The Abraham Interview: Discover Lafayette

On July 19, Jan Swift (with yours truly, at right) was kind enough to host me on her podcast, Discover Lafayette. We talked about my book, Kings, Conquerors, Psychopaths, due out in September from the University of Louisiana Press. You can listen to the interview here. I will be heading out on lecture and book … [Read more…]

Civilizing Pottery

Pottery is impervious to decay, even when submerged in water or soil for thousands of years. That property is essential; without the invention of pottery, civilization and the modern world would not exist.