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Joining Ian Lawton in the Workshed is Douglas Smith of the Secular Buddhist Association, the Centre of Inquiry and the host of the YouTube Channel; Doug's Secular Dharma.
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Joining Host Ian Lawton on this episode is Author, Futurist and Public Speaker Calum Chace to discuss the inevitability of the arrival of Artificial Intelligence and what it could potentially mean to humanity if we don't get it right first time.
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The title says it all.
This day last year we lost one of the most important artists of our generation. Thomas Dunning reminisces about the myriad ways Prince enhanced our lives.
Those kind of cars don't pass you every day...
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Two old codgers reminisce about the Dublin indie music scene. Guitar legend Mark Jordan joins host Ian Lawton as they dissect his past as a working guitar player in many of Ireland's best indie rock combo from The Dudley Corporation to Large Mound and more recently from The Spook of the Thirteenth Lock to The Run Ons.
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Mark is on Twitter @markvjordan
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Just some thoughts on Pride
Joining host Ian Lawton in the Workshed is Mark Price, a social activist from Dublin. They discuss the relationships between Activism and Humanism, the meaning of Engaged Buddhism and our responsibility as human beings on planet earth.
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Mike Pasquale hails from West Virginia USA and joins host Ian Lawton in the Workshed to talk about... well... The Workshed. I mean THE Workshed.
Mike has taken on the noble task of rescuing the original Workshed from the filming location of the classic 1987 comedy horror from Sam Raimi; Evil Dead 2: Dead by Dawn.
Mike shares the story in how he tracked down the location and set about salvaging as much as he could and in turn restoring the famed Workshed.
A workshed about the workshed.
For more news about Mike's project and his Ash Chainsaw replicas visit:
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(you've got till Sunday 22nd of May to help out!)
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In this episode host Ian Lawton gets his Zen on with Soto Zen Buddhist Monk Myozan Kodo. An enlightening episode for anyone wishing to know more about the mysteries of Zen Buddhism.
Myozan is the head of Zen Buddhism Ireland, also an author, poet, novelist under the name Ian Kilroy and teaches journalism in the Dublin Institute of Technology.
To learn more about him and his practice in Dublin visit:
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A shed where work is carried out.
Host Ian Lawton struggles to maintain any semblance of coherence as he stumbles his way through a few select interviews by working them out in the workshed.