How to Do Everything
Summer Vacation Postcard #208/15/14
Ian takes a visit to the National Ice Core Lab in Colorado, where they store all those thousand-year-old ice cores they pull out of Antarctica.
Summer Vacation Postcard #1
How not to get lost in the wild. A quick tip from our summer break.
We're on the road this week, so just a short show for you. But we will tell you the strange, tragic story of The Noid, the old Domino's Pizza mascot from the 80s.
Shipwrecked Legos and Eating Crickets
This week we tell you how to turn beach trip into a treasure hunt and how to snack on crickets.
Babies and Emergencies
How to travel with your baby, and what to do when you've really, really got to go.
Scoreboards, Scanners and Southwest
Life inside a scoreboard and how tofind the best seat on your next flight.
Water, Hawks, and 24
How to get your very own bottled water past a TSA checkpoint, defend your international tennis tournament from varmints, and protect the President.
Meatballs, Manatees, and More
How to make sense of a buffet,jump out of a plane, and swim like a manatee.
Driving, Sneezing and Zombie Cologne
This week we tell you how to fool zombies, how to sneeze in the Daytona 500 and we find another reason to love fried shrimp.
Clothes, Dice, and Food
How to save money on clothes without giving up anything but your dignity, minimize the number of fights during Monopoly, and get the excellent restaurant service you don't deserve.
Cologne, Nimrods, and The Chicago River
How to get rid of that perfume you never wear, properly call someone a nimrod, and celebrate St.Patrick's Day Chicago style.
Weather, Cats, and Hockey
How to properly make use of your cat, and how to make it in the NHL. Plus special guest meteorologist Paula Poundstone gives us our first ever weather report.
Groundhog Day, Oscars, and Squat Thrusts
We remember Harold Ramis by learning how the movie Groundhog Day was almost very different, John Lithgow tells us how to play it cool at the Oscars, and we help a listener find love at the gym
Bees, Bees and Cans
This week we learn howto beat a spelling bee, how to talk to bees and a new use for cement.
Verkhoyansk, Hijacking, and Puffy Coats
How to feel better about this freezing winter, and how to prevent a hijacking. Plus, something to think about when you're smashed between two people in puffy coats on the subway.And if you're playing along at home: it's spelled Verkhoyansk.
Tiny Catapults, The Tug Of War, and Seth: The Human Glacier
This week we tell you how to move like a glacier, write a cartoon musical and lose friends.
Arm Pits, Bunny Boots and Beer Slushies
This week we tell you how to keep your beer from freezing, keep your hands warm at the South Pole and how to talk about the Super Bowl without saying Super Bowl.
Rice Krispies, Names, and Spies
How to deal with an embarrassing name, and how to spy like a lady. Plus, a revelation that may change breakfast forever.
Demons, Tongues and A-Rod
This week we tell you how to pour pulled cod like a pad kid, put out a fire like a frat boy and we help A-Rod figure out what to do this summer.
Electric Kisses and Polar Vortexes
How to take the spark out of your romance, survive the deep freeze, and growl like a radio bear.
- Chicago, IL