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Each week we pair a comedian with a scientist, to break down the scientifically inaccurate elements of popular movies and TV shows. Warning: There will be spoilers.
||CleanSTARSHIP TROOPERS w/ The Cooties||Good day Bad Science Mobile Infantry! Today we take down Starship Troopers with our old friend Dr. Brian Brown and The Cooties! Learn all about arachnids, mid-air mating and what "hold-on-to-my-tablet" really means!||9/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTOTAL RECALL w/ Brent Weinbach||It's Total Recall with Brent Weinbach and Dr. Laura Kerber (Geophysics & Planetary Geosciences research scientist at JPL).||9/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBLADE RUNNER w/ Paul Scheer||Gather round humans (and replicants) for a special live episode with Paul Scheer and Dr. Kathy Wei! We discussed Blade Runner at the California Academy of Sciences.||9/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGRAVITY w/ Nicole Calasich||Dr. Liz Warren, Associate ISS Program Scientist for CASIS, floats some facts by us about what it's really like in space.. We learn about what it takes to be an astronaut, including pre-requisites, training, and safety protocols.||8/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTHE FLY w/ Byron Bowers||Today we talk about the superbly interesting (and disgusting) movie, The Fly with Byron Bowers and Dr. Doug Yanega. Learn about Yellow Jackets, Insect population, how to best kill house flies and much more!||8/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTHE BIRDS w/ Chris Fairbanks||Get quacked up cause it's The Birds! The super sweet and ultra hilarious Chris Fairbanks joins Ornithology Collections Manager Kimball Garrett as we chirp about this Hitchcock classic.||8/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTHE MATRIX w/ Julio Torres and Steven Castillo||Pick up the phone and get jacked into The Matrix! We break it down with Dr. Christoph Salge and SNL Writers Julio Torres and Steven Castillo.||8/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTHE ABYSS w/ Kurt Braunohler||Take a plunge into The Abyss! We've got hot takes from submarine super-fan Kurt Braunohler and hot facts from Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences, Dr. Douglas Pace.||7/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLIMITLESS w/ Steve Hely & Dave King (The Great Debates podcast)||Steve Hely & Dave King from The Great Debates podcast join us to discuss LIMITLESS with neuroscientist Dr. Teagan Wall||7/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanARMAGEDDON w/ Riki Lindhome||Riki Lindhome (Another Period, Garfunkel & Oates) and our first returning scientist JPL's Varoujan Gorjian discuss Armageddon!||7/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFINDING NEMO w/ Jackie Tohn||We dive deep into Finding Nemo with Jackie Tohn (GLOW, A Futile and Stupid Gesture) and Dr. Misty Paig-Tran (Assistant Professor of Marine Biology at Cal State Fullerton)||7/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWALL-E w/ Ian Abramson||Get up off your hover chairs because we've got Dr. James Hicks, the science advisor for Wall-E, chatting with the hilarious Ian Abramson about Wall-E!||7/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSTAR TREK w/ Trace Dominguez & Seeker+||Live long and podcast! Today we warp into Star Trek with Seeker star Trace Dominguez||6/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJURASSIC PARK w/ Scott Rogowsky||Scott "Quiz Daddy" Rogowsky (HQ Trivia) and Paleontologist Dr. Alyssa Bell (Natural History Museum of LA County) discuss JURASSIC PARK!||6/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanINTERSTELLAR w/ Dan Levy||Join us as we investigate the instant classic INTERSTELLAR with Dan Levy (The Goldbergs) and JPL Research Scientist Varoujan Gorjian!||6/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPACIFIC RIM w/ Jon Gabrus||Jon Gabrus and a construction engineer become drift compatible as we discuss PACIFIC RIM!||6/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanANT-MAN w/ Jessica McKenna||The actual science supervisor from ANT-MAN helps us with our quantum queries||5/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHARRY AND THE HENDERSONS w/ Kassem G||Kassem G & a primatologist discuss bigfoot and the classic 80's family comedy HARRY AND THE HENDERSONS||5/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanALIEN w/ Jessimae Peluso||Jessimae Peluso & an entomologist break down the science of the classic sci-fi horror film ALIEN||5/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBACK TO THE FUTURE w/ Doug Benson||Doug Benson & two physicists break down the classic 80's film BACK TO THE FUTURE||5/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSTAR WARS: THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK w/ Reggie Watts||Reggie Watts & a NASA Systems Engineer break down STAR WARS: EPISODE V - THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK||4/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhat is Bad Science?||A show to determine what is Science Fiction vs Science Fact||4/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Movies + Science + Comedy = Podcast Heaven
Just finished listening to the first episode. This podcast is awesome and combines all of my favorite things!!! So glad it exists.
Star Wars episode
Fascinating segment! I learned answers to questions I didn’t know I had about Star Wars. Tons of scientific facts and perspectives that were fun and thought-provoking. Can’t wait for next episode!
Funny and informative. Plus, the theme song has been stuck in my head all day. Which is a good thing?