Art and Science Punks

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

85 episodes of Art and Science Punks since the first episode, which aired on November 4th, 2016.

  • Episode 85: 3D Printing and Some Personal Cancer News

    August 30th, 2020  |  Season 4  |  41 mins 18 secs
    3d, 3dprinting, art, cancer, cooking, design, donuts, family, future, makers, science, writing

    This week Kate and Rob discuss our slow skill building to using our 3D printer: from modeling with Tinkercad to slicing with Cura and even learning a little Gcode. Also: we talk about how we recently learned Kate has breast cancer and she's begun chemotherapy.

    This week's art and science picks: one is about crafting delicious donuts, the other is about writing positive futures.

  • Episode 84: NASA is Fascinating + Mini Topic: Working With Ambiguity

    August 4th, 2020  |  Season 4  |  45 mins 24 secs
    activities, art, covid-19, crafts, creativity, kids, mars, moon, nasa, parenting, quarantine, rona, science, space

    This week Kate and Rob discuss and react to a variety of exciting NASA news. Also: we talk about how we're managing and planning along with ambiguity brought about by the COVID-19/'rona' pandemic.

    This week's art and science picks: one about a cool slimy project, the other a printable art activity.

  • Episode 83: Mid Year Goal Check in

    July 5th, 2020  |  Season 4  |  41 mins 30 secs
    art, business, covid, creativity, drawing, family, games, goals, planning, science, shelterinplace

    This week Kate and Rob discuss goals looking at the year so far. How do our goal processes work this year, both the process and results so far must be different than other years, right?

    This week's art and science picks: one about photos of our nearest star, the other is part game part art activity.

  • Episode 82: Minecraft Family

    June 22nd, 2020  |  Season 4  |  44 mins 57 secs
    art, coaching, collaboration, covid19, creativity, family, minecraft, science, videogames

    This week Kate and Rob share a some stories about our quarantine experiences. The main topic: playing Minecraft as a family.

    This week's art and science picks: one is a drawing collaborative drawing tool, the other is a series of ancient historical buildings with an awesome theme.

  • Episode 81: What-Cha-Makin'

    May 5th, 2020  |  Season 4  |  34 mins 8 secs
    arcade, coaching, coding, comics, creativity, illustration, science, teaching, workshop

    This week Kate and Rob talk about what they've been working on, creative projects and products wise. One made an in person workshop work as a virtual event, the other illustrated an arcade cabinet. Also, Rob is just really into journaling.

    This week's art and science picks: one is a coloring activity from a science comic and the other is a creative way to make music with code.

  • Episode 80: Learning from Life

    March 31st, 2020  |  Season 4  |  57 mins 31 secs
    art, coding, creativity, nasa, quarantine, science

    This week Kate and Rob discuss extra picks for things we found fun and educational in art and science in recent weeks. Also, we talk about what we're learning so far by sheltering in place for the COVID-19 pandemic.

    This week's art and science picks: a friendly browser coding tool, an ephemeral event, a gassy planet situation and more space learnings.

  • Episode 79: Heart

    February 24th, 2020  |  Season 4  |  57 mins 31 secs
    art, creativity, encouragement, health, heart, science, technology

    This week Kate and Rob discuss Kate's recent heart surgery. We talk about her journey from finding out about AFib, the key events, feelings, and science all without too many gory details.

    This week's art and science picks: one is a wearable computer, the other is an encouraging play-along podcast.

  • Episode 78: Getting Unstuck

    February 11th, 2020  |  Season 4  |  38 mins 50 secs
    art, crafts, creativity, knitting, nasa, science, space

    This week Kate and Rob discuss being stuck creatively and how they each try to find a way forward with stuck projects. Also: Rob likes RSS feeds and readers. Also also: be on the look out for spending too much time on getting unstuck!

    This week's art and science picks: one is about an exciting space photo, the other is a very hands-on craft activity.

  • Episode 77: Feelings About Goal Planning

    January 12th, 2020  |  Season 4  |  1 hr 46 secs
    art, couples, creativity, family, goals, philosophy, planning, science

    This week Kate and Rob discuss goal planning processes, demonstrate one of our activities in the Where Next Journal and talk about when big feelings help with goals. Also: getting stuck in the process of goal planning. Also also: Happy New Year!

    This week's art and science picks: one is about archival quality art materials, the other is a messy and fun activity.

  • Episode 76: Comparison and Social Posting

    December 29th, 2019  |  Season 3  |  47 mins 42 secs
    art, command line, philosophy, science, social media, technology

    This week Kate and Rob discuss comparison, ups and downs in the social media spaces feeling like you measure up or feeling like you don't measure up. Also: what do we intend to change about our social posting. Also also: super fun to be back even though Kate had a sore throat when we recorded this!

    This week's art and science picks: one is a tough looking puzzle, the other is a very flexible tool and environment for solving all kinds of problems.

  • Episode 75: Halloween Make Extravaganza

    November 10th, 2019  |  Season 3  |  52 mins 32 secs
    art, coaching, costumes, crafts, creativity, halloween, science

    This week Kate and Rob discuss props and costumes we made for Halloween this year. Also: why not all the projects got finished. Also also: it's good to be back doing the show!

    This week's art and science picks: one is a creative challenge, the other is some chilly machinery.

  • Episode 74: Starting a Business

    October 8th, 2019  |  Season 3  |  54 mins 38 secs
    astronomy, coaching, couples, creativity, family, goals, science, workshops

    This week Kate and Rob discuss starting a business and how it began with Kate training for a 10k run. Also: it's a bit meta that Kate's coaching couples who start businesses. Also also: metaphorical rodeo clown.

    This week's art and science picks: one about measuring gravity, the other is a sort of chill creative challenge.

  • Episode 73: Riding the LEGO Highs

    September 3rd, 2019  |  Season 3  |  59 mins 20 secs
    animation, art, creativity, guitar, learning, lego, science

    This week Kate and Rob discuss our experiences playing with LEGO bricks both growing up and as parents with kiddos into LEGOs. Also: how we feel about creativity and LEGO. Also also: buying our latest round of Legos via Mercari.

    This week's art and science picks: one about a planet getting reclassified, the other is a sort of 3d animation.

  • Episode 72: Current Creative Projects

    August 18th, 2019  |  Season 3  |  52 mins 9 secs
    astronomy, coaching, creativity, family, goals, science, videogames

    This week Kate and Rob discuss each of our latest summer projects, with a really good shared project announcement, also 2019 goals check-in. Also: Fish Quest Complete. Also also: we are clearly nerdy punks for enjoying all this goal talk.

    This week's art and science picks: one about our home galaxy, the other is a new (to us) source of creative videos.

  • Episode 71: Fish Quest and Solar Oven

    July 28th, 2019  |  Season 3  |  48 mins 55 secs
    fish, goals, marshmallows, music, pets, planning, treats, videogames

    This week Kate and Rob discuss making decisions about pets and animal companions. Also: a quest for a fish has begun. Also also: making a solar oven is a fun craft that's less dangerous than it sounds.

    This week's art and science picks: one about toasting sugar, the other is appreciating music from video games.

  • Episode 70: Summertime Memories

    July 8th, 2019  |  Season 3  |  54 mins 52 secs
    art, color, crafts, family, science, seasons, summer

    This week Kate and Rob discuss nostalgic summer fun and what they do as a family for new summer experiences that hopefully the kiddos will look back with their own nostalgia. Also they ask about one another's Summer-jam-tunes. Also also: imperfection, not all the summer experiences are Instagram moments, both the ups and the downs.

    This week's art and science picks: one about how we humans perceive color, the other is one of our favorite kinds of tape.