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The award winning Brain Candy Podcast is Candy for Your Left Brain and Your Right Brain. Hosts Sarah Rice and Susie Meister from MTV's The Challenge discuss what gets their wheels turning in the worlds of pop culture, literature, science, and psychology. They will share their favorite insights on everything from reality TV to quantum physics. So enjoy some candy for your noggin with the Brain Candy Podcast.

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The award winning Brain Candy Podcast is Candy for Your Left Brain and Your Right Brain. Hosts Sarah Rice and Susie Meister from MTV's The Challenge discuss what gets their wheels turning in the worlds of pop culture, literature, science, and psychology. They will share their favorite insights on everything from reality TV to quantum physics. So enjoy some candy for your noggin with the Brain Candy Podcast.

    EP433: Into the Wild, Nostalgia, & History of Trash

    EP433: Into the Wild, Nostalgia, & History of Trash

    Today we hear about Sarah's elderly problems. We find out why the military is moving a bus out of the Alaskan wilderness. Sarah reveals why nostalgia is not always good for your health. We find out the history of garbage, & learn why people threw garbage out their windows in the colonial period. Plus, we learn big mistakes people make when they think they're doing good for the environment.

    • 59 min
    EP432: Broken Hearts, Poop Pools, & Murder Hornets

    EP432: Broken Hearts, Poop Pools, & Murder Hornets

    Today we talk about murder hornets, & why they need a new PR person. We discuss "street fraternities," & how they are changing the image of gangs. We learn about a camp for differently-abled people, & how it changed the world. Sarah reveals what the "hormone highway" is, & why it can keep you alive. We learn what's REALLY in Las Vegas pools. And why Sarah is debating whether she needs a black light to find pee in her house.

    • 55 min
    EP431: Fatphobia, Oedipus Complex, & Pandemic Clowns

    EP431: Fatphobia, Oedipus Complex, & Pandemic Clowns

    Today we discuss whether we look like our voices. We find out why Susie deleted one of our episodes. We celebrate brands changing to combat racism. We find out about the woman who invented rape kits, & hear why a man took credit. Susie describes a baseball game where a player was high on acid. She discusses a study that determined that birds hold grudges. We debate whether a parent should take baths w/ her 9-year-old son. Plus, hear why the clown industry is struggling.

    • 57 min
    EP430: Cancel Culture, Treasure Hunt Poem, & Snape's Wives

    EP430: Cancel Culture, Treasure Hunt Poem, & Snape's Wives

    Today we discuss the decision of MTV to fire some cast members of their reality shows for racist tweets. We find out about the "loneliest hot tub" in the world. Susie talks about a poem that had clues to a treasure of $1M, & how the treasure was ultimately found. We hear about a group of women who have started a religion to worship Snape from Harry Potter & live as his wives. We discuss a mannequin that was really a corpse & debate a man who faked a low voice for 2 yrs.

    • 1 hr 20 min
    EP429: The Return of the Poop Knife, Cave Grave, & Music Haters

    EP429: The Return of the Poop Knife, Cave Grave, & Music Haters

    Today we get some bad news about plants, & Sarah is not a happy camper. We debate why someone would hate music, & we're still disturbed. Sarah talks about a "science smackdown" about a cave grave possibly being the oldest known use of beer in the world. Hear about a scandal involving a poop knife (and there was melting poop involved). We debate what we would like to be buried with. Plus, we talk about why we buy from Black-owned companies, & discuss Black CEOs who "sell out."

    • 52 min
    EP428: Sarah's Gray Hair, Terrace House, & Cocaine Island

    EP428: Sarah's Gray Hair, Terrace House, & Cocaine Island

    Today we find out that Sarah (gasp!) has a gray hair, & we discuss how she's going to handle this milestone. Susie discusses the suicide of a reality tv participant, & the ways the show facilitated her demise. We learn about a Levi's Pride creation that leaves us scratching our heads. Susie talks about a documentary called Cocaine Island, & the reasons she saw it differently thanks to the racial uprising in America.

    • 57 min

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