26 06, 2020

The‌ ‌Big‌ ‌Muddy‌ ‌Monster‌ ‌Ran‌ ‌Wild‌ ‌In‌ ‌Murphysboro‌ ‌(Cool‌ ‌Weird‌ ‌Awesome‌ ‌329)‌ ‌

By |2020-06-26T09:18:21-04:00June 26th, 2020|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , |

On this day in 1973, a couple in Murphysboro, Illinois reported seeing a tall, hairy, extremely smelly creature that over time became known as The Big Muddy Monster. But what the heck was it? Plus: today is the anniversary of Elvis Presley's final concert. And yes, there's a historic marker on the site.

28 02, 2020

Lyndon Johnson Had A Not So Great Leap Day (Cool Weird Awesome 248)

By |2020-02-28T06:22:06-05:00February 28th, 2020|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , |

It was on a Leap Day in 1968 that the President of the United States got stuck in an elevator. We'll explain how it happened. Plus: this weekend at Graceland in Memphis, Tennessee, it's the third annual Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Weekend.

9 08, 2019

Elvis Almost Threw Down At A Wisconsin Gas Station (Cool Weird Awesome 102)

By |2019-08-09T09:24:42-04:00August 9th, 2019|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , |

Elvis Week is getting underway in Memphis, Tennessee, and while I can't be there, I can still celebrate, because my hometown of Madison, Wisconsin is where the King once broke up a fight at a gas station in the middle of the night.

3 07, 2011

By |2016-01-02T11:26:45-05:00July 3rd, 2011|Categories: Blog|Tags: , |

I realized tonight that my Elvis impression is actually just a Cher impression. And not a very good one, either.