Pessimists Archive Podcast
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The best antidote to fear of the new is looking back at fear of the old. That's what we do each episode: We travel back in time, exploring why people freaked out over a new technology. Then we try to understand why that unfounded fear continues to repeat itself today, only in slightly different forms. Pessimists Archive is hosted by Jason Feifer (@heyfeifer), and was created by Louis Anslow. Follow us on Twitter at @pessimistsarc. Our email is email@example.com.
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||CleanElectricity||As electricity began to light our world, resistan…||4/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPinball||Pinball was banned from the 1940s to 1970s in man…||1/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCoffee||For 500 years, a succession of kings, sultans, an…||11/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanVaccinations||“One might suppose that the popular prejudice aga…||9/9/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanChess||For as long as chess has been around -- and we’re…||7/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBicycle||When the bicycle debuted in the 1800s, it was bla…||6/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanUmbrella||In the 1750s, a London man took to the streets ho…||4/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHorseless Carriage||When the car began replacing the horse, pessimist…||3/2/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRecorded Music||In the early 1900s, recorded music was accused of…||1/9/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Good Old Days||When exactly were the good ol’ days? In this new …||11/12/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Walkman||Travel back to the 80s with us, where the portabl…||9/12/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
right on spot.
finally, a thought-y podcast. "fear of the new." brilliant. keep making this happen, pessimists.
I was stoked to see my favorite Twitter account (@pessimistsarc) doing a podcast! Loved the first one. Can't wait for another. If you haven't subscribed and listened you should, these guys are great.
So happy it's here.
I've been a HUGE fan of the twitter feed for awhile now, but it's so great to finally be able to listen to full length stories. I'm so excited for more episodes!!