The Mad Scientist Podcast

Science Podcasts

The Mad Scientist Podcast is a comedy show about the history and philosophy of science and pseudoscience. Hosted by Chris and Marie, join our intrepid hosts as they talk about all the weird stuff your science textbook left out. Because sometimes, the best way to learn how to think like a scientist is to talk about all the bad science floating around out there!

Location:

United States

Description:

The Mad Scientist Podcast is a comedy show about the history and philosophy of science and pseudoscience. Hosted by Chris and Marie, join our intrepid hosts as they talk about all the weird stuff your science textbook left out. Because sometimes, the best way to learn how to think like a scientist is to talk about all the bad science floating around out there!

Language:

English

Contact:

7183547690


Episodes

Mr. Musk's Wild Ride

1/14/2023
It's bonus episode time of the season! This time, we are chatting about the world of social media, and if it is evil or not. It is. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:49:14

Nope

11/30/2022
Join Chris and Marie as they discuss the movie Nope, what its themes and ideas are, and how it is a satire of all things paranormal Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:45:38

Mad Blurry Hysteria: Dead Aliens Love Kesha

11/14/2022
Bonus episode with Brent from Hysteria 51 and Flora from Blurry Photos! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:44:03

Mad Scientist Promo

11/1/2022
Come get weird with us! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:36

Irish Famine Part 4: Death

10/25/2022
This episode we end our series on the Irish Famine. It is a shocking time of cruelty, put upon the starving people by a government that would rather let a million suffer than have a single penny given out in unnecessary welfare. Something something repeat our mistakes if we don't learn from history. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:12:16

Bonus: Nuclear Weirdness with Laura Krantz

10/14/2022
This bonus episode we are joined by Laura Krantz, host of the Wild Thing podcast. The show covers topics such as Bigfoot, Aliens, and this season Nuclear disasters! Check out the show here: https://www.foxtopus.ink/wildthing and take a listen. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:53:12

Irish Famine Part 3: Disaster

10/4/2022
This episode we dig into the early years of the famine, from the time of the first loss of a potato to the end of the Peel government. This begins a long series of disasters, some naturally occurring, and others created by the government in their quest to starve the Irish into becoming good capitalists. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:55:52

Irish Famine Part 2: The Great Hunger

9/20/2022
What made the government response to the Irish famine so ineffective? What were the social and economic issues which made the blight lead to such significantly worse outcomes for the Irish than other countries in Europe? We dig it into these issues on this episode. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:55:43

The Irish Famine Part 1: That's Capitalism

9/7/2022
This episode we dig deep into the philosophical underpinnings of the Great Irish Famine, and begin to look at some of the causes of this catastrophe. Guess what, it's capitalism and the destructive effects of an extractive economy. Damn you trickle down economics, we've been fooled again! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:08:04

Tulpas Part 3: Summoning a Friend

8/17/2022
In this episode we delve deep into the history and theory behind tulpamancy, the crafting and creation of Tulpas. It's going to get pretty weird and fun. Don't use them for anything gross, for the love of God. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:01:56

Tulpas part 2: Brains versus People

7/31/2022
This episode, join Chris and Marie as they discuss another form of thought form, that created by the consciousness of it's own body! We get into projecting the astral body, how to get into astral projection yourself, and how these ideas differ or coincide with things like dreaming. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:00:14

Tulpas Part 1

7/19/2022
This episode we dig into the wide, weird world of Tulpamancy or the creation of a Tulpa. A tulpa is an imaginary friend gone amuck, with it's own powers, sentience, and ability to affect the world around you. And sometimes, your Tulpa just so happens to be a trademarked creation of the Nintendo Company. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:50:08

UAP Congressional Hearings

7/6/2022
This episode join Chris and Marie as they discuss the latest congressional hearings on UAP, or Unidentified Ariel Phenomena! It's been a month, so are aliens real yet? Did congress vote to turn Skinwalker Ranch into a national park? Has anyone found Stephen Greer's shirt? Find out on this week's episode! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:56:25

Denver International Airport Part 3: Finally, an Airport

4/22/2022
On this episode we join Chris and Marie as they expose the illuminati lizards who run one of the least enjoyable forms of public transportation: airplanes. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:52:26

Denver International Airport Part 2: Conspiracies are for Losers

3/8/2022
This episode, we dig deep into the reasons behind flourishing conspiracy theories so that we can better understand the wackiness surrounding this airport. Are conspiracy theories growing faster than in previous years? What conspiracies do the public believe in? How do we differentiate between a conspiracy theory, and state sponsored propaganda? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:03:01

Denver International Airport Part 1: Oddly Specific Horse Anatomy

2/24/2022
Listen we don't have much time, but the airport is secretly a base for the Illuminati Lizard people and they are trying to turn us into Sheeple, man. Join us this episode as we delve into the most interesting part of history there is: long term public infrastructure development. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:12:03

Should Science Tell us What To Do?

2/2/2022
Should the world of science have any bearing on the world of morality? Does a scientific fact imply a moral obligation? Should the way something "is" tell us how we "ought" to act? Or are morals, goodness and badness, justice and injustice, are these concepts that exist outside of the confines of experience? We discuss this interesting challenge on this episode. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:59:41

Hometown Horrors Part 2: Home on the Range

10/25/2021
This episode join Chris and Marie as we delve into some of the local legends around Riverdale Road, America's most haunted stretch of roadside. From the gates of hell to a ghost Camaro, this road has everything but running water. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:43:49

Space Elevators - oh man, not again

10/15/2021
Space Elevators are back in business baby. The last upload was enhanced to remove some confusion about the difference between Centripetal Force (a force which causes an object to move in a circular motion, for example the tension in a space elevator string as it whips around the Earth), and Centrifugal Force (the force felt by the person in the space elevator due to the spinning of the Elevator around the Earth).

Duration:00:42:52

Hometown Horrors - Traction Park

10/5/2021
This series we focus on the urban legends and real horror of growing up! Episode one focuses on amusement parks, and in particular the most dangerous amusement park in the world: Action Park. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:06:54