The Stuff You Came Here For!

#57 The Dark Days of Christmas

Dec. 6, 2021

How much do you really know about Christmas tradition? Well it's a story as hold as human history, and it's pretty scary. Jeff Belanger, of PBS' and Amazon Prime's "New England Legends" series, is here this week to tell u…

#56 Under Pressure with Jill Heinerth

Nov. 29, 2021

Jill Heinerth is an underwater explorer, writer, photographer, speaker, and filmmaker. A pioneer of technical rebreather diving, she has led expeditions into icebergs in Antarctica, volcanic lava tubes, and submerged cave…

#55 The Problem with Foreign Aid

Nov. 22, 2021

This week Alonzo Wind is on the show. He provided oversight to U.S. government foreign aid development and humanitarian assistance, and supported U.S. Ambassadors as their senior development officer on multiple U.S. Embassy …

#54 Griz and Gerry Do Last Week Tonight

Nov. 15, 2021

This week we decided to mix it up. Griz and Gerry go through their news feed and talk about whatever comes up. From Kyle Rittenhouse to Musk and Bezos...anything goes.

#53 The Magic Behind Mushrooms with Bob Cohen

Nov. 8, 2021

Bob Cohen is a respected college professor, and long time psychedelic proponent. He’s on this week to tell us why the popularity of psychedelic drug use has been exploding in the last few years. But not like you’d think. Fro…

# 52: The Truth About Hospitals and Covid with Trevor Greenbaum

Nov. 1, 2021

This week we talk to Trevor Greenbaum. It may not be his real name, and we may not see his face, but he does tell us what's actually going on behind the scenes in hospitals right now. Is covid as bad as they say? Are hosp…

#51 Exploding Beer with Kevin Abbott

Oct. 25, 2021

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 explos…

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

Oct. 18, 2021

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 generat…

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

Oct. 11, 2021

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 h…

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

Oct. 4, 2021

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…

Kirk Nurmi: The Toll of Defending Jodi Arias

Sept. 27, 2021

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 attorn…

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

Sept. 20, 2021

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 th…

Deepfakes with Iike Demir

Sept. 13, 2021

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 s…

#44 Chasing Elephants with Aaron young

Sept. 6, 2021

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…

#43 Bitcoin with Jimmy Song

Aug. 30, 2021

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 Go…

#42 Jeff Le

Aug. 23, 2021

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 a…

Living In A Van Down By The River-Nick Natale

Aug. 16, 2021

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 t…

Hive Mind with Andy Norman

Aug. 9, 2021

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, c…

Guest: Andy Norman

School's Out with Chris Brown

Aug. 2, 2021

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 Leadershi…

Guest: Chris Brown

#39 Gerry's Hollywood Episode

July 26, 2021

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 …

#37 2034 with Elliot Ackerman

July 19, 2021

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…

#36 Building To Survive With George Siegal

July 12, 2021

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. Fro…

Guest: George Siegel

ep #35 Brimstone

July 5, 2021

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, act…

Guest: Brimstone

Happy Time with Kara

June 28, 2021

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 br…