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Jackie Chan's Music Career

Episode 292 • Sep. 20, 2020

Martial arts legend Jackie Chan has been a successful singer in East Asia for over 30 years. So why is this largely unknown in the Western world?

The Life Cereal Rock Music Mystery

Episode 291 • Sep. 14, 2020

Life Cereal held a musical trivia sweepstakes in 1986. With the original records in hand, can we guess the songs and win a new LaserDisc system?

The Disappearance of Glenn Miller

Episode 290 • Sep. 10, 2020

Famed bandleader Glenn Miller stepped onto a plane in 1944 and was never seen again. Buckle up for some wild conspiracy theories with this one!

The Quick & Dirty Failure of Playboy Records

Episode 289 • Sep. 5, 2020

In a strangely off-brand move, Playboy Enterprises entered the music industry in the mid-1970s. You can probably guess how long that lasted.

The Evolution of Video Game Music

Episode 288 • Sep. 1, 2020

From their humble beginnings of beeps and boops, the quality and role of music in video games has seen astounding growth over the years.

The Disappearance of Jim Sullivan

Episode 287 • Aug. 27, 2020

In 1975, folk-rock singer Jim Sullivan left his family in LA to find work in Nashville. Two days later in New Mexico, he vanished without a trace.

Musicians With Their Own Video Games

Episode 286 • Aug. 22, 2020

From arcade machines to home computers, several musical artists and bands have been immortalized in video game form over the past few decades.

The Pokemon Theme Song

Episode 285 • Aug. 15, 2020

Pokemon is undeniably one of the most successful franchises ever made, and the TV show's classic theme song has an interesting backstory as well.

The Arthur Theme Song

Episode 284 • Aug. 4, 2020

The PBS show Arthur has been entertaining children for decades, and its catchy theme song has continued to hold a special place in our hearts.

The Role of Music in Nostalgia

Episode 283 • Jul. 30, 2020

It's no secret that certain songs can trigger fond memories of our past. But why do our brains form those connections in the first place?