So today in 1876 Alexander Graham Bell was granted a patent for an invention he called the “telephone.” Weekend time!
Today in 1939, the erroneous word “dord” is discovered in the Webster’s New International Dictionary, Second Edition, prompting an investigation. This weekend, do something fun!
On this, the 49th episode of Unlistenable, we have on the show Deputy Section Editor of Digital Trends’ Gaming and Film channel, Adam Rosenberg!
I just watched Ghostbusters again, for the umpteenth time. It’s just as funny as it ever was, but now there is a hint of sadness mixed in as well. Harold Ramis had an astounding career beside Ghostbusters, but that is the movie I will always go back to. I always identified with Egon. It is strange to see him on the screen, to hear his deadpan voice and to also know he’s passed on. It doesn’t seem right.
On this date in 1986, The Legend of Zelda, the first game of The Legend of Zelda series, was released in Japan on the Famicom Disk System. People have been calling that poor kid in the green tunic and hat Zelda ever since.
So today in 1935 the board game Monopoly was invented. No one wanted to play as the iron back then either. Do something this weekend!
Neil Diamond, Warren Zevon and Klaus Nomi walk into a bar today, and everyone said Happy Birthday! What are you doing this weekend?
Today is Muhammad Ali’s birthday. He is the people’s champion. Wish him a happy birthday. Do something awesome this weekend.