Human Nature Cast
We're all animals. Sometimes we forget that. Thankfully, the Human Nature Cast is here to set things straight. Join us each Saturday for lively interviews with public figures that set out how amazingly diverse Homo sapiens can be, as well as our i...
4. S3E4: Ellen & Octopuses27:06Join me as I talk with Ellen Windemuth: veteran wildlife film producer and distributor, who brought us Netflix's My Octopus Teacher. We discuss lion hunts, stumbling upon giraffes, and of course the magical mystery of our mollusk friends. Why are octopuses going slowly blind? And what role might filmmaking play in saving them?As always, head over to the website www.elliotconnor.com/podcast for extra info about the show and to check out some past episodes. If you're curious about Ellen's work, you can find her new Waterbear network at waterbear.com, and watch My Octopus Teacher at netflix.com/au/title/81045007.
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3. S3E3: John & Tardigrades36:21Join me as I talk with John Mitchinson: co-creator of the British trivia show QI and chief publishing officer at Unbound. We discuss the weird and wacky creatures that are water bears, the Rubix cube world record holder, and which animal is able to survive a Supernova explosion. Dive in to explore Dickens' publishing know-how and the heroism of moss-piglets.As always, head over to the website www.elliotconnor.com/podcast for extra info about the show and to check out some past episodes. If you're curious about John's work, you can visit the QI website at qi.com, and explore crowdsourced publishing at unbound.com.
2. S3E2: Jennifer & Wolves34:33Join me as I talk with Jennifer Jones: a school founder and visionary trying to 'blow up' the educational system from the inside. We discuss the wonders of the Wood Wide Web, why travel should be a school subject and how prisons compare to classrooms. Dive in to explore what links dodos to dreary lesson plans and just how bad our understanding of 'intelligence' is.As always, head over to the website www.elliotconnor.com/podcast for extra info about the show and to check out some past episodes. See you there!If you're curious about Jennifer's amazing work, you can visit her website www.greenivyfounder.com to find out more.
1. S3E1: Butzi and Foxes30:19Join me as I talk with Butzi: French close-up magician, author, keynote speaker and CEO of Keatz. We discuss fox-tossing, French audiences, a phony headache treatment and the oldest trick in the books that replays in campgrounds today. Dive in to explore what links waiters, Hollywood, and magicicadas and more.As always, head over to the website www.elliotconnor.com/podcast for extra info about the show and to check out some past episodes. See you there!Also make sure to look around Butzi's website butzispeaker.com, explore his work with Keadz www.keadz.co and purchase his book as the perfect Christmas gift: bit.ly/butzi_book
6. S2E6: David Rosen and Dogs19:21Join me as I talk with David Rosen: composer, producer and podcaster. We discuss the wonders of man's best friend, the musical abilities of David's pets and how music and nature intertwine. Dive in to explore the incredible artistic processes of David's work, and his journey to date.As always, head over to the website www.elliotconnor.com/podcast for more about the show, past episodes and extra info. See you there!Also make sure to check out David's website www.bydavidrosen.com and his new album especially: www.bydavidrosen.com/project/david-rosen.
5. S2E5: Roy Kimhi and Sharks31:49Join me as I talk with Roy Kimhi: submersibles pilot. diving instructor and virtual reality filmmaker. We discuss the PR battle over public opinion of sharks, why the ban on commercial whaling may be reason for hope, and the extraordinary seventh sense that hammerheads possess. Dive in to explore how a simple holiday transformed into a lifelong passion for Roy, and the inspired work he creates.As always, head over to the website www.elliotconnor.com/podcast for more about the show, past episodes and extra info. See you there!Also make sure to check out Roy's website www.roykimhi.com and his work with Amberjack Films: www.amberjackfilms.com
4. S2E4: Nils Bouillard and Bats19:40Join me as I talk with Belgian bat-spotting champion Nils Bouillard. We'll find out why counting sheep is a far shot easier than counting bats, how blood-sucking vampire bats mightn't be so bad after all, and what it's like to discover a species entirely new to science. Listen in for an a-bat-solutely fascinating discussion on our nocturnal flying friends, alongside the person who's seen more of them than anyone.As always, head over to the website at https://www.elliotconnor.com/podcast for more about the show, past episodes and everything else. See you there!You can find Nils on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/nils-bouillard-38853a126/.