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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 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 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

 

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 2, 2017

Orlando Rios is an online marketer and a podcast host and producer. Best known for his work with the health and fitness lifestyle brand Onnit, Orlando has extensive experience in helping companies increase their revenue through social and search advertising in Facebook, Adwords, Twitter, and Instagram. He is also a leader in podcast producing and the author of Podcasting Pro Basics, a simple guide on starting your own podcast as well as The Podcast Book, the go-to guide on podcasts and the who's who of podcasters.

His site PodcastingPro.com gives free education on podcast producing and profiles of other leaders in the podcast industry.

Guest: You can follow him on Twitter @orlandorios, Instagram @orlandoriosTX, and Facebook and be sure to check out his books on Amazon.

Show Notes:

Total Human Optimization Podcast

Aubrey Marcus Podcast

• TOTAL HUMAN OPTIMIZATION PODCAST #89 - Royal Rumble with WWE Superstar Sheamus

Total Human Optimization #66 - Titus O'Neil

How I Built This

• PODCASTING PRO BASICS E-BOOK

Jan 20, 2017

Mistress Justine Cross is a professional dominatrix, dungeon owner and BDSM consultant based in Los Angeles. Internationally recognized, she has been a professional and lifestyle Domme for nearly 10 years, seeing clients all over the world and making appearances in Los Angeles Magazine and Playboy, along with doing various BDSM consulting gigs for print and video productions.

Guest: Connect with Mistress Justine Cross by visiting her website losangelesdominatrix.com, dungeonwest.com and dungeoneast.com. Go give her a follow on the Twitters @justineplays & Instagram @losangelesdominatrix.

Show Notes:

Dominatrix

Cuckold

BDSM

Violet Wand

Jan 17, 2017

Nic Darling is the Executive VP and Founder of the Major League Ultimate, Ultimate Frisbee’s professional league. He also hosts hosts Cleats and Cufflinks, the MLU podcast. His mission is to bring ultimate to a worldwide audience by making it accessible and exciting for the fans, rewarding for the players, profitable for the investors, and productive for their partners.

Guest: Connect with Nic Darling on the socials: Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. Go to his website MLUltimate.com and be sure to check out MLU Live.

Show Notes:

George Saunders

Major League Ultimate

• Ultimate Frisbee

Philadelphia Spinners

Fantasy Ultimate

Player Comparisons

Jan 13, 2017

Patricia Walsh is an engineer, author, speaker, and Paralympian who competed at the Rio Paralympics. She has raced in more than a dozen marathons and ultra-marathons and competed in two IRONMAN triathlons. In 2011, she set the world record for blind triathletes, shattering both male and female records by over 50 minutes. Her goal is to live an example of someone who has a disability, but is not defined by that lack of ability.

Guest:

Connect with Patricia on her website, BlindAmbitionSpeaking.com on the Twitters, @BlindAmbitionSp and on Facebook, as well as her book Blind Ambition: How to Envision Your Limitless Potential and Achieve the Success You Want

Show Notes:

• SXSW

 The origin story of an over-achiever | Patricia Walsh | TEDxLake

Rio 2016 Paralympics

• Blind Ambition: How to Envision Your Limitless Potential and Achieve the Success You Want

• Ironman Nice 2013 swim start

Jan 11, 2017

Annette Hottenstein is a professional taste tester, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, the owner founder of Food Sensitivity Solutions and hosts The Food Sommelier Podcast. She is also a sought-after speaker who has presented at the Society of Sensory Professionals, and for corporations such as McCormick & Company, McDonald’s and General Mills. Her goal is to teach other healthcare professionals as well as the general public to discover the taste of good health by leveraging the 5 senses.

Guest: Connect with Annette Hottenstein by going to her websites FoodSommelier.com and Foodsensitivitysolutions.com and on the socials @Food_Sommelier on Twitter & @thefoodsommelier on the Gram.

Show Notes:

TEXAS A&M: What does the A & M stand for?

• Billy Joel - Allentown

• MSG is not as scary as you think…

• What's the difference between a food intolerance and food allergy?

• Food sensitivities and intolerances: How and why to do an elimination diet

• Why MRT® is the Most Complete Blood Test for Food Sensitivities

Radiolab Podcast

Jan 6, 2017

Teresa Kuhn is a respected financial educator, best-selling author, and strategist. She is the president and CEO of Austin, Texas-based Living Wealthy Financial Group as well as the host of Living Wealthy Radio, where she shares her passion for teaching the real truth about how money works. In this podcast we discuss how money is actually created and the ponzi scheme that is our economy. We discuss the ability we all have to create and keep real wealth while staying out of the madness.

Guest: Connect with Teresa Kuhn at her websites LivingWealthyRadio.com LivingWealthyFinancial.com TotalControlFinancial.com and check out her podcast Living Wealthy Radio

Show Notes:

Total Control Financial

Abundance - Peter Diamandis

TED TALK - Abundance is our future

• The Federal Reserve Explained In 7 Minutes

• The Untold Story of Silk Road, Part 1 & The Untold Story of Silk Road, Part 2: The Fall

Spinning Logic #69 - Trace Meyer

A Random Walk Down Wall Street: The Time-Tested Strategy for Successful Investing

99 Designs

BrassBalls Motorcycles

• Living Weathly Radio • Jason Havey, Mental Wellness Expert

Dr. Joe Dispenza

Float in Austin - Zero Gravity Institute

212

 

Jan 3, 2017

Hamilton Souther is a very important person in my life. In addition to being a visionary leader, speaker, renowned master shaman, and a valued advisor to extremely successful and influential people worldwide; He is also the founder of Blue Morpho Tours and the White Morpho Institute where I started my ayahuasca journey. In this podcast we discuss this one time that I’m pretty sure he saved my life, plant medicines and life.

Guest: Connect with Hamilton Souther on Facebook and Instagram at Bluemorphotours.com & take advantage of a special offer at Whitemorpho.net/spinninglogic .

Show Notes:

Carlos Castaneda

• #75 – AYAHUASCA GAVE ME A PLAN, WITH JASON HAVEY

• Maestro Hamilton Souther on AMP - Part 1 & Part 2

Spinning Logic #25 - Marc Shackman

• Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi: Flow, the secret to happiness

• The Ultimate Antioxidant: Fight Premature Aging for Free

• “You are comparing your blooper’s real to everyone else’s highlight reel.”

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