Eisler spent three years in a covert position with the CIA’s Directorate of Operations, then worked as a technology lawyer and startup executive in Silicon Valley and Japan. He is the New York Times bestselling author of ten thrillers. Jardin is a fan of Eisler’s fiction…and Eisler gets his story ideas from publications like Jardin’s Boing Boing. So this should be an interesting conversation—not just about the nature of our metastasizing national surveillance state, but also about the complicity of the establishment media and the role of fiction and television in shaping the public’s understanding of what the government is doing in our name.

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