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Baby Geniuses is a show for people who know stuff and people who don't know stuff, but would like to. Every week, comedian and super-genius Emily Heller and her shy-dekick, cartoonist Lisa Hanawalt, challenge their guests to share some knowledge on any topic they want.

Baby Geniuses is a show for people who know stuff and people who don't know stuff, but would like to. Every week, comedian and super-genius Emily Heller and her shy-dekick, cartoonist Lisa Hanawalt, challenge their guests to share some knowledge on any topic they want.
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Baby Geniuses is a show for people who know stuff and people who don't know stuff, but would like to. Every week, comedian and super-genius Emily Heller and her shy-dekick, cartoonist Lisa Hanawalt, challenge their guests to share some knowledge on any topic they want.

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Episodes

Skunks as Pets

10/1/2018
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Hello Babies! Especially E.L. James! We hope you're listening, because we have some writing tips for you. Lisa has been catching up on some popular media, including finally reading 50 Shades of Gray and watching equally huge cultural sensation Ricki and the Flash. On Chunch Chat, we discuss Martha's new turkeys. On Wiki of the Week, we read the Wikipedia page for "Skunks as pets." The big question - to de-stink or not to de-stink?

Duration:00:44:26

Dhinga Gavar

9/17/2018
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Hello babies! Make sure to check out Lisa's new book Coyote Doggirl, in stores now! She's doing some in store events, so if you're in SF or NY go catch one! On this episode- did you know Emily is on a trivia team? And she hasn't told Lisa or I about it? On Wiki of the Week, we read the Wikipedia page for Dhinga Gavar, a festival celebrated in Jodhpur, in Western Rajasthan in India. Women are encouraged to don sticks and hit men with them.

Duration:00:30:00

Wikipedia Long Term Abuse

9/3/2018
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Hello babies! Don’t forget to get Lisa’s new book Coyote Doggirl at your favorite local book shop! On this episode, Lisa watches a seasonally inappropriate film for her birthday. Emily is now a subscriber to Martha Stewart Living. Stay tuned to hear her new favorite recipe that she will never make. On Chunch Chat, we learn about the queen of England’s nemesis horse. On Wiki of the Week, we read the Wikipedia page for “Wikipedia Long-Term Abuse,” a list of frequent Wikipedia tricksters and...

Duration:00:52:19

Person

8/20/2018
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Hello babies! First things first: Lisa's book "Coyote Doggirl" is in stores now! If you're in Denver or Seattle, Emily is performing there in the next week or so! In this episode, Emily finally gets into summer mode by visiting a water park. Lisa and Emily discuss when is too late to get your first tattoo. On Chunch Chat, Martha breaks the silence! On Wiki of the Week, we read the Wikipedia page for "Person." Get ready to question your own existence!

Duration:00:41:26

Mabel Stark

8/6/2018
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Hello babies! Singing is fun, don't you agree? We like to make playlists of our favorite songs to sing and drive around sometimes. It's August, so that means we're brainstorming our Halloween costumes. On Chunch Chat, Martha gives another young actress the cold shoulder. On Wiki of the Week, we read the Wikipedia page for "Mabel Stark," a cat lady from the 20s.

Duration:00:51:52

Greenland Shark

7/23/2018
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Hello babies! We would like to formally apologize for pronouncing geoduck wrong all this time. On this episode, Emily and Lisa talk about a chicken lady and offer tips for buying antique rugs. In other news, Emily is nominated for a certain television award that sounds somewhat like her name. On Wiki of the Week, we read the Wikipedia page for "Greenland Shark," a large shark with toxic meat. Don't eat the shark!

Duration:00:54:15

Amy Bock

7/9/2018
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Hello babies! Webster's Dictionary defines this episode as a rather good one. On this episode, Emily shares about her run in with a rock and roller. Lisa has a Craigslist based experience. On Chunch Chat, we learn more about Martha's Pomeranian guard goose and Sebastapol geese. On Wiki of the Week, we read the Wikipedia page for Amy Bock, the Tasmanian born confidence trickster.

Duration:00:51:26

Joey Skaggs

6/25/2018
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Hello babies! New houses, same babies. Emily and Lisa are moving up in the world. Getting older has it's perks, like multiple rooms for pooping. On Chunch Chat, we learn that Martha has geese. On Wiki of the Week, we read the Wikipedia page for Joey Skaggs, an American prankster and creator of "culture jamming."

Duration:00:50:39

S. A. Andrée's Arctic Balloon Expedition of 1897

6/11/2018
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Hello, babies! On today's episode, we address some controversies, including those surrounding Emily's Friends tweet. Lisa has a sex dream about a bird. Emily reads a libertarian children's book. On Chunch Chat, Martha Stewart rides her friesian to the farmer's market. On Wiki of the Week, we read the Wikipedia page for "S. A. Andrée's Arctic Balloon Expedition of 1897." I would suggest not taking a hot air balloon to the North Pole.

Duration:01:21:26

Twelve Tribes Communities (Yellow Deli Cult)

5/28/2018
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Hello, babies! When was the last time you moved to a new place? Emily and Lisa are both in the thick of it. Come hear their tales of couches on curbs and packing techniques. We read the greatest listener letter ever written. Stay tuned for an especially soggy edition of Chunch Chat. On Wiki of the Week, we read the Wikipedia page for "Twelve Tribes communities," affectionately known as the Yellow Deli Cult.

Duration:01:08:14

Ming of Harlem

5/14/2018
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Hello babies! Emily's brother just had a baby! That's a big deal! On this episode, Emily has a pointed response to a question. Lisa learns how to sell refrigerators with potato chips. On Wiki of the Week, we read the Wikipedia page for Ming of Harlem. Next time you're walking through New York, look up! There might be tigers and alligators watching you.

Duration:00:52:11

Mozart and Scatology

4/30/2018
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Hello babies! Eat anything good lately? Lisa's dog ate her mouthguard and underwear. Emily does Zumba with two middle aged women and considers learning Spanish. On Wiki of the Week, we read the Wikipedia page for "Mozart and Scatology." Turns out everyone's favorite composer loved fart jokes as much as the rest of us!

Duration:00:50:14

Chicken Eyeglasses

4/16/2018
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Hello, babies! It's tax season, so we're doing anything to distract ourselves from filing! We're digging through various 1099s to find listener submitted questions. All your questions will finally be answered! How do you start dating again after being widowed? How do you respond to an overly complicated bro high five? On Wiki of the Week, we read the Wikipedia page for "Chicken eyeglasses." Chickens used to wear stylish spectacles to protect from feather pecking and cannibalism!

Duration:00:38:01

Goofy

4/2/2018
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Hello babies! It's the greatest time of the year - the MaxFunDrive! Make sure you sign up to become a member so you can get access to the special bonus episode! We do a march madness style bracket to help decide what celebrities belong in Terrace House: Baby Geniuses edition. On this episode we read the Wikipedia page for "Goofy," but you may know him as George G. Geef or Goofus D. Dawg. But that would be weird if you did!

Duration:00:59:02

Mariko Aoki Phenomenon

3/19/2018
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Hello babies! Got any great travel plans? We don't! In this episode, Lisa successfully blurbs a book, Emily is still considering starting the podcast about wiping ass. On Wiki of the Week, we read the Wikipedia page for "Mariko Aoki phenomenon," a Japanese expression referring to an urge to defecate that is suddenly felt after entering bookstores. Scientists are clamoring to find an explanation.

Duration:01:01:59

Flatulence Humor

3/5/2018
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Hello babies! We've been very busy lately so we're finally catching up on all the good things we missed last year. Why didn't anyone tell Emily to watch Get Out sooner? On this episode, we let the toucan out of the bag! Lisa is creating a new show for Netflix! Tuca & Bertie stars some of the characters she's been doodling while recording Baby Geniuses. On Wiki of the Week, we read the Wikipedia page for "Flatulence Humor." Humans have been laughing at our own farts for millennia. Sorry mom,...

Duration:00:54:21

Each-uisge (Water Horse)

2/19/2018
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Hello babies! If a baby Bojack appeared on your porch, would you take care of it? Someone made an eerily realistic Bojack doll and sold it on Etsy. We'd like for whoever bought it to come forward. Emily recorded her live album in Portland recently, she would like to say thank you to the lovely person who sent her a whole cheese pizza. On Wiki of the Week, we read the extremely on brand Wikipedia page for Each-uisge, a mythical water horse.

Duration:00:46:41

Clamato

2/5/2018
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Hello, babies! We hope you enjoyed the Big Game! We spent Sunday cheering for 2018 all star Phil Rosenthal. We skipped the puppy bowl and revisited that show about hypothetical bizarre animal fights. Also on this episode: a couple is inspired by our witch tattoo conversation and gets matching butt tatts! On Wiki of the Week, we read the Wikipedia page for "Clamato."

Duration:00:44:33

List of Gestures

1/29/2018
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Hello geniuses! I mean, hello babies! Both come off kinda condescending, right? We don’t really mean to be. In this episode, Emily considers marrying Lisa’s dog. Lisa has conflicting emotions regarding the hypothetical ceremony. On Wiki of the Week, we read the Wikipedia page for “List of Gestures,” which is awfully comprehensive. Emily Heller Lisa Hanawalt

Duration:00:52:47

Catalan Mythology About Witches

1/15/2018
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Hello babies! Emily didn't get a lot of sleep last night because her neighbors fighting, so please ignore all the cold brew slurping sounds. She's hot off the heels of throwing a successful retirement party for all men. We'll explain what that is. Lisa reads a book about a sexy merman and discovers that's not really her thing. On Wiki of the Week, we read the Wikipedia page for "Catalan mythology about witches." It gave us some fun tattoo ideas! Emily Heller Lisa Hanawalt

Duration:00:54:58