Episodes

Buttons, An Architect, and CB Radios

Nov. 16, 2021

Today is NATIONAL BUTTON DAY Born on this day in 1887 in NYC, NY, American architect Philip Hubert Frohman . Yesterday I threatened to look into the CB craze of the 70s . I'm making good on that threat. I use Wikipedia ever…

Can You Convoy?

Nov. 15, 2021

From DailyPodcastPractice.com , Day 15 of NaPodPoMo Today is National Drummer Day Born on this day in 1926 in Audubon, Iowa, William Dale Fries Jr., best known by his stage name C. W. McCall , and for his truck-themed outlaw…

Around the World in 72 Days

Nov. 14, 2021

Around the World in 72 Days On this day in 1889 American journalist, Nellie Bly set out to go around the world in 80 days, following the footsteps of the fictional character Phileas Fogg from Jules Verne's Around the World i…

Can’t You See

Nov. 13, 2021

From DailyPodcastPractice.com Music Authority Fall Show Today is National Hug A Musician Day . So do that. They need it. Happy Birthday Toy Caldwell, lead guitarist and main songwriter of the 1970s Southern Rock group The …

Shout Outs and Famous Authors Who Used Standing Desks

Nov. 12, 2021

From DailyPodcastPractice.com Congratulations to my friend Simple Joe over at THE SIMPLE JOE dot COM, who published his 300th consecutive daily show yesterday! Thank you, Reverend J. Patrick Finley , my pastor at Christ the …

Matthew Dicks on Giving Confidence

Nov. 11, 2021

From DailyPodcastPractice.com Just one thing to share today: Matthew Dicks’ blog post from yesterday called “Hoop Dreams.”

This is Uplifting, But Not In A Weird Way

Nov. 10, 2021

Today is the day that I start assembling my brand new, just-delivered-yesterday, UPLIFT Desk - V2 2-Leg Height-Adjustable Standing Desk Frame (Black) with Advanced 1-Touch Digital Memory Keypad.

Do You Scrapple?

Nov. 9, 2021

From the Daily Podcast Practice show with Rich Grimshaw. . . This is the Daily Podcast Practice show for Tuesday, November 9th, 2021, day nine of National Podcast Post Month - NaPodPoMo . Today is National Scrapple Day . No…

Vlad the Impaler

Nov. 8, 2021

In 1872 the good ship Mary Celeste , an American merchant brigantine, set sail for Genoa. You won’t believe what happened next. Born on this day in 1431, in Transylvania, Romania, the Wallachian Prince, Vlad III, also known…

Baby I Need Your Lovin'

Nov. 7, 2021

NaPodPoMo Day 7 Today is Daylight Saving Day, the day that we put the clock where it ought to be. Born on this day in 1942 in NYC, New York, American musician, singer, songwriter, and record producer John Henry Ramistella, a…

It’s Saxy

Nov. 6, 2021

Born on this day in 1814, in what is known today as Belgium, inventor and musician Adolphe Sax , inventor of the saxophone. Also born on this day in 1854, John Phillip Sousa , the March King. And because this is Adolphe Sax…

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…

Carmen

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…

Philomath

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.