Underestimated Cultural Ephemera: The Bizarre Food Mascots We’re Exposed To As Children
The Stories of Milky The Clown & Major Magic's All-Star Pizza Revue
This week, I dive into some of the weird stuff we're exposed to as kids that informs, in some ways, who we grow up to be. I cover two Detroit area staples in this episode: Milky The Clown, and Major Magic's All-Star Pizza Revue.
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Industrial Music Box by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
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Patriotic March - Max Surla/Media Right Productions
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