Richard Nixon Once Wished He’d Been A Rapper (Cool Weird Awesome 1166)

Today in 1913, the birthday of President Richard Nixon. In addition to being a politician, Nixon was a capable piano player who once said on tape that he would've gone into music "if there had been a good rap group around in those days."

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William Faulkner Was An Iconic Author And A Mediocre Mailman (Cool Weird Awesome 1094)

Today in 1897, the birthday of William Faulkner, the Nobel Prize winning author of novels like The Sound and the Fury, and, for a few years, one of the most unproductive postmasters the US mail has ever seen. 

By |2023-09-25T08:54:17-04:00September 25, 2023|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , , |
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