Bob and Mickey’s most erotic cold open yet
Mickey mildly critiques Bob’s latest Afghanistan piece
Eight ways Biden messed up the Afghanistan withdrawal (according to Mickey)
Will Pelosi get the infrastructure bill she wants?
Will the Texas abortion law backfire on pro-lifers?
Mickey: If Newsom loses his recall vote, it could tank the infrastructure bill
The jury’s still out on the lab leak hypothesis
Bob: The jury’s still out on Ivermectin but not on Bret Weinstein
Parrot Room preview: A hit piece on JD Vance, crime rates among Afghan refugees, the NYT’s editorial practice, the (possible) millennial conspiracy to oust boomers, wokeness at Princeton, an Ivermectin tweet storm, Pierre Kory, the possible postmodernism of the Weinsteins, how Mickey turned Bob into Led Tasso, Bob gets the Ezra Klein bump, and Ed Asner
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Posted:Sep 3, 2021
Nonzero (The Wright Show) | Sep 3, 2021 | Robert Wright & Mickey Kaus
The Glenn Show Rhetorician and co-founder of Free Black Thought Erec Smith talks about his eye-opening experience as a DEI officer. Nonzero (The Wright Show) Timothy B. Lee, author of the newsletter Understanding AI, and Robert Wright discuss the Sam Altman drama, its causes, and its fallout. The DMZ Does Nikki Haley have a real shot at an upset? Or is the Republican primary effectively over? Bill Scher and Matt K. Lewis discuss on this week’s DMZ. The Glenn Show Glenn Loury, John McWhorter, Daniel Bessner, and Tyler Austin Harper debate whether Jewish students are right to feel unsafe on campus. Nonzero (The Wright Show) Dan Hendrycks of the Center for AI Safety and Robert Wright discuss the dangerous Darwinian dynamics of AI development, the prospects for AI safety in a tribalized world, understanding AI “psychologically”, and more. Nonzero (The Wright Show) Robert Wright and Thomas Graham, author of the new book Getting Russia Right, discuss stalemate in Ukraine, Putin’s “messianic” transformation, and the future of relations with Moscow. The DMZ On this week’s DMZ, Bill Scher and Matt K. Lewis discuss whether anti-Semitism is on the rise, the history of Democratic bedwetting, whether Israel is losing the PR war, and more.
The Glenn Show Glenn Loury and Yascha Mounk discuss the necessity of finding a middle ground between race abolitionism and racial essentialism.