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A fact based comedy podcast. Each week Melbourne comedians Matt Stewart, Jess Perkins and Dave Warneke take it in turns to research a topic and report back to the class.

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A fact based comedy podcast. Each week Melbourne comedians Matt Stewart, Jess Perkins and Dave Warneke take it in turns to research a topic and report back to the class.

    250 - The Mad Trapper Of Rat River

    250 - The Mad Trapper Of Rat River

    Our 250th episode is all about the Mad Trapper Of Rat River. When Canadian authorities paid a visit to a remote log cabin, they didn't expect the man inside to shoot at them through door and then lead them on one of the longest and most grueling manhunts in history.


    Buy tickets to our live streamed shows, including episode 250 and this coming August 8: https://sospresents.com/authors/dogoon


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    Book Cheat: https://play.acast.com/s/book-cheat
    Prime Mates: https://play.acast.com/s/prime-mates/
    Listen Now: https://play.acast.com/s/listen-now/


    Our awesome theme song by Evan Munro-Smith and logo by Peader Thomas


    REFERENCES AND FURTHER READING:


    Alan Phillips, Who was the Mad Trapper Of Rat River, Macleans 1955:
    https://archive.macleans.ca/article/1955/10/1/who-was-the-mad-trapper-of-rat-river#!&pid=28


    Canadian Encyclopedia, Edward Butts:
    https://thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/albert-johnson
    https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/article/wilfrid-reid-may


    All That’s Interesting, a really great article by Andrew Lenoir
    https://allthatsinteresting.com/mad-trapper-albert-johnson


    https://www.mysteriesofcanada.com/nwt/albert-johnson-mad-trapper/


    https://www.rcinet.ca/en/2017/02/17/canada-history-feb-17-1932-the-end-and-beginning-of-the-mystery-of-the-mad-trapper/


    https://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/dna-testing-shows-the-mad-trapper-wasnt-a-canadian-filmmaker-says/article1154429/


    https://www.britannica.com/topic/fur-animal-skin#ref114462


    http://www.grrb.nt.ca/pdf/fisheries/RatRiverReport.pdf


    https://legionmagazine.com/en/2019/01/a-mountie-is-killed-by-the-mad-trapper/


    Arctic Manhunt: Hunt for the Mad Trapper (2009)
    https://www.imdb.com/title/tt6003484/
     
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    • 1 hr 34 min
    249 - The Great Diamond Scam

    249 - The Great Diamond Scam

    We all know that 'Diamonds Are Forever', but have they always been? Turns out De Beers, with the help of some clever marketing, were able to build up the diamond myth throughout the 20th century. How far did they go in their quest to create demand for diamonds?


    Buy tickets to our live streamed shows on July 18 + 25, August 1st + 8: https://sospresents.com/authors/dogoon


    Support the show and get rewards like bonus episodes: patreon.com/DoGoOnPod


    Check out our web series: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL2TuMQ31VXvqqEus9Bo6FZW-dDY5ukEuh
     
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    Email us: dogoonpod@gmail.com


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    Book Cheat: https://play.acast.com/s/book-cheat
    Prime Mates: https://play.acast.com/s/prime-mates/
    Listen Now: https://play.acast.com/s/listen-now/


    Our awesome theme song by Evan Munro-Smith and logo by Peader Thomas


    REFERENCES AND FURTHER READING:
    http://www.edwardjayepstein.com/diamond.htm
    https://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2015/02/how-an-ad-campaign-invented-the-diamond-engagement-ring/385376/
    https://www.huffpost.com/entry/7-reasons-why-you-shouldn_b_1720870
    https://www.debeersgroup.com/the-group/our-history
    https://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-32131829
    https://www.encyclopedia.com/history/encyclopedias-almanacs-transcripts-and-maps/oppenheimer-ernest
    https://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-27371208
    https://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/05/fashion/weddings/how-americans-learned-to-love-diamonds.html
     
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    • 1 hr 54 min
    248 - The Real Lord Of The Flies

    248 - The Real Lord Of The Flies

    In 1954,William Golding wrote a book about a bunch of boys going nuts when they were stranded on an island. But just over a decade after that fictional novel was published, it actually happened! And the real life boys behaved in a very different way to their fictional counterparts. This is an amazing story of survival, friendship and a little bit of luck!


    Buy tickets to our live streamed shows on July 18 + 25, August 1st + 8: https://sospresents.com/authors/dogoon


    Support the show and get rewards like bonus episodes: patreon.com/DoGoOnPod


    Check out our web series: https://www.youtube.com/user/stupidoldchannel
     
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    Twitter: @DoGoOnPod
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    Email us: dogoonpod@gmail.com


    Check out our other podcasts:
    Book Cheat: https://play.acast.com/s/book-cheat
    Prime Mates: https://play.acast.com/s/prime-mates/
    Listen Now: https://play.acast.com/s/listen-now/


    Our awesome theme song by Evan Munro-Smith and logo by Peader Thomas


    REFERENCES AND FURTHER READING:


    https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/may/13/the-real-lord-of-the-flies-mano-totau-survivor-story-shipwreck-tonga-boys-ata-island-peter-warner
    https://www.abc.net.au/radio-australia/programs/pacificbeat/pacific-reax-to-tongan-story/12246480?fbclid=IwAR3vQ1h4iuBn1V9itM5hiQ71vOXp6eR3wzmFIyngz7i8UMi0cPjO28Uc0VM
    https://www.theguardian.com/books/2020/may/09/the-real-lord-of-the-flies-what-happened-when-six-boys-were-shipwrecked-for-15-months
    https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-05-16/tongans-say-shipwreck-story-not-lord-of-the-flies-tale/12249028
    https://globalvoices.org/2020/05/18/wheres-the-pacific-voice-in-the-viral-real-lord-of-the-flies-story/
    https://www.noted.co.nz/currently/currently-history/blackbirding-new-zealands-shameful-role-in-the-pacific-islands-slave-trade
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/%CA%BBAta
    https://globalvoices.org/2020/05/18/wheres-the-pacific-voice-in-the-viral-real-lord-of-the-flies-story/
     
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    • 1 hr 27 min
    Government Cheese - Do Go On Mini

    Government Cheese - Do Go On Mini

    Which page of history involves the dairy industry, the welfare system and multiple American presidents? Yes, this one goes all the way to the top, it's Government Cheese!


    Watch on YouTube: https://youtu.be/aI8wp3p_tos


    Check out the new season of Listen Now: https://play.acast.com/s/listen-now/


    Our website: dogoonpod.com


    Support the show and get rewards like bonus episodes: patreon.com/DoGoOnPod
     
    Submit a topic idea directly to the hat: dogoonpod.com/Submit-a-Topic
     
    Twitter: @DoGoOnPod
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    Email us: dogoonpod@gmail.com


    Check out our other podcasts:
    Book Cheat: https://play.acast.com/s/book-cheat
    Prime Mates: https://play.acast.com/s/prime-mates/
    Listen Now: https://play.acast.com/s/listen-now/


    Our awesome theme song by Evan Munro-Smith and logo by Peader Thomas


    References and further reading:
    https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/wn7mgq/wtf-happened-to-government-cheese
    https://www.history.com/news/government-cheese-dairy-farmers-reagan
    https://www.tastecooking.com/tyranny-comfort-government-cheese/
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Government_cheese
    https://www.washingtonpost.com/archive/lifestyle/food/1981/12/17/the-big-cheese-storing-the-surplus/0e54d36a-4bd9-416a-a773-55d40ea8fd74/
    https://www.nytimes.com/1981/12/23/us/surplus-cheese-goes-to-poor-as-president-signs-farm-bill.html
    https://midwestlabs.com/2019/03/14/how-is-processed-cheese-made/
     
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    • 22 min
    247 - The Battle For Castle Itter

    247 - The Battle For Castle Itter

    Often referred to as the strangest battle of World War II, The Battle For Castle Itter was a daring mission to protect and rescue two former French Prime Ministers, two former military commanders, a Noble Peace Prize winner and a champion tennis player... all of whom were trapped in an Austrian castle.


    Buy tickets to our live streamed shows on July 18 + 25, August 1st + 8:
    https://sospresents.com/catalog


    Support the show and get rewards like bonus episodes: patreon.com/DoGoOnPod


    Check out our web series: https://www.youtube.com/user/stupidoldchannel
     
    Submit a topic idea directly to the hat: dogoonpod.com/Submit-a-Topic


    Twitter: @DoGoOnPod
    Instagram: @DoGoOnPod
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DoGoOnPod/
    Email us: dogoonpod@gmail.com


    Check out our other podcasts:
    Book Cheat: https://play.acast.com/s/book-cheat
    Prime Mates: https://play.acast.com/s/prime-mates/
    Listen Now: https://play.acast.com/s/listen-now/


    Our awesome theme song by Evan Munro-Smith and logo by Peader Thomas




    REFERENCES AND FURTHER READING:


    The Battle For Castle Itter, Stephen Harding:
    https://www.historynet.com/the-battle-for-castle-itter.htm


    Stephen Harding on ABC’s Nightlife (2019)
    https://www.abc.net.au/radio/programs/nightlife/this-week-in-history-battle-for-itter-castle/11083380


    https://militarywiz.tumblr.com/post/116582883769/castle-itter-the-strangest-battle-of-ww-ii


    https://warfarehistorynetwork.com/2019/01/02/when-the-wehrmacht-and-american-gis-joined-forces-to-fight-the-waffen-ss/


    https://allthatsinteresting.com/battle-for-castle-itter


    https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/castle-itter


    https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-32622651


    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Itter_Castle


    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/H%C3%A9l%C3%A8ne_de_Portes


    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C3%89douard_Daladier#World_War_II


    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jean_Borotra


    https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marie-Agn%C3%A8s_de_Gaulle
     
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    • 1 hr 42 min
    Blackbeard the Pirate - Do Go On Mini

    Blackbeard the Pirate - Do Go On Mini

    Before Long John Silver, before Captain Jack Sparrow, long before Captain Feathersword, one pirate ruled the seas with an iron hook and a black beard...


    Watch on YouTube: https://youtu.be/ngs_W0SQ27I


    Our website: dogoonpod.com


    Support the show and get rewards like bonus episodes: patreon.com/DoGoOnPod
     
    Submit a topic idea directly to the hat: dogoonpod.com/Submit-a-Topic
     
    Twitter: @DoGoOnPod
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    Email us: dogoonpod@gmail.com


    Check out our other podcasts:
    Book Cheat: https://play.acast.com/s/book-cheat
    Prime Mates: https://play.acast.com/s/prime-mates/
    Listen Now: https://play.acast.com/s/listen-now/


    Our awesome theme song by Evan Munro-Smith and logo by Peader Thomas


    References and further reading:
    https://www.thoughtco.com/biography-of-edward-blackbeard-teach-2136364
    https://www.qaronline.org/history/blackbeard
    https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/three-centuries-after-his-beheading-kinder-gentler-blackbeard-emerges-180970782/
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blackbeard
    https://www.britannica.com/biography/Blackbeard
    https://www.history.com/news/blackbeard-pirate-killed
     
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    • 40 min

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Easily one of THE best podcasts out there, period.

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