Episode 61: John R. Brinkley, the Goat Testicle Quack

In this episode of Half-Arsed History, try to contain your bewilderment as you hear the story of John R. Brinkley, a man who made his fortune by transplanting goat testicles into humans after marketing them as a miracle cure-all.

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Image: Unknown. John R. Brinkley and a nurse in an operating theatre. Photograph. Circa 1930. Via Mental Floss.

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