Rory "Haverin" Angus, Chris "Caber Crusher" Irvine & Jonny "The Highland Flinger" Naismith: We are three life-long friends and Scotsmen in New York, who get together to talk about our homeland, the weird stuff that happens there and remind us why we are the way we are.

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"Thistle do, lads. Thistle do nicely."
Recent episodes
January 12, 2021
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January 5, 2021
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December 29, 2020
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https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/stonehaven-fireball-ceremony

https://www.edinburghshogmanay.com/explore/view/the-history-of-the-torchlight-procession

https://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround/38477036

https://folklorethursday.com/folklife/new-year-celebrations-herrings-hogmanay/

https://www.undiscoveredscotland.co.uk/usscotfax/society/yule.html

https://www.edinburghshogmanay.com/explore/view/8-amazing-scottish-new-years-traditions

https://www.britannica.com/topic/Auld-Lang-Syne
December 22, 2020
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https://www.scotsman.com/regions/glasgow-and-strathclyde/pictures-glasgow-christmas-then-and-now-1486505

https://www.scottscastles.com/blog/scottish-christmas/

https://blog.historicenvironment.scot/2016/12/timeline-christmas-scotland/

https://www.scotsman.com/whats-on/arts-and-entertainment/scotlands-lost-christmas-traditions-and-customs-596853

https://www.undiscoveredscotland.co.uk/usscotfax/society/yule.html

https://www.scotsman.com/heritage-and-retro/heritage/when-celebrating-christmas-was-illegal-scotland-1399008

https://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/scotland-now/christmas-cancelled-scotland-almost-400-23099584
December 15, 2020
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https://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/scottish-news/edinburgh-man-finds-seedy-sex-22280280

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/11/24/world/europe/scotland-free-period-products.html

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2020/aug/26/shock-an-aw-us-teenager-wrote-huge-slice-of-scots-wikipedia

https://www.foodandwine.com/news/japan-kit-kat-aged-whiskey-barrels

https://www.dailyrecord.co.uk/news/scottish-news/secret-ufo-dossier-1990-scottish-22824456

https://www.edinburghlive.co.uk/news/edinburgh-news/busty-fife-squirrel-goes-viral-19323629

https://www.edinburghlive.co.uk/best-in-edinburgh/criminal-behaviour-spotted-west-lothian-18990033

https://www.nasaspaceflight.com/2020/08/scotland-approves-highlands-spaceport/

https://www.foxbusiness.com/lifestyle/kitkat-whiskey-barrel-aged-chocolate-bar
December 8, 2020
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https://www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-54761824

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sean_Connery

https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000125/

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1043053/Sean-Connery-The-story-brilliant-deeply-flawed-man.html

https://heavy.com/entertainment/sean-connery-family-kids-wives/

https://www.news.com.au/entertainment/celebrity-life/celebrity-deaths/a-decade-before-james-bond-sean-connery-was-a-nude-model/news-story/c4e784b1bf31a3d8b1ad5861caf54244
December 1, 2020
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https://www.britannica.com/biography/Saint-Andrew

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andrew_the_Apostle

https://www.scotland.org/events/st-andrews-day/who-was-st-andrew

https://theculturetrip.com/europe/united-kingdom/scotland/articles/what-is-st-andrews-day-and-how-do-people-celebrate-it-in-scotland/
November 24, 2020
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https://answersafrica.com/billy-connolly-bio-achievements.html

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Billy_Connolly

https://twitter.com/beingscots/status/1228586013733347328

https://www.heraldscotland.com/news/17949861.billy-connolly-scottish-story/

https://www.heraldscotland.com/news/12141904.elton-john-helped-revive-comic-after-he-slipped-into-drink-and-drugs-coma-pressure-of-fame-almost-killed-connolly/

http://billyconnolly.com/

https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0175262/

https://www.facebook.com/BBCArchive/videos/1975-parkinson-billy-connolly/399061880850838/

The Big Yin - Billy Connolly in Concert (Castle Select)

An Audience With Billy Connolly (1985)
November 17, 2020
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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scottish_inventions_and_discoveries

https://www.scotland.org/about-scotland/culture/scottish-inventions

https://dolly.roslin.ed.ac.uk/facts/the-life-of-dolly/index.html

http://www.animalresearch.info/en/medical-advances/timeline/cloning-dolly-the-sheep/

https://www.woolovers.com/blog/the-5-most-famous-sheep-of-all-time-242
November 10, 2020
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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scottish_inventions_and_discoveries

https://www.scotland.org/about-scotland/culture/scottish-inventions

https://dolly.roslin.ed.ac.uk/facts/the-life-of-dolly/index.html

http://www.animalresearch.info/en/medical-advances/timeline/cloning-dolly-the-sheep/

https://www.woolovers.com/blog/the-5-most-famous-sheep-of-all-time-242
November 3, 2020
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https://www.nostalgianerd.com/from-dma-to-gta-the-story-of-dma-design

Wizard and the Bruiser: Grand Theft Auto - https://www.lastpodcastnetwork.com/blog/category/Wizard+And+The+Bruiser

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_best-selling_video_game_franchises

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1997_in_video_games

https://venturebeat.com/2018/07/09/grand-theft-auto-creator-dave-jones-you-never-know-when-youve-got-a-hit-idea/

http://www.javalemmings.com/DMA/Lem_1.htm
October 27, 2020
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https://www.historic-uk.com/CultureUK/Halloween-in-Scotland/

https://www.visitscotland.com/blog/events/halloween/

https://www.nts.org.uk/stories/6-scottish-halloween-traditions

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bean-nighe

https://www.scotclans.com/scotland/scottish-myths/supernatural-scotland/bean-nighe/
October 20, 2020
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http://www.tartansauthority.com/highland-dress/ancient/

https://www.kinlochanderson.com/highland-dress/frequently-asked-questions

https://www.differio.com/thedifferent/men-in-kilts

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/True_Scotsman

https://scotlandstophostels.com/2020/02/06/confusing-scottish-facts/
October 13, 2020
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Local Hero. Directed by Bill Forsyth (1883)
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0085859/

Dog Soldiers. Directed by Neil Marshall (2002)
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0280609/

The Wicker Man. Directed by Anthony Shaffer (1973)
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0070917/
September 29, 2020
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TBD
September 22, 2020
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https://veterinaryrecord.bmj.com/content/160/3/94

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https://www.berkeleywellness.com/healthy-eating/food-safety/article/scottish-haggis-safe-eat

https://www.guinnessworldrecords.com/world-records/largest-haggis

https://www.scotland.com/blog/haggis-hurling-an-unusual-sport/
September 15, 2020
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https://www.randa.org/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Augusta_National_Golf_Club

https://golftips.golfweek.com/average-cost-round-golf-20670.html

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https://www.si.com/golf/2019/07/01/private-golf-clubs-muirfield-augusta-women-discrimination

https://sportsshow.net/top-10-most-popular-sports-in-the-world/

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/05/17/sports/golf/tiger-woods-effect-minorities.html
September 8, 2020
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https://www.agbarr.co.uk/about-us/who-we-are/

https://www.thescottishsun.co.uk/news/3691755/irn-bru-hangover-cure-research/

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/01/05/world/europe/uk-irn-bru-recipe.html
September 1, 2020
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https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2012/jul/08/andy-murray-wimbledon-roger-federer

https://www.bbc.com/sport/olympics/18907001

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http://en.espn.co.uk/tennis/sport/story/368369.html

https://www.atptour.com/en/players/andy-murray/mc10/overview
August 25, 2020
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https://www.scotsman.com/whats-on/arts-and-entertainment/6-scotlands-bloodiest-clan-battles-594844

Scottish Clans Podcast – Clint Edwards

https://www.scotland.org/features/scottish-clans

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scottish_clan

https://theculturetrip.com/europe/united-kingdom/scotland/articles/a-brief-history-of-the-scottish-clan-system/

https://www.historic-uk.com/HistoryUK/HistoryofScotland/The-Highland-Clans/

Method Man - Wu-Tang Clan (Produced by RZA Album Enter the Wu-Tang)
August 17, 2020
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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Drew_McIntyre

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MYuK1CkOVlE

https://www.espn.com/wwe/story/_/id/20378036/wwe-nxt-drew-mcintyre-earned-way-back-home-wwe

https://www.ringsidenews.com/2018/10/02/drew-mcintyre-accidentally-created-claymore-kick-finisher/

https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/drew-mcintyre-interview/id961131289?i=1000468153464
August 11, 2020
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http://www.shga.co.uk/competition-rules.php

https://www.scotland.org/events/highland-games

https://www.sbnation.com/2020/4/30/21242818/women-athletes-scottish-highland-games-equality

https://podcasts.google.com/feed/aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy8yMTMwMTA5NC9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw==

https://podtail.com/fi/podcast/between-the-reps-with-brooke-ence-and-jeanna-cianc/no-it-s-not-just-guys-in-kilts-throwing-things-ft-/
August 4, 2020
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https://www.biography.com/military-figure/william-wallace

https://www.undiscoveredscotland.co.uk/usbiography/w/williamwallace.html

Braveheart Director. Mel Gibson, Paramount Pictures, 20th Century Fox, 1995

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Wallace
JULY 27, 2020
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https://www.iheart.com/podcast/105-stuff-you-should-know-26940277/episode/could-there-be-a-loch-ness-30548737/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Loch_Ness_Monster

https://www.inverness-courier.co.uk/news/report-of-strange-spectacle-on-loch-ness-in-1933-leaves-unanswered-question-what-was-it-139582/

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http://www.stcolumbasculloden.org/who-was-st-columba.html

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Morag_(lake_monster)

https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-scotland-highlands-islands-21574832