Meet the woman who runs a global Elon Musk fan network

Worldwide and obsessive fandom is nothing new, but its usually reserved for pop stars, actors, YouTubers, and video games. Its rare for tech CEOs to command such loyalty, but Elon Musks journey from sickly, bullied child to stumbling entrepreneur to rocket-launching world changer is a story thats impossible to ignore. Musk has engendered a global community of superfans who hang on his every wordand who will defend him at any cost. This week on 2 Girls 1 Podcast, Alli and Jen (actors who perform weird internet stuff on stage) chat with Paula Mellon, the creator of a massive Musk fan club on LinkedIn, about the appeal of Musk and why his fans are so obsessed. Listen to episode 76 of …

Transhumanism and the next phase of human evolution

As we become ever more physically entwined with our technology, and as medicine extends our lives beyond anything our ancestors could have imagined, we may not be too far away from implanting or genetically manipulating superhuman powersor even escaping death entirely. If you think that sounds pretty cool and terrifying at the same time, youre not alone. This week on 2 Girls 1 Podcast, Alli and Jen (actors who perform weird internet stuff on stage) talk transhumanist future shock with Dr. Natasha Vita-More, the executive director of Humanity+, an organization devoted to enhancing the quality of human life through ethical technology. Listen to episode 74 of #2G1P right here: 2 Girls 1 Podcast is supported by listeners. A lot of …

Hire this Tinder ghostwriter if you suck at online dating

Some people are great at taking flattering selfies and writing witty Tinder tag lines. Others, not so much. Thats where Meredith Golden comes in. For a fee, shell take over your profile, learn your voice, and optimize your flirting so you dont screw it up. Then shell hand the reins back to you for the IRL date. The system works, and Golden has the record to prove it. But what are the ethics of outsourcing your love life to a consultant? This week on 2 Girls 1 Podcast, Alli and Jen (actors who perform weird internet stuff on stage) go deep with Golden and get the skinny on the foolish ways people shoot themselves in the foot on dating apps …