Episode 36 An Astronaut, a Catalan, and Two Linguists Walk Into a Bar…

Astronaut Mike Massimino's spacewalks helped repair the Hubble Space Telescope. (Photo: NASA)

Why New York has skinny skyscrapers, how to weaponize water, and what astronauts talk about in space. John McWhorter is co-host; Bari Weiss is live fact-checker.

  • JMS

    why don’t you ever have information on your guests in the episode notes?

  • Andrew Kennett

    Are these shows available as a download? I couldn’t find a link.

  • Tyler

    After hearing you talk about bedrock, here is something you don’t know. The metamorphosed granite rock “Gneiss” is pronounced “nice” — Not “guh-nice”.