Ready for the Weekend 4/11/2014

Today in 1970, Apollo 13 was launched. Several years after that, a movie was made about the events of this flight, starring Captain Phillips. Doing anything fun this weekend?

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Ready for the Weekend 3/28/2014

Today in 1802, Heinrich Wilhelm Matthäus Olbers discovered 2 Pallas, the second asteroid known to man. Have a great weekend!

Pallas

Ready for the Weekend 2/14/2014

The Saint Valentine’s Day Massacre is the name given to the 1929 murder of seven mob associates as part of a Prohibition-era conflict between two powerful criminal gangs in Chicago: the South Side Italian gang led by Al Capone and the North Side Irish gang led by Bugs Moran. Woo! Have a weekend!

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Showdown at the Mall Christmas Kiosk

Chuck Moran brings us back to 1993 for a Christmas story about mall jobs, David Bowie and homophobia.

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Star Trek: The Next Generation – Season 1 – “The Big Goodbye”

Goodbye to Dad’s Star Trek, Welcome to Glasnost.

Joseph Stalin was a Monster

Charles Moran feels there’s no enemy like a Red enemy.

Ready for the Weekend 12/14/2012

Today in 1903, the Wright Brothers made their first attempt at flight at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. Pretty cool! What are you doing this weekend?

Batman on Vinyl

Chuck Moran and Stu Horvath spend an hour with Pat Longo learning the aural history of the Batman theme.

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