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    *BONUS* – The Future of Death

    *BONUS* – The Future of Death

    The Right to Die is a controversial topic in many countries, and a company called EXIT is capitalizing on that uncertainty.  Their CEO is creating a DIY death coffin that can be 3D printed in a matter of weeks.  Requiring only nitrogen, it may provide an alternative for those looking to skirt the law.  We […]

    • 14 min
    Ep. 181: Sex Robots, Artificial Wombs, and Lab-Grown Meat

    Ep. 181: Sex Robots, Artificial Wombs, and Lab-Grown Meat

    As technology marches forward, humans are achieving things that were thought to exist only in science fiction.  In her new book ‘Sex Robots and Vegan Meat’, Jenny Kleeman looks at four such innovations, and explores how they are poised to fundamentally change the pillars of humanity.  We discuss these advancements, which include robotic companions, artificial […]

    • 1 hr
    Ep. 180: Down On Skid Row

    Ep. 180: Down On Skid Row

    My first introduction to Skid Row was the catchy little number in the musical “Little Shop of Horrors”.  I had no idea that is was referring to the largest recognized homeless encampment in the country, and the only such community legally defined by a court of law.  The Skid Row in the movie was in […]

    • 1 hr 12 min
    *BONUS* – The Original Batmobile

    *BONUS* – The Original Batmobile

    Due to the popularity of both the look and gadgetry of the 1966 Batmobile,  it became a signature staple of the Batman mythos.  Prior to the TV series, the Batmobile was hardly mentioned in the comic books, and it definitely wasn’t a sports car.  Bob and I discuss how this icon version was crafted from […]

    • 16 min
    Ep. 179: The 1966 Batman Bat-show

    Ep. 179: The 1966 Batman Bat-show

    The original Batman television show may not be treated with much respect today, but it was an absolute trailblazer in terms of getting superheroes respect in pop culture.  The success of Marvel movies today owe a debt of gratitude to this much maligned series.  Not only that, but this show introduced many things that we […]

    • 56 min
    Ep. 178: The Curious Life of Count Dante

    Ep. 178: The Curious Life of Count Dante

    Last week, I interviewed Bob Calhoun who called him self ‘Count Dante’ in the underground wrestling outfit Incredibly Strange Wrestling.  This week I talk to documentary filmmaker Floyd Webb about John Keehan, the man who originated the Count Dante moniker.  To most, Count Dante was a fixture of the comic book advertisements, offering ‘The World’s […]

    • 1 hr

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