Tag Archives: National Geographic

Erika Engelhaupt

Erika Engelhaupt called in for chat about her new book. “Gory Details: Adventures From the Dark Side of Science. This book will inform you, entertain you, and make you sick.  I loved it!

Steve James

Steve James is an Academy Award-nominated director and won a Director’s Guild Award for his classic film “Hoop Dreams.”  He returned to the show to discuss his new docuseries for National Geographic called “City So Real,” airing Thursday, October 29th at 6pm central.  

Becky Baines

Becky Baines is Executive Editor at National Geographic Books and called in to talk about the latest volume from NatGeo Kids, “What Would Happen: Serious Answers to Silly Questions.”  We had a fun chat about the purpose of mosquitos, the butterfly effect on time travel, eyeless tubeworms, and an all-ice cream diet.

Dr. Scott D. Sampson

Dr. Scott D. Sampson, Ph.D. is the host of the popular PBS Kids series “Dinosaur Train” and the author of a new National Geographic Kids book, “You Can Be a Palentologist!”  We discussed the importance of getting kids involved in science at an early age, how a love of dinosaurs helps create an inquisitive mind, and why kids need to spend more time outdoors (get dirty!  explore the backyard!  play Wiffle Ball!)

Chef Eric Greenspan

Chef Eric Greenspan returned to the show to talk more about his National Geographic Channel show “Eric Greenspan Is Hungry,” which is getting rave reviews.  This time, I made sure to pick his brain for more grilled cheese-related nuggets.

Chef Eric Greenspan

Chef Eric recently won Cutthroat Kitchen’s “Superstar Sabotage.” He’s got a brand new show on the National Geographic Channel, “Eric Greenspan Is Hungry.”  We had a very entertaining chat about hunting, fishing, hipsters, and grilled cheese sandwiches.