Church of the Subgenius Hour of Slack # 1293 - Rerun of #777 - Slack Vs. Earth Vs. Mars
In the archive of old shows this one had a note scrawled on it: “GOOD ONE!” It features some fine excerpts from the Puzzling Evidence and ESO Swamp Radio shows of the time, early 2001, as well as truly bizarre music (The Bran Flakes, Great Groovy Neptune, The Band That Dare Not Speak Its Name, Big Mess Orchestra), a rant about The Conspiracy by Ivan Stang from the Winterstar Symposium, and another rant by St. @ndrew at a Tampa devival. But what makes this rerun special is that it is probably the first time we ever revealed on Hour of Slack (and in public generally) the truth about Earth and Mars — that their orbits were exchanged by the Conspiracy. (Later we deduced that Mars actually changed places with Earth not in 1953 (as stated in this show) but during the so-called “World War 2.”)
"Here’s a little secret that Starbucks doesn’t want you to know: They will serve you a better, stronger cappuccino if you want one, and they will charge you less for it. Ask for it in any Starbucks and the barista will comply without batting an eye. The puzzle is to work out why."