Dead Ideas: The History of Extinct Thoughts and Practices

We explore ideas and practices once believed to be true but no longer. Each dead idea is explored in all its glorious eccentricity. For example, discover miasma, the theory that plague comes from stinky air; or the medical diagnosis of hysteria, which holds that women's wombs wander around their bodies causing trouble. Join us on a fun romp through the history of ideas that didn’t quite stand the test of time.

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Gender in Game of Thrones: Its Legacy


What will Game of Thrones be remembered for? I would…


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 2019-03-31  n/a
 
 

Dan Carlin of Hardcore History: Full Interview for the History of History Podcasting


Last time we delved into the History of History Podcasting,…


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 2019-02-17  n/a
 
 

Dan Carlin of Hardcore History: The Full Interview for the History of History Podcasting


Last time we delved into the History of History Podcasting, and now we are giving you the full interview with none other than the host of Hardcore History, Dan Carlin.

For the rest of the full interviews, check out our Patreon feed at www.patreon.com/deadideaspod.

Music and graphic design by Rachel Westhoff.


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 2019-02-17  25m
 
 
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 2019-02-17  n/a
 
 

The History of History Podcasting - featuring Dan Carlin, Bob Packett, Lars Brownworth, Cam Reilly, Lara Eakins, Robin Pierson, Jordan Harbour, Roifield Brown, Glen Gibbs, Travis Dow, and Liz Covart


This is it: the first ever attempt at a history of our genre. I've interviewed nearly a dozen podcasters and spoke to dozens more to bring you this story, which comes to you with our characteristic Dead Ideas quirk (would you expect anything less?). Today I present, nota dead idea but a live idea: history podcasting...


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 2019-02-17  1h29m
 
 
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 2019-02-03  n/a
 
 

Steampunk Rome VI: Rome Industrial - An Interview with Jordan Harbour of Twilight Histories - Roman History


Now that you know ancient Rome fell just shy of an industrial revolution, why not enjoy a world where Rome does industrialize? That's Jordan Harbour's Rome Industrial setting, which he is here to talk to us about today. Jordan is the host of Twilight Histories, an alternate history podcast you should listen to in the dark.

Be sure to support the show at www.patreon.com/deadideaspod to get your portrait drawn!

Custom map of Rome by Adam McKithern. Music by Rachel Westhoff...


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 2019-02-03  37m
 
 
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