Cold Open: Unintended
So, in effect what I did was a cold open about doctor anddentist appointments. Mostly about my son, Hayden, having to have four teeth pulled. Sounds bad, right? Well, it was done to make room for his new teeth to come in and the next day Hayden was back to normal.
Science changes its mind. What?! Again?!
Here I talked about the NASA announcement of a lifeform able to survive with one of its basic elements (phosphorus) switched out for arsenic. Arsenic, although genetically similar to phosphorus, is normally poisonous.
There had been speculation that NASA would announce finding life on Mars or perhaps one of Saturn’s moons. The answer was a bit less spectacular, but still significant.
I also read a bit of P Z Myers’ blog on the discovery. Myers did what he does so well, he calmed the overreaction to the news by giving the discovery its proper due.
I knew better, but I called P Z Myers P C Myers. Twice. Whoopsie.
The True Villain of the Wizard of Oz is…
Glinda, the alleged Good Witch of the North! Well, according to David Dietle of Cracked.com. He makes a compelling argument for Glinda’s devious underhandedness.
You can read his piece here. See if you agree.
Movie Recommendation: The Wizard of Oz
So, with all that talk about that Dorithy’s true enemy, it seems only right to recommend 1939’s The Wizard of Oz. Watch it again and keep an eye on that piece of work, Glinda. Still a classic but it now has a whole new twist for me.
December 8, 2010
Music heard on the show…
Dimland Radio opening theme song: ‘Ahead’ by Wire
First ad break bumpers: ‘(Just Like) Starting Over’ & ‘Beautiful Boy (Darling Boy)’ by John Lennon
Second ad break bumpers: ‘Woman’ & ‘Nobody Told Me’ by John Lennon
Closing song: ‘Angler’s Treble Hook’ by $5 Fiddle
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