As we find ourselves in the midst of the holiday season, we discuss the prevalence of Christmas-related deaths, what Avatar: The Way of Water can tell us about transmedia’s potential, and some historical murders and mysteries that have been solved!
[0:00] CoRri tells Mark why his probability of dying shoots up around the holidays
[22:14] We’ve got a new book club calendar up, Mark is doing a two part Ko-Fi Snack, and we get into. a long, Avatar-inspired discussion of the possibilities of transmedia storytelling
[48:00] What we watched!
[62:00] We talk about mysteries and cold cases that have been solved at long last!
Stuff we referenced:
- In 1947, A High-Altitude Balloon Crash Landed in Roswell. The Aliens Never Left
- Why Did the Mayan Civilization Collapse? A New Study Points to Deforestation and Climate Change
- A BIZARRE SPATE OF CHRISTMAS SHOPPING DEATHS, FROM XUZHOU TO LONDON TO OMAHA
- Heart attack deaths spike around winter holidays, expert group warns
- Why do more people die at Christmas, New Year’s?
- Beware the holidays: All the ways Christmas and New Years can hurt you