The Archaeology of Giants Atlantis at Last! In Search of Aliens S01, E01 https://archyfantasies.wordpress.com/atlantis-at-last-in-search-of-aliens-s01-e01/ Atlantis – Episode 17 https://wordpress.com/post/archyfantasies.com/5961?site=archyfantasies.com Remix – Atlantis in Sardinia with Dr. Emily Holt – Archaeological Fantasies ep 107 https://archyfantasies.wordpress.com/remix-atlantis-in-sardinia-with-dr-emily-holt-archaeological-fantasies-ep-107/ Mysterious Middle East Hi! I’m an archaeologist who likes games, video games, gaming, horror, the supernatural, and debunking pseudoarchaeology. Check out... Continue Reading →
Coming up on Archaeological Fantasies:
In this interesting time...my semester is wrapping up, and I decided to change my thesis proposal with three weeks left in the semester...because reasons.That said. I do have a stock of podcasts that need tweaking before being posted. I'm going get those up soon, and thank everyone for being lenient with us. I think you'll... Continue Reading →
Game Food Archaeology: Major Dunmer Food Stuffs.
The Dunmer race in ESO can be divided into two distinct cultural groups. One being the Indigenous Ashlanders and the other being the city and town dwelling Dunmer. When talking about the major foodstuffs of these groups, it’s important to keep them separate, as the city Dunmer have a great deal of Imperial influence to... Continue Reading →
The Non-Curse of Oak Island, Ep 1
I've never actually watched this show, I know, I know. So I decided to sit down and go over these. I will admit, I don't get this show at all, but it's fun to watch the big drill go 'round. Hi! I'm an archaeologist who likes games, video games, gaming, horror, the supernatural, and debunking... Continue Reading →
Let’s Play: Archaeologist sets up Data for Excavation in No Man’s Sky.
This episode we're figuring out how to take grid points from our ship, dream up ways to set up a grid, I wish my mom a happy birthday and clean up animal poop for profit. Also, my mom calls and I have to defend my life choices. Check out Andrew Reinhard's book ARCHAEOGAMING: An Introduction... Continue Reading →
ArchyFantasies in the time of Covid.
Hello everyone! This is just a quick message about how we're navigating the whole lock-down and our content. Currently, it's not affecting our production schedule, and so I don't see a need to alter much here. I may be putting some things out directly to everyone instead of making non-members wait a week, but... Continue Reading →
Lovecraft and Religious Exoticism.
Last post I touched on the concept of Orientalism and how it’s used in a lot of Lovecraft’s writing. This post I want to focus on something specific, mainly Lovecraft’s use of religion and superstition in his stories. When we talked about Orientalism, I also brought up the idea of cultural exoticism, which is the... Continue Reading →
The Major Issues with Transoceanic Travelers (Hint it’s the R and S words)
So there’s a few unifying threads when it comes to certain pseudoarchaeology ideas — one of which being the concept of the Transoceanic Traveler.
Sub-Blogs!? WTF Archy?
Whats a Sub-blog? Something I made up. You'll have noticed a weird hiccup in the blog last month. Well, it was the combination of a lot of things but mostly it led to some restructuring of the blog. Which also led to me thinking, "Hey, I got these three topics that I really want to... Continue Reading →
Caution and Certainty in Archaeology and Pseudoarchaeology.
Well, I finished reading America Before by Graham Hancock. I know there's already been several reviews about this book, and I'll be getting around to a much more in-depth one. (Because as I keep telling people, this is part of my thesis, and I may as well kill two birds with one stone). But if... Continue Reading →