StarTalk Radio brought science in the house at the 4th annual Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival, with Kristen Schaal, Scott Adsit, Eugene Mirman and our very special guest Alan Alda.
From Comedy Central’s World News Headquarters in New York, Neil sits down with Jon Stewart of The Daily Show to discuss the comic (and cosmic) connections between the worlds of science and politics.
Expert-in-everything John Hodgman addresses a range of topics, from the possibility of alien or robot invasion, to what lobsters have in common with Star Trek’s Spock.
Jon Stewart is the first guest of the new season. He and Neil discuss the Daily Show book, Earth: A Visitor’s Guide to the Human Race.
What’s so funny about space and science? In our season finale, the cosmic and comic converge with comedian Joan Rivers.
Special guest Stephen Colbert of Comedy Central’s “Colbert Report” talks about the joys of being a science geek.