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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 148: Dollop: James Strang, Island Mormon

James Strang

He was basically treated like a canned ham. –Gareth http://traffic.libsyn.com/thedollop/James_Strang_-_Island_Mormon.mp3 King James, 1856 That looming forehead is just
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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

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

Episode 162: America’s Greatest Sack of Flour

Gridley's sack of flour

Can you imagine going to Nevada looking for a get rich quick scheme? –Gareth http://traffic.libsyn.com/thedollop/Americas_Greatest_Sack_of_Flour.mp3   I would like to take this moment to point

Episode 134: Dollop: Count Dante

How long until this dude is fighting a polar bear? –Gareth   http://traffic.libsyn.com/thedollop/Chicago_Dojo_Wars.mp3 A song, as it often happened, played in my head during this

Episode 156: Smollop: The Marblehead Smallpox Riots

Sniff the blanket…Sniff, sniff, pass. Don’t bogart the blankie. –Gareth http://traffic.libsyn.com/thedollop/The_Marblehead_Small_Pox_Riots.mp3 First off, I looked at smallpox multimedia (that is a thing) at the Mayo

Episode 122: Dollop: The Iraq War

I already am so pissed. –Gareth http://traffic.libsyn.com/thedollop/Iraq_War.mp3 Ali Husayni Sistani The Fog of War: documentary about Robert S. McNamara, former US Secretary of

Episode 119: Dollop: The Batavia

So her vagina is just going to take the shrapnel in this game of chess? –Gareth http://traffic.libsyn.com/thedollop/The_Batavia.mp3 119