On this episode of Unwonk, we learn what intergalactic conflict has to to do with terminating a lease. And we talk to Felix Salmon, Senior Editor at Fusion, about the connection between a lemon ginger teabag and Alec Baldwin’s prized - and now un-prized - favorite painting. We also spend some time exploring the dark underbelly of the art world.
On this episode of Unwonk all about duels, we learn when you should put your seconds first, that insurance companies have been hated for longer than you think, and how to deal with a fellow coffee house customer who smells bad.
On this episode of Unwonk, we learn that you can put a price on a broken heart, and how to master home medical remedies of the 19th century by using condiments straight from your fridge.
On this super special megasode of Unwonk, we talk about the developing story of the FBI wanting to get more than ten bites at the Apple.
On this episode of Unwonk, we learn that children are horrible, what kinds of neighbors are worst neighbors (part 2!), and what makes you a sketchy person.
Lightning round! We reached far and wide to ask attorneys to send us the questions from non-lawyers that bug them. Consider this Volume One.
We talk to Laura Lane and Angela Spera from This Is Why You're Single (the sketch show, book, AND podcast), learn about what definitely not to do during intermission at a play, and discuss how the produce at Trader Joe’s isn’t primarily for human consumption.
A special episode of Unwonk all about wine: We learn how not to prepare for your first time drinking whiskey, what can trigger a restaurant customer to attack the owner with a bottle of wine, and we’re thrilled to talk to wine expert and host of the TV show “Check Please Bay Area,” Leslie Sbrocco.
On this episode, we talk to leading intellectual property attorney Sam Fifer about how "Happy Birthday to You" unceremoniously fell from copyright grace and assemble a superawesome panel on how badly restaurants have haunted us with their cringey versions of happy birthday songs.
We learn how not to get taken to the cleaners when you go to the cleaners, and we talk to international law attorney and person of intrigue Sean Lees about how he got into his career of making a global impact (and most definitely by not being a spy).