Episode 58: Hoover Dam

Get dammed! Kyle breaks some news about John Muir, regales you with his knowledge of California foliage, explains how Raiden added to the rapid completion of the Hoover Dam, reveals the subtle side of Las Vegas and “turns brick walls into doors.”

You can find the episode here.


 Just the UN meeting in the Cathedral Grove of Muir Woods to note the passing of FDR.


The oldest known living thing still standing at 4,500 years of age.


I suspect this is part of the reason 112 men died building the Hoover Dam.


In the 1930’s you could buy candies on the Las Vegas strip.  Today, you can still buy Candy, but it’s a large woman standing outside of the MGM smoking a menthol cigarette.

It’s the emaciated ghost of Johnny Cash.


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