Donald Trump’s ascendance, aided by masculine men who vehemently deny political correctness, is evidence that the manosphere has had a monumental effect on Western culture. I trace the history of the manosphere from 1999 onward with special guest Samseau, a long-time Return Of Kings contributor, to lay out exactly how the manosphere came to impact the world of men through game, feminist critiques, and political activism, all while affecting other movements like men’s rights and the alt right. We discuss how manosphere teachings have become normalized in the minds of those who don’t even know what the manosphere is, and also how its power will continue to grow.

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  1. Fo4 February 8, 2017 at 6:41 pm

    I’d like to see the empirical data which you base your assumptions upon?

  2. William Adams February 9, 2017 at 12:59 pm

    What a great podcast. Some of the best I’ve listened to for a long while. I wasn’t into game at all before 2006 – even though common sense stuff such as to be more fit and dress well were stuff that most average to attractive guys have understood for many decades – but have made many political and cultural points (in Sweden) since at least 2006 onward, so I can relate to that aspect, about observing how similar ideas pop up here and there. Building knowledge and experiences is a gradual and cumulative process, and sometimes you have to re-evaluate your own ideas.

  3. Mech Shop February 11, 2017 at 3:05 pm

    That’s about right, the late 90’s the man-o-spear began to crystallize, it was a reaction of the injustices going back to the mid 80’s. Today the left has evolved into a totalitarian religion.

  4. Burner Prime February 12, 2017 at 4:55 am

    Another sign of a reversal in the degradation of Western civilization, from Russia (with love): A bill going up the chain in the Duma proposes male heads of household will not face criminal penalties for exercising their authority and giving the pimp hand to surly wives.
    They recognize all the issues Imran Khan spells out in his monumental essay.

    1. Maximus Decimus Meridius February 12, 2017 at 5:53 pm

      Actually… this revision of the law was more to do with reversing liberal bias on child discipline. The act stated that a man could go to jail for hitting his child while if a neighbor did the same nothing much would happen. This new law corrects the extreme version and favours parental rights to use physical discipline in the home without fear of the child reporting them to school officials (or however parents were accused of abuse to this point). Just google it to learn the truth. Of course this would also apply to domestic violence in general that does not cause serious physical harm or injury, but this is in keeping with the Russian attitude that one’s personal home life is personal, and not of interest to the government, unless it is an act that would be criminal outside the home (i.e. serious assault, etc). Of course the MSM spinned it as being open season on wife beating, but what else would you expect.

  5. Indispensable February 14, 2017 at 10:34 pm

    they are taking out the bills it´s not because of tax evasion or control of your money. It´s to create an international currency. You take away the bills. You take away the face of countries. Fuck this dudes are smart. My grandfather was a mason. 3rd degree. The filth comes after the third degree.

    Fuck this shit. Miss just hunting chicks. Why do they had to mess with woman? Idiots.