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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

George Tirebiter

12/10/2018
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Hello babies! We have some BIG NEWS for you- Lisa got a horse! Emily told some unfortunately timed jokes on James Corden. On this episode, we briefly deconstruct "Bah, Humduck! A Looney Tunes Christmas," a clearly flawed A Christmas Carol spoof that we haven't watched. On Wiki of the Week, we read the Wikipedia page for "George Tirebiter," a nationally known figure and beloved canine mascot of the University of Southern California.

Duration:00:49:55

Bernd das Brot

11/26/2018
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Hello Babies! And a happy Cyber Monday to all! On today's ep, we take a deep dive into some of our most controversial listener submitted questions. We cover the gamut from questions about being a horse girl to which episode of Friends is the most overrated. On Chunch Chat, Martha gets political. On Wiki of the Week, we read the Wikipedia page for "Bernd das Brot," a depressed bread puppet.

Duration:00:40:30

List of U.S. presidential campaign slogans

11/12/2018
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Hello babies! Everyone breathing alright out there? We recap some of the nice things that have happened since the recent midterm elections. Lisa purchased and wore an adult halloween costume to work. Emily ponders new ways to lure children to her cottage. On Chunch Chat, Lisa is considering acquiring a horse. On Wiki of the Week, we read the Wikipedia page for "List of U.S. presidential campaign slogans."

Duration:01:02:03

Witch Bottles

10/29/2018
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Hello you spooky babies! Hallowe'en is upon us, much akin to a cape upon Count Dracula himself! Emily and Lisa read some quesstioonnss from Twittterrrr (please read in a scary voice). On Chunch Chat, we are haunted by the devil himself. On today's seasonally appropriate Wiki of the Week, we read the Wikipedia page for "Witch bottle," a countermagical device used by both witches and non-witches alike. Next time you pee in a bottle, know that you're participating in a century old protection...

Duration:00:57:33

J. I. Rodale

10/15/2018
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Hello babies! Wassup all you ragtime babies! Emily got back from the Emmys and her Getty Images purse is the talk of the town! Some bad stuff has happened in our country since our last episode and we talk about that too. Lisa watched a romantic horny movie to get her mind off this month's horrors. On Wiki of the Week, we read the Wikipedia page for "J. I. Rodale," a healthy man who met an untimely end.

Duration:00:45:24

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