There is a long tradition of thinkers espousing their views on arcane subjects in the bars and public rooms of Europe. Even today, it continues in events such as the SciBar and Book Slam. Another such venture has joined the list.
Pub Astronomy (which tweets here) is a podcast involving astronomers heading out to chat in a pub and filming the (I would guess heavily edited) results. Cosmologists Renee Hlozek and Chris Lintott will be touring the country, chatting about different subjects and inviting people’s questions on the biggest subjects in the universe. Check with the website and twitter account to see if they’re headed to a boozer near you.