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Sep 28, 2022

Since Westworld debuted in 1973, we've been promised a world of consequence-free sex with robots. They're still coming, and PhD student Annette Masterson at Temple University has been studying their rise since 2018 and the unusual technologies required to make them happen. This episode made possible in part by the...

Sep 21, 2022

Sci-fi author and digital rights activist Cory Doctorow on why Telsas are "Murder Cars" and how to talk to your kids about Surveillance Capitalism without scaring them off their smartphones.

Aug 5, 2020

We take a deep dive into your Dad’s stereo with Grammy winner Glenn Schick. We also find out why Alan can’t listen to Classical music on Compact Disc, and discover why an audio format that couldn’t beat the CD in the ’90s may be the next big thing in the ’20s thanks to 5G.

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Jul 29, 2020

Wasn’t Kurt Cobain’s suicide a wakeup call? TSN’s Michael Landsberg knows how to talk about mental health issues. And on what would have been Robin Williams’ 69th birthday, the geeks speak about a topic that seems to have been largely swept under the rug by the entertainment industry.

Robin Williams’ passing...

Jul 15, 2020

MTV is pushing 40?!? Tarzan Dan from YTV’s Hit List drops by Studio 3B to talk about those in music television who came before him, he and Alan swap tops on how to interview a rock star, and we find out how he reacted to landing in the pages of Canadian music history.

MTV airing The Buggles’ “Video Killed the...