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The Good, the Bad, and the Science

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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.

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200th Episode!

March 29th, 2022


This is our final episode. We touch base with a few scientists like Dr. Alyssa Bell, Dr. Dan Blumstein, and Dr. Alan Castel and say our goodbyes. Thanks for listening!

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WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN YOU'RE EXPECTING w/ Dr. Shannon Clark and Josh Covitt

March 22nd, 2022


If you have a child or plan to, this is a must listen because we chat with Dr. Shannon Clark and Josh Covitt about What to Expect When You’re Expecting! 

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FINCH w/ Dr. Alex Young and Kira Soltanovich

March 15th, 2022


Ever wonder what Castaway would be like if Wilson was a robot? Thankfully, there’s FINCH! Hear Dr. Alex Young  take on it with Kira Soltanovich!

BREAKING BAD w/ Phil Cook and Matthew Broussard

March 1st, 2022


Today we’re cooking up some pure blue…uh…podcast content because we’re discussing Breaking Bad with Phil Cook and Matthew Broussard

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JACKASS w/ Dr. Adam Goodcoff and Cole Garrett

February 22nd, 2022


How does the JACKASS crew survive such brutal stunts? And should we all try to do them for funzies? Join our guests  Dr. Adam Goodcoff & Cole …

DUNE w/ Julian Huguet and Justin Clark

February 15th, 2022


Time to get your darn head outta the sand and listen to this episode about DUNE with 

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EVOLVE w/ Patrick Aryee and Will Poznan

February 8th, 2022


Giraffes, frogs and fighter jets?! All of this and more is covered in this fun episode about EVOLVE with Patrick Aryee and Will Poznan

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DON'T LOOK UP w/ Dr. Jennifer McGowan and Jeff Horste

February 1st, 2022


Listen up! Look up! Wait, what’s up? Oh, I’ll explain, this episode unpacks DON’T LOOK UP w/ Dr. Jennifer McGowan and Jeff Horsteso it’s all about climate change and how you, yes YOU, are going to save the planet! 

LOKI w/ Dominic Andre and Julian Huguet

January 25th, 2022


If you want to dive into topics like free will, Marvel, and multiple dimensions, than today is your LOKI day! Wow, what a pun! Listen as Dominic …

SQUID GAME w/ Dr. Richard Brown and Austin Rogers

January 18th, 2022


I told them not to but Austin Rogers and Dr. Richard J Brown insisted on playing SQUID GAME so tune in to see how it went!  

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LOOK WHO'S TALKING TOO w/ Dr. Kristina Uban and Justin Shepard

January 11th, 2022


We got so much great feedback from babies around the world on our Look Who’s Talking episode that we decided to tackle Look Who’s Talking Too w/ Dr. Kristina Uban and Justin Shepard. Thanks for listening babies! 

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INVENTION OF LYING with Greg Bryant and Jacquie Brown

January 4th, 2022


Today we discuss The Invention Of Lying with _and _ so listen to find out how to most effectively mislead those closest to you!

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BLADERUNNER 2049 w/ Timothy Verstynen and Rebecca Delgado-Smith

December 7th, 2021


Ryan Gosling, flying cars, and holograms?! What else do you need? Today we breakdown BLADERUNNER 2049 w/ Timothy Verstynen and Rebecca Delgado-Smith

THE QUEEN OF METH w/ Michael McDonell, PhD + David Cross

November 30th, 2021


If you’re anything like me, you’ve been dying to discuss the meth scene of the 80’s with David Cross and Dr. Michael McDonell. Somehow this dream has come true because today we break down QUEEN OF METH!

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THE LAUNDRY GUY w/Lucy Cotton + RB Butcher

November 23rd, 2021


Hey yucky accident prone listeners! Get your stains out properly by listening to this episode about THE LAUNDRY GUY w/ RB Butcher and Lucy Cotton.

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PUSHING THE LINE w/Garrett Lisi + Reggie Watts

November 16th, 2021


High-lining seems impossible both mentally and physically. Find out what it takes as we discuss PUSHING THE LINE with Garrett Lisi and Reggie Watts! 

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RED PLANET w/ Ken Savin and Carla Toro

November 9th, 2021


As RED PLANET has taught us, breathing on Mars is actually easy peezy no problemo. Ken Savin and Carla Toro break it all down on today’s episode!

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CHOPPED 420 w/ Dr. Peter Grinspoon + Ashley Ray

November 2nd, 2021


What happens when you mix a cooking competition with weed? On this week's episode of The Good, The Bad, and The Science, we answer all your weed related questions and discuss the Discovery Plus original Chopped 420!

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MYSTERIOUS PLANET w/Jeff Parrish + Andy Richter

October 26th, 2021


On this week's episode of The Good, The Bad, and The Science we are talking to Andy Richter and Jeff Parish all about the Discovery Plus Original "Mysterious Planet"! Listen now to learn more about Komodo Dragons, …

SNOWPIERCER w/ Dr. Sammy Ramsey and Murahd Shawki

October 19th, 2021


Grab some insect-filled protein blocks and check out this episode about SNOWPIERCER with Dr. Sammy Ramsey and Murahd Shawki

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BEYOND BORDERS w/Sabrina Thompson + Jon Glaser

October 12th, 2021


Tune into today's episode where we discuss the Discovery + original Beyond Boarders!

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NAKED AND AFRAID OF LOVE w/ Steve Cirbus + Sydnee Washington

October 5th, 2021


Dating is hard enough, but try being naked, on an island with 15 strangers all looking for love! On this episode of The Good, The Bad, and The Science, we are discussing the Discovery + original NAKED AND AFRAID OF …

STAR TREK VI: THE UNDISCOVERED COUNTRY w/ Dr. Andrew Rader & Kyle June Williams

September 28th, 2021


Teleport some knowledge into your brain by listening to this episode about STAR TREK VI: THE UNDISCOVERED COUNTRY w/ Dr. Andrew Rader & Kyle June Williams !

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DR. PIMPLE POPPER w/ Dr. Loretta Ciraldo + Jackie Johnson

September 21st, 2021


Dr. Pimple Popper needs no introduction. You've probably seen Dr. Lee's viral videos all over the internet of her removing some of the craziest skin growths you've ever seen. On this episode of The Good, The Bad, and …

CHASING OCEAN GIANTS w/Charlie Young and Todd Barry

September 14th, 2021


Calling all whale lovers! In this episode of The Good, The Bad, and The Science, we are getting up close and personal with the world's largest ocean giant. Join Charlie Young and Todd Barry as we discuss the Discovery+ …

MEET THE MEERKATS w/ Tim Clutton-Brock + Jackie Tohn

September 7th, 2021


If Timone from Lion King is the only Meerkat you've heard of, then stop what you're doing and listen to this week's episode of The Good, The Bad and The Science right now! On this week's episode we talk to Tim …


August 31st, 2021


Did you know Judi Dench has adopted 3 Orangutans? Did you know that a centipede can kill a human? On this episode of The Good, The Bad, and The …

BATTLEBOTS: BOUNTY HUNTERS w/ Chris Atkeson and Atsuko Okatsuka

August 24th, 2021


Would you trust Alexa to babysit your kids? Are robots taking over the world? On this episode of The Good, The Bad, and The Science, we answer those …

ATTACK OF THE MURDER HORNETS w/ Greg Proops and Chris Helzer

August 17th, 2021


Are murder hornets as scary as we think they are? On this episode of The Good, The Bad, and The Science, we discuss the Discovery+ original ATTACK OF …

HOMEMADE ASTRONAUTS w/ Kenneth Harris and Dana Gould

August 10th, 2021


What happens when a flat-Earther tries to make a homemade rocket? Find out that and more on this episode of The Good, The Bad, and The Science. Featuring mechanical engineer, Kenneth Harris, and writer and comedian, …

THE SWIM w/ Joel Kim Booster and Dr. Sara-Jeanne Royer

August 3rd, 2021


Get out your snorkel and blend up your chicken because it's time to discuss THE SWIM w/ Joel Kim Booster and Dr. Sara-Jeanne Royer!

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THE SHALLOWS w/ Shannon Johnson and Sarah Claspell

July 27th, 2021


Stitch up your leg with your earring and sit yourself down on a rock with your closest seagull friend because we're discussing THE SHALLOWS w/ …

PLANET OF THE APES (2001) w/ Dr. Tamsin Woolley-Barker and Nick Luciano

July 20th, 2021


Think humans smell better than apes? You clearly haven't listened to this episode about Planet of the Apes (2001) w/ Dr. Tamsin Woolley-Barker and …

JOHN CARTER w/ Schmab and Dr. Andrew Knoll

July 13th, 2021


Jump into this wild episode about JOHN CARTER w/ Schmab and Dr. Andrew Knoll!

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47 METERS DOWN w/ Paige Weldon & Prof Charlie Huveneers

July 6th, 2021


About to get into a shark cage? Maybe listen to this episode about 47 METERS DOWN w/ Paige Weldon & Prof Charlie Huveneers first! Might help!

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SHARKNADO w/ Dr. David Shiffman & Hannah Garces

June 29th, 2021


It's raining sharks! Hallelujah, it's raining sharks! Learn all about these interesting creatures on today's ep about SHARKNADO w/ Dr. David Shiffman & Hannah Garces.

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HARRY POTTER AND THE PRISONER OF AZKABAN w/ Ross Bryant & Dr. Dany Spencer Adams

June 22nd, 2021


Cookies, meat-eating plants, and drunk spiders?! Find out why we discuss these seemingly unrelated things on today's ep!

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ZOOTOPIA w/ Dr. Aaron Blaisdell & Michael Longfellow

June 15th, 2021


What's with bunnies and carrots?! Brilliant questions like this get answered on today's show about ZOOTOPIA w/ Dr. Aaron Blaisdell & Michael Longfellow!

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THE CONJURING w/ Inessa Frantowski & Julian Huguet

June 8th, 2021


We've all been there, right? You move into a spooky new house, all the clocks stop at a specific time, you have unexplained bruises and a demon barfs into your mouth to possess you. So annoying! Well, today we're gonna …

BABY GENIUSES w/ Dr. Shannon O'dell

June 1st, 2021


Think your child might be a genius with super strength and Jedi mind control? Find out on today's ep!

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HAPPY FEET w/ Charlie Young and Josh Waldron

May 25th, 2021


Since you can't fly, dive into this super fun episode about HAPPY FEET featuring Charlie Young and Josh Waldron!

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SEX EDUCATION w/ Dr. Tessa Commers and Kyla KA

May 18th, 2021


Didn't pay attention in Sex-Ed? We got you covered! Today we break down the pilot episode of SEX EDUCATION w/ Dr. Tessa Commers and Kyla KA!

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WAR GAMES w/ Sean Morrow and Tristan Guyette

May 11th, 2021


Quick, before the world blows itself up with nukes, listen to this episode about WAR GAMES w/ Sean Morrow and Tristan Guyette!

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THE FUGITIVE w/ Brent Weinbach and Dr. John Dussel

May 4th, 2021


Today we dive (off of a dam) into THE FUGITIVE w/ Brent Weinbach and Dr. John Dussel!

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The Good, The Bad, and The Science

April 27th, 2021


Just a heads-up mini-sode to let you know about some changes that'll be coming soon.

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IN THE HEART OF THE SEA w/ Nan Hauser and Danny Jolles

April 20th, 2021


The legend of Moby Dick is interesting but the legend of Nan Hauser is EPIC! Listen to Nan and the hilarious Danny Jolles discuss IN THE HEART OF THE …

MADAGASCAR w/ Dr. Jennifer McGowan and Zach Reino

April 13th, 2021


Today we break out of the zoo to discuss MADAGASCAR w/ Dr. Jennifer McGowan and Zach Reino! Learn all about biodiversity, lions, lemurs, penguins and hippos! Oh my!

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SIDE EFFECTS w/ Dr. Sapna Parikh and Jonathan Lorenzo

April 6th, 2021


Today we discuss antidepressants, big pharma, and much more!

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AFTER EARTH w/ Billy Almon and Will Westwater

March 30th, 2021


Learn how to completely rid yourself of fear and how to properly use "biomimicry" in a sentence at your next dinner party on today's ep about AFTER EARTH with Billy Almon and Will Westwater!

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THE MEG w/ Dr. Cinda Scott and Joe Kwaczala

March 23rd, 2021


Huge prehistoric sharks, futuristic submersibles, and a ripped Jason Statham?! This podcast records itself! Today we dive into THE MEG with Dr. Cinda Scott and Joe Kwaczala!

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SCRUBS (S1, Ep9) w/ Dr. John Dussel and Dahlya Glick

March 16th, 2021


What's it take to be a doctor? What's surgery all about? And why does Dahlya want to kill half the population? Find out as we discuss SCRUBS (S1, …

MONSTERS, INC. w/ Jessica Malaty Rivera and Mimi Von Schack

March 9th, 2021


Today we discuss MONSTERS, INC and get all caught up on Covid-19 information with Jessica Malaty Rivera and Mimi Von Schack!

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THE BIG YEAR w/ Dr. Patrick Doran and Joshua Starkman

March 2nd, 2021


I hope you've been saving up because it's time to take an entire year off to look at a bunch of birds! Today we discuss THE BIG YEAR w/ Dr. Patrick Doran and Joshua Starkman!

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CONCUSSION w/ Patrick Kelly and Eric Jackowitz

February 23rd, 2021


Down Set...PODCAST! In our discussion about CONCUSSION*, we break down head injuries and much more with Eric Jackowitz and Patrick Kelly!

* = Concussion discussion is Eric's joke. Credit where credit is due.

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SOUND OF METAL w/ Dr. Peter Ivory and Michael Feld

February 16th, 2021


CRANK IT UP! But not too loud actually because that'll cause hearing damage. Learn the perfect volume and other great factoids on today's ep about …


February 9th, 2021


Look up and open wide cause today we’re talking about CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF MEATBALLS w/ Brad Carl and Sammy Obeid. Bon appetit!

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HARRY POTTER AND THE CHAMBER OF SECRETS w/ Dr. Dany Spencer Adams and Ryan Barton

February 2nd, 2021


Hey Wizards! Hop through the brick wall and come on back to Hogwartz because we're discussing HARRY POTTER AND THE CHAMBER OF SECRETS w/ Dr. Dany Spencer Adams and Ryan Barton!

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GATTACA w/ Dr. Alex Dainis and Jessica McKenna

January 26th, 2021


Want to change your eye color, skin cells, blood type, or height so that you can finally visit Titan?! This is the ep for you! Join Ethan and his two …

AMONG US w/ Dr. Shannon Odell, RJ Thieneman and Aaron Bleyaert

January 19th, 2021


When you play AMONG US, are you freaking out about lying or are you not freaking out enough?! We dive into the science of this fun game with Dr. Shannon Odell, RJ Thieneman and Aaron Bleyaert!

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PARASITE w/ Robert Henderson and Julia Lindon

January 12th, 2021


Billionaires and fleas on the same podcast? What's it about? The worst stuff on Earth?! No, it's about the Academy award winning film PARASITE! Ethan …

MOANA w/ Danni Washington and Tom McGovern

January 5th, 2021


If I get an animal tattooed on my back, will I become that animal in the next life? Get answers to important questions like that and more on this episode about MOANA w/ Danni Washington and Tom McGovern!

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THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS w/Julian Huguet and Matt Taylor

December 22nd, 2020


Tis' the season to be SCARY!? Today we break down a classic holiday film, THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS w/science communicator Julian Huguet and …

THE HITCHHIKER'S GUIDE TO THE GALAXY w/ Pallavi Gunalan and Alec James Milewski

December 15th, 2020


Did mice create the Earth? Are dolphins squeaking to try and warn us about impending doom? These important questions and more will be answered as we …

WORLD WAR Z w/ Maren Hunsberger and Mark Smalls

December 8th, 2020


Zombies AND Brad Pitt?! Sign me up! Today we break down WORLD WAR Z w/ Maren Hunsberger and Mark Smalls. You can't run away from this ep!

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50 FIRST DATES w/ Dr. Shannon Odell and Andrew Orolfo

December 1st, 2020


Remember that movie 50 FIRST DATES? If not, you might have one of the memory conditions we discuss on this show! We've got Dr. Shannon Odell and …

FREE BIRDS w/ Lindsay Ames and Matt Miller

November 24th, 2020


Today Ethan talks turkey with Lindsey Ames and Matt Miller because Thanksgiving is around the corner!

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SILENCE OF THE LAMBS w/ Dr. Brian Brown and Zach Broussard

November 17th, 2020


Love eating and/or skinning people? Perfect! This is the movie/podcast for you. We've got two ol' pals on the show to break down this classic, Dr. …

CHILDREN OF MEN w/ Dr. Lambourne and Steph Tolev

November 10th, 2020


Things are totally not CHILL...dren of Men... in this movie... But we've got two amazing guests to break it all down! It's the mysterious Dr. …

KNOCKED UP w/ Dr. Staci Tanouye and Noëlle Horelik

November 3rd, 2020


Today we're breaking down KNOCKED UP with Dr. Staci Tanouye and Noëlle Horelik! If there's a funnier movie about pregnancy, let us know.

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EVEREST w/ Dr. Sapna Parikh and Zac Garred

October 27th, 2020


We've reached the peak of podcasting because we've got Dr. Sapna Parikh and Zac Garred discussing EVEREST! Grab your O2 and let's go!

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RAMPAGE w/ Cecily Breaux and Alex Dainis

October 20th, 2020


The Rock + mutated animals?! What more do you want?? A podcast about it?!?! Ok, fine! We discuss RAMPAGE with Cecily Breaux and Alex Dainis! Tune in!

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GEORGE OF THE JUNGLE w/Paul Goetz and Jordan Veasley

October 13th, 2020


Watch out for that...podcast? But it's just audio...? Anyway, today we're discussing GEORGE OF THE JUNGLE w/Paul Goetz and Jordan Veasley! It's a …

SERENITY w/ Dr. Amy Lo and Veronica Osorio

October 6th, 2020


Need to learn how to make jokes while engaged in sci-fi combat? Serenity is for you! Today we break it down with Dr. Amy Lo and Veronica Osorio!

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SHAUN OF THE DEAD w/ Timothy Verstynen and Brendan Steere

September 29th, 2020


Zombies, romance, electro, and Simon Pegg? What more could you want?! We're discussing the amazing Shaun of the Dead with Timothy Verstynen and …

PATCH ADAMS w/ Dr. Priyanka Wali and Emily Catalano

September 22nd, 2020


Put on your red nose because today we're discussing PATCH ADAMS with Dr. Priyanka Wali and Emily Catalano! Just like the movie, we tackle a bunch of issues and try to have fun while doing it. Join us!

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GOOD BOYS w/ Dr. Tessa Commers and Lincoln Mondy

September 15th, 2020


Good boys, good boys, whatcha gonna do? Wait, sorry, wrong movie. Today we discuss all things puberty because the film in question is the R-rated …


September 8th, 2020


You can actually fly on a broomstick?! Learn how and whole bunch more on today's magical episode about HARRY POTTER AND THE SORCERER'S STONE …

WESTWORLD w/ Reggie Watts and David Eagleman

September 1st, 2020


Worlds collide on this magical episode! Listen to the legendary combination of Reggie Watts and David Eagleman as they discuss Westworld!

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GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY w/ Moiya McTier and Ever Mainard

August 25th, 2020


How do they guard the entire galaxy? Get the answers to riveting questions like that and way more important questions on today's ep with Moiya McTier and Ever Mainard about GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY!

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SAVAGE KINGDOM w/ Alex Cooke *Special Episode*

August 18th, 2020


Some say Alex Cooke is an inspiration for spending two years in Botswana filming the National Geographic show SAVAGE KINGDOM...I say he's out of his mind. This dude sleeps next to lions all by himself. Either way I had …

YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN w/ Tim Bono, KarenLee Poter and Cam Poter

August 11th, 2020


This episode is presented in black and white but don't worry, it's an audio medium so you won't notice. We're discussing the classic film YOUNG FRAKENSTEIN with Tim Bono, KarenLee Poter and Cam Poter.

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SANCTUM w/ David Brankovits and Alice Wetterlund

August 4th, 2020


SANCTUM is all about cave diving so I hope you will DIVE into this episode (Get it? Because of the cave diving thing? Oh you didn't need an …

FIGHT CLUB w/ Dr. Andrew Huberman and Aliya Kamalova

July 28th, 2020


This is Jack's podcast. Tune in to learn all about beating people up while shirtless in a sketchy basement. Ok, not really. We discuss the neuroscience of FIGHT CLUB with Dr. Andrew Huberman and Aliya Kamalova!

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DR. DOLITTLE w/ Dr. Evan Antin and Danny Jolles

July 21st, 2020


Wanna know what your pets are saying? We crack the code as we break down DR. DOLITTLE with Danny Jolles and Dr. Evan Antin!

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SHARK TALE w/ Chad Wiggins & Natalie Smith

July 14th, 2020


What if the mob lived in the ocean?! Find out on this episode about SHARK TALE with Natalie Smith and Chad Wiggins!

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TWISTER w/ Harold Brooks and Aaron Bleyaert & RJ Thieneman

July 7th, 2020


Get sucked into this episode about TWISTER with Aaron Bleyaert & RJ Thieneman and Harold Brooks!

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THE DAY AFTER TOMORROW w/ Dr. Tom Matthews and Aristotle Acevedo

June 30th, 2020


Global warming can lead to global cooling?! Find out as we discuss THE DAY AFTER TOMORROW with Dr. Tom Matthews and Aristotle Acevedo!

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LOOK WHO'S TALKING w/ Kristina Uban and Justin Shepherd

June 23rd, 2020


Finally an episode about babies! Helping Ethan learn about these tiny, cute, precious angels is Kristina Uban and Justin Shepherd!

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THE LIFE AQUATIC WITH STEVE ZISSOU w/ Dr. Sarah-Jeanne Royer and Wil Fulton

June 16th, 2020


Grab your beanie and glock because today we're discussing THE LIFE AQUATIC WITH STEVE ZISSOU with Oceanographer Dr. Sarah-Jeanne Royer and Wil Fulton.

ANT-MAN AND THE WASP w/ Don Lincoln and Dory Greenberg

June 9th, 2020


You know what they say, two superheroes are better than one. Ok, no one says that but HEY, this episode goes big on really small stuff, so that's …

THE LITTLE MERMAID w/Shannon Johnson and Anat Eshel

May 26th, 2020


Under the Sea! Under the Sea! Down here the podcast sounds like garbage but at least it's free! Today we speak with Shannon Johnson and Anat Eshel about the Disney classic THE LITTLE MERMAID!

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THE HAPPENING w/ Evan Groover and Ever Mainard

May 19th, 2020


Evan, Ever and Ethan! What else could you possibly want? Today we discuss what the heck happened in THE HAPPENING!

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JUMANJI w/ Alie Ward and Jonathan Morvay

May 5th, 2020


Step into JUMANJI with Jonathan Morvay and Alie Ward. Plus a special intro with Rhys Darby!

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FERNGULLY w/ Dr. Rae Wynn Grant and Rosebud Baker

April 21st, 2020


We gotta stop being FernDUMMIES and start saving the rainforest! We break down FERNGULLY today with two amazing guests: Rosebud Baker and Dr, Rae Wynn-Grant. Check out Rae on the new Nat Geo show BORN WILD and Rosebud's …

PASSENGERS w/ Jason Clark and Nrthview

April 14th, 2020


Wait if they're the only ones awake... and they're the passengers... WHO IS DRIVING?! Find out on this fun filled episode with special guests Nrthview & Jason Clark!

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HOMEWARD BOUND w/ Rocky Kanaka and Kylie Boardman

April 7th, 2020


Can two dogs and a cat find their way to their owners? Can they outsmart a mountain lion?! The answers to these burning questions and many more await …

CONTAGION w/ Maren Hunsberger and Greg Foot

March 31st, 2020


Wipe down your phone and then click play on this fun-filled episode about our current pandemic! Maren Hunsberger and Greg Foot, the co-hosts of the amazing new Seeker podcast Surprisingly Brilliant, join Ethan to …

THE BOURNE IDENTITY w/Paul Goetz and Dr. Steve Ramirez

March 24th, 2020


Why does Jason Bourne remember how to kick so much ass and yet can't remember his own gosh darn name?! And why can't I remember to fold my laundry as …

FAST AND FURIOUS w/Alonzo Bodden and Matt Farah

March 3rd, 2020


Accelerate into today's show because we're talking cars, engines, bikes, mods, scooters and more! We've got Alonzo Bodden and Matt Farah discussing FAST AND FURIOUS!

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BLACK MIRROR: HATED IN THE NATION w/Emily Feld and Dr. Aaron Blaisdell

February 25th, 2020


The only thing more exciting than robotic bees is finally getting to hear from our own associate producer Emily Feld! She's on the show today with …

SEVEN WORLDS ONE PLANET w/ Jonny Keeling and Addie Weyrich

February 18th, 2020


How the heck do they make PLANET EARTH?! Jeez Louise I wish I could ask someone who has worked on it for 20+ years. Now THAT would be a crazy …

SPIDERMAN: INTO THE SPIDER-VERSE w/ Tracy Marquez and Lauren Esposito

February 11th, 2020


Need something fun and educational to listen to while you're jumping off buildings and interacting with beings from different dimensions? We've got you covered! Today we discuss SPIDERMAN: INTO THE SPIDERVERSE with …

JOKER w/ Cara Santa Maria and Danny Palumbo

February 4th, 2020


A superhero movie about the villain?! We're discussing JOKER with Cara Santa Maria from National Geographic's Brain Games and Danny Palumbo!

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READY PLAYER ONE w/Alisher Kamalov and Dominick D'Aniello

January 28th, 2020


A podcast about VR?! I guess it really is 2020. Today we break down READY PLAYER ONE with two amazing people: Alisher Kamalov and Dominick D'Aniello (Senior Software Engineer at Mozilla). Enjoy!

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SEVEN WORLDS ONE PLANET: AUSTRALIA w/ Dr. Emma Napper and Zac Garred

January 21st, 2020


G'day! Today we have a very special episode about the brand new BBC show SEVEN WORLDS, ONE PLANET. Specifically the first episode which is entitled AUSTRALIA. We're so lucky to be joined by one of the producers of the …

BLACK MIRROR: BANDERSNATCH w/ Jacob Jeffries and Dr. Dan Ames (Researcher at the Social Cognitive Neuroscience Lab of UCLA)

January 14th, 2020


This episode is a CHOOSE YOUR OWN ADVENTURE audio experience. At various points in the podcast you can choose to turn up the volume or even plug in …

SULLY w/ Alec Owen and Dr. Alan Castel

January 7th, 2020


America's Dad plays an American hero flying an American plane onto an American river? This might be our most patriotic show ever. Or our dumbest episode summary ever. Either way we've got two lovely guests: Alec Owen …

HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS (2000) w/ Dr. Dan Ames & Lindsay Ames

December 17th, 2019


Dr. Dan Ames (UCLA Pyschology dept) and Lindsay Ames (no relation... for real, just a coincidence) are here to discuss something mean, vile and foul. …

THE SANDLOT w/ Irene Tu & Dr. Jennifer Silvers (Asst. Professor of Developmental Psychology at UCLA)

December 10th, 2019


If you love baseball, big dogs, and vomit then this is the movie for you! We're talking about THE SANDLOT today with two wonderful guests: Irene Tu …

AIR BUD w/ Dr. Evan Antin and Zach Reino

December 3rd, 2019


Woof woof ruff ruff - don't speak dog? That translates to "We are thrilled to have Dr. Evan Antin (Evan Goes Wild) and Zach Reino (Off Book: The Improvised Musical Podcast) on the show to discuss AIR BUD!

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PLANES, TRAINS AND AUTOMOBILES w/ Sean Tracy & Dr. Jeff Silverman

November 26th, 2019


Happy Thanksgiving! Today we slice into the turkey, I mean, movie Planes, Trains and Automobiles! It's a comedy classic that is perfect for families to enjoy (except for that one scene...) and to help Ethan break it …

LUCY w/ Jake Adams & Dr. Martin Monti (Psychology Professor - UCLA)

November 19th, 2019


Want to watch Scarlett Johansson defy gravity, shoot people, talk like a computer and SCHOOL Morgan Freeman? You're gonna love LUCY! Today we've got …

ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY w/ Matt Jones and Dr. Andrew Rader

November 12th, 2019


Two titans are in the studio today and— pew pew pew pew LOOKOUT! Whew, thankfully I'm really good at dodging stormtrooper laser blasty thingies. …

TERMINATOR 2: JUDGEMENT DAY w/ Nick Mandernach and Dr. Avi Adhikari

November 5th, 2019


You won't need boots, clothes or a motorcycle to listen to this episode about TERMINATOR 2: JUDGEMENT DAY! We've got two superb guests: Nick …

THE SHINING w/ Johnny Pemberton & Dr. Rena Repetti

October 29th, 2019


Spending 5 months in an empty, snowed-in hotel? Download this podcast so you don't do anything...wacky! Today we chip away at Stanley Kubrick's groundbreaking horror film: The Shining! Ethan is joined by comedian/actor …

JURASSIC WORLD w/ Sophia Hocini and Dr. Alyssa Bell (Paleontologist - Natural History Museum of LA County)

October 22nd, 2019


If you like dinosaurs and running in heels, this is the movie for you! Today we breakdown JURASSIC WORLD for generations of humans to discover millions of years from now. Hope they still have podcasts! We've got the …

JAWS w/ Chelsea Frank & Dr. Daniel Blumstein (Professor - Dept. of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at UCLA)

October 15th, 2019


It's everyone's favorite beach BBQ party movie - JAWS! But will you learn more about sharks or marmots during this episode? Listen to find out! We're thrilled to have travel writer Chelsea Frank, Dr. Daniel Blumstein …


October 8th, 2019


We finally tackle a film that's been requested since the launch of the pod! Ethan chats about the brain with Dr. Alan Castel (Author of Better with …

TARZAN w/ Addie Weyrich & Dr. Greg Bryant

October 1st, 2019


You'll be in my heart...if you listen to this episode! Ethan sits down with Addie Weyrich and Dr. Greg Bryant (UCLA Professor and Vice Chair - Department of Communication) 

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Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home w/ Brad Sulnitzer, Joey Orton, and Trace Dominguez

September 24th, 2019


Traveling back in time to kidnap a couple of whales? No, you didn't accidentally take PCP, it's the plot of Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home! We break …

ADAPTATION w/ Nadia Osman & Dr. Kenneth Chapin (Postdoctoral Research Associate at The University of Arizona)

September 17th, 2019


A podcast about a movie about the guy writing the movie about a book about orchids?! YIKES! Sort this mess out with Nadia Osman and Dr. Kenneth Chapin!

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SAN ANDREAS w/ Dr. Men-Andrin Meier and Jeff Leach

September 10th, 2019


Shake things up a bit and listen to this episode while drinking a milkshake? Or just listen how you normally do. Either way it's SAN ANDRES day so we're discussing earthquakes with Dr. Men-Andrin Meier and Jeff Leach!

2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY w/ Hannah Einbinder & Dr. Peter Nonacs

September 3rd, 2019


Turn on your mini-monolith and check out this episode about 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY! We've got Hannah Einbinder and Dr. Peter Nonacs (Professor and …

KONG: SKULL ISLAND w/ Marcos Gonzales & Natalia Reagan

August 27th, 2019


What could possibly go wrong at a place called SKULL ISLAND? Find out on this wild episode with Marcos Gonzales and Natalia Reagan …

INSIDE OUT w/ Marie Watschke & Dr. Megan Herting

August 20th, 2019


Are there actually tiny cartoons in our brains?! Hear the answer to this burning question on today's episode about the film INSIDE OUT with our guests Marie Watschke & Dr. Megan Herting! 

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MAD MAX: FURY ROAD w/ Dallas Taylor

August 13th, 2019


Take a deep dive into your ears with the host of Twenty Thousand Hertz, Dallas Taylor. We explore the amazing sound in MAD MAX: FURY ROAD! 

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SIGNS w/ Danny Jolles & Dr. Douglas LaRowe

August 6th, 2019


Put on your tin foil hats and leave a bunch of water around your living room because we're discussing SIGNS today! Learn about crop circles, the …

GODZILLA (2014) w/ Paul Goetz and Natalia Reagan

July 30th, 2019


There's a ZILLAion reasons why you should listen to this episode! 1) Paul Goetz is on it! 2) Natalia Reagan (Anthropologist/Primatologist) is back! …

FIRST MAN w/ Mark Hadley & Amy Shira Teitel

July 23rd, 2019


Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the moon landing with this episode about FIRST MAN! We've got Mark Hadley and Amy Shira Teitel (Author and Space …

THE LION KING w/ Robin Tran & Dr. Aaron Blaisdell

July 16th, 2019


Makuna Hatata! Learn all about lions, tigers, and hyenas (not bears) on this episode about THE LION KING with Robin Tran and Dr. Aaron Blaisdell …

MEN IN BLACK w/ Karah Preiss & Dr. Rana Adhikari

July 9th, 2019


Today we discuss a movie that was based on a hit song called MEN IN BLACK. We talk about aliens, quantum physics and AI. If you're listening in your car, do not press the little red button. 

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BONUS! APOLLO: MISSIONS TO THE MOON w/ director Tom Jennings

July 8th, 2019


Honoring the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11, National Geographic has premiered APOLLO: MISSIONS TO THE MOON and director Tom Jennings joined us to …

WATERWORLD w/ Jenny Jaffe & Dr. Kritsy Forsgren

July 2nd, 2019


Put down your beakers of urine and check out this episode about WATERWORLD! Learn all about gills, fish, Exxon Valdez and more with Jenny Jaffe and …

MEMENTO w/ Alana Johnston & Dr. Aaron Blaisdell

June 25th, 2019


I was going to tattoo this episode summary on my chest but I think this might be easier for all of you to see... Anyways today we're breaking down MEMENTO with Alana Johnston and Dr. Aaron Blaisdell (Professor of …

PUMPING IRON w/ Jackie Tohn & Dr. James Hicks

June 18th, 2019


Stop looking at your deltoids in the mirror for a second and check out this podcast about PUMPING IRON! Actually you can listen while looking at your …

RATATOUILLE w/ Thomas Lennon & Dr. Jim Dines

June 11th, 2019


Help! Someone call Lt. Jim Dangle! Holy moly, he's already here?! YES! This week we are discussing RATATOUILLE with the one and only Thomas Lennon! …

AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR w/ Brandon T. Snider & Dr. Frank Macabenta

June 4th, 2019


ALERT! Calling all indie film fans! We finally take a break from big blockbuster movies and cover an adorable micro-budget rom-com called AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR. We speak with author Brandon T. Snider and Dr. Frank …

HONEY I SHRUNK THE KIDS w/ Ryan Barton & Dr. Benjamin "Max" Adams

May 28th, 2019


Hey! Down here! Today we're talking about HONEY I SHRUNK THE KIDS with comedian/actor Ryan Barton and Dr. Benjamin "Max" Adams (Postdoctoral fellow at the Natural History Museum). Learn all about ants, scorpions, and …

VOLCANO w/ Mekki Leeper & Dr. Laura Kerber

May 21st, 2019


This week we're diving head-first into VOLCANO! Ouch! Our guests are comedian Mekki Leeper (Control Room) and Dr. Laura Kerber (Research Scientist at …

BONUS: Introducing Science Rules! with Bill Nye

May 16th, 2019


Bill Nye is on a mission to change the world— one phone call at a time. On his new podcast, Science Rules!, he tackles the curliest questions on just …

A BUG'S LIFE w/ Andrew Sarlo & Dr. Benjamin Adams

May 14th, 2019


Climb into your favorite wooden fake bird because this episode is all about A Bug's Life! Ethan speaks with record producer Andrew Sarlo and postdoctoral fellow at the Natural History Museum, Dr. Benjamin "Max" Adams …

THE AVENGERS (2012) w/ Daniel & Jorge

May 7th, 2019


Assemble... inside your car or gym or whatever and listen to this week's episode about THE AVENGERS! Ethan is joined by Thor himself! Oh sorry that was a typo. Ethan is joined by Daniel and Jorge of Daniel and Jorge …

STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI w/ Reggie Watts & Maggie Williams

April 30th, 2019


It's our first birthday! Our Podversary! To celebrate we've brought back Reggie Watts to break down STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI with Maggie Williams (Systems Engineer at JPL). Tune in to learn about Space crafts, space …

ANACONDA w/ Nicole Aimée Schreiber & Dr. Greg Pauly

April 23rd, 2019


Jump off a waterfall and right into a snake's mouth because this week we've got Nicole Aimée Schreiber and Dr. Greg Pauly discussing ANACONDA! It's …

OUTBREAK w/ Zoë Klar & Dr. Beth Lazazzera

April 16th, 2019


Wash your hands and cover your mouth because we're diving into OUTBREAK! The wonderful Zoë Klar (The Jim Jefferies Show) and Dr. Beth Lazazzera …

BLACK PANTHER w/ Adam Tsekhman & McCall Edwards

April 9th, 2019


️BLACK PANTHER! One of our top requested movies has finally arrived via odd-shaped hover ship. Adam Tsekhman and acoustician, McCall Edwards, …

ICE AGE w/ Eric Jackowitz & Laura Tewksbury

April 2nd, 2019


Learn all about Wolly Mammoths, Saber-Toothed Tigers (Cats) and so much more as we break down ICE AGE! The brilliant Eric Jackowitz and Laura …

HOSTILE PLANET w/ Guillermo Navarro

April 1st, 2019


Academy Award winner Guillermo Navarro hops on the phone with Ethan to discuss his new series HOSTILE PLANET for a special bonus ep! 

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BEE MOVIE w/ Alex Berg & Dr. Boris Baer

March 26th, 2019


This episode is sure to create a lot of buzz! Don't worry, we just fired the person who wrote that. Anyway today is all about Bees because we break down BEE MOVIE with writer/actor/improviser Alex Berg and Dr. Boris …

THE SHAPE OF WATER w/ Steph Tolev, Misty Paig Tran and Kristy Forsgren

March 19th, 2019


Light some candles and don't let the kids listen because this week we dive into The Shape of Water with Steph Tolev, Misty Paig Tran and Kristy …

AMERICAN PSYCHO w/ Tom Martin & Dr. Dean Mobbs

March 12th, 2019


What's wrong? Can't get a reservation at Dorsia? Feeling guilty for attempting to feed a stray cat to an ATM machine? We've got the perfect pick-me-up! It's assistant professor of cognitive neuroscience at Caltech Dr. …

STAR TREK II: THE WRATH OF KHAN w/ Nick Kocher & Dr. Robert Hurt

March 5th, 2019


These are the voyages of the Bad Science Podcast. Its continuing mission: to explore strange films, to seek out new information and new silly jokes, …

SUNSHINE w/ Brad Silnutzer & Bobak Ferdowsi

February 26th, 2019


For seven years I spoke with God and he told me to discuss SUNSHINE with JPL Systems Engineer Bobak "Mohawk Guy" Ferdowsi and Brad Silnutzer! We …

GALAXY QUEST w/ Laurie Kilmartin & Jeffrey Silverman

February 19th, 2019


We are finally tackling one of the best Star Trek films ever, Galaxy Quest! Learn all about aliens, space travel and Tim Allen! Ethan is joined by the lovely Laurie Kilmartin and astrophysicist Jeffrey Silverman.

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FINDING DORY w/ Jackie Kashian & Dr. Luiz Alvez Rocha

February 12th, 2019


Just keep listening! Just keep listening! Today we discuss Finding Dory with the amazing Jackie Kashian and Dr. Luiz Rocha (Associate Curator and …

ARRIVAL w/ Jeremiah Watkins & Dr. Erin Debenport

February 5th, 2019


Heptapods! Lend me your... ink! Today we break down Arrival with Dr. Erin Debenport (Associate Professor UCLA Department of Anthropology) and …

DEEP BLUE SEA w/ Zeke Nicholson & Dr. Chris Lowe

January 29th, 2019


Chomp into this episode about DEEP BLUE SEA! Zeke Nicholson is here to break this killer film down with Dr. Chris Lowe (Professor and Director of the …

HER w/ Milana Vayntrub & Dr. Irma Ravkic

January 22nd, 2019


This podcast loves you and only you. We would never simultaneously date 641 other people... or would we? Today we discuss HER with Milana Vayntrub …

ROBOCOP w/ Moses Storm & Laduan Smedley

January 15th, 2019


We promise this podcast won't glitch out and shoot you a bajillion times! It's a gentle discussion about ROBOCOP with Moses Storm and CPO Laduan Smedley. We strap Moses into a bionic arm and chat about the latest …

EX MACHINA w/ Mary Holland & Dr. Mohammad Pourhomayoun

January 8th, 2019


Don't tell Siri you're listening to this! Today we discuss Ex Machina and all things AI with Mary Holland and w/ Dr. Mohammad Pourhomayoun, Asst …

2018 Fan-Filled Fanfare

January 1st, 2019


Since we have received so many wonderful emails this year, Ethan interviewed a few fans for a special bonus episode. Happy New Year! Stay hungry for …

HOME ALONE w/ Josh Adam Meyers & Arjan Gower

December 25th, 2018


Merry Christmas ya filthy animals! We're doing the classic pain-driven Christmas classic, HOME ALONE! Tune in to learn some health tips from Dr. Arjan Gower and find out what kind of weird blue algae Josh Adam Meyers …

MEAN GIRLS w/ Blair Socci & Dr. Norma Mendoza-Denton

December 18th, 2018


This episode is so fetch! If you don't listen to it, we're writing your name in the burn book with the caption "Smells like a skunk's butt"! We discuss Mean Girls with Blair Socci and Dr. Norma Mendoza Denton, who wrote …

APOLLO 13 w/ Heather Pasternak & Amy Shira Teitel

December 11th, 2018


Other podcasts might discuss Apollo 1 or if they're really brazen, Apollo 8. Here at BS HQ we decided to go all out and analyze Apollo 13!!! With the …

DAWN OF THE DEAD (2004) w/ Joe Kwaczala & Dr. Michael Harris

December 4th, 2018


Hope you're ready to die of laughter and come back to life way uglier because this week it's DAWN OF THE DEAD (2004)! We've got Joe Kwaczala and …

FREE WILLY w/ Rick Overton & Dr. Gwen Goodmanlowe

November 27th, 2018


Are you equally into killer whales and Michael Jackson? This is the episode for you! We're talking about FREE WILLY with Rick Overton and Marine …

STAR WARS: RETURN OF THE JEDI w/ Andy Kindler & Dr. Varoujan Gorjian

November 20th, 2018


Listen you must! Today is our special 30th episode Star Wars spectacular! Obviously we do a Star Wars film every 30 episodes and this time we've got …

CONTACT w/ Scott Thompson & Dr. Paul Sutter

November 13th, 2018


An entire podcast about a replacement for glasses?! NO! It's the movie Contact, not contact lenses. We've got sketch comedy legend Scott Thompson (

A QUIET PLACE w/ Mekki Leeper & Dr. Peter Ivory

November 6th, 2018


Shhh don't play this podcast over any speakers because we're breaking down A QUIET PLACE. We've got comedian Mekki Leeper and Professor of Audiology …

IT (2017) w/ Horny 4 Horror Podcast & Dr. Dean Mobbs

October 30th, 2018


Just in case Halloween Eve isn't the spookiest night of the year... we're discussing IT and by IT we mean the science of fear and the movie IT based on the book IT! IT'S AWESOME! We've got the amazing hosts of Horny 4 …

THE MARTIAN w/ Neel Nanda & Dr. Bethany Ehlmann

October 23rd, 2018


The most requested film in Bad Science history has arrived... THE MARTIAN! Neel Nanda and Dr. Bethany Ehlmann (JPL Research Scientist & Caltech Professor of Planetary Science) discuss everything from growing food on …

GET OUT w/ Open Mike Eagle & Dr. Raphael Romero

October 16th, 2018


Hypnosis, Racism, Deer, Freestyle Rap, and Drugs! What more do you want? Today we discuss GET OUT with Open Mike Eagle and Dr. Rafael Romero from the Brain Research Institute. Enjoy!

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THE JUNGLE BOOK (1967) w/ Erin & Melissa & Dr. Jim Dines

October 9th, 2018


Fun fact: This podcast episode is one of the top 10 Bear Necessities of life! Hear musical-comedy duo Erin & MeLissa and Dr. Jim Dines (Mammalogy …

INCEPTION w/ Kim & Aliya & Dr. Raj

October 2nd, 2018


Don't sleep on this episode because it's all about Inception! Kim and Aliya are joined by Dr. Raj (Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Specialist at …

LAKE PLACID w/ Zach Noe Towers & Dr. Greg Pauly

September 25th, 2018


Chomp chomp! We're talking Lake Placid today so don't lose your head! We've got Zach Noe Towers and Dr. Greg Pauly (LA Natural History Museum's …

STARSHIP TROOPERS w/ The Cooties & Dr. Brian Brown

September 18th, 2018


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 …

TOTAL RECALL w/ Brent Weinbach & Dr. Laura Kerber

September 11th, 2018


No need to get your ass to Mars to listen to this episode. It's Total Recall with Brent Weinbach and Dr. Laura Kerber (Geophysics & Planetary Geosciences research scientist at JPL). We discuss everything from …

BLADE RUNNER w/ Paul Scheer & Dr. Kathy Wei

September 4th, 2018


Gather round humans (and replicants) for a special live episode with Paul Scheer and Dr. Kathy Wei! We discussed Blade Runner at the California …

GRAVITY w/ Nicole Calasich & Dr. Liz Warren

August 28th, 2018


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 …

THE FLY w/ Byron Bowers & Dr. Doug Yanega

August 21st, 2018


Today we talk about the superbly interesting (and disgusting) movie, The Fly with Byron Bowers and Dr. Doug Yanega. Learn about Yellow Jackets, …

THE BIRDS w/ Chris Fairbanks & Kimball Garrett

August 14th, 2018


Get quacked up cause it's The Birds! The super sweet and ultra hilarious Chris Fairbanks joins Ornithology Collections Manager Kimball Garrett as we …

THE MATRIX w/ Julio Torres, Steven Castillo & Dr. Christoph Salge

August 7th, 2018


Pick up the phone and get jacked into The Matrix! We had so much fun at Caveat NYC discussing this 1999 blockbuster smash with Marie Curie Global …

THE ABYSS w/ Kurt Braunohler & Dr. Douglas Pace

July 31st, 2018


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 …

LIMITLESS w/ Steve Hely, Dave King & Dr. Teagan Wall

July 24th, 2018


Would you take a drug called NZT-48 if you had writer's block? Steve Hely & Dave King from The Great Debates podcast join us to discuss (without …

ARMAGEDDON w/ Riki Lindhome & Dr. Varoujan Gorjian

July 17th, 2018


Garfunkel and OH MY GOD it's Riki Lindhome on today's show chatting about one of the most ridiculous films of all time, Armageddon! She's joined by …

FINDING NEMO w/ Jackie Tohn & Dr. Misty Paig-Tran

July 10th, 2018


Picking apart a Pixar picture ain't pretty, but that's exactly what this episode is all about. Uncover the hidden truths about Finding Nemo with Jackie Tohn (GLOW, A Futile and Stupid Gesture) and Dr. Misty Paig-Tran …

WALL-E w/ Ian Abramson & Dr. James Hicks

July 3rd, 2018


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! We discuss sound design, what happens to human when they travel …

STAR TREK w/ Trace Dominguez & Dr. Tammy Ma

June 26th, 2018


Live long and podcast! Today we warp into Star Trek with Seeker star Trace Dominguez (@tracedominguez) and Plasma Physicist Tammy Ma of the National Ignition Facility.

We talk about lasers, fusion, and why Spock is to …

JURASSIC PARK w/ Scott Rogowsky & Alyssa Bell

June 19th, 2018


Scott "Quiz Daddy" Rogowsky (HQ Trivia) and Paleontologist Dr. Alyssa Bell (Natural History Museum of LA County) discuss JURASSIC PARK! We learn …

INTERSTELLAR w/ Dan Levy & Dr. Varoujan Gorjian

June 12th, 2018


Join us as we investigate the instant classic INTERSTELLAR with Dan Levy (The Goldbergs) and JPL Research Scientist Varoujan Gorjian! We break down …

PACIFIC RIM w/ Jon Gabrus & Mara Tsudis

June 5th, 2018


Our guests Jon Gabrus (HIGH AND MIGHTY Podcast) and Mara Tsudis (Construction Engineer) become drift compatible as we discuss PACIFIC RIM!

We discuss all aspects of giant machinery and Jon displays his uncanny Guillermo …

ANT-MAN w/ Jessica McKenna & Spiro Michalakis

May 29th, 2018


Quantum queries galore on this episode because we put ANT-MAN under the microscope with Jessica McKenna (Off-Book Podcast) and Marvel’s leading science supervisor Spiro Michalakis!

We discuss entanglement, quantum …

HARRY AND THE HENDERSONS w/ Kassem G & Natalia Reagan

May 22nd, 2018


Ethan learns from comedian and self-proclaimed bigfoot expert Kassem G (BACKSEAT COMICS, and actually-acclaimed bigfoot expert …

ALIEN w/ Jessimae Peluso and Dr, Brian Brown

May 15th, 2018


Could the alien from ALIEN really exist? Ethan sits down with comedian Jessimae Peluso (GIRL CODE, HIGHLARIOUS PODCAST, SHARP TONGUE PODCAST), and …

BACK TO THE FUTURE w/ Doug Benson, Dr. Robert Hurt and Dr. Christoph Uhlemann

May 8th, 2018


Calling all time travelers! In this episode, Ethan sits down with comedian Doug Benson (DOUG LOVES MOVIES, GETTING DOUG WITH HIGH, SUPER HIGH ME), and physicist Robert Hurt (IPAC) and string theorist Christoph Uhlemann …

STAR WARS: THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK w/ Reggie Watts & Emily Manor-Chapman

April 30th, 2018


Calling all padawans! For Bad Science: Episode I, Ethan sits down with Reggie Watts for an epic conversation with Emily Manor-Chapman, a NASA Systems Engineer, to break down the science of STAR WARS: EPISODE V - THE …

What is Bad Science?

April 23rd, 2018


A weekly show by Seeker that puts popular films under the microscope, breaking down the science with the help of a comedian and a scientist.

Be sure …

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