The Slice archive for Feb. 2013

THURSDAY, FEB. 28, 2013

"In the Mood"

I keep hearing that marvelous song in the background of a KPBX promo while waiting for the bus in the morning. Always reminds me of this NPR feature from 2000. Thought you might enjoy hearing it. It's 15 minutes long, so you might want to...

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50 years ago tonight on "Twilight Zone"

An hour-long episode called "Printer's Devil" first aired on Feb. 28, 1963. Burgess Meredith was the star. To rescue his financially troubled newspaper, a desperate publisher makes a deal with the devil -- represented in this instance by a mysterious linotype operator who goes by...

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No. 1 song on this date in 1957 

Can you make that out? It's "Young Love," by Tab Hunter. Not a lot of baby boys being named Tab these days. Country singer Sonny James had a version of this song that was ten times better. Can you name the Sonny James song on...

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WEDNESDAY, FEB. 27, 2013

Making the case for boyfriends 

You probably know the story. Kathy Switzer, who registered as "K. V. Switzer," broke the gender barrier by running in the 1967 Boston Marathon. A couple of miles after the start, a livid race official shouted some unpleasantries at her and tried to rip the...

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TUESDAY, FEB. 26, 2013

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