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Episode 107: Former FBI Negotiator Gary Noesner

This week we interview Gary Noesner and discuss his book, ”Stalling for Time: My Life as an FBI Hostage Negotiator”. Gary spent the majority of his career working for the FBI on cases such as Ruby Ridge, the Branch Davidian Standoff, and the Montana Freemen Standoff. Gary explains the importance of coordinating force with negotiations, Nick asks how the FBI measures success in hostage situations. Virginia asks Gary about using Read More...

Episode 12: Pot for Everyone!

Well, it’s official. Pot, in small amounts, is now legal in Colorado and Washington state. While the rest of the country prepares to move to these states, the Nerd Absurd crew talks about the implications of legalization. While Nick thinks that marijuana is the only drug that should be legal, Andrew and Virginia are decidedly more libertarian. We cover drug testing in the workplace, pot as a gateway drug, how states will handle people Read More...