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Deep in the back of your mind, you’ve always had the feeling that there’s something strange about reality. There is. Join Robert Lamb and Joe McCormick as they examine neurological quandaries, cosmic mysteries, evolutionary marvels and our transhuman future.

Deep in the back of your mind, you’ve always had the feeling that there’s something strange about reality. There is. Join Robert Lamb and Joe McCormick as they examine neurological quandaries, cosmic mysteries, evolutionary marvels and our transhuman future.

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Atlanta, GA

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Deep in the back of your mind, you’ve always had the feeling that there’s something strange about reality. There is. Join Robert Lamb and Joe McCormick as they examine neurological quandaries, cosmic mysteries, evolutionary marvels and our transhuman future.

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@blowthemind

Language:

English

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Episodes

Weirdhouse Cinema: Gremlins 2

12/9/2022
In this episode of Weirdhouse Cinema, Rob and Joe discuss 1990’s “Gremlins 2: The New Batch.” See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:01:29:11

Reptiles of Galapagos, Part 1

12/8/2022
In this episode of Stuff to Blow Your Mind, Robert and Joe discuss some of the most famous reptilian residents of the Galapagos archipelago, including the world’s largest extant tortoise species and the world’s only marine iguana. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:01:07:13

The Monstrefact: Mumm-Ra the Ever Living

12/7/2022
In this episode of STBYM’s The Monstrefact, Robert discusses Mumm-Ra the Ever Living… See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:06:37

Of Ice and Men, with Fred Hogge

12/6/2022
In this episode of Stuff to Blow Your Mind, Robert chats with author Fred Hogge about his new book “Of Ice and Men: How We’ve Used Cold to Transform Humanity,” covering everything from cocktail ice to the ancient history of ice houses. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:54:03

Listener Mail: The Locked Groove

12/5/2022
Once more, it's time for a weekly dose of Stuff to Blow Your Mind and Weirdhouse Cinema listener mail... See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:29:41

Introducing: Skyline Drive

12/4/2022
When Mangesh Hattikudur (Part-Time Genius, Humans Growing Stuff) set out to do a big, sweeping show on astrology, he didn’t realize the first interview would change the course of his life. But as he tries to put his world back together, he realizes the incredible ways astrology presents itself in modern society: from NASA employees who keep their belief in astrology in the closet, to world leaders who’ve used astrologers to guide foreign policy, to moneyball statisticians who use astrology...

Duration:00:02:52

From the Vault: Time Traveler Zero, Part 2

12/3/2022
Today, time travel fiction is everywhere – and we understand the cosmos enough to even speculate what is and isn’t possible. But how old is the notion of travel through time? What sorts of attitudes and ideas concerning the nature of time were seemingly necessary before humans first imagined firing up a time machine? (originally published 12/16/2021) See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:01:07:47

Weirdhouse Cinema: Tobor the Great

12/2/2022
In this episode of Weirdhouse Cinema, Rob and Joe discuss the 1954 robot movie “Tobor the Great,” in which a mechanical spaceman becomes a friend to children and an enemy of communism! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:01:32:36

Play the Record Backwards, Part 2

12/1/2022
In this episode of Stuff to Blow Your Mind, Robert is joined by Rusty Needle’s Record Club host Seth Nicholas Johnson for a discussion of various means of secreting information into audio, from backmasking and locked grooves to examples from the digital age of music. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:01:07:53

Smart Talks with IBM: Clicks, Not Code: Transforming Digital Experiences with Salesforce

11/30/2022
The Salesforce platform can empower businesspeople to create digital solutions without writing code. In this episode of Smart Talks with IBM, Malcolm Gladwell takes on this topic with Jacob Goldstein, host of What’s Your Problem?, and guest Phil Weinmeister, Head of Product, Salesforce Americas, at IBM. They discuss human-centric design, the low-code/no-code approach, and how IBM Consulting powers digital transformations with the Salesforce platform. This is a paid advertisement from...

Duration:00:32:40

Play the Record Backwards, Part 1

11/29/2022
In this episode of Stuff to Blow Your Mind, Robert is joined by Rusty Needle’s Record Club host Seth Nicholas Johnson for a discussion of various means of secreting information into audio, from backmasking and locked grooves to examples from the digital age of music. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:01:04:29

Listener Mail: The Turkeys Made Gravy in the Lion's Skull

11/28/2022
Once more, it's time for a weekly dose of Stuff to Blow Your Mind and Weirdhouse Cinema listener mail... See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:43:51

From the Vault: Time Traveler Zero, Part 1

11/26/2022
Today, time travel fiction is everywhere – and we understand the cosmos enough to even speculate what is and isn’t possible. But how old is the notion of travel through time? What sorts of attitudes and ideas concerning the nature of time were seemingly necessary before humans first imagined firing up a time machine? (originally published 12/14/2021) See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:01:01:37

Weirdhouse Cinema Rewind: The Super Infra-Man

11/25/2022
It’s time to dive back into the Shaw Brothers cinematic treasure chest, this time for the sci-fi action film “The Super Inframan” starring Danny Lee and a whole bunch of monsters and stylish costumes. (originally published 12/03/2021) See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:57:14

From the Vault: Crab Content is King

11/24/2022
Join Robert and Joe in this classic episode of Stuff to Blow Your Mind in which they discuss even more crab science and mythology. (originally published 11/30/2021) See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:56:21

The Artifact Redux: Malaysian Spirit Boats

11/23/2022
In this classic episode of STBYM’s The Artifact, Robert discusses a most nautical form of exorcism... See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:04:44

From the Vault: Crabs Eat Everything Around Me, Part 2

11/22/2022
In this classic episode of Stuff to Blow Your Mind, Robert and Joe talk about crabs eating things. Do YOU have what it takes to become a delicious entree for crab gourmands? Find out! (originally published 11/18/2021) See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:01:01:10

Thanksgiving Break!

11/21/2022
We're out for Thanksgiving break, so please enjoy some leftovers... See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:00:39

From the Vault: Crabs Eat Everything Around Me, Part 1

11/19/2022
In this classic episode of Stuff to Blow Your Mind, Robert and Joe talk about crabs eating things. Do YOU have what it takes to become a delicious entree for crab gourmands? Find out! (originally published 11/16/2021) See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:01:07:03

Weirdhouse Cinema: The Flight of Dragons

11/18/2022
Only science and logic can save us from dark magic and dragons! In this episode of Weirdhouse Cinema, Rob and guest co-host Seth discuss the 1982 Rankin and Bass animated film "The Flight of Dragons," featuring the voice talents of John Ritter and James Earl Jones. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:01:25:25