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

Statement of Purpose

Statement of Purpose

My application essay for graduate school.

056 Being Alone

056 Being Alone

Intro: preview of Man’s Guide to Anger. To flirt is to ask provocative questions (5:40). Grief and recognizing we need each other (10:00). Being alone and how it relates to charisma (13:40). Questions about behavior therapy, immigration, and race as a social construct (21:15). animus@animusempire.com

267 Inherent Vice, Boyhood, Charlie Hebdo

267 Inherent Vice, Boyhood, Charlie Hebdo

Intro: Ohio State wins. Inherent Vice (17:15). Boyhood (38:00). Charlie Hebdo (52:15). thebrazenheadspodcast[at]gmail.com

055 Mind-Body Dichotomy

055 Mind-Body Dichotomy

Intro: thoughts on Charlie Hebdo. The creation myth from Timaeus, a Platonic dialogue, and how it relates to the mind-body dichotomy and confusion about introversion and extroversion (7:38). The psychology of eating organ meats (22:10). How dealing with alcoholism is like being monogamous (26:45). Questions about how to get into grad school, racial decorum, and [...]

2015 Predictions

2015 Predictions

In the year 2015…

054 Ziggurat

054 Ziggurat

Intro: how to make a resolution. Importance of loyalty (4:35). Observations from the Natural History Museum (6:10). Questions about notch count, being upfront with girls in a social setting, and drinking problems (16:45). animus@animusempire.com

Six Ways to Annoy Your Dad

Six Ways to Annoy Your Dad

It’s what to do when home for Christmas.

266 The Interview

266 The Interview

Intro: Christmas; the culture of ski towns. Rest vs avoiding work (16:30). Cops killed in Brooklyn (38:00). Jury duty (1:04:00). The Interview cancellation (1:26:30). thebrazenheadspodcast[at]gmail.com

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