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The Time Traveler’s Guide to the Worst Timeline

Congratulations, traveler! You have managed to find your way into the worst timeline. Feel free to panic. Essay on the low-key horror of our current reality, by Steve Mix

Don’t Be the “Fallacy Guy”

Nobody is impressed that you know a few Latin phrases, dorkwad. Nor is that an "ad hominem".

Arguing with Idiots: a Brief Guide

People who tell you not to argue with idiots are probably idiots. Here's a handy guide on how to do it properly without being an idiot yourself.

Capitol Riots: Anatomy of a Catastrophe II – Electoral Boogaloo

Scrapper again deconstructs the failures that lead to the latest major catastrophe befalling the United States, the how, why, and what the f

The Zipper Merge, or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Traffic Engineers

No, you're not being a nice guy by getting in line as soon as possible, you're making everyone's commute take longer.

Covid Denialist Physician Steven LaTulippe Stripped of License

The Oregon physician who bragged about not wearing masks in his office is no longer a physician in Oregon.

On Remaining Unbiased in the Age of Bullshit

The media needs to stop catering to both confirmation bias and the temper-tantrums of those who abuse it.

Remembering James Randi – Greatest Hits

Remembering the legend that was "The Amazing" Randi and his life's work debunking supernatural con artists and frauds.

Failure is Part of the Process

How mixed martial arts can teach us to correct the problems in our decision making and thought processes.

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The Hard Problem of Consciousness for People Who Get Knocked Unconscious

Is the "mind" separate from the body? It certainly doesn't feel like that when you get KTFO. However...

35 We Don’t Talk About SAMBO

What is the state of the Russian martial art and sport, SAMBO, in light of the current war in Ukraine and all the associated considerations? David Dempsey comes on the show to discuss.

34 MMA and Men’s Style with Kin “Kong” Moy

Pro MMA fighter and Fashion consultant Kin "Kong" Moy comes on this episode of the podcast to give some of his expert advice on both those topics and why men have such a hard time admitting they care about fashion.

33 MMA Training and Covid – Lessons Learned

In this episode we talk with MMA fighter, coach, and Bullshido legend Mike "Omega" MacDonald on how his Fight gym made it through Covid, and the challenges of being a trainer during a pandemic.