Episodes

The show returns on September 23rd!

Ep. 23: Dancer turned entrepreneur with Sandrine Lafond

Ep. 23: Dancer turned entrepreneur with Sandrine Lafond

In this episode, I speak with former Cirque du Soleil performer and backup dancer for Celine Dion, Sandrine Lafond. We talk about the contemporary dance world, and we talk about her latest venture: a company named Miyusaka!

Ep. 22: Life as a theatre artist

Ep. 22: Life as a theatre artist

Episode 22 Life as a theatre artistNathalie Claude is a performer, an actor, a director, a choreographer, and more. Based out of Montreal, Nathalie joins me to talk about creativity, the differences between acting and directing, and why she loves Montreal so much!...

Ep. 21: The study of moss

Ep. 21: The study of moss

Episode 21 The Study of MossWhere can we find moss in the city? What's the difference between moss and lichen? Is there such a thing as a toxic moss? Alison Haynes, a biologist and writer who's studying urban moss joins me to answer these questions, and more! About...

Ep. 20: Origins of Life

Ep. 20: Origins of Life

Episode 20 The Origins of LifeIs there life on Mars? How did life form on Earth? And, what would happen if we did find life in outer space?! Astrobiologist Ben K.D. Pearce joins me to talk about life in the universe! Interview with Ben K. D. Pearce...

Ep. 19: Why do we get fat?

Ep. 19: Why do we get fat?

In this episode, I speak with Fat Cells Researcher, Dr. Ariane Pessentheiner. We talk about how obesity is a disease, why we gain weight, and why inflammation and lack of sleep is bad for you!

Ep. 18: Jacqueline Van De Geer (Performance Artist)

Ep. 18: Jacqueline Van De Geer (Performance Artist)

Episode 18 Jacqueline Van De Geer (Artist)In this episode, I speak with performance artist, Jacqueline Van De Geer about how she makes a living as an artist, the importance of working class artists, and how obsession can lead to new ideas! READ TRANSCRIPT Interview...

Ep. 17: Steve Allain (Herpetologist)

Ep. 17: Steve Allain (Herpetologist)

Episode 17 Steve Allain (Herpetologist)In this episode, I speak with Steve Allain, a Herpetologist from the UK. We talk about frog parasites, where to find toads, and we learn about the northern adder snake! READ TRANSCRIPT Interview with Steve Allain (Herpetologist)...

Ep. 16: Dr. Rose Hayden-Smith (Victory Gardens)

Ep. 16: Dr. Rose Hayden-Smith (Victory Gardens)

Episode 16 Dr. Rose Hayden-SmithIn this episode, I speak with Dr. Rose Hayden-Smith, a historian specialized in the era of Victory Gardens in the US! READ TRANSCRIPT Interview with Dr. Rose Hayden-Smith (Victory Gardens) Dr Rose Hayden-Smith is the author of Sowing...

Ep. 15: Marjan Eggermont (Designer)

Ep. 15: Marjan Eggermont (Designer)

Episode 15 Marjan Eggermont DesignerIn this episode, I speak with Dr. Marjan Eggermont, an expert in bio-inspired design. We speak about biodesign and biomimicry, and we also discuss Marjan's artistic side! READ TRANSCRIPT Interview with Marjan Eggermont (Designer)...

Ep. 14: Prof Peter (Math Professor)

Ep. 14: Prof Peter (Math Professor)

Episode 14 Prof Peter Math ProfessorIn this episode, I speak with Prof Peter, a Math Professor in Chicago. We talk teaching, learning, Twitch streaming, and math in pop culture! Interview with Prof Peter (Math Professor) In this episode, I speak with Peter Keep, more...

Ep. 13: Julie McInnes (Singer/Musician)

Ep. 13: Julie McInnes (Singer/Musician)

Episode 13 Julie McInnes Singer/MusicianIn this episode, I speak with Julie McInnes, former singer/musician with Circus OZ and Cirque du Soleil. We discuss making music, creativity, and more! Interview with Julie McInnes (Singer/Musician) In this episode, I speak with...

Ep. 12: Dr. Stephen Thackeray (Freshwater Ecologist)

Ep. 12: Dr. Stephen Thackeray (Freshwater Ecologist)

Episode 12 Dr. Stephen Thackeray EcologistIn this episode, I speak with Dr. Stephen Thackeray, a freshwater ecologist from the UK! We talk lakes, plankton and climate change! Interview with Dr. Stephen Thackeray (Freshwater Ecologist) In this episode, I speak with Dr....

Ep. 11: Daryl Traylor (Nursing PhD)

Ep. 11: Daryl Traylor (Nursing PhD)

Episode 11 Daryl Traylor Nursing PhDIn this episode, I speak with Daryl Traylor, a former US Army Combat Medic, a Nursing PhD Candidate, and a future med school student! Interview with Daryl Traylor (Nursing PhD Candidate) In this episode, I speak with Daryl Traylor,...

Ep. 10: Dr Bryan Heit (Immunologist)

Ep. 10: Dr Bryan Heit (Immunologist)

Episode 10 Dr. Bryan Heit ImmunologistIn this episode, I speak with Immunologist Dr Bryan Heit about macrophages, vaccines, pathogens, and more! Interview with Dr Bryan Heit (Immunologist) In this episode, I speak with Dr Bryan Heit, an Immunologist with over twenty...

Ep. 9: Yinan Wang (Mineral and Fossil Expert)

Ep. 9: Yinan Wang (Mineral and Fossil Expert)

Episode 9 Yinan Wang Minerals & FossilsIn this episode, I speak with Yinan Wang, a mineral and fossils expert, and the author of “50 State Fossils”!Interview with Yinan Wang (Mineral and Fossil Expert)   In this episode, I speak with Yinan Wang, a mineral and...