By Lucas Spiro
Run time: 57:10
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The Arts Fuse gang (Lucas Spiro, Matt Hanson, and Deanna Costa) talks Lil Nas X, HBO’s Barry, and why the VA probably owes Deanna’s ancestors a shit load of cash.
How seriously do we take country rap? Is it even a genre? We take a look at a few of the singles out there that are classified as country rap — and opine on what it says about our obsession with classifications and US pop culture. Then Matt takes us through his review of HBO’s Barry, starring SNL‘s Bill Hader. The conversation turns to what the show says about returning veterans, PTSD, and the kind of care they receive after they return home. Apparently, like Lt. Dan, Deanna’s had a family member fight in every conflict since the Revolutionary War. Thank you for your service….
Lucas Spiro is a writer living outside Boston. He studied Irish literature at Trinity College Dublin and his fiction has appeared in the Watermark. Generally, he despairs. Occasionally, he is joyous.