Stress (with Djuke Veldhuis) ¶
Sunday 23rd October, 2011
Televisions in Papua New Guinea; Heinz ketchup varieties; Fight Club; Dell, Apple and freedom from choice.
Getting old; toddlers going caving; Star Wars fan-edits; Falling Down; responsible breakdowns; parachuting; American Beauty; living in a cave for a month; factory workers versus CEOs; sleep cycles; ageing, ulcers, chocolate and turkey.
Full Metal Jacket; the transitions between cushy modern life and the battlefield; the hippocampus; the boredom of military life; predictability and control; blood flow in fight or flight; spiders and leopards.
Over-grooming; a child in a road accident in China; over-litigious-ness; the bystander effect; social stress; first aid training.
- Pixies – Where Is My Mind
- Björk – Human Behaviour
- Silversun Pickups – Panic Switch
- Pink Floyd – Shine On You Crazy Diamond (part 1)