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Middle TheoryThey are sentinels… wardens of liberty who have chosen to stand against the evils and idiocy of the everyday, which threaten our way of existence in the modern world.

This is the revolution, and the home of resistance… this is Middle Theory, a podcast that examines the latest news and current affairs in our world, along with a variety of other subjects of interest, with your hosts Micah Hanks (The Mouth) and Christopher McCollum (McNonymous).

Micah Hanks is a writer and podcaster stationed in Asheville North Carolina, the “Spy Capitol of the South-east.” He has authored a number of books, and has worked as a writer and blogger for numerous magazines and websites over the years. A frequent traveller, Hanks is a recurring guest on a number of radio programs, in addition to working as a musician and web designer.

Christopher McCollum is a researcher and podcaster with many years invested in studies ranging from constitutional law and history to political science. He holds a bachelor’s degree in History, and attended New York Law School. Currently, he travels abroad as a writer covering news and sports, and as an event planner and soccer coach. He has lived in New York, Connecticut, North Carolina, and Iceland.

Broadcast by kind permission of Micah Hanks. Home page and 'Listen Again is here: http://www.middletheory.com/


Middle Theory Show Archive:

11.10.18. When Big Dogs Bite Back

Saturday 10th November 2018

This week on Middle Theory, we look at the big issues following the recent U.S. Midterm Elections, including protests, clashes with media personalities, and the "resignation" of Jeff Sessions. 


11.02.18. Election 2018: Dear Young People…

Saturday 3rd November 2018

This week on Middle Theory, with the 2018 American Midterm Elections around the corner, we look at one of the most concerning issues pertaining to the election: why young people (and many others) aren't voting. 


10.24.18. Sex, Gender, Language and Truth

Thursday 25th October 2018

This week on Middle Theory, the issue of transgender rights takes center stage, after a Trump administration memo became public which seeks a new legal definition of gender. 


10.21.18. Cover Up: Khashoggi

Monday 22nd October 2018

This week we delve into the sordid circumstances surrounding the disappearance and subsequent confirmation of the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.


10.13.18. Dragonfly: The Great Firewall of China

Sunday 14th October 2018

On this edition of Middle Theory, we look at Google's decision to bring its search engine services to China with its "Dragonfly" project, and the broader history of censorship in the East. 


10.03.18. Kavanaugh: Search and Destroy

Wednesday 3rd October 2018

This week on Middle Theory, the ongoing controversy surrounding Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh reaches critical mass, following testimony from one of his accusers and an ensuing FBI investigation. 


09.26.18. The Killing Joke

Wednesday 26th September 2018

This week we examine the fine line between humor and insensitivity in the comedy industry, as entertainer and Netflix host Norm Macdonald lands in hot water after defending some of his colleagues who had fallen from grace. 


09.19.18. He Too: Kavanaugh, Accused

Thursday 20th September 2018

This week on Middle Theory, the controversy surrounding Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh reaches full-tilt, following a series of accusations of sexual misconduct against him. 


09.11.18. Flight 93

Thursday 13th September 2018

This week on Middle Theory, we remember the crash of United Flight 93, and the other lives lost during the September 11th, 2001 terror attacks on the anniversary of the date.


09.06.18. The Galindez File

Wednesday 5th September 2018

This week on Middle Theory, in addition to news and current events we examine the historical circumstances surrounding the disappearance of Columbia University Professor Jesús Galíndez in 1956.