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Mad Art Cast and The Orbital Mechanics of Starkiller Base

Welcome to the latest episode of Mad Art Cast! We have a special guest! Joining us this week is Mindy Townsend who is a lawyer who has now decided to get a physics degree! Her interest? Space! That not enough to convince you that she is fabulous? Well in her …

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Dr Phil Plait aka The Bad Astronomer Explains Gravitational Waves

Welcome to episode #45 of Mad Art Cast! We were honored to have our good friend, author and expert science communicator, the brilliant Dr. Phil Plait join us! Dr. Phil Plait, famously known as The Bad Astronomer was kind enough to spend some time with us to help us understand …

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Space Innovation and Creativity with JPL Engineer Asad Aboobaker

This episode of Mad Art Cast has a special guest who knows a thing or two about heat and spacecrafts. Our special guest for this episode is the always charming and brilliant, Asad Aboobaker. Asad is an engineer for NASA at JPL who specializes in finding ways to radiate heat …

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Ugly Things and Cosplay with Mad Art Cast

This podcast features special guest artist, with a background in the applied sciences, Ryan Consell. Ryan is also a master cosplayer, burgeoning metalsmith an oddly enough, our Canadian version of David Tennant. We talk to Ryan about the time he nearly destroyed the internet with his gender bending Slave “Leo” costume. Ryan …

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Art Crimes and Forensic Science

This episode of Mad Art cast welcomes Dr Ray Burks as our expert scientist who teaches us the way art crimes are investigated. We also discuss some of the most infamous art heists in history including some of the FBI’s top ten art crimes. Here are some of the links …

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Mad Art Cast: How Not to Get Ripped Off As An Artist

This episode is a very informative one for artists of all types, particularly those who make art that is posted on the internet. Joining us this week is special guest Emily Sexton. Emily is a blogger at Grounded Parents and a DC based entertainment lawyer and she has a lot …

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The (Literal) Magic of Biodynamic Wine – Mad Art Cast

On this week’s episode of the podcast, between wine-pouring sound effects and bouts of giggles, we talk to wine expert Julia Burke about biodynamic wine, which uses a lot of weird rules and magical thinking to make what is actually a pretty tasty beverage. Show notes: Julia and Ashley are …

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Are These Images Fake? Mad Art Cast Episode 39

You have probably seen these images floating around the inter-tubes over the past year but how can you tell which ones are fakes? And more importantly which ones are funniest? Mad Art Cast reports on this top list of falsified photos from 2015! We have favorites and opinions! Here are …

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