The Pemberton

This week back in 1985, Coca-Cola unveiled the infamous “New Coke.” It’s widely considered one of the biggest marketing disasters ever… and it may have saved the brand. Hear the tale, then sip a drink styled after Coke’s original original formula.


Fish Drinks: Listeners take the bait

In our last episode, Brendan lamented the relative dearth of cocktails with a fish component. So we asked listeners to hep us to fishy tipples… and were alternately intrigued and appalled by their responses.


Where Tig Went

It turns out that The Runaways ran away from Tig Notaro.


Detonator

This month back in 1958, Ripple Rock, an underwater mountain in Canada that caused hundreds of shipwrecks and deaths, is blown up in the largest non-nuke peacetime explosion ever.