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Point Counterpoint is a podcast where host Chris Wright discusses exciting topics in long form conversation format. He covers many topics from space exploration to social media and everything in between. Exciting guests are brought in that bring in valuable insights from unique perspectives. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/pointcounterpoint/support

Point Counterpoint is a podcast where host Chris Wright discusses exciting topics in long form conversation format. He covers many topics from space exploration to social media and everything in between. Exciting guests are brought in that bring in valuable insights from unique perspectives. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/pointcounterpoint/support

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United States

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Point Counterpoint is a podcast where host Chris Wright discusses exciting topics in long form conversation format. He covers many topics from space exploration to social media and everything in between. Exciting guests are brought in that bring in valuable insights from unique perspectives. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/pointcounterpoint/support

Language:

English

Contact:

2183686039


Episodes

#86 - Onomatopoeia as the First Words in Language Evolution?

1/9/2022
Host Chris Wright will be exploring the origins of human language regarding onomatopoeia and word echoic bases. Could it be that all words originate from the sound that the object makes in nature? Point Counterpoint links: https://linktr.ee/PointCounterpoint References: Coker, L. (2016). Tolkien’s linguistics: The artificial languages of quenya and sindarin., 1242-1249. http://libjournals.unca.edu/ncur/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/1881-Coker-Laura-FINAL.pdf​ Elijah Omwansa Mariera. (2020)....

Duration:00:34:22

#85 - The Syntax of Tool Use

11/20/2021
Host Chris Wright will be presenting his findings regarding the presence of tool use as an indicator of language, the syntax of tool use, and the underlying linguistic and neurological structures behind both tool use and language. This will be the first episode of the podcast that also has a video component. This visual component will only be available on Spotify and YouTube. Here are all my links: https://linktr.ee/PointCounterpoint --- Support this podcast:...

Duration:00:53:49

#84 - Peter Sawkins, the British Bakeoff Burgess of Edinburgh

11/9/2021
Peter Sawkins is the 2020 winner of the Great British Bakeoff and student at the University of Edinburgh. He has a book out now called "Peter Bakes" and has been given the title of "Honorary Burgess" of the City of Edinburgh. The article based on this episode can be found here: https://studentnewspaper.org/article/the-british-bake-off-burgess All other links, including all the books of my guests can be found in the link below: https://linktr.ee/PointCounterpoint --- Support this podcast:...

Duration:00:14:31

#83 - Squid Game and Monkey Language

10/16/2021
Host Chris Wright brings everyone on a magical journey through Poetry, Squid Game, Afghanistan, and monkey language to truly provide an amazing episode. All my links are right here: https://linktr.ee/PointCounterpoint --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/pointcounterpoint/support

Duration:00:27:57

#82 - Cognac and Comanches

6/20/2021
Host Chris Wright almost named this episode "Damned if you Do, Damned if you don't, Dude". Lots of alliteration, if you know what I mean. It's time for alcohol, some history, some poetry, and more. Subscribe on Substack, and check out my BookShop page. Make sure to check out all my links: https://linktr.ee/PointCounterpoint --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/pointcounterpoint/support

Duration:00:31:13

#81 - The Return of the Graeson

4/13/2021
Host Chris Wright brings Graeson Korte back to the show. They talk about everything from podcasts, to Godzilla, to food, to new developments in the area. Let the reminiscing commence. Check out the Point Counterpoint bookshop: https://bookshop.org/shop/pointcounterpoint Subscribe to Point Counterpoint on Substack: https://pointcounterpoint.substack.com/ Check out the Point Counterpoint website: https://pointcounterpoint561342945.wordpress.com/ Follow Point Counterpoint on Instagram:...

Duration:00:47:38

#80 - Andrew Calderella on Finding the Way for Humanity

3/11/2021
Andrew Calderella is an entrepreneur, inspirational speaker, and author whose new book "The Way" came out in 2020. This was an absolutely fascinating and important conversation. The two talk about loads of intriguing subjects such as the biggest problems facing humanity, social media, learning disabilities, and more. Check out his website: https://7way.me/ Find his book on Amazon:...

Duration:02:00:37

#79 - Luke West on Masculinity

3/8/2021
Luke West is the host of the podcast "The Imperfect Pod" where he discusses a variety of topics such as masculinity by talking with many different guests. The two discuss masculinity, books, and more in this episode. Sorry for the technical difficulties in this episode. Unfortunately, a good chunk of the end of the show was lost. However, it is still a good, interesting conversation. Follow him on Instagram: @theimperfectpod Check out the Point Counterpoint website:...

Duration:00:18:49

#78 - Roland Ennos on Trees and Human Origins

2/17/2021
Roland Ennos is a biologist at the University of Hull, United Kingdom. He discusses, the importance of wood and trees as crucial elements in human civilization and evolution. He also gets into different uses of different woods for a variety of tools and architectures. His new book "The Age of Wood: Our Most Useful Material and the Construction of Civilization" is now available on Amazon. Check out hist book on Amazon:...

Duration:01:21:51

#77 - Dan McCrory on Capitalism and Creativity

2/15/2021
Dan McCrory is a progressive labor activist, writer, and author in California. He has a book called "Capitalism Killed the Middle Class: 25 Ways the System is Rigged Against You". He also has a novel, "You will Forever Be My Always," and a dystopian novel "Worst Case Scenario: Election Night 2020" in installments on a Facebook page of the same name. In the episodes, we discuss UBI, corporations, the news, and much more. His Amazon Author page:...

Duration:01:07:09

#76 - 2020 Won not 2021 and the Roaring 2020s 2.0

1/1/2021
Happy New Year everyone! 2020 won, it's time for 2021. Let's roll with the Roaring 20s 2.0. Cheers! Happy Holidays! Follow Point Counterpoint on Instagram: @pointcounterpointpodcast Follow Lord Fleming on Instagram: @lordflemingsings Join the Point Counterpoint Community: https://pointcounterpoint.locals.com/ Shop everything Point Counterpoint: https://shop.spreadshirt.com/PointCounterpointPodcast/ --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/pointcounterpoint/support

Duration:00:02:28

#75 - A Political Carol | When Radio Was

12/25/2020
Merry Christmas everyone! Today, host Chris Wright has brought to you a little piece of the old times, "When Radio Was." In this special presentation radio drama, we focus on a president who is trying to enjoy his last days in the White House at Christmastime. He then goes on a long journey of soul-searching as he discovers the true meaning of Christmas. Filled with lots of entertaining moments to make you laugh, I hope you all enjoy! And make sure to stay tuned for more editions of "When...

Duration:00:40:50

#74 - Bill Thompson Interview | The Host Has Become the Guest

12/15/2020
Bill Thompson is a former, longtime radio newscaster who has conducted interviews with numerous famous individuals such as Neil deGrasse Tyson, Barack Obama, Barry Goldwater, Dolly Parton, Jimmy Carter, and Dan Quayle. He is now the host of the podcast "Now I've Heard Everything" which endeavors to post the many episodes that are available in his massive library. Check out the website to his podcast: http://heardeverything.com/ His podcast on Spotify:...

Duration:01:02:27

#73 - Time Travel and Flash Fiction

12/2/2020
Host Chris Wright starts out with a new development in a now global phenomenon and eventually goes into some time travel talk. What are some theoretical ways that it could work and how is it misrepresented in popular movies? He also talks about some short stories, mentions a couple good quotes, and calls out nonsense. “The true essence of a dictatorship is in fact, not in its regularity, but in its unpredictability and caprice. Those who live under it must never be able to relax, must never...

Duration:01:03:07

#72 - Eek, A Metal Monolith! I'm Verklempt

11/24/2020
Host Chris Wright has a lot of exciting stuff to get to. He talks about the mysterious metal monolith found in the Utah desert. He gets into some news and culture, and eventually reads some poetry. He even reads his own poem. Follow Point Counterpoint on Instagram: @pointcounterpointpodcast Follow Lord Fleming on Instagram: @lordflemingsings Join the Point Counterpoint Community: https://pointcounterpoint.locals.com/ Shop everything Point Counterpoint:...

Duration:00:58:43

#71 - Red Wine and JFK

11/18/2020
Host Chris Wright has quite a range of topics today as he starts off with a little information about alcohol and quickly gets into some presidential history and other fun stuff. Follow Point Counterpoint on Instagram: @pointcounterpointpodcast Join the Point Counterpoint Community: https://pointcounterpoint.locals.com/ Shop everything Point Counterpoint: https://shop.spreadshirt.com/PointCounterpointPodcast/ --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/pointcounterpoint/support

Duration:00:55:30

#70 - Kevin the GOAT on Goats, Aliens, and North Dakota

11/11/2020
Host Chris Wright brings the great and powerful Kevin Malmsten on the show once again to discuss everything from animals, to geography, to extraterrestrials. Follow Point Counterpoint on Instagram: @pointcounterpointpodcast Join the Point Counterpoint Community: https://pointcounterpoint.locals.com/ Shop everything Point Counterpoint: https://shop.spreadshirt.com/PointCounterpointPodcast/ --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/pointcounterpoint/support

Duration:00:59:40

#69 - Election Malarkey and Jorge Luis Borges

11/4/2020
Host Chris Wright is back at it again with his usual malarkey. Election time has come, execute episode 69 (*juvenile giggling*). I also read some poetry, and discuss some ideas by Jorge Luis Borges. I call also call out some pseudoscience and expose stupidity. What is the nature of ownership of a creative work? Why is it okay to copy another work? These questions and more will be answered. Follow Point Counterpoint on Instagram: @pointcounterpointpodcast Join the Point Counterpoint...

Duration:01:00:21

#68 - Deepfake Shenanigans and I'm Almost There

10/28/2020
Host Chris Wright starts out with a little news in the realm of artificial technology. He also talks poetry, music, and history. Link to "Wired" article: Click here Follow Point Counterpoint on Instagram: @pointcounterpointpodcast Join the Point Counterpoint Community: https://pointcounterpoint.locals.com/ Shop everything Point Counterpoint: https://shop.spreadshirt.com/PointCounterpointPodcast/ --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/pointcounterpoint/support

Duration:01:04:54

#67 - Mike Tyson, The Time Has Come

10/14/2020
Host Chris Wright returns to the original KUST studio to cover several topics. He would like to appologize for not doing a Star Wars episode for the 66th episode, but promises to make it up to you. He mentions Mike Tyson, the Mars opposition 2020, poetry, and his recent interview with Zach Leary. Follow Point Counterpoint on Instagram: @pointcounterpointpodcast Join the Point Counterpoint Community: https://pointcounterpoint.locals.com/ Shop everything Point Counterpoint:...

Duration:00:51:41