Feb 25, 2016
In this episode we admire the father of toxicology, of psychotherapy, of evidence based medicine... but not as much as he admired himself. The self proclaimed king of doctors also a drunk who rubbed poo on knives and wrote a recipe for homunculus. Was he a genius or just an ego maniac? Steve Cross and Iszi argue it out. Watch out - quite a bit of fruity language in this episode.
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Paracelsus (Philippus Aureolus Theophrastus Bombastus von Hohenheim) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paracelsus
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STEVE CROSS is a comedian, science communicator, consultant and creator of the Bright Club http://www.scienceshowoff.org https://twitter.com/steve_x
Iszi Lawrence is a comedian and podcasterer www.iszi.com
The Z List Dead List is a podcast about obscure people from History. Created by Iszi Lawrence @iszi_lawrence
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