116 – Like a Big Pizza Pie

Are we lunatics? [If by “lunatic” you mean “crazy about the Moon,” then heck yeah!] Learn all about Earth’s natural satellite [and BFF] in the realms of science, culture, and history… And once and for all, we’ll learn the difference between a Blue Moon, a Strawberry Moon, a Harvest Moon, and a SUPERMOON. Later, test your knowledge of holidays with a quiz entitled “Movable Feast”!
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[Music: 1) Joseph Arthur, “Honey and the Moon,” 2007; 2) Frau Holle, “Ascending Souls,” 2017. Courtesy of Frau Holle, CC BY-NC 3.0 license.]

Episode 75 – What Are You, Some Kind of Rembrandt? (P-ART 2: The Van Gogh-ing)

In our 75th episode, Lauren paints us a portrait of another Artist You Should Know– it’s time to lend an ear and learn all about Vincent Van Gogh. Later, enjoy a quiz called “Sunflowers and Starry Nights”!

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[Music: 1) Sir Georg Solti , Chicago Symphony Orchestra , 1980, “Pictures at an Exhibition,” Modest Mussorgsky; 2) Frau Holle, “Ascending Souls,” 2017. Courtesy of Frau Holle, CC BY-NC 3.0 license.]

Episode 14 – Dads in Space II: Mission to Mars

In our fourteenth episode,  Lauren launches into the history of Mars exploration [and recounts the Curiosity rover mission that made NASA cool again]. Stay tuned for a quiz on Science Fiction in film and literature!

[Music:  1) Kurt Baker, “Send Me to Mars,” 2017. Courtesy of Kurt Baker, CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 license;  2) Frau Holle, “Ascending Souls,” 2017. Courtesy of Frau Holle, CC BY-NC 3.0 license.]

Episode 04 – Project Apollo, or, Dads in Spaaaace!

Houston, we’ve had a problem here… In our fourth episode, Lauren enlightens us on the numerous Apollo missions planned and executed by NASA.  Find out how astronauts are like dads [and which ones are responsible for some lunar graffiti]. Then, enjoy a ten-question quiz on SPAAAACE!

[Music: 1) Anonymous420, “I n t e r s t e l l a r   C a p i t a l i s m,” 2017. Courtesy of Anonymous420, CC0 1.0 Universal License; 2) Frau Holle, “Ascending Souls,” 2017. Courtesy of Frau Holle, CC BY-NC 3.0 license.]