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Mitch and Greg of AsapSCIENCE chat about controversial subjects. Then they research and splice in all the mind blowing science throughout so you are entertained while simultaneously learning.
||CleanHow Should You Talk About Vaccines?||In recent months measles outbreaks have been on the rise, and diseases we thought were long gone are making a comeback. What's the solution? How do we talk about vaccines and bust the myths around them? This week Rachel and Greg (don't...||3/20/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJustin Trudeau: From Vogue to Villain?||Our handsome Prime Minister has been having a rough couple of months. The recent SNC Lavalin scandal is showcasing that Trudeau and Canada aren't as squeaky clean has many would like to believe. This week Greg and Mitch remember the time JT...||3/13/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGoing Vegan: World-Saving or Ego-Inflating?||Getting to the meat of the issue when it comes to giving up meat!||2/27/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Oscars: Should They Be Cancelled?||Are the Academy Awards even relevant anymore?||2/20/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanVlogging: Mental Health Nightmare or Building Community?||Making vlogs and watching vlogs is a favourite millennial pass time! On one hand it's a way of documenting and sharing your life but on the other there's a lot of pressure! This week Greg and Mitch reflect back to the time they 'stole' a child,...||2/13/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanApple Vs Android: Which Is The Smarter Choice?||Do these smartphone brands call the shots or phone it in?||2/6/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWinter: Special or Stressful?||Where does winter rank among the seasons?||1/30/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTidying Up: Life Changing Magic or Waste of Time?||How much difference does tidying up actually make?||1/23/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBreakfast: To Eat Or Not To Eat?||Is breakfast truly the most important meal of the day?||1/16/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEllen DeGeneres: Funny or Flawed?||Should Ellen have held Kevin Hart more accountable?||1/9/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Best of Sidenote 2018||As requested by listeners these are some of your favourite clips from 2018. Thank you for an amazing first year of our podcast - we really appreciate it! See you in 2019||12/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSmall Towns or Big Cities: Where Should You Live?||Are big cities dangerous? Do small towns make you less smart?||12/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanStress: How To Fight The Feeling||How does stress affect your body and how can you deal with it?||12/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGrindr: Destroying Confidence or Building Community?||Is Grindr physiologically addictive? Is it contributing to a lack of confidence within the queer community? Should we just get rid of it?||11/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJuuling: Blowing Up or Blowing Smoke?||Okay, so this week Greg and Mitch debate about whether or not "Juuling" -- the e-cigarette phenomenon sweeping the nation -- is having a positive or negative impact. They also share stories about their experiences growing up with tobacco products of...||11/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAstrology: Scientific or a Scam?||How big is the psychic industry and is it ripping people off? Can our palms actually tell us things about our body and future?||11/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLiberals vs. Conservatives: Why Do You Hate The Other Side?||This week Greg talks about being punched in the face at his first protest and Mitch explains his mental breakdown at a shooting range. In the end we have a debate about HOW to combat the divide between Liberals and Conservatives. It feels like the...||11/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanScary Movies: Ghosts, Sleep Paralysis and Spooky Stats||This week Mitch talks about seeing ghosts and dealing with sleep paralysis, while Greg faces his childhood fear of being robbed in the night. Then they debate about what is the scariest movie of all time! For a total of $60 off, that’s $20...||10/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCoffee: Healthy Treat or Addictive Trap?||This week Greg talks about the time he tried to quit caffeine and the AsapSCIENCE office nearly shut down entirely. Mitch remembers when he was duped into drinking decaf coffee and we then break down the science behind the placebo effect. ...||10/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanClimate Change: Is It Too Late?||This week Mitch talks about a horrifying experience at the slowly disappearing Great Barrier Reef and Greg explains the scorching heat they felt in the Arctic while on a trip with Greenpeace. Then Mitch and Greg GO OFF on the current politicization...||10/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMasturbation: Addictive Habit or Healthy Pleasure||This week Greg explains the weird ways he used to download porn and Mitch talks about struggling not to m********e while on Big Brother. We then debate whether masturbation is good or bad for you all while splicing the science throughout.||10/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPhone Addiction: Are You Addicted To Your Phone?||This week we break down the science of phone addiction. Greg talks about the horrors of texting the wrong person while Mitch speaks about when a phone saved his life. This weeks debate is about whether or not Greg is clinically addicted to his phone.||10/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMusicals: What's The Greatest Show Of All Time? (LIVE)||Live in Toronto from Just For Laughs festival! Greg recounts getting robbed and having his "Cats" musical VHS stolen, while Mitch goes into the dark web to find Lord Of The Rings The Musical clips to trade. Our guest Henry Koperski literally blows...||9/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGay Marriage: Should We Get Married?||This week, Greg and Mitch decide whether or not to get hitched. The guys tell stories about bizarre wedding traditions such as ALWAYS serving dry chicken. They then debate whether or not they want to throw a big expensive party to...||9/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHuman Extinction: Is The World Going To End Soon?||Greg and Mitch talk about the current political climate and how much it's impacted their lives, including remember the day that Trump was elected. They then debate whether or not the world as actually getting worse - for good - or whether or not this...||9/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLouis CK: Should He Still Do Comedy?||Mitch and Greg discuss the controversy surrounding Louis C.K. Mitch talks about the first time her heard Louis say a gay slur and Greg talks about doing Stand Up with verbally abusive comics. In the end Mitch and Greg debate whether or not they think...||9/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanToxic Masculinity: Should We Live In A Matriarchy?||Greg and Mitch talk about growing up gay and their relationship to masculinity, including their first gay role models, and Greg's phase of wearing pearl necklaces. They then debate whether or not the world we be better off as a Matriarchy!||8/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPets: Expensive Nuisance or the Joy of Life||This week Mitch talks about a horrifying experience with a horse and Greg explains how he killed his hamster. In the debate Mitch and Greg argue over whether or not their new puppy is actually capable of bringing them joy. Rachel splices in the...||8/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEntrepreneurs: Privileged Men or Hardworking Creatives?||Mitch and Greg are entrepreneurs who run a YouTube channel about science. On this episode they tell stories about majorly screwing up a science video and the worst meeting they've ever sat through. Mitch interviews his sister who wrote her Ph.D...||8/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPopstars: Who Is The Greatest of All Time? LIVE FROM JFL! Ft. Matteo Lane||It's our first ever LIVE podcast from the Just For Laughs Comedy Festival! Greg and Mitch tell stories about the first album they ever bought and performing the Lady Gaga Bad Romance dance in sketchy bars. We then get schooled by comedian Matteo Lane...||8/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanElon Musk: Evil Billionaire or Innovative Genius?||During story time Greg discusses his obsession with Grimes and Mitch tells a story about the time his Google Home tried to kill him. In the debate Greg thinks Elon Musk is going to ruin the planet but Mitch is more of a fan.||7/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSex Ed: Corrupting Minds or Saving Lives?||We're going to be at Just For Laughs Comedy Festival! Get your tickets — THEY SELL OUT FAST Greg and Mitch recount their very different Sex Ed experiences. While Greg was putting expired condoms on wooden dildo's, Mitch was getting some...||7/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanInfluencers: Pure Trash or This Generations Treasure?||Greg and Mitch try to come to terms with the fact that they are influencers while recounting their stories of famous online personalities. Rachel interviews science communicator / influencer Science Sam. And we end by debating whether the role of...||7/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAlcohol: Liquid Courage or Dangerous Blackouts?||This week we're talking about our favourite poison: alcohol. We revisit our most wild drinking memories, including the time Greg broke into a famous socialite's car! Rachel breaks down what happens when you get blackout drunk and then Greg and...||7/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPolyamory: What's It Like To Be In A Polyamorous Relationship?||This week we're talking all about relationships - including ours! We remember our first encounters with polyamorous couples and how awkwardly we reacted. Greg chats with our friends who are now in a 4-way polyamorous relationship, and asks them all...||6/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDeath: Crippling Anxiety or Ultimate Peace?||This week we take on a lighthearted topic, DEATH! We talk about the most painful ways to die, near death experiences, and how our relationship with spirituality has changed. Mitch and Rachel discuss different funeral practices from around...||6/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanVideo Games: Violent Problem or Productive Hobby?||The truth about video games and their impact on society and your brain.||6/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTherapy: Over Hyped Hoax or Essential To Life?||This week Greg talks about having a panic attack from seeing his therapist in public. We give you a timeline to the horrors of psychiatry. We end it with a debate about whether therapy is actually useful, or not.||6/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitComedy: Ridiculous Boys Club or Purest Art Form?||This week we're talking about Comedy: Greg's new adventures in becoming a Stand Up comic, we figure out how to craft a joke with a professional comedian and debate the dark side of the comedy world.||5/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAll Inclusive Vacations: Relaxing Getaway or Unethical Disaster?||Should you feel guilty about your getaway? Or are you actually helping local economies?||5/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanReality TV: Social Experiment Or Predictable Mess?||This week we’re talking about Reality TV: we reflect on Mitch’s insane experience doing Big Brother Canada, we breakdown the history of Reality Television and Greg has a meltdown about how much he hates ALL OF IT.||5/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMarijuana - Creative Tool Or Harmful Substance?||Our experience with pot, it's history, and why it affects people so differently.||5/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
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I listen to Sidenote every time I run, which is everyday. I love getting to get two things done at once, and I’m learning so many interesting things when listening. I have listen through almost all of them unfortunately, so I might be relistening to them all once I finish them.
My favorite podcast
Hilarious and quality debates on topics their audience cares about.
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