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OZ WEEK – Jitterbug!

Man, remember this scene in the movie? No. You don’t.

March 5, 2013
OZ WEEK – Over the Rainbow

When MGM executives looked to shorten The Wizard of Oz, they nearly cut this song from the film.

March 4, 2013
HAPPY HOLIDAYS! Santa Hides In Your Phonograph

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

December 25, 2012
END OF THE WORLD WEEK! – Judgement Day

You’re listening to Judgment Day, an Okeh record made in 1926, and…

December 20, 2012
END OF THE WORLD WEEK! – I Don’t Want to Set the World On Fire

Well, this is probably the most plausible of all end-of-the-world scenarios….

December 19, 2012
END OF THE WORLD WEEK! – Zombies!

Sure zombies are all the rage right now, but they’ve been a part of literature since… well the beginning of literature itself.

December 18, 2012
END OF THE WORLD WEEK! – Til The End of the World

Might this be the last time you hear Bing Crosby? Probably not, as we’re approaching Christmas…but some believe we’re approaching the End of the World.

December 17, 2012
Poinsettia Day

What’s the most popular potted plant in the world? That would be Euphorbia pulcherrima, known to you and me as the poinsettia.

December 14, 2012
The Kodaly Method

How did Zoltan Kodaly fully realize the importance of improving musical education in his native Hungary? When he overheard youngsters butchering its beloved folk songs.

October 18, 2012