Damn Interesting

The audio side of Legitimately intriguing true stories from history, science, and psychology. Audiobook-like narration with sound effects and music.


Podcast: Damn Interesting: -030- Colonels Of Truth

This encounter might have been as commonplace as any other gunfight around Hell’s Half-Acre were it not for the identity of the driver. The “Sanders” who put two bullets in Matt Stewart was none other than Harland Sanders, the man who would go on to become the world-famous Colonel Sanders. He was dark-haired and clean-shaven at the time, but his future likeness would one day appear on Kentucky Fried Chicken billboards, buildings, and buckets worldwide. In contrast to most other famous food icons, Colonel Sanders was once a living, breathing person, and his life story is considerably more tumultuous than the white-washed corporate biography suggests
posted by eotvos on Mar 20, 2016 at 9:50 AM - 1 comment