While orca's gossip look out for predatory conferences

In this episode Raye and Nick talk news! Raye does an orca mash-up exposing her wish to be aquaman and Nick talks the dangers of online conference phishing. 

Puget Sound orcas have a lot to say. This woman is almost always listening. via KNKX

Killer Whales Are Insufferable Gossips via Hakai Magazine

Puget Sound’s southern-resident orcas wow Monterey Bay, California, in rare sighting via Seattle Times

FTC fines predatory publishers


Sci-Hub and Libgen blocked by French ISPs



Intro-Outro song by Kurt Vile, "I Wanted Everything". Want to listen to the full track? Find it here.

Like what you hear? Have suggestions for future episodes? Let us know! Email Allie Brown at allie [at] octogroup.org

Thanks for listening and sharing!




You’ve quoted our April Fools story in your podcast. Thought you might like a heads up.



Tobin Stokes

Social Media Manager,

Hakai Magazine  

We got totally bamboozled over here! You all are too good! We will definitely be adding a disclaimer (embarrassed face) >.<

Add new comment