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Johnny Rocket Launch Pad Episode #140 The Transhumanist Wager (w Zoltan Istvan)

April 8, 2018


Show Summary: What is transhumanism? Can transhumanism and libertarian philosophy be compatible? Well, Zoltan Istvan thinks so! This week we launch ideas with Zoltan Istvan! Zoltan Istvan Gyurko, professionally known as Zoltan Istvan, is an American transhumanist, journalist, entrepreneur and Libertarian futurist who is currently running for California Governor. Make sure you listen to this highly interesting and unique episode!

About The Guest:  Zoltan Istvan is America's more well-known futurists. He is also running for California Governor as a libertarian. The LA Times is reported him as one of the top 7 candidates and the only libertarian on its list. He’s been on the Joe Rogan Experience, Rubin Report, and John Stossel show.

About the Co-Host:  - Alexander Meyer has been a liberty activist since 2007, Alexander is a  Freelance Graphic designer and web developer, and was a  Ron Paul campaign volunteer 08 and 12. Alexander also is the Co-founder of, the online directory for the liberty movement, and has brought The New Agorist Beer Company to fruition. Lastly, Alexander is the colorist and graphic designer for the Liberty Force Comic.

Guest Website

Zoltan Istvan

Co-Host  Website(s)

Liberty Force Comic

New Agorist Brewing Company

Host Website

Johnny  Rocket Launch Pad

Books Mentioned


Porcfest 2018 (June 19th-24th) Lancaster NH

The Porcupine Freedom Festival is an annual liberty camping event organized by Free State Project. This year marks the 15th PorcFest. So come join Johnny Rocket and the cast from The League of Liberty this year and receive 10% off general admission by using ROCKET10 on check out!

Books Mentioned

The Transhumanist Wager

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Recorded At:

Johnny's Base One, Federal Way, Washington 98003.

Johnny uses an Electrovoice RE-20 microphone, Mogami cables, DBX 286s,

ART EQ355 Dual Channel 31-Band Equalizer, Focusrite Scarlet 6i6, and smokes Camel cigarettes.

The Johnny Rocket Launch Pad is pre-recorded, mixed, and mastered by Benjamin Wiegold. The theme song of "The Johnny Rocket Launch Pad" is "Over You" Performed by The Hot Roddin' Romeos from the record Boozehounds(2014) released by Splatterhouse Wreckords