Weird Studies

A filmmaker and a professor talk art and philosophy at the limits of the thinkable

About the show

Professor Phil Ford and writer/filmmaker J. F. Martel host a series of conversations on art and philosophy, dwelling on ideas that are hard to think and art that opens up rifts in what we are pleased to call "reality."

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Episodes and Blog Entries

  • Birth of the Weird

    Article  |  February 7th, 2018
    flaneur, modernity, oscar wilde, the weird

    Phil's "hello world" post for Weird Studies

  • Episode 2: Garmonbozia

    Episode  |  February 1st, 2018  |  1 hr 26 mins
    atomic bomb, cold war, demons, twin peaks

    Phil and JF use Twin Peaks mythos to try to understand what it was that the detonation of atomic bomb brought into the world. Our answer: garmonbozia and plenty of it.

  • Episode 1: Introduction to Weird Studies

    Episode  |  January 31st, 2018  |  32 mins 18 secs
    art, fortean phenomena, nightmares, philosophy, weird studies

    Phil and J.F. attempt to explain the non-existent field of Weird Studies.