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Old 20th October 2022, 04:18 PM   #1
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The Dollop on Houdini vs. Margery Crandon

If youíve never listened to a podcast called The Dollop, be warned that it is crude and sinks to the lowest depths of the humor to be found in each topic. But frequently very funny.

In a recent episode they tell the sick story of Houdiniís rivalry with scam-artist/sex worker/medium Margery Crandon and her surgeon husband. Quite a story it is.

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Old 22nd October 2022, 08:11 AM   #2
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Couldn't get into it. Comedians who laugh at their own stuff ... nah.
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Originally Posted by Spektator View Post
Couldn't get into it. Comedians who laugh at their own stuff ... nah.
I hear ya. The premise is that each episode one guy reads a well-researched story from history and the other guy extemporaneously riffs on it.

I never realized that a big lure of Psychics at the time was that they were sex workers but it makes perfect sense and is well-documented here.
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Originally Posted by grunion View Post
If youíve never listened to a podcast called The Dollop, be warned that it is crude and sinks to the lowest depths of the humor to be found in each topic. But frequently very funny.

In a recent episode they tell the sick story of Houdiniís rivalry with scam-artist/sex worker/medium Margery Crandon and her surgeon husband. Quite a story it is.

Link here.
Iíve never thought of it as that crude
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