Jan 27 • 5M

And our hubristic victor is...

Why reading isn't dead, and why we need to keep building

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Noncasting is a microcast that unapologetically weighs in on relevant and disputatious cultural topics that are currently spiraling within our social tapestry. Writer and podcast producer, Nathan Tower weaves in and out of personal stories, opinionated diatribes and sometimes contextually relevant insights.
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Somehow I managed to reference Billy Corgan and George Santos in the same episode. What does it mean? It means the world is in fact a vampire, but a vampire that never really worked at Goldman Sachs or even graduated from Vampire school.

Books mentioned in this episode:

  • “Survival of the Richest: Escape Fantasies of the Tech Billionaires by Douglas Rushkoff

  • “After the Fall” by Ben Rhodes

  • “Getting to Zero” by Jayson Gaddis

  • “Less is More: How Degrowth Will Save the World” by Jason Hickel

Other notable reads in the past few months:

  • “The Extraordinary Life of Sam Hell” by Robert Dugong

  • “Indigenous Continent” The Epic Contest for North America” by Pekka Hämäläinen

  • “An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States” by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz