Where do flags come from? What makes a good flag? How do flags affect our society? On Unfurled: The Story of Our Flags we set out to answer just those questions. Each episode we will dive into the interesting and often overlooked world of flags. The stories and lore behind humankind's flags may just surprise you. This podcast is being produced by Austin Riley Miller as a part of his undergraduate senior project.
Episode 6: Where Will Flags Go?
Flags have evolved a lot through history. Their use has changed slightly and continues to change little by little even today. But where will flags go in the future? That's the question I ask and discuss; but, the answer can be elusive.
Episode 5: How We Use Our Flags
Flags are not used in today's world the same way they were used in centuries past. Today I explore the interesting ways we use our flags, and some of the laws that govern how some flags are meant to be used.
Episode 4: Political Flags
Flags typically represent countries and states. But others represent different organizations such as sports teams and businesses. Today, I dive into the realm of political flags and the way they affect society.
Episode 3: Seals on Bedsheets
Most national flags are well designed. Most state flags in the U.S. are not. This week I am joined by a guest who will help me explain just why that is, as well as to name a few exceptional flags that stick out.
Episode 2: Of Reds, Whites, And Blues
Some flags have lasted hundreds of years unchanged, and some flags are meant to grow with the country they represent. Today I dive into the history of two of the most well known flags: The Union Jack, and the Stars and Stripes.
Episode 1: Where Did Flags Come From?
Flags are a part of our society. Every nation has one. Most every State has one. Even some cities and towns have flags. But where did flags come from? How did they become such an imbedded part of our society? On this first episode of Unfurled: The Story of Our Flags, I set out to answer that question.
Goes down a few very interesting rabbit holes about flags, how and why we use them and what the future looks like for them.
Wow great info, very informative and professional
Interesting and Niche
Even if you don’t love flags it’s an interesting listen. It goes just deep enough to have some unheard of facts and stories while staying broad enough to be entertaining and easy to listen to. If you love flags this will be a good podcast to follow.