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Do The Evolution
A podcast about the tools we use, the stories we tell, and how we change. Exploring the worlds of film, technology, and transformation with Jason Lange. It's evolution, baby!
Jan 20, 2021
Speech: Freedoms and Filters
Free speech is the discourse of the moment in the wake of the major social media platforms suspending the POTUS-45’s accounts, in some cases, like Twitter, indefinitely. Further down the tech stack, Parler was de-platformed in an unprecedented coordinated action between Googe, Apple, and Amazon. The reason given was to avoid further coordinated political violence […]Click the icon below to listen.
Oct 21, 2020
The Postmodern Plague: When Filter Bubbles, Spirituality, and Conspiracy Overlap
Postmodern consciousness has fully descended in all four quadrants of reality creating something I’m calling the Postmodern Plague. All truth has been leveled, leaving a vacuum of shared reality. Social Media filter bubbles accelerate this by continually feeding us information from inside our bubble and pointing out how everything is “corrupt”. When we can no […]Click the icon below to listen.
1 hr 7 min
Oct 2, 2020
How to Clear the Air in Relationship
The world needs good relational leadership now more than ever. Following up on our recent Restoring Relational Integrity episode, I once again sit down with Michael Porcelli to cover an incredibly important and practical skill when it comes to relating with integrity – how to clear the air. We talk about WHY having this skill […]Click the icon below to listen.
1 hr 12 min
Jul 20, 2020
Restoring Relational Integrity with Michael Porcelli
What happens when there is a breakdown or violation of trust in a relationship we hold dear? How can we repair the rupture to allow the relationship to move forward? Listen in as Michael Porcelli walks us through the powerful DEAR process for restoring relational integrity when ruptures have occurred. We pivot from personal relationships […]Click the icon below to listen.
1 hr 40 min
Jul 6, 2020
Stitching the Social Fabric of the Future
Society is built from human relationships and communities. These arise from the interpersonal processes embodied in the human organism. Our experiences are shaped, and give shape to, the structures and designs that make up our social world: urban layouts, religious rituals, or the information architecture of social media networks. For both better and for worse, […]Click the icon below to listen.
1 hr 40 min
Jun 26, 2020
Purpose in Times of Crisis with Michael Porcelli
Going on months now, crises have disrupted many of our typical routines. For some of us this can be a source of time and space, and for many of us, a source of additional stress and uncertainty. This kind of situation can be a doorway to deeper purpose if you allow it to be. Listen […]Click the icon below to listen.
May 19, 2020
Resiliency in Times of Uncertainty with Jeff Jessum
Today I chat with my brilliant friend Jeffrey Jessum, a clinical psychologist, teacher of relational and social skills, and artist. Jeff and I talk about the impact of the COVID crisis and why it’s more important than ever to find healthy ways to build resiliency in relationship to ourselves, each other, and the world at […]Click the icon below to listen.
May 1, 2020
Refocusing on What Matters with Jay Mutzafi
Excited to catchup with my longtime friend and occasional podcasting buddy Jay Mutzafi as we talk about the many changes we’re experiencing culturally, systemically, and personally in these strange COVID days. We first focus on the macro and what we’re noticing at a systems level and the deeper opportunity this global pause has provided for […]Click the icon below to listen.
1 hr 21 min
Apr 25, 2020
Epistemic Hygiene for Mind Viruses
What can we do as individuals to practice good mental hygiene during this information pandemic? As institutional trust decreases and filter bubbles increase how can we make sure we don’t fall prey to the dangers of our current media climate? Michael Porcelli and I continue our ongoing discussion in this episode and co-create an 8 […]Click the icon below to listen.
1 hr 19 min
Apr 18, 2020
Developing a New Social Immune System
Part of the challenge of this moment is the meeting of two pandemics – one caused by COVID-19 and one caused by an onslaught of information our brains and cultures haven’t yet built appropriate defenses for. Michael Porcelli and I discuss previous information pandemics, media literacy, and some potential open solutions for solving our current […]Click the icon below to listen.
1 hr 36 min
Apr 14, 2020
Grief and Loss with Matt Lozano
We all must learn to deal with grief and loss in our lives. Join me as I chat with Matt Lozano and talk about the stages of grief, the importance of doing our grief work, and the many ways we can be gentle with ourselves in these trying times. Learn more about Matt at https://steadfasthealing.com […]Click the icon below to listen.
Apr 11, 2020
A Worldview of Compassion: Libertarianism
One of the things I love about community and good brotherhood is having guys call you on your shit. In this episode, I use an instance of myself being called out to delve deeper into a worldview I’ve often judged from the outside: Libertarianism. Myself, Casey Capshaw, and Michael Porcelli use this topic as an […]Click the icon below to listen.
1 hr 36 min
Apr 4, 2020
Weaving Shared Reality with Michael Porcelli
Back again with Michael Porcelli, this time we talk about the concept of shared reality and how we create it in individual interactions and as cultures. Global change and personal connections are much more difficult without this incredibly important experience. Weaving Shared Reality – Authentic Relating Our shared reality is fraying Utilize the “Steel Man” […]Click the icon below to listen.
1 hr 20 min
Mar 27, 2020
Conspiracy in a Time of Crisis with Michael Porcelli
Excited to once again be joined by Michael Porcelli – this time to talk about conspiracy theories, complex systems, COVID-19, consciousness, and our current crazy political divide. This is Not a Conspiracy Theory The Occulted Meaning of Covid-19 What’s Your Favorite Covid Conspiracy? Covid-19: a War Broke Out in Heaven The Paranoid Style in American […]Click the icon below to listen.
1 hr 13 min
Mar 27, 2020
The Fever is the Cure
A late night integral rant about the intense fever / pandemic calling us forth in this moment.Click the icon below to listen.
Oct 24, 2019
WHO’S LAUGHING NOW? Talking JOKER with Michael Porcelli
In this episode Michael Porcelli and I discuss the new JOKER film by director Todd Phillips. Michael and I had very different experiences of the film and talk about everything from it’s merits as a Joker comic book movie to its potential impact on troll culture. NOTE: HEAVILY SPOILERS ABOUND! If you haven’t seen the […]Click the icon below to listen.
1 hr 24 min
Oct 25, 2018
The Death of Dominator Hierarchies and Birth of Flex-Flow Collectives
One of the biggest changes in consciousness is the shift from rigid dominator hierarchies to flex flow relational collectives. Goodbye Gurus, Hello Groups! Read the transcript. A brief primer on levels of consciousness and first and second tier on my friend and mentor’s site: The Daily Evolver: https://www.dailyevolver.com/theory/Click the icon below to listen.
Jun 8, 2018
The Socioeconomic Classism of “High Vibration”
The law of attraction permeates “consciousness” culture. Today I rant about the shadow of high vibration, using the quadrants of integral theory, maslow’s hierarchy of needs, recent developments of the famous marshmallow test, and polyvagal theory to make my case. Enjoy! More on the four quadrants.Click the icon below to listen.
Jan 12, 2018
If you care about consciousness you should care about crypto
Crypto – you’ve probably heard about it, as it’s ALL the buzz these days. In this episode, I talk about this important evolutionary moment and why if you’re a person that cares about the evolution of consciousness you should start paying attention to crypto NOW, both for your own wellbeing and for that of these […]Click the icon below to listen.
Nov 3, 2017
Evolution is Intensely Relational with Dr. Keith Witt
Time to go DEEP! In this episode I chat with Dr. Keith Witt, one of the sharpest minds and absolutely most badass heart warriors I know. Dr. Witt is a psychologist, author, speaking, and incredible teacher. We explore a HUGE variety of topics together, ranging from evolutionary theory to politics to super hero conventions, including: […]Click the icon below to listen.
1 hr 23 min
Sep 29, 2017
The Consciousness Revolution with Sebastian Siegel
Do The Evolution is excited to be back from a hiatus! (been busy getting married!). First up in my continuing series of interviews, my good friend and colleague Sebastian Siegel. Sebastian is an author and screenwriter, with production office and private practice in Century City. I’ve had the pleasure of working with him on a […]Click the icon below to listen.
1 hr 15 min
Jun 2, 2017
Every micro moment has an opportunity for creativity with Jeff Salzman
Do The Evolution is getting relational! I’m very excited to share my first of a series of interview episodes with folks I find fascinating. This week, I chat with longtime friend and integral thinker Jeff Salzman. He joins me to discuss evolution, mindfulness, the almighty Trump, and even cold showers! Read the Transcript. Listen to […]Click the icon below to listen.
Mar 30, 2017
Dreams of Trump, Showing vs Telling, and an Attention Onslaught Rant
I had a Trump dream! Vivid and powerful, sharing it leads into an area of my life that feels very alive right now that I dissect through the screenwriting axiom of Show, don’t tell – which turns out to be a hell of a good transformation guideline as well. Talking through some examples of good show don’t tell […]Click the icon below to listen.
Mar 22, 2017
The IMAX VR Experience Center with Jay Mutzafi
In this episode fellow technodelic adventurer and friend Jay Mutzafi joins me to discuss our recent journey to the IMAX VR Experience Center here in Los Angeles. We talk about our favorite “experiences” and the general state of VR affairs. SHOW NOTES Lucid Sage Podcast The Last Turtle Podcast Google Tiltbrush IMAX VR Experience Center […]Click the icon below to listen.
Mar 11, 2017
Thoughts on Logan Plus Some Things Aren’t Meant to Be Felt Alone
SPOILER WARNING! I had great fun watching LOGAN last week, as it got a few important things about super hero narratives right which I discuss in spoiler glory in the first half of the episode. Then I share about the power of social emotions and how I believe some things just aren’t meant to be […]Click the icon below to listen.
Mar 3, 2017
Favorite Films of 2016
Another film year has come and gone! I saw far fewer films in 2016 than I have in a good many years due to a much more travel filled life schedule! The fall came through strong though, with a few truly wonderful films that made the entire year worth it! Slight spoiler warning in the […]Click the icon below to listen.
Feb 25, 2017
Doing the Evolution & The Age of Infinity
Back from retreat I read a poem and then explore why this podcast is called Do the Evolution, which is both my path and artistic process. Then I close things out paying homage to the end of the age of infinity in my life, a developmental stage I believe many of my generation are experiencing. […]Click the icon below to listen.
Feb 11, 2017
Stay Charged about Net Neutrality
New FCC chairman Ajit Pai has already taken several actions since being appointed that indicate the battle of net neutrality may be starting up again. Listen in to find out why you should care.Click the icon below to listen.
Feb 4, 2017
SnapChat as a New Technological Literacy and Purging as Practice
In Episode 5, I talk about how I think SnapChatting is an emerging technological literacy, and one that all entrepreneurs and artists are increasingly going to need to know to master in our attention economy. In the second half of the episode, I talk about how purging nostalgic items during my current move relates to plant […]Click the icon below to listen.
Jan 27, 2017
Social Media News and the Dark Side of the Attention Economy
This week I talk about some of the dark side of the new attention economy. Social Media continues hacking our nervous systems’ to weaponize our reactivity and short attention spans in our new economy, cranking out more and more content that simply reaffirms our own beliefs to keep this distorted new economy going…..because there simply […]Click the icon below to listen.
Jan 20, 2017
When Memories Become Distant & Los Angeles
This week I explore the unique feeling of when a recent memory becomes a distant one along with the uniqueness of first memories. Then it’s a lovely rant on why I love Los Angeles.Click the icon below to listen.
Jan 13, 2017
Mutation as Art and the Shifting from Potential to Precious
In this episode, I chat about how something like Adobe Spark hints that even something like design is being impacted by algorithms and simultaneously makes even more possible mutators / remixers as artists. Then I dive into the esoteric and talk about the meaningful shift from focusing on potential to that which is precious in […]Click the icon below to listen.
Jan 4, 2017
Pop Culture Deaths, Rogue One, and Avatar
In this episode of my new podcast I riff about why the death of pop culture icons like Carrie Fisher seem to matter so much in our culture, how I felt about Rogue One: A Star Wars story, and my deep abiding love for Avatar. Apologies for the clipped audio. I tried a new setup […]Click the icon below to listen.