The Wilhelm Scream Is The Classic Hollywood Sound Effect You Can’t Stop Hearing (Cool Weird Awesome 984)

Today in 1921, the birthday of Sheb Wooley, who had a hit song in the 50s called the “Purple People Eater" and is believed to be the guy who gave a scream that's been featured in hundreds of movies: the Wilhelm Scream. 

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

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, [...]

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

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

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.

By |2021-06-28T12:22:23-04:00February 17, 2020|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , |
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