LISTEN HERE: iOS, Android, Desktop Boy, does acting legend Danny Trejo ever have a story to tell. From his early years bouncing in and out of the world’s most notorious prisons, immersed in a life of crime and drugs, to a revelationShow More Summary
LISTEN HERE: iOS, Android, Desktop Comedian Jim Norton once described Jim Breuer as the greatest storyteller in comedy today, and after our discussion with him I can honestly say we too are believers. Jim talks about everything fromShow More Summary
LISTEN HERE: iOS, Android, Desktop Comedian Jim Norton is revered by other comedians for his candid/no-nonsense take on the world. In his own words, sometimes he's right, sometimes he's wrong, but he ALWAYS has his reasons. In our discussion,...Show More Summary
This week, Kevin Kelly and I spoke with author Tim Ferriss for the Cool Tools podcast. We had a great time chatting about his favorite tools, including a microphone with a built-in recorder, a food-expiration app, sports injury tape,...Show More Summary
Selena Savi? and Gordan Savicic (previously) have published Unpleasant Design, their long-awaited book on "design that bullies its users" -- that is, devices, street furniture, tools and products designed to control humans. (more…)
Eleanor Saitta (previously) -- a security researcher who's done extensive work training vulnerable groups in information security and now security architect for Etsy -- appears on the most recent O'Reilly Security podcast (MP3), discussing...Show More Summary
LISTEN HERE: iOS, Android, Desktop Actor and comedian Baron Vaughn is voicing the bubble gum headed robot, Tom Servo, on the cult-hit show Mystery Science Theater 3000 thanks to the biggest crowdfunding campaign ever launched. We talked to him about why a show featuring two robots & a human ripping on crappy B-movies makes for such an entertaining and satisfying experience.
On the Cool Tools Show podcast, Kevin Kelly and I had a wonderful, wide-ranging discussion with Adam Savage, the former co-host of Mythbusters and the editor-in-chief of Tested. Adam is erudite, funny, and very smart. Check out our show...Show More Summary
LISTEN HERE: iOS, Android, Desktop Iconic actor Corey Feldman discussed his love for music, as well as indulged all our geek-out questions such as: will there be a 'Goonies' sequel; what did the process recording 'Teenage Mutant Ninja...Show More Summary
BBC Radio 4's sketch comedy programme The Now Show has just posted a special podcast focused on Thursday's EU-UK referendum called The Vote Now Show: EU and Yours (MP3); it's both hilarious and intensely factual, which is a sadly compatible state of affairs.
On the BBC's More or Less podcast (previously), Tim Harford and his team carefully unpick the numerical claims made by both sides in the UK/EU referendum debate. (more…)
LISTEN HERE: iOS, Android, Desktop Jo Koy is a comedic Tour de Force, with tales of growing up in Tacoma and later Las Vegas where he hustled madly to make a name for himself in the comedy world. Jo also imparted wonderful life lessons, and advice for aspiring comedians and for anybody trying to ascend the ranks at their office.
Brian Brushwood is is the creator and host of over 400 episodes of Discovery’s Scam School, with over one million subscribers on YouTube. In 2015, his first full season of Hacking the System debuted on the National Geographic Channel (now available on Netflix). Show More Summary
LISTEN HERE: iOS, Android, Desktop Skateboarding icon Ryan Sheckler joined us for a conversation about his wild life as an X-Games athlete. He discussed his laundry list of injuries and what keeps him going when the risks are so high. An...Show More Summary
We often overestimate and overstate just how much we can learn about a claim based on where that claim originated, and that’s the crux of the genetic fallacy, according to the experts in this episode. The genetic fallacy appears when...Show More Summary
Without realizing it, you sometimes apply a double standard to the things you love, believe, and consider crucial to your identity. If you do this while arguing, it is sometimes called special pleading. You search for exemptions andShow More Summary
LISTEN HERE: iOS, Android, Desktop Asa Akira, does that name ring a bell...guys?? We had a wild and candid conversation from one of the adult entertainment's biggest stars, and frankly, it was nothing short of incredible. Asa is an absolute stand-up girl, and a delight, but she didn't hold back any of the crazy details from her bizarre life as a world-famous pornstar.
If you believe something is bad because it is…bad, or that something is good because, well, it’s good, you probably wouldn’t use that kind of reasoning in an argument – yet, sometimes, without realizing it, that’s exactly what you do. If...Show More Summary
LISTEN HERE: iOS, Android, Desktop Haley Joel Osment has been Hollywood royalty since he was 5 years old. From his days on the set of films like 'Forrest Gump', 'The Sixth Sense', & 'Entourage', Haley has experienced an incredible run in show business. Show More Summary