33 episodes

A Smart Guy, Dumb Guy podcast explores culture, current events, politics, and economics from both sides of the intellectual spectrum.

Each week, hosts Christian Serge and Jonny Morrison, dive into the latest cultural issues from their own perspectives and experiences.

You might learn something but even more importantly, you'll hear two people with different backgrounds work hard to have substantive, understandable, and enjoyable conversations.

Smart Guy, Dumb Guy Christian Serge & Jonny Morrison

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.9 • 34 Ratings

A Smart Guy, Dumb Guy podcast explores culture, current events, politics, and economics from both sides of the intellectual spectrum.

Each week, hosts Christian Serge and Jonny Morrison, dive into the latest cultural issues from their own perspectives and experiences.

You might learn something but even more importantly, you'll hear two people with different backgrounds work hard to have substantive, understandable, and enjoyable conversations.

    Chauvin Trial, Middle Class Anti-Racism, and Climate Policy

    Chauvin Trial, Middle Class Anti-Racism, and Climate Policy

    In this episode Christian and Jonny reflect on the recent Derek Chauvin trial, Biden's new climate plan, and anti-racism language.
    Articles:
    https://unherd.com/2021/03/antiracism-is-too-middle-class/ (https://unherd.com/2021/03/antiracism-is-too-middle-class/)
    https://www.vox.com/22397364/earth-day-us-climate-change-summit-biden-john-kerry-commitment-2030-zero-emissions (https://www.vox.com/22397364/earth-day-us-climate-change-summit-biden-john-kerry-commitment-2030-zero-emissions)

    • 32 min
    Violent Things

    Violent Things

    **Trigger warning. In this episode we talk about gun violence and mass shootings**
    In this episode Christian and Jonny talk about Biden's recent announcement to remove troops from Afghanistan and changing gun laws in the U.S.
    Articles:
    https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2021/04/exit-strategy/618590/ (https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2021/04/exit-strategy/618590/)
    https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2021/04/01/mass-shootings-georgia-colorado-expose-lax-gun-laws-amid-cries-reform/7061512002/

    • 27 min
    Georgia Laws & Woke Capital

    Georgia Laws & Woke Capital

    Articles:
    https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2021/04/georgia-voting-rights-fiasco/618537 (Georgia Election Law)
    https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2021/04/dont-buy-conservative-rebellion-against-corporations/618519/ (Woke Capital)

    • 27 min
    Garland and Grade School

    Garland and Grade School

    Jonny And Christian discuss Biden administration's nomination of Merrick Garland as well as some recent drama in a California school district.
    Articles
    https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2021/02/what-justice-department/618112/ (https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2021/02/what-justice-department/618112/)
    https://www.nytimes.com/2021/02/20/us/oakley-school-board-hot-mic.html (https://www.nytimes.com/2021/02/20/us/oakley-school-board-hot-mic.html)
    Link for False State - PLEASE PUT IN NOTES OF SHOW!
    https://linktr.ee/traylerswift (https://linktr.ee/traylerswift)

    • 26 min
    The Buck Stops in Texas

    The Buck Stops in Texas

    Articles:
    https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2021/02/freezing-cold-and-burning-mad-texas/618048/ (https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2021/02/freezing-cold-and-burning-mad-texas/618048/)
    https://unherd.com/2021/02/will-chinas-millennials-ever-rebel/ (https://unherd.com/2021/02/will-chinas-millennials-ever-rebel/)

    • 32 min
    Covid Generation & American Intervention

    Covid Generation & American Intervention

    In this episode Christian and Jonny talk about Covid-19 and the impact it is having on kids as well America's response to the coup in Myanmar.
    Articles From The Episode
    https://unherd.com/2021/02/how-we-turned-teens-into-lab-rats/ (https://unherd.com/2021/02/how-we-turned-teens-into-lab-rats/)
    https://www.npr.org/2021/02/11/966923582/what-myanmars-coup-means-for-the-rohingya (https://www.npr.org/2021/02/11/966923582/what-myanmars-coup-means-for-the-rohingya)
    https://foreignpolicy.com/2021/02/11/myanmar-coup-washington-biden-sanctions-aung-san-suu-kyi/ (https://foreignpolicy.com/2021/02/11/myanmar-coup-washington-biden-sanctions-aung-san-suu-kyi/)

    • 33 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
34 Ratings

34 Ratings

EzMart80 ,

Perfect balance or funny and informative!

The conversation always flows really well! Christian and Jonny bring a lot of insight to each topic, while keeping it light enough and very enjoyable. This dumb guy loves it!

JAM Heyse ,

Short and interesting

Really enjoying these conversations about various topics. Also perfect podcast length!

GroovyBrook ,

Excellent Conversation Starter

I thought all podcasts were an hour long, 23 minutes?? Hell yeah!! Funny, intriguing, and such a good listen. I feel like it has kept me up to date with what’s happening in the world and has given me some good talking points with family and friends! Worth a listen. Get them gears turning with this short and spunky podcast!!

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