A short discussion of the development of the perspectives of Everyday Anthropology, and the responsibility that should be inherent in owning artifacts from our collective past.
Reflecting on First Strike Fest
Reflecting on the awesome time had by all at the second annual First Strike Festival.
My Dutee to Arnold
A brief overview of a borderline forgotten foundry which deserves commemoration.
Biological Anthropology, Paleoanthropology, and What it Means to be Human.
Dr. Botty McBotface introduces us to the concept and field of Paleoanthropology, and what to expect from this series of their posts.
Danny’s Favorite: Shattering Myths in the World of Cast Iron.
An update to some access issues regarding topics in one of my books--A critical piece of evidence against the prison made myth of The Favorite line of cast iron cookware is now housed in the public domain.
Ok Here We Go, But For Real.
This afternoon was the reinstatement meeting for Everyday Anthropology. In all honesty, I do not think there has ever been more excitement felt for a board meeting than I felt for this one. I had some notes for what I wanted to cover, and I had some rough ideas for direction. The bar I had … Continue reading Ok Here We Go, But For Real.
Calling All Cast Iron Kooks
I've been steadily involved in the cast iron community for several years now. I've focused primarily on the 19th century cookware, and within that primarily griddles, with skillets being a fairly close second. That culminated in the publication of the project I cooked up more or less immediately after becoming enthralled with cast iron--The Cast … Continue reading Calling All Cast Iron Kooks
2023 Is Already Feeling Refreshing
Over the course of 2022, or really, from the end of 2019 until the beginning of 2023, everything changed here at Anthrospin. It's been talked about at length and Anthrospin is far from the only entity impacted by it, but it's also far from the first entity to sort things out and move forward. In … Continue reading 2023 Is Already Feeling Refreshing
Still Looking at that Caveman in the Mirror
Another exciting development in the history of our closest cousins, this post talks about the incredible hunting prowess of the Neandertals, and what that means for understanding their cognitive capabilities.
The State of the ‘Spin, January 2023
I have to start this post with a sincere apology for the radio silence over the last few months. If you've kept up with social media, you know that we ran into a big snare with our immigration status in Germany and chose to head back rather than allow our savings to dry up completely … Continue reading The State of the ‘Spin, January 2023