__Eric Ross Weinstein__ (born 26 October 1965) is an American managing director of Thiel Capital, Peter Thiel's investment firm, a position he has held since 2015. He and his brother Bret Weinstein coined the term Intellectual Dark Web to refer to an informal group of pundits - wikipedia
# The Portal
In June 2019, Weinstein launched a podcast called The Portal. As Weinstein explained on The Joe Rogan Experience, the title refers to fictional events such as the rabbit hole in Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Platform Nine and Three-Quarters in Harry Potter, when a: > humdrum existence in an ordinary world" is disrupted by traveling through "some sort of magical portal.