Rank #1: SIO214: Ok WTF is with Tulsi Gabbard?
Jamie and I embark on a Tulsi Gabbard deep dive! We've struggled trying to figure out what her deal is, and then the Hillary Clinton story blew up, so we figured it would be a great time to do a deep dive and try to answer the question of.... WTF. Is she an asset for Russia? Is she a secret Republican? Is she a progressive? Find out what we dug up!
Oct 24 2019
Rank #2: SIO78: More of Trump's Participation Trophies!
Sep 21 2017
Rank #3: AS278: No Child Left Alone
For the next two episodes I bring you a fascinating discussion with two of the three researchers who conducted the study described here. This is the perfect topic for this show because it illustrates how badly our intuitions track the data sometimes. It’s also a critical issue that could affect any of us! I hope you … Continue reading AS278: No Child Left Alone →
Sep 22 2016
Rank #4: SIO58: Yes, Call Out Assholes (Including me, if you see it that way)
Jul 13 2017
Rank #5: SIO92: Was the DNC Rigged?
Nov 09 2017
Rank #6: SIO82: The Mythinformation Shitshow
Oct 05 2017
Rank #7: AS210: Matt Dillahunty and Blake Giunta
Matt Dillahunty and Blake Giunta Today’s episode is part 1 of a fascinating discussion on the problem of Divine Hiddenness. Matt Dillahunty joins us, who you no doubt have heard on Atheist Experience and countless other debates. He can be found here. On the other side is Blake Giunta, a Christian and past guest of … Continue reading AS210: Matt Dillahunty and Blake Giunta →
Jan 28 2016
Rank #8: SIO41: Talking Free Speech, with Michael Shermer
May 15 2017
Rank #9: SIO37: Josh Zepps of #WeThePeople LIVE
May 01 2017
Rank #10: AS298: The Best Podcast Ever, Part 1
Well, this is the recording you may have heard or seen me allude to. Joining me is Eli Bosnick, Mike, and Dustin. WARNING: This episode contains a lot of profanity. This is an attempt at a really difficult conversation between two sides coming from way different perspectives. It will be up to you to judge … Continue reading AS298: The Best Podcast Ever, Part 1 →
Dec 01 2016
Rank #11: AS256: Super AI and Terrorism, with Phil Torres
Today I’m joined by existential risk expert Phil Torres! Phil wrote a book called The End, in which he detailed out several different ways that humanity might become extinct. Phil has written several fascinating articles for a few different online publications, and he’s here to talk about some of the ideas he has explored in … Continue reading AS256: Super AI and Terrorism, with Phil Torres →
Jul 07 2016
Rank #12: AS230: Dr. Kevin Folta
In light of all this GMO debate, Dr. Kevin Folta was kind enough to hop on the show and educate us! Kevin is the professor and chairman of the horticultural sciences department at the University of Florida. He doesn’t like the word “advocate,” but he has been very vocal about GMOs and dispelling the misconceptions … Continue reading AS230: Dr. Kevin Folta →
Apr 07 2016
Rank #13: SIO106: Thinking Rationally on Cenk Uygur's Past Sexism
Dec 28 2017
Rank #14: SIO142: Andrews Seidel and Torrez on Masterpiece Cakeshop
Jun 07 2018
Rank #15: SIO171: Bryce Blankenagel on Mormon Fundamentalists
Bryce Blankenagel is an expert on all things Mormon, and he brings history to life in brilliant narrative form. He joins us today to bring to our attention a somewhat frightening strain of fundamentalist Mormonism he has observed, which is making its way online in social media hashtag form. And be sure to check out Bryce's work over on The Naked Mormonism Podcast, The Glass Box Podcast, and My Book of Mormon!
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Dec 13 2018
Rank #16: SIO157: Sustainable Agriculture, with Dr. Sarah Taber
Sep 13 2018
Rank #17: SIO68: On Many Sides in Charlottesville and the ACLU with Charone Frankel
Aug 17 2017
Rank #18: AS250: Thinking Clearly on Orlando
In a world of knee jerk reactions and the desire for easy scapegoats, I hope to bring you some balanced analysis on the shooting. Many different contributing factors coalesce here – Islam, homophobia, homophobia in Christianity, gun control, masculinity. What are we to make of all these? Well, listen in and I hope we can … Continue reading AS250: Thinking Clearly on Orlando →
Jun 16 2016
Rank #19: SIO43: Debate and Discussion with Dan Arel
May 22 2017
Rank #20: SIO102: Moral Philosophy with Aaron Rabi
Dec 14 2017