Episode 69: Dollop: Elmer McCurdy

“…Minimal training with nitroglycerin…”
–Dave

 

Money bags: Elmer McCurdyOh, Elmer, man. Oh, no. Dude.

Elmer’s Snopes article. Verdict: true.

The Six Million Dollar Man Don’t you laugh, whippersnappers. For a young kid in the 1970’s, this was some awesome sci-fi. I hear you snickering, damn it.

Weekend at Bernie’s

MacGyver This is why your elders use “macguyver” as a verb. Listen well and learn.

She Freak (Special Edition) (1967)

Maniac/Narcotic (1933)

Elmer made one top ten famous mummies list, God bless ’em.Elmer McCurdy in his coffin

Elmer’s final resting place at findagrave
Elmer McCurdy: The Life And Afterlife Of An American Outlaw * Mark Svenvold

and defined for Dave and Gareth: trichinosis is a parasite ingested from eating undercooked pork or wild game–so, worms. Trichomoniasis is an STD, also a parasite. The more you know.

 

Band names from this episode:

  • Hay and Whiskey
  • Minimal Nitro
  • Stringer Felton
  • Macguyver’s Toolbox
 
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This Bluestocking bookworm is your friendly Dollop web-wrangler and digital library curator. In other words, pay no attention to that woman behind the curtain. I'm just here to John Nash all this stuff together. It's all about connections. IT'S ALL CONNECTED. I live atop a mountain, geographically isolated for the protection of others. Yes, an American mountain.