TDC #241: Trains

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This week, we discuss Walt Disney’s love of railroad trains, and other forms of track-based public transit.

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This episode was inspired by the book Walt and the Promise of Progress City, by Sam Gennawey. We’ve got an extra copy to give away! To enter the giveaway, go to our Facebook page and comment on the post announcing this episode; after one week, we’ll pick a name at random to win the book.

We also are joined in this podcast not only by Trace and Greg, but also by the loudest pug in the wilderness, Roxxy. She’s especially noticeable at about 21 minutes into the show. Let me tell you, people who are light sleepers should not have pugs in the house.

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TDC#56 Name That Earworm!!!

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Earworm in captivity - DO NOT LOOK DIRECTLY INTO ITS EYES!!!!

Momentarily inspired by Cat#2’s latest podcast earworm, the Cats did a little research and attempt to discuss all things Earworm! Then we revisit the poetry corner and hear from the former Poet Laureate of the United States, Billy Collins (whose spoken word CDs are fabulous!)  entitled “More Than a Woman” – yes, he means the song. Earworm! You’re welcome

He also offers a “cure” for earworms at the end of the show. If Mr. Collins’ suggestion do not help you, try this.

A special shout out here on the blog to listener Michelle who lives in the big northern mitten (that would be Michigan). She spotted the following treasure on sale and sent it into the Cats – he talks!!!!!!!!

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And can you identify any of the (I counted) 16 song snippets in this show (I counted separated tunes as separate entities)?  Lordy…. I hope I counted that right….. 😉