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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.
 
Follow Friday is the podcast about who you should follow online. Every week, Eric Johnson talks to creative people about who they follow, and why. Past guests include podcasters like Alie Ward (Ologies), writers like Alexandra Petri (The Washington Post), and YouTubers like Michael Tucker (Lessons From the Screenplay). On Follow Friday, you'll have fun, you'll learn more about your favorite creators, and you'll discover how to make the most of your time online by following the right folks. V ...
 
The Happy Vagina with host Mika Simmons is a podcast that celebrates pioneers in the female space who have made a difference in Women’s health, equality and relationships - empowering others towards greater freedom. Each week, a new interviewee explores an experience that completely changed their outlook - aiming not only to entertain, but also educate & enlighten. Season three launched March 2021 with Dita Von Teese co-hosted with Chloe Delevingne, Sex With Emily, Nimco Ali OBE, Jesscia Meg ...
 
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Yes, a double dose of short, all-ages episodes to launch Smologies! We cleaned up the full version and polished it into a safe-for-work digest of dinosaur facts and tales from a paleontologist with Dr. Michael Habib. Learn about the economics of a dino dig, his favorite beasts, cloning from amber samples, which museum dinos are real vs. fakes, Jura…
 
Back us on Patreon: Patreon.com/followfriday Review us: LoveThePodcast.com/followfriday A full transcript of this episode will be available later today on FollowFridayPodcast.com. Please check back later! ~ "One of my principles is that putting too much effort into things makes them funnier." So says Alasdair Beckett-King, an award-winning comedian…
 
Introducing… SMOLOGIES. Smaller, shorter, G-rated episodes cut from your favorite classics. Listen to Smologies in classrooms, around people whose language is squeaky clean, and in safe-for-work settings. You get bite-sized info in a jiffy, and I get to reserve my filthy language for our longer, regular episodes that drop on Tuesdays. In this episo…
 
Lemon sharks! Goblin sharks! Bonnet sharks! Whale sharks! And ...sawfish? WE NEEDED A BIGGER BOAT. One shark episode was not enough, during this: The Week of the Shark. Sure, Alie just got married a few days ago, but that doesn’t mean we can’t throw together this bundle of wonder with a few of the incredible researchers from Minorities in Shark Sci…
 
Full transcript: FollowFridayPodcast.com/auralnauts Back us on Patreon: Patreon.com/followfriday Review us: LoveThePodcast.com/followfriday ~ Craven Moorhaus and Zak Koonce owe it all to Bane. Craven, an audio designer, and Koonce, a comedy writer, teamed up as the Auralnauts in 2012 to dub over scenes from The Dark Knight Rises. "Because [Bane] ha…
 
SHAAAARKS. Leading shark researcher Dr. Chris Lowe dishes about bad shark PR, behind-the-scenes Jaws trivia, his thoughts on Sharknado, surfing safety, immune system marvels, cannibal twins, shark personalities, sea sex, and knife teeth in this, an encore-but-refreshed episode with your newly married pod-dad. Alie learns that sharks are not the oce…
 
Full transcript: https://followfridaypodcast.com/freddie-wong Back us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/followfriday Review the show: https://lovethepodcast.com/followfriday ~ Podcaster and filmmaker Freddie Wong — the co-founder of RocketJump and co-host of Story Break and Dungeons and Daddies — knows better than anyone that the way we consume m…
 
A special encore as your dad hastily preps to wed your podmom, Jarrett. Refresh your brain about your heart, then stay tuned for a new secret at the end. Love! Romance! Intimate relationships! Marriage! Divorce! Remarriage! Clowns! This episode has it all. The wonderfully warm Dr. Benjamin Karney of the UCLA Marriage lab has been studying romance a…
 
Full transcript: https://followfridaypodcast.com/mark-chrisler Back us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/followfriday Review the show: https://lovethepodcast.com/followfriday ~ On The Constant, Mark Chrisler chronicles "a history of getting things wrong" — the many ways that humans have misunderstood the world, or misled others about it. Over the…
 
UFOs are real. Straight up. There are unidentified objects flying around — but does that mean they’re aliens? Two experts in the research and culture of Unexplained Aerial Phenomena (UAPs) -- science journalist/author Sarah Scoles and Dr. Kate Dorsch, a scholar in the History and Sociology of Science -- joined Alie moments after Friday’s breaking n…
 
Full transcript: https://followfridaypodcast.com/ann-reardon Back us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/followfriday Review the show: https://lovethepodcast.com/followfriday On her YouTube channel How to Cook That, Ann Reardon has shown viewers how to make desserts like an iPad cake, a giant Kit Kat bar, and even a chocolate book. But she's also w…
 
Wasps!? Don’t even THINK of skipping this one, my beautiful chickens. You’re about to change your outlook on the most maligned winged sky babies, and we are delighted that author, bug dude, and spheksologist Eric Eaton is about to change your mind and fill your heart with respect and appreciation. Hunker down for fig critters, bejeweled zombie quee…
 
(Full transcript available on FollowFridayPodcast.com) Big news: Starting today, for as little as $1 a month, you can support Follow Friday on Patreon! Other than the warm fuzzy feeling you get from helping an indie podcaster out, you'll also get cool stuff when you back us: A shout-out on the show, your name in the show notes, sneak peeks at upcom…
 
Lifted restrictions! Discarded masks! Vaxxing & relaxing! Parties. Variant confusion. FOMO while also dreading events. Worry about strangers. Grief for a cancelled year. WHAT’S HAPPENING HERE? We’ve got you covered. As infection rates go down and restrictions lift in the U.S., you may feel: relieved, overjoyed, nude without a mask, guilty about sur…
 
(Full transcript of this episode available here). If you want to know what's going to win an Oscar in a couple years, you should talk to film and TV producer Franklin Leonard. Since 2005, he and his team at The Black List have circulated an annual list of the best screenplays floating around Hollywood that haven't yet been made into movies. But fil…
 
BONUS episode of The Happy Vagina with the amazing Poppy Jay and Rubina Pabani, hosts of the Brown Girls Do It Too podcast. Poppy and Rubina open up about navigating their relationships with their bodies as brown girls in the UK. Plus we dive deep into some #VULVATALK as they share their journeys with their vulvas, from shame to empowerment, and th…
 
Human-sucking mud holes. Beautiful birdsongs. Early mornings. Eyeball gnats. Stunning vistas. The long-awaited episode with ornithologist Corina Newsome is finally here and we talk all about the day-to-day-realities of being a Wildlife Ecologist. She dishes about working in zoos, getting her masters, housing for grad students, nest checking, birdin…
 
We've added in an extra bonus episode of The Happy Vagina this week with Paxton Smith, the 18 year old brave valedictorian graduate who used her speech to protest the new Texas anti abortion laws. Tune in to hear her tell what she feels about freedom to choose, sex education and her plans for the future. This episode was a live recording on Instagr…
 
(A full transcript of this episode is available at FollowFridayPodcast.com) Washington Post humorist and avowed pun enthusiast Alexandra Petri writes columns with headlines like, "Are you a Brood X cicada, or just someone emerging from pandemic isolation?"; "We must get everyone in America a yacht to protect them from gun violence!"; and "I do not …
 
Dongs. Schlongs. Peters. Intromittent organs. Gamete cannons. Biologist, gonad researcher, and Phallologist Dr. Emily Willingham joins to chat about peckers big and small, plain and fancy, barbed, coiled, colossal, pickled, and efficient. Also on the agenda: how the pressures of masculinity affect self-image, what actually contributes to a partner’…
 
(A full transcript of this episode is available at FollowFridayPodcast.com) For more than six years, Rose Eveleth has hosted one of the best science podcasts around, Flash Forward. In every episode, she takes listeners on a trip to the future to explore "possible (and not so possible)" scenarios, such as: What if we killed all the mosquitoes? What …
 
Seals. Sea lions. Walruses. Walrus dongs. Classic Ologies. We sit down with Luis A Hückstädt, PhD and talk about blubber, ocean currents, psychedelic teeth, whisker tech, receding ice, boops, snoots, barks, butt nubbins and whether or not that one seal from the video actually felt bashful about getting that fish cake? Or was it a sea lion? Which is…
 
Ohulloh! This is not your regular Ologies episode (which will come on Tuesday per usual.) It’s actually not an Ologies episode! This is a fun little bonus GUEST podcast we're dropping in our feed. Real Good is a show that started during the beginning of COVID to highlight different non-profits helping with the pandemic — but soon revealed that many…
 
(Full transcript of this podcast available here). When he's not writing about the media and running a PR agency, Ed Zitron is probably on Twitter, where he's curated a perfect experience for himself: He follows fascinating people who represent what he cares about, and aggressively mutes what he doesn't care for, including words like "doge," "stonk,…
 
Season 3 finalé and we are joined by British supermodel Erin O'Connor MBE. Erin asks "Why do we hold such a limited remit of what beauty really means?" and shares her experiences of growing up in an industry that holds and enforces a specific standard of beauty, what it was like to be told she was outside of that, and how she learned to see her str…
 
Mustard gossip. Knotweed recipes. Cow parsnips. Serviceberry appreciation. Hogweed warnings. Dead man’s fingers. The incredibly knowledgeable and entertaining Alexis Nikole Nelson a.k.a. @BlackForager walks us through Foraging Ecology with a ginormous bushel of tips & tricks for finding edibles at all times of the year, from blossoms to fungus. Bel…
 
(Full transcript of this podcast available here). On the podcast they co-host, Underunderstood, journalists Adrianne Jeffries and Regina Dellea answer the questions that you can't resolve with a simple Google search. For example: Why does everyone in Japan attribute this one quote to Snoopy from Peanuts? Are America's telephone area codes all part …
 
This week on The Happy Vagina podcast we're joined by Alex Light for a deep dive into body confidence. Not only being confident in your body, but being confident, and free, to explore your own desires. From diet culture & disordered eating, to make-up and body hair, we discuss the essence of feminism for us - a woman's right to choose. This episode…
 
This week on The Happy Vagina Podcast we are joined by the amazing Dita Von Teese who dives deep into finding her true self through erotica, building a life she loves and how being true to ourselves is the ultimate freedom. Dita has spent her life breaking down taboos for women and continues to champion diversity and representation in acts. We talk…
 
Bones. Shells. Reefs. Teeth. Biomineralogy. The wonderful UCLA geochemist Rob Ulrich answers a giant pile of questions such as: How do crystalline structures materialize out of thin air and water? How do squishy animals make such hard shells? What’s the difference between a shell and an exoskeleton? What’s the noise you hear when you listen to a se…
 
(Full transcript of this podcast available here). On his YouTube channel Lessons From the Screenplay, Michael Tucker and his colleagues have analyzed the stories of films like The Dark Knight, Get Out, Casino Royale, and the entire Marvel Cinematic Universe. On today's episode, Michael explains why he likes having his assumptions challenged by the …
 
This week on The Happy Vagina Podcast we get the lowdown on libido from pleasure expert and host of @sexwithemily podcast Dr Emily Morse. We dive deep into what low libido is and how can you can harness your own, by exploring your body and becoming your own expert. Because we all deserve more pleasure, whatever that looks like. Emily Morse is an Am…
 
Talking dogs. Rolled Rs. That dangly thing in the back of your throat. Speech impediments. Alternative forms of communication. And talking cats. World famous speech pathologist by day, dog whisperer also by day, Christina Hunger MA, CCC-SLP joins us to talk about what those letters after her name mean, helping people literally find their voice, AAC…
 
Slate senior editor Allegra Frank usually writes about things that have a big cultural footprint — movies like Godzilla vs. Kong, or TV shows like the Falcon and the Winter Soldier. But one of her all-time favorite social media accounts has only 45 followers and hasn't posted in two years. "I've read their entire Twitter feed many times," she says.…
 
This week on The Happy Vagina Podcast we are joined by Sex Educator and Body Positive campaigner Ruby Rare who shares her personal insights into finding and loving your true sexual self. We also dive deep into consent and Ruby shares her top tips on how to make consent a conversation. Listen now for everything from science, to sex, to self-love, pl…
 
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