Every year we do a special episode as a live performance. This year Sage and Savant travel to the San Francisco Earthquake. While many of our episodes are science fiction with bits of history tossed in, we want to cover as much about the earthquake as possible (in a 30 minute show). So, our live show this year is filled with pieces drawn from historical accounts.
Here are the resources we used to detail the events of April 18, 1906.
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Claude Duval was a French-born, gentleman highwayman in post-Restoration Britain whose gallantry made him infamous. History suggests he is the most signiicant figure in shaping the highwayman myth. He certainly has been the role model for numerous Hollywood movies and the gallant, gentleman thief.
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As Dr Sage and Professor Savant are about to begin a new year (1895) we thought we’d look at some of the events they will be experiencing. Much was changing in the world, from the conflicts between global powers to the development of gas and diesel powered engines. These are just some of the highlights our characters have to look forward to in the coming year.
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