Pseudoarchaeology and Pop Culture with David Anderson – Archaeological Fantasies Podcast Episode 94


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Today we’re talking with Dr. David Anderson (@DSAArchaeology ) about the intersection of Archaeology and Pop culture, and how a history of pop culture, specifically comics and adventure genre has fed the prevalence of pseudoarchaeology ideas, especially Ancient Aliens and Ancient Astronauts


Show Notes:

David Anderson’s Blog – Archaeological Oddities

Lost City of Z: The Mysterious Disappearance of Percy Fawcett: The explorer’s disappearance continues to fascinate.

The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon by David Grann

Allan Quatermain and the Lost City of Gold

Richard Sharpe Shaver

The Coming Race: the classic science fiction tale of a master race (Aziloth Books) by Edward Bulwer-Lytton

Fortean Times

Charles Hoy Fort

The Book of the Damned

Forbidden Archeology: The Hidden History of the Human Race

King Tuts Curse

Hitch Hikers Guide to the Galaxy Radio Show


Moai Statues

Selective Attention Test Viedo –

But Did You See the Gorilla? The Problem With Inattentional Blindness: The most effective cloaking device is the human mind

Jack Kirby

Rip Hunter


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