16 episodes

Two guys discuss topics that interest them. Joe and Jeremy are semi-educated idiots investigating cultural topics, science, and entertainment. So far, they've discussed the film "Hereditary," the world's oldest poem, the truth behind the Stanford Prison experiment, and some of their favorite video games. Moot is the soothing backdrop to your chores and work commute.

Moo‪t‬ Jeremy Jusek and Joe Walle

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Two guys discuss topics that interest them. Joe and Jeremy are semi-educated idiots investigating cultural topics, science, and entertainment. So far, they've discussed the film "Hereditary," the world's oldest poem, the truth behind the Stanford Prison experiment, and some of their favorite video games. Moot is the soothing backdrop to your chores and work commute.

    Beowulf and its History Using Maria Headley's Modern Translation (Bro!)

    Beowulf and its History Using Maria Headley's Modern Translation (Bro!)

    When old literature is brought new life using modern language is something to celebrate. Read Maria Headley's translation of Beowulf — it's quite good!

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    • 1 hr 23 min
    Cultural Differences Between the US and Norway

    Cultural Differences Between the US and Norway

    Joe and Jeremy assume the biggest differences in their personalities are not due as much to their genetics, but rather where they were raised.

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    • 1 hr 31 min
    Why the Stanford Prison Experiment was Fraudulent Science

    Why the Stanford Prison Experiment was Fraudulent Science

    Philip G. Zimbardo created an undergraduate study based upon the whimsical suggestion of an undergrad student, and accidentally—and unapologetically—launched himself into the annals of psychology. Learn how in this episode!

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    • 1 hr 30 min
    An Interview with a Myanmar Citizen: Their Military Coup

    An Interview with a Myanmar Citizen: Their Military Coup

    A full transcription of this episode can be found at our subreddit, r/Moot.

    Due to the extreme circumstances of the situation in Myanmar, our guest wished to remain anonymous. Because of this, we bleeped our guest's name and other personal details that we felt may be problematic. Since recording this episode two days ago, the people of Myanmar have already lost Facebook and access to other internet tools. The crackdown is worsening, and the Myanmar people face uncertain futures.

    We mentioned this article in the interview. It details the events of Monday morning:
    https://www.nytimes.com/2021/02/02/opinion/myanmar-coup-eyewitness.html

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    • 53 min
    Communism, Corruption, and the CCP

    Communism, Corruption, and the CCP

    What are the different types of communism? How difficult would it be to label a self-described communist? How does government work? This episode explores all three questions, but only tries to actually address the first two.

    • 1 hr 26 min
    The Movie Hereditary, and the Genius of Ari Aster

    The Movie Hereditary, and the Genius of Ari Aster

    Episode Notes
    If you have not seen "Hereditary," watch it before listening to this episode!

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    • 1 hr 2 min

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