Yet another occupational hazard of the antiques industry dating back to the age of antiquity! Join us as we explore which antiques contain lead and which glassware you should absolutely stop using for your nightcap. See also: Caravaggio, Beethoven, Ancient Rome, the most unlikely and least-safe artificial sweetener of all time, and Queen Elizabeth I. Apologies to Flea Market Flip. Begrudgingly.
It's not a gravy boat. It's a downward spiral into Victorian sanitation failure and ill-advised website names. (Apologies for sound quality - our microphone picked up literally everything on the TV in the next room and stripping that out gave us tin-can voices. Thank you for your patience!)
What do you get when science and history collide? ODDITIES! We close out Goth Month with special guest Olivia, here to tell us all about what oddities are and where they came from. (Hint: it's all Napoleon's fault. Probably.)
- @obfvscate (twitter)
- ...and watch out for Lord of Thundertown coming this December from NineStar Press!
- Orientalism by Edward Said
- Religion in Ancient Egypt: Gods, Myths, and Personal Practice by David P. Silverman, John Baines, and Leonard H. Lesko
- Distilling Knowledge by Bruce Moran
Dee's out-of-studio this week, so we put together an assortment of the best deleted scenes from our Patreon! Covering everything from Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell to Drug Abuse Resistance Education to Singin' in the Rain, and so much more.