13 episodes

Jordan Leigh and Matthew English talk about books

T.H.E. Audio Book Club Decypher Media

    • Arts
    • 4.3 • 16 Ratings

Jordan Leigh and Matthew English talk about books

    Ch. 13 - Billion Dollar Whale (Tom Wright), The Oligarchs (David Hoffman), China's Second Continent (Howard French)

    Ch. 13 - Billion Dollar Whale (Tom Wright), The Oligarchs (David Hoffman), China's Second Continent (Howard French)

    Jho Low makes a bid for T.H.E. Audio Book Club hall of fame

    • 1 hr 21 min
    Ch. 12 - Deep Work, So Good They Can't Ignore You (Cal Newport), Remote (DHH, Jason Fried), The 4-Hour Workweek (Timothy Ferriss)

    Ch. 12 - Deep Work, So Good They Can't Ignore You (Cal Newport), Remote (DHH, Jason Fried), The 4-Hour Workweek (Timothy Ferriss)

    Matt and Jordan take a look at some of the most popular books around modern work productivity.

    • 53 min
    Ch. 11 - The Laws of Human Nature, Mastery (Robert Greene)

    Ch. 11 - The Laws of Human Nature, Mastery (Robert Greene)

    Matt and Jordan return from break to discuss their journey through Eastern Europe and Robert Greene's uncanny ability to analyze wikipedia articles

    • 1 hr 27 min
    Ch. 10 - The Power Broker (Robert Caro), Divided Highways (Tom Lewis)

    Ch. 10 - The Power Broker (Robert Caro), Divided Highways (Tom Lewis)

    Matt and Jordan break down Robert Caro's Pulitzer Prize winning biography of Robert Moses, the man who built New York.

    • 3 hr 5 min
    Ch. 9 - The Doors of Perception (Aldous Huxley), The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test (Tom Wolfe), PiHKAL (Alexander Shulgin), The Psychedelic Experience (Timothy Leary)

    Ch. 9 - The Doors of Perception (Aldous Huxley), The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test (Tom Wolfe), PiHKAL (Alexander Shulgin), The Psychedelic Experience (Timothy Leary)

    Matt and Jordan review some famous books that explore the topic of psychedelics. Jordan describes his experience taking LSD for the first time.

    • 1 hr 23 min
    Ch. 8 - Understanding Media (Marshall McLuhan), Propaganda (Edward Bernays), Manufacturing Consent (Noam Chomsky)

    Ch. 8 - Understanding Media (Marshall McLuhan), Propaganda (Edward Bernays), Manufacturing Consent (Noam Chomsky)

    Matt and Jordan work through Marshall McLuhan's media theory and the life of Edward Bernays, the father of propaganda.

    • 48 min

Customer Reviews

4.3 out of 5
16 Ratings

16 Ratings

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Listened to twenty minutes of yer latest ep and there were just so many incorrect baseless statements about things that are clearly documented and easy to find with cursory research I don’t want to be a jerk but it drove me up the wall and now I’m a podcast commenter boo

Kept listening it got better gewd job boys

I wonder why Pikhal isn’t on amazon a book by a biochemist with explicit instructions to synthesize research chemicals

Now I love you guys

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Rxlin ,

Keep making more.

These podcasts are great. Keep it up.

john_friedrick ,

Awesome, Awesome Podcast

I am an avid podcaster and was recently recommended this podcast, and I am very grateful to have been introduced. Both hosts are funny, incredibly knowledgeable, and so far have spoken on very important and pertinent topics. This podcast has already joined the ranks of my favorites, and I look forward to future episodes. 10/10 would recommend.

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