053 The Monomyth

053 The Monomyth

The true magic of Christmas (2:45). Defending Sony Pictures (6:45). The Monomyth and The Hero with a Thousand Faces (12:00). Answering supposedly unanswerable philosophical questions (27:10). animus@animusempire.com

052 Fan Mail

052 Fan Mail

Mark answers questions about: White privilege (2:15). Notch counts (6:50). Why handling anxiety matters (11:30). Dealing with sadness (15:20). Anxiety (18:20). Who should be allowed to vote (24:40). What it means to work hard (26:48). animus@animusempire.com

Episode 265: Tim’s Vermeer, 2001, UVA, Bill Cosby, Eric Garner

Episode 265: Tim’s Vermeer, 2001, UVA, Bill Cosby, Eric Garner

Intro: Thanksgiving recap. Tim’s Vermeer and the spirit of craftsmanship (18:00). Mark sees 2001 (51:00). Fan mail (1:02:00). UVA scandal and Bill Cosby (1:21:15). Eric Garner (1:45:30). thebrazenheadspodcast[at]gmail.com

How to be an Uber Driver

How to be an Uber Driver

A lesson from an Uber ride.

051 Christopher Gray

051 Christopher Gray

Mark welcomes Christopher Gray, author of From Shy to Social. They discuss the nature of anxiety and how especially shy men can learn to be confident. animus@animusempire.com

Episode 264: Burden of Dreams, Anxiety, Ferguson

Episode 264: Burden of Dreams, Anxiety, Ferguson

Intro: porn, Meghan Trainor, Thanksgiving. Interstellar (34:10). Burden of Dreams (57:00). Mark wrote a new ebook (1:09:00). Ferguson (1:47:30). thebrazenheadspodcast[at]gmail.com

Episode 50: Mike Nichols

Episode 50: Mike Nichols

Intro: Thanksgiving, kale, gays kissing, Bridesmaids, vaginal rejuvenation surgery, virgins. A life lesson from Mike Nichols (12:10). Questions about Asian fetish and doing drugs (15:20). animus@animusempire.com

049 Longevity is for Sea Turtles

049 Longevity is for Sea Turtles

Intro: the ocean is our mother. The real problem with brunch (5:10). Longevity is for Sea Turtles (9:20). Questions about working out, rape culture, and jealousy (21:30). animus@animusempire.com

Episode 263: Net Neutrality, The Roosevelts, Julien Blanc, Lena Dunham, Interstellar

Episode 263: Net Neutrality, The Roosevelts, Julien Blanc, Lena Dunham, Interstellar

Intro: refining the subconscious, winter coats. Net neutrality and the nature of online anonymity (14:30). The Roosevelts (51:15). Julien Blanc (1:05:00). Lena Dunham (1:14:45). Interstellar, sense of life (1:34:15). thebrazenheadspodcast[at]gmail.com

We Live in Dark Times  (Wink, Wink)

We Live in Dark Times
(Wink, Wink)

The real reason why people lament the times we live in.