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Intro to Georges Bataille with Nina Power

Get our free Bataille study guide and learn more about our online course at theotherlifenow.com/bataille. ➡️  If you'd like to discuss this podcast with me and others, suggest future guests, or read/watch/listen to more content on these themes, request an invitation at theotherlifenow.com/join. ➡️  Patrons get early access to podcasts, not-yet-published writings, videos from my paid courses, and more. Become a patron at https://patreon.com/jmrphy.

Anna Khachiyan's Insubordination

Anna Khachiyan from Red Scare tells the story of how she left her PhD program at NYU; how she has more intellectual influence because of it; whether living in NYC is worth it for creators; and many other things. Find Anna on Twitter at @annakhachiyan and Red Scare on Patreon. ➡️ If you'd like to discuss this podcast with me and others, suggest future guests, or read/watch/listen to more content on these themes, request an invitation at theotherlifenow.com/join. ➡️ Patrons get early access to podcasts, not-yet-published writings, videos from my paid courses, and more. Become a patron at https://patreon.com/jmrphy.

Hustlers #2: Selling Zines and Quitting Jobs with Sonya Mann

Hustlers is a series on how independent intellectuals make money on the internet. Check out Sonya Mann at sonyasupposedly.com or on Twitter at @SonyaSupposedly. ➡️ Register for one of my future talks in this series at theotherlifenow.com/events ➡️ Request an invitation to IndieThinkers.org ➡️ If you'd like to discuss this podcast with me and others, suggest future guests, or read/watch/listen to more content on these themes, request an invitation at theotherlifenow.com/join. ➡️ Patrons get early access to podcasts, not-yet-published writings, videos from my paid courses, and more. Become a patron at patreon.com/jmrphy.

Hustlers #1: How Aella Makes Bank on OnlyFans

A new series on how independent intellectuals make money on the internet. Aella is a blogger who recently started on OnlyFans, the new decentralized porn platform revolutionizing the adult industry. We talk about the sociology and economics of OnlyFans, and Aella's experiences so far. Follow Aella on Twitter at @Aella_Girl. If you'd like to discuss this podcast with me and others, suggest future guests, or read/watch/listen to more content on these themes, request an invitation at theotherlifenow.com/join. Patrons get early access to podcasts, not-yet-published writings, videos from my paid courses, and more. Become a patron at https://patreon.com/jmrphy. New intro/outro music by composer Philip Daniel via IndieThinkers.org. Check out his Youtube channel.

Do Not Despair (Kierkegaard and The Sickness Unto Death)

Some reflections on despair, existentialism, and Christianity via Kierkegaard's book The Sickness Unto Death. ➡️ I publish a free weekly newsletter about independent intellectuals on the internet. You should subscribe. ➡️ If you'd like to join my Discord server, request an invitation here. ➡️ Big thanks to my patrons who help me keep the lights on. Patrons get access to a lot of good stuff (including early access to this podcast, a week ago). Consider becoming a patron today.

Radical Politics for Control Societies: Based Deleuze Lecture 4

This is Lecture 4 (out of 6) in the Based Deleuze lecture course. You can get the whole series at gum.co/deleuze. ➡️If you'd like to join my Discord server, request an invitation here. ➡️Big thanks to my patrons who help me keep the lights on. Consider becoming one here. Works Cited Deleuze, Gilles. “Postscript on the Societies of Control.” October 59 (1992): 3–7. Foucault, Michel. The Courage of Truth (The Government of Self and Others II). Edited by Frédéric Gross. Translated by Graham Burchell. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011. Foucault, Michel. Discipline and Punish: The Birth of the Prison. Translated by Alan Sheridan. New York: Vintage Books, 1995. Murphy, Justin. “Parrhesia and the Future of Honesty (Talk given at the Invisible College, London).” Other Life (blog), October 11, 2019. https://plnk.to/otherlife/e/1000453126804 Navia, Luis. Diogenes the Cynic: The War Against the World. Amherst, NY: Humanity Books, 2005. Shannon, Claude E. “A Mathematical Theory of Communication.” The Bell System Technical Journal 27, no. 3 (October 1948). https://doi.org/10.1002/j.1538-7305.1948.tb01338.x

Engineering negative virality

In-depth case study of a nuclear tweet. After my globally nuclear tweet about Greta & Epstein, I thought a lot about the factors that predict negative virality (AKA being "ratio'ed" on Twitter; getting a high ratio of replies to retweets, i.e. a lot of backlash relative to endorsement). A few weeks later, when drafting a quick tweet, I had a very strong intuition that the tweet would be ratio'ed hard. When I turned out to be right, I gained confidence in my theory of negative virality and decided to elaborate it through a case study of this one particular tweet. ✦ The tweet. https://twitter.com/jmrphy/status/1197664774097522688 ✦ I have a free course on this stuff, called Revolutionary Internet Galaxy-Brain. ✦ If you'd like to discuss this podcast with me and others, suggest future guests, or read/watch/listen to more content on these themes, request an invitation to my free community forum. ✦ This podcast is made possible by my patrons so big thanks to them. If you'd like to help expand my operations, you can become a patron yourself.

The Social Science of Tiger King with Geoffrey Miller and Diana Fleischman

The absolute final word on all social-scientific questions related to Tiger King, the recent Netflix documentary. Taking questions from Twitter, we analyze: Why these tiger-breeding cult leaders score hot chicks (and guys, including straight guys!), the personality traits of these people, the ethical culpability of Joe vs. Carole, the ethics of animal breeding in general, etc. We also highlight multiple feasible equilibria in which Carole and Joe cooperate to reduce animal suffering. Follow Geoffrey Miller on Twitter and Youtube. You can also listen to this podcast on Geoffrey's channel. Follow Diana Fleischman on Twitter and Youtube. 👉 I'm currently hosting free, group work sessions on Zoom every Tuesday at 11am Eastern! We meet for 4 hours to do focused, private work on our personal intellectual and creative projects. Sign up here. 👉 If you'd like to discuss this podcast with me and others, suggest future guests, or read/watch/listen to more content on these themes, request an invitation to my free Discord server. 👉 This podcast is made possible by my patrons so big thanks to them. If you'd like to help expand my operations, you can become a patron yourself.

Midnight B4 Moldbug in LA w/ Barrett Avner, Alex Moyer, and Wanyoung Kim

We recorded this late in the evening before the live show with Curtis Yarvin. It's lit, based, and fire. ✦ Barrett Avner of Contain ✦ Alex Moyer, director of TFW NO GF ✦ Wanyoung Kim, author of Cosmophenomenology ➡️ If you'd like to discuss this podcast with me and others, suggest future guests, or read/watch/listen to more content on these themes, request an invitation to my free Discord server. ➡️ Are you an intellectual working outside of institutions and/or mostly on the internet? I'm building a private membership community for those of us getting serious about increasing our impact and financial success. If this sounds like you, request an invitation at IndieThinkers.org. ➡️ This podcast is made possible by my patrons so big thanks to them. If you'd like to help expand my operations, you can become a patron yourself.

Curtis Yarvin Live at the Based Deleuze Release Party in LA

In our epic 3-hour talk, Curtis Yarvin discusses: Democracy, his preference for Bernie Sanders, debunking the American Revolution, benevolent dictatorship, Ancient Rome and the need for an American Augustus, salus populi suprema lex esto, formalism, sovereign corporations, his rejection of Nazis and White Nationalism, and much more. This podcast was recorded at the first ever live show of the Other Life podcast in LA, celebrating the release of my book Based Deleuze in paperback. Several people helped make this event happen. Barrett Avner of Contain (Twitter, IG, Podcast) was my LA-based partner behind this whole event, he helped tons with planning and booking and this could not have happened without him. Alex Talan, also of Contain, helped run the audio. Ben Williamson made dope flyers, and shot and edited the video. Zach Hamilton of the video studio Church made the slick custom intro at the beginning of the Youtube video for this talk. 🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏 ➡️ I publish a free weekly newsletter about — and for — independent intellectuals on the internet. You should subscribe. ➡️ If you'd like to join my Discord server, request an invitation here. ➡️ Big thanks to my patrons who help me keep the lights on. Patrons get access to a lot of good stuff (including early access to this podcast, a week ago). Consider becoming one.

Quarantined Bunkercast with Diana Fleischman and Geoffrey Miller

On the COVID-19 pandemic, intergenerational warfare, comparative politics, exogenous shocks, class war, whether Trump caught the virus, and other speculations on the next few days. Follow Geoffrey Miller on Twitter and Youtube. Follow Diana Fleischman on Twitter and Youtube. More stuff 👉 Based Deleuze is now available in paperback.  👉 If you'd like to discuss this podcast with me and others, suggest future guests, or read/watch/listen to more content on these themes, request an invitation to my free community forum. 👉 This podcast is made possible by my patrons so big thanks to them. If you'd like to help expand my operations, you can become a patron yourself.

TFW NO GF with Filmmaker Alex Lee Moyer

TFW NO GF is a documentary about young men on the internet (pepe? wojak? frogtwitter? incels?). It was set to premiere at SXSW before the whole festival got cancelled due to coronavirus. https://schedule.sxsw.com/2020/films/2023330. The director, Alex Lee Moyer, sat down with me while I was in LA a couple weeks ago. ➡️If you'd like to join my Discord server, you can request an invitation here: https://theotherlifenow.com/join/ ➡️I publish a free weekly newsletter about independent intellectuals on the internet. https://theotherlifenow.com/newsletter/ ➡️Big thanks to my patrons who help me keep the lights on. Consider becoming one! https://patreon.com/jmrphy

Aella the Enlightened Cam Girl Writer and Entrepreneur

Aella (@Aella_Girl) is an internet thinker/creator/entrepreneur in the Rationalish sphere. She just launched a new card game called Askhole, research-backed card game designed to generate intense discussion. Aella's currently doing research on people who claim to have experienced Enlightenment. To learn more about Aella, check out her website at https://knowingless.com/. If you're in the Los Angeles area, I'll be doing a live show of my Other Life podcast on Friday, February 28th. Get tickets here. If you'd like to discuss this podcast with me and others, suggest future guests, or read/watch/listen to more content on these themes, request an invitation to my free community forum. This podcast is made possible by my patrons so big thanks to them. If you'd like to help expand my operations, you can become a patron yourself.

Music Careers and Hierarchy Cheers with Charlie Looker

Charlie Looker is best known as a musician but he's also a passionate weird-theory lurker in various internet recesses of ill-repute. We've chatted here and there for well more than a year now, so I'm glad to finally sit down with him. Charlie's band, Psalm Zero, just released a new album called Sparta. Sample track from his new album (metal) and another single, Nothing Human (electronic). If you're in the Los Angeles area, I'll be doing a live show of my Other Life podcast on Friday, February 28th. Get tickets here. If you'd like to discuss this podcast with me and others, suggest future guests, or read/watch/listen to more content on these themes, request an invitation to my free community forum. This podcast is made possible by my patrons so big thanks to them. If you'd like to help expand my operations, you can become a patron yourself.

How Memes Work with MemeAnalysis

Chris Gabriel runs the Youtube channel MemeAnalysis. He's also written for the revivified Acephale I've been hearing about lately. He's also co-creating a comics Instagram at Aeonic Comics. First live show and Based Mansion, Los Angeles, Feb. 28-March 1 On February 28 I'll be doing a live podcast show in Los Angeles. You can get tickets here. From that night until the morning of Sunday March 1, I will also be hosting internet friends in a mansion lol. If you're interested, request a spot here. Request an invitation to my free community forum This podcast is made possible by my patrons so big thanks to them. If you'd like to help expand my operations, you can become a patron yourself.

Catholic Accelerationism with Akira of Lovecrypt

Akira runs Lovecrypt, an indie digital-first music label. Akira: https://twitter.com/lovecryption Lovecrypt: https://lovecrypt.bandcamp.com/ Other Life live show and Based Mansion in LA, Feb 28 - March 1 On February 28 I'll be doing a live podcast show in Los Angeles. You can get tickets here. From that night until the morning of Sunday March 1, I will also be hosting internet friends in a mansion I'm renting lol. If you're interested, request a spot here. If you'd like to join my Discord server, request an invitation here. Big thanks to all the patrons who help me keep the lights on!

Going All-In on Crazy: The Witten

I'm joined by the half-wolf, half-kitten girl who appeared in a recent viral video. This video took her from 47 Twitter followers to about 18,000 and so she's gone to LA. She told me that when she had a baby, she decided to go all-in on being a full-time crazy person on the internet. She explains her life philosophy of not planning anything, not worrying, and relying on the kindness of strangers. This podcast had some good laughs but also a surprising number of quite human moments, I thought. See her viral video on her Twitter account @gaywithyourdad. Other Life will soon have its first live show. On February 28, I'll be doing a live podcast show in Los Angeles. If you're in the area, buy a ticket here ($15). From that night until the morning of Sunday March 1, I will also be hosting internet friends in a Based Mansion lol. If you're interested, request a spot here. There are a few price points for any income level. If you'd like to discuss this podcast with me and others, suggest future guests, or read/watch/listen to more content on these themes, request an invitation here. Big thanks to all the patrons who help me keep the lights on.

The Decentralized Content Landscape with LBRY CEO Jeremy Kauffman

Jeremy Kauffman is the CEO of LBRY, a free, decentralized, blockchain-based digital content platform. We discuss the benefits and drawbacks of decentralized content platforms for independent intellectuals. https://lbry.com — https://lbry.tv If you'd like to discuss this podcast with me and others, suggest future guests, or read/watch/listen to more content on these themes, request an invitation to my free community forum. Are you an independent intellectual? I'm building a private membership community for those of us getting serious about increasing our impact and financial success. If this sounds like you, request an invitation at IndieThinkers.org. This podcast is made possible by my patrons so big thanks to them. If you'd like to help expand my operations, you can become a patron yourself.

Get F*ck You Money, Practice Nomadology, and Join the Internet Aristocracy with Alexander Bard

Once a normie record producer, Alexander is now a creative internet madman who commands billionaires to do whatever he wants. In this podcast, he explains how he did it. First, he says, "whore" yourself out to make "f*ck you money." If you're ever afraid of speaking freely, just "get out of there!" Whore yourself another way. Read Deleuze and implement a practical nomadology. Know yourself, know your type, know your role and play it. You shouldn't even know what's taboo and what isn't! People who speak freely on the internet are "of a higher class" today, and people who respect political correctness will be the new proletariat. These were the major points I took him to be making. I really enjoyed this high-energy discussion and gained more than a few new ideas for orienting and improving my own independent intellectual life in 2020 and beyond. Are you an independent intellectual? I'm building a private membership community for those of us getting serious about increasing our impact and financial success. If this sounds like you, request an invitation at IndieThinkers.org. If you'd like to discuss this podcast with me and others, suggest future guests, or read/watch/listen to more content on these themes, request an invitation to my free community forum. This podcast is made possible by my patrons so big thanks to them. If you'd like to help expand my operations, you can become a patron yourself.

Left Egoism with Eliot Rosenstock

Eliot blogs at Mad Black Freud. He wrote the book Zizek in the Clinic. He came all the way from LA to visit me in person. I enjoyed hanging out with him and getting to know him better. You can also watch this talk on video. If you'd like to talk with me and others about the podcast, join my Discord server. Are you an independent intellectual? Check out IndieThinkers.org This podcast is made possible by a bunch of noble benefactors. You are welcome to join this aristocracy of spirit...

Based Deleuze: Preface to Audiobook

This is the Preface to my book Based Deleuze. You can buy the book, the audiobook, or even a short video course here. Paperback soon! Are you working on your own idea in some hidden recess of the internet? Have a sneak peek at my next big project: IndieThinkers.org Big thanks to my patrons, who make this podcast possible.

Hypermodernity with John David Ebert and Brian Francis Culkin

John David Ebert and Brian Francis Culkin discuss their new book, Hypermodernity and the End of the World. If you'd like to discuss this podcast with me and others, suggest future guests, or read/watch/listen to more content on these themes, you can join my Discord server. Big thanks to all the patrons who help me keep the lights on.

"I had nothing better to do." Claire Lehmann of Quillette on the new intellectual economy and how she grew her blog into a media company

Claire Lehmann is Editor of Quillette. I'm starting to play with a slight shift of focus for some of these podcasts. When I talk with really successful and impactful independent intellectuals, I'm going to focus a bit more on learning how the succeeded: strategies, tactics, things like that. Let me know if you like or dislike this direction. If you'd like to discuss this podcast with me and others, suggest future guests, or read/watch/listen to more content on these themes, request an invitation here. Are you an independent intellectual? Check out IndieThinkers.org for a sneak peek at my next big project. Big thanks to all the patrons who support Other Life.

Cancellations and Comebacks with Deanna Havas

I first heard about Deanna through Nina Power but I've never been able to find a full account of her story, so I asked her if she would tell it herself. I'm not sure yet but from what I can find she seems like a badass, perhaps too badass for the Art World. She experienced some kind of cancellation but she tells me she is making a comeback, so I'm really excited to meet her and learn more about what happened and what she's up to. If you'd like to discuss this podcast with me and others, suggest future guests, or read/watch/listen to more content on these themes, request an invitation here. Big thanks to all the patrons who help me keep the lights on. Are you an independent intellectual?  Check out IndieThinkers.org

BAP Theory with Geoffrey Miller

Geoffrey and I discuss Bronze Age Pervert, what it means to SUBMIT, Kanye West, bugmen, Curtis Yarvin, and much more. You can watch the video on Geoffrey's channel. Catch the first glimpse of my next big project at IndieThinkers.org. Big thanks to all the patrons who help me keep the lights on.

Supernatural Toxicity with Nina Power and DC Miller

Nina and DC are fundraising for a legal campaign against Luke Turner. If you'd like to discuss this podcast with me and others, suggest future guests, or read/watch/listen to more content on these themes, request an invitation here. I'm offering a free course on how to be a Revolutionary Internet Galaxy-Brain. Big thanks to all the patrons who help me keep the lights on.

How the Youtube Algorithm Really Works with Mark Ledwich

Mark Ledwich is an independent data scientist decoding the Youtube recommendation algorithm. Here Mark debunks several myths and we discuss the real underlying political implications of the Youtube algorithm. See Mark's political Youtube network explorer and his Medium articles. Big thanks to all the patrons who help me keep the lights on. If you'd like to discuss this podcast with me and others, suggest future guests, or read/watch/listen to more content on these themes, request an invitation here.

Our Desert Commune of Monogamous and Poly Edgelords with Geoffrey Miller and Diana Fleischman

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Parrhesia and the Future of Honesty (Talk given at the Invisible College, London)

"Today, inappropriate honesty is not merely feasible, increasingly it is a dominant strategy.” I discuss the concept of parrhesia, its history, and its present political prospects. Thanks to Nina Power and DC Miller for the invitation. Big thanks to all the patrons who help me keep the lights on. If you'd like to discuss this podcast with me and others, suggest future guests, or read/watch/listen to more content on these themes, request an invitation here.

Joker: Very Serious Symposium with Geoffrey Miller and Diana Fleischman

We talked about the Joker film right after we saw it. We discuss mental illness, heredity, violence, the 1970s, praying, silly health foods, and the quantum incel multiverse. Big thanks to all the patrons who help me keep the lights on. If you'd like to discuss this podcast with me and others, suggest future guests, or read/watch/listen to more content on these themes, request an invitation here.

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