29 06, 2020

The San Diego Chicken Almost Moved To Atlanta (Cool Weird Awesome 330)

By |2020-06-29T08:39:24-04:00June 29th, 2020|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , |

Back in 1978 the San Diego Chicken was winning huge numbers of fans - which is why Atlanta owner Ted Turner tried to coax the man inside the chicken suit, Ted Giannoulas, to move east. Plus:

17 02, 2020

Gerald Ford Stayed In His Own House, Not The White House, After He Became President (Cool Weird Awesome 239)

By |2020-02-17T09:00:19-05:00February 17th, 2020|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , |

Since 1800, presidents have made the White House their home base. But there have been a few times when new presidents took office unexpectedly and the world's most powerful address wasn’t yet available to them. For Gerald Ford in 1974, that meant he spent the first 10 days of his presidency living at his family home in Alexandria, Virginia.