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33: April 7, 1871

Hugh teases out the fascinating and sickening references in a single page of the Syracuse Daily Journal published 150 years ago this week.Follow along with the show notes.

Hugh examines stories from page four of the Syracuse Daily Journal printed one hundred fifty years ago today. It's almost as interesting as the delicious Yunnan "Black Gold" black ...

31: Irish Soda Bread

Hugh explores the history of Irish soda bread, with surprising results. For this episode, you'll definitely want to follow along with the show notes.

30: Dr. Platto

Hugh tells of his encounter with a purveyor of historical disinformation, recounts the exploits of an "eclectic doctor" who advertised in two Pennsylvania newspapers 150 years ago ...

Hugh takes an uncharacteristic wallow in the seedy underbelly of Syracuse, reading almost exclusively from a single page of the Syracuse Daily Journal of March 13, 1871.   For all ...

In this episode, Hugh outlines his investigation into a striking article about a Syracuse circuit court that apparently valued bears more than girls. The investigation yields tragi...

In this episode, Hugh does a quick guerilla-style episode because he has to let the podcast suck before it stands a chance of being good.    All articles come from the Syracuse Dai...

26 - Statues and Asses

In this episode, Hugh refutes an obscene meme about Confederate statues, showing their place in the historiography and systemic racial violence of the early twentieth century.  For...

Hugh delves into the Democratic barbecues of 1868 by reading page four of the New York Herald of August 12th. For all notes and images, see the companion blog.

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