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!
American lawyer, politician, and former U.S. representative for Michigan's 3rd congressional district, Justin Amash joins Michael this week for a series of rapidfire Red Pill questions, as well as a discussion on what made Justin decide to leave Congress, the point of founding the House Freedom caucus, the overreach and ignorance of pandemic lockdowns imposed by the government, parting ways with Thomas Massie on the impeachment of President Trump, Justin's reaction to the debate between Tulsi Gabbard and Kamala Harris, and so much more!
Canadian political commentator Lauren Chen joins Michael this week for a discussion on how her countrymen seem to be resisting the lockdowns more than Americans are, the inherent tragedies of serious conditions like cancer being sidelined due to Covid-19, the mainstream media's gaslighting of the public, and the dichotomy of a choice between your own mental health and grandma's possible infection, if Lauren faces more hatred stemming from racism or misogyny, whether or not Biden's new position is symbolic of the end of an empire, a slew of performative activism by the corporate press, inconsolable differences between the Right and the Left today, and the promising possibility of a national divorce, what exactly happened in Canada's last election, the use of condescending tropes to minimize the importance of certain communities being heard, and so much more!
North Korea defector and human rights activist Yeon-mi Park joins Michael this week for a discussion on Songbun, north Korea's social status score system, the incredible hardships of living in north Korea and the near impossibility of getting out, the biggest challenges she faced once she escaped, what it was like to first discover individuality as an adult, why you shouldn't whisper, her acquired complacency for piles of dead bodies, the only thing worse than an electrified fence placed around your nation's border, how malnourishment is leading to the nation's height deficiency over time, how China is a culpable enabler of the oppressive dictatorship in north Korea, plus which Friends character Yeon-mi identifies with most, and so much more!
"Comedian" Dave Smith joins Michael once again this week for a discussion on the ongoing hype and antics surrounding a financial "short squeeze" of GameStop stocks, how a mass of Redditors managed to win a noteworthy battle despite the game being rigged against them, how hard it is for the Left to feign an emotional reaction in favor of the hedge funds who lost big, Jake Tapper calling out Governor Cuomo for his Covid-19 victory lap, how futile it is to throw a stapler at the monster chasing you, why Ben Shapiro is the metric for blue-pilled conservatives, Rand Paul's push to abandon the impeachment against a non-sitting President, evidence that Progressivism is a religion, plus Dave's favorite speech from a very failed podcaster, and so much more!
American author, historian, and now cartoon character Tom Woods joins Michael this week for a discussion on the release of their cartoon series The Politically Incorrect Guide to the Constitution, the Social Gospel movement and the tensions that Catholics lived under, a key insight by Lysander Spooner on the effectiveness of the Constitution, why today's Anarcho-Capitalists shouldn't laugh at the anarchists of old, how Tom managed to talk with Conservatives and get them to see the Constitution in a new light, his arguments against the Pledge of Allegiance, what ever happened to Drew Carey, as well as which episode of the cartoon Tom is most looking forward to seeing released, and so much more!
Best-selling author and filmmaker Lauren Southern joins Michael this week for a discussion on the internal pressures of protecting your kids and young relatives from the weight of the world's dysfunction, obsessed stalker types online who bounce between hate and love, and their abhorrent actions offline, how the popular Netflix show Black Mirror has been slowly coming to fruition in some areas of society, the lack of culpability by so-called "journalists" who spin and twist things at will without ever publicly correcting their mistakes, plus the social acceptance of lockdowns coming to a head in Canada of all places, and so much more!
Modern Wisdom host and aspiring trophy husband Chris Williamson joins Michael this week for a discussion on the vacuous pursuit of things that don't contribute to your personal goals, how to appropriately ration time spent on activities in the spirit of balance and mental health, how Michael first went on Chris' show with the intentions of clowning him intellectually, only to be bested himself, the key ingredients to throwing a successful party, some anticipated stresses and cautions of Michael's pending trip to Russia with Chris, what each of them will be packing as a wardrobe, what Michael's grandmother thinks of his ability to speak Russian, and so much more!