The World's Fair Podcast: February 2010

Sunday, February 21, 2010

The World's Fair Podcast, Episode 6: Vancouver's Expo 86 with Bill Cotter

In episode 6, we celebrate the 2010 Vancouver Olympics by talking about Expo 86's legacy. Bill Cotter, author of several books about world's fairs, joins us to discuss our favorite aspects of North America's last world's fair.

Here are some links related to our discussion: -Bill Cotter's site
Edmonton's bid for Expo 2017
ExpoMuseum's Expo 86 page
Bob Buckley - the composer of "This is My Home"

Thursday, February 11, 2010

Monsters Invade Expo '70!

In our conversation with Michael Darragh in episode 5, I mention a Japanese monster movie that took place at Expo 70.

I have found information on it:

In Japan, it was called Gamera tai Daimaju Jaiga. Alternative titles include "Gamera vs. Giger," "Gamera vs. Jiger," "Gamera vs. Monster X," and my favorite "Monsters Invade Expo '70."

Sunday, February 7, 2010

The World's Fair Podcast, Episode 5: Expo 2010 with Michael Darragh

In episode 5, we were honored to have Michael Darragh join us from Shanghai. We talk about Shanghai's upcoming Expo 2010 and his organization's poll measuring interest by Chinese people in the various pavilions.

Find out which country's pavilion is the most anticipated.

Here are some links related to our discussion:
World Expo Blog
World Expo Blog's Twitter
World Expo Blog on YouTube
Expo 2010
Bjarke Ingels Group - Architect of the Denmark Pavilion

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