Every year we do a special episode as a live performance. This year Sage and Savant travel to the San Francisco Earthquake. While many of our episodes are science fiction with bits of history tossed in, we want to cover as much about the earthquake as possible (in a 30 minute show). So, our live show this year is filled with pieces drawn from historical accounts.
Here are the resources we used to detail the events of April 18, 1906.
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Have you ever wanted to join the circus?
In episode 205a, Dr Sage and Professor Savant travel back to the 1880’s where a real circus used to perform up and down the Mississippi. They traveled the river via steamboat, Camp’s Grand Southern Circus.
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Here is some of the background information we put into Episode 201. This includes elements of Bedouin Law, what death by dehydration is like and a bit about fabric and electricity.
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These are the translated writings of Charlotte-Adelade Dard featured in Episode 12 part 2, originally published in Edinburgh for Constable and Co. 1827.
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