Archives from January, 2011




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Jan 11

Today in Hystery February 1st

   On this day in 1327, teenager Edward the 3rd was crowned the King of England. He was only 14 years old at the time so his first speech was a little awkward, “So, like the chancellor comes up to me and I’m like, what’s goin’ on? And he goes, well the black death is [...]



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Jan 11

Today in Hystery January 31st

“On this day in 1950, U.S. President Truman publicly announced the development of the H-bomb. Now, this is a matter that confuses me. We all know about the A-Bomb in 1945, but then, 5 years later, they developed the H-Bomb. What happened to the B, the C, the D, the E, the F…okay, pardon me. We’re all very familiar with the F-Bomb.”



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Jan 11

Today in Hystery January 30th

“On this day in 1973, the band KISS played their first concert in New York. Boy! You don’t see shows like that anymore. Oh wait! Yes you do! KISS is still doing concerts and I’ll bet they’re still great, as long as you don’t mind staring at a 62-year old tongue.”



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Jan 11

Today in Hystery January 29th

“If your birthday is January 29th, you share it with one of the all-time great comedians, W.C.Fields, who was born on this day in 1880. This guy is hard to beat for funny lines, so I’ll leave you with one of my favourites. He said, “A man’s got to believe in something. I believe I’ll have another drink.”