Ericast 257 - A Million Hamsters
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When is our birthday? The first Ericast episode was March 7, 2005. So it's this week, or next. When you're this old, forgetting when your birthday is could be a "theme." Next week might be a fairly deep-ish topic on "arrogance" lining up with Episode 2; we'll see.
Background: I like "dance music" -- e.g. Ace of Base. (On Pandora, it's epitomized in my "Ace of Base Radio") But my current Pandora favorite is Basshunter. (Note that it's pronounced Base-hunter; it's not music related to fishing.)
"Tweets do not imply endorsement"...? Pandora stations are somewhat the same for me. But I can endorse these: My oldest is "Eric's Dance Radio" and you can also enjoy "Eric's WI Memories" from "the golden age of dance music - 1990, give or take a year or two."
So, that explains the music part. You also need to know that when my wife and I were first married, we had a pet hamster. (More than one, actually. But not at once.)
This episode topic crossed my mind. And then I mentioned our hamster piterest in Jeff Goins' MOOC. And then Paul Debeddings mentioned hamsters:
Paul DeBettignies | February 28 at 10:13pm · Minneapolis, MN
For the next 36 hours I am going to stay away from any topic that can turn into a debate. So I am only going to post hamster videos and Kenny Chesney videos. If you don't like hamster & Chesney videos, well... that's on you #36HoursOfHamsterChesneyVideos
That clinches it. I needed to do a podcast episode about this.
So, that brings us to "Paradise" by Sam La More, originally from Sydney Austraila. (He's almost exactly one year younger than I am, which means he's old.)
I know he's not talking about hamsters... but, you have to admit, it sure sounds like he's talking about hamsters!