Talk a little shit. It's good for you.

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.


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!



206Taylor McCormack joins us this episode to discuss aggressive no-cell phone warnings at movies, schools evolving for cell phones, How Is This Not A Thing?, Million Dollar Money Makers: hair savings account, Word of the Day, public toilet seats, stellar immune systems, re-examining Vlad the Impaler with Taylor, the crusades, Genghis Khan, horse armor, getting that Pope money, MHSC: Retractions, who to trust in the media, Florida is a meme, scorpions are the worst, making friends with spiders, CMFE: potatoes are a killer, and old friends reunite.



WHGL_Episode_147_04_26_15This week we’re broadcasting from the Stone Estates Mushroom Cottage with our Missoula coorespondent, J-Stone. Topics Discussed: State of the Network Proposal, Stone’s Notes from a year ago, Real Man Shit, Yard Work, Home Improvement, Minivans, Meme’s in Russia, We Had a Good Burn, New and Improved Bonner Travel Plaza, The Taj Mahal of Travel Plazas, Felonious Missoula Dog Fucker, Word of the Day, Retractions, Serial Killer Truckers, Racist Tree Trimmers in Michigan, Buffalo Bills Trivia, NFL and NHL, Discussing Football Divisions, New Segment: Rich Dead White Guy Trivia, Harrison Okene’s Three Day Adventure in Hell, New Segment: Meat-head, Street Cred – the Big Texan Free 72 oz Steak Challenge, Molly Schuyler took ’em to Church, and Stone Examines What a Juggalo Actually is.


2013-07-12_whgl_07_07_13Part two of the conversation from last week: Matt brings an article about ‘The Intercept’, a Russian game show where contestants are given a free car…which is only the beginning. Matt asks Aaron about a Nietzsche quote, which sprawls into a conversation about morality, questions of agency, Cotard’s syndrome, and the brain in general.Aaron talks about an argument suggesting cooperation is evolutionarily selective in humans. Despite what you’ve heard or what you’ve come to expect, humans might be kind of, sort of okay. They discuss senses and language as technology, which then raises the topic of the singularity and offshoots of the human species. Dub talks about his trip to Vegas, Aaron talks about moving to Vancouver and Matt talks about his Alpha Brain.


2013-03-08_whgl_08_03_131Matt and Dub return this week, talking about the meteor that dropped on Russia and how all Russians have sweet dash cams for insurance fraud and shitty police. This transitions into another short convo about Kerbal Space Program, before Matt weaves the tale of his wisdom teeth removal. They’re 2 for 2 on that wisdom teeth shit.Dub remembers a monster dump, while Matt fills us in on a new product that will change your life; The Squatty Potty.Fun facts all around, including the research done by a handful of people to solve the It Was a Good Day mystery. Dub talks about consciousness after decapitation and the drug DMT, and theorizes about near death and back from the dead experiences. They then get real about how professionals in the medical community should be able to do research on whatever the hell they want without government interference as long as it shows promise to help patients.