Jan 27 • 5M

And our hubristic victor is...

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

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Nathan Tower
Nathan Tower of Nonsensible Productions weighs in on relevant, non-relevant and disputatious cultural topics that may be spiraling within our internet-y social tapestry.
Episode details

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