EPISODES

81) Dopeworld

05/17/2022
Today, I talk with Niko Vorobyov about his book; Dopeworld. He is a freelance writer, who has writen for Vice, Russia Today, Filter, and others. He served a two-and-a-half year sentence for Possession with Intent to Supply, and upon his release, he graduated from University College London. Afterwords he began working at Russian news outlet Russia...
It has become beyond apparent that a "tough on crime" approach proves more detrimental than beneficial to society. To further explore this, I am joined by high-profile criminal barrister, Queen's Council, and author of "Justice on Trial", Chris Daw QC, who offers his thoughts on what measures need to be taken to reform a tragically devolved justice...
Judith Matloff is a seasoned war corespondent who, among other things, teaches future journalists how to survive in dangerous situations. In todays episode, I ask her how to spot landmines, what's the best course of action is for the people of Ukraine, and a number of other important questions. And yes, how to drag a body. Bio: Judith Matloff...
Why would someone help a crashed car on a highway, and why would someone donate a kidney to a complete stranger‽ Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience, and author of "The Fear Factor: How One Emotion Connects Altruists, Psycopaths, and Everyone In-Between," Dr. Abigail Marsh, joins me today to discuss the spectrum from Altruism to Psychopathy....
Today, I welcome Jessie Bullock, PhD candidate in Government at Harvard University, to introduce the concept of corruption. More specifically, explore the reasons as to why politicians are actively and willingly engaging with criminal organizations in Southern and Central America.Bio: I am a Ph.D. Candidate in the Department of Government at...

76) Spotify

04/12/2022
The spread of covid misinformation via Joe Rogan's podcast, and corresponding public outcry catapulted Spotify into the media. But interest in the company's poor handling of the situation soon waned as more focus was redirected to the economy of Spotify, more specifically, the way that it pays its artists. This week, journalist Mark Dent shares his...

75) Afghan War

03/22/2022
The war on terror began and ended on 9/11 (2001-2021). Today, I spoke with three former military intelligence professionals, about their experiences and knowledge surrounding this war.
Did you know the average American has 7 pairs of blue jeans? Did you know they never go out of style? Author of Jeans: A Cultural History of an American Icon (used to make the film Riveted: The History of Jeans), Professor James Sullivan joined me to talk about, well... the history of blue jeans. They are the blue, in...