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Saving the World with Barry & Lucas

Saving the World with Barry & Lucas

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Barry and Lucas want to make you feel better about the world, by smoking some weed and having a free-flowing conversation with interesting people who want to save us. It’s NPR on weed.

Latest Episodes

QUAR-ING TWENTIES PART 2 - Our Environment is Environ-MENTAL with Environmental Health Scientist Ed Avol

EBarry and Lucas continue their Quar-ing Twenties series with another really smart and hopeful guest. Ed Avol is a Professor of Clinical Preventive Medicine, with expertise in exposure assessment and acute/chronic respiratory and cardiovascular effects of airborne pollutants in populations at risk. He was also part of BARACK OBAMA’S Clean Air Act commission. Remember Obama? He was one of the people who helped rid LA of it’s smog problem in the 90s and has a lot to say about the many ways our environment affects our health, good ozone vs. bad ozone, how farts might be killing us and why this pandemic could lead to action in climate change.

75 MIN1 w ago
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QUAR-ING TWENTIES PART 2 - Our Environment is Environ-MENTAL with Environmental Health Scientist Ed Avol

THE QUAR-ING TWENTIES Part 1 - The Power of Group Think, With Group Psychology Expert Don Forsyth

EWE’RE BACK! AND THE SAME AS EVER! For part 1 of this special on-going “Quar-ing Twenties” Barry and Lucas talk to Don Forsyth, a professor in the Leadership School at the University of Richmond and a social and personality psychologist who studies groups, leadership, ethical thought, and moral judgment. We get into how group psychology could be an interesting way this quarantine can bring up together, the idea of relative morality, the nature of “group buffoons”, the movie version of the novel version of the novel Corona-virus, and why Barry is a narcissist.

97 MIN1 w ago
Comments
THE QUAR-ING TWENTIES Part 1 - The Power of Group Think, With Group Psychology Expert Don Forsyth

Talking About How Coffee Waste Can Power the World with Greg Barris, part 2

EEveryone's favorite guest Greg Barris is back to update us on his mission to use coffee to power the world. We surprise Lucas' dad to ask for some unexpected legal advice, formulte a mission for 2019, and Greg makes fun of us for being richie Ritzy boyz.

38 MIN2019 JAN 23
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Talking About How Coffee Waste Can Power the World with Greg Barris, part 2

Talking About City Politics with Jessica Salans

EJessica Salans is one of the founders of Ground Game LA, an organization that grew out of her 2017 campaign for LA city council. She is now a field manager for the city councilman in the 11th district of Los Angeles. We'll talk about homelessness, what constituents really look like, and whether or not to watch Welcome to Marwen.

39 MIN2019 JAN 17
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Talking About City Politics with Jessica Salans

Talking About Helping for the Holidays

EBarry and Lucas talk about ways to help for the holidays, and also finally get to know each other better. We find out how to donate toys to kids, the most scared Lucas has ever been, and why Barry poops standing up. Happy holidays everybody!

61 MIN2018 DEC 19
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Talking About Helping for the Holidays

Talking about predictions of the future Part 2 with Ayden Mayeri & Miller Davis

ENewlyweds Ayden Mayeri (Homecoming, New Girl) & Miller Davis (head writer of Gorburger) are Lucas and Barry's good friends. We talk about self-driving cars, whether or not there will be a WWIII, and if Miller would want to be a dog-sized spider robot.

94 MIN2018 DEC 12
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Talking about predictions of the future Part 2 with Ayden Mayeri & Miller Davis

Talking about working for Beto O'Rourke with Keya Vakil

EThis week we're joined by Keya Vakil, who spent 3.5 months in Houston working as a field organizer on the Beto O'Rourke campaign. We talk about what it really means to drop everything and go work on a campaign, conceptions and misconceptions of Texas, whether or not Beto will run in 2020, and how to calculate the diameter of a hat with a four foot circumference.

62 MIN2018 DEC 7
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Talking about working for Beto O'Rourke with Keya Vakil

Talking about predictions of the future with Caitlin Stasey

ECaitlin Stasey, notable Australian actor (Please Like Me) and founder of the feminist website herself.com joins us to go over some expert predictions of the future that we found online. We talk about everything from prosthetic brains and japanese toilet innovation to how to kill a cow with your bare hands. It's our funniest and most enjoyable one yet!

86 MIN2018 NOV 30
Comments
Talking about predictions of the future with Caitlin Stasey

Talking about the California wildfire relief effort with The Red Cross

EIn this very special episode, we've got Red Cross spokesperson Dan Halyburton, who is currently on the ground in California, handling the relief effort for the Paradise Camp Fire. We discuss what the Red Cross actually does for people, the ways you can prepare for disaster, and first-hand stories from the fires. Go to redcross.org to volunteer or donate.

63 MIN2018 NOV 21
Comments
Talking about the California wildfire relief effort with The Red Cross

Talking About Preventing Male Suicide with Kyle Stanger

EKyle Stanger is the founder of Boys Get Sad Too, a clothing line that raises awareness about the high male suicide rate in the UK, where currently 87 men end their lives every week. Kyle's clothing line donates proceeds to CALM (the Campaign Against Living Miserably), an award-winning charity dedicated to preventing male suicide. We talk about the reasons for this epidemic, the reasons why boys feel like they can't be vulnerable, and why you'd want to drink a cider with Tigger. Also, Kyle has a lovely voice. Real easy to listen to.

73 MIN2018 NOV 7
Comments
Talking About Preventing Male Suicide with Kyle Stanger

Latest Episodes

QUAR-ING TWENTIES PART 2 - Our Environment is Environ-MENTAL with Environmental Health Scientist Ed Avol

EBarry and Lucas continue their Quar-ing Twenties series with another really smart and hopeful guest. Ed Avol is a Professor of Clinical Preventive Medicine, with expertise in exposure assessment and acute/chronic respiratory and cardiovascular effects of airborne pollutants in populations at risk. He was also part of BARACK OBAMA’S Clean Air Act commission. Remember Obama? He was one of the people who helped rid LA of it’s smog problem in the 90s and has a lot to say about the many ways our environment affects our health, good ozone vs. bad ozone, how farts might be killing us and why this pandemic could lead to action in climate change.

75 MIN1 w ago
Comments
QUAR-ING TWENTIES PART 2 - Our Environment is Environ-MENTAL with Environmental Health Scientist Ed Avol

THE QUAR-ING TWENTIES Part 1 - The Power of Group Think, With Group Psychology Expert Don Forsyth

EWE’RE BACK! AND THE SAME AS EVER! For part 1 of this special on-going “Quar-ing Twenties” Barry and Lucas talk to Don Forsyth, a professor in the Leadership School at the University of Richmond and a social and personality psychologist who studies groups, leadership, ethical thought, and moral judgment. We get into how group psychology could be an interesting way this quarantine can bring up together, the idea of relative morality, the nature of “group buffoons”, the movie version of the novel version of the novel Corona-virus, and why Barry is a narcissist.

97 MIN1 w ago
Comments
THE QUAR-ING TWENTIES Part 1 - The Power of Group Think, With Group Psychology Expert Don Forsyth

Talking About How Coffee Waste Can Power the World with Greg Barris, part 2

EEveryone's favorite guest Greg Barris is back to update us on his mission to use coffee to power the world. We surprise Lucas' dad to ask for some unexpected legal advice, formulte a mission for 2019, and Greg makes fun of us for being richie Ritzy boyz.

38 MIN2019 JAN 23
Comments
Talking About How Coffee Waste Can Power the World with Greg Barris, part 2

Talking About City Politics with Jessica Salans

EJessica Salans is one of the founders of Ground Game LA, an organization that grew out of her 2017 campaign for LA city council. She is now a field manager for the city councilman in the 11th district of Los Angeles. We'll talk about homelessness, what constituents really look like, and whether or not to watch Welcome to Marwen.

39 MIN2019 JAN 17
Comments
Talking About City Politics with Jessica Salans

Talking About Helping for the Holidays

EBarry and Lucas talk about ways to help for the holidays, and also finally get to know each other better. We find out how to donate toys to kids, the most scared Lucas has ever been, and why Barry poops standing up. Happy holidays everybody!

61 MIN2018 DEC 19
Comments
Talking About Helping for the Holidays

Talking about predictions of the future Part 2 with Ayden Mayeri & Miller Davis

ENewlyweds Ayden Mayeri (Homecoming, New Girl) & Miller Davis (head writer of Gorburger) are Lucas and Barry's good friends. We talk about self-driving cars, whether or not there will be a WWIII, and if Miller would want to be a dog-sized spider robot.

94 MIN2018 DEC 12
Comments
Talking about predictions of the future Part 2 with Ayden Mayeri & Miller Davis

Talking about working for Beto O'Rourke with Keya Vakil

EThis week we're joined by Keya Vakil, who spent 3.5 months in Houston working as a field organizer on the Beto O'Rourke campaign. We talk about what it really means to drop everything and go work on a campaign, conceptions and misconceptions of Texas, whether or not Beto will run in 2020, and how to calculate the diameter of a hat with a four foot circumference.

62 MIN2018 DEC 7
Comments
Talking about working for Beto O'Rourke with Keya Vakil

Talking about predictions of the future with Caitlin Stasey

ECaitlin Stasey, notable Australian actor (Please Like Me) and founder of the feminist website herself.com joins us to go over some expert predictions of the future that we found online. We talk about everything from prosthetic brains and japanese toilet innovation to how to kill a cow with your bare hands. It's our funniest and most enjoyable one yet!

86 MIN2018 NOV 30
Comments
Talking about predictions of the future with Caitlin Stasey

Talking about the California wildfire relief effort with The Red Cross

EIn this very special episode, we've got Red Cross spokesperson Dan Halyburton, who is currently on the ground in California, handling the relief effort for the Paradise Camp Fire. We discuss what the Red Cross actually does for people, the ways you can prepare for disaster, and first-hand stories from the fires. Go to redcross.org to volunteer or donate.

63 MIN2018 NOV 21
Comments
Talking about the California wildfire relief effort with The Red Cross

Talking About Preventing Male Suicide with Kyle Stanger

EKyle Stanger is the founder of Boys Get Sad Too, a clothing line that raises awareness about the high male suicide rate in the UK, where currently 87 men end their lives every week. Kyle's clothing line donates proceeds to CALM (the Campaign Against Living Miserably), an award-winning charity dedicated to preventing male suicide. We talk about the reasons for this epidemic, the reasons why boys feel like they can't be vulnerable, and why you'd want to drink a cider with Tigger. Also, Kyle has a lovely voice. Real easy to listen to.

73 MIN2018 NOV 7
Comments
Talking About Preventing Male Suicide with Kyle Stanger
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