#36: The Personals, Great-Grandpa Style

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We talk to researcher Pam Epstein about personal ads from the mid 1800s to early 1900s in America. Missed connections, poetry, crypto-gay ads, s&m, and more!

Show notes:

  • Pam’s blog is advertisingforlove.com
  • Romantic readings from regular contributors Sierra & Brendan
  • Music by Drew Danburry, Abigail Clarke and…

[NOTE: Unfortunately our music provider was acquired by another company, and they no longer offer free mp3 downloads. Below are the tracks used in this week’s show.]

  • Marc Ribot “Delancey Waltz”
  • Angel Miller “Bridge Over Troubled Water”

Image from Wisconsin Historical Images.

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  1. […] Sierra and I contributed to an episode of “I Like You!” devoted to the history of personal ads. Listen to us entice and woo as men and women were wont to do in the 19th century here. […]

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