The Materialists

The Question of Doom

May 24, 2019

The Materialists are….

Becky O’Sullivan (Public Archaeology Coordinator, FPAN West Central Region)

Nigel Rudolph (Public Archaeology Coordinator, FPAN Central Region)

For more info on FPAN please visit

We would like to thank….

The Florida Public Archaeology Network, The University of South Florida - Department of Anthropology, and The Crystal River Preserve and Archaeological State Park. For more info on USF Anthro Department please visit their website at For More info about the Crystal River Archaeological State Park please visit their website at

Thank you to the band Have Gun, Will Travel for the use of their song Silver and the Age of Opulence for our intro music. For more information on HGWT please visit their website at

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Episode 5 The Question of Doom

Thank you to everyone that we ambushed for an interview at the FAS Reception! They are, in order or appearance: Emily Jane Murray (FPAN Northeast), Steve Koski, Dr. Diane Wallman, Dr. Tom Pluckhahn, Dr. Josh Goodwin, Dr. Jeff Mitchem, Dr. Bob Austin, Eric Prendergast, Dr. Keith Ashley, and Dr. Ginessa Mahar.

Extra special thanks to Dr. Josh Goodwin for appearing not once, but twice on the episode. His brief yet brilliant quote closed out the introduction.

Thank you to the Florida Anthropological Society. Full disclosure… Becky and Nigel sit on the FAS Board of Directors. For more info on FAS please visit their website at

James Deetz, Invitation to Archaeology. American Museum Science Books (June 1, 1967)

Bernard Cribbins, Hole In The Ground

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