YOU SCREAM, I SCREAM
From good, old Good Humor to Bungalow Bar ( “Tastes like tar”), the neighborhood ice cream truck always made us think of summer. But cones and pops have come a long way and now we have the mix-ins of Ben and Jerry’s, gelato, sorbets and fro-yo to name just a few of our favorite warm day treats.
Which ice cream flavors are really best, and with all these choices, why is plain vanilla still such a favorite? (28 mins)
LUCY, WHAT HAVE YOU DONE?
Born 104 years ago this week, red-haired, screwball Lucille Ball, invented the sitcom, flaunted her interracial marriage and made her own pregnancy part of the story line for the first time on national TV. She also may have starred in the first reality series, playing an independent-minded “bad girl” trapped in post-war domesticity.
For all the other things Lucy did to break the mold listen here. (53 mins)
THE LION SLEEPS TONIGHT
The death of beloved African lion, Cecil, continues to draw cries of outrage against the practice of killing animals purely for sport. To those appalled by the seemingly barbaric actions of an American dentist/hunter, whether or not he paid for legal permits seems besides the point. But is the world of big game hunting more complicated than we think? Lions and tigers and bears, oh my….
Hear how a safari tour operator explains the differences between hunting and poaching. (3 mins)