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A fact based comedy podcast. Each week Melbourne comedians Matt Stewart, Jess Perkins and Dave Warneke take it in turns to research a topic and report back to the class.

A fact based comedy podcast. Each week Melbourne comedians Matt Stewart, Jess Perkins and Dave Warneke take it in turns to research a topic and report back to the class.
8/3/2022

354 - The Controversial History of Monopoly

Monopoly is one of the best selling board games of all time, but it has a controversial history. The game’s inventor was an unemployed salesman named Charles B. Darrow who was struggling to put food on the table during the great depression - at least that was the commonly held belief for a long time. But the truth is, it’s only a tiny part of the story, tune in to hear more!Support the show and get rewards like bonus episodes: dogoonpod.com or patreon.com/DoGoOnPodSubmit a topic idea directly to the hat: dogoonpod.com/suggest-a-topic/Check out our new merch! : https://do-go-on-podcast.creator-spring.com/Twitter: @DoGoOnPodInstagram: @DoGoOnPodFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/DoGoOnPod/Email us: dogoonpod@gmail.comOur awesome theme song by Evan Munro-Smith and logo by Peader ThomasREFERENCES AND FURTHER READING:The Monopolists by Mary Pilon: https://www.marypilon.com/monopolyhttps://www.nytimes.com/2015/02/15/business/behind-monopoly-an-inventor-who-didnt-pass-go.htmlhttps://www.henrygeorge.org/dodson_on_monopoly.htmhttps://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2015/apr/11/secret-history-monopoly-capitalist-game-leftwing-originshttps://www.britannica.com/sports/Monopoly-board-gamehttps://www.thoughtco.com/monopoly-monopoly-charles-darrow-4079786https://www.hasbro.com/common/instruct/Monopoly_(1999).pdfhttps://www.monopolyland.com/monopoly-pieces/https://www.thestar.com/news/insight/2015/02/13/who-really-invented-monopoly.htmlhttps://web.archive.org/web/20070716173348/http://tt.tf/gamehist/articles/eugene-raiford_ltr_02jan64.pdf
7/27/2022

353 - Eurovision

Ep. 353
It's the longest running TV Music Competition, but how much do you know about Eurovision? Michelle Brasier joins us for an introduction to Eurovision for people who have never watched the show, or are intimidated to start!Support the show and get rewards like bonus episodes: dogoonpod.com or patreon.com/DoGoOnPodSubmit a topic idea directly to the hat: dogoonpod.com/suggest-a-topic/Check out our new merch! : https://do-go-on-podcast.creator-spring.com/Twitter: @DoGoOnPodInstagram: @DoGoOnPodFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/DoGoOnPod/Email us: dogoonpod@gmail.comOur awesome theme song by Evan Munro-Smith and logo by Peader ThomasREFERENCES AND FURTHER READING:https://eurovision.tv/https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_the_Eurovision_Song_Contesthttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eurovision_Song_Contesthttps://www.bbcamerica.com/blogs/what-is-eurovision-10-things-to-know-about-the-weird-and-wonderful-song-contest--1016148https://www.aussievision.net/post/when-eurovision-winners-didn-t-host-the-contest-a-look-back-in-historyhttps://eurovisionworld.com/esc/eurovisions-most-memorable-interval-actshttps://www.rte.ie/brainstorm/2022/0504/1295914-eurovision-controversies-israel-jordan-pingpong-maneskin-dana-international-conchita-wurst-cliff-richard/https://metro.co.uk/2021/05/22/eurovision-2021-12-of-the-contests-biggest-controversies-of-all-time-14575912/https://www.bustle.com/p/10-famous-eurovision-competitors-who-made-it-big-after-the-song-contest-27619259
7/20/2022

352 - The Chowchilla School Bus Kidnapping

Ep. 352
School bus driver Frank Edward "Ed" Ray has been buried alive. Worse, he's been buried alive with 26 children. Can Ed keep these kids alive? Can the police foil one of the largest mass kidnapping plots in US history before it's too late? Featuring special guest Cass Paige.Get tickets to see us in Sydney in September, and see Dave do Book Cheat live in London August 10:https://dogoonpod.com/live-shows/ Support the show and get rewards like bonus episodes: dogoonpod.com or patreon.com/DoGoOnPodSubmit a topic idea directly to the hat: dogoonpod.com/suggest-a-topic/Check out our new merch! : https://do-go-on-podcast.creator-spring.com/Twitter: @DoGoOnPodInstagram: @DoGoOnPodFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/DoGoOnPod/Email us: dogoonpod@gmail.comCheck out our other podcasts:Book Cheat: https://play.acast.com/s/book-cheatPrime Mates: https://play.acast.com/s/prime-mates/Listen Now: https://play.acast.com/s/listen-now/Our awesome theme song by Evan Munro-Smith and logo by Peader ThomasREFERENCES AND FURTHER READING:https://www.vox.com/the-highlight/22570738/chowchilla-school-bus-kidnappinghttps://www.mentalfloss.com/article/589819/california-school-bus-kidnappings-1976https://www.cbsnews.com/pictures/chowchilla-bus-kidnapping-frederick-woods-rare-photos-from-one-of-the-largest-kidnappings-in-u-s-history/33/https://edition.cnn.com/2022/04/02/us/chowchilla-bus-kidnapping-victim-trauma/index.htmlhttps://www.cityofchowchilla.org/216/Interesting-Facts-About-Chowchilla