Rendering Unconscious welcomes Roben Farzad to the podcast!

Roben Farzad hosts the weekly program Full Disclosure on NPR One and is a special correspondent on PBS NewsHour. Born in Iran and raised in Miami, he is a graduate of Princeton University and Harvard Business School. He was a senior writer for Bloomberg Businessweek for a decade and has appeared on CNN, NPR, CNBC, MSNBC and CBS News. He is the author of Hotel Scarface: Where Cocaine Cowboys Partied and Plotted to Control Miami (Berkley Books, 2017).

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Havana Nocturne by TJ English mentioned in this episode.

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Rendering Unconscious Podcast is hosted by psychoanalyst Dr. Vanessa Sinclair, who interviews psychoanalysts, psychologists, scholars, creative arts therapists, writers, poets, philosophers, artists & other intellectuals about their process, work, world events, the current state of mental health care, politics, culture, the arts & more.

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Dr. Sinclair is the author of The Pathways of the Heart (Trapart Books, 2021), Scansion in Psychoanalysis and Art: the Cut in Creation (Routledge, 2020) and Switching Mirrors (Trapart Books, 2016).

Dr. Sinclair is the editor of Rendering Unconscious: Psychoanalytic Perspectives, Politics & Poetry (Trapart Books, 2019) Outsider Inpatient: Reflections on Art as Therapy (Trapart Books, 2021) with Dr. Elisabeth Punzi, On Psychoanalysis and Violence: Contemporary Lacanian Perspectives (Routledge, 2018) co-edited with Dr. Manya Steinkoler, and The Fenris Wolf, vol 9 (Trapart, 2017) co-edited with Carl Abrahamsson. 

The song at the end of the episode is “Ivy and Sally at The Mutiny” from the upcoming album “The Cutting-up of Love and Language” by Vanessa Sinclair and Pete Murphy which will soon be available digitally on Bandcamp from Highbrow Lowlife.

Many thanks to Carl Abrahamsson, who created the intro and outro music for Rendering Unconscious podcast.

Image: Vanessa Sinclair at The Mutiny 1993/94. Photograph by Brian Rosen.