In The Zone

Interesting chats with Mike and Josh



Snow Crash and the virtual world

In this episode, Mike and Josh talk about Snow Crash (1992) by Neal Stephenson. In the novel, the author presents the concept of the ‘Metaverse’ – a utopian vision of a collective virtual world. But is such a world even possible? Download the latest episode of the In The Zone podcast to find out!


Coronavirus, ecofascism and social change

In this podcast, Mike and Josh talk about the dangers of ecofascism, and those unscrupulous individuals using coronavirus as a means to justify fascist ideologies. The global lockdown will surely bring about social change, but what sort of world do we want to create?


Working in the home

Mike and Josh are joined by Dr Emily Cox-Palmer-White to discuss research around domestic labour and the distribution of work in the household.