219 – YouTube-sday (with Ben Kirk)

We’ve all been there– one minute, you’re searching for a video on how to change a light fixture, and the next thing you know, you’ve been watching makeup tutorials and music videos for five hours straight. Though YouTube may have started with a mere trip to the zoo, it has been entertaining people (and launching talent) since 2005. Let Ben Kirk take you on a journey through the most popular YouTube videos of all time– and take a trip down memory lane! Later on, take a delightful quiz called “YouTubers That You Goobers Should Know.”

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[Music: 1) Gabe Bondoc, “(I’ve Got a Crush on a) YouTube Star,” 2008; 2) Frau Holle, “Ascending Souls,” 2017. Courtesy of Frau Holle, CC BY-NC 3.0 license.]

218 – Weird and Wonderful Coral Reefs (with Jordan S.)

Say, are you among those constantly struck with the creeping dread that the ocean is a vast, cold, dark mystery? (Or perhaps that dread is tied to the death of our coral reefs?) Today, let our extremely knowledgeable guest, Jordan, soothe your mind and heart with an episode dedicated to our weird and wonderful underwater ecosystem.

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[Music: 1) Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker for Wii U, “Main Theme,” 2014; 2) Frau Holle, “Ascending Souls,” 2017. Courtesy of Frau Holle, CC BY-NC 3.0 license.]