Black goo that spilled from a tanker on the Pennsylvania Turnpike caused a major traffic jam. The tires of about 150 cars became covered in the muck, and many vehicles had to be towed away. More on the mishap here.
In the first half of Friday's show, guest host Jimmy Church (email) welcomed theoretical archaeo-astronomer Walter Cruttenden, who discussed the recent scientific discoveries of a possible new planet as well as "gravity waves." In the second half, Jimmy welcomed Open Lines callers.