Oddly enough, the kids today are getting really into houseplants, and we want in. Expert Danae Horst (founder of the boutique “Folia Collective”) comes by to instruct us in the fine art of “not killing plants.” Also, Toni Anita Hull takes a vacation, leaving Adam, Paula, and our “Mailbag” segment in the hands of Bonnie “Captain Crinkle” Burns!
Danae Horst (pronounced HURST)
Founder of LA-Based Plant Boutique, Folia Collective
Episode 84: Cute, Confident, and Impenetrable!
How’s your password game? Are they all your pet’s name followed by “1?” Thought so. Cyber Defense Group CEO Lou Rabon drops by to drop cyber security knowledge on us. Plus, Paula secretly tests Fabletics’ claim that they’ll make her “cute and confident.”
Founder and CEO, Cyber Defense Group
Episode 83: Love and Theft
Is Paula’s safe... safe? If not, why can’t she get it open? Southern California Safe Company’s Paul Gordon comes to help us get into Paula’s safe and - if possible - the vault at the Bellagio. Also, Paula and Adam (and some lovestruck callers) struggle with Valentine’s Day, and we give a shout-out to our listenership in the United Arab Emirates. No, really!
Strategic Alliance Manager
Southern California Safe Company
Episode 82: “There was a podcast from Nantucket...”
Poetry is making a big comeback among young people - what’s behind the latest poetic revival? And what exactly IS poetry? Noted poet and UCLA professor Harryette Mullen breaks it down for us. And speaking of high art - we have some fantastic new theme songs!
Professor of English, UCLA
American poet, short story writer, and literary scholar
Episode 81: The Late, Great, Early Man
What were our ancestors really like? What’s more accurate, “Clan of the Cave Bear” or “The Flintstones?” USC biological anthropologist Kris Carlson throws us a few bones of knowledge. Plus, the surprise (and not entirely welcome) launch of our 100th Caller Contest.
Professor of Clinical Integrative Anatomical Sciences
Keck Medicine, USC