Daily Podcast Practice
By Rich Grimshaw
Daily Podcast PracticeMay 11, 2021
That's A Wrap
This is the final regularly scheduled podcast episode of the Daily Podcast Practice Show.
Success is a Journey
On this day, today, as in today, today, I am producing the next to the last regularly scheduled episode of the daily podcast practice show. This is the penultimate episode.
Also on this day, but in the year 1945, the American armed forces began their invasion of the island of Iwo Jima.
Born on this day in 1924 New York, New York, (the city that never sleeps) American film and television actor, Lee Marvin
A thought from tennis great Arthur Ashe: ”Success is a journey, not a destination. The doing is often more important than the outcome.” That’s how I feel about one year of podcasting.
Also on this day, in 2022, that would be today, today, the U.S. Coast Guard Offloaded Over One Billion dollars Worth of Drugs at Port Everglades, Florida.
Be Kind. To Everyone
Almonds & Engines
Today, I celebrate National Almond Day.
On this day in 1894, Rudolf Diesel's first working diesel engine ran for one minute.
Also born on this day in 1935 in Detroit Michigan, American musician, vocalist, songwriter, actor, and politician, Salvatore "Sonny" Bono.
A thought from Sonny Bono: “People have said to me, 'You can't write songs. You can't play an instrument.' But . . . I've got 10 gold records.”
Today is Susan B. Anthony day because today is her birthday.
From the website Gcaptain.com, we learn that First Offshore Wind Project in New York Breaks Ground.
Quote from Susan B. Anthony: “I distrust those people who know so well what God wants them to do, because I notice it always coincides with their own.”
Big Money Spent on Valentine’s Day
For the lunatalions, we have a waxing gibbous moon tonight heading toward a full moon that will occur in just two days on February 16.
On this day in 1967, soul singer Aretha Franklin, the queen of soul, recorded "Respect" which became the Billboard Song of the Year 1967.
Born on this day in 1859 in Galesburg, Illinois, American engineer and inventor, George Washington Gale Ferris Jr., who invented the eponymous Ferris Wheel.
A thought from Aretha Franklin, “My upbringing was in the church. We had to attend regularly. And, of course, the church provided a training ground for me, so to speak, as a young vocalist and certainly gave me all of the spiritual values that I needed as a young lady.”
How To Blow Up City Streets
Today is also World Radio Day.
On this day in 1981, A series of sewer explosions destroys more than two miles of streets in Louisville, Kentucky.
Born on this day in 1920 in Shellman, Georgia, American country music and pop songwriter Boudleaux Bryant.
Also born on this day in 1900 in New Orleans, Louisiana, American jazz trumpeter, composer, singer, and bandleader, Joseph Matthews "Wingy" Manone.
Andy Rooney: “The Super Bowl isn't for kids, I had a great time though and it was worth every nickel of it because by doing this lame piece about the game I can put it on my expense account.”
Adapt or Die
According to NationalToday.com, today is Darwin Day, the day we celebrate Charles Darwin’s work and science in general. And we celebrate it today because this is Chuck’s birthday.
Also born on this day in 1809 in Hardin County, Kentucky, the 16th President of the United States of ‘Merica, Abraham Lincoln.
Two thoughts from Charles Darwin. First, “It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change, that lives within the means available and works co-operatively against common threats.” and then this second quote, “Building a better mousetrap merely results in smarter mice.”
Born on this day in 1812 in Crawfordville, Georgia, the Vice President of the Confederate States of America, Alexander H. Stephens
We address the question, “Where is the most uncomfortable place you have ever slept."
I leave you with this thought from Albert Einstein: “The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.”
Barbecue Joe and his Hot Dogs
On this day in the year AD 60, St Paul is thought to have been shipwrecked at Malta.
Also on this day, but many years later, in 1940, Glen Miller’s "In The Mood" hits #1 on the charts.
A thought from Glenn Miller: “Why do you judge me as a musician, John? All I'm interested in is making money.”
You've Got A Friend
On this day, but in 1964, the Beatles made their first appearance on the Ed Sullivan show. An estimated 73 million people watched the performance.
Born on this day in 1942 in Brooklyn, New York, American Grammy Award-winning songwriter, piano player, and singer Carole King.
Extraterrestrials and Jack Lemmon
2.71828. . . . .
Kick Some Ass
Today is Pay a Compliment Day.
On this day in 1952, Queen Elizabeth II succeeded King George VI to the British throne and was proclaimed Queen of the United Kingdom and the other Commonwealth realms including Canada, Australia, and New Zealand.
Born on this day in 1833 in Patrick County, Virginia, Confederate General in the American Civil War, James Ewell Brown Stuart, commonly known as JEB Stuart.
Today is Western Monarch Day.
Born on this day in 1943 in Clearfield, Utah, American electrical engineer and businessman, Nolan Bushnell.
My favorite thought from Nolan Bushnell: “Everyone who's ever taken a shower has an idea. It's the person who gets out of the shower, dries off, and does something about it who makes a difference.”
If you were in northern Peru or southern Ecuador, you may have felt the earth move. The United States Geological Survey reported M 6.5 earthquake occurred 51 Km NW of Barranca, Peru.
Today is the day the music died. February 3, 1959, a plane carrying Buddy Holly, Richie Valens, and The Big Bopper, J. P. Richardson, took off from Clear Lake, Iowa, and crashed, killing all three and the pilot, Roger Peterson.
Born on this day in 1904 in Adairsville, Georgia, American gangster, bank robber, and FBI Most Wanted criminal, Public Enemy Number 1, Charles “Pretty Boy” Floyd.
"Death is very often referred to as a good career move.”
Jets, Kings, and Entertainers
On this day in 1732 King Frederik William I moves Lutherans towards East-Prussia
Also born on this day, in 1942 in Blackpool, Lancashire, British-American musician and singer-songwriter Graham Nash.
Anthony Harris Does Good
Happy Birthday, Jackie
During the past 24 hours, the United States Geological Survey reported two earthquakes in Oklahoma.
On this day in 1952, the Dutch Lutheran Church reunites after 1½ centuries. Or so says On This Day dot Com. I can’t find *any*corroborating references about this.
Born on this day in 1919 in Cairo, Georgia, way down in the southwest corner of Georgia, the very first African American major league baseball player, Mr. Jackie Robinson.
I Fall To Pieces Over Blue Suede Shoes
On this day in1956 Elvis Presley records his cover version of Carl Perkins' song "Blue Suede Shoes."
Also on this day in 1961, Patsy Cline released "I Fall to Pieces,” which became the Billboard song of the year.
Born on this day in 1925, engineer, inventor, and early computer and Internet pioneer Douglas Engelbart. Doug is best known for his work on founding the field of human–computer interaction, which resulted in the computer mouse.
A thought from Doug Englebart: The rate at which a person can mature is directly proportional to the embarrassment he can tolerate.
Dr. Strangelove and Coca-Cola
Today is Curmudgeons Day where we celebrate all the cranky and fussy people in our lives.
Born on this day in in 1880, in Darby, PA, American actor, comedian, writer, and juggler, William Claude Dukenfield, better known as, W.C. Fields.
On this day in 1892, The Coca-Cola Company is incorporated in Atlanta, Georgia by Asa Chandler.
Also on this day in 1964 the movie "Dr. Strangelove" premiers.
And finally, a 19-Year-Old Is Tracking Elon Musk's Private Jet on Twitter, and Elon Offered this youngster $5,000 to stop.
Remembering Space Shuttle Challenger
On this day in 1986, the Space Shuttle Challenger was launched from Cape Canaveral in Florida, and 73 seconds into its flight, it exploded, killing all seven astronauts.
From LiveScience.com we learn that scientists are concerned about a new discovery that an Ancient solar storm smashed Earth at the wrong part of the sun's cycle.
I’m Not A Fan Of Twitter
Today is International Holocaust Remembrance Day, the day we remember and honor the 6 million Jews who were eliminated, murdered, killed by the German Third Reich.
On this day in 1785, 237 years ago, the University of Georgia was chartered.
Also on this day in 1940, at CCC Camp F-16 near Chatsworth, in Murray County, Georgia, recorded a temperature of -17°F, the lowest temperature ever recorded in the great state of Georgia.
Born on this day in 1965 in Perthshire, Scotland, Scottish actor Alan Cumming.
Turkey Is As Turkey Does
According to the webmasters over at National Today dot COm, today is Lotus 1-2-3 Day.
On this day in 1784, Benjamin Franklin expressed his unhappiness over the eagle as America's symbol.
What’s the most awkward thing that happens to you on a regular basis?
A thought from Ben Franklin: “I wake up every morning at nine and grab for the morning paper. Then I look at the obituary page. If my name is not on it, I get up.”
Who Has Read Virginia Woolf?
During the past 24 hours, the United States Geological Survey reported 10 earthquakes in the lower 48 states and Alaska.
Born on this day 140 years ago, in 1882 in London, England, English writer Virginia Woolf, considered one of the most important modernist 20th-century authors and a pioneer in the use of stream of consciousness as a narrative device.
Macintosh - A Computer For The Rest Of Us.
Today is Macintosh Computer Day, always celebrated on January 24, because that’s the day in 1984 when the very first Macintosh computer was introduced to the public. The 1984 Super Bowl commercial is HERE.
During the past 24 hours, the United States Geological Survey reported 13 earthquakes in the lower 48 states and Alaska.
On this day in 1935 the first canned beer, "Krueger's Cream Ale," was sold by Krueger Brewing Co., an American brewer in Newark, NJ.
Also on this day, in 1939, an earthquake in Concepcion Chile killed 30,000 people.
Born on this day in 1939 in Clarkdale, Georgia, American country, pop, and novelty singer-songwriter Harold Ray Ragsdale, known professionally as Ray Stevens.
I leave you with this quote from Steve Jobs: “You go to your TV when you want to turn your brain off. You go to your computer when you want to turn your brain on. Those are not the same.”
Make A Left Turn For LaGuardia
For the lunatalions, we have a Waning Gibbous moon tonight heading toward a Third Quarter moon that will occur in just 2 days on Jan 25.
During the past 24 hours, the United States Geological Survey reported 12 earthquakes in the lower 48 states and Alaska.
On this day in 1556, an earthquake in the Shaanxi Province of China was responsible for the deaths of 830,000 people, making it the deadliest known earthquake in recorded history.
Also on this day, January 23 in 1812 an earthquake estimated to be M 7.8 shook New Madrid, Missouri.
Born on this day in 1951 in Denison, Texas, American retired Air Force fighter pilot, airline captain, and is U.S. Ambassador to the International Civil Aviation Organization, Chesley Sullenberger III, maybe better known simply as “Sully”.
Coronal Mass Ejection
During the past 24 hours, the United States Geological Survey reported 20 earthquakes in the lower 48 states and Alaska.
Today is Roe vs. Wade Day, celebrated on January 22, the anniversary of the court case that gave women agency over their bodies 49 years ago in 1973.
Born on this day in 1931 in Clarksdale, Mississippi, American singer, songwriter, and entrepreneur Sam Cooke.
Here’s a story from H T Tech, the headline: NASA: Powerful Solar Storm Approaching Earth Today.
You can find more of these environmentally friendly, ethically sourced, and 100 % sustainable podcast episodes at my website DailyPodcastPractice.com
During the past 24 hours, the United States Geological Survey reported 15 earthquakes in the lower 48 states and Alaska.
And also on this day in 1977, US President Jimmy Carter, on his second day in office, issued presidential Proclamation 4483 pardoning almost all Vietnam War draft evaders.
Also born on this day in 1922 in Garden City New Jersey American actor and singer Telly Savalas, famous for the TV character Kojak, and lots of movies.
Milestone Episode - The Final Month
You can find all of these environmentally friendly, ethically sourced, and 100 % sustainable podcast episodes over at my website DailyPodcastPractice.com
Born on this day in 1920, in Toccoa, Georgia, (NE corner close to South Carolina) American actor, screenwriter, poet, and singer known for his roles in Westerns and as Dr. Leonard "Bones" McCoy of the USS Enterprise in the television and film series Star Trek, DeForest Kelley.
Here’s a story from Bloomberg Press, headlined “Teen Cyber Prodigy Stumbled Onto Flaw Letting Him Hijack Teslas” written by Jordan Robertson and Monica Raymunt and posted to Bloomberg.com on January 13 of this year.
Thought for today: “I’ve come to the conclusion that if you give a data point to a company, they will eventually sell it, leak it, lose it or get hacked and relieved of it. There really don’t seem to be any exceptions….” —Brian Krebs
Cans, Secession, and Power
During the past 24 hours, the United States Geological Survey reported just 6 earthquakes in the lower 48 states and Alaska.
According to the collective genius that is national today dot come, today is National Tin Can Day, a day worth of our attention.
On this day in 1861, the great state of Georgia seceded from the Union.
Born on this day in 1736, in Greenock Scotland, inventor, mechanical engineer, and chemist James Watt.
Another Fine Mess
During the past 24 hours, the United States Geological Survey reported 10 earthquakes in the lower 48 states and Alaska. Including one in Missouri.
Today is National Winnie the Pooh Day because this is the birthday of Alan Alexander Miln, who goes by A. A. Miln, the English author of the books about the teddy bear Winnie-the-Pooh.
Also born on this day in Harlem, Georgia in 1892 American comic actor Oliver Hardy, half of the team Laurel & Hardy, the other half being Stanley Laurel.
For the lunatalions, we have a FULL moon tonight, the beginning of a new lunar cycle, so go ahead and hit your reset button, use that fresh energy that’s emerging, spend time in reflection, and reconnect to your feelings.
According to the collective genius that is National Today dot com, Today we celebrate three extraordinary people: The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr, First lady Michelle Obama, and Benjamin Franklin.
During the past 24 hours, the United States Geological Survey reported just three earthquakes in the lower 48 states and Alaska.
Born on this day in 1939 in Washington, District of Columbia, American television personality Maury Povich.
The Pope's Banker
For the lunatalions, we have a Waxing Gibbous moon tonight heading toward a Full moon that will occur tomorrow, January 17 at precisely 6:48 postmeridian
On this day in 1412, The Medici family was appointed official banker of the Papacy.
Born on this day in 1942 in Beaumont, Texas, American rhythm and blues and electric blues guitarist, singer, and songwriter, Barbara Lynn, best known for her 1962 R&B chart-topping hit, "You'll Lose a Good Thing."
What’s the most physically painful thing you’ve ever experienced?
Times of Challenge and Controversy.
Today is Wikipedia Day! Yes! Today we celebrate with great joy and enthusiasm the founding of Wikipedia on this day, January 15 in 2001, 21 years ago.
On this day in 2022, that’s today, we are poised to break Atlanta's streak of 1,456 days without measurable snow
Born on this day in 1929 in Atlanta, Georgia, American clergyman, leader in the Civil Rights Movement, and Nobel peace prize recipient, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Sex, Lies, and Videotape
Today is the Feast of the Ass day. Make of it what you will.
Born on this day in 1963 in Atlanta, Georgia, American film director, producer, screenwriter, cinematographer, and editor, Steven Soderbergh, He’s the guy that did Sex, Lies, and Videotape, which was pretty sensational in 1989.
Earthquakes and Tax Refunds
From DailyPodcastPractice.com |
Today is National Gluten-Free Day when we raise awareness of those among us who suffer harmful physical irreparable damage to the lower intestine if they ingest gluten. |
The United States Geological Survey reported 12 earthquakes in the lower 48 states and Alaska. |
On this day in 1915 Earthquake in Avezzano, Italy killed 29,800 people. |
AND on this day in 2001 Earthquake measuring magnitude 7.6 strikes El Salvador, killing more than 840 people. |
Born on this day in 1898 Kaj Munk, Danish playwright and Lutheran pastor. |
In economic news of the great state of Georgia, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports today in an article by James Salzar, Awash in revenue, Kemp gives Georgia lawmakers his expensive 2022 wish list.
From DailyPodcastPractice.com .
On this day in 1995, a “Major earthquake” magnitude is not given, but it killed 5,092 in Kobe Japan. AND in 2010, an earthquake in Haiti destroyed most of the capital Port-au-Prince and killed an estimated 160,000 people.
Born on this day in 1960 in Paris, France, American Basketball HOF forward, 9 × NBA All Star, NBA scoring champion 1986; NBA Slam Dunk Contest champion 1985, 90; Dominique Wilkins.
Which apocalyptic dystopia do you think is most likely?
The Hammond Organ
For the lunatalions, we have a Waxing Gibbous moon tonight heading toward a full moon that will occur in just 6 days on Jan 17 at precisely 6:48 pm.
Today is National Arkansas Day. That in itself is not terribly exciting, but I lived there from 1962 to 1970, in Fort Smith, and managed to enjoy most of that stay.
Born on this day in 1895 in Evanston, Illinois, American engineer and musical instrument inventor, Laurens Hammond, inventor of the Hammond organ.
Alabama vs Georgia
McCall, Rose, Apple, and Baez
On this day in 1976 C. W. McCall’s song, "Convoy" hits #1 on the country music charts and stayed there for 6 weeks.
Also on this day, in 1991, Major League Baseball officially banned Pete Rose from ever being elected to the Hall of Fame because he was found to be betting on baseball.
And on this day in 2001 at the Macworld Expo in San Francisco, (remember those? They were a big deal back in the day) Apple announced iTunes so all of the Apple people could organize and play digital music and videos.
Born on this day in 1941 on Staten Island, New York, American singer, songwriter, musician, and human rights advocate, Joan Baez.
Gun Money in Georgia
Black Swan Records
In the past 24 hours, the United States Geological Survey has reported 16 earthquakes in the lower 48 states and Alaska. The strongest was a magnitude 4.6 that occurred 50 km W of Petrolia, CA.
Today is the Christian day of Epiphany
On this day in 2021, Supporters of President Donald Trump stormed the United States Capitol in Washington as congress was certifying the election of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris.
Born on this day 1884 in Covington, Georgia, east of Atlanta, American music publisher and insurance executive Harry Pace.
Greetings from Asbury Park, N.J.
In the past 24 hours, the United States Geological Survey has reported 14 earthquakes in the lower 48 states and Alaska. The strongest was a magnitude 4.8 that occurred 35 km SE of Mina, Nevada.
Today is National Bird Day which was established in 2002 by the Avian Welfare Coalition. The day aims to reduce the suffering of birds in captivity by raising public awareness of the destructive bird trade, the realities of cruel bird breeding mills, and ways to improve the welfare of birds in captivity.
On this day in 1973, Columbia Records released Bruce Springsteen's debut album "Greetings from Asbury Park, N.J."
Born on this day in 1926 Attapulgus, Georgia, American civil rights leader, activist, ordained minister, businessman, philanthropist, scientist, and politician, Hosea Williams.
Let’s Get Our Paraheli On!
Today is Perihelion Day.
On this day in 1847, Samuel Colt sold his first revolver pistol to the United States government, making it easier than ever for our soldiers to kill other people.
Born on this day in 1822 in Flemingsburg, Kentucky, American engineer, educator, and Major General (Union Army), Joseph Jones Reynolds.
Today is Women Rock! Day, because it was on this day in 1987 that Aretha Franklin, famously called the queen of soul, became the first woman to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
In the last 24 hours, the United States Geological Survey reported 24 earthquakes in the lower 48 states and Alaska.
On this day in 1521, Martin Luther, German professor of theology, priest, author, composer, and one-time Augustinian monk, was excommunicated from the Catholic church by Pope Leo X because he would not recant parts of his Ninety-five Theses.
Born on this day in 1945 in Dallas, TX, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, producer, and political activist Stephen Stills
I’m thinking that the conversion from gasoline-powered vehicles to electric-powered ones is progressing nicely. I saw this article at Interesting Engineering dot Com, the headline is “Hyundai Motors Will Reportedly No Longer Develop Internal Combustion Engines.”
Arrive Alive! Drive 55!
For the lunatalions, we have a new moon tonight!
In the past 24 hours, the United States Geological Survey has reported 8 earthquakes in the lower 48 states and Alaska. The strongest was a magnitude 3.0 that occurred 34 km SE of Mina, Nevada.
Today is 55 mph Speed Limit Day
Born on this day in 1902 in Phoenix, Arizona, American politician, statesman, businessman, United States Air Force officer, author, five-term Senator from the great state of Arizona, and the Republican Party nominee for president of the United States in 1964 Barry Goldwater.
A quote from the late senator Barry Goldwater: “I am frankly sick and tired of the political preachers telling me as a citizen that if I want to be a moral person, I must believe in A, B, C, and D. Just who do they think they are? And from where do they presume to claim the right to dictate their moral beliefs to me? ”