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Volcanoes. Trees. Drunk butterflies. Mars missions. Slug sex. Death. Beauty standards. Anxiety busters. Beer science. Bee drama. Take away a pocket full of science knowledge and charming, bizarre stories about what fuels these professional -ologists' obsessions. Humorist and science correspondent Alie Ward asks smart people stupid questions and the answers might change your life.
 
Comedian and beauty expert Jackie Johnson explores the self care space while laughing, yelling, singing, and keeping things cruelty free. Jackie gabs with celebs, makeup artists, indie brand owners, and fellow funny folks about what beauty and self care mean to them (as well as what’s in their bags!). Grab your neck cream and join her as she takes the seriousness, mystery, and intimidation out of this robust topic.
 
Ghostpuncher Corps is a tabletop roleplaying podcast in which Dungeon Mistress Lilith takes three adventurers through the comic world of Ghostpuncher. Petua, the neurotic warlock played by Amanda. Elektra, the synth bard played by Sydney. Mikey, the feral, pug-face t-shirt wearing druid played by Cassidy. These three are tasked by Lucifer herself to track down escaped souls and return them to Hell by any means necessary.
 
First published in 1885, After London, or Wild England is considered to be one of the earliest instances of post-apocalyptic fiction, describing the effects of an unspecified catastrophe that dramatically changes the face of England and its population. Divided into two parts, the first depicts the fall of civilization, as society reverts to its more primitive roots, while the second part is set years after the apocalyptic event and examines the evident changes in both natural scenery and soc ...
 
A collection of eight horror stories created by New York Times best-selling novelist Scott Sigler, author of INFECTED, CONTAGIOUS and ANCESTOR. This eBook-only title features seven tales from Scott's six years of free audiobook podcasts, plus the brand-new novella "Hunter Hunterson & Sons.” Scott still gives away his audio stories -- for free -- every week at scottsigler.com Stories in BLOOD IS RED: Number One with a Bullet In the high-stakes world of the National Football League, a wasted d ...
 
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Gratitude: what’s the deal? Does it really make us happier? Even when the world seems terrible? Or is being appreciative a bunch of hokey flim-flam? Author Neil Pasricha started a blog of 1000 Awesome Things in 2008 and it led him down rabbit holes looking into the science of gratitude and how to better survive some really tough times. Learn about …
 
Influencer Noor Elkhaldi is passionate about guiding women to make smart buying purchases. Hear all about how she creates a no-makeup makeup look, the best retinol and under eye patches, and how her hijab enhances her sense of style. Plus, a killer bedtime regimen and painting a chicken’s toenails. For a list of everything mentioned in this episode…
 
Elektra finds her way. SFX used in this episode: california night time suburb ambience distant traffic - memusa Car_Start_Drive_1 - Duesenbert Car_StartDriveAway - kbnevel Music used in this episode: Ghosts 1 - Nine Inch Nails All songs and sounds used in this episode are used non-commercially with attribution. Support Ghostpuncher and Ghostpuncher…
 
Sexy apes: you’re one of them. And Biological Anthropologist Dr. Lara Durgavich joins to chat about everything from monogamy to PMS, male birth control pills, freezers of orangutan urine, imposter syndrome and testosterone, how the Pope makes you buy more tampons, which species has better sex, pancakes vs. boners, and boobs as a life preserver. It’…
 
Today, Jackie chats with the team behind the beauty incubator SOS Beauty, Founder Dustin Cash and President Charlene Valledor. Dustin and Charlene share how they partner with brand founders and build a brand from the ground up. Plus, trends in the industry, what hit hair product used to uncontrollably spray people, how to get a job in the beauty pr…
 
Fashion! Trends! Not really! This lively chat with Riley Kucheran, an Assistant Professor of Design Leadership at Ryerson University’s School of Fashion, covers everything from the history of industrialized clothing manufacture to current Indigenous designers he loves, political statements through beadwork, Indigenous art markets, and a dissection …
 
Hello to all hunnies, new to the show or veterans- this is a quick episode updating all subscribers as to the changes happening to the podcast. Don't worry- nothing will really change for you- but hear about Natch Beaut's new home and a tribute to the show's journey. Check out www.natchbeaut.com as usual for all products mentioned and check out Jac…
 
Sonia Valencia is a beauty influencer who went viral on Tik Tok with a concealer video she didn’t even mean to post! And she is on Natch Beaut sharing her sage wisdom and tips (including the one skincare rule she wished she would’ve listened to when she was in her 20’s.) Hear all about the freedom she experienced when transitioning to her natural g…
 
BILL NYE. That’s right. Bill Freakin’ Nye sits down to get grilled by your Dadward (that’s me, Alie) all about Pedagogology, the art and science of science communication. How did the modern day hype man of facts and wonder get his start? What does he love about his job? What are the most important elements of spreading knowledge? WHICH TIE IS HIS F…
 
Lawyer, activist and social entrepreneur Kat Calvin is the founder and executive director of Spread the Vote, a nonprofit organization that helps people get government-issued photo ID. She is also a skincare Queen with her own skincare fridge! Hear all about her organization, how the hunnies can help spread the vote, and what is in her fridge. Plus…
 
HERE IS SOME SAFE, COZY COMFORT: a platter of pumpkins. We have a new episode up this week: Desairology (MORTUARY MAKE-UP) but if that's toooo spooky: This 2019 Cucurbitology episode is an Ologies all-time favorite. Also? It helped launch sweet, sweet Anne Copeland’s book to the top of the seasonal cookbook charts last year. “Pumpkin, Pumpkin!” is …
 
What happens when you die? Cosmically, no one knows. But cosmetically, Desairologist Monica Torress knows everything. This friendly Phoenix funeral director shares her secrets for giving the dearly departed the greatest glam on their “special day.” She chats practical preservation techniques, spooky questions, her influences, the newest make-up lin…
 
Next up in Tok Toktober is the lip gloss enthusiast with soothing immaculate vibes, Aliya Grace. She shares with us the key to Tok Tok success is consistency, and how a video about asking for someone’s pronouns ignited her massive following. Plus, life-changing mantras, meditation while driving, and how lashes are life! For a list of everything men…
 
Some updates! The most important to know: the Guestpuncher Corps arc is delayed. We've decided there's another story to get through before we get to Guestpuncher Corps. If you're someone hoping to get on the show important information is contained within! Music contained in this episode: Blossoms Will Sprout from the Carcass - Skagos (Intro/Outro) …
 
Anthropodermic bibliopegy is a long, fancy way of saying “HUMAN SKIN BOOKS” and the study of confirming or debunking them is … Anthropodermic Biocodicology. For this skin-crawling, history-trawling Spooktober episode, we chat with the absolutely wonderful and charming medical librarian and expert of books bound in human skin, Megan Rosenbloom. Also…
 
We all wanna know how our bodies work! Continuing on with Tik Toktober, Dr. Jennifer Lincoln, OB-GYN, gives us the health class we did not have in high school. She chats about misconceptions about birth control, tips on how to get pregnant, and the scoop (finally) about how to wash our vulvas. Plus, curly girl hair routines and pubic hair fashion t…
 
Spooktober continues with … CrEePy cRawLies. And dark woods and solo hiking and Forest Entomologist Dr. Kristen Wickert a.k.a. KayDubs the Hiking Scientist. We chat about everything from Moth Man to chubby caterpillars to spiderwebs to fungus. She tells us how to look for big beautiful moths, what footwear is best for hitting the trail, which bugs …
 
Entrepreneurial king, motivational speaker, comedian, and content creator Davante Wilson is racking up the followers on Tik Tok while inspiring people to be powerful! Hear how Tik Tok helped him gain confidence and find his voice. Plus, being successful in silence, how to ball on a budget, and how cutting toxicity out of your life is the ultimate f…
 
To kick off SpooOoktober, we’re looking at huge birds that DEVOUR DEATH: the giant, majestic and critically endangered California condor. Condorologist Dr. Jonathan C. Hall’s work helps monitor populations, tracks flight data, and keeps tabs on how well this small population is rebounding after going extinct in the wild in 1987. We chat carcasses, …
 
Honey, Tik Toktober is here! Every episode in October, we get to know a Tik Tok star, and first up is skincare specialist and internet sensation, Hyram! He is all about the ingredients, and shares with us his philosphies on what makes a good skincare routine. Plus, why the key to sustainability is less consumption, why everyone should be double cle…
 
If you need fuel to get excited about voting: here it is. How low is U.S. voter turnout? And why? Are mail-in ballots safe? Should you vote early? How has voter suppression worked in the past -- and the present -- to skew elections? Oooh, buckle up as the wonderful Dr. Mindy Romero, a Political Sociologist and founding director of USC’s Center for …
 
Today, Jackie’s sister Veronica Bradley is here! She tells us all about her recent choice to get a perm (and how it didn’t go well) as well as her enthusiasm for Trader Joe’s skincare products. Plus, opening a small business during a pandemic (Dallas hunnies, check out Vector Brewing!) For a list of everything mentioned in this episode, go to www.n…
 
Thunder and lightning: very, very frighteningly interesting! Wildfire researcher and lightning scientist Chris Giesige answers questions about thunderclaps and lightning flashes in a laid back way that will put him at the top of your Fulminologist list. He explains everything from clouds to positive and negative charges, volcanic lightning, fire to…
 
First up, an election chat with past guest and the resident political consultant for Natch Beaut, Ben Sheehan. Then a chat with comedy writer Cody Heller about her Quibi show, Dummy. She shares how lasers change your life, how it feels to have a pull-up bar fail go viral, the perfect way to oil up your legs, and botox for migraines. Plus, vibrator …
 
Mammals: you’re one. Your dog is one. So are giant rats. What do we have in common? Nipples. The incredible Southern Illinois University professor, researcher, science communicator and mammalogist Dr. Danielle N. Lee joins to chat about everything from nature’s parenting styles to hairy bellies, milk glands, nip counts, how a meteor paved the way f…
 
Honey! Today on Natch Beaut, we interview Kelley Baker, the makeup artist, salon owner, entrepreneur, and celebrity brow artist responsible for such iconic brows on the faces of Kim Kardashian, Kylie Jenner, Zendaya, and Cardi B. She shares her passion to encourage and support women, confirms the famous “sisters not twins” brow rule, the right way …
 
The spirited, laughy chatter with a duo of deer scientists named Rhiannon continues in the thrilling conclusion with Part 2. Buckle up for listener questions addressing everything from social structure to hunting to Chronic Wasting Disease to how *not* to hit a deer with your car. Also the weirdest animal fact Alie has ever learned in the history o…
 
Comedian, Actor, and author of her new memoir, Little Miss Little Compton, Arden Myrin, loves kitty cats and skincare products! She shares with us how she met Marilyn Manson’s hairless cat, how she grew up a redhead then became a blonde for MAD TV, all of her favorite products and makeup, and how she wrote her book following the pomodoro technique.…
 
What IS a deer? And an elk? And a moose? And a Rhiannon? One thing they all have in common: cervidology. Buckle up for some spirited, laughy chatter with a duo of deer scientists. They dish all about Welsh mythology and their field trips into the remote, gorgeous wilderness. They’ll explain what to do if you find a fawn, if you should feed backyard…
 
DJ Rosé aka Nicole Stillings is a DJ, music director, podcast host, and brand founder- but more importantly, she has never colored her hair! Hear all about the DJ lifestyle and what makeup product she would absolutely never DJ without. Plus, the importance of vacations, finding your voice and style as an empathetic artist, and lots of other chatty …
 
Lilith, Amanda, Cassidy and Syd reflect on 3 years of GPC This episode was edited by Diet Coke of the Dunston Checks Min and Go Go Godzilla podcasts on the Benview Network. Music contained in this episode: Blossoms Will Sprout from the Carcass - Skagos (Intro/Outro) All songs and sounds used in this episode are used non-commercially with attributio…
 
Tasmanian devils! Quolls! Carnivores! Wait … what is a quoll? In what will become an instant-favorite new episode, Dasyurologist and Australian critter scientist Em Dale joins from Down-Down Under to discuss their work at Oxford University studying the ecology of misunderstood boofy bush babes. Alie learns about everything from the Tasmanian landsc…
 
Welcome to episode 12 of From the Wastes! Today's guest is Here on Mars... musician and fan of scifi, the apocalypse, and common sense. I met Randy a few years ago through Phantom Dark Dave and was immediately taken with his intelligence and musical ability. Randy hails from Kansas City where he weaves futuristic soundscapes with rock guitar and vo…
 
Beauty brand founder and CEO of Black Travel Box, Orion Brown, values travel as a form of self-care and wellness. She tells us all about her career trajectory and the personal moment that made her realize the need for easy, simple, and on-the-go products for Black travelers. She also shares her favorite vacation destination, inspiring travel tips, …
 
With some fresh updates, ocean and policy expert Dr. Ayana Johnson guests in an encore presentation of a fan favorite episode. Hear updates from her, learn about her new podcast “How to Save a Planet,” and what she’s been up to since this episode originally aired in 2018. Are plastic straws really that bad? What's the oldest message in a bottle? An…
 
Actress, podcast host, and social media maven Daniella Monet takes the responsibility of being influential very seriously. She tells us all about how reactIng on her feelings drives her art, her non-negotiables for daily self-care, the many angles you can find and relate to veganism, and the importance of conscious consumerism. Plus, her eyelash se…
 
Spears! Sharp rocks! Ancient blades, bows and arrows and ...atlatls? What’s an atlatl? Experimental Archaeologist and decades-long ancient tool enthusiast Angelo Robledo is as passionate as an ologist can get. You likely have never heard of an atlatl, but by the end of the episode you’ll be carving one out of old lumber. Also covered: early axes, I…
 
Focus on your own garden! Shereene Idriss, M.D., Board Certified dermatologist at Union Square Laser Dermatology in New York City, tells it like it is. She shares with us her expertise and philosophies on beautiful skin, like why she doesn’t get facials, the lasers she loves, the truth about those trendy Instagram treatments, and her go-to acid of …
 
Mikey begins his journey home. SFX used in this episode: Motorcycle_Startup_Driveaway - StephenSaldanha Music in this episode: 🤫 All songs and sounds used in this episode are used non-commercially with attribution. Support Ghostpuncher and Ghostpuncher Corps at http://www.patreon.com/ghostpuncher Join the Ghostpuncher Discord here: bit.ly/ghostpunc…
 
Jellyfish stings: what are they and why do they hurt? And who studies them? Toxinologist Anna Klompen, that’s who. Speaking from her lab in Kansas, surrounded by jellies, the self-described professional jellyfish nerd invites us into her scientific Polyp Parlor to chat about barbs, neurotoxins, quick sting fixes, panty hose, the deadliest jellies, …
 
What even *is* a jellyfish?! How do they eat? What are they made of? Can we eat them? Your new favorite Medusologist, Dr. Rebecca Helm, is a ray of human sunshine in the depths of the deep sea. Truly one of the finest biology conversations you may ever hear. Get ready for PacMan ghosts, pet jellyfish, the biggest and smallest jellies, new band name…
 
Update! This episode posted on Tuesday per usual, then somehow un-published itself! Weird. Harrumph! It’s been a rough week for ol' Dadward VonPodcast, including a technical difficulty that left her behind, so she asked listeners if they would rather have a bizzaro minisode that involved a 30-40 minute rant about raw tomatoes or an AMA, and guess w…
 
Today, Sara Skirboll, shopping and trends expert for RetailMeNot, schools us on all things retail and shopping! Hear how trends are started, how to save the most money when you shop, what you should and shouldn’t splurge on in your wardrobe, and the perfect gift for everyone in your life! For links to everything mentioned in this episode, go to www…
 
Sophie gets re-acquainted with Petua and Petua gets re-acquainted with herself. Music used in this episode: Journey Off World - The Rezonator All songs and sounds used in this episode are used non-commercially with attribution. Support Ghostpuncher and Ghostpuncher Corps at http://www.patreon.com/ghostpuncher Join the Ghostpuncher Discord here: bit…
 
Hair is a big part of feeling good! Today’s guest is inventor, hair mentor and hair empowerer Annagjid Taylor, owner of the Deeper Than Hair salon based in West Philadelphia. She shares with us her passion and expertise on getting her client’s hair to it’s strongest state, including the must-have products and tools and how to maintain the style tha…
 
Lights! Cameras! Arachnids! And lizards and bees and beetles. Macro photography is like magic: curved glass gives an entirely new take on the world, from dust on a cricket’s brow to a curious mantid stare to the elegant symmetry of spider whiskers. Joseph Saunders is an Oklahoma-based wildlife photographer whose larger-than-life photos of bugs and …
 
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