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In this episode, host Jay Douglas revisits two stories about gift giving. Kevin McManus talks about giving a shelter dog or cat the gift of a good home this holiday season. Then, Time magazine columnist Joel Stein recounts his efforts to give his new son the gift of a manly father. It’s another Out Of My Mind Short Story.
In this episode, host Jay Douglas takes another look skyward with Dr. Ed Krupp, director of the Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles. As we scan the skies looking for Santa this holiday season, Dr. Krupp paints a fascinating picture of what lies beyond Santa’s sleigh. Listen as Dr. Krupp explains why the heavens are a backdrop for the debt we owe to past and future scientists. It’s another Out Of My Mind Short Story.
In this episode, host Jay Douglas revisits historian Kevin Kirbitz’s story about the rise-fall-repeat cycle that was the life of David Dunbar Buick. That’s right, like Henry Ford, the Buick automobile was named after its inventor. While Ford remains an icon of American industrialism, Buick is a virtual unknown. Here’s why. It’s another Out Of My Mind Short Story.
In this week’s episode, host Jay Douglas revisits Mark Horowitz’s delightful review of a film you might have missed while you were busy growing up: Peter Sellers and Ringo Starr in The Magic Christian. If there’s a Baby Boomer on your holiday gift list, this might be the perfect item…if you don’t keep it for yourself. It’s another Out Of My Mind Short Story.