Episode 1: Science and Storytelling with Erika Gebel Berg and Mike Mullin
In their debut episode, Gillian King-Cargile (@gkingcargile) and Dr. Kristin Brynteson (@kbrynteson) talk dinosaurs, cannibals, and the science of storytelling with biophysicist and science writer Erika Gebel Berg (@erikagebelberg) and award-winning author Mike Mullin (mikemullinauthor.com).
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Notes & External Links
- Born Post-Meow Mix era? Here’s the Jingle Erika knows and loves
- Before Chris Pratt starred it, Michael Crichton wrote it
- Chainsaws and Giant Squid in Peter Benchley’s, The Beast
- Outbreak directed by Wolfgang Petersen
- All Work and No Play Makes Erika Write and Write
- Top 3 Scientists in Popular Media: Iron Man, Space Camp, The Abyss
- “To Come up with a Hypothesis is Telling Yourself a Story” Wallpaper
- Mile Mullin is the award winning author of the Ashfall trilogy
- There’s a Volcano WHERE?
- A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson
- A Paradise Built in Hell by Rebecca Solnit
- Not the kind of Dinner Party You Want
- Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed by Jarrod Diamond
- Welcome to the Show Hole
- “Leave the Apocalypse to the Young Cannibals in Love” Wallpaper
- Send Your Kid to a Physics Science Camp!
- Edison’s Famous Filament
- The Pantsers vs Plotter Debate
- “You Only Need One Yes” Wallpaper
- The Dunning-Kruger Effect
- Author, Michael Grant
- Imposter Syndrome
- “That’s the Interesting thing about Science, It always Builds on Itself” Wallpaper