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The McFuture with Steve Faktor

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Join futurist, author & innovation maharishi Steve Faktor + world-famous guests for a mind-blowing guide to where tech, economics & culture are taking us. Freakier than Freakonomics, more funny than Planet Money. Featured on Forbes.

Join futurist, author & innovation maharishi Steve Faktor + world-famous guests for a mind-blowing guide to where tech, economics & culture are taking us. Freakier than Freakonomics, more funny than Planet Money. Featured on Forbes.

Location:

NEW YORK , NY

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Join futurist, author & innovation maharishi Steve Faktor + world-famous guests for a mind-blowing guide to where tech, economics & culture are taking us. Freakier than Freakonomics, more funny than Planet Money. Featured on Forbes.

Twitter:

@ideafaktory

Language:

English


Episodes

Rumble in the Nursing Home: Presidenture Debate 1 LIVE with Steve Faktor

10/1/2020
Steve Faktor's pre- & post-debate m̷o̷n̷o̷l̷o̷g̷u̷e̷s̷ rants from this week's Presidenture Debate. Politics suck.

Duration:00:38:14

Patreon Peephole: Highlights from Recent Member-Only Episodes

9/25/2020
Awesome highlights from recent member-only episodes of Mistweeted by Steve Faktor on Patreon

Duration:00:44:25

Why So Fury U.S.? | Mistweeted by Steve Faktor #5 | The McFuture Podcast

9/13/2020
Steve Faktor explores American Fury, startup cults, scope creep, certain idiots & much more! Controversy shall ensue.

Duration:00:58:30

The Poor Man’s Resurrection | Mistweeted by Steve Faktor #4 | The McFuture Podcast

9/4/2020
HOTTEST episode of Mistweeted yet!! Spotify, Simps, Loneliness, Power, (W)Akonda & MUCH MORE!

Duration:01:12:18

CANCEL SURVIVOR: Business Lessons w/Josh Denny & Steve Faktor

8/28/2020
Comedian & former Food Network host Josh Denny joins Steve Faktor to discuss his cancellation, resurrection as an ad executive & their hard-fought business lessons.

Duration:01:55:27

Mistweeted by Steve Faktor #3 – POISONED!!

8/21/2020
Steve Faktor tackles Statistics, Networking, Intel & Asian Electronics Fails, CovidCulture Bubbles & so much more!

Duration:01:05:26

Don’t Build a Business, Build a Religion [Keynote]

8/19/2020
Steve Faktor's keynote helps entrepreneurs capitalize on the rise of new religions to re-imagine their products & services.

Duration:00:29:29

Mistweeted #2: Mentor Illness [Recorded LIVE]

8/13/2020
Last night's live podcast had lots of great nuggets on mentorship, pandering to save NYC, death of innovation & much more!

Duration:00:44:33

Mistweeted by Steve Faktor (#1): Rooting for the Pandemic

8/11/2020
First LIVE podcast recording exploring the deep, dark, hilarious underbelly of futurist author Steve Faktor's daily Tweets & what they mean for our future.

Duration:00:32:01

HATE, Free Speech & Cancel Culture with Nadine Strossen

8/2/2020
A master class on online and offline free speech with Nadine Strossen, former President of the ACLU, NYU law professor & author of HATE

Duration:01:13:44

Riots, Race & Redemption with Professor Glenn Loury

7/3/2020
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...

Duration:01:04:45

GYMPOSSIBLE GREED: How To Lose All Your Customers, Mid-Pandemic

5/8/2020
Ever have the most infuriating customer service call...mid-pandemic...with an executive at a company that screwed you over...and lecture them on customer service? Then, release the full recording publicly, with scathing commentary? No? Enjoy. (Watch the full video here or embedded below.) Patreon supporters got this over a week early! 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...

Duration:00:28:52

Covidiocracy + Mourning Glory

5/6/2020
Our Coronavirus conundrum has exposed our fragility. In the first part of this episode, I explore the importance of mourning our old lives and how we must adapt. Then I revisit Idiocracy, a member-only episode, on how we've bred fragility into our society. It's even more salient in light of this pandemic. In it, I cover the one thing that will decide if we get smarter or end up watering our crops with Gatorade. And it's not what you think. (Stay tuned past the credits for some bonuses.) Also...

Duration:00:33:59

Did Coronavirus Kill Live Entertainment? (w/Alonzo Bodden)

4/15/2020
Hilarious comedian Alonzo Bodden joins me to discuss the future of comedy and live entertainment business, post-coronavirus and quarantine. But before we do, we somehow end up slaughtering every sacred cow - from Trump to religion to abortion to guns. Grab a jug of wine and enjoy! (If you're in a rush, jump +40 min ahead to hear about the fate of the entertainment business.) Listen to the bonus episode with Alonzo on Patreon! Also check out the Coronanomics Series. Patreon supporters get...

Duration:01:07:08

CORONANOMICS 7: THE AFTERMATH – ESSENTIALISM

4/9/2020
So what happens next? What happens months, years, a decade after the pandemic? And what will be our biggest missed opportunity. Steve Faktor shares a few thoughts on our future. This 9-part Quarantine Edition of The McFuture podcast explores the economics of the deadly Coronavirus – and how we can avoid the possibly deadlier consequences of its cure – a deep recession, or worse. This series will cover: Opportunity – my inspiration for this series: our last recession – and why I’m optimistic...

Duration:00:10:23

Coronanomics 6: QuaranTips for Entrepreneurs

4/3/2020
Ideas, strategies, tactics, and examples of ways small businesses, startups and employees can survive - or even thrive - even under a pandemic quarantine. This 9-part Quarantine Edition of The McFuture podcast explores the economics of the deadly Coronavirus – and how we can avoid the possibly deadlier consequences of its cure – a deep recession, or worse. This series will cover: Opportunity – my inspiration for this series: our last recession – and why I’m optimistic we can positively...

Duration:00:19:40

Coronanomics 5: Trillion Dollar Babies

3/31/2020
How is a $2 Trillion rescue package even possible?? Where does that money come from? And what else should we be doing with it RIGHT NOW? This 9-part Quarantine Edition of The McFuture podcast explores the economics of the deadly Coronavirus – and how we can avoid the possibly deadlier consequences of its cure – a deep recession, or worse. This series will cover: Opportunity – my inspiration for this series: our last recession – and why I’m optimistic we can positively affect our outcomes....

Duration:00:12:16

CORONANOMICS 4: Jobpocalypse NOW!

3/28/2020
Is your job safe? How the coronavirus quarantine will impact jobs and the economy. This 9-part Quarantine Edition of The McFuture podcast explores the economics of the deadly Coronavirus – and how we can avoid the possibly deadlier consequences of its cure – a deep recession, or worse. This series will cover: Opportunity – my inspiration for this series: our last recession – and why I’m optimistic we can positively affect our outcomes. Forbidden Math – calculating the coronavirus death toll...

Duration:00:06:40

CORONANOMICS 3: Pass or Fail?

3/27/2020
Did we do it? Is it cured? How do we know if our leaders did well? What's a "good" outcome? Here are three measures of “success” for handling the coronavirus pandemic. This 9-part Quarantine Edition of The McFuture podcast explores the economics of the deadly Coronavirus – and how we can avoid the possibly deadlier consequences of its cure – a deep recession, or worse. This series will cover: Opportunity – my inspiration for this series: our last recession – and why I’m optimistic we can...

Duration:00:06:21

Coronanomics 2: Forbidden Math

3/26/2020
In this episode, I calculate the coronavirus death toll and DARE to put a $-value on human life. Dark and forbidden. This 9-part Quarantine Edition of The McFuture podcast explores the economics of the deadly Coronavirus – and how we can avoid the possibly deadlier consequences of its cure – a deep recession, or worse. This series will cover: Opportunity – my inspiration for this series: our last recession – and why I’m optimistic we can positively affect our outcomes. Forbidden Math –...

Duration:00:15:40