Episode 19 – DO Pay Attention to the Man Behind The Curtain! (History of Turkey VI)

I’ll tell you, folks, this was a hard episode to name. Other contenders included, “Spell It For Her In Greek,” “My New Favorite Science Man,” and “My Weight In Gold? Very Good.”

Science falls in love. Clio talks…science? Rissa has never been in a public school in her life.

Here’s the article that spurred Clio into action: https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/on-this-indian-reservation-locals-are-in-survival-mode-during-the-winter_us_5a54ddd0e4b003133ecca7bb?utm_campaign=hp_fb_pages&utm_source=main_fb&utm_medium=facebook&ncid=fcbklnkushpmg00000063

And here’s Rissa’s Ragnarok playlist:

 

Mini Episode: I Thought Everyone Knew About the Emu Wars (Fun Facts Mega Episode)

Oops! All fun facts! Oops! This mini episode is not so mini! Enjoy expanding your brain with all our new knowledge!

Rissa falls down a Norse Wikipedia hole. Science acquires a new fun fact on accident. Clio roasts Texas.

Check out Stuff You Missed in History Class!
Oyster Wars: https://www.missedinhistory.com/podcasts/chesapeake-bay-oyster-wars.htm
Emu War: https://www.missedinhistory.com/podcasts/chesapeake-bay-oyster-wars.htm

Fight Me About Jazz

Hi everyone! Science here. Clio and Rissa asked about recipes for all of Prohibition’s most popular illicit drinks (made with alcohol that’s like, good), and I’m here to deliver.

You’ve got to check out Thrillest’s guide to good Prohibition-era drinks–how you know they’re authentic (minus the methanol, of course). Cocktail Flow has a great guide here on how to make many of these cocktails with ingredients and instructions.

While enjoying your cocktail, please enjoy these video clips of ridiculous dance trends. The first clip, from a 1956 movie called Don’t Knock the Rock, showcases the Charleston and many of its variations. Watch out for those flying hands.

And this clip is footage of folks doing the Black Bottom. Note those variations in style–the Black Bottom is a lot more about hips and elbows. The scandal!

We’ll see you on Wednesday with a brand new episode! Until then, learn something worth knowing.

Episode 11 – All Songs Are Breakup Songs (Tourist’s Guide to Prohibition I)

This week, Science takes a stand: podcasts that touch liquor shall never touch…hers. Mine. Ours. And then she talks about liquor for forty minutes. It’s a tourist’s guide to Prohibition!

Rissa begs for a job. Science has weird music taste, but at least she doesn’t blindly make playlists based on keywords, Clio.