Dec 28, 2022 • 1HR 14M

Bob and Mickey’s Year-End Extravaganza (Robert Wright & Mickey Kaus)

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Robert Wright
Conversations with a series of people who have nothing in common except that program host Robert Wright is curious about what they’re thinking.
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0:00 Bob hoodwinks the fashion police
3:54 Predictions for the new year
11:53 The pros and cons of “nepotocracy”
14:05 Predictions for the new year (cont’d)
19:45 Impromptu Ukraine war update
21:51 The top 3(ish) stories of 2022
28:59 Is Twitter salvageable?
44:20 The true threat of Twitter (according to Mickey)
50:24 Mickey’s underreported and overreported stories of the year
59:56 What did the Jan. 6 committee miss?
1:03:18 Bob’s perverse theory on why the GOP would be wise to drop the Hunter Biden thing
1:06:19 Parrot room preview: The root cause of homelessness; legalize cocaine? Why stop there?; The SBF clawback; signs that the tide is turning on wokeness; Bob’s grand quasi-unified MKUltra-lab leak theory; three bonus predictions from Mickey; Bob checks into The White Lotus

Robert Wright (, The Evolution of God, Nonzero, Why Buddhism Is True) and Mickey Kaus (kausfiles, The End of Equality). Recorded December 23, 2022.

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