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Almost Educational

Patrick and Dennis

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Two educators Patrick and Dennis sit down and attempt to educate one another on a subject using a thought experiment as the premise. Topics range from Real Life Super Villains, Language as a Virus, Restructuring the MLB, Alternate History, 1970’s
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1:33:03 | Jun 28th

Patrick is joined this week by guest host Cassidy of the film review podcast The McGuffin, to take a deep cultural dive into the guts of the 1999 David Fincher film Fight Club. Along the way we explore the homosexual and asexual subtext in the film. ...Show More

1:42:01 | May 17th

This week Patrick is joined by guest host Kehaar, of the now concluded podcast Dissecting Worlds, to discuss the history of Capes and Tights by crafting a Mad Men style television series that spans four, maybe five seasons of comic book history.
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1:17:54 | May 3rd

Patrick has guest host “Professor”, Winston Conrad this week to discuss Zines. We discuss the Fan-zine and how during the 1970’s it transformed into a zine thanks to the photocopy machine becoming widely available. We also discuss how American cultu...Show More

1:03:33 | Apr 17th

This week we discuss a version of America that gives into the “free markets” and always all public schools to become privatized. What we do is explore an alternate history of America without public schools post 1983. All our takes are good.

1:18:38 | Mar 21st

This week Roejen, from the Project Archivist podcast, joins Patrick to discuss the history and magic of brewing, distilling, and fermenting alcohol. Roe explains the difference in types of beer, wines, whiskeys, and bourbon. What makes a porter a po...Show More

52:30 | Mar 7th

This week we play around with abolishing the senate, adding 5-25 new states to the union, and debate if the senate majority leader is the most powerful person in America. Patrick claims that the US senate is undemocratic. Dennis counters with the ...Show More

1:03:25 | Feb 15th

This week we examine five counterfactual 1980’s scenarios generated from various events branching loosely from the Reagan Administration or Era.  We are “shocked” by how much 1980’s America mirror 2010’s America.

52:02 | Feb 7th

This week Patrick is joined by guest host Michael Grasso, who is a senior editor for the online magazine We Are the Mutants to discuss his series Days of the Dolphin: Cetaceans in Cold War Science and Science Fiction

53:13 | Jan 17th

Draft format returns, with a shotgun blast of popular culture. The proposal is confused and frankly so is the execution. Bill Cosby lingers without being named heavily on this show. Patrick claims the film Taken is an Alt Right fantasy and Dennis ...Show More

1:15:03 | Dec 20th, 2018

Patrick invites Cassidy, of the Jabber and Drone podcast, to co host this week and discuss the 1957 film A Face in The Crowd. We explore the films Red Scare production origins, American populism movements, and the power of the media as political an...Show More

1:00:36 | Dec 7th, 2018

This week a deep dive into the ins and the outs of the 2000 Presidential Recount. A short history of ratfucking, hanging chads, the world of info-poltio-tainment. We then discuss alternative universes in which the 2000 election with a Gore win, no ...Show More

1:24:23 | Nov 30th, 2018

This week Patrick is joined by dear friend of the show Professor Winston Conrad of from the 5 in 5 law podcast.  We delve into the mythos that surrounds World War 2 and the occult. We discuss the how fringe science super weapons, magical secret agent...Show More

19:19 | Nov 22nd, 2018

Patrick is alone and sick on Thanksgiving eve.  What follows is a rambling social, economic, and personal history of America's most complex federal holidays.  Enjoy some history of the Thanksgiving and the NFL, the Native occupation of Alcatraz, and ...Show More

55:47 | Nov 15th, 2018

We return after a six-month hiatus.   We have some light discussion about the three ballot measures that passed in Michigan.  Dennis takes a quiz about money conspiracies for the warm-up. For the main topic, we blather about the legacy of the 7th pre...Show More

1:41:17 | May 31st, 2018

Patrick invites Cassidy Robinson of the podcast, Jabber and the Drone, to discuss how YouTube helped reignite the culture wars that lay dormant for a decade.  We run through how electoral politics have become social politics and how regulation and ga...Show More

1:02:22 | May 25th, 2018

Dennis and Patrick delve into their Economic text books and attempt to explain the American tax system, Modern Monetary Theory, The Two Santa System, school district funding, the student loan crisis and why deficits never mattered.

1:22:32 | May 3rd, 2018

Patrick invites guest hosts podcaster, Roejen, from the Project Archivist podcast and author Eric Wojciehowski to discuss UFO subcultures, intelligence agency disinformation campaigns and black budget tomfoolery.   We discuss the possibility of the U...Show More

1:13:43 | Apr 19th, 2018

Dennis returns from his “deathbed” and Patrick fixed the stream to allow the podcast back onto iTunes.  We discuss Henry Ford, Detroit and Dearborn of the 1930’s, and the manner in which America could have or do fall into authoritarian rule. We look ...Show More

1:24:50 | Mar 29th, 2018

Patrick is joined by guest host and fellow teacher, Jesse Kiefer from @jessekiefer the Grawlix Podcast to discuss the concepts in Ernest Cline’s book Ready Player One. We discuss the themes of pop culture overdosing, the future of education, and th...Show More

1:11:21 | Mar 9th, 2018

Patrick is joined by guest host Hinton to have a wide-ranging conversation about the areas in which internet subculture bleed into American political culture. Gamergate Timeline of Gamergate What the Alt-Right Learned from the Left Worst of Reddit Re...Show More

1:02:37 | Mar 2nd, 2018

Alternate takes on Richard M Nixon mania takes hold when we dig down into different scenarios in which "Tricky Dick" is triumphant or king mutant of the radioactive slag pile. Could he win in 1960? What if he had been convicted on national televsion...Show More

51:32 | Feb 15th, 2018

This week we delve into three athletes that were the greatest that never became the greatest. We bring three different athletes from three different sports and wonder aloud on what their impact would be on the American landscape Len Bias How the athl...Show More

1:20:59 | Jan 25th, 2018

Patrick is joined by guest host Mike “Red Wizard” Fallek to discuss bunk, hoaxes, junk science and general groupthink in American society.  We start with PT Barnum and end with TED Talks. This one is hard to pin down we go in all over the place, ther...Show More

59:13 | Jan 19th, 2018

This week alternate North Americas are discussed.  What would an America look like with a Norse Nova Scotian Empire?  How would a cold war between New France, England, and their American colonies play out in 1820?  What would America look like withou...Show More

1:23:28 | Jan 11th, 2018

This week Patrick is joined by guest host Keith Foster from Tonight in San Diego and the podcast Jabber and the Drone to have a Twilight Zone draft. We discuss Keith’s effort to create a live improv version of the Twilight Zone, what makes Zone endu...Show More

45:14 | Jan 5th, 2018

Dennis and Patrick play alternate historians with Walt Disney.   Would Walt have us all living in some retro-futuristic utopia by 2018?  Would we be living in scaled-up Singapore?  If Disney went under would we have Bugs Bunny fever for 80 years?  Wo...Show More

22:14 | Dec 21st, 2017

Patrick goes solo to ponder a more uplifting Alternate History topic.  On Dec 25th, 1914 after seven horrific months of fighting during the first World War German and British Soldiers played soccer and exchanged gifts during a brief truce.  What if t...Show More

47:43 | Dec 8th, 2017

Enjoy some American political historical profiles along with some high-level dorkish drafting as Patrick and Dennis pick their six of the "toughest" American political figures. What follows is a strange trip through a civics textbook paired with a ...Show More

24:24 | Dec 1st, 2017

Patrick goes solo to explain the history of The FCC,  How Tim Wu explains Net Neutrality, and why Ajit Pai is like a comic book henchmen.  There is also some Venture Brothers love heaped on at the end of the show.

56:19 | Nov 17th, 2017

This week we use the Al Franken speech at the Open Markets Institute sponsored the event as a screed against Big Tech, Bots, and monopolies.  Some debate ensues about the Fairness Doctrine and "citizen journalists".    There is more debate about how ...Show More

1:18:32 | Nov 9th, 2017

Patrick invites guest host Cassidy Robinson from Jabber and the Drone, on the podcast to discuss the John Carpenter cult classic They Live.  We look at the film from its' original Reaganomics and consumerist critique to its evolution as a Shepard Fai...Show More

59:49 | Nov 3rd, 2017

This week we discuss how the president can is able to launch nuclear weapons, codes, bombers, footballs included.  How the heck did we get the 25th amendment and more importantly how does it really work?  Should we really trust the “generals” and wha...Show More

54:12 | Oct 27th, 2017

Patrick invites oldest and best friend of the show Professor Winston Conrad of the Red Lodge podcast to discuss all things lycanthropy. What do werewolves have in connection with the witch trials? Why no chick werewolves? How awesome is the Howlin...Show More

51:37 | Oct 12th, 2017

We play L. Ron Hubbard and take anchor text of literature from our classroom and turn it into a doctrine for a new religion. Patrick uses John Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men melds Pre Vatican II Catholicism and Marxism to create a small animal worship...Show More

1:22:51 | Oct 5th, 2017

Patrick invites author, history professor, and podcaster, Aaron Gulyas on the show to discuss his book Conspiracy Theories: The Roots, Themes, and Propagation of Paranoid Political and Cultural Narratives Conspiracy Theories: The Roots, Themes, and P...Show More

49:55 | Sep 21st, 2017

Dennis and Patrick ponder how modern American succession of states and cities work?How would it work in a federal republic?  Would Vermont become a free state?  Would we three Californias?  An Independent Texas?  A northern and southern New York Stat...Show More

56:28 | Sep 15th, 2017

Dennis and Patrick look at three different points of divergence and look at the political, social, and economic fallout if things changed very slightly on the hardwood, boxing ring, and baseball diamond. Scenarios 1:  Joe Louis Loses Rematch Bad Boy...Show More

12:02 | Sep 13th, 2017

Patrick sneaks out a special show with long time friend of the show and guest Mike Fallek from the Let's Start a Cult Podcast.  Mike is on the show to promote Sound Byte an app designed for podcasters and to throw down a challenge to Dennis for a fut...Show More

1:04:51 | Aug 24th, 2017

Return engagement to 1914 and create some wilder, wackier, and more improbable World War One scenarios.  Britain never enters the war, Germany takes Middle East Oil, and the Second Mexican American War.   The Alternate Historian Jabber and the Drone

23:51 | Aug 3rd, 2017

Dennis and Patrick read emails from listeners.  Topics range from Kid Rock 2020, complaining about Bernie and Hillary, Alternative History of Huey Long and Knife Fights.  O and we even talk NCAA realignment.   Here's leaked audio of Warren Mayor Jim ...Show More

1:00:18 | Jul 27th, 2017

This week Dennis and Patrick explore how they teach 1984. Is it a true literary work of fiction or is it a science fiction masking a philosophical treatise? How well does French existentialism marry with Orwellian thought? How does one teach 1984...Show More

48:44 | Jul 14th, 2017

Patrick goes solo for a deep dive into the ultra rich, ultra creepy and kinda Bond Villainesque....Robert Mercer.  The guy that owns Breitbart, pushed Brexit and funded the Trump presidency.

59:49 | Jun 30th, 2017

This week, Patrick and Dennis cover a radical change the NCAA football conferences, create a workable playoff system, and eliminate amateur college football saving higher education tens of billions, all in under 90 minutes. Topics discussed: Emails 0...Show More

52:40 | Jun 16th, 2017

This week, Patrick and Dennis play a tabletop game all about America’s whacky and wild current constitutional crisis. Links mentioned in this episode: http://www.trumptwitterarchive.com/ https://projectarchivist.podbean.com/ https://the4thlinepodcast...Show More

1:46:40 | Jun 8th, 2017

This week, Patrick, and guest host Roejen cover tales of real life time travelers, or at least those who claimed to be time travelers Topics discussed: Time Travel Quiz John Titor pushbck Madmen and Boyscouts Ebay Time Machines DARPA Talk Links men...Show More

1:06:03 | Jun 2nd, 2017

This week the Cyberpunk dystopia of 1992 is here, thanks to Peter Theil, Zuckerberg, and the FCC. Patrick fears Big Brother is your next door neighbor. Dennis fears the "deep state" of kid's with cell phones. Topics discussed: Emails from S.A. Quiz...Show More

1:11:35 | May 26th, 2017

This week, Patrick and Dennis debate what the American social and poltical landscape would look like if Roe V Wade and the extension of the 14th admendment never occured.. Topics discussed: Emails 0:00 New Quiz Season 3:00 Main Topic 11:30 Republic ...Show More

55:46 | May 12th, 2017

This week, Patrick, and Dennis discuss slight alternate histories of the Great War. Topics discussed: Teddy Roosevelt brings the Americans to Europe in 1916 1917 French Army mutinies Lenin never goes to Petrograd 1919 Proto-European Union and Japane...Show More

59:25 | Apr 28th, 2017

This week, Patrick, and Dennis onstruct their own places of higher learning from scratch. They draft the America's "greatest" academic and intellectual minds to fill their departments. Topics discussed: We read some emails We do a college quiz We...Show More

59:35 | Apr 14th, 2017

This week, [Patrick] and [Dennis] cover [Medicare for all and Simple Tax Returns]..... Topics discussed: Medicare for all The archaic tax filing system betting on Democracy Links mentioned in this episode: http://www.npr.org/2017/03/29/521954033/sta...Show More

56:38 | Mar 31st, 2017

Patrick and Dennis ponder different scenarios what the Western Hemisphere would look like without a "War on Drugs". What if Reagan decided to use conventional forces? What if America just didn't enforce laws? What if Pablo Escobar was president...Show More

0:00 | Mar 16th, 2017

Patrick and Dennis debate if protest marches have any impact on American elections and citizen engagement in government. Are leaks a symptom of illness in Government? Is Snowden a villain or hero? How deep is Assange in with the Russians?

53:35 | Mar 9th, 2017

Patrick and Dennis pick four different what if election years and play our different scenarios until one or both of their minds explode. Also a Season 5 quiz showdown goes to the wire and may change the format of the warm-up quiz forever!

54:59 | Mar 1st, 2017

Dennis returns from a visit to China and wants to discuss what war with China would look like and how? Three Scenarios. North Korean Collapse, Trade War, and Full on Engagement. Patrick and Dennis also answer some emails about the DNC elections a...Show More

1:00:58 | Feb 22nd, 2017

Patrick invites Bill from the podcast The Great Albums to discuss four different “what ifs?” concerning the Fab Four. These include: What If the Beatles never appeared on the Ed Sullivan Show? What if the “Fifth Beatle”, manager Brian Epstein did n...Show More

33:10 | Feb 17th, 2017

Patrick and Dennis empty out the email bag and hold court on various topics. Topics included are... Batman of the 1800's, Protests at Berkley and Free Speech, Betsy Devos ughh, Free speech in high school classroom, The Progressive swing in Democrat...Show More

55:49 | Feb 14th, 2017

Dennis thinks we are looking down the barrel of either World War Three or an American Reich. Patrick tries to calm the waters by hoping America is on the precipice of great radical change that will change the political landscape.

59:36 | Jan 25th, 2017

What would happen if Superman was a soviet? Or raised by hippies? What would Batman in 1860’s Gotham look like? Would a resurrected Captain America in the 1980’s be a tool of the CIA?

35:55 | Jan 19th, 2017

Patrick goes solo and plays real life supervillains comparing Vladimir Putin to one Victor Von Doom of Latveria. It is not an A for A comparison but the two rulers share many qualities including, arcane mysticism, technological mastery of espionage...Show More

1:04:50 | Jan 12th, 2017

Patrick and Dennis debate the infamous Richard Nixon line “When the President does it, it is not illegal.” How true is that with past Presidents Nixon, Reagan, Clinton, and Obama. How will that it play out under President Trump?

38:58 | Dec 28th, 2016

Patrick goes solo to discuss one of his favorite people, the peaceful neighbor Mr. Fred Rogers. Fred Rogers loved children, promoted world peace, and helped create fair use for copyright law in America.

56:12 | Dec 22nd, 2016

Patrick and Dennis debate what constitutes a Christmas movie? Patrick claims it must have the following. Take place 48 hours before and after Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Must have a family conflict Plot must tie into the holiday Characters mus...Show More

1:02:43 | Dec 15th, 2016

Patrick and Dennis take a deep dive into all things Alex Jones, Fake News, Pizza Gate and the importance of media and digital literacy in primary and secondary education.

58:17 | Dec 7th, 2016

The big what if show including a World War Three via Cuban Missile Crisis. Baseball Diplomacy in the 1970s and a.revolution that never was in the 1960's or 1903 statehood.

1:44:30 | Nov 29th, 2016

Patrick invites the Red Wizard Mike Fallek of Our Hero Comic and the new GTH Podcast to discuss internet culture, fan interpretations, Ray Bradbury and why our head canon is better than George Lucas. Our Hero Comic

1:02:24 | Nov 23rd, 2016

The Regional Battle that is U of M versus OSU football spurs into a larger conversation of why the states themselves are so similar and so different? Why do we pick sides along borders? And is Cleveland a mistake by the lake?

1:07:04 | Nov 16th, 2016

Post election talk becomes speculation if America abandoned the electoral college and what happens in 2018 and 2020? Show notes on website Almosteducational.com

22:53 | Nov 9th, 2016

Patrick goes solo on the election in Macomb County Michigan and reads some emails.

52:00 | Nov 1st, 2016

Patrick and Dennis play a large and rambling thought experiment of what would America look like without pennies, paper currency, and a national bank card.

58:55 | Oct 26th, 2016

Patrick and Dennis play mystery masters in which they bring their two favorite "unsolved" mysteries to the table and bumble through the explanations. Oakland Child Killer Case and Tunguska Event folks! Dennis Notes Oakland County Child Killer Oakland...Show More

26:04 | Oct 20th, 2016

Patrick submits the last and final texting debate show followed up by a huge list of recommendations for books and podcasts. Go vote on Nov 8th.

1:29:33 | Oct 18th, 2016

Dennis and Patrick stop debating each other for a show and combine forces to create their own political party for 2020 push for the White House. Platform issues include Taxes, Civil Rights, Campaign Finance Reform, Defense, Immigration, Abortion, Gun...Show More

26:59 | Oct 11th, 2016

Patrick reads his and Dennis’ texts about the second debate. Then he delves into his three favorite Wikileaks conspiracy theories.

1:06:30 | Oct 5th, 2016

Patrick and Dennis play a what if alternate history game of what America would look like if they adopted the Articles of the Confederation as the law of the land. What would the states look like? Would Britain try to retake her colonies? What Texas b...Show More

15:07 | Sep 28th, 2016

.Patrick reads his and Dennis’ texts about the first debate. Then he delves into his three favorite Trump Election conspiracy theories. Some of these Dennis believes to be true?

1:26:46 | Sep 21st, 2016

Patrick and Dennis invite the men of The Dissecting Worlds Podcast to discuss the differences in American and British sports, plus Rocky, NFL Exports, and lack of youth involvement.

58:24 | Sep 14th, 2016

Dennis and Patrick play what if games on how soccer could become the dominate American sport, What if the AFL NFL merger died? Why does Dennis hate soccer and gambling?

54:53 | Aug 31st, 2016

We promise this will be the last gasp of Trump and election talk on the podcast barring a second American Revolution. Find guest Andy Smith on @thesmithsignal on Twitter and The Smith Signal Podcast Segments Soviet Trump @2:47 next Trump Conspiracy @...Show More

53:27 | Aug 23rd, 2016

Patrick wants to know why people are enthralled with Zombies, and if you can teach a social studies class based on World War Z. Dennis torpedoes the quiz this week, and the final twelve minutes are dedicated to election chatter.

53:39 | Aug 17th, 2016

Alternate History topic on the 1980 Titan II Damascus, Arkansas ICBM disaster and 1961 H Bomb accident. What would have happened if the warhead went nuclear? What effect would it have on the Cold War? Plus favorite nuclear holocaust fiction

1:03:09 | Aug 10th, 2016

Patrick and Dennis open the show talking Stranger Things and then dig into a debate on the role of drones, A.I., and the role of war machines. Would a robot officers fix our police problems? Are drones more or less humane war fighters?

1:00:00 | Aug 2nd, 2016

Alternate History show with scenarios on how different America may have looked if the constitutional conventions of 1787 - 1789 went differently. What if Washington was not president? Aaron Burr builds an empire? The Connecticut Compromise failed? Th...Show More

1:08:54 | Jul 20th, 2016

Patrick and Dennis explore the world of public shaming using Jon Ronson;s book “So You Have Been Publicly Shamed” as a starting point. Fat Shaming, Right to be forgotten, parental shaming, and license to procreate are explored.

1:14:18 | Jul 13th, 2016

Patrick and Dennis invite Richard from the Jabber and the Drone podcast to frame a discussion of changing America within the framework of the film franchise The Purge. How does Brexit, automation, education, and massive public works projects fit into...Show More

46:06 | Jul 6th, 2016

Patrick goes solo with real life supervillains vol 6 comparing Benedict Arnold to Jaime Lannister. Does 16th century North America match Game of Thrones geographically. What made Arnold turn and are both character tragic heroes?

1:00:14 | Jun 29th, 2016

Alternative history of a world in which Rome controls Western Germania. What would the outcome be for German nationalism? The English language? The Enlightenment? Would Rome limp along?

1:26:52 | Jun 22nd, 2016

Patrick invites Matt from the Dissecting Worlds Podcast on the show to discuss the plausibility and design of a world government. Fictional world governments, historical context, the Brexit, and Star Trek help shape the conversation.

1:00:59 | Jun 15th, 2016

Draft style show. This week they draft their own fantasy judicial branch comprised of a Supreme Court of contemporary American musicians. What if Presidents nominated musicians instead of judges? Each host chooses nine artists and must defend why the...Show More

1:03:28 | Jun 8th, 2016

Dennis and Patrick play alternate historians and postulate what the world would look like if Malcolm X and or Martin Luther King lived on until their 80’s. Dennis plays the small game of change while Patrick tries to think in Executive Branch and T.V...Show More

59:14 | Jun 1st, 2016

Patrick invites Hinton Mccloud on the a slightly meta conversation to discuss podcasting and his venture of the Ouroboros project. The conversation revolves around the tiers of podcasting, the GED, and DIY concepts

50:55 | May 25th, 2016

Patrick and Dennis debate the role of teaching harshly, finding grit, and pushing people to their limits to achieve greatness. Spawned by the film Whiplash, book The Junction Boys, with a little Ender’s Game and teacher firing tales tossed in the mix...Show More

56:09 | May 18th, 2016

Patrick invites his co-worker Tom who holds a degree in theology from Loyola to discuss if someone can become Culturally Catholic? Does when need dogma to be a Catholic? Tom drops all sorts of Papal knowledge while Patrick holds on for answers. Plus ...Show More

1:12:00 | May 11th, 2016

Patrick wants to know what the ethics of gene manipulation, cloning, and lab grown meat would involve. Dennis is horrified that Patrick seems to want to create a race of designer babies and mindless clones to further mankind’s progress.

1:05:10 | Apr 27th, 2016

Dennis wants to explore the return to privatization of public services. He begins by exploring how must public services including police forces in America were private companies and if we are reverting to that 19th century standard in the past twenty...Show More

1:11:29 | Apr 20th, 2016

The duo choose 10 superheroes and try to figure out their religious and political affiliations. Is Batman a libertarian? Spider-Man a nice Jewish boy from Queens? What makes Superman an FDR era Democrat? Would the Punisher vote Trump?

1:18:11 | Apr 13th, 2016

Patrick invites friend of the show Cassidy from Jabber and the Drone Podcast to discuss an alternate history of the 90’s music scene surrounding what if Nirvana never founded and what if Kurt Cobain never dies?

1:04:00 | Apr 6th, 2016

What happens now that the Panama Papers leak names tax dodgers, bribe takers, and dirty banks? Does this prove all the InfoWars conspiracy theories right? What about Apple or Google dodges? Do we need an EMP reset button?

1:03:51 | Mar 24th, 2016

Alternate history scenarios of the Iran Hostage Crisis, Iran Iraq War, Ronald Reagan, Soviet Invasion of Afghanistan and more. Cthulhu, World War 3, Terrorism, Watchmen, and Dennis’ Trump theory also appear.

1:10:01 | Mar 15th, 2016

Executive Branch What Ifs?. Dennis and Patrick try to make sense of conventions, third party outsiders, and Dennis makes the bold prediction a fractured national race leads to Marco Rubio as president plus and he reads selections of Mein Kampf

1:37:21 | Mar 9th, 2016

Patrick has a conversation with artist / author Ephrat Livni all about the intrinsic value of reading fiction, science fiction, and trying to understand Common Core and YA. Ephrat’s work can found at http://www.ephratlivni.com/ her Twitter is @el72ch...Show More

1:03:59 | Mar 3rd, 2016

Alternate History topic this week in which free agency never comes to pass in baseball or comes early in 1921. Would America be more regionally minded? Earlier Desegregation? Then Donald Trump talk breaks out at @51:30 mark

29:57 | Mar 1st, 2016

Patrick invites co-founder and organizer, Francis Grunow, of Detroit’s Marche Du Nain Rouge on the show. Francis gives some historical background of the Marche, Red Dwarfs and Detroit. He also explains what it takes it put on a parade, festival, and ...Show More

1:05:57 | Feb 24th, 2016

Patrick gives Dennis a flurry of thought experiments to dissect including, could nuclear autumn prevent global warming? Do mosquitoes matter? Could we put every American on basic income? Should we pay students for better grades? Zika Virus, Elon Musk...Show More

1:07:25 | Feb 17th, 2016

Dennis gets to discuss his favorite topic of the Tudors and Henry the 8th. What if Henry had a son with Catherine of Aragon? What would a Catholic England look like? Would England ever become a superpower? What if there was never a reign of Queen Eli...Show More

39:24 | Feb 11th, 2016

Patrick invites Colin Beveridge, mathematician and author from Flying Colours Maths to better explain Zero as a number, concept, and tool. Colin gives some history of zero, explains empty sets and how infinity is zero’s conceptual mate. Plus Patrick ...Show More

1:01:29 | Feb 4th, 2016

Patrick finally reads Stephen King’s 11/22/63 and Dennis gets his wish to speculate about an America with a second term of Kennedy. What happens in Vietnam? Does Nixon run? What about Bobby Kennedy? Would JFK be impeached? What about LBJ and the Civi...Show More

1:06:53 | Jan 20th, 2016

Dennis and Patrick open the show with the recent history of the Flint Michigan lead water crisis which leads into a discussion about the effectiveness of protests, boycotts, and movements. Violence VS Nonviolence Topics range from Black Lives Matter,...Show More

1:09:58 | Jan 14th, 2016

Patrick wants to explore an alternate history experiment and play with concept that America could have become a Soviet nation. What if Lenin came to the states? Could Debs have rallied a Socialist Republic of America? What conditions could have swaye...Show More

1:02:04 | Jan 7th, 2016

Dennis and Patrick debate and discuss the Donald Trump and the Election of 1912 in regards to the American obsession with trolling. They highlight some of the greatest trolls in American history Andy Kaufman, Hunter S Thompson, and Muhammad Ali inclu...Show More

1:05:43 | Dec 31st, 2015

Patrick goes solo and tells the tale of General Smedley Butler, the marine who went from super solider to outspoken critic of the military industrial complex. From his roots as a son of Quakers to the man that exposed the plot to overthrow FDR. Thing...Show More

2:02:33 | Dec 23rd, 2015

Patrick brings on three guests, Geoff, Emily, and Nate to discuss Warren Zevon. How do you define Zevon as a an artist? Why was he never as big as other artists in canon of American musicians? What was the David Lettermen connection all about? All qu...Show More

1:04:20 | Dec 18th, 2015

Patrick invites Rod from the Listening Party Podcast to discuss Star Wars, What is like to watch Star Wars for the first time and not speak a bit of English? Why is the Empire so appealing? Does it matter that the Expanded Universe is no longer in ca...Show More

1:05:28 | Dec 16th, 2015

Lots of shouty debate when Patrick and Dennis debate the idea that millennials are infantilized in modern. Has the rise of “geek” culture stunted the social and political growth of youth? Is the shouting echo chamber of the internet causing young peo...Show More

54:53 | Dec 9th, 2015

Patrick and Dennis examine which pandemic from which historical period had the greater impact on the world, The Bubonic Plague of of the Middle Ages or the Spanish Influenza of 1918. How do they compare in death tolls? What influence did the 100 Year...Show More

1:44:27 | Dec 2nd, 2015

Patrick invites artist, podcaster, and all around good guy Mike, from Our Hero Comic to talk about the Mad Scientist John Lilly and the possibility of human to animal communication. Part debate, and part discussion the duo journey down the path of si...Show More

1:19:44 | Nov 25th, 2015

Dennis and Patrick welcome Cassidy from the podcast Jabber and the Drone to discuss the benefits and drawbacks of putting on the rose tinted glasses of nostalgia. Where the 1950’s really that great? Does mass media create our memories? Where does loo...Show More

1:06:22 | Nov 18th, 2015

The floodgates are opened to discuss time travel in historical, scientific, and philosophical conventions by looking at the the odd case for internet based chrononaut John Titor. The duo invoke Sagan, Hawking, Doc Brown to help explain the Titor stor...Show More

54:12 | Nov 11th, 2015

Dennis makes the case that the Detroit Lions, according to he and Forbes Magazine, are the worst run organization in sports and maybe the private sector. Patrick counters with the Buffalo Bills, and the Chicago Cubs. The history of the Detroit Lions,...Show More

1:04:41 | Nov 5th, 2015

Patrick wants to know if the month of April 1865 went very different for America. What if Robert E Lee sanctioned a guerrilla war against the Union? What if the Booth conspiracy was successful and the entire executive branch was decapitated? What if ...Show More

1:07:45 | Oct 28th, 2015

Patrick welcomes Richard Wolley, co-host from the Jabber and Drone podcast to discuss Real Life Super Villains vol 4. The Portrait of Dorian Gray is compared to the Kardashians and Donald Trump and the duo take a deep dive into the realm of Serial Ki...Show More

54:18 | Oct 21st, 2015

.Patrick wonders if corporate personhood will go one step further could a PAC, a fortune 500 company, or a creation of a corporate congress develope in the next 20 years? Has it already occurred in China? Detroit? It happened in the past in American ...Show More

1:12:56 | Oct 20th, 2015

This week Patrick invites the “professor” Winston to chat with him about sunny subjects like human suffering, fascism, and the human condition. Winston and Patrick discuss fascism as a concept, African tribal culture, nationalism, American bureaucrac...Show More

1:24:09 | Oct 13th, 2015

This week Patrick invites Drekken, Brandon, and Rachel to the show to help school him in competitive gaming. All aspects are represented from running competitive gaming leagues, podcasting and analysis of competitive gaming, even playing esports at t...Show More

54:14 | Oct 8th, 2015

Nicholas Carr's book the Shallows helps Patrick convince Dennis that the access of all the world's information is not making people dumb but just mean spirited. Dennis refuses to bend and a debate ensues about the role of the internet and historical ...Show More

1:00:17 | Oct 1st, 2015

Patrick tries to keep it civil when he engages Dennis in the debate of what guidelines deem something a sport or an activity. NASCAR, Baseball, Ping Pong, Dance, Math, Esports, and Horse Racing are all debated using a guideline of four criteria from ...Show More

1:26:45 | Sep 23rd, 2015

The duo draft 14 figures from American History. Seven heroes and seven villains in creating their own Justice League and Secret Society of Super Villains of American History. Bruce Lee, Malcolm X, Benedict Arnold, Eleanor Roosevelt, Mike Tyson, Henry...Show More

1:01:30 | Sep 16th, 2015

Patrick chats with Kieran from the Video Home Show Podcast to compare the American Educational system to that of Ireland and the EU. AP classes, Free College, and learning Irish as a second language also appear.

58:17 | Sep 10th, 2015

Patrick and Dennis debate standardized testing. Dennis wants to abolish grades altogether, while Patrick wants to add physical fitness to the mix. Some shouting at 27 minutes also Arnold Schwarzenegger, slow rides and the SAT.

1:04:36 | Sep 3rd, 2015

Dennis proposes what would happen if Detroit won the bid to host the 1968 Olympic Games. Would it unite the city in a common cause? Would it create a firestorm of problems causing a bleaker future for Detroit. Patrick gives Dennis a Bo Jackson Quiz..

34:28 | Aug 27th, 2015

Dennis is off coaching so Patrick goes solo. This week he attempts to compare Batman's Archvillain Ra"s Al Ghul to Communist Chinese father of the revolution Chairman Mao.

1:03:15 | Aug 20th, 2015

Dennis wants to know if you can still enjoy the art of an artistic scumbag? Patrick counters with a myriad of examples, including Bill Cosby, Tom Cruise, Harper Lee, Orson Scott Card, MLB, and Mao Zedong

1:02:27 | Aug 13th, 2015

Patrick wants to know how will law, race, nationality, military, genetics, physcology, and social conditions will play out in the future of Space Colonization. What makes you human? Will Mormons launch missions? Will China rule outer space?

56:52 | Aug 5th, 2015

Dennis wants to know if is logistically, culturally, and legally possible to “outlaw” or ban firearms in America? Patrick plays Devil's Advocate and counters Dennis with statistics, cowboys, and John Wick.

1:06:11 | Jul 29th, 2015

Patrick wants to dedicate an entire show on playing out the counterfactual of “What if Douglas MacArthur not recalled from the Korean War?” The duo then discuss What would happen if it went atomic? Invaded China? How would USSR respond?

1:12:21 | Jul 23rd, 2015

Patrick and Dennis exchange three historical figures, an event, an era, and a conflict. Next they must weave a historical narrative film pitch to each other and the “Mayor of HollyWood”. They must cast the film with real actors as well. Things go wel...Show More

1:26:57 | Jul 16th, 2015

Patrick wants to Abolish or Alter Congress. Can America adopt Direct Democracy? Should term limits be added? Can you take the money and PAC aspect out? Should all matters be decided by the Supreme Court and Executive Branch? Professor Winston grades ...Show More

1:18:03 | Jul 9th, 2015

Is political correctness and social justice tweeter warriors killing comedy? Dennis and Patrick work these thesis into the dirt using Johnathan Swift, Charlie Hebdo, Louis C.K., Chris Rock, Redd Foxx, MLK, South African disinvestment, and Huck Finn a...Show More

58:52 | Jul 8th, 2015

Two educators attempt to educate one another on a subject using a thought experiment or random thesis as the premise. Dennis is spending his millions of dollars with his family on a lavish vacation, so Patrick edits all the warm up quizzes together t...Show More
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1:21:00 | Jun 24th, 2015

Patrick poses the thesis that aggression and violence are biological and evolutionary conditions while social and cultural evolution have grown to counter our DNA in modern society. Football, The Crusades, Eugenics, Neu

1:21:00 | Jun 24th, 2015

Patrick poses the thesis that aggression and violence are biological and evolutionary conditions while social and cultural evolution have grown to counter our DNA in modern society. Football, The Crusades, Eugenics, Neu

1:26:00 | Jun 17th, 2015

Dennis takes a hot dog style quiz. Then the duo discuss Disruptive Innovations such a smart phones, and streaming media and the impact on society and culture. Patrick wants to discuss the thought experiment “Would a
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1:26:00 | Jun 17th, 2015

Dennis takes a hot dog style quiz. Then the duo discuss Disruptive Innovations such a smart phones, and streaming media and the impact on society and culture. Patrick wants to discuss the thought experiment “Would a
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1:06:00 | Jun 3rd, 2015

Dennis explains debating styles, then asks if a four year University education is worth it the time and cost. Patrick fears the “Uncollege” movement, quizzes Dennis on terrorism and punk rock bands. Wesley Clark, D

1:06:00 | Jun 3rd, 2015

Dennis explains debating styles, then asks if a four year University education is worth it the time and cost. Patrick fears the “Uncollege” movement, quizzes Dennis on terrorism and punk rock bands. Wesley Clark, D
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1:12:00 | May 20th, 2015

Patrick challenges Dennis to defend if Empires throughout history are a positive economic and technological force for mankind. Patrick gets all socialist while Dennis makes Caesar proud. Pax Mongolia, Die Hard, Economi

1:12:00 | May 20th, 2015

Patrick challenges Dennis to defend if Empires throughout history are a positive economic and technological force for mankind. Patrick gets all socialist while Dennis makes Caesar proud. Pax Mongolia, Die Hard, Economi
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1:09:00 | May 11th, 2015

Patrick and Dennis construct an atlas using their favorite fictional cities, nations, and places from the realms of prose, film, animation, comic books, and television. Disney, Akira, Ron Swanson, The Black Panther, and

1:09:00 | May 11th, 2015

Patrick and Dennis construct an atlas using their favorite fictional cities, nations, and places from the realms of prose, film, animation, comic books, and television. Disney, Akira, Ron Swanson, The Black Panther, and

1:09:00 | Apr 27th, 2015

Patrick wants to know if concepts of canon, reboots, retcons, and continuity in intellectual property can be explained through the lense of James Bond. Dennis and Patrick throw Spider-Man, Sherlock Holmes, and St. Elsewhere
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1:09:00 | Apr 27th, 2015

Patrick wants to know if concepts of canon, reboots, retcons, and continuity in intellectual property can be explained through the lense of James Bond. Dennis and Patrick throw Spider-Man, Sherlock Holmes, and St. Elsewhere

1:18:00 | Apr 16th, 2015

Patrick wants to know if The 1987 Film Robocop predicts the future. Do scientists need to use science fiction to spread the message of good science? Is science fiction best as metaphor for social topics?
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1:18:00 | Apr 16th, 2015

Patrick wants to know if The 1987 Film Robocop predicts the future. Do scientists need to use science fiction to spread the message of good science? Is science fiction best as metaphor for social topics?
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1:15:00 | Mar 30th, 2015

The boys use Strauss and Howe's generational theory as a framework to create their own 200 years of American generations with new names and new figure heads. American History is broken into generations and nonsense ensu

1:15:00 | Mar 30th, 2015

The boys use Strauss and Howe's generational theory as a framework to create their own 200 years of American generations with new names and new figure heads. American History is broken into generations and nonsense ensu

1:15:00 | Mar 18th, 2015

Warm up: Patron Saint or Superhero Quiz, Patrick wants to know if rivalries are positive or negative for humanity. The boys looks at Rivals in Business, Sports, Personal lives. and the Punic Wars.
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1:15:00 | Mar 18th, 2015

Warm up: Patron Saint or Superhero Quiz, Patrick wants to know if rivalries are positive or negative for humanity. The boys looks at Rivals in Business, Sports, Personal lives. and the Punic Wars.
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47:00 | Mar 11th, 2015

It is a comic book crossover. Patrick makes Dennis join his other podcast Make Dad Read Comics and read Preacher. The duo end up taking Disney comics and fandom.

47:00 | Mar 11th, 2015

It is a comic book crossover. Patrick makes Dennis join his other podcast Make Dad Read Comics and read Preacher. The duo end up taking Disney comics and fandom.
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1:23:00 | Mar 5th, 2015

Dennis wants to know what the timeline would look like in the Mid 20th century and beyond if Huey Long was not assassinated. Patrick’s is what if Star Wars a New Hope was a flop?

1:23:00 | Mar 5th, 2015

Dennis wants to know what the timeline would look like in the Mid 20th century and beyond if Huey Long was not assassinated. Patrick’s is what if Star Wars a New Hope was a flop?
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1:03:00 | Feb 26th, 2015

Dennis wants to know if someone really live by a personal manifesto. Patrick probes this idea by giving Dennis some different famous manifestos and counters that the masses may prescribe but not a single man, Dewey Rule

1:03:00 | Feb 26th, 2015

Dennis wants to know if someone really live by a personal manifesto. Patrick probes this idea by giving Dennis some different famous manifestos and counters that the masses may prescribe but not a single man, Dewey Rule

55:00 | Feb 16th, 2015

Professor Winston from the Red Lodge podcast stops in to school the boys on Art. Winston crams hundreds of years of art concept into 45 mins of talk Patrick and Dennis try to keep up also Rap, Lovecraft, Cold War propag
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55:00 | Feb 16th, 2015

Professor Winston from the Red Lodge podcast stops in to school the boys on Art. Winston crams hundreds of years of art concept into 45 mins of talk Patrick and Dennis try to keep up also Rap, Lovecraft, Cold War propag
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1:00:00 | Jan 27th, 2015

Patrick asks if a total decriminalization of drugs would solve drug crime in America. Dennis wants heavy regulation, Dennis and Patrick ponder if drugs and drink breed creativity. Mantras, Portugal, Jogging, and Jazz a

1:00:00 | Jan 27th, 2015

Patrick asks if a total decriminalization of drugs would solve drug crime in America. Dennis wants heavy regulation, Dennis and Patrick ponder if drugs and drink breed creativity. Mantras, Portugal, Jogging, and Jazz a

1:06:00 | Jan 1st, 2015

Dennis explains Jim Harbaugh Patrick then asks Dennis if there is a sports industrial complex and will bigger faster stronger players create a transhuman arms race? Steroids, Al Pacino, Olympics, Sleeping Pills, and Ca
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1:06:00 | Jan 1st, 2015

Dennis explains Jim Harbaugh Patrick then asks Dennis if there is a sports industrial complex and will bigger faster stronger players create a transhuman arms race? Steroids, Al Pacino, Olympics, Sleeping Pills, and Ca

1:10:00 | Dec 18th, 2014

Dennis blows Patrick’s mind with his view of governmental censorship during wartime. Patrick and Dennis spend an hour debating censorship. schenck vs United States, Vietnam Caesar, Propaganda, the Borg all appear
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1:10:00 | Dec 18th, 2014

Dennis blows Patrick’s mind with his view of governmental censorship during wartime. Patrick and Dennis spend an hour debating censorship. schenck vs United States, Vietnam Caesar, Propaganda, the Borg all appear

1:13:00 | Dec 1st, 2014

Dennis and Patrick stack up ten example of what they feel exemplifies and defines literature. Arguing over genre and author intent follows Dennis rants about Mark Twain. Great Gatsby Calvin n Hobbes, Frank Miller, surr
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1:13:00 | Dec 1st, 2014

Dennis and Patrick stack up ten example of what they feel exemplifies and defines literature. Arguing over genre and author intent follows Dennis rants about Mark Twain. Great Gatsby Calvin n Hobbes, Frank Miller, surr
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1:10:00 | Nov 20th, 2014

Dennis and Patrick examine the Gilded Age and Progressive Era compared to Modern History and discuss viewing history as a series of chronic illness and Cold War treatments.

1:10:00 | Nov 20th, 2014

Dennis and Patrick examine the Gilded Age and Progressive Era compared to Modern History and discuss viewing history as a series of chronic illness and Cold War treatments.
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1:12:00 | Nov 10th, 2014

Dennis and Patrick find a magic lamp and the most boring genie grants them three wishes to change the American Educational system with no financial or political constraints. Jackson Pollock, Finland, and at risk teens a

1:12:00 | Nov 10th, 2014

Dennis and Patrick find a magic lamp and the most boring genie grants them three wishes to change the American Educational system with no financial or political constraints. Jackson Pollock, Finland, and at risk teens a

58:00 | Nov 2nd, 2014

Dennis thinks science ruins the wonders of nature. Patrick is horrified counters using Newtonian Physics and Stylistics. Disney, NFL, Brian wilson, The Watchmen, Myths, 1930 Serials, Shackleton and head injuries all ap
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58:00 | Nov 2nd, 2014

Dennis thinks science ruins the wonders of nature. Patrick is horrified counters using Newtonian Physics and Stylistics. Disney, NFL, Brian wilson, The Watchmen, Myths, 1930 Serials, Shackleton and head injuries all ap

52:00 | Oct 26th, 2014

Dennis: Elizabeth Proctor (The Crucible) = Women? Puritans? Witches? Patrick: Jim Jones = Holy Wayne (The Leftovers) Bedbugs,fish flies, mass hysteria, college football, FBI, cults, HBO all appear
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52:00 | Oct 26th, 2014

Dennis: Elizabeth Proctor (The Crucible) = Women? Puritans? Witches? Patrick: Jim Jones = Holy Wayne (The Leftovers) Bedbugs,fish flies, mass hysteria, college football, FBI, cults, HBO all appear

1:13:00 | Oct 19th, 2014

Patrick and Dennis take a random odd tale from contemporary history and craft a broadway musical cast, music, concept, and act structure. Dennis - The Siege at Waco Patrick - Magic VS Bird
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1:13:00 | Oct 19th, 2014

Patrick and Dennis take a random odd tale from contemporary history and craft a broadway musical cast, music, concept, and act structure. Dennis - The Siege at Waco Patrick - Magic VS Bird

1:00:00 | Oct 12th, 2014

Patrick suffers from Baader-Meinhof phenomenon and thinks he can explain religion, commerce, romance, culture, and identity through the lense of food and what kinds of food people eat. School boards, Marco Polo, Oatmea
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1:00:00 | Oct 12th, 2014

Patrick suffers from Baader-Meinhof phenomenon and thinks he can explain religion, commerce, romance, culture, and identity through the lense of food and what kinds of food people eat. School boards, Marco Polo, Oatmea
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1:08:00 | Oct 5th, 2014

Dennis and Patrick draft their White House cabinets with their favorite fictional executive branch characters from film, literature, comics, and television. World War Z, Captain America, All the King's Men, House of Car

1:08:00 | Oct 5th, 2014

Dennis and Patrick draft their White House cabinets with their favorite fictional executive branch characters from film, literature, comics, and television. World War Z, Captain America, All the King's Men, House of Car
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1:08:00 | Sep 28th, 2014

Patrick makes the case that names in oral human language mean nothing and only symbols or concepts matter. Dennis explains why he sounds insane. Text Speak, Linguistics, Naked Lunch, Memes, Evolution, High School essay

1:08:00 | Sep 28th, 2014

Patrick makes the case that names in oral human language mean nothing and only symbols or concepts matter. Dennis explains why he sounds insane. Text Speak, Linguistics, Naked Lunch, Memes, Evolution, High School essay
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1:12:00 | Sep 21st, 2014

Change a date, person, time, or event in the timeline and you get an Alternative History or Counterfactual Patrick = USSR invades Japan during WW2 Dennis = Al Gore Wins 2000 Election

1:12:00 | Sep 21st, 2014

Change a date, person, time, or event in the timeline and you get an Alternative History or Counterfactual Patrick = USSR invades Japan during WW2 Dennis = Al Gore Wins 2000 Election
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1:16:00 | Sep 14th, 2014

Patrick and Dennis argue loudly! Scenarios of the needs of the many outweighing the needs of the few are debated. Utilitarianism, Organ donation, Games Atomic War, FlatTax, Stalin appear

1:16:00 | Sep 14th, 2014

Patrick and Dennis argue loudly! Scenarios of the needs of the many outweighing the needs of the few are debated. Utilitarianism, Organ donation, Games Atomic War, FlatTax, Stalin appear
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53:00 | Sep 7th, 2014

Patrick wants to know can someone identify as a cultural Catholic, Jew, Muslim, Buddhist, or Hindus? Or faith to identify? Dennis explains his conversion to Catholicism at age 29. Smedley Butler anti war Mormons ritua

53:00 | Sep 7th, 2014

Patrick wants to know can someone identify as a cultural Catholic, Jew, Muslim, Buddhist, or Hindus? Or faith to identify? Dennis explains his conversion to Catholicism at age 29. Smedley Butler anti war Mormons ritua

53:00 | Sep 1st, 2014

Dennis and Patrick test each for voting rights and psychopathy. Dennis wants to know who killed the concept of the Renaissance Man? Specialization of Education? Anti-Intellectualism? Jim Crow, Jon Ronson, Polymath, Eli
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53:00 | Sep 1st, 2014

Dennis and Patrick test each for voting rights and psychopathy. Dennis wants to know who killed the concept of the Renaissance Man? Specialization of Education? Anti-Intellectualism? Jim Crow, Jon Ronson, Polymath, Eli

1:00:00 | Aug 24th, 2014

Dennis wants to Quantum Leap back to a period in his past. When? Would you alter the past. Back to The Future, Lost Love, Death, Kurt Vonnegut, Batman, High School, Sports, Regret, Adverbs, HIV, and alternate timeline
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1:00:00 | Aug 24th, 2014

Dennis wants to Quantum Leap back to a period in his past. When? Would you alter the past. Back to The Future, Lost Love, Death, Kurt Vonnegut, Batman, High School, Sports, Regret, Adverbs, HIV, and alternate timeline

53:00 | Aug 17th, 2014

What happens after Aliens make contact? Would mankind unite? Shrug it off? Dissolve? Twilight Zone, They Live, The Thing, V, Columbus, Evolution, The Leftovers, Adaption, Redheads, Bullies, Epidemics also appear
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53:00 | Aug 17th, 2014

What happens after Aliens make contact? Would mankind unite? Shrug it off? Dissolve? Twilight Zone, They Live, The Thing, V, Columbus, Evolution, The Leftovers, Adaption, Redheads, Bullies, Epidemics also appear

50:00 | Aug 11th, 2014

Patrick ponders on the popularity of conspiracy theories. Does it give the illusion of order from a chaotic world? Who are Them or They? Or is that what they want you to think? Denver Airport, Illuminati, Tupac, 911, U
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50:00 | Aug 11th, 2014

Patrick ponders on the popularity of conspiracy theories. Does it give the illusion of order from a chaotic world? Who are Them or They? Or is that what they want you to think? Denver Airport, Illuminati, Tupac, 911, U
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54:00 | Aug 4th, 2014

Fantasy football style Patrick and Dennis create their own squad of fictional detectives from film, television, literature, and comics. Colombo, Eggs, Google, Luther, Sherlock Holmes, Pulp, Jim Gordon, X-Files, Die Hard

54:00 | Aug 4th, 2014

Fantasy football style Patrick and Dennis create their own squad of fictional detectives from film, television, literature, and comics. Colombo, Eggs, Google, Luther, Sherlock Holmes, Pulp, Jim Gordon, X-Files, Die Hard

46:00 | Jul 31st, 2014

Dennis wants to know if American politics have become so partisan will it fundamentally change America culture? Patrick tries to calm him by claiming American politics has always been filled with nasty factionalism. Ba
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46:00 | Jul 31st, 2014

Dennis wants to know if American politics have become so partisan will it fundamentally change America culture? Patrick tries to calm him by claiming American politics has always been filled with nasty factionalism. Ba

1:13:00 | Jul 28th, 2014

Can a utopian society really exist? Is my utopia really dystopia? Real life examples, fiction, and robot overlords are bantered about. Mad Max, Thomas More, Henry Ford, the Matrix, Surrogates, Communism, The Road, Bra
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1:13:00 | Jul 28th, 2014

Can a utopian society really exist? Is my utopia really dystopia? Real life examples, fiction, and robot overlords are bantered about. Mad Max, Thomas More, Henry Ford, the Matrix, Surrogates, Communism, The Road, Bra

1:04:00 | Jul 21st, 2014

Patrick grants Dennis omnipotent power, Dennis chooses not to cure AIDS, Cancer, or end war… he wants to rebuild Major League Baseball. 10 teams are eliminated and others moved. Patrick argues with economics, demogra
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1:04:00 | Jul 21st, 2014

Patrick grants Dennis omnipotent power, Dennis chooses not to cure AIDS, Cancer, or end war… he wants to rebuild Major League Baseball. 10 teams are eliminated and others moved. Patrick argues with economics, demogra
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59:00 | Jul 14th, 2014

Dennis (Nero = Tom Buchanan from Great Gatsby) Patrick (Otto Skorzeny = The Red Skull) Boys from Brazil, Vald Putin, GI Joe, Corba, The Crucible, Terrorism, Roman culture all make a guest appearance as well!

59:00 | Jul 14th, 2014

Dennis (Nero = Tom Buchanan from Great Gatsby) Patrick (Otto Skorzeny = The Red Skull) Boys from Brazil, Vald Putin, GI Joe, Corba, The Crucible, Terrorism, Roman culture all make a guest appearance as well!