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The BetaFiles Podcast
The BetaFiles podcast is a place where Gen-X ideas, reactions to events, and basic babbling in a poor surfer - southern accent come together to create an hour of non-sense. So join us to kill an hour of your time!
2 days ago
The BetaFiles: The Hate Machine Part 3 - Guns and the National Media
***CORRECTION*** In the Podcast I mention that Tucker Carlson is a graduate of Georgetown. I am wrong in this and apologize. Tucker Carlson went to St. George's school for boys then to Trinity College of Connecticut where he received a BA in History. ***CORRECTION*** Dr. J stops by again this week to discuss how the news media has ruined any form of debate over guns.
1 hr 17 min
4 days ago
The BetaFiles: Optimus Prime and GI Joe - What Happened?
In this episode I talk about the merits of two of Gen-x's most iconic male role models - Optimus Prime and Duke - and how their style of masculinity has been silenced for better or worse...
5 days ago
The Optic Poet - The One About Gen-X TV
In this episode, Jay and I talk about Gen-X TV and how it shaped the world we entered into as adults.
1 hr 11 min
Jun 26, 2020
The BetaFiles: The Hate Machine Part 2
Count this as an observational history of the media from 1980 to today where we look at all of the influences that have contributed to the current media landscape.
1 hr 13 min
Jun 26, 2020
The BetaFiles: Masculinity
Special guest Dr. J sits down and discusses masculinity with me - what does masculinity mean for us today and where do we think it is headed?
Jun 24, 2020
The BetaFiles: Thomas Jefferson Cancelled - When is enough enough?
So, I put masculinity off...again...because millennial activists brought down a statue of Thomas Jefferson and it led me to want to discuss it. So, here we are with the first of what will be many episodes on cancel culture and the now scary politics of the hard left.
Jun 23, 2020
The Optic Poet - The One About Gen-X Movies
In this episode, Jay and I discuss the different movies that not only defined our generation, but also how they can still inform us today.
1 hr 12 min
Jun 19, 2020
The BetaFiles: "Red Pilling"
Beginning with The Matrix, the idea of the "Red Pill" has been appropriated by a range of movements from Men's Rights Activists to the Alt Right to the extreme left to represent the idea of seeing beyond the "official" narrative. But what does it really mean to "red pill"? This episode tries to make some kind of sense of it from a Gen-X perspective.
1 day 20 hr 50 min
Jun 19, 2020
The BetaFiles: The Hate Machine Part 1
What did the Lee Fang incident expose? The same thing that the Tom Cotton / New York Times incident exposed: the liberal media is following the conservative media in a complete meltdown.
1 hr 4 min