The High Files

Select a Game to Play – Featuring Mikey Gordon and Lucia Carol

What color is your parachute?  If it’s slowly being eaten by moths, who gives a fuck?   In this episode, […]

March 10, 2017 01:23:17 Download (MP3)

What color is your parachute?  If it’s slowly being eaten by moths, who gives a fuck?

 

In this episode, Jordan explores the strange, seldom questioned rule-set imposed on our lives by American society.  Most Americans, and a vast majority of global citizens, fail to ponder the rules of the games they play.  In fact, most of them don’t believe they’re playing a game at all.  They have accepted compulsory school, a forty hour work week, and a minimum retirement age as if they were laws of nature.

 

But, there are those among us who see life in a different way.  They make their own kind of music.

 

Jordan attempts to see the world through the eyes of two bad-ass, free spirits, Mikey Gordon and Lucia Carol.  Mikey and Lucia are comedians and professional wrestlers.  They live life like they’re ten feet tall and bulletproof.  By temporarily adopting their perspective, Jordan hopes to better understand the absurdity of the old guard, American way and perhaps get a better handle on his own parachute.

 

Find all things Mikey Gordon and Lucia Carol at: https://comedysuplex.com/

 

This episode’s wisdom nuggets come from:

 

Robert Frost

Joe Rogan

Alan Ball (writer of American Beauty)

Jim Carrey

and

Fred the Baker

 

Aggregated internet audio:

 

https://youtu.be/_zA1OtsvvC4

https://youtu.be/b-7c4VNGOgU

https://youtu.be/ie2Mspukx14

https://youtu.be/WRK8qhuniJQ

https://youtu.be/fosG7tmWTZ8

https://youtu.be/iMuFYnvSsZg

https://youtu.be/ridovIfoWdA

https://youtu.be/petqFm94osQ

https://youtu.be/XUWKrzsFh2c

https://youtu.be/lt-udg9zQSE

https://youtu.be/dmHcDWrMH-8

https://youtu.be/bPTRtZFBNnM

Special thanks to Chris Naes from the Bacon and Naes podcast and Jimmy Lopez from Earth for being sounding boards for some of the concepts in this episode.  Special thanks also go to Tim Pickerill of Watchers on the Couch Fame for his Sound FX assistance.

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