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

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 138: Dollop: History of American Firefighters

Horrible news! Help is on the way! –Gareth Episode 138: In which our stuff catches aflame, and we fight each other instead of the

Episode 150: Live: James Sullivan and the 1904 Olympics

James Sullivan

Is this a metaphor for Hitler? –Gareth http://traffic.libsyn.com/thedollop/The_1904_Olympics.mp3 Live with new Friend of the Dollop: Rory Scovel All the World’s a Fair: Visions of

Episode 131: Dollop: The Monitor

John Ericcson

http://traffic.libsyn.com/thedollop/John_Ericsson_and_The_Monitor.mp3 Okay, I used to live in Norfolk, so this may more info than you want, but let’s rock the local advantage. Booyah. Virginia Is

Episode 169: Live: Disco Demolition Night

He threw a party to celebrate his leg being amputated. –Dave I wonder what was on the flyer for that shit. —Dave Helem http://traffic.libsyn.com/thedollop/Disco_Demolition_-_Live_in_Chicago.mp3  

Episode 174: Smollop: The Hard Hat Riot

Hard Hat Riot

Meany Meany Meany angry–Gareth http://traffic.libsyn.com/thedollop/hard_hat_2.mp3 George Meany’s profile at AFL-CIO.org labor history in America timeline at AFL-CIO.org That Peter Boyle movie, Joe,

Episode 160: Smollop: Fed Ex Fight 705

He put the lie in fly. –Gareth http://traffic.libsyn.com/thedollop/Fed_Ex_Flight_705.mp3 case law: UNITED STATES of America, Plaintiff-Appellee v. Auburn CALLOWAY, Defendant-Appellant (116 F.3d 1129) Cockpit Recorder Voice

Hooray for Harriet!

Harriet is a fine name, a strong name. Two of my favorite heroines are named Harriet: The one who inspired me to be a voracious

Today is the greatest: April 14

Loretta Lynn

…with a nod to the Smashing Pumpkins, part of the soundtrack of the ’90’s. And that nod is ironic, in that April 14