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You Can't Win

Oct 19, 2020

Tom takes a #whocare approach to voting in the Most Important Election of All Time. Then your two hosts discuss the exaggerated self-importance of designer ideologies. We work through the difference between Wikipedia-driven politics and a genuine deep tradition.

Mentioned: "The Dark Side of the Dialectic" by...

Oct 12, 2020

Our friend Andy makes a long overdue return to the show to talk about overcoming a recent rough patch in his life and maintaining newfound sobriety through his faith and change in mindset. We also talk about the COVID situation in Sweden, his plans for the future, and answer questions about UFOs, the shari'a status of...

Oct 5, 2020

Our friend Goatstein returns to discuss the hot topics of the day. We talk about Trump's illness, COVID-19 as an indictment of our whole society, David Graeber, Ruth Bader Ginsburg and (of course) hating the Troops.

Mentioned: Bullshit Jobs by David Graeber, Debt by David Graeber.

Intro by auntie004. Outro by reiyashi.

Sep 28, 2020

Our friends Mike and Akh join us for a discussion about evolution as both a misunderstood science and culture war flashpoint. Contemporary Muslim perspectives on evolution are often conflated with American evangelical Christian narratives, but the two can be quite different. At the same time, the science is much more...

Sep 21, 2020

Alana returns to join Tom, Don and beloved third mic AgileTablet for a fun chat about the true crime genre. We talk crime podcasts, Netflix documentaries, interrogation videos and murderabilia. Why does there seemed to be a gendered split in true crime fandom? Or are guys just interested in different kinds of...