Do Go On

12/7/2022

372 - The Pont-Saint-Esprit mass poisoning

In 1951, hundreds of residents of the small French town of Pont-Saint-Esprit were struck down by a mystery illness that caused mass hallucinations. People thought they were being chased by tigers, others grabbed weapons and chased each other, one man jumped into a river because he thought his belly was being eaten by snakes. What had caused this mass event? Was it as something as innocent as bad food, or was there something much more sinister afoot?This is a comedy/history podcast, the report begins at approximately 05:28 (though as always, we go off on tangents throughout the report). Support the show and get rewards like bonus episodes: patreon.com/DoGoOnPodLive show tickets: https://dogoonpod.com/live-shows/  Submit a topic idea directly to the hat here Check out our new merch!  Twitter: @DoGoOnPodInstagram: @DoGoOnPodFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/DoGoOnPod/Email us: dogoonpod@gmail.com Check 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/Who Knew It with Matt Stewart: https://play.acast.com/s/who-knew-it-with-matt-stewart/ Our awesome theme song by Evan Munro-Smith and logo by Peader Thomas Do Go On acknowledges the traditional owners of the land we record on, the Wurundjeri people, in the Kulin nation. We pay our respects to elders, past and present.  REFERENCES AND FURTHER READING:BBCMental Floss NCBI GuardianNY Times Smithsonian
11/30/2022

371 - The Destruction of Pompeii by Mount Vesuvius

In AD 79 Mount Vesuvius violently erupted, destroying and Pompeii other nearby towns. Pompeii lay hidden under metres of ash for 1500 years, preserving much of the city and even the people that had died in the eruption. This is the number one topic for Block 2022!This is a comedy/history podcast, the report begins at approximately 09:47 (though as always, we go off on tangents throughout the report). Support the show and get rewards like bonus episodes: patreon.com/DoGoOnPodLive show tickets: https://dogoonpod.com/live-shows/  Submit 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.com  Our awesome theme song by Evan Munro-Smith and logo by Peader Thomas Do Go On acknowledges the traditional owners of the land we record on, the Wurundjeri people, in the Kulin nation. We pay our respects to elders, past and present. REFERENCES AND FURTHER READING:youtube.com/watch?v=gpv8BK_zgoY https://museum.wa.gov.au/pompeii2010/daily-life/index.htmlhttps://www.bbc.co.uk/history/ancient/romans/pompeii_portents_01.shtmlhttps://www.wired.com/2014/07/fantastically-wrong-doctrine-of-signatures/https://www.world-archaeology.com/great-discoveries/great-discoveries-pompeii/https://igppweb.ucsd.edu/~gabi/sio15/lectures/volcanoes/pliny.html https://www.history.co.uk/article/the-eruption-of-mount-vesuvius-in-79-ad-and-the-destruction-of-pompeii
11/23/2022

370 - The Mary Celeste (with Nick Mason)

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Our second most voted for topic for Block 2022 is the mysterious story of the Mary Celeste; a ship found abandoned in the middle of nowhere.This is a comedy/history podcast, the report begins at approximately 10:16 (though as always, we go off on tangents throughout the report). Support the show and get rewards like bonus episodes: patreon.com/DoGoOnPod Submit 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/  Check out our AACTA nominated web series: http://bit.ly/DGOWebSeries​ Twitter: @DoGoOnPodInstagram: @DoGoOnPodFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/DoGoOnPod/Email us: dogoonpod@gmail.com Check 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/Who Knew It with Matt Stewart: https://play.acast.com/s/who-knew-it-with-matt-stewart/ Our awesome theme song by Evan Munro-Smith and logo by Peader Thomas Do Go On acknowledges the traditional owners of the land we record on, the Wurundjeri people, in the Kulin nation. We pay our respects to elders, past and present.  REFERENCES AND FURTHER READING:https://museumhack.com/mary-celeste/#easy-footnote-bottom-10-14127https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6EPR4Ux-U6khttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/abandoned-ship-the-mary-celeste-174488104/https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mary_Celestehttps://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/data/batches/curiv_rubidoux_ver01/data/sn85042462/00175035898/1910103001/1391.pdfhttps://www.ucl.ac.uk/news/2006/may/solved-mystery-mary-celeste
11/16/2022

369 - The Night Witches

The Night Witches were an all-female squadron of badass bomber pilots who the Nazis were shit-scared of! Tune in for the story!This is a comedy/history podcast, the report begins at approximately 3:36 (though as always, we go off on tangents throughout the report). Support the show and get rewards like bonus episodes: patreon.com/DoGoOnPodLive show tickets: https://dogoonpod.com/live-shows/  Submit a topic idea directly to the hat: dogoonpod.com/suggest-a-topic/ Twitter: @DoGoOnPodInstagram: @DoGoOnPodFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/DoGoOnPod/Email us: dogoonpod@gmail.com Check 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/Who Knew It with Matt Stewart: https://play.acast.com/s/who-knew-it-with-matt-stewart/ Our awesome theme song by Evan Munro-Smith and logo by Peader Thomas Do Go On acknowledges the traditional owners of the land we record on, the Wurundjeri people, in the Kulin nation. We pay our respects to elders, past and present.  REFERENCES AND FURTHER READING:https://www.history.com/news/meet-the-night-witches-the-daring-female-pilots-who-bombed-nazis-by-nighthttps://www.vanityfair.com/culture/2015/06/night-witches-wwii-female-pilotshttps://www.washingtonpost.com/history/2019/03/01/fierce-feared-female-wwii-pilots-known-night-witches/https://www.wrightmuseum.org/2020/10/01/the-soviet-night-witches/http://thefemalesoldier.com/blog/marina-raskovahttps://warfarehistorynetwork.com/the-red-air-force-night-witches-flight-of-the-rodina/
11/2/2022

367 - Woodstock '99: 'The Day The Music Died'

“On paper, it sounded like a great idea: let’s recreate Woodstock to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the peace and love music festival that sat at the epicentre of the hippie movement. Groovy. What followed was four days of carnage." Esquire Magazine. This is the 5th most voted for topic for this year's Block!Support the show and get rewards like bonus episodes: patreon.com/DoGoOnPodLive show tickets: https://dogoonpod.com/live-shows/ Matt's stand up special: https://youtu.be/cWStRpI-BhE Submit a topic idea directly to the hat: dogoonpod.com/suggest-a-topic/ Twitter: @DoGoOnPodInstagram: @DoGoOnPodFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/DoGoOnPod/Email us: dogoonpod@gmail.com Check 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/Who Knew It with Matt Stewart: https://play.acast.com/s/who-knew-it-with-matt-stewart/ Our awesome theme song by Evan Munro-Smith and logo by Peader Thomas REFERENCES AND FURTHER READING:https://www.esquire.com/uk/culture/a40769147/woodstock-99-true-story/https://www.newyorker.com/culture/cultural-comment/woodstock-99-and-the-rise-of-toxic-masculinityhttps://english.elpais.com/culture/2022-08-11/the-unpredictable-hell-of-woodstock-1999-burning-stages-sexual-abuse-and-a-stream-of-feces.html#:~:text=Woodstock%201999%20began%20promising%20three,young%20hooligans%20wallowing%20in%20ahttps://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-news/19-worst-things-about-woodstock-99-176052/
10/19/2022

365 - The Apollo 13 Space Disaster

Just two days into the Apollo 13 mission the command module suffers an unexpected and catastrophic explosion. All alone and 330,000 kilometres from Earth, the three astronauts on board must now fight for their lives... their mission to the Moon has just become the most daring survival mission in human history.This is a comedy/history podcast, the report begins at approximately 08:00 (though as always, we go off on tangents throughout the report) Support the show and get rewards like bonus episodes: patreon.com/DoGoOnPodLive show tickets: https://dogoonpod.com/live-shows/  Submit a topic idea directly to the hat here: Check out our new merch Check out our AACTA nominated web series here: Twitter: @DoGoOnPodInstagram: @DoGoOnPodFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/DoGoOnPod/Email us: dogoonpod@gmail.com Check 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/Who Knew It with Matt Stewart: https://play.acast.com/s/who-knew-it-with-matt-stewart/ Our awesome theme song by Evan Munro-Smith and logo by Peader Thomas REFERENCES AND FURTHER READING:13 Minutes to the moon13 Factors that saved Apollo 13https://nasa.fandom.com/wiki/John_Aaronhttps://history.nasa.gov/SP-4029/Apollo_13a_Summary.htm https://www.thehistoryreader.com/historical-figures/jim-lovell/ https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/apollo/missions/apollo13.htmlhttps://www.nasa.gov/feature/50-years-ago-houston-we-ve-had-a-problem