Next Episode of Going Deep with David Rees is
Comedian, writer and entrepreneur David Rees reveals the not so obvious complexities of the most seemingly simple things we do in everyday life. Deemed a "phenomenal cult hero" by Variety and "drolly hilarious" by The New York Times, Rees plays scientific and anthropological host to this how-to show of epic proportions. Each episode of "Going Deep with David Rees" delves into the science and the history behind everyday tasks, attempting to de-familiarize the ubiquitous so as to increase our appreciation and wonder.
David attempts to eavesdrop on his friends and old bosses after learning about inconspicuous listening techniques and receiving pointers from a former CIA operative.
David studies how to throw a punch and avoid being hit, and learns what happens when a punch connects; boxing champion Bernard Hopkins is recruited to deliver David's first real blow.
David collects information from a professional cricket player, a billiards shark and two physics professors in order to learn how to properly bounce a ball.
David's attempts to improve his personal signature take him from the New York Public Library to a meeting with comic Paul F. Tompkins.
David explores the science of sleep in an attempt to re-create the best nap he's ever had; humorist John Hodgman helps David appreciate the benefits of a midday snooze.
David goes sponge diving off the coast of Florida and visits NASA's Office of Planetary Protection in order to learn the most efficient and effective way to wash dishes.
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