In order of appearance in book:

 

Sources for Michael Malloy

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

https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=1755&dat=19530208&id=St8bAAAAIBAJ&sjid=z2QEAAAAIBAJ&pg=1876,1255937&hl=en

http://www.nydailynews.com/news/crime/durable-mike-malloy-article-1.226396

http://io9.com/5918834/the-legend-of-mike-the-durable-malloy-historys-most-stubborn-murder-victim

http://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/the-man-who-wouldnt-die-89417903/

 

Sources for Lobster Boy

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

http://www.thehumanmarvels.com/grady-stiles-jr-the-murderous-lobster-man/

http://articles.latimes.com/1994-11-06/news/mn-59142_1_lobster-boy

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2631452/Infamous-freak-attraction-Lobster-Boy-drunken-bastard-killed-wife-got-fight-son-says.html

http://articles.philly.com/1994-07-29/news/25847336_1_mary-teresa-stiles-lobster-boy-beatings

http://www.vice.com/read/gibsonton-florida

http://www.tampabay.com/features/food/spirits/drink-in-gibsontons-carnival-culture-at-showtown-usa-tropicana-bar/1198811

http://allday.com/post/1046-real-american-freak-shows/

 

Sources for Oofty Goofty

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

https://spydersden.wordpress.com/2011/07/26/the-strange-life-of-oofty-goofty/

https://tonyquarrington.wordpress.com/2011/05/17/great-san-franciscan-characters-12-oofty-goofty/

http://www.sfcityguides.org/public_guidelines.html?article=1326&submitted=TRUE&srch_text=&submitted2=&topic=parks%20and%20recreation

http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn86071197/1900-08-10/ed-1/seq-6.pdf

http://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth90387/m1/2/

http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/health-news/the-people-who-cant-feel-pain-scientists-discover-cause-of-rare-inherited-condition-that-turns-off-10274604.html

 

Sources for David Hahn

http://www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2010/08/bananas-are-naturally-radioactive/

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2506549/Uh-oh-Radioactive-Boy-Scout-built-nuclear-reactor-Detroit-shed-sparking-evacuation-40-000-wants-invent-lightbulb-lasts-100-years.html

http://harpers.org/archive/1998/11/the-radioactive-boy-scout/

http://www.foxnews.com/story/2007/08/04/radioactive-boy-scout-charged-in-smoke-detector-theft.html

http://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/167319/the-radioactive-boy-scout-by-ken-silverstein/

http://meritbadge.org/wiki/index.php/Atomic_Energy

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

 

Sources for Elvis and Nixon

http://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/when-elvis-met-nixon-69892425/

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/films/2016/06/20/elvis--nixon--the-true-story-of-how-the-king-met-the-president/

https://nsarchive.gwu.edu/nsa/elvis/elnix.html

http://www.bbc.com/culture/story/20160329-when-elvis-met-nixon-the-bizarre-story-behind-this-photo

https://www.buzzfeed.com/briangalindo/the-bizarre-story-behind-the-time-elvis-met-nixon?utm_term=.fkxeZG5y2#.pjYybP8E4

http://www.history.com/news/10-things-you-may-not-know-about-richard-nixon

 

Sources for Rainbow Man

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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ot7J025JS5U

http://www.people.com/people/archive/article/0,,20109199,00.html

http://articles.latimes.com/2008/may/19/sports/sp-crowe19

http://articles.latimes.com/1993-12-07/local/me-64957_1_rainbow-man

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0138051/

http://www.people.com/people/archive/article/0,,20098186,00.html

http://articles.latimes.com/1993-07-14/local/me-13051_1_rollen-stewart

http://nightflight.com/remembering-the-80s-rainbow-man-before-he-flipped-his-freakin-wig/

http://www.randomhistory.com/2009/02/24_wigs.html

 

Sources for Rube Waddell

http://www.chinmusic.net/RubeWaddell.html

http://phillysportshistory.com/tag/1890s/

http://rubewaddell.net/

http://pabook.libraries.psu.edu/palitmap/bios/Waddell__Rube.html

http://sabr.org/research/long-way-philadelphia-strange-route-leading-rube-waddell-join-philadelphia-athletics

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

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

http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/explainer/2004/05/why_athletes_pee_on_their_hands.html

The Team-By-Team Encyclopedia of Major League Baseball  By Tony La Russa, Dennis Purd

Honus Wagner and His Pittsburgh Pirates: Scenes from a Golden Era byBy Ronald T. Wald

 

Sources for Lenny Dykstra

http://sports.espn.go.com/mlb/news/story?id=4084962

http://www.businessinsider.com/how-baseballs-lenny-dykstra-became-a-bankrupt-shell-of-his-former-self-2010-1/a-little-history-1

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/07/20/sports/baseball/the-financial-fall-of-lenny-dykstra.html?_r=0

http://www.gq.com/story/lenny-dykstra-magazine

http://articles.latimes.com/2012/jun/28/local/la-me-dykstra-20120628

http://articles.latimes.com/2010/oct/06/business/la-fi-lenny-dykstra-20101006-archive

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1986_World_Series

http://www.foxsports.com/mlb/story/bill-buckner-boston-red-sox-new-york-mets-error-first-base-mookie-wilson-1986-world-series-102515

 

Sources for Tim "Doc" Anderson

Hotten, John: The Years of the Locusts   Yellow Jersey May 1, 2008

articles.sun-sentinel.com/1997-02-02/features/9701290199_1_foreman-fight-tim-anderson-boxing/7  and various from: articles.sun-sentinel.com

thesweetscience.com/article-archive/2005/2340-clemency-for-tim-doc-anderson

static.espn.go.com/nfl/columns/garber_greg/1305782.html

espn.go.com/blog/new-york/jets/post/_/id/16442/gastineau-on-ring-of-honor-ill-probably-cry 

www.nytimes.com/1992/12/20/sports/ex-jet-gastineau-is-arrested-on-li.html

articles.latimes.com/1993-01-01/sports/sp-3025_1_boxer-mark-gastineau

www.boxing.com/from_the_belly_of_the_beast.html 

www.boxing.com/doc_anderson_tells_it_like_it_is_verse_by_verse.html

www.angelfire.com/biz2/sjcboxing/timanderson.html

articles.philly.com/1999-05-27/sports/25513823_1_sonny-barch-rob-russen-florida-s-athletic-commission

articles.philly.com/1995-05-01/sports/25672079_1_paul-sonny-barch-anderson-and-parker-tim-doc-anderson

www.nytimes.com/1989/08/18/sports/sports-people-boxing-gastineau-plans-career-in-the-ring.html

people.com/people/archive/article/0,,20098632,00.html

nytimes.com/1992/04/10/sports/gastineau-s-punch-ends-a-career.html

rcfp.org/browse-media-law-resources/news/sports-illustrated-wins-appeal-over-boxing-story-verdict

 http://www.kickassfacts.com/25-kickass-and-interesting-facts-about-boxing/

 

Sources for 10 Cent Beer Night

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

http://www.retrosheet.org/boxesetc/1974/B06040CLE1974.htm

http://www.newspapers.com/newspage/46972289/

http://sports.espn.go.com/espn/page2/story?page=beernight/080604&sportCat=mlb

http://www.clevelandmagazine.com/ME2/dirmod.asp?sid=586CA122EB394032BD4AA3B686FF03D9&nm=Article+Archives&type=Publishing&mod=Publications::Article&mid=1578600D80804596A222593669321019&tier=4&id=3FC56F65363641CAB16BD220701C0272

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DeTpnOzoPdw

http://www.cleveland.com/entertainment/index.ssf/2014/06/dan_coughlin_recalls_the_india.html

http://www.academia.edu/442586/Baseball_and_beer

 

Sources for  John Brinkley

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_R._Brinkley

http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2014/09/16/the-strange-true-tale-of-the-old-timey-goat-testicle-implanting-governor.html

http://www.gutenberg.org/files/29362/29362-h/29362-h.htm

http://www.ominous-valve.com/xerf.html

http://www.thedailybeast.com/galleries/2012/02/16/goats-have-accents-and-other-strange-goat-facts-photos.html#slide_2

Charlatan: America's Most Dangerous Huckster, the Man Who Pursued Him, and the Age of Flimflam byPope Brock - Broadway Books

The Bizarre Careers of John R. Brinkley  By R. Alton Lee

 

Sources for Henry Heimlich

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

http://www.enquirer.com/editions/2003/02/16/loc_heimlich16.html

http://www.newrepublic.com/article/119132/profile-henry-heimlich-creator-anti-choking-maneuver

http://www.quackwatch.org/11Ind/heimlich.html

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Victoria_Wells_Wulsin#Malariotherapy_controversy

http://www.redcross.org/about-us/media/press-releases

http://www.resuscitationjournal.com/article/S0300-9572(00)00161-1/abstract

 http://6abc.com/news/heimlich-96-uses-maneuver-to-save-womans-life/1362707/

 

Sources for Freeman's Lobotomies

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/films/lobotomist/player/

http://scienceblogs.com/neurophilosophy/2007/07/24/inventing-the-lobotomy/

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

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=5014576&ps=rs

http://projects.wsj.com/lobotomyfiles/?ch=two

http://www.theguardian.com/science/2008/jan/13/neuroscience.medicalscience

http://www.washingtonpost.com/archive/lifestyle/magazine/2001/02/04/the-lobotomist/630196c4-0f70-4427-832a-ce04959a6dc8/

http://listverse.com/2009/06/24/top-10-fascinating-and-notable-lobotomies/

Jack El-Hai's "The Lobotomist"

 

Sources for The Stomach Men

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

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alexis_St._Martin

http://mynorth.com/2010/05/the-gruesome-medical-breakthrough-of-dr-william-beaumont-on-mackinac-island/

http://www.guineapigzero.com/alexis-st-martin-1794-1880.html

http://www.livescience.com/28996-hole-in-stomach-revealed-digestion.html

http://www.the-aps.org/fm/125th-aps-anniversary/beaumont.pdf

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/why-dont-our-digestive-ac/

Open Wound - The Tragic Obsession of Dr. William Beaumont by Jason Karlawish - University of Michigan Press

 

Sources for Resurrection Men

http://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/gory-new-york-city-riot-shaped-american-medicine-180951766/

http://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/meet-grandison-harris-grave-robber-enslaved-and-then-employed-georgia-college-medicine-180951344/

http://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/bodies-in-the-basement-the-forgotten-bones-of-america-s-medical-schools

http://www.hawaii.edu/hivandaids/Two_hundred_years_ago__Origins_and_early_years_of_the_Harvard_Medical_School.pdf

http://lane.stanford.edu/med-history/wilson/chap01.html

http://www.slate.com/blogs/the_vault/2013/01/29/cemetery_gun_invented_to_thwart_grave_robbers.html

http://archiver.rootsweb.ancestry.com/th/read/POCSOUTH/2000-09/0968873613

http://mysteriousuniverse.org/2015/05/the-night-doctors-the-terror-behind-the-abduction-phenomenon/

http://www.encyclopedia.com/topic/Cemeteries.aspx

 

Sources for The Flying Pinto

http://mentalfloss.com/article/31341/flying-pinto-killed-its-inventor

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

http://www.curbsideclassic.com/automotive-histories/automotive-history-the-pintos-brief-life-as-an-airplane/

http://paleofuture.com/blog/2009/7/3/inventors-die-testing-flying-pinto-1973.html

http://www.motherjones.com/politics/1977/09/pinto-madness

https://www.newspapers.com/image/62650260/?terms=flying%2Bpinto

https://www.newspapers.com/image/90067900/?terms=Red%2BJanisse

http://www.theautochannel.com/mania/industry.orig/history/

 

Sources for Action Park

http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/2015/06/deadly-history-action-park.html?mid=twitter_nymag

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LoqAmcgovZw

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

http://sometimes-interesting.com/2014/02/07/there-was-nothing-in-the-world-like-action-park/

http://njmonthly.com/articles/jersey-living/back-in-action-the-new-action-park/

http://weirdnj.com/stories/action-park/

http://mentalfloss.com/article/15734/memories-action-park

http://www.inquisitr.com/1342663/roller-coaster-accident-statistics-in-2014-worse-than-risk-of-death-by-shark-attack/

 

Source for  Jackson Cheese

http://mentalfloss.com/article/27228/andrew-jacksons-big-block-cheese

http://history1800s.about.com/od/19th-Century-Presidents/fl/Andrew-Jacksons-Big-Block-of-Cheese.htm

http://www.shapell.org/manuscript/president-andrew-jackson-big-cheese-tasting

http://blog.constitutioncenter.org/2013/03/the-story-of-the-wildest-party-in-white-house-history/

 http://www.foxnews.com/leisure/2015/06/04/fun-cheese-facts-for-national-cheese-day/

 

Sources for Dollop # 99 - The Radium Girls

https://sites.google.com/site/inkwizardercom/essays/the-radium-girls

https://sites.google.com/site/inkwizardercom/essays/the-radium-girls

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

http://blogs.plos.org/speakeasyscience/2011/03/26/a-dazzle-in-the-bones/

http://www.osti.gov/accomplishments/documents/fullText/ACC0029.pdf

http://www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2014/06/five-women-caled-radium-girls-improved-factory-working-conditions/

http://www.wired.com/2011/03/the-radium-girls/

http://education.jlab.org/itselemental/ele088.html

http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/physics/laureates/1903/marie-curie-bio.html

http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/themes/physics/curie/

https://youtu.be/gKhcb0-xeGo

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/features/transcript/poisoners-transcript/

https://history.state.gov/milestones/1914-1920/wwi

 

Sources for #129 - Straw Hat Riot

http://blog.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/2014/01/15/the-first-top-hat-causes-a-commotion/

http://query.nytimes.com/mem/archive-free/pdf?res=9E01EEDF1139EF3ABC4E52DFBF668389639EDE

http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn83030214/1922-09-16/ed-1/seq-3/

https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=OaoxAAAAIBAJ&sjid=bNwFAAAAIBAJ&pg=5556,1489569&dq=straw-hat+riot&hl=en

http://query.nytimes.com/mem/archive-free/pdf?res=9C06E2D61039EF3ABC4C52DFBF668389639EDE

https://books.google.com/books?id=BEIGAwAAQBAJ&pg=PT120&dq=straw+hat+september+15th&hl=en&sa=X&ei=anPlVPOiH8S6ggTj6IE4&ved=0CCQQ6AEwAQ#v=onepage&q=straw%20hat%20september%2015th&f=false

http://nowiknow.com/the-last-straw/

https://www.reddit.com/r/AskHistorians/comments/3cyi37/what_were_the_origins_of_the_straw_hat_riot_of/

https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=sg0bAAAAIBAJ&sjid=4EgEAAAAIBAJ&pg=1666,3136231&dq=straw-hat+riot&hl=en

http://www.oddlyhistorical.com/2014/02/01/fashion-faux-pas-started-riot-straw-hat-riot-1922/

A Perfect Fit: Clothes, Character, and the Promise of America By Jenna Weissman Joselit

https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=OaoxAAAAIBAJ&sjid=bNwFAAAAIBAJ&pg=5556,1489569&dq=straw-hat+riot&hl=en

 

Sources for Egg Nog Riot

J. Agnew (1979) The Eggnog riot. Presidio Press.

http://www.army.mil/article/49823/The_Eggnog_Riot/ 

http://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/egg-nog-its-all-fun-and-games-until-someone-starts-a-holiday-riot-180949281/?no-ist

http://www.laphamsquarterly.org/roundtable/eggnog-riot

http://www.missedinhistory.com/podcasts/eggnog-riot/. 

http://www.cnn.com/2010/LIVING/12/08/mf.about.eggnog/

 

Sources for Newport Sex Scandal

Murphy, Lawrence R.  Perverts by Official Order: The Campaign Against Homosexuals by the United States Navy.  1988 by The Haworth Press, Inc.

“Committee on Naval Affairs, Alleged Immoral Conditions at Newport”  http://www.golocalprov.com/news/fdrs-dark-anti-gay-legacy-in-newport

https://archive.org/stream/alienistneurolog2819unse/alienistneurolog2819unse_djvu.txt

http://www.stlouislgbthistory.com/timeline/1900-1960s.html

http://www.nytimes.com/books/first/l/loughery-silence.html

http://www.oregonencyclopedia.org/articles/portland_vice_scandal_1912_1913_

Allan Bérubé’s ‘The History of Gay Bathhouses’ 

http://www.glapn.org/sodomylaws/sensibilities/introduction.htm

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/1174999/

http://www.thenation.com/article/we-colonials-sodomy-laws-america#

http://www.aglp.org/gap/1_history/#Medicalizing_Sexual_Inversion

http://www.philosophy-religion.org/handouts/encyclopedia.htm

http://mentalfloss.com/article/57095/17-fun-facts-ymcas-170th-birthday

 

Sources for The Vampire Panic

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

http://woodstockhistorical.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/Vampirism-in-Woodstock1.pdf

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

http://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/the-great-new-england-vampire-panic-36482878/

http://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/meet-the-real-life-vampires-of-new-england-and-abroad-42639093/

http://www.rd.com/health/conditions/tuberculosis-facts/

The Encyclopedia of Vampires, Werewolves, and Other Monsters- By Rosemary Guiley

“A History of Vampires in New England,” by Thomas D’Agostino.

 

Sources for Dollop # 73 - Mike The Chicken

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

http://www.miketheheadlesschicken.org/history

http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/running-ponies/meet-miracle-mike-the-chicken-who-lived-for-18-months-without-his-head/

http://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/how-the-chicken-conquered-the-world-87583657/?no-ist

 

The Death of George Washington

http://www.thepermanentejournal.org/files/Spring2004/time.pdf

http://www.pbs.org/newshour/updates/dec-14-1799-excruciating-final-hours-president-george-washington/

http://www.news-medical.net/health/History-of-Blood-Transfusion.aspx

http://www.mountvernon.org/george-washington/the-man-the-myth/death-defied-dr-thorntons-radical-idea-of-bringing-george-washington-back-to-life/

http://www.medtech.edu/blog/the-history-progression-and-modern-stance-on-bloodletting

Textbook of Blood Banking and Transfusion Medicine by Sally V. Rudmann

 

Sources for The Dolphin

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_C._Lilly

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/film/10860676/The-woman-who-lived-in-sin-with-a-dolphin.html

http://www.newrealities.com/index.php/transcribed-interviews/106-interview-with-john-lilly-on-dolphin-communication

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/jun/08/the-dolphin-who-loved-me

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b046w2n8

https://www.erowid.org/culture/characters/lilly_john/lilly_john_interview1.shtml

http://www.conspiracyarchive.com/UFOs/Gorightly.htm

http://facts.randomhistory.com/2008/11/20_dolphins.html

 

Sources for Mike The Chicken

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

http://www.miketheheadlesschicken.org/history

http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/running-ponies/meet-miracle-mike-the-chicken-who-lived-for-18-months-without-his-head/

http://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/how-the-chicken-conquered-the-world-87583657/?no-ist

http://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/14-fun-facts-about-chickens-65848556/#fZoyFLJrfZmHdyIw.99

 

Sources for The Hippo Bill

http://io9.com/the-remarkable-early-20th-century-plan-to-farm-hippopot-1493356004

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

http://www.wired.com/2013/12/hippopotamus-ranching

http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/food-matters/the-hunger-game-meat-how-hippos-nearly-invaded-american-cuisine/

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

http://www.outtoafrica.nl/animals/enghippo.html

American Hippopotamus by Jon Mooallem - The Atavist

 

 

Sources for Dollop # 59 - George Spencer

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

http://archive.randi.org/site/index.php/swift-blog/2177-the-trial-of-george-spencer.html

https://thehistorynerd.wordpress.com/tag/george-spencer/

http://journals.psu.edu/phj#

 http://www.telegraph.co.uk/men/the-filter/qi/8912210/QI-Quite-interesting-facts-about-pigs.html

 

Sources for Dollop # 36 - Kentucky Meat Shower

http://mentalfloss.com/article/59487/time-it-rained-flesh-kentucky

http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/running-ponies/the-great-kentucky-meat-shower-mystery-unwound-by-projectile-vulture-vomit/

https://archive.org/stream/americanjournal163unkngoog#page/n66/mode/2up

https://archive.org/stream/americanjournal163unkngoog#page/n96/mode/2up

http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.39015074156194;view=1up;seq=263

http://query.nytimes.com/mem/archive-free/pdf?res=9403E5D81E3FE73BBC4852DFB566838D669FDE

http://www.vetstreet.com/our-pet-experts/10-fascinating-facts-about-vultures