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There once was a man who was part of a secret government experiment that involved mind-altering drugs. He wrote two classic novels before he was thirty. But of all the things he did, he said the thing he was most proud of was a bus. He took a group of friends across the country and back. They were known as the Merry Pranksters, and they went on a q…
 
Here are the links to the sources I used to write today's story. Kitty Genovese The Murder of Kitty Genovese - Wikipedia Psychology Today - Bystander Effect The History Channel - Kitty Genovese Biography - Kitty Genovese Winston Moseley, Who Killed Kitty Genovese, Dies in Prison at 81 Princess Ann How I took 3 bullets for Princess Anne (YouTube) Th…
 
There once was a man who, in the early 19th century, spent the last 19 years of his life living in a cave-like a hermit, only contacting other humans when it was only necessary. The man had given up on the world due to personal tragedy. It was a strange, almost too weird to be true story tale. An unmarried woman convicted of murdering her own child…
 
There once was a talented 4-year-old that became a star in the movies. He could sing and act and looked cute as a button. But as he grew into adulthood, he has issues with relationships, authorities, and drugs. The story is about Scotty Beckett, who started on the Our Gang shorts and went on to play a character named Winky before…. Links to the Sou…
 
In this episode, I have three stories of incredible women. Story one is about Susanna M. Salter, the first Mayor in the USA, the second, Helen Hulick, a lady who defied a court order for her own ideals, and the third, Juliane Koepcke’s amazing story of survival. I hope you enjoy it! Sources for the Susanna M. Salter Story The American Women's Right…
 
There once was a man who was strained on a deserted island for a long, long, time. Every day his beard grew longer, and his clothes deteriorated. His only friends were the goats and cats that shared who he sang and danced to. He lived alone with his thoughts for four and a half years, every day watching the sea looking for rescue. The year was 1704…
 
There once was a man who became The King of Western Swing. He was a fiddle player with his own band who was starring in movies, had his own radio and television shows, had a beautiful young wife and three children. But he also had a dark side. He drank and was known to have angry outbursts. In 1961, his demons got the best of him and it resulted in…
 
There is a small nation about 7 and a half miles off the coast of England that has survived for more than 50 years. It has a normal population of around 2, about sometimes as many as 50 have lived there. This is the story of an unrecognized country on a World War Two anti-aircraft platform off the coast of Suffolk, England. It was created by an ex-…
 
This episode 225, I talk about a possible alien visitation witnessed by 100s of Australian students and a few teachers back in the spring of 1966. Not only was there a UFO sighting, but also a large government cover-up and even one child’s disappearance. To the best of my understanding, this is the story that happened more than 50 years ago, 20 min…
 
The year was 1872, more than two decades after the start of the California gold rush! The nation was just waiting for the next big wonderful thing. Two uneducated miners, Philip Arnold and John Slack gave the people just what they were hoping. Today I bring you the astonishing story of the great diamond hoax! Link to the sources I used to write thi…
 
This podcast is the story of a man who wrote and directed three films in the 1960s, and, unfortunately, all three are considered some of the worse films ever made. Yes, today I tell you the very incomplete story of a man who came from a small town in Oklahoma to make it as an actor in Hollywood. His name was Coleman Francis. Links to the Sources I …
 
This podcast is the yarn of an Arizona stagecoach robbery in 1899 by a woman named may or may not have been Pearl Hart, who may or may not have been from Canada. A story that asked a lot of questions that have no answers, and for that, I apologize in advance. Enjoy! Links to the sources I used to write this episode. Legends of America - Pearl Hart …
 
This is episode 221. In 1962, Herk Harvey saw a strange sight in Salt Lake City and was inspired to make a film called Carnival of Souls. It was a film made with a micro-budget, mostly filmed in Lawrence, Kansas with a little more in Utah. After being ripped off by a distribution company, the film fell into obscurity only to become a cult classic i…
 
This is episode 220. Today I bring you the story of the Salem Witch Trials. There are so many things I found that I didn’t know about these dark moments in history. The events began in 1692 by an 8 and 11-year-old but the seeds of this injustice began years earlier. What could possibly cause people to hang so many people of their own community! Lin…
 
This is episode 219 and today I bring you the story of the Amazing Ruth Gordon. Most know were from the films she was in in the late 60s and 1970s. The thing is, Ruthie had an over 50-year acting career before most moviegoers heard of her. She was a writer as well. Oh, did I mention she asked to have both her legs broken and they were? Links to the…
 
This is episode 218 and today I bring you the story of the Amazing Texas Guinan, a woman born in 1884 that was a stage and film star but really became known as a highly popular nightclub hostess during the Prohibition era. Oh, and one thing about Texas, you can’t believe a thing she said about herself. What is the truth about her life? Maybe I got …
 
In this episode, I bring you two older shows, both from 2015. The shows were a lot shorter back then. The first part is the tale of Elsie Wright, Frances Griffiths, and The Cottingley Fairies. These were photos two young girls took of fairies. The second part is the story of William H. Mumler who took pictures of the ghost of Abraham Lincoln and we…
 
This is episode 216 and today I bring you The legend of the death of Paul McCartney. Yes, there are people even today that believe the man died back in 1966 or 1967. They say he was replaced by a look-a-like and that the surviving Beatles began leaving clues to what they had done. Why would they leave clues? Maybe we can find out. So, is Pau McCart…
 
Today I have the story of a day in which dozens of dangerous, man-eating animals, including a polar bear, a panther, a Numidian lion, several hyenas, a rhinoceros, and a Bengal tiger, that escaped from the Central Park Zoo and killed 49 men, women and children and injured hundreds more. This tragedy is known as The New York Zoo hoax, a hoax because…
 
We could do a deep dive on any of these six films, but we want to give you just enough of a taste that you might be inclined to seek them out yourselves. We picked movies that aren’t necessarily blockbusters. Some have just gotten lost in the never-ending onslaught of newer films, some were popular overseas but not in America, and some just have no…
 
The United States general election of 2020 has proven to be a hotly contested circus, and as we record this episode in the second week of December, it looks like it’s far from over. Crazy, right? Some might say “unprecedented”. Well, those people would be wrong. It’s happened before, and will probably happen again. Stay tuned to find out that, once…
 
In 1888, Nellie Bly was the most successful reporter in America, but she needed a vacation. She decided to take a working vacation, a trip around the world. Not only would she write about her adventures, but she would also try to complete the journey in under 80 days, beating the time of Jules Verne’s fictional hero, Phileas Fogg. This episode is t…
 
This is the story of a young, pretty woman in the latter half of the nineteenth century who oddly had no desire to get married, have kids, or run a household. She became a pioneering reform-minded journalist, exposing many injustices and corruption in American Society. A muckraker who did many amazing things. Born Elizabeth Jane Cochran, most know …
 
You never know who you can trust, be it, nurse, landlord, mother, or wife! On this special Halloween edition of CWJ, I present two true stories of Serial killer. First, in 1880, Catherine and Margaret Flannagan found a great way to make extra cash, it just took a little arsenic. The second tale is the story of a nurse who they called Jolly Jane in …
 
This episode is the second part of the story of Daniel Sickle, a very unusual man that lived in the ninetieth century. Dan was disgraced for forgiving his wife for having an affair, so he thought the best thing to do was be a General in the American Civil War! This story is only one of many adventures of the man called an American Scoundrel. Links …
 
This episode is the first part of the story of Daniel Sickle, a very unusual man that lived in the ninetieth century. In 1859 he shot and killed a man in front of the White House in Washington DC in front of several witnesses and got away with it. And it was only one of many adventures of the man called an American Scoundrel. Links to the sources I…
 
The more things change, the more they stay the same. It's just human nature. Politics have always been a little crazy, and never more than when somebody who doesn't play by the rules runs for president. In this episode guest host Gordon Frye shares his thoughts about outsider presidents, including Jackson and Lincoln, with a few more for good measu…
 
Back in the early 1950s, there was a race to discover DNA. When it was over, three men would be awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. Overlooked at the time was a remarkable chemist and crystallographer Rosalind Franklin. Today I have this woman’s story! Links to the Sources I used: Rosalind Franklin - Wikipedia Rosalind Elsie Franklin…
 
This is the story of Dr. Thomas S. Harvey who did the autopsy of theoretical physicist Albert Einstein. When he finished, he kept something to study… Einstein’s brain! For more than 40 years, he would travel around with the brain. This is the story of Dr. Harvey and Einstein’s Brain! Show Notes for this Episode: Albert Einstein - Wikipedia Thomas S…
 
Mary Anning spent her whole life hunting fossils and her work changed scientific thinking about prehistoric life and the history of the Earth. He found some of the greatest fossils ever discovered but she was not noticed because she was self-educated, working-class, and more importantly, a woman. Today’s show is about this amazing lady who risked h…
 
For the final episode of Season 1 of Branching Narratives, Jeff welcomes Brenda Romero, a pioneering developer in the games industry with a long resume that includes Jagged Alliance, a BAFTA award, and the upcoming Empire of Sin. Jeff talks to Brenda about all these accomplishments, how she got her start in the games industry in the 1980s, and much…
 
USgamer's Kat Bailey turns the tables and interviews Jeff Green this week, so it's his turn to share how he got his first job in the games industry in 1996, days spent rolling into the office at 10:30am to play '90s PC games, GFW Radio memories, and what it means to get older in the games industry. This week the spotlight is on the Black Dragon, so…
 
In this episode, I have the story of Maude King and how she entrusted her fortune to one of American's most notorious men, the American private detective, salesman, bootlegger, forger, swindler, murder suspect, blackmailer, and con artist, Gaston Means. Link to the Sources I Used: Spectacular Rogue: Gaston B. Means by Edwin Palmer Hoyt The Saturday…
 
This week's guest is Cloud Chamber Studio Head Kelley Gilmore, who spent nearly 20 years at Firaxis before moving on to run the studio tasked with rebooting BioShock. She talks about the enormous responsibility of rebooting a beloved franchise; how the studio is handling challenges like motion capture amid COVID-19; the importance of hiring for div…
 
Gary Whitta—screenwriter (Star Wars: Rogue One, The Book of Eli), comic book writer, and novelist—talks about what it's like to go from being a video game magazine editor to being the guy who wrote a Star Wars movie. He also discusses the trials and tribulations of being a Hollywood writer, the joy and craziness of hosting the wildly popular Animal…
 
On April 10, 1933, the film King Kong was released to great reviews and did fantastic at the box office! And even though he died in the end, it wasn’t the end for the Great Gorilla! In this episode, I have the story of King Kong’s release and all that followed on the 203rd episode of Sunday Morning Coffee with Jeff. Links to the sources I used to w…
 
Jeff is joined by Kahlief Adams, host of the Spawn on Me podcast, to discuss the long fight to get more Black voices in the games industry; what it's like to be on the other side of a negative game review; Kahlief discovering games with the help of his grandmother, and his fight to get notice for podcasts about people of color in games. Hosted by U…
 
On this thrilling episode, I have the second part of my story of the 1933 film King Kong! How was it created? Find out on the 202th episode of Sunday Morning Coffee with Jeff. Links to the sources I used to write this The making of King Kong by Orville Goldner & George Eugene Turner Wikipedia - King Kong Fay Wray discusses "King Kong"--Rare TV Inte…
 
In this week's episode of Branching Narratives, we're joined by Bethesda's Pete Hines, who talks about his early days at Bethesda "bullshitting ad copy" with Todd Howard [10:00]; how Morrowind helped keep the company in business [20:00]; the Fallout license acquisition [29:00], and the lessons of Fallout 76 [42:00]. Hosted by USgamer: http://usgame…
 
In the second episode the newly-renamed Branching Narratives, Jeff welcomes Samantha Kalman, the indie developer, musician, and technologist behind the unique rhythm game Sentris. She talks about why she never thought she'd make it as a game developer; meeting her heroes; her journey as a transgender woman, and the influences of Loom and Rock Band.…
 
It was back when sound films were new and special effects were very primitive. Yet, with boundless energy and drive, Merian C. Cooper was able to create his vision is a giant gorilla. Today I have the first part of the story of Cooper and the film King Kong on the 201st episode of Sunday Morning Coffee with Jeff. Links to the sources I used to writ…
 
For our first episode, we're joined by Austin Walker, host of the popular podcasts Friends at the Table and Waypoint Radio and formerly of Giant Bomb. He's here to talk about his journey from academia to the games industry, the rise of D&D, editorial battles with sales and PR, and much more in this extended conversation with host Jeff Green. Hosted…
 
We're launching a brand new podcast at USgamer! In this special preview of Branching Narratives, Jeff and Kat sit down to talk about Jeff's journey through the industry; why they're launching a conversational podcast, and how it's all going to work. Stay tuned for the first full episode on June 10!
 
The once was a 4-piece rock and roll band from Liverpool England in the early 1960s. The group was one of the first all-female Rock and Roll bands. Today I have the story of Valerie, Pamela, Mary and Sylvia, known as the Liverbirds on the 200th episode of Sunday Morning Coffee with Jeff. ★ Support this podcast on Patreon ★…
 
This is the story of Joseph Meister, a nine-year-old boy who was the first to be given the Rabies vaccine. The Vaccine was developed by and one of the fathers of germ theory, Louis Pasteur after five years of work. This is the story of how Pasteur took a great risk in giving the young child his cure. Link to the Sources I used to write today's Epis…
 
Alan Freed was one of the most successful disc jockeys of the 1950s. He coined the term Rock and Roll. His career was cut short when he was accused of excepting payments from record companies to play their records. This is the rise and fall story of Mr. Rock and Roll. Sources I used to write this episode: Alan Freed - Wikipedia Payola - Wikipedia H…
 
She grew up poor in 1890s Ireland. Coming to the United States as a teenager, all by herself, she was able to build a good life as a cook for New York’s wealthiest families. One day she is approached by a name named George Soper, who told her she could be the carrier of a deadly disease. She might be unknowingly responsible for bringing sickness an…
 
In 1941, Germany surprisingly attacked the Soviet Union. The Russian people were outraged. Everyone wanted to do their part, even hundreds of female pilots. Eventually, through the work of Marina Raskova, three regiments were created, all entirely staffed by women. One of these, the 588th Night Bomber Regiment, was given outdated bi-planes and told…
 
Fordlandia: The Rise and Fall of Henry Ford's Forgotten Jungle City By Greg Grandin “Assembly Line Americanization:” Henry Ford’s Progressive Politics "Fordlandia: The Rise and Fall of Henry Ford's Forgotten Jungle City" Democracy Now 7/2/09 The Amazon Awakens Henry Ford Documentary MOST Influential AMERICAN Innovator Ford's Model T Ford and The Am…
 
Back in the recent past, there was a man who made films. He worked with actors such as was John Carradine, J. Carrol Naish, Russ Tamblyn, Kent Taylor, Scott Brady, Brodrick Crawford, Aldo Ray, Robert Livingston, Yvonne De Carlo, The Ritz Brothers, and Lon Chaney Jr. He directed over 30 films in less than 20 years. And after a long career, he was br…
 
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