You Can’t Beat Furniture Grown On The Farm (Cool Weird Awesome 139)

Gavin and Alice Munro run a furniture farm in England. That's right, rather than turning trees into lumber and using that to make chairs, tables and sofas, they shape living trees into furniture, to be more sustainable. Plus: today marks 15 years since the city of Melbourne dedicated a street in honor of the band AC/DC.

By |2019-10-01T09:11:43-04:00October 1st, 2019|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , |

It’s The Birthday Of Fawlty Towers, Don’t Mention The War! (Cool Weird Awesome 131)

Today in 1975 the BBC aired the first episode of “Fawlty Towers,” a landmark comedy series that was - amazingly - received about as poorly by TV executive and the public as Basil Fawlty’s appalling attitude was received by guests at his hotel. How did it finally get its due?

By |2019-09-19T08:52:15-04:00September 19th, 2019|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , , |