To Get Out Of A Record Contract, Van Morrison Made A Malicious Compliance Album (Cool Weird Awesome 1077)

Today in 1945, the birthday of singer/songwriter Van Morrison. His biggest fans and his loudest critics can agree that the guy does not like being told what to do, and he proved it by recording one of the strangest albums in the history of music. 

By |2023-08-31T08:47:05-04:00August 31, 2023|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , |

What Did Ghosts Look Like To People 3,500 Years Ago? (Cool Weird Awesome 643)

The new book "The First Ghosts" looks at how humans have been describing and depicting ghosts for thousands of years, including a Babylonian tablet showing a lonely, bearded ghost dude from 1500 B.C.E. Plus: today in 2013, a merchant naval officer said a great way to deter pirates off the Somali coast was to blast Britney Spears tunes. 

By |2021-10-27T07:24:12-04:00October 27, 2021|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , , |
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