Watch Discovery Channel’s Bone Detectives

I've been on a much needed time out from blogging. The last half dozen or so posts from me have been embarrassingly personal and critical, so I decided to take a hiatus while on vacation to tone down the bitterness. But my break didn't keep me from following current anthropology news. Far from it, I've... Continue Reading →

Where cultural anthropology meets entertainment, Discovery Channel’s Last One Standing

Last Thursday I caught Discovery Channel's new reality television show called Last One Standing. The premise of the show is that they take six men and place them in different ethnic groups around the world to learn the respective fighting style and compete on behalf of the ethnic group. It is macho and over produced.... Continue Reading →

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