Atomic Hobo - Nuclear War Podcast

Atomic Hobo - Nuclear War Podcast


Latest Episodes

The FINAL Four Minutes of Threads
June 10, 2024

The final Four Minutes of Threads episode!I have also put every Four Minutes episode together, minus all the intros and outros, into one gigantic podcast episode. It is 12 hours' long! Twelve Hours of Threads. Twelve hours! No intros. No outros. No ads. J

The Growling Bombers
August 07, 2023

The arrival in Britain of the B-29s in 1948. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

The Bloody Union Jack on Top of It!
July 31, 2023

Britain's decision to build their own atomic bomb.You can listen to my book on Radio 4 here https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/series/m001p1ky Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Four Minutes of Threads, Part 26
July 24, 2023

Standard life - for all of your life!Rat-trading, pylon-snapping, dog-barking, umbilical cord-chewing, starving, freezing Threads!Remember my book, ATTACK WARNING RED, goes out on Radio 4 this week, every day, as Book of the Week. Get in on radio, iPlayer

Project Sunshine, Part 2
July 20, 2023

The secret plutonium experiments carried out in Cold War America.You can buy Attack Warning Red: How Britain Prepared for Nuclear War here: https://linktr.ee/attackwarningredThank you for listening.Julie Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more inf

Project Sunshine, Part 1
June 06, 2023

The gathering of children's bones in order to track fallout. Join me on Patreon for extra podcast episodes at www.patreon.com/atomichoboAnd you can buy my new book here: https://linktr.ee/attackwarningred Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more in

Four Minutes of Threads, Part 25
May 29, 2023

The survivors try to drag and hack dead crops from the ground and, high on the moor, Ruth's baby is born. A moment of hope and joy? Don't be daft! You can get my new book, ATTACK WARNING RED: HOW BRITIAN PREPARED FOR NUCLEAR WAR here: https://linktr.ee/at

The Real Threads: Civil Defence in the US Fabric and Textile Industry
May 22, 2023

Looking at a 1970 booklet called Civil Defense in the Textile, Apparel and Related Industries. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Don't Mention The War!
May 10, 2023

Looking at the UK's new emergency alert test. You can buy my new book, ATTACK WARNING RED: HOW BRITAIN PREPARED FOR NUCLEAR WAR here: https://linktr.ee/attackwarningred Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Free extract from ATTACK WARNING RED audiobook
April 04, 2023

An extract from my upcoming book's audiobook. This is taken from the book's final chapter, 'Nuclear War at the BBC', and looks at the controversy surrounding The War Game. We go from the glitzy 1967 Oscar ceremony to panicked talk of mass suicides if the

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