Atari has assembled the best of the best. They look ready to get VR off the ground but then the company they make a colossal mistake. The mistake’s name is E.T. Support this show by supporting our sponsors! Wix - Create your very own professional website today at for a special FREE TRIAL to The Great Courses Plus.
Virtual Reality I The Sword of Damocles | 1
In the 1960s a group of scientists and engineers had a vision: that one day people could put on a pair of goggles and enter a whole new world. Support this show by supporting our sponsors! Wix - Create your very own professional website today at
Interview | Stuff You Should Know | 6
An interview with Josh Clark, co-host of the “Stuff You Should Know” podcast. Josh has a new show called “The End of the World with Josh Clark” that looks at those big existential questions we humans can’t seem to settle: Are we alone in the universe? Where did we come from? And, what’s next for us? Support this show by supporting our sponsors! The Great Courses - Go to
Introducing TBD with Tina Brown | 5
As editor in chief at Vanity Fair and The New Yorker, Tina Brown has had opportunity to sit down with the world’s most important people to hear their thoughts on the zeitgeist and on her new Podcast, “TBD with Tina Brown,” she invites you to hear her candid conversations with writers, politicals, crime sleuths, journalist and the newsmakers of tomorrow’s social debates. Subscribe to TBD with Tina Brown on Apple Podcasts or by visiting
Anesthesia | Ether Dreams | 3
As Horace Wells’ life went from bad to worse, William Morton was handed a golden opportunity. At stake was scientific pride and a lot of money. But who will triumph? Support this show by supporting our sponsors! Wix - Create your very own professional website today at for a special FREE TRIAL to The Great Courses Plus.