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 220: Dollop: Tylenol Man

Hello, the name’s Red. Red Herring. –Gareth http://traffic.libsyn.com/thedollop/Tylenol_Man.mp3   Before I get to going on this spooky-ass before and after event of my childhood, only

Labor Day, or Don’t Lick That Brush…

…just ’cause the Bossman tells you to. The whys and wherefores of Labor Day, as viewed through the skewed prism that is The Dollop:

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 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

Episode 130: Dollop: The Bald Knobbers

It’s always very surprising to me how I have no idea about any of this shit. –Gareth http://traffic.libsyn.com/thedollop/The_Bald_Knobbers.mp3

Resources: American Crime Story (and a personal fable, boogeyman and all)

I was 22 years old when we all learned, to our national chagrin, two phrases: “slow speed chase” and “gavel to gavel coverage”.

Episode 145: Dollop: Squirrel Tooth Alice

[Her father] just knew a penis had been inside her, even though he couldn’t see it. –Dave http://traffic.libsyn.com/thedollop/Squirrel_Tooth_Alice.mp3

Episode 126: Dollop: RA Cunningham and Tambo

I’ve always said that freak shows are a gateway drug to Australia. –Wil Anderson http://traffic.libsyn.com/thedollop/RA_Cunningham.mp3 first off, highly recommended book for any Rube: The