Blister Gets A New Add-it-tude in Episode 10

Episode 10: A Split-Flap Epiphany

A chance-encounter with an egg salad sandwich launches Blister into an unexpected partnership with Scab, her rat pack, and Bile the bilge rat.

For the Curious

Sure, we joke about math on this podcast, but that’s only to show how much we love…and fear it!

Here are a few excellent books to inspire a young person’s math love:

How Many? by Christopher Danielson

Infinity and Me by Kate Hosford

Billions of Bricks by Kurt Cyrus

A Very Improbable Story by Edward Einhorn and Adam Gustavson

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Use the contact page to tell me what you think will happen next! Know any math jokes better or worse than this one:

Why do plants hate math?
Because it gives them square roots.

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Special thanks to Roland Rudzitis for serving up the Blister and Muck theme song. Additional music from Monplaisir and Kevin McLeod. IdkMrGarcia shuffled the wood flaps. Nolhananas clacked the gears. Dadshb1489 brought the birds. Train sounds [1] [2] from Daniel Simion. All other sounds from the public domain. My gratitude multiplies for my family, friends, and fans. One for one and all for you!

Featured Image: “Mathematics” by geralt, CC0

By jenmichellemason

Jenny is a story hunter. She has explored foreign countries, canyon mazes, and burial crypts to gather the facts that make good stories. Once, she sniffed a 200-year-old skull...for research purposes. Jenny received an M.Phil from Trinity College Dublin and holds an MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults from VCFA. She has authored nearly 20 STEM books for young readers. Her inquisitive and funny nonfiction articles have appeared in Mountain Flyer, Cobblestone, and Muse magazines. Jenny also works as a freelance copy writer for nonprofits and small businesses.

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