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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

Who is the Batman of Singapore? (With Narash)

1/17/2019
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Narash - yes, just Narash - of TRYBE, a Singaporean youth assistance program, has for years been embedding himself in youth gangs, diffusing violence, and moving children from a life of crime to high school graduation. In the course of his fieldwork, he's garnered an enviable moniker: The Batman of Singapore. Listen to find out why.

Duration:00:41:45

What is Elder Care (With Care Advantage CEO Tim Hanold)

1/10/2019
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Tim Hanold, CEO of Care Advantage talks to Austin about caring for our elderly families and selves, the economics of aging, and the growth opportunities in this burgeoning economic sector. It's pretty important stuff

Duration:00:43:20

What is Formula One? (With F1 Expert Marc Bakker)

1/3/2019
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Formula One or F1 is the world's most watched sporting season, yet to most Americans, it's an unknown. Racing Expert and F1 SuperFan Marc Bakker tells us how it's more accessible than we thought and illuminates us with tips and tricks on getting into this fascinating sport. Vroom!

Duration:00:45:34

What is Solo Female Travel? (With Adventurous Kate)

12/27/2018
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Kate McCulley, aka Adventurous Kate, has been traveling solo for the past decade and making a living from it. Her blog Adventurous Kate has hundreds of thousands of followers and was named one of Forbes Magazine's top travel influencer sites. Let's hear from her on the tips and tricks to travel safely and happily and break down some misconceptions about certain parts of the world.

Duration:01:22:49

What is Game Show Casting? (With Liz Harris)

12/20/2018
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Happy Bandit Casting's Liz Harris discusses the tricks and trades for getting on your favorite gameshow. She should know; it's her job!

Duration:01:00:27

Who is Michael Bastian

12/14/2018
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Acclaimed fashion designer Michael Bastian invites us into his West Village home as we discuss menswear, sartorial choices, and how to get ahead in the fashion industry. It's tres chic.

Duration:00:50:42

What is Rural China? (With Leah Thompson)

12/5/2018
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Curator, documentary filmmaker, journalist, and environmentalist Leah Thompson talks with Austin about the changes undergoing rural China and her fascinating film on an artist's quest to bring global art to his small village in the remote Anhui province. It's a surprisingly relatable story.

Duration:00:41:57

What is Street Art? (With Didier JABA Mathieu)

11/29/2018
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Graffiti-come-street artist Didier "JABA" Mathieu discusses the differences between graffiti bombing and organized street art, what's the deal with Banksy, and how street culture's gone global. To quote the 1980s, it's ill

Duration:00:44:54

What is Food Ethics? (With Professor Christopher Schlottmann)

11/22/2018
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NYU Professor and author of "Food, Animals, and the Environment: An Ethical Approach" Christopher Schlottmann chats with Austin on the ethics of food production, carbon footprints, what to eat, and how you can change the world. It's pretty deep. But also fun.

Duration:01:05:50

What is Jazz? (With Tim Armacost)

11/15/2018
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Jazz saxophonist and teacher Tim Armacost discusses the grammar of jazz and a bunch of Ornette Coleman. It's pretty tight.

Duration:00:59:15

What is Sake? (With Sake Sommelier Luis Liu)

11/8/2018
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Founder of ShuKuu Izakaya Singapore Luis Liu discusses the history and technique behind the manufacture of sake. It's super illuminating! Potentially inebriating, as well.

Duration:00:55:12

What is Rick and Morty? (With Rick and Morty Composer Ryan Elder)

10/31/2018
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Rick and Morty is a cultural juggernaut and Austin had the distinct pleasure of sitting down with his college friend - and Rick and Morty composer - Ryan Elder. Songcraft, behind the scenes work, and healthy dose of wubba-lubba-dub-dub were discussed. SHOW ME WHAT YOU GOT!

Duration:01:05:43

What is Venture Capital? (With Golden Gate Ventures Partner Justin Hall)

10/24/2018
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Golden Gate Ventures partner and co-founder Justin Hall sheds some light on the mysteries of venture capital, how it works, what exactly is a startup, and why Southeast Asia may be the best place on earth to invest right now.

Duration:00:42:35

Who is Frida Kahlo? (With Professor Circe Henestrosa)

10/18/2018
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Fashion curator Professor Circe Henestrosa discusses and dispels myths surrounding fashion exhibits and explores her curation of "Making Her Self Up", the blockbuster Frida Kahlo exhibition at The Victoria and Albert Museum. Let's get cultured.

Duration:00:48:03

What is Soap Acting? (With Melissa Claire Egan)

10/11/2018
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Acclaimed soap actor Melissa Claire Egan gives us a behind-the-scenes look into the rigorous nature of soap acting, auditioning, and generally illuminates Austin ataveryrapidpacebecauseshetalksreallyquicklyandsodoesaustinohboybuckleupforthisone.

Duration:01:01:06

What is Jeopardy! Strategy (with Buzzy Cohen)

10/4/2018
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Join us for the second episode of A Lot to Learn with Austin Rogers as Austin and his Jeopardy! rival come friend Buzzy Cohen discuss the inner strategies of playing America's Favorite Game Show, weightlifting, and the source of his power. It's riveting. With rivets.

Duration:01:31:44

Who is Harvey Levin?

9/27/2018
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For the very first episode of A Lot to Learn with Austin Rogers, we're starting with a bang: Harvey Levin, the founder of TMZ. Join us as we explore what made Harvey the biggest figure in celebrity news and a behind the scenes look into the workings of entertainment juggernaut TMZ.

Duration:00:27:18

A Lot to Learn Trailer

9/17/2018
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Launching September 27th! Join Jeopardy Champion and trivia expert Austin Rogers as he talks to interesting people from all walks of life on his continuing quest for knowledge.

Duration:00:00:36