The Bones and Bobbins Podcast
13 - Come on Baby Light My Fire!

13 - Come on Baby Light My Fire!

June 25, 2021

S02E13: The history of Summer Solstice celebrations, rituals, and crafts.

You like fire, right? Because, honestly, you’re going to need to like fire for this one.

Show notes:  https://www.bonesandbobbins.com/2021/06/25/season-2-episode-13

12 - Pride & Prejudice

12 - Pride & Prejudice

June 11, 2021

S02E12: Historical queer love letters and lavender languages past and present.

 

It’s Pride month! Come along with your queer cohosts and meet Rose Cleveland, a gay First Lady, and Evangeline, the love of her life. Then take a moment to soak in the many languages that helped--and still help--queer people connect with and protect each other.

Show notes:  https://www.bonesandbobbins.com/2021/06/11/season-2-episode-12

11 - Not So Mellow Yellow

11 - Not So Mellow Yellow

May 28, 2021

S02E11: Dr. Cyr, the father of  School Bus Yellow, and the concerningly yellow canary girls of WWI.

Step right up and learn why school buses are bright yellow, and one of the many reasons that babies probably shouldn’t be.

Show notes:  https://www.bonesandbobbins.com/2021/05/28/season-2-episode-11 

10 - Pearly Whites and Pearly Frights

10 - Pearly Whites and Pearly Frights

May 14, 2021

S02E10: Dentures and false teeth throughout history and street dentist Painless Parker. Chipped porcelain, cocaine, and an actual dental circus with a side of rehab? Obviously, we’re in.

Show notes:  https://www.bonesandbobbins.com/2021/05/14/season-2-episode-10

09 - Keep Your Filthy Paws Off Our Silky…Parachutes?

09 - Keep Your Filthy Paws Off Our Silky…Parachutes?

April 30, 2021

S02E09: Recycled silk parachutes and garments made from escape and evade maps. Honestly, what’s hotter than lingerie made from the very map that helped your hot RAF pilot boyfriend escape the Nazis? Nothing! The romance novel practically writes itself.

 

Show notes:  https://www.bonesandbobbins.com/2021/04/30/season-2-episode-09

08 - If These Graves Could Talk

08 - If These Graves Could Talk

April 16, 2021

S02E08: Interesting epitaphs and headstone symbology. Thanks to chisels, stone, and, for some reason, zebras, the dead don’t need to be ghosts to communicate with the living!

 

(If you can explain the zebras, please get in touch. We’re so confused.)

Show notes:  https://www.bonesandbobbins.com/2021/04/16/season-2-episode-08 

07 - Don’t Ever Laugh as a Hearse Goes By

07 - Don’t Ever Laugh as a Hearse Goes By

April 2, 2021

S02E07: Green burials, body farms, and the inner workings of tombs, vaults, and mausoleums: We jump into the world of burial and interment, and somehow come out on Team Mausoleum. (We’ll also take Team Grad Student Road Trip, pending availability.)

Show notes:  https://www.bonesandbobbins.com/2021/04/02/season-2-episode-07

06 - Witches Get Shit Done

06 - Witches Get Shit Done

March 19, 2021

S02E06: The Night Witches (the Nazi-bombing war heroes), and Lilith, the original Night Witch (possibly a demon, a goddess, or Adam’s first wife): These badass babes have at least one thing in common: if they’re around, you definitely won’t be getting any sleep.

Show notes:  https://www.bonesandbobbins.com/2021/03/19/season-2-episode-06/

05 - It’s Cursed, Don’t Touch It

05 - It’s Cursed, Don’t Touch It

March 5, 2021

S02E05: The Ring of Senicianus (The Real ‘One Ring to Rule Them All’ that inspired Tolkein?) and the Prague Orloj: Meet a cursed Roman artifact that just might lead to Hobbits and an astronomical clock with a rumored penchant for murder. (This is why we can’t have nice historic things.)

Show notes:  https://www.bonesandbobbins.com/2021/03/05/season-2-episode-05/

04 - Black Crape and Black Widows

04 - Black Crape and Black Widows

February 19, 2021

S02E04: Mourning attire and practices and black widow murderers: You know, when you think about it, it’s actually kind of unclear which one of these categories is more deadly.

 

Show notes:  https://www.bonesandbobbins.com/2021/02/19/season-2-episode-04/ 

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