Podcasts, Podcats and the Pandemic

Written by Georgie Koch Podcat  Noun (informal)  A person who is very fond of podcasts or who listens to podcasts on a regular basis. My name is Georgie and I am a ‘podcat’. The beyond cheesy term was coined by Michael Capson on the radio program Good Morning Dude, circa 2007 (which coincidentally is around the time… Read More Podcasts, Podcats and the Pandemic

“I’ve Spent Nights in Haunted Houses”: A Conversation with a Paranormal Investigator

Written by Thomas McCann Why do all UFOs land in the United States? That question comes to mind when looking at examples of aliens in films and television – you are made to think of Area 51 or Washington, the President on his scorched White House lawn as he approaches a flying saucer. Would you… Read More “I’ve Spent Nights in Haunted Houses”: A Conversation with a Paranormal Investigator

Geopolitics: A Lesson in Diplomatic Expediency

Written by Samuel Scott Throughout history, the conundrum of whether events themselves or the actions of those involved possess greater agency is a pertinent one. What is often omitted, however, from discussions of historical and cultural determinism is the role of geopolitics (the intersection of geography and politics). For all too often, geography and its… Read More Geopolitics: A Lesson in Diplomatic Expediency