Bit: SPACE RACE ADVANCEMENTS
Episode: 401- Space Travellers
Blomstedt for a small correction.
Joel: Y'know the American space race had contributed a
whole lot more than just a lot of grainy black and white
photos to the great American way.
Science, technology and processed foods were advanced beyond
the reckoning of our puny little minds.
Tom: It has been
said that one cannot swing one's dead cat without hitting an
item that has been advanced by the space program.
Joel: We begin.
The vitamin pill: a space race advancement!
dough! Thank you, NASA.
Tom: The tie
clip! Keep it going, now.
Joel: The coffee
Crow: The nylon
yogurt, essential for spaceflight.
collapsible top hat.
Joel: The Thing
Helicopters, planes and ordinary table salt.
Wynton, and Chicken Marsalis.
meatball! One hundred percent space technology!
styrofoam peanut, the circus peanut, and the Woozle whose
NAME was Peanut.
Joel: The bendy
Tom: The basset
Woman, the TV show.
Joel: You see,
the space race has contributed so much to our lives that we
really couldn't even understand it all. All we know is that
it's friendly and it's good for us and we need it really,
really a lot. So open your hearts and open your wallets and
give. Think about it, won't you? Thank you.
(As Joel talks, Crow and Tom continue naming things)
Tom: The cocktail
Tom: The infield
Tom: The Oedipal
Tom: Mah Jong,
the ancient game of tiles.
spring rolls, and whiskers on kittens.
Crow: The Swedish