Today on Swackett: The Peepfast Club

Swackett wishes a very happy birthday to Judd Asher Nelson; an American actor, screenwriter, and producer who is best known for his role as John Bender in The Breakfast Club. (born November 28th)

Peep Artist:  Michael A. Zug
Original Broadcast Date:  November 28, 2013

Today on Swackett: Black Friday

Swackett spotlight on Black Friday; the name originated in Philadelphia in 1961 where it was used to describe the heavy pedestrian and vehicle traffic which would occur on the day after Thanksgiving, but later an alternative explanation was made – this was the point at which retailers begin to turn a profit, or “in the black”.

Peep Artist:  Aaron Greer
Broadcast Date:  November 24, 2018

Today on Swackett: Happy Thanksgiving!

Swackett celebrates Thanksgiving, or Thanksgiving Day;  a holiday celebrated in the United States on the fourth Thursday in November that has been an annual tradition since 1863, when, during the Civil War, President Abraham LIncoln proclaimed a national day of “Thanksgiving”.

Peep Artist:  Michael A. Zug
Broadcast Date:  November 27, 2014

Today on Swackett :: JFK

Swackett remembers John Fitzgerald Kennedy, commonly known as “Jack” or by his initials JFK; who was the 35th President of the United States, serving from January 1961 until he was assassinated on this day at 12:29 PM (CST) in 1963.

Peep Artist: Aaron Greer
Original Broadcast Date: November 22, 2014

Today on Swackett: Egon Speepgler

Swackett remembers Harold Allen Ramis; was an American actor, director, and writer specializing in comedy who is best known for his acting roles as Egon Spengler in Ghostbusters and Russell Ziskey in Stripes. (born November 21st)

Peep Artist:  Aaron Greer
Broadcast Date:  November 21, 2014

Today on Swackett: Larry Peep

Swackett salutes Larry King; an American television and radio host whose work has been recognized with awards including two Peabodys and ten Cable ACE Awards. (born November 19th)

Peep Artist:  Michael A. Zug
Original Broadcast Date:  November 19, 2013

Today on Swackett: Alan Peepard

Swackett remembers Alan Bartlett Shepard, Jr.;  an American naval aviator, test pilot, flag officer, NASA astronaut, and businessman, who in 1961 became the second person, and the first American, to travel into space.  (born November 18th)

Peep Artist:  Michael A. Zug
Original Broadcast Date:  November 18, 2013