Take It To The (Gold) Hoop (Cool Weird Awesome 165)

Jeremy John Kaplan is the artist behind the Gold Nets Project, which has replaced hundreds of broken or missing nets with shiny golden ones, and encouraged local basketball players to think about stepping up and maintaining the courts too. Plus: the northern Georgia city of Dahlonega says it had a gold rush decades before the '49ers all raced to California.

By |2019-11-06T06:17:10-05:00November 6th, 2019|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , |

The Many Moods Of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (Cool Weird Awesome 24)

Thirty years ago today was the last regular season game of one of the greats on and off the court. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar scored more points than any NBA player ever - and he may have set the record for most kinds of post-basketball success, from doing fight scenes with Bruce Lee to writing on the reboot of Veronica Mars.

By |2019-08-13T13:24:58-04:00April 23rd, 2019|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , |