A live show from the Monona Terrace in Madison, WI! Funnyman Eugene Mirman gets a call from Michael to talk about his new album collection and Bob's Burgers! Then University of Wisconsin Astronomy professor Sebastian Heinz talks gravity waves. And your weekly dose of All the News That Isn't, Thanks For the Memos and two hilarious rounds of the Whad'Ya Know? Quiz!
Eugene Mirman is a comedian, actor and hero who lives in Brooklyn, NY. He voices “Gene” on Fox’s Emmy Award winning animated series Bob’s Burgers. He was on Flight of the Conchords, Adult Swim’s Delocated, and has had two comedy specials on Comedy Central. His latest comedy special is available on Netflix. He is a frequent co-host of Neil deGrasse Tyson’s science show Star Talk.
This week he chats about what jokes audiences in Saratoga Springs and Seattle like, Gene Belcher and more with Michael!
Dr. Sebastian Heinz is an associate professor in the Astronomy department at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. His research focuses on the observable properties of black holes and the impact growing black holes have on their environment and the universe at large, using a combination of analytic and computational methods. Other research areas of interest include the growth and evolution of cosmic large scale structure and the development of numerical techniques to study astrophysical fluids and plasmas.
The professor takes the stage and answers for the recent discovery of gravity waves of black holes and more!