Past-Time

This week back in 1972, Bernice Gera became the first female umpire in pro baseball history…and then immediately resigned. Learn why she took herself out of the ballgame, then steal home to mix this All-American cocktail.


Underground Market Needs Above-Ground Help

A few episodes back, Rico reported on San Francisco’s monthly “Underground Market.” Alas, such stories seem to have brought the event some *less*-desirable attention… from the likes of the SF health department. Details, and how you can help, after the jump…


The Bloody Corpse

This week back in 1667 the first successful human blood transfusion took place… which is not to say the ones that followed were successful. Listen to the wild and woolly story, then replace part of your bloodstream with this hangover cure – the mutant offspring of a Bloody Mary and a Corpse Reviver #2.


Your Dream Guests Have Arrived!

We received oodles of fantastic responses to our call-out for "Dream Dinner Party Guests." And now, without further ado, here's a sample of who showed up to your epic shindigs...


The Old-Fashioned Download

100 episodes ago back in 2008, two enterprising and underutilized radio minds launched a groundbreaking new show. Their subject: dinner parties. Their mission: to win them.


The Peeping Tom

This month back in 1678, the town of Coventry, England first celebrated the world’s most famous streaker: Lady Godiva. Hear the Lady’s taxing tale, then moon over this custom cocktail created in her honor.


Tell us your dream dinner party guests!

I know, it’s unfair. Every week, WE get to choose the “Guest of Honor” for our show. To right this wrong, we’d love it if you’d let us know YOUR ideal guests. Anyone’s fair game. Share your picks after the break.