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Everything I don't get to talk about in normal life. Recurring themes include political science, ideology and the culture wars, media and technology, religion, philosophy, and the personal. By political scientist Justin Murphy.

Aug 28, 2019

I was interviewed by Katie Way (formerly of Babe.net) after one of my nuclear tweets went viral. Given the role this tweet played in my eventual departure from academia, I'm posting this interview (with permission from Ms. Way) for anyone interested in the larger story. It's pretty interesting as an artifact of media...


Aug 26, 2019

I speak with Chad A. Haag of the Chadafrican Philosophy channel. Chad wrote a short book called A Critique of Transcendental Memology, which seeks to join "the insights of John Michael Greer, Dmitry Orlov, and Richard Heinberg with the philosophical rigor of Aristotle, Kant, Zizek, and Heidegger."

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Aug 20, 2019

To learn more about @MimeticValue, see http://mimeticarbitrage.com/. If you'd like to discuss this podcast with me and others, suggest future guests, or read/watch/listen to more content on these themes, request an invitation here.

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Aug 15, 2019

Zero HP Lovecraft (@0x49fa98) is a horrorist. His blog is https://zerohplovecraft.wordpress.com.

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Aug 12, 2019

Eli Schiff (@eli_schiff) is a design critic and UI designer. His latest book is called Uber's Undoing, which you can learn more about on Eli's website: http://www.elischiff.com/.

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If you'd like to discuss this podcast with me and others, suggest future...