Episodes

45) Q

06/15/2021
I spoke with Dr. Mia Bloom to better understand QAnon. This includes how the organization works, its goals/motivations, and in particular, why QAnon is seperating so many families and loved ones. Today, during the release of this episode, Dr. Bloom's book "Pastels and Pedophiles: Inside the Mind of Qanon," is being released. See the link below.
Sean Williams recently returned from his trip to Ethiopia. As a journalist for a number of newspapers- from The Guardian to BBC- he traveled to report on the still very young war between Tigray and Ethiopia. Thousands of lives have already been taken, and countless atrocities have occurred, yet too many people are unaware of what is taking place in...
Had a fun time talking with Astroparticle Physicist and 2020 Polanyi Prize in Physics winner; Dr. Miriam Diamond. Dr. Diamond's primary research is focused on searching for low-mass dark matter. Her experiments take place two kilometers underground at one of the world's premiere astroparticle physics facilities: SNOLAB. We covered the physics...

42) Texas Jack

05/25/2021
Pioneer of the modern depiction of cowboys, Texas Jack would have likely been one of the most famous cowboys in history if he didn't die as early as 33. However, his is influence and legacy still lived long past him. I spoke with Matthew Kerns about the legacy of Texas Jack and his fame. After years of researching, writing, rewriting,...
Dr. Daria Kuss is a Chartered Psychologist, Chartered Scientist, and Associate Professor in Psychology at Nottingham Trent University, UK. In this week's episode, I spoke with Dr. Daria Kuss in detail about internet addiction. She has published prolifically in peer-reviewed journals and books. Her publications include over 70 peer-reviewed journal...
Interested in "gross" and "taboo" topics? Are insects the future of food? Would your dog eat you if you died? What does an autopsy entail? Why should we save the decreasing parasite populations? Erika Engelhaupt, author of Gory Details: Adventures from the Dark Side of Science, and prior writer for National Geographic, The Philadelphia Inquirer,...

38) Silk Road

04/27/2021
In 2011, the Silk Road paved the way for selling drugs on the dark web. Here anyone anywhere could buy any drugs they wanted safely and anonymously. However, what looked like an innocent libertarian marketplace for users all over the world, had a dark underbelly behind the scene. Eileen Ormsby, an author of 8 books related to the dark web,...
Jesse Korman sat down today to talk to me about photography. Photographer for AOC and film producer for 16+ credits, Jesse Korman is in the process of a very promising career. From dropping out of high school to music and movies, Jesse has plenty of experience behind the lens.