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 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

Happy Independence Day, American Rubes!

Dino Civil War

Roundup time! Independence day heroes: Here’s a little ditty about Sam and Debbie July 4th block party: A fake fur collar, a tiny

Episode 171: Dollop: The Jones County Deserters

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That’s a classic saying. Shoot a guy whose hands are full of baby. –Dave http://traffic.libsyn.com/thedollop/The_State_of_Jones.mp3 episode
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Episode 158: Smollop: The Jumper

Robert Odlum

Are they sharks? If they stop moving, do they die? –Gareth http://traffic.libsyn.com/thedollop/Robert_Emmet_Odium.mp3 Robert Emmet Odlum was named for the martyr for the Irish cause

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

The Giving of Thanks

Tomorrow, in the United States, we celebrate Thanksgiving, which, if you are a diligent listener and reader, isn’t what what we were taught. Let’s get

Dollopween 25: I and Edgar and Annabel Lee

the original manuscript of Annabel Lee, in Poe's handwriting the original manuscript of Annabel Lee,