Grim's Tales

Grim's Tales

By James 'Grim' Desborough
The podcast of James 'Grim' Desborough, RPG designer, author, videographer and long-suffering old school leftie.

Eminent atheist, libertine, analyst. Prize-winning onanist, bitter ludologist. Talented pleonast. Good plenist too!
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Grim's Tales 005: Ruminations on the Shifting Sands of the Atheist/Skeptic Community
Various things have prickled at me in relation to this lately. So many people being so disappointing, reconversions, grifting. Better out than in.
31:03
August 6, 2020
Grim's Tales: 004 Woko's Basiwisk
We've all heard of Roko's Basilisk by now, I would hope.  Which, hypothetically means we're all doomed.  Woko's Basiwisk is, perhaps, worse because we have evidence for that one from history.
13:25
June 23, 2020
Grim's Tales 003 - The 'Not-Funny' Covid-19 Comedy Set
Some observational stylings on the Coronavirus.
17:23
April 2, 2020
Grim's Tales 002 - Omega Men - The Isolation of Male Victimhood
I wanted to add to, rather than distract from, the debates around intimate partner violence, stalking and sexual abuse. So here's a handful of anecdotes (by no means all) from my own experience and perspective. Anecdotes aren't data, but perhaps this will help other people speak out, or to get their head around their - or their partner's - feelings.
30:26
February 19, 2020
Grim's Tales 001 - A Dirtbag Left Case for and Against 'Social Justice'
Identity politics and intersectionality breeds division, the 'left' has lost sight of the things that made it such a powerful argument. Equality, fairness and opportunity. Streaming Channel Main Channel Shiny Web Store Paypal Subscribestar Patreon "See... I can get you what you want, I can. I can get you anything, you just have to talk to me, you have to trust me. You can trust me, 'cause I'm your priest, I'm your shrink... I am your main connection to the switchboard of the soul. I'm the magic man... Santa Claus of the subconscious. You say it, you think it, you can have it." - Lenny Nero, Strange Days
32:25
February 5, 2020