5. Ely 1
Shane’s retelling of his time living in Ely, Minnesota, and the frustrations of small-town politics.
Hear how he got involved in improving things in this small town, and ran his own business successfully—only for the past to catch up with him.
Part 1 of a 2-part episode.
Season 1 - Show 5
Might is right, privilege over ability, guilt, justice, cooperation, ely Minnesota, Midwestern town, love makes us do crazy things, power can’t be climbed, choosing the heart, podcasting, community participation, last two joints, soda pop, making a soda pop company, adult websites, power colors, conforming to a satanic dress code, no rules, suburbanites are shocked easily, zeena lavey, transgressive artists, polka pal don, devil lock, satanic clown suite, hip hop, wokeface, wokeface is the modern baphomet, enlightenment, mindful, power through enlightenment, get woke, privilege, politics, playing the game, filming as defense, life is cheap, becoming callus, romance softens the callus, destroying the outliers success, everyone owns the outcast, escape the small town, small towns are hell, woman of color, Chicago is an eye to eye culture, heart warrior, submit to the better idea,
Brick house, siding with trump is an odd coping mechanism for elders, aspergers, love, satanist, shunned,