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17 February
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Mr. Rogers

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Check out this podcast on Mr. Rogers.  Remember him?

The latest Tank Riot podcast is an outstanding appreciation of Mister Rogers, possibly the nicest, most genuine guy in American history — a man so nice that when his car was stolen, the thieves returned it once they figured out whose car it was; a man so nice that he was able to stop a Burger King ad that used a soundalike by publicly declaring that he was “disappointed” in them. Rogers saved public TV and was critical in the fight to legalize VCRs, too. This is a really great hour of audio — the Tank Riot guys really know a lot about the subject are are filled with genuine affection for him (I defy you to listen to his Congressional testimony without getting a tear in your eye).

Found on Boing Boing.  Listen to the podcast episode here.  Image from Flickr user booskitty.

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