During Open Lines, George set up a 'lunacy line' for callers who wanted to comment on the craziness they see around the world. He also played a recording of a phone conversation between Dr. Morgus and Coast to Coast AM producer Tom Danheiser. In it, Tom asks Morgus to help him revive Bertha, George's beloved plant that Tom was charged to take care of while George was in St. Louis, but that he instead allowed to die of neglect. Luckily, Morgus was able to synthesize a pill from the remains of Bertha and regrow the plant for Tom.
In the first half hour, author Jerome Corsi commented on rising oil prices. Corsi said that while oil is plentiful, a shortage of refineries and problems with Iran could cause gas to push toward $5/gallon.
During the first hour, author Steve Alten gave an update on the Loch Ness Monster, which he believes could be a giant, deep water eel. Alten talked about a replica of Nessie's skull that was based on a 4-inch tooth found last year at Loch Ness. Exclusive monster photos available at theloch.com.
Bumper music from Friday April 21, 2006