The BetaFiles Podcast

The BetaFiles Podcast

The BetaFiles podcast is a place where Gen-X ideas, reactions to events, and basic babbling in a poor surfer boy / southern accent come together to create an hour of non-sense. So join us to kill an hour of your time!... Show More

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July 30, 2020 77 min

In this episode, I go through a New York Times article that announced that the Pentagon is about to release more information on UAPs (UFOs) in accordance to a Senate Committee order directed by Marco Rubio.

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Jay and I discuss the different cultural events that have helped shape SOME of Gen-X's political ideals.

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In this episode of the ongoing "Hate Machine" series, I break down the 11 minute interview and how it works within the larger scope of the media narrative we get each day.

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We make our return after a small hiatus to discuss Lauren's sleeping issues and how they create issues in my universe...

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Dr. J hangs out to discuss cancel culture and the meaning of it.

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Jay and I turn a conversation that was supposed to be about Gen-X religion into a discussion about growing up Baptist in the South.

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This episode serves as a very condensed version of rhetoric and focuses on two of Aristotle's triangles, how they work, and how to use them. This is a supplement to the "Hate Machine" series of videos.

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In another observational history, I go through a brief history of Prime Time television and what may have happened to it in the age of streaming.

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Jay and I discuss how Gen-X witnessed the evolution of the internet and how our generation approaches what the internet has to give us.

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In this episode, I take a look at the "Dark Horse Duo" Unity Plan put forth by Bret Weinstein.

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In another observational history, I look at the demise of the album and why I think we have moved away from one of music's greatest contributions in art.

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In this episode, Jay and I discuss the music that we grew up listening to from 80s pop to 90s Rock and the country music that spanned it all.

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***CORRECTION*** In the Podcast I mention that Tucker Carlson is a graduate of Georgetown. I am wrong in this and apologize. Tucker Carlson went to St. George's school for boys then to Trinity College of Connecticut where he received a BA in History. ***CORRECTION***

 

Dr. J stops by again this week to discuss how the news media has ruined any form of debate over guns.

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In this episode I talk about the merits of two of Gen-x's most iconic male role models -  Optimus Prime and Duke - and how their style of masculinity has been silenced for better or worse...

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In this episode, Jay and I talk about Gen-X TV and how it shaped the world we entered into as adults.

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Count this as an observational history of the media from 1980 to today where we look at all of the influences that have contributed to the current media landscape.

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June 25, 2020 53 min

Special guest Dr. J sits down and discusses masculinity with me - what does masculinity mean for us today and where do we think it is headed?

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In this episode, Jay and I discuss the different movies that not only defined our generation, but also how they can still inform us today. 

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June 19, 2020 2690 min

Beginning with The Matrix, the idea of the "Red Pill" has been appropriated by a range of movements from Men's Rights Activists to the Alt Right to the extreme left to represent the idea of seeing beyond the "official" narrative. But what does it really mean to "red pill"? This episode tries to make some kind of sense of it from a Gen-X perspective. 

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What did the Lee Fang incident expose? The same thing that the Tom Cotton / New York Times incident exposed: the liberal media is following the conservative media in a complete meltdown. 

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