Science... sort of
Conversations about things that are science, things that are sort of science, and things that wish they were science. A member of the Brachiolope Media Network.
 

00:00:00 - Phil Edwards, the Senior Fake Scientists at Fake Science Labs, joins Patrick and Ryan to talk about his new textbook: Fake Science 101, for when facts are too confusing. Be sure to follow the continuing adventures of the unreal reality by following the Fake Science tumblr blog.

00:39:37 - Drinks can make you feel things that a fake, best just to bottle it up. Kelly joins the show just in time to ruin Ryan's surprise by drinking a gifted Yazoo Hefeweizen. Ryan has a long story involving multi-state travel to eventually wind up with a Aviator Brewing Company's Devils Tramping Ground Tripel (bought from the excellent Peabody's Wine & Beer Merchants in Boone, NC) out of a Terrapin Brewing Company glass given to him by Kelly. Was that sentence totally necessary? Yes. Yes, it was. Finally, Patrick continues to enjoy the beers offered by Heavy Seas, even the oft-maligned style exemplified by the Peg Leg Imperial Stout.

00:47:29 - Trailer Trash Talk promises many things, but one thing it never promises is answers, much unlike the protagonist of the totally not based on Scientology movie The Master.

01:00:18 - PaleoPOWs are a lot like being tickled, they're both unexpected and met with mixed results. Patrick has a voicemail from Julian asking about the evolutionary benefits of being ticklish. The Paleopals discuss rat laughter, why you can't tickle yourself, and the two modes of tickling whose individual terms ought to be recognized. Kelly has a glowing new iTunes review from cephyn, which we always appreciate. And Ryan has an e-mail from Ori asking us to change the way we name our files. Patrick explains why 3 long years ago we chose to do it another way. 

 

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Music for this week's show provided by:

Faker - Miike Snow

Friendship - Tenacious D

Master and Slave - Cherry Poppin' Daddies

Direct download: Ep_149_Science..._sort_of_-_Keeping_It_Fake.mp3
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