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A non-establishment show, asking questions the masses find difficult.

Host Abe Abdelhadi is from L.A. and moved to Austin in March of 2015. He’s been a musician, a comedian and put out a novel in 2015, All Together Now. What do all these endeavors have in common? A desire to tell the truth.

Feb 8, 2021

Founder and CEO of Anthropos Games, Calvin Johns, PhD ( joins us to discuss how role playing and even video games are coming to grips with mindsets they’re inadvertently (or advertently) creating. He gets into age old tribal tendencies that are baked in and the realizations that many game creators are learning to deal with. As we have seen, some words make murder easy... Owner and lead designer Calvin Johns holds a PhD in Anthropology from the University of Texas at Austin, where he studied alternate reality games and other large-scale forms of play. The referenced Wired article, including Johns’ game Early Dark, is here to review.

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