“Culture is cosmetic” – Ernest White
In Episode 2 of Deviate, Rolf explores friendship and culture as he goes on a road trip with friend, travel writer, and storyteller Ernest White (@ernestwhiteii), whose new TV show, Fly Brother, comes out soon.
- Gringo Trails, by Pegi Vail (travel documentary)
- The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration, by Isabel Wilkerson
- James Baldwin (author)
- Notes of a Native Son, by James Baldwin
- The Fire Next Time, by James Baldwin
- Passing Strange (Broadway musical / movie)
- Adult friendships and sexual orientation (8:00)
- Race (21:10)
- Cross-cultural travel dynamics (25:15)
- Recognizing commonalities and appreciating differences (43:40)
- Cultural conditioning (46:23)
- Brotherhood (54:15)
This episode was sponsored by the Paris Writing Workshop, an intensive one-month course in the artistic heart of Europe.
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