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A podcast about the pursuit of knowledge through interesting and engaging conversation, hosted by Agent Palmer. Released every other Tuesday.

May 30, 2023

Episode 98 features Mikey Neumann, whom you may know from FilmJoy, Movies with Mikey, Deep Dive or perhaps his days at Gearbox and those Borderland games. We discuss creating YouTube content, informational osmosis, situational nihilism, defining art, and much much more.

Throughout the conversation, we discuss:

  • "No one knows what they're doing."
  • There is no best.
  • Situational Nihilism
  • FilmJoy - Looking for the good...
  • Everyone needs notes
  • Informational Osmosis
  • Behind the microphone
  • "Get Off the Floor"
  • Too much of a good thing
  • Career transitions
  • Being a YouTuber is stressful
  • "Fiercely millennial."
  • Taking pictures
  • What is art?
  • Ambition
  • Quality
  • And much more

Mentioned and Helpful Links from This Episode

"Get Off the Floor" - Movies with Mikey

FilmJoy on YouTube

FilmJoy on Nebula

FilmJoy Patreon






Other Links

Palmer’s Trek: Star Trek The Motion Picture

Ever the Scientist, Sagan Connected All the Dots in the Original Cosmos


You can also hear more Palmer occasionally on Our Liner Notes, a musical conversation podcast with host Chris Maier or as co-host of The Podcast Digest with Dan Lizette.

Music created and provided by Henno Heitur of Monkey Tongue Productions.

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