047 Happy Halloween!

047 Happy Halloween!

Intro: Happy Halloween! In defense of offensive Halloween costumes (3:15). Craig Spencer is dangerously entitled (10:45). Thoughts on the viral catcalling video (17:00). Questions about how to pick a girlfriend, ugly girls, and meditation (22:45). animus@animusempire.com

Episode 262: GamerGate, Ebola, Yes Means Yes

Episode 262: GamerGate, Ebola, Yes Means Yes

Intro: 4chan and internet culture. GamerGate (24:30). Ebola in New York (39:45). What drives people to help others (46:30). Yes means yes (1:21:45). Why Halloween is awesome (1:48:45). thebrazenheadspodcast[at]gmail.com

046 The Marshmallow Test

046 The Marshmallow Test

Intro: the only metric that determines your satisfaction in life. The Marshmallow Test and the influence of an agenda (3:45). Thoughts on The New Yorker and NPR (9:10). The West is intrigued by ISIS (15:00). Enthusiastic consent denies the impulse that builds civilizations (21:00). Fan mail about girls on phones (32:00). animus@animusempire.com

Episode 261: Work

Episode 261: Work

We discuss various aspects of work, like innate talent, how to overcome the intermediate stage, managing expectations, loving the process more than the outcome, and the importance of having concrete intentions. Our criticisms of Iggy Azalea and Lorde are not spared. thebrazenheadspodcast[at]gmail.com

How to Buy Wine*

How to Buy Wine*

A guide for the honest man.

045 Confounds

045 Confounds

Intro: desire. Confounding variables in divorce, white privilege, dating, and philosophy students (6:20). Use stereotypes to your advantage (18:50). Fan mail about picking a girlfriend and GamerGate (24:55). animus@animusempire.com

Episode 260: 432 Park Ave, Ebola

Episode 260: 432 Park Ave, Ebola

Intro: NorCal. 432 Park Avenue is a monument to individualism (14:30). How we feel about Ebola, doctors (35:00). Individual psychology is similar to group psychology (53:45). thebrazenheadspodcast[at]gmail.com

044 The Enlightenment

044 The Enlightenment

Intro: cheat your curls. Joy in the mundane (3:25). Islam and the Enlightenment (5:00). Indigenous People’s Day and the Enlightenment (13:55). Victor Hugo and the Enlightenment (19:30). Fan mail about confronting your parents (25:50). animus@animusempire.com

Episode 259: Star Trek, Gay Marriage, Sam Harris

Episode 259: Star Trek, Gay Marriage, Sam Harris

Intro: David Macko recap. How the new Star Trek movies differ from the original series (13:00). How Gilmore Girls speaks to the primeval female (16:20). The concomitance of atheism and gay marriage support; the perils of marriage (38:50). We analyze the debate between Sam Harris and Ben Affleck on Real Time with Bill Maher (46:00). [...]

Episode 43: David Macko

Episode 43: David Macko

Mark welcomes congressional candidate David Macko to discuss how to best represent libertarian ideals. animus@animusempire.com