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EPISODE 242: NONVIOLENT CIVIL RESISTANCE

This week we’re joined by our friend Aaron to discuss the strategy (or lack thereof) of Donald Trump and his administration, voter suppression and fraud, conservative complacency, changing minds with arguments, Nazis in the streets with torches, acknowledging absurd world-views, staffing the FCC to overturn net neutrality, Russia’s involvement in the election, righteous violence, punching Nazis and running over protesters, trolling the left, training for non-violence, noob tactics of the alt-right, civil resistance via Chenoweth and Stephan, Leo Tolstoy and Kenneth Burke, the privilege of non-violence, accountability to better placed critics, better uses for white masculinity, the shrinking timeline of awareness, creative non-violence, war with North Korea, understanding the other with empathy, substituting a villain for a fool, how Nazis compare to BLM / Antifa / Black Panthers and others, problematic media, human cooperation, tearing down white supremacist iconography in public places, the hardly-subtle KKK, Stetson Kennedy, Linear and Emergent Logic, and more!

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EPISODE 195: AMERICA POST-REALITY

195Topics Discussed: Ghostriding an oil-less whip, taking care of your car, silent judgements, email, Chick-fil-a, Aristotle, achieving excellence, word of the day, The Jungle Book movie, Jon Favreau, Iron Man, Disney and Marvel, crying at movies, sensitive dudes, CGI, LDSD: genius auto repair meth hustle, Aaron’s take on the current election, Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump Conspiracies, fun facts about elections, the push to 200, working from home, more Park Lake adventures, and a brief existential crises.

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EPISODE 57: ACT AS IF

2012-11-09_whgl_11_09_12Dub and Matt bounce around a lot in this episode but they start by discussing the recent presidential election: Mitt Romney vs. President Obama.The topic of cold calling for campaigns leads to Dub telling a story about being a telemarketer for two weeks when he was 16. Back to the president’s re-election, Matt wonders why Obama wouldn’t take a more Real World approach to his opponent, Mitt Romney.WORD OF THE DAY! Dub talks about death bed confessions, featuring Christian Spurling, Roger Patterson, and D.B. Cooper. The fact that they both love the show, Alias, does little to prevent a conversation about the show’s obvious shortcomings. One of those shortcomings, as you’ll find out, is not Kevin Weisman. A story about Kevin Weisman’s correspondence with Dub turns into an invitation to be a guest on the show. Another offer is extended toward Luke Perry, again, just for good measure.They talk about the movie trailers for The Big Lebowski and Cloud Atlas. Dub poses the dilemma: Would you trade your life for the answer to the ultimate question?