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Not only is it the reason your last relationship ended, it's now a podcast! Browser History discusses the porn we watch and what that says about us. Each episode will focus on one topic, whether it be Gay for Pay, Losing your Virginity on Film, or Cam & Live Streaming. Follow our journey as we divulge on the ins and outs of the internet's longest held guilty pleasures. New episodes drop every other Thursday.
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Pamela Hobart is a philosopher turned philosophical life coach and mother of three. This week she discusses how to deal with an existential sandwich, why small innovations are valuable, and the deathbed fallacy. (30m 23s, or read the transcript here)
Baiqu sits down with Ada Palmer, a cultural and intellectual historian and the author of science fiction and fantasy novels, including the award-winning Terra Ignota series.
Philosopher Rob Reich, political scientist Jeremy Weinstein and computer scientist Mehran Sahami are the authors of the brand new book System Error: Where Big Tech Went Wrong and How We Can Reboot. We play a round of The Last Word, where we ask fascinating people to answer difficult questions in a very specific number of words.…
Sylvia is a children’s book writer and the Assistant Publisher of The Browser. Sylvia reveals why you always kill off the parents, how to tap into the mind of a child, and evolutionary psychology.
Charles Saumarez-Smith, former director of the National Portrait Gallery, discusses his new book, The Art Museum in Modern Times. Interview by Beatrice Wilford.
Inspired by his piece “Making Meaning”, Garth Greenwell joins Lindelani and Nontsi to discuss the meaning of the word and the idea of relevance when we talk about art, and how it poses a danger to how we encounter art. Reading material mentioned in the conversation: Cleanness by Garth Greenwell What Belongs To You: A Novel by Garth Greenwell…
Today, our host is Robert Cottrell, editor of the Browser. He is joined by Katy Gero and Jaan Altosaar, two guests with fascinating perspectives on artificial intelligence and machine learning. Katy is a computer scientist who uses AI in her work as a poet and an essayist, while Jaan is a postdoctoral researcher working on machine learning in healt…
Inspired by his piece “The Future of Biological Warfare”, LSUSR joins Lindelani and Nontsi to chat about the future of biological warfare.Radio Browser
Caroline Crampton, the deputy editor of the Browser, talks to literary non-fiction writer Cal Flyn, author of Islands of Abandonment, about abandoned places.
Inspired by his piece “The Hatboro Blues”, Shawn McCreesh joins Lindelani and Nontsi to share his experience on growing up in an American town during the opioid epidemic. "The Hatboro Blues" was originally published in the Autumn issue of Liberties Journal. The piece has been taken down but if you are interested in reading it, please email editors@…
Inspired by her essay “The Year of Grinding Teeth”, Madeleine Watts joins Lindelani and Nontsi to discuss her experience with bruxism and the shared anxiety that came with 2020.
Bill Emmott, former editor-in-chief of The Economist and now co-director of the Global Commission for Post-Pandemic Policy, talks to Alex Tabarrok, Professor of Economics at George Mason University and co-author of the blog Marginal Revolution, on lessons learned from the pandemic so far, and what lies ahead.…
Hosts Lindelani and Nontsi discuss the moral ethics of giving with the philosopher Peter Singer focusing on the implications of the ethical code for people living in lower and middle income countries. Reading material mentioned in the conversation: The Life You Can Save by Peter Singer
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Inspired by her essay “On Running”, Larissa Pham joins Lindelani and Nontsi to discuss the psychological effects, and meditative properties of running. Reading material mentioned in the conversation:: Pop Song by Larissa PhamRadio Browser
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Inspired by Emily Franklin’s thought-provoking piece “The Requirement of Adequacy”; Lindelani, Nontsi and Robert discuss restrictions to personal freedom, the bitter-sweet reality of parenting and coping with the dangers of life.
The view that malls are simply structures of commerce is challenged in this conversation between Nontsi, Lindelani and Diana. The article that inspired this conversation posits that malls in the Philippines are infrastructural, and also explores the emotional and psychological experience of going to a mall in the Philippines. The article that inspi…
Nontsi and Lindelani chat with Helen Lewis about "how the feminist passion for Artemisia Gentileschi’s life story risks overwhelming her artistic talent." Inspired by Helen's piece titled “Isn’t She Good—For a Woman?” Reading material mentioned in the conversation: Difficult Women: A History of Feminism in 11 Fights by Helen Lewis The Obstacle Race…
Nontsi and Lindelani chat with Joanne Limburg about her personal journey with disability and the impact it has had on her family, social and professional life. Inspired by Joanne’s piece titled “Am I disabled?” Reading material mentioned in the conversation: Disability Visibility by Alice Wong The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time by Ma…
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Inspired by the piece 52 Things I Learned in 2020, Lindelani and Nontsi speak to the author Tom Whitwell about his list of interesting things he learned in the year 2020.
Inspired by the piece The Modern World Has Finally Become Too Complex for Any of Us to Understand, Lindelani and Nontsi speak to the author Tim Maughan about the complex systems of the modern world and how they affect us.
Inspired by the interview Men who have affairs: An Interview with Alicia Walker, conducted by Arielle Kuperberg, Lindelani and Nontsi speak to the Dr. Alicia Walker about her studies on cheating and how to better understand what cheating is.Radio Browser
Inspired by the piece Who’s in the Crossword, Lindelani speaks to the co-author Michelle McGhee about inclusion in the crossword and the experience of existing within marginalized and underrepresented cultures.
Lindelani and Nontsi chat with Sophie Haigney, about her piece featured in the Browser (titled Making Art Bad Again) about shock, protest, and visual art in the age of Trump and what similarities or differences exist in the South African context. Mentioned in the episode: Brett Murray Ayanda Mabulu
This week, Lindelani and Nontsi chat with Alison Gopnik, about her wonderful piece featured in the Browser (titled Vulnerable yet vital) about the importance of grandparents in the life and upbringing of their grandchildren.
Inspired by Stefan Al’s “The Air-Conditioned Cowboy”, Nontsi and Lindelani discuss the similarities of the becoming of Las Vegas to that of Maboneng. They further discuss the good and bad that Maboneng Precinct has brought to the community of downtown Johannesburg.
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This week, Lindelani and Nontsi chat with Sunaina Kumar, about her wonderful piece (featured in the titled Kingdom from which we learn about the "aristocrats, enigmatic wives, and spymasters in the drama of Sikkim’s merger with India." Sunaina's writings: 1. https://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/features/2016/11/uighur-exiles-kashmir-heaven-16111713384…
Nontsi, Lindelani and X continue the conversation of soul-searching inspired by Morgan Housel's article I Have A Few Questions.
Nontsi and Lindelani are joined by X in attempting to answer some "Soul-searching" questions asked by an investment adviser, Morgan Housel. This episode is inspired by the article I Have A Few Questions.
Inspired by Zachary Crockett’s “The economics of vending machines”, Nontsi and Lindelani discuss the need and opportunity for vending machines in less privileged areas for business owners but most importantly, for the customers who need the products (that prove to not be as easily accessible through the currently available supply chains).…
In this episode, Agnes Callard, an associate professor of philosophy at the University of Chicago joins our hosts Lindelani and Nontsi in an insightful discussion on Acceptance Parenting and how it either does or does not apply in their own lives. This episode was inspired by Agnes' recently Browser featured essay Acceptance Parenting You can find …
Inspired by Morgan Housel’s “Common causes of very bad decisions”, Nontsi and Lindelani discuss the consequences of overlooking small decisions and the decisions we make in compromising situations. Mentioned in this episode: - Article that inspired the episode https://www.collaborativefund.com/blog/bad-decisions/ - Adventure Time - Sarafina - Mandl…
Inspired by Ken Weiss’s “He is (or well, he was) just a cat! On legalized killing.....er.....Euthenasia for mere animals”, Nontsi and Lindelani discuss how they understand euthanasia for animals and how the love and compassion for animals sometimes outweighs that of humanity.Radio Browser
Inspired by Steve Randy Waldman’s “Dispersion causes discohesion”, Nontsi, Lindelani and X discuss what they have experienced of rivalry in society.
Inspired by Adrian Hon’s “Digital Sight Management, and the Mystery of the Missing Amazon Receipts”, Nontsi and Lindelani are joined by X to discuss the surveillance that our devices invite vs our privacy. They discuss private sexual expression in the presence of their computers and furthermore if digital surveillance is welcome or can work togethe…
Inspired by Osama Shehzad ’s “Do you get shit for your name?”, Nontsi and Lindelani discuss what is in a name, from the African context.
In this episode, Nontsi and Lindelani are joined by X Njokweni in discussing the societal, cultural and spiritual obligations of having children in the African context. This conversation was inspired by Rob Delaney’s article “The pain and pleasure of vasectomy" Twitter: @XNjoks Facebook: exnjokweni Instagram: exnjokweni…
This week Uri Bram, Publisher of The Browser, chats with Evangeline Garreau, Writer of May I Recommend, about the art of recommendation and curation. May I Recommend: Evangeline.website Twitter: @egarreau
In this episode, Nontsi and Lindelani discuss intelligence in the African context. This conversation was inspired by the article titled “Are Humans Intelligent?” by Arram Sabeti.
Inspired by Zachary Crockett’s “Meet the company that sells your lost airplane luggage”, Nontsi and Lindelani discuss the trend of thrifting in South Africa, the relationship South African’s have with clothing and some old superstitions around clothing.
In this episode, Nontsi and Lindelani discuss how each of them perceive art and the different ways in which it plays a role in their lives.This conversation was inspired by the interview titled “Posthuman Art” by Sam Barker et al.Radio Browser
Inspired by Jonathan Malesic’s “Drinking Alone”, Nontsi and Lindelani discuss the culture of alcohol consumption in South Africa, the alcohol ban and some reasons why they do or don’t drink.Radio Browser
In this episode, Nontsi and Lindelani discuss the different ways in which WhatsApp is both good and bad. This conversation was inspired by the article “What’s wrong with WhatsApp” by William Davies.Radio Browser