Hound Tall with Moshe Kasher

Fame! The obsession with the meaningless! We discuss the historical origins of fame and it's modern iterations. This discussion spans from Alexander the Great to Kim Kardashian. Comedian guests: Gabe Leidman, Joe Mande and Jenny Slate. Expert : USC Professor Leo Braudy author of The Frenzy Of Renown.

Direct download: HT13_Fame.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:23pm PDT

Dr. Joe Schwarcz, last years "Skeptic of the Year" and pseudo science debunker joins Moshe, Fortune Feimster, Jen Kirkman and Reggie Watts on a live from Montreal's Just For Laughs sold out recording. We discuss pseudo science, gluten intolerance, anti vaxxers and the weird sexual repression of the guy who invented Corn Flakes.

Direct download: HT12_Pseudo_Science.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:51pm PDT

A jaunt through the history of performance magic! With legendary mentalist Max Maven, and comedians: Brent Weinbach, Sarah Schaefer and Derek Hughes. Fun, illusion, pork and secrets!

Direct download: HT11_Magical_History.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

Extreme Entomology and the Amazon with Phil Torres, entomologist, host of TechKnow and science adventurer! Underneath your feet, in your bed, on your body live the creepy crawly things of nightmares. We are gonna talk about them, laugh at them and maybe eat them. With comedian guests Kyle Kinane and Nicole Byer.

Direct download: HT10_Buggin_Out-_Extreme_Entomology_and_the_Amazon.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

THE HISTORY OF HIP HOP! Live from The Cynicave @ Lost Weekend Video in SF. Apologies for any audio wonkiness! This incredibly interesting and super duper funny ep. takes us through the history of the most important musical movement of the last 30 years. From its roots in Jamacian dub all the way to today's top 40 stuff. Expert Jeff Chang , author of Can't Stop Won't Stop guides us and comedians Natasha Leggero, W. Kamau Bell and Kaseem Bentley are very funny about it.

Direct download: HT9_History_of_Hip_Hop.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

Live at this year's SF Sketchfest, it's a discussion on the dark history of San Francisco. From it's inception to the gold rush, to the hippies, to the gay movement, San Francisco has always been weird and at one point was so horrible, it's a wonder anyone lives there. They literally go from the founding of SF to modern gentrification in about an hour. It's so much fun. With San Francisco Historian, Chris Carlsson (foundsf.org) and comedians Emily Heller, Jay Chandrasekhar and Rory Scovel. Plus a live theme song performance along with an original song by Drennon Davis and Nick Stargu. ENJOY!

Direct download: HT8_Dark_History_of_San_Francisco.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:46pm PDT

Black Holes, and The Arrow of Time with renowned physicist Dr. Sean Carroll, and comedians Pete Holmes and Joe DeRosa!

Direct download: HT7_Black_Holes_and_The_Arrow_of_Time_with_Dr._Sean_Carroll.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:40pm PDT

This month we talk about being gay, the history of Homosexuality, why and how it exists and why Gay people are so dang cool with Dr. Winston Wilde. Also we introduce the Hound Tall Giving Initiative. With Guy Branum, Rhea Butcher and Brent Sullivan.

Direct download: HT6_Thats_Gay__Homosexuality_with_Dr_Winston_Wilde.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:45pm PDT

History professor Thaddeus Russell joins comedians Greg Proops and Matt Kirshen to discuss "Renegade History", the history of the united states as it has been shaped by the fringes of society. Gays, Blacks, Jews, Drunks, you know, the best kind of people...

Direct download: HT5_Renegade_History_with_Thaddeus_Russell_Greg_Proops_and_Matt_Kirshen.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:05am PDT

Reknowned religuous studies scholar and author of the book Zealot, Reza Aslan joins Moshe, Maz Jobrani and Ian Karmel as we delve into Islamophobia, Jesus and pretending to be Mexican. It's almost important!

Direct download: HT4_Being_Brown_in_America_with_Reza_Aslan_Maz_Jobrani_and_Ian_Karmel.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:28pm PDT