S04 E05 - The Ballad of Don and Yoko

Taboo Truths and Tales by Madeira Desouza
This podcast episode title is a deliberate, sarcastic play on words given The Beatles 1969 hit single "The Ballad of John and Yoko." Here you will find a comparison is drawn between Donald Trump—shown to be successful using performance politics—and Yoko Ono, who is successful using performance art. This controversial one-hour commentary t  ...  See more
Nov 19 2022

Desouza: Hello and welcome. The name of this podcast series is “Taboo Truths and Tales.” So why these particular T words are all in the title? You may want to know. Fair question. It's because this podcast deals with subject matter considered to be taboo. This podcast deals with a person's perception of truths and this podcast deals with storytelling tales of fiction told by an individual you need to choose for yourself, which you perceive as truths versus tales. Because very often in real life that distinction is not crystal clear. So here we go. “Taboo Truths and Tales” is hosted by Madeira Desouza, that's me. Some of you may know me by my nickname as Woody. Whatever you want to call me, I welcome you here to this podcast. Thank you. Now let's get started.

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