Best weinersmith podcasts we could find (Updated April 2018)
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Is it Peppermint Coffee or Candy Cane Coffee? Paper product marketing for the masses and/or a devoted few. The title of our show ineffectively explained. The Fallacy of Presentism. Today is awesome and tomorrow will be more awesome. Fun ways to launder money. Top Goals: Headshot sketch in the Wall Street Journal, Godfather status. Links: Mariah ...…
 
Ryan Haupt finishes his tour of duty with Cabin Minute Cast on a high note with the resurrection of the Buckner family. We chat about the origin of the zombie mythology, notable zombie movies, and fun facts about bringing back the dead. Plus, it is Friday and we have recommendations to keep you occupied for your holiday vacations! Soonish: Ten ...…
 
Will the robots “kill all humans?” or is that not a pressing priority? We talk to Zach Weinersmith, half of the writing team behind “Soonish: Ten Emerging Technologies That'll Improve and/or Ruin Everything” about what they discovered while writing this book. Tech, Technology, Biz, Business, Economy, Social Media, Market, Space, Science…
 
Streamed live on 9 November 2017. “This is one of those books where we predict the future.” So say authors Kelly & Zach Weinersmith as the first sentence of the introduction to their book, Soonish : Ten Emerging Technologies That’ll Improve and/or Ruin Everything. As they note, predicting the future is easy, but getting the predictions right is ...…
 
Like how the same basic stuff can make many different types of star, and planet and cookie, this episode brings a lot of familiar things together in new ways! Hanalore Gurling-Dunsmore! Dr. James Sylvester! and our guest Zach Weinersmith! (Zach and his wife Kelly just wrote an amazing book!) we're going to talk about Supernovas (type 2). How a ...…
 
Like how the same basic stuff can make many different types of star, and planet and cookie, this episode brings a lot of familiar things together in new ways! Hanalore Gurling-Dunsmore! Dr. James Sylvester! and our guest Zach Weinersmith! (Zach and his wife Kelly just wrote an amazing book!) we're going to talk about Supernovas (type 2). How a ...…
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: SoonishSubtitle: Ten Emerging Technologies That'll Improve and/or Ruin EverythingAuthor: Kelly Weinersmith, Zach WeinersmithNarrator: Kelly Weinersmith, Zach WeinersmithFormat: UnabridgedLength: 10 hrs and 10 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 10-31-17P ...…
 
This episode we take on a future full of bioprinted replacement organs. You asked for more hopeful futures, this is about as hopeful as they get! We start by hearing a bit about what the current organ donation market is like from Christine Gentry, who donated a kidney to a stranger. Then we talk to Dr. Anthony Atala, the Director of the Wake Fo ...…
 
This episode we take on a future full of bioprinted replacement organs. You asked for more hopeful futures, this is about as hopeful as they get! We start by hearing a bit about what the current organ donation market is like from Christine Gentry, who donated a kidney to a stranger. Then we talk to Dr. Anthony Atala, the Director of the Wake Fo ...…
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: SoonishSubtitle: Ten Emerging Technologies That Will Improve and/or Ruin EverythingAuthor: Dr. Kelly Weinersmith, Zach WeinersmithNarrator: Dr. Kelly Weinersmith, Joseph MayFormat: UnabridgedLength: 8 hrs and 57 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 10-17- ...…
 
Zach and Kelly are BACK! Well, for now. Turns out we haven't just been sitting by the beach instead of recording podcasts - we've been writing a book! That book is called Soonish - Ten Emerging Technologies That'll Improve And/Or Ruin Everything, and it's coming out through Penguin Press in the US and Particular Books in the UK on October 17th. ...…
 
00:00:00 - Kelly Weinersmith is here and she's got a book coming out co-written with some dude named Zach Weinersmith, whoever that is. The book is called Soonish, it's coming out soon, but you can pre-order it now. Pre-ordering is super important for their rankings on the sales charts, plus you get super cool rewards so get on it! 00:21:48 - O ...…
 
PBSDS Survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/pbsds2017Find Zach at: www.smbc-comics.com/ I sit down with Zach Weinersmith from SMBC comics to ask him some physics trivia and logic riddles! What are the base SI units?The prisoner hat riddleThe $20 true or false riddleCreator: Dianna CowernAnimations: Kyle Norby and Dianna CowernThanks to Zach We ...…
 
Alex and Savannah talk with Maria Ranahan LIVE at the Chicago Podcast Festival. Chicago Podcast Festival Show Notes: Science Ambassador Scholarship Maria Ranahan Zach Weinersmith: SMBC Phil Plait: Bad Astronomy BB8 Poo-Chi Oscar Isaac BB8 is a girl. Black Mirror: Be Right Back SCIENCE PACK Review us on iTunes! This has been a production of Post ...…
 
If you’re listening to this episode of the podcast and your name is Justin Pierre James Trudeau. FUCK YOU. Put on a goddamn shirt and come fight us this instant. If you’re name ISN’T Justin Pierre James Trudeau, welcome! Today on What Should We Draw, Nathan and Caldwell are joined by cartoonist and BAH Fest founder Zach Weinersmith for a unusua ...…
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://audiobookspace.com/free Title: Parasite Mind ControlAuthor: Kelly Weinersmith, Rachel HamburgFormat: Original RecordingLength: 14 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 08-29-16Publisher: The Future Is Here, Smithsonian MagazineGenres: Science & Technology, Magazine & RadioPublisher's ...…
 
There are astrophysicists who study life on mars. specifically, the prospects of detecting life on mars. Zach Weinersmith Joins Catherine Neish and Briony Horgan and we talk about LIFE ON MARSSSSS!!!
 
There are astrophysicists who study life on mars. specifically, the prospects of detecting life on mars. Zach Weinersmith Joins Catherine Neish and Briony Horgan and we talk about LIFE ON MARSSSSS!!!
 
After Brad shares an incredibly embarrassing story about his butt, the gang talks about Magic: The Gathering and the lost art of weinersmithing.
 
Comedian and space enthusiast Helen Keen (creator of BBC Radio 4's multi-award-winning It Is Rocket Science) welcomes you to a podcast inspired by space travel in general and Tim Peake's mission to the International Space Station in particular.In this month's show we celebrate the 25th anniversary of the first Brit in space Helen Sharman, and s ...…
 
Comedian and space enthusiast Helen Keen (creator of BBC Radio 4's multi-award-winning It Is Rocket Science) welcomes you to a podcast inspired by space travel in general and Tim Peake's mission to the International Space Station in particular.In this month's show we celebrate the 25th anniversary of the first Brit in space Helen Sharman, and s ...…
 
Live from the Bay Area Science Festival it's Science... sort of! Featuring Kelly Weinersmith, Ben Tippett, and Ryan Haupt from the fabulous confines of Piston & Chain we bring you a show that encompasses some things that are science, some things that are sort of science, and some things that wish they were science! It's a free-wheeling good tim ...…
 
00:00:00 - We first learn that Ben is not great at telling stories, but also that there was a guy Fermi who is known for one thing when he really did many thing. The thing he's known for is asking where all the aliens are, and while there are some pretty interesting potential answers to his questions (including Dyson Spheres as discussed on The ...…
 
You know Zach Weinersmith from his brilliant and hilarious webcomic Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal. In our debut episode, we talk to Zach about where he draws his inspiration from, why there's so much interest in his Kickstarter projects, and why on earth he learns math for fun. You can check out Zach's latest book, Augie and the Green Knigh ...…
 
I recently attended a talk by Boston-based voice actor and ethnographer Khadeja Merenkov about the need to use cultural artifacts accurately and respectfully in video games. Don’t just use a mosque because you like mosques, she advocated; recognize what those objects represent to the culture they come from. I hadn’t previously considered that t ...…
 
This week we interview Melanie Martin, a PhD student at the University of California Santa Barbara, about her research on breastfeeding.
 
Jack geeks out with parasitologist and general cool person Kelly Weinersmith about the seriously interesting world of parasites, zombies and evolutionary neuroscientists. Are mosquitos parasites, or just annoying? How do fungi control ants? Which parasite is in the brains of one third of all human beings? And how many bad jokes can Jack make in ...…
 
This week Zach and Kelly talk about deep sea ecology with Dr. Andrew David Thaler.
 
We're back! We've been super busy lately (moving across the country, having a baby, applying for jobs, finishing a dissertation, running a Kickstarter, etc), but we're striving for more regular updates. While hitting a weekly goal is unlikely, we're going to strive to update once or twice a month. Thanks for sticking with us! This week we inter ...…
 
There's nothing quite as satisfying as a really good joke. Someone has made a clever new connection between two mundane things that we've all encountered—and suddenly we have a lovely "aha" moment. We find it funny.That sense of revelation accompanying a good joke or comic is very similar to what many scientists experience when they finally fig ...…
 
Tim’s got a new show coming - go buy a shirt! We talk about the podcast network hullaballoo, going it alone vs with others and our experience with Goodstuff. We end with a discussion of financial models for supporting creating your art online, including a chat about Patreon. This episode of The Intellectual Radio Program is sponsored by: Campai ...…
 
Ryan sits down with Zach Weinersmith to discuss his new kids book up now on Kickstarter called Augie and the Green Knight, which features a smart and daring female protagonist. The conversation predictably rambles to include mentions of the following: Sir Gawain and the Green Knight -or- the book the inspired it all! The Once and Future King; w ...…
 
00:00:00 - Like a modern day Cassandra, scientists have long predicted that insects would catch up to our GMO crops. Now, even though the biotech companies did their best to keep it hidden, corn rootworms have infested the US corn supply. Thanks for not even pretending to listen. 00:23:28 - Ryan has a riff on a Cuba Libre known as a Cubata usin ...…
 
00:00:00 - This week we're featuring a 2-part interview with host of the new Brachiolope Media Network show Astrarium James Silvester! Ryan and James being there conversation with James' early astronomical and radio origins. 00:21:38 - Back in the here and now (aka evening) drinks are had. Kelly continues being pregnant with some coconut water. ...…
 
This episode features special guest Zach Weinersmith, author of "Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal," a popular webcomic about philosophy and science. Zach clarifies his position in the ongoing "philosophy vs. science" fight, poses a question to Julia and Massimo about the ethics of offensive jokes, and discusses BAHFest, his "Bad Ad Hoc Hypothe ...…
 
As you have probably noticed, Weekly Weinersmith updates have been few and far between in the past few months. I really love doing this podcast, but this is the last year of my PhD and I have had to prioritize my dissertation experiments, manuscript writing, and applying for postdoc positions. I was hoping I would still have time to podcast, bu ...…
 
00:00:00 - Jane Zelikova returns to talk about ants! Our guide is the wonderful and free Dr. Eleanor's Book of Common Ants but also including a few new species just described by science. There are a lot ants out there people. But seriously, go snag the pdf of the book so you can follow along with our Ant Science 101 segment. 00:36:51 - We may n ...…
 
Zach joins us to talk about the upcoming Festival of Bad Ad-Hoc Hypotheses, SMBC-Comics, cool theories in evolution, and how all red heads look alike.
 
Gordon starts with a tree we love to hate, Tree of Heaven. Joann has warm front clouds on her mind. Gary talks about the subnivium—the habitat beneath snow. Kelly Weinersmith returns to talk about parasites and bacterial regulation.
 
This week Zach and Kelly talk to Dr. David Hughes about zombie ants.
 
This week Zach and I talk with Dr. Joan Strassman about Dictyostelium discoideum, a social amoeba.
 
This week Zach and Kelly talk naked mole rats.
 
This week Zach and Kelly talk about cheating in bacterial biofilms, and how the microbiome influences susceptibility to disease in bumble bees.
 
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