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Dec 7, 2018

"Pop music is not a threatening style of music." -- Joan Jett. That's good to know since we are only listening to pop music and not our usual mix. Spoiler alert -- one of us like this, one of us didn't.



Nov 15, 2017

Marc's kids take over the show for this minisode about giving up screens (TV, internet, video games, and computer).  

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Mar 5, 2017

Here's a mini episode with more observations about putting down our phones during "down time." This time we benefit from the observations of Rabbi Jay Rosenbaum (Herzl-Ner Tamid congregation in Mercer Island, WA; Hear more episodes at!

Feb 9, 2017

We explored the history and science of screen-time and then tried giving it up for two weeks.What's that mean? We gave up using our cellphones and other mobile devices to fill those unanticipated boring times we all have day-to-day. Some say this exercise is supposed to help a person be more mindful of their...

Feb 24, 2016

In this episode Julie and Marc give up listening to MUSIC. Julie does an ok, not perfect, job on the quiz. Marc talks about this history of music including the earliest found flute, and the date when Dark Side of the Moon was published. In science, Julie talks about the impact of Music on health. Spoiler Alert: Music is...