How did they deal with pandemic disease in the 1660s?
Season 1, Ep. 29
Jason talks to Rebecca Rideal about 1666, and pandemics, great fires, and wars.Producer: Natt TapleyAudio: Pete Dennis
How big were mediaeval warhorses?
Season 1, Ep. 28
Jason talks to Alan Outram and Oliver Creighton who have done the most extensive study of mediaeval warhorses ever made.Producer: Natt TapleyAudio: Pete Dennis
Why are our trees going north?
Season 1, Ep. 27
Ben Rawlence joins Jason to explain how the tree-line is moving, what that means for us, and what we can do about it. Produced by: Natt TapleyAudio: Pete Dennis
How can we bring back action comics?
Season 1, Ep. 26
Jason talks to comics legend Garth Ennis about war, computer games, history, and how to bring back comics of the past.Producer: Natt TapleyAssistant Producer: Abi RobinsonAudio: Pete Dennis
Can we geo-engineer our way out of climate change?
Season 1, Ep. 25
In this episode Jason talks to Gernot Wagner about the damage we're doing to our limate and whether or not it's on our power to reverse it.Producer: Natt TapleyAssistant Producer: Abi RobinsonAudio: Pete Dennis
Are we going to run out of soil?
Season 1, Ep. 24
Jason talks to Jo Handelsman, the Director of the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery at University of Wisconsin, about the role soil has played in the historical invasions of Ukraine, how fast we're running out of soil and what will happen when we do.Presenter: Jason KingsleyProducer: Natt TapleyAssistant Producer: Abi RobinsonAudio: Pete Dennis
Is the world coming to an end?
Season 1, Ep. 23
Professor Nicholas Guyatt joins Jason to talk about apocalyptic cults, beliefs in the end of the world, and what that might look like.Producer: Natt TapleyAssistant Producer: Abi RobinsonAudio: Pete DennisImage: St Jean de Montmartre 4th Horseman of Apocalypse by Peter Haas licensed under Creative Commons Attribution Share-Alike 3.0
Were the Dark Ages dark?
Season 1, Ep. 22
Jason talks to David Perry & Matt Gabriele about their new book, The Bright Ages, which tries to reassess the period after the fall of the Roman empire (if that even happened).Producer: Natt TapleyAudio: Pete DennisAssistant Producer: Abi RobinsonPhoto by Ali Khalil from Pexels: https://www.pexels.com/photo/columns-and-dome-of-hagia-sophia-7542061/