Chris Cain and Keith Murray, famous as We Are Scientists, talk trash weekly over drinks.
I Cut My Own Hair
The Harry Styles candle, wookies in film, and the story behind Keith's long-time preference for a home haircut, plus a listen to our new single, and Chris's Don Pardo impersonation.
We speculate about whether humans can be freed from romantic attraction, talk nude selfies in the age of coronavirus, and Chris clarifies for Keith several pieces of dialog from the hit TV series "The Big Bang Theory."
Mothra vs. We Are Scientists
We hash out some of the problems with one of our very early, pre-signing hits, "Mothra vs. We Are Scientists," including misidentification of Mothra's gender and slipshod musicianship. Then we take issue with bands who named themselves after other bands' songs, which we have been incorrectly accused of doing ourselves.
Today we dig into "WASABI," our collaboration with Art Brut for Record Store Day 2019, which has just been released for digital streaming. We reminisce about our 2006 North American tour with Art Brut and Spinto Band, during which Chris won a $1300 bet with our tour manager which is described here in great detail.
Red Planet Blues
Dylan fans will be torn by this episode; in it, Keith presents a resplendent example of the Nobel laureate's craft while simultaneously trashing both his art and his process. Chris, meanwhile, lays out a convincing roadmap for actor Shia LaBoeuf, should the latter wish to remake some portion of Arnold Schwarzenegger's films. Includes the original song "Red Planet Blues" in its entirety.
All hail the margarita! Perhaps the finest example of a very fine category (the cocktail). This episode includes the track "Skinny Margarita," plus a discussion of why those are bad, and what makes a perfect marg. Esoterica such as the Tommy Margarita, the Conga Cooler, and the Chili's in Crowley, Louisiana, are also considered.
Everything I didn’t know I needed
Never listened to a podcast until these guys came along.
Completely unadulterated joyous content.
Nonsensical ramblings about utter nothingness executed with precision & perfection. Sometimes (always) theres even a song thrown in for good measure. Indulge your mind & thank the good men from NY for their intellect & charm.
I’m sure it will be pretty good
I haven’t listened to this yet but I’m sure it will be great! If I know WAS (and I don’t) this will be up to their usual standard.