Finneran's Wake

Show Notes

In this (experimental) episode, my father and I sit down in the shady comfort of our back patio to discuss the shocking results of the 2022 midterm elections, in which the Republicans vastly underperformed even the most modest of expectations. 

At the time of this episode’s posting, it appears that the Democrats will have gained at least one seat in the Senate, secured a few contentious governor races (most notably in Arizona and Michigan), and totally avoided the “Red Wave” in the House by which their comfortable majority was predicted to be wiped away.  

Behind the scenes, we were playing with a new microphone arrangement, which might explain the discrepancy in volume.

Be sure to let me know what you think of this episode! I’m planning to do more “patio” sessions in the future.

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What is Finneran's Wake?

Finneran’s Wake – where the ART OF CONVERSATION lives. Where no topic is untouchable, no idea inadmissible, and no one too heretical to be heard.

In this age of ineloquence, this dark decade of intolerance, we’ve all forgotten how to talk and, more importantly, how to listen. I hope, on this channel, to rehabilitate and refine these two neglected acts.

As the great French essayist Montaigne once said, “To my taste, the most fruitful and natural exercise of our minds is conversation. I find the practice of it the most delightful activity in our lives”.

I agree. And so, I welcome you to join me. Let us exercise our minds together. Let us practice this delightful activity as friends. Let us engage, now and forever, in the art of conversation.