Podcasts
Crazy Town

With equal parts humor and in-depth analysis, Asher, Rob, and Jason safeguard their sanity while probing crazy-making topics like climate change, overshoot, runaway capitalism, and why we’re all deluding ourselves.

Crazy Town is produced by Post Carbon Institute and hosted by Resilience.

Latest Episode

Episode 92

Crazy Town 92. Escaping Otherism: Why Dr. Seuss Could Never Find a Rhyme for Genocide

Jason, Rob, and Asher try not to other one another as they explore the roots and consequences of othering, and the ins and outs of belonging as a key organizing principle of society.

June 12, 2024

ACADEMIC RESOURCE

A Species-level Taxonomic Treatment of the Phalse Prophets with Hypotheses on their Origin and Evolution

During periods of crisis people often cling to stories as a way to alleviate their anxieties. This taxonomic treatment of twelve species of Phalse Prophets describes the ideologies of faux saviors, so those wanting to face reality have the tools to detect when high IQ excrement is being flung in their direction.

Phalse Prophets paper

Hosts

Crazy Town podcast hosts

Crazy Town is hosted by Asher Miller (left), Jason Bradford (center), and Rob Dietz (right). Willow (cow) and Toro (calf) are too smart to participate.

Credits

Production and editing by Melody Travers. Communications and outreach by Clara Winter and Amy Buringrud.

Music: Way Huge” and “Don’t Give Up” by Midnight Shipwrecks (Copyright 2017).

Thanks to all the people who financially support Crazy Town, and special thanks to our incredible volunteers: Elana Zuber for conducting countless hours of research, Anya Steuer for creating original artwork, and Taylor Antal for providing transcripts.