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Aug 17, 2017

Ramani Durvasula is a licensed clinical psychologist and Professor of Psychology at California State University, Los Angeles. She co-hosted her own show on Oxygen and has been a featured commentator on nearly every major television network. She recently released her second book Should I stay or Should I Go: Surviving a Relationship With a Narcissist.

Guest: Connect with Dr. Ramani Durvasula by following her on Twitter, @doctorramani and check out her books You Are Why You Eat: Change Your Food Attitude, Change Your Life  & Should I Stay or Should I Go: Surviving A Relationship with a Narcissist.

Show Notes:

• Robert Sapolsky

• Behave: The Biology of Humans at Our Best and Worst

• Spinning Logic #132 - Erik Vance

• Irving Kirsch

• Narcissistic Personality Disorder

• MDMA-Assisted Psychotherapy

• "At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want." Lao Tzu

Aug 8, 2017

Stephanie Osborn is a 20-year veteran in the civilian space program. She has worked on numerous Space Shuttle flights and the International Space Station. She holds degrees in Astronomy, Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. Now, in retirement, she has become a best selling author of over 20 books including some science fiction epics like Burnout: The Mystery of Space Shuttle STS-281, and the critically acclaimed Displaced Detective Series. Today in her second appearance on the show, we discuss the newest book in her Division One series, A Very UnConventional Christmas.

Guest: Connect with Stephanie Osborn by visiting her website stephanie-osborn.com, her Facebook page@WriterSteph on Twitter and her books on Amazon.

Show Notes:

• Sarah Hoyt

• Chromosphere

• Zip Drive

• Agent

• Voyage of the Space Bubble

• Dark Matter

Aug 2, 2017

Antonia Hall is a psychologist, author, self-improvement guide and multi-orgasmic living expert. Her teachings offer ways to bring more pleasure, joy, creative flow and meaning into one’s life. She is the author of the book, “The Ultimate Guide to a Multi-Orgasmic Life”, and today we’ll discuss some of her easy-to-implement practices that we can all use to improve the aspects of our lives - both in and out of the bedroom!

Guest: Connect with Antonia Hall by buying her book The Ultimate Guide to a Multi-Orgasmic Life  and visit her website AntoniaHall.com and follow her on Twitter @EdenSolFacebook, and the gram @artmixtress.

Show Notes:

• How to Be Multi-Orgasmic

• Why All Men Should Be Edging During Sex

• Pubococcygeus muscle

• Let's Talk About Squirting

Jul 26, 2017

Shonagh Home is a Shamanic Therapist, teacher, writer, and poet. She specializes in assisting her clients to break chronic, self-defeating patterns, and gain back control of their life, mind, and spirit. Today we talk about some of the benefits of plant and fungi medicine and discuss how she guides her clients through her own unique path of healing.

Guest: Connect with Shonagh Home by going to her site, shonaghhome.com, connecting with her on Facebook, and check out her books.

Show Notes:

• Spinning Logic #118 – Angela Gallo

• Water Birth

• Don't believe the American Heart Assn. — butter, steak and coconut oil aren't likely to kill you

• Psilocybe cubensis

• Magic Mushrooms in Religion and Alchemy

• James Arthur : Mushrooms and Mankind

• Viktor Schauberger

Jul 19, 2017

Thomas Seyfried is Professor of Biology at Boston College where his research is exploring new alternative methods of treating and managing chronic diseases such as epilepsy and cancer. He wrote the groundbreaking treatise, “Cancer as a Metabolic Disease: on the Origin, Management and Prevention of Cancer”, and he joins us today to discuss non-toxic ways to treat, manage and prevent disease.

Guest: Connect with Thomas Seyfried by reading his book Cancer as a Metabolic Disease: on the Origin, Management and Prevention of Cancer and be sure to watch his talks on Youtube and follow him on the Twitters, @tnseyfried

Show Notes:

• Tripping over the Truth: How the Metabolic Theory of Cancer Is Overturning One of Medicine's Most Entrenched Paradigms

• Cancer as a Metabolic Disease: on the Origin, Management and Prevention of Cancer

• United States incarceration rate

• Glutamine: A novel approach to chemotherapy-induced toxicity

• Could a Change in Diet Cure Your Dog’s Cancer?

• Single Cause Single Cure

Jul 12, 2017

Erik Vance is a writer whose work focuses on the human element of science. He has written for the New York Times, Scientific American and National geographic to name a few. He is the author of the book “Suggestible You: The Curious Science of Your Brain’s Ability to Deceive, Transform, and Heal.” In this podcast we discuss the power (and limitations!) of the placebo effect, why science focuses on the mechanism over the miracle of it and how it will play a huge part in the future of medicine.

Guest: Connect with Erik Vance on the Twitters @ErikVance and check out his book Suggestible You: The Curious Science of Your Brain’s Ability to Deceive, Transform, and Heal.

Show Notes:

• TED TALK • Your body language may shape who you are

• Clever Hans

• Placebo by proxy: the effect of parents' beliefs on therapy for children's temper tantrums.

• False Memory

• Hippocratic Oath

• Broken heart syndrome

• Timeline: the Kennedy Curse

• A Dad Takes His Son To The Doctor And Discovers Fear Of Vaccines

• Zipf's Law

• In the Depths of the Oceans, Human Activities Are Beginning to Take Their Toll

• In Search of the Lost Empire of the Maya

Jul 4, 2017

Denis Noble is Emeritus Professor of Cardiovascular Physiology at Oxford University. He developed the first viable mathematical model of the working heart. He has been listed as one of the top 100 scientists and a pioneer in the field of Systems biology. His most recent book “The Music of Life” tackles the big issue of how biologists should seek to understand life itself. In this podcast we discuss the rhythms of life itself, the intelligence of evolution and the question of ‘self’.

Guest: Connect with Denis Noble by reading The Music of Life - Biology Beyond Genes & Dance to the Tune of Life.

Show Notes:

The Blind Watchmaker

Hippocampus

How trees talk to each other

Differential Equation

Rhythms of Life Conference

Oxford Trobadors

Human Genome Project

23andME.com

The Music of Life - Biology Beyond Genes

Dance to the Tune of Life

Jun 27, 2017

Gray Bright is a Robotic engineer by education, technology executive by day and talk show host by night. He has been involved the design, manufacture and launch of 1,500+ electronic hardware and software products. He is the host of his own late night talk show on Youtube called “The Tomorrow Show”. You can catch him live streaming every Wednesday night.

Guest: Connect with Gray Bright by visiting GrayBright.com, following him on the gram @GrayBright, the Twitters @GrayBright, LinkedIn, and the Facebook. Also you can sign up at robotglitch.com and be the first to know about Gray's new media network.

Show Notes:

CRISPR

Idiocracy

Kaiser Chiefs - Never Miss A Beat

What's so special about Elon Musk?

Vsauce YouTube

Daytona USA

The DIY Engineer Who Built a Nuclear Reactor

Soylent

Nerdist

Spinning Logic 129 - Connie Reese

Jun 20, 2017

Connie Reese leads Public Relations for the James Webb Space Telescope and Civil Space at the Space Park Center of Excellence at Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems, a premier provider of manned and unmanned aircraft, space systems and advanced technologies critical to our nation’s security and advancement of our rich history of exploration. In this podcast we the impact the James Webb telescope will have on our understanding of the universe, the impact Northrop Grumman has had on the advancement of technology and the delicate nature of putting major projects like these together.

Guest: Connect with Connie by spreading the excitement of space exploration :) 

Show Notes:

Hubble Gallery

Who is James Webb?

• James Webb Telescope

• Spinning Logic #127 – Kate Fehlhaber

• The First Targets of the James Webb Telescope Have Been Announced

• Northrop Grumman B-2 Spirit

Wes Bush

• Images of the Full-Scale Model of JWST

National Air and Space Museum

Jun 13, 2017

Harry Campbell is a former Aerospace Engineer and the fonder of TheRideShareguy.com dedicated to help people looking to start working as a rideshare professional and to help those already working in the industry to maximize profits. Harry has quickly established himself as one of the top rideshare experts with appearances in hundreds of top media publications and his site is trafficked by hundreds of thousands of visitors every month. Today Harry joins us to discuss the recent return of Uber and Lyft to my home base Austin Tx.

Guest: Connect with Harry Campbell by visiting his site Rideshareguy.com, following him on Twitter @TheRideshareGuy and on the Facebook.

Show Notes:

How Surge Works?

Rideshareguy.com

• Uber just made it way easier to see your rating in the app

• Uber and Lyft to leave Austin after losing vote on fingerprinting

• Why Uber Doesn’t Want a Built-In Tipping Option

• What is the most popular car for Uber drivers?

• A new video shows Uber CEO Travis Kalanick arguing with a driver over fares

May 23, 2017

Dr. Kate Fehlhaber has recently completed her PHD in Neuroscience from UCLA where her studies explored the first synapses of sight. She is a photographer, a pianist, and she is also the creator and editor-in-chief of the neuroscience education website knowingneurons.com.

In this podcast we discuss how sight works from the very beginning, how we interpret colors and she even finally puts to rest the age old question of whether or not your blue is the same as my blue! We also talk about women in science, the role the eyes have in the early detection of Parkinsons Disease, how her science of the eye has translated into a love of photography and a host of other fascinating topics related to sight.

Guest: Connect with Kate Fehlhaber by visiting her sites KateFehlhaber.com & KnowingNeurons.com and follow her on the gram @KateFehlhaber & on the twitters @KateFehlhaber.

Show Notes:

Cones and Rods

Why the Mantis Shrimp is My New Favorite Animal - The Oatmeal

• PseudoIsochromatic Plate (PIP) Color Vision Test 24 Plate Edition

What is Night Blindness?

Knowing Neurons - Infographics

Hippocampus

• How Our Eyes See Everything Upside Down

• Vipassanā

XPRIZE

May 17, 2017

Perry Marshall is back for round two of our conversation! With a decade of research, he brought us fresh (and common sense based!) perspective to the 150-year old evolution debate. He is the author of Evolution 2.0: Breaking the Deadlock between DARWIN and DESIGN. In this podcast we dive deep into Godel’s Incompleteness Theorem and how it is applicable to our ability to question all things that would have been told is fact. We once again question the battle of evolution vs. creation and why the journey of our curiosity really is the purpose of our existence and the bliss that should come from the fact that we will never know it all.

Guest: Connect with Perry Marshall by going to his site Cosmic Fingerprints and check out all of his awesome books on Amazon.

Show Notes:

Perry Marshall Part 1

David Hilbert

Pareto Principle

• 80/20 Sales and Marketing: The Definitive Guide to Working Less and Making More

Euclid’s Postulates

Parallel Postulate

• Ultimate Guide to Facebook Advertising: How to Access 1 Billion Potential Customers in 10 Minutes (Ultimate Series)

• Gödel’s Incompleteness Theorem

 

May 10, 2017

Thomas Heaton is a Professor of Geophysics, Professor of Civil Engineering and the Director of the Earthquake Engineering Research Laboratory. His research has principally focused on seismology and earthquake physics, with emphasis on earthquake rupture dynamics, earthquake early warning and strong ground motion. In this podcast we discuss the changing landscape of seismology, the effects of fracking and the largest earthquakes and tsunamis in history. By the end you will discover the chances of the “the big one” hitting are higher than you think and in a place you didn’t realize was in such danger.

Guest: Connect with Professor Heaton by visiting his website and read up on his latest research at heaton.caltech.edu.

Show Notes:

• Oklahoma earthquake reignites concerns that fracking wells may be the cause

• When Lake Mead rapidly filled up, quakes followed

• World's Largest Recorded Earthquake

• The Great M9.2 Alaska Earthquake and Tsunami of March 27, 1964

• 1946 Aleutian Islands earthquake

• 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami

• The Orphan Tsunami of 1700

May 3, 2017

Antoine Lane is veteran police officer of 20 years, professional speaker, the first ever black Grand Master Pistol Sharp Shooter and author of Sittin On Dyno-Might. In this podcast we talk about how he ascended to the highest level of sharp shooting. On this 25th anniversary of the L.A. riots we also dive deep into race relations and the relationship between the black community and the police.

Guest: Connect with Antoine Lane at his website TrainingLanes.comfollow him on the social medias: Facebook - TrainingLanesTwitter - @TrainingLane and check out his book Sittin on Dyno-Might.

Show Notes:

• What to Do When You Get Pulled Over by the Police

Sittin on Dyno-Might! How to Manage You for Success

"Perspective leads to action."

• United States Practical Shooting Association

"You want to go fast, go by yourself. You want to go far, go with a team."

"You have to give yourslef permission to be great."

Apr 26, 2017

Perry Marshall is an author, speaker, engineer and world-renowned business consultant in Chicago. With a decade of research, he brings a fresh perspective to the 150-year old evolution debate. He is the author of Evolution 2.0: Breaking the Deadlock between DARWIN and DESIGN. In this podcast we dive deep into the obvious flaws in the thinking of both creationism and evolution as well as explore whether or not science and religion are at odds or at war. This podcast will have a follow up because it was absolutely fascinating!

Guest: Connect with Perry Marshall by going to Cosmicfingerprints.com, read his book Evolution 2.0 Breaking the Deadlock Between Darwin and Design and follow him on Facebook and the Twitters, @PerryMarshall.

Show Notes:

Coffeehousetheology.com

Cosmicfingerprints.com

Barbara McClintock

• Transposons, or Jumping Genes: Not Junk DNA?

Salem Hypothesis

• Conflict thesis

Myth of the Flat Earth

• The Mathematics of DNA

• Gödel’s Incompleteness Theorem:

Apr 21, 2017

Giles Harrison is widely recognized as one of the leading celebrity photographers in the world. London Entertainment, the agency he built from the ground up, has grown into one of the biggest producers of professional images in the world, syndicating over 1000 images each month. In this podcast we discuss the goals and responsibilities of the paparazzi, how the business works, his new app that turns all of us into paparazzi and some of Giles more interesting stories while going after the perfect photo.

Guest: Connect with Giles Harrison by going to tmi.buzz, London Entertainment Group, and check out his app MoPho.

Show Notes:

• Prince Harry Party Girl Tells of the Naked Night: Report

• Death of Diana, Princess of Wales

• 'SURVIVOR' TRIAL BY FIRE Skupin a changed man

• Michael Phelps explains why he didn't sue the guy who leaked bong photo

Coachella

Lollapalooza

 

Apr 11, 2017

Wendy Williams is a professional past life regressionist and was one of my first guests on the podcast. Since that time she has become a personal friend of mine. In addition to her work as a spiritual healer, she is an author a book called Regression Healing: The Huntsman, the Lord High Mayor and the WWII Soldier. During this podcast we discuss animal rights, zoos, the circus, the benefits of regression therapy, the connection of people and most of all the importance of keeping an open mind.

Guest: Connect with Wendy Williams by going to Facebook, check out her book Regression Healing: The Huntsman, the Lord High Mayor and the WWII Soldier, call or text her at 425-502-0362 or email her at authorwendyrosewilliams@hotmail.

Show Notes:

• India’s sacred rivers now have human rights

Observer Effect

Reiki Energy

Austin Pets Alive!

British Bulldog

The Afterlife Conference

 

Apr 7, 2017

Heather Molina extends her record as the most guest appearances with her 6th time on the show.  On this podcast we discuss her recent solo trip to Jordan, middle eastern culture, why airports are the worst AND in this short podcast we solve the myth of individuality, mystery of time, concept of reality, the limits of infinity and the question of the multiverse.

Guest: Connect with Heather Molina on her blog, On Common Ground.

Show Notes:

Spinning Logic 68 - Heather Molina

• Psychedelic Milk Podcast Ep 28 - Taking SANANGO with Heather Molina & Jason Havey (Part 1)

• Gary Johnson Asks: 'What Is Aleppo?' | Morning Joe | MSNBC

Bedouins

• Hardcore History 43-47 – Wrath of the Khans Series

UNESCO

Petra, Jordan

Sam Bowie

Mar 22, 2017

Brittany Belanger is my sister!   In this exceptionally personal podcast my sister and I discuss how our 16 year difference in age affected our upbringing, we discuss my relationship with our parents/step-parents/grandparents, the successful start to her career as well as how divorce, depression and alcohol have adversely affected us both significantly. Take a listen to this one, Brittany is one of the most important people in my life!

Show Notes:

Albus Dumbledore

Big Brother

Roundy's Grocery Store

Amazon Prime Video

Favor Delivery

Oculus Rift

Spinning Logic #113 – Bea Johnson

Spinning Logic #109 - Mistress Justine Cross

Spinning Logic #79 - Wendy Williams

JimOnHomes.com

• Podcast 999

Serial Podcast

Undisclosed Podcast

Spinning Logic - Ryan Ferguson

My Dad Wrote a Porno

Pop Culture Happy Hour

 

Mar 14, 2017

Angela Gallo is a perinatal professional who helps women approach their individual journeys, wholeheartedly and enthusiastically. What started off as a spur of the moment certification has grown into a whirlwind of a career.

Guest:  Connect with Angela Gallo by visiting her website angelagallo.com on  Instagram @AngelaWombWarrior, and on the FB facebook.com/wombwarrior.

Show Notes:

• Oxytocin: What is it and what does it do?

Doula

Midwife

Placenta 

• CRISPR

Colostrum

• Birth without Violence

Austin Pets Alive!

Mar 8, 2017

Gustavo Yacaman is a Columbian born race car driver. He has raced at Le Mans and the 24 hours of Daytona in endurance racing competitions. In this podcast we discuss his extraordinary racing career, his relationship with Onnit and the history of Columbia.

Guest: Connect with Gustavo Yacaman on Instagram @gustavoyacaman and on the Twitters @GustavoYacaman

Show Notes:

Rolex 24 at Daytona

Telemetry

F1's New Owner

Matt Blank - Spinning Logic

"He operated a fleet of planes bringing cocaine from South America to the world, revolutionising the global drug trade, held a seat in Congress and - in an attempt to avoid extradition to the US - offered to pay Colombia's entire foreign debt of $20bn."

• YACAMAN WORKS TO OFFSET CARBON FOOTPRINT

Mar 1, 2017

Dan Wilkinson is a former Emirates flight attendant, award-winning social media strategist, photographer, blogger, speaker and host of the Hot & Delicious podcast. In this podcast we discuss his upcoming TV show, craft beer, the struggle to create content, his fantastic instagram portfolio and exactly why you shouldn’t get out of your car in the middle of lion parks.

Guest: Connect with Dan Wilkinson by going to his site Hot N Delicious and on  @hotndelicious and @craftbeerlovin on Instagram.

Show Notes:

Spinning Logic #99 – Christmas Abbott

• Impostor syndrome

Wil Anderson

Spinning Logic #76 - Simone Anderson

1,000 True Fans

@Craftbeerlovin

Quora

Kevin Sites

Peroni Brewery

Banger's Sausage House & Beer Garden

Feb 23, 2017

Colin Jones went from part-time substitute teacher to professional card counter, (legally) beating casinos for over $600,000. He and a friend co-founded "The Church Team, "a successful blackjack team responsible for taking over $3M from casinos. Today he helps others harness the awesome power of card counting.

Guest: Connect with Colin Jones by going to his website BlackJack Apprentice and follow him on Twitter, @bjapprentice (he didn't pick the name).

Show Notes:

BlackJack Apprentice

Martingale Betting System

Potawatomi Casino

Feb 15, 2017

Malaika Bishop has been working to create sustainable food systems for over 20 years. She is now the Co-Director of the non-profit Sierra Harvest, which is dedicated to educating, inspiring, and connecting families to fresh, local, and seasonal foods. In this podcast we discuss the truth about struggles of nutritional health and hunger in cities.

Guest:

Connect with Malaika Bishop by going to her site Sierra Harvest or give her a call a 530-265-2343.

Show Notes:

Malaika - Miriam Makeba

Seeds of Peace

Springdale Farm Austin, TX

23andMe

uBiome

Farmers Get Biggest Subsidy Check in Decade as Prices Drop

Food and Farm Conference

Spinning Logic #113 - Bea Johnson

The Kitchen Community

Sierra Harvest

“Eating for Change”

Feb 7, 2017

Bea Johnson is a Zero Waste lifestyle expert whose vocation is to shatter misconceptions associated with the Zero Waste lifestyle, to prove that waste-free living can not only be “stylish”, but also leads to significant health benefits, and time and money savings. The New York Times calls her the: “The Priestess of Waste-Free Living.”

Guest:

Connect to Bea Johnson by going to her website, http://www.zerowastehome.com/, check out her book Zero Waste Home: The Ultimate Guide to Simplifying Your Life By Reducing Your Waste and follow her on the socials; Facebook, Twitters and the Gram all @ZeroWasteHome.

Show Notes:

optoutprescreen.org

DMAchoice.thedma.org

Catalogchoice.org

Minimalism

Fiverr

• Bea Johnson: "Zero Waste Home" | Talks at Google - YouTube

Spinning Logic #47 - Dana Ayers

• "Live a life about being not having."

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