Why Van Halen Said No To Brown M&Ms (Cool Weird Awesome 397)

It's hard to believe we're saying goodbye to guitar great Eddie Van Halen. His band won millions of fans on record and offstage, and won a reputation for offstage excess. But one of their most infamous stories - that they banned brown M&Ms from backstage - wasn't quite what it seemed. Plus: a Gloria Estefan hit gets a heavy metal treatment on YouTube.

By |2020-10-07T08:07:52-04:00October 7th, 2020|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , , |

That Time More Than 300 Nebraskans Moved A Barn By Hand (Cool Weird Awesome 348)

On this day in 1988, the Ostry family of Bruno, Nebraska got 328 people to lift a barn - a real, actual barn - and moved it 110 feet by hand. That's some impressive crowdsourcing. Plus:

By |2020-07-30T07:44:04-04:00July 30th, 2020|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , , |