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Clint and Ethan are two professional musicians and songwriters based in Nashville, TN. Ethan is a Grammy nominated guitarist and drummer (Kings of Leon, Relient K, The OC Supertones, Demon Hunter) and Clint is a world touring guitarist (Rodney Atkins, Bob Schneider, Mindy Smith, Jessie Baylin) and songwriter (Rough Trade Publishing). From all over the world on tour or at their respective studios in Nashville, ride the lightning with them on weekly episodes as they explore all things METALLICA.
 
Growing Up Punk is a podcast about punk rock and all its friends. Your hosts David and Aaron grew up listening to punk rock, and now they talk about it. Weekly episodes dive into classic punk albums (mostly from the 90s and early 00s), as well as interviews from some of your favourite punk rockers.
 
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Are you in control of your choices? Magic tricks might reveal otherwise, says scientist and illusionist Alice Pailhès. Watch closely as she performs magic tricks that unveil how your brain works, how you can be subtly influenced and what that means for free will and your day-to-day life. Did she guess your card right?…
 
Chance plays a far bigger role in life than we're willing to admit, says psychologist Barry Schwartz. Of course, working hard and following the rules can get you far -- but the rest could boil down to simple good fortune. Schwartz examines the overlooked link between luck, merit and success, offering an intriguing solution to equalize opportunity -…
 
In 2008, the global financial crisis decimated Latvia. As unemployment skyrocketed, the government slashed public funding and raised taxes, while providing relief to the wealthy and large businesses -- all without backlash or protest from struggling citizens. Sociologist Liene Ozoliņa examines how Latvian officials convinced their people to accept …
 
As prescription drug costs skyrocket in the US, thousands of people are forced to forgo lifesaving medications -- all while manufacturers and health care facilities systematically destroy perfectly good, surplus pills. Kiah Williams shares how SIRUM -- a nonprofit that delivers unused medications to families who need them most -- plans to drive dow…
 
"If we want to fix our politics, we have to do something about inequality," says social psychologist Keith Payne. Showing how economic inequality changes the way people see and behave towards one another, Payne helps explain the rise of the political polarization that's slicing up society -- and challenges us to think twice the next time we dismiss…
 
The one where David interviews musician/producer Brian McTernan. They discuss Brian's introduction to punk rock, growing up in the DC hardcore scene, some of his production work (Thrice, Hot Water Music, etc.), and the album 'The Weight and The Cost' from his latest band Be Well. Website: https://growingpunkpod.com Twitter: @growingpunkpod Instagra…
 
Metallicaclaus is back! Chris Yerges joins us as we take a deep dive into the recently released S&M2. We talk through the packaging of the 3 different vinyl releases, stories from Chris' experience at the two shows, a track by track breakdown, an S&M themed game of Metal Madness and more. Listeners beware, the Metal Police are out in full force the…
 
The secret to winning an argument isn't grand rhetoric or elegant style, says US Supreme Court litigator Neal Katyal -- it takes more than that. With stories of some of the most impactful cases he's argued before the Court, Katyal shows why the key to crafting a persuasive and successful argument lies in human connection, empathy and faith in the p…
 
It's the one where David interviews Griffin Guge (guitar) of Wilmette. They discuss their upcoming self-titled EP, what its like recording during a global pandemic, and the influence the album 'Everybody Is Going To Heaven' by Citizen had on Griffin. Website: https://growingpunkpod.com Twitter: @growingpunkpod Instagram: @growingpunkpod Facebook: h…
 
When you're on opposite sides of an issue, how do you broker peace with your adversaries and work together to solve a problem? Follow along as animal rights activist Leah Garcés recounts three lessons she learned in hatching an ambitious plan to end chicken factory farming with the last person she expected: a chicken farmer.…
 
What can you do to build a better world? Sharing stories from her pioneering career dedicated to tackling poverty, Jacqueline Novogratz offers three principles to spark and sustain a moral revolution. Learn how you can commit (or recommit) to creating big, positive change in your lifetime -- and give back more to the world than you take from it. "I…
 
"Lies are more engaging online than truth," says former CIA analyst, diplomat and Facebook employee Yaël Eisenstat. "As long as [social media] algorithms' goals are to keep us engaged, they will feed us the poison that plays to our worst instincts and human weaknesses." In this bold talk, Eisenstat explores how social media companies like Facebook …
 
Paul Moak is back! In this episode we watch the 'Some Kind of Monster' bonus clips from HQ3. The boys recording St. Anger, Kirk in traffic school, Phil being Phil, the band getting to see a cut of what has been filmed so far, drag racing, Kirk's 40th bday, Bob Rock on bass at The Oakland Raiders game and more! It was a fun night of music, laughing …
 
At least 400 million people worldwide live in ultra-poverty: a state of severe financial and social vulnerability that robs many of hope and dignity. At BRAC, an international development organization focused on fighting poverty, Shameran Abed and his team have developed a sustainable, multi-faceted program that has already helped millions lift the…
 
What drives someone to commit politically motivated violence? The unsettling answer lies in daily habits. Behavioral historian Christiane-Marie Abu Sarah shares startling insights into how seemingly mundane choices can breed polarization that lead to extreme, even deadly, actions -- and explains how to identify and bypass these behaviors in order t…
 
What's the purpose of a company? In this bold talk, activist and filmmaker Abigail Disney imagines a world where companies have a moral obligation to place their workers above shareholders, calling on Disney (and all corporations) to offer respect, dignity and a living wage to everyone who works for them.…
 
A head start doesn't always ... well, help you get ahead. With examples from sports, technology and economics, journalist David Epstein shares how specializing in a particular skill too early in life may undermine your long-term development -- and explains the benefits of a "sampling period" where you try new things and focus on building a range of…
 
Inspired by Nordic folklore, artists Karoline Hjorth and Riitta Ikonen collaborate with local elders -- farmers, fishermen, cosmologists and more -- to create richly imaginative portraits that explore humanity's connection to nature. Discover their serendipitous artistic practice as they share a selection of fantastical imagery where nature and myt…
 
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NASA's Dragonfly -- a robotic rotorcraft-lander that's designed to hop across the surface of an extraterrestrial body -- is set to voyage deep into the solar system to explore Titan, Saturn's largest moon, in 2026. Planetary scientist Elizabeth "Zibi" Turtle shares how studying this mysterious moon that's thought to resemble the early Earth could b…
 
In the US, Black women are nearly 300 percent more likely to die as a result of childbirth than white women. Sharing appalling statistics on maternal mortality as well as her own tragic story of loss, Wanda Irving explains how racism and bias in health care minimizes and dismisses Black women's pain -- and makes a personal plea for leaders in the m…
 
For intersex people -- those born with sex characteristics outside the traditional definitions of female and male -- the stakes to appear "normal" are high. Drawing on her personal experience, Susannah Temko reveals the shame, prejudice and harm faced by the intersex community, as they're forced to conform to a binary understanding of sex that ulti…
 
What accounts for our polarized public life, and how can we begin to heal it? Political philosopher Michael Sandel offers a surprising answer: those who have flourished need to look in the mirror. He explores how "meritocratic hubris" leads many to believe their success is their own doing and to look down on those who haven't made it, provoking res…
 
In cities, evolution occurs constantly, as countless plants, animals and insects adapt to human-made habitats in spectacular ways. Evolutionary biologist Menno Schilthuizen calls on peculiar beings such as fast food-loving mice and self-cooling snails to illustrate the ever-transforming wonders of urban wildlife -- and explains how you can observe …
 
Avi Vinocur is one of the primary singers and songwriters for the band Goodnight, Texas. When Avi isn’t touring the country with his band, he works with Metallica at HQ and sometimes tours with them as a crew member. Starting in 2016, Avi began occasionally performing mandolin and vocals with James Hetfield for Sammy Hagar’s benefit concerts. This …
 
Popular music is often riddled with misogynistic lyrics that objectify and demean women ... so why are we listening and dancing to it? Performing a sample of her original song "Top Knot Turn Up" and sharing clips from her female-directed music video of "See Me Thru," activist and musician Madame Gandhi explains why she's making sex-positive music t…
 
The path to better food is paved with data, says entrepreneur Erin Baumgartner. Drawing from her experience running a farm-to-table business, she outlines her plan to help create a healthier, zero-waste food system that values the quality and taste of small, local farm harvests over factory-farmed produce.…
 
Refugees fleeing persecution endure unimaginable hardships in search of a better life. Physician Joseph Shin explains the essential collaboration of doctors and lawyers working together to help asylum seekers in the United States, sharing promising pathways toward securing the human dignities they deserve.…
 
What does it look like inside the mind of a machine? Inspired by the architectural vision of a futuristic Los Angeles in "Blade Runner," media artist Refik Anadol melds art with artificial intelligence in his studio's collaborations with architects, data scientists, neuroscientists, musicians and more. Witness otherworldly installations that might …
 
Want to help map the world? Community builder Rebecca Firth explains how the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT) is using open-source software powered by volunteers to put one billion people on the map in the next five years. (This ambitious plan is a part of the Audacious Project, TED's initiative to inspire and fund global change.)…
 
Jon Zazula is the founder of Megaforce records. After discovering Metallica and bringing them to the east coast, he signed the band to their first label deal and released their debut album, 1983's Kill Em All. Other bands associated with Megaforce records are Overkill, Raven, King's X, Ministry and Anthrax, whom Jon managed for several years. Jon's…
 
"Some call me a soul sonic superstar," says Jomama Jones, the alter ego of TED Fellow and theater artist Daniel Alexander Jones. In this stunning talk and performance, Jomama Jones invites us to consider how coming undone can be the first step toward transformation. It's a powerful story of community, growth and renewal -- and how breaking apart ca…
 
This episode contains excerpts and running commentary of the recent Howard Stern interview with Metallica. You can find the entire interview by subscribing to Sirius XM radio. Topics include both S&M performances, the first songs the band learned to play, Lou Reed and Lulu, The Ramones, talking shit about other bands, the Drive In Metallica shows, …
 
Why do people distrust vaccines? Anthropologist Heidi Larson explores how medical rumors originate, spread and fuel resistance to vaccines worldwide. While vaccines cannot escape the "political and social turbulence" that surrounds them, she says, the first step to stopping the spread of disease is to talk to people, listen and build trust.…
 
What can you hear in silence? In this exploration of sound, host of the podcast "Twenty Thousand Hertz" Dallas Taylor tells the story of arguably the most debated musical composition in recent history -- composer John Cage's iconic piece 4'33" -- and invites you to take notice of the soundscape around you. Watch to the end to experience a performan…
 
At age 16, journalist and filmmaker Jose Antonio Vargas found out he was in the United States illegally. Since then, he's been thinking deeply about immigration and what it means to be a US citizen -- whether it's by birth, law or otherwise. In this powerful talk, Vargas calls for a shift in how we think about citizenship and encourages us all to r…
 
Our first zoom hang! We invited our patrons to watch Metallica Monday with us. This week was a 2004 gig from the Madly In Anger With The World Tour in Munich, Germany. We will be doing this from time to time with Patrons, so come join us over there for cool opportunities like this. This is not a traditional episode, but just the audio from our zoom…
 
In her global exploration of Indigenous design systems, architect Julia Watson researches enduring innovations that could help us counter the challenges of climate change. From floating villages to living root bridges that strengthen over time, Watson introduces us to some of these resilient solutions -- and shows how they can teach us to design wi…
 
We have archives of films, newspapers, even seeds -- what if we could make one for the entire surface of the earth? Drawing on his experience mapping an ancient city in the Honduran jungle, archaeologist Chris Fisher makes the case for scanning the whole planet with LiDAR -- a technology that uses lasers shot from an airplane to map the ground -- i…
 
Metallicast is another all Metallica podcast hosted by our friend Brandon, a music teacher based in Connecticut. We've always considered the other Metallica podcast hosts as allies and compatriots in the ever evolving conversation about the greatest heavy metal band of all time. In this episode we talk with Brandon about Metallicast, the news that …
 
It's the first MUYP Radio episode in nearly 5 months! Clint sat down for a couple of hours to play the newest batch of songs he's written during lockdown and answer your awesome questions. Topics include: films, film culture, the legacy of the Beatles and Dylan, depression, Billie Eilish, Michael Jordan, Taylor Swift, the darkness of humanity, Covi…
 
The one where David interviews Evan and Jesse of American Arson. They discuss the formation of the band, what it's like being in a two-piece band, and their new album 'A Line In The Sand'. They also have an in depth discussion about the record 'Fake History' from letlive. Twitter: @growingpunkpod Instagram: @growingpunkpod Facebook: https://www.fac…
 
This week we jump back into the second half of Some Kind of Monster. More Phil jokes, more Metal Police, more MUYP Family, more movie trivia and more Jason + Brantley. We love you guys. Enjoy! This week we jump back into the second half of Some Kind of Monster. More Phil jokes, more Metal Police, more MUYP Family, more movie trivia and more Jason +…
 
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