Shane and Ramin go through the Big 5 Personality Indicator questionnaire so you can hear how we rate on various traits. Along the way, we explore why the 'Big 5' uses extraversion, agreeableness, openness, conscientiousness, and neuroticism as the umbrella terms that all other traits fall under.
This week The Semi-Semiliterate Boys of Comedy™ riff on some of their favorite books! Think book clubs are boring? Have you ever been to a book club where the ghost of Terrance McKenna makes a cameo for a good ole’ bro hang with mushrooms, kratom, DMT, crying, grunts, and The World’s Greatest Fake Dad??
We tend to think the objective realities such as accumulating resources and the use of tools have put humans at the top of the food chain, but those abilities aren’t exactly novel in the animal kingdom. Perhaps what sets humans apart is our ability to communicate, organize, and cooperate around subjective realities.
This week The Space Cadets of Comedy™ try to recall what they know about memory. You can’t remember EVERYTHING, but would you really want to even if you could? How about some appreciation for forgetting? Without that unsung hero of memory, consciousness would have a lot harder time knowing what is worth holding on to.
The Reminiscing Boys of Comedy™ share stories of the teachers who inspired them as well as what prompted them to start comedy about 15 years ago. Why did it take going to jail to follow a dream? What is it about hitting rock bottom that can prompt one to shoot for the stars? What’s scarier: Your first open mic or getting mugged?