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Quiz-o-Tron

Rebecca Watson

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Quiz-o-Tron
Quiz-o-Tron

Quiz-o-Tron

Rebecca Watson

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Quiz-o-Tron is the world's greatest science-themed panel quiz show, where scientists battle comedians for the grand prize: the Quiz-o-Tron belt. Recorded live at Pianofight in San Francisco on the first Thursday of each month. Learn more at Quizotron.com!

Latest Episodes

Drunken Norwegians, Fat Crows, and Bigfoot Burglars

EPatrons can read the full script of the show with links to all studies and news items here: https://www.patreon.com/posts/29678316 Host: Rebecca Watson Guests: Rahul Samant, Jason B, Trace Dominguez, Keith Lowell Jensen Categories: Sike, Terrible People who Hate Science, Science According to Late Night Radio Next show will be Thursday, Sept 26 at Pianofight. Tix available at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/quiz-o-tron-tickets-65332189337 Photo by Baranduin/bbamok

56 MINSEP 4
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Drunken Norwegians, Fat Crows, and Bigfoot Burglars

If You See Something, Squirt Something

EPatrons can read the full script of the show with links to all studies and news items here: https://www.patreon.com/posts/28602653 Host: Rebecca Watson Guests: Lucky Yates, Adam Rogers, Jennifer Ouellette, Drew Curtis, Scott Sigler Categories: Drinking, Fucking, and Science According to the People Storming Area 51 Next show will be Thursday, July 25 at Pianofight. Tix available at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/quiz-o-tron-tickets-65332189337

57 MINJUL 24
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If You See Something, Squirt Something

Quizlet: Spontaneous Dancing

ERebecca Watson and Keith Lowell Jensen discuss what animals dance, and which ones do so spontaneously. News story Support us on Patreon to hear this week’s bonus episode! Next shows: HopCon 7.0 on Thursday, July 18 Pianofight in San Francisco on Thursday July 25 (ticket link to come)

30 MINJUL 14
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Quizlet: Spontaneous Dancing

Working on My Summer Dick

EPatrons can read the full script of the show with links to all studies and news items here: patreon.com/posts/27998331 Host: Rebecca Watson Guests: Julia Wilde, Johnny Taylor, Cat Bobino, Keith Lowell Jensen Categories: CUTE (AND SOMETIMES DISGUSTING) ANIMALS, SCIENCE!, SUMMAH, and SCIENCE ACCORDING TO YOUR WEIRD UNCLE ON FACEBOOK Next show is Thursday, July 18 2019 at Stone Brewing Company’s Hop-Con in San Diego! Tix: https://www.stonebrewing.com/events/hop-con-70 Next show in San Francisco will be Thursday, July 25 at Pianofight. Tix available soon at quizotron.com. Photo by Baranduin/bbamok

82 MINJUN 30
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Working on My Summer Dick

Quizlet! Why We Don’t Feel Love When Staring at a Wolf

EWhat behavior did dogs adapt that may have led directly to their domestication, splitting them from wolves? Rebecca and Keith talk dogs, wolves, cats, marriage, boyfriends, and absolutely nothing about dead animals. Well, not much anyway. Study: https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2019/06/domestication-gave-dogs-two-new-eye-muscles/591868/ Bonus Quizlet for Patrons: https://www.patreon.com/posts/27804375/ The next live Quiz-o-Tron will be Friday, June 28 at Pianofight in San Francisco! Get your tickets here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/quiz-o-tron-tickets-63138527034

26 MINJUN 22
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Quizlet! Why We Don’t Feel Love When Staring at a Wolf

Quizlet! Optimistic Fish

ERebecca welcomes special guest host Justin Robert Young to talk about what it is that fish can get emotionally attached to. Check out the research behind this question here:https://www.theguardian.com/science/2019/jun/12/lovelorn-fish-have-gloomier-outlook-study-finds The next live Quiz-o-Tron will be Friday, June 28 at Pianofight in San Francisco! Get your tickets here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/quiz-o-tron-tickets-63138527034 Enjoy a bonus secret show by becoming a patron at patreon.com/quizotron! Get tickets for Justin Robert Young’s show Politics Politics Politics Live on Saturday, June 29 at Pianofight here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/politics-politics-politics-live-tickets-59347732666

25 MINJUN 15
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Quizlet! Optimistic Fish

Quizlet! Seven Dead Space Monkeys

EKeith and Rebecca discuss mold, how many monkeys have died in space, and a man known as one of the “Four Horsemen of Sasquatchery.” Link to today’s answer: https://twitter.com/FBIRecordsVault/status/1136316768069115904 The next live Quiz-o-Tron will be Friday, June 28 at Pianofight in San Francisco! Tickets coming soon. Enjoy a bonus secret show by becoming a patron at patreon.com/quizotron!

26 MINJUN 8
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Quizlet! Seven Dead Space Monkeys

I Don’t Want Consensual Psychedelic Toad Milk

EPatrons can read the full script of the show with links to all studies and news items here: patreon.com/posts/27278260 Host: Rebecca Watson Guests: Sean Charlesworth, Joe Klocek, Adam Rogers, Keith Lowell Jensen Categories: Braaaainnnss, SCIENCE!, Assholes, and Science According to Kooks Photo by Baranduin/bbamok

84 MINJUN 1
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I Don’t Want Consensual Psychedelic Toad Milk

Quizlet! Ban Arabic Numbers

ETickets to next week’s live show: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/quiz-o-tron-tickets-61129018540 Rebecca and Keith discuss why the majority of Americans want to ban numbers from public schools. Plus, Keith invents a new segment: Click Repellent! Arabic numeral poll: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/arabic-numerals-survey-prejudice-bias-survey-research-civic-science-a8918256.html Click repellent: https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-019-1260-x

22 MINMAY 25
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Quizlet! Ban Arabic Numbers

Quizlet! The Science of Bullshitting

ERebecca and Keith discuss research that suggests boys and wealthy kids are more likely to bullshit (in the scientific sense of the word). http://time.com/5578914/bullshit-study-bs-wealthy-male/?utm_source=reddit.com For two bonus questions (and access to all previous secret bonus episodes), become a patron of Quiz-o-Tron today at patreon.com/quizotron!

18 MINMAY 4
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Quizlet! The Science of Bullshitting

Latest Episodes

Drunken Norwegians, Fat Crows, and Bigfoot Burglars

EPatrons can read the full script of the show with links to all studies and news items here: https://www.patreon.com/posts/29678316 Host: Rebecca Watson Guests: Rahul Samant, Jason B, Trace Dominguez, Keith Lowell Jensen Categories: Sike, Terrible People who Hate Science, Science According to Late Night Radio Next show will be Thursday, Sept 26 at Pianofight. Tix available at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/quiz-o-tron-tickets-65332189337 Photo by Baranduin/bbamok

56 MINSEP 4
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Drunken Norwegians, Fat Crows, and Bigfoot Burglars

If You See Something, Squirt Something

EPatrons can read the full script of the show with links to all studies and news items here: https://www.patreon.com/posts/28602653 Host: Rebecca Watson Guests: Lucky Yates, Adam Rogers, Jennifer Ouellette, Drew Curtis, Scott Sigler Categories: Drinking, Fucking, and Science According to the People Storming Area 51 Next show will be Thursday, July 25 at Pianofight. Tix available at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/quiz-o-tron-tickets-65332189337

57 MINJUL 24
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If You See Something, Squirt Something

Quizlet: Spontaneous Dancing

ERebecca Watson and Keith Lowell Jensen discuss what animals dance, and which ones do so spontaneously. News story Support us on Patreon to hear this week’s bonus episode! Next shows: HopCon 7.0 on Thursday, July 18 Pianofight in San Francisco on Thursday July 25 (ticket link to come)

30 MINJUL 14
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Quizlet: Spontaneous Dancing

Working on My Summer Dick

EPatrons can read the full script of the show with links to all studies and news items here: patreon.com/posts/27998331 Host: Rebecca Watson Guests: Julia Wilde, Johnny Taylor, Cat Bobino, Keith Lowell Jensen Categories: CUTE (AND SOMETIMES DISGUSTING) ANIMALS, SCIENCE!, SUMMAH, and SCIENCE ACCORDING TO YOUR WEIRD UNCLE ON FACEBOOK Next show is Thursday, July 18 2019 at Stone Brewing Company’s Hop-Con in San Diego! Tix: https://www.stonebrewing.com/events/hop-con-70 Next show in San Francisco will be Thursday, July 25 at Pianofight. Tix available soon at quizotron.com. Photo by Baranduin/bbamok

82 MINJUN 30
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Working on My Summer Dick

Quizlet! Why We Don’t Feel Love When Staring at a Wolf

EWhat behavior did dogs adapt that may have led directly to their domestication, splitting them from wolves? Rebecca and Keith talk dogs, wolves, cats, marriage, boyfriends, and absolutely nothing about dead animals. Well, not much anyway. Study: https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2019/06/domestication-gave-dogs-two-new-eye-muscles/591868/ Bonus Quizlet for Patrons: https://www.patreon.com/posts/27804375/ The next live Quiz-o-Tron will be Friday, June 28 at Pianofight in San Francisco! Get your tickets here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/quiz-o-tron-tickets-63138527034

26 MINJUN 22
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Quizlet! Why We Don’t Feel Love When Staring at a Wolf

Quizlet! Optimistic Fish

ERebecca welcomes special guest host Justin Robert Young to talk about what it is that fish can get emotionally attached to. Check out the research behind this question here:https://www.theguardian.com/science/2019/jun/12/lovelorn-fish-have-gloomier-outlook-study-finds The next live Quiz-o-Tron will be Friday, June 28 at Pianofight in San Francisco! Get your tickets here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/quiz-o-tron-tickets-63138527034 Enjoy a bonus secret show by becoming a patron at patreon.com/quizotron! Get tickets for Justin Robert Young’s show Politics Politics Politics Live on Saturday, June 29 at Pianofight here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/politics-politics-politics-live-tickets-59347732666

25 MINJUN 15
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Quizlet! Optimistic Fish

Quizlet! Seven Dead Space Monkeys

EKeith and Rebecca discuss mold, how many monkeys have died in space, and a man known as one of the “Four Horsemen of Sasquatchery.” Link to today’s answer: https://twitter.com/FBIRecordsVault/status/1136316768069115904 The next live Quiz-o-Tron will be Friday, June 28 at Pianofight in San Francisco! Tickets coming soon. Enjoy a bonus secret show by becoming a patron at patreon.com/quizotron!

26 MINJUN 8
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Quizlet! Seven Dead Space Monkeys

I Don’t Want Consensual Psychedelic Toad Milk

EPatrons can read the full script of the show with links to all studies and news items here: patreon.com/posts/27278260 Host: Rebecca Watson Guests: Sean Charlesworth, Joe Klocek, Adam Rogers, Keith Lowell Jensen Categories: Braaaainnnss, SCIENCE!, Assholes, and Science According to Kooks Photo by Baranduin/bbamok

84 MINJUN 1
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I Don’t Want Consensual Psychedelic Toad Milk

Quizlet! Ban Arabic Numbers

ETickets to next week’s live show: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/quiz-o-tron-tickets-61129018540 Rebecca and Keith discuss why the majority of Americans want to ban numbers from public schools. Plus, Keith invents a new segment: Click Repellent! Arabic numeral poll: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/arabic-numerals-survey-prejudice-bias-survey-research-civic-science-a8918256.html Click repellent: https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-019-1260-x

22 MINMAY 25
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Quizlet! Ban Arabic Numbers

Quizlet! The Science of Bullshitting

ERebecca and Keith discuss research that suggests boys and wealthy kids are more likely to bullshit (in the scientific sense of the word). http://time.com/5578914/bullshit-study-bs-wealthy-male/?utm_source=reddit.com For two bonus questions (and access to all previous secret bonus episodes), become a patron of Quiz-o-Tron today at patreon.com/quizotron!

18 MINMAY 4
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Quizlet! The Science of Bullshitting