Ep 200: The Hunter Becomes the Hunted
The tables are turned in episode 200 of The Seen and the Unseen. Host Amit Varma is in the firing line, replying to questions from 22 of his past guests and fans as Shruti Rajagopalan plays proctor. They talk about poker, podcasting, politics, policy and the personal.
1. Select episodes of The Seen and the Unseen featuring Shruti Rajagopalan (1, 2, 3, 4, 5), Manu Pillai (98, 127, 156), VK Karthika, Rajat Ubhaykar, Chinmay Tumbe, Prem Panicker (41, 46), Joy Bhattacharjya, Akshaya Mukul, Ira Mukhoty, Parvati Sharma, Manimugdha Sharma, Supriya Gandhi, Harsha Bhogle, Karthik Muralidharan, Srinath Raghavan (1, 2, 3, 4, 5), Pranay Kotasthane (1, 2), Hamsini Hariharan (1, 2, 3, 4), Russ Roberts, Arvind Subramanian, Ram Guha (1, 2, 3), Pratap Bhanu Mehta, Narayani Basu, Amardeep Singh, Aakar Patel, Rahul Verma, Ashok Malik, Barun Mitra+Kumar Anand, Matt Ridley, Neelesh Misra, Puja Mehra, Rajeswari Sengupta (1, 2), Aanchal Malhotra, Alex Tabarrok (1, 2, 3), Madhavi Menon and Mohit Satyanand (1, 2, 3, 4)
2. A Godless Congregation -- Amit Varma.
3. Agarkar’s Donkeys: A Meditation on God -- Amit Varma.
4. Luck is All Around -- Amit Varma.
5. Why I Loved and Left Poker -- Amit Varma.
6. The archives of Amit Varma's poker column for the Economic Times, Range Rover.
7. Selected works by George Orwell: Essays, 1984, Animal Farm.
8. Selected Works by Frédéric Bastiat: The Law, That Which is Seen, and That Which is Not Seen.
9. A World of Stopped Watches — Amit Varma.
10. A Picture of Hell, and No Kerosene -- Amit Varma.
11. ये लिबरल आख़िर है कौन? -- Episode 37 of Puliyabaazi, featuring Amit Varma discussing Friedrich Hayek.
12. Facts Don’t Matter. Stories Do -- Amit Varma.
13. Every Act of Government Is an Act of Violence -- Amit Varma.
14. We Are Fighting Two Disasters: Covid-19 and the Indian State -- Amit Varma.
15. The Blank Slate -- Steven Pinker.
16. Almost Invisible -- Mark Strand.
17. The Power Broker -- Robert Caro.
18. The Lord of the Rings -- JRR Tolkien.
19. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time -- Mark Haddon.
20. What Is It Like to Be a Bat? -- Thomas Nagel.
21. Economics in One Lesson -- Henry Hazlitt.
22. Haal-Chaal Theek Thaak Hai -- Subrat and Pavan.
23. The Road to Serfdom -- Friedrich Hayek.
24. The Intellectuals and Socialism -- Friedrich Hayek.
Also check out Amit Varma being interviewed on libertarianism, public choice theory, the math of sports, IPL & T20 cricket, and assorted subjects.
You can now buy Seen/Unseen swag. And a four-volume anthology is on the way.
And ah, registrations are now open for Amit's online courses, The Art of Clear Writing and The Art of Podcasting.