The Cherry Sisters Baffled Vaudeville But Guaranteed Newspapers The Right To Criticize Bad Shows (Cool Weird Awesome 1246)

Today in 1901, a court decision protected the right to say pretty much whatever we like while reviewing a podcast, or a song, or a performance. And it all started with some of the strangest performances of all time.

By |2024-05-28T07:07:54-04:00May 28, 2024|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , |

Cap’n Crunch Once Got Sued Because There Weren’t Actual Berries In Crunch Berries Cereal (Cool Weird Awesome 1198)

For National Cereal Day, the stories of people who have taken cereal makers to court over some pretty eye-opening claims. 

By |2024-03-07T07:06:58-05:00March 7, 2024|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , , |

Tom Waits Went To Court Over An Ad For Doritos (Cool Weird Awesome 1142)

Today in 1949, the birthday of musician Tom Waits. His path has been unique and singular, accept no imitations… no really. A Tom Waits imitation once led the singer to sue a giant snack company.

By |2023-12-07T08:45:07-05:00December 7, 2023|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , |

Why You Can’t Use Pepsi Points To Get A Fighter Jet (Cool Weird Awesome 352)

A guy tried to use a huge number of points in a Pepsi reward program to buy a fighter jet, which the soda maker had jokingly offered in one of its ads. It didn't work, but still, an A for effort.

By |2024-05-08T09:03:22-04:00August 5, 2020|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , |
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