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Forkin' Bullshirt is a weekly podcast in which your hosts Vivienne and Jason discuss NBC's comedy 'The Good Place'.

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Forkin' Bullshirt is a weekly podcast in which your hosts Vivienne and Jason discuss NBC's comedy 'The Good Place'.

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106 Ratings
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Awesome philosophy talk

By sara 1993 777 - Nov 08 2018
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I really love the analysis of one of my favorite shows. The style wasn't as upbeat as other podcasts but once I got into it I grew to really love them (especially Vi). It's a great companion and they notice all the jokes and gags I missed.

An excellent podcast

By rae the nerd - Sep 08 2018
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Just found the podcast and I’m loving the way the hosts break down each episode

iTunes Ratings

106 Ratings
Average Ratings
88
10
3
1
4

Awesome philosophy talk

By sara 1993 777 - Nov 08 2018
Read more

I really love the analysis of one of my favorite shows. The style wasn't as upbeat as other podcasts but once I got into it I grew to really love them (especially Vi). It's a great companion and they notice all the jokes and gags I missed.

An excellent podcast

By rae the nerd - Sep 08 2018
Read more

Just found the podcast and I’m loving the way the hosts break down each episode

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Forkin Bullshirt: The Good Place Podcast

Updated 19 days ago

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Forkin' Bullshirt is a weekly podcast in which your hosts Vivienne and Jason discuss NBC's comedy 'The Good Place'.

Rank #1: Episode 25: Moral Ice Cream Sundae

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We've reached the season two finale! Michael asks Gen to make an unprecedented decision which might change the fabric of all Good Places and Bad Places! Go discuss all the things. Moral Deserts, contractualism, Eleanor's year long journey, her terrible friends, and a reminder that in this crazy thing called life, we're not in this alone. If you want to share your thoughts you can send us a message on our website, on Twitter, or on Facebook!  If you enjoy the show, please leave us a rating and review on iTunes. Thanks for listening!

Feb 10 2018
1 hour 30 mins
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Rank #2: Episode 15: 802nd Time's The Charm

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This week, everything is great as we continue our discussions on season 2 episode 3 of The Good Place. We discuss our thoughts on the resets, the implications of the episode in relation to the rest of the season, and the potential direction. We also read your mail, and discuss theories, new and old, fresh and squashed! If you want to share your thoughts (and your predictions for season 2) you can send us a message on our website, on Twitter, or on Facebook!  If you enjoy the show, please leave us a rating and review on iTunes. Thanks so much for listening! 

Oct 05 2017
1 hour 19 mins
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Rank #3: Episode 3: Chidi's Chalkboard

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Forkin' Bullshirt is a weekly podcast in which your hosts Vivienne and Jason discuss NBC's comedy The Good Place.  In this episode, we discuss episode 3 'Tahani Al-Jamil'. We talk about the characters and the philosophy and we end our episode with a spoiler zone!  If you want to share your thoughts, you can send us a message on our website, on Twitter, or on Facebook!  If you enjoy the show, please leave us a rating and review on iTunes. Thanks so much for listening! 

Apr 14 2017
1 hour 9 mins
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Rank #4: Episode 18: Aladdin is Jean Valjean

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Michael is having difficulty with the significance of 'The Trolley Problem', an ethical thought experiment. He decides to take a more hands on approach which quickly goes... off the rails. Tahani and Jason take their problems to Dr. Janet who decides to help sort out their issues. We talk about killing innocents, Vivienne's hatred of Les Misérables, and Janet's glitches. Also, Jason is sick, so apologies for the scratchy voice! If you want to share your thoughts (and your predictions for season 2) you can send us a message on our website, on Twitter, or on Facebook!  If you enjoy the show, please leave us a rating and review on iTunes. Thanks for listening!

Nov 02 2017
1 hour 7 mins
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Rank #5: Episode 23: Hotdogs in Hell

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Team Cockroach has infiltrated The Bad Place during the worst time possible... a gallery opening of their own "Good Place"! Our four humans must don disguises and pass undetected amongst the demons! We'll talk about the hard hitting questions, like where does Egg Salad come from? How do you torture people with hot dogs, and can Chidi pass as a bro? If you want to share your thoughts you can send us a message on our website, on Twitter, or on Facebook!  If you enjoy the show, please leave us a rating and review on iTunes. Sources:    http://www.iep.utm.edu/morlpat/, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moral_particularism, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jonathan_Dancy Thanks for listening!

Jan 26 2018
1 hour 11 mins
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Rank #6: Episode 4: Michael's A Ken Doll?!

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Forkin' Bullshirt is a weekly podcast in which your hosts Vivienne and Jason discuss NBC's comedy The Good Place.  In this episode, we discuss episode 4 'Jason Mendoza'. We talk about the characters and the philosophy and we end our episode with a spoiler zone!  If you want to share your thoughts, you can send us a message on our website, on Twitter, or on Facebook!  If you enjoy the show, please leave us a rating and review on iTunes. Thanks so much for listening! 

Apr 21 2017
1 hour 17 mins
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Rank #7: Episode 20: Loophole Ethics

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Let's talk about Derek! Who, what, where, why, and most importantly... how? Janet starts flexing her creation muscles and makes a rebound guy to get over Jason. We'll talk about the Doctrine of Double Effect, Derek's purose in the show, and dive into some great questions in our mail bag! If you want to share your thoughts (and your predictions for the second half of season 2) you can send us a message on our website, on Twitter, or on Facebook!  If you enjoy the show, please leave us a rating and review on iTunes. Thanks for listening!

Nov 25 2017
1 hour 17 mins
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Rank #8: Episode 21: Medium Derek

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The jig is up! Shawn wants to promote Michael for his great work on 'The Good Place', and send Team Cockroach to get tortured in the Real Bad Place! Is Michael still on their team, or will he choose the promotion? We've got plenty of mail to catch up on, and some great discussion about the pros and cons of this episode. If you want to share your thoughts you can send us a message on our website, on Twitter, or on Facebook!  If you enjoy the show, please leave us a rating and review on iTunes. Thanks for listening!

Jan 11 2018
1 hour 2 mins
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Rank #9: Episode 10: Everybody Loves Chidi

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Chidi is unsure who his real soulmate is, and Michael tries to help him make a real decision. Tahani thinks maybe Chidi is her real soulmate, since Jason has turned out to be a dud. Jason makes a lasting connection with Janet, and Eleanor confesses her love. If you want to share your thoughts, you can send us a message on our website, on Twitter, or on Facebook!  If you enjoy the show, please leave us a rating and review on iTunes. Thanks for listening!

Jun 02 2017
1 hour 14 mins
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Rank #10: Episode 22: Three And A Broken Bottle

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It's time to get to the real Good Place... but wait, Michael doesn't know how! We join our humans as they struggle with being their best self and celebrating their last night together.  If you want to share your thoughts you can send us a message on our website, on Twitter, or on Facebook!  If you enjoy the show, please leave us a rating and review on iTunes. Sources:  http://dergiler.ankara.edu.tr/dergiler/37/771/9808.pdf https://www3.nd.edu/~jspeaks/courses/2006-7/20208/hume-personal-identity.pdf Thanks for listening!

Jan 17 2018
1 hour 12 mins
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Rank #11: Episode 5: He Could Be An Onion

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Forkin' Bullshirt is a weekly podcast in which your hosts Vivienne and Jason discuss NBC's comedy The Good Place.  This week, we discuss episode 5 'Category 55 Emergency Doomsday Crisis'. If you want to share your thoughts, you can send us a message on our website, on Twitter, or on Facebook!  If you enjoy the show, please leave us a rating and review on iTunes. Thanks so much for listening! 

Apr 27 2017
1 hour 12 mins
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Rank #12: Episode 9: Sexy Hand Holding

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As Michael tries to negotiate with Trevor, the Real Eleanor spends time with Fake Eleanor and Chidi. Tahani attempts to entertain the guests from The Bad Place. Here's a Spotify playlist of the top 20 most annoying songs which are probably on repeat at The Bad Place. If you want to share your thoughts, you can send us a message on our website, on Twitter, or on Facebook!  If you enjoy the show, please leave us a rating and review on iTunes. Thanks for listening!  

May 26 2017
1 hour 15 mins
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Rank #13: Episode 7: I'm A Me, Is She A She?

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Forkin' Bullshirt is a weekly podcast in which your hosts Vivienne and Jason discuss NBC's comedy The Good Place.  This week, join us while we talk about Personhood, AI, pointy red boots, and Kant (again!) in episode 7 'The Eternal Shriek'. If you want to share your thoughts, you can send us a message on our website, on Twitter, or on Facebook!  If you enjoy the show, please leave us a rating and review on iTunes. These are the crash course videos we reference in this episode - https://youtu.be/GxM9BZeRrUI (Personhood), https://youtu.be/8bIys6JoEDw (Kant's categorical imperitives), and https://youtu.be/39EdqUbj92U (Artificial Intelligence and Personhood) Thanks so much for listening!

May 11 2017
1 hour 30 mins
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Rank #14: Episode 8: Secret, Secret, I've Got A Secret!

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Forkin' Bullshirt is a weekly podcast in which your hosts Vivienne and Jason discuss NBC's comedy The Good Place.  Hop aboard the train for a discussion of the black and white afterlife in Season 1 Episode 8 'Most Improved Player'. If you want to share your thoughts, you can send us a message on our website, on Twitter, or on Facebook!  If you enjoy the show, please leave us a rating and review on iTunes. This is Goodnight Melancholy, the Turing test story sent to us from Kait!  Thanks so much for listening!

May 19 2017
1 hour 22 mins
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Rank #15: Episode 6: We're All Mad Lads

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Forkin' Bullshirt is a weekly podcast in which your hosts Vivienne and Jason discuss NBC's comedy The Good Place.  This week, join us while we talk about contractualism, super string theory, and polyamory in episode 6 'What We Owe To Each Other'. If you want to share your thoughts, you can send us a message on our website, on Twitter, or on Facebook!  If you enjoy the show, please leave us a rating and review on iTunes. This is the Community scene we reference and this is the Mad Lads subreddit.  Thanks so much for listening!  If you want to read up on contractualism and contractarianism, here's some of the resources we read:  https://plato.stanford.edu/entries/contractualism/ https://plato.stanford.edu/entries/promises/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXrVyVqqzJ0 http://www.philosophybasics.com/branch_contractarianism.html

May 04 2017
1 hour 9 mins
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