64 minutes | Aug 19, 2021
COVID passports impount?
In this episode we dive into what seems to be the next step in trying to contain or solve the COVID pandemic and that's the idea of requiring vaccine passports for specific activities. We discussed the idea of it, how it will be implemented and what could be the possible outcomes from this new measure. Hope you all enjoy!
69 minutes | Jul 14, 2021
Crabs In A Bucket
This week it’s a two man show as Rob was out with the Irish flu. Drew and Mike take the reins and dive into Conor McGregor’s recent injury and defeat (2:29)—orthopedic surgeons are making a killing off the UFC. As the Taliban reclaims large swaths of Afghanistan, the boys would be remiss if they didn’t provide a breakdown and their view amongst some other geopolitical items of note (22:30). Wrapping up the hour, Mike and Drew provide some commentary on recent films such as Tomorrow War and Army of the Dead (43:43). We hope you enjoy the new abbreviated format of our episodes and we look forward to our next. Cheers!
69 minutes | Jun 30, 2021
The gang is back after a protracted break between episodes and dove into the strange life of eccentric millionaire John McAfee. We examine his software career, fame, crimes, his life on the run from the US government, and his eventual demise. Next, we ponder what do you do with tax evaders? (18:00). Rob and Mike discuss how the mafia created the FBI and its impact on society (36:00). Finally, the show ends with a review of movies and a series of questions: What was Tom Hanks's best performance? Is Army of the Dead good? Joe Pesci is the best gangster. Why are documentaries awful?
69 minutes | Jun 13, 2021
How many Cicadas can you eat?
In this week’s episode, we dive straight in talking about this idea of eating bugs for example cicadas. That brings us down the road of lab-grown meat and the potential for it to become the norm(31:56). We end by talking about the documentary “Alone in the wilderness” and what an incredible story it is(44:45). Finally touching on the navy’s choice not to let football players defer their service to go to the NFL.
121 minutes | Jun 9, 2021
The Boys Are Back In Town
Following a short vacation, we are back to announce college graduations, medical school acceptances and that we missed you all dearly. We open the episode by catching you up on our recent rendezvous and then move to those pesky UFO’s (24:16) ultimately tossing some shade at NDT (41:03). We catch you up on the American Oliver Twist story of the Florida orphans who went to the mattresses with local law enforcement (47:04) and close the hour with Ransomeware (53:11) and Infrastructure (57:00). The 2nd hour is all Covid: Covid lotteries (1:03:13) and show us where the Fauci emails touched you (1:21:41). We wrap up with some normal movie banter. We are stoked to be back and, as always, many thanks for the support everyone!
118 minutes | May 19, 2021
Fauci freedom and free-riders
The CDC changing the mask guidelines might have been the most important event last week, but we found an Army recruitment video, "Emma The Calling," that makes the CIA video look like a masterpiece. As a result, we knock down the virtue signal and highlight the shortsightedness of the Army's objective. Next, we discuss the Israel and Palestine conflict and the stupidity of world peace (27:20). Rob and Drew share their love for Julius Caesar (56:54). Epic sued Apple and hilarity ensues (1:12:46). Next, the gang emphasizes the importance of protecting polite speech (1:25:33). Finally, we talk about what really matters. Fauci and the CDC have granted vaccinated freedom, but they might have overlooked the free-rider problem (1:41:45).
119 minutes | May 12, 2021
Episode 32 the sick role
We start this week off by talking about the population decline in California for the first time since the gold rush. Then we move to vaccine passports; how would they work, and are we compromising our liberties (9:00)? Drews goes into the sick role in society (15:30). Up next is the CIA woke recruitment ad (20:00). Then we discuss the Twitter and facebooks ban on trump (31:10). Are lobbyists good or bad we talk about some of the benefits of them (59:00)? Next, we talk about the population curve in the US and what could be the reason behind the decline (1:17:00). Finally, drew’s give his thought and a new TV show he found and the new game of throne prequel that is being made(1:42:00).
119 minutes | May 4, 2021
One Week Streak
With one week with no televised police shootings the gang brings some variety. Opening with Chris Weidman's horrific injuries we pivot to the current state of fighting (15:45), some technical on the UFC recent IPO (27:11), and what would a UFC talk be without Rogan (34:38) and his recent vaccine woes. Into the second hour we transition to a more governmental tone discussing Caitlin Jenner’s run on the Republican ticket (47:29), Chauvin updates (1:02:06), and police unions (1:24:19). Drew really brings us home as he nukes all of Hollywood and their recent monstrosities! We hit a Mortal Kombat Review (1:35:55) and as for the Oscars--1-star; we simply cannot recommend (1:43:18). Thank to all our loyal listeners, here’s to the podcast being in its 30’s.
117 minutes | Apr 26, 2021
Stop using your snake brain or you're next!
Another eventful week that provided a myriad of topics to discuss. Joe Rogan's Spotify deal has created a paradigm shift in the podcast world, and his guests suck. The gang discusses international immigration policies and Australia's refugee island (6:37). Next, we highlight bizarre and narcissistic political agendas (21:37). There was another police shooting in Columbus and everyone else has a better way to handle a knife-wielding assailant. Lebron James proves he is a fool and we detail the 21-foot rule and the danger of knives (30:28). Derek Chauvin received the correct verdict but was he held accountable for his actions, no says our lizard brains (49:00). Tribalism leads to siloed thinking and ruins public policy (1:01:50). AI cannot answer moral dilemmas (1:29:19). Navalny gets hungry (1:42:27).
123 minutes | Apr 20, 2021
The First Round Is On Us--American Gun Culture
This week the gang dives deep on the shootings we’ve been seeing by both law enforcement and mass killers. The episode opens with some humorous commentary on a bobcat attack viral video (2:15), but we quickly transition to police shootings this week (6:10). We spend a majority of the first hour on these shootings, our takes given our experience with firearms, and what we see right and wrong. In the second hour we pivot into gun control issues (1:06:00) and what we see coming down the pike in terms of legislation. We touch on problems in journalism (1:36:00) and wrap up on a high note about the new Lord of the Rings series coming to Amazon (1:46:00). We hope to hear your thoughts on this one—as always thanks for the support!
119 minutes | Apr 12, 2021
Episode 28: How many nuclear bombs to build a second Suez canal
In this week’s episode, we answer the great question that everyone has, how many nuclear bombs would it take to create a second Suez canal? From there, we explore the new executive order that was placed on guns in the latest form of gun control(18:00). We finish out the episode with an update on the Derek Chauvin murder case(1:38:00), and drew gives us his movie review of Godzilla vs Kong(1:50:00).
119 minutes | Apr 6, 2021
The culture wars get hot
It turned out to be a slow news week but thankfully the culture wars continue to deliver solid content. Cuomo decided to stop kissing everyone and legalized cannabis in New York. The major news outlets have failed to cover the raising crime rate in the United States (44:20). Someone let the celebrities out of their palatial estates so they could be weird at the Grammy's. Also, Lil Nas X revealed a new music video and his new shoes and they're a hit! (54:34) Rob did his 23 and me and we immediately ignore his results and start talking about genetic diseases (1:14:00). Then we wonder where all the geniuses are and what the next great scientific discovery (1:19:00). Drew watched the Snyder cut and gives a brief review (1:28:00). We close show trying to replace the US mascot (1:38:00).
120 minutes | Mar 29, 2021
Episode 26: The Gang tries Whiskey
In this week's episode, we have a special guest who is a whiskey enthusiast that walks us through a special tasting. He explains the proper way to sample whiskey (28:15) as he guides us through six bourbons learning how to enjoy the flavors to get the best experience from each whiskey. He also covers the history of bourbon (22:30) and what the rules of bourbon are (54:45). It was a great podcast learning the details of bourbon I hope everyone enjoys it as much as we did recording it! Whiskey list Weller 12 45 abv (24:20) Eagle Rare Bills SD 45% abv (44:11) Belle Meade Bourbon SB 12yr 51.5 abv (59:35) Distillery 291 Bad Guy bourbon 61.6 abv (1:12:00) MB Roland SB 4yr 58.9 abv (1:27:00) JD SB heritage release 50 abv(1:38:00)
113 minutes | Mar 23, 2021
The Iraq War Turns 18, But Is It Legal?
The fellas come together and have a bit a military episode. The Iraq War turned 18 so we couldn't resist discussing how these controversial events have shaped significant parts of our own lives. The first hour is heavy on the military front. We discuss the nature of the Iraq Invasion and subsequent occupation and the latest controversy surrounding women in the armed forces. The second hour lightens up as we transition to current events and discuss the tragic shooting in Atlanta (1:13:00), the state of Covid-19 (1:23:35), and some miscellaneous topics! Thanks as always for the support! This Friday 3/26, join us live on Twitch at 8pm EST as we enjoy a whiskey tasting and learn the ins and outs of the stuff!
116 minutes | Mar 19, 2021
Long time listener
Long time listener and our old friend Ansell joins the show. He informs us about the differences in the various European skiing forms and explains why the Alps are the best mountains to ski. Next, we discuss the descaling power of Zoom social gatherings and which celebrity we want to meet (17:00). Ansell shares his experience learning the Wim Hoff Method with a bunch of influencers (25:57). Then Ansell takes us on Euro trip from an Auschwitz tour to skydiving in Normandy (45:37). Rob explains the importance of a car horn (1:08:25). We discuss the crazy internet videos we have seen including Ansell's favorite train platform video (1:14:44). Finally, we end with the question everyone is thinking, but one is asking. Should China be punished for causing COVID and destroying the global economy?
106 minutes | Mar 8, 2021
Curious case of Conrad Roy
In this week’s episode, we dive into the Curious case of Conrad Roy and explore the intricacies of the case and the implications moving forward. We next take on the topic of euthanasia and suicide in today’s society (43:25). We leave the more morbid topics and switch gears to discuss the latest in the news with the most recent supreme court decision (59:00)and minimum wage increase proposal (1:06:00). We end the episode by discussing Present Joe Biden’s first airstrike (1:33:00) as well as the progress of the COVID-19 relief package (1:37:00).
119 minutes | Mar 1, 2021
Rand Paul's Against the Ropes...Again
The gangs back to fill you in on our scruples with some of the weirdest things to go down this week. We catch up early in the episode and share some military stories. Biden bombs Syria and we naturally have takes (21:10). We spend some time discussing the Middle East in general (31:00) and Drew takes us on a trip down memory lane to his time in Musa Qala, Afghanistan (44:00). We hit some other odds and ends but spend the last hour discussing Biden's new Dept. of Labor Chief economist pick Janelle Jones and the spat between Rand Paul and Rachel Levine. We hope you enjoy it, because we had a ball making it for you!
120 minutes | Feb 23, 2021
Heroine helps maintain a healthy work-life balance
This week we discuss what videogames the crew has been playing. Shocking absolutely no one Rob found a new survival game, Valheim and almost missed the podcast. Next, Drew commits to studying for the MCAT again, while Rob and Mike discuss finishing their last semester's of college. Is school even practical? (6:00). The crew stumbled across a Harvard working paper that postulates COVID transmission is caused by structural racism (19:27). Has Carl Hart PhD. tainted his research by admitting his is a heroine drug user? (29:28). Ted Cruz went to Cancun and now everyone knows the forecast in Texas (1:00:40). Mike poses every college's favorite philosophy question - can we engineer ourselves out of every problem? (YES!) (1:16:40). Finally, what is the Slate Star Codex? and this day in history.
82 minutes | Feb 9, 2021
Episode 20: We are back
New year, new us and in traditional Subtle Propaganda fashion we started the new year in February. Instead of investing in inflated GME stock we invested in the podcast. We thank our listeners, talk about changes we are making to the show, and our goals for the upcoming year. We are back after a short break while we restructure and implement the feedback we have received so far with a recorded episode. We start off with Drew considering a career in zookeeping. We explore that for a moment before getting into GameStop and what’s going on with Rob giving us the full details as well as scales and the difference between the “evil” wall street hedge funds and the average retail trader (15:45). Next, Rob gives us the complete behind the scenes of Robinhood and why they stopped trading (35:10). Finally, we close out talking about the recent politics with Biden’s first 100 days, vaccines, a military coup, and lastly Drew this day in history.