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THE ROAST #8 - DECAF COFFEE

1/15/2019
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This time on The Roast we talk about decaf coffee. Why does it exist? How did it get discovered? The origins of this weak brew date back to the early 1900's and seemingly by accident decaf was born. Is it actually good for you, and does it have any health benefits? We get fired up about decaf and hopefully entertain you in the process. Check out the full show along with the weekly podcast and more at deathwishcoffee.com/joshbarnett

Duration:00:10:32

SCIENCE #8 - ULTIMA THULE AND THE DARK SIDE OF THE MOON

1/13/2019
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This week we talk about NASA's New Horizons spacecraft reaching the Kuiper Belt object Ultima Thule, and sending back the first photographs. This deep space object could hold the key to unlocking the mysteries of how planets formed billions of years ago. Then, we discuss China's recent success of landing the first ever spacecraft on the dark side of the moon. The Chang'e 4 lander touched down and deployed its rover, and also brought plants and animals as well. Check out the full show along...

Duration:00:14:42

#108 - JOSH BARNETT

1/10/2019
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Josh Barnett joins the podcast for the second time on this episode. Josh is a former UFC Heavyweight champion and current belt holder for catch wrestling. Josh also is a coach of an incredible fight team, and we went out to the UFC gym in La Mirada CA to watch Josh train his team. Josh talks about traveling and fighting all over the world, the current state of MMA and what he thinks can be done to improve it, and his love of acting and cars. Check out the weekly companion show along with a...

Duration:00:46:36

THE ROAST #7 - NEW YEARS TRADITIONS, HISTORY, AND RESOLUTIONS

1/8/2019
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On this mini-episode of The Roast, we discuss the history and traditions of New Years for many different people around the world. Plus, the idea of New Year's resolutions isn't a new one, but so many people put too much emphasis on changing everything for the beginning of the year. Don't worry, be happy, and change when you are ready. Check out the full show along with the weekly podcast and more at deathwishcoffee.com/hanadevore

Duration:00:15:06

SCIENCE #7 - WATER ICE-FILLED CRATER ON MARS AND SOFIA THE FLYING OBSERVATORY

1/6/2019
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On this mini-episode of Science, we talk about the flying NASA Observatory SOFIA, which is able to cruise at a high altitude and look into space melding the best of both worlds of telescopes on the Earth and floating in outer space. Then, the ESA Mars Express has found a stunning water ice-filled crater on Mars and this gives even more hope to the eventual colonization of the red planet one day. Check out the full show along with the weekly podcast and more at deathwishcoffee.com/hanadevore

Duration:00:10:59

#107 - HANA DEVORE

1/3/2019
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Hana Devore is an accomplished athlete, bodybuilder, and fitness model, and joins the show to talk about living happy and healthy. Hana is the VP of marketing for Real Good Foods as well and she has some sound advice on achieving and maintaining a healthy diet with lots of coffee too! Plus hear how she got into the International Federation of Bodybuilders as a bikini model and what is in store for her future. Check out the weekly companion show along with transcripts of this episode at...

Duration:00:51:20

THE ROAST #6 - WHY DO PEOPLE EAT GOLD?

1/1/2019
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Since we were off for Christmas, this week the clip of The Roast is a throwback to Episode 54. Why do people consume gold? From drinks like Goldschlager to adding gold leaf to burgers of pizza, the trend of eating this precious metal is weird and sometimes only for the wealthy. Does gold have an effect on your digestive system? Does it add flavor to your meal? these questions and more are addressed this week. Don't miss a single episode of Fueled By Death Cast at...

Duration:00:11:26

SCIENCE #6 - THE BEST PRESERVED DINOSAUR FOSSIL

12/30/2018
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Since we were off for Christmas break, we throw it back to some early Science segments from the show. First, back on Episode 24, we discussed the best-preserved dinosaur fossil ever found, a 110 million-year-old nodosaur, which was found by accident in Canada. Then, the largest and most extensive collection of dinosaur footprints was found in Australia, and we talk about all the details in a clip from Episode 27. Check out Fueled By Death Cast every week with new episodes at...

Duration:00:09:36

#106 - DONALD PETTIT

12/27/2018
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NASA astronaut Donald Pettit is a veteran of two long-duration stays on the International Space station. During his time in space, Don invented the Zero-G Coffee Cup and for the first time, it allowed astronauts to drink liquids the same way they do on Earth. Since that initial model, the coffee cup has gone through a few different evolutions and will continue to be used in space. Don also talks about his duties as an active astronaut in line to go back up to space, his thoughts on the...

Duration:00:49:19

THE ROAST #5 - CHRISTMAS HISTORY AND MEMORIES

12/25/2018
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On this clip from The Roast on Fueled By Death Show, we look for the true meaning of Christmas. Where did it come from? How did this holiday get its start, and how did it become the commercial powerhouse it is today? What is Yule? Plus, we discuss some fun memories of Christmas morning and make our own memory right here on the show. Check out the full show along with the weekly podcast at deathwishcoffee.com/shannon

Duration:00:18:25

SCIENCE #5 - NEW HORIZONS AND VOYAGER 2

12/23/2018
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On this Science clip from Fueled By Death Show, we talk about Voyager 2 heading into interstellar space. Voyager 1 did the same thing in 2012, but this time, Voyager 2 is still transmitting data back to Earth. Then, the New Horizon's spacecraft is on its way to Ultima Thule and has performed the farthest course correction ever attempted. Check out the full show and the weekly podcast at deathwishcoffee.com/shannon

Duration:00:14:57

#105 - SHANNON SWEENEY

12/20/2018
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DEATH WISH COFFEE COMPANY EMPLOYEE SERIES #21 Shannon Sweeney is the content manager at Death Wish and talks about joining the team 9 months ago. She runs down her daily duties which include editing all the written copy for products and social media, and also content creation and execution. Shannon also talks about working for her school newspaper, The Daily Collegian at Penn State, and her growing up with her father Jim Sweeney who played in the NFL for 16 seasons. Check out the...

Duration:00:46:32

THE ROAST #4 - THE HISTORY OF CHRISTMAS CAROLS

12/18/2018
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This week on The Roast Dustin and Jeff discover the origins and history of Christmas Carols. A lot of talk has been in the news lately about Baby Its Cold Outside, and that discussion led to the question of where Christmas Carols came from, and why they became so popular today. There was actually a period of time where no one really cared to sing about Christmas, which is very different from the commercialization of the holiday music today. Check out more from the weekly show and the...

Duration:00:14:10

SCIENCE #4 - OSIRIS REX AND WIND ON MARS

12/16/2018
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This week on the science mini-episode, the NASA InSight rover on Mars captured the haunting sound of wind vibrating two of its sensors. This is a special treat, as one of the sensors will be transferred to the planet's surface very soon and wouldn't have been able to capture these sounds. Plus, the OSIRIS-REX spacecraft has reached its destination 1.2 billion miles away, the asteroid Bennu. Osiris will be the first spacecraft to orbit something this small (1600 feet across) and it will take...

Duration:00:08:50

#104 - BRIAN VOLK-WEISS

12/13/2018
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Brian Volk-Weiss returns to the show to talk about nostalgia and comedy. Brian is the CEO of Comedy Dynamics and talks about starting the company and what he looks for in producing a stand-up special. Brian has also brought The Toys That Made Us to Netflix, and excellent nostalgic look at all of our favorite childhood fandoms. We talk about what it was like to film that show and what is in store for Season 3. Plus, we talk about the brand new show from Comedy Dynamics, Discontinued, is...

Duration:01:18:56

THE ROAST #3 - HANUKKAH ORIGINS, TRADITIONS, AND JELLY DOUGHNUTS

12/11/2018
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This week we dive into the origin and traditions of Hanukkah for the holiday season. From the story of Judah the Maccabee to the commercialization in the 20th century, Hanukkah is celebrated around the world. Dustin and Jeff break down the various spelling,s why the date always seems to change, and talk about the World's largest menorah and a jelly doughnut! Plus - why doesn't this amazing holiday get represented right in pop culture movies and television? Check out the weekly podcast and...

Duration:00:15:11

SCIENCE #3 - ANCIENT ASTRONOMY AND INSIGHT LANDING

12/9/2018
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This week on Science, Dustin and Jeff look at some of the first pictures sent back from the InSight lander after its successful touchdown on Mars. If you watched the landing live from NASA, you saw how excited everyone was at mission control and the now iconic NASA handshake. (Head over to nasa.gov for all the coverage). Then, new data suggests that ancient cave art might have actually been using astronomy to record dates and times, and also keep a record of celestial events like comet...

Duration:00:11:47

#103 - DAVE KUSHNER

12/6/2018
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Dave Kushner is back on the podcast for the second time! We traveled to LA to meet him in his home studio and see what he has been up to. Since playing with Velvet Revolver, Dave has been keeping very busy in the music industry, lending his talent to composing music for various TV shows. We talk about how he co-wrote the theme for Sons of Anarchy and how he is currently writing and composing music for the Netflix original series, F is For Family. On Episode 102, we had comedian Bill Burr as...

Duration:01:01:01

THE ROAST #2 - HORRIBLE CHRISTMAS MOVIES

12/4/2018
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On this clip of The Roast from Fueled By Death Show, Dustin and Jeff talk about some of their favorite Christmas movies and then realize there are a lot of cheesy ones on Netflix. Jeff picks his four favorites of the most horrible Christmas movies he could find and the hosts tear them apart. Check out the full show plus the weekly podcast and more at deathwishcoffee.com/burr

Duration:00:13:04

SCIENCE #2 - JUNO AND A MARTIAN SUNRISE

12/2/2018
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On this clip of Science from Fueled By Death Show, new images from the Juno spacecraft show Jupiter in all its glory. Also, researchers have used data sonification to create the sound of a sunrise on Mars from photos taken by the Opportunity rover. Check out the full show and the weekly podcast and more at deathwishcoffee.com/burr

Duration:00:09:43