Probably Science (comedy)

You’ve seen comedian Jesse Case ( on Last Comic Standing and this season of Parenthood. Oh, and he’s Andy’s roommate, and the creator of our theme music! Jesse joins Matt, Brooks and Andy to talk about: Breakups! Andy and Jesse’s strange living situation! Asteroids ending the world in 28 years! Plans for the apocalypse! Microchip fraud! Tutoring software that responds to emotion! The T. Rex: It bit even harder than we thought! Solving our energy crisis with poop! Eulogy for a surrogate sea otter! Andy the cat hitman! Magellan’s magical mystery tour!

Direct download: Episode_010_-_Jesse_Case.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 9:58pm PDT

Brody Stevens (, @BrodyIsMeFriend) of both “Hangover” films, “Due Date” and general awesomeness, joins the gang to discuss: Favorite HBO Shows! Erotic thrillers! PG-13 boobs! The government’s “Avatar” ripoff! Prancertron-2000! Who’s worse at a party -- the guitar guy or the magic guy? Partying with Dane Cook and Jerry Cantrell! Listener feeback: Whales are delicious!, Resurrecting a 30,000-year-old plant! Vegan dogs! Tarzana: Actually named for Tarzan! Census-designated places! Russian gangster accents! ASU baseball! Brody’s 91 mph fastball! The world’s longest kidney chain! "Human Centipede": Not that good! The “Troll 2” dentist! A "Mythbusters" cannonball pulls a Family Circus through the 'burbs! Firing ranges with racist targets! Boozy fruit flies! Babies learn faster than we thought! Will the Hangover baby be traumatized? Poorly researched name-dropping! Calling out your friend’s "ALF" lies! The magic healing power of magnets! John Glenn’s historic space flight! Buzz Aldrin: Ultimate badass!

Direct download: Episode_009_-_Brody_Stevens.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 12:44pm PDT

Chelsea Lately's April Richardson ( sits in with the boys to talk about: Brooks making his own "Drive" lab gloves! Ryan Gosling & Tom Brady: attractive? Science proves that booze makes you smarter! Brooks got some eyeball pieces in his mouth! Should all scientists just work on cancer? April hates space, went to Space Camp! Robot camel jockeys! And that's not racist! Swiss space janitors! Which Batman is your generation's Batman? Salman Rushdie's Red Shoe Diaries! April: class clown or class heckler? Brooks gives everyone 100%! Don't judge flying 'til you've tried it! $23 million textbooks! Dueling mathematicians! Fermat's last theorem! Brooks had too much positive reinforcement!

Direct download: Episode_008_-_April_Richardson.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 11:59pm PDT

Comedian Kyle Kinane ( joins Matt, Brooks and Andy to discuss: Sexy snakes! C. Everett Koop dissecting cats! Pangaea 2: Tokyo Drift! Aliens and atheists! Human hypersleep! How the zebra got its stripes! War dolphins! Loose shakers! Deadly farting lakes!

Direct download: Episode_007_-_Kyle_Kinane.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 5:06pm PDT

21 Jump Street's Johnny Pemberton ( talks with us about: Subliminal science projects! Fallback jobs! Using monkeys to measure radiation! Who would last in a zombie apocalypse? Shutting down Occupy LA! Chimp attacks! Brooks’ helper monkey! Warmest cold year on record? 2011: not so good for weather catastrophes! The Bill of Rights! Brooks and Johnny love guns! The God particle! Old Testament science! First humans to leave Africa! Mnemonic devices! 100th anniversary of reaching the South Pole! Johnny loves Antarctica!
Direct download: Episode_006_-_Johnny_Pemberton.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 2:49pm PDT

Matt's back, and we discuss: Horror movie bird flu! Are the Japanese whaling addicts? Brooks' borderline racist accents! Russian scientists disappear searching for prehistoric lake! Own your own drone! How big is that ice chunk? Turing's gayness pardoned!

Direct download: Episode_005_-_Matt_Kirshen_Returns_1.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 11:34pm PDT

What killed all those New Zealand whales? Shooting nudist colony videos! What’s your worst job? World’s lightest substance! Extraterrestrial real estate! A vacuum is not nothing? Barry’s Conan suit! We're gonna be astronauts! Space Camp! Galileo!

Direct download: Episode_004_-_Barry_Rothbart.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 12:41am PDT

Comedian Mike Burns of the podcast Gentleman Scumbags ( Joins us to discuss: iPhone anger! It’s official: no secret government aliens! Why is Mike scared of quinceañera aliens? Spontaneously obese monkeys! Bob Seger! Squeezing into Air Jordans! Mike got stabbed in the back! Literally! Naming new elements! Dr. Guillotine!

Direct download: Episode_003_-_Mike_Burns.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 11:53pm PDT

Nick Rutherford ( joins us to discuss: Favorite dinosaurs! Land Before Time: documentary? Predicting gang violence with math! Fake Mars missions in Russian parking garages! The logic of gambling! Sending gold records to space! Arm wrestling documentaries! Did we find Scrat from Ice Age?

Direct download: Episode_002_-_Nick_Rutherford.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 4:39pm PDT

Matt, Brooks and Andy take on the week in science, delving into important matters including:

Comet close calls! Speeding neutrinos! Turing test -- is Matt a robot? How about Andy? Space junk! Seals and kangaroos: cute or a nuisance? Did Columbus's arrival cool the earth? The Glassblower's Oath: Thou shalt not make a bong. Murderers for science!

Direct download: Episode_001_-_Matt_Kirshen_Brooks_W.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 10:31pm PDT