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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

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 203: Smollop: The Sodder Children

 

Gareth: Wrangling ten kids during a fire?Dave: Not like you’ve ever done it.Gareth: Well…not ten!

No matter how bad your worst Christmas was, it

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)

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