Undead Gender with Drs. Rebecca Gibson, Jay VanderVeen, and Holly Walters: Archaeological Fantasies ep 114

This episode we talk with Drs. Rebecca Gibson and Jay VanderVeen about their upcoming edited volume Monstrous Males and Fatal Females due out in 2021. We also talk with one of the authors Dr. Holly Walters about her chapter on vampires, and we manage a bit on Zombies too. We look at Gender and how... Continue Reading →

Those Damn Victorians at it Again, or Why so Many Fakes in the 19th Century?

If you follow this blog or podcast for any amount of time you've probably noticed that a lot of the things we cover can be traced back to 19th-century ideas. I'm not saying we should blame the Victorians for everything dealing with pseudo-archaeology, but I'm not saying we shouldn't either. What was going on during... Continue Reading →

Blaming Lovecraft for All Things Pseudoarchaeology: Archaeological Fantasies Ep: 113

This episode I take to the airwaves myself to tell you all what I think of H.P. Lovecraft and his Cthulhu mythos, the impact that it is had on society as a whole, and how the elder gods are going to devour us all. But seriously, let's talk Lovecraft and his unintentional impact on pseudoarchaeology,... Continue Reading →

Pseudo TV with Annelise Baer

Today we talk with Annelise Baer about some behind the scenes aspects of making Pseudo-television shows like Ancient Aliens. She tells how the research and some of the production is done, and we talk about what Archaeology could learn from tv.   Show Notes: Annelise Baer, MA Twitter - @annelisebaer IMBD -  https://www.imdb.com/name/nm3243785/  Crystal Skull Vodka... Continue Reading →

The Major Issues with Transoceanic Travelers (Hint it’s the R and S words)

So there’s a unifying thread when it comes to certain pseudoarchaeology ideas — one of which being the concept of the Transoceanic Traveler. I recently finished reading a book called The Path of the Spiritual Sun. It’s a guidebook for a new religion that a gentleman named Beelzebub is trying to hype. The central premise... Continue Reading →

Archaeology and the Path of the Spiritual Sun: It’s all Been Done Before.

Today I talk about the archaeology in the Path of the Spiritual Sun, how it's all been done before, there's nothing new...under the sun... Show Notes: Belsebuub's website:https://belsebuub.com/books/the-path-of-the-spiritual-sun-celebrating-the-solstices-and-equinoxes  Jason Colavito's Website: http://www.jasoncolavito.com/blog/

Giant DNA and Mudfossils with Dr. Jennifer Raff.

Today we talk with Dr. Jennifer Raff about the YouTube channel Mudfossil University and the possibility that Rocks are really just fossilized Giants. Show Notes: Episodes with Dr. Raff https://archyfantasies.com/?s=Jennifer+Raff New Archaeo-Genetics Articles With Jennifer RaffArchaeological Fantasies and the genetic history of the AmericasDNA in Archaeology with Jennifer Raff – Episode 50Dr. Jennifer Raff's Websites: violentmetaphors.com... Continue Reading →

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