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Too True To Lie

Too True To Lie

By Harry Day
Southern cultural stories from artist/writer/hunter and former surfer, native Mississippian - Harry Day


harrymdaydotcom@yahoo.com
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Awful Analogies and Jury Duty
My awful analogies and serving jury duty.
36:03
October 17, 2020
My Friend's Divorce
Dead musicians and an example of how people get divorced for the littlest things.
49:57
September 27, 2020
Amazing Facts 2
Second installment of amazing facts and trivia and various ramblings.
40:32
September 19, 2020
Early American Counterfeiter
River pirates, counterfeiters, and early American settlers.
52:54
September 10, 2020
Falling from the Sky
A short list of people who fell out of airplanes for various reason, from great heights, and survived.  Plus a little dove hunting.
35:52
September 6, 2020
Clowns
A brief history and evolution of clowns.
36:50
September 5, 2020
Woodstock Myth
What really happened at Woodstock in 1969.
39:14
August 26, 2020
Godzilla
The origins of Godzilla and tasty information and facts.
33:36
August 18, 2020
Snake Oil
Snake oil, origins, brands and modern elixirs.
43:15
August 13, 2020
Shark Attacks
A brief history of shark attacks from early records, World War 2 and more.
39:27
August 8, 2020
Night the Stars Fell - 1833
On a cold November night in 1833 the greatest meteor shower ever witnessed sent people into a craze thinking the world was coming to an end or that judgement day had arrived.
45:31
August 1, 2020
Horse History
Evolution and history of horses.
42:57
July 27, 2020
Reverend White the Black Man
Wrecking my golf cart and then the tale of Reverend White.
43:43
July 20, 2020
EXPLICIT - Online Dating
The misadventures of online dating for six months.
1:18:24
July 10, 2020
So Long Dad
The year 2020 is a butt kicker, divorce, covid, riots and my father passed away... and it’s only July.
40:19
July 7, 2020
History of Alcohol
The history of alcohol with a post subject ramble.
40:05
June 28, 2020
Socialism Kills
The rise and failure of socialism and communism.
50:22
June 27, 2020
Lightning Storm Duck Hunt
My best duck hunting was in a full on driving rain lightning storm.
25:41
June 23, 2020
Seattle Comedy Hoedown ( CHAZ )
My neighbor's jackass... and protestors take over the city ceded city hall district, rename it CHAZ and release a list of demands.
48:38
June 12, 2020
Bradley Stephens, Esquire
In my surfing past, a rowdy kid took me on as a side kick and hilarity ensued.
46:40
June 10, 2020
Democrat Riots - Redux
Hopefully the last episode on the riots.
41:08
June 7, 2020
Minneapolis Riots - Final Shot
After eight days of riot hijacked protests, policemen are being killed, shot, injured, as well as protestors and business owners.  Was it worth it?  No.
38:26
June 3, 2020
Minneapolis Riots - Part 2
Watching the police finally squelch the urban riots and the basic dissection of the typical rioter.
1:05:40
May 31, 2020
Minneapolis Riots
What started as the George Floyd murder protests has turned into urban center riots across the United States, but why? (It gets political)(audio difference from voice to music, sorry)
53:38
May 30, 2020
The Filthy Thirteen
The demolition masters of the 101st Airborne who inspired the movie the Dirty Dozen.
30:43
May 25, 2020
Our Bullies
Growing up in the 70's with its freedoms and abuses in my life, but no regrets.
36:29
May 17, 2020
Hysterical Strength
Known to be the rush of adrenaline enabling a person to lift heavy objects normally not capable of doing.  Mostly lifting cars off of people but also other examples.
38:44
May 16, 2020
The Syd Barrett Tragedy
The short musical career and long obscure slide of Pink Floyd's Syd Barrett.
36:26
May 12, 2020
Rosco of San Diego
my surf bro Dave Rosco lived in San Diego on a shoe string budget and lived the life.
48:04
May 6, 2020
The Real Vietnam War
Getting well known (and skewed) events of the war straight, interesting facts and statistics.
49:15
May 2, 2020
A Trip to Uranus
Anal bleaching, anal sunbathing and the whole shebang.
42:03
April 29, 2020
Swim for Your Life
In the late 90's, three friends and I get sucked out to sea and have to swim for our lives, literally.
32:04
April 24, 2020
Illness, Brats and Frog Gigging
A rolling soliloquy of my dad's age, first responders and their take on Madison, MS... and frog gigging.
47:09
April 19, 2020
Mack's Supper Club
Mack Banks and the infamous Mack's Supper Club in Crawford, Mississippi, and some awful stories to boot.
41:49
April 14, 2020
(I was a) Medical Test Study Subject
I was a medical test study subject in 1995, drinking at 9 am.
34:30
April 13, 2020
(dumb) Millennial Slang
Millennial slang words and acronyms seen in everyday text or young conversation.
37:21
April 9, 2020
Zoot Suit Riots
the 1943 Zoot Suit Riots in Los Angeles caused by fabric rationing but really the flaunting of over fabric made suits.
41:19
April 4, 2020
Modern Babylon
The original Babylon, interpretations and modern cities.
41:43
March 30, 2020
(not so) Mind Blowing Facts
I found a list of mind blowing facts that turns out are maybe 1/3 mind blowing, and other observations.
45:33
March 26, 2020
The Pain and the Prank
I thought I had coronavirus story and my favorite college prank story.
33:47
March 24, 2020
Toilet Paper, Coronavirus and your Anus
The history of toilet paper and tbe mystery of why everyone is buying it up during the coronavirus pandemic
46:22
March 17, 2020
Deadheads and Walter Cronkite sux.
History of the fan cult Deadheads of the Grateful Dead, their fans and Walter Cronkite in Vietnam.
41:39
March 13, 2020
Prostitution - a History
Prostitution history, statistics and law.
32:47
March 9, 2020
Midseason Intro - Me, My Show and My Medicine
Thanks to my listeners around the world, a little about the show and a little more about me.
18:36
March 3, 2020
EXPLICIT - Urban Dictionary
We delve into the worst of the explicit terminology of the infamous Urban Dictionary of the internet.  I cannot express wnough how much foul language and filthy imagery is related in the episode.
45:08
February 28, 2020
Babe Ruth - Off the Field
George (Babe) Ruth Jr. as a youth, climbing into baseball and his off field habits.  (audio pops and crinkles, sorry)
38:00
February 24, 2020
RIP - Paul English and Lecille Harris
Dedicated to the passing of Paul English (Willie Nelson's drummer) and Lecille Harris (famed rodeo clown) and their story.
34:53
February 14, 2020
Fired from Caddy Job
How I was fired from my golf caddy job at a top resort and other mischief.
41:04
February 9, 2020
Blues Brothers - Music and Movie
Dan Akroid creates the Blues Brothers with John Belushi on Saturday Night Live, cuts albums, tours, makes a movie and launch to fame.
35:36
February 3, 2020
Mt. Everest - Corpses and White Elephants
The Death Zone of Mt. Everest has claimed 305 lives over the decades, most still reside above 26,000 feet.
38:53
January 23, 2020
Man Eaters
Lions, tigers and bears oh my... and the other animals that hunt, kill and eat human life.
47:56
January 15, 2020
Blazing Saddles
Behind the movie, stories of the making of Blazing Saddles and little known info of a movie that was almost not released.
43:11
January 10, 2020
Riding Freight Trains
Harken back to the college days of hopping freight trains from town to town in Mississippi, and a brief mention of American West's Stilwell brothers.
47:56
January 7, 2020
Hunting Follies
The jawless doe, the black squirrel, the blind goose. Not for non hunting, animal lovers, be warned.
35:56
January 4, 2020
Blind Melon and New Orleans
Going to the Blind Melon show that never happened, Mardi Gras with Todd Magee and New Year's Eve with the school paper staff.
39:53
January 3, 2020
Christmas Origins
the origin of Christmas and various trivias of the age old holiday.
34:06
December 24, 2019
Darwin Awards and Pigs
The notorious Darwin Awards, examples of fools taking themselves out of the gene pool... and pigs.
44:07
December 19, 2019
Jail and Todd Magee
Jail, my misdemeanors and arrests and the notorious Todd Magee.
49:50
December 16, 2019
American Slang
Words made up by Shakespeare, slang terms and phrases from the 1950's and 60's and how I tore my ACL dirt boarding in California.
43:08
December 11, 2019
Billy the Kid
In a new form of episode, Did You Know, we bring you little known facts of Billy the Kid and corrections to movie inaccuracies.
39:29
December 10, 2019
The Egg Bowl - A History
The history of the Golden Egg Trophy and the Egg Bowl as played yearly by Ole Miss and Mississippi State.
42:07
December 1, 2019
Louis Jordan
Father of RnB, RocknRoll and Rap - Louis Jordan
29:52
November 6, 2019
Urban Legends
A review of some of the more well known urban legends around the world.
45:04
October 22, 2019
Mexico, the Surf Trip - Finale
Making a run for the border, getting severely ill and recouping in Arizona.
43:53
October 20, 2019
Planetoid Theia
The theory that a rogue planet the size of Mars crashed into early Earth, possibly bringing water and creating the moon and a run-on garble of trying to tie the episode together, poorly.  Not the best episode.
35:19
October 12, 2019
Mexico, the Surf Trip - Part 6
Puerto Vallarta, surfing, the manta ray and an accident.
42:52
October 10, 2019
Stolen Art
From 1998 to 2006, I had numerous pieces of art stolen from me or from a customer of mine.  Some were found, most were not.
39:33
October 8, 2019
Mexico, the Surf Trip - Part 5
cleaning up the when and where with help from my journals from the trip
39:09
October 4, 2019
Mexico, the Surf Trip - Part 4
still in Acapulco, the Verde River Jetty surf break, a wildfire and the cheerleaders of Walmart.
41:36
October 2, 2019
Mexico, the Surf Trip - Part 3
On the Pacific Coast, the fishing village, finally some surf and on to Acapulco.  
40:55
October 1, 2019
Mexico, the Surf Trip - Part 2
1999 surf trip, part 2
40:14
September 30, 2019
Mexico, the Surf Trip - Part 1
In 1999, four surfers, two vans, seven surf boards and a ton of nerve drove around the coastline of mainland Mexico in search of surf and adventure.
36:01
September 29, 2019
Early Automobile Traffic
When cars were first introduced, there were few laws, regulations, improvements or standards to road use and the problems derived then can still be seen today.
29:40
September 27, 2019
The Year 1876
Factoids of 1876 in the United States, from railroads to Indians to the telephone, the Harvard Lampoon and ketchup and more.
25:40
September 25, 2019
The Landmass Between NOLA and Mobile
My home state of Mississippi aka the Landmass Between NOLA and Mobile, the founding of that nickname and the Mississippi Gulf Coast from Hurricane Katrina forward.
31:40
September 24, 2019
Southern California Surfing
Harry moves to California, surfs San Onofre, Suck Outs, La Jolla and Blacks Beach (nude beach) and other surf stories.
34:20
September 23, 2019
Fun Filled Facts - Movies
Little known facts about movies such as the John Wayne bomb, Mel Brooks and Richard Pryor and many more.
31:56
September 20, 2019
Alien Abductions
Early alien abduction stories.
21:04
September 19, 2019
My Broken Jaw
How I broke my jaw on an innocent ski trip to north Georgie during my college years.  Worth the listen!
35:50
September 18, 2019
Fun Filled Facts - Music
Little known facts about a variety of music from Otis Redding to Mel Brooks and others.
31:13
September 17, 2019
The Catfish Stabbing
The fun and folly of recreation at Lake Washington in the Mississippi Delta.
32:56
September 16, 2019
Learning to Surf
In 1996, Harry moves to Folly Beach, South Carolina and learns to surf and also relates surfing injuries and hijinx.  
36:48
September 16, 2019
Harold Ralph Day - 1898-1938
The story of Harry's grandfather and his short life, World War 1 and making a family.
22:08
September 14, 2019
To Oregon... and back.
Harry moves to Oregon in 1995, becomes a wildfire fighter, tours California with some wild locals and gets robbed over and over.
33:11
September 12, 2019
Charlie Brown into a Joe Theisman
The day Harry saved his dog's life when he tried to kick another dog, missed and pushed his knee backwards.
33:41
September 11, 2019
Football, Snakes and 9/11
Part 1 - 5th grade football is in full swing in Mississippi and so are the snakes.   Part 2 - The eve of 9/11.
30:38
September 11, 2019
Too True To Lie - Intro
Mississippi artist/writer Harry Day's new podcast Too True To Lie unfolds the vast wrinkled fabric of Harry's life traveling, surfing, hunting, gardening, husband, father, welder, tractor driver, meat grinder, injured/healed, extrovert, optimist and litany of stories brought to you from Big Black River Studios.
09:44
September 10, 2019