Anthropology is both a fascinating, and controversial topic. This week, join Eric and Bryan as they welcome anthropologist Katherine Schaefers as their guest.
The Christmas movie conversations continue this week with Bryan’s favorite: The Ref. Also, Nerds on History’s Eric Bricmont is back, everyone! Back to try to destroy the film podcast… one shark at a time.
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Hey folks, Kevin Sutorius here! Last time I posted, it was a Top 20 movies of 2012, and this time, I thought I’d do something different. I’m a huge technology nerd (“Techno-phile” I dub myself) and I wanted to share a gadget I’m looking forward to: the Pebble Smartwatch. Wait, what’s so smart about a watch? What does is it do? Before we get started, I want to share some history.
Nerds on History
Episode No. 69 — The Complete Package
Eric and Bryan welcome author and historian Maureen Ogle onto the show to talk about her new book In Meat We Trust: An Unexpected History of Carnivore America. Listen as they explore a unique perspective on the history of food in America.
Eric and Bryan were thrilled to welcome Maureen Ogle, who also happens to be the first guest on Nerds on History who has a Ph.D. As we discussed her book, we got to dive into the history of the United States from an rarely explored angle: the food we we eat, and how it came to be that way. The single resonating question that drove all of Maureen’s research was “what does it mean to be an American?” As you listen, I think you’ll find that we come up with some pretty good ideas that help answer that.