In this very special episode of Professional Geek Podcast, co-host Mark Beers interviews host Blaire Knight-Graves to discuss the benefit of a single-gender education, Blaire’s professional life and career track, her geeky obsessions with dungeons and dragons, television, and film, and the philosophy behind Professional Geek Podcast: Where the idea came from, why we keep going, and the co-hosts reminisce on their first season together
Hank Pearl, photographer and owner of Black Pearl Photo. Hank specializes in event photography, album cover photography, and product photography with a focus on all things subculture. His photography skills have been tapped by Red Bull, Cirque du Soleil, Decibel Magazine, National Rock Review, Wizard World Comic Con, and the Atlas Moth cover for their album “The Old Believer”. But Hank’s passion is for photographing all things weird and what he calls alternatively authentic people: burlesque, LGBTQIA* events and pride festivals, metal concerts, and other odd gatherings.
Emily Graslie, the Chief Curiosity Correspondent at The Field Museum in Chicago, IL and host of the educational YouTube channel “The Brain Scoop”. As host of “The Brain Scoop”, Emily brings an infectious enthusiasm as she shares the work that goes behind the scenes at not only The Field Museum, but other museums and science communities around the country.