Episode 067: After the Gold Rush

This episode contains: Nothing special, Shakespeare, A Mid Summer Night’s Dream, Ant Man (4 out of 5 according to Devon), Periscope, Captain America: Civil War, stingers

Biological Imperative: Gene Leads to Nearsightedness When Kids Read, Steven’s childhood, goat eyes, stigmatism, Giants losing to the Dodgers, near v. far sightedness


Nature Watch: Another Cracked article, 6 Facts About the Environment that Just Aren’t True, biodegradable is bull, planting trees, Earth Hour, powering down all you crap, candles, CA drought and almonds, Devon’s type of sandwich, solar panels, Steven stands up on his soap box for environmentalism, water reclamation, desalinization


Interview and Sci-fi: Interview with Miles Greb – author of After the Gold Rush,  (https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/919052445/after-the-gold-rush-a-science-comic) (https://www.patreon.com/user?u=756517&ty=h) Marvel, independent comic books, Kick Starter, skepticism and atheism, science as wonder, accurate idioms, 25 issue run, hard sci-fi, day job, Dune, commentary for Prometheus, Mad Max videogame, control scheme, Fury Road, War Boys, Gas Town, Bullet Farm, Plains of Silence, R2-D2 building (www.astromech.net), Calculating God, Star Wars Episode VIII casting, “chemistry read,” live interest in new Star Wars trilogy, romance in movies, Spider Man, Futurama quote, what Devon learned