David Huntsberger

Space Cave

Life. The Universe. Conversations. And Beer.
Space Cave

Description

Life. The Universe. And Nothing In Particular.

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Comedy

Episodes

206 – Skeptoid with Brian Dunning pt. 1

Dec 2, 2019 1:14:28

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Brian Dunning (@briandunning) started the Skeptoid Podcast way back before podcasting was cool. Now with over 700 episodes available, he stops by to share some California Chill Pilsner from Mikkeler Brewing and talk about his passion for the show, how it started, how it morphed into a non-profit, and lots more. Music at the end … Continue reading 206 – Skeptoid with Brian Dunning pt. 1

205 – Acting with James Urbaniak pt. 2

Nov 25, 2019 1:12:00

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The great James Urbaniak (@JamesUrbaniak) is back to share more Truth Serum IPA from Dogfish Head and chat more about his encyclopedic knowledge of lesser-known things, how he got into acting, and lots more. Music at the end from Marika Hackman with I’m Not Where You Are.

204 – Acting with James Urbaniak pt. 1

Nov 18, 2019 55:16

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You may know him as the voice of Dr. Venture, or from a million other things, but the great James Urbaniak (@jamesurbaniak) can’t be defined by one medium, let alone a single role. He stopped by to share some Truth Serum IPA from Dogfish Head and talk about his life as an actor – how … Continue reading 204 – Acting with James Urbaniak pt. 1

203 – Exploration with Casey Handmer pt. 2

Nov 11, 2019 1:12:36

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JPL Physicist Casey Handmer, PhD (@CJHandmer) is back to chat more about science, space, travel, exploring new planets, and more. Music at the end from Mike Henry with Panther in the Hay.

202 – Exploration with Casey Handmer pt. 1

Nov 4, 2019 59:49

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Casey Handmer (@CJHandmer) has a PhD in Physics from Caltech and currently works at JPL (his views are his own), and he has one of the most engaged minds you will likely ever come across. He knows lots of things about lots of subjects. Just check out his blog to see for yourself. He was … Continue reading 202 – Exploration with Casey Handmer pt. 1

201 – Viscri with Alexu Toader

Oct 21, 2019 1:04:23

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Viscri is a small village in Northern Romania. Alexu Toader and his wife Mara both lived and worked in the much busier and metropolitan Bucharest, where he was a designer and she was a lawyer. What would compel them to move out into the country? Have all the changes been positive? Alexu was nice enough … Continue reading 201 – Viscri with Alexu Toader

200 – Carbon Cowboy with Yoichi Shiga pt. 2

Sep 11, 2019 1:05:40

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The Carbon Cowboy is back to share more Fort Point KSA and talk about tracking carbon, the future of the planet, how to follow what interests you, and so much more. Music at the end from Matt Kivel with Two Braids.

199 – Carbon Cowboy with Yoichi Shiga pt. 1

Sep 4, 2019 1:01:03

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Yoichi Shiga is a fascinating fellow with an interesting career path. From computer animation to environmental science and getting his PhD at Stanford, to being a Carbon Cowboy and working at NASA’s Ames Research center – there’s a lot to go over. He was nice enough to bring some KSA from Fort Point Brewing and … Continue reading 199 – Carbon Cowboy with Yoichi Shiga pt. 1

198 – Law School with Joanna Leitch pt. 2

Aug 26, 2019 1:13:53

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The wonderful Joanna Leitch (@jo_leitch) is back to chat more about her first year of Law School, making big life changes, and how to feel comfortable about those decisions. Music at the end from Bat for Lashes with Kids in the Dark.

197 – Law School with Joanna Leitch pt. 1

Aug 20, 2019 59:02

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What is it like to switch from the entertainment industry to pursuing a law degree? Joanna Leitch (@jo_leitch) is here to share some Gluten free IPA from Omission Brewing and talk all about how and why she did just that, plus lots more. Music at the end from Pete Yorn with Calm Down.

196 – Entomology with Mario Padilla pt. 2

Aug 12, 2019 1:06:15

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Mario Padilla (@Mario_J_Padilla) is back as we record in the Grain Room of Kokopelli Brewing in Denver, Colorado to continue the conversation about Entomology, his backstory and education, why he is so passionate about learning, and lots more about his collection of animals at the Butterfly Pavilion. Music at the end from Lorelei with I … Continue reading 196 – Entomology with Mario Padilla pt. 2

195 – Entomology with Mario Padilla pt. 1

Aug 5, 2019 51:20

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Mario Padilla (@Mario_J_Padilla) is the head Entomologist at the Denver Butterfly Pavilion (B_FlyPavilion) and he was nice enough to not only invite Dave and a friend for a tour but also to sit down at Kokopelli Brewing Company (with flights of beer courtesy of Hailey) and chat about butterflies, science, his love of bugs, and … Continue reading 195 – Entomology with Mario Padilla pt. 1

194 – Scientology with Conrad Romo pt. 2

Jul 29, 2019 1:11:10

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Conrad Romo continues a fascinating chat about his time in Scientology, how he eventually left, and some of the most bizarre aspects of his experience. Plus, he shares some odd music created by scientologists. Music at the end from Pearl Charles with Sleepless Dreamer.

193 – Scientology with Conrad Romo pt. 1

Jul 22, 2019 55:13

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You’ve probably heard plenty about it and maybe even seen a documentary or two, but hear what it’s like to be in Scientology first-hand from writer and salesman Conrad Romo, who was in for nearly 14 years long ago. How has it changed since this? What is the appeal? Find out about all of this … Continue reading 193 – Scientology with Conrad Romo pt. 1

192 – Social Work with Rebecca Oachs pt. 2

Jul 15, 2019 1:05:44

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Part two with therapist Rebecca Oachs dives further into her passion for providing support to children, her own mental health, and lots more. Music at the end from Broadcast with Come On Let’s Go.

191 – Social Work with Rebecca Oachs pt. 1

Jul 9, 2019 1:01:04

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Rebecca Oachs, MSW, LICSW, is a clinical supervisor for CTSS (Children’s Therapeutic Services and Supports), a licensed therapist with a Master’s Degree in Social Work, and a delight to chat with. She works at a community health center in Duluth Minnesota and was nice enough to spend time talking about providing therapy to young children … Continue reading 191 – Social Work with Rebecca Oachs pt. 1

190 – Teaching Science with Sheila Madrak & Dovi Kacev pt. 2

Jul 1, 2019 1:09:56

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Sheila Madrak and Dovi Kacev are back to continue a great chat about teaching science, determining what facts are, preparing for the future, and lots more. Does humanity have a chance? Listen and find out. Music at the end from Crumb with Fall Down.

189 – Teaching Science with Sheila Madrak & Dovi Kacev pt. 1

Jun 24, 2019 1:06:41

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Doc Mad is back, and she was nice enough to bring her friend, and fellow scientist Dov Kacev (@findingdovi) to chat about educating, Marine Biology, science in general, the future of the planet, and lots more. Join in with some Hoppy Pride Pilsner from Shipyard Brewing. A call to Dan Pritchard (@danfromorange) starts things off. … Continue reading 189 – Teaching Science with Sheila Madrak & Dovi Kacev pt. 1

188 – Asteroids & Mars with Farah Alibay pt. 4

Jun 17, 2019 1:06:14

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JPL systems engineer Farah Alibay is back to chat more about her work, finding new suitable homes for humanity, asteroids, and why taking care of our own planet might be a good idea. Music at the end from Lee Fields and the Expressions with It Rains Blood.

187 – Asteroids & Mars with Farah Alibay pt. 3

Jun 11, 2019 56:32

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Since Farah Alibay (@farahalibay) was last on the show, she has been involved in a number of successful and really cool projects at her job at JPL, where she is a systems engineer. She’s back to share some Forêt Belgian Saison and talk about what those were, exploring space, saving the planet we have, exploring … Continue reading 187 – Asteroids & Mars with Farah Alibay pt. 3

186 – American History with Eric Krug pt. 4

May 27, 2019 1:06:39

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Is a civil war or World War 3 more likely? Or will humans come together as they struggle for survival in a harsh new environment? All that and more American History with PhD candidate Eric Krug over Day of the Dead Porter. Music at the end from Rose of the West with Roads.

185 – American History with Eric Krug pt. 3

May 20, 2019 57:08

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Eric Krug is back to talk more about American history, and he’s now in a PhD program at Brandeis University focusing on the inter-war years. We talk more about World War II, the Great Depression, the current political landscape, and even some Game of Thrones (with no spoilers) over some Porter from Day of the … Continue reading 185 – American History with Eric Krug pt. 3

184 – Bliss with J. Elvis Weinstein pt. 2

May 6, 2019 1:00:01

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More with the great J. Elvis Weinstein (@jelvisweinstein) on life, art, what makes you happy, and how to pursue things that you love. With more Hazy Little Thing IPA. Music at the end from Krestovsky with Rainelle.

183 – Bliss with J. Elvis Weinstein pt. 1

Apr 29, 2019 58:49

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J. Elvis Weinstein (@jelvisweinstein) has been a part of some of your favorite comedy creations. He was the original voice of Tom Servo on Mystery Science Theater 3000, and he wrote for Freaks and Geeks. And beyond that, he’s a truly lovely person to chat with. He stopped by to share some Hazy Little Thing … Continue reading 183 – Bliss with J. Elvis Weinstein pt. 1

182 – Rockets and Space Exploration with Jason Rabinovitch pt. 3

Apr 22, 2019 1:10:13

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Jason Rabinovitch, a brilliant physicist who works at JPL (his views are his own), is back to chat more about space, putting people on Mars, exploring the Solar System, and lots more. We share some Super Cluster mega ale from Lagunitas and figure out what’s next for humans. Music at the end from Aldous Harding … Continue reading 182 – Rockets and Space Exploration with Jason Rabinovitch pt. 3

181 – Natural History with Byan Gutmann and Doug Mellard

Apr 16, 2019 1:15:25

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Old Austin pals Bryan Gutmann (@bryangutmann) and Doug Mellard (@dougmellard) stop by to have some Double Duckpin IPA, courtesy of Andy Chrest, and chat about their visit to the L.A. Natural History Museum and reminisce about old times. It’s a fun one. Music at the end from Hatchie with Stay With Me.

180 – Mindfulness with Jae Ellard pt. 2

Apr 8, 2019 1:11:04

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Jae Ellard (@Simplejae) is back to continue a fantastic chat over Guinness about Mindfulness, being present, staying productive and fulfilled, and so much more. Music at the end from Penelope Isles with Chlorine.

179 – Mindfulness with Jae Ellard pt. 1

Apr 1, 2019 56:34

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Jae Ellard (@Simplejae) is an author and teacher, but more than anything, she is a joy to chat with. She travels the world working with companies to help employees use the best tactics to work well together, stay happy, and enjoy their lives. She stopped by the share some Guiness and chat about this and … Continue reading 179 – Mindfulness with Jae Ellard pt. 1

178 – Magic with Derek Hughes pt. 2

Mar 25, 2019 1:01:13

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Derek Hughes (@standupmagician) is back to talk more about magic and the craft of creating a great trick. What else goes into creating a great show? Derek gives some insight into the mysterious world of magicians. Music at the end from Barrie with Darjeeling.

177 – Magic with Derek Hughes pt. 1

Mar 18, 2019 1:01:44

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Derek Hughes (@standupmagician) is a hilarious magician and genuinely delightful human being. What does it take to get into magic? What are some of the customs of the trade? How do magicians get along? Listen and find out all of this and even more. Music at the end from Sam Valdez with Farther Away.

176 – The Artist Life with Demorge Brown pt. 2

Mar 11, 2019 1:09:37

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Part two of a thoroughly fascinating chat with the great Demorge Brown. Music at the end from Hand Habits with Can’t Calm Down.

175 – The Artist Life with Demorge Brown pt. 1

Mar 4, 2019 55:24

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Demorge Brown (@leitepreto) is a fascinating character. From writing and acting to producing and just being surrounded by interesting projects, he has created some of the most interesting things you’ll see. If you’re unfamiliar with his work, give yourself a gift and check it out. He stopped by to share some Stiegl Lager and chat … Continue reading 175 – The Artist Life with Demorge Brown pt. 1

174 – Design with Ben Ellis pt. 2

Feb 25, 2019 47:48

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The title “Design” really doesn’t capture how fascinating Ben Ellis is. This is part two of a great conversation with him. Music at the end from Film School with Meet Around 10.

173 – Design with Ben Ellis pt. 1

Feb 18, 2019 51:06

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Ben Ellis (thensomethingnew.com) is a fascinating person. This episode could have been called ten different things. From his work in tech, to his interests and pursuits, to his quest to be his happiest and best self – it’s really worth a listen. Music at the end from Film School with Crushin’.

172 – Tarot with Lizzy Cooperman pt. 2

Jan 28, 2019 51:51

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Lizzy Cooperman is back, and this time she does a full tarot reading. It’s a fun experience, and so is her new album Organism. Get a copy everywhere you buy comedy albums. Music at the end from Steve Gunn with Vagabond.

171 – Tarot with Lizzie Cooperman pt. 1

Jan 19, 2019 56:38

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Lizzie Cooperman is a terrific comedian, and her new album Organism is out now. In addition to being a comedian, she also reads tarot cards. She dropped by the Space Cave to share some Steady Eddie Seasonal IPA from Union Craft Brewing (sent in from Andy Chrest) and talk about energy, auras, the unknown, and … Continue reading 171 – Tarot with Lizzie Cooperman pt. 1

170 – True Crime with Tim Furlong pt. 2

Dec 31, 2018 1:08:21

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True crime producer Tim Furlong is back to continue a fun chat about the narratives of a true crime, what draws people to them, and why people find them so fascinating. And more Nanticoke Nectar from RAR Brewing. Music at the end from Cardioid with The Night (suggestion via Ryan McWilliams.)

169 – True Crime with Tim furlong pt. 1

Dec 24, 2018 57:09

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Tim Furlong works in the film and TV world producing true crime shows for Discovery Channel’s Investigation Discovery. Hear about how that happens and also a lot of talk about human nature, free will, instincts, and a lot more. All with some delicious Nanticoke Nectar IPA from RAR Brewing courtesy of Andy Chrest. Music at … Continue reading 169 – True Crime with Tim furlong pt. 1

168 – Cold Atoms with David Aveline pt. 2

Dec 17, 2018 1:10:00

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Dr. David Aveline is a brilliant physicist, and he’s back to talk more about getting atoms really cold on the ISS, his work at CAL (Cold Atom Laboratory), and what the universe might be. More Citrus Wheat from Angel City Brewing keeps things casual. Music at the end from Suburban Living with Drowning. 

167 – Cold Atoms with David Aveline pt. 1

Dec 10, 2018 51:52

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David Aveline is a physicist, and he works for CAL, the Cold Atom Laboratory. When you hear what they do, you won’t believe it. It involves atoms, the International Space Station, and very cold temperatures. We share some Citrus Wheat Ale from Angel City Brewing, and he tells me how all of this fascinating science … Continue reading 167 – Cold Atoms with David Aveline pt. 1

166 – Biomedical Engineering with Pallavi Gunalan pt. 2

Dec 3, 2018 49:01

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Pallavi Gunalan (@pallavigunalan) is back to continue a chat about Biomedical Engineering and Neuroscience, and this one gets pretty philosophical. We also share more blonde Ale from St. Archer Brewing. Music at the end from Far Caspian with Between Days.

165 – Biomedical Engineering with Pallavi Gunalan pt. 1

Nov 26, 2018 1:03:50

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Pallavi Gunalan (@pallavigunalan) is getting her PhD in Biomedical Engineering from USC, and she’s also doing comedy in her free time. How does she find time for all of this? What is Biomedical Engineering exactly, and how does it tie into neuroscience? Join us and some Blonde Ale from St. Archer Brewing and find out. … Continue reading 165 – Biomedical Engineering with Pallavi Gunalan pt. 1

164 – Brewing Beer with Josiah Blomquist pt. 2

Nov 19, 2018 1:12:38

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Josiah Blomquist is the head brewer at Iron Triangle Brewing in Los Angeles, California, and he was nice enough to share some of his delicious creations and talk about how he made them. Recorded on site at Iron Triangle. Music at the end from Small Black with Sofie

163 – Brewing Beer with Kale Bittner & Josiah Blomquist pt. 1

Nov 14, 2018 1:06:21

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Iron Triangle Brewery in Los Angeles makes phenomenal beer, and Josiah Blomquist and Kale Bittner are mostly responsible for that, especially Josiah, who is the brewmaster. They were nice enough to let me stop by and sample some beers and chat about what goes into running a brewery. Music at the end from Haley Bonar … Continue reading 163 – Brewing Beer with Kale Bittner & Josiah Blomquist pt. 1

162 – ER Doctor with Patrick Hughes

Nov 5, 2018 1:04:13

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Dr. Patrick Hughes works in the hectic world of the Emergency Room, but you’d never guess that from how mellow he is (aside from his soundboard use.) We visited Boston and chatted with Patrick during a long drive. Hear what it’s like to work in the frantic world that TV has been trying to capture … Continue reading 162 – ER Doctor with Patrick Hughes

161 – Economics with Steve Hillegeist

Oct 29, 2018 1:13:07

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Steve Hillegeist is an Associate Professor of Accounting at the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University, and he received his PhD and Masters of Science in Accounting degrees from Cal Berkley. He was also an academic All-American football player at Princeton …which all means he’s very generous to donate some time to … Continue reading 161 – Economics with Steve Hillegeist

160 – Skepticism with Dr. Steven Novella

Oct 21, 2018 1:04:35

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Who better to talk about Skepticism than one of the hosts of The Skeptic’s Guide to the Universe podcast, and the upcoming book of the same name, than Dr. Steven Novella, who is a clinical neurologist and a professor at Yale. You can order the book here. Music at the end from Alpaca with Hide … Continue reading 160 – Skepticism with Dr. Steven Novella

159 – The Planetary Society with Dr. Louis Friedman

Oct 15, 2018 51:53

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Dr. Louis Friedman was one of the founders of the Planetary Society with Bruce C. Murray and Carl Sagan. He was nice enough to share some Anni-matter Double IPA from Stone Brewing and chat about starting the Planetary Society, exploring space, the universe, and how to keep people excited about figuring out what this whole … Continue reading 159 – The Planetary Society with Dr. Louis Friedman

158 – Anthropology with Natalie Vindivich pt. 2

Oct 8, 2018 56:05

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Natalie Vindivich is back to continue a fun chat about her time in Chicken, Alaska and her study of Anthropology, and we share more Baba Black Lager from Uinta Brewing and discuss the future. Music at the end from Fritz with Summer Holiday.

157 – Anthropology with Natalie Vindivich pt. 1

Oct 1, 2018 1:01:11

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Natalie Vindivich is getting her masters degree from CSULA, and she’s using her time in Chicken, Alaska as part of her thesis. She stops by to share some Baba Black Sheep Black Lager from Uinta Brewing and chat all about humans, following your heart, and how culture develops. Music at the end from the Helio … Continue reading 157 – Anthropology with Natalie Vindivich pt. 1

156 – Dinosaurs with Dr. Michael Habib pt. 2

Sep 17, 2018 1:15:51

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Professor of Integrative Anatomical Sciences at USC’s Keck School of Medicine, Dr. Michael Habib, is back to share more A Terrible Idea Hazy IPA from Fieldwork Brewing and discuss not only dinosaurs, but the fossil record, what the universe might be, and he’s also nice enough to give a very quick synopsis on the entire … Continue reading 156 – Dinosaurs with Dr. Michael Habib pt. 2

155 – Dinosaurs with Dr. Michael Habib pt. 1

Sep 10, 2018 56:20

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Mike Habib is a Professor of Integrative Anatomical Sciences at USC’s Keck School of Medicine, and he knows an unbelievable amount about Dinosaurs. He stops by to share some A Terrible Idea Hazy IPA from Fieldwork Brewing and share some of his knowledge. If you like dinosaurs, you’ll love this episode. Music at the end … Continue reading 155 – Dinosaurs with Dr. Michael Habib pt. 1

154 – Ideas with Daniel Quantz pt. 2

Aug 20, 2018 1:03:40

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Daniel Quantz (@DanielQuantz) is back for part two. Where do ideas come from? How do you manage them and try to get them to end up being what you saw in your mind? We share more beer from Mammoth Brewing and really get to the bottom of it. Music at the end from Roadside Graves … Continue reading 154 – Ideas with Daniel Quantz pt. 2

153 – Ideas with Daniel Quantz pt. 1

Aug 13, 2018 51:54

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Daniel Quantz (@DanielQuantz) is a creative guy. He went to film school at USC, and he’s currently working on a graphic novel. He stops by the Space Cave to share some Yosemite Pale Ale from Mammoth Brewing and discuss ideas. Where do they come from? How do you know they are worth pursuing? And if … Continue reading 153 – Ideas with Daniel Quantz pt. 1

152 – Prehistoric Dogs with Mairin Balisi pt. 2

Aug 6, 2018 58:19

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Mairin Balisi is back to continue a fantastic chat about her work with fossils over more Saison Noir from Ohana Brewing. It gets a little more philosophical in this portion as we try to figure out life, the universe, and all of it. Music at the end from Wild Nothing with Partners in Motion.

151 – Prehistoric Dogs with Mairin Balisi pt. 1

Jul 30, 2018 54:22

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Mairin Balisi recently finished her PhD from UCLA in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, and she now works as a field school coordinator at the La Brea Tar Pits. Not only is she very knowledgable about things like Dire Wolves and Sabertooth Tigers, she’s also just a very enjoyable person to chat with. She stops by … Continue reading 151 – Prehistoric Dogs with Mairin Balisi pt. 1

150 – Blathering

Jul 23, 2018 1:08:16

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Episode 150 is Dave alone in the Space Cave answering some twitter questions and chatting with Emily Rose (@emilyroseoachs). Music at the end from The Joy Formidable with Whirring.

149 – Durians with Lindsay Gasik

Jul 17, 2018 1:11:56

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Lindsay Gasik (@durianwriter) leads an exceptionally fascinating life leading tours in Southeast Asia that take guests to find the king of all fruits – The Durian. Find out what a durian is, how she got into this unique world, and a little bit about Lindsay’s approach to having such an interesting life. Music at the … Continue reading 149 – Durians with Lindsay Gasik

148 – Psychonautics with Shane Mauss pt. 2

Jul 9, 2018 1:05:55

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Shane Mauss (@shanecomedy) is back to continue a throughly enjoyable chat about realms, dimensions, realities, life, struggles, drugs, and how to navigate through all of it. Music at the end from DIET with Danny Boy.

147 – Psychonautics with Shane Mauss pt. 1

Jul 5, 2018 52:37

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Comedian Shane Mauss (@shanecomedy) hosts the Hear We Are podcast and has a new documentary coming out soon called Psychonautics about psychedelics, which he happens to know quite a bit about. We talk about this, comedy, life, and what keeps people going. Music at the end from Middle Kids with Bought It.

146 – Engineering with Steven E. Yates pt. 2

Jun 25, 2018 1:07:48

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Author and former environmental engineer Steven E. Yates (@stevenyates) is back, this time with Peanut Butter Milk Stout from Belching Beaver Brewing, to discuss life, the universe, loss, grief, the planet, and everything. Music at the end from Krestovsky with Animals Hide.

145 – Engineering with Steven E. Yates pt. 1

Jun 19, 2018 59:28

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Longtime listener and friend of the show Steven E. Yates (@steveneyates) stops by to talk about his career as a Green Circle award winning Environmental Engineer, the protocols and changes involved with environmental regulation, his work as an author, and just lots of life things. A great chat, and he was nice enough to bring … Continue reading 145 – Engineering with Steven E. Yates pt. 1

144 – Illustrating & Printmaking with Dave Kloc pt. 2

Jun 11, 2018 58:02

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Part two with phenomenal artist and all-around good guy Dave Kloc (@davekloc) about creating, working, staying productive, and how screenprinting is different than microbrewing …which it really isn’t. Music at the end from Karate with Water.

143 – Illustrating & Printmaking with Dave Kloc pt. 1

Jun 4, 2018 53:16

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Dave Kloc (@davekloc) is an amazing artist, but he only refers to himself as an illustrator and printmaker. He’s the guy behind some of your favorite gig posters as well as every poster for the iconic Meltdown show in Los Angeles. We share some Mermaid’s Red Amber Ale from Coronado Brewing and talk about all … Continue reading 143 – Illustrating & Printmaking with Dave Kloc pt. 1

142 – Justice with Ryan Stout pt. 2

May 28, 2018 1:08:18

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Comedian Ryan Stout (@StoutRyan) is back to continue a stimulating conversation about logic, ethics, justice, comedy, and lots more. For tour dates and other info, visit Ryan’s website ryanstout.net. Music at the end from Teo Peralez with Faith.

141 – Justice with Ryan Stout pt. 1

May 21, 2018 58:12

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Ryan Stout (@StoutRyan) is an excellent stand-up comedian as well as critical thinker. He visits with Dave to talk about analyzing information, ethics, justice, fighting traffic tickets, and the nature of being a comedian. For tour dates and other information, you can visit Ryan’s website. Music at the end from Frightened Rabbit with Poke.

140 – Spaceflight with David Hitt pt. 2

May 14, 2018 1:00:08

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Author David Hitt (@davidhitt) is back to share more Madura Brown Ale from Cigar City Brewing and continue the chat about his books, space, rockets, Huntsville, journalism, and the future of humanity. Music at the end from Vacationer with Magnetism.

139 – Spaceflight with David Hitt pt. 1

May 7, 2018 1:00:00

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William David Hitt (@davidhitt) is an American author specializing in spaceflight history based in Huntsville, Alabama. He joins Dave via skype over some Madura Brown Ale from Cigar City Brewing to chat about his history in journalism, teaching, and why he loves space. A call to Robert Picardo (@robertpicardo) starts things off. Music at the … Continue reading 139 – Spaceflight with David Hitt pt. 1

138 – Music Journalism with Alison Rosen pt. 2

Apr 30, 2018 1:04:14

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Alison Rosen (@AlisonRosen) is back, and this time she dives further into her past as a journalist working for places like Time Out New York and Rolling Stone. What is it like like ot be a stringer? How do you build your portfolio and get more work? And what if you truly want to be … Continue reading 138 – Music Journalism with Alison Rosen pt. 2

137 – Music Journalism with Alison Rosen pt. 1

Apr 23, 2018 57:42

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From Alison Rosen is Your New Best Friend, it’s Alison Rosen! Alison (@AlisonRosen) stops by to chat about happiness, her baby, mental health, her theater days, the value of a good vocabulary, and so much more. Music at the end from Moonlover with Lazy Daisy.

136 – Quantum Physics with Billy Hubbard pt. 2

Apr 16, 2018 1:04:03

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Billy Hubbard (@billybilyl) is back to share more Recursion IPA from Bottle Logic Brewing and chat about his work in nano imaging, quantum physics, life, the universe, and all of it. Music at the end from Caroline Rose with Soul No. 5. (A suggestion from Ryan McWilliams)

135 – Quantum Physics with Billy Hubbard pt. 1

Apr 10, 2018 52:39

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Billy Hubbard (@billybilyl) recently completed his PhD in Physics from UCLA, and he stopped by to chat about that and what his future holds over Recursion IPA from Bottle Logic Brewing. Billy was in a band prior to his graduate work called Forest Henderson, and the song at the end is from them. It’s called … Continue reading 135 – Quantum Physics with Billy Hubbard pt. 1

134 – Neuroscience & Writing with Zack Bornstein pt. 2

Apr 2, 2018 56:20

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A continuation of a great chat with former SNL and Jimmy Kimmel writer Zack Bornstein (@zackbornstein), who studied Neuroscience at Brown, over Nelson the Impaler American Pale Ale from Iron Fist Brewing. Music at the end from Clews with Museum (a Dan pick).

133 – Neuroscience & Writing with Zack Bornstein pt. 1

Mar 26, 2018 1:08:53

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Zack Bonstein (@ZackBornstein) studied Neuroscience at Brown and then went on to write for Jimmy Kimmel and SNL. He drops by to share some Nelson the Impaler American Pale Ale from Iron Fist Brewing and talk about all of this. A call to Harmon Leon to talk about his new book ‘Meet the Deplorables’ starts … Continue reading 133 – Neuroscience & Writing with Zack Bornstein pt. 1

132 – Small Mammals with Rachel Chock pt. 2

Mar 19, 2018 1:15:28

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UCLA PhD candidate Rachel Chock (@rachelychock) is back to continue a great chat about studying small mammals while sharing more Mojave Red from Indian Wells Brewing. Music at the end from Beach Fossils with This Year.

131 – Small Mammals with Rachel Chock pt. 1

Mar 12, 2018 52:15

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Rachel Chock (@rachelychock) is getting her PhD from UCLA, and she is focussing on small mammals. What’s it like to trap pocket mice at night in the middle of the desert? How much can we learn about such such creatures, and how can we protect them? Rachel and Dave share some Mojave Red from Indian … Continue reading 131 – Small Mammals with Rachel Chock pt. 1

130 – Virtual Reality with Arvel Chappell III pt. 2

Mar 6, 2018 1:06:40

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Arvel is back with more Tokyo Black from Yo-Ho Brewing to discuss VR, AI, reality, technology, stories, and so much more. Music at the end from The Shelters with Gold.

129 – Virtual Reality with Arvel Chappell III pt. 1

Feb 27, 2018 1:04:31

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Arvel Chappell III studied Electrical Engineering at Cal Poly and Film at USC, and now he works for a major studio advancing VR. Why do we crave alternate worlds and realities? Is it possible to have a compelling narrative in VR? How much does Artificial Intelligence play into it? Arvel and Dave share some Tokyo … Continue reading 129 – Virtual Reality with Arvel Chappell III pt. 1

128 – Electrical Engineering with Sam Mandegaran pt. 4

Feb 20, 2018 10:01

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The great Sam Mandegaran (@SamMandegaran) is back to finish a very enjoyable conversation about Electrical Engineering, America, pursuits, and many other things while sharing some Citra Pale ale from El Segundo Brewing. Music at the end from Z Berg with I Fall For the Same Face Every Time.

127 – Electrical Engineering with Sam Mandegaran pt. 3

Feb 13, 2018 1:01:17

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Sam Mandegaran is back for another great chat and updates on the start-up he is involved with. He also explains what a ‘quadplexer’ is and how a number of common electrical items work. It’s a fascinating discussion over River Buddy Pale Ales from Kern River Brewing. Music at the end from Pell with Runaway.

126 – Library Science & Secularism with Jeff Sargeant pt. 2

Feb 6, 2018 1:00:53

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Dave continues a conversation with Jeff Sargeant (@jeffsomething), who works in the public library system, about library science over Boddington’s Pub Ale. Jeff also works with Sunday Assembly, and he discusses what they are all about, how he became a part of it, and why he loves it. Music at the end from Slow Caves … Continue reading 126 – Library Science & Secularism with Jeff Sargeant pt. 2

125 – Library Science & Secularism with Jeff Sargeant pt. 1

Jan 30, 2018 56:17

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Jeff Sargeant (@jeffsomething) is a librarian, and he studied film at USC. He’s also an integral part of the Junk Show and LA’s Sunday Assembly. He dropped by (with his own Brett Kern mug) and chatted about all this this and more over Boddington’s Pub Ale. Music at the end from Krestovsky with Terrible Art.

124 – Homebrew & Punk Rock with Jeff Fox pt. 2

Jan 22, 2018 57:50

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Jeff Fox (@ColonelJeffFox) is back to continue a great conversation about Homebrew, Punk Rock, growing up in the US, and what it means to be an anti-hero. And the beer this time is his own creation. It’s delicious. Music at the end from First Aid Kit with You are the Problem Here.

123 – Homebrew & Punk Rock with Jeff Fox pt. 1

Jan 15, 2018 57:36

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Jeff Fox (@coloneljefffox), in addition to being an audio engineer on some of your favorite podcasts, is also an avid homebrewer and former punk rocker. He joins David to share some Devil’s Tramping Ground from Aviator Brewing and chat about these things, anti-heroes, growing up, and why brewing beer is great. Music at the end … Continue reading 123 – Homebrew & Punk Rock with Jeff Fox pt. 1

122 – The Future with Ahmed Best pt. 2

Jan 13, 2018 40:24

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Ahmed Best, of the Afrofuturist Podcast, continues a great conversation about the future, humanity, art, and staying inspired. Ahmed was in Stomp for 10 years and has seen a lot of the world. He’s a fascinating human. Music at the end from Josh Rouse with Rise.

121 – The Future with Ahmed Best pt.1

Jan 2, 2018 59:03

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Ahmed Best (@ahmedbest), host of The Afrofuturist Podcast and an accomplished actor, dropped by for a thoroughly engaging conversation about the future, humans, art, justice, and his upbringing. It’s a great start to a new year. Enjoy! Music at the end from Deerhunter with Never Stops.

120 – Economics with Jacques Ntonme pt. 2

Dec 25, 2017 1:08:43

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Jacques Ntonme (@JNtonme) is back to share more Molé Stout from Ska Brewing and continue a great conversation about Economics, Political Science, Education, Diversity, and what it’s like to grow up feeling like an outsider. Music at the end from Chuck Watkins with the Christmas Mash. If you’d like to contribute to Chuck’s GoFundMe, please … Continue reading 120 – Economics with Jacques Ntonme pt. 2

119 – Economics with Jacques Ntonme pt. 1

Dec 19, 2017 1:06:57

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Jacques Ntonme (@jntonme) studied at Yale and has a law degree from Stanford. Beyond being extremely intelligent, his life story is fascinating, and he was nice enough to talk about it over Mole Stout from Ska Brewing. A call to Nikki Aman starts it off. Music at the end from Jennifer Jordan with Come with … Continue reading 119 – Economics with Jacques Ntonme pt. 1

118 – Philosophy with Jack O’Brien pt. 2

Dec 11, 2017 1:06:47

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Jack O’Brien (@jack_obrien) from the Daily Zeitgeist is back to continue a stimulating chat on philosophy, life, basketball, and how a person becomes who they are. Music at the end from Sonic Youth with Kool Thing.

117 – Philosophy with Jack O’Brien pt. 1

Dec 4, 2017 1:15:45

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Jack O’Brien (@jack_obrien) has a degree in Philosophy from Georgetown and is the host of the Daily Zeitgeist. Prior to that, he hosted the cracked podcast. He stops by to chat about his life, how you end up who you are, growing up the son of a basketball coach, and what life might mean. A … Continue reading 117 – Philosophy with Jack O’Brien pt. 1

116 – Science Journalism with Sanden Totten pt. 2

Nov 27, 2017 59:51

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Sanden Totten (@sandentotten), from Bill Nye Saves the World and the Brains On! Podcast, returns to share more pear cider from Sonoma Cider and continue a great chat about science, information, punk rock, identity, and how to trust data and information. Music at the end from Craft Spells with Your Tomb.

115 – Science Journalism with Sanden Totten pt. 1

Nov 21, 2017 1:03:00

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Sanden Totten (@sandentotten), from KPCC, Bill Nye Saves the World, and the Brains On! podcast, drops by to share some Pitchfork Pear Cider from Sonoma Cider and chat about his career in science journalism, getting into punk, and what he loves about science. A call to Chad Daniels starts things off. Music at the end … Continue reading 115 – Science Journalism with Sanden Totten pt. 1

114 – Molecular & Marine Biology with Tony Sam pt. 2

Nov 15, 2017 56:14

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Tony Same (@toekneesam), a comedian and writer who studied Marine and Molecular Biology, is back to share more Foam Top Blonde Ale from Beachwood Brewing and discuss what it was like to collect samples from the ocean, work in a molecular biology lab, and how he eventually got into comedy. Music at the end from … Continue reading 114 – Molecular & Marine Biology with Tony Sam pt. 2

113 – Marine & Molecular Biology with Tony Sam pt. 1

Nov 8, 2017 1:02:33

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Tony Sam (@ToekneeSam) has degrees in Marine and Molecular Biology AND Chemistry, and now he works in comedy full-time. He spends some time in the Space Cave talking about his life, SCUBA diving and working as a marine biologist, and how he ended up in comedy — all while sharing some Foam Top Blonde Ale … Continue reading 113 – Marine & Molecular Biology with Tony Sam pt. 1

112 – Life, the Universe & Dave Farina pt. 4

Oct 31, 2017 1:04:35

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Dave Farina (@daveexplains) of the Lonely Wild and Professor Dave Explains is back to finish a riveting conversation about the universe, flat earth, existence, and the future while sharing more Tower Station IPA from Mother Road Brewing. Music at the end from the Lonely Wild with Come Back Down.

111 – Life, the Universe, and Dave Farina pt. 3

Oct 24, 2017 1:09:53

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Dave Farina from the Lonely Wild and Professor Dave Explains returns to talk about earth, the universe, humans, the future, and lots more over some delicious Tower Station IPA from Mother Road Brewing. A chat with Emily Rose starts things off. Music at the end from Kurt Vile & Courtney Barnett with Over Everything.

110 – Planetary Society with Danielle Gunn pt. 2

Oct 16, 2017 1:04:30

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The ever-delightful Danielle Gunn (@DanielleRGunn), who is the communications manager for the Planetary Society, is back to finish off a conversation that gets more philosophical as more Double Nut Brown from Mammoth Brewing is consumed. If you enjoying thinking about the universe, this episode is just for you. Music at the end from the great … Continue reading 110 – Planetary Society with Danielle Gunn pt. 2

109 – Planetary Society with Danielle Gunn pt. 1

Oct 9, 2017 1:09:56

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Danielle Gunn (@DanielleRGunn) is the communications manager at the Planetary Society and also a delightful human being who is fascinated with space, our exploration of it, and what we already know about it. Join in with some Double Nut Brown from Mammoth Brewing to hear how she ended up in her position and what we … Continue reading 109 – Planetary Society with Danielle Gunn pt. 1

108 – Science & Happiness with Alie Ward pt. 2

Oct 2, 2017 1:09:21

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Alie Ward (@alieward), the host of the Ologies podcast and part of Innovation Nation on CBS, is back for part two of a splendid chat about her life, her love of science, bugs, and how to find happiness. Music at the end from Jacob Sanders with Chill Facade.

107 – Science & Happiness with Alie Ward pt. 1

Sep 26, 2017 1:05:26

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Alie Ward (@alieward), a science correspondent for Innovation Nation on CBS and the host of the Ologies Podcast, brings by some delicious margaboochas and chats about growing up as a weird kid, getting really into science, and how volunteering was instrumental in finding happiness in life. Join in for part one of a great chat. … Continue reading 107 – Science & Happiness with Alie Ward pt. 1

106 – Animal Treatment with Paul Shapiro pt. 2

Sep 19, 2017 1:04:16

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Paul Shapiro (@PaulHShapiro), the Vice President of Policy for the Humane Society of the United States, is back to continue a great chat about our current treatment of animals, the ethics involved, and the future of food, farming, and producing meat. Music at the end from Don Williams with Lord I Hope This Day is … Continue reading 106 – Animal Treatment with Paul Shapiro pt. 2

105 – Animal Treatment with Paul Shapiro pt. 1

Sep 12, 2017 1:11:47

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Paul Shapiro (@PaulHShapiro), the Vice President of Policy Engagement for the Humane Society of the United States, joins Dave via skype to chat about our current standards for animal wellness, advancements we can make, and the potential viability of clean meat in the future. A chat with Sinead Savage starts things off. Music at the … Continue reading 105 – Animal Treatment with Paul Shapiro pt. 1

104 – Producing Educational Videos with Laura and Rob Sams pt. 2

Aug 31, 2017 59:21

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The show turns two years old with part two of a great chat with siblings Laura and Rob Sams of Sisbro. They produce really great educational videos, travel the world, and help animals. Hear all about it in this installment. Music at the end from The American Analog Set with Million Young.

103 – Educational Video Production with Laura & Rob Sams pt. 1

Aug 25, 2017 1:03:39

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Laura and Rob Sams (@sisbrostudios) are a brother and sister team that create smart, funny, educational videos about a variety of things. They usually involve science and music, and they are great. To see some of their work, visit their website sisbro.com Music at the end from Charlie Van Stee with Turn Back the Clock.

102 – Archeology & Anthropology with Chris Turner pt. 2

Aug 15, 2017 1:13:39

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Chris Tuner (@chrisPJturner) is back for part two with more beer from Great Basin Brewing (courtesy of Vernon Heater), and the chat continues about his education at Oxford in Archeology and Anthropology. He also puts together a rap at the end based on twitter suggestions. Music at the end from Real Estate with Darling.

101 – Archeology & Anthropology with Chris Turner pt. 1

Aug 7, 2017 59:13

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Comedian and rapper Chris Turner (@chrisPJturner) studied Archeology and Anthropology at Oxford, and then he went on to become a comedian and rapper. He shares his story over some delicious Icky IPA from Great Basin Brewing courtesy of Vernon Heater. Music at the end from Charlie Van Stee with Turn Back the Clock.

100 – Practicing Medicine with Cynthia Pike pt. 2

Aug 1, 2017 1:11:32

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Part two of a terrific chat with Dr. Cynthia Pike about what it’s like to work in a hospital, examine patients, deal with their smells, and how to best take care of yourself. All while sampling some delicious beers from Mother Road Brewing. Music at the end from Gypsy and the Cat with Bloom.

99 – Practicing Medicine with Cynthia Pike pt. 1

Jul 25, 2017 1:08:13

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Cynthia Pike recently completed her residency, and she is now practicing medicine in Southern California. She dropped by to sample some Kolsch Ale from Mother Road Brewing and chat about being a doctor. She is a delightful person and has a lot of great insights on what it is actually like to work in a … Continue reading 99 – Practicing Medicine with Cynthia Pike pt. 1

98 – Molecular and Developmental Evolution with Eric Kane pt. 2

Jul 17, 2017 50:00

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Part two of a splendid chat with UNCC PhD candidate Eric Kane veers toward the philosophical over Dogfish Head 60 Minute IPA. Can Eric and David pin down the meaning of life? Tune in and find out. Music at the end from The Meeting Places with On Our Own.

97 – Molecular and Developmental Evolution with Eric Kane pt. 1

Jul 11, 2017 1:11:21

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Eric Kane, who was a guest on Professor blastoff twice, makes his way into the Space Cave for the first time to talk about his progress with his PhD in Molecular and Developmental Evolution at UNC Charlotte, living longer, and his thoughts on the future of humanity while sharing some delicious Dogfish Head 60 Minute … Continue reading 97 – Molecular and Developmental Evolution with Eric Kane pt. 1

96 – Neural Systems with Teagan Wall pt. 2

Jul 4, 2017 1:01:12

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Teagan Wall (@teagwall) is back to finish the Allagash White Ale and the stimulating conversation on economics, science, neuroscience, and being a comedy writer. She also takes a stab at describing the universe. Music at the end from Broadcast with Corporeal.

95 – Neural Systems with Teagan Wall pt. 1

Jun 26, 2017 1:00:29

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Teagan Wall (@teagwall) beyond currently writing for Bill Nye Saves the World on Netflix and previously working on Wall Street, also has a PhD from Caltech in Computational and Neural Systems. Needless to say, it’s a riveting conversation that takes place while sharing some delicious Allagash White Ale. Music at the end from Avi Buffalo … Continue reading 95 – Neural Systems with Teagan Wall pt. 1

94 – Cryobanks with Sarah Malley pt. 2

Jun 21, 2017 1:06:54

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Sarah Malley (@shutupsmalls) is back to continue the chat about sperm donation, being a donor kid, finding her siblings, and her life in general. It’s a fascinating discussion over Magic Hat #9 Pale Ale. Music at the end from Yo la Tengo with From a Motel 6.

93 – Cryobanks with Sarah Malley pt. 1

Jun 13, 2017 1:05:45

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Sarah Malley (@shutupsmalls) has been a call-in guest before, and now she’s back for a longer, more thorough conversation about cryobanks, finding her biological father Todd, and the relationships she’s developed with a bunch of new siblings. She also discusses the impact it has had on her relationship with her mom. It’s a fantastic conversation … Continue reading 93 – Cryobanks with Sarah Malley pt. 1

92 – Ecology with Sheila Madrak and Corey Clatterbuck pt. 2

Jun 6, 2017 1:01:07

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Part two of a great conversation about earth, the environment, the advancement of science, and sea birds with Sheila Madrak (@shishfish) and Corey Clatterbuck (@cocotross). The beer this time is Dawn Patrol from Great Basin Brewing courtesy of Vernon Heater. Music at the end from Kimbro with Dreams featuring Chris Prythm.

91 – Ecology with Doc Mad and Corey Clatterbuck pt. 1

May 30, 2017 1:12:12

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Sheila Madrak (@shishfish), a PhD in Ecology, is back with her friend Corey Clatterbuck (@Cocotross), who is pursuing her PhD, to talk about the planet, its future, the current state of things, why we should worry, why we should feel ok, and of course, charismatic mega fauna. Corey brings by a pie that is insanely … Continue reading 91 – Ecology with Doc Mad and Corey Clatterbuck pt. 1

90 – Sci Comm with Cara Santa Maria pt. 2

May 23, 2017 1:19:53

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The host of the Talk Nerdy to Me podcast, and all-around science nut, Cara Santa Maria is back for part two of a fantastic chat about all things science, life, the universe, and all of it. She also explains a bit about her tattoos and the meaning behind some of them. Music at the end … Continue reading 90 – Sci Comm with Cara Santa Maria pt. 2

89 – Sci Comm with Cara Santa Maria pt. 1

May 15, 2017 1:06:57

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Cara Santa Maria (@CaraSantaMaria), who hosts the Talk Nerdy to Me podcast and is a wealth of knowledge about all things science, stops by for a fun chat about her life, her interest in science, why she loves it, and where the world might be headed. Music at the end from Generationals with Spinoza.

88 – System Engineering with Jeremiah Crane pt. 2

May 8, 2017 1:15:57

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Jeremiah and Dave share more Whiskey Barrel Brew from Indian Wells and continue their chat about System Engineering, exploring space, why it matters, and then they try to figure out what the universe feels like. Music at the end from the Fresh and Onlys with Dream Girls.

87 – System Engineering with Jeremiah Crane pt. 1

May 1, 2017 1:07:23

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System Engineer Jeremiah Crane, who has degrees from USC and Georgia Tech drops by to chat with David about Model Based System Engineering over some Whiskey Barrel Brew from Indian Wells. The title might sound kind of boring, but Jeremiah has lived a fascinating life and studied and interned at some very interesting places, like … Continue reading 87 – System Engineering with Jeremiah Crane pt. 1

86 – Physics with Dianna Cowern pt. 2

Apr 25, 2017 1:10:46

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The Physics Girl (@thephysicsgirl) Dianna Cowern is back to continue a wonderful chat about science, women in STEM, education, and of course Physics. Music at the end from Papercuts with Future Primitive.

85 – Physics with Dianna Cowern pt. 1

Apr 17, 2017 59:22

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The Physics Girl herself (@thephysicsgirl) Dianna Cowern is the guest this week. David travels to San Diego and records a conversation from the offices of the enterprise that is the Physics Girl. Dianna has had a fascinating life, and she’s obsessed with physics and sharing cool physics knowledge with the world. Get to know her … Continue reading 85 – Physics with Dianna Cowern pt. 1

84 – Language with Julie BC pt. 2

Apr 11, 2017 1:08:55

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Julie BC (@thebookchew) is back to share more Belgian Blonde Ale from Rince Cochan and continue the discussion on language, culture, and why satire is important. And check out the photos she mentioned here. Music at the end by Dr. Dog with Unbearable Why.

83 – Language with Julie BC pt. 1

Apr 3, 2017 58:40

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Julie BC (@thebookchew), who has worked for a secret international crime fighting organization and has a BA in Slavic Languages and Literature from UC Berkeley, stops by to share some delicious Belgian Blonde Ale from Rince Cochan and chat about her time in France, what makes language fascinating, and why her cat looks like a … Continue reading 83 – Language with Julie BC pt. 1

82 – Writing with Stephen H. Foreman

Mar 27, 2017 1:10:40

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Author and screenwriter Stephen H. Foreman (The Jazz Singer, Toehold, Watching Gideon) talks about his upcoming book Journey as well as his early career, his time in the Marines, and his fascinating life story. He and David enjoy some Blonde Ale from Guinness and chat outdoors in Los Angeles. The music at the end is … Continue reading 82 – Writing with Stephen H. Foreman

81 – Independent Movies with Henry Phillips

Mar 20, 2017 1:11:47

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Comedian, troubadour, and raconteur extraordinaire Henry Phillips (@henlips) drops by to chat about his great new movie Punching Henry, studying music, getting into comedy, and how he got his first movie Punching The Clown made. A call to Dan Pritchard (@danfromorange) starts things off. Music at the end from Beach Fossils with Shallow.

80 – Bigfoot with Scott Herriott pt. 2

Mar 14, 2017 1:09:59

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Filmmaker Scott Herriott (@squatch7) of squatchfilms.com is back to share more Cider from Spire Mountain Brewing and finish the tale of his encounter with a sasquatch. Music at the end from the Pixies with Monkey Gone to Heaven.

79 – Bigfoot with Scott Herriott pt. 1

Mar 6, 2017 1:12:47

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Filmmaker, comedian, and Bigfoot enthusiast Scott Herriott (squatchfilms.com) visits to share some Spire Mountain Draft Cider, talk about the legend of Bigfoot, and discuss his personal encounter. It’s a riveting tale. Grab some cider of your own and join in. A call to Jackie Kashian (@jackiekashian), whose new album I’m Not the Hero of This … Continue reading 79 – Bigfoot with Scott Herriott pt. 1

78 – Philosophy with Myq Kaplan pt. 2

Feb 27, 2017 1:06:01

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Comedian Myq Kaplan (@myqkaplan) is back for part two of a chat about philosophy, logic, mental health, and happiness. A call to Jeanne Hospod (@jeannehospod) starts things off. You purchase Myq’s new album No Kidding here. Music at the end from INXS with Don’t Change.

77 – Philosophy with Myq Kaplan pt. 1

Feb 27, 2017 1:07:25

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Comedian Myq Kaplan (@myqkaplan) visits to chat about the nature of being, why we gravitate toward certain types of thinking, what it all might be about, and how to stay happy during your experience of it. A call to Kyle McGinn (@KyleMcGinnMN) starts things off. You can purchase Myq’s new album No Kidding here. Music … Continue reading 77 – Philosophy with Myq Kaplan pt. 1

76 – Free Will with Prashanth Venkat pt. 2

Feb 13, 2017 1:05:34

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Prashanth Venkat(@Venkatetc) is back, but did he live? After a health scare in episode one, he and David discuss that along with the concept of choice, free will, decisions, and a little bit about Prashanth’s studies in Molecular Biology. They share more delicious Roasted Marshmallow Cream Hard Soda from Indian Wells. The song at the … Continue reading 76 – Free Will with Prashanth Venkat pt. 2

75 – Free Will with Prashanth Venkat pt. 1

Feb 7, 2017 1:02:01

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Comedian, writer, and molecular biologist Prashanth Venkat (@Venkatetc) shares some Indian Wells Roasted Marshmallow Cream Hard Soda and discusses free will, luck, challenges, success, and health. Will he live to see part two? Music at the end from Too $hort with Gettin’ It.

74 – Forming Habits with Owen Wiseman pt. 2

Jan 30, 2017 1:17:17

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Writer Owen Wiseman (@ogwiseman) is back to share more Orange Blossom Amber from Indian Wells Brewing and chat more about mental fortitude, habits, and creating a version of yourself that is prepared to handle the world. Music at the end from Pinback with Tripoli.

73 – Forming Habits with Owen Wiseman pt. 1

Jan 23, 2017 1:08:00

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Owen Wiseman (@ogwiseman), author of Samurai’s Blood, stops by to share some Orange Blossom Amber from Indian Wells and chat about forming habits, becoming the person you think you can be, and how to be prepared for what life throws your way. Music at the end from Dom with Family of Love.

72 – Electrical Engineering with Susie Schober and Ehsan Pakbaznia pt. 2

Jan 16, 2017 1:12:36

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The conversation with Susie Schober and Ehsan Pakbaznia, who both have PhDs in Electrical Engineering from USC, continues over more beer from Indian Wells Brewing. They share some Special Black Lobotomy Bock Lager, and get further into computer chips, data, server farms, and whether they would create a universe of their own. The song at … Continue reading 72 – Electrical Engineering with Susie Schober and Ehsan Pakbaznia pt. 2

71 – Electrical Engineering with Susie Schober and Ehsan Pakbaznia pt. 1

Jan 9, 2017 1:05:49

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Susie Schober and Ehsan Pakbaznia, who met while getting their PhDs from USC, drop by to share some Triple Amnesia IPA from Indian Wells Brewing and discuss how the digital world is made, how they met, and how best to define genius. The song at the end is Gravity by Arjun.

70 – Movies with Chris Mancini pt. 2

Jan 2, 2017 1:07:40

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Chris Mancini (@chrisjmancini) is back for part two of a conversation about the nature or movies, how they have changed, whether they will continue to be around in the future, and what makes them good. A call to Andy (@beest_master) starts things off. To check out Earbuds: The Podcasting Documentary, visit comedyfilmnerds.com The song at … Continue reading 70 – Movies with Chris Mancini pt. 2

69 – Movies with Chris Mancini pt. 1

Dec 26, 2016 57:04

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Chris Mancini (@chrisjmancini) is one of the hosts of the Comedy Film Nerds Podcast. He is also a writer, producer, and director. He stopped by to chat about what makes movies worthwhile, what he loves about them, and where they might be going. A chat with his co-host Graham Elwood (@grahamelwood) starts things off. To … Continue reading 69 – Movies with Chris Mancini pt. 1

68 – The Love of Space pt. 2 with Mat Kaplan

Dec 19, 2016 1:01:08

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Recorded in the old vault of the Planetary Society, it’s part two of a great chat with Planetary Radio host Mat Kaplan. He and David share more Elysian Space Dust IPA and discuss Mat’s life, his love of space, Ray Bradbury, and what’s next in humanity’s quest to find out where it came from. If … Continue reading 68 – The Love of Space pt. 2 with Mat Kaplan

67 – The Love of Space with Mat Kaplan pt. 1

Dec 12, 2016 1:02:59

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Mat Kaplan, the velvety smooth voice behind Planetary Radio, shares some Space Dust IPA from Elysian Brewing and talks about his life, his early fascination with space, what he loves about it, and what excites him about future exploration. To learn more and/or become a member of the Planetary Society (highly recommended) click here. Music … Continue reading 67 – The Love of Space with Mat Kaplan pt. 1

66 – Plants with Matt Candeias pt. 2

Dec 5, 2016 1:04:39

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Matt Candeias, a PhD candidate at the University of Illinois, is back to share more Octoberfest from Bell’s Brewing and dispense more knowledge about plants, botany, the environment, and mall people. The song at the end is Everybody Knows by Leonard Cohen. More info on Matt’s website and podcast.

65 – Plants with Matt Candeias pt. 1

Nov 28, 2016 1:06:56

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Matt Candeias from In Defense of Plants joins David via skype to share some Octoberfest from Bell’s Brewing and chat about botany, plants, ecosystems, and protecting the planet. Some comedy to start it off from the late great Andy Ritchie. Music at the end from Mint Royale with Ring.

64 – Asteroids with Farah Alibay pt. 2

Nov 21, 2016 1:06:29

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Continuation of a great chat with Farah Alibay, who has a PhD from MIT in Astronautics and works at JPL, over Punkin Ale from Dogfish Head. The talk covers lots of areas from Mars to space in general to sports to Noam Chomsky. Music at the end from The Vibes with Numbers.

63 – Asteroids with Farah Alibay pt. 1

Nov 14, 2016 1:06:29

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Farah Alibay (@trifarahtops), a systems engineer at JPL with a PhD from M.I.T. in Astronautics and Aeronautics, drops by to share some Punkin Ale from Dogfish Head Brewing and chat about the mission to Mars, space in general, and how to remove a boulder from an asteroid. Dance Me to the End of Love by … Continue reading 63 – Asteroids with Farah Alibay pt. 1

62 – Startups with Heath Black pt. 2

Nov 7, 2016 1:11:28

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Heath Black (@heathwblack) from imzy.com is back, along with more Smoked Porter from Stone Brewing, for the second part of a great chat about startups, technology, the American Dream, Silicon Valley, and the future of humanity. A Dictator’s Lament by Papercuts closes it out.

61 – Startups with Heath Black pt. 1

Oct 31, 2016 1:05:49

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Heath Black, who currently works for Imzy and previously worked at Reddit, stops by to share some Smoked Porter from Stone Brewing and chat about startups, technology, equality, and the future. Music at the end from Charlie Van Stee with Handle.

60 – Educational Technology with Lyle Tavernier pt. 2

Oct 24, 2016 1:10:32

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Part two of the chat with JPL Instructional Tech Specialist Lyle Tavernier (@lyletav) and his delicious home brewed IPA. This one gets further into Mars, the search for life, and figuring out whether we are alone. Music at the end by Young Prisms with the song Runner.

59 – Educational Technology with Lyle Tavernier pt. 1

Oct 17, 2016 1:06:43

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Instructional Tech Specialist Lyle Tavernier (@lyletav) from JPL brings his own homebrew to share with David and chat about space, science, education, technology, and exploring the universe. A chat with Amber (@amber914u) starts things off. Music at the end from Sarah Ruth’s album Words on the Wind with the song Dust Bowl.

58 – Figuring Out Life with Josh Radnor pt. 2

Oct 10, 2016 1:06:38

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Part two of the chat with Josh Radnor about life, happiness, fulfillment, ambition, and everything along the way. The song at the end is Let Me Be Your Girl by Rachael Yamagata from her new album Tightrope Walker. You can see the video for the song, directed by Josh and starring Allison Janney, HERE.

57 – Figuring Out Life with Josh Radnor pt. 1

Oct 3, 2016 1:00:19

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Actor and filmmaker Josh Radnor (@JoshRadnor) drops by to chat about life, what he’s up to, and how to keep on the good side of melancholy. Music at the end from Minks with the song Ark of Life.

56 – Environmental Engineering with Ella Gale pt. 2

Sep 26, 2016 1:05:46

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Ella Gale is back to continue the chat on Environmental Engineering while sharing more Orange Wheat from Hangar 24. The song at the end is another from It’s Not That Hard, the debut album from Wam Dingis. It’s called Sugar Honey.

55 – Environmental Engineering with Ella Gale pt. 1

Sep 19, 2016 27:35

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Austin comedian and environmental engineer Ella Gale (@hellakale) is the guest. She joins David to share some Orange Wheat from Hangar 24 and chat about the planet, its health, and what can be done to alter it. A call to Grace (@AnonEMaus) starts it off. The song at the end is Pretty is Fancy from … Continue reading 55 – Environmental Engineering with Ella Gale pt. 1

54 – Farming with Chris Konieczka pt. 2

Sep 12, 2016 1:23:53

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Chris Konieczka hosts David in his backyard in Portland as they sample beers and chat more about food, agriculture, farming, monsanto, and all about where your food comes from. Music at the end from Trevor G – Transportation.

53 – Farming with Chris Konieczka pt. 1

Sep 5, 2016 1:02:53

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Portland farmer and Clackamas Community College professor Chris Konieczka has David to his house where they sample three different beers while sitting outside among some of Chris’ crops and his chickens while sampling some fresh food that he grew. They discuss farming, food, ethics, and healthy living. The end features Pure Imagination by Gene Wilder … Continue reading 53 – Farming with Chris Konieczka pt. 1

52 – Material Science with Dagny Fleischman pt. 2

Aug 29, 2016 1:09:53

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Caltech PhD candidate Dagny Fleischman is back to sample some Smoking Redhead by Brewyard Brewing Company and talk more about Material Science, chemistry, STEM, and women in science. It’s a terrific cap to the first 52 weeks of the podcast. The episode concludes with Dance Away from Smith Westerns.

51 – Material Science with Dagny Fleischman

Aug 22, 2016 1:16:37

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Caltech PhD candidate Dagny Fleischman visits over some Summer Pale Ale from Port Brewing and discusses Material Science, chemistry, beer, her life, and so much more. A call to Sasha (@UncleButler) starts things off. The music at the end is The Helmsman by Ambulance LTD.

50 – Contemporary Culture with Ramin Nazer pt. 2

Aug 15, 2016 1:07:41

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The 50th episode of this storied franchise has Ramin Nazer back for part two of the chat about life, creativity, art, culture, and staying productive. They share more Gallagher from June Lake Brewing. The song at the end is Palace of the Flames from the album Creatures by Elf Power.

49 – Contemporary Culture with Ramin Nazer pt. 1

Aug 8, 2016 1:07:15

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Comedian and artist Ramin Nazer, author of Strippy Comics, drops by to share some beer from June Lake Brewing and chat about being creative, what inspires, and how to stay productive. A call to Matt (@badwolf408) kicks things off. The music at the end is Strangers from the album To and Fro by Liz de … Continue reading 49 – Contemporary Culture with Ramin Nazer pt. 1

46 – Singularity University with Aaron Frank pt. 2

Jul 18, 2016 33:33

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From the lab at the Singularity University, David and his girlfriend visit with Aaron Frank (@aarondfrank) for part two of their chat about A.I., technology, simulations, philosophies, and much more. A phone chat with the fantastically talented artist Jeanne Hospod (@JeanneHospod) kicks things off. The music at the end is The Thought of You from … Continue reading 46 – Singularity University with Aaron Frank pt. 2

45 – Singularity University with Aaron Frank pt. 1

Jul 11, 2016 1:04:40

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David and his girlfriend visit Aaron Frank (@aarondfrank) of the Singularity University at the Google Campus near Bethel Field and discuss technology, the impending Singularity, Ray Kurzweil, existence, and robots. David rambles a bit at the beginning about the current state of the world. The song at the end is Scientologist Airplane Conversations by Peter … Continue reading 45 – Singularity University with Aaron Frank pt. 1

44 – Material Sciences with Dylan Haas pt. 2

Jul 5, 2016 1:15:34

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Once again from the Treefort Festival, David chats with PhD Dylan Haas about his life, addiction, recovery, microchips, and finding what makes you happy. Part three of the chat with Riley Newton gets it going. The music at the end is I Don’t Feel Right by Idiot Glee.

43 – Material Sciences with Dylan Haas pt. 1

Jun 28, 2016 1:07:47

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Dylan Haas, who has a PhD in Material Sciences, talks about his life, career, and academic pursuits as well as addiction and recovery. It was recorded from a hotel room during the Treefort Festival in Boise with David sampling some Dagger Falls IPA by Sockeye brewing. Part two of the chat with Riley Newton gets … Continue reading 43 – Material Sciences with Dylan Haas pt. 1

42 – Algorithms with Dave Relyea pt. 2

Jun 21, 2016 1:04:20

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The answer to life, the universe, and everything comes this week in the 42nd episode with Dave Relyea, an astrophysicist who shares some mead as well as his knowledge of A.I., algorithms, the future, and so much more. A talk from Phil Hellenes kicks things off. The music at the end is Something There from … Continue reading 42 – Algorithms with Dave Relyea pt. 2

41 – Algorithms with Dave Relyea pt. 1

Jun 13, 2016 1:05:51

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Dave Relyea, who has a PhD in physics from Caltech, stops by with some delicious Mead and talks about his new job, algorithms, Artificial Intelligence, and some projections for the future. A chat with Riley Newton from the Bridgetown Comedy Festival gets things started. The music at the end is Sista Festen from the album … Continue reading 41 – Algorithms with Dave Relyea pt. 1

40 – American History: The Presidents with Eric Krug pt. 2

Jun 6, 2016 1:18:11

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Eric Krug is back to finish our conversation about American History and particularly the presidents. His knowledge is vast, and we cover a lot of ground while sharing some brown ale as well as Goose IPA. A chat with Helen Vank live from the Bridgetown Comedy Festival gets things started. Eric fields some twitter trivia, … Continue reading 40 – American History: The Presidents with Eric Krug pt. 2

39 – American History: The Presidents with Eric Krug pt. 1

May 30, 2016 1:04:19

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Austin comedian Eric Krug drops by with a wealth of knowledge about the history of the United States, the Presidents, and a lot more. He and David share some Hazelnut Brown Nectar from Rogue Brewing and chat about history, politics, Austin, and Eric’s love of the presidents. The music at the end is Foolish Person … Continue reading 39 – American History: The Presidents with Eric Krug pt. 1

38 – Film Restoration With Samuel B. Prime pt. 2

May 23, 2016 1:03:25

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Samuel B. Prime (@sbprime) of L.A. Cine Salon is back to share more Chocolate Stout from Samuel Adams and continue the chat about film restoration, archiving, preservation, interests, Catch My Soul, and a lot more. Grab a libation and join in. The music at the end is In The Weeds from the album Low Speed … Continue reading 38 – Film Restoration With Samuel B. Prime pt. 2

37 – Film Restoration with Samuel B. Prime pt. 1

May 16, 2016 1:03:25

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Samuel B. Prime of L.A. Cine Salon drops by to share some Sam Adams 13th Hour and chat about his love of film, film restoration, archiving, and the masterpiece Catch My Soul. A call to Artie (@ArtieFissio) kicks things off. The music at the end is That Kind of Girl from the album Kicking Every … Continue reading 37 – Film Restoration with Samuel B. Prime pt. 1

36 – Transitions with Tony Thaxton pt. 2

May 9, 2016 1:12:25

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Tony Thaxton is back to share more Saison from June Lake Brewing and chat about life changes, inspiration, and the Motion City Soundtrack farewell tour. A call to Jamie in Florida kicks things off and music from Ella Fitzgerald brings it to an end.

35 – Transitions with Tony Thaxton pt. 1

May 2, 2016 1:12:25

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Tony Thaxton from Motion City Soundtrack stops by to share some Saison from June Lake Brewing and talk about the band’s final tour, drumming, life changes, moving on, art, creativity, and lots more. A call to Dave Thaxton (@JonPaxton) in Utah starts things off. The music at the end is Wide Awake from Secrets by … Continue reading 35 – Transitions with Tony Thaxton pt. 1

34 – Stem Cells with Heather Wright and Katie Sanders pt. 4

Apr 25, 2016 1:09:30

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Heather Wright and Katie Sanders share some Milk Stout from Left Hand Brewing company with David and discuss Stem Cells, ethics, scientific advancement, and many other things in part four of their ongoing discussion. A call to Nate Chappell (@wolfoutTV) starts things off, and music from Prince closes it out.

33 – Stem Cells with Heather Wright and Katie Sanders pt. 3

Apr 18, 2016 1:06:10

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Heather Wright and Katie Sanders, PhD students at UC Irvine studying Cancer Biology, are back this week to talk about Stem Cells. Actually, David visits them remotely on a trip through Orange County. They share some Beaver’s Milk from Belching Beaver Brewing and talk about the ethical implications of stem cells, their uses, and what … Continue reading 33 – Stem Cells with Heather Wright and Katie Sanders pt. 3

32 – Pursuits With Mike Wiebe pt. 2

Apr 11, 2016 1:03:53

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Mike Wiebe (@mikewiebe) is back to share more Trooper from Iron Maiden and continue the conversation about life, art, creativity, music, and everything. We tip our caps to Merle Haggard by playing Big City at the end of the episode.

31- Pursuits with Mike Wiebe pt. 1

Apr 4, 2016 1:06:11

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Mike Wiebe (@mikewiebe), the lead singer of the Riverboat Gamblers, shares some Trooper Ale from Iron Maiden Brewing, and we discuss origins, art, music, creativity, and why any of that matters. A chat with Boise State student Tiffany McCree kicks things off. The song at the end of this episode is Blue Ghosts from Mike’s … Continue reading 31- Pursuits with Mike Wiebe pt. 1

30 – JPL with Jason Rabinovitch pt. 2

Mar 28, 2016 1:06:02

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The brilliant Jason Rabinovitch is back this week to share some Avatar Jasmine IPA from Elysian Brewing and chat more about his journey in science, CERN, JPL, hockey, life, and everything. A call to Andy Thompson starts things off. The music at the end of this episode is Rebels of Our Own Kind by Charlie … Continue reading 30 – JPL with Jason Rabinovitch pt. 2

29 – JPL with Jason Rabinovitch pt. 1

Mar 21, 2016 1:04:57

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Jason Rabinovitch, a PhD who studied at Yale and Caltech, had an internship at CERN, and currently works at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, visits the Space Cave to share some Elysian Space Dust IPA and chat about his life, physics, space, and what it’s like to work at JPL. Part four of the … Continue reading 29 – JPL with Jason Rabinovitch pt. 1