Actually Happening Live and Uncut: Papal Resignation Special

We recorded all the material for this month’s shows mere hours before the Pope resigned, but clearly anything that hasn’t happened in almost 600 years is a big deal to the AH crew. So we got together on Google Hangout and brought in a real-life expert on all things Vatican, historian Ada Palmer. She’s got a TON of interesting info to share and provides some great historical context — including why something that seems like a once-in-many-lifetimes event may actually become a lot more common.

We’ll be editing this down into this week’s podcast episode, but if you’d like to see what the uncut show is like (or what we look like in silly hats!), here’s a recording of the live stream: