Spellbound
Two guys with too many big questions! From the origins of written language to quantum mechanics, we’re out to make sense of it all. Spellbound is a weekly podcast hosted by Julian Smith (Director/Comedian) & Andrew Rader (MIT PhD, Canada’s Greatest Know-It-All). For advertising opportunities please email PodcastPartnerships@Studio71us.com Link to survey: https://bit.ly/2EcYbu4
History
Science
Philosophy
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#103 The Evolution of Memes & Ideas + TTFN
80 min
2
#102 Derek Johnson on Denuclearizing Earth by 2030
66 min
3
#101 MAGA Friends on Trump w/ Tyler Torti
71 min
4
#100 Why Space Force Isn't News
50 min
5
#099 A Brief History of War
61 min
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#098 Beyond The Known Pt. 3
59 min
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#097 Some Resolution on New Years
49 min
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#096 Afrofuturism w/ Ahmed Best
62 min
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#095 Why History Says Xmas
32 min
10
#094 Origins of Life w/ Michael Wong
55 min
11
#093 Chaos Theory w/ Derek Muller (Veritasium)
61 min
12
#092 Beyond The Known Pt. 2
57 min
13
#091 Keeping the Doomsday Clock w/ Dr. Rachel B...
36 min
14
#090 Is Community Exclusive by Default?
39 min
15
#089 Beyond The Known Pt. 1
48 min
16
#088 Volcanoes & Climate Change w/ Jess Phoenix
42 min
17
#087 Rituals Pt. II w/ David Moses Perez
59 min
18
#086 Sasha Sagan on Rituals
56 min
19
#085 How NASA Defines Life w/ Morgan Cable
39 min
20
#084 Exoplanets w/ NASA's Dr. Jessie Christiansen
44 min
21
#083 When It's Rude To Be Polite
43 min
22
#082 A Brief History of Iran / US Relations
70 min
23
#081 The 6 Weirdest Scientific Studies of 2019
41 min
24
#80 Vacay Time :) :(
6 min
25
#079 Apollo 11, "Send Her Back!" & Iranian Oil ...
46 min
26
#078 How Stories Change Our Minds
36 min
27
#077 History's 10 Craziest Controversies
37 min
28
#076 Veritas: Truth in Big Tech & The Media
82 min
29
#075 A Brief Briefing: NASA Finds Martian Signs...
9 min
30
#074 The Art of Conversation w/ Tyler Torti
86 min
31
#073 Biggest US Threat: China, Russia, Iran or ...
44 min
32
#072 A Nuanced Look: Assange, Trump, Clinton & ...
44 min
33
#071 Why US Immigration is Challenging
48 min
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#070 Natural or Technological Selection? w/ Ode...
53 min
35
#069 Biggest Misconceptions: Israeli/Palestinia...
47 min
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#068 The Fed Reserve For Dummies By Dummies
38 min
37
#067 An Orientation on Orientation
30 min
38
#066 Where Nature Says No & God Says Yes
41 min
39
#065 Does Patriotism Segregate?
39 min
40
#064 Would Monogamy Work on Mars? w/ Geoffrey M...
53 min
41
WTF Happened Yesterday?
2 min
42
#063 Ghandi's 7 Social Sins
43 min
43
#062 Can Algorithms Change What We Like?
35 min
44
#061 Vaccine History & Why They're Safe
33 min
45
#060 Bible Study: A Brief History of Evil
40 min
46
#059 Why You Hate Authority w/ CIA Analyst Mart...
50 min
47
#058 The History & Future of Hygiene
36 min
48
#057 This is Our Worst Episode.
37 min
49
#056 Porn in History: 20 Fun Facts You Never Knew
29 min
50
#055 Are You Smarter Than Your Grandparents? SP...
33 min
51
#054 Was America Ever Great?
39 min
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#053 Meyers-Briggs vs Enneagram vs MMPI
41 min
53
#052 6 Cognitive Biases You Definitely Have
38 min
54
#051 Entropy: Why Sh*t Happens
30 min
55
#050 The Myth of Santa: Immoral?
26 min
56
#049 The Evolution Timeline of Hominids
46 min
57
#048 Tech in 20, 50 & 100 Years
43 min
58
#047 How Prepared Are We For An Asteroid Impact?
35 min
59
#046 WTF Are Holidays?
36 min
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#045 Does The Individual Matter in History? w/ ...
36 min
61
#044 The Origin of Phonetics w/ 2DWG
42 min
62
#043 Free Will or Free Won’t? w/ 2DWG
32 min
63
#042 Meat & Animal Testing: Immoral? w/ 2DWG
35 min
64
#041 China & India in 40 Minutes w/ 2DWG
41 min
65
#040 Is Earth Overpopulated? w/ 2DWG
35 min
66
#039 Questions vs. Stories w/ Tyler Cowen
48 min
67
#038 What is Gender? w/ 2DWG
39 min
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#037 WTF is Money? w/ 2DWG
50 min
69
#036 Deism & The American Revolution w/ Matthew...
50 min
70
#035 What is Language? w/ 2DWG
45 min
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#034 Michael Shermer on Skepticism & The POV Self
45 min
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#033 What is Happiness? w/ 2DWG
45 min
73
#032 Is Snopes Biased? w/ David Mikkelson
45 min
74
#031 Why You Should Eat Meat & GMOs w/ Alison V...
45 min
75
#030 Is There Any Perfect Diet? w/ Valter Longo
56 min
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#029 The Origins of Boredom w/ 2DWG
45 min
77
#028 Globalization vs. Globalism w/ Ian Bremmer
45 min
78
#027 Pros & Cons of Recreational Weed w/ Mark B...
46 min
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#026 Why The Universe is Probably a Simulation ...
43 min
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#025 Mental Health & Suicide w/ Ray Doktor
43 min
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#024 Why Nations Fail w/ Daron Acemoglu
45 min
82
#023 Should We Care About Our Personal Data? w/...
Ramona Pringle, journalist and professor of interactive media for Ryerson University talks about your personal data, who has it, and how they want to use it.
45 min
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#022 Meditation: 10% Happier w/ Dan Harris
Award winning ABC journalist and author of NY Times Bestseller, 10% Happier on the science behind meditation.
39 min
84
#021 Diversity & Uniformity w/ Claire Lehmann
Quillette Founder/Editor-in-Chief Claire Lehmann on sexism, racism + other matters of cultural diversity and uniformity.
45 min
85
#020 Brave New World w/ Andrew Rader
Part III in our civilization series. Discussing Aldous Huxley's 1933 novel which depicts an advanced technological society dependent on social conditioning and hierarchy.
57 min
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#019 The Way We Speak Shapes Everything w/ Lera...
Cognitive Scientist Lera Boroditsky breaks down the logic behind various world languages and demonstrates its influence on their speakers.
58 min
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#018 Robots: Friend, Foe, or Tool? w/ Jonathan ...
Agility Robotics CTO Jonathan Hurst on building humanoid robots and how we'll interact with them in the future.
43 min
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#017 DEBATE: Is Technology a Positive Force? w/...
Green Anarchist John Zerzan & Aerospace Engineer Andrew Rader debate the ultimate implications of civilization and technology.
81 min
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#016 Civilization & Anarchy w/ John Zerzan
John Zerzan on the origins of Civilization and what we can learn from life before it.
94 min
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#015 Male & Female Polarity w/ Dr. Ray
JS and Dr. Ray discuss the psychological and biological differences between men and women and how we can harmonize our energy.
89 min
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#014 100 Years of Devolving Masculinity w/ Dr. Ray
Psychologist Dr. Ray on the decline of masculinity in men over the last century.
48 min
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#013 Who Wrote The Bible pt. III Morality & Mir...
Exploring miracles and morality according to the Old Testament, through the lens of cultural memory, with world-renowned Bible scholar Ron Hendel.
49 min
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#012 Food, Shelter & Sex in Space (w/ Andrew Ra...
Aerospace Engineer / Author Andrew Rader on the challenges that face us in colonizing Mars and other worlds.
44 min
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#011 Dark Energy & Dark Matter for Dummies w/ R...
Guggenheim Fellowship Award recipient/Author, Richard Panek on everything we know (and don't know) about dark energy and dark matter.
46 min
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#010 The Quran & The Bible w/ Prof. Gabriel Sai...
Author and Professor of Islamic Studies at Notre Dame, Gabriel Said Reynolds on the similarities between the Quran and the Bible, and where they diverge.
31 min
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#009 Was Eden's Forbidden Tree Agriculture? [WW...
Were Adam and Eve the world's first agriculturalists? Dr. Richard Elliott Friedman on this fascinating interpretation of the Genesis origin story, as found in Daniel Quinn's classic novel, Ishmael.
84 min
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#008 Feminism: Sex, Power & Makeup w/ Peggy Ore...
New York Times Bestselling Author Peggy Orenstein on the past, present, and future of feminism.
67 min
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#007 Cults & The Life After w/ Janja Lalich
World renowned expert Dr. Janja Lalich on cults.
32 min
99
#006 Are You Autistic? w/ Temple Grandin
Temple Grandin on autism and why the world needs it more than ever.
48 min
100
#005 The Racist Gene w/ Bret Weinstein
Former Evergreen professor and evolutionary biologist Bret Weinstein on evolution, racism, and echo chambers.
78 min