On May 12th,
Yesterday I was interviewed by Good Morning America about a Georgia man who claimed to have the secret formula for
Click the image above to watch the the segment from Good Morning America, but you can sleep easy and save your money. The seller does not have the secret formula for
Thanks to the millions of people who love
I love Star Wars Day. Each year I have tried to find a different tie in between the movie and
One of my co-workers was traveling in San Francisco this week and visited Alcatraz, the famous island prison in the middle of San Francisco bay. She took a moment to snap the photo here with this quick note. "Visiting Alcatraz and what do I see? It was in the supervisor's/officer's room and not only had the cooler but glass bottles to the left hand side of it in a wooden crate."
I always love to run into elements of
A unique musical instrument arrived in the mail for the Archives a few years back. While I would often pluck away at it, I always thought it would be interesting to see what it’d sound like in the hands of a true musician. Meet Steve Soltis, who also works with us at
Herschel Brown had the idea that sending Can Joes to troops serving in the military would allow him to put music and happiness into the hands of people all around the world. He titled his business “Can Joes For World Peace”, and said his instruments were for everybody – whether you could hold a tune or not. Even though the Can Joe was designed for those who could not play a lick, Steve proves that it doesn’t hurt to have the skills (it sure doesn’t sound like that when I play). Many thanks to Herschel Brown for sending the Can Joe to us.
I found a couple of interesting items today as I reviewed a collection of letters written by
The first item is a letter (below) from the Grenada Mississippi
I have always been a big fan of Leonard Maltin and enjoy both his great knowlege about the movies as well as his reviews. Last week I was excited to see this great post about