Jono Zalay grew up in beautiful San Diego, where upon becoming a stand-up comic, he quickly grew tired of good weather and happy times. So he packed all his belongings and boarded a plane to Boston. His belongings boarded a plane to Philadelphia and were never seen again. Once adequately miserable, Jono pursued comedy while earning his PhD in Neuroscience. In 2010-11, he became a staple at comedy festivals around the country, winning all of them in the “most fun” category that he made up. His unique and informed background brings a perspective to stand-up comedy unequaled by almost any PhD in Neuroscience.
The gang starts off with a discussion about hecklers and lollyfarting before delving into the subject of consciousness. Guest neuroscientist and comedian Jono Zalay is back in the Professor Blastoff hatch to talk about self-realization, dreams, sex robots, and so much more!Listen
It's David Huntsberger’s time for a solo episode in the hatch! After answering some listener questions, David gets into the topic of dreams and why we have them. He'll call up a Blastronaut, his neuroscientist buddy Jono Zalay, and even his mother…Listen