Goff's 3 Minute Histories

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Ep 35 Ritchie Mines (extended)

August 22nd, 2019

11:56

Extended local history episode from my neck of the woods.  The Ritchie Mines produced asphalt to pave some of the biggest cities in the world.  Check it out.  (Warning: This one misses the 3 minute mark by a bit.)

Ep 33 Baseball Mud

July 29th, 2019

5:24

Join myself and special guest Grayson as we delve into the story of Lena Blackburne's famous mud and how it has shaped the game of baseball for 80 years.


  

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http://baseballrubbingmud.com/

Ep 26 How Carrots Defeated the Luftwaffe

May 3rd, 2019

5:39

  Radar, Rumors, and Root Vegetables


  

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Ep 21 Toiler Paper

March 22nd, 2019

5:14

 Corncobs, seashells, moss, hands, we've come a long way in our search for a better way to wipe.   Pt. 2 of the Turd Trilogy


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Ep 20 Toilets

March 20th, 2019

6:40

Dropping some knowledge on the Porcelain Pony.   

Pt. 1 of the Turd Trilogy.  

Special Thanks to Tyler Booth for help in recording audio effects for this episode. 


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Ep 16 The Yellow Fleet

January 31st, 2019

5:37

The greatest Cold War multinational fleet to never set sail.  


  

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Ep 13 Hoodies

January 13th, 2019

4:05

  Remember your favorite hoodie you let your girlfriend wear in high school and never got back?  Me neither, check out the history of hoodies.


Ep 12 The Hanging of John Morgan

January 11th, 2019

8:02

  This local history podcast features the last public hanging in West Virginia.  We miss the 3 minute mark, but I think it's worth it if you hang in …

Ep 11 Peasant Knives

December 31st, 2018

5:13

No matter how you slice it, every boy wants one, every man should carry one, the short history of the pocket knife.  

  

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Ep 10 The Queen of the Forest

December 24th, 2018

2:55

Christmas Episode!  A unique Christmas tradition sprung from a WWII alliance to bring some cheer to your holidays.  Drink up the goodness!


  

Ep 9 How Hitler Saved Disney

December 15th, 2018

5:12

Nobody panic at the title, just give it a listen. How the Mouse House was able to pay the thanks to one of history's most notorious tyrants.

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https://blogs.shu.edu/ww2-0/1942/09/12/mickey-mouse-gets-drafted/

Ep 8 Hot Dogs

December 12th, 2018

4:25

Hot dog hot dog hot diggity dog. By request, all you never needed to know about meat stuffed intestines.

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https://www.history.com/news/break-out-the-buns-the-history-of-the-hot-dog

Ep 5 Gunpowder Plot

November 5th, 2018

4:29

Remember, remember!
The fifth of November,
The Gunpowder treason and plot;
I know of no reason
Why the Gunpowder treason
Should ever be forgot!

Ep 4 The V Campaign

November 1st, 2018

5:50

This podcast is brought to you by the letter V. This podcast is a story from the book Last Hope Island by Lynne Olson about the graffiti that helped ignite the European resistance movement against the Nazi War Machine …

Ep 3 The Skull of William Wirt (Halloween Special)

October 29th, 2018

6:48

This Halloween special is a double stuff edition meaning it's double time. This is our first mystery podcast. Hope you enjoy!

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Ep 0 Introduction

October 23rd, 2018

2:38

The inaugural episode. Come get some knowledge.

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