Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode

Your Brain on Facts

Things you never knew and a few things you thought you did know.  Imagine a Venn diagram where the podcasts Lore and Good Job, Brain! overlap with the YouTube channel Today I Found Out and the countdown episodes on CineFix - that's Your Brain On Facts!

Mar 31, 2020

Pre-order the YBOF book! or Get bonus content.

While we're sheltering in place from the pandemic, we look at how people dealt with the intense shortages of the Great Depression and WWII.

02:05 Aunt Sammy

04:00 Eleanor Roosevelt

07:00 Sample menu

Emmymadeinjapan's Hard Times series

09:08 Foods still with us

12:26 Flour sack dresses


16:00 Promo - Jason & Mindy

16:48 US rationing

18:55 UK rationing

24:00 "Dig for Victory" and the British Restaurant

26:55 "Beauty is Your Duty"

29:00 Clothing rations

Music by Kevin MacLeod and the US Marine Band

Read the full script.

Reach out and touch Moxie on FBTwit, the 'Gram or email.