In this episode, we chat with Josh Lekach, host of Wrong Opinion – a podcast that blends pop culture, viral videos, politics, humor and deep philosophical musings. Josh tells us about his red pill moment, why he's Gen Z's favorite internet dad, who would get his vote between Trump and Kanye, what makes him feel the presence of God, and why men should never wear flip flops.
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The State of Legitimacy feat. Byrne HobartIn this episode, we talk to Byrne Hobart, the mind behind The Diff, a Substack newsletter that covers inflections in finance and tech. We discuss the state of legitimacy and the 2020 election, how our perceptions of legitimacy is changing, and whether we are poised for a legitimacy reset.
Luck, Time, And Greatness feat. John FiorentinoIn this episode, we talk to John Fiorentino, a serial entrepreneur who created wildly popular consumer products for sleep, stress and anxiety: Gravity Blanket, Moon Pods, and Moon Pals. He’s also the creator of personalized astrology candles called Birthdate Candles. John shares with us the philosophical insights he found on his journey to success. We discuss the two questions you should ask yourself before starting a company, the one path to greatness, what money actually represents, why we should love America again, and the existential war on fun.
City of Minds feat. Anna GátIn this episode, we talk to Anna Gat, founder of the InterIntellect (otherwise known as I.I.), a global online community of public intellectuals. Anna has created what she calls a “city of minds,” where seekers of thoughts and ideas are connected through their mental energy. The community hosts online salons that spur some of the most interesting conversations on the internet. We talk to Anna about how to solve the supply problem of public thinkers, how hosting salons can change social behavior, whether you should talk about money, sex and politics at a dinner party and much much more.
The Scapegoating Machine feat. Geoff ShullenbergerIn this episode, we talk to Geoff Shullenberger, writer and lecturer at New York University. He is also the creator of Outsider Theory, a blog that explores academic theories, conspiracy theories and the concept of the outsider. We discuss the two-fold scapegoating dynamic embodied in Donald Trump, the digital version of sacrificial rituals and how we can forgive and forget in the online world.
Strange Truths feat. Mike SolanaIn this episode we talk to Mike Solana, Vice President of Founders Fund, a venture capital firm investing in companies that build revolutionary technology. He's also the creator and host of two podcasts: Anatomy of Next and Problematic. Not only that, he writes a newsletter called Pirate Wires on Substack. Our conversation here revolves around an essay he wrote titled “Fire in the Sky: UFOs, Government Conspiracy and Conquering the Barrier Belief” We discuss the mental blocks that appear when it comes to strange truths, why no one cares about UFOs and how he used self-radicalization as a way to learn about different worldviews. …We may have also talked about Pizzagate, Jeffrey Epstein and the flat earth theory.
CC Confidential: feat. Josh LekachIn this segment, Josh Lekach, host of Wrong Opinion, tells us the story of his bottled water company Sadwater and why Coca-Cola has a problem capturing the Gen Z market. Listen in to find out what Gavin McInnes said about his pilot episode and how that led to the popularity of his podcast today.
Silicon Valley Dropouts feat. Andrew SoIn this episode we talk to Andrew So, whose latest project is a documentary film called Silicon Valley Dropouts, which details the stories of ambitious young techies who came out to the Bay Area in the early 2010s with the hopes of building their empires. We delve into strange living situations, the distinction between achievements and adventures, how cold emails are underrated and why Silicon Valley has never been successfully recreated elsewhere.
Jagged Red Pill feat. Josh LekachIn this episode, we chat with Josh Lekach, host of Wrong Opinion – a podcast that blends pop culture, viral videos, politics, humor and deep philosophical musings. Josh tells us about his red pill moment, why he's Gen Z's favorite internet dad, who would get his vote between Trump and Kanye, what makes him feel the presence of God, and why men should never wear flip flops.
CC Confidential: feat. Dryden BrownIn this segment, we chat with our friend Dryden Brown, CEO of Bluebook Cities, about the book that made him want to change the world, the importance of getting incentive structures right, looking at charter cities as a soft power weapon and how meeting a talented child on a flight to Ghana inspired him to think bigger.