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DisinfoCast: 80: Daniele Bolelli: How to Be Less of An A**hole

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I spring an entirely unplanned question on fighting philosopher Daniele Bolelli (“On the Warrior’s Path”, “50 Things You’re Not Supposed to Know: Religion”): How can we all strive toward not being assholes? What develops is an interesting conversation on empathy, jealousy, violence, and the philosophical nature of good and evil.

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DisinfoCast: 79: Craig Rosebraugh – “Greedy Lying Bastards”

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Activist and filmmaker Craig Rosebraugh produced, directed and co-wrote GREEDY LYING BASTARDS, a documentary that investigates the reason behind stalled efforts to tackle climate change despite consensus in the scientific community that it is not only a reality but also a growing problem that is placing us on the brink of disaster.

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DisinfoCast: 78: Zero, Jonah, and D: The New York Initiative and TRIBE

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Zero, Jonah and D are members of the New York Initiative, a group of ordinary people dedicated to extraordinary change through community activism, education and intervention. The NYI was one of several groups of “real-life superheroes” featured in the HBO documentary “Superheroes”, but they prefer to be labeled – if at all – as “Extreme Altruists”. Note: There was a little echo in this recording. Efforts have been made to remove it, but some still lingers.

Want more? Check out Frater Isla’s Interview with Zero Here.

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DisinfoCast: 75: Brian Wood

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Brian Wood is the author of some of the present era’s smartest comic books, including “DMZ”, “The Massive”, “Channel Zero”, and “Northlanders”. Wood’s original works explore current events through characters trying to survive and even make a difference in the midst of political, social and environmental change. In addition to his all-original stories, Wood is well known for his work with popular franchises like Star Wars, Conan and the X-Men.

In this episode of the DisinfoCast, Wood and I talk about his work, the media, politics, the future and the difficulties an artist faces dealing with the expectations of his fans.

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DisinfoCast: 73: Matt Nelson vs. Fat

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Matt Nelson once weighed over 400 pounds. Then he got mad, got educated, and did something about it. Tune in for a gimmick and guilt-free discussion about industrial agriculture, poisonous fast food, ignorance and what it took for one man to reclaim his own body.

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