Today in 1948, an unusually sweet moment in the history of the Cold War: American servicemember Gail Halvorsen came up with a plan that would eventually earn him the nickname "the Berlin Candy Bomber."
This year just kept on going, didn’t it? At least there was a ton of great music to keep us company.
The Mayor Can’t Be Here, But Would You Like A Selfie With His Cardboard Cutout? (Cool Weird Awesome 147)
When the residents of Pichuclaco, Chiapas, Mexico took part in a public health event, they didn't get to meet Mayor Moisés Aguilar Torres - at least not the real him. But they did get to see, and take pictures with, a cardboard cutout of the mayor. Plus: remember that time the people of New England went bonkers and stole hundreds of cardboard David Hasselhoffs?
Parenthetically, do you ever wonder if "Danny and the Dinosaur" author Syd Hoff ever regretted not billing himself as "the Hoff" years before Hasselhoff hit it big?
When it came to wondering what Willis was talking about, Gary Coleman was peerless. No one wondered what Willis was talking about more; no one came closer to finding out what Willis was talking about. It is fitting that the field's premier research institution is named the Gary Coleman Center for What Willis Was Talking About Studies.
Let us send some vibes to Poster Children, who, among many accomplishments, wrote the song "He's My Star" for David Hasselhoff. And it's a great song. And they gave a copy of the song to the Hoff. And the story is as good as the song:
And you thought bird flu was a global epidemic in the making - holy hell, the world is being invaded by clones of David Hasselhoff!