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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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Oct 29, 2015

Allis breaks down how to mount an animal step-by-step and talks about how you can use taxidermy with science to make replicas of endangered or extinct animals (like dinosaurs).

Oct 23, 2015

The real life "Indiana Jones" of bugs, Phil talks to us about his own discoveries, what it means to study insects, and why trees are the scariest thing in the jungle. 

Oct 9, 2015

Kate Fehlhaber studies eyeball tissue under a microscope in a pitch black room while wearing nightvision goggles. It's a pretty hardcore look for a someone who also worked on studying what causes Parkinson's Disease, and created ways to explain neuroscience through easy infographics.

Oct 3, 2015

Dustin Marshall is founder and sole producer of Feral Audio podcast network, and it is as much work as it sounds. He talks about the genesis of his podcasting career, his rockstar lifestyle while touring with Harmontown, and the very real rivalries with other podcast networks.

Sep 24, 2015

Rebecca Garcia dives into the REAL matrix in order to explain coding and her work in outreach to young girls interested in computer science. She also explains exactly what "hacking" actually is.

Sep 18, 2015

NASA Engineer Bobak Ferdowsi is a space badass. He was famously part of the Mars Curiosity landing, works on the upcoming mission to Jupiter's moon Europa, and even has some insight on the technical aspects of Taylor Swift's live show.

Sep 10, 2015

Christmas time isn't quite here, but Kirk Graves, professional Christmas caroler IS here to get you in the mood for some Jingle Bells. Kirk talks about the hectic month of December, the most popular songs and what it takes to last in the business for 20 years.

Aug 28, 2015

Professional gamer and Twitch streamer Hafu talks about the difficulties of being one of very few women in the gaming community, how streaming works, and how she became unbeatable.

Aug 21, 2015

On a very special episode of Explain Things to Me, Brad gets a chance to talk about his favorite passion - classic rock. From definitive bands and the story of Pattie Boyd, to his own experiences playing drums, it's a whole lotta music history this week.

Aug 14, 2015

Amy joins us via Skype from the United Kingdom to talk about the good and the bad in working at a veterinary hospital, and explains that her job isn't cuddling animals all day (even though that is part of it).

Aug 6, 2015

Acupuncturist Chandra Scofield talks about Eastern versus Western medicine, the benefits of preventative care, and why her needles aren't scary.

Aug 1, 2015

Jo and Shannon talk about the inner workings of rescuing local wildlife, what to do when animals invade your home, and their favorite animal stories.

Jul 23, 2015

Planetary Scientist and science comminicator Meg Rosenburg talks about the recent surprising discoveries on Pluto and the possibilities of life on other planets.

Jul 16, 2015

Musician Simeon Pillich talks about the state of the music industry and some tales of being a session bass guitar player.

Jul 2, 2015

Novelist Francesca Lia Block talks story structure, her writing process, and how she became an author. 

Jun 25, 2015

Reverend Andrew Barnett talks about his views on life and protecting the planet through working with kids.

Jun 18, 2015

Organic spirits maker Melkon Khosrovian talks all things alcohol. 

Jun 11, 2015

Magician Brian Markenson reveals some secrets about magic, and an oral history of LA's famous Magic Castle.

Jun 4, 2015

Filmmaker Greg Aronowtiz talks about working at the top level of the industry as an artist, when Katrina hit during the filming of Labou, and what it takes to make it in Hollywood. 

May 28, 2015

Aerial artist Jill Franklin chats about the challenges of silks versus hoop, plus the influence of Cirque du Soleil on her and the industry.

May 21, 2015

Make-Up Artist and bodypainter Nicole Faulkner talks about beauty, tips, and her work on Ru Paul's Drag Race.

May 8, 2015

TV News Producer (and now director) Jack Ferry talks about how he got into his job during 9/11, how stories unfold behind the scenes, and more. 

Apr 30, 2015

Former Card Counter Amy Bandlien talks about how she got onto a team, the misconceptions surrounding card counting, and the extravagant comps the casinos used to give her. 

 

Brad Gage

http://www.youtube.com/BradGageComedy

 

Shot by Nate Cornett

 

Intro Video Graphics by David Marcus

http://www.creativemotiongraphics.com

 

Music by Alexander Artnzen

https://soundcloud.com/alexanderarntzen

 

Produced by Sienna Beckman

 

Sound by Matt Burgette

 

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Explain Things To Me is magic school bus for adults, career day for podcasts, and a way for us to learn about what people love to do.

 

 

 

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My clothing line - http://www.GhostAndStars.com

Support short films & sketches - http://www.patreon.com/annaakana

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Business Inquiries: AkanaActing@gmail.com

or Tom Spriggs at The Coronel Group

 

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I'm an actress who can't stop making things. 

http://www.imdb.me/annaakana 

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Hello! I make new videos every Monday. I upload an episode of my podcast Explain Things To Me on Thursdays. I also sometimes put more videos out when the fancy strikes ;D

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PO Box #266

Burbank, CA 91503

Apr 16, 2015

Retired police officer Karen Lewsader talks about being a female on the force, her perspective on the controversial police officer/black male shootings, and what it's like to protect and serve. 

 

Karen Lewsader

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Brad Gage

http://www.youtube.com/BradGageComedy

 

Shot by Eric Lombart

http://www.youtube.com/EricLombart

 

Intro Video Graphics by David Marcus

http://www.creativemotiongraphics.com

 

Produced by Sienna Beckman

 

Sound by Stephen Harrod

 

Edited by Danielle Billeaux

 

--

 

Explain Things To Me is magic school bus for adults, career day for podcasts, and a way for us to learn about what people love to do.

 

 

 

 --

 

My clothing line - http://www.GhostAndStars.com

Support short films & sketches - http://www.patreon.com/annaakana

­­­­­

 

Business Inquiries: AkanaActing@gmail.com

or Tom Spriggs at The Coronel Group

 

­­­­­

 

Facebook http://www.facebook.com/annaakana

Tumblr http://annaakana.tumblr.com/

Twitter @AnnaAkana

Instagram - AnnaKayAkana

Snapchat - AnnaKayAkana

Vine - AnnaAkana

­­­­­

 

I'm an actress who can't stop making things. 

http://www.imdb.me/annaakana 

­­­­­

 

Hello! I make new videos every Monday. I upload an episode of my podcast Explain Things To Me on Thursdays. I also sometimes put more videos out when the fancy strikes ;D

­­­­­

 

PO Box #266

Burbank, CA 91503

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