4: Old News
This week we discuss news stories about old things. That’s right: dinosaur news. They’re terrible lizards, Brent.
- The Death Star and the Final Trench Run by Todd Vaziri
- The Official Title for Star Wars: Episode VIII Revealed (It’s “The Last Jedi”)
- ‘Star Wars Episode VII’: A History Of Title Announcements
Dinosaur science news:
All Yesterdays: Unique and Speculative Views of Dinosaurs and Other Prehistoric Animals // A paleoartist explores the unknown unknowns of how dinosaurs looked, including speculative paleoart renderings of modern animals. Scroll to the end for the paleoartist’s renderings of a baboon, a cow, and a house cat, or check out the book on Amazon.
Places to see:
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History (Wait until 2020 or so. We’ll do a podcast meet up.)
We also encourage you to try out smaller museums that might surprise you. A lot of universities have surprisingly cool exhibits.
On our list, but we haven’t visited yet:
Things to watch:
- Dinosaur 13 | Netflix | iTunes | Amazon
- Walking With Dinosaurs | iTunes | Amazon
- Dino Mummy | No link available. Let us know if you find it.
- Allosaurus: A Walking with Dinosaurs Special | Amazon
One for the road:
Why is this here:
99% Invisible - La Mascotte | We didn’t want to talk about the Philly Phanatic, so we’ll let Roman Mars handle it.