Archive for September 2016

Alaina takes us on a tour of the Great Lakes, pointing out the strange and unusual on the way. Cryptids, ghost towns, and lake pirates make for a new perspective on America's north coast. How technical does the definition of "pirate" need to be? How many cult leaders have also been in Congress? What was wrong with people in the 19th Century?


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Grant takes a turn at Chicago tragedy with the Haymarket Affair. In May 1886 a bomb was thrown, igniting a shootout that killed over a dozen people and changed the fight for workers' rights forever. Can equality be gained in a system run by those who profit from inequality? Are the voices of the dead louder than those of the living? While we don't know who started the fight, can we even know who won in the end?

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Haymarket: The Anarchist's Songbook by Alex Higgin-Hauser & David Kornfeld, excerpts used with permission
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Supplemental 1

As promised, here's the bonus episode with more letters and outtakes. Some of our favorite bits from Episode 8 fell on the cutting room floor, and here they are for you to enjoy.

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Censor beep by Frank West of The FPlus
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