We talked to sociologist Andrew Scull about his new book Madness in Civilization, which traces the history of mental health disorders over 3000 years.
We talked to him about Gnosticism, torture, and the economic crisis.
The future of Krautrock's lookin' plenty bleak.
Sandel's latest book, "What Money Can’t Buy," asks the question: “Do we want to live in a society where everything is up for sale? Or are there certain moral and civic goods that markets do not honor and money cannot buy?”
Money can be a sneaky thing. Without making too much of a song and dance about it, markets and market thinking have entered spheres of life where they never were before and where, when you think about it, they never really belonged. Michael Sandel is a...
Noted political philosopher, author, and regular contributor to the 'Guardian' and the 'New Statesman' John Gray's latest book is about how the idea of human progress is bullshit, and we're all still just wild beasts with a few fancy toys.
We met ex-Gold Kids, Andrè and Davide, to talk about NATO, why Berlusconi is a dick and, of course, music.
I spoke to an economist about how fucked Europe is.
We recently published an interview with a NASA scientist about how likely it is that we're all Sims. You guys loved it for three reasons: 1) It's simple; 2) You smoke waaay too much weed; 3) You don't want to die. But, in reality, comprehending life is...