Late Night Live - Full program podcastAuthor: ABC Radio
16 Jan 2022

Late Night Live - Full program podcast

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From razor-sharp analysis of current events to the hottest debates in politics, science, philosophy and culture, Late Night Live puts you firmly in the big picture.

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    The history of the handshake. The rise of Modern Spiritualism

    What is the biological purpose of the handshake and why has it outlasted other forms of greeting?

  • Posted on 13 Jan 2022

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    Afghanistan's lost city of Alexandria. A secret library in Syria and a bookshop in Cairo

    Edmund Richardson recounts the story of Charles Masson, a self-taught archaeologist, and his quest to find the lost city of Alexandria.

  • Posted on 12 Jan 2022

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    The Dressmakers of Auschwitz. Hitler's war against modern art and the mentally ill.

    Clothing historian Lucy Adlington on the ‘The Dressmakers of Auschwitz' and Charlie English's account of Hitler's war on modern art and the mentally ill.

  • Posted on 11 Jan 2022

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    Are skyscrapers the future? and the hounding of jazz legend, Billie Holiday

    They're very resource hungry and yet skyscrapers are, and will remain essential to future living, and the hounding of singer Billie Holiday by the FBI.

  • Posted on 10 Jan 2022

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    Murray Darling wetlands. Taking on science deniers. A brief history of clocks

    Environmental historian Emily O’Gorman explains why it's a mistake to set wetlands aside as areas not available for human interaction and use. Philosopher Lee McIntyre urges a push back against science denial and disinformation. David Rooney on how clocks have been deployed as instruments of faith, money and power, imposing social order and regulating behaviour.

  • Posted on 06 Jan 2022

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