Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Completely Conspicuous 398: All Over But the Shouting

Part 2 of my conversation with guest Matt Phillion as we discuss the problem with research studies. Listen to the episode below or download directly (right click and "save as").
 

Show notes:
- Order Matt's book The Entropy of Everything: The Indestructibles Book 3
- Don't get sick!
- Studies can be scary
- Apply some logic when reading studies
- People live in fear of everything
- We love to get worked up about studies
- Studies with no research on long-term effects
- Studies seem to have lost all value
- Outrage only lasts for about a week and we move on
- Nobody wants to take the time to verify
- Are cell phones dangerous? Let's hope not
- Studies: Everything gives you cancer
- We're all gonna die!
- Only thing Wall-e got wrong was everyone was happy
- Pixar wants to make you sad
- Near-death running experiences

Completely Conspicuous is available through the iTunes podcast directory. Subscribe and write a review!

The opening and closing theme of Completely Conspicuous is "Theme to Big F'in Pants" by Jay Breitling. Find out more about Senor Breitling at his fine music blog Clicky Clicky. Voiceover work is courtesy of James Gralian.

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