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The Scientific Anglian Podcast Episode #1 The Russia House

A Theraflu addled episode; scorn poured on the notion of an Anglia of the mind; Romanian and French listeners saluted; a film-centric discussion of John le Carre; The Russia House; Connery and Pfieffer’s performances evaluated; dubious Connery impersonations; some mutterings about Highlander; the next episode’s film is chosen. 13 more words


Can You Hear Me Now?

W e               all hear voices.  Some come in under the radar.  We heard the final broadcast of Francis Gary Powers.  Prove we didn’t.  Gary was broadcasting from the past, probably. 2,426 more words


Short Memory

The whole affair of Russia getting involved in or influencing the last US election and Brexit is a discussion led with a short memory. The recent spy affair only adds to that. 449 more words

Cold War

The Nuclear Club!

In 1968, the United States and the Soviet Union did a remarkable thing: they agreed on something.

During the Cold War.

The two nations, along with the other nuclear powers, signed the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT). 489 more words

Throwback Thursday- Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011)

The Cold War is often used as the backdrop for some of fiction’s greatest spy stories.

In the 2011 film, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, (based upon the… 120 more words


The Listening War

Listening, listening, listening, listening.

And hearing nothing, nothing, nothing, nothing, nothing.

Because nowhere is all around you, and you are all around your own mind. 97 more words