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Mass for Shut-ins: The Gin and Tacos Podcast

Nov 14, 2018

Story: Ten Cent Beer Night - In 1974 the Cleveland Indians turned to the forbidden fruit of promo giveaways to cure their ailing attendance. Results are predictable, except the part where a guy was nearly killed with a gallon jug of Thunderbird. That surprised everyone. They played the Texas Rangers that night,...


Oct 17, 2018

Story: The Disappearing Prime Minister - Australia is a crazy place. It's huge, empty, and full of things that can kill you. And every once in a while one of their Prime Ministers will disappear without a trace. Not figuratively, either. 

Guests: Mike Bridavsky, owner / engineer of Russian Recording, member of Memory...


Oct 11, 2018

The President of the United States, a man who claims to possess unimaginable wealth, somehow cannot get a suit that fits him. Why? The reasons have more to do with his personality than you might think.

Minicasts are short (approx. 5 min) stories for fans of quick, to-the-point podcasts and as a nice change of pace from...


Sep 20, 2018

The filibuster has an interesting history in the U.S. Senate, but the term itself has an even more convoluted story. It involves, separately, both pirates AND mercenaries.

Minicasts are short (approx. 5 min) stories for fans of quick, to-the-point podcasts and as a nice change of pace from the longer full episodes of...


Aug 29, 2018

Story: Brother, have you seen my Vermeer? The crazy secret life of stolen art masterpieces. For more information on the Isabella Stewart Gardner heist covered in this podcast, check out Master Thieves by Steven Kurkjian. Or get a quick overview here

Guests: Alyssa Bowen (@alyssaannbowen) UNC graduate student and...