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Presage

Presage

By Mac Saint-Preux
Hi, I'm Mac. I'm like Sabrina the Teenaged Witch—but *neckroll, tongue pop* guh-rown and black. This my experimental podcast. In this inceptive episode, I begin to tell the story of my spooky lineage.
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Poetry Hour!
Listen to me read all of my published poetry! 1 hour
52:36
May 12, 2020
Blue Suite Lexeme
A fresh poem about meaning, language, and love. 2 minutes
02:03
May 8, 2020
Peru and Blood Moons!
This episode I chat with Luis, a returned Jesuit Volunteer who had been stationed in Peru at the height of the Coronavirus pandemic. We talk about his historic repatriation, lunar miracles, and bread flattening evil eyes!  40 minutes
40:13
May 7, 2020
A Chorus of Dreams!
Listen to me sound like a choir of enchanted dorks!  1 minute
00:41
May 5, 2020
Poem: If I Saw You Now
Two love poems in three minutes! If I Saw You Now & Disappear are original works. For the romantic in you!
03:32
May 2, 2020
Lepidoptera: The Butterfly
A small poem with big meaning! Zygaenidae are black and white moths that resemble Monarch butterflies in wing pattern. Some high-fillutin' country lovin' for ye, haha! 2 minutes
00:50
April 29, 2020
Smoldering Hottt Scandal Tea!
"Deuces to the Kid. Never see him again. Gang gang." That is just one of the tremendously funny and quotable moments from this episode.   I kick off my Sleepless In Seattle anonymous call in series with a sticky love situation. An anonymous caller divulges the juiciest juice on their forbidden workplace romance. A very humorous episode. Also, another caller shares their most embarrassing moment in life. 50 minutes
49:53
April 25, 2020
Sleepless In Seattle: Send Your Letters!
This is a super special short! Presage is asking for you to send in your scandalous emails, love letters, poems, and embarrassing stories! Please, submit your favorite art pieces as well. Here at Presage inclusion is the word of the day. All work sent into presagepodcast@gmail.com will be considered. The only criteria is fun!  10 minutes.
09:35
April 23, 2020
Arabic Influence, Octopus Mountain, and Falling Out of Trees!
This episode, I chat with my brilliant friend Maria! Maria is a world traveler working in the STEM field. We talk about her Mexican heritage, her complex roots, and COVID in the region where she now lives. Her funny boyfriend tells us a memorable story, and we share excitement over the couple's first anniversary! Here's to more love and adventure in 2020! Happy anniversary you guys!
39:57
April 21, 2020
Pandemic Theater Music: The Nurse
This is a song I'm pretty proud of. It's written for a biracial doctor character. This is for all of the nurses and medical professionals working as essential staff during COVID. Thank you! 
05:50
April 19, 2020
Theater Music: Bells of My Heart
Enjoy more fun original theater music. Written for complex characters in the first response field.
03:22
April 19, 2020
Interview With A Fly Girl!
This episode, I get to chat with my good friend, Esther. (I call her Starry, haha!) Esther is joining the Air Force Reserve, and is going to tell us all about it. She also chats about her experience as an Emergency Manager, her beautiful Chinese lineage, and a mysterious care package I have yet to receive! There's lot's of fun in store for you, McNuggites! 
33:32
April 14, 2020
Cancer Research, Zumbi, and the Politics of Magic!
This episode, I'm joined by the good humored Boji for a fun interview. Boji is a Cancer Researcher working at one of the leading Cancer research centers in NY state. Later on in this episode I anticipate a phone call from my father. The phone call never happens. Or does it? I also talk about the political use of Voudon by militaristic regimes in Haiti, and an eternal Christ like Afro-Latinx figurehead named Zumbi. Haha! I made a few mistakes but this is a content packed episode for fans of STEM, biomedical research, and world culture. 45 minutes
44:11
April 13, 2020
Big Things Little Poems: Snow Orchid
A little work about magic and existentialism.
08:22
April 12, 2020
Big Tings Little Poems: Black Out Haiti
A political poem on existing while black, regimes in Haiti, and the truth about why people consume Voodoo culture in popular media. #BlackLivesMatter #HaitiMatters
08:22
April 12, 2020
Big Things Little Poems: Stripped Fidelity + Astrophysics
A poetry series where I create artwork about complex topics with an intuitive, novice touch. Child like curiosity at play. For artistic STEM minds and bored people, haha!
01:57
April 12, 2020
1Q84 Aomame's Gaslight Densetsu: Lucky Alternate Ending
2 hours + 22 minutes + 9 seconds plus Beyonce = 2:22 3X3 4.4.4  Numerical magic, happy accidents, and fluffin' art because I like it lol. Post podcast interview Additional Music By: Solomun Moonlight Densetsu by Harpsona Door by Caroline Polachek Liz on top of the world from Pride and Predjudice Rimbaud poetry by Antastesia  90's Kids Sounds Every 90's Kid Will Remember
2:22:09
April 10, 2020
Super Suite: Castle François via Postal Service
Meet Emily, a real life Gal Gadot! In this extremely special episode, we'll follow Emily into the palace of memory. Her childhood in France, eloquent recollection of her time abroad in the Pacific, and dreams for the future culminate in a picturesque portrait of sheer life force. Another episode on international humanitarian work and complex identity. Listen at your leisure. 2 hours. Music and vocals by: Sarah Brightman & Andrea Bocelli Solomun @ Theatre Antique  Zeyu Victor Li-Paganiniana by Nathan Milstein, Solo Virtuoso Piece, Curtis Institute of Music Capricho Arabe (F. Tárrega) - Alexandra Whittingham Stephanie Jones Latin Guitarist Italian: Dante's Inferno - Canto 1 - recited by Roberto Benigni Yosi Horikawa - Bubbles Rendezvous ASMR on Youtube
2:22:14
April 9, 2020
Evening Telegram Radio Special
In this episode, I interview a Jesuit brother named Erwin. His intelligent and informative conversation make for a high quality listen. Another rewarding slow burn on complex identity. 
45:00
April 9, 2020
Radio Super Special: Katniss x Cuba!
A slow but satisfying burn. I get my good friend, Katura, on the phone for some fun reminiscing. Then, I talk to my dad about the Cuban Embargo Lift, Haitians during the Revolution, exemplary Cuban physicians, and maintaining a complex and patriotic American identity in a crosshatched global microcosm. Very evocative story telling by my dad. Get ready, fam.
44:33
April 8, 2020
Presage Presents: Radio Special
S2:Ep 3 This is a first in presage history! A 30 minute episode featuring two guests and music clips by Utada Hikaru, Cardi B, Childish Gambino, the guy who wrote I Like Big Butts, and Ariana Grande! A very funny episode.
32:03
April 7, 2020
Presage Presents: Semidiurnal Hafa Adai
Here are some cozy island vibes for ya! A LoFi take on educational music, recorded with an iPhone. Features the beloved reggae song Apple of My Eye as a suffix. A very breathy recording with major living room vibes.
02:12
April 7, 2020
Hells Bells, Cow Bells, and Sea Shells!
This episode, Mac's mic quality gets an epic upgrade! She chats about the black/white color binary, semidiurnal wave cycles, lineage, and rock. Listen in.
17:02
April 7, 2020
Stay Tuned, Love
Get ready for Season 2 of Presage! 
04:24
April 7, 2020
Windmills: S2 is coming!
A fresh track as a presage of what's to come!
01:11
April 7, 2020
Presage Presents: Empress
I been walkin' through the heavens lookin' for a flash. The end of a season is the beginning of an era. Here's to signs and wonders in the new year. #Ides
01:20
March 21, 2020
Season Finale! Meta and Meaning
It's the end, but it's not the end! I hope you've enjoyed this experiment. In this episode we unpack a poem that toasts Haiti's beauty and complexity. Cheers and thanks for listening!
12:34
March 19, 2020
Meta and Penultimate
This is the next to last episode in this strange series of events! Have you enjoyed it?
19:20
March 19, 2020
Meta, Bon Chance, and White Space Coincidences
This episode, I explore the problematic color binary that is a widget to black worldviews. Get ready for some real life magic, scary coincidence, and goofy laughs!
16:18
March 19, 2020
More Meta and Foreign Service
In this episode I introduce flash nonfiction, tell you about how I met a dignitary, and dig an ever deeper hole for us to fall down. When will I get to talking about my childhood?
16:50
March 19, 2020
Still Meta and Convoluted
In this episode of Presage, we introduce another element into this experimental sound mix: an email I sent to myself. In this email, I disclose (through the medium of micro-nonfiction) how I came to be repatriated to mainland USA from Chuuk, FSM. It's spooky! Hang in there, I'll eventually tie this up nicely--or not!
16:44
March 19, 2020
Meta & False Starts
Hi, I'm Mac. I'm like Sabrina the Teenaged Witch—but *neckroll, tongue pop* guh-rown and black. This my experimental podcast. In this inceptive episode, I begin to tell the story of my spooky lineage. My great grandma had a seeing eye, and if you stood behind one of her shoulders, you might get a peek over the Great Divide. My dad is from Haiti, a misunderstood island nation where Voudon isn’t just a religion—it’s complex, nuanced weaponry in the despotic house of nepotism. My mom made us go to black peepo Church where exorcisms happened often enough that ushers provided vomit trashcans to peeps at the altar as an amenity. Needless to say, as a kid my spooky a** wanted to be on check wid God, ya feel?  Now I’m practically atheist. What happened? Well, I've got an irreverent sense of humor, and so much time thanks to the Coronavirus. So come and chill, fam. You might need a corona for this one.
16:36
March 19, 2020