EIS 006 Sesquipedalian
A story of hustles and gambles within lowlife culture.
Charles Farrell could be labeled a number of things: pianist, writer, boxing manager, and hustler. As a teenager, Farrell lived in the streets of Boston, playing piano in mafia-owned clubs. With a love for boxing, he started gambling on high-profile matches while also managing fighters. He fixed an array of professional fights by using code-talk with trainers, foolproof matchmaking, and buying referees and judges. In this story, the highs and lows of gangster culture are explored as Charles Farrell describes the ease of taking advantage of society’s vulnerable parts.
“Sesquipedalian” is a collaboration between Everything Is Stories and Love and Radio.
Everything is Stories is produced by Garrett Crowe, Mike Martinez, and Tyler Wray
Love and Radio is produced by Brendan Baker and Nick van der Kolk. Find more at
Information on Charles Farrell at worldtriberecords.com.
Today, the cashier at the gas station across the street talked to me about the pleasure of hitting acid and “smoking good shit” while lightning struck at night.