S1 E2 Eat Dirt

Story Kernels

Jun 16 2022 • 47 mins

This week we get down to the nitty gritty as we dive into the world of Resurrection Men and tree people! We discuss what it means to be a person, 19th-century death situations, alien impulses that are the same as our impulses (when it comes down to it), good old-fashioned killer fungus, and the fact that murder is now, as it was then, in fact, illegal. We also talk about honing an idea into a theme with our listener question.

And, as an aside now that it is ‘next June’, KL! did not read all of those poetry books and is unlikely to in the near future. Additionally, Alli has also read about 30 library books this year and only one book from her bookshelf. #goodatthis

Today’s Prompt System:

An Apple a Day by Caroline Taggart

What’s Been Inspiring Us Lately:

Arabella of Mars by David D. Levine
Flash Forward Pod episode “Heads Will Roll”

External Links:
Winter’s Orbit by Everina Maxwell
MY HED IZ PASTEDE ON YAY
Resurrection Men
Burke & Hare
Human Remains: Dissection and Its Histories by Helen Macdonald (for further reading on 19th century dissection and its use as capital punishment)
“It eats you starting with your bottom.”
Peeps by Scott Westerfeld
Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead by Tom Stoppard
Watch this robot give a rad tattoo (video)

Music: Cherryblossom by Raptorface is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives.

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