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Shmanners: Joshua Norton, First Emperor of the United States

An illustration of Travis and Teresa Mcelroy with a mint green baroque wallpaper background and an ornate gold frame. Travis is wearing a brown suit and bowing to Teresa. Teresa is wearing a red dress with three red flowers in her hair and curtsying to Travis. Travis has a speech bubble above him that says “Shmanners” and Teresa has a speech bubble below her that says “Extraordinary etiquette for ordinary occasions”.

Hello Internet! This week’s episode is all about JOSHUA NORTON! Emperor Norton as he came to be known was a beloved public figure in 1800s San Francisco. Trust us, this is a fun one! Please enjoy and be sure to share with a friend!

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Transcript available here