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Best Daniel J. Glenn podcasts we could find (updated August 2020)
Best Daniel J. Glenn podcasts we could find
Updated August 2020
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Welcome to the first episode of our new show FGGGbT Quick-E! On this show, we will tackle the stuff we don’t have time for in the regular podcast, be it science, pop culture, or both! Our first topic comes from our new fan on Twitter @MasquearteMX! He asked what we thought of Vibranium VS Beskar. This is our answer. FGGGbT On Social Media Facebook …
 
Everybody loves a good time travel story, and Star Trek has MANY to choose from. Whether it’s Red Matter, Black Holes, Anti-matter, or performing a slingshot technique around a giant planet, if you make a major mistake, there are many ways to fix it. In this episode, The Brain Trust looks the original series and the 2009 movie, and explains what ha…
 
When is comes to hologram technology, Voyager really perfected the application of this into their everyday lives. They were the first series to have a hologram crew member: The Doctor. As the Chief Medical Officer, he outranks the Captain on matters of health and well being, which is odd because he doesn’t physically exist. Not only that, but their…
 
Deep Space Nine was the first of the Star Trek series to be set on a space station, and not on a traveling space ship. The stories centered around a battle between The Federation, and The Dominion. This is important, because The Dominion was a race of people who used genetic engineering to both enhance other races, and develop their own from scratc…
 
Surviving the Shark Filled Sea As an adult, I realized I had an irrational fear of sharks. Given that I grew up in rural Illinois with the nearest shark about 3000 miles away, this fear didn’t make sense to me. I went through my childhood memories, and found the source of this fear: A Reader’s Digest article recounting the survival story on one Wal…
 
TNG revived in the Star Trek franchise and lead it in all new directions, including the introduction of one of the most iconic Star Trek enemies: The Borg. Listen as we discuss all the cybernetic advancements this series introduced, including the advantages of a cubed ship, removing biological parts in favor of superior technological ones, and how …
 
The original series of Star Trek premiered in 1966, and even then it was ahead of its time. From machines that create food out of thin air, to medical devices that can diagnose you with the wave of a wand, Star Trek has accurately predicted several technological advancements. The Brain Trust takes a look at the major gadgets from the series, and sh…
 
The Not So Sinister Spider Most people have pretty strong opinions when it comes to spiders, most of them negative. One man wants to change that reputation. His name is Rod Crawford, and he is the curator of the second largest spider collection on the West Coast, which is housed at the Burke Museum in Seattle. He believes that most people’s spider …
 
Have you ever noticed a sudden shift in a friend’s demeanor, or felt like something about them was a little off? It is quite possible that they fell asleep close to an alien plant, and were replaced with a similar, albeit insidious facsimile. How could this happen? If Invasion of the Body Snatchers is any template, pod people are everywhere, and ar…
 
Even in the rising tide of Flat Earth theories, one thing we do know for certain is that the Earth is solid and not hollow. However, if it was, what would it be like to adventure there? That is the exact question Jules Verne asked over 100 years ago. The result: One of his masterpieces called Journey to the Center of the Earth. The Brain Trust take…
 
The Joy of Retro Cooking Emily Brungo (AKA Yinzerella), is a vintage recipe collector, and the creator of the website “Dinner is Served 1972”. She started this website after inheriting her grandmother’s recipe cards, but it has ballooned into a place where you can read about all the food choices of yesteryear. We discussed this, as well as her love…
 
Logan’s Run is a classic 70’s Sci-Fi in every sense. It captures the hopes and fears of the future, the carefree 70’s culture, and the outlandish fashion that made this time period stand out. There are also a ton of technologies to discuss, including a real life chat roulette, a tube-based transportation system, and a tracking crystal embedded in y…
 
The Fly is a movie about one of the biggest “whoops” moments in science fiction history, and is a shining example of Murphy’s Law. Scientist Seth Brundle accidentally splices his DNA with that of a housefly while trying to teleport himself across the room. This causes him to slowly turn into a fly. The question is, what would really happen: Would B…
 
In the realm of science fiction, nothing is more multi-faceted than the Protomolecule from The Expanse. Is an invasive species, a construction team, and a warp gate all rolled into one. A true Swiss army knife of Sci-Fi. The Brain Trust got together to explain this complicated and wondrous particle, and managed to come up with a Unified Theory of P…
 
In the world of The Expanse, one’s relationship with gravity is really separates people in the future. Are you a 1G person, and therefore from Earth, or are you a Belter who grew up in very low gravity? What is the biological effect of this force? How can we make artificial gravity? What is that weird S-Shaped lasagna pan that Alex is always using?…
 
Chasing The Murder Hornet If you are alive in 2020, then it should come as no surprise that this was the year that the Asian Giant Hornet, AKA “The Murder Hornet”, arrived in North America. While only partially deadly to humans, these insects are downright genocidal when it comes to Italian honeybee. The hornet will mark a hive for death, then syst…
 
She-Ra and the Princesses of Power is a thoughtful and rich remake of the fun but vapid cartoon of the 80’s. This reboot has it all: power crystals, a planet sized weapon, flying unicorns, and prehensile hair. It’s a lot to tie together, but never fear: The Brain Trust has the answers. You will never see Etheria the same way again. Link to She-Ra R…
 
Westworld is marketed as a place where you can be anyone, do anything. It is a wild west themed amusement park that is populated by robots called “hosts”. You can help them, kill them, fornicate with them, or just watch them go about their day. Both the show and the park are so complex that we have dedicated three episodes to the technology. Season…
 
The Hidden Secrets of Disney Walt Disney World is a magical wonderland, filled with princesses, talking animals, and incredible innovations. Everything about it is perfect, or so we are lead to believe. Leonard Kinsey, author of The Dark Side of Disney, got sick of the fantasy and wanted to see how the magic was made. He soon discovered secret maps…
 
Westworld is marketed as a place where you can be anyone, do anything. It is a wild west themed amusement park that is populated by robots called “hosts”. You can help them, kill them, fornicate with them, or just watch them go about their day. Both the show and the park are so complex that we have dedicated three episodes to the technology. AI & C…
 
Westworld is marketed as a place where you can be anyone, do anything. It is a wild west themed amusement park that is populated by robots called “hosts”. You can help them, kill them, fornicate with them, or just watch them go about their day. Both the show and the park are so complex that we have dedicated three episodes to the technology. The Pa…
 
The Craziness Caused By COVID-19 Between the time I we first recorded How Madness Shaped History and when the episode came out, something unpredictable happened: a killer pandemic swept across the world. What came after was a wave of craziness that affected basically everyone, from world leaders to your next door neighbor. I brought Chris The Conqu…
 
“Gotta Catch Em All” was the catchphrase of this incredibly popular series, but with 896 different species of Pokemon out there, it’s is getting more and more difficult to do that. Luckily The Brain Trust is here to help. We explain how Pokemon fit into that small Pokeball, the significance of Planck’s Constant in catching one of these critters, an…
 
In the world of Supernatural, the Winchester Bros. have faced off against some pretty scary monsters including vampires, ghosts, werewolves, demons, angels, and even pagan gods. Each one requires specific, hard to find items to defeat them, some of which you may not have on hand. That is where convenience of The Colt comes in. Built by Samuel Colt,…
 
Madness of the Masses Christopher sticks around to discuss how societies go mad and therefore can elect madness to positions of power. We discuss the Salem Witch Trials, and how strong emotions cause people to make terrible decisions. Christopher J. Ferguson on Social Media Twitter Website Christopher’s Book How Madness Shaped History Fascinating N…
 
How Madness Shaped History Christopher J. Ferguson is a noted psychologist, most famous for his books and media appearances discussing video games and violent behavior. His most recent book takes a look at leaders throughout ages and explores how their psychological disorders have altered the course of human history. We discuss how the 1930’s were …
 
With the ability to teleport instantly across universe, have singular knowledge of his entire timeline, and create life on other planets, Dr. Manhattan is the most powerful being in the comic book realm. In this episode, the Brain Trust tries to get a handle on his god-like abilities, and to do so, they discuss immortal jellyfish, time-defying tach…
 
The Watchmen TV series is a continuation of the groundbreaking graphic novel of the same name. It takes place in an dark alternate timeline, where superheroes are required to hide their identity for fear of retribution. Luckily for us, it is also full of incredible gadgets and gizmos for the Brain Trust to examine, including x-ray specs, pills that…
 
The Celebrities and Artifacts of Weeki Wachee Springs If mermaids weren’t fantastic enough, Rita sticks around to tell me about Elvis, Miss Universe, Carmela Soprano, and a Mastodon Rib! Weeki Wachee Springs on Social Media Facebook Twitter Instagram Links We Talked About Rita’s Environmental Documentary Fascinating Nouns on Social Media Facebook T…
 
How would your brain react if you could basically cut out and store pieces of your memory? Would you make up the gaps between events? If so, what types of memories would you remove and why? We discuss this as well as several other technologies from the Rick & Morty episode Morty’s Mind Blowers, as well as the princess and the pea, Dr. Doolittle, an…
 
For our annual March Madness bracket, this year we are going to vote on Science Fiction’s top 16 movies of all time, which we are dubbing “Sci-Fi’s Sweet 16”. Listen as The Brain Trust breaks down their picks and favorite movies. Play along on Twitter! Download your bracket at @fgggbtpod, and be sure to vote on your favorite movies, starting March …
 
Slimy Creatures of the Animal Kingdom When most people think of slime, a few words typically come to mind: gross, disgusting, and nauseating. What about versatile? Dr. Dani Rabaiotti, co-author of ‘Believe It Or Snot” has some pretty amazing examples of slime being used effectively, be it as a weapon, a defense mechanism, or even […]…
 
*Bonus* Extravagant Colt Accessories Much like Hip-Hop stars and Instagram influencers of today, personalities of the Wild West liked to personalize their free, promotional guns with lots of gaudy accessories. From Tiffany Grips and ivory handles, to gold inlay and personal engravings, everyone with money could own a unique gun that expressed their…
 
The Fraggle Wrangler and the White House In this bonus episode, Guy and I talk about how he was almost detained indefinitely over a Fraggle wrangler, his time developing minor league baseball logos, his country music career, and how First Lady Nancy Reagan declared him a national treasure. A Guy Gilchrist Production Website Guy Gilchrist […]…
 
The Many Molds of Mold-A-Rama Besides being an amateur historian, Paul is also a collector. He has hundreds of molds from historic cars, to busts of presidents. We discuss his collection, as well as the process of commissioning new molds for a demanding public. Mold-A-Rama, Inc. website Mold-A-Rama on Facebook Fascinating Nouns on Social Media […]…
 
The Mandalorian is an amazing space western that brings back several Star Wars favorites: Jawas, Carbonite Freezing, Tatooine, and even a baby Yoda! The show even manages to sneak in some new gadgets, like a disintegration gun, blaster-proof metal, and biological tracking. Don’t worry, The Brain Trust is here to explain it all! Link to The Mandalor…
 
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