People could probably use some lessons in keeping calm when things are just a little off in the world. Meanwhile, a date went wrong after the man’s gun went off when the bill arrived. Plus, more evidence Garry is right that the public should not be allowed near valuable items.
Garry has some thoughts about Nik Wallenda’s attempt to cross a volcano on a tight rope. Meanwhile, the Coronavirus outbreak has turned especially strange in Thailand. Plus, a woman in England did not think her local KFC’s vegan options were finger lickin’ good.
Everyone has that one story that will win them all sorts of bar bets over the course of their life. People are sure you have to be making it up, but it’s one hundred percent true. Those are the kinds of stories I’m trying to collect in this podcast. One example is my friend Amy Jacobson. She is a fellow life-long Cubs fan who really wanted to see the team play in the 20-16 playoffs, despite the fact that she would need to travel across the country at the drop of a hat to do so. You could also take a look at my friend Liz Biddle. She suddenly found herself at the Hollywood premiere of Avengers End Game thanks to some clever guesswork by her husband and some intervention from Ryan Reynolds.
It turns out there is at least one show that Ryan Seacrest will not be hosting. Meanwhile, germaphobes may want to steer clear of Iran until the Coronavirus scare is over. Plus, a grocery bagger in Canada bought a winning lottery ticket from his employer.
Scams can strike anyone, including one of the people from Shark Tank. Meanwhile, a TV reporter may have inadvertently come up with a way to get more people to watch. Plus, the Coronavirus has claimed an unexpected new victim.
The Press Box: Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker preview the South Carolina primary.
The Space Above Us: JP Burke is a software engineer working at the Goddard Space Flight Center, who is creating a podcast about every single US space flight in history. The most recent episode is talking about STS-28 in 1989, which was one of the double-secret Air Force missions.
The Only One In The Room: Laura Cathcart Robbins talks to Major Williams, who is running for Mayor of Pasadena. Oh yeah, he’s also an African-American Republican. That fits in pretty perfectly with the premise of her podcast, since he’s probably been the only African-American Republican in the room on more than one occasion.
Leslie Keiling’s ashes from Ash Wednesday have become a yearly Rorschach Test. Meanwhile, some Girl Scouts will have a hard time meeting their cookie sales goals for an unexpected reason. Plus, Tech Reporter Dan Fedor joins Garry to talk about a few gadgets for your spring and a chance to win an Echo Auto.