The Reusable Condom – Episode 13 – Under The Knife
[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z_OWNAm0qJI&w=560&h=315] In Episode 13 of Under The Knife, I discuss the history behind reusable condoms, and the terrible diseases that made them necessary in
Houses of Death: Walking the Wards of a Victorian Hospital
The following blog post relates to my forthcoming book THE BUTCHERING ART, which you can pre-order here. Today, we think of the hospital as an exemplar of sanitation.
The Dead House – Episode 12 – Under The Knife
[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AuKG0NOZvnk&w=560&h=315] In Episode 12 of Under The Knife, I explore the grim reality facing medical students in earlier centuries when they first entered the dissection room,
The Chirurgeon’s Apprentice: 2 Million Hits!
I was working on a blog post the other day when I saw the counter on my site reach 2 million hits. I had to blink
Lincoln’s Corpse – Episode 11 – Under The Knife
[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PpjJ3WMoUK8&w=560&h=315] In Episode 11 of Under The Knife, I explore the origins of the modern funeral industry beginning with the American Civil War and
Pre-Order My Book! The Butchering Art
I’m thrilled to reveal the cover for the US edition of my forthcoming book, THE BUTCHERING ART, which will be published by FSG on October 17th.