Richard Nixon Once Had The White House Guard Dress In Fancy White Uniforms (Cool Weird Awesome 690)

In early 1970 President Richard Nixon introduced new uniforms for the guards at the White House - European-style suits that Americans thought looked better for movie ushers or marching bands.

By |2022-01-07T08:23:32-05:00January 7, 2022|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , , |

A Guy Who Snagged Richard Nixon’s Half-Eaten Sandwich Still Has It 60 Years Later (Cool Weird Awesome 388)

This week in 1960, Richard Nixon campaigned at a cookout in Sullivan, Illinois, eating some of a Buffalo barbecue sandwich before giving his speech. A young Boy Scout, Steve Jenne, took the rest of Nixon's sandwich home and has kept it in the freezer for the last 60 years! Plus: if you're missing cubicles and conference tables these days, there's a new soundscape, Calm Office, that might help. 

By |2020-09-24T08:18:10-04:00September 24, 2020|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , |

The Goat Mayor Of Fair Haven, Vermont (Cool Weird Awesome 7)

A leader named Lincoln is aspiring to greatness, and may yet achieve it - if, like Honest Abe, she can clean up the big mess in front of her. She's the new mayor of Fair Haven, Vermont: Lincoln the goat.

Rutherford B. Hayes Death Stare And Other Great Stuff In South Dakota

I came to South Dakota to see Mount Rushmore, but that wasn't all I saw. Here are a few other favorites.

By |2014-08-04T19:58:44-04:00August 4, 2014|Categories: Blog, Dead Presidents|Tags: , , , |
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