Probably Science

Comedian, actor and Bridgetown Comedy Festival co-founder Matt Braunger ( makes his first Probably Science appearance, joining Matt, Andy and Jesse Case ( to get to the bottom of: Comedians in therapy! Misleading anthropomorphic ad animals! Filming with Civil War re-enactors! Birds evolving shorter wings to escape cars! Overfishing breeding smaller fish! New patent laws: Better start filing! Andy and Matt's inventions! ZZ Topless! Having three parents: Not as bad as everyone thought! Arnold Schwarzenegger documentaries! White rocks on Mars! Pro wrestler Philip K. Dick!

Direct download: Episode_062_-_Matt_Braunger.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 12:51am PST

The head of Nerdist industries himself, comedian/podcaster/actor/musician/host Chris Hardwick ( is this week's guest, joining Matt, Andy and the returning Brooks Wheelan to discuss: The scientific study of Nicki Minaj! The dystopian future of Santa Cruz! Hoverboards! A scientific version of Trace Adkins! Bully nerds! Using iPhones to detect intestinal worms! Jury-rigging vs. jerry-rigging! Trustafarians! A new way to keep livers alive for transplantation! Talk show history! Bio-printing! Giving yourself a megahand! Hobo sapiens! Neanderthals' large eyes were their undoing! A horrifying bat-eating spider! Yet another Probably Science episode gets pre-empted by Lily Tomlin!

Direct download: Episode_061_-_The_Nerdists_Chris_Ha.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 3:59pm PST

It's a packed house this week, with comedian Glenn Wool ( and songstress Lady Carol ( joining Auggie Smith (, Matt and Andy to talk about: Speedy deliveries from Mr. McFeely! Sniffing Bunsen burners! Auggie goes to Mike Tyson's one-man show! Screamin' Jay Hawkins and his ridiculously large brood! Whale mouth penises! The Island of Mel Gibsons! Does bee venom kill HIV? Caffeine-addicted bees! Sean Astin and the cast of ST:TNG on the same airplane! Mummies with heart conditions! Ancient wing nights! Private rockets just getting a teeny bit off the ground! The Philip K. Dick robot! Incompetent people are also unaware of their incompetence! Who wants to be president, anyway? Screamin' Jay Hawkins in space!

Direct download: Episode_060_-_Glenn_Wool_and_Lady_Ca.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 9:45pm PST

Comedians Mike Schmidt ( and Wendy Wason ( join Matt and Andy this week to talk about: Testing for hairy feet! The results of Dr. Peter McGraw's E.T. experiment! Starting kitchen fires under the guise of Mr. Magic Show! Pulling your own eye in a Ziploc bag! The miraculously cured AIDS baby! Visiting a spice farm! Using poo to shield Mars mission astronauts from cosmic rays! Chimpanzees ladies pulling some Mean Girls antics! Meeting Jane Goodall! Harry Potter vs. Twilight! Herbal Viagra: Pretty much just Viagra!

Direct download: Episode_059_-_Mike_Schmidt_and_Wendy.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 11:24pm PST