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Pocket-Sized #1043: “Leaping Fish Injuries”

Sunday, November 22nd, 2020

In Pocket-Sized episode #1043, Marc Abrahams shows an unfamiliar research study to Nicole Sharp. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue.

The research mentioned in this episode is featured in the special Human Heads & Garlic Juice issue (Vol. 22, #1) of the Annals of Improbable Research Magazine.  

Remember, our Patreon donors, on most levels, get access to each podcast episode before it is made public.

Nicole Sharp encounters:

Sturgeons Versus Surgeons: Leaping Fish Injuries at a Level 1 Trauma Center,” Jason P. Wilson, George Burgess, Robert D. Winfield, and Lawrence Lottenberg, The American Surgeon, vol. 75, no. 3, 2009, pp. 220-222. 

Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant

Available on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Overcast, Google Podcasts, AntennaPod, BeyondPod and elsewhere!

Pocket-Sized #1042: “Hot Rod Magazines – A Harmless Diversion?”

Sunday, November 15th, 2020

In Pocket-Sized episode #1042, Marc Abrahams shows an unfamiliar research study to Melissa Franklin. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue.

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Melissa Franklin encounters:

Hot Rod Magazines: A Harmless Diversion?” Eleanor M. Robinson, The English Journal 54, no. 1 (1965): 36-38.

Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant

Available on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Overcast, Google Podcasts, AntennaPod, BeyondPod and elsewhere!

Pocket-Sized #1041: “Drunk German Speech”

Sunday, November 8th, 2020

In Pocket-Sized episode #1041, Marc Abrahams shows an unfamiliar research study to Jean Berko Gleason. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue.

Remember, our Patreon donors, on most levels, get access to each podcast episode before it is made public.

Jean Berko Gleason encounters:

Alcohol Language Corpus. The first public corpus of alcoholized German speech,” Florian Schiel, Christian Heinrich, and Sabine Barfüßer, Language Resources and Evaluation, 2011

Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant

Available on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Overcast, Google Podcasts, AntennaPod, BeyondPod and elsewhere!

Pocket-Sized #1040: “Automatically Recognize Boredom”

Sunday, November 1st, 2020

In this Pocket-Sized episode #1040, Marc Abrahams shows some unfamiliar research studies to Nicole Sharp. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue.

The research mentioned in this episode is featured in the special Time & Boredom issue (Vol. 22, #3) of the Annals of Improbable Research Magazine. 

Remember, our Patreon donors, on most levels, get access to each podcast episode before it is made public.

Nicole Sharp encounters:

A Preliminary System for Recognizing Boredom,” Allison M. Jacobs, Benjamin Fransen, J. Malcolm McCurry, Frederick WP Heckel, Alan R. Wagner, and J. Gregory Trafton, Proceedings of the 4th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human Robot Interaction, 2009, pp. 299-300. 

Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant

Available on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Overcast, Google Podcasts, AntennaPod, BeyondPod and elsewhere!

Pocket-Sized #1039: “The A-through-L of Social Dilemmas”

Sunday, October 25th, 2020

In this Pocket-Sized episode #1039, Marc Abrahams shows an unfamiliar research study to Robin Abrahams. Dramatic readings and reactions ensue.

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1. Robin Abrahams encounters:

Etiquette, by Emily Post, 1942.

Seth Gliksman, Production Assistant

Available on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Overcast, Google Podcasts, AntennaPod, BeyondPod and elsewhere!

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