Archive for category: Other Pop Culture

Interview with Ross Born, Just Born Candy Co-CEO

October 27, 2011 5:12 am

Happy Halloween! What better way to celebrate than by talking retro candy with Ross Born, Co-CEO of the Just Born candy company, makers of classics like Mike and Ike, Hot Tomales and Peeps? Legend has it that Just Born is also the inventor of Jimmies (or is it sprinkles?)! We’ll dig in to ice cream’s [...]

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Just My Show Goes to Big Apple Comic Con

December 1, 2010 12:00 am

Just My Show has a jam packed day at Wizard Entertainment’s Big Apple Comic Con! Listen in as we hang out with a who’s who of retro pop culture personalities including: The Brady Bunch boys, Willy Wonka’s Paris Themmen (Mike TeeVee), Seinfeld’s Larry Thomas (The Soup Nazi), WWF Legends Greg “The Hammer” Valentine and Ted DiBiase, [...]

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Interview with David A. Mullany, Co-Inventor of Wiffle Ball

June 27, 2010 12:00 am

You played it in the backyard, dreaming of the big leagues, but do you know how it came to be? In honor of father’s day, we’re thrilled to welcome David A. Mullany to talk all about how he and his dad invented the game of Wiffle Ball. Hear how they turned their home made game [...]

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Interview with Donn Murphy, Pinewood Derby Pioneer

November 25, 2009 12:00 am

In 1953, Don Murphy made Cub Scout history when he founded the Pinewood Derby. Over 50 years later, his son Donn is here talk about the race you grew up with and he inspired. Plus, a special appearance by Hilary Momberger, the voice of Sally in A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving. And our old pal Matthew Laurance, AKA Dr. [...]

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Interview with Dr. Marv Rudolph, Pop Rocks Pioneer

May 18, 2009 12:00 am

Its place in pop culture quite possibly has surpassed its place on the candy shelf. Now, Just My Show brings you the story of Pop Rocks from one of its pioneers. Marv Rudolph is on the podcast to talk about the creation of one of the world’s most famous candies, bringing Pop Rocks to the [...]

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Interview with Larry Weiss, Creator of Underoos

March 16, 2009 12:00 am

You wore ‘em. We wore ‘em. But how did it all come to be? Underoos creator Larry Weiss sits down with Just My Show to tell us how he turned us all into Superheroes! From licencing the classic characters to coming up with the product name you’ll never forget, we get cover it all. Plus, the [...]

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Interview with PSA Stars Jack Keil, McGruff the Crime Dog & Reid “I Learned it by Watching You” MacLean

February 10, 2008 12:00 am

If Just My Show is known for one thing, it’s keeping kids out of trouble. So what better way to kick off our third season than by looking back at two of the all time great public service announcements? First, Reid “I learned it by watching you” MacLean gives us the story behind the line he [...]

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