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17 February

Mr. Rogers


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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