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.
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).
A special photography episode of Unwonk, in which we learn the difference between a peeping Tom and just a regular creep, who can make you delete your photos, and why wedding photographers have souls of darkness.
Episode 2: We talk about how angry dog poop can improve your social skills, exactly how tight your former employer can screw your shackles, and how to make sure the heroin-like rush of rewards points doesn't go to your head.
Episode 1: We talk about how dancing can make you legally special, why you have to be really really really careful when you buy a car, and why a loan to a friend is usually really a "loan" (those real quotes are effectively air quotes, which are meant to represent real quotes, anyway).