Father Knickerbocker Knows Best: A SCANDAL UNEARTHED! Three decades on, was “Snockeredbockers'” play for churlish gain? September 17, 2013September 17, 2013 Jim Cavan Uncategorized The following is the second in a regular series of dispatches from Father Knickerbocker, our early 19th century Dutch-American correspondent, commentator, and moralist about town. Liked it? Take a second to support Jim Cavan on Patreon! Jim Cavan Beyond his KnickerBlogger roots, Jim's work has appeared at ESPN.com, Grantland, The Classical, and the New York Times. He is currently working on a biography of Robert Silverman, entitled "Clownin' and Astoundin.'" Follow him on Twitter @JPCavan.