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Bonus Episode from the March for Science!

Matt and Andy traveled to downtown LA's Pershing Square and City Hall to take part in the March for Science, along the way speaking with various groups who had set up booths for the event, and even a neuroscientist listener who took the time to chat about her work giving cocaine to mice.

Don't forget that Probably Science (and Andy and Matt individually) will be performing live at Portland's Bridgetown Comedy Festival on May 7th. Get your festival passes now at bridgetowncomedy.com

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Episode 246 with Mary Mack and Tim Harmston!

Married comedians Mary Mack (@marymackcomedy) and Tim Harmston (@timharmston) sit down with Andy and Matt to talk about Frog rockets, orchestral doubling, Army band status, Guy Fawkes, accidentally melting sciencedinobirds, kids with beaks, triple yolks, yogurt toppings economics, the book-stacking problem and why shoelaces come untied.

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Episode 245 with Bryan Vokey, Carmen Morales and TJ Chambers!

Comedians Bryan Vokey (@BryanVokey), Carmen Morales (@thefunnycarmen) and TJ Chambers (@tjchambersLA) join Andy and Matt to discuss Georgia creationism, sperm-delivered drugserogenous T-Rex nosesgeological Brexit, Segways on boats, Andy's mathematics puzzle, hamsters on Viagra and how memories are made.

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Episode 244 with Henry Phillips!

Returning guest Henry Phillips (@henlips) of Punching Henry fame sits down with Matt and Andy to discuss graphene water filtrationa real-life (sort-of) Iron Man, funny foreign names, CT scan risks, CTs vs. MRIs, biologics, dumb/smart interview questions and the probability of rude names happening randomly.

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Episode 243 with MK Paulsen!

Comedian MK Paulsen (@mkpaulsen) joins Matt and Andy to talk about Crazy Frog, public policy, October Sky, RIP radioactive boy scouta heart of spinachGerman fake sunsbeating cancer and stopping aging, corrections corner, Andy's new swim teammate, strep, the Ten Commandments, tits on Nazis and chimp death rituals.

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Episode 242 with Phoebe Bottoms and TJ Chambers!

Episode 241 with Candice Thompson!

Episode 240 with Johnny Pemberton!

Comedian and actor Johnny Pemberton (@johnnypemberton) of Son of Zorn joins Matt and Andy to discuss water shortage solutions and Indiegogo lies, pipe bombs, ulcerative colitis, money you can piss on, a better way to crowdsourcetraining bees to play with balls, chiropractic, more opinions on cats and toxo, saving polar ice and eating da poo-poo.

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Episode 239 with Kate Willett!

Episode 238 with Ever Mainard and Deborah Etta!

Comedians Ever Mainard (@evermainard) and Deborah Etta (@deborah_etta) join Andy and Matt to talk about scientific weirdos and Galois, starfish and STDs and regrowing dicks, finger regrowth, Matt’s awful ex, why whales jumpunethical kitten experiments, science fairs gone wrong, more blood and shit stuff, moon stuff and monkeys and dogs judging cooperation in humans. This episode is brought to you by Audible. For a free 30-day trial, visit audible.com/psp.

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Episode 237 with Simon Talbot!

Danish comedian Simon Talbot (@simontalbot_) recently relocated to the US, and he joins Matt and Andy to talk about Andy's cold apartment, Jehovah's witnessing, Simon’s weird blood, our no-butthole ancestordinosaur protein, Danish traditions, time crystals, ask-a-sociopath, talking viruses and a possible way to reverse antibiotic resistance.

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Episode 236 with James Acaster!

British comic James Acaster (@JamesAcaster) stopped by to talk with Matt and Andy about city rivalries, science marches, conga/flute/didgeridoo combos, Jerusalem Syndrome and Paris Syndromehuman/pig chimerascats possibly being as intelligent as dogs, Matt not knowing how big an otter is, giant otter fossilsslowing down light, a light speed sonic boom and James' band Luna Dott Raids the Bee Pigeon.

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Episode 235 with Andrew Ti!

Podcaster Andrew Ti (@ANDREWTI) of the popular show (and blogYo, Is This Racist? joins Andy and Matt to talk about injecting frog neurotoxins in eyes, unethical self-experiments, the EPA vs. Trumpfake news inoculationa free course on critical reasoning, poop stuff, mouse lasersdumb psychopaths and who is, in fact, racist.

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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.

This episode is brought to you by Curiosity Box by Vsauce. To get your mystery box full of geeky science toys and gear along with a FREE Vsauce beanie, visit curiositybox.com/probablyscience.

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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.

This episode is brought to you by Curiosity Box by Vsauce. To get your mystery box full of geeky science toys and gear along with a FREE Vsauce beanie, visit curiositybox.com/probablyscience.

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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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