The McFuture Podcast with Steve Faktor

Freakier than Freakonomics. More funny than Planet Money.

Futurist, author & innovation maharishi Steve Faktor is your guide to The McFuture, a world drowning in #Kardashians but starved for meaning.

The podcast features Steve’s provocative, funny monologues about our future and mind-blowing conversations with cultural icons, Nobel-winning economists, and innovators shaping our world.

The theme for Season 1 is ‘saturation’, the subject of Steve’s next book.

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TOPICS: Economics, Satire, Innovation, Comedy, Culture, Technology, Futurism, Happiness, Purpose, Philosophy, Political Humor, Politics, Psychology, Religion, Self-Help, Self-Improvement, Social Sciences, Society & Culture, Parody, Talk Radio, Talk Shows, Culture of Technology, Faith, Humor, Political Satire, Ideas, Strategy

FOR PEOPLE WHO ALSO LIKE: John Oliver, Joe Rogan, Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert, Bill Maher, Malcolm Gladwell, Penn Jillette, Jim Jefferies, Bill Burr, Tony Robbins, Dennis Prager, Bryan Callen, Thomas Friedman, Tim Ferriss, James Altucher, Adam Carolla, Jeremy Rifkin, Jesse Ventura, Joseph Stiglitz, Larry King, Louis CK, Mike Rowe, Pete Holmes, Ricky Gervais, Greg Proops, Richard Dawkins, Sam Harris, George Orwell, Leo Laporte, Dick Masterson, Maddox, Niall Ferguson, Ezra Klein, Nate Silver

FOR READERS OF: TED, The Economist, The Atlantic, Forbes, Politico, New Yorker, NPR, The New York Times, Psychology Today, Financial Times, Vanity Fair, Evonomics, Wait But Why, Harvard Business Review (HBR), Vox, FiveThirtyEight,

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Why Rage Rules & How It Heals

This episode is all about POWER! And it lives somewhere between ‘distraction and destruction’…remember that phrase. The 4 types of media disinformation…yet only one matters The 7 stages of our rage cycle and each player’s real motives The 4 cancellation tactics of “cancel culture” And why none of it matters. … Why Rage Rules & …

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#DeepFakeUS – What The F Are We?

Five disjointed sermons on technology and economics morph into an absurdist plea for clarity…in a country faking its way forward. Come feel the Bern of this week’s episode of The McFuture podcast.  In This Episode: DeepFake It Till You F%*$ It Kneel Before Nike The Real Juul of San Francisco … #DeepFakeUS – What The …

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