East Meets West - Podcast
By Roger Chang and Tom Merritt
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Roger Chang and Tom Merritt discuss the issues of the day. And sometimes do verbal battle.
||East Meets West 340 – Read It! It’s Good!||News fatigue, TV news, Kryptonians are an interesting species, why we read the comics we do, How Arthur was the first superhero, the genre cycles on TV, the return of SciFi, Roger has a book idea. MP3||19 11 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||East Meets West 339 – We’re 10 Years Old!||10 years ago we started this show, then we talked about food. Today we start by talking about food, using apps to order food, Moon Pies, Back to the Future, fiction affecting reality, the computer market of the 1980s, the music player of the 2000s, The Pl||22 10 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||East Meets West 338 – Doom and Gloom||This show is getting old, predictions, how to become an analyst, bad rhetoric, information responsibility, and health care. MP3||22 9 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||East Meets West 337 – Violence||Perceptions of ages, the pace of change, violence across time, treating the systems, making a system where good emerges. Download the episode at this link.||27 8 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||East Meets West 336 – Reality bites||Winning the lottery, Roger’s ideas for reality shows, the rise of a culture of secrecy, the changing nature of community Download the episode at this link.||17 7 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||East Meets West 335 – Sine Wave||Tom’s dog barks and some people eat dogs, power dynamics and culture, race and the danger of getting lost in the minutiae, what is racism, classism vs. racism, is prejudice being reduced over time? Download the episode at this link.||18 6 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||East Meets West 334 – Travelin’ Man||Road trips with a baby, the witching hour of a baby, why we need a teleportation device, why air travel has become frustrating, the oddity of US territories, the FIFA corruption scandal, conspiracy theories, secret trade treaties, the lack of new travel b||28 5 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||East Meets West 333 – Age of the Aged||Changing behavior as you get old, dealing with traumatic stress, psychological disorders, Avengers: Age of Ultron, noise in theaters, Marvel vs. Star Wars, what makes good bonus features. Download the episode at this link.||23 4 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||East Meets West 332 – The Dirty Dad Joke||Do books need title pages? The older you get the less you care about things, what is wrong with Dad jokes? Can Dad’s be cool? How clean is too clean in your house? Things that have meaning are better than those that do not. Download the episode at t||22 3 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||East Meets West 331 – Extreme reactions||Roger’s a Dad. Repeat. Roger’s a Dad. Why your baby’s crying is like the lottery. Why baby’s are like skydiving. A little about why we laugh. How humans can get better at estimating chances. Do cities make you literally crazy? Why||16 2 2015||Free||View In iTunes|