Comedian, historian and podcaster Iszi Lawrence is the guest on this week's Conversation Hat Podcast. We chat about places in the world we'd like to visit, technical time travel, discount mangos and how to get high like a Scythian. Apparently they were good at it.

Izsi is a standup comedian who hosts history- and comedy-based podcasts and regularly works with people to improve their public speaking.

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This episode features a sketch entitled PSA for Comedy Audiences, written by Liam, Si and Laura and voiced by Si.




Age of Empires is a real-time strategy game from the late 90's, considered by many to be the best selling PC game of all time. AoE II is also one of the reasons Liam had no friends at school. Favourite playable races include Celts and Mongols. Natural bedfellows.

More info on the AoE website.

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The Conversation Hat is hosted by Ben Pierson and Liam Taylor, and edited by Laura Elmer.

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