It's the 200th birthday of Walt Whitman, the poet best known for his landmark work Leaves of Grass... and the guy who anonymously wrote glowing reviews of his own writing in the newspapers.
We’re on the eve of this year’s biggest event in Fruita, Colorado - the Mike the Headless Chicken Festival, where people all gather to celebrate the miracle chicken who had his head chopped off, and carried on as if nothing had changed.
You expect this kind of thing in Gotham City, but not here.
Today’s show is about a series of aftershocks measured in 2017 and 2018 - from an earthquake that happened in August of 1959.
Maya Angelou died five years ago today. It probably should have gone without saying that her Houston appearance wasn’t still on.
Scientific papers can be wild. When they refer to “unplanned rapid disassembly," that’s an academic way of saying “accidentally exploded.”
Officially, the community that started Memorial Day is Waterloo, New York - but Waterloo is definitely not the only place with a Memorial Day origin story.
The Bobblefather of Soul. The Hardest Working Bobblehead in Show Business. Soul Bobblehead Number One. The bobblehead that brought you such tunes as “Bobbling in America,” “Bobble’s Got A Brand New Bag” and “Funky Bobblehead Pts. 1 & 2”...
There’s nothing more fashionable than the jumpsuit - right? Right? Anyway, it was a century ago that the Italian artist Thayaht proposed a one-piece garment with buttons down the front as the next big thing in fashion.
The dance team of Jew Wing Dong and Dorothy Takahashi, known professionally in their heyday as Toy and Wing. were often compared to Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers for their electrifying performances on stage and screen.