dimland radio 11-21-20 show notes

A Dimland Radio Pedantic Moment: Jeopardy’s 3 Way Tie For Last It was sad news learning of Alex Trebek’s death, but it was also weirdly ironic that his death came just days after actor Sean Connery died. The two men are inextricably linked by a popular series of Saturday Night Live skits that parodied theContinue reading “dimland radio 11-21-20 show notes”

dimland radio 11-14-20 show notes

Captain Phillips Spoiled I led off the showing spoiling the film Captain Phillips (2013) starring Tom Hanks as the captain of a container ship that get attacked by pirates off the coast of Somalia. I mainly described the scene after the captain had been rescued and was getting medical attention. My mother many years agoContinue reading “dimland radio 11-14-20 show notes”

dimand radio 10-3-20 show notes

18 In A Row For years I was convinced the Minnesota Twins suffered from “Pinstripe Fever,” a strange deep-seated fear of playing the Hated Yankees in the postseason. After all, the Twins’ first opponent in the playoffs have been the Evil Empire so many times now I’ve lost track. The last time the Twins gotContinue reading “dimand radio 10-3-20 show notes”

dimland radio 9-26-20 show notes

New Glasses Through George Hrab’s Geologic Podcast I learned about Zenni Optical. Zenni is an online site that offers eye glasses at low, low prices. Geo talked about how the website has become something of an addiction for him. He says he owns several pairs of glasses he bought from Zenni. Glasses can cost $300,Continue reading “dimland radio 9-26-20 show notes”

dimland radio 9-19-20 show notes

Ruth Bader Ginsburg And Republican Hypocrisy Shortly before I started recording the show, my wife gave me the news that Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg had died. Almost immediately after the world learned of her death, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced that the Republicans were ready to rubber stamp any nominee Pres. TrumpContinue reading “dimland radio 9-19-20 show notes”