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Grognostics - Where craft beer meets the unexplained

Frolic on the precipice of discovery, rouse your curious mind and expand self-awareness as Jason and Steve take you on an educational, yet hilarious journey through an explorative stew of mystical, historic, cultural and scientific all while enjoying some frosty pints. Prepare to laugh, learn, and enter into an introspective reverie as they ascertain topics that have always intrigued you whether you know it or not. Are you not ascertained? Are you not ascertained? You will be.
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May 28, 2020

So what exactly has our favorite Grognostics character been doing during this shelter-in-place? Is he taking this opportunity to explore the sights, void of any commoners getting in the way of his explorations? Is he discovering new lands? Species? Breakfast options in the Transylvania Alps? We're warming up to get back to it here at the Grognostics studios (Jason's shoe closet) so get ready for more consistent Thursday posts going forward. 

Apr 16, 2020

We have an announcement. Listen while it's hot. Hope you're staying safe and healthy and enjoying some fine craft brews during your lockdown. Don't forget to catch up on all of our lovely episodes as you lock yourself in a closet to hide from your loved ones... 

Apr 2, 2020

On today’s show, I sit down with AI expert and Thought Leader David Yakobovitch to talk about all things Artificial Intelligence including the future of AI, how the technology can help in the pursuit of solving the Covid19 pandemic, the moral obligations we face as humans as the technology progresses, where AI is today and much more.  You’ll be shocked about how much AI has already infiltrated your day-to-day, even what beer you're drinking!

David Yakobovitch is the host of The HumAIn Podcast where he explores AI for consumers through fireside conversations with industry Thought Leaders. From Chief Data Scientists and AI Advisors to leaders who advance AI for All, the HumAIn Podcast is the channel to release new AI products, to learn about industry trends, and to bridge the gap between Humans and Machines in the Fourth Industrial Revolution. In February 2020, The podcast ranked in the top 100 Global Technology Podcasts in the United States, Mexico, Canada, United Kingdom, Ukraine, Czech Republic, India, and the Philippines. 

Links to explore further:

10 Must Read Data Science & AI Books

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David's Writings on Medium

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Mar 26, 2020

Today we're involved in a pandemic we've never seen in our lifetimes, but throughout history this is nothing new. On today's show we're joined by our friends at Unearthing Paranormalcy to discuss the five worst outbreaks in humanity's history. What you hear will surprise you. Stay safe. Stay healthy. Leave some toilet paper for the rest of us with chronic IBS. Thank you. I mean we know a guy. 

You can find them on Stitcher, Apple Podcasts and wherever you get your podcasts. 

You can also find them on Instagram @unearthingparanormalcy

Mar 17, 2020

Despite the wild times around the globe. Don't forget to kiss your loved ones - from your country's recommended social distant of course, cozy up to a cold pint of the good ole' irish good stuff and listen to ye lads at Grognostics. Happy St. Paddy's Day. 

Feb 27, 2020

This iconic German beer has more to it than you might think. Join us for our third educational beer series. Show off to your friends. Drink a Kolsch. Be a better lover. Listen. Drink. Repeat. 

Feb 15, 2020

History has given us a handful of monumental love stories. Mark Antony had Cleopatra. Paris had Troy. Sonny had Cher. And Peter? Well, Peter had a love story that has never been told. Until now... 

Feb 6, 2020

Sound. For those hearing fortunate, sounds tell a story in our life. Sometimes they are irritating, annoying, loud, obnoxious, but other times. They are. Serene. Tranquil. Inspiring. Motivating. Persuasive. Angelic. They can make you lose yourself. What is it about a song, or a tune, or a beat, or just sounds in general that resonate with us? Often makes us feel better? But can sound do more than that? Can sound heal us? On today’s show we discuss and sit down with Liam, a real-life sound bath therapist to examine this concept in detail.

You can learn all about Liam and if the next time you’re in Ireland tell him Grognostics sent ya and he’ll get you in for a free sound bath.

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Jan 23, 2020

On all previous shows, we've concluded... well absolutely nothing, but we've sure had a blast doing it. On today's show we go back and touch on every prior show in thirty-second intervals to see if just maybe, we can conclude something on some of them. Have a short attention span and don't want to listen to our entire library of shows to learn something? This CliffsNotes version is for you.

Jan 9, 2020

On today’s show, we sit down with author Kathryn Hulick to talk Nazca Lines and all types of fun, worldly mystique. Kathryn has published numerous nonfiction books for children covering all types of intriguing topics including robots, video games, artificial intelligence, technology, energy, and others She is a contributing editor at Muse magazine with a monthly technology column and regular feature articles. Her new book which we discuss on the show,  Strange But True – 10 of the World’s Greatest Mysteries Explained is a magical collection of thought-provoking topics with just the right balance of imagination and science. It will make you think about that little blue dot we live on and trigger your imagination soar the next time you look up and that vast starry sky. Overall, it’s probably best not to miss this conversation.  Trust me on this one.  

You can learn more about Kathryn at http://kathrynhulick.com/ and find her on social media at:

Twitter: @khulick

Instagram: @kathryn_hulick

If you’d like to purchase her book Strange But True – 10 of the World’s Greatest Mysteries Explained which you absolutely should you can do so at:

Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/19214277.Kathryn_Hulick

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Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/-/e/B00GRLMM8E

Jan 2, 2020

Happy New Year all. Thank you for your Grognostic patronage in 2019.  We hope you've laughed with us or at us, or at very least,  learned something about the world, yourself or a tasty craft beer you didn't know before. On today's show, we share with you some moments of shows to come. We look forward to regaling you in the new year and maybe, just maybe, we'll conclude something in this new decade. Eh, we probably won't. 

 

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