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Tristan Rose

8/28/2019
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Tristan Rose is an Ex-Australian Army Soldier and the founder of Blind Tiger Yoga. Tristan’s military career spanned 10 years and multiple deployments to both Iraq and Afghanistan, which led him to develop Blind Tiger Yoga, an organisation whose mission is to provide Yoga to Military, Veterans and Emergency First Responders in order to provide a method of maintaining their overall physical and mental health. www.blindtigeryoga.com "The ultimate key is: No one's coming to save you. This is...

Duration:01:27:11

Connor Wander

8/6/2019
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Connor Wander is an Alzheimer's Disease researcher specialising in GABA Neural Networks, and is one of the founders of "Straight from a Scientist", a Science Communication Network which works to communicate science to both academics and the wider public. https://www.straightfromascientist.com/ "To me, that’s the most terrifying thing about Alzheimer's - you can lose your identity in the process." Today, Connor explains the fundamentals of Alzheimer's Disease, such as what the disease is,...

Duration:01:13:11

Franck Marchis

7/6/2019
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Franck Marchis is a SETI (Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence) senior planetary astronomer and chair of the exoplanet group at the Carl Sagan Center of the SETI Institute. Prior to this, his work has involved the discovery and characterisation of numerous asteroids, study of the volcanism on Io (one of Jupiter's moons) and the enhancement of adaptive optics. He is also the co-founder of Unistellar, a company that develops extremely high quality telescopes. To find out more, visit...

Duration:01:00:30

Rob from McDojo Life

6/12/2019
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Rob is the founder of McDojo Life, broadcaster and a martial arts veteran with over 22 years experience across multiple disciplines. "Keeping Martial Arts Legit" Today, Konner and Rob chat the motivations behind McDojos, ranging from the thought process of the perpetrator themselves, to the cult like mentality that their followers seem to attain. Rob discusses how women's self defence classes are deceitful and downright hazardous, and why the mentality of ‘something is better than...

Duration:01:26:27

Dan Falk

5/19/2019
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Dan Falk is the author of The Science of Shakespeare which delves into the history of science's relationship with Shakespeare's work. He is also a broadcaster and science journalist whose writing credits include Scientific American, New Scientist, Smithsonian, NBC, The LA Times, the Boston Globe, Sky News and Nature, just to name a few. For more information about Dan, his ‘Book Lab’ podcast, or his published works, check him out on Twitter (@DanFalk) or at danfalk.ca. "It is so often the...

Duration:01:03:15

Hunter Farris

4/22/2019
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Hunter Farris is a musician who analyzes the music psychology behind why we like the songs we like, how sounds can produce emotions, as well as the actual science of how this happens. His podcast Song Appeal works to uncover some of the secrets behind famous hits and can be found wherever you listen to your podcasts, or at http://songappealofficial.com/. "If there is a formula for pop music, people don't want to do it. They want to consider their work an art and a craft" On today's...

Duration:01:22:36

Saul Goode & Kelly Brassbridge

4/22/2019
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Saul Goode is an artist and rapper from the international hip hop duo, Part Time Cooks, and Kelly Brassbridge is host of Korea’s best podcast, Nothing's Really Real, about the world of art, music, comedy, and anything else (check them out on social media or http://www.parttimecooks.com/ and https://soundcloud.com/nothingsreallyreal). With two guests hugely embedded in the world of music, we talk about artists, performance, the feelings from songs, and the world of music in general. We...

Duration:01:32:27

Colin Marshall

4/22/2019
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Colin Marshall is a Seoul-based essayist, Free-lance Korean correspondent for the western world, broadcaster, and public speaker, working on cities, language, and culture. He has written for a number of publications such as the guardian, open culture and the times literary supplement. Check out http://blog.colinmarshall.org/ for his work. “‘Han’ seems to me to be an anger that personally emerges or is barely controllable, an anger or a sadness combined” And today, Colin talks a lot about...

Duration:01:22:40

Alan Duffy

4/22/2019
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Alan Duffy is an Astronomer investigating Dark Matter, Lead Scientist of RiAus (Royal Institution of Australia) and a Science Communicator. "There's a worldview changing nature to Astronomy that I think is compelling." On today's episode, Alan discusses a number of mind-boggling cosmological facts, as well as what is required in terms of infrastructure for researchers to detect and understand the mystery of Dark Matter and Dark Energy. Konner and Alan also discuss how looking up at the...

Duration:00:49:59

Joe McPherson

4/22/2019
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Joe McPherson is a Food Writer and Korean Cuisine Consultant who works out of Seoul, South Korea, and operates Korea’s longest running food blog, ZenKimChi. He has consulted for the likes of Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown and Bizarre foods with Andrew Zimmern, while his work has been sourced and featured in publications such as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and many more. For his work or for upcoming food tour dates, take a look at zenkimchi.com. "Something serious is...

Duration:01:15:41

Parkers & Daly

4/22/2019
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Parkers and Daly are hosts of their own Comedy Podcast, "The Campfire with Parkers and Daly". Check them out at www.thecampfirewithparkersanddaly.com/podcast/ or on Social Media. On today's episode, Konner joins Parkers and Daly around their proverbial campfire for a banter filled hour and a half where they discuss fear of flying, sex toys, tattoos, hunting, survival, Bear Grylls, cannibalism, masturbation, the end of the world and a stack of other stuff.

Duration:01:31:12

Marty/Queenie

4/22/2019
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Marty/Queenie is a drag performer and stand-up comedian who performs out of the Rabbit Hole in Seoul, South Korea. “For me, drag is like a superhero costume. I feel that I can get away with so much more and be more filthy, disgusting and offensive.” In today’s episode, Marty discusses the unconventional path he has followed that began with his career in the medical industry in the US, that then led to becoming a comedian and drag queen all the way in Seoul, South Korea. Konner quizzes...

Duration:01:16:32

Hunter Farris

4/21/2019
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Hunter Farris is a musician who analyzes the music psychology behind why we like the songs we like, how sounds can produce emotions, as well as the actual science of how this happens. His podcast Song Appeal works to uncover some of the secrets behind famous hits and can be found wherever you listen to your podcasts, or at http://songappealofficial.com/. "If there is a formula for pop music, people don't want to do it. They want to consider their work an art and a craft" On today's...

Duration:01:22:43

Footnotes: Gambling

4/20/2019
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Konner sits down to discuss gambling industry related statistics, causes and ramifications.

Duration:00:06:44

Julia Cockram

4/20/2019
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Julia Cockram is a campaigner for Greyhound Welfare, a Gambling Industry critic and operates as the Behavior Coordinator within the organisation 'Gumtree Greys', a not-for-profit group whose work attempts to rescue and re-home Greyhounds rejected from the industry. For more information about adoption or their cause, go to https://www.gumtreegreys.com.au/. "Who gambles? It's the people that can't afford to do it. Promoting Greyhound Racing is morally reprehensible". In this episode of the...

Duration:01:00:58

PT Hirschfield

4/20/2019
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PT Hirschfield is an Oceanographer, Diver and Award-Winning Underwater Photographer whose Work has been Featured on National Geographic, The Dodo and BBC's Blue Planet. Check out her work at pinktankscuba.com. "None of us know how many days or how many years we have. But we all have today". In today's episode of the podcast, PT Hirschfield discusses her many conservation projects as well as some of her knowledge and opinions on the issues facing our oceans today; such as shark-finning and...

Duration:01:02:05

Torty McManus

4/20/2019
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Torty McManus is a Jiu Jitsu practitioner, advocate for drug reform and host of the Herbalized Podcast. Check out the podcast at https://soundcloud.com/herbalized, or on iTunes. "You don't even have to speak the same language, once you've got Jiu Jitsu in common, you're brothers". Torty McManus is a Jiu Jitsu practitioner, advocate for drug reform and host of the Herbalized Podcast. In today's episode of the podcast, Konner and Torty talk on a shared passion: the grappling sport of Jiu...

Duration:00:59:39

Mark Spencer

4/20/2019
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Mark Spencer is a Climate Change activist and host of the "Climactic" podcast. The podcast can be found at www.climactic.fm, as well as on iTunes and social media. "If things go on with our climate; business as usual, by even a couple more decades, we are going to start fighting over resources because there won't be enough for us". In today's podcast, Konner and Mark explore some of the ties between our current climate woes and how climate change has played a major factor in extinctions...

Duration:01:35:44

Dean Wright

4/20/2019
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Dean Wright is a Neuroscientist, Therapist and one of the founding members of the Australian Psychedelic Society which advocates for the medicinal and therapeutic usage of psychedelic drugs. "We as a society could progress so much if we listened to the fringe a little bit more". In this episode of the podcast, Dean discusses some of the research surrounding psychedelics, showing that these drugs could be safer and far more effective than current mental health treatments. Not only that, we...

Duration:01:20:56

Ryan Collingwood

4/20/2019
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Ryan Collingwood is a South African born IT and Data nerd who has a passion for tech and has been involved in a variety of projects across his career. “Those mythologies and values that we grew up with and that society has been growing up with for a long time; maybe we are outgrowing them a lot quicker than we would like to admit." Ryan Collingwood is a South African born IT and Data nerd who has been involved in a variety of projects across his career. In this episode of the podcast, Ryan...

Duration:01:18:26