49 episodes

Quiz-o-Tron is the world's greatest science-themed panel quiz show, where scientists battle comedians for the grand prize: the Quiz-o-Tron belt. Recorded live at Pianofight in San Francisco on the first Thursday of each month. Learn more at Quizotron.com!

Quiz-o-Tron Rebecca Watson

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Quiz-o-Tron is the world's greatest science-themed panel quiz show, where scientists battle comedians for the grand prize: the Quiz-o-Tron belt. Recorded live at Pianofight in San Francisco on the first Thursday of each month. Learn more at Quizotron.com!

    Cats, Scats, and the War on Christmas

    Cats, Scats, and the War on Christmas

    Patrons can read the full script of the show with links to all studies and news items here: https://www.patreon.com/posts/32572472







    Host: Rebecca Watson







    Guests:







    Bonnie Burton Hal Lublin Jess Phoenix James Urbaniak Jennifer Ouellette Joseph Scrimshaw

    • 1 hr 23 min
    Drunken Norwegians, Fat Crows, and Bigfoot Burglars

    Drunken Norwegians, Fat Crows, and Bigfoot Burglars

    Patrons can read the full script of the show with links to all studies and news items here: https://www.patreon.com/posts/29678316







    Host: Rebecca Watson







    Guests: Rahul Samant, Jason B, Trace Dominguez, Keith Lowell Jensen







    Categories: Sike, Terrible People who Hate Science, Science According to Late Night Radio







    Next show will be Thursday, Sept 26 at Pianofight. Tix available at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/quiz-o-tron-tickets-65332189337







    Photo by Baranduin/bbamok

    • 56 min
    If You See Something, Squirt Something

    If You See Something, Squirt Something

    Patrons can read the full script of the show with links to all studies and news items here: https://www.patreon.com/posts/28602653







    Host: Rebecca Watson







    Guests: Lucky Yates, Adam Rogers, Jennifer Ouellette, Drew Curtis, Scott Sigler







    Categories: Drinking, F*****g, and Science According to the People Storming Area 51







    Next show will be Thursday, July 25 at Pianofight. Tix available at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/quiz-o-tron-tickets-65332189337

    • 57 min
    Quizlet: Spontaneous Dancing

    Quizlet: Spontaneous Dancing

    Rebecca Watson and Keith Lowell Jensen discuss what animals dance, and which ones do so spontaneously. News story







    Support us on Patreon to hear this week’s bonus episode!







    Next shows:







    HopCon 7.0 on Thursday, July 18







    Pianofight in San Francisco on Thursday July 25 (ticket link to come)

    • 30 min
    Working on My Summer Dick

    Working on My Summer Dick

    Patrons can read the full script of the show with links to all studies and news items here:







    patreon.com/posts/27998331







    Host: Rebecca Watson







    Guests: Julia Wilde, Johnny Taylor, Cat Bobino, Keith Lowell Jensen







    Categories: CUTE (AND SOMETIMES DISGUSTING) ANIMALS, SCIENCE!, SUMMAH, and SCIENCE ACCORDING TO YOUR WEIRD UNCLE ON FACEBOOK







    Next show is Thursday, July 18 2019 at Stone Brewing Company’s Hop-Con in San Diego! Tix: https://www.stonebrewing.com/events/hop-con-70







    Next show in San Francisco will be Thursday, July 25 at Pianofight. Tix available soon at quizotron.com.







    Photo by Baranduin/bbamok

    • 1 hr 22 min
    Quizlet! Why We Don’t Feel Love When Staring at a Wolf

    Quizlet! Why We Don’t Feel Love When Staring at a Wolf

    What behavior did dogs adapt that may have led directly to their domestication, splitting them from wolves?







    Rebecca and Keith talk dogs, wolves, cats, marriage, boyfriends, and absolutely nothing about dead animals. Well, not much anyway.







    Study: https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2019/06/domestication-gave-dogs-two-new-eye-muscles/591868/







    Bonus Quizlet for Patrons: https://www.patreon.com/posts/27804375/







    The next live Quiz-o-Tron will be Friday, June 28 at Pianofight in San Francisco! Get your tickets here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/quiz-o-tron-tickets-63138527034

    • 26 min

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CosmicDad ,

Funny and interesting

Always entertaining, always informative.

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Rebecca Watson

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This podcast bangs

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