Episode 1: Schrock for Cock

Episode 1: Shrock for Cock

This episode, we introduce ourselves and let you know what you can expect from this podcast.

Beyond Reproach is a podcast about scandals and scandalousness in government and politics, and sometimes we’re pretty scandalous ourselves!

We discuss our working definition of “beyond reproach” and how it relates to the aim of the podcast. We chat about our nerves, the sound of our voices and the reason why all of our episodes will feature a vintage drink pairing. We learn about the origins of our delightfully old-timey episode cocktail- all the rage in the 1800s and how it ties into Stephanie’s scandal. This drink will be your late summer fav!

Also covered: newbie woes, Stephanie’s media blackout, disinformation, megalodons, and Tux’s food blog.

Stephanie’s scandal is the mountain formerly known as Mount McKinley.
McKinley no more: North America's tallest peak to be renamed Denali
Denali or McKinley? How a 19th century political ‘joke’ turned into a 119-year-long debate
Mt. McKinley Owes Its Name to an Epic Act of Trolling
Wiki : William McKinley
If not for a mountain, what is President McKinley’s legacy?
Denali–Mount McKinley naming dispute
3,000 Miles From Denali, Ohio Fumes Over Renaming of Mount McKinley
What's in a Name? Alaska Battles Ohio Over Title for Mt. McKinley; 'Belongs to All Americans' Change Sought Since 1975
Why Obama Changed Mount McKinley’s Name to Denali
Denali’s Name Change Upsets a Senator

Tux’s scandal is about the rise and fall of Edward Lee Shrock.
Va. Legislator Ends Bid for 3rd Term
Edward Schrock on the Issues
Gay Rumors Force Out Congressman
Antigay congressman Schrock retires over gay allegations
The Daily Show with Jon Stewart : This Week Injustice - Edward Schrock
Update: Schrock Audio Released
Edward L. Schrock
Old Rumors of Gay Sex Prove Powerful on Web
SCHROCK RETURNING TO D.C
Why I Outed Gay Republicans

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Introduction to Beyond Reproach

Beyond Reproach is a comedic history podcast about scandals and scandalousness in politics and government. We'll be coming soon to a podcast carrier near you, but for now, we thought it'd be fun to give you a little glimpse at our hosts.

In this first mini-episode the hosts give you a little teaser into their lives. Just to wet your whistle, you know? You'll learn who Stephanie and Tux are, and why you should you care! You'll find out where they come from, what they're doing with their lives, and what got them interested in history, politics, and scandals to begin with.

Actual episodes will follow so so soon, so please follow us on social media for updates, info, excitement, and release dates!

Questions? Feedback? Correction? Delicious compliment sandwich? Send an email or voice memo to: BeyondReproachPod@gmail.com

Follow us at: Instagram / Twitter / Facebook
You can find us on: Apple Podcast / Stitcher / Spotify

Don’t forget to rate, review, & subscribe y’all!


Welcome to the Beyond Reproach Podcast!

Beyond Reproach is a comedic history podcast about scandals and scandalousness in politics and government. Each episode, hosts Stephanie & Tux explore the sordid stories of America's past, all while drinking heavily, talking too much, and generally making fools of themselves. They hope that these stories entertain you, teach you a thing or two, and maybe even draw parallels between the mistakes of the past and the quagmire that is American politics today.