Sources for Dollop # 41 - Samuel Whittemore


·   Leonard, Patrick J. “A veteran long before the War for Independence, Sam Whittemore was America's oldest, bravest soldier.” Whitmore Ancestry. (2007).


·   Thompson, Ben. “Samuel Whittemore.” Badass of the Week (2010)

·   Wikipedia contributors, "Samuel Whittemore," Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia,

·   Moran, Donald N. “Never Too Old: The Story of Captain Samuel Whittemore.” The Liberty Tree and Valley Compatriot Newsletter. (February 1997). available at Revolutionary War Archives

·   Bell, J. L. “The Near-Death and Death of Samuel Whittemore.” Boston 1775. (April 28, 2010).

·   Alexander, Lewis M. “Samuel Whittemore Boggs: An Appreciation.” Annals of the Association of American Geographers. Volume 48, Issue 3. (September 1958).


Sources for Dollop # 42 - LAPD 3 - Creation of SWAT

·   Wikipedia contributors, "SWAT," Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia,

·   del Barco, Mandalit  “SWAT History a Series of Highs, Lows in L.A.” [radio] NPR: All Things Considered (July 22, 2005).

·   Haberman, Clyde. “The Rise of the SWAT Team in American Policing” The New York Times. (September 7, 2014)

·   Harvey, Pat. “SWAT Officers Talk Exclusively To CBS2’s Pat Harvey About Biggest Shootout In LA’s History.” CBS Los Angeles. (May 9, 2014)

·   Cannold, Stuart A, Lillian Finan, Tony Nathanson and Marc Atkinson. “North Hollywood Bank Shootout: Letters re: ‘Suit Tarnishes Anniversary of Bank Shootout,’ Feb. 28.” Los Angeles Times. (March 8, 1998)

·   North Hollywood Shootout: A website intended to collate all the available information, sift out the bad from the good and attempt to recreate the crime scenes as logically and accurately as possible; therefore telling the story in as complete a format as we understand… (2011) Originally accessed at: Accessed on 9/12/19 at:

·   Boyer, Edward J. “LOOK AHEAD * The bloody 1997 North Hollywood shootout will be replayed as . . .” Los Angeles Times (February 14, 2000)

·   Wikipedia contributors, "North Hollywood shootout," Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia,


Sources for Dollop # 43 - Pulgasari - Reverse Dollop


Dollop # 44 - LAPD 4 – Removed


Sources for Dollop # 45 - Lobster Boy

·   CandyGuy. “GRADY STILES JR. - The Murderous Lobster Man.” The Human Marvels. (2014)

·   Mapquest. Gibsonton, Florida Map & Directions.

·   marilyn4ever “You’ll Never Eat Lobster Again” Killers Without Conscience. (August 17, 2013).

·   Wikipedia contributors, "Grady Stiles," Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia,

·   Martinez, James. “Murder on the Midway: Sordid Life and Death of Lobster Boy : Crime: Family supports wife’s claims of familial abuse, citing incident in which carnival attraction killed daughter’s beau.” Los Angeles Times. (November 6, 1994.)

·   Block, Jonathan. “Infamous freak show attraction 'Lobster Boy' was a 'drunk' who was killed after he and his wife got into a fight, son says” Daily Mail. (May 17, 2014.)

·   Gerhart, Ann. “'He Was Like Satan Himself' Kin Tell Of Beatings By 'Lobster Boy'” (July 29, 1994.)

·   Balogh, Chris. “Gibsonton: Where Carnies Go to Get Away from Civilians.” Vice. (April 4, 2013).

·   Grant, Justin. “Drinking in the carnival culture.” Tampa Bay Times. (October 28, 2011) p 58


Sources for Dollop # 46 - The Cereal Men


·   Bruce, Scott and Bill Crawford. Cerealizing America: The Unsweetened Story of American Breakfast Cereal. Faber & Faber. (1995).

·   Hunter, Preston and contributors. “The Religious Affiliation of Dr. John Harvey Kellogg: Influential Physician, Medical Science and Health Pioneer” (October 23, 2005).


·   Wikipedia contributors, "Burned-over district," Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia,

·   Wikipedia contributors, "Great Disappointment," Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia,

·   Braun, Adee. “Loking to Quell Sexual Urges? Consider the Graham Cracker: One of America's first diet hawks, Sylvester Graham was certain that sexual desire was ruining society. His solution: whole wheat. How a zealot's legacy lives in our foods today.” The Atlantic. (January 15, 2014).

·   Miss Cellania. “Graham Crackers: The Cure for Lust” Neatorama. (January 16, 2014)

·   Moskowitz, Isa Chandra. “Graham Crackers” [recipe] (July 4, 2007).

·   Various Message Board Posters. "THE ROAD TO WELLVILLE"-Great Movie! [Archive] - Straight Dope Message Board. (October 13, 2002.)

·   “Circumcision.” a trademark of Fathering Enterprises, Inc. (1995-2000)

·   Wikipedia contributors, "Peristalsis," Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia,

·   Soniak, Matt. Corn Flakes Were Part of an Anti-Masturbation Crusade” Mental Floss. (March 7, 2018.)

·   Wikipedia contributors, "John Harvey Kellogg," Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia,

·   Kellogg, J.H. Plain Facts for Young and Old: Embracing the Natural History of Hygiene and Organic Life, 2nd edition, Burlington (Iowa), (1888).

·   Ryan, Christopher Ph.D. “Sexual Repression: Adultery causes earthquakes? Sexual repression can cause much worse.” Psychology Today. (April 20, 2010)

·   The Museum of Questionable Medical Devices. “Dr. John Harvey Kellogg.”

·   “Porn Flakes: Kellogg, Graham and the Crusade for Moral Fiber.” [pdf document originally from which could not be found on 9/4/2019] Accessed on 9/4/19 at:

·   Zacharias, Patricia. “Snap, Crackle and Profit – the story behind a cereal empire.” The Detroit News. (June 11, 1999).

·   “John Harvey Kellogg.” Your Dictionary.

·   Wikipedia contributors, "C. W. Post," Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia,

·   Wikipedia contributors, "Close City, Texas," Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia,,_Texas&oldid=872747706

·   History House Contributor. “Self Love and Cereal I: An Apple a Day Keeps the Hands at Bay.” History: an irreverent history magazine. Originally accessed at: Accessed on 9/4/19 at:

·   History House Contributor. “Self Love and Cereal II: Bran Spankin' New” History: an irreverent history magazine. Originally accessed at: Accessed on 9/4/19 at:

·   Mikkelson, David “The Origin of Graham Crackers: Were graham crackers named for a man who believed unhealthy diet led to sexual excess?” (August 20, 2002)

·   Lewis, Dan. “The Curious History of Graham Crackers and Corn Flakes.” Now I Know: That’s Half the Battle! (June 1, 2012).

·   Wikipedia contributors, "Seventh-day Adventist Church," Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia,

·   Wikipedia contributors, "Millerism," Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia,

·   Ellen G. White Estate. “Comments Regarding Unusual Statements Found in Ellen G. White’s Writings.”


Sources for Dollop # 47 - Bricklayer Bill

·   Kennedy, Patrick. “Bricklayer Bill’s Ultra-Marathon of a Life” (October 1, 2014).

·   Cooper, Pamela. The American Marathon. Syracuse University Press. (April 1998.(

·   Kennedy, ‘Bricklayer Bill’ Letter to Governor Fred Hall concerning his veto of the "Right-To-Work" bill. (January 21, 1956).

·   Marzik, Andy. “Bill Kennedy Tops As Marathon Star.” Sunday Herald. (Bridgeport, CT) (May 10, 1959). p. 8,1407129&hl=en


Sources for Dollop # 48 - Charles Guiteau


·   JB Page. “Story of the Day-James Garfield.” Daily Blog of nonsense. (July 2, 2007).


·   Wikipedia contributors, "Charles J. Guiteau," Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia,

·   Wikisource contributors, "I am going to the Lordy," Wikisource ,

·   Schaffer, Amanda. “A President Felled by an Assassin and 1880’s Medical Care.” The New York Times. (July 25, 2006).

·   CBS News. “How Doctors Killed President Garfield.” (July 5, 2012).

·   “The Death of President Garfield, 1881.” EyeWitness to History. (1999).

·   King, Gilbert. “The Stalking of the President: Charles J. Guiteau said he wanted to kill President James A Garfield ‘in an American manner.’” (January 17, 2012).

·   Wikipedia contributors, "Oneida Community," Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia,

·   Linder, Douglas. “The Trial of Charles Guiteau: An Account.” UMKC School of Law.

·   Martin, John H. Saints, Sinners and Reformers: The Burned-Over District Revisited. Chapter 11 “John Humphrey Noyes” The Crooked Lake Review. (Fall 2005).

·   Wikipedia contributors, "John Humphrey Noyes," Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia,

·   Arrington, Todd. “Stalwarts, Half Breeds, and Political Assassination.” The Garfield Observer: The Blog of James A. Garfield National Historic Site. (November 20, 2012).

·   Alexander, H. H. The Life of Guiteau and the Official History of ... the Trial of the Guiteau. Nabu Press. (July 24, 2011).


Dollop # 49 - Removed


Sources for Dollop # 50 - Ugly Laws

·   Crannell, Linda. “History of 19th Century American Poorhouses.” Poorhouse Story. (2000)

·   Orange County Genealogical Society. “Poorhouse Rules and Regulations: Orange County NY 1831.”

·   Hughes, Amanda.  “Writers Guide to Disabilities in Colonial America.” This article stems from research done for the historical novel The Pride of the King by Amanda Hughes published on (Copyright July 2011).

·   McCartney, Martha W. “Richman, Poorman, Beggarman, Thief: Down but Not Out in Colonial Virginia” Colonial Williamsburg Journal. (Autumn 2000).

·   U.S. Congress. “Immigration Act of 1882.” Originally accessed at: Accessed on 9/4/19 at:

· (website not found, not on

·   “The Inmates of Willard 1970 to 1900/A Genealogy Resource.” from New York: A Guide to the Empire State, Copyright 1940 by New York State Historical Association, (First Published in November 1940), Bureau of State Publicity, New York State Conservation Department, State-wide Sponsor of the New York State Writer’s Project, Pages 118-121.

·   Nordstrom, Brian H. “The History of the Education of the Blind and Deaf.” Physical Science Department, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.

·   “Oral Education and Women in the Classroom.” from the website for the documentary Through Deaf Eyes. A film by Lawrence Hott and Diane Garey. WETA Washington, D.C. & Florentine Films/Hott Productions, Inc in association with Gallaudet University.

·   Baynton, Douglas C. Forbidden Signs: American Culture and the Campaign against Sign Language. The University of Chicago Press. (1996). Excerpt from pages 36-45.

·   “Bulldozing in Ohio.” The New Orleans Daily Democrat. (May 27, 1879)

·   Holy Bible, New International Version. Leviticus 21.

·   Munyi, Chomba Wa. “Past and Present Perceptions Toward Disability: A Historical Perspective.” Disabilities Studies Quarterly. Vol 32, No 2 (2012).

·   Schweik, Susan M. The Ugly Laws: Disability in Public. NYU Press. (2009)

·   “Ugly Laws” Beyond Greco-Roman Rhetorics.”

·   Museum of disABILITY History.

·   “The City. In General.” Chicago Tribune. (May 5, 1881). p 8 or


Sources for Dollop # 51 - Michael Malloy


·   Abbott, Karen. “The Man Who Wouldn’t Die.” Smithsonian. (February 7, 2012).

·   Blum, Deborah. “A Toast to Mike the Durable” Elemental: Wired Science Blog. (June 15, 2012).


·   Wikipedia contributors, "Michael Malloy," Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia,

·   Associated Press. “Slaying of Mike Malloy Was Comedy of Errors.” Sarasota Herald-Tribune. (February 8, 1953).,1255937&hl=en

·   “The durable Mike Malloy.” NY Daily News. (October 14, 2007).


Dollop # 52 - Removed


Sources for Dollop # 53 - Battle of the Pants

·   New England Historical Society. “Emma Snodgrass, Arrested for Wearing Pants. (Updated 2017).

·   Johnson, Will. “Emma Snodgrass: Cross dresser.” County Historian. (May 26, 2010.)

·   Van Alten, Mary. “Research Paper-Pants Phenomenon: The Switch from Skirts to Trousers.” Weekly Silence. (December 9, 2011).

·   History of American Women. “Elizabeth Smith Miller.”


Sources for Dollop # 54 - Cassius Clay

·   “Electronic Field Trip to White Hall Historic Site, Home of Cassius M. Clay.” KET Education.

·   morganj428. Cassius Marcellus Clay ‘‘The Lion of Whitehall’”. Jim Says. (December 6, 2009)

·   Hankla, Mel. “Cassius Marcellus Clay: Emancipationist 1810-1903” American Historic Services.

·   Neighbors, Joy. “White Hall and Cassius Marcellus Clay” A Grave Interest. (October 14, 2011).

·   Wikipedia contributors, "Cassius Marcellus Clay (politician)," Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia,

·   Borgenicht, David and Turk Regan. The Worst-Case Scenario Almanac: Politics. Chronicle Books. (2008).

·   McQueen, Kevin. Cassius M. Clay: ‘Freedom’s Champion’ The Life Story Of The Famed Kentucky Emancipationist. Turner Publishing (2001).


Dollop # 55 – Removed


Sources for Dollop # 56 - Newport Sex Scandal

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

·   Confino, Arielle. “FDR’s Dark Anti-Gay Legacy in Newport.” GoLocalProv. (September 29, 2014.)

·   Alienist and neurologist Editor. “Homo Sexual Complexion Perverts In St. Louis: Note on a Feature of Sexual Psychopathy.” Alienist and neurologist: A quarterly journal of scientific, clinical and forensic psychiatry and neurology.  Volume XXVIII. (1907). pp 487-488

·   Brawley, Stephen. “Timeline 1900-1960s” St. Louis LGBT History Project.

·   Loughery, John. The Other Side of Silence: Men’s Lives and Gay Identities: A Twentieth-Century History.  Henry Holt & Company. (1998).

·   Boag, Peter. “Portland Vice Scandal (1923-1913).” The Oregon Encyclopedia.

·   Bérubé’, Allan. The History of Gay Bathhouses. Journal of Homosexuality. (2003). 44:3-4, 33-53, DOI: 10.1300/J082v44n03_03. Excerpted at

·   Painter, George. “The Sensibilities of Our Forefathers: The History of Sodomy Laws in the United States.” Gay & Lesbian Archives of the Pacific Northwest. (1991-2005).

· (website not found; no archive on

·   Manaday, Margot. “We Colonials: Sodomy Laws in America: William Eskridge's Dishonorable Passions is the first comprehensive history of sodomy law in America.” The Nation. (September 3, 2008).

·   LGBT Issues Committee of the Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry (GAP). “Medicalizing Sexual Inversion”. Association of Gay & Lesbian Psychiatrists.

·   Various Authors. Compilation of articles on homosexuality. Originally accessed at: Accessed on 9/4/19 at:


Sources for Dollop # 57 - Eric Red

·   Wikipedia contributors, "Eric Red," Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia,

·   Cullum, Paul. “Death Race 2000” LA Weekly. (January 13, 2006).

·   Piccalo, Gina. “Families and Witnesses Wonder About Crash Probe.” Los Angeles Times. (July 5, 2000).

·   Piccalo, Gina. “No Charges Planned in Fatal Crash.” Los Angeles Times. (December 8, 2000).


Sources for Dollop # 58 - Lenny Dykstra


·   Pearlman, Jeff. “The Fall of Lenny Dykstra.” Maxim Magazine. (October 14, 2011)


·   English, Richard. “Boozing in the Big Leagues: How the 1986 NY Mets drank their way into the World Series.” Modern Drunkard Magazine. (July 5, 2015)

·   kikatz. “Lenny Dykstra vs. Rick Dempsey” PennLive (March 22, 2007).

·   Wikipedia contributors, "Lenny Dykstra," Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia,

·   Kussoy, Howwie. “Dykstra boasts he was steroid ‘pioneer’” New York Post. (June 30, 2010).

·   Hagen, Paul. “Dykstra brags of steroid use in new book.” The Philadelphia Inquirer. (June 30, 2010).

·   McGrath, Ben. “Nails Never Fails: Baseball’s most improbable post-career success story.” The New Yorker. (March 17, 2008).

·   Coughlin, Kevin. “You Think Your Job Sucks? Try Working for Lenny Dykstra.” GQ. (March 1, 2009).

·   Lazo, Alejandro. “Ex-baseball star and bankrupt financial ‘guru’ Dykstra envisions a comeback.” Los Angeles Times. (October 5, 2010).

·   Red, Christian. “Lenny Dykstra makes bizarre house call to Dwight Gooden during Doc’s ‘Celebrity Rehab’ stint.” NY Daily News. (May 25 2011).

·   Fish, Mike, “Dykstra’s business: a bed of ‘Nails.’” ESPN. (April 22, 2009).

·   Veneziani, Vince. “The Complete Story Of How Lenny Dykstra Went From The Top Of The World To Living Alone In An Office” Business Insider. (January 19, 2010).

·   Araton, Harvey. “Once-Celebrated Recklessness Leads to Dykstra’s Financial Fall.” New York Times. (July 19, 2011).

·   Winton, Richard. “Lenny Dykstra takes plea deal on bankruptcy fraud charges.” Los Angeles Times. (June 28, 2012).

·   Lazo, Alejandro. “’Nails’ still has no quit in him.’” Los Angeles Times. (October 6, 2010).


Sources for Dollop # 59 - George Spencer

·   Vitelli, Romeo, Ph.D. “The Trial of George Spencer,” James Randi Educational Foundation. (July 25, 2013).

·   Wikipedia contributors, "Execution of George Spencer," Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia,

·   Burgan, Michael. “In a Pig’s Eye.” The History Nerd. (December 29, 2009).


Sources for Dollop # 60 - Comet Panic

·   Flammarion, Camille. Mysterious Psychic Forces: An Account of the Author's Investigations In Psychical Research, Together With Those Of Other European Savants. Small, Maynard & Co. (1907).

·   Frost, Edwin B. and J.A. Parkhurst. “Spectrum of Comet Morehouse (1908 c)” Astrophysical Journal, vol. 29, p.55. (1908).

·   Sherard, R.H. “Flammarion The Astronomer: His Home, His Manner of Life, His Work.” McClure’s Magazine. (1894). p 569. posted on TodayInSci

·   “Giant Comet Is Now Hurling This Way.” The Tacoma Times. (September 24, 1909). p 1

·   United Press Leased Wire. “Fanatics Try to Sacrifice Girl.” The Tacoma Times. (May 19, 1910). p 1

·   United Press Leased Wire. “Well We’re Stung; We Didn’t Go Through Comet’s Tail After All.” The Tacoma Times. (May 19, 1910). p 1

·   United Press Leased Wire. “Insane From Worry Over Comet” The Tacoma Times. (May 19, 1910). p 1

·   Wikipedia contributors, "Camille Flammarion," Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia,

·   "Flammarion, Camille (1842-1925)." Encyclopedia of Occultism and Parapsychology.

·   Tesla, Nikola. “How To Signal To Mars.” New York Times. (May 23, 1909). p 3.

·   Special to The New York Times. “COMET'S POISONOUS TAIL.; Yerkes Observatory Finds Cyanogen in Spectrum of Halley’s Comet. The New York Times. (Feb 8, 1910). p 1

·   Gregory, Tom. “ARE YOU HAVING A COMET PARTY?” I See by the Papers...

·    “Still Wags the Earth” The Chanute Times. (Chanute, Kan.) (May 20, 1910) p. 1

·   “Comet Loses Its Cyanogen” The Chanute Times. (Chanute, Kan.) (May 20, 1910) p 6.