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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.

Jun 26, 2020

Paul Skallas aka Lindy Man is an acolyte of Nassim Taleb. He operates a particularly strange and, frankly, dubious hustle selling ebooks. This is a case study of his operation. Third in a series on internet intellectuals & their hustles.

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Jun 19, 2020

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Jun 10, 2020

Anna Khachiyan from Red Scare tells the story of how she left her PhD program at NYU; how she has more intellectual influence because of it; whether living in NYC is worth it for creators; and many other things.

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May 28, 2020

Hustlers is a series on how independent intellectuals make money on the internet. Check out Sonya Mann at sonyasupposedly.com or on Twitter at @SonyaSupposedly.

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May 21, 2020

A new series on how independent intellectuals make money on the internet. Aella is a blogger who recently started on OnlyFans, the new decentralized porn platform revolutionizing the adult industry. We talk about the sociology and economics of OnlyFans, and Aella's experiences so far. Follow Aella on Twitter at