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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

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

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 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 168: Live: America’s First Crematorium

Dave: …politics, and Dummy over here won’t remember all the names. Gareth: That’s Dumb-eth. http://traffic.libsyn.com/thedollop/The_First_Crematorium_In_America_-_Live_in_Chicago.mp3 Washington Female Seminary: 1836–1948, Washington, Pennsylvania, founded by Francis Julius LeMoyne

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,

Friends of the Dollop: Generation Why: How We Treat Our Dead Tie-in

Aaron and Justin’s latest interview is with true crime author Ron Franscell: Episode 181, about his upcoming book, Morgue, with, and about, forensic pathologist

Episode 127: Dollop: Bank Robber Harry Pierpont

Dave: Apparently Dillinger was going to use the bullwhip when he paid a visit to his former one-armed attorney who had run off with a