Weird World Weekly #21 – Ways That People Died Trying To Become Immortal


On this, episode 21 of Weird World Weekly, Matt and Dave discuss ways that people died trying to become immortal.  Like, how monks have attempted to stay alive.  What King Henry II’s mistress drank to keep her youth.  And, the lengths people have gone to get cryogenically frozen early.

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Dave Nelson

Dave Nelson

Originally from Minnesota in the United States, Dave has lived all over.  He currently makes his home in Ottawa, Ontario Canada where he lives with his wife and stepdaughter.  Dave works as an on-air announcer at Boom 99-7 (CJOT.) One of his first sci-fi memories was that of watching Star Trek the original series in reruns on Sunday mornings so, as you can imagine, that made quite the impression and was one of the inspirations for founding the Galactic Netcasts network in 2011.

You can hear Dave on The Alien Invasion, The SciFi Geeks Club and Weird World Weekly podcasts.

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