Welcome to Season 2 of the City of Subdued Podcast, BadTown! We are teaming up with the Good Time Girls to bring you the darkest, the most oppressive, the spookiest, and the baaaaaadest parts of Bellingham History!

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Season 2 Episode Guide

Episode 1 - Welcome to BadTown
Helllllllllloooo and Welcome to Badtown! Where we cover the darkest, the most oppressive, the spookiest, and the baaaadddddest parts of Bellingham and Whatcom County History!

Release Date: October 5th, 2020

Episode 2 - Bad CURSED Town
This week, we will learn about the curse of the Chinese Miners! A local legend based in mining conditions, racism, anti-immigrant attitudes, and horrific working conditions.

Release Date: October 12th, 2020

Episode 3 - Bad BUD Town
This week, we learn about Bad Bud Cox! This guy was your stereotypical wild west outlaw who caused trouble in Fairhaven. He was also an addict and a victim of torture by the Washington State Prison System. We learn about his trials and tribulations today on BADTOWN!

Release Date: October 19th, 2020

Episode 4 - Bad ARSON Town
This story has everything! Fires, twin antics, romance, drunken police interactions, and cool nicknames. Join us for a Good Time Girls favorite, the Legend of Spider Biles on this week's episode of BadTown!

Release Date: October 26th, 2020

Halloween Special!!!
Join us for a SPECIAL (and Spooky) Halloween special! Learn about Bellingham's Haunted Hotspot, Fairhaven!

Release Date: October 30th, 2020

Episode 5 - Bad TRIAL Town
An affair, a murder, a trial, and old school Biblical Law! Find out how it all comes together in Old-timey Bellingham, in this week's episode of BadTown!

Release Date: November 2nd, 2020

Episode 6 - Bad LADY Town
This week, we are going to be learning about some of Bellingham's Lady Problems! AKA The BAAAAAAAAADDEST Bitches in Badtown!

Release Date: November 9th, 2020

Episode 7 - Bad (Lady) BARBER Town
Nosey Neighbors, harem pants, anti-pimping laws, and the trials and tribulations of a lady just wanting to be a Barber in Bad Town! Tune in this week as we learn about the Baddest Lady Barber in Bellingham?!

Release Date: November 16th, 2020

Episode 8 - Bad BOOZE Town
Rum Running, Bootlegging, and "Labreeing"! Grab a cold one and listen in this week as the Good Time Girls teach us about Bellingham's history with Prohibition!

Release Date: November 23rd, 2020


Meet Our Season 2 Cohosts!

Kolby Labree and Wren Urbigkit - Current Owners and Operators of the Good Time Girls Historical Tours
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Marissa McGrath - One of the Founders of the Good Time Girls.
Assistant Director of the Downtown Bellingham Partnership.
Downtown Bellingham Partnership