57. Running Through a Maze with Natasha Kandilas Feld

Natasha joins me on the lounge for the first episode of 2021! We reflect on our recent visit to one of the most unusual, niche amusement parks in Australia, called Granties Maze, then share memories of trips to theme parks from when we were kids. We then ruminate on the difference in experiencing such places…More

56. Lounge Bite: Milk? Mylk? Malk?

How do naming and branding decisions affect people’s willingness to adopt food substitutes? Links and Show Notes Omnivore Tofu Beyond Meat List of meat substitutes Better Cheddar vegan cheese image Nut Mylk Base image Almond milk Pea protein An Australian macadamia milk example (not a sponsor!) For those confused by the last part of the…More

55. Memories and the Trouble with Being Born

In this episode, I discuss a common theme that I enjoy across various media: memory. I explore what it means to have memories, how they differ from (and complement) history and how they have been represented in a particularly controversial, new film. Links and Show Notes The Fiftieth Gate (1997) by Mark Raphael Baker Blade…More