The Filter Podcast with Matt Asher

By The Filter

The Filter: A podcast about the lenses through which we perceive our world

  1. 1.
    Ep 35: Hamish Low on Building the World’s Largest Bog Oak Table
    48:28
  2. 2.
    Ep 34: Jeff Deist on Magical Monetary Thinking, Doomsday Cults, and Decision Making for Strippers
    1:21:41
  3. 3.
    Ep 33: Peter Godfrey-Smith on Sea Life and the Evolution of Consciousness
    49:26
  4. 4.
    Ep 32: Grant McCracken on Honor Codes, Artisanal Cultures, and Time Machines
    56:26
  5. 5.
    Ep 31: Our Glorious Future as Amish or Termites
    42:43
  6. 6.
    Crossover Episode: LocoFoco with Timothy Wirkman Virkkala
    1:31:47
  7. 7.
    Ep 29: Black Box Thinking, UFOs, and a Fist Full of Dung
    43:38
  8. 8.
    Ep 28: Fantasyland Redux, a Deeper Dive into the Dark Complexities of Magical Thinking
    32:23
  1. 9.
    Ep 27: Kurt Andersen on Fantasyland Nation
    50:00
  2. 10.
    Ep 26: Deborah Mayo on Error, Replication, and Severe Testing
    56:19
  3. 11.
    Ep 25: Patrick French on the Military Tourism and Mysticism of Col. Younghusband
    52:18
  4. 12.
    Ep 24: Adam Kotsko on Fear, Sacrifice, and our Permanent State of Exception
    43:07
  5. 13.
    Ep 23: Carl A.P. Ruck on Mushrooms, Mystery, and Drinking from the Dyonisain Stream
    40:15
  6. 14.
    Ep 22: Scott Aaronson on the Hunt for Real Randomness
    46:48
  7. 15.
    Ep 21: Sean Rife on the Uses and Abuses of Total Institutions
    56:17
  8. 16.
    Ep 20: A.J. Jacobs on Humility, Omniscience, and the Perils of Polygamy
    59:48
  9. 17.
    Ep 19 Michael Shermer on Giving the Devil his Due
    1:20:17
  10. 18.
    Ep 18: Sandra Tsing Loh on a Tour of the American Class System
    40:38
  11. 19.
    Ep 17: Russ Roberts on the Curious Task of Epistemology
    58:49
  12. 20.
    Ep 16: Zvi Mowshowitz on Immoral Mazes, Levels of Language, and the Magic of Magic
    51:54
  13. 21.
    Ep 15: The New Colonists
    21:41
  14. 22.
    Ep 14: Pete Quiñones on Collapse, Chaos, and Community
    46:12
  15. 23.
    Ep 13: Matt Welch on the Eroding Banks of Sanity
    1:09:06
  16. 24.
    Ep 12: Andrew Gelman on Data, Modeling, and Uncertainty Amidst the Forking Paths
    34:37
  17. 25.
    Ep 11: Tam Hunt on Consciousness, Resonance, and why Cats Fight their own Tails
    53:51
  18. 26.
    Ep 10: Katie Herzog on Cancel Culture, Reputational Contagion, and Illiberal Mobs
    37:50
  19. 27.
    Ep 9: The Sleep of Reason Produces Trigglypuffs
    26:08
  20. 28.
    Ep 8: James Corbett on Propaganda and the Pandemic
    54:07
  21. 29.
    Ep 7: Our Coming AR Dystopia
    25:35
  22. 30.
    Ep 6: Jesse Walker on the Long History of Paranoia and Panic
    1:02:06
  23. 31.
    Ep 5: Through the Simulation Hypothesis, Darkly
    40:05
  24. 32.
    Ep 4: Vin Armani on Matriarchy, Memes, and the Devouring Mother
    1:03:45
  25. 33.
    Ep 3: Latency is Killing us Slowly
    8:48
  26. 34.
    Ep 2: Cargo Cults
    20:02
  27. 35.
    Ep 1: Welcome to The Filter
    8:47
  28. 36.
    Ep 0: The Filter Trailer
    1:30

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