The Martians descend to Earth in their spaceship. They intend to go to New York – they want to see something called ‘a musical’ – but they get the directions mixed up, as many before them have done, and end up in Canada instead, as many before them have also done. Specifically, they land on a chunk of rock in the boreal forest somewhere on the Laurentian Shield. There is no one around, or no one you might recognize as ‘one’…
Episode art by Emily Cannon
Twabble: They dig, carving tunnels for the newly hatched. I lower my razor. I need a better tool now that they’re beneath my skull. by Suomy Nona
Yall do realize fungus really do control the planet right?
...yeahhhhhh, I still like showing that Planet Earth episode with the parasitic fungus that attacks ant colonies to my grade 11 biology students. If I want to really traumatise teenagers, I show it as an example of animal interactions (symbiosis) in my grade 9 ecology unit.
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High School Science Teacher, Gentleman Forester, Weekend Walrus. =======================================
Alright, time to jump on the weirdo train! How Margaret Atwood is making sense of the COVID-19 pandemic. Source: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC). Radio show: Q. Host: Tom Power (not the ex-front-man of Moxy Fruvous). Duration: 13:54. https://www.cbc.ca/player/play/1723571779562/