Episode 89: Neil Strauss, Cold (Con)fusion, and Rabbit Rex

This week: Author/Interviewer Neil Strauss inhales rock-n-roll… Science gives cold fusion the cold shoulder… And Radiolab’s Jad Abumrad unearths a giant rabbit. Plus music from Bright Eyes, and a joke from top tailor Vahram Mateosian.

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Episode 88: Willie Nelson, Frontier Justice, and Tex-Next Cuisine

This week: From SXSW comes our all-Texas show. Music legend Willie Nelson talks Crazy... Judge Roy Bean serves justice on the rocks... And Rico explores tex-next cuisine. Plus laffs and music from two SXSW buzz bands: a thilly joke from Toro y Moi and and a tasty tune from Yuck.


Episode 83: Chris Burden, Small Weddings, and Sushi Burritos

This week: Artist Chris Burden revokes your driver's license... We look back on the biggest little wedding of the 19th century... And the "Sushirrito" is born. Plus, PJ Harvey's new tune kills, and Weird Al Yankovic makes a rare foray into comedy.

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Episode 82: John Lithgow, Undying Birds, and Lost H-Bombs

This week: Actor John Lithgow gives Brendan a killer look.. .An H-Bomb goes MIA... And we visit a city whose birds never sleep. Plus, a dulcet tune from Fleet Foxes and a wooden joke from Motorhead frontman Lemmy.


Episode 81: Dan Bejar, Big In Japan, and Double Ducks

This week: Indie rocker/wordsmith Dan Bejar finds himself caught in a (quiet) storm... An athlete goes far - and very wide - to get big in Japan... and we roast awful restaurant websites. Plus, rockabilly legend Wanda Jackson quacks us up, and a new tune from Ducktails.