Episode 274 - Sportsball In Nashville

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  • Episode 274
  • May 25, 2016

The teeth-gnashing-est, ball-busting-est, SPORTSBALL episode yet! In this one, Matt and Mike take a look at the corruption and waste that goes on for bragging rights over things like The Olympics (TM), Presidential Libraries, TV Shows (like the now-deceased NASHVILLE). Recorded 5/22/2016.

 

Episode 273 - BigGov Unemployed!!

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  • Episode 273
  • May 19, 2016

It's the REVENGE OF #TECHNOLOGICALUNEMPLOYMENT!! The robots are coming, the robots are coming!! In this episode, we revisit some past guests (Zoltan Istvan, Calum Chace, Scott Santens, Nic Zito) and dig once more into the topic of what happens when automation can do all of the jobs? Or even a large minority of jobs? Are we asking the hard questions about the future of our economy, of our very civilization? Recorded 5/15/2016.

 

Episode 272 - Net.Future

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  • Episode 272
  • May 17, 2016

How we interact with media, content, and each other is undergoing a major change. And yet old players seem to be reasserting themselves. Is nostalgia and comfort short-changing our brave new world? Join us and find out more about the troubles in the communications and media world... Recorded 5/15/2016.

 

Episode 271 - #robotsNroundups

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  • Episode 271
  • May 12, 2016

This episode is a ROBOT ROUNDUP!! Filled with dogs, heavy metal, suicide pacts, Dungeons'N'Dragons, the Necronomicon, nervous parents, ridiculous school rules, seawater you can drink, and all the robot-y goodness you've come to expect from the Overlordz!! Recorded 5/8/2016.

 

Episode 270 - Net Of The Dark

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  • Episode 270
  • May 10, 2016

MEDIA REVIEW: Dark Net (Showtime). On this episode, we take a dive into Showtime's new show Dark Net. We've mentioned it on the show before a couple times, and this time we talk about the entirety of the show's recent run on Showtime and some of the issues and subcultures that it examines. From electromagnetic sensitivity disorders, to dating Gameboy avatars, from cyberBDSM to smart drugs, Dark Net takes a wide-ranging look at the darker side of the Net. Recorded 5/1/2016.