Bad Science

By Seeker

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Description

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.

Episode Date
JURASSIC PARK w/ Scott Rogowsky
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Scott "Quiz Daddy" Rogowsky (<em>HQ Trivia</em>) and Paleontologist Dr. Alyssa Bell (<em>Natural History Museum of LA County</em>) discuss JURASSIC PARK! We learn about DNA, Dinosaurs, and Scott joins Ethan for a VelicoRAP Song!&nbsp;<br><br>Download the trivia app HQ to see Scott everyday and follow Alyssa on Instagram @alyssakbell.&nbsp;<br><br>Shoot us an email at BadScience@Seeker.com.
Jun 19, 2018
INTERSTELLAR w/ Dan Levy
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Join us as we investigate the instant classic INTERSTELLAR with Dan Levy (<em>The Goldbergs</em>) and JPL Research Scientist Varoujan Gorjian! We break down everything from black holes to Michael Caine's awful taste in interior design.&nbsp;<br><br>Email us at BadScience@Seeker.com and follow Dan Levy on Instagram @danlevyshow.
Jun 12, 2018
PACIFIC RIM w/ Jon Gabrus
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Our guests Jon Gabrus (HIGH AND MIGHTY Podcast) and Mara Tsudis (Construction Engineer) become drift compatible as we discuss PACIFIC RIM!<br><br>We discuss all aspects of giant machinery and Jon displays his uncanny Guillermo Del Toro and Donald Trump impressions.<br><br>Shoot us an email at BadScience@Seeker.com.<br><br>Check out Jon Gabrus' podcast: https://headgum.com/high-and-mighty
Jun 05, 2018
ANT-MAN w/ Jessica McKenna
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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!<br><br>We discuss entanglement, quantum physics and Jessica sums it all up with an improvised pop song!<br><br>Shoot us an email at BadScience@Seeker.com.<br><br>Find more on Jessica McKenna at https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/off-book-the-improvised-musical/id1260742439?mt=2.
May 29, 2018
HARRY AND THE HENDERSONS w/ Kassem G
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Ethan learns from comedian and self-proclaimed bigfoot expert Kassem G (BACKSEAT COMICS, <a href="http://www.youtube.com/kassemg">youtube.com/kassemg</a>) and actually-acclaimed bigfoot expert and primatologist Natalia Reagan (Spike TV's 10 MILLION DOLLAR BIGFOOT BOUNTY, Neil deGrasse Tyson's STAR TALK ALL STARS) as they discuss 80's family comedy HARRY AND THE HENDERSONS. <br><br>We discuss primates, our genetic relatives in the animal kingdom and of course... some of the crazy bigfoot theories around the world.<br><br>Shoot us an email at BadScience@Seeker.com. <br><br>Find more on Kassem, check out <a href="http://www.youtube.com/kassemg">youtube.com/kassemg</a>. For more on Natalia, go to <a href="https://nataliareagan.com/">nataliareagan.com</a>.
May 22, 2018
ALIEN w/ Jessimae Peluso
3574
Could the alien from ALIEN really exist? Ethan sits down with comedian Jessimae Peluso (GIRL CODE, HIGHLARIOUS PODCAST, SHARP TONGUE PODCAST), and Dr. Brian Brown (Head of the Natural History Museum's Entomology Department and Curator of Entomology) to discuss the sci-fi horror film ALIEN.<br><br>We learn about all kinds of parasites, diptera (flies), egg desiccation, and a whole lot more. <br><br>Shoot us an email at BadScience@Seeker.com. <br><br>Find more on Jessimae at <a href="http://www.jessimae.com">jessimae.com</a>, and learn more about diptera at Dr. Brown's blog <a href="http://flyobsession.net/">flyobsession.net</a>.
May 15, 2018
BACK TO THE FUTURE w/ Doug Benson
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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 (UCLA) to discuss the beloved film BACK TO THE FUTURE.<br><br>We learn about wormholes, electricity, time travel, and a whole lot more!<br><br>Shoot us an email at BadScience@Seeker.com. <br><br>Find more on Doug at <a href="http://www.douglovesmovies.com">DougLovesMovies.com</a>
May 08, 2018
STAR WARS: THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK w/ Reggie Watts
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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 EMPIRE STRIKES BACK.<br><br>We learn about gas giants like Bespin, the body warmth of dead Tauntauns, communicating at the speed of light, and a whole lot more.<br><br>Shoot us an email at BadScience@Seeker.com. <br><br><br>Check out Emily's Inisght Mission (to Mars!) which launches May 5th. <br><a href="https://mars.nasa.gov/insight/">https://mars.nasa.gov/insight/</a><br><br>More on Reggie at <a href="http://reggiewatts.com/">reggiewatts.com</a> - see him nightly on THE LATE LATE SHOW WITH JAMES CORDEN, and check out his new show TASKMASTER, Fridays at 11pm on Comedy Central.
Apr 30, 2018
What is Bad Science?
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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.<br><br>Be sure to subscribe and join us each week!<br><br>Email us your thoughts and ideas at BadScience@Seeker.com
Apr 23, 2018