Dr. Mark Miller is the head coach of Texas Tech's meat judging team. Here, he explains what that means and how it works.
Check out his team's storefront Red Raider Meats, which helps fund the team.
Dr. Kishonna L. Gray has written such books as Intersectional Tech: Black Users in Digital Gaming and Feminism in Play and edited books like Woke Gaming: Digital Challenges to Oppression and Social Injustice. Here, she explains how and why.
Alex Schmidt is responsible for the Buffalo emoji. He now hosts the podcast Secretly Incredibly Fascinating. Here, he explains how all that came together.
Showgirls is infamous for both being terribly reviewed and flopping at the box office. And yet, in the decades since was released, it has gained a cult following of fans who love it. Jeffrey McHale made a documentary about the phenomenon called
Jeff is joined by Pat Cassels and Owen Parsons to review a summer of movies like no other.
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Alexis Wellwood is a philosopher and a linguist who recently wrote a book about the meaning of the word "more." Here, she explains how and why.
Check out Alexis' website at (cool URL alert) http://semantics.land
Karma Waltonen and Denise Du Vernay have written two books about The Simpsons. The first is The Simpsons in the Classroom: Embiggening the Learning Experience with the Wisdom of Springfield. Their newest is The Simpsons' Beloved Springfield: Es
Jeff & Pat look into their crystal ball and try to predict the movies of 2020.
Plus, an update on the podcast.
One of my all-time favorite Jeff Rubin Jeff Rubin Shows. Here's an episode where you actually get to hear an insane skill demonstrated live.
This was originally recorded in 2013. Nelson is still active in the Memory Game, catch up with his mo
Wally Feresten oversees the cue cards at Saturday Night Live. Here he explains how he got started, and what it takes to make everything work on both sides of the cue card.
Last year we predicted how the movies of summer 2019 would do on Rotten Tomatoes. This week, as summer winds down, we find out who had the most accurate predictions.
Spoilers for lots of movies movies especially Avengers, Spider-Man, and Toy
Marcel Filho earned the Guinness World Record fastest texter by typing the following phrase: “The razor-toothed piranhas of the genera Serrasalmus and Pygocentrus are the most ferocious freshwater fish in the world. In reality they seldom attac
Jillian Venters is the author of Gothic Charm School: An Essential Guide for Goths and Those Who Love Them. In this episode, everything Jeff always wanted to know about being goth but was too afraid to ask.
Check out Jillian's website, Gothic-
Sean Fitzpatrick of Fitzysnowman Studios was a mechanic who was already an adult when he discovered a love of sculpting with sand, snow, and other ephemeral materials. Then he turned it into a business. Here, he explains how and why. And gives
Colin Jones had never stepped foot in a casino when he took an interest in counting cards. Now over 15 years into his Blackjack career, he’s teaching others to count cards online.
Check out Colin’s book, free card counting mini-course, and Y
GSTQ Fashions is a company run by seamstress Catherine Jones. They make high quality costume replicas costumes for movies, TV shows, and private commissions. Recently, they even made Dave Bautista's outfit for Wrestlemania. In this episode, she
Nick Sherman is a typographer, typeface designer, and typographic consultant. Here, he explains how and why.
Links to Nick's websites that we discuss here: NickSherman.com, hex.xyz, and FontsInUse.com
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In 1990, these three friends saw their school taken over by Nickelodeon. Here, they explain how and why.
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Sean Beard has what is almost certainly the world’s largest Beavis & Butt-head collection. Here, he explains how and why.
To see what we're talking about, check out Sean's collection on Instagram at @beavisnbuttheadcollector
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