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The Blurst of Times

a podcast about the news, the issues, and the facts hosted by sophie and felix


  • Vaccines

    Nov 09 2021

    The TBOT team is on our way to being fully vaccinated against COVID-19! What are vaccines, how do they work, and why should you get your COVID vaccine? The answers are in this episode!

  • Martin Luther King Jr.

    Jan 18 2021

    These days most everyone agrees MLK was a hero of the civil rights movement--but how did people treat him in his own time? And is the civil rights movement part of our past, or our present? Listen to learn more! 

  • How The Grinch Stole Christmas

    Dec 24 2020

    In this mini bonus holiday episode, 4 year old Nim reads aloud her favorite christmas book

  • Santa Claus

    Dec 22 2020

    Hosts Nim, Felix and Sophie wish you a happy solstice and a merry conjunction, and look at what world wide holiday traditions have in common. On Felix's fun fact, find out the shocking story of how St. Nick became Santa Claus!

  • Defund The Police

    Dec 04 2020

    This "snappy" slogan has been causing a stir--but is it really as radical as people think it is? On today's show, co-hosts Felix and Sophie explain why people are calling to defund the police. 

  • Thanksgiving

    Nov 24 2020

    This thanksgiving is unlike any other--or is it? In our Thanksgiving episode, co-hosts Felix and Sophie share the dark side of thanksgiving that you maybe haven't heard about in school. 

  • The Electoral College

    Nov 10 2020

    In the premiere of season three, co-hosts Felix and Sophie talk about the recent U.S. presidential election, and discuss how the electoral college vote, rather than the popular vote, works to decide the winner. 

  • A Brief Word on The Election

    Nov 02 2020

    Co-Host Felix and his 4 year old sister Nim talk about the upcoming presidential election and make some surprising predictions. 

  • The United States Postal Service

    May 04 2020

    In this episode, hosts Felix & Sophie explain why the USPS is so important, discuss republican plans to dissolve the mail service, and suggest ways you can help save the USPS

  • The Corona Virus

    Mar 19 2020

    Felix and Sophie discuss how to cope with the spread of the Corona virus 

  • The Official TBOT Presidential Endorsement

    Mar 06 2020

    In this episode, co-hosts Felix and Sophie tell us who they think is the best choice to win the democratic nomination, and explain why they think he's so great!

  • The Primaries

    Jan 24 2020

    Hosts Felix and Sophie sit down to explain how primary elections work, and what we should consider as we choose the next democratic presidential nominee. 

  • Wage Theft

    Oct 31 2019

    Hosts Felix & Sophie sit down to continue their discussion of the super rich, and work out how someone can "earn" a billion dollars 

  • Billionaires

    Oct 24 2019

    Hosts Felix & Sophie sit down to discuss just how much a billion dollars really is, how much money the one percent are working with, and do their best to spend Bill Gates' money. 

  • The Green New Deal

    Oct 05 2019

    Hosts Sophie and Felix sit down to discuss the pros and cons of the Green New Deal, and what it could mean for the future of our country, and the planet! 

  • Impeachment

    Oct 04 2019

    Hosts Sophie and Felix sit down to explain what impeachment is, what it means, and what will happen next.

  • Climate Change

    Oct 04 2019

    Hosts Sophie and Felix sit down to discuss climate change

  • Immigrants and Refugees

    Oct 04 2019

    Hosts Sophie and Felix sit down to discuss the Syrian civil war, Trump's recent travel ban, and the oldest fossils on earth... plus you won't believe today's news of the weird! 

  • Fossil Fuels

    Oct 02 2019

    Today's top stories: Protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline, Parsing Brexit, and exploring outer space