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The BetaFiles podcast is a place where Gen-X ideas, reactions to events, and basic babbling in a poor surfer boy / southern accent come together to create an hour of non-sense. So join us to kill an hour of your time!

November 25, 2020

The Optic Poet: The One about Thanksgiving Day Orgies

Jay and I discuss the origins of Thanksgiving day, and what we are not taught in school...

November 18, 2020

The Optic Poet: The One about Free Speech on Social Media

In this one, Jay and I move inside to discuss what freedom of speech means on social media.

November 7, 2020

The BetaFiles Podcast: Go Woke, Go Broke.

In this episode, I break down what the exit polls tell us about what "the American people are saying" - and it's not what the mainstream media wants to talk about...

November 4, 2020

The Optic Poet: The One about The Empire Striking Back

Jay and I discuss the election and the possible aftermath(s) of what will be an historic day(s).

October 31, 2020

The BetaFiles: Censoring Glenn Greenwald

In this episode I basically let loose on what happened to Glenn Greenwald this week.

October 28, 2020

The Optic Poet: The One about Social Media, Narratives, and First World Problems

In this episode Jay and I discuss the New York Post debacle, media narratives perpetuated by social media and the national media, and Jay has a melt down over a mint, coffee, and his Mac

October 21, 2020

The Optic Poet: The One about Waldo Emerson

In this episode, Jay and I discuss the author at the heart of American Literature: Ralph Waldo Emerson...and why we hate him.

October 16, 2020

The BetaFiles: The Facebook Effect

In this episode, I discuss the documentary The Social Dilemma and Facebook's response to the documentary.

October 14, 2020

The Optic Poet: The One about Cal Cunningham

In this one, Jay and I discuss infidelity in politics and if it really means anything.

October 7, 2020

The Optic Poet: The One about Peer Reviews

In this episode, Jay and I discuss the current state of peer review journals.