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Are you a curiosity seeker? Do you have a yearning to learn more about the wonderful world around us? Take a journey of discovery with THE CURIOUS PROFESSOR as she explores the intriguing people, places, artifacts, and natural wonders that spark her curiosity. A podcast for the curious at heart. Be curious with Dr. B.
 
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Maggie Smith is the author of Good Bones and many, many other amazing poems. We talk more about craft, read one of her poems and discuss what it means to peak as an artist. https://www.miamibookfair.com Buy The Life, By Carrie Fountain: https://www.amazon.com/Life-Penguin-Poets-Carrie-Fountain/dp/0143136011 Buy Goldenrod, by Maggie Smith: https://w…
 
Maggie Smith is the author of Good Bones and many, many other amazing poems. We talk about craft, musicals, enjambment, and about Carrie Fountain's amazing book of poetry: The Life. We also discover that we are members of the same religion. https://www.miamibookfair.com Buy The Life, By Carrie Fountain: https://www.amazon.com/Life-Penguin-Poets-Car…
 
Tiokasin and I discuss archeology, the academy, language, quantum physics, history, and gig we once did at the Met in NYC. it's a pretty interesting one. Listen to More Tiokasin: https://firstvoicesindigenousradio.org Tiokasin's Website: https://www.akantuinstitute.org Tiokasin's Book: https://www.amazon.com/Butterfly-Against-Wind-Jadina-Lilien/dp/…
 
Magician and author Joshua Jay and I discuss David Byrne's How Music Works. I slightly nerd out about Joshua's magic accomplishments. MIAMI BOOK FAIR Info: miamibookfair.com access the author conversations, avail. for free at miamibookfaironline.com How Magicians Think by Joshua Jay (which I can't recommend highly enough) https://www.amazon.com/Mis…
 
Magician and author Joshua Jay and I discuss David Byrne's How Music Works. I slightly nerd out about Joshua's magic accomplishments. MIAMI BOOK FAIR Info: miamibookfair.com access the author conversations, avail. for free at miamibookfaironline.com How Magicians Think by Joshua Jay (which I can't recommend highly enough) https://www.amazon.com/Mis…
 
Joie and I talk about Smoke, by Ivan Turgenev and about her book, An Unofficial Marriage. Buy Smoke: https://www.amazon.com/Smoke-Alma-Classics-Ivan-Turgenev/dp/1847493165/ref=sr_1_1?crid=3QD34D4CD6BW6&dchild=1&keywords=smoke%2C+ivan+turgenev&qid=1634162167&sr=8-1 Buy The Unofficial Marriage: https://www.amazon.com/Unofficial-Marriage-Novel-Joie-Da…
 
Dr. Lisa Bitel walks me through the ancient Irish Epic, The Tain. This book is also called "the Irish Iliad". I'd recommend reading this one AFTER listening to the episode. The Tain: https://www.amazon.com/Tain-Translated-Irish-Epic-Cuailnge/dp/0192803735 More Info about Dr. Bitel: https://dornsife.usc.edu/cf/faculty-and-staff/faculty.cfm?pid=10031…
 
We talk about Karl Popper, the fallacy of science, the purpose of literature, and brain scanners... ya know... nice lite accessible stuff. Buy Angus's book WonderWorks! It is truly fantastic! https://www.amazon.com/Wonderworks-Powerful-Inventions-History-Literature/dp/B08CY951JM/ref=sr_1_1?crid=1K3FT80K81QM2&dchild=1&keywords=wonderworks+book&qid=1…
 
Angus and I talk about the neuroscience of how Malcolm Gladwell's Outliers secretly turns your brain into the brain of an outlier. This is a book society first! We did an episode about Angus's book with author Judith Dupreé, here's that if you want to hear it: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/judith-dupré/id1565589623?i=1000524195954 Also, Buy…
 
Author Charlie Sheldon has worked as a commercial fisherman, a fisheries consultant, and an executive for various seaports. After retirement, he went back to work for as a merchant sailor. He’s a water dowser and has dabbled in treasure hunting. Charlie discusses his tales and adventures in the Pacific Northwest on the latest episode of The Curious…
 
Nurse practitioner and critical care consultant, Kali Dayton, discusses the life and work of an ICU nurse. Kali is the host of her own podcast, Walking Home from the ICU. Her mission is to humanize the ICU through improved practices in critical care medicine and bring greater honesty and awareness of the reality of sedation and immobility in the IC…
 
Zach and I conclude our discussion about the books of Mosses. We talk about weird, sexy things that the old testament god created. Is the bible total non-sense? One 19th Century Chautauqua speaker certainly thought so. Some Mistakes Of Moses: https://www.amazon.com/Some-Mistakes-Moses-Classic-Reprint/dp/1330756118 Free Ebook Version: https://www.gu…
 
Is the bible total non-sense? One 19th Century Chautauqua speaker certainly thought so. Some Mistakes Of Moses: https://www.amazon.com/Some-Mistakes-Moses-Classic-Reprint/dp/1330756118 Free Ebook Version: https://www.gutenberg.org/files/38099/38099-h/38099-h.htm Free Audiobook: https://librivox.org/mistakes-of-moses-by-robert-g-ingersoll/…
 
Flynn and I talk about native poetry, intersectionality, genocide and meeting strangers on airplanes. Buy Flynn's Book: https://flynncoleman.community/my-book Buy When The Light Of The World Was Subdued, Our Songs Came Through: https://www.amazon.com/Light-World-Subdued-Songs-Through/dp/0393356809/ref=sr_1_1?crid=2ODN3G2FI9TQX&dchild=1&keywords=whe…
 
Robert and I talk about The Dodgers and 1950s propaganda films. I gush about his podcast The Hidden History of LA. Buy Stealing Home: https://www.amazon.com/Stealing-Home-Angeles-Dodgers-Between/dp/1541742214/ref=tmm_hrd_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1625870716&sr=8-3 HHLA Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-hidden-history-of-los-angel…
 
Author and community advocate, Dan Garodnick, discusses his book, Saving Stuyvesant Town, the incredible true story of how one middle class community defeated the largest residential real estate deal in American history, and delivered New York City’s biggest-ever affordable housing preservation win.By Karen M. Bryson (Dr. B.)
 
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