How Do We Human?

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Video Calls with Mary Nguyen, Katie Elsaesser & Tory N. Thompson

Returning guests Mary Nguyen (@maryhbnguyen, In A World Podcast), Katie Elsaesser (@elsassypants), and Tory N. Thompson (@tory_is_tnt -- follow Tory's dog @littlemixedmissy) pop in to chat with hosts Evan Cox and Chris Binning about the strange new worlds of teleconferencing, from Skype to Zoom to Google Duo. Plus, Mary watches patio fat cats, Katie could go deep in a bag of caramel M&M's, Tory gives away the secret to the acting industry, Evan stole his friend's apartment, and Chris is still bitter about a movie trivia game show audition from five years ago.

Mystery Episode

Hosts Chris Binning and Evan Cox use a random word generator as inspiration for today's topic. What could it be? Listen to find out! Plus, Chris slid into a corporation's DMs, Evan forgets definitions, and they both realize they each have an interest in writing romance novels.

Texting

Hosts Evan Cox and Chris Binning talk about the anxiety and awkwardness that can come from a simple text message. Plus, Evan remembers remembering things, Chris worries about the tiniest little cut on his hand, and they both discover that they are Haha Men. #NotAllBats

Pop Culture Blindspots

Hosts Chris Binning and Evan Cox have a wide knowledge of all things pop culture... but it's not all-encompassing, so they talk about how it can be awkward when somebody brings something up you haven't seen. Plus, corporations ask Chris to be an influencer, Evan is the fool Mr. T pities, and they both take turns being insufferable.

Quizzes

Let's get quizzical with hosts Evan Cox and Chris Binning, as they talk about the world of test-taking, as well as take a test to find out which fictional characters they most closely identify with. Plus, Evan finds that he's a nice rugged boy, Chris feels like he's auditioning for Baby Driver 2, and they both determine how awkward they are. Take the character quiz at https://openpsychometrics.org/tests/characters/

Conspiracy Theories

Hosts Chris Binning and Evan Cox, two humans and definitely not aliens or robots or lizard people, dive down the rabbit hole into the twisted and mysterious world of conspiracy theories. Plus, Chris has shriveled vegetables, Evan loves Bat Boy, and they both pitch a sequel to their original film, Ghost Plane. #GoBeOurLittleBabies

Social Distancing

Hosts Evan Cox and Chris Binning have officially run out of banked episodes, so it's time to talk about social distancing! Plus, Evan debuts a new Tom Jones impression, Chris witnessed a crime, and, since this was recorded four weeks ago, they both made predictions for what has happened by this point in the quarantine. #ThoughtsAndPrayersForGrapeJuice

Small Talk

Some weather I'm assuming we're having since we can't go outside. Hosts Chris Binning and Evan Cox make big talk as they speak about small talk. Plus, Chris missed out on his opportunity to make friends, Evan is not a fan of the "I Voted" sticker, and they both drizzle this episode in syrup puns.

Podcasting with Will Hines

Disclaimer: This episode was recorded before COVID-19 was declared a national emergency. We are responsible li'l social distancers now
 
Actor, improviser, podcast host Will Hines (Twitter: @willhines, Instagram: @williebhines, Screw It We're Just Gonna Talk About Comics podcast, I Will Write Your Book podcast) joins hosts Evan Cox and Chris Binning to talk about some of the more awkward aspects of podcasting, from the stress of reaching out to guests to the anxieties of performing on Comedy Bang Bang. Plus, Will has his own Kurt Cobain narrative, Evan thrives under the bus, and Chris wonders how late is too late to wish somebody Happy New Year.

Dreams Part Deux - EPISODE 50!

It's the 50th episode of How Do We Human, so hosts Chris Binning and Evan Cox are following up on a past episode and recapping the dreams they've had over the last few months. Plus, Chris messes up calling 911, Evan had an improv accident, and Evan gives Chris the hiccups.

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