Spinning Logic


The goal of Spinning Logic is to thread together the unique stories of unique guests and to celebrate the vast array of people that represent humankind.


  • EP148: Robert Kandell

    EP148: Robert Kandell

    31/10/2017 Duration: 01h28min

    Robert Kandell is an accomplished writer, teacher, coach and lecturer. Since 2002, he has been guiding his audience on methods for improving communication that have helped build thousands of successful relationships. He is the host of the weekly podcast Tuff Love. Check out Robert Kandell’s Podcast Tuff LoveTuff Love on itunes Connect with Robert Kandell on Facebook Twitter Instagram Youtube and Pinterest Show Notes The Better Angels of Our Nature by Steven Pinker Podcast Movement Spinning Logic Ep 147 Angela Johnson Aubrey Marcus Onnit Tinder The Butterfly Effect by Jon Ronson

  • EP147: Dr. Angela Johnson

    EP147: Dr. Angela Johnson

    24/10/2017 Duration: 01h30min

    Dr. Angela Johnson has been a mental health practitioner for over 15 years. She has evaluated hundreds of criminal offenders, and testified as an expert in high-stakes trials. She is the host of the weekly podcast called Chasing the Mind, which explores the art and science of psychology.  Visit Chasingthemind.com  Follow Chasing the Mind Podcast on Facebook and Twitter Show Notes Live Action Role Playing Mindfulness Sex Offender Registry Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders The Monkey Mind  

  • EP146: Frankie Picasso

    EP146: Frankie Picasso

    17/10/2017 Duration: 01h18min

    Frankie Picasso is a Canadian Social Preneur, Talk Show Host, Artist and champion for change who has been transforming lives and influencing culture for the past 30 years. She is the author of the book Midlife Mojo: How to get through the midlife crisis and emerge as your true self. Connect with Jason on Facebook , Instagram , or Twitter Connect with Frankie through her website Facebook or Twitter Show Notes Frankie’s Book I Bared My Chest Alex Okoroji Frankie’s Show Mission Unstoppable Check out FrankiePaintsPets Rwanda Aleppo Story of Daryl Davis      

  • EP145: Dr. Mark Miller

    EP145: Dr. Mark Miller

    10/10/2017 Duration: 01h25min

    Dr. Mark Miller received a Petroleum Engineering PHD from Stanford and was a Professor at the University of Texas for 18 years. In 2014 and 2016, he was the Libertarian Party nominee for Texas Railroad Commissioner. We sit down to discuss the Libertarian party, The position of Texas Railroad Commissioner, Fracking and Dr. Miller’s Book Oil & Gas and the Texas railroad Commission: Lessons for Regulating a Free Society. Connect with Dr. Miller on his Website , Twitter, and Facebook Buy Dr. Millers Book Oil & Gas and the Texas Railroad Commission   Show Notes Texas Railroad Cimissioner Rule of Capture Shale Gas and Fracking Orphaned Wells Gerrymandering Gary Johnson Getty Oil Company University of Texas at Austin Ross Perot’s VP Candidate Admiral James Stockdale  

  • EP144: Pamela Covington

    EP144: Pamela Covington

    03/10/2017 Duration: 01h29min

    The life of Pamela M Covington took an unforeseen turn and she found herself deep in poverty struggling to work her way out. She documented her story in the book, “A Day at the Fare: One Woman’s Welfare Passage,” describing her unexpected plunge into (and triumphant emergence from) a life below poverty level.  These days she’s on a mission to empower others, speaking to people about motivation, self-esteem, welfare independence, literacy, education, and more.  In this podcast we explore the misconceptions of how people enter into poverty, the systemic difficulties with getting out and her ideas on how to make the world a little bit better for everyone! Website: 

  • EP143: Brendan Gaughran

    EP143: Brendan Gaughran

    26/09/2017 Duration: 01h33min

    Brendan Gaughran is an expert in gut, liver and adrenal health. He spent 15 years in the healthcare industry before starting his own company Liver Medic. He now conducts health lectures to both physicians and the general public about the vital role liver plays in a person’s body and overall wellness.  In this podcast we discuss confusing and sometimes controversial issues of leaky health, adrenal fatigue and overall gut health.  Connect with Brendan  LiverMedic.com Facebook Instagram   Show Notes  Ray Allen CBD Oil MDMA Therapy The New Age Ayahuasca         Candida Glyphosate Cancer Sugar Connection Enormity of Space Adrenal Fatigue

  • EP142: David Boaz

    EP142: David Boaz

    19/09/2017 Duration: 32min

    David Boaz is the executive vice president of the Cato Institute, an American Libertarian think tank. He is the editor of The Libertarian Reader and the author of 6 books including his most recent “The Libertarian Mind: a Manifesto for Freedom”. Today we discuss some of the basic tenets of Libertarianism, the difference between being Libertarian (Big L) vs. libertarian (small l), the war on drugs and the logic behind social liberalism and fiscal conservatism.   You can find out more about David here Or connect with David on Twitter You can buy his book A Libertarian Mind   Show Notes Liberalism and Libertarianism Gary Johnson Cato Institut  Iraq Iran war Timeline  War on Drugs Privatization of Prisons  

  • Ep141: James Poindexter

    Ep141: James Poindexter

    12/09/2017 Duration: 01h42min

    James Poindexter grew up in a shockingly abusive household until he was truly abandoned at the age of 10. After being passed around his family for a couple months he was placed in the dysfunctional foster care system. Despite these challenges, he was able to turn his life around to become a world champion martial artist. He now travels the world speaking about his experience defying the odds and overcoming life’s obstacles. He is also the author of Your Amazing Itty Bitty Foster and Adoptive Parent Guide- 15 Steps to Successfully Connect With Your Foster or Adoptive Teen”.   You can Connect with James Poindexter through his  Website  Email  LinkedIn  Facebook  Check out James’ book Your Amazing Itty Bitty Foster & Adoptive Parent Guide: 15 Key Steps to Successfully Connect With Your Foster Or Adopted Teen     Show Notes    Itty Bitty Publishing  Foster Care  Upward Bound  Ninjutsu: The Secret Art of the Ninja  Ron Wilkerson Kung Fu  Raymond “the Real Deal” Daniels  10th Planet Austin TX  Eddie Bravo  Ban

  • EP140: Dr. Martin Pepper

    EP140: Dr. Martin Pepper

    05/09/2017 Duration: 01h40min

    Dr. Martin Pepper is a true renaissance man. He is a welder, masterdiver, photojournalist, videographer, researcher, and world traveler. He’s a Hall of Fame NCAA Swimming Champion from the University of Arizona where he received 4 degrees, and is now a lecturer in Geology and Earth Science. He was host of the History channel documentary, Atlantis Found, where he combined Geology with major historical events dating back to 1600 B.C to attempt to find the lost city of Atlantis. He was also a finalist on MythBusters: The Search. In this podcast we discuss how he has fallen backwards in life into increasingly incredible opportunities and what is next!   Subscribe to Dr. Martin Peppers YouTube Channel Or connect with him on Twitter   Show Notes   Atlantis Found   Davis Attenborough’s Rise of the Animals   Atlantic Productions   SNL Land Shark Sketch   Zircon is the oldest thing on Earth   Mass Spectrometry   Mythbusters: The Search   Prof. Thomas Seyfried Spinning Logic Episode   Oxford Professor Denis Noble’s

  • EP139: Nate Lind

    EP139: Nate Lind

    29/08/2017 Duration: 01h45min

    Nate Lind quit a successful career in corporate America to start one of the most popular men’s grooming and lifestyle brands in the world. His company Legendary Man not only provides grooming products but also a portal to help men successfully navigate their own hero’s journey and create a legendary life.     Connect with Nate https://legendary-man.com/   Legendary Man Facebook Community   ADSUM     Show Notes   Band of Brothers   Desert Forge foundation   Quest of Champions   Joe Rogan Video   Percival, the Story of the Grail   Growing a Beard        

  • Ep138: Patrick Fitzgibbons

    Ep138: Patrick Fitzgibbons

    24/08/2017 Duration: 01h26min

    Patrick Fitzgibbons is a 20 year criminal justice professional. He teaches criminal justice courses at the college level helping to educate and groom the next generation of law enforcement professionals. He is the host and creator of CJ Evolution. A podcast geared towards the criminal justice community. In this podcast we discuss body cameras, police brutality, the personal life of a police officer, the drug war, prostitution and human trafficking.   Connect with Patrick Fitzgibbons by checking out his website  CJ Evolution, or by following him on Facebook or Twitter   Show Notes  Live PD  Police shooting of woman who called 911  Headspace  Onnit  Sensory Deprivation tank  Kim Ades

  • EP137: Dr. Ramani Durvasula

    EP137: Dr. Ramani Durvasula

    17/08/2017 Duration: 01h23min

    Ramani Durvasula is a licensed clinical psychologist and Professor of Psychology at California State University, Los Angeles. She co-hosted her own show on Oxygen and has been a featured commentator on nearly every major television network. She recently released her second book Should I stay or Should I Go: Surviving a Relationship With a Narcissist. Guest: Connect with Dr. Ramani Durvasula by following her on Twitter, @doctorramani and check out her books You Are Why You Eat: Change Your Food Attitude, Change Your Life  & Should I Stay or Should I Go: Surviving A Relationship with a Narcissist. Show Notes: • Robert Sapolsky • Behave: The Biology of Humans at Our Best and Worst • Spinning Logic #132 - Erik Vance • Irving Kirsch • Narcissistic Personality Disorder • MDMA-Assisted Psychotherapy • "At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want." Lao Tzu

  • EP136: Stephanie Osborn

    EP136: Stephanie Osborn

    08/08/2017 Duration: 38min

    Stephanie Osborn is a 20-year veteran in the civilian space program. She has worked on numerous Space Shuttle flights and the International Space Station. She holds degrees in Astronomy, Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. Now, in retirement, she has become a best selling author of over 20 books including some science fiction epics like Burnout: The Mystery of Space Shuttle STS-281, and the critically acclaimed Displaced Detective Series. Today in her second appearance on the show, we discuss the newest book in her Division One series, A Very UnConventional Christmas. Guest: Connect with Stephanie Osborn by visiting her website stephanie-osborn.com, her Facebook page, @WriterSteph on Twitter and her books on Amazon. Show Notes: • Sarah Hoyt • Chromosphere • Zip Drive • Agent • Voyage of the Space Bubble • Dark Matter

  • EP135: Antonia Hall

    EP135: Antonia Hall

    02/08/2017 Duration: 01h07min

    Antonia Hall is a psychologist, author, self-improvement guide and multi-orgasmic living expert. Her teachings offer ways to bring more pleasure, joy, creative flow and meaning into one’s life. She is the author of the book, “The Ultimate Guide to a Multi-Orgasmic Life”, and today we’ll discuss some of her easy-to-implement practices that we can all use to improve the aspects of our lives - both in and out of the bedroom! Guest: Connect with Antonia Hall by buying her book The Ultimate Guide to a Multi-Orgasmic Life  and visit her website AntoniaHall.com and follow her on Twitter @EdenSol, Facebook, and the gram @artmixtress. Show Notes: • How to Be Multi-Orgasmic • Why All Men Should Be Edging During Sex • Pubococcygeus muscle • Let's Talk About Squirting

  • EP134: Shonagh Home

    EP134: Shonagh Home

    26/07/2017 Duration: 01h16min

    Shonagh Home is a Shamanic Therapist, teacher, writer, and poet. She specializes in assisting her clients to break chronic, self-defeating patterns, and gain back control of their life, mind, and spirit. Today we talk about some of the benefits of plant and fungi medicine and discuss how she guides her clients through her own unique path of healing. Guest: Connect with Shonagh Home by going to her site, shonaghhome.com, connecting with her on Facebook, and check out her books. Show Notes: • Spinning Logic #118 – Angela Gallo • Water Birth • Don't believe the American Heart Assn. — butter, steak and coconut oil aren't likely to kill you • Psilocybe cubensis • Magic Mushrooms in Religion and Alchemy • James Arthur : Mushrooms and Mankind • Viktor Schauberger

  • EP133: Thomas Seyfried

    EP133: Thomas Seyfried

    19/07/2017 Duration: 01h34min

    Thomas Seyfried is Professor of Biology at Boston College where his research is exploring new alternative methods of treating and managing chronic diseases such as epilepsy and cancer. He wrote the groundbreaking treatise, “Cancer as a Metabolic Disease: on the Origin, Management and Prevention of Cancer”, and he joins us today to discuss non-toxic ways to treat, manage and prevent disease. Guest: Connect with Thomas Seyfried by reading his book Cancer as a Metabolic Disease: on the Origin, Management and Prevention of Cancer and be sure to watch his talks on Youtube and follow him on the Twitters, @tnseyfried Show Notes: • Tripping over the Truth: How the Metabolic Theory of Cancer Is Overturning One of Medicine's Most Entrenched Paradigms • Cancer as a Metabolic Disease: on the Origin, Management and Prevention of Cancer • United States incarceration rate • Glutamine: A novel approach to chemotherapy-induced toxicity • Could a Change in Diet Cure Your Dog’s Cancer? • Single Cause Single Cure

  • EP0132: Erik Vance

    EP0132: Erik Vance

    12/07/2017 Duration: 01h29min

    Erik Vance is a writer whose work focuses on the human element of science. He has written for the New York Times, Scientific American and National geographic to name a few. He is the author of the book “Suggestible You: The Curious Science of Your Brain’s Ability to Deceive, Transform, and Heal.” In this podcast we discuss the power (and limitations!) of the placebo effect, why science focuses on the mechanism over the miracle of it and how it will play a huge part in the future of medicine. Guest: Connect with Erik Vance on the Twitters @ErikVance and check out his book Suggestible You: The Curious Science of Your Brain’s Ability to Deceive, Transform, and Heal. Show Notes: • TED TALK • Your body language may shape who you are • Clever Hans • Placebo by proxy: the effect of parents' beliefs on therapy for children's temper tantrums. • False Memory • Hippocratic Oath • Broken heart syndrome • Timeline: the Kennedy Curse • A Dad Takes His Son To The Doctor And Discovers Fear Of Vaccines • Zipf's Law • In the D

  • EP131: Denis Noble

    EP131: Denis Noble

    04/07/2017 Duration: 01h39min

    Denis Noble is Emeritus Professor of Cardiovascular Physiology at Oxford University. He developed the first viable mathematical model of the working heart. He has been listed as one of the top 100 scientists and a pioneer in the field of Systems biology. His most recent book “The Music of Life” tackles the big issue of how biologists should seek to understand life itself. In this podcast we discuss the rhythms of life itself, the intelligence of evolution and the question of ‘self’. Guest: Connect with Denis Noble by reading The Music of Life - Biology Beyond Genes & Dance to the Tune of Life. Show Notes: • The Blind Watchmaker • Hippocampus • How trees talk to each other • Differential Equation • Rhythms of Life Conference • Oxford Trobadors • Human Genome Project • 23andME.com • The Music of Life - Biology Beyond Genes • Dance to the Tune of Life

  • EP130: Gray Bright

    EP130: Gray Bright

    27/06/2017 Duration: 01h24min

    Gray Bright is a Robotic engineer by education, technology executive by day and talk show host by night. He has been involved the design, manufacture and launch of 1,500+ electronic hardware and software products. He is the host of his own late night talk show on Youtube called “The Tomorrow Show”. You can catch him live streaming every Wednesday night. Guest: Connect with Gray Bright by visiting GrayBright.com, following him on the gram @GrayBright, the Twitters @GrayBright, LinkedIn, and the Facebook. Also you can sign up at robotglitch.com and be the first to know about Gray's new media network. Show Notes: • • CRISPR • Idiocracy • Kaiser Chiefs - Never Miss A Beat • What's so special about Elon Musk? • Vsauce YouTube • Daytona USA • The DIY Engineer Who Built a Nuclear Reactor • Soylent • Nerdist • Spinning Logic 129 - Connie Reese

  • EP129: Connie Reese

    EP129: Connie Reese

    20/06/2017 Duration: 01h10min

    Connie Reese leads Public Relations for the James Webb Space Telescope and Civil Space at the Space Park Center of Excellence at Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems, a premier provider of manned and unmanned aircraft, space systems and advanced technologies critical to our nation’s security and advancement of our rich history of exploration. In this podcast we the impact the James Webb telescope will have on our understanding of the universe, the impact Northrop Grumman has had on the advancement of technology and the delicate nature of putting major projects like these together. Guest: Connect with Connie by spreading the excitement of space exploration :)  Show Notes: • Hubble Gallery • Who is James Webb? • James Webb Telescope • Spinning Logic #127 – Kate Fehlhaber • The First Targets of the James Webb Telescope Have Been Announced • Northrop Grumman B-2 Spirit • Wes Bush • Images of the Full-Scale Model of JWST • National Air and Space Museum

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