Podding Through Time

Colonial New Guinea/The Pope Who Hated Cats

September 09, 2019 Jacob and Evan Season 1 Episode 5
Podding Through Time
Colonial New Guinea/The Pope Who Hated Cats
Show Notes

In the fifth episode and season finale of Podding Through Time, Jacob and Evan journey through some incredulous shenanigans from the past and present:

  • What happened to Amelia Earhart, and why are there so many conspiracies regarding her disappearance?
  • How many varying ways did European powers try to partition New Guinea, and what was the secret that it held for centuries from the larger world?
  • Who was the pope that hated cats, and who else did he hate for seemingly no good reason?
  • What is the significance of the fires in the Amazon, and how do they shine a light on our modern news system?
  • Who was Viola Desmond, and why is she now the face of the Canadian ten-dollar bill? 
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