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01/07/2016 Patti Negri is a witch who lives in a house buried deep in the Hollywood Hills. Here Be Monsters producer Jeff Emtman and performance artist Lenae Day went to visit her one day in October 2015, audio recorder in-hand, in an attempt to better understand the mechanisms behind her magic.
New Podcast: HBM054: Flaming Sword of Truth on -@jeffemtman
12/24/2015 In 2014, Jeff Emtman mailed tape recorders to people around the world. He asked them to keep the recorders by their beds and flip them on early in the morning as their dreams were still fresh in their minds. Once the tape was full, they mailed it back to Jeff. Until now, the dreams remained private. But, on this episode of Here Be Monsters, you'll hear a small collection of the first set of dreams.
New Podcast: HBM053: Eleven Trips to Dreamworld on -@jeffemtman
12/10/2015 Christian prayer hotlines are common in the United States. Less common are prayer hotlines for the other guy. Since 2012 the Satanic Missionary Society in Olympia, Washington manages a Satanic prayer line on their blog and receive prayer requests from people all over the country. They ask for help with things like miscarriage, a romantic affair with a mother-in-law, a successful rap career, and more.
New Podcast: HBM052: Call 601-2-SATAN-2 [EXPLICIT] on -@jeffemtman
11/26/2015 Bethany Denton was about five years old when she learned that she was a Mormon. When she was eight, she learned that she was an eternal spirit destined for an eternal afterlife. The idea of eternity terrified her, and made her afraid to stargaze into the boundless universe. When she got older, Bethany was allowed to enter the Mormon temple in Billings, Montana to act as the proxy in baptisms for the dead.
New Podcast: HBM051: Sister Bethany, Proxy for the Dead on -@jeffemtman
06/09/2015Over the past 85 years, antibiotics have been miracle drugs. They’ve kept infections at bay and opened up a world of medical possibilities: organ transplants, heart surgery, chemotherapy. But they’re not going to work forever. The age antibiotic resistance is coming. So what does a world without these drugs look like?
On ep five @marynmck scared us with tales of impending antibiotic doom. That doom is coming: -@MeanwhileFuture
11/12/2015 In this episode of Here Be Monsters, Jeff Emtman joins "The Scientist," an unnamed cancer researcher, for an after-hours trip to his lab, where they visit the hundreds of lab mice that he tends to. The Scientist's job is to inject his mice with cancer cells, then attempt to cure them using experimental treatments. After the cancers become too large, he kills the mice.
RT @HBMpodcast: NEW EPISODE: A cancer reseracher explains why he's a , not a #satanist. @kcrw -@jeffemtman
10/29/2015 On this episode, Sam Parker and Jeff Emtman discuss the merits of deep listening and whether it's possible for a sound to be truly ugly. Sam also shares three of his audio postcards.
New Podcast: HBM049: Sam's Japan Tapes on -@jeffemtman
09/22/2015In 2006, scientists described the world's first invisibility cloak. But there was a catch. It only worked in two dimensions, and on microwaves. But to what if scientists and engineers could created a true invisibility cloak?
Episode 19 is about invisibility cloaks. Harry Potter, Predator, et al. -@MeanwhileFuture
07/21/2015What would happen if a company put up so many wind turbines that they actually changed the climate on Earth? I know this sounds totally crazy, but I swear to you this is something that scientists have actually looked into. So naturally, I talked to one of those scientists.
Episode 11 was about a company building so many wind turbines that they change the climate -@MeanwhileFuture
06/23/2015If you’re reading this, you have access to the Internet. But what would happen if the Internet suddenly went away? And what would it take to make that happen?
@MiniSimp We did an episode about the end of the internet → But your idea is a bit different. Interesting! -@MeanwhileFuture
09/08/2015 We learn about the origins of College Radio Day, coming up on October 2, and what is in store for this year’s celebration. We also talk with the organizers of this year’s Grassroots Radio Conference at new low-power FM station WLPP in Palenville, New York, which is also the country’s first Pagan-owned radio station. In […] The post Radio Survivor Podcast #14 – The Grassroots Radio Conference & Celebrating College Radio Day appeared first on Radio Survivor.
RT @RadioSurvivor: Learn about the history of @CollegeRadioDay from foundation president @anthony_saia - Sex & Money
10/01/2015 When Hippocrates noticed that the hair on the top of his head was falling out, he fought it by applying various ointments of opium to his scalp. But none of them worked. So he called it a disease and named it "Alopecia" (translated to "disease of the fox") after the mangy, hairless foxes that wandered Greece in those days. His friends called it something different though, they called it a "Hippocratic Wreath."
RT @HBMpodcast: NEW EPISODE for : ~50% of people go bald in their lifetime. Should we ignore it? Fight it? Embrace it? -@jeffemtman
06/02/2015This week on Meanwhile in the Future we step onto the field and talk about contact sports. What would it take to create a future in which the most dangerous sports die out? What are those sports to begin with? What does a world without football look like?
@djamesmanny That was a nod to an earlier episode → -@MeanwhileFuture
09/08/2015When you were a kid and stole your friends’ toys, your parent probably asked you this angry hypothetical: “How do you think that made them feel?” But what if you actually could feel what another person is feeling? This week, we travel to a future where humans have invented an empathy machine.
What if we forced criminals to relive their crimes in the victim's shoes? That and more on this week's episode. -@MeanwhileFuture
09/02/2015 Marlo Mack gave birth to a son. At least, she thought she did. But her son crawled towards dresses, wanted to be a princess, and asked to grow long blonde hair. At age 3, Marlo's son asked to go back into mommy's tummy, so he could come back out as a baby girl. Marlo thought it was a phase--it wasn't. So she began learning how to raise a very young transgender daughter. Along the way she kept an audio diary.
New Podcast: HBM045: Deep Stealth Mode (How to Be a Girl) on -@jeffemtman