Little did Albert J. Parkhouse know when he twisted a pair of wires into a fancy hook to hang up his winter coat the frustration he was about to unleash.
Jay Douglas tells the story of how the bankruptcy of Hansom cab inventor James Hansom, and a crooked cab driver in New York brought motorized cabs to the city.
In Episode 061, Jay Douglas throws a party to explain how coincidences are the results of science and math and not some glitch in the Matrix.
What started out as a simple story – the history of Bac*Os, the bacon substitute – went awry. And then there’s this guy who doesn’t belong in a story about food.
In the 1960s six DJs, the WMCA Good Guys, ruled the New York City airwaves. But, the real story is the unlikely person who made that happen.