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You Can't Win

Sep 30, 2019

Tom and Don goof off with AgileTablet and Leo in this listener-driven episode. We talk about Comrade Stalin, 'young people these days' and streaming, climate change protests, getting into fights, Witcher 3, scary movies and the cyclical nature of polite and pejorative language.

Mentioned: Mao's China and After by...

Sep 23, 2019

Grab bag episode where Tom and Don reflect on six months of podcasting, the Trudeau costume crisis, Canada's terrible politics more generally, and some questions about Wittgenstein and others. 

Mentioned: The Coming Community by Giorgio Agamben; You Can't Win by Jack Black. Intro music from auntie004. Outro: Sungking...

Sep 16, 2019

Tom and Don are joined by their friend Zac, who Tom met many years ago on a baseball sim forum. The crew talks about how baseball has changed and what 'You Can't Win' lessons are still central to the sport.

Mentioned: Gravity's Rainbow by Thomas Pynchon, Vineland by Thomas Pynchon, The Recognitions by William Gaddis,...

Sep 9, 2019

"Professor Pizzagate" Mike joins Tom and Don to answer as many of your questions as we can fit into this oversized episode. The third in our series on conspiracy. Mentioned: The CIA Doctors by Colin A. Ross, Opperman Report,

Intro music by auntie004. Outro: Americanized by Venetian Snares.

Sep 2, 2019

Leo joins Tom and Don for a chat about marijuana, religion and Satan's influence on Barack Obama. Leo and Tom teach Don about the mysteries of pot and discuss the new legal cannabis culture in Canada. We also get to a fair number of your questions.

Intro music from auntie004.