The Lunatic Fringe #4

"Doctor" John Brinkley and wife, Minnie, prepare to insert a small sample taken from a goat's gonads into the testicles of a human because... well... um... because somehow they thought that actually did something. Or, more accurately, the people giving them money actually thought it did something. A brief history of the fine doctor can be found here.

1 comment:

swac said...

Heck, it even resulted in a joke in a Buster Keaton film (Go West, I think) where a character winds up in a "goat gland clinic".