Solo episode. I talk about the Edict on Maximum Prices and Ancient Roman political economy.
Abdul Malik (@socialistraptor) talks about the political economy & politics of sports (mostly basketball)
Sorry if the quality isn't as good as it usually is, I'm in bad shape and can't spend much longer on the computer than I have to.
Recommendations mentioned in the episode:
The Eagle Huntress
The Game is not a Game
Peace by Chocolate
Solo episode about the emergence of written language in ancient history
Got me a study, I want you to know
Slicing up time, I want you to know
Paying infinite money the second time I want an expert to evaluate the composition of my coins, I want you to know
Don't know about you, but I am une savante néoclassique
Ryan and Kris are joined by Leslie Lee of Struggle Session to talk about a history-heavy isekai by the creator of Hellsing
Ryan (@HandleOfRy) and T (@RickyRawls, Champagne Sharks) find out the woke Tumblr kiddos were right about this one, it's very bad. But also, somehow, good?
Daniel (@apeirophobic) and Cheech (@hermesthemagi) join to talk about Dr. Stone and why Senku is an evil piece of shit
Ryan (@handleOfRy) and Abdul (@SocialistRaptor) talk about the only isekai ever made about getting stuck in a video game. Spoiler: It's, surprisingly, extremely good.
Be sure to listen to Kino Lefter and check out Abdul's other work here
To kick off Isekai July, una (@unaxiii) comes on to talk about one of their favorite series, Youjo Senki/The Saga of Tanya the Evil