Baby Geniuses

Baby Geniuses is a show for people who know stuff and people who don't know stuff, but would like to. Every week, comedian and super-genius Emily Heller and cartoonist and mastermind Lisa Hanawalt, challenge their guests to share some knowledge on any topic they want.

Gonzalo Cordova / James Austin Johnson

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Hello babies!

How great does food in cartoons look? What animated cuisine looks the most appetizing to you? Lisa tries shower belly, and it’s as hard as it sounds. We talk Emily’s favorite new tv show, which stars the polar opposite of Anthony Bourdain. In this very special edition of Chunch Chat, we talk Frederick the Great. He is considered to be the world’s most handsome horse. I wouldn’t kick him out of bed (unless this were some sort of Godfather horse head situation)! In Wiki of the Week, we talk about the analgesic effects of swearing. Gonzalo Cordova joins us to teach us about his favorite actress, Barbara Stanwyck. Academy Award winner Eddie Redmayne graces us with his presence to discuss the art of acting.

Emily Heller
Lisa Hanawalt
Gonzalo Cordova
James Austin Johnson

Brittani Nichols / Kristen Studard

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Hello babies! Are you ready to chase greatness? We are, no thanks to the buggy Duane “The Rock” Johnson iPhone alarm clock app! On today’s episode we give advice to a 29 year old virgin who is probably overthinking everything. If you listen to today’s Chunch Chat segment, you’ll learn that Martha Stewart still has three friendly miniature Sicilian donkeys. On Wiki of the Week, we touch on Sun Showers, which are an interesting meteorological phenomenon with remarkably similar folkloric names around the world. Most names involve references to tricky animals giving birth or the devil. Brittani Nichols joins us to talk about her Hamilton podcast, the appropriately titled Hamilton The Podcast. Kelly Kellerman preps us on the unbreakable rules of brunch. Maybe pour a mimosa before you start listening to this episode?

Craig Rowin / Jake Regal

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Hello babies! You’re now tuned into our favorite podcast! This week we’re discussing our favorite theoretical fecal transplant techniques. Some are more intimate than others! Emily got to see Hamilton and showed restraint about her social media sharing of the event. In an extra spooky Wiki of the Week we touch on The Hairy Hands, an English legend. Craig Rowin stops by with some disarmingly earnest public access TV comedy clips. He has a really cool and very soft t shirt collection. In Expert Hour, Thierry Henry (not the football star) delights us with his incredibly graceful movements. As Artistic Director of Cirque Du Soleil, he’s able to give us an insider look at their future productions.

Emily Heller
Lisa Hanawalt
Craig Rowin
Jake Regal

Shadi Petosky / Paul Danke

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Hello babies! Guess what? We saw some movies with anthropomorphic animals! Beyoncé is working on a few projects, and none of which are a multicam sitcom. Have you ever drawn on your bellies in suds while showering? Send us pics of your masterpiece! In Chunch Chat, we discuss a listener proposed Ben Chunch origin story. We’re joined by Shadi Petosky (Danger & Eggs) to talk about some really spooky twins. Ooh I just got chills! Boat Naming expert Dennis Camp sails into the studio to save us from clichés and to tell us who his dad is.

Emily Heller
Lisa Hanawalt
Shadi Petosky
Paul Danke

Christine Nangle / Zach Sims

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Hello babies!

We dish out on who shouldn't listen to our show! They probably aren't listening to our show anyways. We're horrified by Microsoft's teenage girl chatbot that learns how to communicate from humans. SPOILER ALERT: It's totally racist! Somebody had a very elegant three piece tweed suit tailored for their horse, and about a million people sent it in. We're joined by writer Christine Nangle who lives really close to us. It’s never too early to get ready for the holidays, so we’ve started feeding our Tió de Nadal early to maximize the number of gifts it will shit out. On Expert Hour, Chuck Daniels teaches us how to speak with authority, especially when you don't know what you're talking about. Confidence is key, babies!

Emily Heller
Lisa Hanawalt
Christine Nangle
Zach Sims

Sabrina Jalees / James Austin Johnson

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Hello babies! Damn Daniel, we're back at it again with the month old memes! In Chunch Chat, Martha looks sensational as she trolls us from her hoverboard. Sabrina Jalees (Comedian, Writer) stops by Wiki Of the Week to celebrate everyone’s favorite Polish holiday, Śmigus-dyngus, commonly known to us Americans as Dyngus Day! Hope you have your pussy willows ready! Sabrina reminds us of Drake’s raw sexual magic and takes us on a journey to the home of Whitney Houston. Joining us for Expert Hour is Goorin Kirkland, who offers us a taste of the wide world of food television!

Aisling Bea / Mary Holland

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Hello Babies! It's MaxFunDrive time again! Support the show at www.maximumfun.org/donate! Thank you for joining us chew lovers! First let's talk about Unreal/The Bachelor! Hear the tale of our lost episode! We're joined for Wiki of the Week by the amazing Aisling Bea to discuss the Pam Reynolds Case! She also tells us about tit cream for cows and horse therapy! Aisling is full of fun info about Prohibition and how horse Stud mating works! And we, in turn, are able to shed a little light for her on "monkey nuts". In Expert Hour, expert Nadine Woodman joins us to tell us all about World War II! Enjoy and don't forget to support Baby Geniuses during MaxFunDrive!

Ryan Sands / Brad Morris

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Hello Babies! Let's start off by checking in with our listeners bathroom habits! Now let's talk about how awesome it is to be adults! So far so good! Does Lisa have a story about a rude person at the movies? She does! In Wiki of the Week we discus Walter Lingo, dog breeder/NFL team owner/showman! We are so excited to talk to Ryan Sands about his teenage years padding his resume! He worked at a radiology lab and the cable company and saw some pretty weird stuff! Expert Rick Crasker joins us to teach us the proper way to deal with customer service reps! Join us!

Emily Heller
Lisa Hanawalt
Ryan Sands
Brad Morris

Eleanor Davis / Sean Keane

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Hello babies! So much to cover! This is gonna be an uncomfortable one folks! Strap in and strap on a peeing device! First, our dislike of Bones and other shows named after the name of the name character! Hey, remember when we asked the big question: HAS ANYONE MASTURBATED TO A SPREADSHEET?! Yes, yes they have. But really, what have YOU masturbated to? In this week's Wiki of the Week, cartoonist/illustrator Eleanor Davis joins us to talk about all the Olympic mascots. Including Izzy, the worst mascot ever. Then, Eleanor tells us all about Diva Cups, pStyles and special underpants! Then, Rob Darlington teaches us all about Digital Trends and Apps! Enjoy!

Emily Flake / Erin Whitehead

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Emily Flake
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Erin Whitehead

Hello Babies! So, we're basically hammers because we NAILED this episode! We're talking about weird features in Emily's new house. We're talking about swag we've been sent. We're re-branding as Puffy Geniuses. This one is full of hits! Hey, can we talk for a second about how great Yoko Ono is? In Chunch Chat, we take it back to the beginning! Cartoonist and illustrator Emily Flake joins us for this week's Wiki: William Hale Thompson, one of the most unethical mayors in America's history! Then Emily Flake tells us all about her and Lisa's Bored To Death cameo, baby skin diseases and trying to explain to people what you do for a living! Finally, we're joined by Expert Shelby Shelton and learn all about Animal Therapy!

Emily Heller
Lisa Hanawalt
Emily Flake
Erin Whitehead