The Ouija Broads: Tales from the Pacific Northweird
Skid Road: The Three Loves of Doc Maynard

Skid Road: The Three Loves of Doc Maynard

March 10, 2022

We close Skid Road with the man who gave it another one of its many names: Maynardtown. What makes a middle-aged doctor leave his family in Cleveland behind and trek the Oregon Trail? How far can someone go for the chance to marry the woman he loves? Most importantly, what is a magoozle and how does it give us not just Skid Road, but Seattle itself and even the entirety of Washington State? Only one way for you to find out... come join us for one last romp on the wrong side of the tracks. 

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Skid Road: Under The Surface

Skid Road: Under The Surface

February 21, 2022

Devon takes us down... deep down into the Seattle Underground! Let's learn about Bill Spiedel and the unique world he helped preserve beneath Seattle's streets. 

(We kinda allude to this at one point but Spiedel did like a dash of flavor with his history, so let's take it all with a "as told by" grain of salt. I still don't quite buy that anybody lived with reverse toilets as a daily problem.)

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Skid Road: Henry Kubota and the Sinking Ship

Skid Road: Henry Kubota and the Sinking Ship

January 3, 2022

This time we went all in on one block. Yes, one individual singular solitary block of Seattle. But there's quite a bit to say about this block, as it turns out.

This is also an episode where the story necessitates talking about the anti-Asian attitudes and policies of late 19th/early 20th century Washington State and the U.S., including the Chinese Exclusion Act and the internment of Japanese Americans during WW2. You know our style, we don't get into detailed descriptions of hate crimes or anything, but like always, use your judgment and be good to yourselves.

Skid Road: Klondike Kate

Skid Road: Klondike Kate

December 6, 2021

Devon tells Liz about the Flower of the North, Klondike Kate Rockwell!

Content notes: Kate gets engaged while underage (probably), and toward the end of his life, Pantages was accused of sexually assaulting a minor. No details, we basically just say 'this was the accusation, he went to trial, he was convicted, then acquitted,' but wanted to give you the heads-up. 

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Skid Road: Box Houses and Sawdust Women

Skid Road: Box Houses and Sawdust Women

November 7, 2021

In our continuing Skid Road coverage, we explore how the business of pleasure shaped early Seattle. 

Content notes: Plenty of mentions of sex work in here, one dude is accused of having an underage mistress, and there's a fatal shootout at the end. The West! Jeez... 

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The Golden Spruce, Part Two

The Golden Spruce, Part Two

October 18, 2021

The tale of the Golden Spruce and Grant Hadwin finds its conclusion at long last. 

Skid Road: The Three Loves of Henry Yesler

Skid Road: The Three Loves of Henry Yesler

October 1, 2021

Welcome to Ouija Broads: Skid Road!

We kick things off with the tale of Henry Yesler, Seattle's city father who's really more of a city vodka aunt, his adventures, his influences, the Seattle he knew, and the intriguing women he loved. 

Resurrection

Resurrection

September 7, 2021

Liz and Devon emerge from their subterranean stronghold to tell people about technical turbulence, the new season's premiere date, and a delightfully surprising show tie-in.  

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The Improbable Mountain Beaver

The Improbable Mountain Beaver

July 28, 2021

Devon tells Liz about an animal that's made up, despite also being real. 

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The Golden Spruce, Part One

The Golden Spruce, Part One

June 4, 2021

We're back! Devon tells Liz the first part of a tale about a very special tree: where it came from (botanically and spiritually) and what made it so special.

CW: Mentions of the impact of colonization on the Haida people, including a smallpox epidemic. Brief mention of slavery. 

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