Boats Over Troubled Waters

Captain Charlie Griffin of Reels of Fortune has the top earning of the fleet, but is not immune to the troubled waters our fishermen seem to have found themselves in. After hitting the Oregon Inlet’s infamous Bonner Bridge, a $10,000 repair bill has left him struggling to break even. Meanwhile Dave Marciano, who also had a…

Talking to a TV Legend on the Season Finale of StarTalk Tonight

Science and classic television collide on tonight’s season finale of StarTalk, when Neil deGrasse Tyson sits down with legendary television producer Norman Lear, who many consider to be the pioneer of the television sitcom in the 1970s.  Lear’s most notable programs include “All in the Family,” “Sanford and Son,” “Maude,” and “The Jeffersons” – programs that continue to…

He Named Me Malala: An Intimate Portrait of the Nobel Peace Prize Laureate

  “One child, one teacher, one book and one pen can change the world.” – Malala Yousafzai National Geographic Channel has joined forces with Fox Searchlight Pictures for the global theatrical release of Academy Award winner Davis Guggenheim’s upcoming feature documentary HE NAMED ME MALALA, an intimate portrait of Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Malala Yousafzai,…

Talking NASA and the Future of Space Exploration on Tonight’s StarTalk

Get ready to embrace your inner nerd on tonight’s episode of StarTalk, when Neil deGrasse Tyson speaks with the head of NASA, Major General Charles Bolden.  Bolden is a former astornaut and the 12th Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.  He shares his experience deploying the Hubble Space Telescope, the emergence of commercial space flight, and NASA’s future…

Discussing the Twitter Take-off on Tonight’s StarTalk

Do you remember your first tweet?  On tonight’s episode of StarTalk, Neil deGrasse Tyson talks to the co-founder of Twitter, Biz Stone.  A progenitor of social media, Stone has been developing large-scale systems that facilitate the open exchange of information for more than fifteen years.  During the interview, Stone shares how Twitter was created and what it’s been…

Things Get Spacey on Tonight’s StarTalk

The conversation on this episode of StarTalk is out of this world, when Neil deGrasse Tyson sits down with Chris Hadfield.  Hadfield is the first Canadian astronaut to walk in space, author of  “An Astronaut’s Guide to Life on Earth,” and a YouTube sensation for his cover of David Bowie’s “Space Oddity,” which he performed and filmed aboard…

Discussing Parasites with a Former President on Tonight’s StarTalk

Things get presidential on this episode of StarTalk, when Neil deGrasse Tyson sits down with former President Jimmy Carter. Carter served as the 39th president of the Untied States from 1977 to 1981. After his presidency he founded The Carter Center, a nonprofit organization aimed to wage peace and fight disease around the globe. One of the…

At the Intersection of Science and Religion on Tonight’s StarTalk

The often controversial when spoken about together topics of science and religion collide on tonight’s episode of StarTalk, when Neil deGrasse Tyson sits down with Richard Dawkins.  Dawkins is a world-renowned evolutionary biologist, bestselling author, and one of the most outspoken proponents for atheism.  Some of his best-known books, which shed light on the topics of evolution and…

Arianna Huffington Discusses Blogging and Social Media on Tonight’s StarTalk

It’s a meeting of the social media minds on tonight’s StarTalk, when Neil deGrasse Tyson sits down with Arianna Huffington.  She’s the co-founder of the Pulitzer Prize winning news aggregator and blog “The Huffington Post.”  She is writer herself – her latest of 14 books is titled “Thrive: The Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating…

Dan Savage Discusses Love and the Concept of Monogam-ish Tonight on StarTalk

It’s a cosmic love meeting on tonight’s episode of StarTalk, when Neil deGrasse Tyson sits down with Dan Savage, a gay rights activist and author of the internationally syndicated sex and relationship advice column “Savage Love.”  In addition to the column, Savage has published several books.  His latest book, American Savage, reflects on his experiences throughout the founding of the “It…