Episodes

Going Karura (r)

My good friend Sean Cole guest hosted TAL this week and we spoke about my trip to Kenya and going karura so I am going to post the original...

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Man Without a Country (2020 remix)

Curse the USA and America will strike you up. That’s what happened to the Man Without a Country. They stuffed him in a hot air balloon and sentenced him...

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New Statues

As statues of slaveholders and Confederate War losers come down, we imagine what could go up in their stead, revisiting a conversation with artist and rememorialization expert Chris Vargas....

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Herd Immmunity (Social Distance Learning part v of v)

As the island (and the world) reopens, your host tries his best to join the celebrations, Dr. Lauren Powell explains the risks of protesting during a pandemic and ToE’s...

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Making the best of it (social distance learning iv)

Just before the Coronavirus upended our lives I recorded a conversation with writer Joanne Mcneil about her new book Lurking, a book about the internet. Its actually one of...

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Lurking (a conversation with Joanne McNeil)

Just before the Coronavirus upended our lives I recorded a conversation with writer Joanne Mcneil about her new book Lurking, a book about the internet. Its actually one of...

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Countryside (Social Distance Learning part iii)

Urbanites are fleeing cities for beach communities and small country towns! Tensions are spreading faster than the Coronavirus. Your host turns to the last exhibition he saw in New...

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14 days later (Social Distance Learning part ii)

Your host keeps a diary for his first 14 days of Coronavirus confinement. Special appearances from the family, Andrew Callaway, and an old ToE standby!

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Escape From New York (Social Distance Learning part i)

Coronavirus Evacuation! Your host decamps New York for a quiet isle in France and ToE’s Andrew Callaway flies home to San Francisco to look after Mom. Is this the...

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The Longest Shortest Flight of Rudolf Hess

On May 10th 1941 Rudolf Hess flew from Germany to Scotland. He hoped to bring the Nazis and the British together. He failed. But the details behind his flight...

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The Cultural Marxism Industry (Russia Hospital 2020 Update)

Jordan Peterson’s daughter took to YouTube to announce that her father, Jordan Peterson (one of the subjects of our 2019 Failure Maxiseries)  is convalescing in a Russian Hospital. We...

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Desert Lies

Benjamen Walker the podcaster often receives emails meant for Benjamin Walker the actor. A few weeks ago your host received an email inviting Benjamen Walker to Saudi Arabia. At...

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The Great Divide

Man on the street divides couple in a car. Your host is triggered by a flag pole and writer Chris Arnade explains why America is polarized. PLUS Joseph Roth...

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ToE 2019 Radiotopia Fundraiser Spectacular!

Every Radiotopia podcast created a special episode for the 2019 Fundraiser. Many of these gems focus on the idea of a dream show as in what would your dream...

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wake up and smell the coffee

Your host follows a great cup of coffee from Paris, to Copenhagen and Kenya Make your mark. The 2019 Radiotopia Fundraiser is in full swing! Go to radiotopia.fm to...

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Guided By Voices (r)

Philosopher Daniel Heller-Roazen tells us the story of Pythagoras and the fifth hammer and how Kant and Kepler both tried (and failed) to record the universal harmonies Pythagoras once...

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Deep State revisited

On this episode we dig down into the substratum of the ToE archive to better understand the true meaniong of Deep State. More Adventures in Surveillance we’re playing some...

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Going Karura

While reporting in Nairobi, Kenya a group of striking Uber drivers turn your host on to a revolutionary strategy of resistance. Plus: stuck in a broken elevator! Uber Strike...

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The boy who cried wolf

The boy who cried wolf crosses paths with the Emperor with no clothes and little red riding hood. Plus: Computer Pinocchio. Faerie Tales The real fake versions of the...

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Epstein’s funeral

A million conspiracy theories are launched when Jeffrey Epstein is found dead in his jail cell on August 10th 2019. Your host wonders if this is “the big one.”...

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1984 (the BOOK not the year)

Your host has always wanted to talk to someone about 1984 the book and Dorian Lynskey totally delivers. He just published The Ministry of Truth a biography George Orwell’s...

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1984 (the year not the book) r

In 1984 your host was twelve years old and like George Orwell’s protagonist Winston Smith, he kept a diary, for the citizens of the future. For this special installment...

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Influencers (told you so version)

Two years ago I produced this radio drama with my fellow Radiotopian Jonathan Mitchell at The Truth. At the time some of my friends thought the idea of Trump...

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YouTube’s Inferno

Youtube insists that it is not liable for the hate speech in its platform. This was also what the said about the copyrighted material back when it was a...

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