Life of the Party podcast: Halftime shows, Alanis Morissette's Broadway musical and Girl Scout Cookie trivia

Did you know the Big Game entertainment use to be pretty weird? A history. Plus, Alanis Morissette goes Broadway and Rent Live wasn't really live.
A vintage Girl Scout Cookie box. Times files.
A vintage Girl Scout Cookie box. Times files.
Published February 1
Updated February 6

Remember the time Carol Channing performed at the Big Game? How about when fans were subjected to live performances of It’s a Small World not once, but twice?

Wveryone knows about Lady Gaga, Bruce Springsteen and Justin Timberlake. We’ve heard about Nipplegate ad nauseam. And we can all agree about the best Super Bowl performer of all time, Prince.

But did you know Super Bowl halftime shows were not a big pop culture spectacle until 1993? That’s when Michael Jackson performed at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena and set a new rock and roll standard. The PartyCast welcomes Sharon Kennedy Wynne to talk about some of the odder performances in sports history, and get her tips on party planning. 

Plus, we discuss Alanis Morissette’s new Broadway musical and the fact that Rent Live was not live. And we cap it all off with some Girl Scout Cookie trivia to sling in the aisle in Publix, including history, failed flavors and the time Honey Boo Boo was banned from selling them. 

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