Prolific singer-songwriter/multi-instrumentalist Sufjan Stevens’ tour-only song “Exploding Whale” has made its way online. As Stevens says in the song, “Embrace the epic fail / Of my exploding whale.” Listen here first: Spin magazine and several other sites are also covering the release: Sufjan Stevens Shows Off His Electronic Side on ‘Exploding Whale’ – Spin Listen […]
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Today — November 12, 2013 — marks the 43rd anniversary of Oregon’s Exploding Whale. So, Happy Exploding Whale Day to you! Of course, we’re all missing George Thornton, the Oregon highway engineer most responsible for the infamous blubber blast. He passed away just over two weeks ago. Alas, life goes on. And occasionally we even […]
Just a quick note to wish you all a… Happy 42nd Exploding Whale Day!
Happy Exploding Whale Day! Today is the 41st anniversary of Oregon’s Exploding Whale!
All 40th anniversary content has been archived on our new 40th anniversary page. This includes several news articles, still images, and three videos. 40th anniversary articles & videos – TheExplodingWhale.com
Friday, November 12, 2010, marks the 40th anniversary of Oregon’s Exploding Whale. Please take a moment to reflect. Dynamite idea 40 years ago blew up into a whale of a story (video) – KVAL ‘We almost didn’t get it on air’ (video) – KATU 40th Anniversary of the Exploding Whale (includes video)– KATU AM Northwest […]
Today, November 12, 2008, is the 38th anniversary of Oregon’s Exploding Whale. Some years this date almost passes by unnoticed. But not this year. It is perhaps because the events of this day in 1970 stand in such dramatic contrast to the many truly serious events and changes currently taking place in the world — […]
We are excited to announce the second generation Exploding Whale Locator Map featuring Google Maps technology. As the explosions have continued since our original locator map was built, we longed for a more flexible approach that would allow the map to be updated quickly and easily. Google Maps’ My Maps feature was the perfect solution. […]