Wild Conjecture

Wild Conjecture

By wildconjecture
A podcast dedicated to exploring the human condition through wild conjecture.
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Ep. 32 - Wild Conjecture - Social Norms
Making Eye contact, facing forward on an elevator, tipping your server - these are all social norms that we adhere to and if we don't we get put in social jail. We explore what social norms really are, how they come about, and what future norms might come about based on current trends. 
1:24:23
May 20, 2020
Ep 31 - Wild Conjecture - Dreams
In this episode we go deep into the subconscious and explore our dreams, nightmares, and meaning behind it all. How much can we really know about something that happens when we sleep? Are we recharging? Processing? Are we predicting the future? We explore these ideas and more!
59:46
May 9, 2020
Ep. 30 - Wild Conjecture - Listener Mail Grab Bag
In this episode we finally get to chipping away at the mountain of mail we get from our many dedicated listeners all around the globe. We rip through as many as we can and it makes for a lot of great wild conjecture. Thanks for all the great questions guys!!!!
59:03
April 27, 2020
Ep. 29 - Wild Conjecture - Snacks
We're all doing what we can to survive the pandemic by staying healthy both physically and mentally. Part of mental game might be sacrificing some of the physical game...by eating our favorite awesome snacks. (hands up emoji)
54:39
April 20, 2020
Ep. 28 - Wild Conjecture - Living in the UK with Patton Allison
In this episode we are joined again by MSU Professor of Mechanical Engineering Patton Allison as he tells us about his life abroad in the UK. His stories offer refreshing insight into his days at Cambridge carrying out some of the oldest (if not the oldest) traditions in academia and traveling around Britain and the UK as an Ex Pat. 
42:16
April 8, 2020
Ep. 27 - Wild Conjecture - University with Patton Allison
In this fresh episode we are joined by Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Michigan State University Patton Allison to discuss what it's like to teach during a pandemic. We also talk about our personal experiences going to University, how it compares now to when our boomer parents went to university, and we touch a little bit on Tiger King because let's be honest it's what's on all of our minds. 
39:46
April 2, 2020
Ep. 26 - Self Care in the Age of Contagion
In this episode we focus on some of the positive things we can do to take care of ourselves during the COVID-19 Pandemic. 
33:20
March 24, 2020
Ep. 25 - Wild Conjecture - Journalism and Media with Andrew Davis Part 2
In this episode we continue our great discussion with video producer Andrew Davis where he pulls back the veil a little bit on what otherwise might be a unknown industry to most. We talk proper (or improper) posture when consuming 20 minute youtube content in bed, how the media has been changed by President Trump, when and when not to use ellipses, and more!
46:45
March 22, 2020
Ep. 24 - Wild Conjecture - Journalism and Media with Andrew Davis Part 1
Where do you get your media? Do you ever wonder how your favorite news stories are created and produced? How has media and journalism changed over the years and who has been instrumental in that change? We talk with video producer Andrew Davis about these topics and more.
37:27
March 17, 2020
Ep. 23 - Wild Conjecture - Law & Order with Andrew Pace
No, not the tv show, well... we cover that a little bit but this week we're joined by attorney Andrew Pace to discuss the law, why we have laws, some fun latin law words, trusts, big law, small law, all the good stuff! 
1:13:19
February 24, 2020
Ep. 22 - Wild Conjecture - Kids with Lauren Celenza
Kids, y'ever heard of em? Well, chances are, if you're alive then you once were a kid. Maybe you forgot what it's like to be a kid. We're talking with Child Development Researcher Lauren Celenza about what it means to be a kid, how to get down to their level (sometimes literally), and other fun topics involving our little ones.
1:04:26
February 17, 2020
Ep. 21 - Wild Conjecture - Phrases
In this episode we get the ball rolling by rattling off some commonly used phrases, misused phrases, and some international phrases. We also discuss why we use phrases and their origin stories! 
42:13
February 10, 2020
Ep. 20 - Wild Conjecture - Blue Zones
We've all heard of the friend zone...but have you heard of the Blue Zone? In this episode we take a deep dive into what makes a blue zone a blue zone and why it might be something we should consider. (HINT: It has nothing to do with being friend zoned)
1:08:00
January 27, 2020
Ep. 19 - Wild Conjecture - Winter Vibes
Winter got you down? Winter got you up? We cover all the bases in this episode on everyone's favorite season: Winter. 
1:00:53
January 22, 2020
Ep. 18 - Wild Conjecture - Second Acts
In this ep we talk about second acts, some famous second acts, types of second acts and our first ever live tweet stream where we shout out some listeners. What an episode folks!
53:09
January 15, 2020
Ep. 17 - Wild Conjecture - Millennials Part 02
What better way to close out the decade than with our continued discussion about the mysterious and disruptive generation of Millennials. This one has a good smattering of head slam story cameos as well. Don't forget to @ us in the new year!
54:05
December 31, 2019
Ep. 16 - Wild Conjecture - Millennials Part 01
In this ep we talk about @Millennials and how they #rank up against the other (beta) generations. 
43:59
November 20, 2019
Ep. 15 - Wild Conjecture - Philosophy
In this episode we philosophize about philosophy - what's your best life look like? Is there free will? Do you think outside the Overton Window? What even is the Overton Window? This and more in episode 15!
54:27
November 4, 2019
Ep. 14 - Wild Conjecture - Conspiracy Theories
Join us as we discuss a wide variety of conspiracy theories from Paul McCartney being dead for over 40 years to the government controlling us with Fluoride. 
49:28
October 28, 2019
Wild Conjecture Snacks - Trip to New York
In our first Wild Conjecture Snack Matt tells the tale of when him and friend took a spontaneous trip to the Big Apple.
03:09
October 7, 2019
Ep. 13 - Wild Conjecture - TV Shows
It's the Golden Age of TV Shows, let's celebrate by unboxing some of our favorites and maybe some least favorites. 
56:00
September 30, 2019
Ep. 12 - Wild Conjecture - Travel Part 2
We continue our discussion about travel - why aren't trains ever as cool as in the movies? Why do some people catch the travel bug and some don't? What is eco travel? We don't know, but we cover these things and more in part 2 of travel!
1:05:10
September 16, 2019
Ep. 11 - Wild Conjecture - Art with Evan Sikes
Comin in hot with a fresh take on Art with our first ever human guest Evan Sikes. Evan is an art appraiser, an auctioner,  and the owner of fine art gallery Caza Sikes (Cazasikes.com).
1:06:32
September 9, 2019
Ep. 10 - Wild Conjecture - Travel Part 1
Deep from the depths of Mordor we give you this riveting episode from a two part series on Travel.
52:13
August 26, 2019
Ep. 9 - Wild Conjecture - Video Games
In this episode we talk all things video games: Then and now, Foley, defaults, eSports, arcades, ethics, and more!
1:06:26
August 19, 2019
Ep. 8 - Wild Conjecture - Sports
Who's up for a quick game of Butler Ball? GET your healthy dose of WIIIIILD conjecture in THIS week's episode on... Sports ('tsin the game)
1:01:36
August 9, 2019
Ep. 7 - Wild Conjecture - Money
Money. Wealth. Debt. The whole shebang. And Game of Thrones gets royally spoiled for Tom. WARNING THIS EPISODE ACTUALLY HAS TV SPOILERS.
59:02
June 27, 2019
Ep. 6 - Wild Conjecture - The Internet
We return after a long hiatus to discuss that new fad called The Internet which of course the jury is still out on. Cash in on your iTunes gift cards while you still can folks.
54:29
June 8, 2019
Ep. 5 - Wild Conjecture - Food & Cooking
In this episode the dudes discuss soylent at length, their favorite cafeteria lunches, and Matt tells his riveting food story about that one time he stole a banana.
1:01:03
March 10, 2019
Ep. 4 - Wild Conjecture - Space & Aliens Part 2
The space and aliens discussion continues as the guys talk about first contact, why the concept of aliens is so appealing, cult alien perspective vs scientific alien perspective, and Tom's highly rare form of sleep paralysis.
47:31
March 6, 2019
Ep. 3 - Wild Conjecture - Space & Aliens - Part 1
In this episode your humanoid hosts discuss life outside of spaceship Earth, the final frontier of space, and Matt is talked out of joining an alien cult.
47:50
February 20, 2019
Ep. 2 - Wild Conjecture - Jobs
In this episode the fellas discuss jobs, the future of sample spoons, FYRE Festival, and Financial Independence Retire Early (F.I.R.E) among many other sub genres of discussion topics. All with a healthy dose of wild conjecture.
1:19:29
February 12, 2019
Ep. 1 - Wild Conjecture - Fame
In their very first episode, the boys wildy conject about the concept of fame, how they each had their own 15 minutes, and how one of them became a meme.
1:13:52
January 27, 2019