Young Blue Eyes

It’s funny to think it, but even Ol’ Blue Eyes had a first hit.


Cinderell-y Man

As far as boxing names go, there are lots of “Sugar Rays”, plenty of “Golden Boys”…but only one Cinderella Man.


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Rock Island Line

How did Huddie Ledbetter get his famous nickname?

The Christmas Song

Digital Wassling at it’s finest! It’s Happy Holidays week, and…

Mule Skinner Blues

A muleskinner’s job was not quite as…grim as it sounds. Still...kinda grim ...

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On the Beat with Dr. Story Musgrave

Dr. Story Musgrave has been to space 6 different times. In his spare time he moonlighted as a trauma surgeon. And that’s just scratching the surface. Remarkable man indeed. The following interview was conducted on July 10th, 2019 by Brett Barry. Story Musgrave on “his little sweetie”, the Hubble Space Telescope. The Challenger disaster and […]

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On the Beat with Sean O’Keefe

The following excerpts are from an interview with former NASA Administrator and current SU professor Sean O’Keefe, conducted by Brett Barry on June 28, 2019. The Wright Brothers’ daring achievement and how it got us to Mars: Those overachieving Mars rovers and the argument for a base on the Moon: The Columbia tragedy and the end […]

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Old King Tut

Today’s Beat: the discovery of King Tutankhamen’s tomb by Howard Carter and company, set to the music of “Old King Tut” by The Happiness Boys, recorded in 1923. http://soundbeat.org/episode/old-king-tut/ And just for fun…Steve Martin’s hilarious “King Tut” http://www.nbc.com/saturday-night-live/video/king-tut/n8663

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