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Seth and his co-hosts hold the world up to a mirror, even though holding a mirror up to the world would be logistically easier.

By That I Mean podcast the Mildly Frumpy Protagonist/Seth Pierson

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Seth and his co-hosts hold the world up to a mirror, even though holding a mirror up to the world would be logistically easier.

    By That I Mean – Episode 40: He’s Protecting That Squash!

    By That I Mean – Episode 40: He’s Protecting That Squash!

    Happy 40th! The By That I Mean podcast issues our 40th episode before our 38th and 39th (which will be a double-episode with Chris Godwin!) because reasons.



    Asia Coleman rejoins us to address the unintentional hiatus, the rise of #BlackLivesMatter, the need for more new political movements to push legislative change, the inadequacy of body cameras to stop police killing innocent black men, and the right-wing viciousness that won't stop devolving as we enter the 2016 Presidential election cycle.



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    By That I Mean – Episode 37: Stuck In The Dream

    By That I Mean – Episode 37: Stuck In The Dream

    The 37th BY THAT I MEAN podcast wonders why we're stuck in a reality centered around profit and undercompensated labor, and breaks down the various ways it breaks each of us down.



    Our reality is still one where men are not equal to women. Our reality is still one where non-white people are still considered less human, or something other than the default of humanity. Our collective models of reality no longer fit the truth of our lives, and so many of our discussions are getting harder and breaking down what should be common ground because we aren't talking about the greater systemic processes at play.



    Episodes 35-37 of the BY THAT I MEAN podcast explore the ways in which our entire country and American society have been reorganized around short-term profit and predatory capitalism. You can listen to them all to hear the whole conversation, but any one of them also stands alone.



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    By That I Mean – Episode 36: Never Enough Oonces

    By That I Mean – Episode 36: Never Enough Oonces

    The BY THAT I MEAN podcast continues to dismantle reality in our 36th outing. My conversation with Ikoi turns to the perils of organizing a society around fear, loathing and naked greed - and the predatory capitalism we must let go to move ahead.



    Our reality is still one where men are not equal to women. Our reality is still one where non-white people are still considered less human or something other than the default of humanity. Our collective models of reality no longer fit the truth of our lives, and so many of our discussions are getting harder and breaking down what should be common ground because we aren't talking about the greater systemic processes at play.



    These next episodes of the BY THAT I MEAN podcast explore the fictitious nature of our shared dominant realities (the stories we individually and collectively tell ourselves about what is "real" or ought to be). We talk about the vulnerability and emotional nature of memory. We realize that there is one dominant illusory "reality" around which our whole society has become reorganized: the idea that short-term profit is an inherent moral good.



    Thank you for listening to the BY THAT I MEAN podcast. BY THAT I MEAN is a production of the MFP Studio Studio in Los Angeles, CA. Please subscribe to us on iTunes, and if you enjoy it leave us a hyperbolic 5-star review. https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/mildly-frumpy-protagonist/id439572026?mt=2



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    By That I Mean – Episode 35: I Have Very Attractive Minions

    By That I Mean – Episode 35: I Have Very Attractive Minions

    The BY THAT I MEAN podcast dismantles reality.



    Our reality is still one where men are not equal to women. Our reality is still one where non-white people are still considered less human or something other than the default of humanity. Our collective models of reality no longer fit the truth of our lives, and so many of our discussions are getting harder and breaking down what should be common ground because we aren't talking about the greater systemic processes at play.



    These next episodes of the BY THAT I MEAN podcast explore the fictitious nature of our shared dominant realities (the stories we individually and collectively tell ourselves about what is "real" or ought to be). We talk about the vulnerability and emotional nature of memory. We realize that there is one dominant illusory "reality" around which our whole society has become reorganized: the idea that short-term profit is an inherent moral good.



    Thank you for listening to the BY THAT I MEAN podcast. BY THAT I MEAN is a production of the MFP Studio Studio in Los Angeles, CA. Please subscribe to us on iTunes, and if you enjoy it leave us a hyperbolic 5-star review. Gene Shalit that shit! https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/mildly-frumpy-protagonist/id439572026?mt=2



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    By That I Mean – Episode 34: “School Reform”

    By That I Mean – Episode 34: “School Reform”

    In the 34th BY THAT I MEAN, Ikoi and Seth ignore the political outrages of the week and focus on one crucial subject the US media won't touch: K-12 education, specifically the "school reform" movement. We learn that the demonization of teachers and teaching is being used as a smokescreen to hide the true purpose of the "school reform" movement, which is to profitably privatize yet another desperately-needed public good - the promise of a good education for every American citizen. And of course the Koch brothers are in on it.



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    By That I Mean – Episode 33: More Participation Is The Answer

    By That I Mean – Episode 33: More Participation Is The Answer

    The supersized 33rd BY THAT I MEAN podcast is action-packed with news that the news didn't give you. Ikoi Hiroe and Seth Pierson discuss inspiring citizens and politicians in Texas fighting a Republican crusade to legislatively ban abortion, a defense contractor leaking details of the secret government and warped priorities of America's post-9/11 "security" state, and how to navigate the perfect storm of broken systems that currently stand in the way of progress. Finally, we update you on what's going on in Egypt - where a democratic revolution ended a dictatorship, elections resulted in an oppressive religious theocracy, and the theocracy was deposed by a military coup.

    If you learned something from this show, tweet Seth @mfpseth and listen to more BY THAT I MEAN by subscribing to our podcast on iTunes! https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/mildly-frumpy-protagonist/id439572026?mt=2

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    BY THAT I MEAN is a production of the MFP Studio in Los Angeles, CA.

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These two smarty pants have some of the most colorful personalities that you will ever get to listen to..and for FREE!

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I LOVE THIS PODCAST!

I wait for three podcasts every week like I wait for 5pm on Friday, whisky on Saturday and brunch on Sunday: This American Life, RadioLab and By That I Mean. I love the dynamic of Seth and Asia and there is no substitute for their informative sharp wits. This is NPR meets HBO.