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The Science of Self Care with Nicky Urban! Is masturbation healthy? What about soda? How much should we force ourselves to keep healthy habits and how much should we forgive ourselves when we don't?
Comedian Nicky Urban (@tweetsattoilets, The Nicky Urban Show) joins host @daveciaccio to discuss ways we can improve our personal health, including Physical, Psychological, Emotional, Interpersonal, S ...
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The Science of Comedy with Mike Upchurch! What is comedy? Why do we laugh at it? Can you learn to be funny? Is comedy changing, and is it for the better?
Writer Mike Upchurch (Mr Show, The Chris Rock Show, Mad TV) joins Ciaccio (@daveciaccio) to discuss comedy. Including the origins of Sketch Comedy, theories about what what makes things funny and why ...
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Time Travel Episode with Riley Silverman! Which Time Travel fiction does it best? What would real Time Travel be like? Does China have a Teleporter?
Comedian Riley Silverman (Troubled Waters Podcast, Nerdist, ig: @rileysilverman) travels in time to meet up with host Dave Ciaccio and get deep into the sci-fi and fantasy of Time, including Dr Who, B ...
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Eagle-sized Parrots, Human-sized Salamanders and Are Baboons making new Dogs? with Marcelina Chavira!
Comedian Marcelina Chavira (@thedeathofmarat) talks to @daveciaccio about animals, art, politics, war, toxic masculinity, and just about everything else! Follow @scienceafpod and visit scienceafpod ...
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Are we not Humanimals? Is there Free Will? And is the Cloud Evil? With Ethan Stanislawski
Comedian Ethan Stanislawski (@EthanStanComedy) talks to @daveciaccio about Japan's plan to create human-animal hybrids, the existence of free will, the cloud, calendars, the State of Israel and much m ...
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What are you supposed to do in an Earthquake anyway? What's the smartest living thing to be frozen and survive? And how to use that D! With Bryn Woznicki
Bryn Woznicki (@brynwoz) chats with @daveciaccio about the recent rash of 3000 Earthquakes that hit Southern California in 4 days, then they get into Earthquake Facts and Fictions. They talk about the ...
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What is the Butterfly Effect? Are young people growing horns? And the elusive Narluga! With Cat Durickas
Comedy writer/performer and show producer Cat Durickas joins Ciaccio to talk about the Butterfly Effect a.k.a. Chaos, and how does it affect the weather and our lives. And the dubious report about cel ...
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Is EM Drive Real? How does Light work? And what order should you watch Star Trek in? With Guest Gil Baron
We're back, the royal 'we' that is, with Science AF Before Dark. Science-as-fuck Dave Ciaccio (@daveciaccio) hosts a one-on-one conversation with writer/producer Gil Baron (@GJBaron) on how the much-h ...
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The Solar System Gets Bigger, Neptune's Moon's Mini-Moon, Weird Twins, A Tiny T-Rex and More!
In a mini-episode about the news Dave talks about the newest farthest object in the solar system, a chip off Neptune's moon Proteus, some bad climate news and a new carbon-capture device that might sa ...
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Vaccines vs Pseudoscience! with Amy Albert Cobb!
Dave (@daveciaccio) and Jesse (@jessklein1) welcome comedian and host of the "Mom, Get Your SHIT Together" podcast, Amy Albert Cobb (@amyalbertcobb) to talk about the importance of vaccinations and th ...
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The Antarctic King, A New Galaxy, A Denisovan Cave, China's Moon Lander, AI Satire, An Alzheimer’s Breakthrough and Is a Cure For Cancer Coming Soon?
This is another mini-episode about the week in science! A team of Israeli scientists is calling their shot, claiming they will cure cancer in the next year. Well, I guess we'll see about that. Hubble ...
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Saturn's Rings, Antarctic Water Bears, George the Loneliest Bolivian Frog and Alligator Skeleton Robots
Ciaccio presents the first Oner! A solo mission to talk about the week's science news. We will still be doing guest episodes, but we're adding these shorter eps to fill in the gaps. In this week's epi ...
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Space History with Victoria Harley! Apollo Missions, The Cold War, Things on the Moon, The Christmas Comet,
Comedy writer and documentary researcher Victoria Harley joins Dave to talk about the history of the US and Russian Space Programs including the Mercury, Gemini and Apollo missions. We talk about past ...
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The Science of Music with Elizabeth Hayhurst! Synesthesia, AI Music, Jazz Brains, Dementia and Mathmagic Land
Dave and Jesse are joined by comedy writer, singer and musicologist Elizabeth Hayhurst (@fordprefictskid) to talk about how different musicians have different brains, the music of the cosmos, how some ...
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Forensic Psychology with Stephanie Streisand! Live from The Pack Theater in Hollywood!
Dave and Jesse hit the Pack Theater (packtheater.com) for a mini-episode as part of the Podcast Party live show. They are joined by writer for TBS's The Detour and one-time Forensic Psychology major, ...
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Nuclear Physics with Dr Kevin Peter Hickerson! Ghost Black Holes, Ant Man Atoms, Free Will and Fast Radio Bursts
Nuclear Physicist Dr Kevin Peter Hickerson (@kphickerson) from Surely You're Joking Podcast joins Dave to discuss tiny atoms known as positronium, fields of energy known as ghost black holes, the theo ...
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Medical Science with Jason Kaye and Dr Steven Kaye, MD! New Neurons, Electrical Healing, False Memories and Crygenics!
Jesse and Dave welcome comedian Jason Kaye (insta: @jasonkayecomedy, @hellkrossband) and his father Dr. Steven Kaye MD, to discuss newly discovered human brain cells, genes that correlate to bravery, ...
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Food Science with Katie Molinaro! Old Cheese, Spider Burgers, Angel-Kissed Rum and Clean Meat
Comedian and food blogger Katie Molinaro (insta: @eatitkatie) joins us on the patio lab to talk about the frontiers of food science and research while discussing the oldest cheese ever found, the weir ...
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Politics with Kelsey Goldberg! Democratic Socialism, Ideological Entrenchment and The Disgust Response
Comedian and active Democratic Socialists of America member Kelsey Goldberg (@kelseyfgold) talks to us about the current state of politics and what we can do to make the world a better place. We talk ...
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Movie Pitches with Dave and Jesse! Probing the Sun and The Anthropology Anthology
Dave and Jesse pitch movie ideas based on current science stories. Dave reports on the newly launched NASA probe to touch the Sun, and a Pixar movie to go along with it. Jesse pitches an anthology of ...
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Annihilation with Bryan Musil! Alligator Sharks! Ghost Bears! Alien Octopuses! The Science and Fiction of The Movie Annihilation!
Spoiler Episode! We get deep into the 2018 sci-fi movie Annihilation, directed by Alex Garland and starring Natalie Portman, Oscar Isaac, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Gina Rodriguez, et al. We talk about how ...
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OMG with NASA's Josh Willis! Climate Change, Weather Mayhem, Geoengineering, Greenland's Glaciers and Climate Elvis!
NASA Scientist John Willis (fb: @climateelvis, tw, insta: @omgnasa) tells us about his research for Ocean's Melting Greenland (OMG), and his comedy work as Climate Elvis (https://youtu.be/WGfKRfyhvd0) ...
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NASA JPL Open House with Leo Shvedsky and Heidi Lux! Mars Rovers, Space Telescopes, Exoplanets, Yosemite Camping and Astronaut Ice Cream!
Dave visited the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Open House in Pasadena with our guests Leo Shvedsky (tw: @loggface, insta: @spacepocalypse) and Heidi Lux (tw: @Heidi_Lux, insta: @fabulux) to perform s ...
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Gender Studies II! Politics, Pronouns, PC-ness and Practicing Respect
The conclusion of our talk with Reed Brice (@thatdangdingus), a very funny comedian and actor, who is also a non-binary person in the midst of their gender expression journey. We get into the polit ...
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Gender Studies with Reed Brice! Transgender Science, LGBTQ Science, Hormonal Therapies, Confirmation Surgeries, Penis Transplants and Much More: Part 1 of 2!
We talk to Reed Brice (@thatdangdingus), a very funny comedian and actor, who is also a non-binary person in the midst of their gender expression journey. We talk about gender confirmation and exp ...
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Dystopian Journey with Bart Bidlingmeyer! Self-Driving Cars, Precog Drones, Flying Cars and Martian Helicopters!
Dave and Jesse welcome Bart Bidlingmeyer (@bidsbarto), host of the youtube show Science Garage to talk about the future of transportation technology! We look into the triumphs and homicidal failures o ...
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Space Madness with Diana Wright! Uranus Stinks, Space Twins, Theoretical Ice and Random Sci-Fi Reviews!
Dave and Jesse welcome comedy writer Diana Wright (@thatswright) to talk about stinky new info on the atmosphere of Uranus, why one astronaut is genetically different than his twin, a theoretical new ...
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Genetic Revolution with Tiffany Aleman! CRISPR, PCR, Armed Dolphins and Human Immortality
Dave and Jesse welcome comedian and biochemistry major Tiffany Aleman, as well as correspondent Bryan Musil to discuss recent advancements in genetic engineering, including CRISPR gene-editing tests o ...
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AIpocalypse with Richee Aaron! GO Supremacy, Cheating Algorithms, Suicidal Q-Berts, Robots in Limbo
Comedian and former Engineering Student Richee Aaron joins Dave and Jesse to discuss the present and future of Artificial Intelligence, now that Google's Deep Mind AlphaGo has beaten the top human Go ...
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The End of Humanity with Anne Yatco! Animal Robots, Eye Worms, Crayfish Virgin Birth, Cloverfielding Humans
Jesse and Dave are joined by Science Jerk Robert Chan and Biomedical Engineer/Comedy Writer Anne Yatco, as they discuss whether Boston Dynamics animal robots will remember how we treated them, if CRIS ...
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Welcome to Science AF! Space X, Falcons, Mars Bowie and Eagle Chickens
Jesse and Dave talk about the Falcon Heavy Rocket, The Space Tesla, The David Bowie of Mars, Raptors, Cloacal Kisses, Eagle Chickens, Polyamorous Duck Cocaine Parties, and Eagle Sex Death Dives! Also ...
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Basic Zoom Show
Dave and Ted talk about how to build a basic live-streaming show using Zoom.