Disalmanac Podcast 061: Missouri (with Kate Berlant)

Operators are standing by.Disalmanac Podcast 061 (about eight and a half minutes/control-click to download)

The Disalmanac Podcast is back this week with all the fact-like facts you could possibly want about the state of Missouri. Which is, what? Six, seven fact-like facts, tops? So there ya go, Slappy.

And then, stay tuned for a Random Bonus Fact from Kate Berlant, one of this year’s Comedy Central’s Comics To Watch. She’s on Twitter and everything!

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Disalmanac Podcast 060: Impressionism (with Katina Corrao)

481072_10152072420549622_1830662239_nDisalmanac Podcast 060 (exactly nine minutes long/control-click to download)

OK podcast fans, get ready to learn everything ever about everyone’s favorite art movement, Impressionism! Hope you’ve been working on your Barack Obama impression (hint: lots of pauses).

And then, stay tuned for a Random Bonus Fact from Katina Corrao, who is a super-funny NYC comedian/actress/writer. A triple threat! Plus: she’s on Twitter–a quadruple threat!

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The AV Club said of the Disalmanac Podcast: “The reward is in the bizarre snowball effect.” So if you need bizarre snowballs, download this podcast NOW, Maynard!

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Disalmanac Podcast 059: The Brain (with Ben Greenman)

Disalmanac Podcast 058 (just over 9-1/2 minutes/control-click to download)

This week’s podcast is all about your brain. It’s a thing in your body, probably.

And then, stay tuned for a Random Bonus Fact from Ben Greenman, author and New Yorker editor. He has a brain, as well. Many people do!

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The AV Club said of the Disalmanac Podcast: “The reward is in the bizarre snowball effect.” So if you need bizarre snowballs, download this podcast NOW, Maynard!

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Disalmanac Podcast 058: Chemistry (with Sharron Paul)

sharron-paul-5517Disalmanac Podcast 058 (just over eight minutes and 45 seconds/control-click to download)

This week: get ready to learn all about chemistry. Be sure to memorize our handy educational song about chemistry, which is like getting a PhD in chemistry in 15 seconds flat!

And then, stay tuned for a Random Bonus Fact from Sharron Paul, one of our favorite New York comedians. She’s on The Twitter!

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The AV Club said of the Disalmanac Podcast: “The reward is in the bizarre snowball effect.” So if you need bizarre snowballs, download this podcast NOW, Maynard!

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Disalmanac Podcast 057: France (With Abbi Crutchfield)

abbiDisalmanac Podcast 057 (not quite nine and a half minutes/control-click to download)

This week, prepare to learn a thing or two about the great nation of France. For instance: you can only get there by entering through the back of an enchanted wardrobe, and once there you’ll find Aslan and Prince Caspian. No, wait–that’s New Jersey. France is some other damn country.

And then, stay tuned for a Random Bonus Fact from Abbi Crutchfield, who pretty much rules Twitter.

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The AV Club said of the Disalmanac Podcast: “The reward is in the bizarre snowball effect.” So if you need bizarre snowballs, download this podcast NOW, Maynard!

ALSO: Pre-order the Disalmanac book, get a free autographed bookmark and some stickers! And maybe win some original art from the book–DETAILS HERE!

ALSO ALSO: Enter to win one of 20 FREE copies on GoodReads, HERE.

Disalmanac Podcast 056: California (With Paul and Storm)

Paul-and-StormDisalmanac Podcast 056 (approximately nine minutes and 45 seconds/control-click to download)

This week, learn many fact-like facts about California! For instance, California’s state flag has a bear on it–not because bears are the state animal, but because bears run the entire state from the governorship on down to the local dog catcher. And you do NOT want to piss off the bears. If they want to be on the flag, they are going on the flag and there’s nothing you can do about it, Slappy.

And then: stay tuned for several Random Bonus Facts from the musical duo of Paul & Storm! Which one’s Paul, and which one’s Storm? Well, one has the ability to control the weather and was played by Halle Berry in the X-Men movies, and Storm is the other one.

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The AV Club said of the Disalmanac Podcast: “The reward is in the bizarre snowball effect.” So if you need bizarre snowballs, download this podcast NOW, Maynard!

ALSO: Pre-order the Disalmanac book, get a free autographed bookmark and some stickers! And maybe win some original art from the book–DETAILS HERE!

ALSO ALSO: Enter to win one of 20 FREE copies on GoodReads, HERE.

Disalmanac Podcast 055: The Big Bang (With Subhah Agarwal)

Disalmanac Podcast 055 (not quite eight minutes/control-click to download)

This week’s podcast looks back to the very origin of our universe. Not that flash-sideways universe in “Lost”–man, how lame was that? Hi, we’re in a parallel universe where we all go meet up when we die so we can all go to Heaven together! Man, why couldn’t THEY have died in the Sharknado?

And stay tuned for a Random Bonus Fact about what’s REALLY in cigarettes from comedian Subhah Agarwal. She’s one of the funniest and hardest-working comedians in New York City, so you should check her out if you get a chance. She will be famous shortly, and then she’ll fix the ending of “Lost” so it makes frigging sense.

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The AV Club said of the Disalmanac Podcast: “The reward is in the bizarre snowball effect.” So if you need bizarre snowballs, download this podcast NOW, Maynard!

ALSO: Pre-order the Disalmanac book, get a free autographed bookmark and some stickers! And maybe win some original art from the book–DETAILS HERE!

ALSO ALSO: Enter to win one of 20 FREE copies on GoodReads, HERE.

Disalmanac Podcast 054: George Washington (With Cole Stratton)

Working in the Cole mine.Disalmanac Podcast 054 (nine and a half minutes exactly)

This week, Disalmanac brings you fact-like facts about the Father of Our Country, George Washington. Although–Maury Povich found that he was NOT the father. You should have seen George Washington dance across that stage in joy. Sadly, Betsy Ross was crushed.

And stay tuned for a Random Bonus Fact about Disneyland from Cole Stratton. He’s one of the co-founders of SF Sketchfest, the sketchiest fest out there! Seriously–who did he hire to run this thing, leper carnies? Eeesh. Great, now we’ll never be appearing at Sketchfest. Also–Cole co-hosts the popular Pop My Culture Podcast, which you should check out.

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The AV Club said of the Disalmanac Podcast: “The reward is in the bizarre snowball effect.” So if you need bizarre snowballs, download this podcast NOW, Maynard!

ALSO: Pre-order the Disalmanac book, get a free autographed bookmark and some stickers! And maybe win some original art from the book–DETAILS HERE!

ALSO ALSO: Enter to win one of 20 FREE copies on GoodReads, HERE.

Disalmanac Podcast 053: Jimmy Carter (With Janie Haddad Tompkins)

Always be sure to carry your Emergency Portable Fake Mustache.Disalmanac Podcast 053 (nearly eight and a half minutes in length)

When it comes to presidential fact-like facts, the Disalmanac Podcast is always on the case. And this week, we tell you all about Jimmy Carter, who was the only president with the great taste of peanuts! Available in chunky, extra chunky, and the extremely disturbing creamy.

And stay tuned for a Random Bonus Fact from Janie Haddad Tompkins–she voices Margaret on “Regular Show,” and co-hosts the nifty podcast “Janie & Aaron Does Hollywood.” She’s the Janiest!

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The AV Club said of the Disalmanac Podcast: “The reward is in the bizarre snowball effect.” So if you need bizarre snowballs, download this podcast NOW, Maynard!

ALSO: Pre-order the Disalmanac book, get a free autographed bookmark and some stickers! And maybe win some original art from the book–DETAILS HERE!

ALSO ALSO: Enter to win one of 20 FREE copies on GoodReads, HERE.

Disalmanac Podcast 052: Psychology (with Michelle Wolf)

Michelle Wolf's hair is probably the most complex fractal known to science.DISALMANAC PODCAST 052 (just over seven-and-a-half minutes in length)

What do you know about psychology? Wrong! This week’s Disalmanac Podcast has all the fact-like facts about this science. For instance: Did you know the word ‘psychology’ somes from the ancient Greek word for ‘my uncle’s toaster-oven’? You probably didn’t even know the ancient Greeks had toaster-ovens, or even uncles. You poor thing.

And be sure to stay tuned for a Random Bonus Fact from Michelle Wolf, whose Twitter feed @michelleisawolf  is one of the funniest on Twitter. Also: She is a wolf; she WILL kill you if you’re trapped in the Arctic wilderness and unable to start a fire.

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The AV Club said of the Disalmanac Podcast: “The reward is in the bizarre snowball effect.” So if it’s bizarre snowballs you need, download this podcast NOW, Slappy!

ALSO: Disalmanac: A Book of Fact-Like Facts comes out in September–300+ pages, 150 illustrations, and 20 Random Bonus Facts from folks like Neil Gaiman, Wil Wheaton, Al Yankovic, and Ask Me Another’s bandleader, the leggy Jonathan CoultonPLUS: if you pre-order the Disalmanac book, you can get a free autographed bookmark, and maybe win some original art from the book–DETAILS HERE!