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This episode is all about the future. Futurists Brian David Johnson and Ryan O'Shea join the show to look at what's ahead in 2019 and beyond. We talk artificial intelligence, biotechnology, potential disasters and of course....jet packs. Then, John Shull answers tough questions about his YoYo tricks video. And we discuss the Top 5 worst Christmas gifts.   Futurists Brian David Johnson and Ryan O'Shea: 02:22 John Shull: 23:58 Worst Christmas Gifts: 37:48 Instagram Facebook Twitter Ryan O'Shea: Twitter - - - Brian David Johnson: Twitter                               
Do sharks sleep, can endangered species be saved, is Sharknado the best shark movie of all time? Marine Conservation Biologist and Shark Researcher Dr. David Shiffman answers your questions in this episode. We talk sharks, saving the oceans and the importance of fish pee. Then, we countdown the Top 5 Kinds of Shirt. Contact the Show T-Shirts Instagram   Dr. David Shiffman Twitter   Dr. David Shiffman Instagram        
What do the stars have in store for you? Astrologer Jessica Lanyadoo joins us. We talk understanding relationships, reading horoscopes and unlocking the order of the universe. Then, in a special listener submitted Top 5, we countdown the Top 5 Animals to Ride into Battle. Jessica Lanyadoo: 02:06 John Shull: 36:19 Top 5: 47:39 Contact the Show Instagram   Jessica Lanyadoo Website   Jessica Lanyadoo Instagram   Ghost of a Podcast  
From diving with Great White Sharks in Africa, to crawling through the canyons of Zion National Park, we're exploring the world in this episode of Profoundly Pointless. Adventure Travel Expert Justin Walter joins us. We talk the travel destinations you have to see, popular places you should skip and finding the courage to take that first step out the door. Then, John Shull takes on the Coronavirus. And we countdown the Top 5 Things to do if you're Quarantined. Please leave a review if you like the show. Justin Walter: 01:33  John Shull: 33:00 Top 5: 43:09 Contact the Show Instagram   Twitter Facebook Justin Walter Instagram Around the World with Justin
She's a professional dancer, model, producer and one of Las Vegas' premier Showgirls. Mariah Rivera joins us for this episode. We talk the life of a Las Vegas Showgirl, performing at the Luxor and the best Denver Broncos quarterback. Then, John Shull shares his deep love for scented candles. And we discuss the Top 5 Mario Kart characters. Mariah Rivera: 02:15 John Shull: 34:43 Top 5 Mario Kart Characters: 55:22 Instagram Facebook Twitter Mariah Rivera Instagram Mariah Rivera Twitter Mariah Rivera Facebook Mariah Rivera Website   
In this episode we have a slightly NSFW conversation with Lily Allegro. How she got started in the sex industry, why she'll never quit and chickens. Yes, chickens. It will make sense if you listen. We then continue the animal theme with John Shull, who thinks he can outrun a bison. Why he can't and the Top 5 future technologies we're most looking forward to, all in this episode of Profoundly Pointless. Lily Allegro: 3:00 John Shull: 33:40 Future Tech: 45:30 Instagram Facebook Twitter
They've been called "the most controversial religion in American history" and in this episode we find out why. Stu de Haan with the Satanic Temple of Arizona joins the show. We talk Satanism, religious freedom and after school programs. Then, John Shull gets mad over holiday movies. And we discuss the best three animals to take into battle. Stu de Haan: 2:09 John Shull: 24: 13 Top 5 Holiday Movies: 40:01 Instagram Facebook Twitter
We're going to Vegas in this episode of Profoundly Pointless. Las Vegas Singer and Entertainer Krystal Goddard joins the show. How she went from karaoke machines to performing in casinos. Strange things she sees in the audience. And how witnessing the Route 91 music festival shooting inspired her to pursue another dream. Then, John Shull talks money management skills in the Top 5 things you shouldn't get on sale. And we start a vicious discussion over Steve Perry and the phrase "South Detroit".  Singer Krystal Goddard: 02:23 John Shull: 24:20 Top 5 Things not to buy on sale: 49:31 Instagram Facebook Twitter Krystal Goddard Instagram  
From 90 mph sprints across open desert, to flying over 80 foot jumps, Champion Dirt Bike Racer Taylor Heiman has done it all, and won. We talk off-road racing, Motorcross and inspiring others to ride. Then, John Shull tries to get people to care about his bad day. And we countdown the Top 5 Things You Notice About People. Taylor Heiman: 01:28 John Shull: 30:28 Top 5: 39:04 Contact the Show Instagram   Twitter Facebook Taylor Heiman Instagram   Taylor Heiman Facebook   362 Media        
He's known as the "The Strongest Man in Professional Bodybuilding" but we think he might also be one of the smartest. Pro Bodybuilder Stan Efferding joins the show. We talk training secrets, diet advice, why other pro athletes come to him for help and what it's like to appear on Shark Tank. Then, John Shull explains why he's a paragon of genetic fitness. And we discuss the Top 5 Most Annoying Bumper Stickers. Stan Efferding: 02:43 John Shull: 42:41 Top 5 Annoying Bumper Stickers: 01:02:01 Instagram Facebook Twitter Stan Efferding Instagram Stan Efferding Website  
We're going deep into the Earth with the latest earthquake science in this episode. Geologist Dr. Wendy Bohon and Seismologist Robert Geller join us. We talk the latest California quakes, danger zones and predicting the next "Big One" Then, John Shull talks about going to prison. And we discuss our most controversial Top 5 yet. Dr. Wendy Bohon and Robert Geller: 02:15 John Shull: 35:23 Top 5: 53:32 Instagram Facebook Twitter Dr. Wendy Bohon Twitter Robert Geller Twitter IRIS Seismology Website IRIS Twitter Robert Geller Website  
Grab your swimsuit and put on some sunscreen because we're off to explore the ocean in this episode. Shark expert and marine biologist Jillian Morris-Brake joins the show. Why sharks are misunderstood, how we can protect them and who is the cool kid in shark high school. Then, John Shull defends mayo and horseradish as we analyse the Top 5 condiments. Jillian Morris-Brake: 02:04 John Shull: 28:18 Top 5 Condiments: 54:36 Instagram Facebook Twitter Jillian Morris-Brake Instagram Sharks4Kids website (it's awesome) Sharks4Kids Facebook page
With the Super Bowl fast approaching we're taking a look at the gambling odds. Las Vegas Sports Handicapper Dave Cokin joins us. We talk the life of a professional gambler, the future of sports betting and the the best way to beat the odds. Then, John Shull gets carried away on social media. And we countdown the Top 5 Things We Like But Are Embarrassed to Admit. Please leave a review if you like the show. Dave Cokin: 02:05 John Shull: 30:14 Top 5: Embarrassing Things We Like: 41:56 Contact the Show Instagram   Twitter Facebook Dave Cokin Twitter Dave Cokin Website  
He roamed the halls of NASA as a little kid. Now he's one of the world's foremost astrophysicists. Harvard astrophysicist Jonathan McDowell joins the show. We talk Black Holes, Time Travel, Dark Energy and Space Exploration. Then, John Shull brings us back down to earth with his deja vu theory. And we discuss the Top 5 fictional dogs. Jonathan McDowell: 02:58 John Shull: 44:23 Top 5 Fictional Dogs: 01:07:53 Instagram Facebook Twitter Jonathan McDowell Twitter Jonathan's Space Report Chandra X-ray Observatory    
Take a breath. Relax. Clear your mind and focus on the moment. Renowned Yoga Teacher Karla Tafra is here to help rejuvenate your mind and body. We talk yoga techniques, the secret to proper breathing and the best way to listen to your body. Then, John Shull strings together an impressive array of coherent thoughts. And we countdown the Top 5 Things Worth Waiting in Line For. Please leave a review if you like the show. Karla Tafra: 02:02 John Shull: 30:14 Top 5: 45:26 Contact the Show Instagram   Twitter Facebook Karla Tafra Website Karla Tafra Instagram  
When people see something in the sky they just can't explain, he gets a call. UFO Investigator Tim Doyle joins us. We talk UFO sightings, aliens and Area 51. Then, we countdown the Top 5 Fictional Aliens. Tim Doyle: 01:37 John Shull: 33:42 Top 5 Fictional Aliens: 45:24 Contact the Show Instagram UFO Seekers Facebook  UFO Seekers Twitter  UFO Seekers Instagram UFO Seekers Website
With beauty secrets and dinosaur discoveries we've got something for everyone in this episode. Celebrity Makeup Artist Misti Taylor joins us. We talk working in Hollywood, makeup tips and the secrets that can't leave set. Dinosaur Hunter Levi Shinkle is back with something special. The new dinosaur that could help unlock the secret of flight. Finally, John Shull explains why he stopped going to the doctor. And we discuss the Top 5 Things You Hate to Do but Still Have To. Misti Taylor: 2:00 Levi Shinkle: 26:49 John Shull: 32:18 Top 5: 50:37 Please leave a review if you like the show Instagram Facebook Twitter Misti Taylor Instagram Misti Taylor Cosplay Instagram Misti Taylor Twitter Misti Taylor Website      
​We start this episode with the story of Teddy's birthday party. Then, it's all about the paranormal. Professional Ghost Hunter Lee Roberts joins the show to talk scary stories, what he really believes and searching for ghosts with Batman. Finally, John Shull is back to talk scariest movie villains and worst sayings.  Teddy's Party: 1:00 Lee Roberts: 4:22 Scariest movie villains:31:02 Worst sayings: 49:13   Instagram Facebook Twitter
We get to go back in time this episode. All the way back to the time of the dinosaurs. Dinosaur hunter Levi Shinkle joins the show to talk finding fossils, Jurassic Park vs The Land Before Time, some big new finds and the Top 5 dinosaurs of all time. Then, in a startling revelation. John Shull shocks everyone by claiming that he doesn't believe in dinosaurs and that the Mazda Miata is an underrated car.  Levi Shinkle: 1:50 John Shull: 15:30 Top 10/5ish: 29:02 Instagram Facebook Twitter Like and subscribe cause lord knows we need the help  
She's created costumes for everyone from Goku to Spider-Man and today professional Cosplayer Reagan Kathryn stops by the show. Her favorite characters, what it takes to make them come alive and how cosplay finally made her feel at home. Plus, we discuss the best fast food restaurants and most annoying thing about fall. Reagan Kathryn: 4:05 John Shull: 33:03 Top 10/5ish: 41.55
In this episode we investigate when you can no longer take your shirt off in public. Our new "podcast consultant" makes her debut and what the Top 10 worst household chores Instagram Facebook Twitter
From Ataris to Wiffle balls, bikes to Tonka Trucks, we're talking toys with the man who knows them best. Nicholas Ricketts, the curator of the Strong Museum of Play and National Toy Hall of Fame joins the show. We talk illegal toys, childhood memories and what makes a toy Hall of Fame worthy. Then, John Shull reveals a shocking secret. One so surprising, it could cost him both of his two friends.   Nicholas Ricketts: 03:52 John Shull: 25:55 Top 5 Toys: 51:55 Instagram Facebook Twitter
Snuggle up, cause we're going into 2019 with some happiness. Professional Cuddler Samantha Hess joins the show. How she started her cuddling business, why touch is so important and if Big Spoon is really the best. Then, John Shull's moment of truth arrives. He unveils his yo-yo tricks video and we discuss the Top 5 best generic comebacks. You don't like it? Well, your mom does. Samantha Hess of Cuddle Up To Me: 1:29 John Shull: 21:20 Top 5 Generic Comebacks: 31:05 Instagram Facebook Twitter
We're hitting the gym with the Pros in this episode of Profoundly Pointless. IFBB Professional Bodybuilder Aleesha Young joins the show. Why she became a bodybuilder, her favorite training tips and why some people pay to watch her work out. Then, John Shull relives some childhood trauma. And we discuss the Top 5 harmless but annoying things people do. Aleesha Young: 02:10 John Shull: 43:01 Top 5 Harmless but Annoying: 01:04:47 Instagram Facebook Twitter Aleesha Young Instagram Aleesha Young website    
People say they like the good girls... but what they really want are the bad girls. Suicide Girl and Alternative Model Vervain joins the show. We talk tattoos, self-confidence, odd requests, wild parties and the changing face of beauty. Then, John Shull rails against Avengers and Game of Thrones spoilers. And we discuss the Top 5 Superheroes. Vervain: 01:52 John Shull: 28:15 Top 5 Superheroes: 49:27 Instagram Facebook Twitter Vervain's Instagram Vervain's Suicide Girls profile
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Jul 10th, 2018
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Mar 25th, 2020
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