Heart Baskets of Aymara

Heart Baskets of Aymara

John Derby and Travis Spencer talk the incredible heart baskets that the women of Aymara are hand weaving! Then they discuss AI mind readers..., Trump tariff on whiskey, Fecal Matter in Texas, Jeff Bezos and the cat that saved a family. At, 47:15, Jesse McIntosh wants his money! At, 48:45 , your Facebook News World SPECIAL REPORT!  At, 50:24, a Mercury in Retrograde Remix! At, 52:33, Deb Loftis recounts her very first journal from college... #AbaloneButts. Finally, at, 59:26, Deb's crew tells a story of the relief that a co-worker is no longer working with them... #FranzFreudenthal

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Fire Raptors

Fire Raptors

John Derby and Travis Spencer discuss the Fire Raptors of Australia and their diabolical fire spreading to catch prey! Then, at 14:15, they discuss news stories including McDonald's fry chemical that can cure baldness?, asparagus and breast cancer, LL Bean's clothes that track you, Sex doll maids, and of course... Marlon Brando's sexual exploits!  At 38:58, Jesse McIntosh deems 2018 the year of the f-bomb. At 40:32, your Facebook World News Update.  At 42:07, a Firebirds Remix. At 45:58, Deb Loftis discovers that she might have an alter ego... Finally, at 51:43 Garret L. drops a story about an angry customer calling into a call center. #MarlonBrando

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Reinventing the Wheel

Reinventing the Wheel

John Derby and Travis Spencer discuss NASA's reinvention of the wheel for their new Mars rover.  Then, at 13:02, they cover news stories including new brain growth studies, AI beats humans in Stanford Reading Test, McDonald's golden boobies?, sneezing your throat out and... Danica Patrick and Aaron Rodgers.  At 37:21, Jesse McIntosh accepts Travis' thank you for signing a fake petition. Your Facebook World News Update at 38:55.  A Stoichiometric Nickel Titanium REMIX at 39:48. At 41:42, Deb Loftis boldly returns after shoulder surgery to talk about the Bad Cop Receptionist.  Finally, at 46:59, Bill Ryan returns to talk about what else... the Boss! #NASA

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Net Neutrality

Net Neutrality

John Derby and Travis Spencer discuss the pending vote to end net neutrality by the US government. Then, at 13:50, they discuss trending topics including DMX doing time, tattoo recognition software, a new heart patch, the Saudi A.I. citizen and Moms + Daughters bonding on hikes! At 41:50, Jesse McIntosh is excited to join the W.O.T.F. At 43:12, your Facebook World News Update. At 44:06, the Net Neutrality Remix.  At 15:13, Deb Loftis and 5 1/2 year old Marlow write poetry in a notebook together. Finally, at 53:46, Dan Sturges goes off in a meeting! #Manson

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Alliance of World Scientists

Alliance of World Scientists #PoopIsland

Alliance of World Scientists #PoopIsland

John Derby and Travis Spencer discuss the 25 year anniversary of the Union of Concerned Scientist's call to society to curtail environmental destruction. Then, at 9:20, they discuss trending topics including the 2nd letter from concerned scientists, the new church of artificial intelligence W.O.T.F., Da Vinci painting sells for record number, Amish genetics and Thanksgiving and politics. At, 42:11, Jesse McIntosh is the Wang of 86 Charles.  At 44:18, your Facebook World News Update. At 45:06, BL5000 reads the letter from the Alliance of World Sciences. At 49:13, Deb Loftis is not too thrilled with 2017. Finally, at 56:11, Jonathan Cowan returns to the pod to share a story he calls "deepthroat". #PoopIsland

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Wang Enlin

Wang Enlin

John Derby and Travis Spencer discuss the amazing Wang Enlin, who taught himself law to fight a giant Chinese corporation! Then, at 12:56, they discuss a neutron star collision, the USMNT fails to qualify for World Cup, Arby's venison, an alien contacted congressional candidate and something about Hogwarts.  At 39:30, Jesse McIntosh tells us who the real hero is. At 41:18, your Facebook World News Update. At 42:30, a Freeway Rick Ross Remix. At 45:58, Deb Loftis takes a sleep study... And finally, at 53:00, Miriam remembers her strangest temp job ever! #FreewayRicky

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Unconscious Selective Attention

Unconscious Selective Attention

John Derby and Travis Spencer discuss the reality that you always see your nose, but your brain doesn't care to see it aka unconscious selective attention.  Then at 11:56, they discuss news stories including Yoko's latest lawsuit, sex robots that kill..., RIP Cassini, smart billboards and a 111 year old whiskey drinkin' badass! At 37:56, Jesse McIntosh knows way too much about Justin Bieber.  At 39:24, your Facebook World News report.  At 40:42 Real Talk vs Selective Attention REMIX! At 44:34, Deb Loftis explores the amazing shower / toilet. And finally at 49:49, Eric Slee returns to the show to share an amazing story of the greenlighting of Barfly! #USA

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HEAVEN

HEAVEN

John Derby and Travis Spencer discuss the head transplant procedure HEAVEN aka Head Anastomosis Venture Project led by controversial neurosurgeon Sergio Canavero. Then at 14:06, they discuss trending topics including Californians putting sunscreen on their eyes to view the eclipse, Byron Leftwich future head coach?, Rent-a-Dad, toes on ancient horses and Justin Bieber's testes!  At 38:42, Jesse McIntosh tells of who he might switch lives with before Jake Plummer. At 40:50, your Facebook World News Update. At 41:41, the Mad Doctor Remix. At 44:52, Deb Loftis isn't having a wonderful day in the neighborhood. Finally, at 49:39, Bill Ryan tells a story of being butler/bartender to U2! #HeadAnastomosisVentureProject

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Jake Plummer

Jake Plummer

John Derby and Travis Spencer talk about the achievements and general awesomeness of the 'Greatest Living America' aka Jake Plummer!  At 10:49, they discuss trending topics including a deadly treasure hunt, the Bookie who only takes Trump bests, studying the DNA of a man with no feeling, Facebook AI language, and an 8 year old climbs Mt. Kilimanjaro! At 34:01 Jesse McIntosh finds himself going down a rabbit hole starting with Gonorrhea and Serendipity? At 36:08, your Facebook World News Update.  At 36:50, Jake Plummer Remix! At 40:08, Deb Loftis tries to cool off while remembering her time as a writer of internet greeting cards.  Finally, at 47:21, John tells a story of being a nark. #GreatestLivingAmerican

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Kola Borehole

Kola Borehole

John Derby and Travis Spencer discuss the deepest hole in the world... Then, at 10:48 they cover news stories including the groundbreaking Chinese Quantum Satellite, Juno's Jupiter flyover, breakthrough gonorrhea cure?, sex doll renting in Dublin and poor sleep leading to Alzheimer's.  At 30:06, Jesse McIntosh wonders about the reality that an 18 month old child willingly ate mushrooms. At 32:00, your Facebook World News Update.  At 32:45, the internet remix of hate for the band Rush. At 36:22, Deb Loftis recounts the script idea she had for Tim Dog... the Musical! Finally, at 42:17, Travis gets fired for liking Geddy Lee, Neil Peart and Alex Lifeson... aka #Rush!

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