Charity: Water's Scott Harrison
Today (March 22) is World Water Day, so on this week's show we talk to Charity: Water founder and CEO Scott Harrison. Scott is doing some significant things to fight the world water crisis, and he gives us some practical steps to engage the issue and help bring relief. We also introduce you to a great new indie/folk band, Mount Moriah. Plus, Jesse returns as an "older, wiser and more-mature" dad (not really), Cameron recounts his best birthday ever and the crew debates the awesomeness of going to space.
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Listen to the full interview with Scott Harrison
Notable Jokes & Runs
3:13 - Cameron talks about having a floor seat at a Magic game, and getting photographed screaming at Dwight Howard, as well as how he got the licensing rights for the photo from USA Today Sports.
11:33 - Jesse talks about what it's like to be a dad. He talks about his son's hair (calling it Maddow-esque), and his ability to do impressions (Dr. Evil, and a sad baby).
27:54 - Cameron warns Jesse not to bring slices related to babies or parenthood.
70:08 - Cameron asks Jesse how much he would pay to fly past Jupiter. More space jokes.
Notable Guest Moments
48:44 - Introduction to Schott Harrison of Charity: Water.
60:21 - Introduction to Mount Moriah.
Other Notable Moments
1:50 - Jesse is back after his wife had a baby! Cameron talks about Jesse's absence and its effect on the podcast.
20:31 - Relevant Reccomends: Marnie Stern, the soundtrack to Dave Grohl's documentary about a recording studio and its soundboard, Rhye, Alabama Shakes,
28:34 - Jesse's slice about Twitter's newly-granted pattent, and about patent trolling in general. They talk about the patent on podcasting, which the holders are using to troll major podcasters. Also, the Shield Act, which would restrict patent trolling.
33:41 - Maya's slice about a company offering to pay someone to go on a vacation.
37:17 - Jesse provokes a long, extended discussion on whether or not it's worthwhile to spend lots of money just to go into space.
43:23 - Tyler's slice about an anonymous second grader's book, How to Be A Cool Person.
72:53 - Feedback to Question of the Week: "What is the most crazy engagement story you've heard of?"
77:09 - Chad explains the "Oops, I" jingle for corrections and apologies.
Question of the Week
What are your tips on how to be cool?
Inspired by this story of a 2nd grader's book, we've decided to write a podcast book on how to be cool. Obviously, we need your help, so this week we're simply asking you for your tips on how to be cool.