Episodes

April 9, 2019

#61: How Do We Atone for Poisoning Generations of American Minorities?

In Episode 61, Quinn & Brian ask: How do we atone for poisoning generations of American minorities? Our guest is Dr. Michael Dors…

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April 2, 2019

#60: Why You Should Run For Something in 2020

In Episode 60, Quinn & Brian discuss: Why YOU should run for something in 2020! Our guest is Amanda Litman, the co-founder and Ex…

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March 26, 2019

#59: Is Florida the Harbinger of Doom? (Probably)

In Episode 59, Quinn & Brian ask: Is Florida the harbinger of doom? (Probably) Our guest is Dr. Salvador Almagro-Moreno, an Assis…

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March 19, 2019

#58: Is Faith Sustainable?

In Episode 58, Quinn & Brian ask: Is faith sustainable? Our guest is Dekila Chungyalpa, a trained scientist and Buddhist operatin…

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March 12, 2019

BONUS REPLAY: Is Food Waste the Stupidest Thing We Do (& How Do We Cu…

We’re digging into our vault and playing a hit this week because there’s big news for former guest Dr. James Rogers and his compa…

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March 5, 2019

#57: Make Food Great (Nutritious) Again

In Episode 57, Quinn & Brian discuss: Why more food ≠ more nutrition. Our excellent guests are Professors Kristie Ebi and Irakli …

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Feb. 26, 2019

#56: What’s It Feel Like To Be Asked To Save the World?

In Episode 56, Quinn & Brian ask: What’s it feel like to be asked to save the world? Our guest is Rhiana Gunn-Wright, who is writ…

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Feb. 19, 2019

#55: What are the Energy Requirements of Well-being?

In Episode 55, Quinn & Brian ask: What are the energy requirements of well-being? Our guest is Julia Steinberger, a Professor of …

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Feb. 12, 2019

#54: The State That’s Not a State is a Hell of a Lot Greener Than You…

In Episode 54, Quinn & Brian discuss: why the state that’s not a state is a hell of a lot greener than your state. Our guest is J…

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Feb. 5, 2019

#53: How the Hell Do We Pull Clean Drinking Water Out of Thin Air?

In Episode 53, Quinn & Brian ask: How the hell do we pull clean drinking water out of thin air? Our guest is Dr. Shing-Chung “Jos…

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Jan. 29, 2019

#52: What’s the Deal With the Green New Deal?

In Episode 52, Quinn & Brian ask (using their best Seinfeld impression): What’s the deal with the Green New Deal? Our guest is Va…

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Jan. 22, 2019

#51: Are We Thinking About CRISPR All Wrong (& What the Hell is CRISP…

In Episode 51, Quinn & Brian ask: Are we thinking about CRISPR all wrong (and what the hell is CRISPR)? Our guest is C. Brandon O…

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Jan. 15, 2019

BEST OF 2018: New Antibiotics in a Post-Antibiotic Era

Back in Episode 19, Quinn & Brian asked: What’s the future of antibiotics? To find out, we sat down with bowtie enthusiast and p…

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Jan. 8, 2019

BEST OF 2018: He’s Given 200+ Climate Speeches to Congress. What’s Ne…

Back in Episode 26, Quinn & Brian asked: what drives a man to give 200 climate speeches to Congress? Our guest was Senator Sheldo…

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Jan. 4, 2019

BEST OF 2018: Is It Harder to Build Clean Power Plants or Play in a R…

Back in Episode 38, Quinn & Brian asked: Is it harder to build clean power plants or play in a reputable cover band? Our guest Se…

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Jan. 3, 2019

BEST OF 2018: Congress Got a Female Air Force Officer / Engineer / Ch…

Back in Episode 37, Quinn & Brian asked: Why does Congress need a female Air Force Officer / Engineer / Chemistry Teacher / Mom a…

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Jan. 1, 2019

#50: It’s Getting Hot in Here & America’s Poor are (Not Surprisingly)…

In Episode 50, Quinn & Brian discuss: How D.C. and LA are dealing with urban heat issues. Our guests are Yesim Sayin Taylor and M…

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Dec. 25, 2018

#49: How Can HUGE Food & Beverage Companies Contribute to a More Sust…

In Episode 49, Quinn & Brian ask: What can the HUGE food and beverage companies do, right now, to improve U.S. food systems and d…

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Dec. 18, 2018

#48: Why Does Childhood Cancer Exist & What Can We Do to Make It Go A…

In Episode 48, Quinn & Brian ask: Why the hell does childhood cancer exist, isn't the world effed up enough as it is, and what ca…

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Dec. 11, 2018

#47: The Future of Digital Health, Part 2: America’s Data

In Episode 47, Quinn goes solo for a minute to discuss: America’s data and the future of digital health. Quinn sits down for a on…

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Dec. 4, 2018

#46: Is There Nuclear Waste in the Ocean (& Can We Become Super Heroe…

Dr. Claudia Benitez-Nelson is an Associate Dean and Distinguished Professor in the College of Arts & Sciences at the University o…

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Nov. 27, 2018

#45: Poop Vs. Cancer

Our guest is Dr. Diwakar Davar, a Professor of Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh and a a medical oncologist/hematologist. …

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Nov. 20, 2018

#44: Is Food Waste the Stupidest Thing We Do (& How Do We Cut it in H…

Our guest is Dr. James Rogers, founder and CEO of Apeel Sciences and one of our most mind-blowing guests yet. Want to send us fee…

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Nov. 13, 2018

#43: The Future of Digital Health, Part 1

Our guests are Dr. Indra Joshi & Maxine Mackintosh, the co-founders of One HealthTech. Want to send us feedback? Tweet us, email …

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