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

Nov 17, 2020

Episode 32 features the return of Essa Hansen (also Nia) to discuss her book Nophek Gloss, which is the first book of The Graven Trilogy, as well as, first work and second work, universal truths, and process.

If you would like to know more about her day job (first work) at Skywalker Sound, listen to Episode 21 where...


Nov 3, 2020

Episode 31 features Andy Spiteri, Editor-in-chief of Zelda Dungeon and host of The Champions' Cast, Omega Metroid, and Virtual Theater, who joins me to discuss video games; why we like them, why they are important, and how things have changed, to name a few.

During the episode we cover:

  • Why we like video games
  • Skies of...


Oct 20, 2020

Episode 30 features Alan Jennings, author of the book The Pursuit of Fairness and perhaps the most motivated person on the planet. Alan has done a lot to improve the bad to better, and we discuss that plus non-profit culture, community action, our shared love of baseball, and much much more.

During the episode we...


Oct 6, 2020

Episode 29 features Sean Haas, host and creator of Advent of Computing, "a podcast about the shocking, intriguing, and all too often relevant history of computing. A lot of little things we take for granted today have rich stories behind their creation."

We discuss the importance of computer history, our device history,...


Sep 22, 2020

Episode 28 features a friend of Agent Palmer's Chris Maier as the fourth of a four-part series on friendship by examining one up close.

What you are about to hear is simple and yet complex. This episode and the others like it all contain four main questions.

  • Why are we friends?
  • How did we meet?
  • How did we become...