Quick questions I wish would have been asked during the social media grilling this week on capital hill. [Hypothetical and an aside. I’d also like to know how many of their new subscribers over the last, say, year/month are actually legitimate humans.]Read more "Escaping Dystopia: Episode 106: August 1, 2020: Questions from Senator Crazy Hair"
Covering a bit more of the news of the day. https://www.thedailybeast.com/stella-… https://www.mcclatchydc.com/news/poli… https://www.aol.com/article/news/2020… https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2… https://www.cnn.com/2020/07/29/politi… https://threadreaderapp.com/thread/12… https://talkingpointsmemo.com/news/re… https://www.nytimes.com/2020/07/27/us…Read more "Escaping Dystopia: Episode 105: July 29, 2020: 96 Media Companies that Never Got a Chance"
Live reaction to some of the Congressional testimony from Social Media companies (i.e. the “billionaires”). Fairly dry, with a few high points.Read more "Escaping Dystopia: Episode 104: July 29, 2020: Social Media Congressional Testimony"
Just more desk cleaning and some bit about the violence that Donald’s supporters are visiting upon those that are not. latest shows here: https://www.facebook.com/escapingdystopiaviawah/Read more "Escaping Dystopia: Episode 103: July 27th, 2020: 98 Red Goons"
More of the catch-up stuff. Feel free to join in. Ill be sharing links as we discuss. Make sure to subscribe across various channels for the latest updates. We are shooting for 100 shows for these last 100 days. We’ll see how that goes. 🙂Read more "Escaping Dystopia: Episode 102: July 26, 2020: 99 Bottles of Fascism On the Wall"
Feel free to join in as always. we’re going to be covering mostly what’s going to happen over the last month or so to try and get everybody caught up to date. The first of what is hoped to be our last 100 daily episodes with Donald playing President.Read more "Episode 101: July 25, 2020: 100 Days to Freedom"
Lots of different things. This is a full-on rant of an episode, as I cleared a bunch of old stories off my phone and catch y’all up to what’s been going on in the world. This is an extremely wide-ranging episode.Read more "Episode 100: June 28, 2020: The Fascist Reveals Himself"
Just a quick bit about the un-truths being used to hide the depth of the economic downturn we are experiencing.Read more "Episode 99: June 6, 2020: Economic Miscalculations and Footnotes"
An extended metaphor about the media and how it affects us in times of difficult social trends.Read more "Episode 98: May 25 2020: Media and Water"
Just a bit of a filler rant about a story that became a non-story because the news cycle is crazy. This should have been one of the biggest trials of the year, as we tried to hold the Russians accountable for what they did in 2016 (and continue to do). Instead, they get away […]Read more "Episode 97: May 19 2020: Barr Clears the Russians"