Episode 163: Dollop: Syphilis in America

Dave: It started with ulcers on the genitals. Gareth: That is right off the bat a terrible start–and did you just wink at me? http://traffic.libsyn.com/thedollop/Syphilis_In_America.mp3

Episode 182: Smollop: Street Dentist Painless Parker

Hello, how are you? Do you mind if I go inside your head? –Gareth http://traffic.libsyn.com/thedollop/Painless_Parker.mp3

Happy Thanksgiving, from Tisquantum and The Dollop

first, Episode 35: Tisquantum (not “Squanto”), rat-catcher’s yellow, and racism. Yay! Happy Thanksgiving! then: the first American Thanksgiving was in 1610 in Virginia, yes indeedy.

Episode 201: Dollop: Roger Babson’s Fight

The difference between Roger and a guy who lives in a shack up in the mountains and yells at gravity is that Roger had piles

Episode 190: Smollop: Fort Moore Hill

I want my ashes to be put into a can and shaken, and then put on a wall. –Gareth http://traffic.libsyn.com/thedollop/Fort_Moore_Hill.mp3

Episode 186: Smollop: John Dillinger’s Penis

Note: This episode entry is dedicated to Patton Oswalt. One, because he went to college at about the time I did, so the references will

Episode 168: Live: America’s First Crematorium

Dave: …politics, and Dummy over here won’t remember all the names. Gareth: That’s Dumb-eth. http://traffic.libsyn.com/thedollop/The_First_Crematorium_In_America_-_Live_in_Chicago.mp3 Washington Female Seminary: 1836–1948, Washington, Pennsylvania, founded by Francis Julius LeMoyne

Episode 144: The Fight Over Anesthesia

Horace Wells

Dave: He went to Boston to show doctors at Mass General Hospital what he learned. Gareth: The Boston Teeth Party. Dave: Yeah…what? Gareth: Keep going.

Episode 164: Smollop: The Witch of Wall Street

Witch of Wall Street

It’s like Hitler’s son started the ASPCA. –Gareth (P.S. He didn’t, but its founding is still pretty wonky.) (P.P.S. Times like these are why