Podcast Episodes

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#63: The Evolution Of Bret Weinstein

Bret Weinstein came to public prominence as the professor at the centre of the 2017 Evergreen State College…

An Update From The Lads

Sadly, Angus is stepping down as co-host, to focus on bigger and better things. Joe, your regular host…

#62: Some Highlights – 2018

Signature moments from some of our crazy conversations in the year sandwiched between 2017 and 2019. Guests Leonard…

#61: The Three Big Lies Poisoning Young Minds – Jonathan Haidt

This is a conversation with renowned moral psychologist Jonathan Haidt about his new book The Coddling of The…

#60: On Recessions – Andrew Charlton

Andrew Charlton is a Rhodes Scholar, economist, and author. From 2008-10, in his late twenties, he was senior…

#59: Elephants in the Room – Jonathan Tepper

Which US and Australian industries are the most concentrated? How did Standard Oil inspire the Nazis? Why are…

#58: When The Sky Fell In – Kevin Rudd

Joe speaks with the 26th Prime Minister of Australia, Kevin Rudd. Kevin led Australia from December 2007 to…

#57: The Man Who Defied Europe – Yanis Varoufakis

Joe speaks with former Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis, the man who defied Europe to save Greece –…

#56: Ignore the Bond Market at Your Peril – Nicholas Bishop

Picture a Giant Anaconda, sitting in the corner of the room. Very still, observing everything – after a…

#55: Skype’s Cofounder on the Threat of AI – Jaan Tallinn

How many people do you know who have created a verb? We ‘google’ things, we ‘uber’ to places,…