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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
History
Science
Philosophy
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#090 Is Community Exclusive by Default?
39 min
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#089 Beyond The Known Pt. 1
48 min
3
#088 Volcanoes & Climate Change w/ Jess Phoenix
42 min
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#087 Rituals Pt. II w/ David Moses Perez
59 min
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#086 Sasha Sagan on Rituals
56 min
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#085 How NASA Defines Life w/ Morgan Cable
39 min
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#084 Exoplanets w/ NASA's Dr. Jessie Christiansen
44 min
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#083 When It's Rude To Be Polite
43 min
9
#082 A Brief History of Iran / US Relations
70 min
10
#081 The 6 Weirdest Scientific Studies of 2019
41 min
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#80 Vacay Time :) :(
6 min
12
#079 Apollo 11, "Send Her Back!" & Iranian Oil ...
46 min
13
#078 How Stories Change Our Minds
36 min
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#077 History's 10 Craziest Controversies
37 min
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#076 Veritas: Truth in Big Tech & The Media
82 min
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#075 A Brief Briefing: NASA Finds Martian Signs...
9 min
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#074 The Art of Conversation w/ Tyler Torti
86 min
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#073 Biggest US Threat: China, Russia, Iran or ...
44 min
19
#072 A Nuanced Look: Assange, Trump, Clinton & ...
44 min
20
#071 Why US Immigration is Challenging
48 min
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#070 Natural or Technological Selection? w/ Ode...
53 min
22
#069 Biggest Misconceptions: Israeli/Palestinia...
47 min
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#068 The Fed Reserve For Dummies By Dummies
38 min
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#067 An Orientation on Orientation
30 min
25
#066 Where Nature Says No & God Says Yes
41 min
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#065 Does Patriotism Segregate?
39 min
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#064 Would Monogamy Work on Mars? w/ Geoffrey M...
53 min
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WTF Happened Yesterday?
2 min
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#063 Ghandi's 7 Social Sins
43 min
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#062 Can Algorithms Change What We Like?
35 min
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#061 Vaccine History & Why They're Safe
33 min
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#060 Bible Study: A Brief History of Evil
40 min
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#059 Why You Hate Authority w/ CIA Analyst Mart...
50 min
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#058 The History & Future of Hygiene
36 min
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#057 This is Our Worst Episode.
37 min
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#056 Porn in History: 20 Fun Facts You Never Knew
29 min
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#055 Are You Smarter Than Your Grandparents? SP...
33 min
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#054 Was America Ever Great?
39 min
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#053 Meyers-Briggs vs Enneagram vs MMPI
41 min
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#052 6 Cognitive Biases You Definitely Have
38 min
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#051 Entropy: Why Sh*t Happens
30 min
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#050 The Myth of Santa: Immoral?
26 min
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#049 The Evolution Timeline of Hominids
46 min
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#048 Tech in 20, 50 & 100 Years
43 min
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#047 How Prepared Are We For An Asteroid Impact?
35 min
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#046 WTF Are Holidays?
36 min
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#045 Does The Individual Matter in History? w/ ...
36 min
48
#044 The Origin of Phonetics w/ 2DWG
42 min
49
#043 Free Will or Free Won’t? w/ 2DWG
32 min
50
#042 Meat & Animal Testing: Immoral? w/ 2DWG
35 min
51
#041 China & India in 40 Minutes w/ 2DWG
41 min
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#040 Is Earth Overpopulated? w/ 2DWG
35 min
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#039 Questions vs. Stories w/ Tyler Cowen
48 min
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#038 What is Gender? w/ 2DWG
39 min
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#037 WTF is Money? w/ 2DWG
50 min
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#036 Deism & The American Revolution w/ Matthew...
50 min
57
#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
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#032 Is Snopes Biased? w/ David Mikkelson
45 min
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#031 Why You Should Eat Meat & GMOs w/ Alison V...
45 min
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#030 Is There Any Perfect Diet? w/ Valter Longo
56 min
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#029 The Origins of Boredom w/ 2DWG
45 min
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#028 Globalization vs. Globalism w/ Ian Bremmer
45 min
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#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
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#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
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#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
72
#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
86
#006 Are You Autistic? w/ Temple Grandin
Temple Grandin on autism and why the world needs it more than ever.
48 min
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#005 The Racist Gene w/ Bret Weinstein
Former Evergreen professor and evolutionary biologist Bret Weinstein on evolution, racism, and echo chambers.
78 min
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#004 Flat Earth vs. Round Earth w/ Andrew Rader
Aerospace engineer Andrew Rader on Flat Earth.
28 min
89
#003 Who Wrote The Bible? w/ Dr. Richard Elliot...
Dr. Richard Elliott Friedman on the origins of the Bible. The good. The bad. The ugly.
54 min
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#002 Rise of the Robots w/ Martin Ford
New York Times Bestselling Author Martin Ford on the future of AI and how it will affect our jobs and the economy.
46 min
91
#001 Why Fear Sells in America w/ Andrew Rader
Mars One candidate Andrew Rader on the fearful messages that drive the media, advertising, and the American dream.
26 min
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#000 - The Intro
Coming soon.
2 min