Robotics expert Dr. Joanne Pransky is the world's first Robot Psychiatrist. What does that mean? Join us and find out as we talk sad robot companions, missing human connections and a cyborg future. Then, we countdown the Top 5 Fictional Robots.

Dr. Joanne Pransky: 01:42

Pointless: 28:06

Top 5: 40:50

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January 13, 2021

Acrobat Scott McDonald

As a kid he ran around pretending to be a Ninja. Now, he defies gravity on a Cirque du Soleil stage. Acrobat Scott McDonald joins us. We talk circus life, movement culture and overcoming fear. Then, we countdown the Top 5 Flavor Combinations. Please leave a review if you like the show.

Scott McDonald: 01:37

Pointless: 40:52

Top 5: 57:28

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January 6, 2021

Graphologist Emma Bache

Are the secrets of your personality revealed in your handwriting? Graphologist Emma Bache joins us as we explore what your handwriting says about you. We talk What does your handwriting say about you? We talk handwriting analysis, hidden secrets and psychopaths. Then, we countdown the Top 5 Small Things That Say A Lot About You.

Graphologist Emma Bache: 01:44

Pointless: 36:35

Top 5: 57:54

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Will 2021 be better than 2020 or worse? Futurist Brian David Johnson joins us to breakdown what we can expect in the new year and beyond. We talk the world post-covid, the rise of sentient tools and how you can change the future. Then, we countdown the Best of 2020.

Profound: 01:51 

Pointless: 41:06

Top 5: 54:13

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Just because it's a holiday tradition, doesn't mean it's a good tradition. From Christmas movies and New Year's Resolution, to Santa Claus and shopping, we're counting down the Top 5 Worst Holiday Traditions. 

Top 5: 13:11

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December 16, 2020

Algorithm Expert Marc Faddoul

From social media stardom and job applications, to crime prevention and bank loans, algorithms are playing an ever greater role in our lives. But do we really understand what we've created? Algorithm and Artificial Intelligence Researcher Marc Faddoul joins us. We talk social media algorithms, disinformation and computerized bias. Then, a special online Top 5.

Mark Faddoul: 01:43

John Shull: 38:39

Top 5: 53:18

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The secrets of the early universe are locked inside ancient stars, she's trying to find them. Astronomer and Stellar Archaeologist Dr. Anna Frebel joins us. We talk discovering 13 billion year old stars, what the beginning of the universe was like and which star would require the most sunscreen. Then, we countdown the Top 5 Space Related Things.

Anna Frebel: 01:37

John Shull: 34:54

Top 5: 50:55

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December 2, 2020

Ice Climber Will Gadd

Hanging hundreds of feet in the air, Will Gadd swings his axe into an icicle clinging to the side of a frozen waterfall. It's a world filled with danger, self-discovery and unimaginable beauty. We talk Ice Climbing, managing risk and his next big project. Then, we countdown the Top 5 Deli Meats. 

Will Gadd: 01:50

John Shull: 32:57

Top 5 Deli Meats: 50:36

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An unusual episode for an unusual Thanksgiving. We talk jetpacks, rollerblades and flirtatious friends as we countdown the Top 5 Modes of Transportation. Thank you for all your support, feedback and friendship. Hope you have a Happy Thanksgiving!

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November 18, 2020

Blake’s Naked Story

As a Nudist, Blake lives in two worlds. One where he feels free and another where he's confined. It's what inspired him to become a leading Nudist Advocate. We talk nudism, judgement and inspiring the next generation of nudists. Then, we bare it all in a special Top 5.

Blake: 01:55

John Shull: 30:23

Top 5: 44:19

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