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October 25, 2021

#51 Exploding Beer with Kevin Abbott

Kevin Abbott owns and operates "Barrel Of Monks Brewery" down in Florida. This week he tells us all about the ins and outs of great craft beer. He knows how it's made, how it's distributed, and where the craft beer explosi...

October 18, 2021

#50 Rick Chromey: Who's Gen-X Again?

Rick Chromey is a cultural historian among other things. This week is all about his specialty, generations and what defines them. From Boomers to Zoomers, we dive into what makes us all tick, or complain about the generati...

October 11, 2021

#49 The Science Behind Being an A-hole with Jeremy Sherman

Jeremy Sherman, PhD is a cradle-to-grave science researcher and writer studying the unbroken chain from the origins of life from chemistry to humankind's grave situation today. On this episode we dive into the ideas behind hi...

October 04, 2021

The Rise of A.I.: Stephanie Kirmer on the future of Big Tech

Stephanie Kirmer, a Data Scientist who specializes in machine learning and Artificial Intelligence. Gerry and Griz wonder when machine learning and A.I. will take over. Stephanie set the record straight, it's tomorrow. Or is ...

September 27, 2021

Kirk Nurmi: The Toll of Defending Jodi Arias

Kirk Nurmi was one of the court appointed attorneys on Jodi Arias’ defense team. If that name sounds familiar, it’s because Jodi had one of the highest profile murder cases in America from 2008 to 2013. As her defense attorne...

September 20, 2021

#46 Afghanistan with Chris blood: Based Biden or Botched Bailout?

Chris Blood is back again! This time we talk about about the recent decision for the U.S. military to pull out of Afghanistan. It’s a 20 year war with no clear path to an end, so President Biden decided to go with ripping the...

September 13, 2021

Deepfakes with Iike Demir

Iike Demir is a research data scientist specializing in deepfakes and AI. This week she tells us exactly what deepfakes are, how they effect us, and how we can identify them. Tune in to learn everything you need to know to st...

September 06, 2021

#44 Chasing Elephants with Aaron young

Aaron Young is a lot of things. An Australian, a conservationist, a stand up guy, and cool as hell. This week we get to talk about his story going from Australia to Africa, and back and forth multiple times. In those travels ...

August 30, 2021

#43 Bitcoin with Jimmy Song

Jimmy Song is a Bitcoin developer, educator and entrepreneur. He's an open source contributor to many different Bitcoin projects and is the author of Programming Bitcoin from O'Reilly, The Little Bitcoin Book and Thank God...

August 23, 2021

#42 Jeff Le

A lot of people are just hearing about Asian hate for the first time lately because of covid. Is it new? Is it real? These are just a couple questions we've heard come up from people. Well Jeff Le is here this week to talk al...

August 16, 2021

Living In A Van Down By The River-Nick Natale

Nick lived in a 1986 Chevy Suburban for a full 3 years. In that time he paid off $60,000 in debt, survived a federal investigation, gained a roommate, and improved his life. It's a story too weird to make up, and you get to...

August 09, 2021

Hive Mind with Andy Norman

Andy Norman is a public philosopher and an award winning author of the book “Mental Immunity”. This week he introduces all of us to a new concept that can help us explain some of society’s recent serious issues. Fake News, co...

August 02, 2021

School's Out with Chris Brown

Christopher P. Brown is a former preschool, kindergarten, and 1st-grade teacher. He is also an award-winning researcher, teacher educator, and professor of early childhood education in the Department of Educational Leadership...

July 26, 2021

#39 Gerry's Hollywood Episode

This week is a little different from what you listeners are used to! We decided to record a special episode where we talk a bit about the show, what goes into making it, how we got here, and where we're going. We talk about m...

July 19, 2021

#37 2034 with Elliot Ackerman

New York Times best selling author Elliot Ackerman is on this week to talk about his new book 2034: A Novel Of The Next World War. Tune in to find out what went into writing this great book. We talk about about the realities ...

July 12, 2021

#36 Building To Survive With George Siegal

George Siegel is the director and producer of the documentary “The Last House Standing”. Through the process of making the film, he discovered what we keep getting wrong about building homes to survive natural disasters. From...

July 05, 2021

ep #35 Brimstone

Brimstone has had a successful and rewarding career spanning over four decades; participating in numerous entertainment fields boasting a list of titles including professional wrestler, radio host/professional podcaster, acto...

June 28, 2021

Happy Time with Kara

Kara Fernstrom is usually on her own podcast, The Conquest of Bliss, but this week she's joining us on Beautiful Bastards to talk about....all kinds of things. Happiness, addiction, drug therapy, and a whole lot more. She bri...

June 21, 2021

Scott Medlin on Modern Policing

Scott Medlin has worked as a Police Officer since 2007. Prior to that, he was in the United States Marine Corps. He also attended college. He was deployed for Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2003 and 2005. Find out what he has to ...

June 14, 2021

Dr. Kimya Nuru Dennis

Dr. Kimya Nuru Dennis is an activist, educator, sociologist and criminologist with a criminal justice background, trainer, evaluator, and researcher specializing in demographic-and-cultural variance, inclusion, and equity.

June 07, 2021

Kinky sex and Relationships with Dr. Eli Sheff

Dr. Eli Sheff is an expert on polyamorous families, a college professor, an author and much more. She's on this weeks episode to tell us sooo many interesting things we never even considered. We talk about open relationships,...

May 31, 2021

Keith Hutchings on Better Housing Choices

Keith Hutchings started what he calls "The Comfortable Home Project". His goal is to take the idea of passive solar homes, and smart housing solutions to the mainstream. Listen to find out why we need to get away from the big...

May 24, 2021

Climate Change and Coffee with Cole the Science Dude

This week we talk to Cole the Science Dude about things that matter. Decriminalizing scheduled drugs, climate change, and the holy grail of coffee...NITRO COLD BREW! Stick around until the end to find out exactly how to mak...

May 17, 2021

Lucid dreaming with E.S. Fein

Have you ever had a dream that you were so sure was real? This week on the podcast we have sci-fi author, and lucid dreaming authority E.S. Fein. He’s here to talk about the incredible phenomenon of lucid dreaming, or being a...