MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Why is National Disc Jockey Day on January 20th?

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Why is National Disc Jockey Day on January 20th?

It’s National Disc Jockey Day! But why? The reason it is celebrated on January 20th is because one of the original disc jockeys and radio legends Alan Freed died 57 years ago today.  He helped popularize the term “rock and roll” back in the 1950s and is the reason you hear people like myself on…

Things to Know: January 20th

Things to Know: January 20th

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All I Need To Know About You: It’s The Little Things…

All I Need To Know About You: It’s The Little Things…

Sometimes, it’s the little things that drive you crazy, and when Anna found out her daughter didn’t know about this famous parody artist, she was in disbelief! Find out who Hayden didn’t know existed and ask your child if they know who he is, report back in the comments! Check out the podcast.

I SHOULD HAVE KNOWN THAT! The average person says this phrase 5 times a day

I SHOULD HAVE KNOWN THAT! The average person says this phrase 5 times a day

All week I have tickets to The Choir of Man at the Shubert Theatre in New Haven Friday, February 4 at 8pm. Play every day at 4pm to win. Here’s today’s question if you missed it… Q: The average person says this phrase 5 times a day A: Thank You Photo credit: Getty Images

TELL ME SOMETHING GOOD: The fun story behind everyone’s favorite new word puzzle game

TELL ME SOMETHING GOOD: The fun story behind everyone’s favorite new word puzzle game

You’ve probably noticed all the yellow/green/gray boxes flooded your Facebook and Twitter feed recently. It’s called Wordle. The new puzzle gam everyone is either obsessed with or super annoyed by. No matter how you feel about the actual game the story behind it is pretty interesting. Wordle is a website that the daily word-guessing game…

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Is popcorn really low-calorie?

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Is popcorn really low-calorie?

Today is National Popcorn Day. You’ve probably heard before how it’s a low calorie “healthy snack”. This is mostly true if you eat it plain. Sure, popcorn is considered a low-calorie snack if it’s just a cup of plain, air-popped popcorn it only contains 31 calories. As a comparison a serving of potato chips is…

Things to Know: January 19th

Things to Know: January 19th

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