Throughout recorded history, man has sought to improve himself by various means, including technological, financial, cooperative, and experiential. Much of this improvement is often short-term and limited to a single generation. But, what if you want to give your future offspring a leg up on survival and personal achievement? Could you take on the mantle of mythological gods and remake man in your own image? And not only could you, but would you? In this episode, we examine the controversial practice of eugenics, its advances, its past abuses, and its useful applications in the modern world. We’ll also look at the wide-ranging implications of this scientific endeavor and how eugenics has come to be defined over time.

Episodic Links
Wikipedia: Eugenics
Origins of Eugenics – James Watson
Experiments in Plant Hybridization by Gregor Mendel
Hereditary Character and Talent by Francis Galton
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Charles Davenport – Eugenics Creed
C-SPAN Cities Tour – Montpelier: Vermont State Archives’ Eugenics Study
Wikipedia: Reductio ad Hitlerum
Australian Philosopher says Eugenics is a Moral Obligation
About BGI
Human Genome Project
Eugenics: Its Past…And Inevitable Return?
Modern Eugenics: Building a Better Person?
Charles Galton Darwin, Eugenics Advocate

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The practice of assuming yourself special will ultimately lead you to the perception that, in some universal sense, you matter. Not just to your family, friends, neighbors and co-workers, but in the grand scheme of things. Many of us grow out of such thinking but some don’t. And we’ll be discussing such imagined significance this episode as we put the spotlight on a modern example of note. We begin with a brief history of racial dissent in America, including related riots of the 20th century. We then expose the media manipulation of race-oriented events and the defense of minority crime, leading into the main talk on Black Lives Matter, its brief history, protest behavior, criminal inspirations, silencing techniques and, lastly, the question of BLM as a terrorist group.

Episodic Links
“You Are Not Special” Commencement Speech from Wellesley High School
Dartmouth students lead profane Black Lives Matter protest
Tef Poe’s deleted tweet… archived!
Racist Black Lives Protester Mercilessly Berates Black Police Officer [NSFW]
In Defense of Looting by Willie Osterweil
FBI Releases 2013 Statistics on Law Enforcement Officers Killed and Assaulted
Murder: Race, Ethnicity, and Sex of Victim by Race, Ethnicity, and Sex of Offender, 2013
The Telegraph: Police statistics shed fresh light on link between crime and race
Police routinely suppress racial data in Canada, study says
Ben Shapiro on BLM
Wikipedia: Assata Shakur
Black Lives Matter (official site)
DoJ: Investigation Into the Shooting Death of Michael Brown (PDF)
Fake Hate Crimes
FBI: Most Wanted Terrorists list
Mugged: Racial Demagoguery from the Seventies to Obama
The Racist Premises Behind ‘Black Lives Matter’
The Untold Story of the LA Riot

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In this episode, we tear apart the social invention of hate speech, beginning with a brief history of free speech, including landmark court cases, cultural influences, speech on campus, and more. Later in the program, we’ll hear from a man in Canada accused of violating that nation’s hate propaganda law and the outcome of his trial. And finally, we’ll end with some words from an author of controversy in the Islamic world and his crucial message on the future of speech in the West.

Episodic Links
No Platform: Is hate speech free speech?
Sorry, kids, the 1st Amendment does protect ‘hate speech’
There Is No Such Thing as ‘Hate Speech’
They Want To Use “Hate Speech Laws” To Destroy Freedom Of Speech In America
John Stossel – Hate Speech Or Free Speech? (Interview with Geert Wilders)
OCLA intervenes in the Topham constitutional challenge
GUILTY/NOT GUILTY! by Arthur Topham
Salman Rushdie lectures on freedom, liberty and free speech

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In this episode, we explore the culture of offendedness, why they’re offended, and what that means to the rest of us. Later in the program, we’ll speak with a former Playboy executive regarding that publication’s recent move to eliminate nudity and why that might be. Then, we’ll conclude with some thoughts on censorship from a now deceased rock musician and iconoclast, one who often had the final word on why free speech matters more than hurt feelings.

Episodic Links
“What’s Wrong With Outcome-Based Education?”
“How fear of offending has trumped freedom of speech among today’s young people”
“Meno”
“In Defense of Offense”
“The Coddling of the American Mind”
Choosing to be offended – Pat Condell
Frank Zappa on Nightwatch (part 1) | (part 2) | (part 3) | (part 4)

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In this episode, we take on the equality myth in historical, literary, and contemporary contexts. Later in the program, we’ll speak to a mathematician on the subject of “equality in math” and how it may or may not extend to human equality. Next, the Shame Chamber will bring us a defendant from the Great White North and its effects on children. And, then, we’ll conclude with a parable from a certain 19th century German philosopher who certainly had much to say on the matter.

Episodic Links
“The Iron Law of Inequality”
Did Somebody Say “Structural Racism”?
“The Painful Truth About Affirmative Action”
The Pussification of Youth in Canada – A Dose of Buckley
“On The Natural Inequality of Men”
Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen from the Constitution of Year I (1793)
The Declaration of Independence
Nietzsche: On The Tarantulas

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There’s a fungus among us! Well, more like… fungi? Believe me, the only fun guys you need to pay attention to are Matt and Jason as they don the evil sunglasses and hack up the Japanese language with their culinary commentary on the 1963 release of Attack of the Mushroom People. Let your handsome hosts shoot spores all over you in the form of film background, funny crimes, the Shipwheel Cult, Japanese Gilligan’s Island, Matt the Yacht Rock Captain, the loss of humanity, hallucinogenic experiences, Reverse Geisha, exciting slave trader careers, Jason’s anti-Gamera rant and other bulbous banter. Now, go on. Give it a lick. It’ll make you feel good.

The Voice in the Night by William Hope Hodgson | Fungus Isle by Philip M. Fisher | The Haunt of Fear #9 | Rock ‘n’ Roll Creation – Spinal Tap | Ishirô Honda | The Rime of the Ancient Mariner – Iron Maiden | Gilligan Goes Techno | The Kobayashi Maru Scenario | Kumi Mizuno | Toho Co. Ltd. | Akira Kurosawa’s “Ran” | Sunglasses At Night – Corey Hart | Benji | Eiji Tsuburaya | Shinrikyo: He Hated Subways | Bennington Triangle | Shipwheel Necklaces at Amazon! | The Irish Goodbye | Hisashi Shimonaga | Nurhaci | Still of the Night – Whitesnake

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Great Cushing’s ghost, Matt and Jason are seeing DOUBLE! But this time, it’s not the booze. It’s the blood-soaked bosoms belonging to the Twins of Evil. Become a servant of the Devil as your handsome hosts travel back to 1971 to bring you movie details, unintentionally filthy names, Matt’s twin-dating experience, the Mammo-cam, more teens and their sex and drug riots, Jason’s like for lackeys, polite groping, buying hookers when you’re old, the Pubic Hair song, and lots and lots of the ol’ Kensington Gore. May you find mercy at the seat of our Dark Lord.

Hammer Films | The Karnstein Trilogy | Fangoria Says We’re “Hilarious” | The Vampire Lovers | Lust For A Vampire | Carmilla by J. Sheridan LeFanu | The Rank Organization Gong Man | The Collinson Twins [NSFW] | Burn The Witch! | Chuck Wagon | Wookieepedia: Peter Cushing | Twins of Evil theme vs… | Justice League: The Animated Series theme | Katya Wyeth in A Clockwork Orange | The Flesh and Blood Show | Eye of the Tiger – Survivor | Sad Eyes – Robert John | The Church of Satan | Fright | John Hough

Check out our professional commentaries and video work on these exciting Blu-ray editions of the following movies: The Centerfold Girls | Bonnie’s Kids

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There are mysterious parts of this podcast, but the only true mystery is that your very lives are governed by drunken show hosts. And they will be imposing their knowledge upon you in the form of 1980’s Inferno. But, Matt and Jason aren’t talking about mythology, they’re discussing movie background, the passive cuddle, pasta throwing as disapproval, killing off the old, Argento’s colors/visuals, predator/prey relationships, the return of the Selleck Scale, favorite Bradys, Matt’s house lighting tips for Jason, rats avenging cats, occult architecture and one MOTHER of a lunar eclipse! So, ask yourself… what do YOU believe in?

Dario Argento on Facebook | The Mother of Tears | Suspiria de Profundis by Thomas De Quincey | Welcome to Winnemucca | 20th Century Fox Fanfare, or, Star Wars | RENEW! | Video Nasties List | Inferno: Arrow Blu-Ray Release | Keith Emerson | Toccata – Emerson, Lake & Palmer (also the Creature Double Feature theme) | Mater Tenebrarum – Godfrey Salmon | Fever and Hair Loss Is Real | In The Shadow Of Kilimanjaro | Nabucco: Va, Pensiero – Giuseppe Verdi | Playmen: September 1983 | Piazza Mincio, Rome | David Manners | George Gurdjieff | Last Year in Marienbad | Majordomo | Simon Says… PUSH THE BUTTONS! | Cat Scruffing… It’s A Thing | Angel of Death – Slayer | Mario Bava | Bang Your Head (Metal Health) – Quiet Riot

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The basis of this scary tale is in reality. And the reality is that, once you check into the horror hotel, you’ll be locked in your room with two cloaked gents chanting some ungodly commentary on the 1960 release of The City of the Dead. So, before you’re sacrificed on the altar, you’ll have some time to consort with film facts, Danzig’s child-frightening forehead, metal band names in this film, “Dick”s, city vs. town, TV-watching as social curiosity, girls who wear your clothes after sex, Matt’s welding woes, Jason’s parrot traumas, the British round-pinchy-face, numerous callbacks from past episodes, the shaming culture and other savoring of heresies. So Mote It Be.

Horror Hotel – Misfits | Danzig Gets Knocked… Out? | Amicus | Milton Subotsky | Rock Rock (Till You Drop) – Def Leppard | Sleepless Nights – King Diamond | Dennis Lotis At Home | Christopher Lee | Best Little Whorehouse In Texas… YEE-HAW! | Betta St. John | Imbolc | Bewitched – Candlemass | Christopher Lee and Rhapsody | Christopher Lee and Manowar | John Llewellyn Moxey | Night Stalker: The Video Game (1982) | Cheryl Ladd Bikini Clips | Crazy Ralph Death Scene | Ozzy Bites Bats | Ozzy Bites Doves | Theme from Twin Peaks – Angelo Badalamenti | You Better You Bet – The Who | MiniGUN! | Goodreads: Pharaoh Love series

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