Spellbound show

Spellbound

Summary: 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).

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Podcasts:

 #040 Is Earth Overpopulated? w/ 2DWG | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2199

Julian and Andrew talk global population and consumption. Can Two Damn White Guys answer this ageless question?Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 #039 Questions vs. Stories w/ Tyler Cowen | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3006

Economist and New York Times Bestselling Author, Tyler Cowen, on Stubborn Attachments, how stories can inspire questions that make life better for all.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 #038 What is Gender? w/ 2DWG | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2460

Julian and Andrew discuss the origins of biological sex, its evolutionary purpose, and more!Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 #037 WTF is Money? w/ 2DWG | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3157

Two Damn White Guys on the origins of money, taxes, interest + how global economies interact.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 #036 Deism & The American Revolution w/ Matthew Stewart | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3131

Philosopher, historian, and author Matthew Stewart on wealth distribution + the origins of deism in the American Revolution.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 #035 What is Language? w/ 2DWG | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2809

Two Damn White Guys on the origin of language + best practices for effective communication.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 #034 Michael Shermer on Skepticism & The POV Self | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2860

Scientist and Best Selling Author, Michael Shermer, on the basis of superstition + what to expect if you’re cloned.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 #033 What is Happiness? w/ 2DWG | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2827

Andrew Rader (PhD, MIT) talks happiness on a chemical level. Julian reviews the World Happiness Report’s criteria for happy societies.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 #032 Is Snopes Biased? w/ David Mikkelson | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2819

Snopes Founder David Mikkelson on the nature of bias and the inner-workings of its fact checking process.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 #031 Why You Should Eat Meat & GMOs w/ Alison Van Eenennaam | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2843

Agricultural scientist and USDA advisor Alison Van Eenennaam makes an unconventional case for conventionally grown produce and meat + their environmental trade-offs.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 #030 Is There Any Perfect Diet? w/ Valter Longo | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3511

World renowned cell biologist and best-selling author of The Longevity Diet, Valter Longo, talks about his 30-year effort to rid the world of fad dieting.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 #029 The Origins of Boredom w/ 2DWG | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2838

Two Damn White Guys on the origins of boredom + boredom as the impetus for evolution and self-improvement in general.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 #028 Globalization vs. Globalism w/ Ian Bremmer | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2820

Political Scientist and NY Times Bestselling Author Ian Bremmer breaks down the stark difference between these two buzz words and demonstrates the positive effects free trade has had on the world at large.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 #027 Pros & Cons of Recreational Weed w/ Mark Bourrie | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2892

Canadian lawyer Mark Bourrie discusses Canada’s recent legalization of cannabis and whether or not it should be treated like a drug.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

 #026 Why The Universe is Probably a Simulation w/ Andrew Rader | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2731

Andrew Rader breaks down the logic behind the concept of reality as a simulation.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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