Ahoy babes! It’s boiling lava hot out there, and that’s why this week we are talking about the goddamn BEACH! You may know it from such appearances in Gilligan's Island and Baywatch, or maybe you’ve just had recurring night terrors about being buried alive in the sand. Wherever you heard about the beach, you’re about to hear more, including the riveting and slightly grotesque history of Jacob Riis Park, and the corrupt and totally glam life of the king of Atlantic City, Nucky Johnson. So grab yourself a chip buffet and rub lotion into someone’s hairy shoulders, it’s Life’s Banquet the podcast!

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