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Barry and Lucas want to make you feel better about the world, by smoking some weed and having a free-flowing conversation with interesting people who want to save us. It’s NPR on weed.

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Barry and Lucas want to make you feel better about the world, by smoking some weed and having a free-flowing conversation with interesting people who want to save us. It’s NPR on weed.

    QUAR-ING TWENTIES PART 2 - Our Environment is Environ-MENTAL with Environmental Health Scientist Ed Avol

    QUAR-ING TWENTIES PART 2 - Our Environment is Environ-MENTAL with Environmental Health Scientist Ed Avol

    Barry and Lucas continue their Quar-ing Twenties series with another really smart and hopeful guest. Ed Avol is a Professor of Clinical Preventive Medicine, with expertise in exposure assessment and acute/chronic respiratory and cardiovascular effects of airborne pollutants in populations at risk. He was also part of BARACK OBAMA’S Clean Air Act commission. Remember Obama? He was one of the people who helped rid LA of it’s smog problem in the 90s and has a lot to say about the many ways our environment affects our health, good ozone vs. bad ozone, how farts might be killing us and why this pandemic could lead to action in climate change.

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    • 1 hr 15 min
    THE QUAR-ING TWENTIES Part 1 - The Power of Group Think, With Group Psychology Expert Don Forsyth

    THE QUAR-ING TWENTIES Part 1 - The Power of Group Think, With Group Psychology Expert Don Forsyth

    WE’RE BACK! AND THE SAME AS EVER! For part 1 of this special on-going “Quar-ing Twenties” Barry and Lucas talk to Don Forsyth, a professor in the Leadership School at the University of Richmond and a social and personality psychologist who studies groups, leadership, ethical thought, and moral judgment. We get into how group psychology could be an interesting way this quarantine can bring up together, the idea of relative morality, the nature of “group buffoons”,  the movie version of the novel version of the novel Corona-virus, and why Barry is a narcissist.

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    • 1 hr 37 min
    Talking About How Coffee Waste Can Power the World with Greg Barris, part 2

    Talking About How Coffee Waste Can Power the World with Greg Barris, part 2

    Everyone's favorite guest Greg Barris is back to update us on his mission to use coffee to power the world. We surprise Lucas' dad to ask for some unexpected legal advice, formulte a mission for 2019, and Greg makes fun of us for being richie Ritzy boyz.

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    • 41 min
    Talking About City Politics with Jessica Salans

    Talking About City Politics with Jessica Salans

    Jessica Salans is one of the founders of Ground Game LA, an organization that grew out of her 2017 campaign for LA city council. She is now a field manager for the city councilman in the 11th district of Los Angeles. We'll talk about homelessness, what constituents really look like, and whether or not to watch Welcome to Marwen.

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    • 39 min
    Talking About Helping for the Holidays

    Talking About Helping for the Holidays

    Barry and Lucas talk about ways to help for the holidays, and also finally get to know each other better. We find out how to donate toys to kids, the most scared Lucas has ever been, and why Barry poops standing up. Happy holidays everybody!

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    • 1 hr 1 min
    Talking about predictions of the future Part 2 with Ayden Mayeri & Miller Davis

    Talking about predictions of the future Part 2 with Ayden Mayeri & Miller Davis

    Newlyweds Ayden Mayeri (Homecoming, New Girl) & Miller Davis (head writer of Gorburger) are Lucas and Barry's good friends. We talk about self-driving cars, whether or not there will be a WWIII, and if Miller would want to be a dog-sized spider robot.

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    • 1 hr 34 min

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