Episode 23: Typhoid Mary

This Is A Disaster

Mar 4 2020 • 58 mins

In the early 19th century, family after family around New York City was contracting Typhoid Fever.  The only common denominator was a soft-spoken Irish cook named Mary.  Her temperament would be tested by an uncouth investigator and his persistence in collecting certain... specimens.  Tinctures, bacilli, hygiene, and a fork-wielding cook in a rage.

Gerri's song pick:: The Sound of Silence by Simon & Garfunkel https://open.spotify.com/track/3YfS47QufnLDFA71FUsgCM?si=KM7MXhaaSBOpjvC0PJ1K7Q

Leigh's song pick:: Dogshit by Skinny Puppy https://open.spotify.com/track/2uq9oIy3Qsai8fzQ2eBG3Y?si=X3yraPTdRreICzTchXxhHg

Peter's song pick:: Death To The Metal by Shitwife https://open.spotify.com/track/0voWQaTypwUB6EscH7CQTK?si=pW7LuabgS-ei-O6HAZyhug

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