Tagged: Popular Culture

Tone Arm

On The Record (Ep. 048)

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).

Jester Magazine Laughing Lion

Whose Lion Is It Anyway (Ep. 047)

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.

Wooden Spoon With Coffee Beans

Lost At Sea (Ep. 039)

Why couldn’t Snoopy get past, “It was a dark and stormy night?” Perhaps he was reluctant to share the story of the night when coffee lost its caffeine.