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The Grifters, Chapter 2 – N95 Masks

By Ben Hunt | August 11, 2020 | 10

I don’t think I have the words to communicate just how screwed up our PPE distribution system is in this country, or what a profound betrayal it is for our government to support this perverse system of personal greed and corporate ambivalence in exchange for campaign soundbites and photo ops.

But I’m gonna try.

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The Grifters, chapter 1 – Kodak

By Ben Hunt | July 30, 2020 | 15

We’ve been assaulted by three brutal grifts in just the past week … three smacks from Bobo and his bag of oranges … each deserving of an Epsilon Theory note.

Here’s chapter 1 – the ludicrous crony capitalism of the US government giving Kodak $765 million for “pharmaceutical supply production”.

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Why Am I Reading This Now? 12.05.22

By Harper Hunt | December 5, 2022 | 0

Recent major media stories that feel to us like they’re part of a larger narrative campaign.

The Recipe for Agent Orange – The Projection Racket, Pt. 3

By Rusty Guinn | December 1, 2022 | 26

There is a true story of free market capitalism. It is one of humanity’s greatest and most important stories.

There is also a myth of free market capitalism. It is one of humanity’s most manipulated stories.

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Why Am I Reading This Now? 11.28.22

By Harper Hunt | November 28, 2022 | 0

Recent major media stories that feel to us like they’re part of a larger narrative campaign.

Why Am I Reading This Now? 11.21.22

By Harper Hunt | November 21, 2022 | 0

Recent major media stories that feel to us like they’re part of a larger narrative campaign.

The MacGuffin, Part 2: The Story Arc of SBF and FTX

By Ben Hunt | November 18, 2022 | 43

The MacGuffin is the object of desire.

It is the thing around which the plot of the story revolves.

Here is the story arc of SBF and FTX, and the MacGuffin that anchored it all – the Magical Money Machine.

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Why Am I Reading This Now? 11.14.22

By Harper Hunt | November 14, 2022 | 0

Recent major media stories that feel to us like they’re part of a larger narrative campaign.

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Even When I Lie

November 28, 2018

There are three reasons a person becomes a liar: he believes that he must, he believes that he may, or he believes it serves a Greater Truth.

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Office Hours – 6.30.2020

June 30, 2020

It’s the June 30th edition of Office Hours, an interactive livestream in which Ben and Rusty discuss all things narrative in the world today.

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