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How Cool Is This? is a 5-minute podcast about what’s cool. Each short podcast episode explores a new idea. Bingeable and perfect for a short commute from the bedroom to the kitchen, How Cool Is This? is like Shark Tank meets This American Life meets Humans of New York, except anyone can participate.… read more

134 Episodes | 2019 - 2021

(107) Austin Thomas: Silent Restaurant

October 8th, 2021

4:44

Austin wants to open a restaurant where the soundtrack is complete silence. Do people really want to eat while alone with their thoughts? And more …

(106) Genny Kelley: Mean Muggin’ Ceramics

October 8th, 2021

4:55

Genny turned her passion for pottery into a business when she lost her job. Are mean mugs still nice to drink out of? And more importantly, is that …

(105) David Katz: swaggr socks, made from recycled materials

October 8th, 2021

4:59

David helped create more sustainable socks made from recyclable materials. Can what you put on your feet help make the world a better place? And more …

(104) Erica Stanford: Crypto Curry Club

October 8th, 2021

4:58

Erica started a club where people can meet to discuss cryptocurrency over curry. Is a delicious meal a good way to build community? And more …

(103) Steve Christensen: Neuwly App for Live Streams

October 8th, 2021

4:59

Steve created an app that helps you discover live streams from around the world. Can live streams help you discover something new from the comfort of …

(102) Matt Franklin: Pretending To Be In China

September 3rd, 2021

4:56

An entrepreneur for more than 15 years, Matt has recently begun experiencing issues with the responsiveness of suppliers in China. Can a new strategy that Matt stumbled upon increase the efficiency of your supply chain? …

(101) Allison Whitaker: Climate Fresk Game

September 3rd, 2021

4:49

Allison's facilitates an educational game designed to combat the climate crisis. Will their innovative approach lead to a cooler globe? And more …

(100) How Cool Is “How Cool Is This?”

September 3rd, 2021

4:56

Brian and Nick have spent the better part of the last two years sourcing unique ideas and judging them on how cool they are. Have they figured out …

(99) Trenton Hudson: KORMA Date Coffee

September 3rd, 2021

4:58

Trenton loves the taste and smell of coffee but has to think twice before drinking caffeine. Can the coffee he makes from date sees provide a …

(98) Heather Li: It’s Nice To Hear You

July 1st, 2021

4:58

Heather started a voice only dating service to help lonely people connect during the pandemic. Can trading only voicemails lead to a love connection? …

(97) Ryan Manganelli: Melt Problematic Statues to Create Keepsakes

July 1st, 2021

4:58

Ryan thinks we should melt down statues of problematic historical figures and turn those raw materials into products you can buy. Is that the …

This Week in Cool presented by Roomkey (June 24)

June 25th, 2021

4:59

This Week in Cool is a weekly look into what’s cool, what’s not, and nothing in between.

This 5 minute recap of the June 24 season finale covers:

This Week in Cool (June 17)

June 18th, 2021

4:59

This Week in Cool is a weekly look into what’s cool, what’s not, and nothing in between.

This 5 minute recap of the June 17 show covers:

  • Man …

REBUTTALS: Kay Neal on (80) Kids Should Get To Learn Latin

June 11th, 2021

4:52

Kay returns to the show with more information about episode 80, Kids Should Get To Learn Latin.

“The people who love classics… they’re not marketers. …

REBUTTALS: Kyle Clement on (56) Hire-A-Karen

June 11th, 2021

4:53

Kyle, winner of a 2020 Coolio, returns to the show to talk about episode 56, Hire-A-Karen.

“I’m trying to gauge interest, not necessarily for people …

REBUTTALS: Ian Pauley on (52) Cardens

June 11th, 2021

4:59

Ian returns to the show to talk about episode 52, Cardens.

“We should look to expand this idea to more than just cars and trucks, and maybe think …

REBUTTALS: Dani Zoldan on (48) Illegal Comedy

June 11th, 2021

4:59

Dani, winner of a 2020 Coolio, returns to the show with a response to episode 48, Illegal Comedy.

“I’m not an anti-masker, but in my specific case, I …

This Week in Cool presented by Roomkey (June 3)

June 4th, 2021

4:52

This Week in Cool is a weekly look into what’s cool, what’s not, and nothing in between. The full 30 minute show happens live in Roomkey Thursdays at …

This Week in Cool ft. Molly Barrett (Roomkey, May 27)

May 28th, 2021

4:58

This Week in Cool is a weekly look into what’s cool, what’s not, and nothing in between. The full 30 minute show happens live in Roomkey Thursdays at …

(96) Charlie Holtz & Sam Beck: ShlinkedIn

May 21st, 2021

4:59

Charlie and Sam think LinkedIn can be improved. Can their new website ShlinkedIn.com provide a better networking experience? And more importantly, is …

(95) Fiona Kong: Home Sweet Homes Co-parenting Journal & Planner

May 21st, 2021

4:59

Fiona developed a resource for children of separated parents. Will her new co-parenting journal and planner help keep things cool in potentially …

(94) Amy Giddon: Daily Haloha

May 21st, 2021

4:57

Amy is a tech entrepreneur who built a social and mindfulness app inspired by Post-It Notes. Can Daily Haloha inspire empathy and connect the globe? …

(93) Gary Phipps: Pragmatic Prepping

May 21st, 2021

4:56

Gary thinks prepping seems harder and more expensive than it needs to be. Will his advice help more people be ready for an emergency situation? And …

This Week in Cool presented by Roomkey (May 13)

May 14th, 2021

4:52

This Week in Cool is a weekly look into what’s cool, what’s not, and nothing in between. The full 30 minute show happens live in Roomkey Thursdays at …

This Week in Cool presented by Roomkey (Apr 29)

April 30th, 2021

4:57

This Week in Cool is a weekly look into what’s cool, what’s not, and nothing in between. The full 30 minute show happens live in Roomkey Thursdays at …

This Week in Cool presented by Roomkey (April 22)

April 23rd, 2021

4:53

This Week in Cool is a weekly look into what’s cool, what’s not, and nothing in between. The full 30 minute show happens live in Roomkey every …

REBUTTALS: Rebecca Sealfon on (85) Unity Is Strength Peace Forum

April 16th, 2021

4:54

Rebecca returns to the show with a response to episode 85: Unity Is Strength Israeli/Palestinian Peace Forum.

“When we said let's give peace a chance on this site, we are slowly allaying people's skepticism.”

Check out …

REBUTTALS: Golda Velez on (78) What’s Cookin’ App

April 16th, 2021

4:55

Golda returns to the show with a response to episode 77: What’s Cookin’ App.

“You put an offer to chat with people. They'll just schedule it with you …

REBUTTALS: Eran Thomson on (77) Song Saga Game

April 16th, 2021

4:54

Eran returns to the show with a response to episode 77, Song Saga Game.

“In our play testing groups in Australia, the first question everyone asks is ‘how do you play?’. But when we play tested it in America, the first …

REBUTTALS: Ryan Manganelli on (11) DMX On Broadway

April 16th, 2021

4:54

Ryan returns to the show with a response to episode 11, DMX On Broadway.

“The pandemic has made a Broadway theater a little tough, but I'm holding …

REBUTTALS: Sami Holder on (3) The West Wing But With Vince Vaughn

April 16th, 2021

4:59

Sami returns to the show with a response to episode 3, The West Wing But With Vince Vaughn.

“I think I would make a great candidate to play president …

REBUTTALS: Kristian Mundahl on (2) Brian Should Only Have One Podcast

April 16th, 2021

4:58

Our first three time guest, Kristian returns to the show with a response to episode 2, Brian Should Only Have One Podcast.

“I think that if Brian's …

This Week in Cool presented by Roomkey (April 8)

April 9th, 2021

4:55

This Week in Cool is a weekly look into what’s cool, what’s not, and nothing in between. The full 30 minute show happens live in Roomkey every …

This Week in Cool presented by Roomkey (April 1)

April 2nd, 2021

4:58

This Week in Cool is a weekly look into what’s cool, what’s not, and nothing in between. The full 30 minute show happens live in Roomkey every …

(92) Anina Net: Wireless Charging Wallet

March 31st, 2021

4:49

Anina designed a stylish solution to a un-stylish problem. Can her wallet charge your phone and look good at the same time? And more importantly, is …

(91) Ian Ross: The Daily Dilly

March 31st, 2021

4:59

Ian created a tool to help local businesses promote daily specials. Can the Dilly help consumers discover what’s cool in their community? And more …

(90) Lee Uehara: Dog Poop Droop Scoop

March 31st, 2021

4:56

Lee has an idea that helps dog owners collect hard to pick up dog poop. Can cardboard squares help keep sidewalks clean? And more importantly, is …

(89) Terry Tucker: How to Be a Winner

March 31st, 2021

4:53

Terry thinks the only thing keeping us from victory is having the right mindset. Can embracing the uncomfortable help you lead an extraordinary life? …

This Week in Cool presented by Roomkey (March 25)

March 26th, 2021

4:57

This Week in Cool is a weekly look into what’s cool, what’s not, and nothing in between. The full 30 minute show happens live in Roomkey every …

This Week In Cool presented by Roomkey (March 18)

March 19th, 2021

4:52

This Week in Cool is a weekly look into what’s cool, what’s not, and nothing in between.

The full 30 minute show happens live in Roomkey every …

This Week In Cool presented by Roomkey (March 11)

March 12th, 2021

4:57

This Week In Cool is a weekly look into what’s cool, what’s not, and nothing in between.

The full 30 minute show happens live in Roomkey every …

This Week In Cool: Trailer

March 7th, 2021

0:58

Introducing This Week in Cool, a weekly look into what’s cool, what’s not, and nothing in between, brought to you by the hosts of How Cool Is This?, …

(88) Don Stein: Roomkey

March 1st, 2021

4:56

Don developed a new way to virtually recreate the serendipitous connections we have IRL. Can a virtual platform ever replace getting together in …

(87) Jill Schuller: Sundayy, The Mindful Social Network

March 1st, 2021

4:57

Jill created an app that helps you reverse the negative effects of every other app. Can technology with limited functionality help you be more …

(86) Vidal Espinosa: Fuck Your Numbers

March 1st, 2021

4:55

Vidal believes that ignoring one of the most important parts of business will help you succeed. Is focusing too much on your numbers holding your …

(85) Rebecca Sealfon: Unity Is Strength Israeli/Palestinian Peace Forum

March 1st, 2021

4:59

Rebecca created a place where two groups that have historically disagreed can figure out new ways to get along. Can this be a model for using the …

(84) Daniel Warren: The Importance of Liberty

January 29th, 2021

4:59

Daniel believes that creating liberty is one of the most important responsibilities we have as citizens. But does liberty for one mean liberty for …

(83) Pamela Varkony: Ratify the Equal Rights Amendment

January 29th, 2021

4:59

Pamela thinks the Equal Rights Amendment should have been ratified a long time ago. But will the government ever be able to push this important …

(82) Mark Nadal: Party.lol Encryption Tool

January 29th, 2021

4:59

Mark created a browser extension that encrypts the conversations you have online. Is that the best way to protect yourself from intrusive advertisers …

(81) Mark Savant: The After Hours Entrepreneur Video Podcast

January 29th, 2021

4:53

Mark believes in the importance of building your personal brand. He thinks that one of the best ways to do that is by launching your own video podcast. Can creating more content improve your brand? And more importantly, …

The Coolios: The Award Show Recognizing the Coolest Ideas of 2020

January 22nd, 2021

30:02

This year had no shortage of ideas. Now, it's time to decide which ones were the coolest. Introducing... The Coolios: the live award show where we …

The Coolios: Trailer

January 4th, 2021

1:05

This year had no shortage of ideas.  Now it's time to decide which ones were the coolest.  

Introducing The Coolios: the live award show where we …

(80) Kay Neal: Kids Should Get To Learn Latin

December 22nd, 2020

4:56

Kay believes the US education system can be improved by introducing Latin at the elementary level. Can a dead language help young students get a better grasp of the languages they do speak? And more importantly, is that …

(79) Ian Pauley: Pauley’s Pockets

December 22nd, 2020

4:58

Ian thinks t-shirt pockets don't have enough pizzaz. Can his custom pockets turn otherwise banal tees into elegant fashion statements? And more …

(78) Golda Velez & Khailill Knight-Papaioannou: What's Cookin' App

November 25th, 2020

4:57

Golda and Khailill developed an app that helps communities come together over home cooking. Can a recipe of technology and food help people get to …

(77) Eran Thomson: Song Saga Game

November 25th, 2020

4:55

Eran created a Zoom-friendly game that's based on something that almost everybody thinks is cool: music. 

"[Song Saga] is a tabletop party game for …

(40) Melissa Stern: Replace Electoral College with Popular Vote

November 7th, 2020

4:59

This episode was originally posted in April 2020 and is being reposted as part of Election Edition episodes.

With the most 2016 United States presidential election being won by a candidate who didn't have the highest …

(76) Dr. Andrea Molberg: “Fogging” To Find Common Ground

November 6th, 2020

5:00

Andrea has created an emergency kit for getting along during this divisive political period and highlighted one specific technique that’s designed to …

(75) Stephanie Kaplan: Corporate Wokeplace

November 5th, 2020

4:58

Stephanie thinks “woke” culture has gone too far and has started a blog to push back against political correctness in the workplace. Is woke …

(74) Golda Velez: Door-To-Door Affidavits

November 4th, 2020

4:55

Golda has an old-school way to double check the accuracy of votes – ask people in person. In a country with over 100 million voters, is that even …

(73) Dan Wolf: Actual Vote, App for a Crowdsourced Election Audit

November 3rd, 2020

4:55

Dan’s organization Democracy Counts has created an app for any US citizen to easily participate in a crowdsourced, independent audit of today’s …

(72) Lulu Friesdat: SMART Elections

November 2nd, 2020

4:52

Lulu wants to create a coalition to maintain the integrity of elections. If a bunch of smart people work together, can our elections work better to …

(71) Richard Davies: The 50/50 Vote

November 1st, 2020

4:58

Richard thinks that we should not get rid of the electoral college, but make the popular vote just as important. Is that more feasible than …

(43) Emily Levy: Scrutineers.org

October 31st, 2020

4:54

This episode was originally posted in June 2020 and is being reposted as part of Election Edition episodes.

Emily wants everyone to know how they can do their part to ensure a fair election. Can everyone work together …

(70) Michael Sinatra: Feed The Polls

October 30th, 2020

4:56

Michael’s the VP of Communications at The Infatuation. They’ve teamed up with The Migrant Kitchen to provide free food to people at polling places. …

(69) Sean Morgan: QAnonFAQ.com

October 29th, 2020

4:59

Sean believes a mysterious informant hasn’t been given enough credit. Does QAnon know what’s going to happen before it happens? Or is it a totally …

(68) April Smith: The Candidate Caution Letter

October 28th, 2020

4:58

April created a form letter you can mail to your representatives to make sure they’re elected in free elections. But will notoriously untrustworthy …

(67) Alex Kack: Tax Credits For Voting

October 27th, 2020

4:57

Alex thinks Americans need a stronger incentive vote. Would cutting taxes for those who exercise their inalienable rights get more bodies to the …

(66) Brian Reitz: Daily Episodes Until The Election's Resolved

October 26th, 2020

4:55

Inspired by Nick's joke suggestion on a recent episode, Brian recorded his own idea and talked to himself to evaluate just how cool it is.

Brian's …

(65) Brandon Foster: The Exit Interview

October 12th, 2020

4:57

Brandon thinks that whistleblowers need more protection, both legally and financially. What is there was a way for them to share their stories and …

(64) Brian Carpenter: How To Escape An Insane Asylum

October 12th, 2020

4:54

Brian wrote a book about his time in an insane asylum in southern California. Is this necessary preventative reading no matter your current mental …

(63) Hanifah Sinon: Talk To Yourself

October 12th, 2020

4:59

Hanifah thinks that having a conversation with yourself is important for mental health. Does that idea make for a good podcast? And more importantly, …

(62) Dustin Miller: The Polymath Polycast

October 12th, 2020

4:59

Dustin believes that people can be more than a jack of all trades – they can be a master of them. Those are the types of people he likes to have on …

(61) Priya Amin: Flexable, Virtual Child Care for Overwhelmed Parents

October 12th, 2020

4:56

Priya provides childcare to working parents. But after the pandemic hit, she transitioned to providing a new kind of care at home. Is that cool?

“At …

(60) Laura Kagawa: Paw It Forward

September 11th, 2020

4:59

Laura started a new business after she adopted a rescue dog and realized she needed someone to look after him when she was busy.
“Paw It Forward creates communities and matches local pet owners to exchange petsitting on …

(59) Brenden Kumarasamy: MasterTalk YouTube Channel

September 11th, 2020

4:58

Brenden launched a YouTube channel to help the world master the art of communication and public speaking.

“Through these YouTube videos I’ve created over the years, I was able to democratize the information and …

(58) Ginger Johnson: How To Actually Connect With People

September 11th, 2020

4:59

Ginger is a Human Connect Expert who has a few ideas to bring people closer together beyond the faux-connected feeling spawned from digital …

(57) Arn Terry: Make Mistakes Or You’re Boring

September 11th, 2020

4:55

Arn thinks people aren’t reaching their potential because they’re afraid of making mistakes. “It’s none of your business what people think about you.”

Learn more about Arn’s perspective on life by visiting

(56) Kyle Clement: Hire-A-Karen

September 11th, 2020

4:55

While the rest of the world criticized and maligned a specific group of women, Kyle and his brother-in-law saw a growth opportunity. “It’s basically a service where you hire a Karen to handle a dispute or some sort of …

(55) Adam Mendler: Thirty Minute Mentors Podcast

August 13th, 2020

4:58

Adam has a podcast that can help you take your life to the next level. Can getting just thirty minutes of mentorship from pro athletes, tech founders and other great leaders really have an impact. And more importantly, …

(54) Beth Miller: Get The Monkey Off Your Back

August 13th, 2020

4:58

Beth has a suggestion for finally getting the monkey off your back at work: focus on solving your own problems first. Is that cool?

“If you keep …

(53) Abraham Lieberman: WeWork For Influencers

August 13th, 2020

4:51

Abraham wants to open up a coworking space for influencers on the rise. But he wants it to be a little more professional than the TikTok mansions …

(52) Ian Pauley: Cardens

August 13th, 2020

4:59

Ian wants to turn unused car trunk space into gardens. Could planting a few trees in trunks help save the earth from the impending climate crisis? …

(51) Lauren & Andrea: Individualized Education For Children

August 13th, 2020

4:57

Lauren and Andrea think everyone will get a better education if we focus on making it more individualized. But as Covid-19 throws the future of education into question, how will that work? And more importantly, is that …

(50) Brian & Nick: This Podcast, Revisited

July 10th, 2020

4:54

For the 50th episode of How Cool Is This? the hosts give a peek behind-the-scenes, evaluating their progress and wonder what’s cool about the show.

(49) Rita: The Medical Industry Needs More Empathy

July 10th, 2020

4:56

In February 2020, Rita expressed that the United States medical industry has room for improvement. “There are many, many patients that are dying in hospitals when people think it’s because of their illness when in fact …

(48) Dani Zoldan: Illegal Comedy

July 10th, 2020

4:58

Dani has been busy throughout New York’s COVID-19 quarantine finding new ways to give platforms to comedians after the government forced him to shutter his comedy club Stand Up NY. In addition to an illegal comedy show …

(47) Lana: Underground Crossing To Stop Jaywalking

July 10th, 2020

4:58

Lana thinks more people should be getting tickets for crossing the street when they’re not supposed to. ”Maybe we could make underground crossings to …

(46) Michael Burin: Hair Products Endorsed By Bald Leaders

July 10th, 2020

4:58

Michael suspects that people will buy anything if a famous person tells them to. “My idea is having a bunch of bald leaders... promoting hair products, and put that on a shirt.”
To get your idea featured on the next …

(45) McKenzie & Gabi: Studio 45

June 9th, 2020

4:55

McKenzie & Gabi moved to New York with a dream and need investors to make that dream a reality. “The club kids did not get AIDS for New York to look like this 30 years later”
To get your idea featured on the next …

(44) James Mulvany: Going On A Podcast Tour

June 9th, 2020

4:56

James, the Founder and CEO of both Podcast.co & Matchmaker.FM, has a solution for anyone who wants to “not only to promote what you’re trying to …

(43) Emily Levy: Educating Citizens About Fair Elections via Scrutineers.org

June 9th, 2020

4:53

Emily wants everyone to know how they can do their part to ensure a fair election. “The whole country needs to be working together this year to make …

(42) Kristian Mundahl: Measuring Time In Quibis

June 9th, 2020

4:56

Following Brian Should Only Have One Podcast and BMX on Broadway, Kristian makes his third appearance on the show to advocate for a new way to …

(41) Jakub Zajíček: VoiceStory App For Podcast Discovery

June 9th, 2020

4:58

Jakub, curator and host of #WhyIPodcast (which recently featured How Cool Is This?), wants to make life easier for podcast listeners. 
“I don’t know …

(40) Melissa Stern: Replace Electoral College with Popular Vote

April 30th, 2020

4:59

With the most recent United States presidential election being won by a candidate who didn't have the highest number of total votes, Melissa believes it may be time to reevaluate how presidents are selected. “I think …

(39) Michael O’Neill: Draw Everyone in NYC

April 30th, 2020

4:56

Inspired by the late Jason Pollen, Michael is on a mission. “I’ve decided to go around and meet some people and ask if I can draw them.”
To get your …

(38) Hannah Reich: Better Exams

April 30th, 2020

4:58

Hannah has come up with an education solution she believes is better than the current model for evaluating learning progress. “Exams are a waste of …

(37) Ashley: Alter Inner City School Curriculums

April 30th, 2020

4:56

Ashley thinks education doesn’t work the same for everyone. “I’m interested in… making sure the students are getting the best learning experience possible”
To get your idea featured on the next 5-minute episode of How …

(36) Alex Hoffmann: Wayside App, like Robinhood for Marine Investing

April 30th, 2020

4:59

Alex has an idea to make investing cooler and more fun. “It’s basically fractional ownership in marine finance.”

To get your idea featured on the …

(35) Nina Moran: Women Skateboarding

April 30th, 2020

4:59

Nina thinks skateboarding is a great activity for women to feel empowered. “This is hard for a lot of women because it’s a male-dominated sport”

To …

(34) Nora: Yelp For Women Seeking Men

April 10th, 2020

4:58

Nora wants an app that ranks men based on how they've treated women in the past. 

"I just wish there was a review for this person I could have seen …

(33) Isaiah: Men Should Be Stronger

April 10th, 2020

4:54

Isaiah thinks that when men are stronger, men are better. 

"Cause right now it's not looking too good for a man." 

To get your idea featured on the …

(32) Jordyn: Be Yourself

April 3rd, 2020

4:56

Recorded in New York in February 2020, Jordyn has a message for anyone who's seen their identity morph with their digital presence.. "You can do …

(31) Steve: Put The Free Market In Charge

April 3rd, 2020

4:46

Recorded in New York on February 22, 2020, Steve has an idea related to resource allocation. "I'm curious why politicians deem themselves empowered …

(30) Miguel Ortiz: Times Square Video Game

March 27th, 2020

4:57

Miguel has a big idea for a new kind of video game, based on New York's famous Times Square. "Everything is live... robberies, people using, people doing good... everything live." 

If you have an idea you want featured …

(29) Josh Cole: AirPods For Loud Places

March 27th, 2020

4:51

Josh wants to use AirPod-like devices to have private conversations in loud public areas. "You can have a conversation and you can hear everybody in …

(28) Susan Isaacs: Clip-A-Cane

March 20th, 2020

4:37

Susan's neighbor frequently drops her cane, and in doing so has inspired a new product. "Get some type of magentic hook or some type of clip that'll clip onto a table where you can take the cane and clip it on." To get …

(27) Mike Reitz: Cruise Ship Hospitals

March 20th, 2020

4:39

Thinking quickly in light of the quickly encompassing Coronavirus pandemic, Mike Reitz shares a solution for the imperiled cruise industry. "Floating …

(26) Hannah VanderPoel: DXM on Broadway

March 13th, 2020

4:56

Inspired by two previous How Cool Is This? episodes, DMX on Broadway and BMX on Broadway, Hannah shares a new kind of approach to The Great White …

(25) Victor Siu: Modular Home Development

March 13th, 2020

4:59

Victor is a real estate developer who's taking a new approach to homebuilding. 

"Every home that you buy is so expensive, and it makes it very …

(24) Mary Ryder: Everyone Needs Something To Live For

March 6th, 2020

4:55

Mary cuts through the BS and shares a thought about making your purpose in life. 

"Everybody has to have something that they focus on and feel feed by."

Do you have an idea? Any idea? Literally anything? Email your idea …

(23) David Niles: Street Light Food Lamps

March 6th, 2020

4:56

David thinks we aren't making the most of energy expenditures. 

"The streetlights that are used to illuminate the streets at night can be used as a light source for growing things and potentially feeding wildlife."

Do …

(22) Demi Theoharis: Bib Plate

February 28th, 2020

4:58

Demi has an idea inspired by her granddaughter. 

"The bib holds the food... so it doesn't go all the way down."

Do you have an idea? Any idea? …

(21) Jim Friedlich: Funding Local News

February 28th, 2020

4:59

Jim believes that better support for news and journalism can save our democracy. 

"Newspapers all over the country are closing down and suffering from poor economics."

Do you have an idea? Any idea? Literally anything? …

(20) Jacqueline Goode: But What Do I Know? Podcast

December 28th, 2019

4:58

Jacqueline wants to start a podcast that crowdsources good dating advice. 

“When it comes to dating, we crowdsource our friend’s advice. And I have not found this most effective.”

Do you have an idea? Any idea? …

(19) Kevin Lipscomb: Ashton Kutcher Makes Amends To The People He's Punk'd

December 28th, 2019

4:59

Kevin wants Ashton Kutcher to make amends for the pranks he made on TV. 

"Perhaps the most dangerous show that's ever been made is MTV's Punk'd." 

Do …

(18) Drew Combs: Burrito De Dinero

December 28th, 2019

4:55

Drew wants to open a drive-thru burrito restaurant in an old bank. 

"You can pull up, order your burrito and they will shoot it through the tubing …

(17) Logan Hepburn: Margarita Straws Made of Salt

December 2nd, 2019

4:58

Logan thinks margaritas can be improved. "A margarita straw made of salt."

(16) Kristian Mundahl: BMX on Broadway

December 2nd, 2019

4:56

Kristian saw a previous episode title which sparked a brand new idea. “It is long overdue that extreme sports showed their thrills and prowess on the Great White Way.”

(15) Ryan Pike: Fridgitas

December 2nd, 2019

4:57

Ryan wants to run advertising on your refrigerator. “It can use a camera that looks into your fridge and can see what you’re missing or running low on and then serve you ads for those products.”

(14) Simon Shea: Flights on Flights

December 2nd, 2019

4:51

Simon thinks the beverage options available when flying can be improved. “What if there were a way to bring craft beers onto flights?”

(13) Caitlin Sweica: Graduation Showers

October 29th, 2019

4:57

Caitlin wants to replace wedding showers with a celebration of graduation. 

"Most of the things you put on your registry end up being things you don't need." 

Do you have an idea? Any idea? Literally anything? Email …

(12) Blake Greenwood: Doggy Day Spa

October 29th, 2019

4:56

Blake wants to pamper pets – with a twist. 

"Sit back, crack a beer and watch the money pile up." 

Do you have an idea? Any idea? Literally anything? …

(11) Ryan Manganelli: DMX On Broadway

October 29th, 2019

4:54

Ryan wants to stage a musical chronicling the life and music of DMX. 

"Some people might say 'Why give a man with such controversial takes and conduct a platform?' I say, let's air it out." 

Do you have an idea? Any …

(10) Dana Ferruzzi: Hire Me

October 29th, 2019

4:51

Dana's looking for a new job. She made the logo for this show, but you can check out her other work at danaferruzzi.com

"I'm not very complacent. I'm not looking to come in and just get a paycheck. I'm looking to …

(9) Alex: Be The First Domain Squatter

September 19th, 2019

4:46

Alex wants to buy unused domains and sell them to people who want to build a business on that domain and then sell that domain to someone else. 

"Think of me as the first person to pass the proverbial bag."

Do you have …

(8) Cailey Pawluk: BYOC Coffee Shop

September 19th, 2019

4:38

Cailey wants to open a coffee shop where you can bring your own cup. 

"A coffee shop with a bring your own cup situation." 

Do you have an idea? Any …

(7) Joselyn Howell: Put One Of Each Flavor Twix In The Same Package

September 19th, 2019

4:54

Joselyn wants one peanut butter and one caramel Twix in the same package. 

"I can't believe Twix hasn't done this yet. Kinda makes me angry." 

Do you …

(6) Liz Glander: An App That Rates Bars In Real Time

September 19th, 2019

4:58

Liz wants to launch an app that gives you bar details before you decide to go. 

"It would rate on liveliness, ratio of guys to girls, are there a …

(5) Pennifer Lanniston: How Awesome Is This? Podcast

August 22nd, 2019

4:56

Pennifer wants to start a short-form podcast that's a platform for "awesome" ideas. 

"There are studies on the internet that say associating the word "awesome" with the word "idea" is almost totally proven to make it …

(4) Hannah VanderPoel: EnterToinment Paper

August 22nd, 2019

4:59

Hannah wants to make content filled toilet paper that keeps you entertained in the bathroom. 

"Rest assured that when you are resting on the toilet, you will never find your mind idly wandering again." 

Do you have an …

(3) Sami Holder: The West Wing But With Vince Vaughn

August 22nd, 2019

4:56

Sami wants to remake The West Wing but with Vince Vaughn playing the president. 

"The West Wing is almost timeless, except for one thing – the cast." 

Do you have an idea? Any idea? Literally anything? Email your idea …

(2) Kristian Mundahl: Brian Should Only Have One Podcast

August 22nd, 2019

4:58

Kristian thinks that Brian should only host one podcast. 

"Anything else, frankly, is immoral in my eyes. And in God's eyes." 

Do you have an idea? …

(1) Nick Holder & Brian Reitz: This Podcast

July 18th, 2019

4:57

Nick and Brian want to start a short-form podcast that's a platform for your ideas. 
"We need your ideas or otherwise we'll be forced to continue sharing our ideas." 
Do you have an idea? Any idea? Literally anything? …

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