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Cellar Door Skeptics is a podcast based out of Grand Rapids Michigan featuring hosts Christopher Tanner & Chris Hanna. Prepare for the revolution!

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Cellar Door Skeptics is a podcast based out of Grand Rapids Michigan featuring hosts Christopher Tanner & Chris Hanna. Prepare for the revolution!

    #206: Where Do We Go From Here?

    #206: Where Do We Go From Here?

    Cellar Door Skeptics are back this week with a more casual opinion show as the team talks through the recent Iowa Caucus, Trump's Impeachment Acquittal, the State of the Union Blunders, and a great science segment about Quantum Cognition.

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    Links
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    https://www.nytimes.com/2020/02/01/opinion/bojack-horseman-final-season.html
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    https://www.factcheck.org/2020/02/factchecking-the-state-of-the-union-3/
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    https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2020/02/trial-without-witnesses-no-trial-all/605869/
    https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/the-senate-votes-against-witnesses-in-trumps-impeachment-trial/
    https://www.npr.org/2019/12/31/787235305/how-a-senate-impeachment-trial-could-work
    https://projects.fivethirtyeight.com/impeachment-polls/
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    https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2020/02/04/us/elections/results-iowa-caucus.html
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    https://www.livescience.com/quantum-like-model-of-decision-making-proposed.html
    https://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2017/10/richard-thaler-nobel-economics/542400/
    https://cutt.ly/prGtoHB
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    Quick Saves
    Tanner: Wind Turbines https://educateinspirechange.org/nature/environment/cost-iphone-can-now-buy-wind-turbine-can-power-entire-house-lifetime/
    Hanna: Don’t Trust Doctor Jeesus https://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/02/health/christian-health-care-insurance.html?smid=nytcore-ios-share

    • 1 hr 18 min
    #205: Schools Out Forever Redux

    #205: Schools Out Forever Redux

    Tonight’s episode of Cellar Door Skeptics brings back a couple of topics from episode 120. We review what is now happening with funding for public schools now that Betsy Devos has had 3 years to play around with it. They also review how Michigan Charter Schools have gotten millions of funding but have never opened. The team looks at why Betsy is not being held accountable for this and what it will take to right the sinking ship of education. Our science segment comes out of the Far North this week with Buddy the Lumberjack telling us about Chinook Winds and the science behind this phenomena. The show closes by bringing back the Quick Save Segment for everyone’s viewing pleasure.

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    Links
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    https://cellardoorskeptics.com/2018/03/21/cellar-door-skeptics-120-betsy-devos-dumpster-fire-and-jesus-returns/
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    https://www.cbssports.com/nba/news/kobe-bryant-death-latest-news-updates-and-reactions-as-nba-legend-dies-at-41-in-helicopter-crash/live/
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    https://www.michiganradio.org/post/michigan-charter-schools-got-millions-taxpayer-money-schools-never-opened
    https://www.npr.org/sections/ed/2017/05/12/520111511/the-promise-and-peril-of-school-vouchers
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    https://www.npr.org/2020/01/23/798668729/supreme-court-could-be-headed-to-a-major-unraveling-of-public-school-funding
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    https://www.livescience.com/58884-chinook-winds.html
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    Quick Saves
    Tanner: New App Helps People Of Color Find Therapists From Their Same Cultural Background
    https://blavity.com/new-app-helps-people-of-color-find-therapists-from-their-same-cultural-background?category1=news&fbclid=IwAR3x9oILwwECyLfqikHfo9K5UEM9sNlPRu3GELV47YnGRL0lS_Z4v5V9kfE&subcat=Wellness
    Hanna: Eating Hot Pepper Study
    https://www.inverse.com/article/61745-spicy-food-chili-pepper-health
    Buddy: Bullet Journalism
    https://bulletjournal.com/
    Boyce: Corona Virus
    https://www.sciencenews.org/article/how-new-wuhan-coronavirus-stacks-up-against-sars-mers

    • 1 hr 46 min
    #204: The Trump Chaos Trade War Machine

    #204: The Trump Chaos Trade War Machine

    #204: The Trump Chaos Trade War Machine

    After a week off due to Host sickness, Cellar Door Skeptics is back to give you another dose of weekly content. This week they review how Trump avoided further conflict with Iran, while still trying to threaten them all in a morning speech addressed to the nation. They will also be discussing the Elizabeth and Bernie conflict and what it could mean for the democratic party nominations. They will wrap the show up talking about the War Machine and what Hanna is calling the Chaos Trades.

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    Links
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    https://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/11/us/politics/iran-trump.html
    https://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/08/world/middleeast/trump-speech.html
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    https://www.vanityfair.com/news/2019/10/the-mystery-of-the-trump-chaos-trades
    https://www.military.com/daily-news/2019/07/16/esper-refuses-recuse-himself-raytheon-matters-secdef-confirmation-hearing.html
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    https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/what-the-sanders-vs-warren-battle-is-really-about/
    https://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/18/us/politics/warren-vs-sanders-democratic-debate.html

    • 1 hr 2 min
    #203: Is Iran the Beginning of World War 3?

    #203: Is Iran the Beginning of World War 3?

    #203: Is Iran the Beginning of World War 3?

    For the inaugural episode of Cellar Door Skeptics, the crew gets back together to talk about the recent events unfolding around the Trump Administration's decision to assassinate the General Qassem Soleimani last week. They talk through who he is and what Iran is doing to retaliate for the death of one of their generals. They also dive into an analysis of the reasons behind why Trump would do this as well as a look at what this could mean in the future.

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    Links
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    https://www.cnbc.com/2020/01/06/timeline-of-us-iran-relations-ahead-of-soleimani-killing.html
    https://www.npr.org/2020/01/04/793364307/timeline-how-the-u-s-came-to-strike-and-kill-a-top-iranian-general
    https://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/03/world/middleeast/iranian-general-qassem-soleimani-killed.html
    https://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-50982298
    https://www.nbcnews.com/think/opinion/trump-s-assassination-iran-s-qassem-soleimani-was-smart-thing-ncna1111586
    https://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/05/world/middleeast/iran-general-soleimani-iraq.html
    https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2020/01/soleimani-killing-iran-zarif-vows-response-act-war-200107120523488.html
    https://www.politico.com/news/2020/01/07/iran-retaliation-iraq-base-095869
    https://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/08/world/middleeast/trump-speech.html
    https://www.britannica.com/list/9-infamous-assassins-and-the-world-leaders-they-dispatched

    • 1 hr 20 min
    #202: Why Did Tesla Hire Dexter to Design the Cyber Truck

    #202: Why Did Tesla Hire Dexter to Design the Cyber Truck

    The last episode of 2019, Cellar Door Skeptics closes the year out with a fun Hanna and Tanner centered episode. They talk about what Hanna has been reading while he has been moving over the last 4 months. They talk about Dexter and some of the psychology behind who Dexter was killing and if there is any salvageable morality behind any of the killings.

    Later the duo talk about the new Tesla Cyber Truck. They examine how many future vehicles from movies that look like the Cyber Truck and which ones Elon stole the design ideas from. They also examine the science behind the truck and if it will be able to help reduce our footprint as global warming is becoming a bigger crisis.

    The show ends talking about Tanners recent experience with a festival in Detroit held by an Anarchist Commune. They talk about the actual commune, some of the bands that played there, and the concept of how anarchy plays a role in what bands come through this venue. Tanner shows some of the video as well of the show and some of the crazy antics that happened.

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    Links
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    https://www.sho.com/dexter
    http://www.dexter-books.com/series/dexter-series
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    https://www.livescience.com/why-tesla-cybertruck-is-revolutionary.html
    https://www.tesla.com/cybertruck
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    http://www.trumbullplex.org
    https://trumbullplex.org/faq/
    https://www.facebook.com/events/1322813417880351/
    http://www.thearmed.com
    https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/d3kkea/getting-to-know-the-armed-the-most-unknowable-band-in-hardcore
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JhmBpAlKQxo

    • 1 hr 45 min
    #201: An American Peach of Sh*t

    #201: An American Peach of Sh*t

    #201: An American Peach of Sh*t

    This episode is brought to you by time off and holiday libations. The team comes back together to talk through how they survive the holidays at work, home, and with relatives. They also review a science segment that talks about how scientists have witnessed single cell organism evolve into a multi cell organism. The show then shifts to talk about the impeachment proceedings to analyze what has happened over the course of the last couple weeks. The show ends with a look into the New Year and what they want to see happen in the world.

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    Links
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GJvIQ9zWuVg&t=4s
    https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCJOI12IZaZtn5VAm2nFzEA
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    https://www.wbur.org/onpoint/2019/11/27/family-politics-thanksgiving
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    https://www.sciencealert.com/scientists-have-witnessed-in-real-time-a-single-celled-algae-evolve-into-a-multicellular-organism/amp
    https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-019-39558-8
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    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-50650216
    https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-50886437
    https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/the-house-has-impeached-president-trump-heres-what-we-learned/
    https://projects.fivethirtyeight.com/impeachment-polls/
    https://slate.com/news-and-politics/2019/12/trump-impeachment-vote-conservative-media.html
    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wihttps://projects.fivethirtyeight.com/impeachment-polls/ki/Impeachment_inquiry_against_Donald_Trump

    • 2 hr 5 min

Customer Reviews

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Great job you guys

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Good Variety Show

This show took me in as the hosts seem passionate about the topics they present. It is a variety show that focuses on politics mainly but also touches on religion and science. The one host stumbles over the big words but always laughs at himself.

I recommend checking them out as the only negative I have is the audio production of their first episodes could use some remastering.

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