Weather: Storm Front Freaks Network

#88 Guest: Andrew Blum - It’s Not a Cheerleader

September 21, 2019

In This Episode

  • Guest: Andrew Blum, Author of "The Weather Machine"
  • Tracker Chat with the Tornado Trackers – Favorite Chase Day Eateries
  • Lightning Round: Trivial Pursuit
  • #WeatherFools-We present the fools doing stupid things in weather situations
  • Weather Trollbot 5000-Interprets what our weather friends were really thinking when responding to nasty social media trolls

Our Guest

Andrew Blum, Author of "The Weather Machine"

Andrew Blum is an author and journalist, writing about technology, infrastructure, architecture, design, cities, art and travel. As a magazine journalist, he has published dozens of feature stories in publications including Time, WIRED, Popular Science, Vanity Fair, and The New York Times. His previous book, Tubes: A Journey to the Center of the Internet, was the first ever book-length look at the physical infrastructure of the Internet. His new book, The Weather Machine: A Journey Inside the Forecast, was published in June 2019.

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Next Episode records on October 3rd we have NWS-Ft Worth Warning Coordination Meteorologist Jennifer Dunn


  • Opening Music: Brett Epstein
  • Closing Music: Gabe Cox
  • Other Music: “Pecos Hank” Schyma from El Reno Blues

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