The Brett Andrews Radio Show

The Brett Andrews Radio Show

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True Crime: The Phantom of Heilbronn

Short Stuff: Birthday Paradox

The Birthday Paradox involves math, so you know this one will go perfectly.

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How Face Blindness Works

It’s not that the person who can never remember meeting you is snobby or even absent-minded; they may have a fascinating – and often difficult – neurological condition called prosopagnosia, known more commonly as face blindness.

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"Sigourney Weaver"

The illustrious Sigourney Weaver trains us to breathe underwater, look into camera, and make chocolates for agents. “Get off my mountain!” It’s another rib-tickling episode of SmartLess.


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Selects: The Rubik's Cube Episode

Rubik's Cubes. Ronald Reagan. Jerry Falwell. Just Say No. One of these things was awesome. Take a guess and hop on board this classic episode, aka the 80s train.

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How Down Syndrome Works

People with Down syndrome lead rich, complex lives like any other human, but it’s only been in the last few decades that everyone else stopped persecuting them long enough to notice this. As a result, both their IQ and their life expectancy skyrocketed.

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Short Stuff: Goosebumps

Goosebumps are a pretty cool evolutionary holdover from our earlier days as furry beasts. Don't believe us? Listen in. 

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Peripersonal Space: Humans’ Got Talent

The space around you that you can reach with your arms is a very special place. It’s where we interact with reality. And although we are so good at using it we don’t give it a second thought, our ability to use it is one our most amazing abilities.

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"Rian Johnson"

Pull those Knives Out and lay some Brick: it’s writer/director Rian Johnson. We discuss ‘making movies with a bunch of friends,’ and a hairy Yul Brynner. Plus, anonymous caller “Scotty” chimes in with questions! Grab your Green Milk; it’s an all new SmartLess.


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Selects: How Umami Works!

For millennia humans have recognized four tastes, but in the 1980s a fifth taste first isolated in Japan gained worldwide acceptance - and took off like a rocket! Learn about meaty, musty, savory umami in this classic episode.

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