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Tennessee history morons, an imaginary fire rescue, really bad product names, and Tom Dreesen’s David Letterman story are discussed by Rick and Dave. [EP267]
April 13, 1992. The Cubs are swept by eventual division champion Pittsburgh. Batting 2nd for the Cubs and playing CF is a player the Cubs just acquired from the White Sox—-Sammy Sosa. Top story in the news that day: Downtown Chicago floods. #EveryCubEver pic.twitter.com/wBUJLZT7F8— Rick Kaempfer (@RickKaempfer) April 13, 2022
Why is Roger Badesch one of our favorite authors? He never stops hustling.
The latest episode is out. You can listen to it here.
The son of the rock and roll legend Jim Peterik, is a musical force in his own right. Rick and Dave talk to Colin Peterik about growing up with a rockstar as a dad, plus a song from his album Everything and Nothing. [Ep96]
Every week I send my Minutia Men Co-Host Dave Stern a list from our audio archives for this week's Studio Walls feature. These are the possibilities for this week. Which one will he choose?
*April 12 is David Letterman's birthday. We had his good friend Tom Dreesen on the show and he talked about his relationship with Letterman. (Listen to the entire interview here)
*April 12, 1892, the Cubs and Cardinals played against each other for the first time. Pat Hughes and Ron Santo talked about a mixed Cubs-Cardinals marriage (We have the AUDIO)
*April 12 would have been David Cassidy's birthday. Fellow Partridge Family member Danny Bonaduce was on our show and discussed his "older brother" David. (Listen to the entire interview here)
*April 12 was also Tiny Tim's birthday. Leo Durocher and Lou Boudreau once discussed Tiny Tim in an expletive filled outtake from the Durocher in the Dugout pre-game show. (AUDIO)
*April 13, 2014, Dave appears on WGN-TV morning show to talk about The Pothole Store. The show did another visit with him in 2018 (Video here)
*April 13, 1990, the song "Rico Suave" peaks at #7 on the Billboard charts. We talked to the creator of that song, Gerardo. (Listen to the interview here)
*April 13 is actress/producer Summer Crockett Moore's birthday. We interviewed her for the show a few years ago. (Listen to the interview here)
*April 14 is stuntwoman Janene Carlton's birthday. We interview her as well (Listen to the entire inteview here)
*April 15, 2014, Dave's song "Pothole Song" debuts on YouTube. (Video is here)
*April 15, 1865, Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth. Dave's 1974 poem correctly identifies Booth as 'Surely Not a Lincoln Fan' (AUDIO)
*On this day in 2009, the Bibliophile website interviewed me about my first novel $everance. The interview is here.
This week’s White Sox home opener marks the 50th anniversary of a season that changed Chicago baseball. Authors John Owens and David Fletcher explain more in their new book that celebrates Dick Allen, Harry Caray and the '72 team. https://t.co/qYtZMLFAAr— WBBM Newsradio (@WBBMNewsradio) April 11, 2022