6:02am, April 21, 2021 – Nick receives this e-mail from Listener Katie:
Good Morning: For some odd reason I got a calendar alert that it’s “Talk like Bill Weston Day”. Not sure why but in any event, I hope you guys have an A+ show today and all your stools have 3 legs! Privileged!
Whaaa? We don’t remember how or when this became an official holiday, but we celebrated it anyway. Behind the scenes our team searched through old show logs but they could not find a mention of it.
The reaction from callers and commenters was fantastic. No one took it too far and tried to talk like him for extended periods. Just little ahhhs and umms and barn doors. It was perfect. But, after 4+ hours, one person finally had enough:
“Everyone is entitled to their own opinion, Bill, and thanks for sharing yours. We care about your feelings, but, c’mon, even you had some good laughs during that visit.”
Plus, we got to dig this out of the archives:
Thankfully Katie left no stone unturned. She listened to the podcast from April 21, 2020 and found the answer:
I have solved the mystery. I listened to the pod cast from last year. At the 2:15 mark after the interview with Ed Begley, Jr. who mentions low hanging fruit and @NickMcIlwain1 brings up another Bill quote @prestonelliot says “I didn’t realize 4/21 was talk like Bill Weston day” https://t.co/ZuMoWhNPFD— Katie Tucci (@katie7800jovi) April 21, 2021