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Feb 15, 2020

To go along with our upcoming Robert Mugabe timeline episode, I sat down with some of Jack's family friends.

Denis Charles Petmezaki, his wife Fay and their daughter Cal, all grew up in- what was at the time Rhodesia- now Zimbabwe. Denis has written a book entitled "So Far And So Good"- tales from the London blitz to...


Feb 12, 2020

In 1965, the area in Africa then known as Rhodesia — the colonialist name for the region that’s now Zimbabwe — had established a new regime in the wake of British colonial rule.

When the country’s white leaders declared its independence late that year, TIME magazine noted that it was “the first nation...


Feb 10, 2020

With all the talk of Coronavirus and pandemics spreading the globe, it's time to sit down with someone that knows what's up...

"Nurse Erin" took time out of her busy schedule to sit down with Shaun and give him the "ins and outs" of all things plagues, pandemics and pestilence.

Enjoy!

Thanks again Nurse Erin!


Feb 1, 2020

In the realm of infectious diseases, a pandemic is the worst case scenario. When an epidemic spreads beyond a country’s borders, that is when the disease officially becomes a pandemic.

Communicable diseases have been around since before modern humans even appeared on the global stage. These diseases existed during...


Jan 12, 2020

"The temperature became torrid, and on the morning of the 6th of February, the air which blew down from the north resembled the breath of a furnace. A fierce wind arose, gathering strength and velocity from hour to hour, until about noon it blew with the violence of a tornado. By some inexplicable means it wrapped...