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Improbable Research

By Marc Abrahams
Research that makes people LAUGH, then THINK — research about anything and everything, from everywhere —research that's good or bad, important or trivial, valuable or worthless. Presented by Marc Abrahams, founder of the Ig Nobel Prize ceremony.
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Episode #1085: "Mindful Dishwashing"
In Podcast Episode #1085, Marc Abrahams shows an unfamiliar research study to psycholinguist Jean Berko Gleason. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue. Remember, our Patreon donors, on most levels, get access to each podcast episode before it is made public. You can also like Improbable Research on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter! Jean Berko Gleason encounters: "Washing Dishes to Wash the Dishes: Brief Instruction in an Informal Mindfulness Practice," Adam W. Hanley, Alia R. Warner, Vincent M. Dehili, Angela I. Canto, and Eric L. Garland, Mindfulness, October 2015, vol. 6, no. 5, pp 1095-1103. Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant
09:59
November 14, 2021
Episode #1084: “Chalk and Mathematicians”
In Podcast Episode #1084, Marc Abrahams shows an unfamiliar research study to biologist Dany Adams. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue. Remember, our Patreon donors, on most levels, get access to each podcast episode before it is made public. Dany Adams encounters: "Chalk: Materials and concepts in mathematics research," Michael J. Barany Donald MacKenzie, in: C. Coopmans, M. Lynch, J. Vertesi and S. Woolgar (Eds) Representation in Scientific Practice Revisited, 2014, pp. 107–130 (Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press). Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant
11:27
October 31, 2021
Episode #1083: “Faces and Smoked Ham”
In Podcast Episode #1083, Marc Abrahams shows an unfamiliar research study to biomedical researcher Chris Cotsapas. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue. Remember, our Patreon donors, on most levels, get access to each podcast episode before it is made public. Chris Cotsapas encounters: "Consumer Facial Expression in Relation to Smoked Ham With the Use of Face Reading Technology. The Methodological Aspects and Informative Value of Research Results," Eliza Kostyra, Bożena Waszkiewicz-Robak, Wacław Laskowski, Tadeusz Blicharski, and Ewa Poławska, Meat Science, vol. 119, September 2016, pp. 22–31. Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant
14:48
October 17, 2021
Episode #1082: "The Man in the Black Bag"
In Podcast Episode #1082, Marc Abrahams shows an unfamiliar research study to psycholinguist Jean Berko Gleason. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue. Remember, our Patreon donors, on most levels, get access to each podcast episode before it is made public. Jean Berko Gleason encounters: "Attitudinal effects of mere exposure," Robert B. Zajonc, Journal of personality and social psychology, vol. 9, no. 2, part 2, 1968. Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant
10:39
October 3, 2021
Episode #1081: “Ear Bigness Through the Years”
In Podcast Episode #1081, Marc Abrahams shows an unfamiliar research study to biologist Dany Adams. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue. Remember, our Patreon donors, on most levels, get access to each podcast episode before it is made public. Dany Adams encounters: "Ear size as a predictor of chronological age," R. Tan , V. Osman, and G. Tan, Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics, vol. 25, 1997, pp. 187–191. Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant
15:18
September 19, 2021
Episode #1080: “Pleasurability of Scratching an Itch”
In Podcast Episode #1080, Marc Abrahams shows an unfamiliar research study to biomedical researcher Chris Cotsapas. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue. Remember, our Patreon donors, on most levels, get access to each podcast episode before it is made public. Chris Cotsapas encounters: "The Pleasurability of Scratching an Itch: A Psychophysical and Topographical Assessment," G.A. bin Saif, A.D.P. Papoiu, L. Banari, F. McGlone, S.G. Kwatra, Y.-H. Chan and G. Yosipovitch, British Journal of Dermatology 166, no. 5 (2012): 981-985. Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant
15:03
September 5, 2021
Episode #1079: "Cats and Appropriate Music”
In Podcast Episode #1079, Marc Abrahams shows an unfamiliar research study to psycholinguist Jean Berko Gleason. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue. Remember, our Patreon donors, on most levels, get access to each podcast episode before it is made public. Jean Berko Gleason encounters: "Cats Prefer Species-Appropriate Music," Charles T. Snowdon, David Teie, and Megan Savage, Applied Animal Behaviour Science, vol. 166, 2015, pp. 106-111. Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant
10:40
August 22, 2021
Episode #1078: “Are People Happier on Weekends?”
In Podcast Episode #1078, Marc Abrahams shows an unfamiliar research study to biologist Dany Adams. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue. Remember, our Patreon donors, on most levels, get access to each podcast episode before it is made public. Dany Adams encounters: "Weekends, work, and well-being: Psychological need satisfactions and day of the week effects on mood, vitality, and physical symptoms," Richard M. Ryan, Jessey H. Bernstein, and Kirk Warren Brown, Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, vol. 29, no. 1 (2010): 95-122. Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant Available on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Overcast, Google Podcasts, AntennaPod, BeyondPod and elsewhere!
07:18
August 8, 2021
Episode #1077: "Danger Assessment of Holy Water"
In Podcast Episode #1077, Marc Abrahams shows an unfamiliar research study to biomedical researcher Chris Cotsapas. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue. Remember, our Patreon donors, on most levels, get access to each podcast episode before it is made public. Chris Cotsapas encounters: “Holy Water—A Risk Factor for Hospital-Acquired Infection,” J.C. Rees and K.D. Allen, Journal of Hospital Infection, vol. 32, no. 1, January 1996, pp. 51–5. Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant Available on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Overcast, Google Podcasts, AntennaPod, BeyondPod and elsewhere!
11:45
July 25, 2021
Episode #1076: "Adventure of the Random Million Digits"
In Podcast Episode #1076, Robin Abrahams dramatically reads aloud selected highlights from a treasured collection of a million random digits. Remember, our Patreon donors, on most levels, get access to each podcast episode before it is made public. Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant Bruce Petschek, Producer (Original Recording) Available on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Overcast, Google Podcasts, AntennaPod, BeyondPod and elsewhere!
05:10
July 11, 2021
Episode #1075: “The Rheology of Cats”
In this Podcast Episode #1075, Marc Abrahams shows some unfamiliar research studies to fluid dynamicist Nicole Sharp. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue. Remember, our Patreon donors, on most levels, get access to each podcast episode before it is made public. Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant
23:34
July 4, 2021
Episode #1074: “Vibrate That Earthworm”
The Ig Nobel Prizes honor achievements that make people LAUGH, then THINK. In the Ig Informal Lectures, some days after the ceremony, the new Ig Nobel Prize winners attempt to explain what they did, and why they did it. In Podcast Episode #1074, Marc Abrahams presents the 2020 Ig Nobel Prize winner for Physics was awarded to Ivan Maksymov and Andriy Pototsky. They received the prize for determining, experimentally, what happens to the shape of a living earthworm when one vibrates the earthworm at high frequency. Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant
06:38
June 27, 2021
Episode 1073: “Smelly People in the Office”
In this Podcast Episode #1073, Marc Abrahams shows some unfamiliar research studies to fluid dynamicist Nicole Sharp. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue. Remember, our Patreon donors, on most levels, get access to each podcast episode before it is made public. Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant
12:59
June 20, 2021
Episode #1072: “The Misery of Misophonia”
The Ig Nobel Prizes honor achievements that make people LAUGH, then THINK. In the Ig Informal Lectures, some days after the ceremony, the new Ig Nobel Prize winners attempt to explain what they did, and why they did it. In Podcast Episode #1072, Marc Abrahams presents the 2020 Ig Nobel Prize winner for Medicine Damiaan Denys. He and colleagues Nienke Vulink and Arnoud van Loonreceive won the prize for diagnosing a long-unrecognized medical condition: Misophonia, the distress at hearing other people make chewing sounds. Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant
12:27
June 13, 2021
Episode #1071: “Umbrella Progress on a Crowded Sidewalk”
In Podcast Episode #1071, Marc Abrahams shows an unfamiliar research study to physicist Melissa Franklin. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue. Remember, our Patreon donors, on most levels, get access to each podcast episode before it is made public. Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant
07:11
June 6, 2021
Episode #1070: “Kissing and Income Inequality”
The Ig Nobel Prizes honor achievements that make people LAUGH, then THINK. In the Ig Informal Lectures, some days after the ceremony, the new Ig Nobel Prize winners attempt to explain what they did, and why they did it. In Podcast Episode #1070, Marc Abrahams presents the 2020 Ig Nobel Prize winners for Economics Christopher Watkins, Juan David Leongómez, Jeanne Bovet, Agnieszka Żelaźniewicz, Max Korbmacher, Marco Antônio Corrêa Varella, Ana Maria Fernandez, Danielle Wagstaff, and Samuela Bolgan. They received the prize for trying to quantify the relationship between different countries’ national income inequality and the average amount of mouth-to-mouth kissing. Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant
11:30
May 30, 2021
Episode #1069: “What Sort of Person is Named Rupzóiyat”
In Podcast Episode #1069, Marc Abrahams shows an unfamiliar research study to psycholinguist Jean Berko Gleason. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue. Remember, our Patreon donors, on most levels, get access to each podcast episode before it is made public. Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant
18:33
May 23, 2021
Episode #1068: “Eyebrows of Narcissists”
The Ig Nobel Prizes honor achievements that make people LAUGH, then THINK. In the Ig Informal Lectures, some days after the ceremony, the new Ig Nobel Prize winners attempt to explain what they did, and why they did it. In Podcast Episode #1068, Marc Abrahams presents the 2020 Ig Nobel Prize winners for Psychology Miranda Giacomin and Nicholas Rule. They received the prize for devising a method to identify narcissists by examining their eyebrows. Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant
10:33
May 16, 2021
Episode #1067: “Using Voodoo Dolls to Measure Aggression in Married Couples”
In Podcast Episode #1067, Marc Abrahams shows an unfamiliar research study to developmental biologist Dany Adams. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue. Remember, our Patreon donors, on most levels, get access to each podcast episode before it is made public. Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant
08:40
May 9, 2021
Episode #1066: “Arachnophobia in Bug Scientists”
The Ig Nobel Prizes honor achievements that make people LAUGH, then THINK. In the Ig Informal Lectures, some days after the ceremony, the new Ig Nobel Prize winners attempt to explain what they did, and why they did it. In Podcast Episode #1066, Marc Abrahams presents the 2020 Ig Nobel Prize winner for Entomology Richard Vetter. Vetter received the prize for collecting evidence that many entomologists (scientists who study insects) are afraid of spiders, which are not insects. Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant
07:34
May 2, 2021
Episode #1065: “The Physics of Skulking and Falling Cats”
In Podcast Episode #1065, Marc Abrahams shows an unfamiliar research study to biomedical researcher Chris Cotsapas. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue. Remember, our Patreon donors, on most levels, get access to each podcast episode before it is made public. Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant
05:47
April 25, 2021
Episode #1064: “The Best Life Opera (Act 3)”
In Podcast Episode #1064, Marc Abrahams presents the third act of “The Best Life”, a mini-opera which debuted in 2015 at the 25th First Annual Ig Nobel Ceremony. Remember, our Patreon donors, on most levels, get access to each podcast episode before it is made public. Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant
10:40
April 18, 2021
Episode #1063: “And Now, a Needle in the Rectum”
In Podcast Episode #1063, Marc Abrahams shows an unfamiliar research study to statistical geneticist Chris Cotsapas. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue. Remember, our Patreon donors, on most levels, get access to each podcast episode before it is made public. Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant
06:55
April 11, 2021
Episode #1062: “Happiness from Painful Insect Stings”
In Podcast Episode #1062, Marc Abrahams shows a poetical research paper — about insect-sting pain — to QI Elves James Harkin, Dan Schreiber, Anne Miller, Steve Colgan, and Alex Bell. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue. Remember, our Patreon donors, on most levels, get access to each podcast episode before it is made public. Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant
18:37
April 4, 2021
Episode #1061: “Jean Berko Gleason’s Disgusting Word List”
In Podcast Episode #1061, psycholinguist Jean Berko Gleason shares an unfortunate lexicon with Improbable founder Marc Abrahams. Remember, our Patreon donors, on most levels, get access to each podcast episode before it is made public. Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant
12:16
March 28, 2021
Episode #1060: “How Much Saliva Does a Five-Year-Old Produce?”
In Podcast Episode #1060, Marc Abrahams shows an unfamiliar research study to aerospace engineer Nicole Sharp. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue. Remember, our Patreon donors, on most levels, get access to each podcast episode before it is made public. Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant
12:15
March 21, 2021
Episode #1059: “The Best Life Opera (Act 2)”
In Podcast Episode #1059, Marc Abrahams presents the second act of “The Best Life”, a mini-opera which debuted in 2015 at the 25th First Annual Ig Nobel Ceremony. Remember, our Patreon donors, on most levels, get access to each podcast episode before it is made public. Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant
07:33
March 14, 2021
Episode #1058: “How Kids Learn to Say ‘Trick or Treat’”
In Podcast Episode #1058, Marc Abrahams shows an unfamiliar research study to psycholinguist Jean Berko Gleason. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue. Remember, our Patreon donors, on most levels, get access to each podcast episode before it is made public. Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant
16:56
March 7, 2021
Episode #1057: “Fifty Shades, by Gray”
In Podcast Episode #1057, Marc Abrahams shows an unfamiliar research study to physicist Melissa Franklin. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue. Remember, our Patreon donors, on most levels, get access to each podcast episode before it is made public. Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant
13:40
February 28, 2021
Episode #1056: “Egg in Your Eye”
In Podcast Episode #1056, Marc Abrahams shows an unfamiliar research study to psycholinguist Jean Berko Gleason. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue. Remember, our Patreon donors, on most levels, get access to each podcast episode before it is made public. Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant
08:39
February 21, 2021
Episode #1055: “The Best Life Opera (Act 1)”
In Podcast Episode #1055, Marc Abrahams presents the first act of “The Best Life”, a mini-opera which debuted in 2015 at the 25th First Annual Ig Nobel Ceremony. Remember, our Patreon donors, on most levels, get access to each podcast episode before it is made public. Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant
09:29
February 14, 2021
Episode #1054: “Effect of Eating Garlic on Armpit Odor”
In Podcast Episode #1054, Marc Abrahams shows an unfamiliar research study to psycholinguist Jean Berko Gleason. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue. Remember, our Patreon donors, on most levels, get access to each podcast episode before it is made public. Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant
12:08
February 7, 2021
Episode #1053: “Does One Armpit Smell Like the Other?”
In Podcast Episode #1053, Marc Abrahams shows an unfamiliar research study to synthetic biologist Christina Agapakis. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue. Remember, our Patreon donors, on most levels, get access to each podcast episode before it is made public. Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant
13:43
January 31, 2021
Episode #1052: “Do Frogs in Helium Get Squeaky Voices?”
In Podcast Episode #1052, Marc Abrahams shows an unfamiliar research study to developmental biologist Dany Adams. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue. Remember, our Patreon donors, on most levels, get access to each podcast episode before it is made public. Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant
10:20
January 24, 2021
Episode #1051: “Did His Orgasm Lead to Blindness”
In Podcast Episode #1051, Marc Abrahams shows an unfamiliar research study to statistical geneticist Chris Cotsapas. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue. Remember, our Patreon donors, on most levels, get access to each podcast episode before it is made public. Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant
14:02
January 17, 2021
Episode #1050: “Bottle-Cork in Your Eye”
In Podcast Episode #1050, Marc Abrahams shows an unfamiliar research study to physicist Melissa Franklin. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue. Remember, our Patreon donors, on most levels, get access to each podcast episode before it is made public. Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant Available on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Overcast, Google Podcasts, AntennaPod, BeyondPod and elsewhere!
09:25
January 10, 2021
Episode #1049 “The M-through-Z of Social Dilemmas”
In episode #1049, Robin Abrahams explores some of the engineering in a classic research study Dramatic readings and reactions ensue. Remember, our Patreon donors, on most levels, get access to each podcast episode before it is made public. Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant
05:53
January 3, 2021
Episode #1048: “Stress Analysis of a Strapless Dress”
In episode #1048, Marc Abrahams and Nicole Sharp analyze the engineering and the art of “Stress Analysis of a Strapless Evening Dress". Dramatic readings and reactions ensue. Remember, our Patreon donors, on most levels, get access to each podcast episode before it is made public. Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant
15:39
December 27, 2020
Episode #1047: “Garlic — Sensory Pleasure or Social Nuisance?”
In Episode #1047, Marc Abrahams shows an unfamiliar research study to Chris Cotsapas. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue. The research mentioned in this episode is featured in the special Smelly issue (Vol. 22, #2) of the Annals of Improbable Research Magazine. Remember, our Patreon donors, on most levels, get access to each podcast episode before it is made public. Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant
11:22
December 20, 2020
Episode #1046: “Standardized Food Glops”
In episode #1046, Marc Abrahams shows some unfamiliar research studies to Nicole Sharp. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue. Remember, our Patreon donors, on most levels, get access to each podcast episode before it is made public. Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant
08:10
December 13, 2020
Episode #1045: “Do Cats Sometimes Pay Some Attention to Their Owners?”
In Episode #1045, Marc Abrahams shows an unfamiliar research study to Jean Berko Gleason. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue. The research mentioned in this episode is featured in the special Human Heads & Garlic Juice issue (Vol. 22, #1) of the Annals of Improbable Research Magazine. Remember, our Patreon donors, on most levels, get access to each podcast episode before it is made public. Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant
18:34
December 6, 2020
Episode #1044: "Boring Machines"
In Episode #1044, Marc Abrahams shares with Chris Cotsapas a number of boring machines. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue. The patents mentioned in this episode of the Improbable Podcast are further elaborated upon in the special Boring Machines issue (Vol. 19, #3) the Annals of Improbable Research Magazine Remember, our Patreon donors, on most levels, get access to each podcast episode before it is made public. Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant
07:29
November 29, 2020
Pocket-Sized: "Leaping Fish Injuries"
In Pocket-Sized episode #1043, Marc Abrahams shows an unfamiliar research study to Nicole Sharp. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue. The research mentioned in this episode is featured in the special Human Heads & Garlic Juice issue (Vol. 22, #1) of the Annals of Improbable Research Magazine. Remember, our Patreon donors, on most levels, get access to each podcast episode before it is made public. Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant
10:03
November 22, 2020
Pocket-Sized: “Hot Rod Magazines - A Harmless Diversion?”
In Pocket-Sized episode #1042, Marc Abrahams shows an unfamiliar research study to Melissa Franklin. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue. Remember, our Patreon donors, on most levels, get access to each podcast episode before it is made public. Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant
13:45
November 15, 2020
Pocket-Sized: “Drunk German Speech”
In this Pocket-Sized episode #1041, Marc Abrahams shows some unfamiliar research studies to Jean Berko Gleason. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue. Remember, our Patreon donors, on most levels, get access to each podcast episode before it is made public. Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant
14:32
November 8, 2020
Pocket-Sized: “Automatically Recognize Boredom”
In this Pocket-Sized episode #1040, Marc Abrahams shows some unfamiliar research studies to Nicole Sharp. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue. The research mentioned in this episode is featured in the special Time & Boredom issue (Vol. 22, #3) of the Annals of Improbable Research Magazine. Remember, our Patreon donors, on most levels, get access to each podcast episode before it is made public. Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant
11:20
November 1, 2020
Pocket-Sized: “The A-through-L of Social Dilemmas”
In this Pocket-Sized episode #1039, Robin Abrahams explores some of the engineering in a classic research study. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue. Remember, our Patreon donors, on most levels, get access to each podcast episode before it is made public. Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant
07:30
October 25, 2020
Pocket-Sized: "Ice Cream & Sluggo"
In this special Pocked-Sized episode #1038, Marc Abrahams extracts some flash-frozen bits of history from techno-sociologist Gus Rancatore, proprietor of Toscanini’s Ice Cream. Today, Gus shares with us the tale of Sluggo and the ice cream flavor that manifested thereafter. Remember, our Patreon donors, on most levels, get access to each podcast episode before it is made public. Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant
09:40
October 18, 2020
Pocket-Sized: "Chernoff Faces"
In this Pocket-Sized episode #1037, Marc Abrahams shows just a wee bit of unfamiliar research studies to Mason Porter. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue. The research mentioned in this episode is featured in the special Mathematics issue (Vol. 16, #4) of the Annals of Improbable Research Magazine. Remember, our Patreon donors, on most levels, get access to each podcast episode before it is made public. Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant
23:23
October 11, 2020
Pocket-Sized: "Ice Cream & Intense Scholars"
In this special Pocked-Sized episode #1036, Marc Abrahams extracts some some flash-frozen bits of history from techno-sociologist Gus Rancatore, proprietor of Toscanini’s Ice Cream. Today, Gus shares with us the phenomena of the intense scholar and their many idiosyncrasies. Remember, our Patreon donors, on most levels, get access to each podcast episode before it is made public. Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant
11:42
October 4, 2020
Pocket-Sized: "What Is Stupid"
In this special Pocked-Sized episode #1035, Marc Abrahams shows an unfamiliar research study to Jean Berko Gleason. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue. The research mentioned in this episode is featured in the special Psychology issue (vol. 26, #1) of the Annals of Improbable Research magazine. Remember, our Patreon donors, on most levels, get access to each podcast episode before it is made public. Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant
15:19
September 27, 2020
Pocket-Sized: "Ice Cream & Human Flight"
In this special Pocked-Sized episode #1034, Marc Abrahams extracts some flash-frozen bits of history from techno-sociologist Gus Rancatore, proprietor of Toscanini’s Ice Cream. Today, Gus shares with us the inner workings of human-powered flight and the apocryphal nature of one certain contributor. Remember, our Patreon donors, on most levels, get access to each podcast episode before it is made public. Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant
06:44
September 20, 2020
Pocket-Sized: "Look Into Each Other's Eyes"
In this special Pocked-Sized episode #1033, Marc Abrahams shows an unfamiliarly familiar research study to Jean Berko Gleason. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue. The research mentioned in this episode is featured in the special Psychology issue (vol. 26, #1) of the Annals of Improbable Research magazine. Remember, our Patreon donors, on most levels, get access to each podcast episode before it is made public. Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant
13:08
September 13, 2020
Pocket-Sized: "Ice Cream & Dr. Land"
In this special Pocked-Sized episode #1032, Marc Abrahams extracts some some flash-frozen bits of history from techno-sociologist Gus Rancatore, proprietor of Toscanini’s Ice Cream. Today, Gus shares with us his chance run-ins with Polaroid’s Dr. Edwin Land. Remember, our Patreon donors, on most levels, get access to each podcast episode before it is made public. Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant
06:42
August 19, 2020
Pocket-Sized: "Another Look at Who Can Touch Whom"
In this Pocket-Sized episode #1031, Marc Abrahams shows an unfamiliarly familiar research study to Jean Berko Gleason. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue. The research mentioned in this episode is featured in the special Psychology issue (vol. 26, #1) of the Annals of Improbable Research magazine. Remember, our Patreon donors, on most levels, get access to each podcast episode before it is made public. Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant
10:36
August 15, 2020
Pocket-Sized: "Microwave Oven Astronomer"
In this Pocket-Sized episode #1030, Marc Abrahams shows an unfamiliar research study to Dany Adams. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue. The research mentioned in this episode is featured in the Dogs (and Cats) issue (Vol. 21, #4) of the Annals of Improbable Research Magazine. Remember, our Patreon donors, on most levels, get access to each podcast episode before it is made public. Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant
07:49
August 12, 2020
Pocket-Sized: “Abnormal Blinking”
In this Pocket-Sized episode #1029, Marc Abrahams shows an unfamiliar research study to Jean Berko Gleason. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue. The research mentioned in this episode is featured in the special Psychology issue (vol. 26, #1) of the Annals of Improbable Research magazine. Remember, our Patreon donors, on most levels, get access to each podcast episode before it is made public. Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant
08:56
August 8, 2020
Pocket-Sized: "Ruck in a Rug"
In this Pocket-Sized episode #1028, Marc Abrahams shows an unfamiliar research study to Chris Cotsapas. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue. The research mentioned in this episode is featured in the Important Research issue (Vol. 25, #5) of the Annals of Improbable Research Magazine. Remember, our Patreon donors, on most levels, get access to each podcast episode before it is made public. Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant
04:53
August 5, 2020
Pocket-Sized: “Happiness Equation”
In this Pocket-Sized episode #1027, Marc Abrahams shows an unfamiliar research study to Jean Berko Gleason. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue. The research mentioned in this episode is featured in the special Psychology issue (vol. 26, #1) of the Annals of Improbable Research magazine. Remember, our Patreon donors, on most levels, get access to each podcast episode before it is made public. Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant
13:58
August 1, 2020
Pocket-Sized: "Swimming in Fat Metaphors"
In this Pocket-Sized episode #1026, Marc Abrahams shows an unfamiliar research study to Dany Adams. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue. The research mentioned in this episode is featured in the Dogs (and Cats) issue (Vol. 21, #4) of the Annals of Improbable Research Magazine. Remember, our Patreon donors, on most levels, get access to each podcast episode before it is made public. Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant
07:39
July 29, 2020
Pocket-Sized: “German Sense of Humor”
In this Pocket-Sized episode #1025, Marc Abrahams shows an unfamiliar research study to Jean Berko Gleason. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue. The research mentioned in this episode is featured in the special Psychology issue (vol. 26, #1) of the Annals of Improbable Research magazine. Remember, our Patreon donors, on most levels, get access to each podcast episode before it is made public. Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant
07:08
July 25, 2020
Pocket-Sized: "Surgery Grapefruit"
In this Pocket-Sized episode #1024, Marc Abrahams shows an unfamiliar research study to Chris Cotsapas. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue. The research mentioned in this episode is featured in the Important Research issue (Vol. 25, #5) of the Annals of Improbable Research Magazine. Remember, our Patreon donors, on most levels, get access to each podcast episode before it is made public. Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant
06:42
July 22, 2020
Pocket-Sized: “Frozen Shirt of a Stranger”
In this Pocket-Sized episode #1023, Marc Abrahams shows an unfamiliar research study to Jean Berko Gleason. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue. The research mentioned in this episode is featured in the special Psychology issue (vol. 26, #1) of the Annals of Improbable Research magazine. Remember, our Patreon donors, on most levels, get access to each podcast episode before it is made public. Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant
16:26
July 18, 2020
Pocket-Sized: “Ice Cream & Term Paper Doug”
In this special Pocked-Sized episode #1022, Marc Abrahams extracts some some flash-frozen bits of history from techno-sociologist Gus Rancatore, proprietor of Toscanini’s Ice Cream. Today, Gus shares with us the legend of Term Paper Doug. Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant
09:09
July 15, 2020
Pocket-Sized: "Rain Run Walk"
In this Pocket-Sized episode #1021, Marc Abrahams shows an unfamiliar research study to Chris Cotsapas. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue. The research mentioned in this episode is featured in the Important Research issue (Vol. 25, #5) of the Annals of Improbable Research Magazine. Remember, our Patreon donors, on most levels, get access to each podcast episode before it is made public. Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant
05:34
July 11, 2020
Pocket-Sized: "Spin-Stretched Ant Neck"
In this Pocket-Sized episode #1020, Marc Abrahams shows an unfamiliar research study to Melissa Franklin. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue. The research mentioned in this episode is featured in the Centrifugal Research issue (Vol. 20, #3) of the Annals of Improbable Research Magazine. Remember, our Patreon donors, on most levels, get access to each podcast episode before it is made public. Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant
09:03
July 8, 2020
Pocket-Sized: "Hand Clap Shape-sounds"
In this Pocket-Sized episode #1019, Marc Abrahams shows an unfamiliar research study to Chris Cotsapas. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue. The research mentioned in this episode is featured in the Important Research issue (Vol. 25, #5) of the Annals of Improbable Research Magazine. Remember, our Patreon donors, on most levels, get access to each podcast episode before it is made public. Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant
05:58
July 4, 2020
Pocket-Sized: "Centrifugal Chicken Sh*t"
In this Pocket-Sized episode #1018, Marc Abrahams shows an unfamiliar research study to Melissa Franklin. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue. The research mentioned in this episode is featured in the Centrifugal Research issue (Vol. 20, #3) of the Annals of Improbable Research Magazine. Remember, our Patreon donors, on most levels, get access to each podcast episode before it is made public. Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant
07:38
July 1, 2020
Pocket-Sized: "Normally Chasing Their Tails"
In this Pocket-Sized episode #1017, Marc Abrahams shows an unfamiliar research study to Dany Adams. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue. For More. The research mentioned in this episode is featured in the Dogs (and Cats) issue (Vol. 21, #4) of the Annals of Improbable Research Magazine. Remember, our Patreon donors, on most levels, get access to each podcast episode before it is made public. Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant
07:43
June 27, 2020
Episode 213: “The 29th 1st Annual Ig Nobel Prize Ceremony”
The 29th 1st Annual Ig Nobel Prize Ceremony of 2019 In episode #213, Marc Abrahams presents the 29th 1st Annual Ig Nobel Prize Ceremony which took place at the Sanders Theatre at Harvard University in 2019. This is a truncated form of the full ceremony to make for better radio, but the full event can be viewed here. Remember, our Patreon donors, on most levels, get access to each podcast episode before it is made public. Bruce Petschek, Audio Engineer Jon Shedler, Audio Engineer Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant
01:03:45
June 24, 2020
Pocket-Sized: "Apewoman Siren"
In this Pocket-Sized episode #1016, Marc Abrahams shows an unfamiliar research study to Chris Cotsapas. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue. The research mentioned in this episode is featured in the Important Research issue (Vol. 25, #5) of the Annals of Improbable Research Magazine. Remember, our Patreon donors, on most levels, get access to each podcast episode before it is made public. Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant
11:56
June 20, 2020
Pocket-Sized: "Scary Masks in Zoos"
In this Pocket-Sized episode #1015, Marc Abrahams shows an unfamiliar research study to Jean Berko Gleason. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue. Remember, our Patreon donors, on most levels, get access to each podcast episode before it is made public. Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant
07:53
June 17, 2020
Pocket-Sized: "Just A Sigh"
In this Pocket-Sized episode #1014, Marc Abrahams shows just a wee bit of unfamiliar research studies to Mason Porter. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue. The research mentioned in this episode is featured in the special Mathematics issue (Vol. 16, #4) of the Annals of Improbable Research Magazine. Remember, our Patreon donors, on most levels, get access to each podcast episode before it is made public. Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant
07:12
June 13, 2020
Episode 212: “Kansas Is Flatter Than a Pancake”
Kansas is Flatter Than a Pancake, Fish Drink, Knight of the Living Dead, Improbable Sex, Messy Desk Effect, Journeys of Toothbrushes, Eternity Smells a Rat, Icky Cutesy, Are All Accountants Gray?, and Where Do You Sit in Bulgaria? In episode #212, Marc Abrahams shows some unfamiliar research studies to Jean Berko Gleason, Chris Cotsapas, Nicole Sharp, and Melissa Franklin. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue. Remember, our Patreon donors, on most levels, get access to each podcast episode before it is made public. Bruce Petschek, Audio Engineer Jon Shedler, Audio Engineer Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant
51:58
June 10, 2020
Pocket-Sized: "Death to Improve Basketball"
In this Pocket-Sized episode #1013, Marc Abrahams shows an unfamiliar research study to Jean Berko Gleason. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue. The research mentioned in this episode is featured in the special Psychology issue (vol. 26, #1) of the Annals of Improbable Research magazine. For More. Remember, our Patreon donors, on most levels, get access to each podcast episode before it is made public. Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant
09:21
June 6, 2020
Pocket-Sized: "Monkeys and College Students"
In this Pocket-Sized episode #1012, Marc Abrahams shows just a wee bit of unfamiliar research studies to Mason Porter. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue. The research mentioned in this episode is featured in the special Mathematics issue (Vol. 16, #4) of the Annals of Improbable Research Magazine. Remember, our Patreon donors, on most levels, get access to each podcast episode before it is made public. Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant
09:09
June 3, 2020
Pocket-Sized: "Judging Aggressive Roaring"
In this Pocket-Sized episode #1011, Marc Abrahams shows some unfamiliar research studies to Jean Berko Gleason. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue. For More. The research mentioned in this episode is featured in the special Psychology issue (vol. 26, #1) of the Annals of Improbable Research magazine. Remember, our Patreon donors, on most levels, get access to each podcast episode before it is made public. Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant
08:36
May 30, 2020
Episode 211: “Richard Wassersug”
Richard Wassersug and The Tastiness (or Palatability) of Tadpoles, Motion Sickness in Amphibians, Frog Copulation in Microgravity, Reactions of a Snake and Turtle, Ecstatic About Eunuchs, Eggs All Sorts, Bird, Flesh, Every Kind, The Ups and Downs of Cows, and the Birth of Murphy’s Law. In episode #211, Marc Abrahams shows some unfamiliar research studies to Jean Berko Gleason and Melissa Franklin. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue. For More. Remember, our Patreon donors, on most levels, get access to each podcast episode before it is made public. Bruce Petschek, Audio Engineer Jon Shedler, Audio Engineer Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant
52:10
May 27, 2020
Pocket-Sized: "Hot Potato Voice"
In this Pocket-Sized episode #1010, Marc Abrahams shows some unfamiliar research studies to Dany Adams. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue. For More. Remember, our Patreon donors, on most levels, get access to each podcast episode before it is made public. Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant
08:09
May 23, 2020
Pocket-Sized: "Barefoot Running"
In this Pocket-Sized episode #1009, Marc Abrahams shows some unfamiliar research studies to Jean Berko Gleason. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue. For More. The research mentioned in this episode is featured in the special Psychology issue (vol. 26, #1) of the Annals of Improbable Research magazine. Remember, our Patreon donors, on most levels, get access to each podcast episode before it is made public. Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant
06:10
May 20, 2020
Pocket-Sized: "Horse Calculus"
In this Pocket-Sized episode #1008, Marc Abrahams shows just a wee bit of unfamiliar research studies to Mason Porter. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue. For More. The research mentioned in this episode is featured in the special Mathematics issue (Vol. 16, #4) of the Annals of Improbable Research Magazine. Remember, our Patreon donors, on most levels, get access to each podcast episode before it is made public. Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant
07:56
May 16, 2020
Episode 210: “Famous Monks with Bad Breath”
Famous Monks with Bad Breath, Porn Research, Icky Cutesy Research Review, Missing Pieces Research Review, Amorous Ostriches and Exposure at Sea, and The Plastic Pink Flamingo. In episode #210, Marc Abrahams shows some unfamiliar research studies to Jean Berko Gleason, Melissa Franklin, and Richard Baguley. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue. For More. This episode was also aided and perhaps abetted by the folks at Archie McPhee, who host their own podcast called “Less Talk, More Monkey”. Remember, our Patreon donors, on most levels, get access to each podcast episode before it is made public. Bruce Petschek, Audio Engineer Jon Shedler, Audio Engineer Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant
52:40
May 13, 2020
Pocket-Sized: "Bereitschaftspotential"
In this Pocket-Sized episode #1007, Marc Abrahams shows some unfamiliar research studies to Jean Berko Gleason. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue. For More. The research mentioned in this episode is featured in the special Psychology issue (vol. 26, #1) of the Annals of Improbable Research magazine. Remember, our Patreon donors, on most levels, get access to each podcast episode before it is made public. Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant
08:48
May 9, 2020
Pocket-Sized: "Hot Sauce Aggression"
In this Pocket-Sized episode #1006, Marc Abrahams shows some unfamiliar research studies to Dany Adams. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue. For More. The research mentioned in this episode is featured in the special Ig: the Triumph of Miss Sweetie Poo issue (Vol. 7, #1) of the Annals of Improbable Research Magazine. Remember, our Patreon donors, on most levels, get access to each podcast episode before it is made public. Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant
09:19
May 6, 2020
Pocket-Sized: "Creepiness"
In this Pocket-Sized episode #1005, Marc Abrahams shows some unfamiliar research studies to Jean Berko Gleason. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue. For More. The research mentioned in this episode is featured in the special Psychology issue (vol. 26, #1) of the Annals of Improbable Research magazine. Remember, our Patreon donors, on most levels, get access to each podcast episode before it is made public. Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant
11:00
May 2, 2020
Episode 209: "Words for Food in Your Mouth"
Words for Food in Your Mouth, an Apple a Day, Eating the Shrew, an Epidemic of Penile Amputations, Reactions to Chicken Nuggets, Ig and Beyond, What Matters in NBA Games, Why Spaghetti, and What Your Gut Says Psychoanalytically. In episode #209, Marc Abrahams shows some unfamiliar research studies to Jean Berko Gleason, Chris Cotsapas, Kishore Hari, Bruce Petschek, and Ben Lillie. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue. For More. Remember, our Patreon donors, on most levels, get access to each podcast episode before it is made public. Bruce Petschek, Audio Engineer John Shedler, Audio Engineer Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant
49:12
April 29, 2020
Pocket-Sized: “Mask Wiggling”
In this Pocket-Sized episode #1004, Marc Abrahams shows just a wee bit of unfamiliar research studies to Mason Porter. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue. For More. The research mentioned in this episode is featured in the Mathematics Special Issue (Vol. 16, #4) of the Annals of Improbable Research Magazine. Remember, our Patreon donors, on most levels, get access to each podcast episode before it is made public. Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant
07:04
April 25, 2020
Pocket-Sized: “Dogs’ Favorite Garbage”
In this Pocket-Sized episode #1003, Marc Abrahams shows just a wee bit of unfamiliar research studies to Melissa Franklin. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue. For More. The research mentioned in this episode is featured in the Blushing Special Issue (Vol. 19, #2) of the Annals of Improbable Research Magazine. Remember, our Patreon donors, on most levels, get access to each podcast episode before it is made public. Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant
10:12
April 22, 2020
Pocket-Sized: "Food Allergies & Kissing"
In this Pocket-Sized episode #210, Marc Abrahams shows just a wee bit of unfamiliar research studies to Christina Agapakis. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue. For More. The research mentioned in this episode is featured in the Kissing Special Issue (Vol. 22, #4) of the Annals of Improbable Research Magazine. Remember, our Patreon donors, on most levels, get access to each podcast episode before it is made public. Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant
12:13
April 18, 2020
Episode 208: "Repetitive Physics of 'OM'"
Repetitive Physics of ‘OM’; Clever Contraptions to Capture Criminals; the Watch on the Loo; Glug-Glug of Ideal Bottles; Boys Will Be Boys; What Women Find More Disgusting than Men; Pseudostupidity; a Cat, a Cow, and a Bag; The Burgler and the Cheesy Toothmark; Chickens Prefer Beautiful People. In episode #208, Marc Abrahams shows some unfamiliar research studies to Jean Berko Gleason, Andrew Berry, Chris Cotsapas, Corky White, and Maggie Lettvin. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue. For More. Remember, our Patreon donors, on most levels, get access to each podcast episode before it is made public. Bruce Petschek, Audio Engineer John Shedler, Audio Engineer Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant
52:32
April 15, 2020
Pocket-Sized: “Cocker’s Arithmetick”
Cocker's Arithmetick: Being a Plain and Familiar Method Suitable to the Meanest Capacity for the Full Understanding of That Incomparable Art, As It Is Now Taught by the Ablest School-Masters in City and Country In this Pocket-Sized episode #1001, Marc Abrahams shows just a wee bit of unfamiliar research studies to Mason Porter. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue. For more. Remember, our Patreon donors, on most levels, get access to each podcast episode before it is made public. Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant
05:52
April 12, 2020
Episode 207: "The Psychoanalysts's Nose"
The Psychoanalyst’s Nose, the Year of Lint, the Impact of Cold Wet Underwear, Boys Will Be Boys, the Pride of the Pride (of Lions), Hair (and Hare) Research, Social Dilemmas from the Not-So-Distant Past, Chewing on Knowledge, and Fold When Wet (If Naked Underwater). In episode #207, Marc Abrahams shows some unfamiliar research studies to Jean Berko Gleason, Chris Cotsapas, Andrew Berry, Robin Abrahams, and Nicole Sharp. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue. For More. Remember, our Patreon donors, on most levels, get access to each podcast episode before it is made public. Bruce Petschek, Audio Engineer John Shedler, Audio Engineer Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant
54:42
April 1, 2020
Episode 206: "Flatulence in Dogs"
Flatulence in Dogs, the Real-Life Wizard of Oz, Triskadekaphobia When People Buy a House, Boys Will Be Boys, Why Your Doctor Should Smell, Soft is Hard, You Bastard, and Personal Space at the Beach. In episode #206, Marc Abrahams shows some unfamiliar research studies to Nicole Sharp, Robin Abrahams, Melissa Franklin, Chris Cotsapas, Jean Berko Gleason, Bill Hoston and Andrew Berry. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue. Remember, our Patreon donors, on most levels, get access to each podcast episode before it is made public. Bruce Petschek, Audio Engineer John Shedler, Audio Engineer Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant
50:06
March 18, 2020
Episode 205: "Color Preferences in the Insane"
Color Preference in the Insane, Can Consumers Recognize the Taste of their Favorite Beer?, Effect of Audience Boredom on the Power Hungry, You Never Sleep Alone, Improbable Medical Review, Extracting the Wrong Tooth, and Telephones for Animals. In episode #206, Marc Abrahams shows some unfamiliar research studies to Jean Berko Gleason, Chris Cotsapas, Maggie Lettvin, Richard Baguley, and Melissa Franklin. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue. For More. Remember, our Patreon donors, on most levels, get access to each podcast episode before it is made public. Bruce Petschek, Audio Engineer John Shedler, Audio Engineer Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant
52:39
March 4, 2020
Episode 204: "The Longest Oath"
The Longest Oath, The Okajima/Fujinami Navel Lint Removal Invention, The Effect of Country Music on Suicide, Garlic in Men and Women, Artificial Fruit Processing, Improbable Medical Review, Clever Contraptions to Capture Crooks, and On What I Do Not Understand and Have Something to Say. In episode #204, Marc Abrahams shows some unfamiliar research studies to Robin Abrahams, Chris Cotsapas, Jean Berko Gleason, Andrew Berry, Nicole Sharp, Corky White, Richard Baguley, and Melissa Franklin. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue. For More. Remember, our Patreon donors, on most levels, get access to each podcast episode before it is made public. Bruce Petschek, Audio Engineer Jon Shedler, Audio Engineer Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant
50:13
February 19, 2020
Episode 203: "Who Can Touch Whom"
Who Can Touch Whom, Head on Brain in Brain, Gueguen and the Goad of Small Things, Clever Contraptions to Capture Crooks, some 2013 Ig Nobel Prize Winners, Fire-Eaters and Punk Rockers, and the Names of Bad Guys. In episode #203, Marc Abrahams shows some unfamiliar research studies to Jean Berko Gleason, Foster the Cat, Richard Baguley, Robin Abrahams, Andrew Berry, and Chris Cotsapas. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue. For More. Remember, our Patreon donors, on most levels, get access to each podcast episode before it is made public. Bruce Petschek, Audio Engineer Jon Shedler, Audio Engineer Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant
55:36
February 5, 2020
Episode 202: "Sneezing and a Full Stomach"
Sneezing on a Full Stomach, Mustache Wax, Red Hippo Sweat, The Impossible Expertise of Self-Perceived Expertise, some 2012 Ig Nobel Prize Winners, and Walking in the City. In episode #202, Marc Abrahams shows some unfamiliar research studies to Melissa Franklin, Richard Baguley, Robin Abrahams, Jean Berko Gleason, and Nicole Sharp. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue. For more. Remember, our Patreon donors, on most levels, get access to each podcast episode before it is made public. Bruce Petschek, Audio Engineer Jon Shedler, Audio Engineer Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant
50:10
January 22, 2020
Episode 201: "Crunchiness Loss"
Crunchiness Lost, Clever Contraptions to Trap Crooks, Shoe-Throwing at Weddings, Untied Laces Across the World, Moving Violations of Washing Machines, Stool Pigeons, Clothes for Clothes Shopping, Tanning Beds, Frozen Mammoth Meat, and Neurological Damage from Praying. In episode #201, Marc Abrahams shows some unfamiliar research studies to Jean Berko Gleason, Richard Baguley, Robin Abrahams, Bruce Petschek, and Chris Cotsapas. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue. For more. Remember, our Patreon donors, on most levels, get access to each podcast episode before it is made public. Bruce Petschek, Audio Engineer Jon Shedler, Audio Engineer Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant
53:17
January 8, 2020
Episode 200: "Disgusting Sounds?"
Disgusting Sounds, Cello Scrotum, Hole Shapes, Headless Mannequins, Medical Oddities, Grateful Dead, Cool Noses, and Black Dress Temperatures. In episode #200 (the first episode in the new series!), Marc Abrahams shows some unfamiliar research studies to Jean Berko Gleason, Chris Cotsapas, Melissa Franklin, Robin Abrahams, and Richard Baguley. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue. For more. Remember that our Patreon donors, on most levels, get access to each podcast episode before it is made public. Bruce Petschek, Audio Engineer Jon Shedler, Audio Engineer Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant
49:00
December 25, 2019