Each week, we dive into a new controversial topic to learn more about ourselves and the world around us. Get ready to hear some mind-blowing science, along with a few awkward stories of our own!
Entrepreneurs: privileged men or hardworking creatives?
We figure out what it really means to be an entrepreneur this week, as we chat about the hits and misses of running our own business, interview a special guest and learn the science behind what it takes to become an entrepreneur.
Popstars: who is the greatest of all time? Live from jfl montreal 2018 ft. matteo lane
We hit the stage of JFL Montreal with Matteo Lane to discuss who should be hailed the greatest popstar of all time, while Rachel tests our science knowledge with interesting questions and sidenotes. Lady Gaga? Brittney Spears? Its all up for debate live at JFL Montreal 2018.
Elon musk: Evil billionaire or innovative genius?
We spend this episode chatting about the infamous Elon Musk. From Greg's terrifying tale of discovering his favorite artist is dating the man himself, to an insightful debate about whether Elon Musk is a 21st century technical savant who will guide us beyond the stars, or an evil genius whose ulterior motives may be the end of us all, find out on this week's episode of Sidenote.
Sex Education: corrupting minds or saving lives?
Greg and Mitch recount their very different Sex Ed experiences. While Greg was putting expired condoms on wooden dildo's, Mitch was getting some misinformation at Catholic school. This week the guys are on the same side of the debate and are reading our current government to filth for sending the Sex Ed Curriculum 20 years back to the past.
Influencers: Pure Trash or This generations Treasure?
This week, we talk about the power of Influencers. We share some stories about YouTubers, and our Producer Rachel interviews Science Sam, an amazing science communicator. We end it all with a debate about whether we should respect influencers, or look down on them.
Alcohol: Liquid courage or dangerous blackouts?
We're talking about Alcohol. We have a lot of stories about drinking- but we get into some of our best ones. Including Greg breaking into a celebrities car. Rachel explains the science of what happens when you get black out drunk, and than we finish it off with a debate wether or not alcohol is good or bad for society.
Polyamory: What it is like to be in a POLYAMOROUS relationship
This week we're talking all about relationships - including ours! We remember our first encounters with polyamorous couples and how awkwardly we reacted. Greg chats with our friends who are now in a 4-way polyamorous relationship, and asks them all about how it happened, how it works and how they feel. We finish it off by debating whether or not WE could be in a poly-relationship.
Death: Crippling Anxiety or Ultimate Peace?
This week we take on a lighthearted topic, DEATH! We talk about the most painful ways to die, near death experiences, and how our relationship with spirituality has changed. Mitch and Rachel discuss different funeral practices around the world. We then debate who is more afraid of death and Mitch explains why he would like to live forever.
Video Games: Violent Problem or Productive Hobby
We discuss video game culture, our own attachments to video games, and debate wether video games are a violent problem or a productive hobby.
Therapy: over-hyped hoax or essential to life?
Were chatting about Therapy. Greg talks about panic attacks and his experience with seeing his therapist in public. Than we move onto the history of pyschiatric help, and end with a debate about wether or not we feel therapy is actually effective.
comedy: ridiculous boys club or purist art form?
On this episode we're talking about comedy. We discuss Greg's transition into the world of stand up comedy, interview a professional stand up comedian about how to craft jokes, all while debating issues that are plaguing the comedy industry right now.
all inclusive vacations: Relaxing getaway or Unethical Disaster
This week we're discussing some stories behind a recent all inclusive trip. We're gonna take a deep dive look into the enviornmental and economic impact of all inclusive vacation. We end it all with a debate about this type of vacation.
Reality Tv: Social experiment or
On this episode we talk about reality TV. We start with some stories from Mitch's time on Big Brother Canada, interview a reality TV show winner and super fan, and discuss the history of reality TV.
marijuana: Creative tool or harmful substance?
This week, we talk about marijuana, our experience with it, how it effects your brain and body, its history and ultimatley whether we think its good or bad.