With over 600 episodes to choose from, it can be overwhelming to decide where to start with The Dollop podcast. As a long-time listener, I decided to compile a list of the best episodes of The Dollop so you can jump right in and begin to enjoy the show.
323 – 1908 New York to Paris Car Race (Live)
James Adomian joins comedians Dave Anthony and Gareth Reynolds as they hilariously retell the details of the 1908 New York to Paris Car Race.
237 Jet Pack Madness
Dave and Gareth examine a jet pack, the men behind it, and why it was pure madness.
400 – Ronald Reagan w/ guest Patton Oswalt (Part 1)
The life of Ronald Reagan is examined by Dave Anthony and Gareth Reynolds with the help of guest Patton Oswalt, who is also a comedian of some note. Okay, maybe a lot of note.
194 – The Girl Watchers
What is the Girl Watchers Society? Why was it absolutely insane? And what went wrong? I guess you’ll just have to listen to this episode to find out the answers to these very important questions.
275 – The Newsie Strike
Remember the Newsies? Maybe you saw that movie about them with young Christian Bale in it? Ok, well, all you have to know is that they were young boys who hawked newspapers in the streets in the late 18th and early 19th century. Until they got fed up with working conditions and went on strike, that’s what this episode of The Dollop is about.
415 – Voyage of the HMS Beagle
Recorded live in London, the boys discuss the voyage of the HMS Beagle. Don’t miss this one.
56 – Newport Sex Scandal
Gareth and Dave talk about the Newport sex scandal, which was an investigation by the U.S. Navy into homosexual activities by Navy members and civilians in Newport, Rhode Island. The investigation was completely bananas crazy, as you’ll hear.
150 – James Sullivan and the 1904 Olympic Games (Live)
In a hilarious episode of The Dollop podcast, Rory Scovel joins Dave Anthony and Gareth Reynolds to dive into the 1904 Olympic Games held in St. Louis.
505 – The McLeans and The Hope Diamond
Luke Simmons joins Dave Anthony and Gareth Reynolds as they examine the story of Ned and Evalyn McLean and the infamous Hope Diamond.
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