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Chatter #229 – Dr Marco Metzler on Evergrande: The First Domino In A Financial Collapse

Evergrande has been discussed at length during the GameStop saga. Many apes, both smooth and wrinklebrained, have pointed to Evergrande as a potential catalyst for a global economic crisis that could trigger… the MOASS. So I decided to get in tough with Dr Marco Metzler, who’s company bought Evergrande bonds to discover more…

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Chatter #223- Dr Paulo Gerbaudo on GameStop, Digital Revolution, and the End Of Neoliberalism [Live]

Paolo Gerbaudo is a political sociologist and the director of the Centre for Digital Culture at King’s College London. He is the author of Tweets and the Streets (2012), The Mask and the Flag (2017), and The Great Recoil (2021). HELP ME CROWDFUND MY GAMESTOP BOOK. Go to https://wen-moon.com to join the crowdfunding…

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Chatter #208 – Julian Winkler: How Ideas Spread On Reddit And Wall Street Bets

Julian Winkler is the co-author of the paper “Reddit’s self-organised bull runs: Social contagion and asset prices” about the subreddit Wall Street Bets. The paper makes a “theoretical case for how ‘hype’ among retail investors can drive large asset fluctuations”. The paper was written before the GameStop Saga kicked off, but the interesting…

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DRS And The Infinity Pool – A Meme Come True

Have you ever had a meme come true? The Simpsons became famous for predicting the future with things like Facetime, the budget crunch inherited from President Trump, the God particle, and the NSA snooping on Americans.  As the internet has grown and evolved, sites like the Onion and the Babylon Bee have become…

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Chatter #198 – Tim Weninger On Reddit, GameStop, And The Internet Hive Mind

Throughout the entire GameStop saga, I’ve been doing a lot of thinking about the idea of a hive mind. I’ve dedicated an entire chapter in my forthcoming book to this idea and I wanted to get Tim’s perspective. I first came across his work on hive minds when I saw his Ted Talk,…

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Chatter #154 – Mulligan Brothers on Superstonk, GameStop, and the Apes Together Strong Documentary

Quinn Mulligan is a singer-songwriter from Portland, Oregon. Quinn first saw local acclaim while playing with his band, Fanno Creek and has since recorded extensively as a solo artist, recording 12 albums in 12 months in 2018. Quinn works with his brother Finley Mulligan to create commercial film work as well as short…

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