Your Brain on Facts

Your Brain on Facts

Moxie LaBouche
Aug 04, 2020 24 min

Shenanigans Again (ep. 119)

From rainbow parties to Spiritualism to two bands touring as a single band that doesn't exist, we take a look at some noteworthy hoaxes and false panics.
Jul 28, 2020 27 min

Phenom-nom-nom -- Redux (ep 118)

Why do we dye raspberry-flavored things blue? Why does mint feel cold? How are Kit Kats like Soylent Green?
Jul 21, 2020 33 min

The Great Escapes, with Life Death and Taxonomy (ep. 117)

Did you get your copy of the YBOF book? Do you have a minute to leave a review. From birds flying the coop, to snakes slipping away, to apes getting up to monkey business, hear about crafty critters making a break for it. Special guest: Life, Death, and Taxonomy Music by Kevin MacLeod Read the full script. Reach out and touch Moxie on FB, Twit, the 'Gram or email.
Jul 14, 2020 36 min

Fizz Fizz, with Fantastic History of Food (ep 116)

Refreshing treat or miracle cure to ensure a long, healthy, sexy life? You decide! (Psst, it's the first one.)
Jul 07, 2020 27 min

Sisters Doing It For Themselves, with Herstory On The Rocks (ep. 115)

From protecting themselves to protecting endangered animals, women amassed are a formidable thing indeed.
Jun 30, 2020 31 min

How Does Your Garden Grow, with Nooks and Crannies (ep. 114)

You've heard of the hanging gardens, but what about floating gardens? What kinds of food crops are we growing in space?
Jun 23, 2020 30 min

Hidden Histories - Rosewood, Tulsa, Chicago, with The Conspirators (ep. 113)

Hundreds dead, thousands homeless, entire communities wiped out, yet most of us have never heard of what happened in Rosewood 1923, Tulsa 1921, or Chicago 1919.
Jun 16, 2020 30 min

Bitty Beasty Buddies, with Everything I Learned From Movies (ep. 112)

We're under attack by a virus, but what about all the microorganisms that make our food yummy, keep our bodies healthy, and help us reverse our damage to the planet?
Jun 09, 2020 29 min

Greatest Hits: Black Sparrow and Buffalo Soldiers

Since colonial times, African-Americans have fought in America’s wars. Black soldiers have put their lives on the line for a country that for centuries has enslaved, segregated, and discriminated against them. Despite the continuous discriminatory treatment that denied blacks full participation in America’s wars and military efforts, these brave men and women lived lives that deserved to be remembered.
Jun 03, 2020 33 min

All By Myself, with Pontifacts podcast (ep. 111)

Sometimes you wanna go where nobody knows your name...because there's nobody there. But why?
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