A Daily Podcast
This is Today
The podcast features stories that make each day unique. Each day we will share celebrity birthdays, biographies, events, and more. A quick and fun listen that will quickly become a daily habit.
The host and Executive Producer of This is Today is Russ Catanach. As host, he talks about the historical and nostalgic events of each day.
Russ has a background in radio broadcasting, having worked for various San Francisco radio stations, including K-101 (now Star 101.3) and Alice@97.3. Russ has also performed improv and stand-up comedy.
In addition to hosting This is Today, he is a marketing professional and consultant for local businesses.
Rosa Parks Museum Virtual Visit
65 years ago today, Rosa Parks was arrested for civil disobedience. She sat down on a bus and refused to give up her seat to a white passenger. The events of that day in 1955 started a yearlong Montgomery Bus Boycott and a civil rights movement.
Zombie George Washington
George Washington died on December 14th, 1799. Today we learn the cause of death, about the funeral and how we almost had a zombie George Washington. We talk with Tom Plott, the Manager of Character Interpretation at George Washington’s Mount Vernon.
Carrie Fisher & Debbie Reynolds
In 2016, the world was shocked by the death of Debbie Reynolds, which happened just a day after her daughter Carrie Fisher’s unexpected death. In the first episode of a special two-part podcast, we talk with Todd Fisher.