“As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another.”

ATI Episode 021 – Quotes Game with Karis and CJ and aftershow.

WHO SAID IT? I challenge Karis "The Pilgrim of Persepolis" and CJ "The Lion of Losantiville" to a contest to see which of us can match the most quotes with the person who uttered them. Some you may recognize while others may surprise you, but something can be learned...

ATI Grab Bag #6

More funny randomness from the Grab Bag. Why does it always seem to end up being about food?

ATI Episode 020 – Tibetan Buddhism with Karis and Lena Wood Part 2

Lena Wood and Karis "The Pilgrim of Persepolis" help bring this discussion to a close. There is no shortage of dark and unexpected discoveries when tumbling down this particular rabbit hole. Be careful not to dig too deep but after this we should know enough to be on...

ATI Episode 019 – Tibetan Buddhism with Karis and Lena Wood Part 1

Tibetan Buddhism: A peaceful religion of humility and compassion with monks in red robes? -OR- A cult of enslavement rooted in black magic/sex magic, with seemingly no way out (but still with monks in red robes)? Two travelers who went there help us better understand...

Book Report #1 by Karis – Operation Paper Clip

OPERATION PAPER CLIP - The Secret Intelligence Program that Brought Nazi Scientists to America - by Annie Jacobsen Karis "The Pilgrim of Persepolis" shares her analysis of this well-documented, thoroughly cited, and highly intriguing historical account about a...

ATI Grab Bag #5

I've loaded up a bag with random topics and blindly draw to see what comes out. C.J. "The Lion of Losantiville" and I have a lot of fun discussing the various things that come up in our first ever truly "grab bag" Grab Bag episode. We will definitely be doing this...

ATI Episode 018 – Dinosaurs Part 2

Mark "Jump Shot" Jacobs, along with "The Lion of Losantiville" and I wrap up our conversation regarding these "terrible lizards." Who coined the term "dinosaur"? Who found the first one? Would large dinosaurs have even been physically possible? What about "fossil...

ATI Grab Bag #4 – C.J.’s Driving Pet Peeves

Superman has Kryptonite. The Lion of Losantiville has... BAD DRIVERS!! Compelled by my pet peeves list, C.J. takes us on a wild ride into the fast lane of his most annoying driving pet peeves. Is it wrong that I enjoy discovering what annoys people? That is exactly...

ATI Episode 017 – Dinosaurs (Part 1)

Don't say I didn't warn you but this may very well get weird. However, what some call "weird" others may find interesting so let's do it. We are not afraid to discuss anything. The "Lion of Losantiville" and I welcome The Hoosier Herald, Mark "Jump-Shot" Jacobs to the...

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