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The Hair of the Dog Podcast
In the old days (like a decade or two ago) a couple of undergraduates who wanted to tell the world what they were thinking would have a radio show — and their ideas would come and go in an evening. Today Arthur Sants ‘17, Blair Duncan Jr. ‘17 and their special guests have gone straight to podcast with their Hair of the Dog show. For 30-40 minutes they riff on themes about life and love at the College and issues of the day. Imagine yourself in a dorm room while undergraduates who are smart, funny, ironical and serious chat about things that interest them. Good fun.
Here’s a summary of the show’s first three episodes:
Episode 1. Welcome to ‘Hair of the Dog’! This is episode 1 of our new series in which Blair and I will be introducing ourselves to the audience. We will take a look back at the two main characters of 2016 both on and off Dartmouth campus (Dean Ameer and President Trump). We are then going to look forward to 2017 and make some intelligent guesses as to why napkins were removed from every table on campus.
Episode 2. This week we have a very important guest join us on the show. ‘CJ’ is a self proclaimed ‘flitz’ expert and Blair is in desperate need of help in his search for some female companionship. ‘CJ’ has also created fake course descriptions in an attempt trick Blair and highlight the absurdity of some Dartmouth courses. Will Blair be able to guess the difference between the real courses and the fake ones? We are also lucky to hear Blair’s opinion on MLK day and MLK’s extraordinary impact on US society.
Episode 3, This week we tackle issues such as the quality of Hanover hairdressers, girls rush and Dartmouth families’ median income. The show is bookended by the unfortunate responses to our ‘flitzes’ and a short interview with Student assembly president Nick Harrington.
Addendum: To talk to the boys, you can e-mail them at HairOfTheDog94@Gmail.com.
Addendum: Here’s a brief profile of Arthur and Blair:
Arthur Sants (left) was born in Oxford, UK, and raised in London. Arthur chose Dartmouth because he wanted an opportunity to live abroad and had heard of Dartmouth’s strong tradition in undergraduate education. He is an Econ major and is likely to return to London after graduation, although nothing is for certain. He is a huge Tottenham Hotspur fan and used to be a member of the Crew and Rugby teams.
Blair Duncan, Jr. (right) was born and raised in New York City. He chose Dartmouth for its small class sizes, strong alumni base, and Greek system. Blair is a Government major, and he plans on returning to New York after graduation. He is a Jets, Yankees and Michigan Football fan with an interest in politics, markets, and jazz.
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