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Let's Play Together! Entertain yourself while staying at home with one of Austin's regular pub quizzes, now in podcast form! Getting new guests is pretty tough right now, so make some lemonade with those lemons. Check out Austin's Facebook or Twitter pages to see how you can get in on the action, every Wednesday at 8:00pm Eastern. See acast.com/pri…
 
Whether it be music, art, writing, or in this case, acting, everyone strives for that breakout moment. Serendipitously, Austin met with English actor Chris Webster right after he might have experienced that critical moment. What followed was a conversation on fame, chasing the ephemeral, giving up, moving forward, and the ins-and-outs of the LA act…
 
On January 2nd, 2020, ABC News' 20/20 is running a retrospective documentary entitled "What Is Jeopardy?" In anticipation of it, take a listen to both parts of my interview with Alex Trebek, combined! Perfect chance to show someone new your love of J! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.…
 
Millions of Americans have food allergies. It affects our livelihoods, our communities, even our very economy. Luckily, we have advocates for allergy awareness like Erin Malawer, founder of AllergyStrong, an allergy education organization. As a parent of an allergic child, Erin works to help those afflicted, their families, and the community as a w…
 
Poetry is hard. There. We said it. Chris Vitiello is here to dispel that myth. Chris dresses up in a fox costume and creates impromptu poems to show everyone that poetry is fun, and dare we say it, even cool. Listen as Austin and Poetry Fox talk about making the inaccessible accessible and stay tuned until the end where the Poetry Fox proves his me…
 
Dr Henry Tran of Inova Fairfax in Virginia is a cardiologist and all around joy to be around. In this episode, Dr Tran illuminates Austin on easy heart healthy lifestyle changes and dispels some myths about the heart and heart medicine. Catch the beat! That's awful. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.…
 
Today's news climate is... well, complicated. Luckily, Adam Kushner (editor, Outlook; Washington Post) talks us through how journalists create or are assigned stories, how facts are checked, how retractions are made, and generally how our news is reported. No news is good news but good news is better news. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-…
 
On November 20th, 2019, the City of Los Angeles will celebrate Corita Day in honor of the most acclaimed artist you've never heard of: Sister Mary Corita / Corita Kent. Corita spent the first part of her life at LA's Immaculate Heart Community, educating students and celebrities alike with spectacular silkscreen and pop art. Eames and Hitchcock and…
 
As wildfires rip through California, energy expert Kevin DeRoberts talks with Austin about the most complex machine ever invented by mankind: our energy grid. Clean, renewable, and fossil energies are traded on markets, moved between countries, and affect our daily lives either by powering our modern culture or creating far-reaching detrimental eff…
 
In Part II of Who is Alex Trebek?, Alex and Austin discuss the Bronte Sisters, the English Countryside, some worthy charities, and Austin messes both literature and geopolitical history. Subscribe to this podcast, and if you feel like supporting it, patreon.com/austinrogers for more details. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information…
 
In Part I of a Two-Part series, Austin and Alex Trebek sit down in his home office and discuss house flipping, do-it-yourself repairs, a variety of automobiles, and how to pick the right tool. Also, stay tuned until the end for a new segment, A Little to Learn with Austin Rogers. Listen for the cameo by an NBA great, as well. See acast.com/privacy …
 
Next week, Thursday, October 17th, 2019, part 1 of Austin's two-part interview with Alex Trebek will air. Listen here for a teaser and don't forget to share with friends and family. It's going to be Alex like you've never heard him before! Subscribe and share, because sharing is caring. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.…
 
Reid Stowe is a mariner and an artist who spent a record 1,000 days at sea without touching land, and without ship-to-ship resupply. During that voyage, he created masterful art. Austin and Reid first discuss the difficulty of his voyage, then in front of his art at New York's Paul Calendrillo gallery, they discuss the art itself. Reid Stowe's exhi…
 
THE LAST EPISODE OF SEASON 1! Look forward to a very special teaser-trailer next week, but in the meantime, enjoy this episode with Barb Fisher, a mathematics professor-turned-butcher. Barb approaches the art of dismantling an animal from a mathematician's perspective. Based in Beacon, NY, Barb's Butchery is well worth the visit. See acast.com/priv…
 
Author Scott H. Young discusses his new book, Ultralearning, and how we can all harness modern techniques for learning, studying, and mental training. A must listen for any fan of learning or aspiring game show sensation. Ultralearning: Master Hard Skills, Outsmart the Competition, and Accelerate Your Career by Scott H. Young is in stores now. See …
 
Just in time for the US Open, Shiv Paul (vice chair, USTA Diversity and Inclusion Committee; communications director, Gay Games) discusses with Austin tennis' role in gay and civil rights and how sports can bring a community together and highlight the diversity amongst athletes - and us all. It's an illuminating look in the role sport plays in how …
 
For Austin, Texas, Alan Graham is a revolutionary. Inspired by his personal relationship with God, Alan founded Mobile Loaves and Fishes, an outreach program that transformed from assisting the homeless to a full-time living community. Alan's transformation of hundreds of lives will motivate and inspire you. Check out Alan's podcast, Gospel con Car…
 
Contemporary art superstar Ron English joins Austin to discuss pop art, consumerism, the politics of art, and many other subjects in a free-ranging, wide-ranging, just ranging in general conversation. Sit in as one of the biggest stars in the modern art world talks shop. Be sure to check out @ronenglishart on Instagram to get an idea of his breadth…
 
In celebration of Battery Dance's 38th Annual Dance Festival (August 11th to 16th), Austin talks with president, artistic director, founder, and choreographer of Battery Dance, a lower Manhattan Institution. They discuss community, dance, movement, music, and being a TriBeCa cultural pioneer. If you're in NYC, please be sure to check out the Batter…
 
Kara Inez is an up-and-coming Malaysian contemporary artist. Her work is grotesque, thought-provoking, and uniquely explores sexuality, the female body, and mental health with unusual materials like human hair and lifelike silicon. Luckily, she's also very funny and a great conversationalist. Enjoy this one as much as Austin did. Go to www.karainez…
 
Entrepreneur Sean Kilachand had an idea: start an ESL technology startup in one of the largest markets in the world - Brazil. As CEO & Founder of EduSynch, Sean illuminates Austin on the challenges and opportunities of being an American entrepreneur in a foreign market. Useful info for anyone in any career path. See acast.com/privacy for privacy an…
 
Jamie Watts is an utter inspiration. Despite cerebral palsy that impairs the motor functions of her legs, Jamie RUNS MARATHONS. What began as a challenge to herself became an inspiration to others. Join Austin as he and Jamie and her friend and running teammate Katie discuss the challenges and triumphs of Jamie's storied running career. See acast.c…
 
From Singapore, Austin discusses the sweet science of boxing with Russell Harrison, owner of Spartans, an all-inclusive boxing gym. They talk about fitness, the mechanics of boxing, and its role in fostering discipline, self-control, and personal growth. It's a knock-out! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.…
 
From the exclusive Park Avenue headquarters of The Explorers Club, Austin speaks with Club President Richard Wiese and one of his youngest members, Explorer Aleksandr Rikhterman on what makes the Club so special, what it means to be an explorer, and what else is out there to see in the world. It's all very final frontiery. See acast.com/privacy for…
 
Just in time for the Women's World Cup Final (USA! USA! USA!), The Crap Football Pundit - aka Laurent Courtines - tells us how to follow the Premier League in the US, what international football means to us, how to get into watching The Beautiful Game, and the future of the sport. GOOOOOOOOAAAAAAAALLLLLLL!!!! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and o…
 
Dr Alok Patel is a little bit of everything: pediatrician, CNN personality, public health crusader, charismatic bon vivant, and scientist on a mission, to name a few. In this episode, Dr Patel dispels for us five medical myths that, despite overwhelming scientific proof to the contrary, silly people still believe. Not only is this illuminating, and…
 
Jacqueline Trumbull is a scientist - a clinical psychologist to be, to be exact - who happened to go on to infamy on The Bachelor. Hear the behind the scenes from one of the few people in Bachelor history to say, "you know what, I'm gonna go!" Reality junkies rejoice! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.…
 
James Holzhauer's reign may have ended, but the Holzhauer Era of Jeopardy! has just begin. Jeopardy! Champions Keith Williams of The Final Wager and Monica Thieu of really really smart talk to Austin on what made Mr Holzhauer so special and how his transformation of the game will resonate for years to come. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt…
 
Tim Maia was a colossus of Brazilian music, their equivalent to Prince or James Brown, until he became embroiled in a bizarre new-age cult. Author Allen Thayer explores with Austin the origins and legacy of Brazilian music and the truly strange case of Tim Maia and the Racional Vols. 1 & 2 Albums. "Tim Maia Racional Vols. 1 & 2" by Allen Thayer (Bl…
 
Suzanne Kennedy-Stoskopf, DVM, PhD, Dipl, ACZM of NC State University is absolutely fascinating, with veterinary exploits ranging from annoying Chinese deer, to large African charismatic megafauna, to wolves and coyotes in our backyards. Austin and Dr K-S discuss zoological veterinary medicine and subjects close to his heart: pets and wildlife reha…
 
Skip Barber is a racing driver, racing instructor, racetrack owner, driving school founder, and all-around cool guy. Listen as Austin and he discuss a wide variety of automotive and rural Connecticut issues from Lime Rock Park, an amazing racetrack. THEN, Skip's chief driving instructor, Simon Kirkby, takes Austin around Lime Rock's circuit in a 45…
 
@RealDonaldTrump is arguably the most powerful and influential Twitter account, ever. Meet the man who put it on the map: Peter Costanzo. As a marketing director for a publisher, Peter convinced then reality TV host Donald Trump to join Twitter and, uh, look how that turned out. It's a pretty valuable insight into the social media landscape. See ac…
 
Superintendent Steve Mietz is in charge of the entire Redwood National and State Parks system, a jewel of the National Parks Service. He lets us in on the unique career path to rise though the NPS and the challenges of running an entity that crosses Federal, State, and Local jurisdictions. It's naturaltastic. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and o…
 
Tony Wei went to film school. That didn't quite work out as planned so he translated his film background into renovating homes into bespoke, one-of-a-kind cinematic experiences, wherein each room tells a story. Then he sells those homes for a tidy profit! Tony's tale proves that anyone can find an unforeseen passion and turn it into a lucrative car…
 
No. Seriously. What IS translational neuroscience? Dr Leighton Hinkley, PhD at the University of California, San Francisco talks with Austin about the last "black box" of the medical sciences - the brain. Dr Hinley's brand of neuroscience is a fascinating blend of artistry and hard science. It's really illuminating. And of course - brrrrraaaaaiiiii…
 
LIVE FROM THE 7 TRAIN! Massively popular Instagram account Subway Creatures documents the characters, weirdos, and bizarre happenings throughout subways across the globe. Founder Rick McGuire tells Austin how to get Insta celebrity up and running, some of his favorite moments, and the logistics of being an Instagram star. And it's all taped on the …
 
As an April Fools episode, Austin and Dr. Emil Schoepenhauer (played by comedian Jessie Martin) talk about the revolutionary work done by the Chernenko Institute and its mandate to create neural links, VR, and dating apps. This is a gamechanger. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.…
 
Natural Gourmet Institute's Jonathan Cetnarski and Austin discuss how to eat healthy on a budget, ethical treatment of food and food workers, and how to have fun with creative eating. It's a tasty dish. (Note: At time of taping, Mr. Cetnarski was CEO of NGI. While no longer in that role, he still serves on its board and is a contributing author to …
 
Typically on this program we try to focus on a career or subject matter. Not so on this one because Jean Driscoll defies definition. Jean is a multiple Boston Marathon winner and Olympic Marathon Gold Medalist in the wheelchair division and the Executive Director of Development of the NC State College of Design. In conjunction with NC State's Day o…
 
Drew de Carvalho, the Voice of Australia in America - and our announcer! - dissects the voice over industry, and gives excellent insight on how you too can get a voice over career. Austin and Drewza talk accents, annunciation, Australia, and other alliterative things. Perhaps even some shrimps were on barbies. You'll see. G'day! See acast.com/priva…
 
Just in time for Mardi Gras, New Orleans raconteur "Toto" Robinson spins tall tales with a dash of actual history and some interspersed facts about his hometown, New Orleans. All of this, and more, clearly over several drinks, supported by amazing music, provides a rollicking good time. Just make sure you make it to the parade! You won't be disappo…
 
Japanese carpentry is an incredibly intricate discipline, eschewing nails, glues, epoxies, and screws for finely honed joinery and Alvan Koh is one of the few non-Japanese artisans fluent in its language. There's some really fascinating stuff held within this episode. An eye-opener for any handy hobbyist or pro. See acast.com/privacy for privacy an…
 
Just in time for Valentine's Day, writer, director, and producer Christopher Landon's Happy Death Day 2U premieres on February 13th. In anticipation of its release, he discusses the horror genre, tricks and trades of the film director, and his inspirations. It's really fun and slashery and gory and stuff. See Happy Death Day 2U in theaters February…
 
When Foodies see a lack of offerings in the tourism market, they say "why doesn't what we want exist right now?" Judi and Karen, the Kilachand and Karp respectively of bespoke culinary tourism company Kilachand+Karp take their entrepreneurial spirit on the road, crafting food-centric tours of a challenging food landscape: INDIA! This is a tasty sto…
 
The YMCA is more than just a gym. Kyle Carroll, Director of Annual Giving at YMCA of Austin, TX, tells us about how this remarkable organization builds community and provides a space for people to connect, grow, and thrive. I get a little bit worked up on this one. It's inspiring. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.…
 
You like Ducati Motorcycles? What about dealing fine art? Want a Ferrari? You into, uh, reptiles? Well then you've got to meet "The Lizard King" Arun Sharma. Sharma, General Manager of Ron Tonkin Gran Turismo, Portland, Oregon's sole Ferrari dealership, tells us about Ferraris, how to find your place in a group, and turning your passion into a care…
 
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