Orchestra - Calling America
143 minutes | Mar 23, 2020
Episode 33 - Carl Rogers ft. Alvaro Elane
In this episode, the boys invite an old friend, Alvaro Elane, to cohost an episode about his favorite theorist: Carl Rogers. In this episode, the boys reunite, break ice, and talk about person-centered psychotherapy. This episode will also attempt a new experimental format featuring musical interludes in between segments. All this and more in this episode! Music featured: Weezer - The Good Life Tower of Power - Personal Possessions Kenny Rogers & Dolly Parton - Islands in the Stream Kenny Rogers- The Gambler
132 minutes | Mar 15, 2020
Episode 32 - Erich Fromm: Love & Marxism
In this episode, the boys discuss the theories and ideas of psychologist/sociologist Erich Fromm and his ideas about what in God's green earth it means to be human. In some weird marriage of psychotherapy, existentialism, and Marxism, Fromm's theories--which center a lot about the themes of love--teach us how to actually live productively... especially since we live in a society. All this and more in this episode!
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