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Adam Scorgie is a producer and indie film-maker most commonly known for his work on the documentaries The Union,The Culture High The Good Son, Ice Guardians & I AM BRUCE LEE

Direct download: Adam_Scorgie_Returns_disinfo.mp3
Category:Disinfocast -- posted at: 6:39 PM

Monster hunter, writer and rocker Lyle Blackburn returns to the podcast to talk about growing up as a monster-obsessed kid, how his house got featured on HGTV's Home Strange Home and his newest book:'Lizard Man: The True Story of the Bishopville Monster'.

Direct download: Lyle_Blackburn_Returns.mp3
Category:Disinfocast -- posted at: 9:48 PM

Legendary editor Russ Kick ("50 Things You're Not Supposed to Know", "You Are Being Lied To", "The Graphic Canon") returns to the DisinfoCast to discuss his new collection "Death Poems", an anthology of verse both modern and classic dedicated to all aspects of death: Funerals, the death penalty, serial killings, the Underworld and more. Funny, sad, atheistic, spiritual, mythic, wise and morbid, this is the perfect collection for anyone who needs a little "memento mori".

Additional subjects discussed: Near-death experiences, morbid thoughts, the afterlife or lack thereof, "the 357 test", the role of art, post-modernism and more.

Direct download: Russ_Kick-Death_Poems.mp3
Category:Disinfocast -- posted at: 7:36 PM

I spring an entirely unplanned question on fighting philosopher Daniele Bolelli ("On the Warrior's Path", "50 Things You're Not Supposed to Know: Religion"): How can we all strive toward not being assholes? What develops is an interesting conversation on empathy, jealousy, violence, and the philosophical nature of good and evil.

Direct download: Daniele_Bolelli-DontBeAnAsshole.mp3
Category:Disinfocast -- posted at: 7:27 PM

Activist and filmmaker Craig Rosebraugh produced, directed and co-wrote GREEDY LYING BASTARDS, a documentary that investigates the reason behind stalled efforts to tackle climate change despite consensus in the scientific community that it is not only a reality but also a growing problem that is placing us on the brink of disaster.

Direct download: Bastards_DisinfoCast.mp3
Category:Disinfocast -- posted at: 7:13 PM

Zero, Jonah and D are members of the New York Initiative, a group of ordinary people dedicated to extraordinary change through community activism, education and intervention. The NYI was one of several groups of "real-life superheroes" featured in the HBO documentary "Superheroes", but they prefer to be labeled - if at all - as "Extreme Altruists". Note: There was a little echo in this recording. Efforts have been made to remove it, but some still lingers.

Direct download: DisinfoCast_Zero.mp3
Category:Disinfocast -- posted at: 4:51 PM

Brian Barczyk is the owner and operator of BHB Reptiles (BHBreptiles.com), one of the nation's largest breeders of snakes and other reptiles, and the host of the popular internet series "Snakebytes". (Snakebytes.tv http://www.youtube.com/user/snakebytestv).NOTE: Want to see some snakes? There's a video edition of this podcast available at www.disinfo.com/podcast.

Direct download: Brian_Barczyk_on_Disinfo.mp3
Category:Disinfocast -- posted at: 2:49 PM

Attorney Ivan Hannell believes learning to ask better questions helps create a higher quality learning experience. As a consultant, he travels around the country educating teachers in the same kinds of interrogative techniques he developed as a trial lawyer.

Direct download: Ivan_Hannell_DisinfoCast.mp3
Category:Disinfocast -- posted at: 2:00 AM

Brian Wood is the author of some of the present era's smartest comic books, including "DMZ", "The Massive", "Channel Zero", and "Northlanders". Wood's original works explore political and social issues through characters trying to survive and even make a difference in the midst of political, social and environmental change. In addition to his all-original stories, Wood is well known for his work with popular franchises like Star Wars, Conan and the X-Men.

In this episode of the DisinfoCast, Wood and I talk about his work, the media, politics, the future and the difficulties an artist faces dealing with the expectations of his fans.

Direct download: Brian_Wood_Disinfo_Interview.mp3
Category:Disinfocast -- posted at: 4:41 PM

Former NFL player Scott Peters consults with college and pro football organizations as part of an effort to reduce concussions in the sport. As part of his program, Peters teachers players to avoid leading with their heads and incorporate techniques he's developed from cross-training in mixed martial arts.

(Disclaimer: Full-contact sports are dangerous. Injuries - including concussions - can and do happen in football and other full-contact sports. There is no way to completely eliminate the risk of injury, including concussions, and participants should decide for themselves whether or not to assume this risk by participating in these activities. All such decisions should be made in connection with the advice and approval of a medical provider. Neither the hose of this podcast, nor the Disinformation Company or its parent companies or owners should be construed as either offering medical or legal advice through this podcast, or advocating any methods, practices or programs discussed herein.)

Direct download: Scott_Peters_DisinfoCast.mp3
Category:Disinfocast -- posted at: 6:57 PM