American mathematician, cultural critic, and founder of New Discourses, James Lindsay joins Michael this week for a discussion on critical race theory and its warning signs, the theory's parallels to Soviet logic, which philosophers were merely rationalizing their own pathologies, how language is often used as code to communicate with like-minded people in plain sight, how growing up multilingual can negate semantic quagmires, implicit bias test and the invalidity of their metrics, how ethnicities are often clumped together for the convenience of forming political coalitions, how to expose contradictions with Socratic thinking, why getting Chesa Boudin out of office is a must for San Francisco, the validity of cordyceps memes and the parasitic path of wokeism, corporate America's impressive implementation of Maoism, and so much more!
Political comedian and author Tim Young joins Michael this week for a discussion on why the Capitol doors weren't locked on January 6th, what happens to good cops who try to speak out against corruption, how conservatives are running out of catchphrases and branding with the word "patriot", how important it is to play the hits, Tim's connection with Cardi B via Twitter, Ben Shapiro's instant classic reading of the lyrics to WAP, EMP attacks and other irrational fears that spread at prepper conventions, seeing an actualization of the "new normal" on a nationwide scale, the hopelessness and powerlessness felt by the public during the pandemic, the forgotten citizens who dealt with the aftermath of BLM riots, humor in the Republican party, whether or not Kamala Harris will be President before 2024, plus touring with Chrissie Mayr, and so much more!
Michael returns to the podcast to dig into all types of topics; travel during lockdowns, the police, anarchy manuals, mental health, differences in Russian and Western social interactions, podcasting, and traditional versus self-publishing are just some of the topics Mikhaila and Michael do the opposite of tip-toe around in this episode.
American writer, comedian, and broadcaster Bridget Phetasy joins Michael this week for a discussion on what makes her so engaging to her audience, what she's done to assess her own victimhood and change the tide of her life for the better, what she learned from her first trip to rehab at 19 years old, the Soviets' warped views on therapy and the victim mentality, reveling in the fear of being labeled a fraud, the inherent pitfalls of the "compare and despair" thought process, the overflowing homeless problem and rampant violence in Los Angeles, her upcoming plans to move to the outskirts of Austin, why 30% of students might not be showing up for online classes, plus Bridget's firm stance on toxic relationships, how she handles success and steady income as a former addict, and so much more!
"Comedian" Dave Smith joins Michael once again this week for a discussion on the things we weren't taught about FDR, the issue with portraying Abraham Lincoln as a historical figure with complex ideologies, the importance of reading between the lines historically, how today's progressives conveniently turn a blind eye to events in the "before time", how conveniently the Tara Reade story about President Biden was swept under the rug, Dave's honest reaction to the Justin Amash episode and the most thought-provoking thing he said, a breakdown of the correlation versus causation of big governments and distrustful societies, plus the possible consequences or opportunities coming down the pipe for Governor Cuomo, how easily societal awareness can lead to being black-pilled, and so much more!
U.S. Representative for North Carolina's 11th congressional district Madison Cawthorn joins Michael this week for a discussion on how Madison ended up in a wheelchair, the painful process of rehabilitation after the accident and the stunning realization that he'd never walk again, the daily obstacles and restrictions he faces, differences between people born with a disability and disabled people who were injured, everything that goes into making Madison's life possible in a wheelchair, from tailored suits to a fighter jet steering wheel, plus what kind of barbeque sauce he prefers, and so much more!