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Megan Fox, Pseudo-Archaeology, and AI: Thanks 2018 - CRMArch 153

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Well, 2018 is coming to a close and it’s given us some real gems to consider. Aside from ACTRESS Megan Fox thinking she knows anything about archaeology we also have rogue robots and out-of-control AI. But there were some good things this year. Join Chris, Bill, and Bill for this 2018 wrap-up.

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ENCORE Jason Colavito and Ancient Aliens - ArchyFantasies 14

History and Archaeology Minus The Conspiracy Theories

Sara and Ken Feder interview skeptical xenoarchaeologist, Jason Colavito. They talk to Jason about his work exploring the connections between science, pseudo-science, and speculative fiction. 

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Indiana Jones and Pseudoarchaeology - ArchyFantasies 77

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How Archaeology Influences Geekery - ArchyFantasies 70

Today we talk with special guest David Anderson about how archaeology has influenced various bits of Geek Culture. We look at archaeological themes in Star Trek and Star Wars, See how it influenced D&D and other gaming systems, and stumble our way through archaeology in video games.

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Cryptozoology and Archaeology - ArchyFantasies 69

Today we talk about Cryptology and petroglyphs. Are there ancient images of Bigfoot painted on stone? How can we be sure what we think we're seeing is what they image means? And why it's important to take indigenous culture into account when trying to make sense of things.

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Cthulhu with Jason Colavito - ArchyFantasies 56

Today we talk with Jason Colavito about the writings of H.P Lovecraft, especially those dealing with the Cthulhu Mythos and the possible origins of the Necronomicon.

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Digging New England Vampires - ArchyFantasies 40

Today we're talking with Retired Connecticut State Archaeologist Nicholas Bellantoni and his work with an interesting Vampire burial. We talk the hows and why's of this burial and what it meant to people in the past to have a Vampire in the graveyard. 

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A History of Pseudo-Archaeology: Diffusion - ArchyFantasies 38

Today we begin looking at the fascinating history of Pseudoarchaeology. When did it begin and how did it develop over the years. Today we look at the history of Diffusionism and the beginning of Hyperdiffusionism .

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Ken's Excellent Epigraphy Trip, Davenport Tablets, and the Kensington Rune Stone - Episode 36

Ken tells us how his epigraphy trip wasn't a vacation and how he spent five days examining the Davenport Tablets at the Putnam Museum in Davenport, Iowa, and the Kensington Rune Stone in Alexandria, Minnesota.

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A Legion of Roman Swords - ArchyFantasies Ep28

Today we talk with Andy White of the Argumentative Archaeologist Blog about the work he's been doing uncovering the truth behind the recently discovered Roman sword in Michigan. Andy walks us through his predictions for the origins of the sword, and tells us the steps he taking to research the hilt. He covers a lot of ground in this episode, so get ready to think critically.

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Out of Place Artifacts - ArchyFantasies Ep27

On today's episode, Sara and Ken discuss out of place artifacts, or, OOPARTS. They talk about a number of artifacts that have been "discovered" that appear to not belong to where they were found. 

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The Nazca Lines - ArchyFantasies Ep25

Today we discuss the Nazca Lines, how they connect to Cargo Cults, where the alien goodies are, and how other cultures around the world used similar geoglyphs to denote identity and territory.

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Jeb Card and the Mu Stones Pt 1 - ArchyFant Ep24

We interview Jeb Card again about his research into the Mu Stones.

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Heavener Runestone and Cracked Cave - ArchyFant Ep21

Today we talk about two well known tourist sites, the Heavener Runestone and Cracked Cave. Listen as Ken and Sara give the real story behind these two sites.

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Old World Writing in the New World - ArchyFantasies 18

Today we look at several different examples of old world scripts being found in North America. We examine the authenticity of these scripts and talk about what else we'd like to see if these writings were real.

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Jason Colavito and Ancient Aliens - Episode 14

Sara and Ken Feder interview skeptical xenoarchaeologist, Jason Colavito. They talk to Jason about his work exploring the connections between science, pseudo-science, and speculative fiction. 

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Jeb Card and Pseudo-Archaeology Pt 2 - ArchyFantasies Ep12

Today we air Part 2 of 2 of an interview with Professor Jeb Card at Miami University. Jeb talks about pseudo-archaeology and pseudo-history.

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Jeb Card and Pseudo-Archaeology - ArchyFantasies Ep11

Today we air Part 1 of 2 of an interview with Professor Jeb Card at Miami University. Jeb talks about pseudo-archaeology and pseudo-history.

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The Coso Artifact - Episode 9

Today we discuss the phenomena of the Coso artifact, what it really is, how it formed, and why we're not all that impressed with it. Ken gives us all a new place to visit on vacation, and we discuss a fun science project you can do at home to grow your own Coso artifact.

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The Newark Holy Stones - Archy Fantasies Ep 7

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