🛂 Episode 24: Intractable problems featuring Mergen
Mergen guest hosts this episode, while Mack is on vacation, to talk about why so many of today's problems seem intractable and how we should be approaching these intractable problems.
Published on 08 Apr 2019
👾 Episode 23: Is having an infinite memory a good thing? (Part 2)
Mack and Mike discuss whether or not having an infinite memory would be a good thing.
Published on 01 Apr 2019
🎥 Episode 17: David's podcast (part 2)
In part 2, Mack and Mike and David talk about external validation and the profoundness of Christopher Nolan movies. Spoilers await our listeners.
Published on 11 Feb 2019
🎙 Episode 16: David's podcast (part 1)
Mack and Mike are joined by the host of David's podcast. They talk about meditation, being able to sit still, and how David comes up with subjects to talk about on David's podcast.
Published on 04 Feb 2019
🐐 Episode 12: Tuesdays with Mergen
In the thrilling conclusion to this two part episode, Mack and Mike discuss with Mergen about how his nomadic Mongolian roots clash with modern Western society.
Published on 07 Jan 2019
🎉 Episode 11: New Year, Better Mack
Mack and Mike talk about their New Year Resolutions with this week's guest, Mergen. They also reminisce about how they remember years in their lives. Finally, Mack talks about the upcoming season 2 of his popular vlog.
Published on 07 Jan 2019
🙏 Episode 10: Losing our Religion
Mack and Mike talk about their personal journeys with religion with this week's guest, Jim. Also, Mike and Jim discover a shocking coincidence of birth about themselves.
Published on 22 Dec 2018
😊 Episode 9: Happiness and productivity
In this episode, Mack loses his voice and forgets his mic. Then they talk about if being productive leads to happiness or vice versa. Then they touch on Universal Basic Income (UBI).
Published on 13 Dec 2018
🍜 Episode 8: RGNs: Really Good Noodles
Mack and Mike talk about efficient forms of government. Then they talk about what they have been up to during the podcast hiatus. Mike talks about his recent trip to Hong Kong. Finally, they talk about their recent board game obsessions.
Published on 03 Dec 2018
💡 Episode 7: Dreams, the Regents exams, and a lotta rambling on politics
Mack and Mike talk about their dreams and dreaming. They go on a brief tangent about the New York State Regents exams. Then they talk about politics and the upcoming midterm 2018 elections. Finally Mack talks about Beto O'Rourke and unconscious bias.
Published on 03 Nov 2018
🎃 Episode 6: Harry and Hermoine, and Malapropisms
In the first half of this episode, Mack and Mike are joined by their co-worker, Roxana. They talk about Internet reviews, shipping, and the Harry Potter OTP. Mack and Mike then read malapropisms off of the Internet.
Published on 31 Oct 2018
📱 Episode 5: You should do what you want, I don't care
Mack reviews the new iPhone XS. Mack and Mike rate their latest SF trip. They then delve into how they prioritize tasks in their lives. Finally Mack rants about his new productivity hack.
Published on 21 Oct 2018
🛌 Episode 4: Good habits, bad habits
Mack and Mike discuss the best season of The Office (US). Mike tells Mack about his morning routine. Finally they wonder if habits are fundamentally at odds with NIN.
Published on 05 Oct 2018
🎥 Episode 2: Serious life business
First, Mack and Mike talk about Mack's life as a popular vlogger and how he tries to maintain control over his life narrative. Then, they delve into how human memories, technology, and the New Experience Initiative (NIN) are altering their lives and decisions. They also get a new theme song and sponsor.
Published on 21 Sep 2018
🏃 Episode 1: Running for office and running a marathon
Mack and Mike weigh in on Cuomo vs Nixon and their thoughts on running. Also Mike reviews Airpods.
Published on 13 Sep 2018