In Episode 49, Jay Douglas tells the story of the man behind the modern radio jingle and that tune you just can’t get out of your head.
Iin the 1930s, two media titans fought over a replacement for the 78rpm record. In Episode 48, podcast host Jay Douglas tells the hole story of their brawl (not a typo).
So you know Howard Dietz, who came up with the idea for M-G-M’s Leo the Lion, was inspired by the mascot of Columbia University. Well, here’s what you don’t know.
In Episode 46 of Out Of My Mind, host Jay Douglas tells the story of those letters on today’s eye chart and how Herman Snellen blinded us with science.
In Episode 45, host Jay Douglas tells the story of New York City’s impenetrable Money Trains, and the way somebody found to cash in on all those subway fares.