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Host Moxie LaBouche brings you a weekly half-hour of things you didn't know, things you thought you knew, and things you never knew you never knew. Topics range from the history of nursing to the Balinese funeral rite David Bowie requested, from the origin of the Vulcan salute to the theft of Canada's strategic maple syrup reserve. This is your brain on facts. yourbrainonfacts.com
 
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Still stuck on the topic of online dating, Joelle talks Julianne into doing a funny Q & A to find out all about our love lives. First we catch up on 80’s tv, get advice from Alan Alda, and lament the air quality from the Northern California wildfires (stay safe Sunni, Brandi and Cori). Then we jump into online dating with optimistic Mouse and pessi…
 
Eric Marcus is a journalist, founder and host of The Making Gay History Podcast. He joins us today to compare history with the 2015 Roland Emmerich movie Stonewall. Want to learn more? Eric provided these resources for you to learn more about the true story of Stonewall. Stonewall Fact Sheet: https://stonewall50consortium.org/stonewallfactsheet.pdf…
 
This is a fun one from under a blanket in LA! As we’re staring at kneecaps, we talk about shaving, tweezing and why it brings pleasure. Why? To find out, we fact-check plucking and trichotillomania and find out some interesting biology behind it. Then we recap a recent camping trip and have some amazing, simple advice for parents. Naturally, this l…
 
One of Nate's old classmates called into the dungeon to share a little about his journey. Nate and Nate spend some time reminiscing about attending school in the "rough" part of town and how they both had a little different take on things. Nate also talks about his time as a LDS missionary in Russia, as well as his musical career. Get in touch with…
 
We’re back to finish our fun interview with Alison Arngrim, the wonderful Nellie Oleson actress, turned stand-up comedian and New York Times best-selling author. She talks about real-life 'Little House on the Prairie' mean girl moments, on-set rumors, what Michael Landon was like, her ringlet HAIR!, and why she thinks Little House child actors grew…
 
Andrea Albright calls into the dungeon to discuss her new book "Visionary Boss". She also discusses events in her life that have led up to publishing this, her 26th book. Listen to Andrea and be inspired to achieve your better self. Find out more about Andrea and purchase her new book: Website: www.AndreaAlbright.com Instagram: https://www.instagra…
 
This week Stephanie Quick And The Sheriff Of Esoteric Flavor Town Himself, David Metcalf. We Talk Folk Magic, Hoodoo, Magic In Religion, Magic In Different Cultures, Death Customs, Conjure Magic, Love Spells Middle Age Exorcisms, Kung Fu Zombies, And How All These Things Relate With One Another. Slightly Longer Show This Week. Closing Music For the…
 
The 2002 John Woo movie 'Windtalkers' tells the story of a Navajo code talker during World War II. Is the film historically accurate? Judith Avila is the author of Code Talker: The First and Only Memoir By One of the Original Navajo Code Talkers of WWII Want to learn more about the real code talkers? Get her book at your local indie bookstore here:…
 
Part 1 of our interview with energetic Alison Arngrim who played original mean girl Nellie Oleson on the long-running tv series that 70’s and 80’s kids everywhere grew up on, Little House On The Prairie. She makes time for us between her stand-up shows and Facebook Live daily readings to tell us fascinating stories about growing up in Hollywood in …
 
Have you wondered about how the Viking merchants started, and later traveled around the world? This is the episode you will love! Book Recommendations: Silver Economies, Monetisation and Society in Scandinavia AD 800–1100 by James Graham‐Campbell, Søren Sindbæk and Gareth Williams | Silver, Butter, Cloth: Monetary and Social Economies in the Viking…
 
Caleb Shadeck from the "Paranormal Burrito" Podcast called into dungeon this week. Caleb talks about growing up in small town Nevada, figuring out he was gay, and how podcasting and creativity keeps him moving forward. Find out more about Caleb and his show Twitter: https://twitter.com/TPBpod Facebook: group: https://t.co/4fjK6HNVpK?amp=1 page: htt…
 
Author Furman Daniel joins us today to separate fact from fiction in the classic World War II film Patton. Want to learn more about Patton? Buy Furman's latest book Patton: Battling with History at your local bookstore: https://www.indiebound.org/book/9780826222091 Did you enjoy this episode? Consider supporting the next episode of Based on a True …
 
Augie calls into the dungeon and spends a few minutes chatting about her new audio drama, Linda Listens. Get in touch with Augie! https://t.co/HdURYZVxEH?amp=1 Learn more about the show: https://t.co/P2GnIQCLDF?amp=1 Help support Augie: https://t.co/1mROWvDfEV?amp=1 If you would like to share your story on EHAS, you can contact me in the following …
 
Did you get your copy of the YBOF book? Do you have a minute to leave a review? Anyone can name an animal after what it looks like, but why waste the chance to immortalize your favorite singer or make your personal vendetta part of science history? Music by Kevin MacLeod and Table Top Audio. Read the full script. Reach out and touch Moxie on FB, Tw…
 
Last week I appeared on the Jake and Tom show to do our annual " Fast Food Freakouts!" show. A lot of listeners have expressed that they are sorry to see me letting these shows go. Enter Jake and Tom. They are taking over the reins for these shows and I'll be guest hosting on their show and just posting them in this feed whenever I get around to it…
 
Kayla calls into the dungeon to share a little about her story. She talks about growing up as a preacher's kid, how she met her husband, and all of the crazy things that she has dealt with...in just the last year!!! If you would like to share your story on EHAS, you can contact me in the following ways. Leave a phone message! 208-450-2972 Twitter: …
 
This week we welcome Moxie LaBouche from the "Your Brain On Facts Podcast" and good friend of the show Eric Wojciechowski . We talk about the failed end of the world prophets, the Chicken that laid prophetic misspelled eggs, Heaven's Gate, Harold Camping, Buying a ticket into heaven, And then things get really Reaaaaallly weird... We go into a Goat…
 
Bo calls into the dungeon to talk about his life growing up in South Carolina. We talk about his childhood, his interest in writing and art. We also talk about his new book, "Our Biggest Fears". Get in touch with Bo Twitter: @infrafan Website: bochappell.wordpress.com Amazon Author Page: https://www.amazon.com/Bo-Chappell/e/B01N8Z39SO Geek-Men Podc…
 
Extra Long show this week! Stephanie Quick And Sheriff of paranormal phenomenology David B. Metcalfe lays down the law in this tour of the imaginal frontier of Synchronicity, Magic, and the nature of reality. Drawing on personal synchronicities, we discuss the state of pertinent lab experiments into psi functioning, is forcing synchronicities simpl…
 
Maggie Decker returns to the dungeon to talk about her many new projects she's working on. Watch on Youtube! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UChyC7TgcVz9zDXgL7qflQ8w Join her Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/531655070985584 Visit her Amazon page and buy her books! https://www.amazon.com/Maggie-Decker/e/B084WQX7WY/ref=dp_byline_cont_po…
 
Did you get your copy of the YBOF book? Do you have a minute to leave a review. From birds flying the coop, to snakes slipping away, to apes getting up to monkey business, hear about crafty critters making a break for it. Special guest: Life, Death, and Taxonomy Music by Kevin MacLeod Read the full script. Reach out and touch Moxie on FB, Twit, the…
 
Anyone else going nuts? Julianne talks about the film industry shutdown and then Joelle tells a wild, near death story that happened to her and the kids, all started by being stuck at home and going sort of crazy. Ok, maybe that’s being dramatic. But Weens gets into real Near Death Experiences and talks of speaker and author Nancy Rynes who died tw…
 
This week Joe From Ozone Nightmare Co-Hosts As We Welcome Writer Meg Hafdahl To The Show To Talk Horror Movies And Some Of The Science Behind Those Movies. Meg Is The Co-Host To The Great Horror movie podcast Horror Rewind And Co-Author To The Books "The Science of Monsters" And "The Science of Women In Horror" We talk Nightmare On Elm Street, Frid…
 
Did you get your copy of the YBOF book? Refreshing treat or miracle cure to ensure a long, healthy, sexy life? You decide! (Psst, it's the first one.) 00:50 Carbonated water 03:45 Patent medicines 12:30 Moxie cola from Fantastic History of Food 18:23 Pepsi 21:06 Coke 27:05 7-Up and bipolar disorder Music by Kevin MacLeod Read the full script. Reach…
 
Erica Kelley is the host of the Southern Fried True Crime podcast. She joins us today to separate fact from the fiction in the 2019 movie Just Mercy. Want to learn more about the real story? Listen to Erica's episode on the murder of Rhonda Morrison and the framing of Walter McMillian: https://www.southernfriedtruecrime.com/85-the-murder-of-ronda-m…
 
Moxie LaBouche, the host of "Your Brain on Facts" podcast, called into the dungeon to share a little bit about her story. Moxie talks about her life growing up in Virginia, how her house caught on fire (twice), and what motivated her to start her podcast about facts. Check out Moxie's show! http://www.yourbrainonfacts.com/ Buy her book! https://www…
 
After catching up with how our summer quarantine single-lives vs mom-lives are going, we jump into an insightful conversation with Jennifer Campbell Martin, a 20-year middle school teacher in Long Beach, California. We get an educator’s point of view of what going back to school might look like, and are interested to hear about what the plans might…
 
Show us your copy of the YBOF book and tag the podcast! From protecting themselves to protecting endangered animals, women amassed are a formidable thing indeed. 00:44 Gulabi gang 07:10 Sun Ladies 11:20 Jergertroppen 16:00 Black Mambas by Herstory On The Rocks 20:30 Akashinga Music by Kevin MacLeod Read the full script. Reach out and touch Moxie on…
 
What do you get when you mix Game of Thrones, burlesque dancing, goat farming, a million facts, and a bolt of lightning? You get Moxie LaBouche, one of our most interesting guests yet! Jump in to learn about the genesis of her Your Brain on Facts podcast and newly released book by the same name, her advice for writing and podcast editing, and thoug…
 
Today marks the 157th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg (July 1-3, 1863). How much of the movie's depiction of the battle is historically accurate? I'm joined by Jim Hessler and Eric Lindblade to find out. Jim and Eric are both Gettysburg Licensed Battlefield Guides and are the co-hosts of The Battle of Gettysburg Podcast. Want to learn more …
 
It is time to talk about the amazing structures found in Scotland, the Brochs! Kenneth, the co-founder of the Caithness Broch Project was very kind in explaining everything about Brochs. Book Recommendations: Towers of the North by Ian Armit | Caithness Archaeology: Aspects of Prehistory by Andy Heald and John Barber Host: Rosie Social Media: Twitt…
 
Today I talk to Professor Howard Williams, from the Department of History & Archaeology at the University of Chester, UK. Book Recommendations: Formative Britain by Martin Carver | De Gruyter's The Vikings Reimagined: Reception, Recovery, Engagement by Tom Birkett and Roderick Dale | Digging into the Dark Ages: Early Medieval Public Archaeologies b…
 
Have you ordered your copy of the YBOF book? Hundreds dead, thousands homeless, entire communities wiped out, yet most of us have never heard of what happened in Rosewood 1923, Tulsa 1921, or Chicago 1919. 02:50 Rosewood 10:23 Tulsa 19:00 The Conspirators podcast 23:10 Chicago Music by Kevin MacLeod Read the full script. Reach out and touch Moxie o…
 
We're sitting down with some friends to talk, listen, discuss and hear thoughts on racism, black lives matter, George Floyd, and what we can do in our lives and families to work toward a solution. Our guests in order of speaking are:(1) Ahmed Hassan, a long-time friend, landscape professional in northern California, best known for being the origina…
 
Today we talk about Wedding Traditions with Certified Wedding Planner and co-host of Flying for Flavour Podcast, Cynthia Loiselle-Séguin! Host: Rosie Social Media: Twitter @historyeh | Instagram @historyeh.podcast | Facebook @historyeh | Website www.historyeh.com Follow the Guest Guest: Cynthia Loiselle-Séguin Social Media: Website Jacaranda Events…
 
The YBOF book is out today! We're under attack by a virus, but what about all the microorganisms that make our food yummy, keep our bodies healthy, and help us reverse our damage to the planet? 01:35 Microbiome 07:00 Lacto-fermentation 10:45 Everything I Learned From Movies 13:50 Koalas and mosquitoes 19:45 Plastic and coral 25:23 Superfund sites P…
 
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