Episode 119″ – Twine Ball Mayor Josh Johnson
Original Air Date – August 11, 2021
Dave and Ethan welcome the “Twine Ball Mayor” – Josh Johnson, Mayor of Darwin, MN, which is home to the largest Twine Ball in the World (made by one man). Mayor Johnson shares the story of Darwin’s twine ball and how his town and its legacy is forever intertwined with Weird Al and his fans.
Josh Johnson is the current mayor of Darwin, Minnesota, home to largest ball of sisal twine built by a single person, and the subject of Weird Al’s original song, “The Biggest Ball of Twine in Minnesota,” from his 1989 album UHF – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack And Other Stuff.