Since Rutger and Gil are on a short vacation (separately), here is an episode from Gil's other podcast, A Podcast of Biblical Proportions. After listening, head to that podcast to get all the episodes!
With record heat waves in Canada, and a few weeks ago in Northern Russia, climate change is manifesting more and more clearly. In this episode, we look at how Hollywood depicts it. Gil and Rutger review three films: The Day After Tomorrow (2004), Snowpiercer (2013), and Interstellar (2014).
In order to better understand the geopolitics of China, we need to dive into the most painful historical memory of this proud all-time global power. Between 1839 and 1949 China found itself divided and ransacked by European powers, and Japan, which resulted in the fall of the 2000-year-old...