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Q&A

May 30th, 2017 | Updates

Q: You fools haven't made a podcast since 2015 - what's going on? A: Jeppe is trying to finish his book and get a tenure track job. Enough said, right? Q: Will you ever make another episode? A: It is entirely possible! Q: Does anyone even listen to this podcast? A: ...

Hiatus

November 25th, 2015 | Updates

Hello void: We are on hiatus. We'll be back someday, but in the meantime we have to get married and move MJ to London (where ...

04: A Brief History of Time Travel

April 7th, 2015 | Episodes

Ever wondered about time loops, grandfather paradoxes, or black hole time machines? In this episode, we discuss the mechanics and implications of time travel in some fabulous books and especially in the movies, including Groundhog Day, Terminator, Twelve Monkeys, Primer, ...

03: Lurking in the Dark

March 8th, 2015 | Episodes

“What would an ocean be without a monster lurking in the dark? It would be like sleep without dreams.” (Werner Herzog) What do our conceptions of monsters and villains say about us? This episode, we chat about mythical beasts, ghosties, and our favorite villains in ...

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02: Dreams in a Locked Room

February 22nd, 2015 | Episodes

Do you ever feel like you've done this all before? This episode, we discuss True Detective, Season 1: nihilism and faith, female agency and bad men, antinatalism and the meaning of life (or lack thereof)... This episode contains spoilers and mature content. If ...

01: Ticky Tacky

February 7th, 2015 | Episodes

Are you a conformist? In this episode we discuss hipsters, bureaucracy, and the meaning of life by comparing two very different films: The Lego Movie (2014) and Brazil (1985). You don't need to have seen these to listen to this episode. If you liked this episode, these ...

00: Fantastical Futures

November 29th, 2014 | Episodes

What does the future look like? Sapient machines, transhumanism, environmental cataclysm... In our pilot episode, we explore our favorite future worlds in fiction. Jeppe's Categories: Androids and cybernetics Cyberpunk and virtual ...

Hello, World

November 29th, 2014 | Updates

Hi! The Monkey and The Minotaur is a podcast by historian Jeppe Mulich and industrial designer MJ Truong. In it, we discuss such topics as the future, urban design, philosophy, pop culture, technology, and the fate of humanity. A new episode will be released roughly ...