In this episode, I discuss how being constantly ‘busy’ is probably a bad thing and that most people don’t properly balance their time with their consumption and life changes. I try to make the case that being “acceptably busy” is a conformist notion that has spread to every aspect of people’s lives. I steal a clip of Tim Ferriss. I also bizarrely get into the documentary “Lost Boys” about relocated Africans. As always,.. Read More
Podcast 20 – Episode Zero: My Struggle Part Two
In part two of “my struggle”, I recount my past from post-college on, including my life in Boston, my jobs at companies like AT Kearny, PricewaterhouseCoopers, and others, the formation of my company, my TASM Lab music albums, my band the Hudson Debacle, my marriage, my kids and more. Along the way I explain what life lesson I learned through my various endeavors and share some music that I wrote and performed. .. Read More
Podcast #19: Episode Zero: My Struggle. Part One
I discuss the basis of my worldview, including anarchism, peaceful parenting, atheism, unschooling, and personal freedom as context for previous and future podcasts. I also discuss my hobbies such as music and art, and give a much too long story about my childhood, teen and college years. Including tunes from Overman and Screwtape. Part one of two. Photo above: Mr. Till in 1991 This photo: The Overwoman show Jeff after cutting his.. Read More
Podcast: Singularity Bros and Jeff’s BIG problem
Jeff discusses the upcoming technology singularity where tech gets so good that we can’t tell what great new thing is coming next. VR! Driverless cars! Artificial intelligence! Nanotech! Life extension! He then explores why he’s optimistic about technological unemployment, not so optimistic about the idea of a “basic Income guarantee” and a new idea on how to do singularity-style charity. The last hour is Jeff’s appearance on the Singularity Bros podcast where he.. Read More
Podcast: Separation of church and state: what’s really sacred to us?
Today we discuss how sacred the idea of “separation of church and state” is to our national dialogue. Yet, for many of us, there are more issues even MORE sacred than religion. How about healthcare? Or consumption? Or family itself? Are we hurting children by not separating them from the state and keeping them separate from the market? This is a quick one. Also, check out on iTunes if you use the podcast.. Read More
Podcast: Disney Fun Time and The Destruction of the Family
Explorations of my recent Disney Dream ocean cruise, an analysis of different types of entertainment, the failure of the kids club, why people go on vacation to be uncomfortable, how Disney owns Star Wars in worse ways than you thought, the poor cruise ship workers and our Western fate, when I worked at Disney, and parental death as both plot device and a reflection of our dissolving families. No need to read.. Read More
Podcast: The F-Word in America Part II: The New England Patriots Suck!
We explore whether American nationalism is a feature of American fascism or just a good healthy dose of collectivism. Topics include Reagan, Bush and Obama, The Flag, the pledge of allegiance, fascism, nationalism in the media and music, kids patriotic school songs, history class, Toby Keith, “Made in America”, the Superbowl and the might New England Patriots. Listed below is my outline for the show. Don’t read it, it’s just for search bots.. Read More
Podcast: The F-Word in America or The Separation of Healthcare and Market is Humanity’s Suicide
New podcast. Fun topic today: Fascism in America. This podcast reviews why the pejorative nature of the word “fascism” may prevent many people from realizing that America, economically, is in, or at least heading, into a dire fascistic state. We discuss the implementation of fascism through its government tools, review 16 industries that represent the bulk of America’s “productive” economy, take a deep dive into why affordable healthcare is actually illegal, and review.. Read More
Everything Isaac Morehouse and a mini-cast on obligation PODCAST
In this podcast, Jeff discusses some follow up on obligation including his underwear and giving Christmas presents. He asks if Princess Leia is a Disney Princess. He listens to Isaac Morehouse talk about moving to South Carolina and whether meeting Isaac was actually a “once in a lifetime” lucky event or if their sameness caused them to move almost to the same neighborhood. Then it is the complete episode of the Isaac Morehouse.. Read More
Podcast: STAR WARS – The Dork Awakens!
In this podcast, Jeff Till recounts his own history with Star Wars, reflects on the unique emotional power of the Star Wars saga, explores different fan types, talks Star Wars tattoos, reviews the new “Episode 7: The Force Awakens”, reads about the Disney acquisition and the expanded universe, George Lucas’s philanthropy and possible estate planning strategies, the problems and solutions of the Star Wars prequels, and somehow, inexplicably, ties in Sam Harris, Noam.. Read More