Episode 71: Julien Nitzberg

Julien Nitzberg is a screenwriter, stage writer, lyricist, theater director and film director best known as the director of the documentary The Wild and Wonderful Whites of West Virginia. He also wrote the book and lyrics and directed the musical The Beastly Bombing or A Terrible Tale of Terrorists Tamed by the Tangles of True Love, which won the LA Weekly Theater Award for Best Musical of the Year.
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Episode 69: Daniel Coffeen

Daniel Coffeen holds a PhD in Rhetoric from the University of California at Berkeley and is the author of Reading the Way of Things: Towards a New Technology of Making Sense. His lectures on the history of philosophy and rhetoric were legendary among undergraduates at UC Berkeley and are now available on iTunes. He now works as a branding consultant for startups and established companies in the San Francisco Bay Area.
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Episode 68: Keith Whittington

Keith Whittington is the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Politics at Princeton University. He is a fellow in the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. His work on American constitutional law, theory and politics, federalism, judicial politics, and the presidency has been published widely, and he is the author of many books. His most recent book, Speak Freely: Why Universities Must Defend Free Speech, which is the subject of our conversation.
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Episode 67: Maggie McNeill & Mistress Matisse

Maggie McNeill and Mistress Matisse are two of the most prominent leaders of the emergent sex-worker rights movement. Maggie McNeill is the author of the indispensable Honest Courtesan blog, and Mistress Matisse is a former columnist for the Seattle-based alternative newspaper The Stranger and is the creator of Velvet Swing, a cannabis-infused sex lube.
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Episode 65: Conner Habib

Conner Habib has performed in nearly 200 gay adult films. But he also founded a punk rock record label, studied organismic and evolutionary biology and creative writing in graduate school, taught college English courses, worked as a sex workers’ rights activist, and published essays in dozens of print and online publications, including The Stranger, Vice, Salon, and Slate. He hosts the web series Against Everyone with Conner Habib, featuring lectures and conversations about sex, the occult, and philosophy.
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