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Joe Virgillito
Dr. Steve Billet returns to discuss comedian Kathy Griffin's tasteless beheading and our obsessions with President Trump's Twitter…
Pitbull brought America together this memorial day through a single, thoughtless tweet.
W. Fitzhugh Brundage believes the discussion around Confederate monuments will continue as he talks about the Southern memory of…
W. Fitzhugh Brundage joins the show to discuss the rise in demand to remove Confederate memorials in the South, the practice of…
Dr. Rachel Winograd joins the show to discuss her recent study about self observed perceptions of our drunk personalities, and how…
James Pursey discusses APOPO's HeroRATs, overcoming commons stigmas surrounding the animals, and APOPO's newest project in…
James Pursey of APOPO joins the show to talk about training rats to smell landmines, the organization's founding, and the problem…
The Global Seed Vault in Svalbard, Norway was breached last week when the permafrost surrounding it melted.
Jordan Grafman discusses our brain development over time, the possibility of a world without rigid or radical beliefs, and the…
Democratic polling firm Public Policy Polling (PPP) seemed to confirm liberal beliefs about how the public has viewed the last…
Jordan Grafman joins the show to discuss his recent study in Neuropsychologia exploring the biological reasons for religious…
There’s a new sheriff in town. Just not the kind America was asking for.
Benjamin Friedman returns to discuss domestic tumult's effect on foreign policy, how the U.S. can afford to start wars in the…
Benjamin Friedman joins the show to discuss what President Trump's unpredictability means for our allies and adversaries, the lack…
Melody Lee of the Katal Center joins the show to discuss the #CLOSErikers campaign and much needed criminal justice reforms in New…
Confetti meant to celebrate Hillary's victory gets a second chance to shine in an art display.
Mark White discusses how investigations like his could make us more conscious of our prejudices and defenses for them,.
Mark White discusses his recent study about justifying racial prejudices with the "free speech" defense, and how people tend to…
The implications run deeper than dropping likes as you scroll.
Joe offers his thoughts on President Trump firing FBI Director James Comey, the appearance of a coverup, and the absurdity of…
Andrew Lakoff discusses how our normal sites of trust have been undermined in recent months, the need for gatekeepers of…
Andrew Lakoff joins the show to talk about why some people don't vaccinate their children, the idea of collective responsibility,…
A stone engraved with memes may seem like a monument to man’s stupidity, but there’s value in commemorating distractions.
John Cook joins the show to discuss his recent study regarding misinformation about climate change, the trouble with giving equal…
The Global Seed Vault in Svalbard, Norway is more than just an intimidating arctic fortress—it represents investment in the…
David Studdert joins the show to discuss his recent study of handgun sale increases following major mass shootings, the difficulty…
Joe discusses the AHCA passing House and how media coverage of politics mirrors that of sports and changes the way we frame and…
Darren Samuelsohn is back to discuss Donald Trump's dogged commitment to campaign promises and the conflicts of interest created…
Politico Senior White House Reporter Darren Samuelsohn joins the show to discuss the raucous early days of the Trump…
In an attempt to backtrack controversial comments he made abou the Civil War earlier in the week, President Donald Trump was…
Jason Steinberg of the International Sports and Music Project discusses taking access to sports for granted, viewing refugees in a…
Jason Steinberg, founder of the International Sports and Music Project (ISMP), joins the show to discuss how he got the…
Democrats have declared their distaste for identity politics, but does that represent a meaningful change in the party's future?

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