Monday, September 17, 2018

Shenanigans Episode 45: Putin Pockets and Laser Ladies

Where do I start with this episode? First off, if you're at work, you'd better put on the headphones. This one goes off the rails pretty quickly. We learn that Gwyneth Paltrow's Goop is being sued because her quack remedies are simply just that. Scientists are trying to figure out how often we should be pooping for our best health. Walden does the math for us. Apparently some women are concerned that their lady parts aren't pretty enough. In steps a woman who will prepare a plaster cast of them for you. These casts can be the artistic centerpiece for your next holiday gathering. A family in Connecticut has learned that you should never, ever use dynamite as a candle during a power outage. For some reason Craig tried to shut the show down early before Rich had a chance to talk. So what does he want to discuss? How many communion wafers would it take to eat an entire Jesus. Some things are better left unsaid...

Old Fort Niagara Subject of RIT Big Shot

A historic fort with a past that spans more than 300 years will be the focus of RIT’s Big Shot next week, as the community photographic project travels to the Canadian border to capture a dramatic nighttime image.

Old Fort Niagara, located in Youngstown, N.Y., on the eastern bank of the Niagara River at its mouth on Lake Ontario, will be the subject of RIT Big Shot No. 33 on Sept. 29. Originally built in 1726, the fort is the oldest continuously occupied military site in North America.

Old Fort Niagara Hearth Cooking Workshop September 22nd

18th Century Hearth Cooking Workshop – Saturday, September 22

Learn how to prepare a large 18th-century meal over an open fire using recipes, tools and techniques from that time. Then eat it! This class will be taught by Niagara County Historian Kate Emerson and interpretive staff from Old Fort Niagara.