Playlist · by davidkwallace1
8 episodes, 14 hours 52 mins
#1326 - Maynard James Keenan
Maynard James Keenanis a singer, songwriter, producer, winemaker, and actor, best known as the vocalist for Grammy Award-winning rock bandTool, Puscifer,andA Perfect Circle.Look for TOOL's catalog coming to streaming services on August 2 and their new album "FEAR INOCULUM" releases on August 30.
#1325 - Dr. Cornel West
Dr. Cornel West is a philosopher, political activist, social critic, author, and public intellectual. He is Professor of the Practice of Public Philosophy at Harvard University and holds the title of Professor Emeritus at Princeton University. He has also taught at Union Theological Seminary, Yale, Harvard, and the University of Paris.
#1323 - Andy Ngo
Andy Ngo is a political journalist best known for covering street protests in Portland, Oregon. He has written columns in The Wall Street Journal, the New York Post and National Review, amongst others, and is an editor for Quillette.
#1315 - Bob Lazar & Jeremy Corbell
Bob Lazar is a physicist who worked at Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico, and also on reverse engineering extraterrestrial technology at a site called S-4 near the Area 51 Groom Lake operating location. Jeremy Corbell is a contemporary artist and documentary filmmaker.Watch the documentary "Bob Lazar: Area 51 & Flying Saucers" now streaming on Netflix.
#1309 - Naval Ravikant
Naval Ravikant is an entrepreneur and angel investor, a co-author of Venture Hacks, and a co-maintainer of AngelList.
The Cold War - The Nature of Risk
Americans were desperate to find hope in the shadow of the bomb. Miracle cures, cheap energy, and even brand new atomic gardens: the wonders of the atom were ours to discover! Right? Eager to explore nuclear explosions for peaceful purposes, Americans instead found the resulting radioactive fallout too dangerous. In Episode 4, we’ll talk about swim wear, baby teeth, and how America just couldn’t get friendly with the atom. Scott Kauffman’s “Project Plowshare: The Peaceful Use of Nuclear Explosives in Cold War Alaska” was inspired by Eisenhower’s “Atoms for Peace” speech and essential reading for anyone interested in nuclear history. Finally, Audra Wolfe’s book, “Competing with the Soviets,” was crucial to our overall understanding of the Cold War. Support us by supporting our sponsors: ZipRecruiter - To post jobs on ZipRecruiter for FREE, just go to ZipRecruiter.com/AHT Squarespace - When you’re ready to launch your website, go to Squarespace.com and use the offer code T...
The Cold War - Nuclear Fear
What is the United States to do when direct conflict with the Soviet Union promises almost certain annihilation? They turned to proxy wars and psychological warfare with the threat of nuclear weapons keeping both countries in check. Ever wondered how an atom bomb works? We’ll cover it in Episode 3 including the scientific concepts, the arms race and the problem of ensuring complete and absolute control over these weapons. For more information on the subjects and themes discussed in the episode, see the book “Raven’s Rock” by Garrett Graff. It goes into great detail about the secret plans our government made to ride out a nuclear holocaust. Eric Schlosser’s “Command and Control” examines the ways the nuclear arsenal was required to function at 100% —and what happened the few times it didn’t. “Command and Control” was also made into a riveting documentary film. Finally, Audra Wolfe’s book, “Competing with the Soviets,” was crucial to our overall understanding of the Cold...
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