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It’s like a vacation where you leave with the place you went to. That’s better than a snow globe.
I imagine, instead of writing mine mine mine all over it, Walker just pissed on this map and air-dried it. I know he did. Consider it fact. He claimed it by pissing on it.
The Mexican War (1846-1848)
I have great affection for Cornelius Vanderbilt, because I am from North Carolina, the home of his incredible, quirky, gorgeous Gatsby mansion. I now have even more affection for him for the way he handled Walker and Co.’s shenanigans. I shall upload my own photographs from Biltmore House, whether or not it stars it in its own episode.
Never fuck with a guy who has a college named after him.
1987 movie, Walker: Ed Harris plays William Walker, the wonderful deaf actress Marlee Martin plays Ellen Martin, and Peter Boyle plays Cornelius Vanderbilt.
Bands from this episode:
- Puppet Presidente
- Cholera Retreat
- Gimme Gimme
Cultural references from this episode: