Pseudo-Archaeology
Pseudo-Archaeology
Andrew Kinkella
Dr. Andrew Kinkella brings you stories about pseudo-archaeology and the real stories behind the false claims.
Augustus Le Plongeon: The World's Most Interesting Pseudoarchaeologist - Ep 136
Continuing our "Old School Classics" theme here at the Pseudoarchaeology Podcast, today we have the tale of Augustus Le Plongeon, nineteenth century explorer extraordinaire.  His ideas on the Maya were terrible, but his photos of Maya sites were great!  A classic case of great data meets bad interpretation - enjoy! Transcripts * For rough transcripts of this episode go to https://www.archpodnet.com/pseudo/136 Contact * Kinkella Teaches Archaeology (Youtube) [https://m.youtube.com/c/KinkellaTeachesArchaeology] * Blog: Kinkella Teaches Archaeology [http://kinkellasarchaeology.wordpress.com/] ArchPodNet * APN Website: https://www.archpodnet.com [https://www.archpodnet.com/] * APN on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/archpodnet * APN on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/archpodnet * APN on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/archpodnet * Tee Public Store [https://www.teepublic.com/stores/archaeology-podcast-network?ref_id=5724] Affiliates * Motion: https://www.archpodnet.com/motion * Liquid I.V. Ready to shop better hydration, use my special link https://zen.ai/pseudoarchaeology to save 20% off anything you order.
Feb 14
36 min
The Scopes Monkey Trial - Ep 135
Staying with our "Old School Classics" theme, this week we enjoy the fine wine that is the Scopes Monkey Trial of 1925. We also have the extra added bonuses of a discussion on creationism and a quick review of the 1960 movie Inherit the Wind. What a deal! Transcripts For rough transcripts of this episode go to https://www.archpodnet.com/pseudo/135 Links * Why Evolution is True Blog https://whyevolutionistrue.com/ Contact * Kinkella Teaches Archaeology (Youtube) [https://m.youtube.com/c/KinkellaTeachesArchaeology] * Blog: Kinkella Teaches Archaeology [http://kinkellasarchaeology.wordpress.com/] ArchPodNet * APN Website: https://www.archpodnet.com [https://www.archpodnet.com/] * APN on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/archpodnet * APN on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/archpodnet * APN on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/archpodnet * Tee Public Store [https://www.teepublic.com/stores/archaeology-podcast-network?ref_id=5724] Affiliates * Motion: https://www.archpodnet.com/motion * Liquid I.V. Ready to shop better hydration, use my special link https://zen.ai/pseudoarchaeology to save 20% off anything you order.
Jan 31
38 min
Piltdown Man - Ep 134
Time for an old school classic!  The year is 1912, the place is England, and the fossil is fake!  In today's episode, I give you the most famous archaeological fake of them all, Piltdown Man. Transcripts * For rough transcripts of this episode go to https://www.archpodnet.com/pseudo/134 Contact * Kinkella Teaches Archaeology (Youtube) [https://m.youtube.com/c/KinkellaTeachesArchaeology] * Blog: Kinkella Teaches Archaeology [http://kinkellasarchaeology.wordpress.com/] ArchPodNet * APN Website: https://www.archpodnet.com [https://www.archpodnet.com/] * APN on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/archpodnet * APN on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/archpodnet * APN on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/archpodnet * Tee Public Store [https://www.teepublic.com/stores/archaeology-podcast-network?ref_id=5724] Affiliates * Motion: https://www.archpodnet.com/motion * Motley Fool Save $110 off the full list price of Stock Advisor for your first year, go to  https://zen.ai/pseudofool and start your investing journey today! *$110 discount off of $199 per year list price. Membership will renew annually at the then current list price. * Liquid I.V. Ready to shop better hydration, use my special link https://zen.ai/pseudoarchaeology to save 20% off anything you order.
Jan 17
33 min
2023: Year in Review - Ep 133
Time to take a look back at 2023, and enjoy the highlights of pseudoarchaeological foolishness that we experienced together!  From Ancient Apocalypse to the Mexican Alien, 2023 was most definitely stupider than usual. Transcripts For rough transcripts of this episode go to https://www.archpodnet.com/pseudo/133 Contact * Kinkella Teaches Archaeology (Youtube) [https://m.youtube.com/c/KinkellaTeachesArchaeology] * Blog: Kinkella Teaches Archaeology [http://kinkellasarchaeology.wordpress.com/] ArchPodNet * APN Website: https://www.archpodnet.com [https://www.archpodnet.com/] * APN on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/archpodnet * APN on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/archpodnet * APN on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/archpodnet * Tee Public Store [https://www.teepublic.com/stores/archaeology-podcast-network?ref_id=5724] Affiliates * Motion: https://www.archpodnet.com/motion * Motley Fool Save $110 off the full list price of Stock Advisor for your first year, go to  https://zen.ai/pseudofool and start your investing journey today! *$110 discount off of $199 per year list price. Membership will renew annually at the then current list price. * Liquid I.V. Ready to shop better hydration, use my special link https://zen.ai/pseudoarchaeology to save 20% off anything you order.
Jan 3
39 min
Where Were You In 1984: Kinkella Reviews Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom - Ep 132
Let's go back to 1984 and experience what it was like to watch Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom through the eyes of a 12 year old.  How was the movie received by 1984's tween culture?  How has it aged?  Where does it fall in the five movie hierarchy?  Listen and learn my friends. Transcripts For rough transcripts of this episode go to https://www.archpodnet.com/pseudo/132 Contact * Kinkella Teaches Archaeology (Youtube) [https://m.youtube.com/c/KinkellaTeachesArchaeology] * Blog: Kinkella Teaches Archaeology [http://kinkellasarchaeology.wordpress.com/] ArchPodNet * APN Website: https://www.archpodnet.com [https://www.archpodnet.com/] * APN on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/archpodnet * APN on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/archpodnet * APN on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/archpodnet * Tee Public Store [https://www.teepublic.com/stores/archaeology-podcast-network?ref_id=5724] Affiliates * Motion: https://www.archpodnet.com/motion * Motley Fool Save $110 off the full list price of Stock Advisor for your first year, go to  https://zen.ai/pseudofool and start your investing journey today! *$110 discount off of $199 per year list price. Membership will renew annually at the then current list price. * Liquid I.V. Ready to shop better hydration, use my special link https://zen.ai/pseudoarchaeology to save 20% off anything you order.
Dec 20, 2023
45 min
Kon-Tiki! - Ep 131
When I was a kid, I loved the story of Thor Heyerdahl and the Kon-Tiki.  I was enraptured in wonder as I read about the exciting and dangerous expedition across the Pacific in an "ancient craft."  As per usual, it's time for me to destroy my childhood dreams.  Join me as we skewer my inner child and put the Kon-Tiki to the test! Transcripts For rough transcripts of this episode go to https://www.archpodnet.com/pseudo/131 Links * Wikipedia Kon-Tiki: https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kon-Tiki_expedition Contact * Kinkella Teaches Archaeology (Youtube) [https://m.youtube.com/c/KinkellaTeachesArchaeology] * Blog: Kinkella Teaches Archaeology [http://kinkellasarchaeology.wordpress.com/] ArchPodNet * APN Website: https://www.archpodnet.com [https://www.archpodnet.com/] * APN on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/archpodnet * APN on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/archpodnet * APN on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/archpodnet * Tee Public Store [https://www.teepublic.com/stores/archaeology-podcast-network?ref_id=5724] Affiliates * Motion: https://www.archpodnet.com/motion * Motley Fool Save $110 off the full list price of Stock Advisor for your first year, go to  https://zen.ai/pseudofool and start your investing journey today! *$110 discount off of $199 per year list price. Membership will renew annually at the then current list price. * Liquid I.V. Ready to shop better hydration, use my special link https://zen.ai/pseudoarchaeology to save 20% off anything you order.
Dec 6, 2023
28 min
Charles Etienne Brasseur de Bourbourg: The Accidental Pseudoarchaeologist - Ep 130
Today let's explore the life of Charles Etienne Brasseur de Bourbourg (1814-1874), a dedicated scholar who found and published some amazing work on the ancient Maya.  The only problem is that his ideas on Maya culture and translations of Maya hieroglyphs were almost 100% wrong!  Further proof that people with terrible names have little choice in life except to become pseudoarchaeologists… Transcripts For rough transcripts of this episode go to https://www.archpodnet.com/pseudo/130 Contact * Kinkella Teaches Archaeology (Youtube) [https://m.youtube.com/c/KinkellaTeachesArchaeology] * Blog: Kinkella Teaches Archaeology [http://kinkellasarchaeology.wordpress.com/] ArchPodNet * APN Website: https://www.archpodnet.com [https://www.archpodnet.com/] * APN on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/archpodnet * APN on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/archpodnet * APN on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/archpodnet * Tee Public Store [https://www.teepublic.com/stores/archaeology-podcast-network?ref_id=5724] Affiliates * Motion: https://www.archpodnet.com/motion * Motley Fool Save $110 off the full list price of Stock Advisor for your first year, go to  https://zen.ai/pseudofool and start your investing journey today! *$110 discount off of $199 per year list price. Membership will renew annually at the then current list price. * Liquid I.V. Ready to shop better hydration, use my special link https://zen.ai/pseudoarchaeology to save 20% off anything you order.
Nov 22, 2023
31 min
Gunung Padang Is Not A Pyramid: Does Anyone Double-Check Anything Anymore? - Ep 129
In today's episode, I have rushed over to the microphone to give you a stern rebuttal to the current pseudoarchaeological silliness surrounding Gunung Padang, a non-pyramid (natural geological formation) located in Indonesia.  Graham Hancock's current pseudoscience abomination (the idea that this is indeed a super-old pyramid) has fooled more people than usual, helped tremendously by lazy reporting.  The bummer with this one (which often happens) is that when it's debunked, the debunking will not make the news, and I will have a generation of people asking me "But what about that pyramid in Indonesia?" - all thanks to the Graham Hancock Misinformation Machine. Transcripts For rough transcripts of this episode go to https://www.archpodnet.com/pseudo/129 Links * Carl Feagans article (great!) https://ahotcupofjoe.net/2023/08/gunung-padang-what-archaeology-really-says/?utm_source=www.google.com&utm_medium=organic&utm_campaign=Google&referrer-analytics=1 * Archaeological Prospection article (fine science with embarrassing conclusions) https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/arp.1912?fbclid=IwAR36fiiAWBk_2Fal_zX1CYToukn7s7QEJE4OgDjfv8bUHOdSwiAk5BO3Vxc * Sciencealert article (total misinformation for the general public) https://www.sciencealert.com/giant-pyramid-buried-in-indonesia-could-be-the-oldest-in-the-world Contact * Kinkella Teaches Archaeology (Youtube) [https://m.youtube.com/c/KinkellaTeachesArchaeology] * Blog: Kinkella Teaches Archaeology [http://kinkellasarchaeology.wordpress.com/] ArchPodNet * APN Website: https://www.archpodnet.com [https://www.archpodnet.com/] * APN on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/archpodnet * APN on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/archpodnet * APN on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/archpodnet * Tee Public Store [https://www.teepublic.com/stores/archaeology-podcast-network?ref_id=5724] Affiliates * Motion: https://www.archpodnet.com/motion * Motley Fool Save $110 off the full list price of Stock Advisor for your first year, go to  https://zen.ai/pseudofool and start your investing journey today! *$110 discount off of $199 per year list price. Membership will renew annually at the then current list price. * Laird Superfood Are you ready to feel more energized, focused, and supported? Go to https://zen.ai/pseudoarchaeology1 and add nourishing, plant-based foods to fuel you from sunrise to sunset. * Liquid I.V. Ready to shop better hydration, use my special link https://zen.ai/pseudoarchaeology to save 20% off anything you order.
Nov 8, 2023
24 min
The Curse of King Tut - Ep 128
Welcome to a special Halloween edition of the Pseudo-archaeology Podcast!  Tonight, the incredibly unsatisfying story of The Curse of King Tut.  Beware!  You may tune out even faster than usual… Transcripts * https://www.archpodnet.com/pseudo/128 Contact * Kinkella Teaches Archaeology (Youtube) [https://m.youtube.com/c/KinkellaTeachesArchaeology] * Blog: Kinkella Teaches Archaeology [http://kinkellasarchaeology.wordpress.com/] ArchPodNet * APN Website: https://www.archpodnet.com [https://www.archpodnet.com/] * APN on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/archpodnet * APN on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/archpodnet * APN on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/archpodnet * Tee Public Store [https://www.teepublic.com/stores/archaeology-podcast-network?ref_id=5724] Affiliates * Motion: https://www.archpodnet.com/motion * Motley Fool Save $110 off the full list price of Stock Advisor for your first year, go to  https://zen.ai/pseudofool and start your investing journey today! *$110 discount off of $199 per year list price. Membership will renew annually at the then current list price. * Laird Superfood Are you ready to feel more energized, focused, and supported? Go to https://zen.ai/pseudoarchaeology1 and add nourishing, plant-based foods to fuel you from sunrise to sunset. * Liquid I.V. Ready to shop better hydration, use my special link https://zen.ai/pseudoarchaeology to save 20% off anything you order.
Oct 25, 2023
25 min
Alright Already!  I'll Do the Mexican Alien Story!  Sheesh. - Ep 127
I try to steer clear of pure alien stories that don't ground themselves in archaeology, but so many of you have asked for this that all I can say is this: Beware what you wish for. On today's show, please give a warm welcome to the Mexican Alien!!!!! Transcripts For rough transcripts of this episode go to https://www.archpodnet.com/pseudo/127 Contact * Kinkella Teaches Archaeology (Youtube) [https://m.youtube.com/c/KinkellaTeachesArchaeology] * Blog: Kinkella Teaches Archaeology [http://kinkellasarchaeology.wordpress.com/] ArchPodNet * APN Website: https://www.archpodnet.com [https://www.archpodnet.com/] * APN on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/archpodnet * APN on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/archpodnet * APN on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/archpodnet * Tee Public Store [https://www.teepublic.com/stores/archaeology-podcast-network?ref_id=5724] Affiliates * Motion: https://www.archpodnet.com/motion * Motley Fool Save $110 off the full list price of Stock Advisor for your first year, go to  https://zen.ai/pseudofool and start your investing journey today! *$110 discount off of $199 per year list price. Membership will renew annually at the then current list price. * Laird Superfood Are you ready to feel more energized, focused, and supported? Go to https://zen.ai/pseudoarchaeology1 and add nourishing, plant-based foods to fuel you from sunrise to sunset. * Liquid I.V. Ready to shop better hydration, use my special link https://zen.ai/pseudoarchaeology to save 20% off anything you order.
Oct 11, 2023
21 min
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