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Cain: Bright Club interview

20 September 2011

Alexander von Humboldt

STS continues to add punch to the Bright Club franchise ( This time, it's a podcast featuring Joe Cain's conversation with the fantastic Welsh comedian, Elis James. The podcast is free on Apple itunes. 

The organising theme was "heroes".


BrightClub podcast 56

"Joe Cain explores the history of science, demolishing some so-called heroes to applause from comedian Joe Cain. Steve Cross sobs quietly as his illusions are shattered. This podcast is supported by the Wellcome Trust."

Attentive STSers also will notice podcast 55 includes STS friend and colleague Dr Gail Davies from UCL Department of Geography. 

It's cracking good fun for the whole family.

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