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The BetaFiles podcast is a place where Gen-X ideas, reactions to events, and basic babbling in a poor surfer boy / southern accent come together to create an hour of non-sense. So join us to kill an hour of your time!

The BetaFiles podcast is a place where Gen-X ideas, reactions to events, and basic babbling in a poor surfer boy / southern accent come together to create an hour of non-sense. So join us to kill an hour of your time!

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United States

Description:

The BetaFiles podcast is a place where Gen-X ideas, reactions to events, and basic babbling in a poor surfer boy / southern accent come together to create an hour of non-sense. So join us to kill an hour of your time!

Language:

English


Episodes

The BetaFiles Podcast: The Case for Eliot Rosewater

1/15/2021
In the first BetaFiles for the new year, I discuss the merits of Vonnegut's Eliot Rosewater.

Duration:00:34:27

The Optic Poet: The One about COVID In, Out, and Around the Classroom

1/13/2021
Jay and I discuss our first two days of class after returning to work in 2021...

Duration:00:51:38

The BetaFiles: The Story of Christmas

12/24/2020
A special guest helps me read the story of Christmas.

Duration:00:12:33

The Optic Poet: The One about 2020

12/23/2020
The final episode of 2020 where Jay and I try to discuss the positives of 2020...and the negatives.

Duration:01:07:26

The Optic Poet: The One about Divorce

12/16/2020
Jay and I discuss separations and divorce.

Duration:00:50:36

The Optic Poet: The One about COVID Outcomes

12/11/2020
We discuss the future of our culture in a "post" COVID world.

Duration:01:00:28

The Optic Poet: The One about Digital Books

12/2/2020
Jay and I discuss the merits of the Kindle vs the Analogue book.

Duration:00:47:43

The Optic Poet: The One about Thanksgiving Day Orgies

11/25/2020
Jay and I discuss the origins of Thanksgiving day, and what we are not taught in school...

Duration:01:03:17

The Optic Poet: The One about Free Speech on Social Media

11/18/2020
In this one, Jay and I move inside to discuss what freedom of speech means on social media.

Duration:00:57:05

The BetaFiles Podcast: Go Woke, Go Broke.

11/7/2020
In this episode, I break down what the exit polls tell us about what "the American people are saying" - and it's not what the mainstream media wants to talk about...

Duration:01:10:45

The Optic Poet: The One about The Empire Striking Back

11/4/2020
Jay and I discuss the election and the possible aftermath(s) of what will be an historic day(s).

Duration:01:05:32

The BetaFiles: Censoring Glenn Greenwald

10/31/2020
In this episode I basically let loose on what happened to Glenn Greenwald this week.

Duration:01:02:54

The Optic Poet: The One about Social Media, Narratives, and First World Problems

10/28/2020
In this episode Jay and I discuss the New York Post debacle, media narratives perpetuated by social media and the national media, and Jay has a melt down over a mint, coffee, and his Mac

Duration:01:13:07

The Optic Poet: The One about Waldo Emerson

10/21/2020
In this episode, Jay and I discuss the author at the heart of American Literature: Ralph Waldo Emerson...and why we hate him.

Duration:01:12:38

The BetaFiles: The Facebook Effect

10/16/2020
In this episode, I discuss the documentary The Social Dilemma and Facebook's response to the documentary.

Duration:01:01:07

The Optic Poet: The One about Cal Cunningham

10/14/2020
In this one, Jay and I discuss infidelity in politics and if it really means anything.

Duration:01:15:12

The Optic Poet: The One about Peer Reviews

10/7/2020
In this episode, Jay and I discuss the current state of peer review journals.

Duration:01:12:11

The Optic Poet: The One about Judith Butler

9/30/2020
In this episode Jay and I discuss a recent interview with the famous (and infamous) Judith Butler.

Duration:01:09:01

The BetaFiles: 44 is a Hidden Milestone

9/25/2020
In this video, I discuss my 44th Birthday...and why it friggin matters to me.

Duration:00:33:09