062 Window Dressing

062 Window Dressing

Intro: family recap, the psychology of getting new boots. The logical error of window dressing, and how it relates to Net Neutrality (4:45). Questions about who I ask for advice, having sex with girls at work, traveling, positive thinking, and talking about sexual dynamics. animus@animusempire.com

270 Simpsons World, The Room, Mark Lilla

270 Simpsons World, The Room, Mark Lilla

Intro: Simpsons World. We revisit topics form 2010 (15:50). Listener email (1:03:10). Islam in France (1:44:30). thebrazenheadspodcast[at]gmail.com

061 Correction

061 Correction

No episode this week, but I do make a correction from a previous episode, preview two upcoming projects, and give my Oscar predictions. animus@animusempire.com

Work and Eggs

Work and Eggs

What I learned by living on 25 dollars in nine days.

060 Fifty Shades of Grey

060 Fifty Shades of Grey

Intro: meeting readers and listeners. Fifty Shades of Grey (5:30). Digression about why the unification of psychology matters (11:25). Back to Fifty Shades of Grey (19:15). Virgin culture (21:15). Why you matter to girls (23:30). Questions about urban isolation and Wilkes McDermid (37:00). animus@animusempire.com

269 Ashley Graham, Alain de Botton, Brian Williams

269 Ashley Graham, Alain de Botton, Brian Williams

Intro: karaoke. The Grammys (13:30). Ashley Graham, fatty and hottie (34:10). Automation creates more jobs (40:05). The Pleasures and Sorrows of Work by Alain de Botton (58:25). Brian Williams is a liar but not really (1:25:15). Apple and the asymptote of technology (1:39:15). thebrazenheadspodcast[at]gmail.com

059 Fantasy Culture

059 Fantasy Culture

Intro: disappointment. Joy in the mundane (9:30). The truth about rape culture (13:40). Questions about loneliness, productivity, and relationship boredom (27:30). animus@animusempire.com

058 Russian Revolution

058 Russian Revolution

Intro: psychology of eating chicken liver, getting new boots. The Atlantic is confused about Stanley Milgram; I am not (3:40). How the Russian Revolution is relevant today (13:15). animus@animusempire.com

268 Deflategate, The Grand Budapest Hotel, Manspreading

268 Deflategate, The Grand Budapest Hotel, Manspreading

Intro: the NYC blizzard, talking on planes. Deflategate (22:50). The Grand Budapest Hotel (52:30). Men crying in public (1:17:15). Manspreading (1:24:35). Designer kids (1:37:35). thebrazenheadspodcast[at]gmail.com

057 Heraclitus and Parmenides

057 Heraclitus and Parmenides

Intro: Victor Hugo and the Museum of Modern Art. A response to common complaints from listeners (11:00). Heraclitus, Parmenides, and  how the dichotomy between introversion and extroversion emerged in Ancient Greece (18:40). Questions about getting a first date and confidence (25:25). animus@animusempire.com