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Sep 18, 2020

This time, Daniel welcomes special guest Rebecca Lewis to the show.  Rebecca is the author of the Data & Society report 'Alternative Influence: Broadcasting the Reactionary Right on YouTube' about which Eric Weinstein was such an asshole (our word, not Rebecca's).

Content Warnings as ever.

The report:


Sep 10, 2020

This week, Daniel is joined by a special guest Ed Burmila who blogs at Gin and Tacos and hosts the Mass for Shut-Ins podcast.  A free-form chat about the way things are and the way they're going.  Fun despite the depressing subject matter.

Content Warnings, as ever.

Ed's Twitter: @edburmila

Gin and Tacos blog:


Sep 4, 2020

Another of our occasional movie episodes, this time looking at famous (and bad) 90s movie American History X starring Edward Norton as a neo-Nazi skinhead.

Content warnings apply.

Also, we introduce our new theme music, courtesy of Lune the Band.


Aug 30, 2020

The final (for now) part of of coverage of the IDW's Weinstein brothers.  Back to Eric, with special reference to his boss Peter Thiel and the Gawker affair, Eric's response to Becca Lewis' Alternative Influence Report, and to Eric's thoughts on BLM and the current protests. 

Warnings Apply.

 

Notes/Links:

Owen Thomas,...


Aug 21, 2020

We return, apologetic for the delay, with the next part of our investigation into the Weinstein brothers (no, the other ones).  This time, it's Eric - mathematician, hedgefund manager, cultural commentator, founder of the Intellectual Dark Web (or at least of the name), and persecuted/suppressed victim of conspiracies...