22 01, 2020

Boston’s Mayor Once Wanted To Clear Snow With Flamethrowers (Cool Weird Awesome 221)

By |2020-01-23T06:14:09-05:00January 22nd, 2020|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , , |

On this day in 1948 of the mayor of Boston, James Curley, wrote to the president of MIT, asking that the school's top engineers find a way to get rid of the huge amounts of snow, maybe with flamethrowers. Seriously. Plus: in Chico, California, a much more calm event is getting underway, the the Snow Goose Festival of the Pacific Flyway.

1 02, 2003

I Got Mushrooms!

By |2003-02-01T00:01:31-05:00February 1st, 2003|Categories: Blog|Tags: , |

As I was going on my merry way near the Commons a nervous-looking fellow came up to me and asked me, "I got mushrooms, you want to buy some mushrooms?" Not catching on right away, I answered, "No, thanks, but do you have any peppers?"