Via one of my favorite podcasts, Radiolab: Mel Blanc was known as “the man of 1,000 voices,” but the actual number may have been closer to 1,500. Bugs Bunny, Porky Pig, Tweety, Barney Rubble — all Mel. His characters made him one of the most beloved men in America. And in 1961, when a car… Continue reading What’s Up, Doc?
This isn’t a scam! Cast your second vote of the week for Pre-Recorded Late Night and be entered to win! And you know what, I’ll throw in a little something special if you vote for one of my episodes, because that’s the kind of briber I am! You can also tune into the LIVE show… Continue reading You can win $50!
Awesome and hilarious video from Vulture at the Brainery featuring Soma teaching Julie Klausner from How Was Your Week?, Ted Leo, and Spoony. It features blood, whiskey, and a lot of deadpan.(Source: http://www.youtube.com/)
This week’s Relatively Prime podcast centers around a game I wish I could win more effectively: checkers. Give it a listen, and see the below description to get you hooked. You may not think of checkers as an important game intellectually. It certainly has never had the cachet of chess. That did not stop it… Continue reading
Sam’s new project, ACMEScience News Now launched today, and wow is it fascinating! I’m so proud! Here is the full first episode, in which we learn about crowdsourcing as a scientific tool. I love crowdsourcing* and really appreciated the perspective in this interview. "The crowd identifies things that are unexpected." - Paul Hines *look for… Continue reading
In no particular order… Math/Maths 22: Live from MathsJam! A whole room boos Sam! Strongly Connected Components 19: Keith Devlin Second-Rate Minds: The Patent World Order Science Sparring Society Fight 2: Shapely Vs. Curtis Sam and Dan and Bukaroo Banzai
I was a guest on the awesome mischievous exploits + games + chit chat + charity-benefiting podcast Flee The Scene! It was a pranks episode in which we also discuss horrible cat noises, scamming old people, the Penn State racquetball scandal, and inventing a dumb charity. I played True Crime and Unbelievable Laws for LIFT… Continue reading
I was on a Canadian radio show because of a neat segment on bedbug reproduction that I did with Matt Long-Middleton. The sex positive show, Audio Smut, airs on CKUT 90.3 FM in Montreal once a month. The audio clip here is just my science-informed, comedy-enhanced segment, but if you have time, listen to the… Continue reading
It’s an improv podcast that I’ve been working on with some really fun folks in other time zones, and I’d be much obliged if you give it a listen and share liberally! Also, if you have feedback on the format and/or ideas for future episodes, please share them with Jay. You can also subscribe on… Continue reading Check out the latest Pre-Recorded Late Night podcast!
My buddy samuelhansen shared this neat new episode of his brand new podcast today and it’s well worth a listen whether you consider yourself a math/science person or not. His note: I have just started a new podcast over at ACMEScience.com about the great rivalries behind science called Science Sparring Society. The first episode is… Continue reading