Negin Farsad is a comedian, documentary filmmaker, and author. She created and starred in the documentary 'The Muslims are Coming,' about Islamophobia in America through the lens of comedy. She also currently stars in the film '3rd Street Blackout' and her book 'How to Make White People Laugh' will be released on May 24th. In this episode we go all-in on the 2016 election as well as discuss the perception of Muslims in America, the controversy surrounding the ad campaign for 'The Muslim are Coming,' how the election process varies wildly from country to country, the true story behind '3rd Street Blackout,' and much more.
Sean Carroll is a Theoretical Physicist, Cosmologist, and author of the new book 'The Big Picture: On the Origins of Life, Meaning, and the Universe Itself' which comes out May 10th. This episode we discuss the accessibility of science, the arrow of time, the plausibility of the multiverse and time travel, the higgs boson, naturalism, the entropy of the universe, and much more! Buy/Pre-Order Sean's book: http://www.amazon.com/Big-Picture-Origins-Meaning-Universe/dp/0525954821