1970s

Evel Knievel Part II

In today's episode, we cover part two of our Evel Knievel suite. The man, the myth, the legend. Check in and listen to the latter stages of Evel's career as the world's most legendary daredevil.

Evel Knievel Part I

Evel Knievel was perhaps the world's most legendary daredevil. He came along at a time when the world ate up this kind of entertainment, partially in hopes that he crashed. And crash he did. A lot. Learn all about this icon in this special two part episode.

The Best Stuff We've Read This Week

Amazing articles on 70s daredevils, true crime, late capitalism, digital marketing voodoo and much more stuff.

The Best Stuff We've Read This Week

Great articles on the Titanic wreck site, Barrett Brown, impossible spacecraft engines, true crime and more stuff.

The Best Stuff We've Read This Week

Articles on the Type A personality, terrible translation, time as a myth, pit bull debate and much more stuff.

The Best Stuff We've Read This Week

Amazingly interesting articles on a color library, burning at the stake, Scarfolk and more neat stuff.

Carl Sagan: American Hero

Carl Sagan was the world's first mainstream media super scientist, capapble of breaking down complex ideas for the common folk. But what made him tick? Billions and billions of great ideas.

How Cult Deprogramming Worked

The fear of cults in the 1970s drove Americans to look the other way on kidnappings, abuse and torture of cult members by deprogrammers - but did it even work?

100 Pieces of Captivating Commercial Art, 1975-1985

Some truly beautiful pieces of art were made for everything from comic books to trade magazines from 1975 to 1985. Here are just 100 of them.