Science Faction

Science Faction

Hosted by an Archaeologist/Comedian, a Stand-Up Comedian, and a different Guest Scientist every week, Science Faction is a blue comedic review of the week's published scientific articles.


June 6, 2023 36 mins

The guys discuss just how bad Americans are at being alive, how effective the Covid-19 vaccines were, and which US state kills you the fastest.

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The guys discuss why a specific group of whales have been attacking and sinking boats, how we can kind of cure HIV, and what happens when you shave the wrong ape.

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May 25, 2023 33 mins

The guys discuss the new genetic evidence of the origins of humankind, if Ketamine actually works to treat depression, and which Science Faction host the US Navy tried desperately to kill.

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May 17, 2023 33 mins

The guys discuss an exciting new genetic study about the origins of Native Americans, the vaccine that could have saved America's greatest hero, and why most movies would have been better with all-android casts.

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May 10, 2023 35 mins

The guys discuss something we may have smugly gotten wrong for the past two decades, how to save the planet, and what to whisper in a friend's ear as they are performing a wedding ceremony. 

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May 4, 2023 33 mins

The guys discuss a huge space mystery that has finally been solved, a terrifying bird flu unlike all previous bird flus, and a surprising family tree.

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April 26, 2023 33 mins

The guys discuss a "bad habit" that may be one of the causes of Alzheimer's disease, how alcohol can increase the pain you feel, and why 1990's school assemblies lied to us about a vocational skill that was not as profitable as advertised. 

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April 15, 2023 41 mins

Our loss (of sleep) is your gain (of a free Patron episode)!

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April 4, 2023 34 mins

The guys discuss recent incident of everyone getting biology wrong, the solution to the mysterious childhood hepatitis outbreak last year, and we meet a very different kind of Damian.

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April 2, 2023 26 mins

The guys discuss a really exciting new battery technology, a spaceship that was never a spaceship, and why 50's music was stupid.

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The guys discuss why the near future may be free of fat people, why fevers are kinda good for you, and the downside of being Damian's roommate. 

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The guys discuss how to vaccinate yourself against misinformation, a bacteria that can turn air into electricity, and how to get away with murder.

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March 8, 2023 29 mins

The guys discuss the recent developments in the Lab Leak Hypothesis, how we just learned much of what we knew about ancient Europeans was wrong, and how to out-conspiracy a conspiracy theorist.

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March 2, 2023 27 mins

The guys discuss the mysterious (and seemingly impossible) information from a space telescope, a terrifying infection with a near 100% fatality rate, and how not to die in Florida.

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February 23, 2023 34 mins

The guys discuss the science behind the horrible earthquake death toll, a new insight into narcissists, and how to trick your dad back into your life.

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February 13, 2023 27 mins

So honestly, this one was just too funny not to share with everyone. If you enjoy it, remember that you can get an extra episode of Science Faction every week over at Patreon (search: Robert Timothy, Science Faction).

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February 7, 2023 27 mins

The guys discuss the leaded gas of our generation, how air quality impacts chess playing, and how to make your favorite board games better.

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February 1, 2023 28 mins

The guys discuss exciting new evidence of genetic backflow into Asia from North America, the DDT of our generation, and the least useful buzzer ever created.

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January 24, 2023 29 mins

The guys discuss the panacea that has been around for 100 years but nobody knows about, a cancer-causing device that is shockingly common, and the gym that everyone wants to join.

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January 17, 2023 25 mins

The guys discuss a terrifying event that could happen to any one of us, how much you need to walk to offset 30 minutes of sitting, and the sexual proclivities of everyone's favorite German film maker. 

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