Peter Turchin recommended The First Farmers of Europe: An Evolutionary Perspective. It’s dry. But good. It is also one of those academic books where the cost of the Kindle version is $50 less than the hardcover version.
Two for Tea is a good podcast. One the most recent one they interviewed two anthropologists, both known to me. It was a nerdy but informative conversation and convinced me to not take up Sex at Dawn (it’s in my stack).
People have been asking about my other podcast, The Insight. It will be back soon!
Nathan Glazer, Urban Sociologist and Outspoken Intellectual, Dies at 95. I read Ethnicity about 20 years ago. Glazer was a giant.
The last two episodes of Tides of History on the War of the Roses have been some of the best. I really recommend them.
Justin Murphy is leaving academia. Murphy is way too much of an oddball to ever fit in. Probably for the best.