Constructive Interference

Constructive Interference

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Two dads discuss the intersections of politics, religion, entertainment, and everyday life.Follow us on social media: facebook.com/thecishow, twitter.com/thecishow


29 - The One With the Act Man
Jul 20 • 41 min
Kelly Van Achte, AKA The Act Man, joins us to discuss the future of gaming, what makes a great game, and what the gaming community can do to shield itself against PC nonsense.
28 - Battle Royale
Jul 4 • 57 min
With 20+ candidates, chaos reigns in the Democratic primaries.
27 - Media spins own death spiral
Jun 13 • 43 min
Voxadpocolypse! Old, big media corporations are trying to squeeze new, independent media creators.
26 - Crazy About Love
May 29 • 44 min
10 out of 10 pop songs tell us that “love” is the most important thing in life. But what does that mean?
25 - A Few of Our Favorite Things (1)
May 2 • 52 min
We talk about a few of our favorite artworks (because they’re our favorites).
24 - Aborting Consistency
Apr 17 • 41 min
We discuss the Republican Party’s response to abortion: laws they’ve passed, and laws they’re rejected.
23 - After the Red Scare
Mar 26 • 49 min
Now that it seems Trump isn’t a Russian spy, where do the Democrats go?
22 - Social Monopoly
Mar 20 • 46 min
Facebook jails, twitter bans, Youtube demonetizes, and Google buries, and some political activists think it’s time for government to intervene.
21 - Social Capital
Mar 13 • 53 min
Socialism is bad (spoilers!), but why is it bad, and how can we discuss it productively?
20 - Plankeye
Mar 6 • 48 min
Judging people: should you, and what does that mean?
19 - History Is Not About You
Feb 27 • 36 min
Josh debunks several popular historical narratives.
18 - Quit Hitting Yourself!
Feb 22 • 32 min
17 - DIY Religion
Jan 30 • 48 min
Can people really get by without some concept of God?
16 Is Not Fake News
Jan 22 • 45 min
Two huge incidents of “fake news” have further tarnished the reputation of the press this past week. We discuss.
15 - Magic Numbers
Jan 16 • 48 min
We discuss “new” racist paradigms and whether or not there is any place for any of them.
14 - Left Behind
Jan 10 • 46 min
What do the Republican Party and Christian movies have in common?
XIII - A New Hope
Jan 2 • 47 min
We discuss why 2018 was a good year for humanity, and how to make 2019 a good year for civil dialog.
12 - The War In Error
Dec 27, 2018 • 46 min
President Trump gave a big Christmas present to his libertarian-minded subjects last week when he announced plans to withdraw American troops from Iraq and Afghanistan
11 - This Episode Replaces Human Labor
Dec 20, 2018 • 25 min
Josh goes solo to talk about why we shouldn’t fear technology.
10 - Vive la Révolution
Dec 12, 2018 • 48 min
We discuss about the “yellow vest” riots in France, and protest movements throughout history.
9 Requires the Season Pass
Dec 5, 2018 • 35 min
The “big release plus DLC” model of game publishing is giving way to an evolutionary release model.
8 - A Precarious Fence
Nov 28, 2018 • 32 min
We discuss immigration and why discussions about immigration are generally fruitless.
7 - A Literal Press
Nov 21, 2018 • 35 min
What is the “free press,” what should it do, and why doesn’t it?
6 - Nobody Likes Purple
Nov 14, 2018 • 35 min
Does anyone really want bipartisanship?
5 - Cold, Hard Coins
Nov 7, 2018 • 33 min
The average video game player is a 35-year-old man. We are average.
4 - Two-Party Trouble
Oct 31, 2018 • 36 min
We talk about reformations, the Protestant Reformation, the Puritans, and reforming political parties.
3 - Zeus Guy, Mercury Guy
Oct 24, 2018 • 36 min
The eroding faith of American evangelicals, Halloween, and why looking for answers in the right way can be more important than finding them.
2 - Tribes of North America
Oct 16, 2018 • 34 min
In which we discuss football, AntiFa, and Studio Ghibli.
1 - The Kavanaugh Calamity
Oct 4, 2018 • 33 min
#BelieveSurivors? More like #BelieveAccusers