Before There Was Halloween Trick-Or-Treating, There Was The Thanksgiving Ragamuffin Parade (Cool Weird Awesome 1132)

Happy Thanksgiving! Back in the early days of this American holiday, kids would dress up in costumes and go door to door, asking for treats. It was known as the Ragamuffin Parade.

By |2023-11-23T16:43:12-05:00November 23, 2023|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , |

A Turkey Once Interrupted A Green Bay Packers Game (Cool Weird Awesome 1124)

Today in 1988, a strange moment in Green Bay, Wisconsin: a Packers game got interrupted by a turkey named Henrietta. 

By |2023-11-13T09:17:15-05:00November 13, 2023|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , |

The Slinky Was Invented By Accident, But What An Accident It Was (Cool Weird Awesome 429)

Today is the day the Slinky first became a phenomenon, even though it was invented by accident.

By |2023-12-07T08:49:52-05:00November 27, 2020|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , |
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