Unregistered with Thaddeus Russell

Unregistered with Thaddeus Russell


Latest Episodes

Episode 95: Meghan Daum
November 04, 2019

The author Meghan Daum and I discussed the peril of asking too many questions about the world we inhabit. She is the author of the new book, The Problem With Everything: My Journey Through The Culture Wars. For full show notes,

Episode 94: Carol Queen
October 25, 2019

Carol Queen, the legendary sex educator and activist, joined me in the Antique Vibrator Museum in San Francisco to make an argument for the revolutionary power of pleasure. For full show notes, go to: http://thaddeusrussell.com/podcast/94/

Episode 93: Chris Carlsson
October 11, 2019

Chris Carlsson is a co-founder of the Critical Mass bicycle movement, co-founder and editor of the former Processed World magazine, and director of the Shaping San Francisco and Found SF historical projects. For full show notes,

Episode 92: David Skarbek
September 23, 2019

I questioned David Skarbek, the leading expert on prison gangs in the United States, about the implications of his finding that gangs serve as alternative governments inside prisons. For full show notes, go to: http://thaddeusrussell.com/podcast/92/

Episode 91: Robbie Martin
September 09, 2019

I talked with Robbie Martin, the maker of the multi-part documentary film, “A Very Heavy Agenda,” about the history of the neoconservative movement and our shared fascination with a particular history professor. For full show notes,

Episode 90: Daniel Coffeen
August 18, 2019

Daniel Coffeen is a fellow academic exile, a philosopher and word magician, a “Jew-clown know-it-all,” and the future star of Renegade University. He also holds a PhD in Rhetoric from UC Berkeley, where he was a lecturer for many years,

Episode 89: Michael Malice
August 05, 2019

He’s been call the Willy Wonka of politics. He’s the author of a new book called, The New Right: A Journey to the Fringe of Politics. He’s also the most requested guest on Unregistered. For full show notes, go to: http://thaddeusrussell.com/podcast/89/

Episode 88: Unregistered Live in Brooklyn with Dave Smith and Nick Gillespie
July 25, 2019

This was the first live recording of Unregistered before a public audience, featuring the comedian Dave Smith and the Reason Editor at Large Nick Gillespie. Held at a former speakeasy and brothel in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, this was raucous,

Episode 87: Tom Nickel
July 11, 2019

Tom Nickel is an educator on death and dying and he has a proposition to make: You cannot live your best life, until you’ve prepare for your death. Tom has worked as a hospice caregiver for the Zen Hospice Project and Kaiser Permanente.

Episode 86: Katie Herzog
July 05, 2019

Katie Herzog is a staff writer at Seattle’s bi-weekly, The Stranger. Her work has been featured on Salon, The Guardian, Vox, Buzzfeed, Fusion, Mother Jones, High Times, and she is a former staff writer at Grist. For full show notes,