Under the aura of the coronavirus, athletic events hang in the balance. Could sports be in a worse position?
Why did a Nazi chemical conglomerate indicted for forced labor, murder, and genocide stay open until 2011?
We don’t have anything better to do; let’s get deep into “Wednesday”.
But first: What year is it?
In a time of peril and civil war, the people of the United States turned to the leadership of one man.
How the history of our newest linguistic asset led to a serious discussion of fecal emotionality.
If you’re good, he’ll break into your house and leave presents under a tree. If you’re not, he’ll supply you with valuable fossil fuels. But where did the man with the bag come from? Featuring St. Nicholas, Krampus, Jesus, and more. The gang’s all here.
You’ve probably heard of Florida Man. He’s yesterday’s big-time meme. In this episode, we set the man (and his could-be cinematic universe) aside to talk about the state that created a legendary figure. Is Florida really that weird?
The Guardian calls it “the most brutal sport on Earth”. The New York Times calls it “a most dangerous game”, and Vice describes it as “equal parts ball game and bare-knuckle MMA”. For the people of Florence, it’s a yearly tradition.
For some, Christmas is time to eat cookies, candy canes, and gingerbread. For 3.6 million families in Japan, ’tis the season for Kentucky Fried Chicken.