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 136: Dollop: Bayou of Pigs

I mean, look, if I’m on the second paragraph of a Dollop and I say “He liked cats”, that’s never going to fucking go well.

Episode 186: Smollop: John Dillinger’s Penis

Note: This episode entry is dedicated to Patton Oswalt. One, because he went to college at about the time I did, so the references will

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,

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 134: Dollop: Count Dante

How long until this dude is fighting a polar bear? –Gareth   http://traffic.libsyn.com/thedollop/Chicago_Dojo_Wars.mp3 A song, as it often happened, played in my head during this

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 19: Ferguson update

Thanks to Margaret Cho: https://twitter.com/USATODAY/status/697547191108444161 Original episode and entry, with details of horrific racism at the municipal level in Ferguson, MO, creating the