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Do you ever wonder about the history of everyday things in your world?

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Sep 14, 2017

Here in New England where I live, the fall is probably the most loved season. The leaves change, it gets a bit cooler, and nothing sounds better than being cozy warm in a cable knit sweater. It all sounds very calm and serene, doesn’t it? But there’s an underlying current to the first few hints at fall.

We know...


Jun 8, 2017

Many people can probably relate to eating too much of something at one time, and then never wanting it again, right? Well, for me, that thing is bubble gum. I was in a show years ago in which the director wanted my character to chew bubble gum and be able to blow a bubble on demand. So, for the two months of rehearsal,...


Jun 5, 2017

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This episode of The Story Behind

Gum's been around for quite a long while
Freshening your breath and whitening your smile
It is a favorite for astronaut crews
But a pain when stuck on your shoes

The way toilet paper does

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Jan 12, 2017

Whether you like them sweet or salty, dipped in frosting or mustard, or even if you prefer hard over soft, the snack food we talk about in this episode continues to be a favorite around the world. And, I don’t know about you, but I know it’s tough to pass the kiosk at the mall for these delicious treats without the...


Jan 9, 2017

When this episode comes out, it’ll be the second week of the new year. So … how’s everyone’s diets going? If you’re looking for some motivation, you might want to go back to last week’s episode on The Story Behind the Treadmill because in this episode, we’ll be talking about a certain crunchy, salty, fatty...