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The Big One: Your Survival Guide

A Science podcast featuring Jacob Margolis
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When The Big One hits it’ll take under two minutes for more than 10 million Southern Californians to lose internet, power, and a sense of security. Host Jacob Margolis and Producer Misha Euceph take you on a journey to understand what the catastrophic earthquake will mean for Los Angeles, the U.S., and the world. This is what you need to know to survive.


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The Wake-up Call
For the first time in a generation, a pair of big earthquakes shook Southern Californians. If you felt it  -- or even just heard about it -- you may have some questions. In this episode lead producer, Misha Euceph gets answers from hometown hero, seismologist Dr. Lucy Jones.
Preview: Tell Them, I Am
Big One producer, Misha Euceph introduces you to her new show, 'Tell Them, I Am.' 
The Perfect World
We’re back at Union Station, moments before the Big One hits, but this time you, our hero, and the city are prepared. And then back to reality and the team from TBOYSG reflect on the lessons they have learned while making the show. Hosted by Jacob Margolis. Reported by Misha Euceph and Jacob Margolis.Written by Misha Euceph, Arwen Nicks, and Mary Knauf.Edited by Megan Garvey.Produced by Misha Euceph. Sound designed by Arwen Nicks.Music by Andy Clausen. Engineering by Valentino Rivera and Shawn Corey Campbell. Made possible by members of KPCC. 


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gibbonsdna reviewed this podcast 30 days ago
"Excellent reporting done in a way that feels like a rich story vs. a dry lesson. Stellar production values, and I particularly like the angle of looking at the (inevitable?) event from various angles: The Science, Economy, Buildings, etc. "

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Nov 21st, 2018
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Jul 22nd, 2019
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