Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Joe Day

Joe Day. The Hub Radio Show for Monday March 27, 2017. View the completely used playlist for 3-27-17 (CLICK HERE)

Spoon, The Shins, Grandaddy, Real Estate, Hurray For The Riff Raff, Jay Som, Jesca Hoop

Enjoy a cup of “joe” with all of your friends named Joe, Jo, Joette, Joey, Joseph, Josephine, Johanna, Joann, Jodie or any variant of the name Joe every year on March 27th, National Joe Day.

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Vernal Equinox

Vernal Equinox. The Hub Radio Show for Monday March 20, 2017. View the completely equal playlist for 3-20-17 (CLICK HERE)

Jens Lekman, Jay Pray, Imaginary Tricks, The Drums, Divisionists

On an equinox, day and night are of approximately equal duration all over the planet. They are not exactly equal, however, due to the angular size of the sun and atmospheric refraction. To avoid this ambiguity, the word equilux is sometimes used to mean a day in which the durations of light and darkness are equal.

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Ken Day

Ken Day. The Hub Radio Show for Monday March 13, 2017. View the completely plastic playlist for 3-13-17 (CLICK HERE)

Jay Som, Jesca Hoop, Laura Marling, Adna, Fleet Foxes, alt-J

Ken is Barbie's boyfriend. Like Barbie, he is forever young and constantly reinvented (for example, the original Ken had felt hair, but from 1962 on he has been sporting lower-maintenance plastic molded hair). Ken's “into” everything – he's had at least 40 careers, although his career-hopping is dwarfed by Barbie's 78+ careers!
It is not at all clear, however, if he is “into” getting married. In 2004, after decades of being boyfriend-girlfriend, Barbie and Ken split up but (according to manufacturer Mattel) remained friends. In 2011, again according to Mattel, Ken launched a massive campaign to get Barbie back. It seems to me that it couldn't have been that “massive,” however, because by Valentine's Day (2/14) of that year, the power couple was reunited.

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Fun Facts About Names

Fun Facts About Names. The Hub Radio Show for Monday March 6, 2017. View the completely jovial playlist for 3-6-17 (CLICK HERE)

Craig Finn, Beach Fossils , CYHSY, Imaginary Tricks, Wwoman

Fun Facts About Names Day is day to explore for interesting facts about names. These can be facts about your name (first or last), about a friend or family member's, or about names in general. 
What does your name mean?  What famous people have shared your name?  Was your name changed when it was Americanized?  What other words or phrases can you make from your name by rearranging the letters?  Does Pigpen in the Peanuts cartoon (or other cartoon/fictional characters) have a last name?  What were the names of the dogs who lived in the White House? This holiday is part of the Celebrate Your Name Week (CYNW) which was established in 1997 by onomatology hobbyist Jerry Hill.