Essays

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

32 Omicron and the End of the Covid Pandemic

The Omicron variant is all the rage in viruses, and Dr. Jason Goldsmith, Immunologist (MD, PhD), comes on the show to provide his genuinely...

Episode 31 – DUIs are BS

Drunk and intoxicated drivers are a risk to the public. But as attorney and Constitutional scholar, Derek Debus comes on the show to explain, the system for arresting and prosecuting DUIs is flawed at every level, creating incentives for bad police practices, and criminals out of innocent people.

Belief in Astrology Predicted by Narcissism and Lower Intelligence

Narcissism and a lack of intelligence predicts one's belief in Astrology. Who'd have guessed? (Not the horoscope section, that's for sure.)

30 Kyle Rittenhouse Trial and the Burning Danger of an Uninformed Public

Author of "Anatomy of a Catastrophe", Andrew Vaillencourt, comes on the pod to discuss the ongoing trial of Kyle Rittenhouse and the looming fate...