Crossing the Final Frontier

Way back on September 18, 2012, the day before my 51st birthday, I wrote about a speed freak’s wet dream. Back in 1994 a nifty dude named Miguel Alcubierre had figured out that going faster than light, at least from an exterior perspective, was theoretically possible. The tiny, itsy bitsy, problem was that the amount of energy required to make it all work could kill all life in our solar system. That would include us in case you missed a memo or two. So, at the end of the day,…

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The Hole Truth

You’ve probably been too busy to start connecting some disturbing dots. That’s okay. I know how important it is to catch up on those back Honey Boo Boo episodes and I, for one, never forget Storage Wars. Even so, between reality TV and celebrity deaths, scientists have managed to find time to take a peek at the world around us. And what they’ve been finding is fucking scary. In case you missed the memo, methane has been erupting all over the Russian north lands. As reported in Real Climate, we’re…

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Nerd Alert!

For those of you who’ve been following along on the podcasts, you know that I have a yoga pants wearing mole at Warner Brothers. Thanks to her we’ve managed to stay a week or so ahead of the hype machine. We debuted the new Wonder Woman costume on the radio, that’s how cutting edge we are. We knew about Ray Fisher getting cast as Cyborg & Dwayne “THE ROCK” Johnson getting to play Shazam before almost anyone else did too. The thing of it is that this film, and its…

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