Ben Franklin Death Ray

Published on April 11, 2009

That’s “The Faire Folk” by Lightning Bolt. Who are among of the best things about being from Providence, Rhode Island.

I first heard about the British fear of Franklin when I interviewed a Harvard Professor named Joyce Chaplin about her book The First Scientific American for a public affairs show out here in L.A.. It’s archived: http://www.scpr.org/programs/zocalo/index.html

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