History Book Review: Ghostland

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Episode 204: Live: The Modern Bushman

Gareth: He’s sharing a tree with a snake! Dave: It’s Australia. http://traffic.libsyn.com/thedollop/Ron_Ansell.mp3   Now, who was Rodney Ansell, the inspiration for the

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

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

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 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 159: Dollop: Pedestrianism

Pedestrianism

You got to learn to walk before you can walk! –Gareth http://traffic.libsyn.com/thedollop/Pedestrianism.mp3 I usually save the music videos for the end, but damn it, this

Celebrating episode 200, I give you a 100 flashback!

Jade Helm

Thanks to the like-minded folks at Boing Boing: Remember Operation Jade Helm, and the mobile morgues (ice cream trucks) and bunkers (Wal-Marts being renovated)