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The Musical Innertube - Volume 2, Number 31 - Ron Brownstein

The Musical Innertube

Release Date: 07/08/2021

The Musical Innertube - Volume 2, Number 44 - Cory Hutcheson's Thanksgiving Lore show art The Musical Innertube - Volume 2, Number 44 - Cory Hutcheson's Thanksgiving Lore

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Why do we eat turkey on Thanksgiving? How did Black Friday get started? Did America really celebrate Thanksgiving in April? And are we REALLY that thankful for Don and John? Folklore expert Cory Hutcheson has all the answers!

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The Musical Innertube - Volume 2, Number 43 - Nick Roman and the Container Crisis show art The Musical Innertube - Volume 2, Number 43 - Nick Roman and the Container Crisis

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Tough times for the supply chain - there are thousands of shipping containers full of the stuff you want for Christmas piled up on the docks of Los Angeles. Nick Roman tells us about the mess and whether it'll be cleaned up in time for the holidays.

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The Musical Innertube - Volume 2, Number 42 - Sweeny Murti Talkin' Baseball show art The Musical Innertube - Volume 2, Number 42 - Sweeny Murti Talkin' Baseball

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A baseball team has lots of coaches. What do they do, and why are so many of them getting fired this year? Sweeny Murti talks about coaches, why minor leaguers are important, and what to expect this offseason. (Bet on this: Don and John will not be hired as coaches.)

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The Musical Innertube - Volume 2, Number 41 - Christie Yurkovic show art The Musical Innertube - Volume 2, Number 41 - Christie Yurkovic

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Hip-checked by a llama! Hit on by a lemur! Zookeeper Christie Yurkovic has some tales to tell about mingling with animals.  Now that she's talked with Don and John, she has new tales to tell about mingling with animals....

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The Musical Innertube - Volume 2, Number 40 - Cory Hutcheson on Halloween show art The Musical Innertube - Volume 2, Number 40 - Cory Hutcheson on Halloween

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Halloween will not die! It rises from the grave to present folklore expert Cory Hutcheson, who carves out the Jack O'Lantern of truth about the origins of Halloween! 

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The Musical Innertube - Volume 2, Number 39 - Art Caplan - Transplants and COVID show art The Musical Innertube - Volume 2, Number 39 - Art Caplan - Transplants and COVID

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Halloween is coming, so naturally bio-ethicist Art Caplan is talking about cadavers!  And pig kidneys!  And COVID! Just what you need to kick off the fall holiday season!

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The Musical Innertube - Volume 2, Number 38 - Nicole Weisensee Egan show art The Musical Innertube - Volume 2, Number 38 - Nicole Weisensee Egan

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Another of Bill Cosby's accusers, Lili Bernard, has filed suit, accusing him of drugging and raping her. Nicole Weisensee Egan, author of the book CHASING COSBY, covered both of Cosby's trials, and talks with John and Don about Lili and his other victims, the twisted logic of Cosby's release from prison and the bad precedent it sets.

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The Musical Innertube - Volume 2, Number 37 - Chick Russell show art The Musical Innertube - Volume 2, Number 37 - Chick Russell

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How is it that "dark" rides at theme parks are put together by a fellow with such a sunny disposition? Meet Chick Russell, creator of rides featuring Harry Potter, the Transformers, and Mario. (The Don and John ride is so dark you can't see it....)

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The Musical Innertube - Mike Hingson's 9/11 Escape show art The Musical Innertube - Mike Hingson's 9/11 Escape

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The 20th anniversary of 9/11 brings back many stories and memories. Here's one you must hear: the story of Mike Hingson, who walked down 78 flights of stairs to escape Tower 1 of the World Trade Center after it was hit -- a feat he couldn't accomplish without the help of his guide dog, Roselle.

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The Musical Innertube - Volume 2, Number 36 - Carl Parker on Climate Change show art The Musical Innertube - Volume 2, Number 36 - Carl Parker on Climate Change

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"A code red for humanity:" fire, floods, extreme heat, and a lack of ice at the poles. Can we reverse climate change? Weather Channel meteorologist Carl Parker has some answers and ideas in this Musical Innertube. Don and John just have huge electric bills.      Read the Climate report https://www.ipcc.ch/report/ar6/wg1/downloads/report/IPCC_AR6_WGI_SPM.pdf         For solutions, there’s this: https://www.drawdown.org/solutions/table-of-solutions

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Ron Brownstein, Senior Editor at Atlantic Magazine and Senior Political Analyst for CNN, has written a book about how 1974 was a watershed year for culture and politics in Los Angeles. --Wait!! Don and John were living and working in L.A. in 1974!  Coincidence? I think not!