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man of science, man of faith (with dennis hill)

biochemist dennis hill talks about how he cured his prostate cancer with cannabis oil, his meditation practices and the near-death experience that changed his life.

dennis holds a chemistry degree from the university of houston. he did post graduate studies at baylor medical school, department of physiology. he worked in cancer research at m.d. anderson hospital for 10 years, and hospital administration for another 10 years after m.b.a. studies at st. edwards university in houston. he moved to california in 1993 to work in software engineering, and is currently writing custom database software in addition to teaching meditation classes.

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talkie (with zack parker)

writer & director zack parker talks about filmmaking, his career & why he’s scared of human beings.

a native of the midwest, zack has progressively established himself as a unique voice is modern independent cinema. His credits include the psychological horror film inexchange, the gothic drama quench, the perceptual thriller and new york times critic’s pick scalene, and the enigmatic proxy, which premiered at the prestigious toronto international film festival in 2013 and later went on to release by ifc midnight.

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thought experiment (with jonathon keats)

experimental philosopher jonathon keats talks about pangaea optima, his idea for a geoengineered supercontinent that could solve the climate crisis.

acclaimed as a “poet of ideas” by the new yorker and a “multimedia philosopher-prophet” by the atlantic, jonathon keats is an experimental philosopher, artist, and writer based in san francisco and northern italy. his conceptually-driven interdisciplinary projects explore all aspects of society through science and technology. in recent years, he has built a camera to take a continuous thousand-year-long exposure of the changing landscape at arizona state university; opened a photosynthetic restaurant serving gourmet sunlight to plants at the crocker art museum; exhibited extraterrestrial abstract artwork decoded from arecibo observatory radiotelescope data at the judah l. magnes museum; and applied quantum mechanics to banking – coaxing money into a quantum superposition to be shared by everyone – at rockefeller center. he is the recipient of a 2015-16 art + technology lab grant from the los angeles county museum of art, where he is applying neuroscience to fashion, and he is concurrently developing an epic work of technology-driven land art in collaboration with the long now foundation and the nevada museum of art. exhibited internationally, keats’s projects have been documented by pbs, reuters, and the bbc world service, garnering favorable attention in periodicals ranging from science magazine to flash art magazine to the economist. his latest book, forged: why fakes are the great art of our age, was published in 2013 by oxford university press, which will also publish his forthcoming book on the legacy of buckminster fuller in 2016. He is represented by modernism gallery in san francisco and by baang+burne in new york.

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american myth is crap (with ryan ireland)

author ryan ireland joins host ryan peverly and co-host mike zimmerman to talk about his debut novel beyond the horizon, being held at gunpoint in a ghost town, and why the history of america isn’t exactly what we were taught as kids.

ryan’s writing has been published in fogdog review, writing on the edge and seems, and in 2009 he was named one of the 25 best new writers by glimmer train. follow him on twitter @ryangireland and visit his website, ryangireland.com. beyond the horizon is available for purchase on amazon. his second novel, ghosts of the desert, is due out in spring 2016.

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