Professional comedians with so-so STEM pedigrees take you through this week in science. Incompetently. Featuring hosts Matt Kirshen, Andy Wood (and sometimes Jesse Case or Brooks Wheelan) along with a rotating cast of special guests from the worlds of comedy and science.
Episode 450 - Jordan Morris
Writer/podcaster Jordan Morris (@Jordan_Morris) returns to the show to talk with Andy, Jesse and Matt about Tucker Max, peacocking, getting omicron, pitcher plants that call bats to poop in them, teaching goldfish to drive, lickable TVs, organic molecules on Mars and Jordan's graphic novel Bubble.
Episode 449 - Kimberly Clark
Comedian Kimberly Clark (@ClarkKimberlyL) joins Jesse, Matt and Andy to talk about the 'cron, Yankee Candle Amazon reviews tanking whenever Covid spikes, sleeping bags to fix astronauts' squished eyeballs, a scent from babies' heads that makes men more docile, and Kimberly's recent appearance on Netflix's They Ready.
Episode 448 - TJ Chambers
Comedian/writer TJ Chambers (@tjchambersLA) returns to the show to talk with Andy, Jesse and Matt about early covid days and The Great Debate, Viagra and Alzheimer's, not knowing how drunk you are and a new way to get ammonia.
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Episode 447 - Matt Donnelly
Comedian/magician/podcaster Matt Donnelly (@sweetmattyd) joins Jesse, Matt and Andy to talk about getting into magic later in life, podcasting with Penn Jillette, doing some mind-noodling on Fool Us, new faces in magic to look out for, the fight over the blackest black, using mirrors to figure out if animals are self-aware, self-replicating xenobots, and Matt's magic insider podcast Abracababble.
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Episode 446 - Double Asteroid Redirection Test with Dipak Srinivasan
Dipak Srinivasan (@dipaksrinivasan), the External Engagements Lead with Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory (and Andy's former college classmate and roommate) returns to talk with Andy, Jesse and Matt about tomorrow's launch of NASA's first planetary defense mission, the Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART), which will travel to the binary asteroid system Didymos over the course of next year to crash into the moonlet asteroid Dimorphos in an attempt to change its path and learn about how to prevent a real-life reboot of Armageddon and/or Deep Impact.
Episode 445 - Danielle Perez
Comedian and writer Danielle Perez (@DivaDelux) joins Matt, Jesse and Andy to talk about party lines, Russian space debris, the amazing volcano snail, checking on who's currently in space, a storm that brought out too many scorpions, Brazilian butt lifts, working on Curb Your Enthusiasm, TikTok tics and dancing mania.
Insights into comedy and science
Listening to Matt, Andy, and Jesse is informative about both general science and the anthropology of stand-up comedy work.
Return of the J
Always a good show but never the same without Jesse “The Brief” Case. Great that he’s back!
Long time fan
Wooo! So happy that Jesse is back (and healthy)! Love this show.