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Fossils and Fiction is a podcast of conversations about prehistoric life, featuring paleontologists, creators, authors, experts, and fans. 

Latest Episodes

  • Episode 33: The Science of Dance at Prehistoric Body Theatre

    Episode 33: The Science of Dance at Prehistoric Body Theatre

    Ari Dharminalan Rudenko, the artistic director of Prehistoric Body Theater, discusses his background and how his childhood fascination with dinosaurs led him to combine dance and science communication. He explains the formation of Prehistoric Body Theater in Surakarta, Indonesia, and its focus on accuracy in science communication. Ari also shares his collaboration with palaeontologists and…

  • Episode 32: Jac O’Connor’s Art and Science

    Episode 32: Jac O’Connor’s Art and Science

    Jac O’Connor is a PhD researcher in the Evans EvoLab at Monash University. Jac undertakes a fascinating mix of research and creative work including immensely detailed 3D reconstructions of extinct animals. This conversation charts Jac’s journey into and through palaeo. Follow Jac on Instagram.

  • Episode 31: A dinosaur travel agent

    Episode 31: A dinosaur travel agent

    Zach Vanasse, founder and director of Dinosaur Trips, discusses his journey in creating a unique travel company that offers dinosaur-themed trips. He shares his childhood fascination with dinosaurs and how it led him to combine his passion for palaeontology with his experience in the travel industry. Zach explains the offerings of Dinosaur Trips, which include…