King of the Cowboys

Nov. 5, 2021

Congratulations to the Atlanta Braves on winning the 2021 world series of baseball . Today is Fountain Pen Day . Born on this day in 1911, in Cincinnati, Ohio, American cowboy actor and singer Leonard Franklin Slye, a.k.a Ro…

New Moon and Stout Day

Nov. 4, 2021

For our moon lovers, a.k.a selenophiles, today is a new moon, also known as the dark moon, the first lunar phase Today is also International Stout Day , the day we drink a toast to the strong and dark beers known as Stouts. …

Cliché or not Cliché

Nov. 3, 2021

Today is Cliché Day . Born on this day in 1736 in Mannheim-Neckarau, Germany, Dutch hydraulic engineer Christiaan Brunings . What movie universe would be the worst to live out your life in?

All That Jazz

Nov. 2, 2021

Day two of National Podcast Post Month - NaPodPoMo, and day 255 of The Daily Podcast Practice show. Today is Plan Your Epitaph Day . Born on this day in 1924 in Jersey City, New Jersey, American recording engineer Rudy Van …

NaPodPoMo Day 1

Nov. 1, 2021

National Podcast Post Month Day 1 - join me for the journey over the next 30 days.

A Halloween Monograph

Oct. 31, 2021

A Halloween Monograph Today is Halloween, the day that is traditionally observed by young children and teenagers dressing up in costume and going door-to-door filling their treat bags with all manner of things that are bad f…

Harriet Powers

Oct. 30, 2021

Just three days to NaPodPoMo (national podcast post month) Today is National Internet Day . Why? Well on this day in 1969 - 52 years ago - Charley Kline, a young grad student on the UCLA campus sent the first internet mess…

Planning My Thermionic Funeral

Oct. 30, 2021

Just two days to NaPodPoMo (national podcast post month) Today is Create A Great Funeral Day . Follow the link and check out the five great reference books. Born on this day in 1964 in Belleville, Illinois, American enginee…

Buy Nothing

Oct. 29, 2021

We’re going to be different today. We just talk about the project called Buy Nothing .

World Series Baseball

Oct. 28, 2021

National Podcast Post Month or NaPodPoMo starts on Monday, November 1, just 5 days away. I will, of course, continue podcasting during this event. Today is game two of the world series of major league baseball in the USA. T…

Mort Sahl

Oct. 27, 2021

For you moon-watchers out there, we have a Waning Gibbous moon in the sky tonight. We’ll be at the third quarter moon in just two days, October 28. Today is National Mincemeat Day , and I know mincemeat as a pie filling bec…


Oct. 26, 2021

For you moon-watchers out there, we have a Waning Gibbous moon in the sky tonight. We’ll be at the third quarter moon in three days, October 28. Today is World Pasta Day . If you like processed carbohydrates, then you like…


Oct. 25, 2021

I’m a philomath, and I never knew it. I love learning, just to learn. That sort of explains a lot about my life. I don’t need to apply the knowledge, I’m just interested in acquiring it.

Pitt Bulls Are Not Polymaths

Oct. 24, 2021

Today is National Pit Bull Awareness Day or NPBAD. It was established to educate and foster positive communications and experiences in the communities in which we and our dogs live, and it is an initiative dedicated to rest…

Curly Howard - Nuts

Oct. 23, 2021

Today is National Nut Day , the day created by the Liberation Foods Company to do the right thing by the collectives of small nut farmers around the world. Born on this day in 1903, in brooklyn, NY, American vaudevillian ac…

Apples and Another Audio Engineer

Oct. 22, 2021

Today is National Apple Day, a day dedicated entirely to celebrating all things apple. Born on this day in 1951, American audio engineer and record producer Thom Panunzio . Thom has worked with Bruce Springsteen; The Roches…

Milestone Episode: Eight Months of Daily Podcasts

Oct. 21, 2021

Today is National Day On Writing https://nationaltoday.com/national-day-on-writing/ Born on this day in 1922, in Manhattan, NY Tom Dowd, American recording engineer and producer for Atlantic Records, credited with innovating…

Gin and Tonic; Banks and Shane

Oct. 20, 2021

Today is International Gin and Tonic Day Born on this day in 1934, in San Francisco, California, American folk singer, songwriter, arranger, and recording artist Dave Guard . Today's word is Indolent . What villain do you se…

Exascale and Colin Luther Powell

Oct. 19, 2021

Today is, according to my friend Simple Joe from Sin Sin At Ty o HI o, National Exascale day . You can follow Joe in his daily podcast by going to The Simple Joe dot com. I listen to my friend Joe every day, and you should,…

Keep It Clean

Oct. 17, 2021

Today is National Clean Your Virtual Desktop Day https://nationaltoday.com/clean-virtual-desktop-day/ thanks to the good folks at the Personal Computer Museum of Ontario Canada . Born on this day in 1956, in Decatur, Alabama…

Noah Webster, Crushed Garlic, and Limburger Cheese

Oct. 16, 2021

Born on this day in 1758 in West Hartford, Connecticut, Noah Webster https://www.onthisday.com/people/noah-webster https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Noah_Webster an American lexicographer, textbook pioneer, English-language spel…

Grouch Day

Oct. 16, 2021

Today is National Grouch Day. https://nationaltoday.com/national-grouch-day/ Born on this day in 1935 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, American singer-songwriter Barry McGuire. https://barrymcguire.com/ Today's word is grouch htt…


Oct. 15, 2021

On this day in 1974, singer and actor Bing Crosby died of a heart attack at age 74 https://www.onthisday.com/people/bing-crosby 7-11 Voice Over Script https://www.voiceactorwebsites.com/7-11/

Yorkshire Pudding and Ray Brown

Oct. 14, 2021

Today is National Yorkshire Pudding Day https://nationaltoday.com/national-yorkshire-pudding-day/ Born on this day in 1926 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, American jazz double bassist, Ray Brown, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/R…