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The McFuture with Steve Faktor
22 minutes | a month ago
Vaxpertise & The Problem With Experts
https://youtu.be/cY7E8PkvyEA America has an expertise problem and it’s not what you think. The latest episode explores the limits of experts and expertise, the problem with “authoritative sources”, and why we’re kicking science in the nuts. Right. In. The. Nuts. (You can also watch it on YouTube here.) If you enjoy this, please like/share/review/subscribe on: YouTube, iTunes, Spotify, Google, Stitcher, TuneIn, RSS Support on Patreon for tons of member exclusives & pre-releases!
20 minutes | 3 months ago
A Word From Our…Chief Discrimination Officer
The one truth NO ONE in corporate dares to discuss about power, diversity, and discrimination. What if the thing hate is also our best hope…? If you work for a corporation or have a business, you won’t want to miss this episode. If you enjoy this, please like/share/review/subscribe on: YouTube, iTunes, Spotify, Google, Stitcher, TuneIn, RSS Support on Patreon for tons of member exclusives & pre-releases!
22 minutes | 3 months ago
99 Racists | The McFuture Podcast w/Steve Faktor
A KILLER episode sparked by Steve’s heated debate with an ungrateful immigrant friend. This will make you laugh, it will make you mad, and definitely make you drink, er, THINK! No sacred cows are spared in the hunt for truth about immigrants, racism, China and Steve’s hypocrisy. Tag @ideafaktory on social media and tell us what you’d do with 99 racists. The audio is great, but watch the souped-up YouTube version with loads of visuals & hidden jokes. If you enjoy this, please like/share/review/subscribe on: YouTube, iTunes, Spotify, Google, Stitcher, TuneIn, RSS Support on Patreon for tons of member exclusives & pre-releases!
57 minutes | 5 months ago
Lord of the Fries | Mistweeted by Steve Faktor #9 | The McFuture Podcast
HOW DARE YOU miss this episode on philosophy, self-improvement and wayward youth!? Watch/subscribe on YouTube, listen to the audio podcast (links below) & support on Patreon for tons of exclusives! EPISODE CONTENTS (clickable): 00:13 Are You Alive? 03:49 Words Don’t Matter 05:25 Rule By Decree 07:12 The Minutia Monster 10:27 Be The Ultimate Beast 12:36 Can Truth, Profit & Power Co-exist? 20:44 Lord of the Fries (Exalted Children of the American #GenZocide) 27:18 Are You Special? 33:26 Bad Dads 36:02 IndoctriNation 38:05 Superior Saviors 40:14 Only Two Reasons To Drink 42:17 American Appropriation 42:46 Do-Gooder Damage 43:26 The Values Vacuum 45:46 Phallusy 46:05 Never Trust A Survivor 47:07 New Definition of “Normal” 48:22 Professor Freakenstein 49:46 Hack Writing 51:51 Embrace Absurdity 52:34 Adele Derangement Syndrome 53:54 25% Empowered!! If you enjoy this: Please like/share/review/subscribe on: YouTube, iTunes, Spotify, Google, Stitcher, TuneIn, RSS Support on Patreon for tons of member exclusives & pre-releases
45 minutes | 5 months ago
MEDIA MONSTERS | Mistweeted by Steve Faktor #8B | The McFuture Podcast
Steve Faktor’s rowdy romp through the heroes and monsters who control free speech. (The next episode, Lord of the Fries is already up for Patreon supporters. Sign up at Patreon.com/McFuture.) 01:02 Why Joe Rogan Is A HUGE Threat To Media 06:20 The Myth of Short Content 08:22 Spotify Shows Why You Can’t Trust Platforms 10:46 A Reality Check For Employees Speaking Their Truth 12:06 “You’ve Been Here 4 HOURS!!!” 12:44 The Formula For How Mainstream Media Will CRUSH Independents 19:34 The Societal Cost of Disney’s Expansion 21:12 The Only Funny Thing About SNL 23:19 Zoom or BOOOOM!! You Decide. 24:42 J.A.S. QUEEEEEN!! – Journalists Against Speech & The Dangers Of A Subscription Model 26:42 Facebook & The Quagmire of “Hate Speech” 28:19 The Closest Thing To Mind Control 30:05 The Real Hunter Biden Bombshell 32:23 Dangerous Satire? 33:31 Are Critics of Social Media Doomed? 34:33 Should Platforms that Censor Enjoy Government Protection? A Pretty, Pretty, Pretty Good Proposal 36:57 We Are Facebook 39:43 Is TikTok The New Kaspersky? 41:43 The Only Censor I Trust 41:59 The REAL REASON Twitter Crashed 42:51 Poisoned Paradise You can also watch this episode on YouTube. Become a Patreon supporter for lots of member exclusives! Please share, subscribe & review the podcast on iTunes, Spotify, Google, Stitcher, TuneIn or RSS in your favorite app.
33 minutes | 6 months ago
ECONAMASTE | Mistweeted by Steve Faktor 8A | The McFuture Podcast
Another Mistweeted gem on The McFuture podcast featuring Steve Faktor’s insights on economics and finance with a touch of Zen only he – and Steven Seagal – could deliver. (The next episode, Media Monsters is already up for Patreon supporters. Sign up here.) EPISODE CONTENTS 00:27 Tools of Conquest 03:55 Financing Success 05:59 Africa’s Lesson On Collective Economic Power 07:46 Microsoft & Explosive Post-Pandemic Inequality? 09:20 7 Reasons Stocks Are Up 2,200% But Worker Pay Only 12% Since 1980 13:37 Time To Re-evaluate Clinton’s Presidency 14:27 Why We Can’t Cancel The Fed, Yet 15:39 Can Direct Primary Care Save HealthCare? 16:41 Stop Stimulus Shaming 17:33 Why Regulation Is Unavoidable 18:21 A Redistribution Proposal Everyone Will Love 20:06 The Dirty, Filthy Scourge of Bitcoin 21:49 It’s Not the Innovation, Stupid: The Real Fuel Behind Startups 23:00 Prediction: Texas vs California 24:21 Credit Score Whores 24:44 “China Is Playing Chess, We’re Eating Our Marbles” 26:16 We’re Letting The World Slip Away 27:11 The Rules of Trade With China 28:51 Why There’s No Such Thing As An “American Corporation” 30:16 How Index Funds Rely On Active Traders 31:28 How To Avoid Venmo & Cash App Fraud You can also watch this episode on YouTube. Become a Patreon supporter for lots of member exclusives! Please share, subscribe & review the podcast on iTunes, Spotify, Google, Stitcher, TuneIn or RSS in your favorite app.
36 minutes | 6 months ago
…Entrepreneurs Are From Venus | Mistweeted by Steve Faktor # 7D | The McFuture Podcast
Killer Mistweeted edition of The McFuture podcast featuring wisdom & wisecracks about entrepreneurship, success and strategy for every entrepreneur, founder and freelancer. EPISODE CONTENTS (clickable timestamps): 00:04 Idea People vs Doers 01:16 How Eclecticism Kills Greatness 03:24 Heads. Must. Roll. 04:54 Employees Are From Mars, Entrepreneurs Are From Venus, Freelancers Are From Uranus 14:59 The One Question To Get What You Want 16:20 Why Only Repeat Business Is Good Business 17:56 Experience is the Last Line of Defense 19:06 BE INVISIBLE! 20:50 The Greatest Mystery In Business 21:35 Why Digital Businesses Raise Prices & Why They Shouldn’t 23:45 Will The Noise Innovators Please Stand Up? (Quietly) 24:30 YouTube’s New Creativity+Commerce Merger Could Be A Huge Opportunity 26:00 The Secret Power of Unglamorous Entreprenurs 30:35 American Alchemy 31:23 The Most Profitable Word in History 32:20 A Legit Instagram Business Model 34:09 The Only Entrepreneur I Hate, Hate, HAAAAAAAAAATE!!!! You can also watch this episode here. Become a Patreon supporter for lots of member exclusives! Please share, subscribe & review the podcast on iTunes, Spotify, Google, Stitcher, TuneIn or RSS in your favorite app.
47 minutes | 6 months ago
Employees Are From Mars… | Mistweeted by Steve Faktor | The McFuture Podcast
Another action-packed Mistweeted edition of The McFuture podcast featuring wisdom & wisecracks about innovation, corporate work and the technology takeover. Part 2: “…Entrepreneurs Are From Venus” is already up for Patreon members. Join us and support the show! EPISODE CONTENTS (clickable video timestamps): 00:23 Westworld is REAL! 01:52 VC Brags 05:41 Woke VC’s!! 07:01 Zoomy & Intel’s High School Reunion 07:52 Meet ‘Tischy’ 09:10 Proof of Google’s Trust Apocalypse 12:52 The #Google Maps Addiction Theory 14:24 The New CelebritAI 15:59 Netflixing Towards The Matrix 17:07 Bad Branding Executions 18:53 Corporate Bystander Effect 21:21 Coinbase & The Apolitical Corporation 24:26 Remedial Business Hackery 25:24 Acronymphs LOVE CorporateSpeak 27:55 How All Art Dies 30:37 Every Corporation’s Holy Grail 31:24 Your True Self 33:49 The OTHER Facetime 36:23 Are You Exclusive AND Inclusive? 38:20 RIP Sweet Sizzler 40:14 The NBAnalytics Trap 42:20 Partial Patterns 44:20 The Book to Pundit Pipeline 45:29 Platitude Adjustment You can also watch this episode here. Become a Patreon supporter for lots of member exclusives! Please share, subscribe & review the podcast on iTunes, Spotify, Google, Stitcher, TuneIn or RSS in your favorite app.
26 minutes | 7 months ago
The Pandemigod | Mistweeted by Steve Faktor #7B | The McFuture Podcast
https://youtu.be/dqXfXRrY8j4?sub_confirmation=1 What’s the bottom line on this never-ending pandemic, lockdowns & all our noble our saviors? And why is Steve Faktor so annoyed at Anthony Fauci? Perhaps Mariah Carey can offer a clue: And then a hero comes along With the strength to carry on And you cast your fears aside And you know you can survive So when you feel like hope is gone Look inside you and be strong And you’ll finally see the truth That a hero lies in you – Mariah Carey You can watch the episode here. Become a Patreon supporter for lots of member exclusives! Please share, subscribe & review the podcast on iTunes, Spotify, Google, Stitcher, TuneIn or RSS in your favorite app.
39 minutes | 7 months ago
BEAUTIFUL BULLSHITTERS | Mistweeted by Steve Faktor #7A | The McFuture Podcast
A tour de force episode of Steve Faktor’s madness DECONSTRUCTED by topic. First up, POLITICS, the most revolting profession on earth. This tour-de-force covers: Gal Godot 5 Ingredients for Revolution Conspiracy Queens LIARS vs #BULLSHITTERS (not to be missed!) Voting Vitriol How to Solve Digital Voting Pole Workers RBGenius Portlandia Militia Riot Romance Become a Patreon supporter for lots of member exclusives! Please share, subscribe & review the podcast on iTunes, Spotify, Google, Stitcher, TuneIn or RSS in your favorite app.
38 minutes | 7 months ago
Rumble in the Nursing Home: Presidenture Debate 1 LIVE with Steve Faktor
⬆️ Video clip from this episode: ‘Welch on Trump’ | ⬇️ Full audio episode As two fossils faced off to mind our nukes and nuke our minds, America needs a young, nubile people’s champion to see through the BS and comfort us in an ample bosom. I am that champion. I have that bosom. Here are my pre- & post-debate m̷o̷n̷o̷l̷o̷g̷u̷e̷s̷ political rants from this week’s presidential debate. The podcast version includes a special NEW conclusion with my endorsement that’s sure to fill your Depends with joy. So ENJOY! (Patreon supporters can see the video version.) Become a Patreon supporter for lots of exclusives & to support the show! Please share, subscribe & review the podcast on iTunes, Spotify, Google, Stitcher, TuneIn or RSS in your favorite app.
44 minutes | 8 months ago
Patreon Peephole: Highlights from Recent Member-Only Episodes
A very special episode of Mistweeted featuring some awesome highlights from recent member-only episodes on Patreon. If you enjoy it, it’s only $5 a month to support the show. And please tell a friend! CONTENTS: Did Amazon Murder Publishers or Was It Suicide? Why TikTok is our Future How Your Blind Spots Hurt YOU Elon Musk’s Neuralink Killer Virus Portal Why Movie Theaters Will Never Go Bankrupt 🇨🇳 5 Ways To Be Productive in Your Sleep by Arianna Sleepington The Future is Auditioning [for Will Smith] The Problem With Virtual Countries The Case for Underreaction to Pandemic 2 Reasons Not To Save Small Businesses 5 Ways I Celebrated Bernie Sanders’s Birthday CLOUDY WITH A 7% CHANCE OF RIOTS! THE UGLY TRUTH BEHIND PUBLIC R&D THE INFECTION COVID KILLED Should You Pay Interns? Can Long-Term Stock Exchange Ensure Corporate Virtue? I’ll also release videos of these clips over the coming weeks on the IdeaFaktory TV YouTube channel subscribe with notifications so you don’t miss it.
59 minutes | 8 months ago
Why So Fury U.S.? | Mistweeted by Steve Faktor #5 | The McFuture Podcast
So much great stuff in this one – American Fury, startup cults, scope creep, certain idiots and so much more! Controversy shall ensue. CONTENTS (click on timestamps): 00:11 Why So Fury U.S.? 10:06 Car Tattoos 11:49 Brilliant Young Entrepreneurs to the Rescue?! 12:40 – Bias-Free Hiring? 14:09 – App Saves High-Risk Youth? 15:57 – From Trauma to Stigma, Through Text! 17:54 – Remedial Reminders 19:19 – Pandemic Fighters 19:45 – Water Bottle Blues 21:36 – CHARITY CHARADES (I EXPLODE!) 26:16 – RECYCLING RACKET REMEDY? 29:31 – Clean Oceans 31:31 Why Your Startup is a (Fake Religious) Movement 36:15 Yay!! Zoom Party!! 37:09 Should You Pay Interns? 39:29 Scope Creeps, EVERYWHERE!! 42:44 If You Sent Your Kids to School in Uzbekistan… 44:08 The Future is Resistance of _____ 46:50 Future of the Long-Term Stock Exchange 48:22 Why Your Certainty is Our Nightmare 51:00 Touching Pret-A-Manger Eulogy 53:12 # MeLululemon 54:28 Rescued by Ryan Reynolds 55:25 Sweden Virus Update 57:07 Indoor Virus-proofing Become a Patreon supporter for lots of exclusives, including Mistweeted #5.5! Please share, subscribe & review the podcast on iTunes, Spotify, Google, Stitcher, TuneIn or RSS in your favorite app.
72 minutes | 8 months ago
The Poor Man’s Resurrection | Mistweeted by Steve Faktor #4 | The McFuture Podcast
HOTTEST episode of Mistweeted yet!! So hot, Steve Faktor almost melted recording it. Seriously, it is good. If you agree, please share & subscribe. Also get The McFuture newsletter, past episodes & podcast links & member-only episode Mistweeted 4.5 + lots of exclusives on Patreon. CONTENTS (click to jump to section): 00:08 Why I’m not impressed with 40-under-40 lists 03:51 Amazon Union-Busting Tamed!? 06:43 Sex is CANCELED 09:36 Why Tim Ferriss is a Marauder-Magnet 12:43 The Future of Pre-Crime AI 17:04 The Poor Man’s Resurrection 18:49 Seinfeld’s Sanctuary & Predictions for NYC 24:22 Building (W)Akonda 25:37 Prosper in Peaceful Portland 27:47 The Last Supper Coin Guy 28:28 Joe Budden vs Spotify Reveals the Dirty Truths Behind Podcasting, Digital Platforms and Corporate Talent 41:45 Credential Addict 43:43 Cure for the Loneliness Epidemic, Especially for Men 56:31 The New Kamikazzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz 58:31 How RussellBrand Exposed Candace Owens 01:02:34 Why Insane Simps Love Fascism During Furloughs 01:04:31 My SPECTACULAR New Restaurant Concept! 01:04:57 So Close, Fairphone 01:07:14 Why the Powerful NEVER Side With the Weak Become a Patreon supporter to get lots of member-only exclusives & pre-releases (including Mistweeted 4.5 for Patrons only)! Please share, subscribe & review the podcast on iTunes, Spotify, Google, Stitcher, TuneIn or RSS in your favorite app.
115 minutes | 8 months ago
CANCEL SURVIVOR: Business Lessons w/Josh Denny & Steve Faktor
Comedian & former Food Network host Josh Denny joins Steve Faktor to discuss his cancellation, resurrection as an ad executive & their hard-fought business lessons.
65 minutes | 9 months ago
Mistweeted by Steve Faktor #3 – POISONED!!
Steve Faktor tackles Statistics, Networking, Intel & Asian Electronics Fails, CovidCulture Bubbles & so much more!
45 minutes | 9 months ago
Mistweeted #2: Mentor Illness [Recorded LIVE]
Last night's live podcast had lots of great nuggets on mentorship, pandering to save NYC, death of innovation & much more!
32 minutes | 9 months ago
Mistweeted by Steve Faktor (#1): Rooting for the Pandemic
First LIVE podcast recording exploring the deep, dark, hilarious underbelly of futurist author Steve Faktor's daily Tweets & what they mean for our future.
74 minutes | 9 months ago
HATE, Free Speech & Cancel Culture with Nadine Strossen
A master class on online and offline free speech with Nadine Strossen, former President of the ACLU, NYU law professor & author of HATE
65 minutes | 10 months ago
Riots, Race & Redemption with Professor Glenn Loury
My guest today is the provocative and fearless Glenn Loury, Professor of Economics at Brown University. He is an outspoken critic of Black Lives Matter and our new 'Awokening' . His dissent is rooted in a lifetime dedicated to studying racial inequality and effective social policy solutions. Glenn Loury became the first black tenured professor of Economics at Harvard University in 1982. He's also taught at Boston University, Northwestern, and University of Michigan. He is a prolific writer and social commentator. Links to his work can be found at GlennLoury.com. In this episode we cover EVERYTHING: How far can the Wokeness revolution go? Will we cancel MLK? Why protesters are "playing with fire" Role of belief and truth Can Professor Loury save me from Conspiracyland? Corporate-sponsored racism (with special bonus at the end) Affirmative action Real solutions to poverty The professor's personal struggles and road to redemption You don't want to miss this. PS - Yes, I know, the production is a work in progress... Become a Patreon supporter to get lots of exclusives & pre-release episodes. If you can’t join right now, be sure to share, subscribe & review the podcast on iTunes or your favorite app. PPS - Also check out this great interview with Glenn on Reason.com.
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