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Professional comedians with so-so STEM pedigrees take you through this week in science. Incompetently. Featuring hosts Matt Kirshen, Andy Wood (and sometimes Jesse Case or Brooks Wheelan) along with a rotating cast of special guests from the worlds of comedy and science.
 
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Mary Roach (@mary_roach), author of the new book Fuzz: When Nature Breaks The Law, returns to the podcast to talk with Matt, Jesse and Andy about traveling the world to investigate animal crimes, wily burglar bears, birds annoying the Vatican, plant toxins, The Great Emu War, and the lack of distinction between cougars, pumas, panthers and mountain…
 
Brido joins for a conversation about poor body image, anger at commercials, America is headed for Idiocracy, milk crates, and the guy who sued his parents over his giant porno collection has justice prevail. Patreon: patreon.com/powermoveswithmikeburns Power Moves LIVE in Chicago TicketsBy Mike Burns
 
Comedian and fellow desert-dweller Caitlin Gill (@robotcaitlin) joins Matt, Jesse and Andy to discuss Mt. Etna growing 100 feet, 9,000 Covid cases from Euro 2020 games and ants using soil physics to excavate tunnels that last decades. This episode is brought to you by Wondrium, offering Probably Science listeners a free month of unlimited access by…
 
Brido of the Hunk podcast joins for discussions on dehydration, shrunken ding dongs, getting a Go Fund Me to pay for a Val Kilmer tattoo, the return of CM Punk to AEW, Marlon Wayans' new filthy stand up special, a guy who tried to rob a store for a Snickers bar, and a bunch of other really cool stuff you'll enjoy. Pregame episode and other exclusiv…
 
Jesse returns to the show to help welcome David B. Lyons (@david_b_lyons), a podcaster and film location manager who not only co-created Yacht Rock but also has the inside scoop on Norbit and why Eddie Murphy loves fat suits. David and the gang also discuss three volcanoes erupting simultaneously, curbing methane emissions, wandering mammoths, a T.…
 
Comedian Nato Green (@natogreen) joins Andy and Matt to talk about his work as a labor organizer, his appearance in Sorry To Bother You, bird-eating centipedes, ancient trigonometry, cranking it to prevent prostate cancer and whales benefitting from covid. This episode is brought to you by Wondrium, offering Probably Science listeners a free month …
 
Comedian and writer Brian Kiley (@kileynoodles) joins Matt and Andy to discuss Andy's new injury, a very reasonable argument for getting vaccinated if you were on the fence about it, Australian cockatoos teaching each other to dumpster dive, a dancing cockatoo, how to bank your voice for others to use, Alex Trebek on Conan, a Russian module mishap …
 
Special guest Nate Craig joins the program from Wisconsin to discuss the Bucks championship, Aaron Rodgers, a murder over nagging, letting god drive your car, and a Florida man who got busting boning a pickle. Check out the hour and half pregame episode with Mike Bridenstine here for members only: www.patreon.com/powermoveswithmikeburns Nate Craig …
 
Comedian Sean Devlin joins Matt and Andy to talk about his new album Airports, Animals, magic eye posters and Brian May stereoscopy, failed flower making floral fractals, converting brain waves to speech, and dogs ignoring liars and helping out in courtrooms. This episode is brought to you by Wondrium, offering Probably Science listeners a free mon…
 
Jordan Morris (@Jordan_Morris) and Sarah Morgan (@sarahlmorgan) return to the podcast to celebrate the release of their new graphic novel Bubble and talk about fish brains that grow when they think, bendy ice, Richard Branson kind of going to space and extreme temps in Siberia. This episode is brought to you by Wondrium, offering Probably Science l…
 
Brido from the Hunk podcast joins to talk Instagram addiction, how the chicken is violently spicy at BK in Memphis, complete chaos at a Florida Outback Steakhouse, the boys look back at Carolina Panthers WR Robby Anderson's 2018 arrest, and discuss the garbage guy in charge of Brazil who has chronic hiccups due to backed up doo doos. Allegedly. Mor…
 
Comedian and podcast host Justin Decloux (@DeclouxJ) joins Matt and Andy to discuss how Tasmanian devils get their face cancer, the benefits of mixing vaccines, the dragon man who isn't much of a dragon, figuring out when the first stars shone, and using CRISPR to treat a genetic disease. and Andy's latest writing project, Season 2 of Could You Sur…
 
Comedian Atsuko Okatsuka (@AtsukoComedy) joins Andy and Matt to discuss Andy's summer of pyromania, a hiccup-curing doohicky, a newly discovered plant organ, that $24 million book on Amazon, Tasmanian devils eating too many penguins, Benedict Cumberbatch's penglings, ineffective spider makeup and Atsuko's latest album But I Control Me. This episode…
 
Writer/performer J. Elvis Weinstein (@JElvisWeinstein) joins Matt and Andy to talk about being in the original cast of Mystery Science Theater 3000, figuring out which of the echidna's numerous penises get erect, invasive species hitching rides on ocean litter, Australia's largest dinosaur, pupil size as an intelligence marker, first views of a gia…
 
Professional wrestler Colt Cabana (@ColtCabana), host of The Art of Wrestling and Wrestling Anonymous, joins Matt and Andy to discuss Andy's recent Jeopardy Tournament of Champions appearance, pigs breathing through their butts, robotic third thumbs, Colt's merchandise, turtles also joining in on the butt-breathing, tardigrades surviving being shot…
 
Comedian, theoretical physics grad and mathematics enthusiast Dara Ó Briain (@daraobriain) joins Matt and Andy to discuss stages of mathematical rigor, Évariste Galois, Catalina bison, Dara's new obsession with astrophotography from his London garden (examples of which are here and here), Andy's crappy cell phone moon pic and this podcast's new mi…
 
There's more trouble at Kid Rock's Bigass Honky Tonk, a Kansas State Rep gives an unbelievably bizarre substitute teaching performance, and a US Army soldier endures a night of hell at a Polish strip club. Pregame with us: patreon.com/powermoveswithmikeburnsBy Mike Burns
 
An NFL player is taking his whole salary in crypto, four cops totaled their squad cars drag racing, a guy who robbed a store with a BB gun gets arrested buying a BB gun, a drunkass cut off his finger slashing tires, and a maniac with super powers went ballistic in Kid Rock's Honkey Tonk Steakhouse. Patreon Pregame Gear up: powermovesgoods.com…
 
Science comedian Brian Malow (@sciencecomedian) joins Matt and Andy to discuss dressing up with Mitch Hedberg, stoned cavemen creating high art, Fast, Cheap & Out of Control, the world's first wooden satellite and a promising malaria vaccine. This episode is brought to you by The Great Courses Plus, offering Probably Science listeners a 14-day free…
 
All in this must listen episode: The boys are gonna get wealthy from Dogecoin, dude pulls a gun at Domino's over "toppings on the side", a babe bust caps in the BK drive thru, a home inspector bangs a kid's Elmo doll, and a couple leaves their toddler in the car while they go sex toy shopping. So special. powermovesgoods.com Patreon *Recorded 4/14/…
 
Power Moves Goods A fella on a riding mower goes on a crime spree, a taco eating contest goes to court, a way too horny guy gets busy solo in the Publix parking lot, and a cheater is forced to go on a nude walk of shame. The K-Money Club feat. Peanut's Champagne Room *Recorded April 7, 2021. 9:15pm ET*…
 
Theoretical physicist, futurist and author Michio Kaku (@michiokaku) joins Andy and Matt to talk about his new book The God Equation: The Quest for a Theory of Everything and its look at the fascinating history of humanity's attempts to merge the realms of the very big and the very small into one theory explaining all of existence. This episode is …
 
Jess Phoenix (@jessphoenix2018), author of the new book Ms. Adventure: My Wild Explorations in Science, Lava, and Life joins Matt and Andy to talk about all things volcano-related, her education and outreach organization Blueprint Earth, lava tubes, her upcoming show about Atlantis... and whether Dante's Peak is better than Volcano. This episode is…
 
A Florida mom tries to kill someone at a crowded public park with her car, a domestic dispute over a Big Mac, some idiot faked his own kidnapping to get out of work, and a sex worker brutally destroys a john who won't pay. Bonus Content: patreon.com/powermoveswithmikeburns *Recorded 3.31.2021. 8pm ET.*…
 
And...we're back. Border cops seize 227 pounds of illegal bologna, a Florida mom beats down a kid at school with a boxing glove, a mechanic gets his last check as 91,500 pennies soaked in grease, some dork from an HBO show ruined his career by grabbing chicks at a goth club, and we have an update from Power Moves legend, Father Travis, of S&M churc…
 
Comedian Dana Eagle (@DanaEagleTweets) joins Matt and Andy to discuss the latest on Desert Tony's health, the world's oldest computer, mechanical gears found in nature, sea slugs that survive self-decapitation, a change of heart from a former head/body transplant candidate and Dana's book How To Be Depressed. This episode is brought to you by The G…
 
Comedian, author and now cryptic crossword setter Dave Gorman (@DaveGorman) joins Matt and Andy to discuss the world of cryptic crosswords, standup about math(s), cuttlefish that pass the marshmallow test, words that are their own antonyms, testing the efficacy of psychedelic microdosing, creativity testing, Andy's favorite Tracey Ullman sketch, gl…
 
Comedian and analytics consultant Sarah Dorfman (@SarahPDorfman) joins Andy and Matt to discuss asking a ton of whys, magnetic pole flips and killing neanderthals, trees showing pole flips, India's lake of skeletons, the first photograph ever, the hidden message in Perseverance's parachute, AI conquering '80s video games, and little Jack Black in a…
 
Comedian, podcaster and author of the upcoming book The History of Standup Wayne Federman (@Federman) joins Matt and Andy to discuss the original location of Stonehenge, why its construction might not have been that hard, transparent wood that's stronger than glass, whether glass is a liquid or not, training pigs to use joysticks and what the futur…
 
Bruce Springsteen DUI, complete maniac runs into a cop car doing everything wrong possible, Wendy's Cinnabon attack, grave defiled with dead animals, sword nerdass robbery, and Dinosaur Mask Jesus. Patreon.com/powermoveswithmikeburns Contact: powermoveswithmikeburns@gmail.com #FREEBRUCESPRINGSTEEN *Recorded 2.10.2021, 5:33 pm PT*…
 
Comedian April Richardson (@apey) of the podcast Why Do I Like This? returns to the show to chat about moving to England, the smallest reptile on Earth, hibernation in early humans, teaching spinach to send emails, Tiny Elvis and the Wilhelm Scream. This episode is brought to you by The Great Courses Plus, offering Probably Science listeners a free…
 
Today on the the program, 3 people are dead in a snow shoveling murder-suicide, 6 people are arrested for changing the Hollywood sign to “Hollyboob”, there’s been ANOTHER machete attack in Michigan, and a Florida lawyer is in trouble for shooting porno inside a prison. Pregame Episodes: patreon.com/powermoveswithmikeburns Insta: powermovespodcast *…
 
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