Zombified: Your Source for Fresh Brains

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

49 episodes of Zombified: Your Source for Fresh Brains since the first episode, which aired on June 4th, 2019.

  • Resistance: Mzilikazi Koné

    January 17th, 2023  |  Season 4  |  1 hr 20 mins

    Are you tired of being zombified by indoctrination, incarceration, and educational institutionalization? Join the resistance with this week's guest Political Science Professor Mzilikazi Koné and spread the wonderfully contagious dream of freedom and resistance!

  • The Twitterpocalypse: Steven Beschloss

    January 10th, 2023  |  Season 4  |  1 hr 20 mins

    Is Twitter heralding the end of society as we know it? We have an apocalyptically great time talking to award-winning author (and passionate tweeter) Steven Beschloss about the good, the bad and zombifying aspects of social media, including his personal successes and struggles trying to use Twitter to build a virtual space for true dialogue. In the aftermath of the Twitterpocalypse, can we build a new social media world that is a public good that makes all of our lives better? Tune in to find out!

  • Digitized Humans: Liz Grumbach

    December 22nd, 2022  |  Season 4  |  58 mins 52 secs

    Whose voices get to carry on after death, and whose stories get buried with time? In this suprisingly optimistic episode, we talk with Liz Grumbach about the future of the human-tech interface and the way that technology can be used as a tool for understanding ourselves and our place in the world. We also chat with her about the social factors that decide who gets silenced, and how the field of Digital Humanities is giving a new voice to the silent dead.

  • Prezombification: Bob Cialdini

    December 8th, 2022  |  Season 4  |  1 hr 10 mins
    business, cialdini, influence, persuasion, presuasion

    Has your brain been turned into a fertile ground for the planting of other people's ideas, goals and influence? In this episode, we talk to best-selling author Bob Cialdini about 'pre-suasion,' the idea that you can make people more receptive to persuasion by setting up the context and situation in certain ways. Learn about your own susceptibilities to influence, how to tell if you're being zombified, and how we can use these techniques to zombify ourselves for good!

  • Refusing to Die: Season 4 live premier

    December 8th, 2022  |  Season 4  |  54 mins 37 secs

    Are you barely alive or feeling a little undead? Well, it's time to crawl out of the ground and re-embrace this messy, wonderful thing called livin', with our new season of Zombified!