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Ep. 540: The Killing of Captain Cook

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Steven Rinella talks with Hampton Sides, Brody Henderson, Randall Williams, Phil Taylor, and Corinne Schneider. 

Topics discussed: Hampton's new book, The Wide, Wide Sea: Imperial Ambition, First Contact and the Fateful Final Voyage of Captain James Cook is now out; Hampton's oeuvre; Ep. 298: Cooking Captain Cook; where Captain Cook got killed in Hawaii; get our last "fresh set of eyes finds new beans" t-shirt before they're gone; the scientific paper from our Bison Butchery with Clovis Points video has been published--read the full paper here, as well as Steve's summary on our website; book your spot with MeatEater Experiences to join Steve and the crew on a fishing trip in Louisiana and a waterfowl hunting trip in Kansas; confusing Captain Cook with Captain Hook, Captain Kirk, and Captain Crunch; a skilled map maker; avoiding scurvy on the exploration by eating hunted and foraged foods; the Earl of Sandwich; the first written account of massage; an obsession with iron; eating cockroach excrement and a ton of turtle; body parts; and more. 

Outro song by Wes Aikens

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