Art and Science Punks

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

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

  • Episode 35: Hot Rocks and Summer Check-in

    August 7th, 2017  |  29 mins 21 secs
    art, camping, creativity, science

    In this episode of Art and Science Punks Kate and Rob reflect on a recent camping trip and talk about upcoming Season 2 of the podcast.

  • Episode 34: Art and Science Punks Season One Finale

    July 2nd, 2017  |  28 mins 52 secs
    art, astronomy, coding, creativity, illustration, science, sketching

    In this episode of Art and Science Punks Kate and Rob discuss "seasoning" the podcast, some of the approach and benefits of adding a seasonal flow to a project.

    Kate and Rob also share an art pick and a science pick this week one about learning more about Jupiter's big storm and the others about sketching with code and with drawing by hand.

  • Episode 33: Kicking it with a Summer Bucket List

    June 25th, 2017  |  44 mins 16 secs
    art, goals, science, summer

    In this episode of Art and Science Punks Kate and Rob explore some ups, downs, uses of and examples on their Summer "bucket list". They also ask: why even have such a list, isn't it a high pressure thing to have?

    Kate and Rob also explore an art pick and a science pick this week one about a science exhibit and the other about a painting within a painting!

  • Episode 32: Going to an Iron Maiden Concert

    June 18th, 2017  |  29 mins 49 secs
    art, astronomy, creativity, metal, music, science

    In this episode of Art and Science Punks Kate and Rob discuss the experience of being at an Iron Maiden concert and thinking through the logistics of bringing kids to such an event.

    Kate and Rob also explore an art pick and a science pick this week one about a cool NASA project and the other about how awesome books are!

  • Episode 31: Music Instruments and Implements

    June 12th, 2017  |  45 mins 46 secs
    art, craft, data, family, music, science

    In this episode of Art and Science Punks Kate and Rob discuss a range of musical experiences, some musical influences and origins of their interests, and music instruments we keep nearby. Also: ear-worm-thunderdome.

    Kate and Rob also explore an art pick and a science pick this week: an article on meaning + data for decisions and a book of open-ended art exploration projects.

  • Episode 30: Exploring the Mini Maker Faire

    June 5th, 2017  |  33 mins 54 secs
    art, comics, crafts, creativity, family, makerfaire, makers, science

    In this episode of Art and Science Punks Kate and Rob discuss things we found and hoped we'd find at the Minneapolis/St. Paul Mini Maker Faire.

    Kate and Rob also explore an art pick and a science pick this week: a comic with perspective on saying sorry and DIY kinetic sand.

  • Episode 29: Sci-fi Gadget Optimism

    May 28th, 2017  |  30 mins 13 secs
    art, crafts, creativity, family, science, scifi

    In this episode of Art and Science Punks Kate and Rob discuss a few gadgets from our favorite sci-fi stories. A light topic by design.

    Kate and Rob also explore an art pick and a science pick this week: an article summarizing some scientific findings and a different article with a cool art project.

  • Episode 28: Why Try Again

    May 22nd, 2017  |  35 mins 26 secs
    art, comics, crafts, creativity, family, science, videogames

    In this episode of Art and Science Punks Kate and Rob discuss examples of trying again with creative projects and the workings of what trying again means for them.

    Kate and Rob also explore an art pick and a science pick this week: a video game wherein you make video games and solar panels.

  • Episode 27: Relevant Elephant

    May 14th, 2017  |  51 mins 53 secs
    art, coding, crafts, creativity, family, music, psychology, science, sewing

    In this episode of Art and Science Punks Kate and Rob discuss "Stuff You Feel Like You Should Know" ranging from psychology to coding to more than one spoken language and reading music.

    Kate and Rob also explore an art pick and a science pick this week related to coding+hardware and sewing.

  • Episode 26: Free Comic Book Day and Comics Reflection

    May 7th, 2017  |  57 mins 26 secs
    art, comics, crafts, creativity, family, science

    In this episode of Art and Science Punks Kate and Rob discuss our experiences reading, making, and sharing comics with our family.

    Kate and Rob also explore an art pick and science pick for some fun and useful resources: making minicomics and a flower color changing experiment.

  • Episode 25: Making Amongst Clutter

    May 1st, 2017  |  50 mins 28 secs
    art, astronomy, crafts, creativity, family, learning, science

    In this episode of Art and Science Punks Kate and Rob discuss making progress on creative projects when there's stuff in the way. Along the way we discuss how the path blocking stuff can take many forms.

    Kate and Rob also explore an art pick and science pick for some fun and useful resources to explore: a way to hang art projects and an interesting shape on a relatively nearby planet.

  • Episode 24: Playing with Purpose

    April 23rd, 2017  |  48 mins 40 secs
    art, creativity, play, psychology, science

    Is play as an activity inherently purposeful?

    In this episode of Art and Science Punks, Kate and Rob discuss play: playing in different contexts to relax, to be challenged, and to be inspired to make stuff.

    Kate and Rob also explore an art pick and science pick for some fun and useful resources to explore drawing with AI and Earth Day.

  • Episode 23: Baloney

    April 16th, 2017  |  55 mins 18 secs
    art, creativity, criticalthinking, data, family, learning, science, skepticism

    In this episode of Art and Science Punks, Kate and Rob discuss something Carl Sagan wrote "The Baloney Detection Kit" which summarizes critical thinking, skepticism, and scientific method.

    Kate and Rob also explore an art pick and science pick for some fun and useful resources to explore data and drawing.

  • Episode 22: Science Everywhere Spring Break Episode

    April 10th, 2017  |  18 mins 46 secs
    art, crafts, creativity, family, research, science, technology

    In this episode of Art and Science Punks, Kate and Rob discuss that while we may not be experts on Sand Dollar sea creatures or physics of airplanes: that doesn't stop us from being curious and doing some online research as we ask questions with our little ones.

    Then Kate and Rob explore an art pick and science pick...

  • Episode 21: Enjoying Creative Projects From Recent Times

    April 3rd, 2017  |  32 mins 53 secs
    art, collaboration, creativity, critique, family, feedback, learning, productivity, psychology, reaction, science

    In this episode of Art and Science Punks, Kate and Rob reflect on recent creative projects we found fun and worthwhile and why. Then Kate and Rob explore an art pick and science pick, as is our approach of late.

  • Episode 20: The Sleep Show, Also Pie

    March 26th, 2017  |  45 mins 35 secs
    art, crafts, creativity, data visualization, family, reframing, science, sleep, support system, videogames

    In this episode of Art and Science Punks, Kate and Rob discuss the more challenging parts of balancing passion projects, work, and family. Sleep emerges as a major thread through exploring recharging, creative projects, and other recharging activities. Also: reframing strategies. Also: pie chart metaphors.