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Hosts Anna Akana and Brad Gage sit down with experts to discuss their various fields. Explain Things To Me....
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Jul 20, 2016

For the first episode of season 2, Grace guides us down her path to YouTube stardom, and how she built a career and business by being herself.

Jul 14, 2016

Explain Things to Me is BACK for season 2 with the help of Fullscreen. You can now WATCH the show on the Fullscreen app or listen one week later on this stream. Either way, the show is gonna be wayyyy better.

May 4, 2016

Brad goes solo interviewing Marc about touring with AWOLnation, his recording process, and how you're supposed to earn money making music nowadays.

Apr 27, 2016

Nadeah breaks down the types of human trafficking, how to spot it in your community, and what you can do about it. Her experiences overseas an in the US show how big of a problem this really is.

Apr 20, 2016

Jean-Pierre is a ghost hunter who isn't in it for the TV show. He attempts to explain the unexplainable and talks about one time where a herd of cats actually protected him from spirits.

Apr 13, 2016

Shawn knows how to get hit by a car or fall down a flight of stairs, but his biggest challenge has been coming out as the first openly gay stuntman in Hollywood. He talks about the ups and downs of the business and how it's affected his personal life.

Apr 6, 2016

Raphael runs Ortu, a high-end leather company that makes everything from bags to embroidered signs. We get into types of skin, and how to make a truly great leather jacket.

Mar 23, 2016

Robert talks about how his LA Kitchen feeds and trains the homeless, plus he explains why restaurants and grocery stores are actually clear to give leftover food to the poor and the future of community service.

Mar 16, 2016

Doctor Turshani breaks down every step of childbirth from the water breaking and cutting umbilical cords to when it’s okay to send those sweet babes home. He also talks about delivering his OWN BABY.

Mar 9, 2016

Maddisen coaches Brad and Anna through her process of of removing barriers, creating plans and committing to goals. And she explains why she doesn’t work with pathology, she works with potential.

Mar 2, 2016

Devin breaks down how to take a good idea and make it a reality in the startup field, his background in hacking, and how technology will eventually know everything about us.

Feb 24, 2016

Julieanna explains why it truly pays to have a plant-based diet, the problems with cheese, and how the new food pyramid is supposed to work.

Feb 17, 2016

DJ Shortee takes us through the rise and fall and rise again of DJ culture, plus why radio stations play songs when they do, and what it's been like watching the number of female DJs grow.

Feb 10, 2016

The man of a million legal tales, Hart Levin recalls his days of prosecuting the Los Angeles mafia, explains how gangs run the prisons, and what finally drew him to defending criminals.

Feb 4, 2016

We get theoretical up in this podcast talking about how quantum physics can help un-define our world, its possible energy solutions, and a thorough explanation of Schrödinger's cat.

Jan 27, 2016

ER Nurse and Hollywood medical consultant Mandy Martin talks about how blood isn't as scary as an injured child and how real emergency rooms are nothing like you see on TV.

Jan 20, 2016

We stepped into the digital world of realistic effects work with Kaitlyn Yang, where she talked about working as a freelancer, how meticulous her work can be, and the why there should be a VFX guild.

Jan 14, 2016

We go full-on Jurassic Park mode in this episode talking with paleontologist Nathan about prehistoric birds, bugs trapped in amber, mass extinctions, and why dinosaurs definitely had feathers.

Jan 7, 2016

Christine talks about black holes, relativity, and the gravity of our situation on Earth.

Dec 30, 2015

Jim Mahfood (creator of Grrl Scouts) talks about the state of the comic book industry, what helps you stand out as an artist, and why he loves drawing women.

Dec 10, 2015

With Christmas right around the corner, we take a look at the man behind the beard. Ed shares what got him started in the red suit and how you can make a living year round as St. Nick.

Dec 3, 2015

Dr. Ramani Durvasula is back on the podcast to break down narcissism in the age of social media and talk about her new book about relationships "Should I Stay or Should I Go".

Nov 19, 2015

A "real life CSI" medical examiner, Judy has investigated over 2500 bodies for their cause of death, including many in New York after the 9/11 attacks. Now, she's written a NY Times bestseller with her husband T.J. about her experiences.

Nov 12, 2015

Eric Bauza tracks his career from animator to voice of so many cartoon characters, and lets us meet a few of them. From Marvin the Martian to Puss in Boots, Eric shows what it takes to make it in voice over.

Nov 5, 2015

Jim Kwik talks about how he went from almost failing out of school to being a speed reader and ending up imparting learning tactics to the likes of Will Smith, Richard Branson and Stan Lee.

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