Baby Geniuses is a show for people who know stuff and people who don't know stuff, but would like to. Every week, comedian and super-genius Emily Heller and cartoonist and mastermind Lisa Hanawalt, challenge their guests to share some knowledge on any topic they want.
Hello Babies! It's so good to be back! It's a new year and we've been traveling, but you were never far from our hearts. That said, we spent most of our traveling time wondering if we've been sitting on toilets wrong... Also, some birds sat on Lisa's head! In Chunch Chat, Lady Gaga got a horse as a present! Then, Lisa asks about boners and Emily asks the most boring question in BG history! In Wiki of the Week, gather round and hear the legend of the flaming goat! Every year in Sweden, a giant goat is built to celebrate Christmas! Shortly after, vandals and arsonists burn it to the ground. Like, EVERY YEAR. OVER AND OVER. Then, guest Whitmer Thomas tells us about his lifetime filled with injuries, some permanent! He also recently met childhood hero mark Hoppus! Finally, 11 year old expert Franklin Stafford runs us through all the things he can be an expert on for money!
Hello Babies! Happy holidays to all! Emily has already received the best gift of all: A Palin sighting! Lisa also received a great gift: positive listener feedback! One On Fun asks the important question, which animal would you like to have super tiny on your body and grazing on your pubes? Joselyn Hughes (Writer/Performer, host of DIY, Dammit!) joins us for Wiki of the Week to discuss the remarkable historical bad ass that was Julie d'Aubigny. Then, Joselyn shares her experience seeing bands live, water skiing and eating alone! Finally, expert Michael Sauce-Cranberry teaches all how to "be cool". Thanks for stopping by!
Hello babies! On this episode, Taylor Swift fans are mad at Emily! And some of them are apparently really bad at trolling! Lisa recently gave a speech at XOXO that everyone should watch. In Chunch chat, Martha and Drew Barrymore seem to have beef. Hey, use your turn signal LA! Comedian Matt Ingebretson joins us to discuss the Wiki page for champion race horse and sire, PotOOOOOOOO (Potato). He also posits the theory that everyone knows what animal they would have sex with if it came down to it. He then tells us all about the behind the scenes of being in High School marching band. In Expert Hour, Sam Feynald teaches us the ins and outs of Yard Sales and "Fleas". He brings some of his favorite finds and they are... unique. All that and more for you to enjoy!
Hello Babies! Have you all heard about Hamilton?! It's GREAT!!!!! Also, a GIF of a scary worm... but mostly just Hamilton! In this week's Wiki of the Week, writer and awesome person Alison Stevenson joins us to discuss Selfie related deaths! Surprise, a lot of them have to do with guns and we aren't fans! Alison also shares her crazy online dating stories! Surprise number 2, a lot of people on online dating are terrible. She also tells us about some blow back she got over an article. We are also joined by Nathaniel Blerf, branding expert! He teaches us about off-brand soda and personal branding! Join us, won't you?
Hello Babies! Welcome to Podcasting 101! It's been a while since we've recorded and boy have we been busy! Along with watching British baking shows and trip to Disneyland, Emily is putting out a comedy album! In Chunch Chat, we have an inside source for Chunch pictures. Writer Kate Purdy joins us to discuss Bjork and her swan dress. Then she tells us all about a man with a donkey and a mission. She also teaches us about home bee keeping! Expert Stephen Sisko is here to teach us all about the movies/cultural phenomenon "Star Wars". Even if you think you already know about Star Wars, we promise you'll learn something
Hello Babies and welcome to our very special 100th Episode! This amazing episode is jam-packed with so much great stuff! We look back over all the years and we talk about poop! A lot! We also talk about your butts! Plus, as an added treat, you can hear Emily's Martha Stewart impression! Actress and incredibly awesome person Kristen Schaal joins us to talk about Fearsome Critters in this week's Wiki of the Week! We also recap the cartoon "Doug" just in case you missed it! Kristen then tells us about her ghostly encounter, the time her teeth got knocked out, her reading of Fifty Shades of Grey and so much more! In honor of our 100th, we whipped up a best of Expert Hour featuring some of our favorites! Learn all about Women's Studies, Unerotic Fiction, Santa Clause, Celebrity Sex, Etiquette, Conflict Resolution and Johnny Carson! You'll learn so much that your brain will hurt! And we wrap it up with an incredibly sincere What Did I Learn! Here's to a couple hundred more!
Welcome to the MaxFun Switcheroo episode Babies! We switched with Travis and Andie from Bunker Buddies and we jumped over to Lady to Lady! Travis and Andie start off the episode discussing their delayed reaction to the Blood Moon. Then they briefly discuss women in professional sports. Travis shares (and continues to share) his new found love of the show The Grinder! Travis and Andie are joined by actor and podcaster Hal Lublin to discuss the mystery of Oak Island. Then Hal tells us all about professional wrestling! Finally, expert Joylene Durnst tells us everything we always wanted to know about tornadoes and surviving them!
Hello Babies! We kick it off this week with an in-depth discussion as to how we would behave if we were famous celebrity mistresses. Spoiler, it involves silly hats and cod pieces. Then, we talk about which of the Beatles we think we are! We are all very upset at Lisa's car news and we picture Martha Stewart riding a horse naked to help soothe our nerves! We're joined by actress and funny person Claudia O'Doherty to discuss this week's Wiki page: Urine Therapy! She also tells us about her experience with a sad aquarium and her deep love of Muriel's wedding! In Expert Hour, we're very excited to be joined by an expert in Michael Douglas: Michael Douglas! Thanks for stopping by!
Hello Babies! On this week's episode we wonder: how did we get things done before we had podcasts to listen to? Lisa has yet another crazy bee story! Emily crowd-sourced a celebrity sighting! Is there a one-stop shop for all appointments, hair and doctor? We're joined by writer Jake Fogelnest to talk about having your cake and eating it too! Jake also tells us all about 1970's exploitation theatres in New York City. There's also a discussion about body pillows and which mascots we think are sexy! In Expert Hour, we're joined by expert Tarp to learn all about Southern Living! It's a great time for content creators!