'The Museum of Ridiculously Interesting Things explores the strange, dark place between art and curiosities... It's a museum of WTF. On a deeper level it's about people and the things that make us look at the world and realize that it's a much stranger and darker and more magical place than we give it credit… Continue reading New Episode on the Museum of Ridiculously Interesting Things!
The C&C Podcast is looking for guest speakers for its new series starting in June on ‘Banned books & Controversial texts’. Our goal is to discuss how books like The Satanic Verses, the Gnostic Bible, and Mein Kampf were able to move communities (and sometimes even countries) into questioning themselves and their roles in society… Continue reading Guest speakers wanted for new series on ‘Banned Books & Controversial Texts’
Apologies C&C listeners/ viewers for the month of silence, but we have not forgotten you! We promise this month will have a lot more planned with interesting upcoming episodes and a new guest host who we could not resist to bring back to the studio (details available on our Patreon page). In the meantime, enjoy… Continue reading Episode 24: Inspiring women with Forbes 30 under 30, Abigail Seldin
Abigail Seldin, CEO of the Seldin/Haring-Smith Foundation, and Founder of SwiftStudent This Saturday we'll be interviewing American Philanthropist, and Forbes 30 under 30, Abigail Seldin, founder of SwiftStudent. A former Rhodes Scholar and Doctoral Candidate at the University of Oxford, she'll be giving us advice on the road less traveled and how she transitioned from… Continue reading Upcoming episode on entrepreneurship with CEO and Forbes 30 under 30, Abigail Seldin
This New Year's episode is a particularly special one to me as it was a 20 year reunion with an old friend of mine whose work I came across in the New York Times about his adoption from Vietnam. Entitled 'Why did she leave me there?', Kacey talks about the emotional trauma that he faced… Continue reading New Year’s episode on gang culture and ‘the hero’s journey’
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WyltwjdSqY4&t=2052s Taken from our Patreon vault from October 2020, this bonus episode is with astro-photographer and Fellow of the Astronomical Society, Mary McIntyre, FRAS. She talks about the fascinating world of shadows and how the use of photography (and a little bit of math) can provide us with incredible information about the planets in our… Continue reading Bonus Episode: Shadows in space and the stories they tell
Our Krampus episode is now available on YouTube for those lovers of the Yule god, and all things dark and enticing! Enjoy! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4N2wwr2oWFI&t=1s
The C&C team is currently trying to figure out the next series starting this Spring. For ages I've contemplated doing a series on 'Controversial texts' (think 'the Satanic verses', the 'Book of Judah', you name it), the historical reasons behind their creation and the societal impact they've had over the centuries (if not decades). But… Continue reading New Spring Series: Looking for suggestions!
Kate J. Armstrong, Host of 'The Exploress' Podcast Last Saturday I had the pleasure of interviewing one of the top female podcasters (to my mind) in the industry: Kate J. Armstrong, host and founder of 'The Exploress'. If you have not checked out her podcast on women in history, stop what you are doing and… Continue reading Episode 23: Inspiring Women: Kate J. Armstrong
Kate J. Armstrong is the host of one of my all-time favorite podcasts, 'The Exploress'. A Northern Virginian at heart, I couldn't wait at the chance to interview another female podcaster paving the way for future women (and men) to explore their creative ambitions. If you haven't listened to her show already, I highly suggest you… Continue reading Our next line up: Kate J. Armstrong of ‘The Exploress’