084-Carnival Foods?

The thrills of the carnival lie in the bright lights, fun games and crazy rides. Although the sights and sounds are unmistakable the tastes of the carnival are the true reason to celebrate. From sweet to salty, hot to cold there are carnival foods for every flavor.

Elephant Ears Funnel cakes History of Lemonade The History of the Baltimore Snowball Cotton candy: The toothy history of a classic circus treat A History of Popcorn HISTORY OF THE CORN DOG Deep-Fried Butter The Colorful History of Shaved Ice The History of the Ice Cream Cone History of Pink Lemonade The Origins of Caramel Corn

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Hobo Radio 393 – Roy Taff, tall white guy with a beard

Joel Murphy and Lars Periwinkle are joined by improviser Roy Taff, who is currently performing with Joel in the Baltimore Improv Group’s Unscripted.

They talk to Roy about quitting performing after being disheartened during his time in Los Angeles, only to give it another shot back in Baltimore a decade later. The guys also talk about tough conversation they’ll have to have with their future kids, the lost art of dot matrix porn and the power showrunners have in Hollywood today.

Who is Banksy? Why does Joel have a photo of Roy on his phone? What role did the ampersand play in dot matrix porn? The answers to these questions and more are in this week’s podcast.

This week’s music:

  • Intro – “Giddy Up” by Tahuna Breaks
  • End – “Devil Woman” by Greg Harrison Band


Hobo Radio is part of the Thunder Grunt Podcast Network. Hear more shows at ThunderGrunt.com.

Rock & Roll

Hosts Laura Wexler and Jessica Henkin share some of their favorite Rock & Roll stories from The Stoop Storytelling Series, all told live in Baltimore, MD.

Mimi Dietrich and her quilting friends wind up in an elevator with two bananas and more tattoos than she'd ever seen in Hershey, PA. Terry Sapp follows his favorite Hair Metal band on tour decades after their heyday. Jeff Eline's high school rock group does their best at a Battle of the Bands. We encounter fans and fanatics of Journey, Kansas, Billy Joel, Neil Diamond, The Cure, Twisted Sister, and Lynyrd Skynyrd.

For more about The Stoop visit stoopstorytelling.com.

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