No Tenors Allowed, Memory Palace, Killer Crocs, Ancient Board Games

No Tenors Allowed, Memory Palace, Killer Crocs, Ancient Board Games

Constant Wonder

  • Nov 28, 2019 9:00 pm
  • 1:39:51 mins

This Episode is a Hybrid from Pre-Aired Segments No Tenors Allowed (Originally Aired on: October 1, 2019) Guests: Thomas Hampson, baritone; and Luca Pisaroni, bass-baritone Two opera legends describe the staying power of classical music, and, get this, why it is so much fun! This conversation may not have you dabbing your eyes, but you might catch yourself giggling.   The Memory Palace (Originally Aired on: October 1, 2019) Guest: Nate DiMeo, creator of the podcast "The Memory Palace" Nate DiMeo created a podcast 10 years ago called "The Memory Palace" as a side hobby. It has become so successful that now it’s his full-time job and it even earned him a place as the Metropolitan Museum’s Artist in Residence a couple years ago. Croc Attacks on the Rise on this Southeast Asian Island (Originally Aired on: October 15, 2019) Guest: Sam Banks, conservation biologist, Charles Darwin University, Australia Researchers try to understand the sudden rise in crocodile attacks in East Timor. Appleseed (Originally Aired on: October 15, 2019) Guest: Same Payne, storyteller and host, The Appleseed, BYU Radio Take care when you're telling other people's stories.  Ancient Board Games (Originally Aired on: October 15, 2019) Guest: Irving Finkel, Keeper of Ancient Mesopotamian Artifacts, The British Museum, and author, "Ancient Board Games" Games have been part of our collective experience for as long as we have recorded history. Irving Finkel tells us about one of the oldest games ever played, and how we rediscovered it.