Essays The Portal Podcast

The Virus and Its Curious Relationship to the Future

This essay appears in audio format at the beginning of The Portal Podcast, Episode 31. Hello, this is Eric with a few initial thoughts before this week’s episode. First, I want to briefly discuss a pair of mistakes and omissions on my part. To begin with, we released a Portal special episode recently about a […]


Why the “Intellectual Dark Web” has such a crazy name

I saw a counter-culture developing which the main media institutions were mostly intent on ignoring or deeply misportraying. In this video, I explain how we got them to move from ignoring us to trying to laugh at us and spreading awareness and our message in the process, as well as how this counter-culture’s name was […]