Welcome to The Fun Run! This is our introductory episode. Meet Ryan and Molly and learn about our hopes and dreams for this goofy little podcast.
A Russian war plane shoots down a passenger jet with 269 souls onboard. How and why did this great tragedy happen? Listen this week to the terrifying story of Korean Airlines Flight 007.
Air Disasters: Season 2, Episode: The Target is Destroyed
We learned about the Moon Hoax of 1836 but what about modern moon hoaxes?
For over fifty years the coal seams under what used to be Centralia, Pennsylvania have been burning. Mine fires are not uncommon, however, this fire is has become infamous.
“Centralia PA Mine Fire – Photos History Visiting.” Centralia PA, https://www.centraliapa.org. Accessed 2 Nov. 2021.
David. Fire Underground: The Ongoing Tragedy Of The Centralia Mine Fire. Globe Pequot.
“Dying Embers | Radiolab | WNYC Studios.” WNYC Studios, https://www.wnycstudios.org/podcasts/radiolab/segments/96054-dying-embers. Accessed 2 Nov. 2021.
Spies, intrigue, stolen plans…check out the newest episode of Three Questions Podcast to hear the history of the not-so-unique Soviet Space Shuttle.
All aboard for podcasting! Learn about the Titanic and her infamous sisters the Olympic and the Britannic, the three ships of the White Star Line. Image: HMT Olympic in dazzle camouflage while in service as a troopship during World War I
Layton, J. Kent. “The White Star Line | Atlantic Liners.” Welcome to Atlantic Liners, 2015, http://atlanticliners.com/white_star_home/.
“Titanic and Her Sister Ships.” National Museums NI : Explore, Engage and Enjoy, https://www.nmni.com/collections/history/1900-1923-home-rule-to-partition/titanic-and-her-sister-ships. Accessed 19 Oct. 2021.
Imagine a world populated by extravagant flora, bizarre fauna, and people with bat-like wings. Imagine this world has mountains made of gems and crystals and expansive oceans. Imagine this world is on the moon…
Blunt, Charles F. The Beauty of the Heavens; a Pictorial Display of the Astronomical Phenomena of the Universe. Exhibited in One Hundred and Four Scenes, Accompanying and Illustrating a Familiar Lecture on Astronomy. From Original Drawings, Paintings. and Observatory Studies. London: D. Bogue, 1849. Print.
DiMeo, Nate. “Episode 24: The Moon in the Sun.” Audio blog post. The Memory Palace. Maximum Fun Network, 13 Jan. 2010. Web. 21 Sept. 2015.
Dunlop, Doug. “THE GREAT MOON HOAX OR WAS IT — THE JOKE’S ON WHO?” Blog post. Unbound. Smithsonian Libraries, 4 Sept. 2013. Web. 21 Sept. 2015.
Dunlop, Doug. “THE MOON HOAX OF 1835: GREAT ASTRONOMICAL DISCOVERIES.” Blog post. Unbound. Smithsonian Libraries, 28 Aug. 2013. Web. 24 July 2015.
Frey, Holly, and Tracy V. Wilson. “The Great Moon Hoax of 1835, Part 1.” Audio blog post. Stuff You Missed in History Class. How Stuff Works, 30 Mar. 2015. Web. 21 Sept. 2015.
Frey, Holly, and Tracy V. Wilson. “The Great Moon Hoax of 1835, Part 2.” Audio blog post. Stuff You Missed in History Class. How Stuff Works, 1 Apr. 2015. Web. 21 Sept. 2015.
Goodman, Matthew. The Sun and the Moon: The Remarkable True Account of Hoaxers, Showmen, Dueling Journalists, and Lunar Man-bats in Nineteenth-century New York. New York: Basic, 2008. Print.
Hall, Stephanie. “Belief, Legend, and the Great Moon Hoax.” Blog post. Folklife Today. Library of Congress, 26 Aug. 2014. Web. 21 Sept. 2015.
Locke, Richard Adams, and J. N. Nicollet. The Moon Hoax ; Or, A Discovery That the Moon Has a Vast Population of Human Beings. New York: W. Gowans, 1859. Print.
Locke, Richard Adams. “The Great Moon Hoax of 1835 (text).” Editorial. New York Sun 25 Aug. 1835. Museum of Hoaxes. 2014. Web. 21 Sept. 2015.
Newland, Rebecca. “Primary Sources and April Fool’s Day: The Great Moon Hoax of 1825.” Blog post. Teaching with the Library of Congress. Library of Congress, 31 Mar. 2015. Web. 21 Sept. 2015.
Starr, Benjamin. “The Great Moon Hoax of 1836.” Visual News. 12 Dec. 2011. Web. 21 Sept. 2015.
Symes, R. F., and R. R. Harding. Crystal & Gem. New York: Knopf, 1991. Print.
Wood, Charles Arthur, and Maurice J. S. Collins. 21st Century Atlas of the Moon. Morgantown: West Virginia UP, 2013. Print.
Zielinski, Sarah. “The Great Moon Hoax Was Simply a Sign of Its Time.” Urban Explorations. Smithsonian.com, 2 July 2015. Web. 21 Sept. 2015.
This brand new podcast with Ryan and Molly unpacks some of our favorite moments in history! Full episodes premier October 4th, 2021.
Little victories are still victories! Ryan and Molly share some recent ones.
Ryan and Molly turn a discussion about new microphone stands into an entire episode.
When runners lose their mojo.