He Could Eat It All
the glitter, glamor, and gluttony of Diamond Jim Brady (1856-1917)
In an age of excess, he was the most excessive one of all. This week, we look back at the life of legendary salesman and gourmand Diamond Jim Brady. Read More...
Categories: Biography, Eccentrics & Prophecies, Series 6
Marching to Shibboleth
a sordid story of faith healing, financial fraud, flat Eartherism, and figs
Forty miles north of Chicago lies Zion, IL, a sleepy city with a sordid history of faith healing, financial fraud, flat Eartherism... and figs? Read More...
Categories: Eccentrics & Prophecies, People & Places, Series 6
The Terror of Gillikin Country
they terrorized the rust belt for years, and the cops were none the wiser
For years the Monongahela Valley was terrorized by the Torso Burchianti Gang. Except maybe that gang wasn't quite as fearsome as the cops thought... Read More...
Categories: People & Places, Series 6
The Spirit of Capitalism Made Flesh
if you like 'em big, well, they don't get any bigger than this
A fun night out at the theater featuring ethnic jokes, slapstick violence, a sappy moral, three tons of feminine pulchritude, and a dead cat. Read More...
Categories: Bonus Episodes, Entertainment & Media, Wild Card