Kevin McCarthy Fails to Get Speakership

What is going on with Kevin McCarthy’s bid for House Speaker? Anthony Sabatini joins David Gornoski to talk about this as well as who is likely to be sworn in and possible school choice developments in Florida. Can we expect meaningful change to come from the lunchroom drama of DC? Why are so many athletes […]

Why Hollywood Wants a Black Superman

Now that Henry Cavill’s Superman is set to be permanently retired from the DCEU, reportedly in favor of Ta-Nehisi Coates’ black Superman project, yet another iteration of the diversity casting debate has sprung up among critics and moviegoers. Many comic book loyalists, disappointed and frustrated by the constant tinkering of studios with their beloved franchises, have […]

2023, the Apocalypse Continues

I am convinced that we have entered an era when anthropology will become a more relevant tool than political science. We will have to radically change our interpretation of events, stop thinking as products of the Enlightenment, and finally envisage the radical nature of violence; this will produce a quite different kind of rationality as […]

THINGS HIDDEN 95: Christmas Special with Jerry Bowyer, Jason Jones & Rev. Jim Fitzgerald

David Gornoski, Jerry Bowyer, Jason Jones, and Pastor Jim Fitzgerald explore the Nativity of Christ through the lens of Rene Girard in this THINGS HIDDEN Christmas special. What significance does Bethlehem portray in the Nativity story that we often miss? How does the Christmas story pose a threat to the rulers of the world? How […]

Science and U: Why Particles Are Magnetic

How do we make sense of the mystery behind the creation of gold, uranium, and other heavy metals? What is the fundamental error behind the theory that we need temperatures hotter than the sun to create metals? Do single-charged particles even exist? Listen to the full segment to find out and more.

Ryan McMaken on the Decrease of Men in the Workforce, Christmas Consumerism

The editor of the Mises Institute, Ryan McMaken, joins the show to talk about the strange decrease of men in the workforce. How do we get men to turn around from apathetic thinking and get them to embrace responsibility? Is capitalism to blame for rampant consumerism during the Christmas season? What would Christmas look like […]

Jim Bovard Examines Omnibus Bill

Investigative journalist James Bovard joins the show to break down the omnibus spending bill that will further destroy our economy. James Bovard also comments on the Twitter files and speculates whether any sort of accountability will follow from these revelations.

Dissecting Zelenskyy’s DC Appearance

David Gornoski and James Kourtides start the show by commenting on the recent episode of DC’s foreign policy antics over Ukraine. Is Zelenskyy comparable to Winston Churchill? How do we get out of the trauma-based mind control that is being imposed on us? Is “white supremacy” being redefined to mean something else in current culture? […]

THINGS HIDDEN 94: Christmas Reflections with Gil Bailie, Jason Jones

David Gornoski; filmmaker and activist Jason Jones; and Gil Bailie–the author of several lectures and books including God’s Gamble and a contemporary of Rene Girard–explore the meaning of Christmas, particularly in the world of anthropology. Why were the ancients fascinated with stars? Why did God choose a miraculous virgin birth as Christ’s entrance into the […]

James Howard Kunstler on the Psychology of Previous Investment

James Howard Kunstler joins David Gornoski to talk about the “psychology of previous investment,” whether Elon Musk has replaced Trump as the new scapegoat, government collusion with media, the decline in mental health, and more. Also in the show, David Gornoski comments on news stories including the latest revelation on the NordStream explosions while deconstructing […]