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Two educators Patrick and Dennis sit down and attempt to educate one another on a subject using a thought experiment as the premise. Topics range from Real Life Super Villains, Language as a Virus, Restructuring the MLB, Alternate History, 1970’s

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Two educators Patrick and Dennis sit down and attempt to educate one another on a subject using a thought experiment as the premise. Topics range from Real Life Super Villains, Language as a Virus, Restructuring the MLB, Alternate History, 1970’s

    Canadian Baseball

    Canadian Baseball

    This week Patrick invites Stephen Gower to create a North American super hivemind in which we construct different alternate realities.

    1. A reality in which the MLB of consists of only 18 teams
    2. Another in which the MLB follows Premier League S...

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Trademarked Men

    Trademarked Men

    This week Patrick is joined by a real-life human lawyer, Professor Winston Conrad, with the goal of understanding the world of intellectual property.

    Winston explains the concepts of intellectual property through the history of guilds ownership an...

    • 1 hr 21 min
    The Populist Plague

    The Populist Plague

    This week, Patrick and Dennis cover COVID19


    1. Rona
    2. American Populism
    3. The Zombie Democratic Primary

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    • 59 min
    Videodrome

    Videodrome

    This week, Patrick invites guest host Cassidy on to cover the 1983 film Videodrome

    **Topics discussed:**
    1. Is this a plotless film?
    2. The film is Marshall Mcluhan distilled
    3. Are we in Videodrome right now?

    **Links mentioned in this episo...

    • 1 hr 22 min
    Polybius

    Polybius

    Patrick is joined by guest host Roejen of the Project Archivist Podcast to discuss the Legend Of Polybius. The mythical mind controlling video game of the early 80’s that never existed. We talk about the strange real life truths around the legend a...

    • 1 hr 59 min
    The Worst Sports People

    The Worst Sports People

    25 Percent Honolulu Blue

    • 58 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
3 Ratings

3 Ratings

srgower ,

Edutainment

Pardon my appropriation of a quote from The Simpsons, but that's pretty much what it is - entertaining education. Patrick and Dennis are at their best when they're also at each other's throats ;) Keep it up!

Crash McFly ,

A true friendship.

Great chemistry, I feel like part of the discussion.

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