Manage episode 220260573 series 2366801
Best of show. This week we have the return of Mr. Ben Radford. Ben joins us to talk about his new book “The Martians Have Landed!” A History of Media-Driven Panics and Hoaxes. We talk about the London Riot hoax of 1926, The infamous War Of the Worlds broadcast and subsequent others like it, The Halley's comet scare of 1910 and The great Pokemon panic that would make you have a seizure! Killer clowns on the rampage! and many more
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