Extremities

Extremities

By Wendover Productions
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Why and how people live in earth's most isolated and extreme settlements.

Season 2 starts in late September 2019.

A Wendover Productions podcast: WendoverProductions.com
More places to listen
Why and how people live in earth's most isolated and extreme settlements.

Season 2 starts in late September 2019.

A Wendover Productions podcast: WendoverProductions.com
wendoverproductions.com

More places to listen

Dinner with the Economists
When you go to a tiny, isolated island in the middle of the South Atlantic and get invited to dinner by the island's top two economists, you say yes. Extremities is made possible by Curiosity Stream. Sign up for a  Curiosity Stream subscription at http://CuriosityStream.com/ext and get a free subscription to Nebula--the streaming video site that Wendover Productions helped found. On Nebula, find The World's Most Useful Airport--the documentary we produced about St Helena's airport.
28:26
December 11, 2019
Slavery, Mutiny, Goats, and a Frenchman
200 years of St Helena's history in a tidy 30 minutes.  This episode is made possible by Curiosity Stream. Sign up for a yearly Curiosity Stream subscription at http://CuriosityStream.com/ext and get a free subscription to Nebula--the streaming video site that Wendover Productions helped found. On Nebula, find The World's Most Useful Airport--the documentary we produced about St Helena's airport.
33:09
December 4, 2019
Arrival on St Helena
Extremities is back for season 3--this time, in the middle of the South Atlantic. This episode is made possible by Curiosity Stream. Sign up for a yearly Curiosity Stream subscription at http://CuriosityStream.com/ext and get a free subscription to Nebula--the streaming video site that Wendover Productions helped found.  On Nebula, find The World's Most Useful Airport--the documentary we produced about St Helena's airport.
30:02
November 27, 2019
Svalbard's Act Three
Svalbard is in its prime, but that could soon end. This episode was supported by:  Dashlane: Stay safe online by using Dashlane's package of security tools. Try Dashlane premium for free for 30-days by signing up at http://Dashlane.com/extremities and the use the code, "extremities," for 10% off upgrading to premium
22:01
October 30, 2019
The Economy of the World's Northernmost town
The high arctic is not normally home to thriving economies but somehow, Longyearbyen's is. The episode was made possible by: Audible: Start listening with a 30-day free trial where you get 1 audiobook and 2 Audible originals absolutely free by signing up at http://Audible.com/ext or text "ext" to 500-500
26:02
October 24, 2019
Pyramiden: The High-Arctic Soviet Ghost Town
20 years ago, what was previously the Soviet Union's model town in the high arctic closed for good. Today, though, it's slowly being revitalized.  This episode was supported by: Dashlane: Stay safe online by using Dashlane's package of security tools. Try Dashlane premium for free for 30-days by signing up at http://Dashlane.com/extremities and the use the code, "extremities," for 10% off upgrading to premium
25:44
October 16, 2019
The Russian Town in Norwegian Svalbard
Barentsburg--a Russian town nestled within a Norwegian archipelago. This episode was made possible by:  Audible: Start listening with a 30-day free trial where you get 1 audiobook and 2 Audible originals absolutely for free by signing up at http://Audible.com/ext or text "ext" to 500-500
26:49
October 9, 2019
The Most Strangely Normal Town
Longyearbyen--the story of a town that shouldn't be this normal. This episode was supported by: Ting: Lower your phone bill by only paying for what you use. Get $25 in credit by signing up at http://ext.ting.com Dashlane: Stay safe online by using Dashlane's package of security tools. Try Dashlane premium for free for 30-days by signing up at http://Dashlane.com/extremities and the use the code, "extremities," for 10% off upgrading to premium
34:45
October 2, 2019
Arrival on Svalbard
Welcome to Svalbard. This episode was supported by:  Backblaze: Backup all your data to the cloud with a 15-day fully-featured free trial at http://Backblaze.com/ext Audible: Start listening with a 30-day free trial where you get 1 audiobook and 2 Audible originals absolutely for free by signing up at http://Audible.com/ext or text "ext" to 500-500
31:16
September 25, 2019
Howland Island - Extremities Special
The story of America's most unlikely town. This episode was supported by: http://Audible.com/ext or text "ext" to 500 500 - Start listening with Audible with a 30-day free trial and your first audiobook plus two Audible originals are free
32:33
September 5, 2019
Pitcairn's End
Pitcairn's story might soon be over. This episode was supported by: http://Hover.com/ext (coupon code: ext) - Buy your domain before it's gone for 10% off http://WatchNebula.com/ext - Watch thoughtful videos for free for a week
23:22
July 17, 2019
Justice on Pitcairn
Content warning: This episode contains discussions of sexual assault.  Pitcairn's darkest secret emerges.  This episode was supported by: http://audible.com/ext - For a limited time, if you have an Amazon Prime membership, you can start an Audible membership and save 66% on your first 3 months–a total of $30 off. That’s like getting 3 months for the price of one. Offer valid only in July 2019
25:46
July 10, 2019
How Pitcairn Works
From the school, to the internet, to the economy, to the language, this episode explains all about how Pitcairn works.   This episode was supported by: http://Hover.com/ext - Buy your first domain in minutes before its gone for 10% off   http://Skillshare.com/extremities - Learn from over 25,000 classes for free for two months
28:42
July 3, 2019
Pitcairn's Tiny Tourism Economy
How Pitcairn's largest industry works.  This episode was supported by: http://WatchNebula.com/ext - Watch your favorite thoughtful creators on this new streaming platform featuring originals by Real Life Lore, Second Thought, Polyphonic, Isaac Arthur, and more for free for seven days http://CuriosityStream.com/ext - Watch unlimited documentaries and non-fiction titles for free for 31 days 
27:45
June 26, 2019
Pitcairn's Beginning, Boat, and Bureaucracy
The HMS Bounty arrives and creates a new society. We explain Pitcairn's supply ship, its connection to New Zealand, its political status, the outsiders on Pitcairn, and much more. This episode was supported by: http://Hover.com/ext (use the code "ext" at checkout) - Buy your first domain before its gone for 10% off  http://Skillshare.com/extremities - Learn from over 25,000 classes for free for two months
26:01
June 19, 2019
Arrival on Pitcairn
Welcome to Pitcairn Island. This episode was supported by: http://WatchNebula.com/ext - Watch your favorite thoughtful creators on this new streaming platform featuring originals by Real Life Lore, Second Thought, Polyphonic, Isaac Arthur, and more http://Audible.com/ext or text "ext" to 500 500 - Start listening with Audible with a 30-day free trial and your first audiobook plus two Audible originals are free
24:53
June 12, 2019
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