We recently had the unique opportunity to host a fascinating individual here at the Bunker, Sebastian Major. Sebastian is the creator and host of the podcast Our Fake History. It is produced in Toronto with the help of his wife, Beth Lorimer.

A podcast about myths we think are history and history that might be hidden in myths! Awesome stories that really (maybe) happened!

Our Fake History uses a combination of humour, storytelling, and historical detective work to create a podcast that is enjoyable for history buffs and anyone who simply enjoys a good story.
Sebastian spent two days at the Bunker, touring around the facility recording Episode #70 – What are the secrets of the Diefenbunker.  Unlike some of his previous work this podcast was less about debunking historical myth, and more about an artifact (AKA the Bunker) that challenges us to re-think Canada’s Cold War Legacy.
Sebastian also hosted a lecture about Podcasting as the new public history.  He discussed his podcast, how and why he got started, and he was very open about some of the challenges he has faced over time.
1Sebastian recording Episode #70 in the CBC Studio in the Bunker!
3Curatorial Manager Nic Clark explaining a room within the Bunker
6Sebastian during the talk on the evening of July 5th
Untitled design-2Q&A
4Thank you to everyone who came out to support Sebastian!

Blog

Spies Among Us: the 75th Anniversary of the Gouzenko Affair
Nagasaki mushroom cloud
Marking 75 Years: The Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
The Easter Bunny came early!
Diefenbunker Jigsaw Puzzles
Museum Alphabet, Bunker Style
Museum Alphabet
Virtual Tours - the museum may be closed but you can still explore
Virtual Tours
Blast Tunnel with Colour our Collections
#ColourOurCollections
March Break in Carp
Air conditioner
Ever wonder how to heat and cool a nuclear Bunker?
CFS Carp Winter Carnival
Artifact of the Month: The Blast Tunnel
Artifact(s) of the Month: Screwdriver and Volunteer T-Shirt
The Eames Chair
The Bank of Canada Vault
Duck and Cover: How one desk could save your life
The Community Room
Artifact of the Month: Radiac
Welcome Skylar and Leo
DeBunking the Bunker – Part. 1
Volunteer of the Month: Corinne
Artifact of the Month: The Model
This is the story of how one lock and key, unlocked terror.
Volunteer of the Month: Hunter
Hello, the 1960s are calling, they want their gift shop back!
Artifact of the Month: The Prime Minister’s Bed
The Forgotten Bedroom
The History of the Cherry Blossom Empire
"Radiation and You"
It’s a Bunker kind of weekend!
"To Harry, Love Felicity"
Carol Wainio named Diefenbunker’s 2019 Artist-in-Residence
Gamma Gardens: The Garden of the Future
Artifact of the Month: Geiger Counter
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