Sense and Theory trade the podcasting chairs for podiums in their first ever presidential debate! Using questions culled by moderator Beanz from the recent democratic debate, the fellas square off on the tough issues and try to imagine what the kind of meaningful debate voters pine for might sound like.
What is forgiveness? After Brandt Jean’s remarkable act of grace and the array of reactions to it, Sense & Theory take an in depth look at the concept of forgiveness. Looking at everything from its earliest origins to its relevance in modern day, the fellas realize that this seemingly universal concept might be one of our most misunderstood.
This episode Sense & Theory bring a longtime friend on the show to speak about his experiences living in Asia for the past ten years. The fellas talk a little bit of everything, from being an American abroad to the Hong Kong protests and Taiwanese politics. Plus China! Trump! and Parappa the Rappa 2?! Dont miss it!
Sense & Theory finally get around to finishing the grab bag from a couple episodes ago. From photoshopping mug shots to red flag laws to congressional death threats, the fellas cover an array of topics this week plus update a story they’ve touched on before. Dont miss it!
It’s the return of Change My View! Having recently changed his stance on the death penalty, Theory attempts to convince Sense to switch sides as well. What starts as a normal Change My View however, quickly moves past facts and figures, and becomes the most emotionally intense episode the fellas have recorded to date. Don’t miss this one!
In what started as a grab bag episode, Sense & Theory discuss the fires burning in the Brazilian Amazon. The fellas separate science and fact from propaganda and sensationalism to see if the mainstream narrative matches the reality on the ground. Plus, the lingering remnants of the grab bag that could’ve been means you get a discussion about video game loot box legislation at no extra charge!
In the aftermath of the recent shootings in Gilroy, El Paso, and Dayton a host of explanations and remedies have been offered to an American public that is both heartbroken and outraged. Sense and Theory dissect the narratives around some of the most popular: Video Games, Gun Control, and White Supremacy. The fellas are left to question if we’re focusing our efforts in the right place or ignoring the roots of our problem to tend to the branches.
Here’s a sneak peek at the type of bonus content you can gain access to on our Patreon page. In this episode Sense, Theory, and Beanzo discuss the recent Equifax settlement and what the ramifications are for any of the 147 million people affected who choose to accept the deal. In other words…OPT OUT!
Sense & Theory take a look at some recent cases involving American citizens being detained by ICE & CBP. How high a price are we willing to pay to stem illegal immigration? The fellas take on that question and Trumps latest descent into xenophobia in a jam packed episode.
Sense & Theory sets sights towards 2020 with a look at the current front runners for the democratic nomination. Alongside their reactions to the first debates, the fellas give their thoughts on the pros and cons of Biden, Sanders, Harris, Warren, and Buttigieg.