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For the guy who knows everything, he's still got a lot to learn. Jeopardy Champion and trivia expert Austin Rogers dives into the arcane and unheralded to find the thing behind the thing. The stories, interests, careers and disciplines that exist just behind the obvious and the personalities associated with them.

For the guy who knows everything, he's still got a lot to learn. Jeopardy Champion and trivia expert Austin Rogers dives into the arcane and unheralded to find the thing behind the thing. The stories, interests, careers and disciplines that exist just behind the obvious and the personalities associated with them.
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United States

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For the guy who knows everything, he's still got a lot to learn. Jeopardy Champion and trivia expert Austin Rogers dives into the arcane and unheralded to find the thing behind the thing. The stories, interests, careers and disciplines that exist just behind the obvious and the personalities associated with them.

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English

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9146728840


Episodes

What is Ultralearning? (with Scott H. Young)

9/13/2019
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Author Scott H. Young discusses his new book, Ultralearning, and how we can all harness modern techniques for learning, studying, and mental training. A must listen for any fan of learning or aspiring game show sensation. Ultralearning: Master Hard Skills, Outsmart the Competition, and Accelerate Your Career by Scott H. Young is in stores now. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:45:01

What is Tennis Advocacy? (with Shiv Paul)

9/5/2019
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Just in time for the US Open, Shiv Paul (vice chair, USTA Diversity and Inclusion Committee; communications director, Gay Games) discusses with Austin tennis' role in gay and civil rights and how sports can bring a community together and highlight the diversity amongst athletes - and us all. It's an illuminating look in the role sport plays in how we see ourselves and how others see us. Be sure to watch Shiv's film, Queens at Court: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jMevX4lsT8c For...

Duration:00:46:57

What is Mobile Loaves and Fishes? (With Alan Graham)

8/29/2019
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For Austin, Texas, Alan Graham is a revolutionary. Inspired by his personal relationship with God, Alan founded Mobile Loaves and Fishes, an outreach program that transformed from assisting the homeless to a full-time living community. Alan's transformation of hundreds of lives will motivate and inspire you. Check out Alan's podcast, Gospel con Carne, and order his book: Welcome Homeless: One Man’s Journey of Discovering the Meaning of Home For information regarding your data privacy, visit...

Duration:00:40:47

What is Design Strategy (with Lucas McCann)

8/22/2019
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Lucas McCann, lecturer at Stanford University, talks about design, design philosophy, design strategy, and the machines, gadgets, and everyday items that surround us. It's manufactastic! That was terrible. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:01:02:14

Who is Ron English?

8/16/2019
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Contemporary art superstar Ron English joins Austin to discuss pop art, consumerism, the politics of art, and many other subjects in a free-ranging, wide-ranging, just ranging in general conversation. Sit in as one of the biggest stars in the modern art world talks shop. Be sure to check out @ronenglishart on Instagram to get an idea of his breadth of catalogue. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:01:11:04

What is Battery Dance? (With Founder Jonathan Hollander)

8/10/2019
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In celebration of Battery Dance's 38th Annual Dance Festival (August 11th to 16th), Austin talks with president, artistic director, founder, and choreographer of Battery Dance, a lower Manhattan Institution. They discuss community, dance, movement, music, and being a TriBeCa cultural pioneer. If you're in NYC, please be sure to check out the Batter Dance Festival, New York's longest running dance festival. https://batterydance.org/battery-dance-festival/ For information regarding your data...

Duration:00:53:01

Who is Kara Inez?

8/8/2019
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Kara Inez is an up-and-coming Malaysian contemporary artist. Her work is grotesque, thought-provoking, and uniquely explores sexuality, the female body, and mental health with unusual materials like human hair and lifelike silicon. Luckily, she's also very funny and a great conversationalist. Enjoy this one as much as Austin did. Go to www.karainez.com to experience her artwork. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:58:58

What is EduSynch? (with CEO & Founder Sean Kilachand)

8/1/2019
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Entrepreneur Sean Kilachand had an idea: start an ESL technology startup in one of the largest markets in the world - Brazil. As CEO & Founder of EduSynch, Sean illuminates Austin on the challenges and opportunities of being an American entrepreneur in a foreign market. Useful info for anyone in any career path. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:40:19

Who is Jamie Watts?

7/25/2019
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Jamie Watts is an utter inspiration. Despite cerebral palsy that impairs the motor functions of her legs, Jamie RUNS MARATHONS. What began as a challenge to herself became an inspiration to others. Join Austin as he and Jamie and her friend and running teammate Katie discuss the challenges and triumphs of Jamie's storied running career. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:47:30

What is the Sweet Science? (with Spartans Boxing Gym Owner Russell Harrison)

7/19/2019
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From Singapore, Austin discusses the sweet science of boxing with Russell Harrison, owner of Spartans, an all-inclusive boxing gym. They talk about fitness, the mechanics of boxing, and its role in fostering discipline, self-control, and personal growth. It's a knock-out! For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:50:52

What is The Explorers Club? (With President Richard Wiese & Explorer Aleksandr Rikhterman)

7/11/2019
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From the exclusive Park Avenue headquarters of The Explorers Club, Austin speaks with Club President Richard Wiese and one of his youngest members, Explorer Aleksandr Rikhterman on what makes the Club so special, what it means to be an explorer, and what else is out there to see in the world. It's all very final frontiery. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:50:14

Who is The Crap Football Pundit? (with Laurent Courtines)

7/5/2019
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Just in time for the Women's World Cup Final (USA! USA! USA!), The Crap Football Pundit - aka Laurent Courtines - tells us how to follow the Premier League in the US, what international football means to us, how to get into watching The Beautiful Game, and the future of the sport. GOOOOOOOOAAAAAAAALLLLLLL!!!! For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:58:42

What is Block Chain? (With Cheng Wang)

6/27/2019
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Cheng Wang is a block chain, BitCoin, and technology expert. He and Austin talk about borderless countries, privacy issues, and carrying your currency on your person. Never knew how block chain worked? Well you will now. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:50:14

What are Medical Myths (With Dr Alok Patel)

6/20/2019
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Dr Alok Patel is a little bit of everything: pediatrician, CNN personality, public health crusader, charismatic bon vivant, and scientist on a mission, to name a few. In this episode, Dr Patel dispels for us five medical myths that, despite overwhelming scientific proof to the contrary, silly people still believe. Not only is this illuminating, and often terrifying, it's ultimately uplifting. And sometimes, it's downright hysterical. For information regarding your data privacy, visit...

Duration:00:59:38

What is The Bachelor? (With Bachelor Star Jacqueline Trumbull)

6/13/2019
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Jacqueline Trumbull is a scientist - a clinical psychologist to be, to be exact - who happened to go on to infamy on The Bachelor. Hear the behind the scenes from one of the few people in Bachelor history to say, "you know what, I'm gonna go!" Reality junkies rejoice! For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:50:14

What is the James Holzhauer Era? (with Jeopardy! Champs Keith Williams and Monica Thieu)

6/5/2019
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James Holzhauer's reign may have ended, but the Holzhauer Era of Jeopardy! has just begin. Jeopardy! Champions Keith Williams of The Final Wager and Monica Thieu of really really smart talk to Austin on what made Mr Holzhauer so special and how his transformation of the game will resonate for years to come. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:51:19

Who is Tim Maia? (With Author Allen Thayer)

5/30/2019
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Tim Maia was a colossus of Brazilian music, their equivalent to Prince or James Brown, until he became embroiled in a bizarre new-age cult. Author Allen Thayer explores with Austin the origins and legacy of Brazilian music and the truly strange case of Tim Maia and the Racional Vols. 1 & 2 Albums. "Tim Maia Racional Vols. 1 & 2" by Allen Thayer (Bloomsbury Academic) is available now. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:01:02:24

What is Zoological Medicine? (with Dr Suzanne Kennedy-Stoskopf)

5/23/2019
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Suzanne Kennedy-Stoskopf, DVM, PhD, Dipl, ACZM of NC State University is absolutely fascinating, with veterinary exploits ranging from annoying Chinese deer, to large African charismatic megafauna, to wolves and coyotes in our backyards. Austin and Dr K-S discuss zoological veterinary medicine and subjects close to his heart: pets and wildlife rehabilitation. WOOF! Or, more likely, HOWL! For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:57:18

Who Is Skip Barber?

5/16/2019
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Skip Barber is a racing driver, racing instructor, racetrack owner, driving school founder, and all-around cool guy. Listen as Austin and he discuss a wide variety of automotive and rural Connecticut issues from Lime Rock Park, an amazing racetrack. THEN, Skip's chief driving instructor, Simon Kirkby, takes Austin around Lime Rock's circuit in a 455 bhp 2019 Chevrolet Camaro SS. It's fast but very un-furious. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:50:14

What is @RealDonaldTrump? (With Peter Costanzo)

5/9/2019
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@RealDonaldTrump is arguably the most powerful and influential Twitter account, ever. Meet the man who put it on the map: Peter Costanzo. As a marketing director for a publisher, Peter convinced then reality TV host Donald Trump to join Twitter and, uh, look how that turned out. It's a pretty valuable insight into the social media landscape. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:58:09