Essays

The Time-Travelers guide to the worst timeline, Chapter 2

The philosophy in our timeline is trash. Here's how much better it could be on other timelines. Via our own combat philosopher, Steve Mix

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

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.

Failure is Part of the Process

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

Latest articles

Cult Researcher Sarah Steel References Bullshido in her Recent Book

Editor's note: Hat tip to old school Bullshido forums member JKDChick for bringing this to our attention! In her painstakingly-researched 2022 book, "Do As I...

45 Messages From the Dark Web

Steve Mix joins Phrost and recounts his experiences on the darker side of the Internet, the differences between police and soldiers, and art. Listen here...

44 Gabe Pearlman on BJJ and Full Contact Training for a Meaningful Life

Gabe Pearlman is a BJJ Black Belt under one of the first Americans to receive a black belt in the sport, Tim Burrill. We discuss the role training in a full contact style plays in having a meaningful life at all ages, the differences between BJJ gyms, and the value of a BS-free training experience.

43 Dungeons and Dragons and Viruses

Dr. Jason Goldsmith (MD, PhD) and attorney Dante Bradley, join us to discuss the massive drama and BS in the... *checks notes* world of Dungeons and Dragons.