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An irreverent and speculative look at the week’s news, emerging technologies, and the simulated world around us. Talk a little shit, it's good for you.

EPISODE 245: IN THE TRENCHES

Hop in the trenches with us this week as we define the characteristics of a modern country song, finally get some justice for Stageline, raise awareness instead of actually doing something, call out wack-ass capitols, fly to ATX and get hassled by the TSA, fight the awkwardness of airplane seating and random traveling animals, take a less than super shuttle to a baller JW Marriot, pivot to a conversation about Texas SONS before grabbing a drink in one of the most gentrified house-bars downtown, and then meet tech hero, Kelsey Hightower. After that we’ll try to solve the mystery of a serial shitter in Colorado, attempt to bring a high-speed police chase to an end peacefully, and then devise a plan to long-con a bank robbery!

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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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