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Join hosts Kevin and Steve as they debate and bemoan the big questions in the universe and everyday life - after all, we're on this rock together, right? Right?

Join hosts Kevin and Steve as they debate and bemoan the big questions in the universe and everyday life - after all, we're on this rock together, right? Right?
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Join hosts Kevin and Steve as they debate and bemoan the big questions in the universe and everyday life - after all, we're on this rock together, right? Right?

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English


Episodes

Favorite Fantasy Worlds Part I

10/5/2016
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Kevin and Steve get their nerd on and ask, “Of all the fantasy/sci-fi novel settings you’ve read about, where would you want to live?” Part I of this episode is a boy’s club (Part II will feature women authors), though they go over some classics, from Tolkien’s Middle Earth, to Lewis’ Narnia, Zelazny’s Amber, Lloyd Alexander’s Prydain, Moorcock’s multiverse, and they venture into more obscure works by L. Sprague de Camp and Fletcher Pratt, among others. Scintillating!

Duration:00:40:38

No Man's Sky Part II: Amazing or Not?

8/24/2016
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No Man’s Sky is out! Kevin’s immersed himself in this bold new game, and his review? “Fantastic.” Steve asks Kevin whether and how it lives up to the hype, what the post-release controversy is about, whether there’s another storyline in there somewhere, and why this game has captured gamers’ and the public’s imaginations.

Duration:00:38:53

Punk's Not Dead?

5/25/2016
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Kevin & Steve ask whether the the energy & idealism of the music you grew up with is real, or just an illusion that dissipates with adulthood. Weaned on the punk rock & hardcore scenes, they try to stay open-minded about music being made today - but in the end, is music nothing more than entertainment, mere show biz? Hipsters beware, bands like The Clash, Minor Threat, The Jam, Misfits, The Specials get a mention, as do (deservedly) The Darkness; Grosse Pointe Blank with John Cusack is...

Duration:00:37:28

Interview: Mike Mohr of The Low Mice

1/12/2016
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Kevin & Steve talk with Mike Mohr, singer-bassist of indie band The Low Mice, who explains how he finds inspiration for his songwriting even though he feels humanity is doomed. He talks about how the still-unknown workings of the brain influence our perceptions and religious beliefs, including reincarnation, though amidst all this meaninglessness he still enjoys the old TV show “Lost in Space.” Kevin tells of meeting the late actor Jonathan Harris (“Dr. Smith”) and channels Harris’ best...

Duration:00:52:47

Belief

10/28/2015
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Kevin and Steve explore the nature of belief and debate whether there’s a sound basis for faith or if it’s a mere byproduct of a human desire for meaning and to live forever. Kevin mocks Steve’s belief in synchronicity, Carl Sagan gets a mention, as does Neil Gaiman and Chris Bachalo’s comic series “Death: The High Cost of Living.” Books that come up include “The Sport of Life and Death: The Mesoamerican Ballgame” by E. Michael Whittington and “Hitch-22: A Memoir” by Christopher Hitchens....

Duration:00:42:57