#049 – Capricorn One Review

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In this episode of Trolling with Logic, the team learns that the only thing better than blasting off for Mars is a high-stakes helicopter chase in a desert on Earth. Nathan, Cal, and Jenn review the 1977 action thriller “ Capricorn One ,” the story of three astronauts who are unwittingly recruited to participate in a government conspiracy to fake […]

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#048 – Gattaca Review

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“For someone who was never meant for this world, I must confess I’m suddenly having a hard time leaving it. Of course, they say every atom in our bodies was once part of a star. Maybe I’m not leaving… maybe I’m going home.” – In this episode of TwL Cal, Nate, Jenn and Marty review the cult classic Sci-Fi “Gattaca” […]

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#047 – Cambrian Geology with Fred Bowyer

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Cambrian Geology Be prepared, this episode of Trolling with Logic is very science-heavy. But that’s why we love it. Nathan, Cal, and Jenna are joined by none other than Jenna’s brother Fred Bowyer! Fred Bowyer studies at The University of Edinburgh’s School of GeoSciences, where he is working in a PhD program specializing in the geochemistry of the Ediacaran Period […]

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#046 – Network Review

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We’re mad as hell, and we’re not going to take it anymore! In this episode Nathan, Cal and Jenn review Paddy Chayefsky’s 1976 dark satire Network , the eerily-prophetic and highly prescient story of a down-and-out television news anchor named Howard Beale whose on-air descent into madness turns him into a populist icon that millions tune in to see. But […]

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#045 – Christine (2016) Review

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Content Warning: In this episode there are lengthy discussions about suicide, mental illness and specifically, depression. In this episode we review the 2016 movie “Christine” and the issues arising from the film. Christine is a biographical look at the life and tragic suicide of the news reporter, Christine Chubbuck. Christine infamously shot herself live on air in 1974.   Christine […]

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#044 – Treknology with Ethan Siegel

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Captain’s Log, Stardate 11708.05. The Trolling with Logic crew welcomes aboard Dr. Ethan Siegel, an astrophysicist with expertise in cosmological perturbations. He has reported on his journeys “Beyond the Galaxy” in his book carrying that title, published two years ago. We have invited him on board to brief us on his latest research endeavor, an upcoming book entitled “ Treknology […]

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#043 – Beware the Slenderman

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In May 2014, two 12 year-old girls lured another girl their age into the woods in the town of Waukesha, Wisconsin. Their victim was stabbed multiple times but narrowly survived. What drove these two young girls to commit such an act? They were inspired by the fictional online Creepypasta character known as Slenderman, a very tall, thin, faceless, humanoid figure […]

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#042 – Science and Comics with Miles Greb

Science and Comics with Mile Greb

On this episode, Cal and Nathan speak with special guest Miles Greb, a Seattle-based comic writer, folk singer, and advocate for science, skepticism, and atheism. He has authored science-and-skepticism-based comics in the optimistic sci-fi tradition, including “After the Gold Rush,” a series of comics chronicling the adventures of a distant future in which a 16 year-old biologist who grew up […]

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#041 – Fake News & Post Truth with Gleb Tsipursky

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Are we living in a post-truth era? What is “fake news,” and what problems does it pose to critical thinkers and reason-oriented activists? What is the alternative to “alternative facts”? In this episode, we speak with Dr. Gleb Tsipursky, a consultant, speaker, and author who specializes in behavioral science and the psychology of decision-making. Dr. Tsipursky is the President of […]

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#040 – Chris Watson the Podunk Polymath

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Chris Watson is the host of the Podunk Polymath Podcast (or Triple Po for short), a podcast “dedicated to the sentiments of a secular, sarcastic, screwed up Southern SJW and skeptic.” He joins us on this episode to talk about his show, how secular humanism as a movement can grow and move in positive directions, why we need both “firebrands” […]

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