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Spinning Logic #154 – Britt Bunyard

Britt Bunyard has worked as a mycologist his entire career, writing scientifically for many research journals, popular science magazines, and books. He is also the Editor-in-Chief of the mycology journal Fungi. Connect with Britt on Facebook Check out Fungi Magazine Show Notes Psilocybin Medicinal Cannabis Telluride Mushroom Festival Video from the Festival Dog turd fungi video Mushroom Wedding Poem...

Spinning Logic #153 Kaki Burgess

Kaki Burgess has spent six years traveling around the world working as a superyacht stewardess. She is also the host of the upcoming podcast Yachtie Talk: An Insider’s Guide to REAL Life on Yachts. Connect with Kaki on Facebook...

Spinning Logic #152 – Kelvin Bates

Kelvin Bates is a newly-minted Postdoctoral Fellow at Harvard, where he studies the chemistry behind how smog forms in the atmosphere, and how interactions between chemicals emitted by humans and plants can cause unhealthy air pollution. Visit Kelvin’s website  Show Notes Smog CFCs Ozone Layer Cap and Trade Radon Manaus Brazil Cloud Seeding  ...

Spinning Logic #151 – Mark Barone & Marina Dervan

Mark Barone and Marina Dervan started their own charity called An Act of dog where they raise funds through the sale of fine art products to give back to rescue groups across the nation, and work with schools to show kids how to use their art for social change....

Spinning Logic #150 – Jess Phoenix

Jess Phoenix is a volcanologist, an accomplished extreme explorer, and a professional field scientist. She has been chased by narco-traffickers in Mexico, dodged armed thieves in remote Peru, raced horses across Mongolia, and worked in the mines of the Australian Outback. She is now running for a seat in the 25th Congressional District in order to help get more Scientists in public...

Spinning Logic #149 – Steve Dolinsky

Steve Dolinsky has won 13 James beard awards for his work television and radio. Currently, he is the Food Reporter for ABC 7 – Chicago and the co-creator and co-host of the Feed Podcast where you can learn about wine, spirits, food trends and recipes from all over the globe. Check out The Feed Podcast Connect with Steve on his Website, Facebook or Twitter Look out for Steve’s new book Pizza City USA 101 Reasons Why Chicago Is America’s Greatest Pizza Town (to be published in 2018)  Find out more here pizzacityusa.com/ Show Notes Lou Malnati’s Pizza Lombardi’s America’s first Pizzeria VPN Associazione Verace Pizza Napoletana Next Restaurant Trip Advisor Podcast Movement...

Spinning Logic #148 – Robert Kandell

Robert Kandell is an accomplished writer, teacher, coach and lecturer. Since 2002, he has been guiding his audience on methods for improving communication that have helped build thousands of successful relationships. He is the host of the weekly podcast Tuff Love. Check out Robert Kandell’s Podcast Tuff Love Tuff Love on itunes Connect with Robert Kandell on Facebook Twitter Instagram Youtube and Pinterest Show Notes The Better Angels of Our Nature by Steven Pinker Podcast Movement Spinning Logic Ep 147 Angela Johnson Aubrey Marcus Onnit Tinder The Butterfly Effect by Jon...

Spinning Logic #147 – DR. Angela Johnson

Dr. Angela Johnson has been a mental health practitioner for over 15 years. She has evaluated hundreds of criminal offenders, and testified as an expert in high-stakes trials. She is the host of the weekly podcast called Chasing the Mind, which explores the art and science of psychology. Visit Chasingthemind.com Follow Chasing the Mind Podcast on Facebook and Twitter Show Notes Live Action Role Playing Mindfulness Sex Offender Registry Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders The Monkey...

Spinning Logic #146 – Frankie Picasso

Frankie Picasso is a Canadian Social Preneur, Talk Show Host, Artist and champion for change who has been transforming lives and influencing culture for the past 30 years. She is the author of the book Midlife Mojo: How to get through the midlife crisis and emerge as your true self. Connect with Jason on Facebook , Instagram , or Twitter Connect with Frankie through her website, Facebook or Twitter Show Notes Frankie’s Book I Bared My Chest Alex Okoroji Frankie’s Show Mission Unstoppable Check out FrankiePaintsPets Rwanda Aleppo Story of Daryl Davis    ...

Spinning Logic #145 – Dr. Mark Miller

Dr. Mark Miller received a Petroleum Engineering PHD from Stanford and was a Professor at the University of Texas for 18 years. In 2014 and 2016, he was the Libertarian Party nominee for Texas Railroad Commissioner. We sit down to discuss the Libertarian party, The position of Texas Railroad Commissioner, Fracking and Dr. Miller’s Book Oil & Gas and the Texas railroad Commission: Lessons for Regulating a Free Society. Connect with Dr. Miller on his Website , Twitter, and Facebook Dr. Millers Book Oil & Gas and the Texas Railroad Comission Show Notes Texas Railroad Cimissioner Rule of Capture Shale Gas and Fracking Orphaned Wells Gerrymandering Gary Johnson Getty Oil Company University of Texas at Austin Ross Perot’s VP Candidate Admiral James Stockdale...

Spinning Logic #144 – Pamela Covington

The life of Pamela M Covington took an unforeseen turn and she found herself deep in poverty struggling to work her way out. She documented her story in the book, “A Day at the Fare: One Woman’s Welfare Passage,” describing her unexpected plunge into (and triumphant emergence from) a life below poverty level.  These days she’s on a mission to empower others, speaking to people about motivation, self-esteem, welfare independence, literacy, education, and more.  In this podcast we explore the misconceptions of how people enter into poverty, the systemic difficulties with getting out and her ideas on how to make the world a little bit better for everyone! Website: pamelamcovington.com Twitter LinkedIn Instagram EXCERPTS from “A Day at the Fare: One Woman’s Welfare Passage” Visit the A Day at the Fare’s GoFundMe    Show Notes Pamela’s Blog: Poverty and Welfare in Our United States PTSD Information Literacy Rate in America Child Nutrition Program Ben Carson Cliff...

Spinning Logic #143 – Brendan Guaghran

Brendan Gaughran is an expert in gut, liver and adrenal health. He spent 15 years in the healthcare industry before starting his own company Liver Medic. He now conducts health lectures to both physicians and the general public about the vital role liver plays in a person’s body and overall wellness.  In this podcast we discuss confusing and sometimes controversial issues of leaky health, adrenal fatigue and overall gut health.   Connect with Brendan LiverMedic.com Facebook Instagram   Show Notes Ray Allen CBD Oil MDMA Therapy The New Age Ayahuasca Candida Glyphosate Cancer Sugar Connection Enormity of Space Adrenal Fatigue...

Spinning Logic #142 – David Boaz

David Boaz is the executive vice president of the Cato Institute, an American Libertarian think tank. He is the editor of The Libertarian Reader and the author of 6 books including his most recent “The Libertarian Mind: a Manifesto for Freedom”. Today we discuss some of the basic tenets of Libertarianism, the difference between being Libertarian (Big L) vs. libertarian (small l), the war on drugs and the logic behind social liberalism and fiscal conservatism.   You can find out more about David here Or connect with David on Twitter You can buy his book A Libertarian Mind   Show Notes Liberalism and Libertarianism Gary Johnson The Libertarian think tank Cato Institute Iraq Iran war Timeline David mentioned the War on Drugs The Privatization of...

Spinning Logic #141 – James Poindexter

James Poindexter grew up in a shockingly abusive household until he was truly abandoned at the age of 10. After being passed around his family for a couple months he was placed in the dysfunctional foster care system. Despite these challenges, he was able to turn his life around to become a world champion martial artist. He now travels the world speaking about his experience defying the odds and overcoming life’s obstacles. He is also the author of Your Amazing Itty Bitty Foster and Adoptive Parent Guide- 15 Steps to Successfully Connect With Your Foster or Adoptive Teen”.   You can Connect with James Poindexter through his   Website Email LinkedIn Facebook Check out James’ book Your Amazing Itty Bitty Foster & Adoptive Parent Guide: 15 Key Steps to Successfully Connect With Your Foster Or Adopted Teen     Show Notes Itty Bitty Publishing Foster Care Upward Bound Ninjutsu: The Secret Art of the Ninja Ron Wilkerson Kung Fu Raymond “the Real Deal” Daniels 10th Planet Austin TX Eddie Bravo Bang Muay Thai Austin TX Duane “Bang” Ludwig Onnit Invitational James referenced this Henry Ford Quote...

Spinning Logic #140 – Dr. Martin Pepper

Dr. Martin Pepper is a true renaissance man. He is a welder, masterdiver, photojournalist, videographer, researcher, and world traveler. He’s a Hall of Fame NCAA Swimming Champion from the University of Arizona where he received 4 degrees, and is now a lecturer in Geology and Earth Science. He was host of the History channel documentary, Atlantis Found, where he combined Geology with major historical events dating back to 1600 B.C to attempt to find the lost city of Atlantis. He was also a finalist on MythBusters: The Search. In this podcast we discuss how he has fallen backwards in life into increasingly incredible opportunities and what is next!   Subscribe to Dr. Martin Peppers YouTube Channel Or connect with him on Twitter   Show Notes   Atlantis Found   Davis Attenborough’s Rise of the Animals   Atlantic Productions   SNL Land Shark Sketch   Zircon is the oldest thing on Earth   Mass Spectrometry   Mythbusters: The Search   Prof. Thomas Seyfried Spinning Logic Episode   Oxford Professor Denis Noble’s Spinning Logic Episode   National Lampoon’s Vacation Marty Moose...