Episode Archive

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Blue Moon

There are a couple different definitions for a blue moon, both of them kind of rare, and neither of them have to do with ...

The Babe Himself(?)

Before he broke most of baseball’s records, Babe Ruth made this one… or so Russell Hunting would have you believe.

Underneath the Russian Moon

The USSR takes the first major step forward in the Space Race.

Hymn to Apollo

You’re listening to the Palestrina Choir on a Victor 78 from 1927 And, you’re on the Sound Beat! The choir is singing the Hymn ...

Astronaut Insurance

What's an aeronautical adventurer got to do to get some coverage?

How High the Moon

So…how the high the moon? Depends on the time of year.

By Rocket to the Moon!

All aboard!

The Foggy, Foggy Dew

Those young drifters; Seems they’d use anything to get a fair maiden to their bed.

Eleven-Cent Cotton, Forty-Cent Meat

It’s been said that farmers felt the stock market crash of 1929 less than most. For them, the Depression had already started years before. ...

Classic Soundtracks: As Time Goes By

How a ten year-old song and a three year-old unpublished play combined to make movie history. Herman Hupfeld wrote  As Time Goes By in 1931 ...

The Human Bird

You’re listening to The Human Bird, Joe Belmont, with Byron Harlan.

Il Miserere

Giuseppe Verdi: revered by music lovers, his countrymen and...the bearding community.