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There are petabytes of information out there and sometimes you just need someone who can extrapolate it in a way that might be interesting. This podcast is devoted to researching interesting topics and presenting the findings in ways that provoke dialog.

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There are petabytes of information out there and sometimes you just need someone who can extrapolate it in a way that might be interesting. This podcast is devoted to researching interesting topics and presenting the findings in ways that provoke dialog.

    Se.03 Ep14: The Epstein Affair (part 3)

    Se.03 Ep14: The Epstein Affair (part 3)

    In this series, Josh and Jon dig in and find interesting facts, people and events surrounding Jeffery Epstein, Ghislaine Maxwell, and the rich and powerful who surround them. The life of Epstein was filled with horrors, intrigue and corruption, not to mention a connection to many of the power elites in places of power all around the world. Josh and Jon will discuss Epstein and Maxwell's history, strange international connections, as well as his first and second arrest, followed by his first and second suicide attempts. Referenceshttps://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/12/nyregion/jeffrey-epstein-dalton-teacher.htmlhttps://www.vox.com/2019/7/9/20686347/jeffrey-epstein-trump-bill-clinton https://www.politico.com/story/2017/05/04/jeffrey-epstein-trump-lawsuit-sex-trafficking-237983https://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/07/nyregion/jeffrey-epstein-trump.htmlhttps://www.rollingstone.com/culture/culture-lists/jeffrey-epstein-political-connections-sex-trafficker-856642/bill-barr-856649/https://www.dol.gov/agencies/oasp/resources/traffickinghttps://www.nytimes.com/2019/12/02/world/europe/prince-andrews-Virginia-Roberts-Giuffre-bbc.htmlhttps://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/16/us/jeffrey-epstein-what-to-know.html?searchResultPosition=2https://www.miamiherald.com/news/local/article220097825.html?te=1&nl=morning-briefing&emc=edit_NN_p_20190710&section=topNews?campaign_id=9&instance_id=10803&segment_id=15064&user_id=43e3a86129470c7ec6a6bd3d31b9566f&regi_id=68188974tion=topNewshttps://www.nytimes.com/2008/07/01/business/01epstein.html?module=inlinehttps://nypost.com/2011/03/03/wait-hes-allowed-to-have-kids/https://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/08/nyregion/jeffrey-epstein-nyc-mansion.htmlhttps://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/12/nyregion/jeffrey-epstein-dalton-teacher.htmlhttps://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/09/us/politics/trump-epstein.htmlhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jeffrey_Epsteinhttps://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/12/business/jeffrey-epstein-interview.htmlhttps://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-03-11/prince-alwaleed-s-fortune-plunges-22-3-billion-from-2014-peakhttps://www.foxbusiness.com/markets/i-love-the-saudis-trump-business-ties-to-kingdom-run-deephttps://nymag.com/intelligencer/amp/2019/07/jeffrey-epstein-high-society-contacts.html

    • 44 Min.
    Se 03 Ep.13: The Protests and Police (part two)

    Se 03 Ep.13: The Protests and Police (part two)

    In this episode, Josh and Jon invite Bruce back for a conversation on police brutality and to review statistics on both the treatment of black Americans by police and the calls for reform. Three events took America by storm these past few weeks and brought to the forefront the racial divide within the United States starting with the police response and what happens after police arrive on the scene within the black community. Join us for this two part series. https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/what-the-data-say-about-police-shootings/https://www.statista.com/statistics/585152/people-shot-to-death-by-us-police-by-race/https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sbx4HAm6Rc8https://open.spotify.com/episode/354rmGOjxOvJyQUgo5rY4l?si=-CXF_GDLR4uBdnR9e65vfg https://www.citylab.com/equity/2020/06/george-floyd-protest-minneapolis-history-racism-minnesota/612481/https://abcnews.go.com/US/abc-news-analysis-police-arrests-nationwide-reveals-stark/story?id=71188546https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2020/06/wesley-lowery-george-floyd-minneapolis-black-lives/612391/https://www.nytimes.com/2016/07/12/upshot/surprising-new-evidence-shows-bias-in-police-use-of-force-but-not-in-shootings.amp.htmlhttps://mappingpoliceviolence.org/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_killings_by_law_enforcement_officers_by_country https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Police_firearm_use_by_country https://www.statista.com/chart/21872/map-of-police-violence-against-black-americans/ https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/if-you-dont-believe-systemic-racism-is-real-explain-these-statistics/2020/06/12/ce0dff6e-acc7-11ea-94d2-d7bc43b26bf9_story.htmlhttps://datausa.io/profile/soc/police-officers https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Race_and_ethnicity_in_the_United_States http://content.time.com/time/specials/packages/article/0,28804,2096654_2096653_2096692,00.htmlhttps://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/what-would-it-mean-defund-police-these-cities-offer-ideas-n1229266

    • 42 Min.
    Se 03 Ep.12: The Protests and Police (part one)

    Se 03 Ep.12: The Protests and Police (part one)

    In this episode, Josh and Jon invite Bruce back for a conversation on police brutality and to review statistics on both the treatment of black Americans by police and the calls for reform. Three events took America by storm these past few weeks and brought to the forefront the racial divide within the United States starting with the police response and what happens after police arrive on the scene within the black community. Join us for this two part series. https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/what-the-data-say-about-police-shootings/https://www.statista.com/statistics/585152/people-shot-to-death-by-us-police-by-race/https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sbx4HAm6Rc8https://open.spotify.com/episode/354rmGOjxOvJyQUgo5rY4l?si=-CXF_GDLR4uBdnR9e65vfg https://www.citylab.com/equity/2020/06/george-floyd-protest-minneapolis-history-racism-minnesota/612481/https://abcnews.go.com/US/abc-news-analysis-police-arrests-nationwide-reveals-stark/story?id=71188546https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2020/06/wesley-lowery-george-floyd-minneapolis-black-lives/612391/https://www.nytimes.com/2016/07/12/upshot/surprising-new-evidence-shows-bias-in-police-use-of-force-but-not-in-shootings.amp.htmlhttps://mappingpoliceviolence.org/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_killings_by_law_enforcement_officers_by_country https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Police_firearm_use_by_country https://www.statista.com/chart/21872/map-of-police-violence-against-black-americans/ https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/if-you-dont-believe-systemic-racism-is-real-explain-these-statistics/2020/06/12/ce0dff6e-acc7-11ea-94d2-d7bc43b26bf9_story.htmlhttps://datausa.io/profile/soc/police-officers https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Race_and_ethnicity_in_the_United_States http://content.time.com/time/specials/packages/article/0,28804,2096654_2096653_2096692,00.htmlhttps://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/what-would-it-mean-defund-police-these-cities-offer-ideas-n1229266

    • 12 Min.
    Se 03 Ep.11: The Epstein Affair (part two)

    Se 03 Ep.11: The Epstein Affair (part two)

    In this series, Josh and Jon dig in and find interesting facts, people and events surrounding Jeffery Epstein, Ghislaine Maxwell, and the rich and powerful who surround them. The life of Epstein was filled with horrors, intrigue and corruption, not to mention a connection to many of the power elites in places of power all around the world. Josh and Jon will discuss Epstein and Maxwell's history, strange international connections, as well as his first and second arrest, followed by his first and second suicide attempts. Referenceshttps://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/12/nyregion/jeffrey-epstein-dalton-teacher.htmlhttps://www.vox.com/2019/7/9/20686347/jeffrey-epstein-trump-bill-clinton https://www.politico.com/story/2017/05/04/jeffrey-epstein-trump-lawsuit-sex-trafficking-237983https://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/07/nyregion/jeffrey-epstein-trump.htmlhttps://www.rollingstone.com/culture/culture-lists/jeffrey-epstein-political-connections-sex-trafficker-856642/bill-barr-856649/https://www.dol.gov/agencies/oasp/resources/traffickinghttps://www.nytimes.com/2019/12/02/world/europe/prince-andrews-Virginia-Roberts-Giuffre-bbc.htmlhttps://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/16/us/jeffrey-epstein-what-to-know.html?searchResultPosition=2https://www.miamiherald.com/news/local/article220097825.html?te=1&nl=morning-briefing&emc=edit_NN_p_20190710&section=topNews?campaign_id=9&instance_id=10803&segment_id=15064&user_id=43e3a86129470c7ec6a6bd3d31b9566f&regi_id=68188974tion=topNewshttps://www.nytimes.com/2008/07/01/business/01epstein.html?module=inlinehttps://nypost.com/2011/03/03/wait-hes-allowed-to-have-kids/https://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/08/nyregion/jeffrey-epstein-nyc-mansion.htmlhttps://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/12/nyregion/jeffrey-epstein-dalton-teacher.htmlhttps://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/09/us/politics/trump-epstein.htmlhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jeffrey_Epsteinhttps://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/12/business/jeffrey-epstein-interview.htmlhttps://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-03-11/prince-alwaleed-s-fortune-plunges-22-3-billion-from-2014-peakhttps://www.foxbusiness.com/markets/i-love-the-saudis-trump-business-ties-to-kingdom-run-deephttps://nymag.com/intelligencer/amp/2019/07/jeffrey-epstein-high-society-contacts.html

    • 27 Min.
    Se 03 Ep.10: The Epstein Affair (part one)

    Se 03 Ep.10: The Epstein Affair (part one)

    In this series, Josh and Jon dig in and find interesting facts, people and events surrounding Jeffery Epstein, Ghislaine Maxwell, and the rich and powerful who surround them. The life of Epstein was filled with horrors, intrigue and corruption, not to mention a connection to many of the power elites in places of power all around the world. Josh and Jon will discuss Epstein and Maxwell's history, strange international connections, as well as his first and second arrest, followed by his first and second suicide attempts. Referenceshttps://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/12/nyregion/jeffrey-epstein-dalton-teacher.htmlhttps://www.vox.com/2019/7/9/20686347/jeffrey-epstein-trump-bill-clinton https://www.politico.com/story/2017/05/04/jeffrey-epstein-trump-lawsuit-sex-trafficking-237983https://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/07/nyregion/jeffrey-epstein-trump.htmlhttps://www.rollingstone.com/culture/culture-lists/jeffrey-epstein-political-connections-sex-trafficker-856642/bill-barr-856649/https://www.dol.gov/agencies/oasp/resources/traffickinghttps://www.nytimes.com/2019/12/02/world/europe/prince-andrews-Virginia-Roberts-Giuffre-bbc.htmlhttps://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/16/us/jeffrey-epstein-what-to-know.html?searchResultPosition=2https://www.miamiherald.com/news/local/article220097825.html?te=1&nl=morning-briefing&emc=edit_NN_p_20190710&section=topNews?campaign_id=9&instance_id=10803&segment_id=15064&user_id=43e3a86129470c7ec6a6bd3d31b9566f&regi_id=68188974tion=topNewshttps://www.nytimes.com/2008/07/01/business/01epstein.html?module=inlinehttps://nypost.com/2011/03/03/wait-hes-allowed-to-have-kids/https://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/08/nyregion/jeffrey-epstein-nyc-mansion.htmlhttps://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/12/nyregion/jeffrey-epstein-dalton-teacher.htmlhttps://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/09/us/politics/trump-epstein.htmlhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jeffrey_Epsteinhttps://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/12/business/jeffrey-epstein-interview.htmlhttps://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-03-11/prince-alwaleed-s-fortune-plunges-22-3-billion-from-2014-peakhttps://www.foxbusiness.com/markets/i-love-the-saudis-trump-business-ties-to-kingdom-run-deephttps://nymag.com/intelligencer/amp/2019/07/jeffrey-epstein-high-society-contacts.html

    • 39 Min.
    Se 03 Ep.09: Conspiracy Theories (part two)

    Se 03 Ep.09: Conspiracy Theories (part two)

    In this episode, Josh and Jon discuss conspiracies and how they start, and how they work on unsuspecting individuals. Are conspiracy theorist looking for facts, or are they looking for truth. This episode will delve into various ways in which a conspiracy can be believed. Many conspiracies start with preliminary news reports and typically selectively edits the content to make their point. We'll take a look at a few of these in It Might Be Interesting Se03 Ep08 and Ep09.  References https://www.pennlive.com/coronavirus/2020/05/salute-to-nurses-parade-crashed-by-gun-waving-suv-driver-who-leads-pa-cops-on-chase.html?outputType=amp https://thehill.com/changing-america/well-being/longevity/496502-more-than-70-cell-phone-towers-in-the-uk-have-been-set?amphttps://www.snopes.com/news/2020/04/08/how-conspiracy-theories-spread-online-its-not-just-algorithms/https://now.tufts.edu/articles/truth-about-conspiracy-theorieshttps://drive.google.com/file/d/1GePYTuud4EFoYbv5FzthYwXQGaTlEsyc/view?usp=sharing https://theconversation.com/who-believes-in-conspiracy-theories-and-why-listen-to-part-two-of-our-expert-guide-134170 https://www.businessinsider.com/psychologist-explains-why-people-believe-conspiracy-theories-during-uncertain-times-2020-4 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b_6-iVz1R0o https://www.harpersbazaar.com/uk/culture/a31910637/exploring-the-psychology-of-conspiracy-theories/

    • 31 Min.

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