For this week’s bonus episode, I’m chatting with, the writer behind , about Blanche Ames Ames and the whole Ames family! We also talk about Mike’s past in archaeology, what happens when we experience the sublime, and how the human brain deals with illusions.
If you haven’t listened to the Blanche Ames Ames episode, there are going to be some spoilers in here. If you don’t want spoilers, you can learn all about her incredible life full of inventions, art, and activism below, then come back here to listen to Mike and I chat about her and her family.
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