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Today’s saturation of comic book content makes it almost impossible to keep track of it all. Whether you want to know the difference between Daredevil and Batman, or you’re ready to throw down with your viewpoint on comics in social media, the My Big Fat Pull List Trio of professional comic geeks will give YOU the education to deal in BIG to make FAT stacks in the game of pop culture superfandom! This is My Big Fat Pull List!
 
Profane, insane, and 100% primo science, Petri Dish is a no-BS podcast that explores the wildest subjects in modern science with clarity and evil joy. Hosted by Sean Allen, a Nanoparticle/Immunology Researcher, and Nathan Allen, his "screenwriter" brother, Petri Dish fuses hard science with a freewheeling and madcap conversational style. Cannabinoids, Plague, Cats, the dreaded Candiru, and the even more dreaded Covid-19: all these and more are dissected with intellect and irreverence, droppi ...
 
Confederacy of Dunks is a basketball podcast hosted by Freddie Rivas and produced by Matt Duncan. We talk NBA hoops, players, coaches, personalities, contracts, fans, arenas - every little detail of NBA life. We are also hardcore Raptors fans. It's a safe bet that you will hear us talk about the Raptors a fair bit. We also like jokes. It's a safe bet that you will hear us make several of those.
 
The Promo Marketing Podcast brings you firsthand interviews and thought-provoking conversations with some of the $23 billion promotional products industry's biggest names. Hosts Sean Norris and Brendan Menapace offer witty, informative and concise takes on developing stories and ongoing trends.
 
listening sessions for the third ear ~ cut-up collage edits & free-format mixtape compilations eclectic selective assemblage ~ ranging from difficult to easy listeningvarious genres ~ various artists instrumentals . songs . spoken_word oddly modified - modly oddifiedmerging into medleys of metapsyphonicaCustomer Review: "Constantly Unfolding" "AgentA mixes together a wide assortment of music, clips of commercials and television audio into a smooth moving assemblage that both challenges and g ...
 
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We’re now officially back in the Off-Season Funhouse! We’ll keep filling the basketball void in your heart between now and the next season start. Raps: Fred watch! Stein and Bontemps report that the Raptors are looking to keep Van Vleet under 80 mill for a max slot. Sound about right? Raptors assistant coach Nate Bjorkgren has been hired as Indiana…
 
2020... The Year of Stress... We're past the halfway point in spooky October everyone, hope you've been having a nice time! This episode is part three of our series on stress -- we covered stress hormones and the parts of your body that make them in the past two episodes, so this episode is all about the BRAIN! The hippocampus! The amygdala! The me…
 
Wow, 45 episodes later, we’ve finally made it to the Season 07 finale! The Pandemic really stretched this one, so let’s finish it off and dunk right into the off-season specials! Raptors: Gasol is gone. Serge is nearing the end of his career. What type of Centre do the Raptors need in the future? Kyle gives out turkeys for Thanksgiving, Vince had a…
 
This is a corrected version of the episode! The audio from the last release was all messed up! Sorry about the mistake! Are y'all done feeling stressed yet? No? Well neither are we! We continue our discussion from last episode, moving on to the stuff that actually makes the stress hormone, the HPA axis! What does the hypothalamus-pituitary-adrenal …
 
Lakers are up 3-1, which means the playoffs are almost over, which means our season 07 finale is next week! But first, let’s take your favourite Raptor to a Toronto park for day. Raps: Nurse was on the Lowe Post with Windhorst and talked about taking individual players out with zones. Is the Pascal era of Toronto going to be a defensive one? Pick o…
 
WE'RE SO STRESSED 2020! But what is stress, in a biological level? And how does it related to "feeling stressed"? In this episode we dive into biological stress, both physiological and psychosocial, and talk about some of the stress hormones that course through your blood when you're feeling stressed out! Tune in next episode to learn about where t…
 
Much like the dinosaurs, We’re BACK! Back with another episode of “Is It Worth It?” For this instalment, we’ll be tackling the four issue mini-series The Question: Many Deaths of Vic Sage from DC’s Black Label The My Big Fat Pull List Podcast Links Bar: Subscribe via iTunes | Subscribe via RSS Feed | Facebook Page | Twitter Page | Instagram Rate th…
 
The Celtics lose to the Heat in six and the Lakers/Heat Finals start this week. A weird Fall off-season is coming! Raptors: To build around Fred Van Vleet… What does he need to win? Home work: What is the #1 thing Pascal, OG and Norm need to work on for next season? Assuming next season will look something like the Orlando bubble, what’s something …
 
Last episode introduced the blood brain barrier; it is a lot like a bouncer for the exclusive dance club that is your brain, keeping all the randos out. But this week we get into some of the details on diseases and drugs and their impact on the blood brain barrier. Also, sometimes we WANT drugs to get into the brain, so how can we get around this B…
 
Welcome to another edition of Current Issues, where your hosts ignore all the ugliness in the world and discuss fun, happy things like comics, video games, movies and other pop culture related material. Our top stories for this episode include exploring the not-so-live-ness of DC FanDome Day 2, a review of the recently released Marvel’s Avengers ga…
 
The Raptors have to lock in some big players like Fred and OG, but the real relief will come with a Masai extension. The off-season is the conversation for Raptors fans right now. How concerned should Masai and company be with future money like retaining Van Vleet long term and giving OG an extension? What is the appropriate response to a journalis…
 
We did a twitter poll and the people have spoken! You folks want to hear about the "Blood Brain Barrier"! But what is it, besides great alliteration?! The blood brain barrier is a lot like a bouncer for the exclusive dance club that is your brain -- but who is allowed in? How does one get in? And on a cellular and protein level, who are the actual …
 
After a wild and stressful series, the Raptors were eliminated by Boston in seven games. But there’s lots to grateful for this season and lots to look forward to. Raptors: What was the single best thing about the 2019/2020 season for the squad? Hinsight! We get a redo. What needed to be different for the Raptors to beat the Celtics? The future! We …
 
We all know *about* vitamin C but... what actually IS vitamin C? And what does it even do in your body? How can being deficient in vitamin C make pirates bleed out of their gums and have their teeth fall out? Also, can vitamin C cure cancer? Find out some of this stuff, tune in! This episode is sponsored in part by Vaer Watches, which you can visit…
 
If you’re a resourceful cos-player, you’d have no issues grabbing a needle and thread and producing a kick ass costume to represent the embodiment of your favorite comic book or pop culture character. For others, they let their wallet do the talking and buy pre-made costumes or hire talented folks to create what they want. Then there are the ones w…
 
The Raptors got destroyed in game 05 and are now facing elimination in game 06. Will they win and force a game 07 (and then win that??) Raptors: Nurse has endless zones but very limited players he trusts to do them. Why? Kyle took the team back from Pascal this series. Does he need to give it back for us to win? This is a weekly podcast. Come next …
 
Measles! Super contagious, very tricky, no real treatments, can cause IMMUNE AMNESIA! But hey, we have a vaccine, so this disease should be history, right? Well, definitely not yet! Learn more about this disease on this week's episode! This episode is sponsored in part by Vaer Watches, which you can visit at https://www.vaerwatches.com/ to purchase…
 
The Raptors just lost a heart breaker to the Celtics and are down 0-2 in the Eastern semifinals. We recorded post-game to give our reactions to game two! Raps: We talk how winning while down 0-2 is nothing new for the Raps, vent some Smart frustrations and discuss what exactly is going on with Pascal Siakam. NBA: We talk some bad takes that we’ve m…
 
Plastics! So useful! But also filling up our landfills and gunking up our oceans! What are microplastics? Are they bad for human health and/or the environment? What even ARE plastics? And are there any ways we can recycle or otherwise deal with plastic waste better than we are right now? Check out the episode! This episode is sponsored in part by V…
 
What we once hid from the general public, for fear of ridicule, is now the norm! Geek culture has swept the Earth! One of the things that has helped geek culture flourish is the mega events we call Comic-Cons. Sadly, the year 2020 has flown in on a black as coal dragon, like some type of evil super villain, and has destroyed any hope of public gath…
 
The Raptors beat the Nets in four games to get their first ever playoff sweep, twenty-five years in the making! We cover a lot of ground on this episode: Adrian Griffin, the Masai video, the Fred and Norm press conference, the sweep, 2020 Coach of the Year Nick Nurse vs Brad Stevens, Doncic’s heroics, surprising playoff teams, Quickish Questions an…
 
This week we're doing our second episode about Fungi! Last week we talked about what fungi even are in a broad sense. This week we cover symbiotic and pathogenic fungi, like the famous Cordyceps fungi! This episode is sponsored in part by Vaer Watches, which you can visit at https://www.vaerwatches.com/ to purchase beautiful curated photographs. Cu…
 
Greetings Listers! Are you a fan of the outrageous cartoon Rick and Morty? Are you a fan of the classic role playing game Dungeons and Dragons? Have you ever wondered if Rick and Morty have played Dungeons and Dragons? If YOU answered “yes” to any of those questions, you’re in for a treat! Sit back and relax while we here at My Big Fat Pull List dr…
 
The playoffs are back! The Raptors start off the Brooklyn series with a commanding 134-110 win. We talk with our guests Antony Hall and Matt McCready about the big win, give our reactions and thoughts about the series, how they should celebrate, and more! If you’re not a fan of the Raptors yet, jump on this playoff journey and we’ll guide you to th…
 
Welcome to another edition of My Big Fat Pull List’s Current Issues. Our top stories for this episode include looking at the latest alien invasion targeting Marvel Comics in Empyer, examining how Amazon’s deal with the apocalypse in Wonder Woman: Dead Earth from DC Comics, trying to clean That Texas Blood off our hands over at Image Comics and peer…
 
Raps just won a battle of the bench against the Bucks and brought their record to 51-19 with two to go! F**k Brooklyn 2.0 is ready to commence and it’ll be different than last time. Who is number 8 on the rotation and who might be a better fit for that role? Is Nick Nurse robbed if he doesn’t win Coach of the Year? NBA: What playoff series in the w…
 
Howdy y'all! Today we're releasing our final episode on autoimmune disorders! If you haven't already, we highly recommend you check out our episodes on the immune system (Episodes 36 and 38) for useful background information that will help you understand this episode, and also check out our previous couple of episodes on examples of chronic inflamm…
 
As children, summer time meant sleeping in and staying up late, going out into the world, looking for harmless mischief, reading stacks of comics and debating with your friends “who’s the coolest primate character, The Mandrill, Gleek, Cy-Gor, Detective Chimp, or Gorilla Grodd?” Summer time as a kid was a blast! Then we had to get older and the str…
 
We’re back, we’re healthy, we’re incredible. Raptors record sits at 48-18 after two impressive wins against the Lakers and Heat. RAPS: Fred looking like Steph, Kyle is a legend and OG just shut down LBJ and Bam back to back. Of greatest concern, Siakam looking tentative at times or our deep bench looking a little shaky? The playoffs are going to co…
 
Ahoy-hoy! Today we're releasing an episode on autoimmune disorders like lupus and MS! What is going on in these diseases where your adaptive immune system starts attacking you? If you haven't already, we highly recommend you check out our episodes on the immune system (Episodes 36 and 38) for useful background information that will help you underst…
 
When it comes to comic book superheroes, everyone knows the big names: Superman, Captain America, Batman, Wolverine, Wonder Woman, Iron Man, Green Lantern, Spider-Man. But sometimes it’s fun to dive into new universes and discover brand new characters who don’t have 80+ years of convoluted continuity and history behind them. It’s exciting. It makes…
 
Hey folks! Today we're releasing an episode on chronic inflammatory disorders like osteoarthritis! If you haven't already, we highly recommend you check out our episodes on the immune system (Episodes 36 and 38) for useful background information that will help you understand this episode and some of our upcoming episodes! This episode is sponsored …
 
Have you ever walked out of a theater, after just watching a great movie, and asked yourself…”I wonder what happens next?” What about when your favorite TV show ends or, worse yet, gets canceled? Do you find yourself daydreaming about where the characters went next or how they survived whatever the Big Bad was? I’m sure most of you Listers out ther…
 
Basketball has returned and the Raptors have finished their 3-game scrimmages going 2-1. The season restart is finally here! The next games are gonna count! We talk favourite scrimmage moments, what games we’re most looking forward to with the eight remaining regular season games, and playoff worries! NBA: Getting Chicken at Magic City. What do you…
 
Hey folks! Last week we divided our episode in two, and here is the second part of bacteria's weapons of war! This episode continues our coverage about the little biological weapons bacteria have evolved to wage war on other bacteria and on eukaryotic cells as well! Email us at petridishpod -at- gmail.com. On twitter @dishpodcast and instagram @pet…
 
Basketball is back!! Our first glimpse of the bubbled games has begun. It’s exciting but also super weird and strange… Raptors: Is Perkins puffing up Pascal? Let’s see if we can name 10 players that are for sure better than Spicy in the 2019 season. What are you hoping to see from the Raptors/Rockets scrimmage? The entire team is healthy! Everyone …
 
Hey folks! Somewhat short episode this week! We originally intended to release the complete episode, but we've divided it in two because we're dealing with a little bit of pandemic stuff but want to keep delivering content! Anyway, this episode is about the little biological weapons bacteria have evolved to wage war on other bacteria and on eukaryo…
 
Hi Everyone, it is still pandemic and you should still stay safe out there. This week Sean and Nathan discuss clinical trials! You might be hearing a lot about clinical trials in the news (especially because of the pandemic), but not all clinical trials are well designed. Check out this episode to help you develop a critical eye for those clinical …
 
The Raps are already in the bubble! How nervous are you? Bosh was on the Lowe Post and talked about fracturing his face and missing the playoffs with the Raptors. Does that heartbreak still register for you? Open Gym was already next level. Are they going to win an Oscar for filming stuff in Orlando? NBA: The WNBA just got their tests in and they d…
 
Welcome to another edition of Is It Worth It? Where we select something from comic book pop culture and inform YOU, our loyal Listers, if it’s worth your time and money, or not. For this episode, we will be taking a journey into the far future with DC comics Legion of Super-Heroes written by Brian Michael Bendis and art by Ryan Sook. The My Big Fat…
 
More players are being diagnosed with COVID it seems every day, which makes the whole restart feel very weird. Raptors: Fred’s statement. Vince Carter retired and there is a big, swelling feeling, bubbling up in you. What’s the feeling? Raptors have their 8 game schedule. What do you expect? NBA: Is there a tipping point for the cancellation of the…
 
Hi Everyone, hope you are all staying safe during this pandemic. For our 50th full episode, we are continuing our series on the long intertwining history of race, racism, and science. In this episode, the second of three, we discuss racist science in the 20th and 21st century by focusing on eugenics and human genetics. Next time we will talk about …
 
Welcome to another edition of My Big Fat Pull List’s Current Issues. Our top stories for this episode include a discussion regarding the return of comic books back in shops, DC Comics decision to break ties with Diamond Publishing, the unfortunate passing of the legendary Denni O’Neil, and a revisit to some of our past topics. The My Big Fat Pull L…
 
Freddie is about to join an NBA 2K league with our guests and he’s pretty excited about it. Raps: Masai was on Metro Morning. He said, “There seems to be something different in the air this time.” Does that resonate with you? Rumour has it the Raptors are already in Florida. Are you hoping for anything from them in regards to protest? NBA: Is the m…
 
We hope everyone is doing okay during this difficult time. We took last week off and may take more time off in the future if we feel like our voices are inappropriate. We wanted to listen and keep our eyes open and we’ll continue to do that. Please donate, share, listen, and support: Umoja Robotics Black Lives Matter Toronto Raps unPublished The Ba…
 
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