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An original staple of the podcast. This is where I rant and rave about a subject matter that I am equal parts passionate about and disgusted by. Enter at your own risk.

“Politics of the Belly” in Africa

A short review of Jean-Francois Bayart's work on Africa - a theoretical discussion attempting to propose a new intellectual paradigm concerning the socio-political currents which define sub-Saharan...

The Invisible Hand and the Fairer Sex: Women and Globalization

During the last half of the 20th century and the first decade of the 21st, the world has borne witness to a period of rapid industrial growth and production, transnational...

The Myth of Irregular Warfare as Modern Phenomenon

Following the collapse of the U.S.S.R, the last couple decades has witnessed the re-emergence of asymmetrical conflicts, with irregular forces now the common enemy.

In Memoriam: Tim Russert…

Today the world of journalism lost a truly great and gifted man…Tim Russert. Tim was the NBC News Washington Bureau Chief (the leader...

The Political Machine 2012 Review

The Political Machine 2012 is a turn-based strategy and campaign management game. However, don’t let its whimsical graphics fool you…underneath is a fully-featured political simulation that is both fun...

On “McCain / Mooseburger ’08″…

Hmm, where do I begin as it relates to my opinion of the McCain / Palin ticket without a trip to the emergency room...

Podcast 411: Four More Years

The election is over, President Obama has won a second term and it’s time for a little post-election analysis; including what the next four years may look like and the impending fiscal cliff.

McCain: Can’t chew gum and walk at the same time…

Dave Letterman rips McCain a new one on his cancelled appearance, "To suspend his campaign in order to save the economy"...further proof of yet...

Podcast 370: Have You Seen My Wiener?

As more women come forward with inappropriate images of Rep. Anthony Weiner's...well, wiener...including racy text messages, I offer my reasons for why he should step down from office.

Stay Classy, Assholes

Neil Heslin, the father of a 6-year-old boy who was slain in the Sandy Hook massacre, was shouted down (see: heckled) by pro-gun advocates during a hearing before the Gun Violence Prevention Group. My thoughts on gun control.

Podcast 388: SOPA On The ROPE

I'm joined by Vanessa G of Girls Gone Geek, as we have an impassioned 2.5 hour discussion on the subject of SOPA and Net Neutrality.

Podcast 394: Million Dollar Mommy

On this week's program, I discuss the burden and hardship that Ann Romney had to endure while raising 5 boys full-time with only a mere $250 million in the bank, nannies, personal assistants and custom car elevators.

Stimulated Boredom Listeners: “I Voted”

The following video is a collection of photographs submitted by listeners of the Stimulated Boredom podcast, proudly displaying their "I Voted" stickers and participation in the 2012 Presidential Election.

Trivializing History: Ignorance And Moronic Historical Comparisons Are Not A Partisan...

Winston Churchill (Disclosure: a political hero of mine) should have known better. Campaigning in 1945, he delivered a speech suggesting that an unchecked Labour...

The FCC’s Role In Net Neutrality

The following is a question (and my response) from SB listener and show favorite, Vanessa G, posed to me earlier today on Facebook. I am posting it on the site for the benefit of others who are curious about...

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