Blast from the Past (1999)

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By Abigail Coughlan, Abigail James, and Freda Werdiger. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

It's been too long without our favourite comedy/adventure 90's hero, and this time he's joined by Alicia Silverstone. Meanwhile, Sissy Spacek is hamming it up in the basement with Christopher Walken, reading Dale Carnegie and Reader's Digest and developing an alcohol dependency. But Abi and Freda find a way to take this all very seriously. Cuban Missile Crisis? Terrifying! Fallout Shelters? Freaky and True! Tsar Bomba???? Get out of here!

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It's party time in my radiation station.

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Here is some excellent material for you:


Nukemap by Alex Wellerstein


Vox videos on nuclear fallout shelters:

  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4gKhm09PKPQ
  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uUcQ7hESI-M (Bert the Turtle)

Cuban Missile Crisis:

  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1UbVuTXg4CQ
  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NwnPo_A9LJA&t=2793s (Vasili Arkhipov and perspective of submariners in B59)

Survey on Nuclear Fallout Shelters

https://nuclearsecrecy.com/nukemap/


Songs about Fallout Shelters

  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u7N9JeH3SzE
  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WFUqh7uF1G4


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