Today, we talk about the death of Natalie Wood. She was on a yacht with her husband Robert Wagner and their guest, Christopher Walken. Natalie's death was initially ruled accidental, but they have reopened the case. Learn more on today's podcast.
It's Small Business Saturday, a day to support small businesses. We talk with Greg Louie, an entrepreneur and co-host of DIY for Small Business, a podcast coming soon.
We also discuss a Thanksgiving invitation that helped to make a new friend, a fire at a nightclub, and the end of Beavis & Butthead.
Today I talk with Don Joel about Native American Heritage Day. Don is a pastor, a blogger, and a podcaster. Don mentions a few movies where you can learn more about the Indigenous People's culture, Powwow Highway, Smoke Signals, and Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World.
Also, on the podcast, we talk about the assassination of George Moscone and Harvey Milk
So it was looking like the wasn't going to happen today! I almost broke my streak of over 100 days of the podcast, but I was lucky. Our podcast host was down due to a third party issue. The outage lasted nearly all day; however, I was able to quickly squeeze in a show at the last minute!
We talk today about Thanksgiving, Cake Day, Howard Cossell, and more.
Join us on the podcast today as we talk with Peggy Sweeney-McDonald, who hosts Life in the A-Zone, a podcast about her journey back home to help her mom through Alzheimer's. We also learn about the first jukebox, Life magazine, and 10 million cell phones.
On this day in 1963, President John F Kennedy arrived in Dallas. At 12:30, three shots rang out, and the history of the world changed. Today, we talk with the curator of the Sixth Floor Museum at Dealy Plaza, Stephen Fagin. We learn about JFK, the assignation, and the building where the assassin worked.
A very hairy addition of the podcast as we learn the reason behind No-Shave November. Also on the show, payola, who shot J.R. and a fire at the MGM Grand.
If you would like to donate to No-Shave November, you can do so on their website.
It is Future Teachers of America Day. We talk with a Sacramento teacher about how 2020 is going, and of course, the call is over Zoom. We learn the story behind the famous SNL bit. We also talk about McDonald's, the end of the Cuban Missle Crisis, and find out where you can get a free newspaper.
Quitting smoking can be nearly impossible, so how do you do it? You start a podcast. At least, that is what Diogo did. Today, for the great American Smokeout, I talk with the host of Diogo Quits Smoking, a podcast that details his journey to be smoke-free. Also, we discuss the events of the day, including the Gettysburg address and the release of the Wii and Stadia.
It's Mickey Mouse Day today. Yes, the head cheese at Disney was born on this day, and Chris Osborne from Play Comics Podcast joins us to discuss Mickey. It is also Princess day, and we tell you some secrets about Disney princesses. We also learn about Jonestown and Susan B Anthony.
I am joined by author and filmmaker John Borowski. He joins me to discuss the story of America's first serial killer, H. H. Holmes. The fascinating story of America's first serial killer takes us to Chicago's Murder Castle. Also on the show, the mile-high city, the first congress, and the worst Star Wars special ever.
Once we get over the excitement induced by National Button Day, we talk with the hosts of B.S. with Bobby & Sarah about National Fast Food Day. We also hear about the time Wilt Chamberlain scored 73 points, Lisa Bonet and Lenny Kravitz, and Robin Givens sues Mike Tyson.
Will & Ash from Listen2This join me for National Drummer Day, and they teach me a thing or two about famous drummers. Also, stories about the Constitution v1.0 beta, NBC getting split up, and the Long Island Lolita.
Today we are joined by Michael Harren from Mikey Pod, and we discuss Milli Vanilli while celebrating National Pickle Day. Listen today to find out if Milli Vanilli could have blamed the lip-syncing on the rain.
In 1940, on this day, Disney's Fantasia was released in a way that was as unique as the movie itself. Jesse Moore from Not Your Father's Movies Podcast joins me to discuss this classic film.
On the podcast, we also touch on Ronald Reagan and some weird things that presidents have done. We also talk about National Hug a Musician Day and World Kindness Day.
Today I am joined by Chris Osborne from Play Comics Podcast, and we discuss the impact of Stan Lee on the industry. Stan Lee passed away on this day in 2018.
We also celebrate National Happy Hour Day and talk about the world's most massive taco.
International Accounting Day is finally here! We also celebrate National Pupusa Day, National Vanilla Cupcake Day, and the Marine Corps' birthday. In addition, today saw the debut of Sesame Street, Windows 1.0, and the end of a war.
Today is Go to an Art Museum Day and National Fried Chicken Sandwich Day. I must warn you that most museums don't allow food. It is also the day of the Great Boston Fire, Jack The Ripper's last crime, and the start of presidential travel abroad.
It's National Cappuccino Day, and to celebrate, I have way too much caffeine. It's also the day that Montana became a state, the premiere of Days of Lives, and the day we all found out what hanging chads are.
International Stout Day, so I plan on taking a break from IPA today or, better yet, I'll have both. It is also the oddly specific National Bittersweet Chocolate with Almonds Day. On the podcast today, I talk about Nixon being annoyed with the press, Gone with the Wind, and Magic Johnson.
After months of waiting, National Nachos Day is finally here! Scott from What Should I do? Podcast joins us to discuss this cheesy treat. We also discuss Lincoln's election, and the fires at Universal Studios.
We made through Election Day. Let's get our mind off politics and instead celebrate National Candy Day. It's also the day Abraham Lincoln married Mary Todd. We learn some interesting facts about Mary on the podcast.
It's Election Day 2020. Who knows if we will have a winner by the day, but I feel pretty confident that we will all feel some nerves today. That is why I have made it drink a bunch of alcohol day, a new national holiday. So grab a drink and listen to the podcast while we discuss the Wizard of Oz, Diff'rent Strokes, and Geraldo Rivera's nose.
Day of the Dead (Día de Muertos) ends today, with many celebrations yesterday and today. It is Job Action Day, National Bison Day, and National Deviled Egg Day. Today we talk about the Spruce Goose, Charles Van Doren, and $1 drinks at Applebees.
Daylight Savings Time has ended. Time changes can make you feel tired, but listening to a podcast will make you feel better. Today, I talk with you about an H bomb test, British taxes, and minimum wage.
It's National Chocolate Day. We give you several reasons to eat chocolate. Bill Gates is born, a lottery site is hacked, and the Statue of Liberty is dedicated. Also, Michael Jackson's physician, Dr. Conrad Murray, is released from prison.
It's National Art Day and National Greasy Food Day, which is perfect because when I eat greasy food, my clothes end up looking like a Jackson Pollack painting. We also celebrate the John Carpenter classic Halloween and the Walkman.
It's National Slap Your Co-worker Day. We talk with a lawyer to see if celebrating will get you in trouble. We also discuss the debut of plastic surgery and talk about some interesting treatments. Sam Smith, a lawyer, and host of the Disney Channel Original Noobies Podcast, plays Supreme Court Trivia with us. We also learn how Steve Jobs helped me to stop lifting heavy things.
Today on the podcast: Houdini is punched in the stomach by a fan, leading to his death. Ronald Reagan was muted at a debate, and he didn't like it. Also, the tragic on-air death of WNBC reporter Jane Dornacker.
It's National Day on Writing, and we talk to the hosts of Listen2This Podcast about songwriting. We discuss the Lynyrd Skynyrd plane crash, the Louisiana Purchase, and reimagine Watergate into a nursery rhyme.
It National New Friends Day, so somehow while social distancing, make a friend. On the show today, we play a little Brady Trivia, discuss the end of the American Revolutionary War and try to figure out what is on the Watergate Tapes.
In 1989, the San Francisco Bay Area was preparing for the World Series with both Bay Area teams competing. It's also National Pasta Day, National Pay Back a Friend Day, National Clean Your Virtual Desktop Day, and Sweetest Day.
It's National Boss Day, World Food Day, National Liqueur Day, and National Mammography Day. As if that is not enough to talk about, today is also Global Cat Day; you won't believe my special guest. It's also the Day that Disney was founded. We will take a look at the company that Walt and Roy started.
The classic television show I Love Lucy premiered on this day in 1951. The show featured real-life married couple Desi Arnaz and Lucille Ball, who played Lucy and Ricky. It is also White Cane Safety Day, Grouch Day, and Global Handwashing Day.
It is National Pet Obesity Day, likely a day created by those fat cats in Washington. The world has never been as close to the brink of nuclear war as it was in October of 1962. The Cold War between the US and the Soviet Union was reaching a boiling point.
It is Breast Cancer Awareness Day, get checked, and if you can, donate time or money to help those impacted by cancer. It is also National Fossil Day, National M&M Day, and National Transfer Money to Your Son Day. We talk about a series of hauntings at the White House, the first World Series champs, and Pamela Anderson is rushed to the hospital.
It's Columbus Day, so I take an expedition to my smoker and celebrate the other national day, Pulled Pork Day. Listen for my recipe, a spooky story about a Christopher Columbus, a punk rock death, and the White House gets its name.
It is National Cake Decorating Day, so I will let you eat cake. It is also National Hug a Drummer Day, which I am sure was started by a drummer. Today we also honor those who work to help the elderly and those entering the final phase of life; it is World Hospice and Palliative Care Day. Lastly, it is World Mental Health Day. Remember, it is always ok to ask and seek help.
Today we learn about the world's first nuclear accident and yet another wedding for Liz Taylor.
It's Leif Erikson Day today. It's also World Post Day, a day to create awareness of the critical role the postal service plays in our lives. On this day in 1973, Elvis and Priscilla Presley divorced after six years of marriage. We learn, from an actual spam caller, what information they are looking for and why.
National Coaches Day is today. It is also National Mad Hatter Day and National Noodle Day. On the podcast, we talk about the first talking movie, the time the president asked us to build bunkers and a wedding at Michael Jackson's house.
It’s Monday, October 5, 2020. We celebrate Get Funky Day today with one of its founders. We also talk about the start of baseball on the radio, vice-presidential debate drama, and the death of Steve Jobs.
It’s Sunday, October 4, 2020. We celebrate National Taco Day and National Vodka Day, among others. We also talk about the Orient Express, the opening of a major tourist attraction, a government shutdown, and the start of WikiLeaks. During the podcast, we mention the Go Fund Me for the San Francisco Carousel.
With President Trump in the hospital, we felt we needed to change things up a bit today. We discuss times when Presidents have had health issues. We are also joined by the host of Nomy Jackson's Love to talk to us about National Poetry Day.
Today is International Day of Non-Violence, National Custodian Day, National Walk and Bike to School Day, and World Smile Day. Today is also a day to come up with a name for your ride because it is National Name Your Car Day. To celebrate, we talk to Road Rage Randy from Driving with Randy who does his podcast from his car.
We also discuss the Woodrow Wilson and how his wife may have been the first female President.
It is #NationalLOVEPeopleDay, and we have one of the people who helped create the day on the show. Learn about the day FDR dedicated the Hoover Dam, the day James Dean died, and the day Flintstone's debuted.
You may see red today, many cities around the globe turn red for World Heart Day, a day to focus on heart health. It is also National Coffee Day, and since it is good for your heart, have an extra cup. Today in history, the Munich agreement was signed, Willie Mays made a fantastic catch, and Cheers made its debut. We also talk about Jerry Lee Lewis, a fifties rocker that shot his bandmate.
It's National Good Neighbor Day and National Drink Beer Day, and it's a beautiful day in the neighborhood, won't you drink a beer with me? On today's podcast, we learn about Yom Kippur from Duncan, host of the Perfectly Average Guy podcast. We also talk about the last battle of the American revolutionary war, Bobby Brown, an aviation record, and SpaceX.
It's National Crush Day, no I am not talking about your celebrity crush, I am talking about can crushing and recycling. Also, it's No Excuses Day and World Tourism Day. On the podcast, we tell the story of the Tonight Show, celebrate with Google, and learn about the Model T.
On today's podcast, we finally solve 2020. We also celebrate Better Breakfast Day, Family Health & Fitness Day, Johnny Appleseed Day , and National Public Lands Day. We also learn how the government stopped a big monopoly game and why hillbillies moved to California.
It's National Cooking day, National Lobster Day, and National Daughters Day. It is also the day The United States Congress passed the Bill of Rights. On the podcast, we talk about the Little Rock Nine, Sandra Day O'Connor, and a couple that got an interesting shipment in the mail.
It's National Cherries Jubilee Day so I have some while I try to do a podcast. It is also, National Punctuation Day; we will learn, together! We also celebrate the first-ever National Monument, The Love Boat, and 60 Minutes. We are also joined by a special guest from the Game on Girl, Regina McMenomy.
It's National Dogs in Politics, but you don't need to put your dog on the ballot, although certain dogs may do a better job than certain politicians. Anyway, it's not because we want dogs to run (get it), it is because we are celebrating the dogs of politicians. We also talk about the Jetsons and Ferdinand Marcos. Lastly, we celebrate the birthday of Bruce Springsteen, Jason Alexander, and Skylar Astin.
On this day, we celebrate several "national" days; check out the podcast for a list of them, and some advice on celebrating. Also, listen today to learn about the second attempt on President Gerald Ford's life. Learn about how the man that saved Ford's life, Oliver Sipple, had his own life ruined by the media. Also, we talk about the cable car, FarmAid, and National Geographic. We also celebrate the birth of Tommy Lasorda, Joan Jet, and more.
It's Batman day today, so hang upside down in a cave and spend a bunch of money. It's also International Day of Peace and National Day of Civic Hacking. ON this day in history, the first female Supreme Court Justice is nominated, the dream team is announced, and Monday Night Football debuts.
Busy day today, it is National Pepperoni Pizza Day, National Punch Day, National Queso Day , Wife Appreciation Day, the start of Child Passenger Safety Awareness Week , and Deaf Dog Awareness Week! Even after we talk about that, we still have time for a story about the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg, former president Chester Author, the raid of Area 51, and much more.
On this day in 1787, the constitution was signed, which makes today Constitution Day. It is also the day that Harriet Tubman escaped from slavery, the day Frida Kahlo almost died in a horrible accident, and the day that the Space Shuttle Enterprise was unveiled.
It's Mexican Independence Day and NationalGuacamole Day, which means if you are not eating chips and guac, you are crazy. It's also the day that the Mayflower set sail, GM was founded, and the day that Miami Vice premiered.
Grab your Crayola's and create something for National Coloring day. While you are making your masterpiece, learn about how a poem became an anthem, how we skipped having a World Series champ, and who was at three presidential assassinations.
It's a day to appreciate grandma and grandpa, it is Grandparents Day today. It is also a day to celebrate the peanut because it is National Peanut Day. Today we learn about Nikita Khrushchev, the first viewer discretion warning and nuclear accident that you probably didn't know about.
It's National Chocolate Milkshake Day so, like every other day have a chocolate milkshake. Remember a chocolate milkshake a day keeps the doctor away. Also happening today, JFK married Jackie, we all got to know Tony Danza and Danny Devito, and a plane crashed at the White House.
It is World Suicide Prevention Day. Confidential help is available by calling the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255.
We talk about the invention that changed fashion, the Clarence Thomas hearings, Cats, the Hadron Collider, and an explosion in the San Franciso Bay Area.
It's National Wiener Schnitzel Day, no, not the fast food place; I am talking about pan-fried veal! Wow, I bet no other podcast can say that. Also, it's International Sudoku Day, so be ready to be frustrated. We also talk about how Washington DC got its name, a new star on the flag, and a computer bug that flys.
It's International Literacy Day, so by reading this, you are doing your part. Today we talk about the time a president gave a pardon to a president, an awkward kiss, and the debut of a legendary sci-fi show
Happy Labor Day. In today's podcast, we learn the origin of Labor Day and why it is different than every other holiday. We also talk about the battle over the invention of TV, the debut of ESPN, and Tupac's death.
It's National Read a Book Day, so do that. Today is also the day that grocery stores went self serve, the day that the Olympics saw terrorism, and the day 41,000 people were wrongfully accused of murder.
It's National Cheese Pizza Day so have a slice, it also International Day of Charity so give a slice. The First Continental Congress met, Texas has a President, Disney trades a sportscaster for a cartoon, The MDA telethon, Ford assassination attempt, Larry King marries (again) and Apple patches a leak.
Happy College Colors Day, National Lazy Mom’s Day, and National Wildlife Day. A lot of things have happened on this day! Today we talk about Kodak's patents, the first coast-to-coast live tv broadcast, a Yankees win streak, and the Price is Right.
It's National Skyscraper Day so go out side and look up. Today we learn about, San Marino, the great fire of London, RFK stepping down, Daniel Ellsberg's doctor's office, Microsoft's mistake and North Korea's nuclear test.
It's the first day of September, and we are all still here; for 2020, that is a win. Today we talk about all of the various celebrations that occur this month. We also talk about the first subway, fish fights, and more. Take a listen and learn about today.
It is National Trail Mix Day, a day to honor this healthy snack. I will remind you, like I remind my kids, combining a pack of M&Ms and a pack of raisins does make trail mix. Try to keep it healthy and enjoy the day.
Does and sand and wine mix? Yes, today, it does! It is International Cabernet Sauvignon Day and National Beach Day! Since many beaches are closed, just drink a lot of wine, and perhaps you will start to think you are at the beach, just don’t drown.
It’s National Lemon Juice Day! Yeah, drink some lemon juice or make some lemonade and enjoy the day.
Charles F. Kettering
Charles Grandison Finney
Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.
Rebecca De Mornay
If today’s podcast seems to be a little more laid back than usual, it is because we have decided to celebrate National Red Wine Day. There are 21 days devoted to celebrating wine annually; the next one is on Sunday, International Cabernet Sauvignon Day. This means that instead of buying a bottle, buy a case.
You made need that wine glass to cry into for this next one, it’s Rainbow Bridge Remembrance Day, a day devoted to the pets that we have lost. For me, that is three cats and a chicken named lemon.
Elizabeth Ann Seton
George M. Church
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Roger Tory Peterson
It’s National Just Because does so do something today, why? Just because.
It’s also International Lottery Day, and because I am the one that reminded you about it, I legally get half of your winnings.
Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
Johann Georg Hamann
Lyndon B. Johnson
Patrick J. Adams
The Great Khali
There are two types of people, dog people, and cat people. I am a cat person but that is not going to stop me from celebrating International Dog Day 2020. See my neighbor has a dog that barks all the time, I am choosing today to not yell at them.
It’s also, Women’s Equality Day 2020 in the United States that celebrates the passage of the nineteenth amendment to the constitution. Learn more by listening to our podcast.
Albert, Prince Consort
Marcus du Sautoy
It’s National Banana Split Day a great day to cool off with a delicious treat that, because it includes a banana, is healthy. Also, no worries if you spill hot fudge on your clothes because it is National Secondhand Wardrobe Day.
Billy Ray Cyrus
Ivan the Terrible
Virginia Euwer Wolff
L’Eggo my Eggo, it’s National Waffle Day! I was waffling on what to do to celebrate this fantastic breakfast treat, do I pop a frozen one out of the oven or do I bust out the waffle iron? What will you do for National Waffle Day?
Chad Michael Murray
Jorge Luis Borges
You have been waiting for it all year, counting down the days and preparing yourself emotionally. The wait is over; today is National Sponge Cake Day. We urge you to remember, a sponge cake has just three ingredients: flour, sugar, and eggs. Put that baking soda away and enjoy it.
Edgar Lee Masters
Henry Lee Lucas
It’s National Take Your Cat to the Vet Day, a day to spread awareness about all the ways veterinarians help to save and prolong your cat’s life.
Giada De Laurentiis
Willis R. Whitney
It is Senior Citizen’s Day 2020; back in 1988, Ronald Reagan selected August 20th as a day to celebrate the senior population.
Thomas S. Monson
It gave us Howard Stern, Ryan Seacrest, and the same song every 40 minutes or so. It’s National Radio Day, a day to celebrate and appreciate the radio. Back before MP3s, Podcasts and videos that killed radio stars, the AM & FM broadcast signals was where we discovered new music.
David O. Russell
George J. Mitchell
H. P. Lovecraft
N. R. Narayana Murthy
It's National Aviation Day, a day to celebrate all things aviation and National Potato Day a day to celebrate all things mashed, baked and turned into chips. Join the two with a potato cannon to shoot some spuds into the air.
Don't want a black cat crossing your path? When you think black cats, you think bad luck. There's a bunch of superstitions about black cats but let's forget about those today because it's National Black Cat Appreciation Day. So find yourself a black cat and give it a big hug, I am sure nothing will go wrong.
Ok, so Disneyland is still closed along with many other theme parks, but it is still National Roller Coaster Day. I suggest building a coaster in your backyard. It is also National Rum Day; I don't think that you should have the rum before you create the coaster, have that after. Lastly, it is National Tell A Joke Day, as a dad, I have plenty of them, especially after I drink rum.
Take a break today and relax, it's National Relaxation Day, a day meant to take time away from our fast-paced lifestyle. What better way to relax than playing with a pet, it's also International Homeless Animals’ Day. Pet overpopulation leads to animal homelessness. Adopt a pet from a shelter, and make sure to spay and neuter pets to help prevent overpopulation.