Episodes

Episode 234 with Laura Willcox and Andy Peters!

Comedy writer and improviser Laura Willcox (@Laura_Willcox) and comedian Andy Peters (@andy_peters) join Matt and Andy to talk about famous and not famous namesakes, failing low-level tests, sharks reproducing asexually, dud rockets, rhino shit as social mediacat marking and the parasites in ita massive Venus wavethe truth about lemmings and other potentially dodgy kids' films, plus alchemy. Go get a copy of Laura's book I AM BRIDE and Andy's album Exclamation Mark Question Point!

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Episode 233 with Maggie Rowe!

Episode 232 with Steve Hall!

Episode 231 - The Secret Life of Fat with Dr. Sylvia Tara!

Sylvia Tara (@SylviaTaraPhD) holds a PhD in biochemistry, and in her new book The Secret Life of Fat: The Science Behind the Body's Least Understood Organ and What It Means For You she examines the function and behavior of fat, why it's essential to our lives, how our genetics, gender, hormones and microbiomes affect it and much more. Her book is on sale December 27th, and you can pre-order it here or visit thesecretlifeoffat.com for more information.

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Episode 230 with Forrest Shaw!

Episode 229 with Bryan Olsen and Dominic Harris!

Comedy Central Roast writer Bryan Olsen (@olsen__) and comedian Dominic Harris (@DomComedy) sit down with Matt (@mattkirshen) and Andy (@andytwood) to talk about battery pigs, Dom's lost episode, Saint Bernard and Air Bud, Buzz and AntarcticaDominic the debutantedog memorygut Parkinson’sfecal transplants againnew elements, the chemistry helpline, uncombable hair syndromeplatypus venom that can help diabetes and Dominic's new album.

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Episode 228 with Cecily Knobler and Auggie Smith!

Comedian and movie reviewer Cecily Knobler (@Cecilysaysstuff) joins returning guest Auggie Smith (@auggiesmith) and Andy (@andytwood) to discuss hospice humor, intervention critiques, Andy Dick stories, sex addiction getting depathologized, Auggie's issues with addicts, Cecily's neuropsychology background, Myers-Briggs personality types, high school kids undercutting Martin Shkreli's expensive drugsGoogle's AI that can lip read better than humans, SNL's Trump responsibility, naming Secretaries of State, Cecily's book and Andy's swim meet.

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Episode 227 with Eric Lampaert and JJ Whitehead!

Comedian Eric Lampaert (@EricLampaert) and returning guest JJ Whitehead (@JJWhitesnake) join Matt and Andy to discuss NASA's Space Poop Challengepaper bike helmetsan end to zika's global health emergency, the hanging of a shipwrecked monkey and a circus elephantJJ's new album and two moose found locked together in ice.

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Episode 226 with Toby Muresianu!

Episode 225 with Grant Lyon!

Comedian and former environmental scientist Grant Lyon (@grantlyon1) joins Matt and Andy to talk about the Elkhorn Slough Foundation, naked cow science, why reservoirs aren’t all goodsurgery fartsnightmare machinessentencing algorithmsa third hominid and Patient Letter O.

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Episode 224 with Moshe Kasher!

Episode 223 with Greg Behrendt!

Episode 221 with Shawn Pearlman!

Episode 220 with Steele Saunders!

Episode 219 with Shane Mauss!

Matt sits down with returning guest comedian Shane Mauss (@shanecomedy) to talk about his podcast Here We Are, his new tour all about psychedelics called A Good Trip, his early days as a more straightforward standup, his dalliances into evolutionary biology, the state of scientific research into recreational drugs, simulated near-death experiences, and the differences between trying ayahuasca and DMT.

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Episode 218 with Christian Duguay and Emily Maya Mills!

Episode 217 with Ahmed Bharoocha and Auggie Smith!

Comedians Ahmed Bharoocha (@ahmedbharoocha) and Auggie Smith (@auggiesmith) join Matt and Andy for the final recording from Bluebell Ranch, which happens to coincide with an apocalyptic forest fire in the area, and the crew discuss topics including bouncy castle economics, zorbs in Russiaa new hard materialthe Mohs hardness scalePliny the Elderthe Randi paranormal challengenew brain areaslistening to music while drinkinga new biohybrid creaturea Mars laser with free willartwork damagers and what to call Ahmed’s album. 

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Episode 216 with Al Jackson!

Episode 215 with Dr. Farah Alibay!