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The Musical Innertube - Volume 2, Number 21 - Cory Hutcheson

The Musical Innertube

Release Date: 12/24/2020

The Musical Innertube - Volume 2, Number 46 - David Zucchino show art The Musical Innertube - Volume 2, Number 46 - David Zucchino

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Have you heard about the only successful terrorist overthrow of an established local government in America? David Zucchino, author of the Pulitzer prize-winning "Wilmington's Lie," talks with John and Don about what happened in 1898 and how it still resonates today.

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Nancy Ryan was a morning radio fixture in Harrisburg, PA, for 25 years at country station Bob 94.9. Then, one of those mornings, she became the victim of a budget cut. Nancy tells Don and John how she bounced back.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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As you sit around the Christmas tree, sipping egg nog and munching on candied yams, did you ever wonder why we bring a tree into the house at Christmas?  Why do we eat particular foods at Christmas?  And what's the deal with Santa? Don and John get the happy holiday answers from folklorist Dr. Cory Hutcheson.